Best Movies of All Time – These are the Top 100 Movies of All Time.

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These are the best movies of all time: I have compiled the lists of the 100 Top Movies of All Time, according to both TimeOut Magazine, IMDB, as well as Reddit and Quora users. Dig in and get inspiration.

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The best movie of all time on IMDB is The Shawshank Redemption, but the film doesn’t even appear on the Top 100 Movies List by TimeOut Magazine.

If you agree with the list, or if you think a movie have been left out, then share your opinion in the comment section below the article. Scroll down to see the alternative Top 100 Films of All Time list by Timeout Magazine, plus the Top 10 Movies of All Time according to Reddit and Quora Users.

What are the Best Movies of All Time?

The best movies of all time according to IMDB are:

  1. The Shawshank Redemption

    • Year: 1994
    • Movie Length: 2h 22m
    • Rating: 9.3 (2.9M)
  2. The Godfather

    • Year: 1972
    • Movie Length: 2h 55m
    • Rating: 9.2 (2M)
  3. The Dark Knight

    • Year: 2008
    • Movie Length: 2h 32m
    • Rating: 9.0 (2.8M)
  4. The Godfather Part II

    • Year: 1974
    • Movie Length: 3h 22m
    • Rating: 9.0 (1.3M)
  5. 12 Angry Men

    • Year: 1957
    • Movie Length: 1h 36m
    • Rating: 9.0 (853K)
  6. Schindler’s List

    • Year: 1993
    • Movie Length: 3h 15m
    • Rating: 9.0 (1.4M)
  7. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    • Year: 2003
    • Movie Length: 3h 21m
    • Rating: 9.0 (2M)
  8. Pulp Fiction

    • Year: 1994
    • Movie Length: 2h 34m
    • Rating: 8.9 (2.2M)
  9. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    • Year: 2001
    • Movie Length: 2h 58m
    • Rating: 8.9 (2M)
  10. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    • Year: 1966
    • Movie Length: 2h 58m
    • Rating: 8.8 (803K)
  11. Forrest Gump

    • Year: 1994
    • Movie Length: 2h 22m
    • Rating: 8.8 (2.2M)
  12. Fight Club

    • Year: 1999
    • Movie Length: 2h 19m
    • Rating: 8.8 (2.3M)
  13. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    • Year: 2002
    • Movie Length: 2h 59m
    • Rating: 8.8 (1.8M)
  14. Inception

    • Year: 2010
    • Movie Length: 2h 28m
    • Rating: 8.8 (2.5M)
  15. Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back

    • Year: 1980
    • Movie Length: 2h 4m
    • Rating: 8.7 (1.4M)
  16. The Matrix

    • Year: 1999
    • Movie Length: 2h 16m
    • Rating: 8.7 (2M)
  17. Goodfellas

    • Year: 1990
    • Movie Length: 2h 25m
    • Rating: 8.7 (1.2M)
  18. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

    • Year: 1975
    • Movie Length: 2h 13m
    • Rating: 8.7 (1.1M)
  19. Se7en

    • Year: 1995
    • Movie Length: 2h 7m
    • Rating: 8.6 (1.8M)
  20. It’s a Wonderful Life

    • Year: 1946
    • Movie Length: 2h 10m
    • Rating: 8.6 (495K)
  21. Interstellar

    • Year: 2014
    • Movie Length: 2h 49m
    • Rating: 8.7 (2.1M)
  22. Seven Samurai

    • Year: 1954
    • Movie Length: 3h 27m
    • Rating: 8.6 (364K)
  23. The Silence of the Lambs

    • Year: 1991
    • Movie Length: 1h 58m
    • Rating: 8.6 (1.5M)
  24. Saving Private Ryan

    • Year: 1998
    • Movie Length: 2h 49m
    • Rating: 8.6 (1.5M)
  25. City of God

    • Year: 2002
    • Movie Length: 2h 10m
    • Rating: 8.6 (794K)
  26. Life Is Beautiful

    • Year: 1997
    • Movie Length: 1h 56m
    • Rating: 8.6 (736K)
  27. The Green Mile

    • Year: 1999
    • Movie Length: 3h 9m
    • Rating: 8.6 (1.4M)
  28. Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    • Year: 1991
    • Movie Length: 2h 17m
    • Rating: 8.6 (1.2M)
  29. Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope

    • Year: 1977
    • Movie Length: 2h 1m
    • Rating: 8.6 (1.4M)
  30. Back to the Future

    • Year: 1985
    • Movie Length: 1h 56m
    • Rating: 8.5 (1.3M)
  31. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

    • Year: 2023
    • Movie Length: 2h 20m
    • Rating: 8.6 (343K)
  32. Spirited Away

    • Year: 2001
    • Movie Length: 2h 5m
    • Rating: 8.6 (835K)
  33. The Pianist

    • Year: 2002
    • Movie Length: 2h 30m
    • Rating: 8.5 (900K)
  34. Parasite

    • Year: 2019
    • Movie Length: 2h 12m
    • Rating: 8.5 (933K)
  35. Psycho

    • Year: 1960
    • Movie Length: 1h 49m
    • Rating: 8.5 (712K)
  36. Gladiator

    • Year: 2000
    • Movie Length: 2h 35m
    • Rating: 8.5 (1.6M)
  37. The Lion King

    • Year: 1994
    • Movie Length: 1h 28m
    • Rating: 8.5 (1.1M)
  38. Léon: The Professional

    • Year: 1994
    • Movie Length: 1h 50m
    • Rating: 8.5 (1.2M)
  39. The Departed

    • Year: 2006
    • Movie Length: 2h 31m
    • Rating: 8.5 (1.4M)
  40. American History X

    • Year: 1998
    • Movie Length: 1h 59m
    • Rating: 8.5 (1.2M)
  41. Whiplash

    • Year: 2014
    • Movie Length: 1h 46m
    • Rating: 8.5 (968K)
  42. The Prestige

    • Year: 2006
    • Movie Length: 2h 10m
    • Rating: 8.5 (1.4M)
  43. Grave of the Fireflies

    • Year: 1988
    • Movie Length: 1h 29m
    • Rating: 8.5 (305K)
  44. Harakiri

    • Year: 1962
    • Movie Length: 2h 13m
    • Rating: 8.6 (67K)
  45. The Usual Suspects

    • Year: 1995
    • Movie Length: 1h 46m
    • Rating: 8.5 (1.1M)
  46. Casablanca

    • Year: 1942
    • Movie Length: 1h 42m
    • Rating: 8.5 (601K)
  47. The Intouchables

    • Year: 2011
    • Movie Length: 1h 52m
    • Rating: 8.5 (918K)
  48. Modern Times

    • Year: 1936
    • Movie Length: 1h 27m
    • Rating: 8.5 (257K)
  49. Cinema Paradiso

    • Year: 1988
    • Movie Length: 2h 35m
    • Rating: 8.5 (280K)
  50. 12th Fail

    • Year: 2023
    • Movie Length: 2h 27m
    • Rating: 9.2 (94K)
  51. Rear Window

    • Year: 1954
    • Movie Length: 1h 52m
    • Rating: 8.5 (518K)
  52. Once Upon a Time in the West

    • Year: 1968
    • Movie Length: 2h 46m
    • Rating: 8.5 (347K)
  53. Alien

    • Year: 1979
    • Movie Length: 1h 57m
    • Rating: 8.5 (939K)
  54. City Lights

    • Year: 1931
    • Movie Length: 1h 27m
    • Rating: 8.5 (194K)
  55. Apocalypse Now

    • Year: 1979
    • Movie Length: 2h 27m
    • Rating: 8.4 (703K)
  56. Django Unchained

    • Year: 2012
    • Movie Length: 2h 45m
    • Rating: 8.5 (1.7M)
  57. Memento

    • Year: 2000
    • Movie Length: 1h 53m
    • Rating: 8.4 (1.3M)
  58. WALL·E

    • Year: 2008
    • Movie Length: 1h 38m
    • Rating: 8.4 (1.2M)
  59. Raiders of the Lost Ark

    • Year: 1981
    • Movie Length: 1h 55m
    • Rating: 8.4 (1M)
  60. The Lives of Others

    • Year: 2006
    • Movie Length: 2h 17m
    • Rating: 8.4 (407K)
  61. Sunset Blvd.

    • Year: 1950
    • Movie Length: 1h 50m
    • Rating: 8.4 (234K)
  62. Paths of Glory

    • Year: 1957
    • Movie Length: 1h 28m
    • Rating: 8.4 (210K)
  63. Avengers: Infinity War

    • Year: 2018
    • Movie Length: 2h 29m
    • Rating: 8.4 (1.2M)
  64. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    • Year: 2018
    • Movie Length: 1h 57m
    • Rating: 8.4 (657K)
  65. The Shining

    • Year: 1980
    • Movie Length: 2h 26m
    • Rating: 8.4 (1.1M)
  66. Witness for the Prosecution

    • Year: 1957
    • Movie Length: 1h 56m
    • Rating: 8.4 (136K)
  67. The Great Dictator

    • Year: 1940
    • Movie Length: 2h 5m
    • Rating: 8.4 (235K)
  68. Aliens

    • Year: 1986
    • Movie Length: 2h 17m
    • Rating: 8.4 (756K)
  69. Inglourious Basterds

    • Year: 2009
    • Movie Length: 2h 33m
    • Rating: 8.4 (1.6M)
  70. The Dark Knight Rises

    • Year: 2012
    • Movie Length: 2h 44m
    • Rating: 8.4 (1.8M)
  71. American Beauty

    • Year: 1999
    • Movie Length: 2h 2m
    • Rating: 8.3 (1.2M)
  72. Dr. Strangelove

    • Year: 1964
    • Movie Length: 1h 35m
    • Rating: 8.4 (514K)
  73. Oldboy

    • Year: 2003
    • Movie Length: 2h
    • Rating: 8.3 (627K)
  74. Coco

    • Year: 2017
    • Movie Length: 1h 45m
    • Rating: 8.4 (579K)
  75. Amadeus

    • Year: 1984
    • Movie Length: 2h 40m
    • Rating: 8.4 (424K)
  76. Toy Story

    • Year: 1995
    • Movie Length: 1h 21m
    • Rating: 8.3 (1.1M)
  77. The Boat (Das Boot)

    • Year: 1981
    • Movie Length: 2h 29m
    • Rating: 8.4 (262K)
  78. Braveheart

    • Year: 1995
    • Movie Length: 2h 58m
    • Rating: 8.3 (1.1M)
  79. Avengers: Endgame

    • Year: 2019
    • Movie Length: 3h 1m
    • Rating: 8.4 (1.2M)
  80. Joker

    • Year: 2019
    • Movie Length: 2h 2m
    • Rating: 8.4 (1.5M)
  81. Oppenheimer

    • Year: 2023
    • Movie Length: 3h
    • Rating: 8.4 (626K)
  82. Princess Mononoke

    • Year: 1997
    • Movie Length: 2h 14m
    • Rating: 8.3 (427K)
  83. Good Will Hunting

    • Year: 1997
    • Movie Length: 2h 6m
    • Rating: 8.3 (1.1M)
  84. Your Name.

    • Year: 2016
    • Movie Length: 1h 46m
    • Rating: 8.4 (312K)
  85. Once Upon a Time in America

    • Year: 1984
    • Movie Length: 3h 49m
    • Rating: 8.3 (374K)
  86. High and Low

    • Year: 1963
    • Movie Length: 2h 23m
    • Rating: 8.4 (52K)
  87. 3 Idiots

    • Year: 2009
    • Movie Length: 2h 50m
    • Rating: 8.4 (429K)
  88. Singin’ in the Rain

    • Year: 1952
    • Movie Length: 1h 43m
    • Rating: 8.3 (258K)
  89. Capernaum

    • Year: 2018
    • Movie Length: 2h 6m
    • Rating: 8.4 (103K)
  90. Requiem for a Dream

    • Year: 2000
    • Movie Length: 1h 42m
    • Rating: 8.3 (890K)
  91. Come and See

    • Year: 1985
    • Movie Length: 2h 22m
    • Rating: 8.4 (94K)
  92. Toy Story 3

    • Year: 2010
    • Movie Length: 1h 43m
    • Rating: 8.3 (884K)
  93. Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi

    • Year: 1983
    • Movie Length: 2h 11m
    • Rating: 8.3 (1.1M)
  94. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    • Year: 2004
    • Movie Length: 1h 48m
    • Rating: 8.3 (1.1M)
  95. The Hunt

    • Year: 2012
    • Movie Length: 1h 55m
    • Rating: 8.3 (359K)
  96. 2001: A Space Odyssey

    • Year: 1968
    • Movie Length: 2h 29m
    • Rating: 8.3 (712K)
  97. Poor Things

    • Year: 2023
    • Movie Length: 2h 21m
    • Rating: 8.4 (74K)
  98. Reservoir Dogs

    • Year: 1992
    • Movie Length: 1h 39m
    • Rating: 8.3 (1.1M)
  99. Ikiru

    • Year: 1952
    • Movie Length: 2h 23m
    • Rating: 8.3 (86K)
  100. Lawrence of Arabia

    • Year: 1962
    • Movie Length: 3h 38m
    • Rating: 8.3 (311K)

The IMDB Top 100 Best Movies of All Time above, is based on users ratings on the IMDB.com website.

Alternatively, the TimeOut Magazine publishes theirs own Top 100 Best Films of All Time, which is not based on user ratings, but based on  the opinions of TimeOut Magazine writers. This list may also be helpful to you, or give you inspiration:

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The Godfather Part 1 appear in Top 3 of the Top 100 Movies of All Time, on both IMDB.com, Timeout Magazine, and on the Reddit lists.

The Top 100 Movies of All Time.

This is the list of the Top 100 movies of all time according to Timeout Magazine:

  1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  2. The Godfather (1972)
  3. Citizen Kane (1941)
  4. Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975)
  5. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  6. La Dolce Vita (1960)
  7. Seven Samurai (1954)
  8. In the Mood for Love (2000)
  9. There Will Be Blood (2007)
  10. Singin’ in the Rain (1952)
  11. Goodfellas (1990)
  12. North by Northwest (1959)
  13. Mulholland Drive (2001)
  14. Bicycle Thieves (1948)
  15. The Dark Knight (2008)
  16. City Lights (1931)
  17. Grand Illusion (1937)
  18. His Girl Friday (1940)
  19. The Red Shoes (1948)
  20. Vertigo (1958)
  21. Beau Travail (1999)
  22. The Searchers (1956)
  23. Persona (1966)
  24. Do the Right Thing (1989)
  25. Rashomon (1950)
  26. The Rules of the Game (1939)
  27. Jaws (1975)
  28. Double Indemnity (1944)
  29. The 400 Blows (1959)
  30. Star Wars (1977)
  31. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
  32. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
  33. Alien (1979)
  34. Tokyo Story (1951)
  35. Pulp Fiction (1994)
  36. The Truman Show (1998)
  37. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  38. Psycho (1960)
  39. Sansho the Bailiff (1954)
  40. Andrei Rublev (1966)
  41. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
  42. Chinatown (1974)
  43. The Seventh Seal (1957)
  44. Lost in Translation (2003)
  45. Taxi Driver (1976)
  46. Spirited Away (2001)
  47. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
  48. Battleship Potemkin (1925)
  49. Modern Times (1936)
  50. Breathless (1960)
  51. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
  52. M (1931)
  53. Blade Runner (1982)
  54. The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972)
  55. Rome, Open City (1945)
  56. Nosferatu (1922)
  57. Airplane! (1980)
  58. Under the Skin (2013)
  59. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
  60. Apocalypse Now (1979)
  61. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
  62. Duck Soup (1933)
  63. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
  64. All the President’s Men (1976)
  65. The Apu trilogy (1955, 1956, 1959)
  66. The General (1926)
  67. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
  68. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
  69. Come and See (1985)
  70. Heat (1995)
  71. The Shining (1980)
  72. Toy Story (1995)
  73. Killer of Sheep (1977)
  74. A Woman Under the Influence (1974)
  75. Annie Hall (1977)
  76. Some Like It Hot (1959)
  77. Metropolis (1927)
  78. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  79. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
  80. It Happened One Night (1934)
  81. Die Hard (1988)
  82. The Conformist (1970)
  83. The Thing (1982)
  84. Daughters of the Dust (1991)
  85. Barry Lyndon (1975)
  86. Raging Bull (1980)
  87. Seven (1995)
  88. Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
  89. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
  90. No Country for Old Men (2007)
  91. Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)
  92. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
  93. Paths of Glory (1957)
  94. Secrets Lies (1996)
  95. Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
  96. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
  97. Nashville (1975)
  98. Don’t Look Now (1973)
  99. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
  100. Get Out (2017)

Top 10 Best Movies of All Time According to Reddit and Quora users:

Reddit and Quora are popular platforms where users discuss various topics, including movies. However, the opinions of users on these platforms vary greatly, and there of course isn’t an official or definitive list of the top 10 best movies of all time based on Reddit or Quora users. But after checking the various lists on the most popular Reddit and Quora threads, I have observed that the following movies and films keep appearing on Top 10 lists:

Best Movies of All time according to According to Reddit and Quora.

  1. The Godfather
  2. The Shawshank Redemption
  3. Pulp Fiction
  4. The Dark Knight
  5. Schindler’s List
  6. Forrest Gump
  7. Inception
  8. Fight Club
  9. The Lord of the Rings trilogy
  10. The Matrix

Of course, these are just a few examples, and opinions vary widely among users on these platforms.

My Personal Opinion:

My own Top 3 Movies of All Time, at the moment, are:

  1. The Secret in Their Eyes
  2. Forrest Gump
  3. The Shawshank Redemption

A possible number 4 is El Labyrinto Del Fauno (Pan’s Labyrinth).

Disagree? Thats fine 🙂 Add your own list in the comment section.

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