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List of the Best Epic Movies

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.

 If you want to check out some movies to watch right now on Neflix then check out the best action movies on Netflix, our Disney movies list or the best scary movies on Netflix.

List of the Best Epic Movies Films
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    #170 on the original list & added by ConorCoyle
    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Michael Sheen

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    #21 on the original list
    Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

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    #51 on the original list
    Raoul Trujillo, Gerardo Taracena, Israel Contreras

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    #176 on the original list
    Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Julia Ormond

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    #95 on the original list & added by JochemDonkers
    Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey, Matt Damon

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    #72 on the original list
    Alec Guinness, William Holden, Jack Hawkins

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    #75 on the original list & added by MelissaCritchley
    Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson

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    #86 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn

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    #80 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg

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    #60 on the original list
    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Eijirō Tōno

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    #53 on the original list & added by MelissaCritchley
    Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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    #59 on the original list
    George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Paul Frees

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    #127 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Omar Sharif, Antonio Banderas, Tony Curran

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    #98 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Mel Gibson, Gary Busey, Danny Glover

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    #199 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, David Caruso Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    #89 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly DAngelo

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    #78 on the original list & added by MelissaCritchley
    Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan

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    #42 on the original list & added by MelissaCritchley
    Anne Hathaway, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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    #97 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Mickey Rourke, Denzel Washington, Dakota Fanning

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    #100 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne

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    #26 on the original list
    Monica Bellucci, Jim Caviezel, Claudia Gerini

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    #113 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Emmy Rossum, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dennis Quaid

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    #47 on the original list & added by MelissaCritchley
    Katie Holmes, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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    #54 on the original list
    Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Alec Guinness

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    #148 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Eva Mendes, Snoop Dogg, Denzel Washington

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    #110 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irons

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    #160 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell, Keith David

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    #79 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Julianne Moore, Steven Spielberg, Camilla Belle

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    #69 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman

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    #244 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Jada Pinkett Smith

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    #35 on the original list
    Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson

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    #111 on the original list
    Sting, Patrick Stewart, Alicia Witt

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    #82 on the original list
    Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Uwe Ochsenknecht

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    #255 on the original list
    Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth, Lesley Dunlop

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    #44 on the original list
    Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Charles Bronson

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    #112 on the original list
    Ursula Andress, Maggie Smith, Laurence Olivier

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    #106 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson

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    #141 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    #159 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Michael Jackson, Will Smith, Rosario Dawson Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    #57 on the original list & added by erikairenelundstrom
    Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Zoe Saldana

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    #114 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman

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    #101 on the original list
    John Wayne, James Stewart, Debbie Reynolds

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    #55 on the original list
    Daniel Day-Lewis, Ben Kingsley, Martin Sheen Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    #261 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Isaacs

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    #154 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Brad Pitt, Benicio del Toro, Vinnie Jones

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    #68 on the original list
    Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody

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    #92 on the original list & added by ConorCoyle
    Dustin Hoffman, Steve McQueen, Vic Tayback

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    #63 on the original list
    Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Martin Landau

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