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An official iCheckMovies list.

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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. 399 -

    Greed

    1924, in 20 top lists Check
  2. 342 -

    The Gold Rush

    1925, in 29 top lists Check
  3. 356 -

    Napoléon vu par Abel Gance

    1927 — a.k.a. Napoleon, in 22 top lists Check
  4. 250 -

    Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    1927, in 33 top lists Check
  5. 248 -

    Die Büchse der Pandora

    1929 — a.k.a. Pandora's Box, in 16 top lists Check
  6. 212 -

    M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

    1931 — a.k.a. M, in 34 top lists Check
  7. 256 -

    Le quai des brumes

    1938 — a.k.a. Port of Shadows, in 10 top lists Check
  8. 31 -

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
  9. 104 -

    La règle du jeu

    1939 — a.k.a. The Rules of the Game, in 24 top lists Check
  10. 58 -

    His Girl Friday

    1940, in 19 top lists Check
  11. 318 -

    Rebecca

    1940, in 21 top lists Check
  12. 384 -

    The Shop Around the Corner

    1940, in 13 top lists Check
  13. 28 -

    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 36 top lists Check
  14. 273 -

    The Maltese Falcon

    1941, in 25 top lists Check
  15. 18 -

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
  16. 334 -

    The Magnificent Ambersons

    1942, in 13 top lists Check
  17. 80 -

    The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

    1943, in 17 top lists Check
  18. 176 -

    A Canterbury Tale

    1944, in 8 top lists Check
  19. 133 -

    Double Indemnity

    1944, in 32 top lists Check
  20. 171 -

    Brief Encounter

    1945, in 20 top lists Check
  21. 346 -

    Leave Her to Heaven

    1945, in 9 top lists Check
  22. 302 -

    The Best Years of Our Lives

    1946, in 25 top lists Check
  23. 195 -

    It's a Wonderful Life

    1946, in 29 top lists Check
  24. 75 -

    A Matter of Life and Death

    1946, in 22 top lists Check
  25. 249 -

    My Darling Clementine

    1946, in 19 top lists Check
  26. 147 -

    Notorious

    1946, in 22 top lists Check
  27. 165 -

    Partie de campagne

    1946 — a.k.a. A Day in the Country, in 12 top lists Check
  28. 236 -

    Black Narcissus

    1947, in 14 top lists Check
  29. 479 -

    The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

    1947, in 1 top list Check
  30. 241 -

    Brighton Rock

    1948, in 8 top lists Check
  31. 194 -

    Ladri di biciclette

    1948 — a.k.a. Bicycle Thieves, in 35 top lists Check
  32. 149 -

    The Red Shoes

    1948, in 25 top lists Check
  33. 74 -

    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

    1948, in 23 top lists Check
  34. 427 -

    Xiao cheng zhi chun

    1948 — a.k.a. Spring in a Small Town, in 9 top lists Check
  35. 347 -

    All About Eve

    1950, in 24 top lists Check
  36. 129 -

    Harvey

    1950, in 3 top lists Check
  37. 121 -

    Los olvidados

    1950 — a.k.a. The Young and the Damned, in 23 top lists Check
  38. 290 -

    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 32 top lists Check
  39. 63 -

    Sunset Blvd.

    1950 — a.k.a. Sunset Boulevard, in 32 top lists Check
  40. 385 -

    Ace in the Hole

    1951, in 19 top lists Check
  41. 269 -

    A Place in the Sun

    1951, in 13 top lists Check
  42. 459 -

    Ikiru

    1952, in 22 top lists Check
  43. 300 -

    Gycklarnas afton

    1953 — a.k.a. Sawdust and Tinsel, in 8 top lists Check
  44. 119 -

    Le salaire de la peur

    1953 — a.k.a. The Wages of Fear, in 24 top lists Check
  45. 67 -

    Tôkyô monogatari

    1953 — a.k.a. Tokyo Story, in 25 top lists Check
  46. 46 -

    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 28 top lists Check
  47. 464 -

    Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

    1954, in 8 top lists Check
  48. 50 -

    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 33 top lists Check
  49. 71 -

    The Night of the Hunter

    1955, in 30 top lists Check
  50. 477 -

    Rebel Without a Cause

    1955, in 16 top lists Check