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Top 10 Letterboxd movies ranked by IMDb score

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Launched in 2011, Letterboxd is a social media platform for moviegoers to share movie ratings and reviews. In some ways, the environment is somewhat similar to the reviews area of ​​IMDb, an online database containing information about different types of media where users can rate and review their favorite movies.

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Like IMDb, Letterboxd has its own list of the 250 highest rated movies. As you can imagine, most of them are not duplicates of their IMDb counterparts. So it’s interesting to see how the ratings for each of Letterboxd’s top 10 movies compare on his two sites.

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‘Come and See’ (1985)

Sometimes war movies can be just as terrifying as horror such a case come seea Soviet film about a boy who participates in the resistance against German troops during World War II.

The film harrowingly explores the nightmare of war through the innocent eyes of a child. Its destructive power made it her second highest rated film on Letterboxd, with an average score of 4.6 stars out of his five. It holds an equally impressive score of 8.4 out of 10 on IMDb.

“Parasite” (2019)

Parasitea stunning multi-genre film by a Korean author Bong Joon Hotells the story of an unemployed, low-income family concerned with the livelihood of the wealthy and attractive Parks, slowly becoming entangled in a devastating incident.

It won Best Picture as the first foreign language film in Oscar history. Parasite Not a traditional masterpiece. Apart from that accomplishment, the film is also his highest-rated film with an average rating of 4.6 stars on his Letterboxd, while moviegoers were equally impressed with the film, scoring an 8.5 on IMDb.

“Dog’s Will” (2000)

Perhaps the most unexpected film in Letterboxd’s Top 10, this Brazilian comedy is about two poor but clever Brazilians who have to trick people into doing something about it.

Controversially, it sits fourth on Letterboxd’s Top 250 list with a 4.5 star rating. dog’s will It also maintains its popularity on IMDb with a staggering 8.6. Users call it an utterly hilarious meditation on topics such as religion, life and death, and praise its engaging narrative and touches of magical realism.

“Seppuku” (1962)

Harakiri is one of the most memorable samurai films of all time, an action drama about an aging samurai who comes to a lord’s house in search of a place of honor. Harakiriwhich is a form of ritual suicide in Japan.

As the story begins to take on a twist and the essence of the story begins to be revealed to the viewer, Harakiri It’s going to be an even better movie. The 4.6 rating makes it his third highest rated film on Letterboxd, and an impressive 8.6 on IMDb.

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“Seven Samurai” (1954)

Akira Kurosawa Perhaps the most legendary Japanese filmmaker of all time. seven samurai It may be his most famous film. It’s his three-and-a-half-hour epic about a poor village that recruits a small group of samurai to protect them from the threat of bandits.

With an ensemble in which a gorgeous cast brilliantly plays attractive characters and a highly influential story that is thoroughly drawn from beginning to end, seven samurai With a score of 4.5, it more than deserves to be the 9th highest rated film on Letterboxd. On IMDb, on the other hand, it boasts an impressive 8.6.

“The Human Condition III: A Soldier’s Prayer” (1961)

of person’s condition The trilogy is one of the most acclaimed film series of all time, and its ending (which happens to be one of the 60’s highest rated movies on IMDb) brings in protagonist Kaji (Tatsuya Nakadai) led his men through Manchuria after being defeated by the Russians.

soldier’s prayer is an amazing achievement that explores the human condition in a way no other film has done. For this reason, with a score of 4.5, it’s the 7th highest-rated film on Letterboxd, with an impressive IMDb score of 8.8.

“12 Angry Men” (1957)

One of the best scripted movies ever made, Sydney Lumetof 12 angry men It’s a mostly one-place story about a juror trying to convince his colleagues to change their minds about a murder, and in the process revealing each of the men’s prejudices about the case, about each other, and about themselves. becomes clear.

It occupies the eighth spot on Letterboxd’s top 250 with a score of 4.5, but has an equally impressive score of 9.0 on IMDb. A deep and methodical human drama filled with compelling characters, themes and scenes, this is a must-see.

“The Godfather: Part II” (1974)

It would be difficult to surpass one of the greatest movies of all time. nevertheless, The Godfather: Part IIwhere Michael (Al Pacino) to expand the family business, director Francis Ford Coppola made yet another film that is widely regarded as one of the greatest films ever made.

Winning six Academy Awards (three more than its predecessor), this jaw-dropping masterpiece is the 6th highest rated film on Letterboxd thanks to a score of 4.5 and the 4th highest rated film on IMDb with a score of 9.0 deserve to be. .

“The Godfather” (1972)

first time godfather It is one of the most influential, acclaimed and widely admired landmarks in American cinema. It’s the story of an old patriarch of a mob family (Marlon Brando) he must hand over control to his young son Michael.

Anyone who considers himself a movie buff has seen, studied, and admired movies. godfather, possibly more than once. With a score of 4.5, it comes as no surprise that it ranks 5th on Letterboxd’s top 250 and 2nd on IMDb with a well-deserved score of 9.2.

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“The Shawshank Redemption” (1994)

There are few ways not to love In the Shawshank Redemption, Frank Darabont movies based on Stephen King Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) is tried for murder and sent to prison. There his honesty and virtue help him improve the place and bring hope to his fellow inmates.

This movie is an inspiring and moving tale of freedom, hope and friendship. Fans gave it a 4.5 on Letterboxd, making it the 10th highest-rated movie on the app, but IMDb users still hold it as the site’s highest-rated movie, with an unmatched score of 9.3. It’s one of the best and most rewatchable movies of all time, so it’s hard to complain about being loved on both sites.

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