My Choice for 250 films of all timeby omega-rob | created - 08 Nov 2011 | updated - 29 Sep 2012 | Public
This is not a list of my favorite films. This is a list of the films that i think are the best and in order. for instance, this list does contain films that i don't like, (looking at you Avatar) but i can respect them as good :)
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1. The Godfather (1972)
R | 175 min | Crime, Drama
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
Votes: 1,310,766 | Gross: $134.97M
It's the Godfather. Nuff said. 10/10
2. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
R | 142 min | Crime, Drama
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
Votes: 1,917,971 | Gross: $28.34M
Sadly, studying this for school ruined it for me, but what the hell, its morgan freeman doing meaningful narration that makes men cry. 10/10
3. Fight Club (1999)
R | 139 min | Drama
An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change his life, crosses paths with a devil-may-care soapmaker, forming an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.
Votes: 1,535,860 | Gross: $37.03M
Just go see already 10/10
4. Goodfellas (1990)
R | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.
Votes: 825,939 | Gross: $46.84M
if anyone is wondering why i want to be in the mafia, just watch this film, and you will hear me say "That's Why" 10/10
5. L.A. Confidential (1997)
R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.
Votes: 459,011 | Gross: $64.62M
who'd have thought that Russell Crowe could be this scary? 10/10
6. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
R | 133 min | Drama
A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.
Votes: 764,166 | Gross: $112.00M
Jack Nicholson being jack Nicholson surrounded by hilarious mentals and a bitch of a nurse, locked in the ultimate battle of wits. 10/10
7. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
R | 202 min | Crime, Drama
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.
Votes: 904,907 | Gross: $57.30M
too bad the series hit a brick wall after part 2. 10/10
8. Pulp Fiction (1994)
R | 154 min | Crime, Drama
The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Votes: 1,498,413 | Gross: $107.93M
Most quotable movie ever. (seriously, a friend of mine wants to quote it with me any chance he gets ) 10/10
9. Toy Story (1995)
G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room.
Votes: 716,635 | Gross: $191.80M
Now, before i get killed for not having toy story 2 and 3 on this list, let me explain, that i am counting this as the trilogy as a whole. cos they all epically amazing. 10/10 at the power of 3
10. The Dark Knight (2008)
PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
When the menace known as the Joker emerges from his mysterious past, he wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the Dark Knight must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.
Votes: 1,889,887 | Gross: $534.86M
I still can't figure out what the hell he's saying, but who cares? (and i want to know how to do that pencil trick) 10/10
11. Schindler's List (1993)
R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History
In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans.
Votes: 987,085 | Gross: $96.07M
one word: Whoa (but warning, this is not an easy film, so don't watch it if you want to be able to laugh for the next week) 10/10
12. 12 Angry Men (1957)
Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama
A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.
Less is more in this case. 10/10
13. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
R | 169 min | Drama, War
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.
Votes: 1,009,522 | Gross: $216.54M
Holy Crap. 10/10
14. American Beauty (1999)
R | 122 min | Drama
A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.
Votes: 923,312 | Gross: $130.10M
who would've thought that a mid life crisis movie could be so funny (even if it is in a screwed up way) 10/10
15. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.
Votes: 1,022,475 | Gross: $130.74M
even now after seeing it a thousand times, it is still creepy. 10/10
16. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
PG | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.
Votes: 320,657 | Gross: $7.27M
I think i've had a christmas as inspirational as that once 10/10
17. Raging Bull (1980)
R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Emotionally self-destructive boxer, Jake La Motta's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it.
Votes: 263,527 | Gross: $23.38M
Robert De Niro being scary. 10/10
PG | 95 min | Comedy, War
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.
Votes: 383,899 | Gross: $0.28M
19. Taxi Driver (1976)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama
A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action, while attempting to liberate a twelve-year-old prostitute.
Votes: 580,020 | Gross: $28.26M
Robert De Niro Being even more scary. (I have a shirt that says "you talkin' to me?" and it scares the hell out of one of my friends every time. Priceless) 10/10
20. Memento (2000)
R | 113 min | Mystery, Thriller
A man juggles searching for his wife's murderer and keeping his short-term memory loss from being an obstacle.
Votes: 955,277 | Gross: $25.54M
I'm still tripped out. 10/10
21. The Departed (2006)
R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
Votes: 988,502 | Gross: $132.38M
But probably not as brutal as these guys. 10/10
22. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure
Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.
Votes: 743,544 | Gross: $248.16M
who wouldn't want that music following them were ever they go? 10/10
PG-13 | 201 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.
Votes: 1,369,148 | Gross: $377.85M
I don't think there is any other film that has as many endings as this film. like, there are 17 endings wrapped in one. it is looooong. 10/10
PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
After the rebels are overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda. His friends accept shelter from a questionable ally as Darth Vader hunts them in a plan to capture Luke.
Votes: 963,789 | Gross: $290.48M
Star Wars never got much better than this. 10/10
25. The Matrix (1999)
R | 136 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.
Votes: 1,377,836 | Gross: $171.48M
Keanu Reeves as the messiah? Don't laugh. 10/10
26. Se7en (1995)
R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.
Votes: 1,168,968 | Gross: $100.13M
I do not envy who ever had to clean that mess up. 10/10
27. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
PG-13 | 164 min | Western
A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.
Votes: 246,513 | Gross: $5.32M
Italian's make all genre's better. 10/10
28. Psycho (1960)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.
Votes: 483,992 | Gross: $32.00M
The Ultimate Mamma's boy in the classic thriller 10/10
29. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Not Rated | 129 min | Crime, Drama
Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice.
Glad we didn't do this for school. didn't want to ruin it. 10/10
30. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime
A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns.
Votes: 460,954 | Gross: $3.90M
British gangsters are so much more entertaining, but no less brutal. 10/10
31. Apocalypse Now (1979)
R | 147 min | Drama, War
During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.
Votes: 504,119 | Gross: $83.47M
whether you love it or hate it..... whoa. 10/10
32. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.
Votes: 1,036,033 | Gross: $322.74M
And to think, all luke skywalker wanted to do was to go to toshe station to pick up some power converters. 10/10
33. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
R | 136 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned.
you almost feel ashamed to laugh, but what the hell. 10/10
34. Casablanca (1942)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War
A cynical nightclub owner protects an old flame and her husband from Nazis in Morocco.
Votes: 436,114 | Gross: $1.02M
i bet this was made with the intention of having ten billion famous movie quotes. 10/10
35. The Social Network (2010)
PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama
Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.
Votes: 534,470 | Gross: $96.96M
who would've thought that computer nerds could be interesting? 10/10
36. North by Northwest (1959)
Not Rated | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.
Votes: 246,923 | Gross: $13.28M
I laughed when family guy made fun of this film. 10/10
37. Inception (2010)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A thief, who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.
Votes: 1,677,853 | Gross: $292.58M
doing this for school, and trying to explain the structure of time in this film in an exam question will probably be the most annoyingly confusing thing ever. 10/10
38. Back to the Future (1985)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.
Votes: 843,835 | Gross: $210.61M
this took up most of my TV time during childhood. 10/10
39. Citizen Kane (1941)
PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.
Votes: 333,661 | Gross: $1.59M
what the hell was that all about? 10/10
40. Requiem for a Dream (2000)
R | 102 min | Drama
The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep.
Votes: 648,662 | Gross: $3.64M
I don't think i have the strength to watch this again, but damn it, i can't resist 10/10
41. Terminator 2 (1991)
R | 137 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her ten year old son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg.
Votes: 835,358 | Gross: $204.84M
strangely, no one seems to notice the giant plot hole at the end, but i guess that's because the rest of the film more then makes up for it. 10/10
42. The Avengers (2012)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.
Votes: 1,087,089 | Gross: $623.36M
Awesomeness in the flesh. 10/10
43. Rear Window (1954)
PG | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller
A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
Votes: 360,712 | Gross: $36.76M
a must see for Hitchcock fans 10/10
44. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
R | 229 min | Crime, Drama
A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Votes: 251,105 | Gross: $5.32M
Robert De Niro not being too scary for once. 10/10
45. Forrest Gump (1994)
PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, Romance
The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75.
Votes: 1,450,153 | Gross: $330.25M
Life is like a box of ......... (fill in the blank for two points) 10/10
46. Léon: The Professional (1994)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.
Votes: 834,636 | Gross: $19.50M
Natalie Portman was even kicking ass in films when she was 12. 10/10
47. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
PG-13 | 164 min | Action, Thriller
Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.
Votes: 1,285,235 | Gross: $448.14M
How the hell did nolan even manage a third film in a series to be good at all? 10/10
48. M (1931)
Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt.
Votes: 113,451 | Gross: $0.03M
i got nothing to say. 10/10
49. Amélie (2001)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Romance
Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.
Votes: 603,383 | Gross: $33.23M
Don't you just wish you were that smart? 10/10
50. The Usual Suspects (1995)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at a seemingly random police lineup.
Votes: 836,310 | Gross: $23.34M
whoever spotted the twist before it happened i shall give 15 dollars. 10/10
51. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
R | 116 min | Drama, War
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
Votes: 554,426 | Gross: $46.36M
Makes you want to be a drill sergeant. to be able to scream hilarious insults to people without consequences. mostly. 10/10
52. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
When their relationship turns sour, a young couple undergoes a medical procedure to have each other erased from their memories.
Votes: 757,314 | Gross: $34.40M
Jim Carrey not being funny? How does that work? This is how. 10/10
53. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a simple jewelry heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.
Votes: 756,618 | Gross: $2.83M
you wish you were as cool as them. 10/10
54. Twelve Monkeys (1995)
R | 129 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.
Votes: 511,880 | Gross: $57.14M
was anyone else surprised when the film actually had nothing to do with any monkeys? 10/10
55. Sin City (2005)
R | 124 min | Crime, Thriller
A film that explores the dark and miserable town, Basin City, and tells the story of three different people, all caught up in violent corruption.
Votes: 696,167 | Gross: $74.10M
Bruce Willis get's with Jessica Alba. Lucky bastard. 10/10
56. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
R | 178 min | Western
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.
Votes: 567,256 | Gross: $6.10M
As said before, Italian's always make genre's better. 10/10
57. Scarface (1983)
R | 170 min | Crime, Drama
In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.
Votes: 608,516 | Gross: $45.60M
I have a friend (you know who you are) that models his whole life on Scarface. and for good reason. 10/10
58. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
PG | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.
Votes: 218,993 | Gross: $44.82M
for all of you that have seen full metal jacket "I don't like the name Lawrence! Only *beep* and sailors are called Lawrence." 10/10
59. The Sting (1973)
PG | 129 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Two grifters team up to pull off the ultimate con.
Votes: 198,971 | Gross: $159.60M
Paul Newman and Robert Redford playing the ultimate con. 10/10
60. Downfall (2004)
R | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History
Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.
Votes: 280,339 | Gross: $5.51M
Hitler was a douche. 10/10
61. Blade Runner (1982)
R | 117 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator.
Votes: 568,197 | Gross: $27.00M
Harrison Ford doing what he does best. Beating up a bunch of guys. 10/10
62. Alien (1979)
R | 116 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
Votes: 653,174 | Gross: $78.90M
Sigourney Weaver at her best (in other words, before she was annoying) 10/10
63. The Big Lebowski (1998)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Crime
"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.
Votes: 609,380 | Gross: $17.50M
at first glance: Rubbish. At second glance: Gold. 10/10
64. Snatch (2000)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime
Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond.
Votes: 670,648 | Gross: $30.33M
I have never heard anyone talk the way Brad Pitt does in this. 10/10
65. Fargo (1996)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.
Votes: 516,004 | Gross: $24.61M
I wish i thought of that. 10/10
66. Good Will Hunting (1997)
R | 126 min | Drama
Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.
Votes: 698,724 | Gross: $138.43M
where did Matt Damon and Ben Affleck come up with this? 10/10
67. The Hustler (1961)
Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Sport
An up-and-coming pool player plays a long-time champion in a single high-stakes match.
Paul Newman is a gun at pool. 10/10
68. Black Swan (2010)
R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity.
Votes: 607,154 | Gross: $106.95M
i want to know how someone looked at Ballet and thought "YES! I have an idea for a film!" and then came up with this.. 10/10
69. The Lion King (1994)
G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A Lion cub crown prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.
Votes: 748,450 | Gross: $312.90M
Mufasa's death still makes me cry. 10/10
70. Cinema Paradiso (1988)
R | 155 min | Drama
A filmmaker recalls his childhood when falling in love with the pictures at the cinema of his home village and forms a deep friendship with the cinema's projectionist.
Votes: 178,050 | Gross: $11.99M
Best Italian film. Ever. 10/10
71. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
R | 153 min | Adventure, Drama, War
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.
Votes: 1,020,776 | Gross: $120.54M
any film that showcases a bunch of dudes scalping Nazis for a living is welcome on this list. 10/10
72. Aliens (1986)
R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team after being hypersleep for 57 years. The moon that the Nostromo visited has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough?
Votes: 554,878 | Gross: $85.16M
Have a clean pair of pants ready for when you finished watching this film. 10/10
73. Die Hard (1988)
R | 132 min | Action, Thriller
John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.
Votes: 665,553 | Gross: $83.01M
its no surprise that they made 3 sequels. (even though they weren't that good) 10/10
74. American History X (1998)
R | 119 min | Crime, Drama
A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.
Votes: 880,675 | Gross: $6.72M
if you want something excellent, this is the film. but if you want something light, look elsewhere. 10/10
75. The Terminator (1984)
R | 107 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A seemingly indestructible humanoid cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs.
Votes: 674,450 | Gross: $38.40M
You do not want to piss Arnold off. 10/10
76. WALL·E (2008)
G | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.
Votes: 825,216 | Gross: $223.81M
I want one of those. 10/10
77. The Deer Hunter (1978)
R | 183 min | Drama, War
An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.
Votes: 261,396 | Gross: $48.98M
Robert De Niro being scary again. 10/10
78. The King's Speech (2010)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama
The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.
Votes: 557,169 | Gross: $138.80M
who knew that the royals swore so often. 10/10
79. Donnie Darko (2001)
R | 113 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.
Votes: 652,184 | Gross: $0.19M
80. The Third Man (1949)
93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.
Votes: 129,160 | Gross: $0.45M
only in film noir are shadow's that *beep* up. 10/10
81. Chinatown (1974)
R | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder.
Votes: 243,832 | Gross: $29.20M
Jack Nicholson once again just being himself. 10/10
82. City Lights (1931)
G | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
With the aid of a wealthy erratic tippler, a dewy-eyed tramp who has fallen in love with a sightless flower girl accumulates money to be able to help her medically.
Votes: 128,085 | Gross: $0.02M
Charlie chaplin doing everything himself in true charlie chaplin fashion. 10/10
83. The Prestige (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After a tragic accident two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion whilst sacrificing everything they have to outwit the other.
Votes: 974,227 | Gross: $53.09M
this is the closest we'll get to batman versus wolverine. 10/10
84. The Shining (1980)
R | 146 min | Drama, Horror
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
Votes: 703,019 | Gross: $44.02M
you wouldn't want to be stuck in a house with this guy. 10/10
85. Gladiator (2000)
R | 155 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When a Roman General is betrayed, and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.
Votes: 1,111,260 | Gross: $187.71M
Are you not entertained? 10/10
86. The Green Mile (1999)
R | 189 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.
Votes: 910,439 | Gross: $136.80M
Tom Hanks as a prison Guard? actually, not bad. 10/10
87. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
R | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy, War
In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.
Votes: 527,649 | Gross: $37.63M
how is that girl not scared out of her mind? 10/10
88. The Seventh Seal (1957)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Fantasy
A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague.
a classic. nuff said. 10/10
89. Trainspotting (1996)
R | 94 min | Drama
Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Votes: 546,189 | Gross: $16.50M
what the hell? whatever that was, that was epic. 10/10
90. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
PG | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Two Western bank and train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close.
Votes: 170,979 | Gross: $102.31M
if i was being chased by the cops, i'd probably also move to bolivia. lot's of good people there 10/10
91. Unforgiven (1992)
R | 130 min | Drama, Western
Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man.
Votes: 312,628 | Gross: $101.16M
Clint Eastwood doing everything himself, and it turns out alright. 10/10
92. Vertigo (1958)
PG | 128 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.
Votes: 287,787 | Gross: $3.20M
arguably the best hitchcock film. 10/10
93. V for Vendetta (2005)
R | 132 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.
Votes: 889,169 | Gross: $70.51M
that mask gives me the creeps. 10/10
94. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
R | 125 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.
Votes: 204,291 | Gross: $50.00M
if bank robbers were like that, alot more people would be more willing to have their banks robbed. 10/10
95. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
PG | 161 min | Adventure, Drama, War
After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.
Votes: 168,973 | Gross: $44.91M
pretty damn good. i got no lame sarcastic comment for this one. 10/10
96. Into the Wild (2007)
R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
Votes: 486,006 | Gross: $18.35M
97. Paths of Glory (1957)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, War
After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them.
any other war films you want to throw at us Kubrick? 10/10
98. Sunset Blvd. (1950)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A screenwriter is hired to rework a faded silent film star's script, only to find himself developing a dangerous relationship.
pretty old, but who cares? 10/10
99. Touch of Evil (1958)
PG-13 | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in a Mexican border town.
Votes: 81,780 | Gross: $2.24M
maybe this is the reason why modern directors still think they can act, write, direct and everything else without the film being rubbish. 10/10
100. Casino (1995)
R | 178 min | Crime, Drama
A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive, compete against each other over a gambling empire, and over a fast living and fast loving socialite.
Votes: 378,277 | Gross: $42.44M
if you've seen Goodfellas already, this is not really necessary, but what the hell 9/10