Here’s our list of the top 10 best movies of all time.

Every so often a movie comes along with an idea that so refreshing, with a cast of actors that so extraordinary that the film becomes instant classics.

Here is our Top 10 Best list of the top movies of all time, which may include award winners, critical darlings, box office hits, pop culture phenomena, and historically significant classics.

Top 10 Best Movies Of All Time

10. Schindler’s List (1993)

Schindlers List Top 10 Best Movies Of All Time

In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.

  • Director: Steven Spielberg
  • Stars: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

9. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

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After discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from the intelligent supercomputer H.A.L. 9000.

  • Director: Stanley Kubrick
  • Stars: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester

8. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Top 10 Best Movies Of All Time

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his homeworld.

  • Director: Steven Spielberg
  • Stars: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote

7. The Godfather: Part II (1974)

Godfather part 2 Top 10 Best Movies Of All Time

The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.

  • Director: Francis Ford Coppola
  • Stars: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

6. Casablanca (1942)

Casablanca top 10 best movies all time

A cynical expatriate American cafe owner struggles to decide whether or not to help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape the Nazis in French Morocco.

  • Director: Michael Curtiz
  • Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid

5. Pulp Fiction (1994)

Pulp Fiction Top 10 Best Movies Of All Time

The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster, and his wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

  • Director: Quentin Tarantino
  • Stars: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson

4. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

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Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

  • Director: Frank Darabont
  • Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton

3. Citizen Kane (1941)

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A cynical expatriate American cafe owner struggles to decide whether or not to help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape the Nazis in French Morocco.

  • Director: Michael Curtiz
  • Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid

2. The Wizard of Oz (1939)

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Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home to Kansas and help her friends as well.

  • Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor (uncredited)
  • Stars: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger

1. The Godfather (1972)

The Godfather Top 10 Best Movies Of All Time

An organized crime dynasty’s aging patriarch transfers control of his Mafia empire to his reluctant son.

  • Director: Francis Ford Coppola
  • Stars: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan

Close But No Cigar For Our Top 10 Best Movies of All Time

  • 11. Gone With the Wind
  • 12. To Kill a Mockingbird
  • 13. Apocalypse Now
  • 14. Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • 15. Forest Gump
  • 16. It’s a Wonderful Life
  • 17. The Silence of the Lambs
  • 18. The Ten Commandments
  • 19. Jaws
  • 20. Star Wars

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