The 15 best movies of all time are selected by Quora users, which over 1,600 people have upvoted for the list.

Audiences’ reactions towards movies are the key factor to determine if they are the best. On this list, some movies haven’t got well-known awards, but they are the best in audiences’ minds.

Jab We Met (2007)

  • Director: Imtiaz Ali
  • Stars: Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Tarun Arora
  • IMDb Rating: 7.9/10
  • Box office: 71 crores

It is said to be one of the finest romantic films to come out of Bollywood in 2007.

Jab We Met

The movie surrounds two persons – a depressed wealthy businessman with problems in his business and personal life, a care-free young woman who is planning to elope with her lover.

Kal Ho Na Ho (2003)

  • Director: Nikkhil Advani
  • Stars: Preity Zinta, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan
  • IMDb Rating: 8.0/10
  • Box office: 860.9 million INR

Many people think it’s one of the best films because of Kantaben, a role in the movie.

Kal Ho Naa Ho is a love story involves in secret. Naina’s life is in a mess before Aman becomes her new neighbour. Aman changes everyone’s lives and brings a breath of fresh air.

Kal Ho Na Ho

Although Aman loses his heart to Naina, Aman has a secret that prevents him from marrying her.

Queen (2013)

  • Director: Vikas Bahl
  • Stars: Kangana Ranaut, Rajkummar Rao, Lisa Haydon
  • Box office: 1.2 billion INR (US$17 million)
  • IMDb Rating: 8.2/10

A girl from an Indian traditional family starts her solo honeymoon after her fiance calls off the wedding. During the journey, she makes friends and becomes independent.

Queen 2013 movie

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

  • Director: Zoya Akhtar
  • Stars: Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol
  • Box office: 1.53 billion INR (India, US$23 million)
  • IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

Three friends decide to turn their fantasy vacation into a reality after one of them is engaged. They start a road trip through Spain instead of throwing a traditional bachelor party.

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

There is no doubt that some people like the film because they can’t afford a trip to Spain.

Forrest Gump (1994)

  • Director: Robert Zemeckis
  • Stars: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise
  • IMDb Rating: 8.8/10
  • Box Office: $677.9 million (Retrieved on December 17, 2018)

Is there anyone doesn’t know this movie? Forrest Gump is a film that valuable for watching again and again. It tells us the rule, “you never know what you’re gonna get”.

Forrest Gump

Her (2013)

  • Director: Spike Jonze
  • Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson
  • IMDb Rating: 8.0/10
  • Box Office: $48.3 million (Retrieved on August 29, 2016)

A sensitive and lonely man becomes fascinated with a new OS. He starts the program and meets “Samantha”, whose bright voice reveals a sensitive, playful personality.

Her movie

Superbad (2007)

  • Director: Greg Mottola
  • Stars: Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
  • IMDb Rating: 7.6/10
  • Box Office: $169.9 million

“Equally hilarious and heartfelt, this is the best teen movie since American Pie and should make stars of the fantastic Cera and Hill.” Olly Richards reviewed.

Superbad movie

Avatar (2009)

  • Director: James Cameron
  • Stars: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver
  • IMDb Rating: 7.8/10
  • Box Office: $2.788 billion

A paraplegic Marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.

Avatar movie

The Hangover (2009)

  • Director: Todd Phillips
  • Stars: Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, Justin Bartha
  • IMDb Rating: 7.7/10
  • Box Office: $46.5 million

The Hangover is a comedy film series, which follow the misadventures of a quartet of friends who go on their road trip to attend a bachelor party.

The Hangover

The Imitation Game (2014)

  • Director: Morten Tyldum
  • Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode
  • IMDb Rating: 8.0/10
  • Box Office: $233.6 million

It is about the mathematical genius Alan Turing, who tries to crack the German Enigma code with her fellows during WWII.

The Imitation Game

This Is The End (2013)

  • Directors: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen
  • Stars: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen
  • IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
  • Box Office: $126.5 million

This Is The End is one of the best films for many people because they are the big fans of the Franco-Rogen gang.

This Is The End (2013)

21 Jump Street (2012)

  • Directors: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
  • Stars: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube
  • IMDb Rating: 7.2/10
  • Box Office: $201.5 million

“A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring.”

21 Jump Street (2012)

Into The Wild (2007)

  • Director: Sean Penn
  • Stars: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener
  • IMDb Rating: 8.1/10
  • Box Office: $56.82 million

A successful man gives up his career and gives all his savings to charity & hitchhikes. And then he starts his life in the wilderness, which encounters a series of characters that shape his life.

Into The Wild (2007)

Interstellar (2014)

  • Director: Christopher Nolan
  • Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain
  • IMDb Rating: 8.6/10
  • Box Office: $677.5 million

“Brainy, barmy and beautiful to behold, this is Stephen Hawking’s Star Trek: a mind-bending opera of space and time with a soul wrapped up in all the science.”

Interstellar (2014)

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

  • Director: David O. Russell
  • Stars: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro
  • IMDb Rating: 7.7/10
  • Box Office: $236.4 million

“Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro get a little crazy in this difficult love story. Because here’s the thing about silver linings: They’re always in the company of clouds.”

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

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