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Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked

Updated October 15, 2019 48.9k votes 5.5k voters 122.0k views46 items

List RulesVote up the movies that most warrant the perfect score.

There are more 100% fresh movies on Rotten Tomatoes than you might think. Sure, some people think Rotten Tomatoes is bad and 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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  • 1
    Toy Story (9/10)
    2,928
    717

    ActorsTom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Penn Jillette, Annie Potts

    Directed byJohn Lasseter

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  • 2
    The Terminator (8.8/10)

    ActorsArnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton, David Hyde Pierce, Michael Biehn

    Directed byJames Cameron

    The Terminator is a 1984 American science fiction/horror action film directed by James... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Toy Story 2 (8.6/10)

    ActorsTom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Don Rickles

    Directed byJohn Lasseter, Lee Unkrich, Ash Brannon

    Toy Story 2 is a 1999 American computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by Pixar... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Mary Poppins (8.3/10)
    1,451
    1,263

    ActorsJulie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Elsa Lanchester, Paul Frees, Ed Wynn

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

    Mary Poppins is a 1964 American musical fantasy film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    12 Angry Men (9/10)
    1,080
    1,095

    ActorsHenry Fonda, Jack Klugman, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, Jack Warden

    Directed bySidney Lumet

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  • 6
    Pinocchio (9.1/10)
    1,210
    1,233

    ActorsMel Blanc, Cliff Edwards, Frankie Darro, Walter Catlett, Evelyn Venable

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, T. Hee, Bill Roberts, Hamilton Luske, Ben Sharpsteen

    Pinocchio is a 1940 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Cool Hand Luke (8.8/10)

    ActorsPaul Newman, Dennis Hopper, George Kennedy, Harry Dean Stanton, Strother Martin

    Directed byStuart Rosenberg

    Cool Hand Luke is a 1967 American prison drama film directed by Stuart Rosenberg, starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Scarface (8.6/10)

    ActorsJean Harlow, Boris Karloff, Paul Muni, George Raft, Tully Marshall

    Directed byHoward Hawks, Richard Rosson

    Scarface is a 1932 American film starring Paul Muni, produced by Howard Hughes and Howard... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Frankenstein (8.7/10)

    ActorsBoris Karloff, John Boles, Colin Clive, Francis Ford, Paul Panzer

    Directed byJames Whale

    Frankenstein is a 1931 horror monster film from Universal Pictures directed by James Whale and... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Rear Window (8.9/10)

    ActorsGrace Kelly, James Stewart, Alfred Hitchcock, Gig Young, Raymond Burr

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    Rear Window is a 1954 American mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and written... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Singin' In The Rain (9.2/10)

    ActorsDebbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Rita Moreno, Cyd Charisse, Donald O'Connor

    Directed byStanley Donen, Gene Kelly

    Singin' in the Rain is a 1952 American musical comedy film directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Citizen Kane (9.4/10)

    ActorsOrson Welles, Alan Ladd, Agnes Moorehead, Joseph Cotten, Arthur O'Connell

    Directed byOrson Welles

    Citizen Kane is a 1941 American drama film produced by, co-written by, directed by and... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    The Maltese Falcon

    ActorsHumphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Mary Astor, Walter Huston, Ward Bond

    Directed byJohn Huston

    The Maltese Falcon is a 1941 Warner Bros. film noir based on the novel of the same name by... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Seven Samurai (9.3/10)

    ActorsToshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Eijirō Tōno, Seiji Miyaguchi, Daisuke Katō

    Directed byAkira Kurosawa

    Seven Samurai is a 1954 Japanese Jidaigeki adventure film co-written, edited, and directed by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Modern Times
    28
    37

    ActorsCharlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Edward LeSaint, Chester Conklin, Richard Alexander

    Directed byCharlie Chaplin

    Modern Times is a 1936 comedy film written and directed by Charlie Chaplin in which his iconic... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    All Quiet on the Western Front

    ActorsFred Zinnemann, Lew Ayres, ZaSu Pitts, Slim Summerville, Ben Alexander

    Directed byLewis Milestone

    All Quiet on the Western Front is a 1930 American epic film based on the Erich Maria Remarque... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

    ActorsHumphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Barton MacLane, Tim Holt, Bruce Bennett

    Directed byJohn Huston

    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre is an American dramatic adventurous neo-western written and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    The Odd Couple (8.1/10)

    ActorsJack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Herb Edelman, John Fiedler, Iris Adrian

    Directed byGene Saks

    The Odd Couple is a 1968 American black comedy film written by Neil Simon, based on his play... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

    ActorsConrad Veidt, Lil Dagover, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski, Werner Krauss, Rudolf Klein-Rogge

    Directed byRobert Wiene

    The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is a 1920 German silent horror film, directed by Robert Wiene and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 20
    Bride of Frankenstein (9.1/10)

    ActorsBoris Karloff, Walter Brennan, Billy Barty, Elsa Lanchester, John Carradine

    Directed byJames Whale

    Bride of Frankenstein is a 1935 American horror film, the first sequel to Frankenstein. Bride... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    The Grapes Of Wrath (9/10)

    ActorsHenry Fonda, John Carradine, John Qualen, Jane Darwell, Eddie Quillan

    Directed byJohn Ford

    The Grapes of Wrath is a 1940 drama film directed by John Ford. It was based on John... more on Wikipedia

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  • 22
    Searching For Bobby Fischer (8.2/10)

    ActorsBen Kingsley, William H. Macy, Laurence Fishburne, Laura Linney, Joan Allen

    Directed bySteven Zaillian

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  • 23
    The Philadelphia Story (8.8/10)

    ActorsKatharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Stewart, Roland Young, Ruth Hussey

    Directed byGeorge Cukor

    The Philadelphia Story is a 1940 American romantic comedy film directed by George Cukor,... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    All About Eve (9.2/10)

    ActorsMarilyn Monroe, Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Thelma Ritter

    Directed byJoseph L. Mankiewicz

    All About Eve is a 1950 American drama film written and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 25
    Lady Bird (8.7/10)

    ActorsSaoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges, Timothée Chalamet

    Directed byGreta Gerwig

    Lady Bird is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Greta Gerwig. The adventures of a... more on Wikipedia

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