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List Rules Movies must have been filmed in or converted to 3D.

A list of the best 3D films of all time. This 3D movies list can be sorted by cast, year, director, or more. What's the best 3D movie of all time? This list of 3D films also contains 3D movie titles that you can click for more information on the film. This 3D films list can also be reranked in order to create your own version. Many Hollywood 3D movies have found mainstream success (think Avatar) but the genre has not yet reached its peak. Fans, what is the best 3D movie? From recent 3D movies to classics, to kids 3D movies, check out these top rated 3D movies and vote for your favorite!

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Avatar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 3D Films
2009

Actors: Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez, Sam Worthington, Giovanni Ribisi, + more

Directed by: James Cameron

Avatar is a 2009 American epic science fiction film written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Joel David Moore, Giovanni ...more
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Minions is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 3D Films
jsnungaray added 2015

Actors: Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, Allison Janney, Steve Coogan, + more

Directed by: Pierre Coffin, Kyle Balda

Minions is a 2015 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, and is a spin-off/prequel to the Despicable Me franchise. Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are ...more
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Mad Max: Fury Road is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 3D Films
2015

Actors: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Nicholas Hoult, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, + more

Directed by: George Miller

Mad Max: Fury Road is a 2015 action film directed by George Miller. In a post apocalyptic desert wasteland where gasoline and water are scarce commodities, Max Rockatansky (Max Hardy) joins ...more
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Gravity is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 3D Films
2013

Actors: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris, Phaldut Sharma, Amy Warren, + more

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón

Gravity is a 2013 science fiction thriller film directed, co-written, and produced by Alfonso Cuarón. It stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as astronauts, and sees them stranded in ...more
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Prometheus is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 3D Films
2012

Actors: Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Idris Elba, Peter O'Toole, Noomi Rapace, + more

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Prometheus is a 2012 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof, and starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan ...more
6
How to Train Your Dragon... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 3D Films
2010

Actors: Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig, David Tennant, Jonah Hill, Craig Ferguson, + more

Directed by: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders

How to Train Your Dragon is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated action-fantasy film by DreamWorks Animation loosely based on the British book series of the same name by Cressida Cowell. The ...more
7
Ranker Video
2012

Actors: Taylor Swift, Zac Efron, Betty White, Danny DeVito, Nasim Pedrad, + more

Directed by: Kyle Balda, Chris Renaud

Dr. Seuss' The Lorax is a 2012 American computer-animated 3D musical fantasy comedy film produced by Illumination Entertainment and based on Dr. Seuss' children's book of the same name. The film ...more
8
Up is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 3D Films
2009

Actors: Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman, John Ratzenberger, Delroy Lindo, + more

Directed by: Pete Docter

Up is a 2009 American 3D computer-animated adventure comedy-drama film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Pete Docter, the film centers on an ...more
9
Guardians of the Galaxy ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 3D Films
2014

Actors: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, and Bradley Cooper, + more

Directed by: James Gunn

Guardians of the Galaxy is a 2014 American superhero film directed by James Gunn, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) forms a group of intergalactic "bad ...more
10
Captain America: The Fir... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 3D Films
2011

Actors: Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones, Natalie Dormer, Hugo Weaving, + more

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Captain America: The First Avenger is a 2011 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is ...more
11
Ranker Video
2010

Actors: Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi, Brad Garrett, Laraine Newman, + more

Directed by: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard

Tangled is a 2010 American computer animated musical fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Loosely based on the German fairy tale ...more
12
X-Men: Days of Future Pa... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 3D Films
2014

Actors: Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin, Michael Fassbender, + more

Directed by: Bryan Singer

X-Men: Days of Future Past is a 2014 science fiction action film written by Jane Goldman, Simon Kinberg and Matthew Vaughn; directed by Matthew Vaughn.
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Ant-Man is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 3D Films
2015

Actors: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll, Bobby Cannavale, + more

Directed by: Peyton Reed

Ant-Man is a 2015 American superhero film directed by Peyton Reed, based on the Marvel Comics character. Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in ...more
14
Ranker Video
2015

Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, + more

Directed by: Joss Whedon

Avengers: Age of Ultron is a 2015 American superhero film directed by Joss Whedon, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. When Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) and Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) ...more
15
The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 3D Films
2012

Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, + more

Directed by: Joss Whedon

Marvel's The Avengers is a 2012 American superhero film directed by Joss Whedon, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a ...more
16
Jurassic World is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 3D Films
2015

Actors: Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Vincent D'Onofrio, David Oyelowo, Irrfan Khan, + more

Directed by: Colin Trevorrow

Jurassic World is a 2015 American science fiction adventure film directed by Colin Trevorrow, it is the fourth installment in the Jurassic Park film series. 22 years after the events of Jurassic ...more
17
Captain America: Civil W... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 3D Films

Actors: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, + more

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Captain America: Civil War is a 2016 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, based on the Marvel Comics character. Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a ...more
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Avengers: Infinity War ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 3D Films
2018

Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, + more

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Avengers: Infinity War is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. Torn apart after the events of Captain America: Civil War, the Avengers join forces with the Guardians ...more
19
Doctor Strange is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 3D Films
2016

Actors: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg, + more

Directed by: Scott Derrickson

Doctor Strange is a 2016 American superhero film directed by Scott Derrickson, based on the Marvel Comics character. After a career-ending car collision, brilliant but arrogant neurosurgeon ...more
20
Zootopia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 3D Films
2016

Actors: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, Jenny Slate, Nate Torrence, + more

Directed by: Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Jared Bush

Zootopia is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Byron Howard and Rich Moore. A rabbit police officer (Ginnifer Goodwin) and a red fox con artist (Jason Bateman) form an ...more
21
The Martian is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 3D Films
2015

Actors: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña, + more

Directed by: Ridley Scott

The Martian is a 2015 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, based on the novel by Andy Weir. An astronaut (Matt Damon) becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him gone, and must ...more
22
Ranker Video
2011

Actors: Jude Law, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee, Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen, + more

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Hugo is a 2011 American 3D historical adventure drama film directed and co-produced by Martin Scorsese and adapted for the screen by John Logan. Based on Brian Selznick's novel The Invention of ...more
23
Ranker Video
JJHerkenhoff added 2012

Actors: Gérard Depardieu, Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Suraj Sharma, Rafe Spall, + more

Directed by: Ang Lee

Life of Pi is a 2012 American historical drama film directed by Ang Lee, based on the novel of the same name by Yann Martel. Pi Patel (Suraj Sharma), a young man who is cast away after a ...more
24
Thor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 3D Films
2011

Actors: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Colm Feore, + more

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Thor is a 2011 American superhero film directed by Kenneth Branagh, based on the Marvel Comics character. The powerful, but arrogant god Thor (Chris Hemsworth), is cast out of Asgard to live ...more
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Ranker Video
2011

Actors: Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman, Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, + more

Directed by: David Yates

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 is a 2011 fantasy film directed by David Yates, based on the novel by J. K. Rowling and the final film in the series. Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron ...more