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. 50 -

    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 33 top lists Check
  2. 34 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    2003, in 26 top lists Check
  3. 450 -

    King Kong

    2005, in 6 top lists Check
  4. 24 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    2001, in 27 top lists Check
  5. 38 -

    Heat

    1995, in 20 top lists Check
  6. 156 -

    Saving Private Ryan

    1998, in 27 top lists Check
  7. 283 -

    Ran

    1985, in 23 top lists Check
  8. 151 -

    Gladiator

    2000, in 24 top lists Check
  9. 496 -

    Superman Returns

    2006, in 4 top lists Check
  10. 15 -

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 22 top lists Check
  11. 475 -

    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

    2006, in 4 top lists Check
  12. 56 -

    Casino Royale

    2006, in 9 top lists Check
  13. 309 -

    Transformers

    2007, in 4 top lists Check
  14. 371 -

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

    2003, in 9 top lists Check
  15. 174 -

    Superman

    1978, in 11 top lists Check
  16. 116 -

    Rio Bravo

    1959, in 18 top lists Check
  17. 81 -

    Batman Begins

    2005, in 12 top lists Check
  18. 330 -

    Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

    2005, in 4 top lists Check
  19. 30 -

    Aliens

    1986, in 21 top lists Check
  20. 423 -

    Kill Bill: Vol. 2

    2004, in 8 top lists Check
  21. 35 -

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    1991, in 22 top lists Check
  22. 39 -

    The Matrix

    1999, in 27 top lists Check
  23. 98 -

    North by Northwest

    1959, in 25 top lists Check
  24. 449 -

    Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

    1999, in 4 top lists Check
  25. 432 -

    X2

    2003 — a.k.a. X2: X-Men United, in 6 top lists Check
  26. 258 -

    The Blues Brothers

    1980, in 10 top lists Check
  27. 29 -

    Die Hard

    1988, in 18 top lists Check
  28. 418 -

    V for Vendetta

    2005, in 9 top lists Check
  29. 91 -

    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

    1983, in 16 top lists Check
  30. 130 -

    The Man Who Would Be King

    1975, in 5 top lists Check
  31. 415 -

    Dawn of the Dead

    1978, in 14 top lists Check
  32. 306 -

    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    1989, in 14 top lists Check
  33. 411 -

    Spider-Man 2

    2004, in 7 top lists Check
  34. 458 -

    Batman

    1989, in 10 top lists Check
  35. 401 -

    Batman Returns

    1992, in 7 top lists Check
  36. 406 -

    Iron Man

    2008, in 8 top lists Check
  37. 317 -

    Midnight Run

    1988, in 4 top lists Check
  38. 440 -

    Akira

    1988, in 18 top lists Check
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    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

    1980, in 23 top lists Check
  40. 453 -

    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

    2008, in 4 top lists Check
  41. 197 -

    Point Break

    1991, in 6 top lists Check
  42. 437 -

    Spider-Man

    2002, in 8 top lists Check
  43. 22 -

    Star Wars

    1977 — a.k.a. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, in 36 top lists Check
  44. 497 -

    Wo hu cang long

    2000 — a.k.a. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, in 24 top lists Check
  45. 365 -

    The Bourne Identity

    2002, in 4 top lists Check
  46. 383 -

    Serenity

    2005, in 3 top lists Check
  47. 233 -

    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    1984, in 9 top lists Check
  48. 337 -

    300

    2006, in 6 top lists Check
  49. 451 -

    Speed

    1994, in 9 top lists Check
  50. 234 -

    The Bourne Ultimatum

    2007, in 8 top lists Check
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