The Best Movies of 1994

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List Criteria: Movies that were in theaters in 1994

A list of the best movies of 1994, from instant classics like Pulp Fiction to hilarious PG-13 Comedies like Dumb and Dumber. 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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    Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies of 1994

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    Forrest Gump Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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    The Shawshank Redemption is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    The Shawshank Redemption Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

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    The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    The Lion King Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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    Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies of 1994

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    Pulp Fiction John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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    Léon: The Professional is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Léon: The Professional Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman, Jean Reno

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    Dumb and Dumber is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Dumb and Dumber Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Teri Garr

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    Speed is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Speed Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper

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    The Crow is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    The Crow Bai Ling, Brandon Lee, Tony Todd

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    Three Colors: Red is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Three Colors: Red Juliette Binoche, Julie Delpy, Irène Jacob

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    Interview with the Vampire: Th... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst

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    Quiz Show is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Quiz Show Ralph Fiennes, Martin Scorsese, Ethan Hawke

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    Legends of the Fall is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Legends of the Fall Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Julia Ormond

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    Hoop Dreams is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Hoop Dreams

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    True Lies is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    True Lies Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis

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    Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Dan Marino

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    Clerks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Clerks Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Scott Mosier

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    Natural Born Killers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Natural Born Killers Robert Downey Jr., Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones

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    Juliette Binoche, Julie Delpy, Jerzy Stuhr

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    Ed Wood is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Ed Wood Johnny Depp, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bill Murray

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    Satantango is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies of 1994

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    Satantango Peter Berling, Mihály Víg, János Derzsi

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    The Mask is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    The Mask Cameron Diaz, Jim Carrey, Ben Stein

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    Chungking Express is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Chungking Express Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Faye Wong, Takeshi Kaneshiro

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    Little Women is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Little Women Kirsten Dunst, Christian Bale, Claire Danes

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    Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, James Earl Jones

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    Il Postino: The Postman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Il Postino: The Postman Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Philippe Noiret, Massimo Troisi

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    Ashes of Time is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Ashes of Time Maggie Cheung, Leslie Cheung, Tony Leung Chiu Wai

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    Four Weddings and a Funeral is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Four Weddings and a Funeral Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, Rowan Atkinson

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    Maverick is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Maverick Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Corey Feldman

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    Stargate is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Stargate Kurt Russell, James Spader, Djimon Hounsou

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    Donald Trump, Whoopi Goldberg, Mel Brooks

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    The Santa Clause is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    The Santa Clause Tim Allen, Frank Welker, Peter Boyle

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    The Legend of Drunken Master is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    The Legend of Drunken Master Jackie Chan, Andy Lau, Anita Mui

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    The Last Seduction is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    The Last Seduction Linda Fiorentino, Bill Pullman, Peter Berg

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    Don Juan DeMarco is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Don Juan DeMarco Johnny Depp, Marlon Brando, Faye Dunaway

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    Rupert Everett, Anna Falchi, Mickey Knox

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    Heavenly Creatures is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Heavenly Creatures Kate Winslet, Peter Jackson, Melanie Lynskey

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    Once Were Warriors is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Once Were Warriors Cliff Curtis, Temuera Morrison, Rena Owen

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    The Madness of King George is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    The Madness of King George Helen Mirren, Ian Holm, Rupert Everett

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    Timecop is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Timecop Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mia Sara, Ron Silver

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    The Hudsucker Proxy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    The Hudsucker Proxy Paul Newman, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

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    Airheads is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Airheads Adam Sandler, Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi

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    Beverly Hills Cop III is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies of 1994

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    Beverly Hills Cop III Eddie Murphy, George Lucas, Al Green

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    Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insul... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies of 1994

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    Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult O. J. Simpson, Raquel Welch, Anna Nicole Smith

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    Shallow Grave is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Shallow Grave Ewan McGregor, Christopher Eccleston, 피터 뮬란

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    Matthew McConaughey, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Christopher Lloyd

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    D2: The Mighty Ducks is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    D2: The Mighty Ducks Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wayne Gretzky, Joshua Jackson

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    Disclosure is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies of 1994


    Disclosure Demi Moore, Michael Douglas, Donald Sutherland

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    Charlie Sheen, Jay Leno, Tom Berenger

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    Meg Ryan, Tim Robbins, Stephen Fry

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