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Best movies by version of IMDb for 2012

250 best IMDb films (English IMDb Top 250) - the list of the best feature films of the world, which is formed on the basis of ratings, exhibited pictures registered visitors to the site IMDb. In addition to the main general list, IMDb compiles separate ratings by genre, by decade, by age and by sex. There is also a rating of "100 worst films by IMDb version".

Status as of August 19, 2012

A place Movie title Year Producer IMDb version genre
1 The Shawshank Redemption 1994 Frank Darabont detective
2 Godfather 1972 Francis Ford Coppola gangster
3 Godfather 2 1974 Francis Ford Coppola gangster
4 Crime novel 1994 Quentin Tarantino gangster
5 Good bad evil 1966 Sergio Leone adventure, western
6th 12 angry men 1957 Sidney Lumet drama, detective
7th Schindler's list 1993 Steven Spielberg drama, biography, historical film
8 The Dark Knight 2008 Christopher Nolan thriller, drama
9 Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 Peter Jackson fantasy, adventure, action
10 Star Wars. Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back 1980 Irwin Kershner science fiction, adventure, action
eleven Fight club 1999 David Fincher drama, thriller, mystery
12 flying over Cuckoo's Nest 1975 Milos Forman drama
13 Lord of the rings, Brotherhood of the ring 2001 Peter Jackson fantasy, adventure, action
14 Start 2010 Christopher Nolan Action, Detective, mystery
15 Good guys 1990 Martin Scorsese gangster film, thriller, drama
16 Star Wars. Episode IV: A New Hope 1977 George Lucas science fiction, adventure, action
17th The Seven Samurai 1954 Akira Kurosawa adventure, drama
18 The Dark Knight: The Renaissance of the Legend 2012 Christopher Nolan thriller, drama
19 Matrix 1999 Andy and Larry Wachowski science fiction, action, adventure
20 God's city 2002 Fernando Meirellis gangster
21 Forrest Gump 1994 Robert Zemeckis drama, melodrama
22 Once upon a time in the Wild West 1968 Sergio Leone Western
23 Casablanca 1942 Michael Curtitz melodrama
24 Lord of the Rings: Two Fortresses 2002 Peter Jackson fantasy, adventure, action
25 Silence of the Lambs 1991 Jonathan Demme detective, mystery
26th Seven 1995 David Fincher detective, drama, mystery
27th Indiana Jones: In Search of the Lost Ark 1981 Steven Spielberg adventure, action
28 Suspicious persons 1995 Brian Singer detective, thriller, mystery
29 Window to the yard 1954 Alfred Hitchcock detective, mystery, melodrama
thirty Psycho 1960 Alfred Hitchcock horror film, thriller, mystery
31 This beautiful life 1946 Frank Capra drama, fairy tale, family film
32 Leon 1994 Luc Besson detective, thriller, drama
33 Sunset Boulevard 1950 Billy Wilder drama, noir
34 Remember 2000 Christopher Nolan detective, drama, mystery
35 American History X 1998 Tony Key drama, detective
36 Apocalypse today 1979 Francis Ford Coppola drama, war movie
37 Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991 James Cameron Action, science fiction, thriller
38 Dr. Strangelove, or How I stopped being afraid and fell in love with a bomb 1964 Stanley Kubrick comedy, drama
39 Saving Private Ryan 1998 Steven Spielberg thriller, drama, historical film
40 North through north-west 1959 Alfred Hitchcock adventure, mystery, drama
41 Alien 1979 Ridley Scott horror movie, science fiction
42 City Lights 1931 Charlie Chaplin comedy, drama, melodrama
43 Citizen Kane 1941 Orson Wells drama, mystery
44 Spirited Away 2001 Hayao Miyazaki anime, adventure, family movie
45 Radiance 1980 Stanley Kubrick horror film, mystery
46 Beauty in American style 1999 Sam Mendes drama
47 Taxi driver 1976 Martin Scorsese drama, thriller
48 History of toys. The Great Escape 2010 Lee Anchrech cartoon, adventure, comedy
49 New Times 1936 Charlie Chaplin comedy, melodrama, drama
50 Dizziness 1958 Alfred Hitchcock detective, melodrama, mystery
51 The Departed 2006 Martin Scorsese detective, drama, mystery
52 Pianist 2002 Roman Polanski biography, drama, war movie
53 M 1931 Fritz Lang detective, thriller
54 Back to the Future 1985 Robert Zemeckis science fiction, adventure, family movie
55 Paths of Glory 1957 Stanley Kubrick drama, detective, war movie
56 Double insurance 1944 Billy Wilder detective, noir, thriller
57 The Avengers (film, 2012) 2012 Joss Wedon Action, science fiction, thriller
58 Aliens 1986 James Cameron horror movie, science fiction, action movie
59 WALL-AND 2008 Andrew Stanton cartoon, adventure, family movie
60 Life is Beautiful 1997 Roberto Benigni drama, melodrama, war movie
61 Life of others 2006 Florian Henkel von Donnersmarck drama, thriller
62 Clockwork Orange 1971 Stanley Kubrick science fiction, detective, drama
63 Amelie 2001 Jean-Pierre Géné comedy, fantasy, melodrama
64 To Kill a Mockingbird 1962 Robert Mulligan detective, drama, mystery
65 Lawrence of Arabia 1962 David Lin adventure, drama, biography
66 Gladiator 2000 Ridley Scott Action, Adventure, Drama
67 Mad Dogs 1992 Quentin Tarantino gangster movie, thriller, mystery
68 Prestige 2006 Christopher Nolan fantasy, drama, mystery
69 Green Mile 1999 Frank Darabont detective story, drama, fantasy
70 The Great Dictator 1940 Charlie Chaplin comedy, drama, war movie
71 Requiem for a Dream 2000 Darren Aronofsky drama
72 A boat 1981 Wolfgang Petersen thriller, drama, historical film
73 The third person 1949 Carol Reed noir, thriller, mystery
74 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004 Michel Gondry drama, romance, science fiction
75 Treasures of the Sierra Madre 1948 John Huston adventure, drama, western
76 Chinatown 1974 Roman Polanski detective, drama, mystery
77 New cinema "Paradiso" 1988 Giuseppe Tornatore comedy, drama, melodrama
78 Secrets of Los Angeles 1997 Curtis Hanson detective, drama, mystery
79 Once upon time in America 1984 Sergio Leone detective, drama
80 1 + 1 2011 Olivier Nakash , Erik Toledano tragicomedy
81 Full Metal Jacket 1987 Stanley Kubrick drama, war movie
82 Monty Python and the Holy Grail 1975 Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones adventure, comedy
83 Star Wars. Episode VI: Return of the Jedi 1983 Richard Markwand science fiction, adventure, action
84 In jazz, only girls 1959 Billy Wilder comedy
85 Braveheart 1995 Mel Gibson action movie, biography, drama
86 Singing in the rain 1952 Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly comedy, musical, melodrama
87 Oldboy 2003 Pak Chanuk drama, mystery, thriller
88 The Lion King 1994 Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff cartoon, adventure, drama
89 Amadeus 1984 Milos Forman biography, drama, musical film
90 Rashomon 1950 Akira Kurosawa drama
91 Metropolis 1927 Fritz Lang science fiction
92 Biker thieves 1948 Vittorio de Sica detective, drama
93 All about Eva 1950 Joseph Leo Mankiewicz detective, drama, mystery
94 Mad bull 1980 Martin Scorsese drama, biography, musical film
95 Unforgiven 1992 Clint Eastwood drama, western
96 Bridge over the river Kwai 1957 David Lin adventure, drama, war movie
97 Apartment 1960 Billy Wilder melodrama, comedy, drama
98 Space Odyssey 2001 1968 Stanley Kubrick science fiction, adventure, mystery
99 The scam 1973 George Roy Hill comedy, detective, drama
100 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 1989 Steven Spielberg adventure, action
101 Princess Mononoke 1997 Hayao Miyazaki cartoon, adventure, fantasy
102 Nader and Simin: Divorce 2011 Asghar Farhadi drama
103 Labyrinth of the Faun 2006 Guillermo del Toro fantasy, drama, mystery
104 Toughie 1988 John McTiernan action movie, detective, thriller
105 Bunker 2004 Oliver Hirschbigel biography, drama, historical film
106 Witness of the charge 1957 Billy Wilder detective, drama, mystery
107 Mr. Smith goes to Washington 1939 Frank Capra drama
108 Batman: The Beginning 2005 Christopher Nolan action, detective, drama
109 Inglourious Basterds 2009 Quentin Tarantino alternative history
110 The Great Escape 1963 John Sturges adventure, drama, historical film
111 Grave of Fireflies 1988 Isao Takahata cartoon, drama, war movie
112 Up 2009 Pete Docter cartoon, adventure, comedy
113 The Elephant Man 1980 David Lynch biography, drama, historical film
114 A few dollars more 1965 Sergio Leone Western
115 In Port 1954 Elia Kazan detective, drama
116 Bodyguard 1961 Akira Kurosawa action, detective, drama
117 Big jackpot 2000 Guy Ritchie detective, thriller
118 Seventh seal 1957 Ingmar Bergman drama, fantasy
119 The Maltese Falcon 1941 John Huston detective, noir, mystery
120 Scramble 1995 Michael Mann detective, thriller, drama
121 Gran Torino 2008 Clint Eastwood drama
122 Rebecca 1940 Alfred Hitchcock mystery, melodrama, thriller
123 General 1927 Clyde Brookman and Buster Keaton comedy, melodrama, war movie
124 History of toys 1995 John Lasseter cartoon, adventure, comedy
125 Blade Runner 1982 Ridley Scott science fiction, thriller, drama
126 Strawberry Glade 1957 Ingmar Bergman drama
127 Fargo 1996 The Coen Brothers detective, thriller, drama
128 The Seal of Evil 1958 Orson Wells detective, noir, thriller
129 Greater Lebowski 1998 The Coen Brothers comedy, detective, mystery
130 Kid 1921 Charlie Chaplin comedy, drama, family film
131 Ran 1985 Akira Kurosawa thriller, drama, war movie
132 Face with a scar 1983 Brian de Palma detective, thriller, drama
133 Cold-blooded Luke 1967 Stuart Rosenberg detective, drama
134 Sin City 2005 Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller action, detective, drama
135 Deer Hunter 1978 Michael Cimino drama, war movie
136 Strangers on the train 1951 Alfred Hitchcock detective, noir, mystery
137 Jaws 1975 Steven Spielberg thriller
138 Golden fever 1925 Charlie Chaplin comedy, adventure, family movie
139 Old people here do not belong 2007 The Coen Brothers detective, drama, mystery
140 It happened one night 1934 Frank Capra comedy, melodrama
141 Hotel Rwanda 2004 Terry George biography, drama, historical film
142 Live 1952 Akira Kurosawa drama
143 Sixth Sense 1999 M. Night Shyamalan drama, mystery, thriller
144 Platoon 1986 Oliver Stone thriller, drama, war movie
145 The Wizard of Oz 1939 Victor Fleming fairy tale, adventure, comedy
146 Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid 1969 George Roy Hill adventure, detective
147 Cards, money, two trunks 1998 Guy Ritchie detective, thriller
148 Something 1982 John Carpenter science fiction, horror, mystery
149 Bad reputation 1946 Alfred Hitchcock noir, melodrama, thriller
150 Kill Bill. Film 1 2003 Quentin Tarantino Action, thriller, detective
151 The King says! 2010 Tom Hooper drama, historical film
152 On the needle 1996 Danny Boyle detective, drama
153 Annie Hall 1977 Woody Allen comedy, drama, melodrama
154 Casino 1995 Martin Scorsese biography, gangster film, drama
155 Warrior 2011 Gavin O'Connor thriller
156 The secret in his eyes 2009 Juan Jose Campanella drama, mystery, melodrama
157 Black Swan 2010 Darren Aronofsky drama, thriller
158 The Grapes of Wrath 1940 John Ford drama
159 Gone With the Wind 1939 Victor Fleming drama, melodrama, war movie
160 In the wild 2007 Sean Penn adventure, biography, drama
161 The Life of Bryan by Monty Python 1979 Terry Jones comedy
162 Will Will Hunting 1997 Gus Van Sainte drama
163 Deep dream 1946 Howard Hawks detective, noir, mystery
164 Donnie Darko 2001 Richard Kelly science fiction, mystery, drama
165 Ben-Gour 1959 William Wyler Action, Adventure, Drama
166 How to Train Your Dragon 2010 Chris Sanders and Dean Debua cartoon, adventure, comedy
167 Dog noon 1976 Sidney Lumet detective, drama
168 Finding Nemo 2003 Andrew Stanton cartoon, adventure, comedy
169 Terminator 1984 James Cameron science fiction, action
170 V means vendetta 2006 James McTeague Action, science fiction, thriller
171 Devils 1955 Henri-Georges Clouseau detective, drama, horror film
172 Million Dollar Baby 2004 Clint Eastwood drama, musical film
173 Stay with me 1986 Rob Rainer adventure, drama
174 In case of murder, dial "M" 1954 Alfred Hitchcock detective, thriller, mystery
175 My neighbor Totoro 1988 Hayao Miyazaki cartoon, adventure, family movie
176 Oil 2007 Paul Thomas Anderson drama
177 Groundhog Day 1993 Harold Ramis comedy, drama, fantasy
178 Artist 2011 Michel Hazanavicius romantic comedy
179 Net 1975 Sidney Lumet drama
180 Love bitch 2000 Alejandro Gonzalez Inarrito drama, thriller
181 12 monkeys 1995 Terry Gilliam science fiction
182 Graduate 1967 Mike Nichols comedy, drama, melodrama
183 The Bourne Ultimatum 2007 Paul Greengrass Action, mystery, thriller
184 Gandhi 1982 Richard Attenborough biography, drama, historical film
185 Slumdog Millionaire 2008 Danny Boyle drama, melodrama
186 Mary and Max 2009 Adam Elliott adventure, comedy, drama
187 Four hundred strokes 1959 Francois Truffaut detective, drama
188 Murder 1956 Stanley Kubrick detective, thriller, noir
189 A person 1966 Ingmar Bergman drama, fantasy
190 Eight and a half 1963 Federico Fellini drama, fantasy
191 Princess Bride 1987 Rob Rainer adventure, comedy, family movie
192 Manchurian Candidate 1962 John Frankenheimer drama, mystery, thriller
193 Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? 1966 Mike Nichols drama, melodrama
194 Scammer 1961 Robert Rossen drama, melodrama, musical film
195 Road 1954 Federico Fellini drama
196 Walking castle 2004 Hayao Miyazaki anime, adventure, action
197 District No. 9 2009 Neil Blomcamp science fiction, action, drama
198 Camp for prisoners of war № 17 1953 Billy Wilder drama, war movie
199 Wild Gang 1969 Sam Peckinpah western
200 Rocky 1976 John Evildsen musical film, drama, melodrama
201 Exorcist 1973 William Friedkin horror
202 Mind games 2001 Ron Howard drama, biography
203 Rope 1948 Alfred Hitchcock detective, thriller, mystery
204 Barry Lyndon 1975 Stanley Kubrick drama, melodrama, war movie
205 Stalker 1979 Andrei Tarkovsky drama, science fiction
206 The man who shot Liberty Valance 1962 John Ford western, drama, melodrama
207 Ratatouille 2007 Brad Bird cartoon, comedy, family movie
208 Double castling 2002 Andrew Lau and Alan Mack detective, mystery, thriller
209 Diving suit and butterfly 2007 Julian Schnabel biography, drama
210 Tram "Desire" 1951 Elia Kazan drama, melodrama
211 Roman holiday 1953 William Wyler comedy, drama, melodrama
212 Wrestler 2008 Darren Aronofsky drama, musical film
213 The Truman Show 1998 Peter Weir comedy, drama
214 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 2011 David Yates fantasy, adventure, action
215 Yip Man 2008 Wilson Yip thriller, drama, historical film
216 Star Trek 2009 JJ Abrams science fiction, action, adventure
217 Harvey 1950 Henry Coster comedy, drama
218 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl 2003 Gor Verbinski adventure, fantasy, action
219 The beauty and the Beast 1991 Gary Trusdale , Kirk Wise cartoon, melodrama, musical, family movie
220 Child Rosemary 1968 Roman Polanski horror film, mystery, drama
221 For a handful of dollars 1964 Sergio Leone , Monte Hellman Western
222 Breeding crumbs 1938 Howard Hawks comedy
223 Monsters corporation 2001 Pete Dockter , David Silverman cartoon, comedy, adventure
224 Shadow of doubt 1943 Alfred Hitchcock detective, mystery
225 In the name of the father 1993 Jim Sheridan biography, drama, thriller
226 Nosferatu. Symphony of horror 1922 Friedrich Murnau horror film, mystery
227 On the Western Front, no change 1930 Lewis Milestone thriller, drama, historical film
228 Manhattan 1979 Woody Allen comedy, drama, melodrama
229 Navsikaya from the Valley of the Winds 1984 Hayao Miyazaki drama, adventure, post-apocalyptic
230 Mysterious river 2003 Clint Eastwood detective, mystery, drama
231 Spring, summer, autumn, winter ... and again spring 2003 Kim Ki Dook drama
232 Rain Man 1988 Barry Levinson drama
233 let me in 2008 Thomas Alfredson fantasy, drama, melodrama
234 Hatred 1995 Mathieu Kassowitz drama
235 Shutter Island 2010 Martin Scorsese drama, thriller, mystery
236 Sweet life 1960 Federico Fellini drama, comedy
237 Large fish 2003 Tim Burton fantasy, adventure, drama
238 A stifling southern night 1967 Norman Jewison detective, drama, mystery
239 Arsenic and old lace 1944 Frank Capra detective, comedy
240 Seekers 1956 John Ford adventure, western
241 Rio Bravo 1959 Howard Hawks drama, western
242 Ed Wood 1994 Tim Burton biography, drama, comedy
243 Mood for Love 2000 Wong Karwai drama
244 King Kong 1933 Merian Cooper , Ernst Shodsak fantasy, adventure
245 Untouchables 1987 Brian De Palma biography, detective, drama
246 Patton 1970 Franklin Scheffner biography, drama, war movie
247 The nightmare before christmas 1993 Henry Selik cartoon, fantasy
248 His girlfriend Friday 1940 Howard Hawks comedy
249 Butterfly 1973 Franklin Scheffner biography, drama
250 Philadelphia Story 1940 George Cukor comedy