Rotten Tomatoes is a website that many turn to when looking for opinions on a movie or show. While they are not always accurate and the rankings should be taken with a grain of salt, the site is a go-to for many. They have a ranking of the top 100 movies of all time, but here are the top 10 highest rated movies on rotten tomatoes.
1. Wizard of Oz (1939)
This movie is a classic and is one of the highest-ranked movies on Rotten Tomatoes. The movie tells the tale of a girl from Kansas who pursues advice from a wizard on how to get home
2. Citizen Kane (1941)
Citizen Kane would be in the top spot, but the audience love of the movie is lower than the Wizard of Oz. It tells the tale of the rise and fall of a publishing tycoon.
3. Get Out (2017)
This movie was a huge hit when released. It contains critiques of things going on in the world while being an entertaining horror comedy movie.
4. The Third Man (1949)
The Third Man contains iconic performances from Joseph Cotten and Orson Welles. The movie tells the tale of a post-WWII Vienna and people who seek to confirm a conspiracy theory about a friend’s death.
5. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Mad Max: Fury Road is action-packed and entertaining. It tells of a woman who is rebelling against a tyrannical government in post-apocalyptic Australia.
6. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
This is said to be the first true horror movie ever. It tells the story of how a hypnotist uses a somnambulist to commit murders.
7. All About Eve (1950)
All About Eve is a Hollywood classic. The movie stars Bette Midler and tells the tale of an established yet aging stage actress.
8. Inside Out (2015)
Inside Out was a huge hit when released. It gets inside the mind and emotions of a young girl who moves to a new place with her family. This is absolutely one of the highest rated movies on rotten tomatoes (ever).
9. Moonlight (2016)
Moonlight is so popular because it tells the story of one man yet represents so many people. It tells the coming-of-age story of an African-American gay man in Miami.
10. Metropolis (1927)
This science-fiction classic comes out of the silent film era. It tells a love story of the city mastermind’s son and a working-class prophet who foretells the coming of someone who will mediate their differences.
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