Top 250 of the 1001 Greatest Movies of All Time

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There are a gorgeous number of things to do in this world, plus I am a bit of a movie lover so this is a wonderful way to see some of the great movies.

1 The Godfather 1972 Francis Ford Coppola
2 Seven Samurai 1954 Akira Kurosawa
3 The Godfather: Part II 1974 Francis Ford Coppola
4 Pulp Fiction 1994 Quentin Tarantino
5 12 Angry Men 1957 Sidney Lumet
6 Lawrence of Arabia 1962 David Lean
7 Schindler’s List 1993 Steven Spielberg
8 Sunset Blvd. 1950 Billy Wilder
9 M 1931 Fritz Lang
10 Modern Times 1936 Charlie Chaplin
11 Goodfellas 1990 Martin Scorsese
12 Spirited Away 2001 Hayao Miyazaki
13 City Lights 1931 Charles Chaplin
14 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 1966 Sergio Leone
15 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 1964 Stanley Kubrick
16 Apocalypse Now 1979 Francis Coppola
17 Casablanca 1942 Michael Curtiz
18 The Shawshank Redemption 1994 Frank Darabont
19 Rear Window 1954 Alfred Hitchcock
20 Citizen Kane 1941 Orson Welles
21 Vertigo 1958 Alfred Hitchcock
22 Bicycle Thieves 1948 Vittorio De Sica
23 Taxi Driver 1976 Martin Scorsese
24 Rashomon 1950 Akira Kurosawa
25 Psycho 1960 Alfred Hitchcock
26 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest 1975 Milos Forman
27 The Third Man 1949 Carol Reed
28 Once Upon a Time in the West 1968 Sergio Leone
29 Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back 1980 Irvin Kershner
30 On the Waterfront 1954 Elia Kazan
31 Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope 1977 George Lucas
32 Singin’ in the Rain 1952 Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly
33 Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981 Steven Spielberg
34 The Dark Knight 2008 Christopher Nolan
35 Chinatown 1974 Roman Polanski
36 The 400 Blows 1959 François Truffaut
37 Metropolis 1927 Fritz Lang
38 Fanny and Alexander 1982 Ingmar Bergman
39 Paths of Glory 1957 Stanley Kubrick
40 Double Indemnity 1944 Billy Wilder
41 The Night of the Hunter 1955 Charles Laughton
42 Ikiru 1952 Akira Kurosawa
43 Sunrise 1927 F.W. Murnau
44 2001: A Space Odyssey 1968 Stanley Kubrick
45 It’s a Wonderful Life 1946 Frank Capra
46 Raging Bull 1980 Martin Scorsese
47 North by Northwest 1959 Alfred Hitchcock
48 The Wages of Fear 1953 Henri-Georges Clouzot
49 Tokyo Story 1953 Yasujirô Ozu
50 All About Eve 1950 Joseph L. Mankiewicz
51 The Silence of the Lambs 1991 Jonathan Demme
52 A Separation 2011 Asghar Farhadi
53 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 Peter Jackson
54 Ran 1985 Akira Kurosawa
55 Persona 1966 Ingmar Bergman
56 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002 Peter Jackson
57 The Seventh Seal 1957 Ingmar Bergman
58 Grave of the Fireflies 1988 Isao Takahata
59 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre 1948 John Huston
60 1963 Federico Fellini
61 Alien 1979 Ridley Scott
62 The Battle of Algiers 1966 Gillo Pontecorvo
63 The General 1926 Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton
64 The Passion of Joan of Arc 1928 Carl Th. Dreyer
65 Toy Story 1995 John Lasseter
66 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 Peter Jackson
67 Toy Story 3 2010 Lee Unkrich
68 The Gold Rush 1925 Charles Chaplin
69 Yojimbo 1961 Akira Kurosawa
70 The Great Dictator 1940 Charles Chaplin
71 City of God 2002 Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund
72 Wild Strawberries 1957 Ingmar Bergman
73 Stalker 1979 Andrey Tarkovskiy
74 The Apartment 1960 Billy Wilder
75 The Bridge on the River Kwai 1957 David Lean
76 Touch of Evil 1958 Orson Welles
77 Saving Private Ryan 1998 Steven Spielberg
78 Back to the Future 1985 Robert Zemeckis
79 Pan’s Labyrinth 2006 Guillermo del Toro
80 Andrei Rublev 1966 Andrey Tarkovskiy
81 Annie Hall 1977 Woody Allen
82 Some Like It Hot 1959 Billy Wilder
83 The Wizard of Oz 1939 Victor Fleming
84 The Lives of Others 2006 Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
85 Three Colors: Red 1994 Krzysztof Kieslowski
86 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004 Michel Gondry
87 It Happened One Night 1934 Frank Capra
88 WALL·E 2008 Andrew Stanton
89 Aliens 1986 James Cameron
90 Amadeus 1984 Milos Forman
91 Monty Python and the Holy Grail 1975 Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
92 La Dolce Vita 1960 Federico Fellini
93 La Grande Illusion 1937 Jean Renoir
94 Das Boot 1981 Wolfgang Petersen
95 L.A. Confidential 1997 Curtis Hanson
96 The Kid 1921 Charlie Chaplin
97 Cinema Paradiso 1988 Giuseppe Tornatore
98 The Maltese Falcon 1941 John Huston
99 Blade Runner 1982 Ridley Scott
100 Paris, Texas 1984 Wim Wenders
101 A Clockwork Orange 1971 Stanley Kubrick
102 The Shining 1980 Stanley Kubrick
103 The Best Years of Our Lives 1946 William Wyler
104 Fargo 1996 Joel Coen
105 Reservoir Dogs 1992 Quentin Tarantino
106 Unforgiven 1992 Clint Eastwood
107 My Neighbor Totoro 1988 Hayao Miyazaki
108 The Wild Bunch 1969 Sam Peckinpah
109 Memento 2000 Christopher Nolan
110 The Pianist 2002 Roman Polanski
111 Wings of Desire 1987 Wim Wenders
112 The Rules of the Game 1939 Jean Renoir
113 Notorious 1946 Alfred Hitchcock
114 La strada 1954 Federico Fellini
115 Aguirre, the Wrath of God 1972 Werner Herzog
116 Cool Hand Luke 1967 Stuart Rosenberg
117 Badlands 1973 Terrence Malick
118 Brazil 1985 Terry Gilliam
119 Witness for the Prosecution 1957 Billy Wilder
120 The Conversation 1974 Francis Ford Coppola
121 Rebecca 1940 Alfred Hitchcock
122 Solaris 1972 Andrey Tarkovskiy
123 The Red Shoes 1948 Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
124 Le notti di Cabiria 1957 Federico Fellini
125 In the Mood for Love 2000 Kar Wai Wong
126 Three Colors: Blue 1993 Krzysztof Kieslowski
127 The Lion King 1994 Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff
128 Come and See 1985 E. Klimov
129 Jaws 1975 Steven Spielberg
130 To Kill a Mockingbird 1962 Robert Mulligan
131 La Haine 1995 Mathieu Kassovitz
132 Once Upon a Time in America 1984 Sergio Leone
133 Les diaboliques 1955 H.G. Clouzot
134 Up 2009 Pete Docter, Bob Peterson
135 Princess Mononoke 1997 Hayao Miyazaki
136 The Searchers 1956 John Ford
137 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari 1920 Robert Wiene
138 Barry Lyndon 1975 Stanley Kubrick
139 Gone with the Wind 1939 Victor Fleming
140 The Grapes of Wrath 1940 John Ford
141 Before Sunset 2004 Richard Linklater
142 All the President’s Men 1976 Alan J. Pakula
143 The Usual Suspects 1995 Bryan Singer
144 There Will Be Blood 2007 Paul Thomas Anderson
145 Whiplash 2014 Damien Chazelle
146 Breathless 1960 Jean-Luc Godard
147 Strangers on a Train 1951 Alfred Hitchcock
148 The Hustler 1961 Robert Rossen
149 The Departed 2006 Martin Scorsese
150 The Deer Hunter 1978 Michael Cimino
151 Do the Right Thing 1989 Spike Lee
152 The Sting 1973 George Roy Hill
153 Network 1976 Sidney Lumet
154 The Manchurian Candidate 1962 John Frankenheimer
155 Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991 James Cameron
156 The Big Sleep 1946 Howard Hawks
157 Kind Hearts and Coronets 1949 Robert Hamer
158 American Beauty 1999 Sam Mendes
159 Amelie 2001 Jean-Pierre Jeunet
160 The Philadelphia Story 1940 George Cukor
161 Before Sunrise 1995 Richard Linklater
162 No Country for Old Men 2007 Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
163 Fight Club 1999 David Fincher
164 Manhattan 1979 Woody Allen
165 Full Metal Jacket 1987 Stanley Kubrick
166 Inception 2010 Christopher Nolan
167 Sweet Smell of Success 1957 Alexander Mackendrick
168 Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 1966 Mike Nichols
169 12 Years a Slave 2013 Steve McQueen
170 Dog Day Afternoon 1975 Sidney Lumet
171 The Last Picture Show 1971 Peter Bogdanovich
172 This Is Spinal Tap 1984 Rob Reiner
173 Festen 1998
174 Se7en 1995 David Fincher
175 Le Samouraï 1967 Jean-Pierre Melville
176 Days of Heaven 1978 Terrence Malick
177 Rosemary’s Baby 1968 Roman Polanski
178 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1939 Frank Capra
179 Anatomy of a Murder 1959 Otto Preminger
180 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 1962 John Ford
181 The French Connection 1971 William Friedkin
182 Die Hard 1988 John McTiernan
183 Battleship Potemkin 1925 S.M. Eisenstein
184 Duck Soup 1933 Leo McCarey
185 The Killing 1956 Stanley Kubrick
186 High Noon 1952 Fred Zinnemann
187 Finding Nemo 2003 Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich
188 Let the Right One In 2008 Tomas Alfredson
189 His Girl Friday 1940 Howard Hawks
190 Inside Out 2015 Pete Docter, Ronaldo Del Carmen
191 Rio Bravo 1959 Howard Hawks
192 Oldboy 2003 Chan-wook Park
193 The Princess Bride 1987 Rob Reiner
194 Les enfants du paradis 1945 Marcel Carné
195 Ugetsu monogatari 1953 Kenji Mizoguchi
196 Throne of Blood 1957 Akira Kurosawa
197 Patton: A Salute to a Rebel 1970 Franklin J. Schaffner
198 Harakiri 1962 Masaki Kobayashi
199 Downfall 2004 Oliver Hirschbiegel
200 The Great Escape 1963 John Sturges
201 Life of Brian 1979 Terry Jones
202 Roman Holiday 1953 William Wyler
203 To Be or Not to Be 1942 Ernst Lubitsch
204 All Quiet on the Western Front 1930 Lewis Milestone
205 Django Unchained 2012 Quentin Tarantino
206 Mad Max: Fury Road 2015 George Miller
207 Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter… and Spring 2003 Ki-duk Kim
208 Trainspotting 1996 Danny Boyle
209 The Army of Shadows 1969 Jean-Pierre Melville
210 A Streetcar Named Desire 1951 Elia Kazan
211 Rome, Open City 1945 Roberto Rossellini
212 The Social Network 2010 David Fincher
213 The Adventures of Robin Hood 1938 Michael Curtiz, William Keighley
214 The Man with No Name 2: For a Few Dollars More 1965 Sergio Leone
215 The King’s Speech 2010 Tom Hooper
216 The Mirror 1975 Andrey Tarkovskiy
217 A Man Escaped 1956 Robert Bresson
218 The Hunt 2012 Thomas Vinterberg
219 Young Frankenstein 1974 Mel Brooks
220 Sullivan’s Travels 1941 Preston Sturges
221 The Elephant Man 1980 David Lynch
222 Blue Velvet 1986 David Lynch
223 Au Revoir Les Enfants 1987 Louis Malle
224 Forrest Gump 1994 Robert Zemeckis
225 The Graduate 1967 Mike Nichols
226 Shadow of a Doubt 1943 Alfred Hitchcock
227 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly 2007 Julian Schnabel
228 Viridiana 1961 Luis Buñuell
229 Incendies 2010 Denis Villeneuve
230 Boyhood 2014 Richard Linklater
231 The Terminator 1984 James Cameron
232 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 1969 George Roy Hill
233 Night of the Living Dead 1968 George A. Romero
234 Chungking Express 1994 Kar Wai Wong
235 Beauty and the Beast 1946 Jean Cocteau
236 Rififi 1955 Jules Dassin
237 Bringing Up Baby 1938 Howard Hawks
238 Mary and Max 2009 Adam Elliot
239 How to Train Your Dragon 2010 Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders
240 Los Olvidados 1950 Luis Buñuel
241 The Exterminating Angel 1962 Luis Buñuel
242 A Prophet 2009 Jacques Audiard
243 Life Is Beautiful 1997 Roberto Benigni
244 Amores perros 2000 Alejandro González Iñárritu
245 The Matrix 1999 The Wachowski Brothers
246 Heat 1995 Michael Mann
247 Ratatouille 2007 Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava
248 All About My Mother 1999 Pedro Almodóvar
249 Before Midnight 2013 Richard Linklater
250 Nosferatu 1922 F.W. Murnau

 

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