100 Best Movies of All Time

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100. It Happened One Night (1934)
> Genre: Comedy, romance
> Directed by: Frank Capra
> Starring: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly

One of the greatest screwball comedies of the 1930s, “It Happened One Night” is one of only three movies ever to have won all five of the major Academy Awards (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay). Clark Gable plays a reporter who falls in love with spoiled heiress Claudette Colbert. Critics gave the Capra classic a 98% Freshness rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and 93% of audiences liked the movie.

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99. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
> Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
> Directed by: Paul Greengrass
> Starring: Matt Damon, Edgar Ramí­rez, Joan Allen

The third entry of the spy series based on Robert Ludlum books continued to keep audiences at the edge of their seat. The movie is about a rogue CIA agent (Matt Damon) who searches for his past while avoiding assassins from the government agency he used to work for. The Critics Consensus on Rotten Tomatoes says “The Bourne Ultimatum” is “is an intelligent, finely tuned non-stop thrill ride.” Critics gave the movie a Freshness rating of 92%, and 91% of audiences liked it.

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98. The Pianist (2002)
> Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
> Directed by: Roman Polanski
> Starring: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay

Based on the life of Polish-Jewish pianist and Holocaust survivor Władysław Szpilman, this saga follows the man’s experiences during the Nazi occupation. The film won three Acade