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. 1 -

    The Godfather

    1972, in 39 top lists Check
  2. 4 -

    The Shawshank Redemption

    1994, in 21 top lists Check
  3. 5 -

    Jaws

    1975, in 25 top lists Check
  4. 6 -

    Goodfellas

    1990, in 30 top lists Check
  5. 7 -

    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 35 top lists Check
  6. 9 -

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 37 top lists Check
  7. 10 -

    Fight Club

    1999, in 17 top lists Check
  8. 11 -

    Raging Bull

    1980, in 30 top lists Check
  9. 12 -

    The Apartment

    1960, in 26 top lists Check
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    Chinatown

    1974, in 29 top lists Check
  11. 15 -

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 22 top lists Check
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    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 31 top lists Check
  13. 18 -

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
  14. 19 -

    The Godfather: Part II

    1974, in 29 top lists Check
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    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 36 top lists Check
  16. 31 -

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
  17. 36 -

    Andrey Rublev

    1966 — a.k.a. Andrei Rublev, in 29 top lists Check
  18. 37 -

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 34 top lists Check
  19. 38 -

    Heat

    1995, in 20 top lists Check
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    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 27 top lists Check
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    Schindler's List

    1993, in 32 top lists Check
  22. 46 -

    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 29 top lists Check
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    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 33 top lists Check
  24. 51 -

    1963, in 32 top lists Check
  25. 53 -

    Donnie Darko

    2001, in 19 top lists Check
  26. 55 -

    La dolce vita

    1960 — a.k.a. La Dolce Vita, in 19 top lists Check
  27. 57 -

    Lawrence of Arabia

    1962, in 39 top lists Check
  28. 58 -

    His Girl Friday

    1940, in 19 top lists Check
  29. 59 -

    Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    1977, in 22 top lists Check
  30. 60 -

    Idi i smotri

    1985 — a.k.a. Come and See, in 24 top lists Check
  31. 61 -

    The Usual Suspects

    1995, in 21 top lists Check
  32. 62 -

    The Graduate

    1967, in 27 top lists Check
  33. 63 -

    Sunset Blvd.

    1950 — a.k.a. Sunset Boulevard, in 33 top lists Check
  34. 64 -

    Oldeuboi

    2003 — a.k.a. Oldboy, in 28 top lists Check
  35. 66 -

    Edward Scissorhands

    1990, in 8 top lists Check
  36. 67 -

    Tôkyô monogatari

    1953 — a.k.a. Tokyo Story, in 25 top lists Check
  37. 68 -

    Annie Hall

    1977, in 32 top lists Check
  38. 69 -

    Trois couleurs: Rouge

    1994 — a.k.a. Three Colors: Red, in 19 top lists Check
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    Stand by Me

    1986, in 8 top lists Check
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    The Night of the Hunter

    1955, in 31 top lists Check
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    12 Angry Men

    1957, in 29 top lists Check
  42. 73 -

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    2004, in 26 top lists Check
  43. 74 -

    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

    1948, in 24 top lists Check
  44. 75 -

    A Matter of Life and Death

    1946, in 22 top lists Check
  45. 76 -

    Manhattan

    1979, in 19 top lists Check
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    Spartacus

    1960, in 18 top lists Check
  47. 78 -

    Rosemary's Baby

    1968, in 20 top lists Check
  48. 79 -

    The Thin Red Line

    1998, in 13 top lists Check
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    The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

    1943, in 17 top lists Check
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    The Great Escape

    1963, in 15 top lists Check