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An official iCheckMovies list.

Favorited 416 times, disliked 12 times, added to 454 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. 8 -

    Singin' in the Rain

    1952, in 33 top lists Check
  2. 12 -

    The Apartment

    1960, in 26 top lists Check
  3. 23 -

    Back to the Future

    1985, in 23 top lists Check
  4. 26 -

    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop...

    1964, in 33 top lists Check
  5. 27 -

    Some Like It Hot

    1959, in 32 top lists Check
  6. 42 -

    Kind Hearts and Coronets

    1949, in 19 top lists Check
  7. 43 -

    The Big Lebowski

    1998, in 24 top lists Check
  8. 48 -

    This Is Spinal Tap

    1984, in 22 top lists Check
  9. 49 -

    Evil Dead II

    1987, in 8 top lists Check
  10. 55 -

    La dolce vita

    1960 — a.k.a. La Dolce Vita, in 20 top lists Check
  11. 58 -

    His Girl Friday

    1940, in 19 top lists Check
  12. 62 -

    The Graduate

    1967, in 26 top lists Check
  13. 65 -

    Harold and Maude

    1971, in 18 top lists Check
  14. 68 -

    Annie Hall

    1977, in 31 top lists Check
  15. 76 -

    Manhattan

    1979, in 19 top lists Check
  16. 87 -

    The King of Comedy

    1982, in 14 top lists Check
  17. 88 -

    Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    1986, in 9 top lists Check
  18. 90 -

    When Harry Met Sally...

    1989, in 12 top lists Check
  19. 95 -

    Yôjinbô

    1961 — a.k.a. Yojimbo, in 18 top lists Check
  20. 99 -

    Toy Story

    1995, in 24 top lists Check
  21. 101 -

    Raising Arizona

    1987, in 10 top lists Check
  22. 104 -

    La règle du jeu

    1939 — a.k.a. The Rules of the Game, in 24 top lists Check
  23. 113 -

    Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

    2004, in 5 top lists Check
  24. 115 -

    Blazing Saddles

    1974, in 13 top lists Check
  25. 118 -

    Withnail & I

    1987, in 12 top lists Check
  26. 122 -

    The Princess Bride

    1987, in 18 top lists Check
  27. 127 -

    The Sting

    1973, in 15 top lists Check
  28. 129 -

    Harvey

    1950, in 3 top lists Check
  29. 135 -

    Duck Soup

    1933, in 23 top lists Check
  30. 140 -

    As Good as It Gets

    1997, in 8 top lists Check
  31. 143 -

    Cyrano de Bergerac

    1990, in 8 top lists Check
  32. 146 -

    Shampoo

    1975, in 4 top lists Check
  33. 159 -

    The Royal Tenenbaums

    2001, in 7 top lists Check
  34. 160 -

    Being There

    1979, in 13 top lists Check
  35. 168 -

    Tootsie

    1982, in 17 top lists Check
  36. 175 -

    Rushmore

    1998, in 10 top lists Check
  37. 178 -

    Hellzapoppin'

    1941, in 6 top lists Check
  38. 179 -

    Toy Story 2

    1999, in 11 top lists Check
  39. 181 -

    Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

    1970, in 4 top lists Check
  40. 188 -

    The School of Rock

    2003, in 2 top lists Check
  41. 189 -

    Ghost Busters

    1984 — a.k.a. Ghostbusters, in 13 top lists Check
  42. 190 -

    Big

    1988, in 5 top lists Check
  43. 193 -

    Ed Wood

    1994, in 8 top lists Check
  44. 196 -

    Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain

    2001 — a.k.a. Amélie, in 24 top lists Check
  45. 203 -

    Life of Brian

    1979, in 19 top lists Check
  46. 209 -

    Local Hero

    1983, in 9 top lists Check
  47. 213 -

    Sånger från andra våningen

    2000 — a.k.a. Songs from the Second Floor, in 13 top lists Check
  48. 218 -

    Les vacances de Monsieur Hulot

    1953 — a.k.a. Mr. Hulot's Holiday, in 21 top lists Check
  49. 231 -

    Shaun of the Dead

    2004, in 12 top lists Check
  50. 237 -

    Delicatessen

    1991, in 12 top lists Check
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