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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Sorted by Adjusted Score
Rank Tomatometer Title
1.  98% The Wizard of Oz (1939)
2.  100% Citizen Kane (1941)
3.  99% The Third Man (1949)
4.  100% The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari) (1920)
5.  100% All About Eve (1950)
6.  99% Metropolis (1927)
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.  98% Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
16.  98% King Kong (1933)
17.  97% Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horror (Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens) (Nosferatu the Vampire) (1922)
18.  99% North by Northwest (1959)
19.  98% Sunset Boulevard (1950)
20.  100% The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
21.  100% Repulsion (1965)
22.  100% The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
23.  100% Rear Window (1954)
24.  100% The Philadelphia Story (1940)
25.  96% Touch of Evil (1958)
26.  100% Seven Samurai (Shichinin no Samurai) (1956)
27.  100% All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
28.  100% Rebecca (1940)
29.  100% 12 Angry Men (Twelve Angry Men) (1957)
30.  100% The 400 Blows (Les Quatre cents coups) (1959)
31.  96% Vertigo (1958)
32.  100% The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
33.  99% Dr. Strangelove Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
34.  98% Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
35.  98% A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
36.  99% Rosemary's Baby (1968)
37.  100% Frankenstein (1931)
38.  98% Rashômon (1951)
39.  98% On the Waterfront (1954)
40.  97% The Big Sleep (1946)
41.  100% The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
42.  100% The Last Picture Show (1971)
43.  98% Roman Holiday (1953)
44.  98% The Lady Vanishes (1938)
45.  100% Cool Hand Luke (1967)
46.  100% The Leopard (1963)
47.  98% Chinatown (1974)
48.  100% The Searchers (1956)
49.  100% Battleship Potemkin (1925)
50.  100% Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
51.  100% The Gold Rush (1925)
52.  98% Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
53.  92% Gone With the Wind (1939)
54.  95% An American in Paris (1951)
55.  96% The 39 Steps (1935)
56.  100% Rio Bravo (1959)
57.  98% Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
58.  98% To Be or Not to Be (1942)
59.  96% The Red Shoes (1948)
60.  100% Mary Poppins (1964)
61.  98% The African Queen (1951)
62.  98% City Lights (1931)
63.  93% 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
64.  96% Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
65.  98% His Girl Friday (1940)
66.  98% The French Connection (1971)
67.  93% It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
68.  97% Night of the Living Dead (1968)
69.  98% The Passion of Joan of Arc (La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc) (1928)
70.  98% Badlands (1974)
71.  98% Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
72.  98% Throne of Blood (1957)
73.  98% The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
74.  94% Freaks (1932)
75.  98% The Birth of a Nation (1915)
76.  98% Forbidden Planet (1956)
77.  96% Spartacus (1960)
78.  96% The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
79.  97% Goldfinger (1964)
80.  96% Some Like It Hot (1959)
81.  98% 101 Dalmatians (1961)
82.  95% The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
83.  95% Bringing Up Baby (1938)
84.  96% Fantasia (1940)
85.  95% Paths of Glory (1957)
86.  94% Duck Soup (1933)
87.  96% Ran (1985)
88.  98% Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
89.  98% A Fistful of Dollars (Per un Pugno di Dollari) (1964)
90.  94% The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
91.  94% The Apartment (1960)
92.  96% Peeping Tom (1960)
93.  96% Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
94.  95% The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
95.  96% The Birds (1963)
96.  98% The Young Girls of Rochefort (Les Demoiselles de Rochefort) (1968)
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)