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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. 73 -

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    2004, in 26 top lists Check
  2. 18 -

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
  3. 40 -

    Vertigo

    1958, in 41 top lists Check
  4. 196 -

    Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain

    2001 — a.k.a. Amélie, in 25 top lists Check
  5. 240 -

    Forrest Gump

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  6. 31 -

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
  7. 336 -

    Titanic

    1997, in 24 top lists Check
  8. 259 -

    Groundhog Day

    1993, in 20 top lists Check
  9. 68 -

    Annie Hall

    1977, in 32 top lists Check
  10. 66 -

    Edward Scissorhands

    1990, in 8 top lists Check
  11. 8 -

    Singin' in the Rain

    1952, in 33 top lists Check
  12. 463 -

    Juno

    2007, in 11 top lists Check
  13. 63 -

    Sunset Blvd.

    1950 — a.k.a. Sunset Boulevard, in 32 top lists Check
  14. 62 -

    The Graduate

    1967, in 27 top lists Check
  15. 497 -

    Wo hu cang long

    2000 — a.k.a. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, in 24 top lists Check
  16. 46 -

    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 28 top lists Check
  17. 69 -

    Trois couleurs: Rouge

    1994 — a.k.a. Three Colors: Red, in 19 top lists Check
  18. 211 -

    Moulin Rouge!

    2001, in 16 top lists Check
  19. 142 -

    Almost Famous

    2000, in 9 top lists Check
  20. 147 -

    Notorious

    1946, in 22 top lists Check
  21. 12 -

    The Apartment

    1960, in 26 top lists Check
  22. 157 -

    True Romance

    1993, in 5 top lists Check
  23. 486 -

    Breakfast at Tiffany's

    1961, in 9 top lists Check
  24. 125 -

    À bout de souffle

    1960 — a.k.a. Breathless, in 27 top lists Check
  25. 200 -

    Before Sunrise

    1995, in 12 top lists Check
  26. 191 -

    Brokeback Mountain

    2005, in 22 top lists Check
  27. 76 -

    Manhattan

    1979, in 18 top lists Check
  28. 149 -

    The Red Shoes

    1948, in 25 top lists Check
  29. 297 -

    It Happened One Night

    1934, in 27 top lists Check
  30. 494 -

    Sideways

    2004, in 8 top lists Check
  31. 250 -

    Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    1927, in 33 top lists Check
  32. 333 -

    Grease

    1978, in 10 top lists Check
  33. 110 -

    Before Sunset

    2004, in 14 top lists Check
  34. 377 -

    Mean Streets

    1973, in 20 top lists Check
  35. 419 -

    Days of Heaven

    1978, in 19 top lists Check
  36. 261 -

    Roman Holiday

    1953, in 11 top lists Check
  37. 484 -

    The Fountain

    2006, in 4 top lists Check
  38. 104 -

    La règle du jeu

    1939 — a.k.a. The Rules of the Game, in 24 top lists Check
  39. 393 -

    Garden State

    2004, in 3 top lists Check
  40. 226 -

    Romeo + Juliet

    1996, in 6 top lists Check
  41. 281 -

    Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles

    1994, in 5 top lists Check
  42. 405 -

    Dirty Dancing

    1987, in 8 top lists Check
  43. 90 -

    When Harry Met Sally...

    1989, in 13 top lists Check
  44. 442 -

    Atonement

    2007, in 6 top lists Check
  45. 388 -

    The English Patient

    1996, in 16 top lists Check
  46. 246 -

    The Philadelphia Story

    1940, in 19 top lists Check
  47. 292 -

    La belle et la bête

    1946 — a.k.a. Beauty and the Beast, in 24 top lists Check
  48. 171 -

    Brief Encounter

    1945, in 20 top lists Check
  49. 455 -

    Top Gun

    1986, in 8 top lists Check
  50. 367 -

    Cabaret

    1972, in 22 top lists Check
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