The 25 Best Movies of All-Time

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1.
Blade Runner (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
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. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ E.T. actually beat this movie at the box office by about $800 million? I don't believe it. ” - rlevi14
 
2.
Jurassic Park (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok. (127 mins.)
“ I think it was the first Hollywood movie I ever saw in my life. It's still awesome all these years later. ” - rlevi14
 
3.
TRON (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A computer hacker is abducted into the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program. (96 mins.)
“ The special effects have dated, of course, but the movie's pretty fun to watch because it doesn't take itself too seriously, unlike its sequel. ” - rlevi14
 
4.
Independence Day (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive. (145 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
“ It's cheesy and illogical. But it's also incredibly fun to watch, especially the part when New York, Los Angeles, and Washington are blown up. That part is awesome. ” - rlevi14
 
5.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
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. (121 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
“ This is a pretty awesome movie. ” - rlevi14
 
6.
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
During the near end of the clone wars, Darth Sidious has revealed himself and is ready to execute the last part of his plan to rule the Galaxy... (140 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
“ The best movie in the Prequel Trilogy. This is so high up on the list mainly because of the lightsaber duel on Mustafar. ” - rlevi14
 
7.
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader return from the dark side of the Force. (131 mins.)
“ Most fans of Star Wars will probably say that Episode V was better than VI but I just like this one more. ” - rlevi14
 
8.
La Femme Nikita (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Convicted felon Nikita, instead of going to jail, is given a new identity and trained, stylishly, as a top secret spy/assassin. (117 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
“ I just decided to add this foreign movie to the list. It's probably the best foreign movie I've seen. ” - rlevi14
 
9.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest. (149 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ How can a movie be so extremely boring and yet so awesome at the same time? ” - rlevi14
 
10.
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis. (115 mins.)
“ Another pretty awesome movie. ” - rlevi14
 
11.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke. (124 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner
“ Another pretty cool movie. ” - rlevi14
 
12.
The Lion King (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Lion cub and future king Simba searches for his identity. His eagerness to please others and penchant for testing his boundaries sometimes gets him into trouble. (89 mins.)
“ The first Disney animated feature I ever watched and it was pretty awesome. ” - rlevi14
 
13.
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
When an alien spacecraft of enormous power is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine and hopefully stop the intruder. (132 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ Most Star Trek fans will probably say that The Wrath of Khan is better but, I don't know. Maybe it's just the nostalgia (this was the first Star Trek movie I watched), the great score composed by Jerry Goldsmith, or the special effects that are definitely superior to those in The Wrath of Khan but I'd actually say that this is the better movie. V'ger is perhaps the most underrated villain in all of sci-fi. When it comes to Star Trek movies, there really is no comparison. ” - rlevi14
 
14.
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed. (98 mins.)
“ The true animated standout of 2010. It has a pretty good, straightforward story and perhaps the best animation in a CGI movie ever. ” - rlevi14
 
15.
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius. (127 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ Another movie I don't really know what to say about other than that it's pretty awesome. ” - rlevi14
 
16.
Metropolis (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences. (153 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ The earliest dystopian movie (or at least one of the earliest if it isn't). It's seen in pretty much ever sci-fi movie. The special effects are still pretty awesome. The story isn't quite so developed as I would have liked but its influence on other stories is quite huge. You can see the influence it had on the #1 movie. ” - rlevi14
 
17.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
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. (201 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ I dislike The LOTR movies for being so long and boring but no one can deny that the last hour of the third is pretty awesome. ” - rlevi14
 
18.
Enter the Dragon (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover. (102 mins.)
Director: Robert Clouse
“ The best martial arts movie. ” - rlevi14
 
19.
Superman II (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth. (127 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
“ Another awesome movie. ” - rlevi14
 
20.
Spirited Away (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts. (125 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
“ The best non-action anime movie. Actually, it's also probably the best anime ever. ” - rlevi14
 
21.
Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Scientists genetically create a new Pokémon, Mewtwo, but the results are horrific and disastrous. (96 mins.)
“ When did I see this? About 10 years ago. This movie isn't for kids. I'm not kidding. Don't let the fact that this is based on a video game fool you. It's more awesome than most of the animated movies coming out today. The American edit is alright but there were much more mature themes in the Japanese version. This movie is pretty cool. Okay, maybe it's just the nostalgia. Oh well, it's staying at #20. ” - rlevi14
 
22.
Shrek (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, an ogre agrees to rescue a princess for a villainous lord in order to get his land back. (90 mins.)
“ I used to not like animated movies until I saw this. This was an awesome movie. ” - rlevi14
 
23.
The Little Mermaid (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order to meet a human prince on land. (83 mins.)
“ Sure, they changed H.C. Andersen's story quite a bit and there really isn't any useful moral in it but who cares? It's awesome, especially with the songs by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman (R.I.P.). I certainly do miss Howard Ashman. Alan Menken's pretty talented but the songs in Tangled aren't as awesome as any in Aladdin or The Little Mermaid. The animation is some of the best in a traditionally animated feature. ” - rlevi14
 
24.
The Lost World (1925)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam. (106 mins.)
Director: Harry O. Hoyt
“ Being a silent movie, the story had to be kind of simple. And I like it that way. ” - rlevi14
 
25.
Finding Nemo (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home. (100 mins.)
“ Pixar's best animated feature, in my opinion. ” - rlevi14