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The best roller coasters in the world, all in one list, ranked from best roller coaster to worst. These are top roller coasters at amusement parks and other fun time facilities. Some of these amazing roller coasters even reside in the best theme parks for roller coaster junkies. Convenient!

This list includes some of the scariest roller coasters, the tallest roller coasters, the fastest roller coasters, and the most thrilling roller coasters in the world. While the US seems to have a bit of a monopoly on the greatest roller coasters, one of the top roller coasters in the world, the Steel Dragon 2000, can be found in Japan at the Nagashima Spa Land. If you're looking for a heart-stopping roller coaster ride, you'll find options on nearly every continent (there are no roller coasters in Antarctica...yet).

What is the world's best roller coaster? Where can I find the greatest roller coaster in the world? Hopefully you'll be able to answer these questions and more (like what states have the best roller coasters) after checking out this list of the top roller coasters in the world. If you don't see your favorite roller coaster on this list of the world's greatest roller coasters, make sure to add it so thrill seekers everywhere can check it out.
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1
277 72
Millennium Force is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Millennium Force Cedar Point

2
217 84
Top Thrill Dragster is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Top Thrill Dragster Cedar Point

3
100 42
El Toro is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
El Toro Six Flags Great Adventure

4
136 96
Kingda Ka is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Kingda Ka Six Flags Great Adventure

5
125 84
Apollo's Chariot is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Apollo's Chariot Busch Gardens Williamsburg

6
95 48
Intimidator 305 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Intimidator 305 Kings Dominion

7
73 41
Phantom's Revenge is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Phantom's Revenge Kennywood

8
61 29
X2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
KariBookinMarble added X2 Six Flags Magic Mountain

9
50 20
Tatsu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
MontagnaMagica added Tatsu Six Flags Magic Mountain

10
83 51
Nitro is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Nitro Six Flags Great Adventure

11
98 88
Goliath is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Goliath Six Flags Magic Mountain

12
77 78
Superman: The Escape is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Superman: The Escape Six Flags Magic Mountain

13
38 17
Banshee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
HannahQuickle added Banshee Kings Island

14
67 63
Verbolten is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Verbolten Busch Gardens Williamsburg

The Best Rides at Disneyland

15
66 67
Titan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Titan Six Flags Over Texas

16
61 43
BEHEMOTH is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
BEHEMOTH Paramount Canada's Wonderland

17
87 77
Wicked Twister is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Wicked Twister Cedar Point

18
62 66
Steel Dragon 2000 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Steel Dragon 2000 Nagashima Spa Land

19
51 43
The Voyage is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
The Voyage Holiday World & Splashin' Safari

20
49 32
Great Bear is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
datrlykewlfreekinguymandood added Great Bear Hersheypark

21
7 0
Fury 325 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added Fury 325

The Best Banks for Teenagers

22
84 82
Mean Streak is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Mean Streak Cedar Point

23
55 46
Bizarro is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Bizarro Six Flags New England

24
47 38
Xcelerator is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Xcelerator Knott's Berry Farm

25
50 59
Superman - Ride of Steel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Superman - Ride of Steel Six Flags Darien Lake

26
47 55
Dragon Khan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Dragon Khan PortAventura

27
35 30
Formula Rossa is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Formula Rossa Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

28
21 15
Cannibal is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
misdirects added Cannibal Lagoon Amusement Park

The Best Southeast Asian Countries to Visit

29
37 54
Thunder Dolphin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Thunder Dolphin Tokyo Dome City Attractions

30
10 5
The Smiler is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
ConorBlack added The Smiler Alton Towers Resort

31
35 36
Mr. Freeze is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Mr. Freeze Six Flags St. Louis

32
8 4
Blue Fire is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
sveez added Blue Fire Europa-Park

33
32 35
Eejanaika is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Eejanaika Fuji-Q Highland

34
24 24
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
KariBookinMarble added Medusa Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

35
6 4
Maverick is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added Maverick Cedar Point

30+ Famous People Born in Countries That Don't Exist Anymore

36
4 2
Volcano, The Blast Coaster is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added Volcano, The Blast Coaster Kings Dominion

37
32 39
Mamba is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Mamba Worlds of Fun

38
3 2
Griffon is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added Griffon Busch Gardens Williamsburg

39
25 32
Dodonpa is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Dodonpa Fuji-Q Highland

40
22 28
T Express is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
T Express Everland

41
36 47
Tower of Terror II is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Tower of Terror II Dreamworld

42
6 7
Silver Star is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
sveez added Silver Star Europa-Park

The Most Helpful Disneyland Tips & Tricks

43
4 5
Wodan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
sveez added Wodan

44
28 40
Fujiyama is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Fujiyama Fuji-Q Highland

45
20 27
Superman: Ultimate Flight is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
KariBookinMarble added Superman: Ultimate Flight Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

46
2 4
Alpengeist is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added Alpengeist Busch Gardens Williamsburg

47
6 10
Furius Baco is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
theobrigham added Furius Baco PortAventura

48
2 5
Loch Ness Monster is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added Loch Ness Monster Busch Gardens Williamsburg

49
22 34
The Ultimate is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
The Ultimate Lightwater Valley

50
1 4
GateKeeper is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added GateKeeper