Top Movies of All Time


The top movies of all time list is calculated by community movie ratings and members' "Top Movies List". Lists are updated daily and includes the top 100 movies.

1. The Shawshank Redemption

Year of Release: 1994
Overall Rating: 3.5 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Frank Darabont
Actors: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler, Clancy Brown, Gil Bellows
Plot: A young banker named Andy, has his life changed rapidly when he is convicted of the murder of his wife and lover, and sentenced to life in prison. As the story unfolds, Andy shows that he is a not a typical prisoner. With the help of his friend Redd, Andy makes the most of his prison life. The film takes place in the 1940's.

2. Fight Club

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: David Fincher
Actors: Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Helena Bonham Carter, Meat Loaf, Zach Grenier
Plot: An average thirty-something office worker gets so bored of his life he creates a local fighting club. The path of insanity and psychosis is inevitable.

3. The Godfather

Year of Release: 1972
Overall Rating: 3.5 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Actors: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Richard S. Castellano, Sterling Hayden
Plot: An organized crime leader gives up control of his "family" to his youngest son, Michael. The leader barely survives a battle between mobs, which leads Michael to begin a mob war against Sollozzo and tears the Corleone family apart.

4. The Dark Knight

Year of Release: 2008
Overall Rating: 3.4 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Christopher Nolan
Actors: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman
Plot: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker.

5. Pulp Fiction

Year of Release: 1994
Overall Rating: 3.4 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Actors: John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, Ving Rhames, Uma Thurman, Harvey Keitel
Plot: A story of four interweaving stories developing from hit men, boxers, ringleaders, and anyone else who is involved with a crime. Violence and crime are not far away.

6. Forrest Gump

Year of Release: 1994
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Actors: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright Penn, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, Sally Field
Plot: A "slow" man explains to people he meets on a park bench his life story which seems to encounter historic events.

7. Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Peter Jackson
Actors: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Orlando Bloom, John Rhys-Davies
Plot: A Hobbit by the name of Frodo is entrusted with an ancient ring, which is known to be very dangerous. He, along with other heroes such as elves and men, must travel to destroy it.

8. Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Year of Release: 2003
Overall Rating: 3.4 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Peter Jackson
Actors: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Sean Astin, Orlando Bloom, John Rhys-Davies
Plot: Frodo and Sam try to destroy "the one ring" while the rest fight their way through battles to help Frodo and Sam. Frodo is tempted, can Sam save him?

9. The Matrix

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Action
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Laurence Fishburne, Joe Pantoliano, Hugo Weaving, Gloria Foster
Plot: A computer programmer, Neo, finds that things are not how they seem. His life will get turned upside down when Morphius gives him a choice to see the truth.

10. Schindler's List

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 3.4 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Biography
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Steven Spielberg
Actors: Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall, Mark Ivanir, Embeth Davidtz
Plot: Schindler (played by Liam Neeson) tries to save the Jews by bringing as many as he can to an ammunitions plant that may not produce any ammunition.

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