Gone With the Wind
Rank Title Points Votes Your Vote
1
George Lucas’ space western with aliens, revolutionaries and high-tech effects spawned sci-fi’s biggest franchise of six films. ($1.4 billion).
Current Score:
1462
Total Votes:
9976
2
This Civil War-era love story with Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh has seduced generations of moviegoers. ($1.59 billion)
Current Score:
1451
Total Votes:
6891
3
Spielberg defines summer blockbuster with a shark flick featuring one of the most memorable theme songs in movie history. ($1 billion).
Current Score:
1446
Total Votes:
17306
4
Romance, life-or-death stakes and spectacular effects make household names of director James Cameron and star Leonardo DiCaprio. ($1 billion).
Current Score:
1418
Total Votes:
7676
5
Julie Andrews headlines the von Trapp family saga that celebrates the triumph of good over Nazism. ($1.12 billion).
Current Score:
1417
Total Votes:
5067
6
Spielberg enchants audiences by showing how suburban kids could help a magical, little alien get back home. ($1.11 billion).
Current Score:
1404
Total Votes:
6222
7
A suave Billy Dee Williams gets added to the canny Star Wars recipe of old-school drama and gee-whiz sci-fi trappings. ($772 million).
Current Score:
1394
Total Votes:
8726
8
Spielberg’s vintage adventure tale turns the dashing archaeologist Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) into a modern-day hero. ($693 million).
Current Score:
1368
Total Votes:
6908
9
Sex, violence, religion and Charlton Heston as Moses fuel a Biblical epic that’s become an Easter tradition on TV. ($1.13 billion).
Current Score:
1366
Total Votes:
5232
10
Jabba the Hutt, Carrie Fisher in a bikini and Luke’s showdown with Darth Vader wraps the first Star Wars trilogy. ($739 million).
Current Score:
1355
Total Votes:
10769
11
Marlon Brando and Al Pacino help Francis Ford Coppola turn a Mario Puzo’s novel into the ultimate gangster pic. ($620 million).
Current Score:
1334
Total Votes:
7304
12
A little history, a dash of religion, a thrilling chariot race, and Charlton Heston ripped and ready for redemption. ($770 million).
Current Score:
1332
Total Votes:
5904
13
1950s nostalgia transforms this high-school musical, showcasing Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta, into a sweet treat. ($605 million).
Current Score:
1312
Total Votes:
4966
14
A clever caper with Paul Newman and Robert Redford in their prime making this Depression-era comedy a hit. ($701 million).
Current Score:
1297
Total Votes:
4805
15
This stunning, psychologically rich bio of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O’Toole) inspired Steven Spielberg to make movies. ($435 million).
Current Score:
1287
Total Votes:
4775
16
Audiences thrill to Audrey Hepburn’s transformation from guttersnipe to elegant lady in the ultimate makeover movie. ($472 million).
Current Score:
1274
Total Votes:
3920
17
Before George Lucas conquered the universe, he reworked his past in a coming-of-age story set in early ‘60s California. ($517 million).
Current Score:
1257
Total Votes:
5309
18
What kid doesn’t want a sly Julie Andrews for a nanny after seeing Disney’s musical ode to non-traditional families? ($615 million).
Current Score:
1253
Total Votes:
4523
19
3-D visuals make James Cameron’s sci-fi spin on “cold civilization vs. nature-loving natives” fresh again. ($764 million).
Current Score:
1236
Total Votes:
5488
20
Julie Christie and Omar Sharif make love as Russia explodes into war in this epic romance. ($976 million).
Current Score:
1221
Total Votes:
4031
21
A pop-cultural touchstone: Cursed set, pea soup puke, and young Linda Blair making heads turn -- including her own. ($869 million).
Current Score:
1215
Total Votes:
10053
22
Gump appeals to heart and head thanks to technology that inserts Tom Hanks’ simple character into great historic moments. ($617 million).
Current Score:
1205
Total Votes:
19853
23
Fresh out of college, a young Dustin Hoffman tries to decide what to do when not distracted by the cougar Mrs. Robinson. ($673 million).
Current Score:
1198
Total Votes:
4938
24
Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton front a cast of thousands and lavish sets for this big screen epic. ($528 million).
Current Score:
1176
Total Votes:
3616
25
A little Jules Verne adventure, a lot of globe-trotting locations and an avalanche of movie-star cameos. ($508 million).
Current Score:
1164
Total Votes:
3622
26
A profitable combination of goofy ghosts and snarky ghost chasers Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis. ($556 million).
Current Score:
1158
Total Votes:
6850
27
Eighties teen heartthrob Michael J. Fox meets his parents when they were teens themselves in this time travel comedy. ($464 million).
Current Score:
1139
Total Votes:
5889
28
C.B. De Mille’s Oscar-winning circus spectacular stars Charlton Heston, Betty Hutton and James Stewart as a sad clown. ($472 million).
Current Score:
1138
Total Votes:
3632
29
Everyone loves Spielberg’s stars, not Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum, but those awesome CGI dinosaurs. ($678 million).
Current Score:
1134
Total Votes:
7474
30
Struggling actor Sylvester Stallone writes himself a good part which leads to the biggest boxing movie franchise in history. ($433 million).
Current Score:
1112
Total Votes:
5368
31
The tiny western town of Rock Ridge gets a black sheriff (Cleavon Little) in Mel Brooks’ rudely hilarious spoof. ($497 million).
Current Score:
1096
Total Votes:
4742
32
Comedian John Belushi stole this raucous celebration of rude fraternity hijinks in the early ‘60s. ($471 million).
Current Score:
1084
Total Votes:
5412
33
One part Western, two parts star power (Paul Newman and Robert Redford), one part “Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head.” ($555 million).
Current Score:
1068
Total Votes:
4626
34
During WWII, British prisoners are put to the test when ordered to build a strategically useful bridge for their captors. ($428 million).
Current Score:
1055
Total Votes:
6139
35
On initial release, only Star Wars out-grossed Burt Reynolds’ southern-fried action comedy, fueled by the CB radio fad. ($447 million).
Current Score:
1047
Total Votes:
4963
36
With Sean Connery oozing charm, a golden girl and Honor Blackman as Pussy Galore, the third Bond movie is the charm. ($521 million).
Current Score:
1033
Total Votes:
5461
37
The big-budget sci-fi sequel pits Arnold Schwarzenegger’s T-800 robot against a T-1000 liquid-metal assassin. ($382 million).
Current Score:
1023
Total Votes:
5421
38
Sean Connery’s fourth Bond movie gave fans more gadgets, more sharks and more very sexy girls. ($588 million).
Current Score:
1006
Total Votes:
4616
39
Everybody cries at this tale of doomed young lovers (Ali McGraw and Ryan O’Neal). The “disease movie” of the ‘70s. ($550 million).
Current Score:
993
Total Votes:
3961
40
Following Airport’s lead, this disaster movie trots out big names like Paul Newman, Fred Astaire, and Steve McQueen. ($482 million).
Current Score:
984
Total Votes:
3378
41
New Ageism meets UFOlogy when regular guy Richard Dreyfuss’ life is turned upside down by extraterrestrials. ($437 million).
Current Score:
972
Total Votes:
4326
42
The anarchic spirit of ‘60s idealism is crushed by the establishment in this bitterly funny dramedy with Jack Nicholson. ($422 million).
Current Score:
962
Total Votes:
5038
43
Pitched between camp and cute, this fantasy put an old-fashioned hero (Christopher Reeve) in a brave new world. ($451 million).
Current Score:
954
Total Votes:
5056
44
The last of three Star Wars prequels, Revenge of the Sith benefits from being the final link between old and new. ($466 million).
Current Score:
941
Total Votes:
5641
45
This sequel adds a monster, a ghost ship and the tentacle-bearded Davy Jones to Johnny Depp’s Jack Sparrow. ($508 million).
Current Score:
928
Total Votes:
4986
46
Christian Bale’s brooding Batman and Heath Ledger’s scary Joker gave this comic-book movie reboot real emotional depth. ($584 million).
Current Score:
919
Total Votes:
6357
47
An easy-going priest (Bing Crosby) and a feisty nun (Ingrid Bergman) save a faltering Catholic school. ($493 million).
Current Score:
899
Total Votes:
3359
48
Fans rush back to the future, giving Liam Neeson and Natalie Portman a thumbs up and Jar Jar Binks a big thumbs down. ($667 million).
Current Score:
888
Total Votes:
5116
49
The template for modern disaster movies has an all-star cast: Burt Lancaster, Jacqueline Bisset, Dean Martin, etc. ($520 million).
Current Score:
873
Total Votes:
3491
50
Johnny Depp’s show-stealing Captain Sparrow made it a hit and spawned a few sequels. ($398 million).
Current Score:
871
Total Votes:
6195
51
Alongside Gremlins, this boundary-pushing prequel prompted the MPAA to create its first new rating in 12 years: PG-13. ($421 million).
Current Score:
857
Total Votes:
4371
52
Cool archaeologist Jones (Harrison Ford) and his even cooler dad (Sean Connery) go after the Holy Grail. ($388 million).
Current Score:
847
Total Votes:
5243
53
In the first of the series, world-class actors Ian McKellen, Hugo Weaving, and Viggo Mortensen play wizards, elves and warriors. ($430 million).
Current Score:
833
Total Votes:
8905
54
Richard Harris, Maggie Smith and Alan Rickman made the first Harry Potter adaptation downright respectable. ($439 million).
Current Score:
830
Total Votes:
5134
55
A cavalcade of stars -- Shelley Winters, Gene Hackman and Leslie Nielsen -- seeks to escape an upended cruise ship. ($431 million).
Current Score:
802
Total Votes:
4324
56
Tobey Maguire convinces us that high-school nerd Peter Parker could become a superhero when bit by a spider. ($546 million).
Current Score:
798
Total Votes:
5404
57
Thanks in part to Jack Nicholson’s Joker, the Michael Keaton reboot of the superhero legitimizes comic-book movies. ($495 million).
Current Score:
787
Total Votes:
4181
58
Post-WWII sentiment gave this drama about veterans adjusting to civilian life a timely relevance. ($432 million).
Current Score:
766
Total Votes:
3168
59
Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones look like boring bureaucrats but are actually top secret agents monitoring aliens in this ultra-snarky comedy. ($429 million).
Current Score:
764
Total Votes:
4666
60
Building on the success of the first two installments, the last Lord of the Rings movie tops the awards and box office. ($484 million).
Current Score:
750
Total Votes:
8188
61
While traditional religious movies glorify transcendence, Mel Gibson’s Aramaic-language drama zeroes in on Jesus’ pain and agony. ($469 million).
Current Score:
733
Total Votes:
3877
62
Donald Sutherland and Elliott Gould helm Robert Altman’s dark comedy about Korean-War medics. ($422 million).
Current Score:
717
Total Votes:
3711
63
A good cop thriller that showcases the young Eddie Murphy’s signature mix of sweetness and street smarts. ($528 million).
Current Score:
708
Total Votes:
5188
64
The ultimate war movie for nervous times proves that no one cares when bug-eyed monsters get their alien butts kicked. ($544 million).
Current Score:
700
Total Votes:
6122
65
The first Rings sequel turns the Tolkien hit about Frodo the Hobbit into a cultural phenomenon. ($453 million).
Current Score:
690
Total Votes:
6754
66
How many didn't guess the twist ending of this thriller about troubled shrink Bruce Willis and a child (Haley Joel Osment) who sees ghosts? ($453 million).
Current Score:
674
Total Votes:
4770
67
Professional storm chasers (Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton) with complicated personal lives track extreme weather outbreaks. ($430 million).
Current Score:
661
Total Votes:
3663
68
Nearly every star in Hollywood had a cameo in this comedy about a race to recover a fortune in California’s Santa Rosita State Park. ($423 million).
Current Score:
648
Total Votes:
3244
69
This Romeo and Juliet musical on Manhattan’s mean streets somehow made dancing gang members dangerously cool. ($440 million).
Current Score:
635
Total Votes:
3623
70
This sequel which adds Doc Oc (Alfred Molina) to Spidey’s problems more than holds its own. ($473 million).
Current Score:
627
Total Votes:
4731
71
Introducing the new Luke Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) plus an opportunity to find out who the clones are. ($420 million).
Current Score:
613
Total Votes:
4925
72
“Taking dinosaurs off this island is the worst idea in the long, sad history of bad ideas,” says pessimistic scientist Jeff Goldblum. He’s right. ($392 million).
Current Score:
604
Total Votes:
6214
73
Wacky hijinks ensue when divorced dad Robin Williams masquerades as a frumpy housekeeper to be near his kids. ($414 million).
Current Score:
590
Total Votes:
7278
74
This fact-based movie profiles a backwoods farmer who became the most decorated American soldier of WWI. ($378 million).
Current Score:
574
Total Votes:
3120
75
A fashionista wants a spotted coat made of puppy hides. Sounds creepy but this animated pic is actually fun. ($785 million).
Current Score:
567
Total Votes:
3631
76
Arguably Walt Disney’s best, this animated feature combines sentiment and timeless storytelling seamlessly. ($857 million).
Current Score:
556
Total Votes:
3960
77
Disney reclaims its reputation for first-rate animated features with this coming of age story and its Elton John score. ($607 million).
Current Score:
554
Total Votes:
5432
78
After 30 years, this union of Mickey Mouse, dancing hippos and classical music turns a profit and then some. ($653 million).
Current Score:
531
Total Votes:
3561
79
Almost ten years in the making, Disney’s third princess movie remains a favorite of 12-year-old girls of all ages. ($571 million).
Current Score:
520
Total Votes:
3442
80
Precocious Macaulay Culkin foils buffoonish burglars after his parents accidentally abandon him during Christmas vacation. ($532 million).
Current Score:
508
Total Votes:
6030
81
This animated flick about a feral child and his animal friends is voiced by George Sanders and Louis Prima among others. ($579 million).
Current Score:
498
Total Votes:
3688
82
Funny, action-packed and a little scary, this animated feature targets kids between Dumbo and The Lion King age. ($530 million).
Current Score:
484
Total Votes:
3466
83
From the hand-drawn images to its unsentimental story of a fawn’s journey to adulthood, a Disney watermark. ($501 million).
Current Score:
474
Total Votes:
3716
84
Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the toys must face the fact children grow up and put away childish things: Adults weep. ($410 million).
Current Score:
462
Total Votes:
17072
85
Kids love the rude, stinky-but-goodhearted green troll (voiced by Mike Myers); adults identify with his nemesis in-laws. ($558 million).
Current Score:
445
Total Votes:
3531
86
A sad clownfish stops at nothing to find his missing son in this animated feature (also one of the bestselling DVDs ever). ($443 million).
Current Score:
442
Total Votes:
4574
87
A shipwrecked family pulls together to survive natural hardships and vicious pirates in this live-action Disney hit. ($423 million).
Current Score:
416
Total Votes:
2956
88
A pampered cocker spaniel and a mangy mutt find love in Disney’s first CinemaScope animated feature. ($438 million).
Current Score:
411
Total Votes:
3595
89
Romantics swoon over this fantasy about a murdered man (Patrick Swayze) who defies death to become visible to his girlfriend (Demi Moore). ($405 million).
Current Score:
400
Total Votes:
5234
90
Allegations of cultural insensitivity didn’t stop this Arabian Nights-inspired Disney feature from enchanting American kids. ($412 million).
Current Score:
390
Total Votes:
3884
91
The second animated installment detailing the secret lives of toys, like Mr. Potato Head, Slinky Dog, Buzz Lightyear, etc. ($376 million).
Current Score:
380
Total Votes:
19564
92
Pomp, piety, and pop psych (and CinemaScope) lure moviegoers to an epic about a Roman (Richard Burton) who won Christ’s robe. ($514 million).
Current Score:
357
Total Votes:
2955
93
“I was a better man… as a woman... than I ever was with a woman, as a man,” says a cross-dressing Dustin Hoffman. ($447 million).
Current Score:
346
Total Votes:
3142
94
3D gave this Vincent Price remake of the classic horror flick Mystery of the Wax Museum extra audience appeal. ($397 million).
Current Score:
335
Total Votes:
3087
95
The Western romance, a.k.a. “Lust in the Dust” takes place between a half-breed girl (Jennifer Jones) and an anglo cowboy (Gregory Peck). ($401 million).
Current Score:
321
Total Votes:
2781
96
The only Hitchcock film in the top 100 is about laid-up photographer (James Stewart) who suspects his neighbor is a wife-killer. ($396 million).
Current Score:
310
Total Votes:
4308
97
Jim Carrey is Dr. Seuss’ holiday-hating Grinch in this live-action comedy -- one of the highest grossing Christmas movies ever. ($378 million).
Current Score:
297
Total Votes:
3309
98
Perverse alien Dr. Frank-n-furter (Tim Curry) corrupts innocent sweethearts Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick in a glam sci-fi musical. ($433 million).
Current Score:
287
Total Votes:
3351
99
Spider-Man fans turned out for this sequel that was star Tobey Maguire’s swan song in the franchise. ($384 million).
Current Score:
274
Total Votes:
3814
100
The robots that turn into cars and guns return in a sequel that outperforms the original. ($424 million).
Current Score:
262
Total Votes:
4386