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.  99% The Third Man (1949)
4.  99% Metropolis (1927)
5.  100% The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari) (1920)
6.  100% All About Eve (1950)
7.  98% It Happened One Night (1934)
8.  97% Casablanca (1942)
9.  100% Modern Times (1936)
10.  97% La Grande illusion (Grand Illusion) (1938)
11.  100% Singin' in the Rain (1952)
12.  97% Psycho (1960)
13.  100% Laura (1944)
14.  98% A Hard Day's Night (1964)
15.  100% The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
16.  98% Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
17.  98% King Kong (1933)
18.  97% Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horror (Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens) (Nosferatu the Vampire) (1922)
19.  98% Sunset Boulevard (1950)
20.  99% North by Northwest (1959)
21.  100% Repulsion (1965)
22.  100% The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
23.  100% Rear Window (1954)
24.  96% Touch of Evil (1958)
25.  100% The Philadelphia Story (1940)
26.  100% Seven Samurai (Shichinin no Samurai) (1956)
27.  100% All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
28.  100% Rebecca (1940)
29.  100% The 400 Blows (Les Quatre cents coups) (1959)
30.  100% The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
31.  98% Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
32.  100% 12 Angry Men (Twelve Angry Men) (1957)
33.  99% Dr. Strangelove Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
34.  96% Vertigo (1958)
35.  98% A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
36.  99% Rosemary's Baby (1968)
37.  100% Frankenstein (1931)
38.  97% The Big Sleep (1946)
39.  98% Rashômon (1951)
40.  98% On the Waterfront (1954)
41.  100% The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
42.  98% Roman Holiday (1953)
43.  98% The Lady Vanishes (1938)
44.  100% The Last Picture Show (1971)
45.  100% Cool Hand Luke (1967)
46.  100% The Leopard (1963)
47.  98% Chinatown (1974)
48.  100% Battleship Potemkin (1925)
49.  92% Gone With the Wind (1939)
50.  100% Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
51.  100% The Gold Rush (1925)
52.  98% Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
53.  95% An American in Paris (1951)
54.  93% It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
55.  96% The 39 Steps (1935)
56.  100% Rio Bravo (1959)
57.  96% The Red Shoes (1948)
58.  98% To Be or Not to Be (1942)
59.  98% Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
60.  98% City Lights (1931)
61.  100% Mary Poppins (1964)
62.  96% Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
63.  98% The African Queen (1951)
64.  93% 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
65.  98% His Girl Friday (1940)
66.  98% The French Connection (1971)
67.  97% Night of the Living Dead (1968)
68.  98% The Passion of Joan of Arc (La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc) (1928)
69.  98% Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
70.  98% Badlands (1974)
71.  98% Throne of Blood (1957)
72.  98% The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
73.  94% Freaks (1932)
74.  96% The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
75.  98% The Searchers (1956)
76.  98% Forbidden Planet (1956)
77.  96% Spartacus (1960)
78.  96% Some Like It Hot (1959)
79.  97% Goldfinger (1964)
80.  98% The Birth of a Nation (1915)
81.  94% Duck Soup (1933)
82.  93% Bringing Up Baby (1938)
83.  98% 101 Dalmatians (1961)
84.  95% Paths of Glory (1957)
85.  95% The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
86.  96% Fantasia (1940)
87.  98% Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
88.  98% A Fistful of Dollars (Per un Pugno di Dollari) (1964)
89.  94% The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
90.  96% Peeping Tom (1960)
91.  96% Ran (1985)
92.  94% The Apartment (1960)
93.  96% Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
94.  95% The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
95.  98% The Young Girls of Rochefort (Les Demoiselles de Rochefort) (1968)
96.  96% The Birds (1963)
97.  94% One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
98.  96% Patton (1970)
99.  96% Dr. No (1962)
100.  96% In the Heat of the Night (1967)