Film Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability  

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There are more 100% fresh movies on Rotten Tomatoes than you might think. Sure, some of these top-rated flicks don't have a lot of reviews to guarantee their perfection, but you can bet they're among the best movies on Rotten Tomatoes. Some of them are more modern blockbusters like The Terminator and Toy Story, but many are classic films you probably haven't seen, but should. After all, who doesn't need more Alfred Hitchcock and Charlie Chaplin in their lives?

Don't forget that while you're perusing some of the best reviewed Rotten Tomatoes movies on this list, there are also plenty of stinkers that earned themselves a big fat 0% on the popular aggregate site. Earning a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes doesn't guarantee success at the box office, or reserve a spot among the best movies of all time. But, each and every one of these films is a critical favorite that deserves at least a few hours of your time.

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Toy Story is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
Toy Story 1995 Toy Story is a 1995 American computer-animated buddy-comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter, Toy Story was the ...more

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Toy Story 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
Greg Kootstra added Toy Story 2 1999 Toy Story 2 is a 1999 American computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter and co-directed by Lee ...more

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The Terminator is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
The Terminator 1984 The Terminator is a 1984 American science fiction/horror action film directed by James Cameron, written by Cameron and the film's producer Gale Anne Hurd, and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, ...more

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Mary Poppins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
MalakNaseem added Mary Poppins 1964 Mary Poppins is a 1964 American musical fantasy film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Walt Disney, with songs written and composed by the Sherman Brothers. The screenplay is by Bill ...more

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Pinocchio is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
Pinocchio 1940 Pinocchio is a 1940 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions and based on the Italian children's novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi. It was the ...more

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12 Angry Men is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
12 Angry Men 1957 12 Angry Men is a 1957 American drama film adapted from a teleplay of the same name by Reginald Rose. Written and co-produced by Rose himself and directed by Sidney Lumet, this trial film tells ...more

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Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
Frankenstein 1931 Frankenstein is a 1931 horror monster film from Universal Pictures directed by James Whale and adapted from the play by Peggy Webling, which in turn is based on the novel of the same name by ...more

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Singin' in the Rain is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
Singin' In The Rain 1952 Singin' in the Rain is a 1952 American musical comedy film directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, starring Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds, and choreographed by Kelly and Donen. It ...more

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Rear Window is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
Rear Window 1954 Rear Window is a 1954 American mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and written by John Michael Hayes based on Cornell Woolrich's 1942 short story "It Had to Be Murder". ...more

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Cool Hand Luke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
Cool Hand Luke 1967 Cool Hand Luke is a 1967 American prison drama film directed by Stuart Rosenberg, starring Paul Newman and featuring George Kennedy in an Oscar-winning performance. Newman stars in the title ...more

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Scarface is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
Scarface 1932 Scarface is a 1932 American gangster film starring Paul Muni, produced by Howard Hughes and Howard Hawks, directed by Hawks and Richard Rosson, and based on Armitage Trail's 1929 novel of the ...more

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Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
Black Panther 2018 Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics character, directed by Ryan Coogler. After the events of Captain America: Civil War, King TÂ’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) ...more

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Citizen Kane is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
Citizen Kane 1941 Citizen Kane is a 1941 American drama film produced by, co-written by, directed by and starring Orson Welles. The picture was Welles's first feature film. The film was nominated for Academy ...more

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North by Northwest is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
North By Northwest 1959 North by Northwest is a 1959 American spy thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason. The screenplay was written by Ernest Lehman, who ...more

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Seven Samurai is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
Seven Samurai 1954 Seven Samurai is a 1954 Japanese Jidaigeki adventure film co-written, edited, and directed by Akira Kurosawa. The film takes place in 1587 during the Warring States Period of Japan. It follows ...more

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The Grapes of Wrath is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
The Grapes Of Wrath 1940 The Grapes of Wrath is a 1940 drama film directed by John Ford. It was based on John Steinbeck's 1939 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name. The screenplay was written by Nunnally ...more

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The Odd Couple is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
The Odd Couple 1968 The Odd Couple is a 1968 American black comedy film written by Neil Simon, based on his play The Odd Couple, directed by Gene Saks, and starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. It is the story ...more

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The African Queen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
Greg Kootstra added The African Queen 1951 The African Queen is a 1951 adventure film adapted from the 1935 novel of the same name by C. S. Forester. The film was directed by John Huston and produced by Sam Spiegel and John Woolf. The ...more

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Searching for Bobby Fischer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
Searching For Bobby Fischer 1993 Searching for Bobby Fischer, released in the United Kingdom as Innocent Moves, is a 1993 American drama film written and directed by Steven Zaillian. The film was his directorial debut, and ...more

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Bride of Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
Greg Kootstra added Bride of Frankenstein 1935 Bride of Frankenstein is a 1935 American horror film, the first sequel to Frankenstein. Bride of Frankenstein was directed by James Whale and stars Boris Karloff as The Monster, Elsa Lanchester ...more

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The Philadelphia Story is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
The Philadelphia Story 1940 The Philadelphia Story is a 1940 American romantic comedy film directed by George Cukor, starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and James Stewart and featuring Ruth Hussey. Based on the ...more

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The Hound of the Baskervilles is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
The Hound Of The Baskervilles 1959 The Hound of the Baskervilles is a 1959 British gothic horror and mystery film, directed by Terence Fisher and produced by Hammer Film Productions. It is based on the novel of the same name by ...more

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All About Eve is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
All About Eve 1950 All About Eve is a 1950 American drama film written and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck. It was based on the 1946 short story "The Wisdom of Eve" by ...more

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Lady Bird is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
Lady Bird 2017 Lady Bird is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Greta Gerwig. The adventures of a young woman (Saoirse Ronan) living in Northern California for a year.

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The MASSIVE added Fist of Legend 1994 Fist of Legend is a 1994 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Gordon Chan, and features action choreography by Yuen Woo-ping, and produced by Jet Li, who also starred in the lead role. The ...more

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The Kid 1921 The Kid is a 1921 American silent comedy-drama film written by, produced by, directed by and starring Charlie Chaplin, and features Jackie Coogan as his adopted son and sidekick. This was ...more

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Drugstore Cowboy 1989 Drugstore Cowboy is a 1989 American crime drama film directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Van Sant and Daniel Yost, based on an autobiographical novel by James Fogle. Matt Dillon stars in the ...more

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Hero4hyrule added Paddington 2 2017 Paddington 2 is a 2017 comedy film directed by Paul King, based on the stories by Michael Bond. Now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, Paddington ...more

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MalakNaseem added Rebecca 1940 Rebecca is a 1940 American psychological thriller-drama film. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, it was his first American project, and his first film produced under contract with David O. Selznick. ...more

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Pick of the Litter is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
Pick of the Litter 2018 Pick of the Litter is a 2018 documentary film directed by Don Hardy Jr. and Dana Nachman. Cameras follow a litter of puppies from the moment they're born and begin their quest to become Guide ...more

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The Last Picture Show 1971 The Last Picture Show is a 1971 American drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, adapted from a semi-autobiographical 1966 novel of the same name by Larry McMurtry. Set in a small town in ...more

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The Third Man 1949 The Third Man is a 1949 British film noir, directed by Carol Reed and starring Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, and Trevor Howard. It is considered one of the greatest films of all ...more

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Leave No Trace 2018 Leave No Trace is a 2018 American film directed by Debra Granik, based on the book My Abandonment by Peter Rock. A father (Ben Foster) and his 13 year-old daughter (Thomasin McKenzie) are living ...more

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Greg Kootstra added Before Sunrise 1995 Before Sunrise is a 1995 American romantic drama film directed by Richard Linklater and written by Linklater and Kim Krizan. The film follows Jesse, a young American man, and Céline, a ...more

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Man On Wire 2008 Man on Wire is a 2008 British documentary film directed by James Marsh. The film chronicles Philippe Petit's 1974 high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of New York's World Trade Center. It is ...more

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Blaze is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability
Blaze 2018 Blaze is a 2018 American biographical drama film directed by Ethan Hawke, based on the novel Living in the Woods in a Tree: Remembering Blaze by Sybil Rosen. The life and death of Blaze Foley ...more

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The Wife 2018 The Wife is a 2018 drama film directed by Björn Runge, based on the novel by Meg Wolitzer. A wife (Glenn Close) questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband ...more

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McQueen 2018 McQueen is a 2018 documentary film directed by Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui. Mirroring the savage beauty, boldness and vivacity of his design, this documentary is an intimate revelation ...more

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Battleship Potemkin 1925 Battleship Potemkin, sometimes rendered as Battleship Potyomkin, is a 1925 silent film directed by Sergei Eisenstein and produced by Mosfilm. It presents a dramatized version of the mutiny that ...more

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Night Comes On 2018 Night Comes On is a 2018 drama film directed by Jordana Spiro. Released from juvenile detention on the eve of her 18th birthday, Angel LaMere (Dominique Fishback) embarks on a journey with her ...more

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The Sweet Hereafter 1997 The Sweet Hereafter is a 1997 Canadian drama film written and directed by Atom Egoyan, adapted from the novel of the same name by Russell Banks. The film was highly acclaimed upon its release ...more

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ChloeFletcher added Broadway Danny Rose 1984 Broadway Danny Rose is a 1984 American black-and-white comedy film written, directed by and starring Woody Allen. It was screened out of competition at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival.