The Best Movies of 1994 Films
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The Best Movies of 1994

List Criteria: Movies that were in theaters in 1994

A list of the best movies of 1994, from instant classics like Pulp Fiction to cult hits like The Crow. The '90s were a decade where Hollywood thrived. In were new stars and big blockbusters and 1994 was no exception. Some the best movies of this year are some of the best teen, coming of age, adventure, comedies, and dramas in history. The films on here are very memorable and had audiences on the edges of their seats, and still pack a punch so many years after they were first released. You shouldn't be too surprised by the movies listed on this list of the top films of 1994.
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  1. 1
    Up 71
    Down 19
    Frank Darabont More
    99
  2. 2
    Up 68
    Down 20
    Quentin Tarantino More
    95
  3. 3
    Up 58
    Down 21

    the people's #1
    Forrest Gump

    Robert Zemeckis More
    90
  4. 4
    Up 42
    Down 24
    Luc Besson More
    82
  5. 5
    Up 36
    Down 26
    Alex Proyas More
    75
  6. 6
    Up 31
    Down 22
    Robert Redford More
    73
  7. 7
    Up 29
    Down 18
    Neil Jordan More
    71
  8. 8
    Up 29
    Down 27
    Edward Zwick More
    70
  9. 9
    Up 38
    Down 21
    Rob Minkoff, Roger Allers More
    67
  10. 10
    Up 50
    Down 17

    ranked low on reranks
    Dumb & Dumber

    Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly More
    67
  11. 11
    Up 37
    Down 24
    Kevin Smith More
    65
  12. 12
    Up 31
    Down 25
    Tim Burton More
    65
  13. 13
    Up 32
    Down 16
    Jan de Bont More
    63
  14. 14
    Up 37
    Down 21
    Tom Shadyac More
    59
  15. 15
    Up 26
    Down 23
    Oliver Stone More
    58
  16. 16
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Little Women

    Gillian Armstrong More
    57
  17. 17
    Up 26
    Down 19
    James Cameron More
    56
  18. 18
    Up 27
    Down 25
    Chuck Russell More
    56
  19. 19
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    Gérard Ruey, Marin Karmitz, Krzysztof Kieślowski More
    53
  20. 20
    Up 23
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    Phillip Noyce More
    50
  21. 21
    Up 19
    Down 25
    Mike Newell More
    48
  22. 22
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    Peter Jackson More
    46
  23. 23
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    John Dall, John Dahl More
    46
  24. 24
    Up 14
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    Jeremy Leven More
    46
  25. 25
    Up 12
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    Michele Soavi More
    43
  26. 26
    Up 17
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    Roland Emmerich More
    43
  27. 27
    Up 12
    Down 20
    Penelope Spheeris More
    42
  28. 28
    Up 8
    Down 18
    Lee Tamahori More
    41
  29. 29
    Up 19
    Down 19
    Lawrence Kasdan More
    41
  30. 30
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    ranked low on reranks
    Maverick

    Richard Donner More
    40
  31. 31
    Up 14
    Down 22
    Peter Hyams More
    39
  32. 32
    Up 8
    Down 11
    Steve James More
    39
  33. 33
    Up 13
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    Danny Boyle More
    39
  34. 34
    Up 7
    Down 20
    Krzysztof Kieślowski More
    38
  35. 35
    Up 11
    Down 20
    Joel Schumacher More
    38
  36. 36
    Up 14
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    John Pasquin More
    38
  37. 37
    Up 6
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    Michael Radford More
    37
  38. 38
    Up 9
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    Nicholas Hytner More
    37
  39. 39
    Up 2
    Down 5
    Joel Coen, Ethan Coen More
    37
  40. 40
    Up 14
    Down 21
    Sam Weisman More
    37
  41. 41
    Up 6
    Down 18
    Stephan Elliott More
    36
  42. 42
    Up 12
    Down 18
    Duwayne Dunham More
    36
  43. 43
    Up 10
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    Stephen Hopkins More
    34
  44. 44
    Up 11
    Down 22
    William Dear More
    34
  45. 45
    Up 7
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Legend of Drunken Master

    Jackie Chan, Lau Kar-leung More
    33
  46. 46
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    ranked low on reranks
    Airheads

    Michael Lehmann More
    33
  47. 47
    Up 4
    Down 15

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Bullets Over Broadway

    Woody Allen More
    32
  48. 48
    Up 9
    Down 12
    Wes Craven More
    30
  49. 49
    Up 18
    Down 27

    ranked low on reranks
    PCU

    Hart Bochner More
    30
  50. 50
    Up 2
    Down 11

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Amateur

    Hal Hartley More
    30
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