Do you know which are the best movies of all time? If you have seen our list of the 25 worst movies ever then you know how laughably bad cinema can be. However, on today’s list, we are going to take a look at the top-rated movies of all time. By referencing the rating page on IMBD (Internet Movie Database), where viewers vote on the top 250 movies of all time, we have ranked the 25 best movies ever made according to popular opinion.
Known for its eclectic dialogue, non-linear story line, and numerous pop culture references, Pulp Fictionwas nominated for seven Oscars and won the Palme d’Or at Cannes Film festival in France.
The Godfather: Part II
Winning six Academy Awards, The Godfather: Part IIhas been selected for preservation in the U.S. National Film Registry and is widely considered one of the few examples in cinematic history where the sequel was on par with the original.
Although Shawshank Redemption barely covered its budget at the box office, it received very good reviews from critics and eventually became an all time favorite on cable TV and DVD.
As one of the most respected films ever, The Godfather has repeatedly been recognized as one of the best movies ever made. Never before had any film taken the insider perspective on a crime family the way it did and besides having one of the greatest casts, screenplays, and directors of all time it had a significant impact on western culture that has come to be known as the “Godfather Effect”.
Although after its initial release it faded from the spotlight, after World War II, Citizen Kane received critical acclaim abroad in countries like France. This led to the movie be “rediscovered” by American audiences and eventually achieving the legendary status it enjoys today at the top of many best movies lists, just like this one.