The 50 Greatest Movies Ever Made

Ranking half a century of the finest films in cinematic history

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22. Back to the Future (1985)

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You’d be lucky to find anyone that hasn’t seen Robert Zemeckis’ time travel adventure at least a handful of times, and even luckier to discover someone that doesn’t love it.

About as close to perfection as summer blockbusters can get, Back to the Future is an absolute triumph of originality, smarts, inventiveness and unbridled entertainment.

The intricate and witty script, stellar performances and almost constant moments that instantly became iconic have long since secured a reputation as one of the most re-watchable movies ever.