Top 10 Greatest Hollywood Films of All Time

Many movies have been made in Hollywood since the early days of silent films, and people from around the world have loved them all. But which ones stand out as the greatest Hollywood films of all time? Based on critical acclaim, box office revenue, and lasting legacy, here are the top 10 Hollywood films of all time that you should watch as soon as possible.

1) Casablanca
Casablanca is a 1942 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. Set during World War II, it focuses on an American expatriate who must choose between his love for a woman and helping her Czech Resistance leader husband escape the Vichy-controlled city.

2) Raiders of the Lost Ark
Raiders of the Lost Ark is one the best action adventure films ever made. It’s a timeless classic with iconic characters and unforgettable scenes that have become part of American folklore. The film was based on a story from author, screenwriter and director, George Lucas. He wrote and directed the first three Star Wars films but he created Raiders for Steven Spielberg to direct.

3) Back to the Future
Back to the Future is a 1985 science-fiction film that tells the story of Marty McFly, a teenager who is accidentally sent back in time 30 years to 1955. He must find his way back to 1985 so he can get home and reunite with his family. The movie won accolades for its script, acting and comedic content. It was directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Zemeckis and Bob Gale. It stars Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly, Christopher Lloyd as Dr.

4) Interstellar
In the year 2036, Earth is in danger and society is collapsing. Professor Brand (Michael Caine) and his daughter (Anne Hathaway) are looking for a new planet to inhabit to save humanity from extinction. In a last ditch effort, they launch a team of astronauts into space to find out whether there’s a planet near by that can sustain life. Led by Cooper (Matthew McConaughey), the team sets off on their mission that will take them beyond our solar system and into uncharted territory.

5) Lawrence of Arabia
Acclaimed for its stunning visuals and sweeping score, Lawrence of Arabia tells the story of T.E. Lawrence, a British officer who draws on his knowledge of the Middle East to organize an insurgency against the Ottoman Empire. Starring Peter O’Toole in one of the most iconic performances in cinema history, this masterpiece deservedly won 7 Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director.

6) Silence of the Lambs
Award-winning actor Anthony Hopkins is the star of this film, portraying Lecter as a cultured, intellectual cannibalistic serial killer who has an intense dislike for humanity. The movie is based on the novel by Thomas Harris and was directed by Jonathan Demme. The film’s success led to three sequels: Hannibal (2001), Red Dragon (2002), and Hannibal Rising (2007).

7) A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange is a 1971 British dystopian crime film adaptation of Anthony Burgess’ 1962 novel. It was adapted, produced, and directed by Stanley Kubrick, who also wrote the screenplay with Burgess. The title refers to the book’s protagonist Alex De Large (played by Malcolm McDowell) who is a man whose entire life has been shaped by violence.

8) Schindler’s List
Schindler’s List is a 1993 American epic historical period drama film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg and written by Steven Zaillian. It is based on the novel Schindler’s Ark by Thomas Keneally. The film relates a period in the life of Oskar Schindler, an ethnic German businessman who saved the lives of more than one thousand mostly Polish-Jewish refugees from the Holocaust during World War II by employing them in his factories.

9) Jaws
Jaws is an American film released in 1975 and directed by Steven Spielberg. It is widely regarded as one of the best films ever made and was nominated for 13 Academy Awards including Best Director and Best Film Editing. This story revolves around a giant great white shark who terrorizes the fictional town of Amity Island, Massachusetts. A police chief, a marine scientist, and a local fisherman set out to destroy it but find themselves up against not only the shark but also each other.

10) Star Wars – Episode IV – A New Hope
Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. It is the first film in the original Star Wars trilogy and the beginning of the Star Wars saga. The film was released on May 25, 1977, in theaters across America.

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