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:
1444
Total Votes:
9596
2
Spielberg defines summer blockbuster with a shark flick featuring one of the most memorable theme songs in movie history. ($1 billion).
Current Score:
1429
Total Votes:
17113
3
This Civil War-era love story with Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh has seduced generations of moviegoers. ($1.59 billion)
Current Score:
1423
Total Votes:
6605
4
Julie Andrews headlines the von Trapp family saga that celebrates the triumph of good over Nazism. ($1.12 billion).
Current Score:
1394
Total Votes:
4896
5
Romance, life-or-death stakes and spectacular effects make household names of director James Cameron and star Leonardo DiCaprio. ($1 billion).
Current Score:
1390
Total Votes:
7444
6
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:
1388
Total Votes:
5080
7
Spielberg enchants audiences by showing how suburban kids could help a magical, little alien get back home. ($1.11 billion).
Current Score:
1387
Total Votes:
6033
8
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:
1372
Total Votes:
8532
9
Spielberg’s vintage adventure tale turns the dashing archaeologist Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) into a modern-day hero. ($693 million).
Current Score:
1350
Total Votes:
6734
10
A little history, a dash of religion, a thrilling chariot race, and Charlton Heston ripped and ready for redemption. ($770 million).
Current Score:
1341
Total Votes:
5757
11
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:
1333
Total Votes:
10573
12
1950s nostalgia transforms this high-school musical, showcasing Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta, into a sweet treat. ($605 million).
Current Score:
1318
Total Votes:
4806
13
Marlon Brando and Al Pacino help Francis Ford Coppola turn a Mario Puzo’s novel into the ultimate gangster pic. ($620 million).
Current Score:
1305
Total Votes:
7117
14
This stunning, psychologically rich bio of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O’Toole) inspired Steven Spielberg to make movies. ($435 million).
Current Score:
1276
Total Votes:
4618
15
A clever caper with Paul Newman and Robert Redford in their prime making this Depression-era comedy a hit. ($701 million).
Current Score:
1275
Total Votes:
4651
16
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:
1255
Total Votes:
5173
17
Audiences thrill to Audrey Hepburn’s transformation from guttersnipe to elegant lady in the ultimate makeover movie. ($472 million).
Current Score:
1237
Total Votes:
3771
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:
1224
Total Votes:
4356
19
Julie Christie and Omar Sharif make love as Russia explodes into war in this epic romance. ($976 million).
Current Score:
1214
Total Votes:
3908
20
A pop-cultural touchstone: Cursed set, pea soup puke, and young Linda Blair making heads turn -- including her own. ($869 million).
Current Score:
1208
Total Votes:
9910
21
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:
1191
Total Votes:
4817
22
3-D visuals make James Cameron’s sci-fi spin on “cold civilization vs. nature-loving natives” fresh again. ($764 million).
Current Score:
1190
Total Votes:
5294
23
Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton front a cast of thousands and lavish sets for this big screen epic. ($528 million).
Current Score:
1183
Total Votes:
3497
24
Gump appeals to heart and head thanks to technology that inserts Tom Hanks’ simple character into great historic moments. ($617 million).
Current Score:
1163
Total Votes:
19671
25
A little Jules Verne adventure, a lot of globe-trotting locations and an avalanche of movie-star cameos. ($508 million).
Current Score:
1162
Total Votes:
3496
26
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:
1145
Total Votes:
3523
27
A profitable combination of goofy ghosts and snarky ghost chasers Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis. ($556 million).
Current Score:
1131
Total Votes:
6705
28
Eighties teen heartthrob Michael J. Fox meets his parents when they were teens themselves in this time travel comedy. ($464 million).
Current Score:
1122
Total Votes:
5720
29
Everyone loves Spielberg’s stars, not Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum, but those awesome CGI dinosaurs. ($678 million).
Current Score:
1114
Total Votes:
7298
30
Struggling actor Sylvester Stallone writes himself a good part which leads to the biggest boxing movie franchise in history. ($433 million).
Current Score:
1103
Total Votes:
5213
31
The tiny western town of Rock Ridge gets a black sheriff (Cleavon Little) in Mel Brooks’ rudely hilarious spoof. ($497 million).
Current Score:
1080
Total Votes:
4622
32
Comedian John Belushi stole this raucous celebration of rude fraternity hijinks in the early ‘60s. ($471 million).
Current Score:
1065
Total Votes:
5293
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:
1048
Total Votes:
4520
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:
1042
Total Votes:
6030
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:
1035
Total Votes:
4847
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:
1025
Total Votes:
5347
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:
1012
Total Votes:
5290
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:
4516
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:
982
Total Votes:
3858
40
Following Airport’s lead, this disaster movie trots out big names like Paul Newman, Fred Astaire, and Steve McQueen. ($482 million).
Current Score:
968
Total Votes:
3268
41
New Ageism meets UFOlogy when regular guy Richard Dreyfuss’ life is turned upside down by extraterrestrials. ($437 million).
Current Score:
961
Total Votes:
4213
42
The anarchic spirit of ‘60s idealism is crushed by the establishment in this bitterly funny dramedy with Jack Nicholson. ($422 million).
Current Score:
948
Total Votes:
4914
43
Pitched between camp and cute, this fantasy put an old-fashioned hero (Christopher Reeve) in a brave new world. ($451 million).
Current Score:
943
Total Votes:
4941
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:
934
Total Votes:
5502
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:
911
Total Votes:
4855
46
An easy-going priest (Bing Crosby) and a feisty nun (Ingrid Bergman) save a faltering Catholic school. ($493 million).
Current Score:
909
Total Votes:
3249
47
Christian Bale’s brooding Batman and Heath Ledger’s scary Joker gave this comic-book movie reboot real emotional depth. ($584 million).
Current Score:
886
Total Votes:
6214
48
The template for modern disaster movies has an all-star cast: Burt Lancaster, Jacqueline Bisset, Dean Martin, etc. ($520 million).
Current Score:
882
Total Votes:
3380
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:
877
Total Votes:
4973
50
Johnny Depp’s show-stealing Captain Sparrow made it a hit and spawned a few sequels. ($398 million).
Current Score:
860
Total Votes:
6054
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:
850
Total Votes:
4236
52
Cool archaeologist Jones (Harrison Ford) and his even cooler dad (Sean Connery) go after the Holy Grail. ($388 million).
Current Score:
835
Total Votes:
5113
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:
825
Total Votes:
8755
54
Richard Harris, Maggie Smith and Alan Rickman made the first Harry Potter adaptation downright respectable. ($439 million).
Current Score:
803
Total Votes:
4991
55
A cavalcade of stars -- Shelley Winters, Gene Hackman and Leslie Nielsen -- seeks to escape an upended cruise ship. ($431 million).
Current Score:
787
Total Votes:
4209
56
Tobey Maguire convinces us that high-school nerd Peter Parker could become a superhero when bit by a spider. ($546 million).
Current Score:
778
Total Votes:
5276
57
Post-WWII sentiment gave this drama about veterans adjusting to civilian life a timely relevance. ($432 million).
Current Score:
776
Total Votes:
3066
58
Thanks in part to Jack Nicholson’s Joker, the Michael Keaton reboot of the superhero legitimizes comic-book movies. ($495 million).
Current Score:
767
Total Votes:
4059
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:
759
Total Votes:
4537
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:
739
Total Votes:
8045
61
While traditional religious movies glorify transcendence, Mel Gibson’s Aramaic-language drama zeroes in on Jesus’ pain and agony. ($469 million).
Current Score:
724
Total Votes:
3764
62
Donald Sutherland and Elliott Gould helm Robert Altman’s dark comedy about Korean-War medics. ($422 million).
Current Score:
703
Total Votes:
3605
63
A good cop thriller that showcases the young Eddie Murphy’s signature mix of sweetness and street smarts. ($528 million).
Current Score:
698
Total Votes:
5094
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:
690
Total Votes:
6006
65
The first Rings sequel turns the Tolkien hit about Frodo the Hobbit into a cultural phenomenon. ($453 million).
Current Score:
687
Total Votes:
6619
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:
667
Total Votes:
4663
67
Professional storm chasers (Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton) with complicated personal lives track extreme weather outbreaks. ($430 million).
Current Score:
654
Total Votes:
3558
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:
633
Total Votes:
3145
69
This Romeo and Juliet musical on Manhattan’s mean streets somehow made dancing gang members dangerously cool. ($440 million).
Current Score:
622
Total Votes:
3520
70
This sequel which adds Doc Oc (Alfred Molina) to Spidey’s problems more than holds its own. ($473 million).
Current Score:
616
Total Votes:
4618
71
Introducing the new Luke Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) plus an opportunity to find out who the clones are. ($420 million).
Current Score:
601
Total Votes:
4803
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:
598
Total Votes:
6096
73
Wacky hijinks ensue when divorced dad Robin Williams masquerades as a frumpy housekeeper to be near his kids. ($414 million).
Current Score:
575
Total Votes:
7157
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:
3026
75
A fashionista wants a spotted coat made of puppy hides. Sounds creepy but this animated pic is actually fun. ($785 million).
Current Score:
554
Total Votes:
3524
76
Arguably Walt Disney’s best, this animated feature combines sentiment and timeless storytelling seamlessly. ($857 million).
Current Score:
539
Total Votes:
3839
77
After 30 years, this union of Mickey Mouse, dancing hippos and classical music turns a profit and then some. ($653 million).
Current Score:
528
Total Votes:
3448
78
Disney reclaims its reputation for first-rate animated features with this coming of age story and its Elton John score. ($607 million).
Current Score:
520
Total Votes:
5290
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:
517
Total Votes:
3339
80
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:
501
Total Votes:
3563
81
Precocious Macaulay Culkin foils buffoonish burglars after his parents accidentally abandon him during Christmas vacation. ($532 million).
Current Score:
500
Total Votes:
5898
82
Funny, action-packed and a little scary, this animated feature targets kids between Dumbo and The Lion King age. ($530 million).
Current Score:
473
Total Votes:
3361
83
From the hand-drawn images to its unsentimental story of a fawn’s journey to adulthood, a Disney watermark. ($501 million).
Current Score:
459
Total Votes:
3609
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:
453
Total Votes:
16955
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:
441
Total Votes:
3415
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:
435
Total Votes:
4439
87
A shipwrecked family pulls together to survive natural hardships and vicious pirates in this live-action Disney hit. ($423 million).
Current Score:
405
Total Votes:
2857
88
A pampered cocker spaniel and a mangy mutt find love in Disney’s first CinemaScope animated feature. ($438 million).
Current Score:
397
Total Votes:
3485
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:
388
Total Votes:
5128
90
Allegations of cultural insensitivity didn’t stop this Arabian Nights-inspired Disney feature from enchanting American kids. ($412 million).
Current Score:
379
Total Votes:
3769
91
The second animated installment detailing the secret lives of toys, like Mr. Potato Head, Slinky Dog, Buzz Lightyear, etc. ($376 million).
Current Score:
370
Total Votes:
19450
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:
344
Total Votes:
2854
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:
331
Total Votes:
3037
94
3D gave this Vincent Price remake of the classic horror flick Mystery of the Wax Museum extra audience appeal. ($397 million).
Current Score:
327
Total Votes:
2973
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:
308
Total Votes:
2682
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:
297
Total Votes:
4205
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:
296
Total Votes:
3188
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:
272
Total Votes:
3240
99
Spider-Man fans turned out for this sequel that was star Tobey Maguire’s swan song in the franchise. ($384 million).
Current Score:
268
Total Votes:
3690
100
The robots that turn into cars and guns return in a sequel that outperforms the original. ($424 million).
Current Score:
254
Total Votes:
4244