Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time

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Raging Bull (1980)
Director: Martin Scorsese
Bruising, beautiful and a never-bettered showcase for De Niro’s once-legendary physical immersion into a role. We’re not just talking about the weight gain: look into those eyes and try telling us they’re anyone else’s but Jake LaMotta’s... Read Review
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Fight Club (1999)
Director: David Fincher
It could have just been pre-millennial angst, but Fincher’s grimly ironic epic of maladjusted masculinity shows no sign of fading. Read Review
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Pulp Fiction (1994)
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Perfectly encapsulating the absolute-zero cool of the ‘Indiewood’ scene. QT has yet to better its excessive appeal. Read Review
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Singin’ In The Rain (1952)
Director: Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly
Appropriately, the highest scoring Hollywood musical is a musical about Hollywood — an admirably self-mocking one at that. Read Review
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Apocalypse Now (1979)
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
A movie so lauded and debated it has a ‘making of’ story as well-known as the film itself. Brando and Coppola are surely cinema’s ultimate teaming. Read Review
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GoodFellas (1990)
Director: Martin Scorsese
Where The Godfather positioned itself in the dark corridors of Mafiosi management, GoodFellas rolls around in blood and sawdust on the shopfloor. Read Review

About The Poll
This poll was conducted in November 2008. The list was compiled using votes from Empire readers, Hollywood actors, actress and key film critics.

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