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The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time

Updated September 23, 2021 206.9k votes 16.6k voters 469.9k views210 items

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Here are the best Bollywood movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This Bollywood movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director, and more. This list of Bollywood films also contains Bollywood movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This Bollywood films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best Bollywood movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This Bollywood movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Vote for your favorite movies and downvote the ones you hate.

Also known as Hindi cinema, Bollywood is one of the biggest film producers in the world. Bollywood movies are especially known for their music, which has a large impact on the film's success. This list of Bollywood films includes Bollywood movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Re-rank this list to fit your opinion of what should be in which order and

These are the top films in the Bollywood genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the Bollywood genre in it. Be it the motifs of the Bollywood genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

The list has Indian movies like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge and Road, so that you have plenty of stuff to vote for. If we missed any Bollywood movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous Bollywood movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about Bollywood movie lists.You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the Bollywood movies. List includes photos and Bollywood movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

This is a list that includes movies like Kaminey and Chenkol.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these Bollywood movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theaters for the first time, this is a list of good Bollywood movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest Bollywood movies, here is the full Bollywood movies list, ordered from best to worst.

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    Sholay

    Sachin Pilgaonkar, Amitabh Bachchan
    4,830
    782

    Released1975

    Directed byRamesh Sippy

    Sholay (English: Ember) is a 1975 Indian action-adventure film written by Javed Akhtar and Salim Khan and directed by Ramesh Sippy....  more
  • 2

    Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

    Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol
    4,445
    1,011

    Released1995

    Directed byAditya Chopra

    Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, also known as DDLJ, is a 1995 Indian romantic drama film. It was written and directed by Aditya Chopra, produced by Yash Chopra, and stars Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. The...  more
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    Manpriya added

    Agneepath

    Amitabh Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborty
    2,668
    38

    Released1990

    Directed byMukul S. Anand

    Agneepath is a 1990 Indian drama film directed by Mukul Anand. It stars Amitabh Bachchan as the main protagonist Vijay Deenanath Chauhan along with Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavi, Neelam Kothari, Rohini...  more
  • 4

    Ashoka the Great

    Shah Rukh Khan, Ajith Kumar
    1,802
    333

    Released2001

    Directed bySantosh Sivan

    Aśoka is a 2001 Indian epic historical drama film directed and co-written by Santosh Sivan. It is a dramatized version of the early life of emperor Asoka, of the Maurya dynasty, who ruled most of the...  more
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    Manpriya added

    Company

    Ajay Devgan, Vivek Oberoi
    2,616
    38

    Released2002

    Directed byRam Gopal Varma

    Company is a 2002 Indian crime-thriller film co-written and directed by Ram Gopal Varma with screenplay by Jaideep Sahni, starring Mohanlal, Ajay Devgan, Manisha Koirala, Vivek Oberoi, and Antara...  more
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    Lokesh Budha added

    Khuda Gawah

    Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi
    3,398
    96

    Released1992

    Directed byMukul S. Anand

    Khuda Gawah is a 1992 Bollywood epic Romance drama film produced by Nazir Ahmed & Manoj Desai on Glamour Films banner, directed by Mukul S. Anand. starring Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Nagarjuna,...  more
  • 7
    Manpriya added

    Karan Arjun

    Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan
    2,087
    31

    Released1995

    Directed byRakesh Roshan

    Karan Arjun is a 1995 Bollywood action thriller film starring Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Raakhee, Mamta Kulkarni, Kajol, Amrish Puri and Ranjeet. The film was directed by Rakesh Roshan and written...  more
  • 8
    Manpriya added

    Koyla

    Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit
    2,124
    39

    Released1997

    Directed byRakesh Roshan

    Koyla is a 1997 Hindi action thriller film produced and directed by Rakesh Roshan. The film stars Madhuri Dixit, Shahrukh Khan, Amrish Puri, Himani Shivpuri, Johnny Lever, Ashok Saraf and Kunika....  more
  • 9
    Manpriya added

    Fanaa

    Kajol, Lara Dutta
    1,769
    19

    Released2006

    Directed byKunal Kohli

    Fanaa is a 2006 Indian romantic crime drama film, directed by Kunal Kohli and produced by Yash Raj Films. The film stars Aamir Khan in an anti-hero role, Kajol as his blind love interest, and Rishi...  more
  • 10
    Matt Karleon added

    Shakti: The Power

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan
    3,287
    154

    Released2002

    Directed byKrishna Vamsi

    Shakti: The Power is a 2002 Bollywood film directed by Pasupuleti Krishna Vamsi and starring Karisma Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor and Nana Patekar in the lead roles. Shahrukh Khan in a supporting role,...  more
  • 11

    Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

    Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan
    2,547
    761

    Released1998

    Directed byKaran Johar

    Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (English: Something... Something Happens) also known as KKHH, is a 1998 Indian Hindi-language romantic drama film, released in India and the United Kingdom on 16 October 1998. It...  more
  • 12

    1942: A Love Story

    Anupam Kher, Anil Kapoor
    3,263
    159

    Released1994

    Directed byVidhu Vinod Chopra

    1942: A Love Story is a 1994 Bollywood film starring Anil Kapoor, Manisha Koirala, Jackie Shroff, Anupam Kher, Danny Denzongpa, and Pran. The film was the first ever to be given a U/A rating while...  more
  • 13
    Matt Karleon added

    Pardes

    Shah Rukh Khan, Amrish Puri
    3,334
    180

    Released1997

    Directed bySubhash Ghai

    Pardes is a Bollywood musical drama film directed by Subhash Ghai. It was released on 8 August 1997. The film stars Shahrukh Khan, Amrish Puri, Alok Nath, and newcomers Mahima Chaudhry and Apurva...  more
  • 14
    mezarar added

    Maine Pyar Kiya

    Salman Khan, Mohnish Bahl
    1,534
    381

    Released1989

    Directed bySooraj Barjatya

    Maine Pyar Kiya is a 1989 Indian musical romantic film, written and directed by Sooraj R. Barjatya in his directorial debut. Starring Salman Khan and Bhagyashree in the lead roles, it was produced by...  more
  • 15

    Devdas

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan
    2,708
    608

    Released2002

    Directed bySanjay Leela Bhansali

    Devdas is a 2002 Indian romantic drama film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and based on the 1917 Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay novella Devdas. This is the third Hindi version and the first film...  more
  • 16
    Matt Karleon added

    Darr

    Shah Rukh Khan, Anupam Kher
    3,800
    218

    Released1993

    Directed byYash Chopra

    Darr: A Violent Love Story is a 1993 Indian psychological thriller film directed by Yash Chopra under the banner of Yash Raj Films. It stars Sunny Deol, Juhi Chawla and Shahrukh Khan in the lead...  more
  • 17
    Manpriya added

    Trimurti

    Shah Rukh Khan, Anil Kapoor
    1,255
    21

    Released1995

    Directed byMukul S. Anand

    Trimurti is an Indian film starring Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff and Shahrukh Khan, which was released in 1995. It was the last completed film for director Mukul S. Anand who died while filming Dus in...  more
  • 18
    Manpriya added

    Parinda

    Anupam Kher, Madhuri Dixit
    1,237
    20

    Released1989

    Directed byVidhu Vinod Chopra

    Parinda is a 1989 Indian crime drama film directed and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. It is considered by many to be the turning point in reality in Hindi cinema, as the theme of the film discusses...  more
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    Manpriya added

    Aaina

    Juhi Chawla, Jackie Shroff
    1,200
    18

    Released1993

    Directed byYash Chopra, Deepak Sareen

    Aaina, is a 1993 film directed by Deepak Sareen and produced by Yash Chopra. The film starred Juhi Chawla, Jackie Shroff and Amrita Singh in lead roles. The film is about sibling rivalry. The film...  more
  • 20
    Lokesh Budha added

    Judaai

    Sridevi, Anil Kapoor
    1,877
    75

    Released1997

    Directed byRaj Kanwar

    Judaai is a 1997 Bollywood drama film, starring Sridevi, Anil Kapoor, and Urmila Matondkar in lead roles, whilst Kader Khan, Farida Jalal and Johnny Lever appear in supporting roles; Poonam Dhillon...  more
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    Manpriya added

    Akele Hum Akele Tum

    Aamir Khan, Paresh Rawal
    1,149
    18

    Released1995

    Directed byMansoor Khan

    Akele Hum Akele Tum is a 1995 Indian Hindi musical drama romance film. It starred Aamir Khan, Manisha Koirala and Master Adil, and was directed by Mansoor Khan. The music is by Anu Malik and the...  more
  • 22
    Manpriya added

    Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain

    Kajol, Anupam Kher
    1,107
    24

    Released1999

    Directed bySatish Kaushik

    Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain is a 1999 Bollywood drama film starring Anil Kapoor, Kajol, Anupam Kher and Shakti Kapoor. Kajol was nominated for a Filmfare Best Actress Award. It is a remake of the...  more
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    Manpriya added

    Khalnayak

    Sanjay Dutt, Anupam Kher
    1,063
    24

    Released1993

    Directed bySubhash Ghai

    Khal Nayak is a 1993 Bollywood action thriller film produced and directed by Subhash Ghai. The story centres on the escape and attempted capture of a terrorist criminal Ballu by Inspector Ram and his...  more
  • 24
    Manpriya added

    Mann

    Rani Mukerji, Aamir Khan
    943
    14

    Released1999

    Directed byIndra Kumar

    Mann is a 1999 Indian Hindi romantic drama film directed by Indra Kumar. The film stars popular actors Aamir Khan, Manisha Koirala and Anil Kapoor. Rani Mukerji also makes a special appearance in the...  more
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    Manpriya added

    Shahenshah

    Amitabh Bachchan, Amrish Puri
    981
    19

    Released1988

    Directed byTinnu Anand

    Shahenshah is a 1988 Bollywood superhero film starring Amitabh Bachchan in the title role, along with Meenakshi Sheshadri. The film was produced and directed by Tinnu Anand. The story of the film was...  more
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