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Best of All Time

Here are the Top highest-grossing movies of all time, and the "Best" 20 movies of all time, according to the American Film Institute.

I hope that this Top Movies list will entertain and enlighten you.

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All-Time HIGHEST-GROSSING
Movies Chart

#
Movie Name
Year
Gross $
1

Avatar

2009

$ 2,782M

2

Titanic

1997

$ 2,187M

3

Marvel's The Avengers

2012

$ 1,519M

4

Harry Potter - Deathly Hallows

2011

$ 1,342M

5

Frozen

2013

$ 1,264M

6

Iron Man 3

2013

$ 1,215M

7

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

2011

$ 1,124M

8

LOTR: The Return of the King

2003

$ 1,120M

9

Skyfall

2012

$ 1,109M

10

The Dark Knight Rises

2012

$ 1,084M

11

Pirates of the Carib: Dead Man's Chest

2006

$ 1,066M

12

Toy Story 3

2010

$ 1,063M

13

Pirates of the Carib: On Stranger Tides

2011

$ 1,046M

14

Jurassic Park

1993

$ 1,029M

15

Star Wars: The Phantom Menace

1999

$ 1,027M

Source:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_highest-grossing_films

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The Twenty "BEST" Movies of All Time -
The American Film Institute

Previous
Rating
#

Most
Recent
Rating

Movie Name

Year

Note

1
1

Citizen Kane

1941

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3
2

The Godfather

1972

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2
3

Casablanca

1942

-

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4

Raging Bull (WTH?)

1980

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10
5

Singin' In the Rain

1952

-

4
6

Gone With The Wind

1939

-

5
7

Lawrence of Arabia

1962

-

9
8

Schindler's List

1993

-

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9

Vertigo

1958

-

6
10

The Wizard of Oz

1939

-

-
11

City Lights

1931

-

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12

The Searchers

1956

-

15
13

Star Wars

1977

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18
14

Psycho

1960

-

-
15

2001

1968

-

12
16

Sunset Blvd.

1950

-

7
17

The Graduate

1967

-

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18

The General

1927

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8
19

On the Waterfront

1954

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11
20

It's A Wonderful Life

1946

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13
36

The Bridge on the River Kwai

1957

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14
22

Some Like It Hot

1959

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16
28

All About Eve

1950

-

17
65

The African Queen

1951

-

19
21

Chinatown

1974

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20
33

One Flew Over the Cockoo's Nest

1975

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Comments1. First of all, note that there have been ZERO top movies made in this century.2. Comparing the OLD list to the new list reveals that the list is HIGHLY SUBJECTIVE, since -- Raging Bull can go from NOWHERE to #4, and- Vertigo can go from NOWHERE to #9?- The Graduate can go from #7 to #17?- The Wizard of Oz dropped from #6 to #10?- The African Queen dropped from #17 to #65?This is PURE BULL - a crap shoot."BEST" is in the mind of the beholder -"One man's "Best", is another man's "Pure Poison".Take the list with a pinch of salt - random opinion. Why not just take the opinions of some dummkopfs found on the street? The list would be just as accurate.

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Source: http://www.afi.com/100years/movies10.aspx

Lists of the "Best" movies vary a great deal, since it is a very subjective judgment. The American Film Institute, however, is regarded as an authoritative source on the matter.

Note that NO MOVIE is on both lists -
Highest-grossing and Best. - Commercial crud vs. highest quality art

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