20 Best Hollywood Movies that Got the Top Ratings By IBDb


Hollywood film is the largest film industry in terms of quality and it produces approx 100 or more film per year and many films are nominated for Oscars.

This list is all about the top 20 best Hollywood films that received top ratings from IMDb, Check this out:


1.The Shawshank Redemption(1994)

IMDb Rating: 9.2

The 1994 drama film is written by Frank Darabont, and starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman and the film is adapted from  Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption.
The film is all about a banker who is sentenced to life in Shawshank State Penitentiary for the murder of his wife and her lover, despite his claims of innocence.



2.The Godfather(1972)

IMDb Rating: 9.2

The film is all about three American crime drama films directed by Francis Ford Coppola and is adapted from the novel of the same name by Italian American author Mario Puzo. 
Its a series of three films released in the years viz., 1972, 1974 and 1990.



3.The Godfather Part II(1974)

IMDb Rating: 9.0

This film is the second part of 'The Godfather' released in the year 1974, it was nominated for for eleven Academy Awards and it became the first sequel to win for Best Picture. 



4.The Dark Knight(2008)

IMDb Rating: 8.9

The Dark Knight that released in the year 2008 is a superhero film directed, produced, and co-written by Christopher Nolan, it features the DC Comics character Batman, the film is the second part of Nolan's The Dark Knight Trilogy and a sequel to 2005's Batman Begins, starring an ensemble cast including Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Morgan Freeman.



5. 12 Angry Men(1957)

IMDb Rating: 8.9

Released in the year 1957, '12 Angry Men' is adapted from a teleplay of the same name by Reginald Rose and it is written and co-produced by Rose himself and directed by Sidney Lumet.
The film tells the story of a jury made up of 12 men as they deliberate the guilt or acquittal of a defendant on the basis of reasonable doubt. 



6.Schindler's List(1993)

IMDb Rating: 8.9

Schindler's List that released in the year 1993 is an American epic historical period drama film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg and scripted by Steven Zaillian.
Adapted from the novel Schindler's Ark by Australian novelist Thomas Keneally.


7.Pulp Fiction(1994)

IMDb Rating: 8.9

The film 'Pulp Fiction' was featured at Cannes Film Festival and the overall rating is excellent. This film is a comedy about blood, guts, violence, strange sex, drugs, fixed fights, dead body disposal, leather freaks, and a wristwatch that makes a dark journey down through the generations.



8.The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King(2003)

IMDb Rating: 8.9

This is the third and final instalment of the 'The Lord Of The Rings' Triology, produced, written and directed by Peter Jackson based on the second and third volumes of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings.
The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King won all 11 Academy Awards for which it was nominated, therefore holding the record for highest Oscar sweep.


9.The Good, the Bad and the Ugly(1966)

IMDb Rating: 8.8

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is an Italian  epic Spaghetti Western film and is directed by Sergio Leone, starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach in the title roles respectively.
At the Box Office the film grossed over $25 million.



10.Fight Club(1999)

IMDb Rating: 8.8

Adapted from the 1996 Novel  novel of the same name by Chuck Palahniuk, 'Fight Club' is directed by David Fincher, and stars Brad Pitt, Edward Norton and Helena Bonham Carter. Norton plays the unnamed protagonist, referred to as the narrator, who is discontented with his white-collar job. He forms a "fight club" with soap maker Tyler Durden, played by Pitt, and they are joined by men who also want to fight recreationally. 



11.The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers(2002)

IMDb Rating: 8.7


12.City Of Gold(2002)

IMDb Rating: 8.6



13.Star Wars: Episode V- The Empire Strikes Back(1988)

IMDb Rating: 8.7



14.Forrest Gump(1994)

IMDb Rating: 8.7



15.Inception(2010)

IMDb Rating: 8.7

Inception is a grand box office success, Inception grossed over $800 million worldwide. The film is written, co-produced, and directed by Christopher Nolan, and co-produced by Emma Thomas.
It stars Leonardo DiCaprio as a professional thief who steals information by infiltrating the subconscious. Inception won four Academy Awards for Best Cinematography, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Visual Effects, and was nominated for four more: Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Art Direction, and Best Original Score.


16.One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest(1975)

IMDb Rating: 8.7



17.Goodfellas(1990)

IMDb Rating: 8.7



18.The Matrix(1999)

IMDb Rating: 8.7

Written and directed by The Wachowskis, starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, and Joe Pantoliano, the film is all about a dystopian future in which reality as perceived by most humans is actually a simulated reality called "the Matrix", created by sentient machines to subdue the human population, while their bodies' heat and electrical activity are used as an energy source. 


19.Seven Samurai(1954)

IMDb Rating: 8.6



20.Star Wars: Episode IV- A New Hope(1977)

IMDb Rating: 8.6

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