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Favorited 419 times, disliked 12 times, added to 454 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. 5 -

    Jaws

    1975, in 26 top lists Check
  2. 13 -

    Chinatown

    1974, in 28 top lists Check
  3. 20 -

    Blade Runner

    1982, in 30 top lists Check
  4. 21 -

    The Third Man

    1949, in 33 top lists Check
  5. 29 -

    Die Hard

    1988, in 16 top lists Check
  6. 35 -

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    1991, in 21 top lists Check
  7. 40 -

    Vertigo

    1958, in 42 top lists Check
  8. 45 -

    Psycho

    1960, in 37 top lists Check
  9. 53 -

    Donnie Darko

    2001, in 20 top lists Check
  10. 56 -

    Casino Royale

    2006, in 7 top lists Check
  11. 61 -

    The Usual Suspects

    1995, in 21 top lists Check
  12. 64 -

    Oldeuboi

    2003 — a.k.a. Oldboy, in 28 top lists Check
  13. 95 -

    Yôjinbô

    1961 — a.k.a. Yojimbo, in 18 top lists Check
  14. 97 -

    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 24 top lists Check
  15. 103 -

    Rear Window

    1954, in 29 top lists Check
  16. 109 -

    Touch of Evil

    1958, in 28 top lists Check
  17. 114 -

    The Conversation

    1974, in 21 top lists Check
  18. 117 -

    Miller's Crossing

    1990, in 8 top lists Check
  19. 119 -

    Le salaire de la peur

    1953 — a.k.a. The Wages of Fear, in 24 top lists Check
  20. 124 -

    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 32 top lists Check
  21. 134 -

    Se7en

    1995, in 23 top lists Check
  22. 139 -

    Blow Out

    1981, in 5 top lists Check
  23. 150 -

    The French Connection

    1971, in 19 top lists Check
  24. 166 -

    Goldfinger

    1964, in 14 top lists Check
  25. 167 -

    Don't Look Now

    1973, in 17 top lists Check
  26. 173 -

    Memento

    2000, in 24 top lists Check
  27. 184 -

    Dirty Harry

    1971, in 14 top lists Check
  28. 186 -

    United 93

    2006, in 5 top lists Check
  29. 197 -

    Point Break

    1991, in 3 top lists Check
  30. 198 -

    Fargo

    1996, in 24 top lists Check
  31. 201 -

    JFK

    1991, in 11 top lists Check
  32. 208 -

    The Departed

    2006, in 16 top lists Check
  33. 215 -

    Jackie Brown

    1997, in 5 top lists Check
  34. 225 -

    Get Carter

    1971, in 10 top lists Check
  35. 227 -

    Léon

    1994 — a.k.a. Léon: The Professional, in 21 top lists Check
  36. 228 -

    No Country for Old Men

    2007, in 22 top lists Check
  37. 232 -

    Jurassic Park

    1993, in 22 top lists Check
  38. 234 -

    The Bourne Ultimatum

    2007, in 8 top lists Check
  39. 235 -

    Batoru rowaiaru

    2000 — a.k.a. Battle Royale, in 8 top lists Check
  40. 253 -

    First Blood

    1982, in 3 top lists Check
  41. 263 -

    Das Boot

    1981, in 15 top lists Check
  42. 268 -

    The Lady Vanishes

    1938, in 12 top lists Check
  43. 274 -

    Sin City

    2005, in 9 top lists Check
  44. 276 -

    Layer Cake

    2004, in 1 top list Check
  45. 280 -

    Mad Max 2

    1981 — a.k.a. The Road Warrior, in 12 top lists Check
  46. 298 -

    Le cercle rouge

    1970 — a.k.a. Le Cercle Rouge, in 9 top lists Check
  47. 305 -

    The Prestige

    2006, in 13 top lists Check
  48. 323 -

    The Last Seduction

    1994, in 10 top lists Check
  49. 329 -

    Das Leben der Anderen

    2006 — a.k.a. The Lives of Others, in 17 top lists Check
  50. 332 -

    The Sixth Sense

    1999, in 18 top lists Check
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