Top 100 Films: The highly-respected
Internet Movie Database asked its registered users to rank and
rate films for their Top 250 Films survey.
Below are the top 100 films
from the results of their weighted, unscientific poll, tabulated in late 2009.
Facts and Commentary About the List:
Note: The films that are marked with a yellow star
are the films that "The Greatest Films" site has selected as the "100
- The films are provided as a comparative measure with the Greatest Films Lists on this site.
- This list of films reflects
changing trends with a strong, heavily-weighted bias toward current
hits, more recent releases, and personally popular films.
- Every few
months, the list contains more and more top grossing, box-office smashes,
familiar and current films that have become the latest craze, and other
hits that have had tremendous exposure through expensive ad campaigns.
- Unfortunately, as newly-released blockbusters fill up the top slots, many of the most-acclaimed classics from Hollywood's
Golden Age are pushed lower and lower in the list's ratings of popularity.