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The 500 movies in this list have been selected by a combination of 10,000 Empire readers, 50 critics and 150 of Hollywood's finest.

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    The Godfather

    1972, in 38 top lists Check
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    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    1981, in 26 top lists Check
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    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

    1980, in 23 top lists Check
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    The Shawshank Redemption

    1994, in 22 top lists Check
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    Jaws

    1975, in 27 top lists Check
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    Goodfellas

    1990, in 29 top lists Check
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    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 34 top lists Check
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    Singin' in the Rain

    1952, in 32 top lists Check
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    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 34 top lists Check
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    Fight Club

    1999, in 15 top lists Check
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    Raging Bull

    1980, in 31 top lists Check
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    The Apartment

    1960, in 24 top lists Check
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    Chinatown

    1974, in 29 top lists Check
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    C'era una volta il West

    1968 — a.k.a. Once Upon a Time in the West, in 25 top lists Check
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    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 22 top lists Check
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    2001: A Space Odyssey

    1968, in 43 top lists Check
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    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 32 top lists Check
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    Casablanca

    1942, in 35 top lists Check
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    The Godfather: Part II

    1974, in 28 top lists Check
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    Blade Runner

    1982, in 30 top lists Check
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    The Third Man

    1949, in 32 top lists Check
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    Star Wars

    1977, in 37 top lists Check
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    Back to the Future

    1985, in 23 top lists Check
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    2001, in 26 top lists Check
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    Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo.

    1966 — a.k.a. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, in 23 top lists Check
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    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop...

    1964, in 31 top lists Check
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    Some Like It Hot

    1959, in 29 top lists Check
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    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 36 top lists Check
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    Die Hard

    1988, in 15 top lists Check
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    Aliens

    1986, in 20 top lists Check
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    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 31 top lists Check
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    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    1969, in 23 top lists Check
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    Alien

    1979, in 26 top lists Check
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    2003, in 24 top lists Check
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    Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    1991, in 20 top lists Check
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    Andrey Rublyov

    1966 — a.k.a. Andrei Rublev, in 26 top lists Check
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    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 33 top lists Check
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    Heat

    1995, in 17 top lists Check
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    The Matrix

    1999, in 25 top lists Check
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    Vertigo

    1958, in 41 top lists Check
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    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 25 top lists Check
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    Kind Hearts and Coronets

    1949, in 19 top lists Check
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    The Big Lebowski

    1998, in 23 top lists Check
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    Schindler's List

    1993, in 29 top lists Check
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    Psycho

    1960, in 36 top lists Check
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    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 33 top lists Check
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    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    1982, in 28 top lists Check
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    This Is Spinal Tap

    1984, in 21 top lists Check
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    Evil Dead II

    1987 — a.k.a. Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn, in 8 top lists Check
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    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 31 top lists Check