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
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    most listed Frank Darabont

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  2. 2
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    Quentin Tarantino

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  3. 3
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    the people's #1 Robert Zemeckis

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  4. 4
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    Luc Besson

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  5. 5
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    Alex Proyas

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  6. 6
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    Robert Redford

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  7. 7
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    Neil Jordan

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  8. 8
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    Edward Zwick

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  9. 9
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    Rob Minkoff, Roger Allers

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  10. 10
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    ranked low on reranks Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly

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  11. 11
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    Kevin Smith

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  12. 12
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    Tim Burton

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  13. 13
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    Jan de Bont

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  14. 14
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    Tom Shadyac

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  15. 15
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    Oliver Stone

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Gillian Armstrong

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  17. 17
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    Chuck Russell

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  18. 18
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    James Cameron

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  19. 19
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    Gérard Ruey, Marin Karmitz, Krzysztof Kieślowski

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  20. 20
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    Phillip Noyce

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  21. 21
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    Mike Newell

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  22. 22
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    Peter Jackson

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  23. 23
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    John Dall, John Dahl

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  24. 24
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    Jeremy Leven

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  25. 25
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    Michele Soavi

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  26. 26
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    Roland Emmerich

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  27. 27
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    Penelope Spheeris

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  28. 28
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    Lee Tamahori

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  29. 29
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    Lawrence Kasdan

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  30. 30
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    ranked low on reranks Richard Donner

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  31. 31
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    Peter Hyams

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  32. 32
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    Steve James

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  33. 33
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    Danny Boyle

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  34. 34
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    Krzysztof Kieślowski

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  35. 35
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    Joel Schumacher

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  36. 36
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    John Pasquin

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  37. 37
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    Michael Radford

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  38. 38
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    Nicholas Hytner

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  39. 39
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    Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

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    Sam Weisman

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  41. 41
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    Stephan Elliott

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    Duwayne Dunham

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  43. 43
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    Stephen Hopkins

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  44. 44
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    William Dear

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  45. 45
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Jackie Chan, Lau Kar-leung

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  46. 46
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    ranked low on reranks Michael Lehmann

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  47. 47
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Woody Allen

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  48. 48
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    Wes Craven

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  49. 49
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    ranked low on reranks Hart Bochner

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  50. 50
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Hal Hartley

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