Do you know which are the best movies of all time? If you have seen our list on 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.
With a release that was rushed to coincide with the Allied invasion of North Africa, Casablanca was not expected to be a major blockbuster. This World War II drama, however, went on to win three Academy Awards including Best Picture.
City of God
This Brazilian crime drama is based on the true story of gangs and their rise to prominence in the Rio de Janeiro suburb of Cidade de Deus (City of God). It was critically acclaimed for its depiction of the events and many of the actors were even from the suburb itself.
Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope
Kicking off what would become one of the most influential science fiction sagas of all time, A New Hope paved the way in terms of special effects and set the precedent for the new age of big budget blockbusters that would follow.
Directed by Martin Scorsese, Goodfellas is often considered to be one of the greatest mob movies ever and was the inspiration behind David Chase’s popular HBO series The Sopranos.
Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring
The first of two Lord of the Rings films on this list,Fellowship of the Ring became famous among fans and critics alike for being the most faithful adaptation of Tolkien’s book.