The 25 Best Movies Ever Made

Posted by on March 6, 2012

If you have seen our list of the 25 worst movies ever then you know how laughably bad cinema can be. Due to popular request, however, we have now decided to take a look at the other side of the coin. By referencing the ratings page on IMBD (Internet Movie Database), where viewers vote on the top 250 movies of all time, we determined the 25 best movies ever made according to popular opinion.


25

Silence of the Lambs

A sleeper hit that has over time gained widespread acclaim, Silence of the Lambs is only the third film in history to win Academy Awards in all the top five categories.

24

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Giving birth to one of the most popular action heroes of all time, Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark won four Academy Awards and set a new standard for special effects in action movies.

23

Rear Window

Considered by many critics to be Alfred Hitchcock’s best film, Rear Window has been referenced numerous time in popular culture and has been added to the National Film Registry due to its being culturally and historically significant.

22

Once Upon A Time In The West

An Italian Spaghetti Western directed by Sergio Leone, Once Upon A Time In The West followed the seemingly popular pattern of having a very negative reception at the box office only to go on and achieve legendary status among the greatest films of all time.

21

Matrix

A Wachowski brothers masterpiece, The Matrix has been widely regarded as one of the greatest sci-fi movies ever and besides influencing the genre heavily it set a new standard in Hollywood for action fight scenes with its now famous “bullet time” effect.