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Favorited 413 times, disliked 12 times, added to 444 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. 18 -

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
  4. 31 -

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
  5. 40 -

    Vertigo

    1958, in 43 top lists Check
  6. 46 -

    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 32 top lists Check
  7. 58 -

    His Girl Friday

    1940, in 19 top lists Check
  8. 62 -

    The Graduate

    1967, in 25 top lists Check
  9. 63 -

    Sunset Blvd.

    1950 — a.k.a. Sunset Boulevard, in 32 top lists Check
  10. 65 -

    Harold and Maude

    1971, in 17 top lists Check
  11. 66 -

    Edward Scissorhands

    1990, in 8 top lists Check
  12. 68 -

    Annie Hall

    1977, in 31 top lists Check
  13. 69 -

    Trois couleurs: Rouge

    1994 — a.k.a. Three Colors: Red, in 20 top lists Check
  14. 73 -

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    2004, in 25 top lists Check
  15. 75 -

    A Matter of Life and Death

    1946 — a.k.a. Stairway to Heaven, in 21 top lists Check
  16. 76 -

    Manhattan

    1979, in 19 top lists Check
  17. 80 -

    The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

    1943 — a.k.a. The Adventures of Colonel Blimp, in 17 top lists Check
  18. 90 -

    When Harry Met Sally...

    1989, in 12 top lists Check
  19. 104 -

    La règle du jeu

    1939 — a.k.a. The Rules of the Game, in 24 top lists Check
  20. 110 -

    Before Sunset

    2004, in 15 top lists Check
  21. 125 -

    À bout de souffle

    1960 — a.k.a. Breathless, in 28 top lists Check
  22. 140 -

    As Good as It Gets

    1997, in 8 top lists Check
  23. 142 -

    Almost Famous

    2000, in 9 top lists Check
  24. 145 -

    Sophie's Choice

    1982, in 3 top lists Check
  25. 147 -

    Notorious

    1946, in 22 top lists Check
  26. 149 -

    The Red Shoes

    1948, in 24 top lists Check
  27. 154 -

    37°2 le matin

    1986 — a.k.a. Betty Blue, in 6 top lists Check
  28. 157 -

    True Romance

    1993, in 5 top lists Check
  29. 161 -

    The Year of Living Dangerously

    1982, in 5 top lists Check
  30. 165 -

    Partie de campagne

    1936 — a.k.a. A Day in the Country, in 12 top lists Check
  31. 168 -

    Tootsie

    1982, in 17 top lists Check
  32. 171 -

    Brief Encounter

    1945, in 20 top lists Check
  33. 187 -

    The Big Country

    1958, in 4 top lists Check
  34. 191 -

    Brokeback Mountain

    2005, in 19 top lists Check
  35. 196 -

    Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain

    2001 — a.k.a. Amélie, in 24 top lists Check
  36. 200 -

    Before Sunrise

    1995, in 12 top lists Check
  37. 207 -

    The Misfits

    1961, in 6 top lists Check
  38. 209 -

    Local Hero

    1983, in 9 top lists Check
  39. 211 -

    Moulin Rouge!

    2001, in 15 top lists Check
  40. 226 -

    Romeo + Juliet

    1996 — a.k.a. Romeo and Juliet, in 6 top lists Check
  41. 240 -

    Forrest Gump

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  42. 246 -

    The Philadelphia Story

    1940, in 19 top lists Check
  43. 248 -

    Die Büchse der Pandora

    1929 — a.k.a. Pandora's Box, in 16 top lists Check
  44. 250 -

    Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    1927, in 33 top lists Check
  45. 251 -

    Darling

    1965, in 7 top lists Check
  46. 255 -

    Ninotchka

    1939, in 17 top lists Check
  47. 256 -

    Le quai des brumes

    1938 — a.k.a. Port of Shadows, in 10 top lists Check
  48. 259 -

    Groundhog Day

    1993, in 18 top lists Check
  49. 261 -

    Roman Holiday

    1953, in 12 top lists Check
  50. 262 -

    The Virgin Suicides

    1999, in 3 top lists Check
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