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Best of Rotten Tomatoes

Best of Rotten Tomatoes

Movies with 40 or more critic reviews vie for their place in history at Rotten Tomatoes. Eligible movies are ranked based on their Adjusted Scores.

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Rank Tomatometer Title No. of Reviews
1. 99% The Wizard of Oz (1939) 101
2. 100% Citizen Kane (1941) 66
3. 100% The Third Man (1949) 60
4. 99% Metropolis (1927) 115
5. 100% All About Eve (1950) 58
6. 97% La Grande illusion (Grand Illusion) (1937) 62
7. 100% Modern Times (1936) 53
8. 100% Laura (1944) 58
9. 98% King Kong (1933) 54
10. 100% North by Northwest (1959) 62
11. 97% Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horror (Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens) (Nosferatu the Vampire) (1922) 61
12. 100% The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) 44
13. 100% Repulsion (1965) 58
14. 97% Casablanca (1942) 67
15. 100% Singin' in the Rain (1952) 47
16. 100% Rear Window (1954) 63
17. 100% The Bride of Frankenstein (1935) 41
18. 98% Sunset Boulevard (1950) 57
19. 99% A Hard Day's Night (1964) 77
20. 100% Rashômon (Rashomon) (In the Woods) (1951) 47
21. 100% Seven Samurai (Shichinin no Samurai) (1954) 57
22. 100% On the Waterfront (1954) 56
23. 100% The 400 Blows (Les Quatre cents coups) (1959) 52
24. 99% Lawrence of Arabia (1962) 70
25. 100% Dr. Strangelove Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) 64
26. 100% The Philadelphia Story (1940) 49
27. 98% It Happened One Night (1934) 43
28. 98% Vertigo (1958) 58
29. 100% The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) 44
30. 98% A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) 52
31. 100% Rebecca (1940) 44
32. 95% Gone With the Wind (1939) 73
33. 98% The 39 Steps (1935) 41
34. 100% 12 Angry Men (Twelve Angry Men) (1957) 45
35. 100% Battleship Potemkin (1925) 44
36. 98% Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) 41
37. 100% The Grapes of Wrath (1940) 42
38. 100% Frankenstein (1931) 42
39. 100% Cool Hand Luke (1967) 46
40. 96% Psycho (1960) 82
41. 100% The Gold Rush (1925) 42
42. 100% Anatomy of a Murder (1959) 42
43. 97% The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Il Buono, il Brutto, il Cattivo.) (1966) 67
44. 100% The Searchers (1956) 41
45. 96% An American in Paris (1951) 56
46. 98% Chinatown (1974) 62
47. 98% The Red Shoes (1948) 48
48. 100% The Last Picture Show (1971) 46
49. 98% Rosemary's Baby (1968) 65
50. 100% The Leopard (1963) 45
51. 98% Roman Holiday (1953) 50
52. 94% It's a Wonderful Life (1946) 66
53. 100% Mary Poppins (1964) 43
54. 95% Touch of Evil (1958) 62
55. 98% Sweet Smell of Success (1957) 46
56. 98% Some Like It Hot (1959) 45
57. 98% The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) 40
58. 96% The Big Sleep (1946) 51
59. 98% City Lights (1931) 43
60. 96% Miracle on 34th Street (1947) 46
61. 98% Mean Streets (1973) 50
62. 98% The Manchurian Candidate (1962) 51
63. 98% Badlands (1973) 49
64. 98% The French Connection (1971) 51
65. 98% Kumonosu Jô (Throne of Blood) (Macbeth) (1957) 42
66. 98% Forbidden Planet (1956) 42
67. 98% His Girl Friday (1940) 40
68. 98% Patton (1970) 41
69. 98% Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) 41
70. 98% Dr. No (1962) 47
71. 96% Fantasia (1940) 50
72. 98% All the President's Men (1976) 46
73. 95% Bringing Up Baby (1938) 41
74. 96% The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) 235
75. 94% The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) 53
76. 96% One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) 55
77. 98% A Fistful of Dollars (Per un Pugno di Dollari) (1964) 43
78. 98% Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927) 47
79. 96% Goldfinger (1964) 55
80. 96% Rebel Without a Cause (1955) 46
81. 96% Spartacus (1960) 50
82. 95% 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) 62
83. 96% Night of the Living Dead (1968) 52
84. 96% From Russia With Love (1963) 49
85. 96% The Birds (1963) 48
86. 94% The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) 254
87. 96% Don't Look Now (1973) 45
88. 94% The Seventh Seal (Det Sjunde inseglet) (1957) 51
89. 95% Ran (1985) 65
90. 94% The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) 50
91. 94% Deliverance (1972) 52
92. 95% Hero (2004) 200
93. 93% Freaks (1932) 45
94. 88% Titanic (1997) 178
95. 94% Barry Lyndon (1975) 51
96. 95% Enter the Dragon (1973) 44
97. 95% Nashville (1975) 43
98. 95% Peeping Tom (1960) 43
99. 93% The Apartment (1960) 57
100. 94% Young Frankenstein (1974) 50
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