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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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  1. 24 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    2001, in 26 top lists Check
  2. 34 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    2003, in 25 top lists Check
  3. 54 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    2002, in 22 top lists Check
  4. 22 -

    Star Wars

    1977 — a.k.a. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, in 36 top lists Check
  5. 81 -

    Batman Begins

    2005, in 11 top lists Check
  6. 3 -

    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

    1980, in 23 top lists Check
  7. 91 -

    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

    1983, in 16 top lists Check
  8. 30 -

    Aliens

    1986, in 20 top lists Check
  9. 23 -

    Back to the Future

    1985, in 23 top lists Check
  10. 381 -

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    1975, in 21 top lists Check
  11. 2 -

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    1981, in 26 top lists Check
  12. 371 -

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

    2003, in 11 top lists Check
  13. 373 -

    WALL·E

    2008, in 21 top lists Check
  14. 232 -

    Jurassic Park

    1993, in 23 top lists Check
  15. 471 -

    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

    2004, in 9 top lists Check
  16. 99 -

    Toy Story

    1995, in 24 top lists Check
  17. 339 -

    Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

    2001 — a.k.a. Spirited Away, in 36 top lists Check
  18. 498 -

    Back to the Future Part II

    1989, in 4 top lists Check
  19. 319 -

    The Lion King

    1994, in 22 top lists Check
  20. 50 -

    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 33 top lists Check
  21. 306 -

    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    1989, in 13 top lists Check
  22. 98 -

    North by Northwest

    1959, in 26 top lists Check
  23. 400 -

    The Incredibles

    2004, in 12 top lists Check
  24. 413 -

    Finding Nemo

    2003, in 18 top lists Check
  25. 406 -

    Iron Man

    2008, in 8 top lists Check
  26. 57 -

    Lawrence of Arabia

    1962, in 40 top lists Check
  27. 56 -

    Casino Royale

    2006, in 7 top lists Check
  28. 449 -

    Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

    1999, in 4 top lists Check
  29. 330 -

    Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

    2005, in 4 top lists Check
  30. 343 -

    Monsters, Inc.

    2001, in 14 top lists Check
  31. 233 -

    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    1984, in 8 top lists Check
  32. 437 -

    Spider-Man

    2002, in 8 top lists Check
  33. 172 -

    The Wizard of Oz

    1939, in 33 top lists Check
  34. 179 -

    Toy Story 2

    1999, in 12 top lists Check
  35. 5 -

    Jaws

    1975, in 26 top lists Check
  36. 230 -

    Hauru no ugoku shiro

    2004 — a.k.a. Howl's Moving Castle, in 16 top lists Check
  37. 122 -

    The Princess Bride

    1987, in 18 top lists Check
  38. 488 -

    Mononoke-hime

    1997 — a.k.a. Princess Mononoke, in 17 top lists Check
  39. 27 -

    Some Like It Hot

    1959, in 33 top lists Check
  40. 432 -

    X2

    2003 — a.k.a. X2: X-Men United, in 6 top lists Check
  41. 163 -

    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    1957, in 28 top lists Check
  42. 458 -

    Batman

    1989, in 9 top lists Check
  43. 263 -

    Das Boot

    1981, in 15 top lists Check
  44. 402 -

    Little Miss Sunshine

    2006, in 7 top lists Check
  45. 322 -

    Aladdin

    1992, in 15 top lists Check
  46. 475 -

    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

    2006, in 4 top lists Check
  47. 77 -

    Spartacus

    1960, in 18 top lists Check
  48. 82 -

    The Great Escape

    1963, in 14 top lists Check
  49. 473 -

    Into the Wild

    2007, in 10 top lists Check
  50. 491 -

    Ben-Hur

    1959, in 23 top lists Check
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