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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. 250 -

    Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    1927, in 33 top lists Check
  2. 248 -

    Die Büchse der Pandora

    1929 — a.k.a. Pandora's Box, in 16 top lists Check
  3. 297 -

    It Happened One Night

    1934, in 27 top lists Check
  4. 256 -

    Le quai des brumes

    1938 — a.k.a. Port of Shadows, in 10 top lists Check
  5. 31 -

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
  6. 255 -

    Ninotchka

    1939, in 17 top lists Check
  7. 104 -

    La règle du jeu

    1939 — a.k.a. The Rules of the Game, in 24 top lists Check
  8. 58 -

    His Girl Friday

    1940, in 19 top lists Check
  9. 246 -

    The Philadelphia Story

    1940, in 19 top lists Check
  10. 384 -

    The Shop Around the Corner

    1940, in 13 top lists Check
  11. 359 -

    The Lady Eve

    1941, in 18 top lists Check
  12. 18 -

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
  13. 334 -

    The Magnificent Ambersons

    1942, in 13 top lists Check
  14. 299 -

    The Palm Beach Story

    1942, in 13 top lists Check
  15. 80 -

    The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

    1943, in 17 top lists Check
  16. 424 -

    To Have and Have Not

    1944, in 15 top lists Check
  17. 171 -

    Brief Encounter

    1945, in 20 top lists Check
  18. 292 -

    La belle et la bête

    1946 — a.k.a. Beauty and the Beast, in 24 top lists Check
  19. 302 -

    The Best Years of Our Lives

    1946, in 25 top lists Check
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    A Matter of Life and Death

    1946, in 22 top lists Check
  21. 147 -

    Notorious

    1946, in 22 top lists Check
  22. 165 -

    Partie de campagne

    1946 — a.k.a. A Day in the Country, in 12 top lists Check
  23. 149 -

    The Red Shoes

    1948, in 25 top lists Check
  24. 427 -

    Xiao cheng zhi chun

    1948 — a.k.a. Spring in a Small Town, in 9 top lists Check
  25. 277 -

    On the Town

    1949, in 10 top lists Check
  26. 63 -

    Sunset Blvd.

    1950 — a.k.a. Sunset Boulevard, in 32 top lists Check
  27. 269 -

    A Place in the Sun

    1951, in 13 top lists Check
  28. 8 -

    Singin' in the Rain

    1952, in 33 top lists Check
  29. 261 -

    Roman Holiday

    1953, in 11 top lists Check
  30. 46 -

    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 28 top lists Check
  31. 321 -

    Funny Face

    1957, in 5 top lists Check
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    The Big Country

    1958, in 4 top lists Check
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    Vertigo

    1958, in 41 top lists Check
  34. 12 -

    The Apartment

    1960, in 26 top lists Check
  35. 125 -

    À bout de souffle

    1960 — a.k.a. Breathless, in 27 top lists Check
  36. 486 -

    Breakfast at Tiffany's

    1961, in 9 top lists Check
  37. 207 -

    The Misfits

    1961, in 6 top lists Check
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    Jules et Jim

    1962 — a.k.a. Jules and Jim, in 20 top lists Check
  39. 251 -

    Darling

    1965, in 7 top lists Check
  40. 62 -

    The Graduate

    1967, in 27 top lists Check
  41. 272 -

    L'uccello dalle piume di cristallo

    1970 — a.k.a. The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, in 4 top lists Check
  42. 65 -

    Harold and Maude

    1971, in 17 top lists Check
  43. 367 -

    Cabaret

    1972, in 22 top lists Check
  44. 293 -

    La maman et la putain

    1973 — a.k.a. The Mother and the Whore, in 13 top lists Check
  45. 377 -

    Mean Streets

    1973, in 20 top lists Check
  46. 68 -

    Annie Hall

    1977, in 31 top lists Check
  47. 419 -

    Days of Heaven

    1978, in 18 top lists Check
  48. 333 -

    Grease

    1978, in 10 top lists Check
  49. 76 -

    Manhattan

    1979, in 17 top lists Check
  50. 349 -

    Arthur

    1981, in 3 top lists Check
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