The top three most popular movies of all time are "The Godfather," "The Shawshank Redemption" and "Schindler's List," according to IMDb's list of the 100 greatest movies of all time. The site ranks these movies according to their popularity as well as their success and awards received.
"The Godfather," the most popular movie of all time, premiered in 1972 and starred Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan and Diane Keaton. It received three Oscars and six Golden Globes and depicts a story of an organized crime dynasty. "The Shawshank Redemption" received seven Oscar nominations and two Golden Globe nominations. "Schindler's List" won seven Oscars and three Golden Globes.