The Best Movies of 1994 Films

The Best Movies of 1994

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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.

List Criteria: Movies that were in theaters in 1994

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  1. 1
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    Frank Darabont More
    100
  2. 2
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    Quentin Tarantino More
    96
  3. 3
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    the people's #1
    Forrest Gump

    Robert Zemeckis More
    92
  4. 4
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    Luc Besson More
    82
  5. 5
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    Alex Proyas More
    78
  6. 6
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    Robert Redford More
    76
  7. 7
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    Neil Jordan More
    74
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    ranked low on reranks
    Dumb & Dumber

    Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly More
    73
  9. 9
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Legends of the Fall

    Edward Zwick More
    70
  10. 10
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    Tim Burton More
    69
  11. 11
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    Rob Minkoff, Roger Allers More
    68
  12. 12
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    Kevin Smith More
    68
  13. 13
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    Jan de Bont More
    66
  14. 14
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    Tom Shadyac More
    64
  15. 15
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    James Cameron More
    63
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    Little Women

    Gillian Armstrong More
    61
  17. 17
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    Oliver Stone More
    61
  18. 18
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    Chuck Russell More
    60
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    Gérard Ruey, Marin Karmitz, Krzysztof Kieślowski More
    60
  20. 20
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    Clear and Present Danger

    Phillip Noyce More
    57
  21. 21
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    Mike Newell More
    56
  22. 22
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    John Dall, John Dahl More
    53
  23. 23
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    Jeremy Leven More
    53
  24. 24
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    Peter Jackson More
    53
  25. 25
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    Michele Soavi More
    53
  26. 26
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    Roland Emmerich More
    51
  27. 27
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    Lawrence Kasdan More
    50
  28. 28
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    Joel Coen, Ethan Coen More
    48
  29. 29
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    Danny Boyle More
    48
  30. 30
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    Lee Tamahori More
    47
  31. 31
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    Michael Radford More
    47
  32. 32
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    Krzysztof Kieślowski More
    46
  33. 33
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    Peter Hyams More
    46
  34. 34
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    Nicholas Hytner More
    46
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    Joel Schumacher More
    44
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    Penelope Spheeris More
    44
  37. 37
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    Woody Allen More
    44
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    Sam Weisman More
    43
  39. 39
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    Stephen Hopkins More
    43
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    Stephan Elliott More
    42
  41. 41
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    Maverick

    Richard Donner More
    42
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    William Dear More
    41
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    ranked high on reranks
    Chungking Express

    Wong Kar-wai More
    40
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Legend of Drunken Master

    Jackie Chan, Lau Kar-leung More
    40
  45. 45
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    John Pasquin More
    39
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    Airheads

    Michael Lehmann More
    39
  47. 47
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    Duwayne Dunham More
    37
  48. 48
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    Wes Craven More
    36
  49. 49
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Amateur

    Hal Hartley More
    35
  50. 50
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    Hart Bochner More
    34
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