The Most Popular Films Each Year From 1990-2014
— Updated on 2 August 2021

The Most Popular Films Each Year From 1990-2014

— Updated on 2 August 2021
Jack Slade
Jack Slade

To celebrate their 25th anniversary, IMDB (Internet Movie Database for those who have never been online before) has released a list of the most popular films for each year over the past 25 years, as voted on by millions of IMDb users (The Shawshank Redemption alone has received more than 1.5 million votes).

You really should have seen all of these by now, but if you haven’t we hereby give you the day off tomorrow to binge watch the crap out of the below list.

It’s also proof that the internet loves Leonardo DiCaprio a lot more than The Academy, with The Revenant star featuring in four of the 25. Morgan Freeman also gets a nod with four, and Christopher Nolan directed films get five mentions on the list.

I wonder which film will take out the 2015 gong?

2014: Interstellar
2013: The Wolf of Wall Street
2012: Django Unchained
2011: Intouchables
2010: Inception
2009: Inglourious Basterds
2008: The Dark Knight
2007: Into the Wild
2006: The Departed
2005: Batman Begins
2004: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
2003: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
2002: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
2001: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
2000: Memento
1999: Fight Club
1998: Saving Private Ryan
1997: Life Is Beautiful
1996: Fargo
1995: Se7en
1994: The Shawshank Redemption
1993: Schindler’s List
1992: Reservoir Dogs
1991: The Silence of the Lambs
1990: Goodfellas

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Jack Slade
Jack Slade is the founder of Boss Hunting. Originally hailing from Melbourne, Jack started Boss Hunting from his bedroom while working at a digital agency. Jack manages strategy and sales at Boss Hunting, and still enjoys the odd bit of writing on his favourite topics – including technology, flight deals, travel, and champagne.


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