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

Star Wars

1977 · George Lucas

21

City of God Cidade de Deus

2002 · Fernando Meirelles Kátia Lund

22

Se7en

1995 · David Fincher

25

Life Is Beautiful La vita è bella

1997 · Roberto Benigni

29

Spirited Away 千と千尋の神隠し

2001 · Hayao Miyazaki

30

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

1968 · Sergio Leone

46

Gladiator

2000 · Ridley Scott

51

Alien

1979 · Ridley Scott

55

Cinema Paradiso Nuovo Cinema Paradiso

1988 · Giuseppe Tornatore

56

The Lives of Others Das Leben der Anderen

2006 · Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

57

Grave of the Fireflies 火垂るの墓

1988 · Isao Takahata

61

WALL·E

2008 · Andrew Stanton

64

Princess Mononoke もののけ姫

1997 · Hayao Miyazaki

65

Aliens

1986 · James Cameron

66

Oldboy 올드보이

2003 · Park Chan-wook

71

Dangal दंगल

2016 · Nitesh Tiwari

75

Braveheart

1995 · Mel Gibson

77

M

1931 · Fritz Lang

79

Amélie Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain

2001 · Jean-Pierre Jeunet

80

Taare Zameen Par तारे जमीं पर

2007 · Aamir Khan

86

Amadeus

1984 · Miloš Forman

90

Your Name. 君の名は。

2016 · Makoto Shinkai

95

Bicycle Thieves Ladri di biciclette

1948 · Vittorio De Sica

99

Snatch

2000 · Guy Ritchie

102

For a Few Dollars More Per qualche dollaro in più

1965 · Sergio Leone

103

The Hunt Jagten

2012 · Thomas Vinterberg

105

Scarface

1983 · Brian De Palma

106

My Father and My Son Babam ve Oğlum

2005 · Çağan Irmak

108

Rashomon 羅生門

1950 · Akira Kurosawa

109

A Separation جدایی نادر از سیمین

2011 · Asghar Farhadi

110

Metropolis

1927 · Fritz Lang

113

Yojimbo 用心棒

1961 · Akira Kurosawa

115

Up

2009 · Pete Docter

119

Downfall Der Untergang

2004 · Oliver Hirschbiegel

121

Die Hard

1988 · John McTiernan

122

Children of Heaven بچه‌های آسمان

1997 · Majid Majidi

124

Heat

1995 · Michael Mann

127

Ikiru 生きる

1952 · Akira Kurosawa

128

Pan's Labyrinth El laberinto del fauno

2006 · Guillermo del Toro

129

My Neighbor Totoro となりのトトロ

1988 · Hayao Miyazaki

130

Inside Out

2015 · Pete Docter

131

Ran

1985 · Akira Kurosawa

133

The Secret in Their Eyes El secreto de sus ojos

2009 · Juan José Campanella

135

Room

2015 · Lenny Abrahamson

139

Howl's Moving Castle ハウルの動く城

2004 · Hayao Miyazaki

141

The Seventh Seal Det sjunde inseglet

1957 · Ingmar Bergman

145

Casino

1995 · Martin Scorsese

149

Logan

2017 · James Mangold

150

Wild Strawberries Smultronstället

1957 · Ingmar Bergman

154

Andrei Rublev Андрей Рублёв

1966 · Andrei Tarkovsky

155

Warrior

2011 · Gavin O'Connor

156

The Bandit Eşkıya

1996 · Yavuz Turgul

164

Fargo

1996 · Joel Coen

169

Tokyo Story 東京物語

1953 · Yasujirō Ozu

172

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

1928 · Carl Theodor Dreyer

176

A Wednesday! अ वेडनसडे

2008 · Neeraj Pandey

179

Come and See Иди и смотри

1985 · Elem Klimov

181

Gone Girl

2014 · David Fincher

182

Into the Wild

2007 · Sean Penn

186

Platoon

1986 · Oliver Stone

187

Wild Tales Relatos salvajes

2014 · Damián Szifrón

189

Rush

2013 · Ron Howard

190

The Wages of Fear Le salaire de la peur

1953 · Henri-Georges Clouzot

191

Network

1976 · Sidney Lumet

193

Stand by Me

1986 · Rob Reiner

194

The 400 Blows Les Quatre Cents Coups

1959 · François Truffaut

195

Ben-Hur

1959 · William Wyler

198

Spotlight

2015 · Tom McCarthy

200

Persona

1966 · Ingmar Bergman

204

Memories of Murder 살인의 추억

2003 · Bong Joon-ho

208

Stalker Сталкер

1979 · Andrei Tarkovsky

211

Nights of Cabiria Le notti di Cabiria

1957 · Federico Fellini

213

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

1984 · Hayao Miyazaki

216

Sholay शोले

1975 · Ramesh Sippy

219

Rocky

1976 · John G. Avildsen

223

Diabolique Les diaboliques

1955 · Henri-Georges Clouzot

225

Annie Hall

1977 · Woody Allen

228

Hera Pheri

2000 · Priyadarshan

231

1963 · Federico Fellini

237

Jaws

1975 · Steven Spielberg

238

Infernal Affairs 無間道

2002 · Alan Mak Andrew Lau

240

Gangs of Wasseypur Gangs of वासेपुर

2012 · Anurag Kashyap

241

The Help

2011 · Tate Taylor

244

The Battle of Algiers La battaglia di Algeri

1966 · Gillo Pontecorvo

245

In the Mood for Love 花樣年華

2000 · Wong Kar-wai