An Epic Montage Packs IMDb's Top 250 Films Into 2.5 Minutes

By Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg

Jonathan Keogh edited together hundreds of clips to create this whirlwind tour of cinema's most iconic movies. He began with the Internet Movie Database's top 250, but after a month of editing the list had shifted already, so there are an extra 53 movies in the mix. DJ FAROFF's mashup of  Joan Jett, the Beatles, House of Pain and Cypress Hill is a fitting soundtrack. You might recognize his style from the "Gangnam Style"/Ghostbusters mix that went viral recently. 

Keogh already has a fan following for his montage of over 600 films from the Criterion Collection -- a cinephile's fever dream:

For more videos from Jonathan Keogh, visit his YouTube page.

Via Chris Heller

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