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IMDb Top 250 [Official]

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(1994) Frank Darabont
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
Review: Perfect by Uber
List: Cinema's Biggest Weasels by GemLil
List: Stephen King Media Works (film) by Raven
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People who added this item 6087 Average listal rating (3813 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 9.2
(1972) Francis Ford Coppola
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
Review: Don't Forget To Love It by GemLil
List: Favorite Death Scenes by DaNameless
List: Mamma Mia by GemLil
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(1974) Francis Ford Coppola
The early life & career of Vito Corleone is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate.
List: Great Movie Villains by coroner
List: Films Spoofed by The Simpsons by diabolical
Review: The Sequel of All Sequels by Mighty Celestial
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(1966) Sergio Leone
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.
Review: Western Perfection by Prelude
List: Smoking Shootouts by coroner
List: Top Movie Body Counts by Kryptic Centurion
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People who added this item 8320 Average listal rating (5308 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.9
(1994) Quentin Tarantino
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
List: Anger in Monologue by GemLil
List: Hardcore Drugs by Prelude
Review: A Powerful Pulp of Persuasion by Alexander
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People who added this item 3788 Average listal rating (2428 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.3
(2010) Lee Unkrich
Woody, Buzz, and the rest of their toy-box friends are dumped in a day-care center after their owner, Andy, departs for college.
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(1993) Stephen Spielberg
Oskar Schindler uses Jews to start a factory in Poland during the war. He witnesses the horrors endured by the Jews, and starts to save them.
Review: The List is Life by AgentLexi
Review: Spielberg's Most Powerful Film by PvtCaboose
List: Recent Movies in Black & White by Harp
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People who added this item 2309 Average listal rating (1424 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 8.9
(1957) Sidney Lumet
A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court.
List: Remakes & Originals by Manling
Review: Moving, powerful, engrossing, wordy drama by PvtCaboose
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(1975) Milos Forman
Upon arrival at a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies the patients together to take on the oppressive Nurse Ratched.
List: Great Movie Villains by coroner
List: Mental Illness Movies by GemLil
Review: nothing worthy - Please Post a Review
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(1980) George Lucas
While Luke takes advanced Jedi training from Yoda, his friends are relentlessly pursued by Darth Vader.
Review: Dark Side Rising by Alexander
List: FIGHT!! Cool Fight Scenes by DaNameless
List: Robots, Cyborgs & Androids by KCenturion
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People who added this item 7556 Average listal rating (4982 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 9
(2008) Christopher Nolan
Batman and James Gordon join forces with Gotham's new District Attorney, Harvey Dent, to take on a psychotic bank robber known as The Joker.
Review: A Knight's Tale by Grand Assault
Review: A Phenomenal Superhero Adventure by PvtCaboose
Review: The Godfather of Comic Book Heroes by SJMJ
List: Listal's 50 Infamous Villains of Cinema by Kryptic Centurion
List: Scarred and Dangerous by GemLil
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[img id= width=/www align=right link=false](2003) The former Fellowship of the Ring prepare for the final battle for Middle Earth, while Frodo & Sam approach Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring.
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(1977) Luke Skywalker leaves his home planet, teams up with other rebels, and tries to save Princess Leia from the evil clutches of Darth Vader.
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People who added this item 1980 Average listal rating (1109 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 8.7
(1954) A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.
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People who added this item 3229 Average listal rating (1888 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5
(1942) Classic film set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.
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People who added this item 4080 Average listal rating (2593 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.7
(1990) "As far back as I can remember, I've always wanted to be a gangster." -- Henry Hill, Brooklyn, N.Y. 1955.
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People who added this item 9033 Average listal rating (5705 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.8
(1999) An office employee and a soap salesman build a global organization to help vent male aggression.
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People who added this item 3121 Average listal rating (1926 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.6
[img id= width=/www align=right link=false](2002) Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths - one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.
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(2001) In a small village in the Shire a young Hobbit named Frodo has been entrusted with an ancient Ring. Now he must embark on an Epic quest to the Cracks of Doom in order to destroy it.
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(1981) Renowned archaeologist Dr. Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. Government to find the Ark of the Covenant.
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People who added this item 2619 Average listal rating (1764 ratings) 8.5 IMDB Rating 8.5
(1954) Through his rear window and the eye of his powerful camera he watched a great city tell on itself, expose its cheating ways...and Murder!
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People who added this item 4016 Average listal rating (2556 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5
(1960) A young woman steals $40,000 from her employer's client, and subsequently encounters a young motel proprietor too long under the domination of his mother.
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(1995) A boat has been destroyed, criminals are dead, and the key to this mystery lies with the only survivor and his twisted, convoluted story.
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(1968) A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin.
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(1991) A young FBI cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.
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People who added this item 9779 Average listal rating (5745 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.7
[img id= width=/www align=right link=false](1999) A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against the controllers of it.
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People who added this item 6294 Average listal rating (4269 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.6
(1995) Police drama about two cops, one new and one about to retire, after a serial killer using the seven deadly sins as his motive.
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People who added this item 5112 Average listal rating (3245 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.5
(2000) A man, suffering from short-term memory loss, uses notes and tattoos to hunt for the man he thinks killed his wife.
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(1946) An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would had been like if he never existed.
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(2002) Hobbits Frodo and Sam continue on to Mordor in their mission to destroy the One Ring.
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(1950) A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.
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(1964) An insane general starts a process to nuclear holocaust that a war room of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.
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(1959) A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country.
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People who added this item 2710 Average listal rating (1573 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
(1941) Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.
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(1994) Professional assassin Leon reluctantly takes care of 12-year-old Mathilda, a neighbor whose parents are killed, and teaches her his trade.
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People who added this item 3738 Average listal rating (2202 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.5
(1979) During the on-going Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Green Beret who has set himself up as a God among a local tribe.
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People who added this item 9224 Average listal rating (5789 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.8
(1994) Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny, eludes him.
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People who added this item 6561 Average listal rating (4243 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.4
(1999) Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation for his daughter's attractive friend.
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People who added this item 4545 Average listal rating (2984 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.5
(1998) A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.
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People who added this item 4615 Average listal rating (2835 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.3
(1976) A mentally unstable Vietnam war veteran works as nighttime taxi driver in a city whose perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge to violently lash out, attempting to save a teenage prostitute in the process.
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(1991) The cyborg who once tried to kill Sarah Connor must now protect her teenager son, John Connor, from an even more powerful and advanced cyborg.
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People who added this item 2730 Average listal rating (1662 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.3
(1958) A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.
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(1962) Epic rumination on a flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during wartime service.
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People who added this item 4570 Average listal rating (3102 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.5
(1979) A mining ship, investigating a suspected SOS, lands on a distant planet. The crew discovers some strange creatures and investigates.
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People who added this item 5304 Average listal rating (3489 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3
(2001) Amelie, an innocent and naive girl in Paris, with her own sense of justice, decides to help those around her and along the way, discovers love.
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People who added this item 5923 Average listal rating (3845 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.6
(1998) Based on a World War II drama. US soldiers try to save their comrade, paratrooper Private Ryan, who's stationed behind enemy lines.
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People who added this item 5201 Average listal rating (3428 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.4
[img id= width=/www align=right link=false](2008) In the distant future, a small waste collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.
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People who added this item 6272 Average listal rating (4121 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
(1980) A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence.
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People who added this item 6011 Average listal rating (3836 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.3
(1971) In future Britain, charismatic delinquent Alex DeLarge is jailed and later volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy.
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People who added this item 1140 Average listal rating (685 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.4
(1957) When soldiers in WWI refuse to continue with an impossible attack, their superiors decide to make an example of them.
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