The 10 Best Movies of All Time

What are the best movies ever made? Time to find out!
What is the best film ever made? It’s a difficult question, but we’ve gone over countless ‘best film’ lists and researched all over the place, and we’ve done it: the best 10 films ever made. Let’s count ‘em down!

10. Blade Runner


Harrison Ford plays a grizzled investigator who hunts rogue replicants (realistic human-looking androids) who are loose in a futuristic city. What’s not to love about this amazing 80s masterpiece?


9. The Dark Knight


Sometimes, the sequel is better. And sometimes it’s so good it defines the entire genre. Christian Bale was great as Batman, but Heath Ledger gave the performance of a lifetime here as The Joker.


8. Die Hard


The best Christmas movie of all time, Die Hard pits a lone divorced cop against a building full of heavily armed terrorists. The film made Bruce Willis’ career and we’ll probably never stop watching it.


7. The Shawshank Redemption


Stephen King created a story about a heart-warming prison break, and the film became an instant classic. Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman make a sublime pair in this iconic piece of cinema.


6. Pulp Fiction


Tarantino wowed audiences by taking a story, cutting it up and remixing it. He also revived the career of John Travolta, gave us just about the coolest soundtrack ever, and spawned a generation of imitators. 


5. Jaws



We’re gonna need a bigger list! Jaws was the movie that really put Spielberg on the map, and honestly, if you haven’t seen the film about the huge shark that terrorises a small town, you haven’t lived.


4. The Godfather


The ultimate mafia movie, and the first instalment in an epic, dark and tragic trilogy about how crime, power and money can corrupt even the most principled people out there.


3. Back to The Future


A sweet teenager and his nutty professor mate use a time machine to basically screw up the entire timeline, and spend the entirety of this glorious film trying to undo their mistakes. Absolute perfection.


2. Raiders of The Lost Ark


The first Indiana Jones film is also the best one, and has Harrison Ford’s archaeologist hero swinging and punching his way from one insane adventure to the next.


1. Jurassic Park


There is so, so much to love about Jurassic Park. The thrilling story, the incredible performances, the John Williams score… but the real star is shirtless Jeff Goldblum, let’s be honest.


 

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