The Best Movies of All Time

Browse the best movies of all time, ranked and organized, with endless depth for serious film study or light entertainment. Find the best movies to watch right now on streaming services or to add to your home library.
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Foreign Language Films   >
The Rules of the Game   1939  Jean Renoir
Tokyo Story   1953  Yasujiro Ozu
Bicycle Thieves   1948  Vittorio De Sica
Seven Samurai   1954  Akira Kurosawa
8 1/2   1963  Federico Fellini
Rashômon   1950  Akira Kurosawa
Breathless   1960  Jean-Luc Godard
The 400 Blows   1959  François Truffaut
Persona   1966  Ingmar Bergman
La Dolce Vita   1960  Federico Fellini
Silent Films   >
Metropolis   1927  Fritz Lang
Sunrise   1927  F.W. Murnau
Battleship Potemkin   1925  Sergei M. Eisenstein, Grigori Aleksandrov
Nosferatu   1922  F.W. Murnau
The Passion of Joan of Arc   1928  Carl Theodor Dreyer
The Man with a Movie Camera   1929  Dziga Vertov
City Lights   1931  Charles Chaplin
The General   1926  Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman
Modern Times   1936  Charles Chaplin
Sherlock, Jr.   1924  Buster Keaton
Romantic Comedies   >
Singin' in the Rain   1952  Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen
Some Like It Hot   1959  Billy Wilder
Annie Hall   1977  Woody Allen
The Graduate   1967  Mike Nichols
L'Atalante   1934  Jean Vigo
It Happened One Night   1934  Frank Capra
Bringing Up Baby   1938  Howard Hawks
The Apartment   1960  Billy Wilder
City Lights   1931  Charles Chaplin
The General   1926  Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman
Animated Films   >
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs   1937  David Hand
Spirited Away   2001  Hayao Miyazaki
Pinocchio   1940  Hamilton Luske, Ben Sharpsteen
Toy Story   1995  John Lasseter
Bambi   1942  David Hand, James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Graham Heid, Perce Pearce, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield, Norman Wright
Fantasia   1940  James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe, Norman Ferguson, Jim Handley, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield, Ben Sharpsteen
Dumbo   1941  Ben Sharpsteen, Samuel Armstrong, Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts
Who Framed Roger Rabbit   1988  Robert Zemeckis
Beauty and the Beast   1991  Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
Waltz with Bashir   2008  Ari Folman