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:
1460
Total Votes:
10152
2
This Civil War-era love story with Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh has seduced generations of moviegoers. ($1.59 billion)
Current Score:
1450
Total Votes:
7020
3
Spielberg defines summer blockbuster with a shark flick featuring one of the most memorable theme songs in movie history. ($1 billion).
Current Score:
1438
Total Votes:
17434
4
Romance, life-or-death stakes and spectacular effects make household names of director James Cameron and star Leonardo DiCaprio. ($1 billion).
Current Score:
1428
Total Votes:
7810
5
Spielberg enchants audiences by showing how suburban kids could help a magical, little alien get back home. ($1.11 billion).
Current Score:
1407
Total Votes:
6333
6
Julie Andrews headlines the von Trapp family saga that celebrates the triumph of good over Nazism. ($1.12 billion).
Current Score:
1406
Total Votes:
5170
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:
8832
8
Spielberg’s vintage adventure tale turns the dashing archaeologist Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) into a modern-day hero. ($693 million).
Current Score:
1384
Total Votes:
7000
9
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:
1359
Total Votes:
10871
10
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:
1359
Total Votes:
5323
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:
1342
Total Votes:
7406
12
1950s nostalgia transforms this high-school musical, showcasing Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta, into a sweet treat. ($605 million).
Current Score:
1326
Total Votes:
5062
13
A little history, a dash of religion, a thrilling chariot race, and Charlton Heston ripped and ready for redemption. ($770 million).
Current Score:
1323
Total Votes:
5995
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:
4883
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:
4851
16
Audiences thrill to Audrey Hepburn’s transformation from guttersnipe to elegant lady in the ultimate makeover movie. ($472 million).
Current Score:
1272
Total Votes:
3994
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:
1264
Total Votes:
5376
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:
1264
Total Votes:
4610
19
3-D visuals make James Cameron’s sci-fi spin on “cold civilization vs. nature-loving natives” fresh again. ($764 million).
Current Score:
1237
Total Votes:
5587
20
Gump appeals to heart and head thanks to technology that inserts Tom Hanks’ simple character into great historic moments. ($617 million).
Current Score:
1225
Total Votes:
19957
21
A pop-cultural touchstone: Cursed set, pea soup puke, and young Linda Blair making heads turn -- including her own. ($869 million).
Current Score:
1223
Total Votes:
10133
22
Julie Christie and Omar Sharif make love as Russia explodes into war in this epic romance. ($976 million).
Current Score:
1219
Total Votes:
4095
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:
1193
Total Votes:
4993
24
A profitable combination of goofy ghosts and snarky ghost chasers Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis. ($556 million).
Current Score:
1179
Total Votes:
6927
25
Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton front a cast of thousands and lavish sets for this big screen epic. ($528 million).
Current Score:
1179
Total Votes:
3675
26
Eighties teen heartthrob Michael J. Fox meets his parents when they were teens themselves in this time travel comedy. ($464 million).
Current Score:
1165
Total Votes:
5975
27
A little Jules Verne adventure, a lot of globe-trotting locations and an avalanche of movie-star cameos. ($508 million).
Current Score:
1154
Total Votes:
3678
28
Everyone loves Spielberg’s stars, not Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum, but those awesome CGI dinosaurs. ($678 million).
Current Score:
1151
Total Votes:
7555
29
Struggling actor Sylvester Stallone writes himself a good part which leads to the biggest boxing movie franchise in history. ($433 million).
Current Score:
1118
Total Votes:
5438
30
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:
1114
Total Votes:
3688
31
The tiny western town of Rock Ridge gets a black sheriff (Cleavon Little) in Mel Brooks’ rudely hilarious spoof. ($497 million).
Current Score:
1104
Total Votes:
4804
32
Comedian John Belushi stole this raucous celebration of rude fraternity hijinks in the early ‘60s. ($471 million).
Current Score:
1087
Total Votes:
5465
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:
1072
Total Votes:
4682
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:
1063
Total Votes:
6193
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:
1050
Total Votes:
5016
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:
1036
Total Votes:
5514
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:
1034
Total Votes:
5484
38
Sean Connery’s fourth Bond movie gave fans more gadgets, more sharks and more very sexy girls. ($588 million).
Current Score:
1010
Total Votes:
4668
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:
999
Total Votes:
4011
40
Following Airport’s lead, this disaster movie trots out big names like Paul Newman, Fred Astaire, and Steve McQueen. ($482 million).
Current Score:
995
Total Votes:
3427
41
New Ageism meets UFOlogy when regular guy Richard Dreyfuss’ life is turned upside down by extraterrestrials. ($437 million).
Current Score:
978
Total Votes:
4372
42
The anarchic spirit of ‘60s idealism is crushed by the establishment in this bitterly funny dramedy with Jack Nicholson. ($422 million).
Current Score:
963
Total Votes:
5093
43
Pitched between camp and cute, this fantasy put an old-fashioned hero (Christopher Reeve) in a brave new world. ($451 million).
Current Score:
960
Total Votes:
5120
44
Christian Bale’s brooding Batman and Heath Ledger’s scary Joker gave this comic-book movie reboot real emotional depth. ($584 million).
Current Score:
944
Total Votes:
6434
45
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:
942
Total Votes:
5712
46
This sequel adds a monster, a ghost ship and the tentacle-bearded Davy Jones to Johnny Depp’s Jack Sparrow. ($508 million).
Current Score:
925
Total Votes:
5061
47
An easy-going priest (Bing Crosby) and a feisty nun (Ingrid Bergman) save a faltering Catholic school. ($493 million).
Current Score:
901
Total Votes:
3411
48
Johnny Depp’s show-stealing Captain Sparrow made it a hit and spawned a few sequels. ($398 million).
Current Score:
894
Total Votes:
6256
49
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:
891
Total Votes:
5189
50
The template for modern disaster movies has an all-star cast: Burt Lancaster, Jacqueline Bisset, Dean Martin, etc. ($520 million).
Current Score:
868
Total Votes:
3542
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:
865
Total Votes:
4433
52
Cool archaeologist Jones (Harrison Ford) and his even cooler dad (Sean Connery) go after the Holy Grail. ($388 million).
Current Score:
856
Total Votes:
5310
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:
844
Total Votes:
8980
54
Richard Harris, Maggie Smith and Alan Rickman made the first Harry Potter adaptation downright respectable. ($439 million).
Current Score:
836
Total Votes:
5222
55
A cavalcade of stars -- Shelley Winters, Gene Hackman and Leslie Nielsen -- seeks to escape an upended cruise ship. ($431 million).
Current Score:
815
Total Votes:
4371
56
Tobey Maguire convinces us that high-school nerd Peter Parker could become a superhero when bit by a spider. ($546 million).
Current Score:
803
Total Votes:
5467
57
Thanks in part to Jack Nicholson’s Joker, the Michael Keaton reboot of the superhero legitimizes comic-book movies. ($495 million).
Current Score:
794
Total Votes:
4240
58
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:
782
Total Votes:
4730
59
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:
759
Total Votes:
8253
60
Post-WWII sentiment gave this drama about veterans adjusting to civilian life a timely relevance. ($432 million).
Current Score:
758
Total Votes:
3208
61
While traditional religious movies glorify transcendence, Mel Gibson’s Aramaic-language drama zeroes in on Jesus’ pain and agony. ($469 million).
Current Score:
737
Total Votes:
3933
62
Donald Sutherland and Elliott Gould helm Robert Altman’s dark comedy about Korean-War medics. ($422 million).
Current Score:
723
Total Votes:
3759
63
A good cop thriller that showcases the young Eddie Murphy’s signature mix of sweetness and street smarts. ($528 million).
Current Score:
717
Total Votes:
5245
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:
715
Total Votes:
6187
65
The first Rings sequel turns the Tolkien hit about Frodo the Hobbit into a cultural phenomenon. ($453 million).
Current Score:
697
Total Votes:
6815
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:
683
Total Votes:
4821
67
Professional storm chasers (Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton) with complicated personal lives track extreme weather outbreaks. ($430 million).
Current Score:
671
Total Votes:
3721
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:
651
Total Votes:
3285
69
This Romeo and Juliet musical on Manhattan’s mean streets somehow made dancing gang members dangerously cool. ($440 million).
Current Score:
639
Total Votes:
3667
70
This sequel which adds Doc Oc (Alfred Molina) to Spidey’s problems more than holds its own. ($473 million).
Current Score:
630
Total Votes:
4790
71
Introducing the new Luke Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) plus an opportunity to find out who the clones are. ($420 million).
Current Score:
619
Total Votes:
4995
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:
617
Total Votes:
6275
73
Wacky hijinks ensue when divorced dad Robin Williams masquerades as a frumpy housekeeper to be near his kids. ($414 million).
Current Score:
604
Total Votes:
7348
74
This fact-based movie profiles a backwoods farmer who became the most decorated American soldier of WWI. ($378 million).
Current Score:
580
Total Votes:
3170
75
A fashionista wants a spotted coat made of puppy hides. Sounds creepy but this animated pic is actually fun. ($785 million).
Current Score:
577
Total Votes:
3691
76
Arguably Walt Disney’s best, this animated feature combines sentiment and timeless storytelling seamlessly. ($857 million).
Current Score:
563
Total Votes:
4019
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:
557
Total Votes:
5503
78
After 30 years, this union of Mickey Mouse, dancing hippos and classical music turns a profit and then some. ($653 million).
Current Score:
535
Total Votes:
3607
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:
524
Total Votes:
3494
80
Precocious Macaulay Culkin foils buffoonish burglars after his parents accidentally abandon him during Christmas vacation. ($532 million).
Current Score:
517
Total Votes:
6101
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:
502
Total Votes:
3738
82
Funny, action-packed and a little scary, this animated feature targets kids between Dumbo and The Lion King age. ($530 million).
Current Score:
487
Total Votes:
3519
83
From the hand-drawn images to its unsentimental story of a fawn’s journey to adulthood, a Disney watermark. ($501 million).
Current Score:
475
Total Votes:
3771
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:
469
Total Votes:
17139
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:
452
Total Votes:
3590
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:
448
Total Votes:
4634
87
A pampered cocker spaniel and a mangy mutt find love in Disney’s first CinemaScope animated feature. ($438 million).
Current Score:
428
Total Votes:
3648
88
A shipwrecked family pulls together to survive natural hardships and vicious pirates in this live-action Disney hit. ($423 million).
Current Score:
409
Total Votes:
3007
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:
401
Total Votes:
5285
90
Allegations of cultural insensitivity didn’t stop this Arabian Nights-inspired Disney feature from enchanting American kids. ($412 million).
Current Score:
395
Total Votes:
3943
91
The second animated installment detailing the secret lives of toys, like Mr. Potato Head, Slinky Dog, Buzz Lightyear, etc. ($376 million).
Current Score:
385
Total Votes:
19621
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:
361
Total Votes:
3005
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:
353
Total Votes:
3197
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:
3145
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:
324
Total Votes:
2828
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:
315
Total Votes:
4357
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:
309
Total Votes:
3371
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:
297
Total Votes:
3409
99
Spider-Man fans turned out for this sequel that was star Tobey Maguire’s swan song in the franchise. ($384 million).
Current Score:
279
Total Votes:
3879
100
The robots that turn into cars and guns return in a sequel that outperforms the original. ($424 million).
Current Score:
275
Total Votes:
4455