Most Popular Movies Of All Time

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To find the most popular movies of all time is a little bit tricky, each and every movie has its own uniqueness. But the audience is the main source behind the popularity of movies, so according to the list based on audience, the rating is here.

IMDB is a popular movie rating platform, millions of viewers give the best rating to movies. Many years passed but the rank has never been fallen. let’s check out the list of most popular movies according to the IMDB list.

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Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back(1980)

Star Wars: Episode V
Star Wars: Episode V

IMDB Rating: 8.7/10 From 1.4M Users
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fic

This movie is the fifth part of the star war series which is the most popular episode of the all-star war series. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, and Chewbacca face attack by the Imperial forces and its AT-AT walkers on the ice planet Hoth. While Han and Leia escape in the Millennium Falcon, Luke travels to Dagobah in search of Yoda.

After the rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader. Only with the Jedi master’s help will Luke survive when the dark side of the Force beckons him into the ultimate duel with Darth Vader.

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers(2002)

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

IMDB Rating: 8.7/10 From 1.5M Users
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is the second installment from the lord of the ring trilogy. This movie continuing the story of the first part fellowship of the ring. Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron’s new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.

All the while a growing Shadow falls upon Middle-earth as the Dark Lord’s Army marches on to Gondor. The War of the Ring has begun. While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron’s new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.



IMDB Rating: 8.8/10 From 2.1M Users
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

The Film Inception shows the new concept of dream-sharing technology by the director Christopher Nolan, he also knows for mind-blowing movies like Momento, Interstellar, Prestige, Dunkirk, etc. A thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a C.E.O.

He is offered a chance to have his criminal history erased as payment for the implantation of another person’s idea into a target’s subconscious.

Forrest Gump(1994)

Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump

IMDB Rating: 8.8/10 From 1.9M Users
Genre: Drama, Romance

The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, the Vietnam War, the Watergate scandal, and other historical events unfold from the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75, whose only desire is to be reunited with his childhood sweetheart.

Forrest joins the army for service in Vietnam, finding new friends called Dan and Bubba, he wins medals, creates a famous shrimp fishing fleet, inspires people to jog, starts a ping-pong craze, creates the smiley, writes bumper stickers and songs, donates to people and meets the president several times.

Fight Club(1999)

Fight Club
Fight Club

IMDB Rating: 8.8/10 From 1.9M Users
Genre: Drama

A young man leads a pretty humdrum life to assess car crashes to determine if his automobile company should issue recalls to fix problems. He also suffers from insomnia and takes to attending group therapy sessions for people who have survived various diseases.

A middle-aged insomniac lives a pretty basic life except for using cancer support groups weekly to help him sleep until he meets Tyler Durden. Tyler Durden is the absolute opposite of the main character.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring(2001)

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

IMDB Rating: 8.8/10 From 1.7M Users
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure

In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-Earth still it remained lost to him. After many ages, it fell, by chance, into the hands of the Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins.

A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly(1966)

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

IMDB Rating: 8.8/10 From 701k Users
Genre: Western

During the Civil War, two men, Blondie and Tuco, form an uncomfortable alliance while looking for treasure. They must also outwit Angel Eyes, an outlaw who wants to plunder the riches for himself.

A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.

Pulp Fiction(1994)

Pulp Fiction
Pulp Fiction

IMDB Rating: 8.9/10 From 1.9M Users
Genre: Crime, Drama

Series of less-and-more related but separated short stories of crime and comedy that each result into an unexpected ending including unexpected deaths, sudden twists, black comedy events, and horrific conclusions of crime and its following consequences.

The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster and his wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King(2003)

The Return of the King
The Return of the King

IMDB Rating: 8.9/10 From 1.7M Users
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

While Frodo & Sam continue to approach Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring, unaware of the path Gollum is leading them, the former Fellowship aid Rohan & Gondor in a great battle in the Pelennor Fields, Minas Tirith and the Black Gates as Sauron wages his last war against Middle-earth.

Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron’s army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring

Schindler’s List(1993)

Schindler's List
Schindler’s List

IMDB Rating: 8.9/10 From 1.2M Users
Genre: Biography, History, Drama

Based on the true story of Oskar Schindler who managed to save about 1100 Jews from being gassed at the Auschwitz concentration camp, it is a testament to the good in all of us. In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.

Oskar Schindler is a vainglorious and greedy German businessman who becomes an unlikely humanitarian amid the barbaric German Nazi reign when he feels compelled to turn his factory into a refuge for Jews. 

12 Angry Men(1957)

12 Angry Men
12 Angry Men

IMDB Rating: 9.0/10 From 706K Users
Genre: Crime, Drama

A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence. The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young man is guilty or innocent of murdering his father.

 What begins as an open-and-shut case of murder soon becomes a detective story that presents a succession of clues creating doubt, and a mini-drama of each of the jurors’ prejudices and preconceptions about the trial.

The Dark Knight(2008)

The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight

IMDB Rating: 9.0/10 From 2.4M Users
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, Batman must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.

Batman’s struggle against the Joker becomes deeply personal, forcing him to “confront everything he believes” and improve his technology to stop him. A love triangle develops between Bruce Wayne, Dent, and Rachel Dawes.

The Godfather: Part II(1947)

The Godfather: Part II
The Godfather: Part II

IMDB Rating: 9.0/10 From 1.2M Users
Genre: Crime, Drama

The life of Vito Corleone is shown as he becomes from a boy born in Sicily to one of the most respected mafia dons of New York while Micheal attempts to expand his business empire into Las Vegas, Florida and pre-revolution Cuba while facing his own personal problems trying to keep his collapsing marriage and relationship with his brother intact.

The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.

The Godfather(1972)


IMDB Rating: 9.2/10 From 1.7M Users
Genre: Crime, Drama

When the aging head of a famous crime family decides to transfer his position to one of his subalterns, a series of unfortunate events start happening to the family, and a war begins between all the well-known families leading to insolence, deportation, murder and revenge, and ends with the favorable successor being finally chosen.

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

The Shawshank Redemption(1994)

The Shawshank Redemption
The Shawshank Redemption

IMDB Rating: 9.3/10 From 2.4M Users
Genre: Drama

Bank Merchant Andy Dufresne is convicted of the murder of his wife and her lover, and sentenced to life imprisonment at Shawshank prison. Life seems to have taken a turn for the worse, but fortunately, only Andy befriends some of the other inmates, in particular, a character is known only as Red.

Over time Andy finds ways to live out life with relative ease as one can in a prison, leaving a message for all that while the body may be locked away in a cell, the spirit can never be truly imprisoned.

Source – IMDB

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