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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. 1 -

    The Godfather

    1972, in 38 top lists Check
  2. 4 -

    The Shawshank Redemption

    1994, in 21 top lists Check
  3. 6 -

    Goodfellas

    1990, in 29 top lists Check
  4. 9 -

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 35 top lists Check
  5. 15 -

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 23 top lists Check
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    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 32 top lists Check
  7. 19 -

    The Godfather: Part II

    1974, in 27 top lists Check
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    Some Like It Hot

    1959, in 32 top lists Check
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    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    1969, in 22 top lists Check
  10. 37 -

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 33 top lists Check
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    Heat

    1995, in 17 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 24 top lists Check
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    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 30 top lists Check
  16. 61 -

    The Usual Suspects

    1995, in 21 top lists Check
  17. 71 -

    The Night of the Hunter

    1955, in 30 top lists Check
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    L.A. Confidential

    1997, in 23 top lists Check
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    Blue Velvet

    1986, in 24 top lists Check
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    Once Upon a Time in America

    1984, in 17 top lists Check
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    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 24 top lists Check
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    North by Northwest

    1959, in 26 top lists Check
  23. 101 -

    Raising Arizona

    1987, in 10 top lists Check
  24. 109 -

    Touch of Evil

    1958, in 28 top lists Check
  25. 117 -

    Miller's Crossing

    1990, in 8 top lists Check
  26. 121 -

    Los olvidados

    1950 — a.k.a. The Young and the Damned, in 23 top lists Check
  27. 124 -

    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 32 top lists Check
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    À bout de souffle

    1960 — a.k.a. Breathless, in 27 top lists Check
  29. 127 -

    The Sting

    1973, in 15 top lists Check
  30. 133 -

    Double Indemnity

    1944, in 32 top lists Check
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    Z

    1969, in 17 top lists Check
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    The French Connection

    1971, in 19 top lists Check
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    Badlands

    1973, in 22 top lists Check
  34. 157 -

    True Romance

    1993, in 5 top lists Check
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    La haine

    1995 — a.k.a. La Haine, in 14 top lists Check
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    Cidade de Deus

    2002 — a.k.a. City of God, in 21 top lists Check
  37. 180 -

    To Kill a Mockingbird

    1962, in 19 top lists Check
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    Performance

    1970, in 16 top lists Check
  39. 183 -

    Le samouraï

    1967 — a.k.a. Le Samouraï, in 18 top lists Check
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    Dirty Harry

    1971, in 14 top lists Check
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    Point Break

    1991, in 3 top lists Check
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    Fargo

    1996, in 23 top lists Check
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    Dip huet seung hung

    1989 — a.k.a. The Killer, in 13 top lists Check
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    The Departed

    2006, in 16 top lists Check
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    M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

    1931 — a.k.a. M, in 34 top lists Check
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    Jackie Brown

    1997, in 5 top lists Check
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    Get Carter

    1971, in 10 top lists Check
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    Léon

    1994 — a.k.a. Léon: The Professional, in 21 top lists Check
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    No Country for Old Men

    2007, in 22 top lists Check
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    Brighton Rock

    1948, in 8 top lists Check
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