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Favorited 415 times, disliked 12 times, added to 453 watchlists.

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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  1. 497 -

    Wo hu cang long

    2000 — a.k.a. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, in 23 top lists Check
  2. 496 -

    Superman Returns

    2006, in 3 top lists Check
  3. 483 -

    The Big Red One

    1980, in 9 top lists Check
  4. 475 -

    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

    2006, in 4 top lists Check
  5. 474 -

    Enter the Dragon

    1973, in 11 top lists Check
  6. 468 -

    The Crow

    1994, in 3 top lists Check
  7. 458 -

    Batman

    1989, in 9 top lists Check
  8. 455 -

    Top Gun

    1986, in 8 top lists Check
  9. 454 -

    The Bourne Supremacy

    2004, in 8 top lists Check
  10. 453 -

    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

    2008, in 4 top lists Check
  11. 451 -

    Speed

    1994, in 8 top lists Check
  12. 450 -

    King Kong

    2005, in 6 top lists Check
  13. 449 -

    Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

    1999, in 4 top lists Check
  14. 440 -

    Akira

    1988, in 19 top lists Check
  15. 437 -

    Spider-Man

    2002, in 8 top lists Check
  16. 432 -

    X2

    2003 — a.k.a. X2: X-Men United, in 6 top lists Check
  17. 430 -

    Big Trouble in Little China

    1986, in 3 top lists Check
  18. 429 -

    Diabolik

    1968 — a.k.a. Danger: Diabolik, in 3 top lists Check
  19. 423 -

    Kill Bill: Vol. 2

    2004, in 8 top lists Check
  20. 421 -

    Lethal Weapon

    1987, in 3 top lists Check
  21. 418 -

    V for Vendetta

    2005, in 9 top lists Check
  22. 415 -

    Dawn of the Dead

    1978, in 14 top lists Check
  23. 411 -

    Spider-Man 2

    2004, in 6 top lists Check
  24. 406 -

    Iron Man

    2008, in 7 top lists Check
  25. 404 -

    RoboCop

    1987, in 13 top lists Check
  26. 401 -

    Batman Returns

    1992, in 7 top lists Check
  27. 400 -

    The Incredibles

    2004, in 12 top lists Check
  28. 394 -

    Cloverfield

    2008, in 3 top lists Check
  29. 383 -

    Serenity

    2005, in 4 top lists Check
  30. 371 -

    Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the...

    2003, in 11 top lists Check
  31. 366 -

    Predator

    1987, in 6 top lists Check
  32. 365 -

    The Bourne Identity

    2002, in 3 top lists Check
  33. 337 -

    300

    2006, in 5 top lists Check
  34. 330 -

    Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

    2005, in 4 top lists Check
  35. 325 -

    Kill Bill: Vol. 1

    2003, in 14 top lists Check
  36. 317 -

    Midnight Run

    1988, in 4 top lists Check
  37. 309 -

    Transformers

    2007, in 4 top lists Check
  38. 308 -

    The Terminator

    1984, in 21 top lists Check
  39. 306 -

    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    1989, in 14 top lists Check
  40. 283 -

    Ran

    1985, in 22 top lists Check
  41. 280 -

    Mad Max 2

    1981 — a.k.a. The Road Warrior, in 12 top lists Check
  42. 258 -

    The Blues Brothers

    1980, in 7 top lists Check
  43. 253 -

    First Blood

    1982, in 3 top lists Check
  44. 234 -

    The Bourne Ultimatum

    2007, in 7 top lists Check
  45. 233 -

    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    1984, in 8 top lists Check
  46. 202 -

    Dip huet seung hung

    1989 — a.k.a. The Killer, in 13 top lists Check
  47. 197 -

    Point Break

    1991, in 3 top lists Check
  48. 186 -

    United 93

    2006, in 5 top lists Check
  49. 184 -

    Dirty Harry

    1971, in 14 top lists Check
  50. 174 -

    Superman

    1978, in 10 top lists Check
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