Today, we are going to share with you an exciting list of top 10 highest ranked movies by IMDb of all time. These films have done incredible business on box-office, and won numerous awards in different categories. Still we are waiting if another movie in near future is able to compete the records made by these movies.
10. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Rank: 3 Rating: 9.0 Votes: 384,027
It is an American movie, produced and written by Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo. It stars Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, and Robert De Niro.
Budget: USD13,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: USD244,000 (USA)
Gross: USD193,000,000 (Worldwide) (26 July 2012)
9. Pulp Fiction (1994)
Rank: 4 Rating: 8.9 Votes: 641,750
pulp Fiction was released in 1994. This movie is a direction of Quentin Tarantino, who co-wrote its screenplay with Roger Avary.
Budget: USD8,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: USD9,311,882 (USA) (14 October 1994)
Gross: USD213,928,762 (Worldwide)
8. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Rank: 5 Rating: 8.9 Votes: 252,980
This is another wonderful and remarkable movie. It is a direction of Sergio Leone, and stars Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach etc.
Budget: USD1,200,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: USD10,584 (Finland) (7 August 2003) (1 Screen)
Gross: USD25,100,000 (USA) (5 August 2012)
7. Angry Men (1957)
Rank: 6 Rating: 8.9 Votes: 201,765
The Angry Men was released in 1957. This has been a high rank American drama movie, an adaptation of a teleplay of the same name by Reginald Rose.
Budget: USD350,000 (estimated)
6. Schindler’s List (1993)
Rank: 7 Rating: 8.9 Votes: 427,124
Schindler’s List is a 1993 film about Oskar Schindler, a German businessman who was able to save the lives of many Polish-Jewish refugees during the Holocaust.
Budget: USD25,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: USD656,636 (USA) (17 December 1993) (25 Screens)
Gross: USD321,306,305 (Worldwide) (30 June 2012)
5. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Rank: 1 Rating: 9.2 Votes: 819,932
This was a big success of 1994. The American movie is written and directed by Frank Darabont and stars Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman.
Budget: USD25,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: USD727,327 (USA) (25 September 1994) (33 Screens)
Gross: USD58,500,000 (Worldwide)
4. The Godfather (1972)
Rank: 2 Rating: 9.2 Votes: 602,703
The Godfather was released in 1972. This movie is a direction of Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Albert S. Ruddy from a screenplay by Mario Puzo and Coppola.
Budget: USD6,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: USD302,393 (USA) (19 March 1972) (6 Screens)
Gross: USD245,066,411 (Worldwide) (11 May 1997)
3. The Dark Knight (2008)
Rank: 8 Rating: 8.8 Votes: 796,602
This 2008 movie has been written and produced by Christopher Nolan. The story is based on the DC Comics character Batman, it is sequel of 2005’s Batman Begins.
Budget: USD185,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: USD158,411,483 (USA) (20 July 2008) (4366 Screens)
Gross: USD1,001,921,825 (Worldwide) (1 December 2010)
2. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Rank: 9 Rating: 8.8 Votes: 580,715
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King was released in 2003. It has been an incredible fantasy-drama, a direction of Peter Jackson. The story is inspired from the second and third volumes of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings.
Budget: USD94,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: USD72,629,713 (USA) (19 December 2003) (3703 Screens)
Gross: USD1,119,929,521 (Worldwide) (25 November 2011)
1. Fight Club (1999)
Rank: 10 Rating: 8.8 Votes: 625,727
The Fight Club was released in 1999. The American movie is based on the 1996 novel of the same name by Chuck Palahniuk. The film’s director is David Fincher and stars are Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, and Helena Bonham Carter.
Budget: USD63,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: USD11,035,485 (USA) (17 October 1999) (1963 Screens)
Gross: USD71,000,000 (Worldwide) (except USA)
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