Travel Movies Books Food Other
Sign In
Trending
New
Popular
type to search

The 50 Best Movies of All Time, According to Critics

To find out which films have been the most critically acclaimed over time, Business Insider turned to the reviews aggregator Metacritic for this ranking, which scores films by their composite critical reception.
The resulting list includes modern masterpieces like recent Oscar winners "Moonlight" and "Parasite" in contention with classics like "The Godfather" and "Citizen Kane."
There's also, not surprisingly, a lot of Hitchcock.
Here are the 50 best movies of all time, according to Metacritic reviews:
4,136 users · 6,900 views
 
from businessinsider.com · made by Anka
avg. score: 19 of 50 (38%)
required scores: 1, 8, 14, 20, 29 

How many have you seen?

Page 1 of 2
1
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
2
Toy Story (1995)
Toy Story (1995)
3
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
4
Spirited Away (2001)
Spirited Away (2001)
5
Fantasia (1940)
Fantasia (1940)
6
Gravity (2013)
Gravity (2013)
7
Mean Streets (1973)
Mean Streets (1973)
8
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
ADVERTISEMENT
9
Parasite (2019)
Parasite (2019)
10
Ratatouille (2007)
Ratatouille (2007)
11
Nashville (1975)
Nashville (1975)
12
12 Years a Slave (2013)
12 Years a Slave (2013)
13
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
14
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
15
Manchester by the Sea (2016)
Manchester by the Sea (2016)
16
12 Angry Men (1957)
12 Angry Men (1957)
18
Killer of Sheep (1978)
Killer of Sheep (1978)
19
Roma (2018)
Roma (2018)
20
Dumbo (1941)
Dumbo (1941)
ADVERTISEMENT
21
American Graffiti (1973)
American Graffiti (1973)
22
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
23
Psycho (1960)
Psycho (1960)
24
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)
25
Gone With the Wind (1939)
Gone With the Wind (1939)
26
Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
27
The Third Man (1949)
The Third Man (1949)
28
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)
29
The Wild Bunch (1969)
The Wild Bunch (1969)
30
Hoop Dreams (1994)
Hoop Dreams (1994)
31
All About Eve (1950)
All About Eve (1950)
32
Rashomon (1950)
Rashomon (1950)
ADVERTISEMENT
33
North by Northwest (1959)
North by Northwest (1959)
34
Some Like It Hot (1959)
Some Like It Hot (1959)
35
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
36
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
37
Touch of Evil (1958)
Touch of Evil (1958)
38
Pinocchio (1940)
Pinocchio (1940)
39
Intolerance (1916)
Intolerance (1916)
40
Moonlight (2016)
Moonlight (2016)
Page 1 of 2
Click movies you've seen