Top 25 Greatest Films of All Time

A Listmania! list by Andrew Welch
 
Blade Runner (The Director's Cut) [DVD] [1982]
1.  Blade Runner (The Director's Cut) [DVD] [1982] DVD ~ Harrison Ford
The list author says:
  "The greatest science fiction film of all time and one of the greatest films. Visually stunning with many layers. An incredibly deep film about human empathy and the possibilities of man and machine."
£8.90   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (594 customer reviews)

Lawrence of Arabia - Two Disc Set [DVD]
2.  Lawrence of Arabia - Two Disc Set [DVD] DVD ~ Peter O'Toole
The list author says:
  "An amazing true story about an amazing human being. The cinematography of this legendary film has never been bettered."
£14.99   Used & New from: £0.28
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (302 customer reviews) | 10 customer discussions

Gone With The Wind [DVD]
3.  Gone With The Wind [DVD] DVD ~ Clark Gable
The list author says:
  "Deserved to last the generations and secure its position in the 'all time greatest' list."
Out of stock
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (208 customer reviews)

Seven Samurai [DVD] [1954]
4.  Seven Samurai [DVD] [1954] DVD ~ Toshirô Mifune
The list author says:
  "The best film to ever leave Japan. The original 'Magnificent Seven'."
£9.96   Used & New from: £5.24
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (121 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Casino (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD]
5.  Casino (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] DVD ~ Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "Scorsesse is possibly the greatest Director to ever walk the Earth. Watch this and see why."
£3.43   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Blue Velvet [1986] [DVD]
6.  Blue Velvet [1986] [DVD] DVD ~ Kyle MacLachlan
The list author says:
  "David Lynch is brilliantly original. A mind that borders tentatively on genius and madness."
£17.87   Used & New from: £4.49
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)

Apocalypse Now Redux [DVD] [1979]
7.  Apocalypse Now Redux [DVD] [1979] DVD ~ Marlon Brando
The list author says:
  "This has the emotional grasp of an opera. Depicts like no other the madness that was Vietnam."
£3.98   Used & New from: £0.29
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (223 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Casablanca -- Two-disc Special Edition [DVD]
8.  Casablanca -- Two-disc Special Edition [DVD] DVD ~ Humphrey Bogart
The list author says:
  "Bogart is the centre point of this classic 'all time greatest'."
£29.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (189 customer reviews)

Pulp Fiction (2 Disc Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1994]
9.  Pulp Fiction (2 Disc Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1994] DVD ~ John Travolta
The list author says:
  "Tarantino is a breath of fresh air to film and a true pioneer."
£9.10   Used & New from: £0.27
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (270 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Heat [DVD] [1995]
10.  Heat [DVD] [1995] DVD ~ Al Pacino
The list author says:
  "The greatest ever heist movie that will stand the test of time."
£3.72   Used & New from: £0.27
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (183 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (2 Disc Special Edition) [1975] [DVD]
11.  One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (2 Disc Special Edition) [1975] [DVD] DVD ~ Jack Nicholson
The list author says:
  "Jack Nicholson is electrifying in this tragically moving film."
£4.39   Used & New from: £0.24
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (181 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Leon [DVD] [1995]
12.  Leon [DVD] [1995] DVD ~ Jean Reno
The list author says:
  "A truly great film. Oldman is like thunder and lightning on screen."
£3.34   Used & New from: £0.32
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (295 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Taxi Driver [DVD] [1976] [1999]
13.  Taxi Driver [DVD] [1976] [1999] DVD ~ Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "Scorsesse strikes again in the 'all time greatest' list and rightly so. No other film depict New York quite the same."
£6.26   Used & New from: £0.29
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (136 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Saving Private Ryan 60th Anniversary [DVD] [1998]
14.  Saving Private Ryan 60th Anniversary [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Tom Hanks
The list author says:
  "The Second World War was the most important conflict of the twentieth century and deserves such a great tribute."
Used & New from: £0.20
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (342 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

See buying options
Scarface (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD]
15.  Scarface (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] DVD ~ Al Pacino
The list author says:
  "A powerhouse performance from Pacino immersed in incredible 80's Technicolor."
£3.54   Used & New from: £0.27
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (185 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

Swingers - Special Edition (2 disc Box Set) [DVD]
16.  Swingers - Special Edition (2 disc Box Set) [DVD] DVD ~ Jon Favreau
The list author says:
  "The all time greatest lads film. A ultimate guide to relationships and pulling."
£4.89   Used & New from: £0.10
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Extended Edition Box Set) [DVD]
17.  The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Extended Edition Box Set) [DVD] DVD ~ Elijah Wood
The list author says:
  "See this as one film instead of three. The book was written as one and only split for commercial release, as was the film."
£24.84   Used & New from: £11.42
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (972 customer reviews) | 14 customer discussions

Raging Bull : Ultimate Edition (1980) [DVD]
18.  Raging Bull : Ultimate Edition (1980) [DVD] DVD ~ Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "No other film quite looks like it and probally never will."
£6.27   Used & New from: £0.30
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

2001: A Space Odyssey [1968] [DVD]
19.  2001: A Space Odyssey [1968] [DVD] DVD ~ Keir Dullea
The list author says:
  "Kubrick shows his genius. Let this hipnotic masterpiece wash over you."
£4.36   Used & New from: £1.45
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (287 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Miller's Crossing [1990] [DVD] [1991]
20.  Miller's Crossing [1990] [DVD] [1991] DVD ~ Gabriel Byrne
The list author says:
  "The Coen Brothers could have several films in this list but this takes it and the final leg. Brilliant gangster film."
£3.38   Used & New from: £0.23
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Good Will Hunting [DVD] [1998]
21.  Good Will Hunting [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Robin Williams
The list author says:
  "The story is fantastic. Brilliant dialogue. A very mature piece of contemporary work from two young minds."
£3.40   Used & New from: £0.08
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews)

Goodfellas (2 Disc Special Edition) [1990] [DVD]
22.  Goodfellas (2 Disc Special Edition) [1990] [DVD] DVD ~ Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "Bang! Hits you between the eyes and keeps on hitting. The pace is unmatched."
£8.33   Used & New from: £0.76
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (217 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Noose [DVD]
23.  Noose [DVD] DVD ~ Jason Barry
The list author says:
  "aka Snitch aka Monument Ave. It is a real shame that Ted Demme shot this on video instead of film as this is truly the best Irish gangster film ever made."
£1.73   Used & New from: £1.26

Kids [DVD] [1995]
24.  Kids [DVD] [1995] DVD ~ Leo Fitzpatrick
The list author says:
  "The most important film ever made about troubled adolecence."
£15.83   Used & New from: £1.11
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

The Godfather Trilogy (5 Disc Box Set) [DVD]
25.  The Godfather Trilogy (5 Disc Box Set) [DVD] DVD ~ Marlon Brando
The list author says:
  "The Godfather of trilogies and gangster films."
£24.99   Used & New from: £0.78
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (436 customer reviews) | 18 customer discussions

More Actions

Discover more about this author
 See all of their Listmania! lists
Make your own list
 Create a Listmania! list
View your page on Amazon.co.uk
 Go to Your Profile page

Customer Discussions about products in this list
Discussion Replies Latest Post
Couldn't you just cry? 2 4 May 2014
What's the best Kurosawa film? 4 25 Jan 2014
Google "The Blood Red Hands of Ho Chi MInh" and see how deadly ruler Minh was 0 31 Dec 2013
Leon on DVD 0 22 Nov 2013
4:3 or 16:9? 1 29 Aug 2013
Portuguese subtitles? 0 29 Jun 2013
Subtitles? 1 26 Jun 2013
Beware: Ultraviolet copies supplied with Blu Ray do not work outside the UK 0 12 Feb 2013
Slipcase? 3 5 Feb 2013
Collection? Please help 1 4 Feb 2013
Lord of the rings theatrical edition and extended edition question 1 19 Jan 2013
The film that should have an English R2 release but as yet doesn't? 0 14 Dec 2012
 
   

About this Listmania!

 

Author

Andrew Welch
Qualifications: Film Critic
Last updated: 05/12/2005
Report abuse
    

More Listmania!

 

My small but perfectly formed DVD collection My small but perfectly formed DVD collection

My small but perfectly formed DVD collection: A list of 12 items by J. Morris "Dr.Jo"

Films to sacrafice whole days for Films to sacrafice whole days for

Films to sacrafice whole days for: A list of 15 items by Amazon Customer "ianthegenius"

Films of the 1950's Films of the 1950's

Films of the 1950's: A list of 25 items by Kenji

Great movies Great movies

Great movies: A list of 26 items by Son of Sparda

Some films I enjoy.. Some films I enjoy..

Some films I enjoy..: A list of 10 items by Mark Sorrell "Mark Sorrell"