Empire 100 Greatest Movies

Populist list from Empire magazine in 1999. Armageddon?!

Ratings by Sam.

Rank Title Year Rating
1 Star Wars 1977 7
2 Jaws 1975 9
3 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back 1980 7
4 Shawshank Redemption, The 1994 6
5 Goodfellas 1990 9
6 Pulp Fiction 1994 8
7 Godfather, The 1972 9
8 Saving Private Ryan 1998 8
9 Schindler's List 1993 9
10 Titanic 1997 7
11 Usual Suspects, The 1995 8
12 Citizen Kane 1941 8
13 Godfather: Part II, The 1974 7
14 Aliens 1986 8
15 Blade Runner 1982 6
16 Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981 7
17 Casablanca 1942 10
18 Gone with the Wind 1939 6
19 Sound of Music, The 1965 9
20 It's a Wonderful Life 1946 6
21 Reservoir Dogs 1992 8
22 Apocalypse Now 1979
23 2001: A Space Odyssey 1968
24 L.A. Confidential 1997 7
25 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 1975 8
26 Silence of the Lambs, The 1991 9
27 Return of the Jedi 1983 7
28 Professional, The 1994 8
29 Braveheart 1995 8
30 Se7en 1995 7
31 Die Hard 1988 8
32 North by Northwest 1959 9
33 Truman Show, The 1998 8
34 Taxi Driver 1976 8
35 Jurassic Park 1993 8
36 Alien 1979 8
37 Psycho 1960 7
38 Raging Bull 1980
39 Some Like It Hot 1959 9
40 Lawrence of Arabia 1962 7
41 Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, The 1966 10
42 Rear Window 1954 9
43 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 1982 7
44 Deer Hunter, The 1978
45 Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991 9
46 Terminator, The 1984 7
47 Fargo 1996 8
48 Great Escape, The 1963 7
49 Face/Off 1997 4
50 Speed 1994 8
51 Matrix, The 1999 7
52 Singin' in the Rain 1952 9
53 Exorcist, The 1973
54 Ben-Hur 1959 4
55 Trainspotting 1996 8
56 Forrest Gump 1994 9
57 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 1964 10
58 Zulu 1964
59 Vertigo 1958 8
60 Wild Bunch, The 1969 7
61 Once Upon a Time in the West 1968 10
62 Italian Job, The 1969 8
63 Shining, The 1980 8
64 Close Encounters of the Third Kind 1977 5
65 English Patient, The 1996
66 Heat 1995 6
67 Wizard of Oz, The 1939 7
68 A Clockwork Orange 1971
69 Grease 1978 7
70 Platoon 1986 8
71 Stand by Me 1986 8
72 Back to the Future 1985 7
73 Withnail & I 1987 7
74 JFK 1991 5
75 Seven Samurai 1954 8
76 Get Carter 1971 5
77 Third Man, The 1949 7
78 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery 1997 5
79 Armageddon 1998 2
80 Chinatown 1974 9
81 Goldfinger 1964 7
82 Untouchables, The 1987 7
83 Once Upon a Time in America 1984 8
84 True Romance 1993
85 Unforgiven 1992 9
86 Scarface 1983 8
87 Blues Brothers, The 1980 10
88 Graduate, The 1967 7
89 When Harry Met Sally... 1989 6
90 Dances with Wolves 1990
91 Spartacus 1960
92 Toy Story 1995 8
93 Cinema Paradiso 1989
93 Life is Beautiful 1997 10
95 Grosse Pointe Blank 1997 6
96 Annie Hall 1977 7
97 Dead Poets Society 1989
98 Good Will Hunting 1997 8
99 12 Angry Men 1957 9
100 Easy Rider 1969