Empire's 50 Greatest Independent Films

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All movies in the Empire's 50 Greatest Independent Films top list are listed below. What are you waiting for, go check those movies!

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    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 25 top lists Check
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    Donnie Darko

    2001, in 18 top lists Check
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    The Terminator

    1984, in 21 top lists Check
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    Clerks

    1994, in 7 top lists Check
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    Life of Brian

    1979, in 19 top lists Check
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    Night of the Living Dead

    1968, in 19 top lists Check
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    Sex, Lies, and Videotape

    1989, in 10 top lists Check
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    The Usual Suspects

    1995, in 22 top lists Check
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    Sideways

    2004, in 7 top lists Check
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    Mean Streets

    1973, in 20 top lists Check
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    Bad Taste

    1987, in 4 top lists Check
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    Eraserhead

    1977, in 17 top lists Check
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    Memento

    2000, in 24 top lists Check
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    Stranger Than Paradise

    1984, in 13 top lists Check
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    Blood Simple

    1984, in 8 top lists Check
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    She's Gotta Have It

    1986, in 5 top lists Check
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    Cidade de Deus

    2002 — a.k.a. City of God, in 21 top lists Check
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    Withnail & I

    1987, in 12 top lists Check
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    Lone Star

    1996, in 5 top lists Check
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    Slacker

    1990, in 6 top lists Check
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    Roger & Me

    1989, in 10 top lists Check
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    Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens

    1922 — a.k.a. Nosferatu, in 26 top lists Check
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    The Evil Dead

    1981, in 6 top lists Check
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    Happiness

    1998, in 9 top lists Check
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    Drugstore Cowboy

    1989, in 6 top lists Check
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    Lost in Translation

    2003, in 16 top lists Check
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    Dark Star

    1974, in 7 top lists Check
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    In the Company of Men

    1997, in 5 top lists Check
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    Bad Lieutenant

    1992, in 5 top lists Check
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    Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song

    1971, in 8 top lists Check
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    Pink Flamingos

    1972, in 9 top lists Check
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    Two-Lane Blacktop

    1971, in 12 top lists Check
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    Shallow Grave

    1994, in 2 top lists Check
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    The Blair Witch Project

    1999, in 12 top lists Check
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    THX 1138

    1971, in 5 top lists Check
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    Buffalo '66

    1998, in 5 top lists Check
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    Being John Malkovich

    1999, in 12 top lists Check
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    Grosse Pointe Blank

    1997, in 3 top lists Check
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    The Passion of the Christ

    2004, in 4 top lists Check
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    The Descent

    2005, in 4 top lists Check
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    Dead Man's Shoes

    2004, in 3 top lists Check
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    Swingers

    1996, in 1 top list Check
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    Shadows

    1958, in 12 top lists Check
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    Amores perros

    2000 — a.k.a. Amores Perros, in 14 top lists Check
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    Mad Max

    1979, in 12 top lists Check
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    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    1974, in 13 top lists Check
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    Blood Feast

    1963, in 3 top lists Check
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    Cube

    1997, in 4 top lists Check
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    Lola rennt

    1998 — a.k.a. Run Lola Run, in 6 top lists Check
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    El mariachi

    1992, in 4 top lists Check
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