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The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time 

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List Rules Vote for your personal favorite Bollywood films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

 

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.

Bollywood movies have been directed by some pretty famous names, including Kamal Haasan and Hema Malini.

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Dilwale Dulhania Le Jaye... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Anupam Kher

Released: 1995

Directed by: Aditya 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. ...more
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Sholay is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
Sachin Pilgaonkar, Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini

Released: 1975

Directed by: Ramesh Sippy

Sholay (English: Ember) is a 1975 Indian action-adventure film written by Javed Akhtar and Salim Khan and directed by Ramesh Sippy.
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Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
Sanjay Dutt, Sunil Dutt, Gracy Singh

Released: 2003

Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. is a 2003 Indian comedy directed by Rajkumar Hirani and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The story involves protagonist Munna Bhai, a goon, going to medical school. He is ...more
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Lagaan: Once Upon a Time... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Kulbhushan Kharbanda

Released: 2001

Directed by: Ashutosh Gowariker

Lagaan is a 2001 Indian epic sports drama film written and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker. Aamir Khan, who was also the producer, stars with Gracy Singh in the lead roles; British actors Rachel ...more
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Kal Ho Naa Ho is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta, Kajol

Released: 2003

Directed by: Nikhil Advani, Ron Reid Jr.

Kal Ho Naa Ho, abbreviated as KHNH, is a 2003 Indian romantic comedy-drama film, directed by debutante director Nikhil Advani. The film was written by Niranjan Iyengar and Karan Johar and ...more
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Kuch Kuch Hota Hai is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Kajol

Released: 1998

Directed by: Karan 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. ...more
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Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan

Released: 2001

Directed by: Karan Johar

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham..., also known as K3G, is a 2001 Indian drama film written and directed by Karan Johar and produced by his father, Yash Johar. Written specifically to evoke nostalgia ...more
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Rang De Basanti is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
Aamir Khan, Anupam Kher, Om Puri

Released: 2006

Directed by: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

Rang De Basanti is a 2006 Indian drama film written and directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. It features an ensemble cast comprising Aamir Khan, Siddharth Narayan, Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Kapoor, ...more
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Hera Pheri is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
Hammad Ahmed added Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Sunil Shetty

Released: 2000

Directed by: Priyadarshan

Hera Pheri is a 2000 Indian comedy film directed by Priyadarshan starring Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Sunil Shetty and Tabu. The story is based on the 1989 Malayalam film Ramji Rao Speaking, ...more
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My Name Is Khan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
tridib.b5 added Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Zarina Wahab

Released: 2010

Directed by: Karan Johar

My Name Is Khan, commonly referred to as MNIK, is a 2010 Indian Hindi drama film directed by Karan Johar, with a screenplay by Shibani Bathija, produced by Hiroo Yash Johar and Gauri Khan, and ...more
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Andaz Apna Apna is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
mezarar added Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Paresh Rawal

Released: 1994

Directed by: Rajkumar Santoshi

Andaz Apna Apna is a 1994 Indian Hindi comedy film directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, starring Aamir khan, Salman Khan, Raveena Tandon, Karisma Kapoor and Paresh Rawal in the lead roles. Mehmood, ...more
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Hum Aapke Hain Kaun...! ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
mezarar added Salman Khan, Anupam Kher, Madhuri Dixit

Released: 1994

Directed by: Sooraj Barjatya

Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! is a 1994 Indian musical romantic-comedy film, written and directed by Sooraj R. Barjatya, and produced by Rajshri Productions. Starring Madhuri Dixit and Salman Khan, it ...more
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Devdas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit

Released: 2002

Directed by: Sanjay 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 ...more
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Veer-Zaara is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini

Released: 2004

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Veer-Zaara is a 2004 Indian romantic drama film directed by Yash Chopra under the Yash Raj Films banner. The film stars Shah Rukh Khan and Preity Zinta in the leading roles, with Rani Mukerji, ...more
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Jab We Met is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
ArpitSingh added Jab We Met Kareena Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, Dara Singh

Released: 2007

Directed by: Imtiaz Ali

Jab We Met is a 2007 Hindi romantic comedy-drama directed and written by Imtiaz Ali. The film, produced by Dhillin Mehta under Shree Ashtavinayak Cinevision Ltd, stars Shahid Kapoor and Kareena ...more
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Dil Chahta Hai is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
Preity Zinta, Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan

Released: 2001

Directed by: Farhan Akhtar

Dil Chahta Hai is a 2001 Indian comedy-drama film starring Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Preity Zinta, Sonali Kulkarni, and Dimple Kapadia. The first film written and directed by ...more
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Lage Raho Munna Bhai is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
Sanjay Dutt, Vidya Balan, Abhishek Bachchan

Released: 2006

Lage Raho Munna Bhai is a 2006 Indian comedy film directed by Rajkumar Hirani and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. It is the follow-up to the 2003 film Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. with Sanjay Dutt ...more
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Baazigar is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Shilpa Shetty

Released: 1993

Directed by: Abbas–Mustan

Baazigar is a 1993 Bollywood crime-thriller film directed by Abbas-Mustan, it is a contemporary thriller about a young man who stops at nothing to get what he wants. The story of Baazigar was ...more
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Dil To Pagal Hai is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Madhuri Dixit

Released: 1997

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Dil To Pagal Hai, also known as DTPH, is a 1997 Indian musical romance film directed by Yash Chopra. The film depicts the love lives of the dancers in a musical dance troupe. It stars Shahrukh ...more
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Om Shanti Om is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan

Released: 2007

Directed by: Farah Khan

Om Shanti Om is a 2007 Indian romantic-thriller film directed and choreographed by Farah Khan. It stars Shah Rukh Khan and debutant Deepika Padukone in the lead roles while Arjun Rampal, Shreyas ...more
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Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
Renuka Gowda added Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Deepika Padukone, Madhuri Dixit, Ranbir Kapoor

Released: 2013

Directed by: Ayan Mukerji

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani is a 2013 Indian coming-of-age romantic comedy film, directed by Ayan Mukerji and produced by Karan Johar. It stars Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in lead roles. This ...more
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Don: The Chase Begins Ag... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor

Released: 2006

Directed by: Farhan Akhtar

Don is a 2006 Indian action thriller film directed by Farhan Akhtar, and produced by Ritesh Sidhwani under Excel Entertainment. The film stars Shah Rukh Khan in a double role, opposite Priyanka ...more
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Dil Se is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta, Malaika Arora Khan

Released: 1998

Directed by: Mani Ratnam

Dil Se is a 1998 Bollywood, romantic thriller film in the backdrop of terrorism, directed by Mani Ratnam. The film stars Shahrukh Khan and Manisha Koirala in lead roles while Preity Zinta ...more
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Maine Pyar Kiya is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
mezarar added Salman Khan, Mohnish Bahl, Reema Lagoo

Released: 1989

Directed by: Sooraj 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 ...more
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I am Here is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time
Matt Karleon added

Released: 2004

An army major goes undercover as a college student. His mission is both professional and personal: to protect his general's daughter from a radical militant, and to find his estranged half-brother