List of the Best Epic Movies Films

List of the Best Epic Movies

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Below is a list of the best epic films. What are the best epic movies of all time? Every epic movie listed can be sorted by actor, director, and title. Epic movies have a larger than life storyline, and every epic film on this list is more epic than the last. What's the best epic movie? Enjoy this list of the greatest epic movies and use it as a starting point for your own epic movie list. Often times these movies catapult their actors into stardom--just look at the Avatar cast.

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    Gladiator is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #3 on the original list
    Gladiator Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Sheen

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    Braveheart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #4 on the original list
    Braveheart Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

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    The Lord of the Rings: The Ret... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Two... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #6 on the original list
    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler

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    The Lord of the Rings: The Fel... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #5 on the original list
    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler

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    Saving Private Ryan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #2 on the original list
    Saving Private Ryan Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel

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    Schindler's List is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #13 on the original list
    Schindler's List Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

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    The Shawshank Redemption is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #17 on the original list & added by Nekti
    The Shawshank Redemption Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

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    The Matrix is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #39 on the original list & added by Nekti
    The Matrix Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss

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    Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #7 on the original list
    Forrest Gump Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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    The Godfather is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #12 on the original list
    The Godfather Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

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    Star Wars Episode V: The Empir... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #11 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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    Lawrence of Arabia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #15 on the original list
    Lawrence of Arabia Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness

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    Ben-Hur is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #9 on the original list
    Ben-Hur Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Hugh Griffith

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    Dances with Wolves is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #19 on the original list
    Dances with Wolves Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Charles Rocket

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    Apocalypse Now is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #24 on the original list
    Apocalypse Now Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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    Full Metal Jacket is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #35 on the original list
    Full Metal Jacket Stanley Kubrick, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey

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    Spartacus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #18 on the original list
    Spartacus Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Tony Curtis

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    Indiana Jones and the Last Cru... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #50 on the original list & added by sounds.of.elixir
    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, River Phoenix

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    Good is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #25 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Good Clint Eastwood, Viggo Mortensen, Mark Strong

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    Troy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #26 on the original list & added by Jabapac
    Troy Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne

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    300 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #29 on the original list
    300 Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey

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    The Last Samurai is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #42 on the original list
    The Last Samurai Tom Cruise, Billy Connolly, Timothy Spall

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    Terminator 2: Judgment Day is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #36 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Terminator 2: Judgment Day Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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    Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #38 on the original list & added by jumpman971
    Back to the Future Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

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    Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #40 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Goodfellas Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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    Gone with the Wind is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #20 on the original list & added by DavidChapman
    Gone with the Wind Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland

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    The Patriot is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #45 on the original list & added by Nekti
    The Patriot Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Logan Lerman

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    Scarface is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #32 on the original list & added by jumpman971
    Scarface Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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    The Green Mile is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #8 on the original list & added by Nekti
    The Green Mile Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sam Rockwell

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    The Ten Commandments is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #16 on the original list
    The Ten Commandments Charlton Heston, Vincent Price, Yul Brynner

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    The Last of the Mohicans is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #49 on the original list
    The Last of the Mohicans Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Pete Postlethwaite

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    Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #10 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Star Wars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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    Fight Club is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #78 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Fight Club Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

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    Return of the Jedi is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #14 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Return of the Jedi Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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    Avatar is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #28 on the original list
    Avatar Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

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    2001: A Space Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #43 on the original list
    2001: A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter, Ed Bishop

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    Die Hard is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #34 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Die Hard Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia

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    The Terminator is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #46 on the original list & added by Nekti
    The Terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton

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    Alien is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #62 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Alien Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm

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    Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #48 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Pulp Fiction John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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    Kingdom of Heaven is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #79 on the original list
    Kingdom of Heaven Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Edward Norton

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    Independence Day is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #41 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Independence Day Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A. Fox

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    Inception is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #60 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Inception Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard

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    Platoon is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #53 on the original list
    Platoon Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe

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    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Jour... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #59 on the original list & added by EirikBottenEriksen
    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Orlando Bloom

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    The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #22 on the original list & added by MelissaCritchley
    The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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    Black Hawk Down is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #83 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Black Hawk Down Ewan McGregor, Tom Hardy, Orlando Bloom

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    Predator is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #142 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Predator Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Ventura, Carl Weathers

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    Titanic is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies

    #21 on the original list
    Titanic Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

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