Empire 100 Greatest Movies

Empire's list of the 100 greatest films, from 2003. Some bizarre choices here: Spider-Man? Attack of the Clones?!

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Ratings by Sam.

Rank Title Year Rating
1 Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The 2001 7
2 Star Wars 1977 7
3 Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The 2002 7
4 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back 1980 7
5 Shawshank Redemption, The 1994 6
6 Godfather, The 1972 9
7 Pulp Fiction 1994 8
8 Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The 2003 6
9 Fight Club 1999 9
10 Jaws 1975 9
11 Jurassic Park 1993 8
12 Blade Runner 1982 6
13 Goodfellas 1990 9
14 Godfather: Part II, The 1974 7
15 Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981 7
16 Grease 1978 7
17 Raging Bull 1980
18 Usual Suspects, The 1995 8
19 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl 2003 8
20 Taxi Driver 1976 8
21 Donnie Darko 2001 7
22 Citizen Kane 1941 8
23 Return of the Jedi 1983 7
24 Casablanca 1942 10
25 2001: A Space Odyssey 1968
26 Schindler's List 1993 9
27 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 2003 8
28 Gladiator 2000 8
29 Lawrence of Arabia 1962 7
30 Big Lebowski, The 1998 7
31 American Beauty 1999 9
32 Aliens 1986 8
33 Back to the Future 1985 7
34 It's a Wonderful Life 1946 6
35 Apocalypse Now 1979
36 Magnolia 1999
37 Moulin Rouge! 2001 8
38 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 1975 8
39 Memento 2000 8
40 Professional, The 1994 8
41 Se7en 1995 7
42 Heat 1995 6
43 L.A. Confidential 1997 7
44 Gone with the Wind 1939 6
45 Vertigo 1958 8
46 Forrest Gump 1994 9
47 Seven Samurai 1954 8
48 Some Like It Hot 1959 9
49 Reservoir Dogs 1992 8
50 Saving Private Ryan 1998 8
51 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones 2002 4
52 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 1964 10
53 Scarface 1983 8
54 Shining, The 1980 8
55 Singin' in the Rain 1952 9
56 Matrix, The 1999 7
57 Titanic 1997 7
58 Ghost Busters 1984 6
59 Die Hard 1988 8
60 Fargo 1996 8
61 Once Upon a Time in the West 1968 10
62 Trainspotting 1996 8
63 Once Upon a Time in America 1984 8
64 Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, The 1966 10
65 Withnail & I 1987 7
66 Amélie 2001 8
67 Stand by Me 1986 8
68 Close Encounters of the Third Kind 1977 5
69 Good Will Hunting 1997 8
70 Third Man, The 1949 7
71 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 1982 7
72 Psycho 1960 7
73 Silence of the Lambs, The 1991 9
74 Terminator, The 1984 7
75 Alien 1979 8
76 Rear Window 1954 9
77 Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991 9
78 Grosse Pointe Blank 1997 6
79 Deer Hunter, The 1978
80 True Romance 1993
81 Chinatown 1974 9
82 Cinema Paradiso 1989
83 Searchers, The 1956 8
84 Wizard of Oz, The 1939 7
85 Great Escape, The 1963 7
86 Wild Bunch, The 1969 7
87 JFK 1991 5
88 North by Northwest 1959 9
89 Graduate, The 1967 7
90 12 Angry Men 1957 9
91 Annie Hall 1977 7
92 Spider-Man 2002 5
93 Ben-Hur 1959 4
94 Platoon 1986 8
95 Toy Story 1995 8
96 Blues Brothers, The 1980 10
97 Exorcist, The 1973
98 Braveheart 1995 8
99 Untouchables, The 1987 7
100 City of God 2002 9