IMDb top 250

The IMDb Top 250 is intended to be a listing of the top 'rated' 250 films, based on ratings by the registered users of the website using the methods described. Only non-documentary theatrical releases running at least forty-five minutes with over 25,000 ratings are considered; all other products are ineligible.
If you're interested in how the list is composed, make sure to read Jonny Coleman's article Can IMDb’s Ranking System Be Trusted?

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo

1966 · Sergio Leone

19

Seven Samurai 七人の侍

1954 · Akira Kurosawa

20

City of God Cidade de Deus

2002 · Fernando Meirelles

21

Star Wars

1977 · George Lucas

22

Se7en

1995 · David Fincher

25

Life Is Beautiful La vita è bella

1997 · Roberto Benigni

27

Spirited Away 千と千尋の神隠し

2001 · Hayao Miyazaki

35

Once Upon a Time in the West C'era una volta il West

1968 · Sergio Leone

47

Gladiator

2000 · Ridley Scott

52

Alien

1979 · Ridley Scott

54

Cinema Paradiso Nuovo Cinema Paradiso

1988 · Giuseppe Tornatore

55

Grave of the Fireflies 火垂るの墓

1988 · Isao Takahata

58

The Lives of Others Das Leben der Anderen

2006 · Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

62

WALL·E

2008 · Andrew Stanton

63

Princess Mononoke もののけ姫

1997 · Hayao Miyazaki

64

Coco

2017 · Lee Unkrich

68

Oldboy 올드보이

2003 · Park Chan-wook

69

Aliens

1986 · James Cameron

73

Braveheart

1995 · Mel Gibson

77

Your Name. 君の名は。

2016 · Makoto Shinkai

79

M M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

1931 · Fritz Lang

80

Dangal दंगल

2016 · Nitesh Tiwari

82

Amadeus

1984 · Miloš Forman

87

Amélie Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain

2001 · Jean-Pierre Jeunet

97

Bicycle Thieves Ladri di biciclette

1948 · Vittorio De Sica

100

Toy Story 3

2010 · Lee Unkrich

102

The Hunt Jagten

2012 · Thomas Vinterberg

103

Snatch

2000 · Guy Ritchie

105

Scarface

1983 · Brian De Palma

106

For a Few Dollars More Per qualche dollaro in più

1965 · Sergio Leone

109

Metropolis

1927 · Fritz Lang

110

A Separation جدایی نادر از سیمین

2011 · Asghar Farhadi

112

Rashomon 羅生門

1950 · Akira Kurosawa

113

Up

2009 · Pete Docter

115

Yojimbo 用心棒

1961 · Akira Kurosawa

119

Downfall Der Untergang

2004 · Oliver Hirschbiegel

121

Die Hard

1988 · John McTiernan

122

Heat

1995 · Michael Mann

124

Ikiru 生きる

1952 · Akira Kurosawa

126

My Father and My Son Babam ve Oğlum

2005 · Çağan Irmak

128

Children of Heaven بچه‌های آسمان

1997 · Majid Majidi

129

Pan's Labyrinth El laberinto del fauno

2006 · Guillermo del Toro

132

My Neighbor Totoro となりのトトロ

1988 · Hayao Miyazaki

133

Ran

1985 · Akira Kurosawa

134

Howl's Moving Castle ハウルの動く城

2004 · Hayao Miyazaki

136

The Secret in Their Eyes El secreto de sus ojos

2009 · Juan José Campanella

143

Casino

1995 · Martin Scorsese

144

The Seventh Seal Det sjunde inseglet

1957 · Ingmar Bergman

145

Inside Out

2015 · Pete Docter

146

Room

2015 · Lenny Abrahamson

151

Warrior

2011 · Gavin O'Connor

153

Wild Strawberries Smultronstället

1957 · Ingmar Bergman

161

Fargo

1996 · Joel Coen Ethan Coen

167

Come and See Иди и смотри

1985 · Elem Klimov

173

Tokyo Story 東京物語

1953 · Yasujirō Ozu

178

Gone Girl

2014 · David Fincher

179

Wild Tales Relatos salvajes

2014 · Damián Szifrón

180

Into the Wild

2007 · Sean Penn

183

The Bandit Eşkıya

1996 · Yavuz Turgul

186

Platoon

1986 · Oliver Stone

188

Stand by Me

1986 · Rob Reiner

189

Network

1976 · Sidney Lumet

190

Andrei Rublev Андрей Рублёв

1966 · Andrei Tarkovsky

191

Stalker Сталкер

1979 · Andrei Tarkovsky

194

Persona

1966 · Ingmar Bergman

195

Ben-Hur

1959 · William Wyler

196

Rang De Basanti रंग दे बसंती

2006 · Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

197

The Passion of Joan of Arc La passion de Jeanne d'Arc

1928 · Carl Theodor Dreyer

198

Memories of Murder 살인의 추억

2003 · Bong Joon-ho

200

The Wages of Fear Le salaire de la peur

1953 · Henri-Georges Clouzot

201

Rush

2013 · Ron Howard

205

The 400 Blows Les Quatre Cents Coups

1959 · François Truffaut

206

Spotlight

2015 · Tom McCarthy

207

Logan

2017 · James Mangold

212

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind 風の谷のナウシカ

1984 · Hayao Miyazaki

216

Rocky

1976 · John G. Avildsen

223

Diabolique Les Diaboliques

1955 · Henri-Georges Clouzot

228

Nights of Cabiria Le notti di Cabiria

1957 · Federico Fellini

235

Jaws

1975 · Steven Spielberg

236

In the Mood for Love 花樣年華

2000 · Wong Kar-wai

237

The Help

2011 · Tate Taylor

238

Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 1 गैंग्स ऑफ़ वास्सेपुर पार्ट - १

2012 · Anurag Kashyap

243

Tangerines Mandariinid

2013 · Zaza Urushadze

245

The Handmaiden 아가씨

2016 · Park Chan-wook

247

1963 · Federico Fellini

250

PK पीके

2014 · Rajkumar Hirani