The Top 100 Movies of All Time

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1

Star Wars

1977    George Lucas    Rated PG

Action    Adventure    Cyborg / Android / Robot

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The Empire Strikes Back

1980    Irvin Kershner    Rated PG

Action    Adventure    Cyborg / Android / Robot

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The Godfather

1972    Francis Ford Coppola    Rated R

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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Raiders of the Lost Ark

1981    Steven Spielberg    Rated PG

Action    Adventure    Costume Adventure

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The Shawshank Redemption

1994    Frank Darabont    Rated R

Buddy Film    Drama    Escape Film

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Pulp Fiction

1994    Quentin Tarantino    Rated R

Anthology Film    Crime    Crime Comedy

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The Godfather Part II

1974    Francis Ford Coppola    Rated R

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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Return of the Jedi

1983    Richard Marquand    Rated PG

Action    Adventure    Cyborg / Android / Robot

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Back to the Future

1985    Robert Zemeckis    Rated PG

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Americana

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Rear Window

1954    Alfred Hitchcock    Rated PG

Mystery    Psychological Thriller    Romance

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GoodFellas

1990    Martin Scorsese    Rated R

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Crime

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Fight Club

1999    David Fincher    Rated R

Black Comedy    Comedy Drama    Drama

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Ikiru

1952    Akira Kurosawa    Not Rated

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Medical Drama

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Casablanca

1942    Michael Curtiz    Rated PG

Drama    Romance    Romantic Drama

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City Lights

1931    Charles Chaplin    Rated G

Comedy Drama    Drama    Melodrama

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

1975    Milos Forman    Rated R

Comedy Drama    Drama    Medical Drama

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Seven Samurai

1954    Akira Kurosawa    Not Rated

Drama    Ensemble Film    Foreign Language Film

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North by Northwest

1959    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Chase Movie    Mystery    Romance

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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

1989    Steven Spielberg    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Adventure

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Alien

1979    Ridley Scott    Rated R

Body Horror    Cyborg / Android / Robot    Horror

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Citizen Kane

1941    Orson Welles    Not Rated

Drama    Period Film

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Yojimbo

1961    Akira Kurosawa    Not Rated

Action    Action Comedy    Adventure

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The Shining

1980    Stanley Kubrick    Rated R

Ghost Film    Haunted House Film    Horror

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Reservoir Dogs

1992    Quentin Tarantino    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Ensemble Film

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Double Indemnity

1944    Billy Wilder    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Femme Fatale

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Ghostbusters

1984    Ivan Reitman    Rated PG

Comedy    Fantasy    Fantasy Comedy

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The Dark Knight

2008    Christopher Nolan    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Based-on-Comics

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The Apartment

1960    Billy Wilder    Not Rated

Comedy Drama    Drama    Romance

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M

1931    Fritz Lang    Not Rated

Foreign Language Film    Police Detective Film    Psychological Thriller

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The Third Man

1949    Carol Reed    Not Rated

British Noir    Mystery    Psychological Thriller

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35

Taxi Driver

1976    Martin Scorsese    Rated R

Drama    Prostitution Film    Psychological Drama

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Se7en

1995    David Fincher    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Police Detective Film

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Die Hard

1988    John McTiernan    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Holiday Film

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Rashômon

1950    Akira Kurosawa    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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39

Blade Runner

1982    Ridley Scott    Rated R

Action    Cyberpunk / Tech Noir    Cyborg / Android / Robot

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Psycho

1960    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Horror    Psychological Horror    Psychological Thriller

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Apocalypse Now

1979    Francis Ford Coppola    Rated R

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Anti-War Film

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Vertigo

1958    Alfred Hitchcock    Rated PG

Femme Fatale    Mindbender    Mystery

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The Princess Bride

1987    Rob Reiner    Rated PG

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Comedy

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The Usual Suspects

1995    Bryan Singer    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Ensemble Film

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The Night of the Hunter

1955    Charles Laughton    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Film Noir

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12 Angry Men

1957    Sidney Lumet    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Courtroom Drama    Drama

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Chinatown

1974    Roman Polanski    Rated R

Detective Film    Femme Fatale    Mystery

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51

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

1986    John Hughes    Rated PG13

Comedy    Coming-of-Age    Teen Movie

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Aliens

1986    James Cameron    Rated R

Action    Body Horror    Cyborg / Android / Robot

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The General

1926    Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton    Not Rated

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Touch of Evil

1958    Orson Welles    Not Rated

Crime    Film Noir    Mystery

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The Bicycle Thief

1948    Vittorio De Sica    Not Rated

Coming-of-Age    Crime    Crime Drama

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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

1948    John Huston    Not Rated

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Drama

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Paths of Glory

1957    Stanley Kubrick    Not Rated

Anti-War Film    Drama    Message Movie

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Notorious

1946    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Film Noir    Mystery    Political Thriller

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Schindler's List

1993    Steven Spielberg    Rated R

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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The 400 Blows

1959    François Truffaut    Not Rated

Childhood Drama    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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Jaws

1975    Steven Spielberg    Rated PG

Adventure    Horror    Monster Film

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Full Metal Jacket

1987    Stanley Kubrick    Rated R

Anti-War Film    Combat Films    Drama

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

2001    Peter Jackson    Rated PG13

Adventure    Epic    Fantasy

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Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

1927    F.W. Murnau    Not Rated

Drama    Melodrama    Romance

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Forrest Gump

1994    Robert Zemeckis    Rated PG13

Americana    Comedy Drama    Drama

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It Happened One Night

1934    Frank Capra    Not Rated

Comedy    Pre-Code Hollywood    Road Movie

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Saving Private Ryan

1998    Steven Spielberg    Rated R

Combat Films    Ensemble Film    Epic

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The Seventh Seal

1957    Ingmar Bergman    Not Rated

Drama    Fantasy    Foreign Language Film

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The Terminator

1984    James Cameron    Rated R

Action    Cyberpunk / Tech Noir    Cyborg / Android / Robot

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Persona

1966    Ingmar Bergman    Not Rated

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Mindbender

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Modern Times

1936    Charles Chaplin    Rated G

Comedy    Satire    Silent Film

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Strangers on a Train

1951    Alfred Hitchcock    Rated PG

Crime    Crime Thriller    Film Noir

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The Big Lebowski

1998    Ethan & Joel Coen    Rated R

Buddy Film    Comedy    Crime

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Sunset Blvd.

1950    Billy Wilder    Not Rated

Drama    Femme Fatale    Film Noir

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Memento

2000    Christopher Nolan    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Mindbender

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Toy Story

1995    John Lasseter    Rated G

Adventure    Animation    Comedy

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

2003    Peter Jackson    Rated PG13

Adventure    Epic    Fantasy

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The Professional

1994    Luc Besson    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Buddy Film

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On the Waterfront

1954    Elia Kazan    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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The Passion of Joan of Arc

1928    Carl Theodor Dreyer    Not Rated

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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Network

1976    Sidney Lumet    Rated R

Black Comedy    Comedy Drama    Drama

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83

Cool Hand Luke

1967    Stuart Rosenberg    Not Rated

Drama    Prison Film

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8 1/2

1963    Federico Fellini    Not Rated

Comedy Drama    Drama    Ensemble Film

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The Maltese Falcon

1941    John Huston    Not Rated

Crime    Detective Film    Femme Fatale

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High and Low

1963    Akira Kurosawa    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Crime Thriller

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Raging Bull

1980    Martin Scorsese    Rated R

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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Jurassic Park

1993    Steven Spielberg    Rated PG13

Action    Fantasy    Prehistoric Fantasy

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The Philadelphia Story

1940    George Cukor    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Comedy    Romance

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Le samouraï

1967    Jean-Pierre Melville    Rated PG

Crime    Crime Thriller    Foreign Language Film

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Wild Strawberries

1957    Ingmar Bergman    Not Rated

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Psychological Drama

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Fargo

1996    Ethan & Joel Coen    Rated R

Americana    Black Comedy    Crime

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Shadow of a Doubt

1943    Alfred Hitchcock    Rated PG

Crime    Crime Thriller    Film Noir

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97

Badlands

1973    Terrence Malick    Rated PG

Americana    Based-on-a-True-Story    Crime

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Rocky

1976    John G. Avildsen    Rated PG

Drama    Sports Drama

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99

His Girl Friday

1940    Howard Hawks    Not Rated

Comedy    Media Satire    Romance

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The Conversation

1974    Francis Ford Coppola    Rated PG

Drama    Paranoid Thriller    Psychological Drama

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