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Poll: Best Movie by Year on Rotten Tomatoes (1950-1984)

Each of these films was the highest rated film of its year.

Which one was the best of this lot?

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    All About Eve (1950)

    Best Film of 1950

    Average Rating: 9.1/10 from 64 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 100 %

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    Rashômon (1950)

    Best Film of 1951

    Average Rating: 9.3/10 from 49 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 100 %

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    Singin' in the Rain (1952)

    Best Film of 1952

    Average Rating: 9.2/10 from 48 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 100 %

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    Tokyo Story (1953)

    Best Film of 1953

    Average Rating: 9.7/10 from 41 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 100 %

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    Rear Window (1954)

    Best Film of 1954

    Average Rating: 8.9/10 from 63 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 100 %

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    The Night of the Hunter (1955)

    Best Film of 1955

    Average Rating: 9.1/10 from 63 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 98 %

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    Seven Samurai (1954)

    Best Film of 1956

    Average Rating: 9.3/10 from 57 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 100 %

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    12 Angry Men (1957)

    Best Film of 1957

    Average Rating: 8.9/10 from 48 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 100 %

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    Vertigo (1958)

    Best Film of 1958

    Average Rating: 8.8/10 from 64 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 97 %

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    North by Northwest (1959)

    Best Film of 1959

    Average Rating: 9/10 from 64 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 100 %

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    Psycho (1960)

    Best Film of 1960

    Average Rating: 9.2/10 from 84 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 96 %

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    Breathless (1960)

    Best Film of 1961

    Average Rating: 8.7/10 from 61 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 97 %

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    Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

    Best Film of 1962

    Average Rating: 9.1/10 from 77 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 97 %

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    The Leopard (1963)

    Best Film of 1963

    Average Rating: 9.1/10 from 45 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 100 %

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    A Hard Day's Night (1964)

    Best Film of 1964

    Average Rating: 8.5/10 from 102 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 98 %

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    Repulsion (1965)

    Best Film of 1965

    Average Rating: 8.9/10 from 60 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 100 %

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    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

    Best Film of 1966

    Average Rating: 8.9/10 from 68 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 97 %

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    The Battle of Algiers (1966)

    Best Film of 1967

    Average Rating: 9/10 from 80 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 99 %

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    Rosemary's Baby (1968)

    Best Film of 1968

    Average Rating: 8.8/10 from 69 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 99 %

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    Army of Shadows (1969)

    Best Film of 1969

    Average Rating: 8.6/10 from 73 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 97 %

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    The Conformist (1970)

    Best Film of 1970

    Average Rating: 8.9/10 from 50 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 100 %

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    The Last Picture Show (1971)

    Best Film of 1971

    Average Rating: 9.1/10 from 51 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 100 %

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    The Godfather (1972)

    Best Film of 1972

    Average Rating: 9.2/10 from 84 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 99 %

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    Playtime (1967)

    Best Film of 1973

    Average Rating: 8.8/10 from 41 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 100 %

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    The Godfather: Part II (1974)

    Best Film of 1974

    Average Rating: 9.5/10 from 72 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 97 %

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    Jaws (1975)

    Best Film of 1975

    Average Rating: 9.2/10 from 74 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 97 %

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    Taxi Driver (1976)

    Best Film of 1976

    Average Rating: 9/10 from 71 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 99 %

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    Annie Hall (1977)

    Best Film of 1977

    Average Rating: 8.9/10 from 66 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 98 %

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    The Last Waltz (1978)

    Best Film of 1978

    Average Rating: 8.4/10 from 44 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 98 %

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    Alien (1979)

    Best Film of 1979

    Average Rating: 9/10 from 102 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 97 %

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    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

    Best Film of 1980

    Average Rating: 8.9/10 from 88 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 94 %

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    Das Boot (1981)

    Best Film of 1981

    Average Rating: 9/10 from 46 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 98 %

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    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

    Best Film of 1982

    Average Rating: 9.2/10 from 112 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 98 %

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    The Right Stuff (1983)

    Best Film of 1983

    Average Rating: 8.9/10 from 43 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 98 %

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    The Terminator (1984)

    Best Film of 1984

    Average Rating: 8.8/10 from 56 Reviews

    TOMATOMETER - 100 %


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