Top 100 Classics Movies - Rotten Tomatoes

Top 100 Classics Movies

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
1.  98% The Wizard of Oz (1939)
2.  100% Citizen Kane (1941)
3.  100% The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari) (1920)
4.  99% Casablanca (1942)
5.  97% Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horror (Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens) (Nosferatu the Vampire) (1922)
6.  99% The Third Man (1949)
7.  100% Modern Times (1936)
8.  98% It Happened One Night (1934)
9.  97% La Grande illusion (Grand Illusion) (1938)
10.  100% Singin' in the Rain (1952)
11.  98% Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
12.  99% All About Eve (1950)
13.  98% King Kong (1933)
14.  100% Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
15.  100% The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
16.  100% The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
17.  100% Laura (1944)
18.  100% Top Hat (1935)
19.  98% A Hard Day's Night (1964)
20.  96% Psycho (1960)
21.  100% The Philadelphia Story (1940)
22.  100% Rebecca (1940)
23.  97% Metropolis (1927)
24.  100% Seven Samurai (Shichinin no Samurai) (1956)
25.  99% North by Northwest (1959)
26.  98% Sunset Boulevard (1950)
27.  96% Touch of Evil (1958)
28.  98% A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
29.  98% Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
30.  99% Rear Window (1954)
31.  99% Chinatown (1974)
32.  98% The Lady Vanishes (1938)
33.  100% 12 Angry Men (Twelve Angry Men) (1957)
34.  100% Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
35.  100% The 400 Blows (Les Quatre cents coups) (1959)
36.  99% On the Waterfront (1954)
37.  100% Frankenstein (1931)
38.  100% The Lady Eve (1941)
39.  96% The 39 Steps (1935)
40.  98% Dr. Strangelove Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
41.  96% An American in Paris (1951)
42.  100% The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
43.  98% Rashômon (1951)
44.  98% His Girl Friday (1940)
45.  97% The Big Sleep (1946)
46.  100% Battleship Potemkin (1925)
47.  100% The Gold Rush (1925)
48.  98% All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
49.  100% The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
50.  100% Stagecoach (1939)
51.  98% Roman Holiday (1953)
52.  100% The Last Picture Show (1971)
53.  94% Vertigo (1958)
54.  94% It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
55.  91% Gone With the Wind (1939)
56.  98% Scarface (1932)
57.  98% Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
58.  100% Cool Hand Luke (1967)
59.  98% City Lights (1931)
60.  98% The Passion of Joan of Arc (La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc) (1928)
61.  100% Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
62.  98% To Be or Not to Be (1942)
63.  93% 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
64.  98% Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
65.  98% The African Queen (1951)
66.  100% Rio Bravo (1959)
67.  96% The Red Shoes (1948)
68.  100% Mary Poppins (1964)
69.  98% Notorious (1946)
70.  98% The French Connection (1971)
71.  98% Goldfinger (1964)
72.  96% The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
73.  98% In a Lonely Place (1950)
74.  96% Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
75.  98% Badlands (1974)
76.  98% Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
77.  97% Night of the Living Dead (1968)
78.  94% Freaks (1932)
79.  98% Forbidden Planet (1956)
80.  98% The Searchers (1956)
81.  95% The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
82.  97% Ran (1985)
83.  96% Rosemary's Baby (1968)
84.  98% Children of Paradise (Les Enfants du Paradis) (1946)
85.  95% Repulsion (1965)
86.  95% Paths of Glory (1957)
87.  98% The Leopard (1963)
88.  97% Mean Streets (1973)
89.  95% The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
90.  98% 101 Dalmatians (1961)
91.  98% Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
92.  98% Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
93.  98% A Fistful of Dollars (Per un Pugno di Dollari) (1964)
94.  94% One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
95.  93% Bringing Up Baby (1938)
96.  98% A Star Is Born (1954)
97.  96% Peeping Tom (1960)
98.  95% The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
99.  96% Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
100.  96% To Catch a Thief (1955)