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Top Films from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

This list includes films from Metro Pictures Corporation and Metro-Goldwyn Pictures Corporation.

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 2001: A Space Odyssey 1968 Stanley Kubrick 1
2 The Wizard of Oz 1939 Victor Fleming 7
3 Gone with the Wind 1939 Victor Fleming 21
4 North by Northwest 1959 Alfred Hitchcock 36
5 The Philadelphia Story 1940 George Cukor 131
6 Ben-Hur 1959 William Wyler 157
7 Network 1976 Sidney Lumet 221
8 The Producers 1967 Mel Brooks 225
9 Meet Me in St. Louis 1944 Vincente Minnelli 233
10 Freaks 1932 Tod Browning 270
11 Greed1 1924 Erich von Stroheim 285
12 Doctor Zhivago 1965 David Lean 288
13 A Night at the Opera 1935 Sam Wood 299
14 Thelma & Louise 1991 Ridley Scott 334
15 Ninotchka 1939 Ernst Lubitsch 345
16 Forbidden Planet 1956 Fred M. Wilcox 368
17 The Shop around the Corner 1940 Ernst Lubitsch 394
18 The Crowd 1928 King Vidor 426
19 A Fish Called Wanda 1988 Charles Crichton 447
20 Point Blank 1967 John Boorman 507
21 The Band Wagon 1953 Vincente Minnelli 541
22 The Asphalt Jungle 1950 John Huston 556
23 The Wind 1928 Victor Sjöström 566
24 A Christmas Story 1983 Bob Clark 579
25 Poltergeist 1982 Tobe Hooper 584
26 The Thin Man 1934 W.S. Van Dyke 588
27 The Dirty Dozen 1967 Robert Aldrich 599
28 Moonstruck 1987 Norman Jewison 614
29 Casino Royale 2006 Martin Campbell 660
30 On the Town 1949 Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly 675
31 The Big Parade 1925 King Vidor 746
32 Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid 1973 Sam Peckinpah 761
33 Bad Day at Black Rock 1955 John Sturges 777
34 Mutiny on the Bounty 1935 Frank Lloyd 787
35 Gigi 1958 Vincente Minnelli 836
36 Diner 1982 Barry Levinson 868
37 Ride the High Country 1962 Sam Peckinpah 881
38 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers 1954 Stanley Donen 890
39 The Women 1939 George Cukor 914
40 The Cameraman 1928 Edward Sedgwick 967
41 National Velvet 1944 Clarence Brown 970
42 Kingpin 1996 Bobby and Peter Farrelly 994
43 The Time Machine 1960 George Pal 1008
44 Grand Hotel 1932 Edmund Goulding 1061
45 The Naked Spur 1953 Anthony Mann 1119
46 Camille 1936 George Cukor 1134
47 Soylent Green 1973 Richard Fleischer 1142
48 Fury 1936 Fritz Lang 1161
49 The Bad and the Beautiful 1952 Vincente Minnelli 1184
50 Queen Christina 1933 Rouben Mamoulian 1192
51 Shaft 1971 Gordon Parks 1209
52 Mrs. Miniver 1942 William Wyler 1251
53 Victor/Victoria 1982 Blake Edwards 1264
54 Gaslight 1944 George Cukor 1271
55 Pink Floyd the Wall 1982 Alan Parker 1325
56 Get Shorty 1995 Barry Sonnenfeld 1328
57 The Postman Always Rings Twice 1946 Tay Garnett 1337
58 Westworld 1973 Michael Crichton 1357
59 High Society 1956 Charles Walters 1374
60 The Secret of NIMH 1982 Don Bluth 1405
61 Ben-Hur 1925 Fred Niblo 1422
62 9 1/2 Weeks 1986 Adrian Lyne 1467
63 The Year of Living Dangerously 1982 Peter Weir 1513
64 Dinner at Eight 1933 George Cukor 1535
65 Easter Parade 1948 Charles Walters 1590
66 A Day at the Races 1937 Sam Wood 1610
67 They Were Expendable 1945 John Ford 1632
68 Logan's Run 1976 Michael Anderson 1655
69 The Hunger 1983 Tony Scott 1675
70 Blackboard Jungle 1955 Richard Brooks 1678
71 My Favorite Year 1982 Richard Benjamin 1682
72 Legally Blonde 2001 Robert Luketic 1696
73 Captains Courageous 1937 Victor Fleming 1700
74 Some Came Running 1958 Vincente Minnelli 1721
75 Fame 1980 Alan Parker 1756
76 Pat and Mike 1952 George Cukor 1757
77 How the West Was Won 1962 John Ford, Henry Hathaway, and George Marshall 1765
78 The Merry Widow 1934 Ernst Lubitsch 1822
79 Rocky IV 1985 Sylvester Stallone 1866
80 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 1958 Richard Brooks 1871
81 David Copperfield 1935 George Cukor 1907
82 Clash of the Titans 1981 Desmond Davis 1998
83 Pride and Prejudice 1940 Robert Z. Leonard 2015
84 Cabin in the Sky 1943 Vincente Minnelli 2065
85 The Great Ziegfeld 1936 Robert Z. Leonard 2080
86 Anna Karenina 1935 Clarence Brown 2105
87 Lust for Life 1956 Vincente Minnelli 2112
88 Zabriskie Point 1970 Michelangelo Antonioni 2120
89 Battleground 1949 William A. Wellman 2126
90 The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse2 1921 Rex Ingram 2140
91 Spaceballs 1987 Mel Brooks 2198
92 The Unknown 1927 Tod Browning 2206
93 Somebody Up There Likes Me 1956 Robert Wise 2233
94 Kelly's Heroes 1970 Brian G. Hutton 2271
95 Kiss Me Kate 1953 George Sidney 2276
96 Hallelujah! 1929 King Vidor 2285
97 The Red Badge of Courage 1951 John Huston 2286
98 Six Degrees of Separation 1993 Fred Schepisi 2294
99 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 2012 Peter Jackson 2312
100 San Francisco 1936 W.S. Van Dyke 2390
101 The Broadway Melody 1929 Harry Beaumont 2404

1 Produced by Metro-Goldwyn Pictures Corporation.
2 Produced by Metro Pictures Corporation.

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