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Most Popular Films (#1-100)

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Alien 1979 Ridley Scott 27
2 The Matrix 1999 Lana and Lily Wachowski 39
3 Aliens 1986 James Cameron 77
4 Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991 James Cameron 78
5 The Thing 1982 John Carpenter 129
6 Back to the Future 1985 Robert Zemeckis 56
7 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 Peter Jackson 35
8 The Terminator 1984 James Cameron 106
9 The Shining 1980 Stanley Kubrick 46
10 Fight Club 1999 David Fincher 68
11 The Empire Strikes Back 1980 Irvin Kershner 43
12 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002 Peter Jackson 57
13 Donnie Darko 2001 Richard Kelly 146
14 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 Peter Jackson 42
15 Blade Runner 1982 Ridley Scott 12
16 Seven 1995 David Fincher 114
17 Reservoir Dogs 1992 Quentin Tarantino 81
18 Jurassic Park 1993 Steven Spielberg 143
19 Star Wars 1977 George Lucas 6
20 Brazil 1985 Terry Gilliam 76
21 Halloween 1978 John Carpenter 125
22 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004 Michel Gondry 79
23 The Big Lebowski 1998 Joel Coen 105
24 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre 1974 Tobe Hooper 173
25 Dawn of the Dead 1978 George A. Romero 232
26 The Exorcist 1973 William Friedkin 74
27 A Clockwork Orange 1971 Stanley Kubrick 23
28 Memento 2000 Christopher Nolan 112
29 The Usual Suspects 1995 Bryan Singer 94
30 Die Hard 1988 John McTiernan 104
31 Return of the Jedi 1983 Richard Marquand 264
32 The Silence of the Lambs 1991 Jonathan Demme 33
33 Spirited Away 2001 Hayao Miyazaki 86
34 Amélie 2001 Jean-Pierre Jeunet 117
35 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 2003 Quentin Tarantino 276
36 Night of the Living Dead 1968 George A. Romero 93
37 Gladiator 2000 Ridley Scott 133
38 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 1966 Sergio Leone 69
39 Monty Python and the Holy Grail 1975 Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones 99
40 The Princess Bride 1987 Rob Reiner 110
41 Planet of the Apes 1968 Franklin J. Schaffner 172
42 Trainspotting 1996 Danny Boyle 142
43 The Fly 1986 David Cronenberg 273
44 City of God 2002 Fernando Meirelles 119
45 Heat 1995 Michael Mann 152
46 Akira 1988 Katsuhiro Ôtomo 261
47 Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981 Steven Spielberg 31
48 Close Encounters of the Third Kind 1977 Steven Spielberg 107
49 Evil Dead II 1987 Sam Raimi 391
50 The Wicker Man 1973 Robin Hardy 193
51 A Nightmare on Elm Street 1984 Wes Craven 336
52 The Dark Knight 2008 Christopher Nolan 177
53 Life of Brian 1979 Terry Jones 141
54 The Shawshank Redemption 1994 Frank Darabont 58
55 2001: A Space Odyssey 1968 Stanley Kubrick 1
56 The Blair Witch Project 1999 Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez 207
57 Scarface 1983 Brian De Palma 183
58 Toy Story 1995 John Lasseter 47
59 The Sixth Sense 1999 M. Night Shyamalan 188
60 WALL•E 2008 Andrew Stanton 184
61 An American Werewolf in London 1981 John Landis 397
62 Suspiria 1977 Dario Argento 310
63 Shaun of the Dead 2004 Edgar Wright 290
64 The Professional 1994 Luc Besson 324
65 American Beauty 1999 Sam Mendes 113
66 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl 2003 Gore Verbinski 296
67 Sin City 2005 Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez 477
68 Pulp Fiction 1994 Quentin Tarantino 11
69 Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan 1982 Nicholas Meyer 414
70 Twelve Monkeys 1995 Terry Gilliam 337
71 RoboCop 1987 Paul Verhoeven 411
72 Rosemary's Baby 1968 Roman Polanski 97
73 The Evil Dead 1981 Sam Raimi 322
74 Ghostbusters 1984 Ivan Reitman 220
75 Moulin Rouge! 2001 Baz Luhrmann 203
76 Lost in Translation 2003 Sofia Coppola 169
77 Edward Scissorhands 1990 Tim Burton 196
78 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 1989 Steven Spielberg 417
79 Predator 1987 John McTiernan 519
80 Batman Begins 2005 Christopher Nolan 481
81 Magnolia 1999 Paul Thomas Anderson 217
82 Once Upon a Time in the West 1968 Sergio Leone 62
83 Clerks. 1994 Kevin Smith 343
84 28 Days Later… 2002 Danny Boyle 459
85 Pan's Labyrinth 2006 Guillermo del Toro 216
86 Children of Men 2006 Alfonso Cuarón 355
87 Inception 2010 Christopher Nolan 425
88 Jaws 1975 Steven Spielberg 24
89 The Birds 1963 Alfred Hitchcock 209
90 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 1982 Steven Spielberg 26
91 Don't Look Now 1973 Nicolas Roeg 150
92 L.A. Confidential 1997 Curtis Hanson 122
93 Carrie 1976 Brian De Palma 269
94 Solaris 1972 Andrei Tarkovsky 236
95 Avatar 2009 James Cameron 392
96 Forbidden Planet 1956 Fred M. Wilcox 368
97 The Incredibles 2004 Brad Bird 250
98 The Road Warrior 1981 George Miller 342
99 Eraserhead 1977 David Lynch 192
100 Stand by Me 1986 Rob Reiner 352
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