Best 10 Movies Of All Time

Choosing the greatest films of all time is a difficult undertaking. A film’s directing, acting, narrative, and cinematography go into consideration when deciding if a film is great or gets a thumbs down. Because it is like selecting needles in a haystack, we got some assistance from IMDb.

IMDb (Internet Movie library), an online library of information about films, television programs, home videos, video games, and online streaming entertainment, helped us develop a list of the best 10 movies of all time as evaluated by its more than 83 million registered users. So, let’s dig in.

10. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

A Sergio Leone-directed epic spaghetti western with Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach in the roles of “the Good,” “the Bad,” and “the Ugly.” The movie is renowned for the cinematography by Leone, who is noted for his particular use of violence, tension, and highly stylized gunfights.

In the violent chaos of the American Civil War (specifically the Battle of Glorieta Pass of the New Mexico Campaign in 1862), three gunslingers compete to find a fortune in a hidden cache of Confederate gold while taking part in numerous battles, encounters, and duels along the way.

9. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Based on J. R. R. Tolkien’s 1954 novel The Fellowship of the Ring, the first installment of The Lord of the Rings, this is an epic fantasy adventure movie from 2001 that was directed by Peter Jackson. The Lord of the Rings trilogy’s opening film is this one. Both critics and viewers praised the movie, hailing it as a turning point in cinema and a triumph for the fantasy film subgenre.

When it was first released, it brought in over $880 million worldwide, making it the second-highest-grossing movie of 2001 and the fifth-highest-grossing movie of all time.

8. Pulp Fiction (1994)

It tells a number of stories of crime in Los Angeles, California, with John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, Tim Roth, Ving Rhames, and Uma Thurman as the main cast. The title alludes to the pulp publications and hardboiled crime novels that were popular in the middle of the 20th century and were distinguished by their vivid violence and snappy wit.

Tarantino’s film Pulp Fiction is hailed as his masterpiece and received particular accolades for its screenplay. It is frequently seen as a cultural turning point because of how its aesthetic influenced movies and other forms of media. The cast received a lot of appreciation as well, with Travolta, Thurman, and Jackson receiving special mention.

7. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

The Return of the King, the third book in J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings series, was published in 1955. Peter Jackson is the director of this epic fantasy adventure movie. It completes the Lord of the Rings trilogy and is the follow-up to 2002’s The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.

The Return of the King, like the previous movies in the trilogy, is hailed as one of the best and most influential movies ever created. Numerous awards were given to the movie. It won all eleven prizes for which it was nominated at the 76th Academy Awards.

6. Schindler’s List (1993)

This film is based on Australian author Thomas Keneally’s 1982 novel Schindler’s Ark and was directed, produced, and written by Steven Spielberg. The movie centers on Oskar Schindler, a German manufacturer who, during World War II, employed more than a thousand predominantly Polish-Jewish immigrants at his factories, preventing them from becoming victims of the Holocaust.

It features Ben Kingsley as Itzhak Stern, Schindler’s Jewish accountant, Ralph Fiennes as SS officer Amon Göth, and Liam Neeson as Schindler. The movie, which is frequently ranked among the best movies ever produced, won praise from critics everywhere for its mood, performances, setting, and Spielberg’s direction.

5. 12 Angry Men (1957)

Sidney Lumet’s American courtroom drama chronicles the tale of a jury of twelve men as they debate whether to convict or exonerate a kid accused of murder. It features Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley, E. G. Marshall, and Jack Warden and explores a variety of consensus-building strategies as well as the challenges these men face because of their diversity in personalities.

The film is intense and contentious. The movie was chosen by the American Film Institute for their AFI’s 10 Top 10 ranking as the second-best courtroom drama of all time, behind 1962’s To Kill a Mockingbird.

4. The Godfather: Part II (1974)

The Godfather: Part II is an American epic crime movie that Francis Ford Coppola both produced and directed. In part, the movie is based on Mario Puzo’s 1969 novel The Godfather, which he co-wrote with Coppola. The parallel dramas in Part II act as both a prelude and a sequel to the 1972 movie The Godfather.

Eleven Academy Awards were nominated for the movie, and it became the first sequel to win Best Picture. Part II continues to be a very significant movie, especially in the gangster genre, like its predecessor.

3. The Dark Knight(2008)

The 2008 superhero movie, Batman, is the follow-up to Batman Begins (2005) and was directed by Christopher Nolan from a script he co-wrote with his brother Jonathan. It is based on the DC Comics superhero. It is the second volume in the trilogy about The Dark Knight.

Following the vigilante Batman, police lieutenant James Gordon, and district attorney Harvey Dent as they team up to fight organized crime in Gotham City, the story focuses on their efforts.

The mature topics, visual style, and acting in The Dark Knight won praise. It became the highest-grossing movie of 2008, the fourth-highest-grossing movie of all time, and the highest-grossing superhero movie after shattering numerous box office records.

2. The Godfather (1972)

Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard Castellano, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden, John Marley, Richard Conte, and Diane Keaton star in Francis Ford Coppola’s picture, which also features Al Pacino and Richard Conte.

It is the first film in the Godfather trilogy, which spans the years 1945 to 1955 and tells the story of the Corleone family under patriarch Vito Corleone (Brando). It focuses on how his youngest son, played by Al Pacino, goes from being a hesitant family outsider to a violent mob boss.

1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

This film chronicles the tale of banker Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins), and was written and directed by Frank Darabont. It is based on the 1982 Stephen King book Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption. Despite his claims of innocence, Dufresne was found guilty of killing his wife and her lover and was given a life sentence in Shawshank State Prison.

He makes friends with fellow prisoner and drug smuggler Ellis “Red” Redding (Morgan Freeman) over the course of the next two decades and participates in a money-laundering scheme run by prison warden Samuel Norton (Bob Gunton).

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