Three Lists of Best Movies, Compiled Into One

2012-01-07

I’ve taken the Top 100 rated movies from IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes, and Empire (alternative list) and compiled* it into one big list! Have you seen them all?

  1. The Godfather
  2. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  3. Citizen Kane
  4. Seven Samurai
  5. The Shawshank Redemption
  6. The Third Man
  7. Chinatown
  8. Aliens
  9. Pulp Fiction
  10. Star Wars Episode V: Empire Strikes Back
  11. 12 Angry Men
  12. Goodfellas
  13. The Godfather: Part II
  14. Fight Club
  15. The Dark Knight
  16. Raiders of the Lost Ark
  17. Singin’ in the Rain
  18. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  19. Rear Window
  20. Once Upon a Time in the West
  21. Casablanca
  22. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
  23. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  24. Apocalypse Now
  25. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  26. North by Northwest
  27. Schindler’s List
  28. Taxi Driver
  29. The Matrix
  30. Jaws
  31. The 400 Blows (Les Quatre cents coups)
  32. Psycho
  33. On the Waterfront
  34. Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  35. Alien
  36. The Evil Dead
  37. Modern Times
  38. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  39. The Usual Suspects
  40. Back to the Future
  41. Vertigo
  42. Raging Bull
  43. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
  44. City Lights
  45. A Clockwork Orange
  46. Sunset Boulevard
  47. M
  48. The Shining
  49. Man on Wire
  50. Toy Story
  51. Toy Story 2
  52. Taxi to the Dark Side
  53. The Apartment
  54. 2001: A Space Odyssey
  55. All About Eve
  56. The Wizard of Oz
  57. A Hard Day’s Night
  58. A Separation
  59. Deliver Us From Evil
  60. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  61. Rashômon (Rashomon) (In the Woods)
  62. Kind Hearts and Coronets
  63. Some Like It Hot
  64. Waste Land
  65. Afghan Star
  66. Inception
  67. Lawrence of Arabia
  68. Aruitemo Aruitemo (Still Walking)
  69. Poetry
  70. City of God
  71. Le Gout Des Autres (The Taste of Others) (It Takes All Kinds)
  72. Blade Runner
  73. The Sweet Hereafter
  74. The Silence of the Lambs
  75. King Kong (1933)
  76. Se7en
  77. Forrest Gump
  78. Last Train Home
  79. Die Hard
  80. It’s a Wonderful Life
  81. Laura
  82. Tokyo Story (Tôkyô Monogatari)
  83. Gone with the Wind
  84. Memento
  85. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  86. Leon: The Professional
  87. Repulsion
  88. American Beauty
  89. Cool Hand Luke
  90. American History X
  91. Andrei Rublev
  92. The Adventures of Robin Hood
  93. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  94. The Last Picture Show
  95. Heat
  96. The Philadelphia Story
  97. The Terminator
  98. Il Conformista (The Conformist)
  99. The Maltese Falcon
  100. Toy Story 3
  101. All the President’s Men
  102. Saving Private Ryan
  103. The Big Lebowski
  104. Battleship Potemkin
  105. Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone
  106. Spirited Away
  107. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
  108. This Is Spinal Tap
  109. Paths of Glory
  110. The Bride of Frankenstein
  111. Amélie
  112. Frankenstein
  113. 8 ½
  114. Mary Poppins
  115. The Pianist
  116. Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr.
  117. Donnie Darko
  118. L.A. Confidential
  119. The Crying Game
  120. WALL·E
  121. The Departed
  122. The Grapes of Wrath
  123. Double Indemnity
  124. Il Gattopardo (The Leopard)
  125. La Dolce Vita
  126. Oldboy
  127. Casino Royale
  128. The Lives of Others
  129. Pray the Devil Back to Hell
  130. His Girl Friday
  131. The Wages of Fear
  132. Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  133. Three Colors: Blue (Trois Couleurs: Bleu)
  134. Come and See
  135. Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari. (The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari)
  136. La Règle du Jeu (The Rules of the Game)
  137. To Kill a Mockingbird
  138. Life Is Beautiful
  139. Pinocchio – Walt Disney
  140. The Graduate
  141. Rebecca
  142. Requiem for a Dream
  143. Reservoir Dogs
  144. Harold and Maude
  145. Top Hat
  146. Bob Roberts
  147. Das Boot
  148. Edward Scissorhands
  149. Husbands and Wives
  150. Annie Hall
  151. Once Upon a Time in America
  152. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior
  153. The Prestige
  154. Three Colours: Red
  155. Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness
  156. Stand by Me
  157. The African Queen
  158. The Night of the Hunter
  159. We Were Here
  160. Anatomy of a Murder
  161. The Green Mile
  162. Before Sunrise
  163. Cinema Paradiso
  164. A Matter of Life and Death
  165. Rio Bravo
  166. The Great Dictator
  167. Fanny och Alexander (Fanny and Alexander)
  168. Manhattan
  169. Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  170. Playtime (Play Time)
  171. Spartacus
  172. Rosemary’s Baby
  173. Searching for Bobby Fischer
  174. Gladiator
  175. Live-in Maid (Cama adentro)
  176. The Thin Red Line
  177. Sita Sings the Blues
  178. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
  179. Batman Begins
  180. Full Metal Jacket
  181. Spoorloos (The Vanishing)
  182. Amadeus
  183. The Great Escape
  184. The Killer (Dip huet seung hung)
  185. Brazil
  186. The Order of Myths
  187. Henry V
  188. Bicycle Thieves
  189. Blue Velvet
  190. I Am Cuba (Soy Cuba)
  191. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
  192. Carrie
  193. Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune
  194. Braveheart
  195. The Gold Rush
  196. The King of Comedy
  197. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  198. The Bridge on the River Kwai
  199. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
  200. Hukkle
  201. Magnolia
  202. Pan’s Labyrinth
  203. Local Hero
  204. When Harry Met Sally
  205. Metropolis
  206. My Left Foot
  207. Quai des Orfevres (Quay of the Goldsmiths) (Jenny Lamour)
  208. Spirit of the Beehive
  209. The Birth of a Nation
  210. The Invisible Man
  211. The Wild Bunch
  212. Unforgiven
  213. The Killers
  214. Yojimbo
  215. Downfall
  216. The Odd Couple
  217. Anita O’Day: The Life of a Jazz Singer
  218. The Sting
  219. Au Hasard Balthazar
  220. Inglourious Basterds
  221. Ikiru (Doomed) (Living) (To Live)
  222. Meet Me In St. Louis
  223. Network
  224. Princess Mononoke

*Consolidation was done like this: position in list was converted to score (position 1 = 100 points, 2 = 99 points etc), then all points were added together.