It’s almost impossible to make a conclusion on which would be the best films of all time, most or visual and print media is based on what movies that have been produced within the century qualifies as the best movies of all time. It’s very important to be aware that the movies that are listed herein are not a creation of the author but films which have been listed in various surveys, i.e. prevalent poll and critic poll. As much as most survey often mentions English speaking or American films, said herein are also films that have originated in other countries.
Nevertheless, the facts and statistics illustrate herein should not be confused because the actual numbers of those who are watching the movies worldwide. The tally is as a result of votes by people who were involved from the survey on different demographic regions.
The following would be the best pictures of all time as was voted by viewer worldwide.
1. Citizen Kane
The movie is all about opinion and projection. The film was described by the world-renowned critic David Thomson as a fantasy collection by Kane during the last few years of his life just before he passed on.
2. Casablanca (1942)
Casablanca an American movie that was aired in 1942 is a romantic movie. The story line revolves around two guys who are both competing for the love of the same woman. The story takes place during the time when there’s a deep division between democracy and totalitarianism.
3. The Godfather Part II
The Godfather Part II was realised in 1974. It was a sequel of the Godfather that carried on the story of the mafia family Corleone. The story line was made by Francis Ford Coppola together with Mario Puzo the latter being a renowned author of American organised crime. As compared with the original movie, The Godfather Part II is a better production.
4. North by Northwest
North by Northwest which premiered in 1959 is a classic production of Alfred Hitchcock caper thriller. It is regarded as one of the few films that entertained the world at its time
5. Lawrence of Arabia
Lawrence of Arabia was released in 1962. The film was about the life and times of Briton T.E. Lawrence. The story revolves around the time Lawrence was in Arabia.