Empire's The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time

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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. 22 -

    Star Wars

    1977 — a.k.a. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, in 36 top lists Check
  2. 50 -

    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 33 top lists Check
  3. 24 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    2001, in 27 top lists Check
  4. 39 -

    The Matrix

    1999, in 27 top lists Check
  5. 156 -

    Saving Private Ryan

    1998, in 27 top lists Check
  6. 2 -

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    1981, in 26 top lists Check
  7. 34 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    2003, in 25 top lists Check
  8. 98 -

    North by Northwest

    1959, in 25 top lists Check
  9. 151 -

    Gladiator

    2000, in 24 top lists Check
  10. 497 -

    Wo hu cang long

    2000 — a.k.a. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, in 24 top lists Check
  11. 283 -

    Ran

    1985, in 23 top lists Check
  12. 3 -

    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

    1980, in 23 top lists Check
  13. 15 -

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 22 top lists Check
  14. 30 -

    Aliens

    1986, in 21 top lists Check
  15. 308 -

    The Terminator

    1984, in 21 top lists Check
  16. 35 -

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    1991, in 21 top lists Check
  17. 150 -

    The French Connection

    1971, in 20 top lists Check
  18. 38 -

    Heat

    1995, in 20 top lists Check
  19. 440 -

    Akira

    1988, in 19 top lists Check
  20. 29 -

    Die Hard

    1988, in 18 top lists Check
  21. 116 -

    Rio Bravo

    1959, in 18 top lists Check
  22. 325 -

    Kill Bill: Vol. 1

    2003, in 17 top lists Check
  23. 91 -

    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

    1983, in 16 top lists Check
  24. 184 -

    Dirty Harry

    1971, in 15 top lists Check
  25. 166 -

    Goldfinger

    1964, in 15 top lists Check
  26. 415 -

    Dawn of the Dead

    1978, in 14 top lists Check
  27. 202 -

    Dip huet seung hung

    1989 — a.k.a. The Killer, in 14 top lists Check
  28. 306 -

    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    1989, in 14 top lists Check
  29. 404 -

    RoboCop

    1987, in 13 top lists Check
  30. 81 -

    Batman Begins

    2005, in 12 top lists Check
  31. 474 -

    Enter the Dragon

    1973, in 12 top lists Check
  32. 400 -

    The Incredibles

    2004, in 12 top lists Check
  33. 280 -

    Mad Max 2

    1981 — a.k.a. The Road Warrior, in 12 top lists Check
  34. 174 -

    Superman

    1978, in 11 top lists Check
  35. 458 -

    Batman

    1989, in 10 top lists Check
  36. 483 -

    The Big Red One

    1980, in 10 top lists Check
  37. 371 -

    Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the...

    2003, in 10 top lists Check
  38. 258 -

    The Blues Brothers

    1980, in 9 top lists Check
  39. 454 -

    The Bourne Supremacy

    2004, in 9 top lists Check
  40. 56 -

    Casino Royale

    2006, in 9 top lists Check
  41. 233 -

    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    1984, in 9 top lists Check
  42. 131 -

    The Last of the Mohicans

    1992, in 9 top lists Check
  43. 451 -

    Speed

    1994, in 9 top lists Check
  44. 418 -

    V for Vendetta

    2005, in 9 top lists Check
  45. 234 -

    The Bourne Ultimatum

    2007, in 8 top lists Check
  46. 406 -

    Iron Man

    2008, in 8 top lists Check
  47. 423 -

    Kill Bill: Vol. 2

    2004, in 8 top lists Check
  48. 437 -

    Spider-Man

    2002, in 8 top lists Check
  49. 455 -

    Top Gun

    1986, in 8 top lists Check
  50. 401 -

    Batman Returns

    1992, in 7 top lists Check
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