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. 342 -

    The Gold Rush

    1925, in 29 top lists Check
  2. 242 -

    King Kong

    1933, in 27 top lists Check
  3. 257 -

    The Black Cat

    1934, in 8 top lists Check
  4. 172 -

    The Wizard of Oz

    1939, in 32 top lists Check
  5. 424 -

    To Have and Have Not

    1944, in 14 top lists Check
  6. 74 -

    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

    1948, in 24 top lists Check
  7. 119 -

    Le salaire de la peur

    1953 — a.k.a. The Wages of Fear, in 24 top lists Check
  8. 50 -

    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 33 top lists Check
  9. 164 -

    The Searchers

    1956, in 24 top lists Check
  10. 163 -

    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    1957, in 28 top lists Check
  11. 491 -

    Ben-Hur

    1959, in 23 top lists Check
  12. 98 -

    North by Northwest

    1959, in 25 top lists Check
  13. 27 -

    Some Like It Hot

    1959, in 34 top lists Check
  14. 77 -

    Spartacus

    1960, in 18 top lists Check
  15. 57 -

    Lawrence of Arabia

    1962, in 39 top lists Check
  16. 82 -

    The Great Escape

    1963, in 15 top lists Check
  17. 166 -

    Goldfinger

    1964, in 15 top lists Check
  18. 407 -

    The Jungle Book

    1967, in 11 top lists Check
  19. 350 -

    Planet of the Apes

    1968, in 17 top lists Check
  20. 5 -

    Jaws

    1975, in 25 top lists Check
  21. 130 -

    The Man Who Would Be King

    1975, in 5 top lists Check
  22. 381 -

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    1975, in 21 top lists Check
  23. 22 -

    Star Wars

    1977 — a.k.a. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, in 36 top lists Check
  24. 3 -

    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

    1980, in 23 top lists Check
  25. 263 -

    Das Boot

    1981, in 15 top lists Check
  26. 280 -

    Mad Max 2

    1981 — a.k.a. The Road Warrior, in 12 top lists Check
  27. 2 -

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    1981, in 26 top lists Check
  28. 111 -

    Fitzcarraldo

    1982, in 13 top lists Check
  29. 91 -

    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

    1983, in 16 top lists Check
  30. 233 -

    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    1984, in 9 top lists Check
  31. 23 -

    Back to the Future

    1985, in 23 top lists Check
  32. 378 -

    The Goonies

    1985, in 3 top lists Check
  33. 271 -

    Pee-wee's Big Adventure

    1985, in 3 top lists Check
  34. 30 -

    Aliens

    1986, in 21 top lists Check
  35. 430 -

    Big Trouble in Little China

    1986, in 3 top lists Check
  36. 70 -

    Stand by Me

    1986, in 8 top lists Check
  37. 122 -

    The Princess Bride

    1987, in 19 top lists Check
  38. 498 -

    Back to the Future Part II

    1989, in 5 top lists Check
  39. 458 -

    Batman

    1989, in 10 top lists Check
  40. 306 -

    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    1989, in 14 top lists Check
  41. 137 -

    Dances with Wolves

    1990, in 16 top lists Check
  42. 322 -

    Aladdin

    1992, in 14 top lists Check
  43. 131 -

    The Last of the Mohicans

    1992, in 9 top lists Check
  44. 232 -

    Jurassic Park

    1993, in 22 top lists Check
  45. 319 -

    The Lion King

    1994, in 23 top lists Check
  46. 99 -

    Toy Story

    1995, in 24 top lists Check
  47. 488 -

    Mononoke-hime

    1997 — a.k.a. Princess Mononoke, in 16 top lists Check
  48. 449 -

    Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

    1999, in 4 top lists Check
  49. 179 -

    Toy Story 2

    1999, in 13 top lists Check
  50. 265 -

    A.I. Artificial Intelligence

    2001, in 11 top lists Check
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