IMDB Top 250 (as of May 1st, 2015)

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  1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
  2. The Godfather (1972)
  3. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
  4. The Dark Knight (2008)
  5. Pulp Fiction (1994)
  6. Schindler's List (1993)
  7. 12 Angry Men (1957)
  8. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
  9. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
  10. Fight Club (1999)
  11. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
  12. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  13. Forrest Gump (1994)
  14. Inception (2010)
  15. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
  16. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
  17. Goodfellas (1990)
  18. The Matrix (1999)
  19. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
  20. Seven Samurai (1954)
  21. City of God (2002)
  22. Se7en (1995)
  23. The Usual Suspects (1995)
  24. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  25. Interstellar (2014)
  26. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
  27. Leon: The Professional (1994)
  28. Life Is Beautiful (1997)
  29. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
  30. Casablanca (1942)
  31. American History X (1998)
  32. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  33. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  34. Spirited Away (2001)
  35. City Lights (1931)
  36. Psycho (1960)
  37. Rear Window (1954)
  38. Whiplash (2014)
  39. The Intouchables (2011)
  40. Modern Times (1936)
  41. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
  42. The Green Mile (1999)
  43. Memento (2000)
  44. The Pianist (2002)
  45. The Departed (2006)
  46. Gladiator (2000)
  47. Apocalypse Now (1979)
  48. Sunset Blvd. (1950)
  49. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
  50. Back to the Future (1985)
  51. Alien (1979)
  52. The Prestige (2006)
  53. The Lion King (1994)
  54. The Great Dictator (1940)
  55. The Lives of Others (2006)
  56. Cinema Paradiso (1988)
  57. Django Unchained (2012)
  58. The Shining (1980)
  59. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
  60. Paths of Glory (1957)
  61. American Beauty (1999)
  62. WALL·E (2008)
  63. North by Northwest (1959)
  64. Aliens (1986)
  65. Citizen Kane (1941)
  66. Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
  67. Vertigo (1958)
  68. M (1931)
  69. Amélie (2001)
  70. Oldboy (2003)
  71. Das Boot (1981)
  72. Princess Mononoke (1997)
  73. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
  74. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
  75. Toy Story 3 (2010)
  76. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
  77. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
  78. Braveheart (1995)
  79. Taxi Driver (1976)
  80. Double Indemnity (1944)
  81. Requiem for a Dream (2000)
  82. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
  83. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
  84. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  85. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
  86. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
  87. The Sting (1973)
  88. Singin' in the Rain (1952)
  89. Bicycle Thieves (1948)
  90. Amadeus (1984)
  91. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
  92. Snatch. (2000)
  93. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  94. For a Few Dollars More (1965)
  95. Rashomon (1950)
  96. L.A. Confidential (1997)
  97. The Kid (1921)
  98. All About Eve (1950)
  99. The Apartment (1960)
  100. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
  101. Toy Story (1995)
  102. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
  103. A Separation (2011)
  104. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
  105. Yojimbo (1961)
  106. Some Like It Hot (1959)
  107. The Third Man (1949)
  108. Metropolis (1927)
  109. Batman Begins (2005)
  110. Unforgiven (1992)
  111. Scarface (1983)
  112. Like Stars on Earth (2007)
  113. Raging Bull (1980)
  114. Up (2009)
  115. 3 Idiots (2009)
  116. Downfall (2004)
  117. Chinatown (1974)
  118. The Great Escape (1963)
  119. Die Hard (1988)
  120. The Hunt (2012)
  121. On the Waterfront (1954)
  122. Heat (1995)
  123. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
  124. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
  125. Good Will Hunting (1997)
  126. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
  127. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
  128. Ikiru (1952)
  129. The Seventh Seal (1957)
  130. The Gold Rush (1925)
  131. Ran (1985)
  132. Wild Strawberries (1957)
  133. Blade Runner (1982)
  134. The General (1926)
  135. The Elephant Man (1980)
  136. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
  137. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
  138. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
  139. The Bandit (1996)
  140. Casino (1995)
  141. Gran Torino (2008)
  142. Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
  143. Warrior (2011)
  144. The Big Lebowski (1998)
  145. V for Vendetta (2006)
  146. Rebecca (1940)
  147. Gone Girl (2014)
  148. The Deer Hunter (1978)
  149. How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
  150. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
  151. Cool Hand Luke (1967)
  152. It Happened One Night (1934)
  153. Fargo (1996)
  154. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
  155. Gone with the Wind (1939)
  156. Trainspotting (1996)
  157. Into the Wild (2007)
  158. Rush (2013)
  159. Dial M for Murder (1954)
  160. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  161. The Sixth Sense (1999)
  162. Rang De Basanti (2006)
  163. The Thing (1982)
  164. Hotel Rwanda (2004)
  165. Finding Nemo (2003)
  166. Mary and Max (2009)
  167. The Wages of Fear (1953)
  168. No Country for Old Men (2007)
  169. Incendies (2010)
  170. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
  171. Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)
  172. Wednesday (2008)
  173. A Platoon (1986)
  174. Life of Brian (1979)
  175. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
  176. Network (1976)
  177. Touch of Evil (1958)
  178. There Will Be Blood (2007)
  179. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
  180. Annie Hall (1977)
  181. Stand by Me (1986)
  182. The Princess Bride (1987)
  183. The 400 Blows (1959)
  184. Diabolique (1955)
  185. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
  186. Ben-Hur (1959)
  187. Amores Perros (2000)
  188. In the Name of the Father (1993)
  189. Persona (1966)
  190. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
  191. Sin City (2005)
  192. Million Dollar Baby (2004)
  193. Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
  194. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  195. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  196. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
  197. Gandhi (1982)
  198. The Avengers (2012)
  199. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
  200. Donnie Darko (2001)
  201. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  202. Shutter Island (2010)
  203. Strangers on a Train (1951)
  204. 8½ (1963)
  205. Stalker (1979)
  206. Boyhood (2014)
  207. Infernal Affairs (2002)
  208. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  209. Twelve Monkeys (1995)
  210. The Imitation Game (2014)
  211. Before Sunrise (1995)
  212. Jaws (1975)
  213. Fanny and Alexander (1982)
  214. High Noon (1952)
  215. The Terminator (1984)
  216. Groundhog Day (1993)
  217. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
  218. Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
  219. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
  220. Ip Man (2008)
  221. The King's Speech (2010)
  222. Monsters, Inc. (2001)
  223. Notorious (1946)
  224. Memories of Murder (2003)
  225. Rocky (1976)
  226. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
  227. La Haine (1995)
  228. Barry Lyndon (1975)
  229. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)
  230. The Truman Show (1998)
  231. The Night of the Hunter (1955)
  232. A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
  233. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
  234. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
  235. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
  236. Castle in the Sky (1986)
  237. Jurassic Park (1993)
  238. La Strada (1954)
  239. The Help (2011)
  240. Roman Holiday (1953)
  241. The Big Sleep (1946)
  242. Prisoners (2013)
  243. The Graduate (1967)
  244. Papillon (1973)
  245. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
  246. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (2003)
  247. Le Samouraï (1967)
  248. Underground (1995)
  249. Wild Tales (2014)
  250. Three Colors: Red (1994)
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* I've noticed that, on occasion, some movies will temporarily disappear from the list despite having an eligible score, probably due to a technical error. I'll add an asterisk to such titles but keep them on the list in their last known location.

IMDB has changed the criteria for Top 250 eligibility from 6,000 user votes to 25,000, which has caused some significant differences in the list. I will be keeping this list regularly updated, but the old list is viewable here.