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While general movie ratings ignore individual preferences, they do include movies that everybody must watch as they combine truly outstanding acting, screenplay and camera work.

Movie grossing reflects more on popularity than quality, still it is interesting to know top ten movie bestsellers: Avatar (US Box Office $761M), Titanic ($659M), The Avengers ($623M), The Dark Knight ($533M), Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace ($475M), Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope ($461M), The Dark Knight Rises ($448M), Shrek 2 ($436M), The Hunger Games: Catching Fire ($425M), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest ($423M).

Oscar statuette The most prestigious American award of the film industry is Oscar - the famous Academy Award statuette. The most important Academy Awards, out of twenty-five technical and creative categories, are Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Writing. In its history, only three films have swept all five of them: It Happened One Night (1934), One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), The Silence of the Lambs (1991). The record for most awards belong to the following three films (each won 11 Oscars): Ben-Hur (1959), Titanic (1997), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003). Ten latest Best Picture awards were: Birdman (2014), 12 Years a Slave (2013), Argo (2012), The Artist (2011), The King's Speech (2010), The Hurt Locker (2009), Slumdog Millionaire (2008), No Country for Old Men (2007), The Departed (2006), Crash (2005).

Palme d'Or logo Palme d'Or ("Golden Palm") is the most prestigious award given out at Cannes Film Festival for the best film. Recent Palme d'Or awards: Winter Sleep (2014), Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013), Amour (2012), The Tree of Life (2011), Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010), The White Ribbon (2009), The Class (2008), 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007), The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006), L'enfant (2005), Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004).

Golden Globe award statue Golden Globe Awards are given annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Motion picture awards include 14 categories such as Best Motion Picture - Drama (the 2015 winner is Boyhood), Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical (the 2015 winner is The Grand Budapest Hotel), Best Foreign Language Film (the 2015 winner is Leviathan) and Best Animated Feature Film (the 2015 winner is How to Train Your Dragon 2). Only One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) won the Golden Globes in all five major categories (Best Motion Picture - Drama, Actor, Actress, Director, Screenplay). Also record five Globes, but in other categories were awarded to Doctor Zhivago (1965), Love Story (1970), The Godfather (1972) and A Star Is Born (1976). Golden Globe Awards Ceremony is one of the most-watched movie award shows behind only the Oscars.

Metacritic summarizes reviews from the world's most respected movie critics and provides a single number capturing the essence of critical opinion called Metascore. Metascore ranges from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating a better movie. From the Best Movies of All Time Metacritic list, the following movies have the perfect Metascore of 100: The Wizard of Oz (1939), Journey to Italy (1954), Sweet Smell of Success (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), The Leopard (1963), Balthazar (1966), The Conformist (1970), The Godfather (1972), Fanny and Alexander (1982), Best Kept Secret (2013), Boyhood (2014).

The Tomatometer rating from Rotten Tomatoes is also based on the reviews of hundreds of movie critics and represents the percentage of positive opinions for a given film. The Top 100 Movies Of All Time list based on the Tomatometer ratings starts with the following ten movies: The Wizard of Oz (1939), Citizen Kane (1941), The Godfather (1972), The Third Man (1949), A Hard Day's Night (1964), Modern Times (1936), All About Eve (1950), Metropolis (1927), Selma (2014), Singin' in the Rain (1952).

IMDb is the most popular movie site with user polls and reviews. Its Top 250 movies list considers votes only from regular IMDb voters, making ratings even more balanced. Good Movies List utilizes IMDb users score as the most important ranking factor.

Best movies of all time

  1. The Shawshank Redemption
  2. The Godfather
  3. The Godfather: Part II
  4. The Dark Knight
  5. Pulp Fiction
  6. 12 Angry Men
  7. Schindler's List
  8. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  9. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  10. Fight Club
  11. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  12. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
  13. Forrest Gump
  14. Inception
  15. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
  16. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  17. Goodfellas
  18. The Matrix
  19. Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope
  20. Seven Samurai
  21. Interstellar
  22. City of God
  23. Se7en
  24. The Usual Suspects
  25. The Silence of the Lambs
  26. It's a Wonderful Life
  27. Once Upon a Time in the West
  28. Leon: The Professional
  29. Life Is Beautiful
  30. Casablanca
  31. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
  32. American History X
  33. Saving Private Ryan
  34. City Lights
  35. Spirited Away
  36. Psycho
  37. Rear Window
  38. Whiplash
  39. Intouchables
  40. Modern Times
  41. Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  42. Memento
  43. The Green Mile
  44. The Pianist
  45. The Departed
  46. Apocalypse Now
  47. Gladiator
  48. Sunset Boulevard
  49. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  50. Back to the Future ...

Best new movies now in theaters

  1. Straight Outta Compton
  2. The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
  3. The Gift
  4. Shaun the Sheep Movie
  5. Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
  6. Southpaw
  7. Ant-Man
  8. Bahubali: The Beginning
  9. Inside Out
  10. Jurassic World...

Best movies of 2015

  1. Mad Max: Fury Road
  2. Avengers: Age of Ultron
  3. Ex Machina
  4. Furious 7
  5. McFarland USA
  6. Cinderella

Recent online/Blu-ray good movie releases: Ex Machina, It Follows, Wild Tales, Kingsman: The Secret Service, McFarland USA.

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Amazon instant video logo Amazon Instant Video gives you instant access to the great movies on a Mac or PC through your web browser without requiring the download of large video files or installation of additional video player software. 24 or 48 hours rental for a film costs about $3. You can buy highest rated classic movies to watch any time for $7 and new motion picture releases (after completed cinema release) for $15. Amazon Prime for an annual membership fee of $99 gives you unlimited access to a subset of all available instant movies to watch online. And, of course, you can order traditional DVD and Blu-ray disks online from Amazon.com.

Netflix logo As a Netflix member you can watch unlimited number of movies and TV episodes streaming over the Internet to computers, TVs and other Internet-connected devices for a $8 monthly subscription. Additionally you can get DVD and Blu-ray discs by mail from Netflix. Unlimited DVDs (1 DVD out-at-a-time plan) is $8 a month. With DVDs by mail, you'll get an even broader selection of best films and TV episodes. You can exchange each DVD as often as you want with no due dates or late fees. To get more good movies from Netflix, you can add access to Blu-ray discs to your account at any time for an additional $2 a month. To find availability of the best movies on Netflix, select your favorite category on this site and look for buttons with the Netflix logo.

iTunes logo In Apple's iTunes Store you can buy or rent very good movies to see in standard or high definition, download films from your list of the best movies and watch on your Mac, PC, Apple TV, or iOS device. With select films you get special features called iTunes Extras, which includes deleted and alternate scenes, behind-the-scenes footage, cast and crew interviews, trailers, and photos. 24 hours rental for a film costs on average $3. You can purchase older motion pictures to your collection for $6 and latest releases for $15.

Hulu Plus logo Hulu Plus lets you watch any number of popular TV shows and acclaimed films for $8 a month with modest advertising. For example, it includes a list of 900 greatest movies from the Criterion Collection. Streaming to computers, TVs, mobile devices and game stations is supported.

VUDU logo VUDU lets you stream movies to Blu-ray players, computers, Internet-connected televisions, many of the gaming systems and mobile devices. It works on a pay-per-view basis without a monthly subscription fee. You can rent a new movie for about $6, and buy for $17. VUDU makes most popular movies available for watching with content licensing from major and independent movie studios. It is also offers UltraViolet users digital versions of DVD and Blu-ray disks purchased in retail stores.

CinemaNow logo CinemaNow is a movie streaming service very similar to VUDU, available to viewers in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. You can rent a new movie release for about $6, and buy for $15-$20. One disadvantage is that it doesn't offer some discounts available from other services. Movie playback is provided from the cloud to most popular devices like tablet, mobile, game console, TV or Blu-ray player.

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