Best Movies of Steven Spielberg

Schindler's List (1993)

Aggregate Rating: 282 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 93 | Earnings: $96.07M

In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans.


Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 276 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 90 | Earnings: $216.12M

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.


Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Aggregate Rating: 270 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 85 | Earnings: $242.37M

Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.


Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 248 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: $197.17M

When Dr. Henry Jones, Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr. must follow in his father's footsteps to stop the Nazis from getting their hands on the Holy Grail first.


E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Aggregate Rating: 230 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 91 | Earnings: $434.95M

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.


Jaws (1975)

Aggregate Rating: 227 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 86 | Earnings: $260.00M

A giant great white shark arrives on the shores of a New England beach resort and wreaks havoc with bloody attacks on swimmers, until a local sheriff teams up with a marine biologist and an old seafarer to hunt the monster down.


Jurassic Park (1993)

Aggregate Rating: 221 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $356.78M

During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.


Catch Me If You Can (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 208 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $164.44M

The story of Frank Abagnale Jr., before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars' worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and legal prosecutor as a seasoned and dedicated FBI agent pursues him.


Minority Report (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 193 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 80 | Earnings: $132.01M

In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.


Bridge of Spies (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 190 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $72.31M

During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.


Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

Aggregate Rating: 188 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 57 | Earnings: $179.87M

After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.


Ready Player One (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 186 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $137.02M

When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.


Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

Aggregate Rating: 182 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 90 | Earnings: $128.30M

Following an accidental encounter with otherworldly vessels, an ordinary man follows a series of psychic clues to the first scheduled meeting between representatives of Earth and visitors from the cosmos.


Lincoln (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 177 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 86 | Earnings: $182.20M

As the War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.


The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 173 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $77.56M

Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock's ancestor.


The Terminal (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 173 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $77.03M

An eastern immigrant finds himself stranded in JFK airport, and must take up temporary residence there.


War of the Worlds (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 171 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $234.28M

As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival.


Munich (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 167 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 74 | Earnings: $47.38M

Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day.


War Horse (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 165 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 72 | Earnings: $79.88M

Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and to the front lines as the war rages on.


The Post (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 164 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 83 | Earnings: $73.72M

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government.



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