Ever wonder what the top movies of all time are? We’ve compiled a list of the greatest films ever written and directed, according to the Internet Movie Database. Now, we realize everyone has their own opinions of what they consider to be a great film. The movies on this list are ranked according to box office success, awards & nominations, audience popularity, and their critical acclaim from a writing and directing point of view. The films on the list span over 80 years! So, let’s take a look at 10 of the top movies of all time.
10. Titanic (1997)
The 1997 blockbuster film followed the story of a 17-year old English aristocrat who was reluctantly engaged to a wealthy man her mother had arranged for her. While aboard the luxurious ship, the she falls for a free-spirited artist of menial means. The two embark on a whirlwind romance as the ill-fated ship sails across the Atlantic. Spoiler alert – the ship sinks! The film won 11 Oscars and 4 Golden Globes. Director James Cameron was “king of the world” with this box office hit.
9. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Who doesn’t love this story of Dorothy, a young girl from Kansas, who’s swept up by a tornado and taken to a magical land? She meets several friends along her journey along the yellow brick road in search for the great Wizard of Oz who will help her return home. This pioneering Technicolor film won two out of six Oscar nominations.
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