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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    Edward Zwick

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  8. 8
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    Neil Jordan

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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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    Tim Burton

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  12. 12
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    Kevin Smith

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  13. 13
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    Jan de Bont

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  14. 14
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    Oliver Stone

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  15. 15
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    Tom Shadyac

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  16. 16
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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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    Phillip Noyce

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    Mike Newell

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    John Dall, John Dahl

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    Peter Jackson

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  24. 24
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    Jeremy Leven

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    Michele Soavi

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  26. 26
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    Lee Tamahori

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  27. 27
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    Roland Emmerich

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  28. 28
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    Penelope Spheeris

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    Krzysztof Kieślowski

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  30. 30
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    Lawrence Kasdan

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  31. 31
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    Richard Donner

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    Peter Hyams

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    Steve James

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    John Pasquin

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    Danny Boyle

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    Michael Radford

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    Nicholas Hytner

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  38. 38
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    Stephan Elliott

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    Joel Schumacher

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    Sam Weisman

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  41. 41
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    Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

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  42. 42
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    William Dear

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    Woody Allen

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    Stephen Hopkins

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  45. 45
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    Duwayne Dunham

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  46. 46
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    Jackie Chan, Lau Kar-leung

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  47. 47
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    ranked low on reranks Michael Lehmann

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  48. 48
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Hal Hartley

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  49. 49
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    ranked low on reranks Wes Craven

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Wong Kar-wai

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