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.

 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.


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    Blood Diamond

    #189 on the original list & added by ConorCoyle
    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Michael Sheen

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

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    - 142
    Apocalypto

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

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  4. 54
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    Legends of the Fall

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

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  5. 55
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    - 33
    Interstellar

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

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  6. 56
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    Iron Man

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

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    The Bridge on the River Kwai

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

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  8. 58
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    Aliens

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

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

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  10. 60
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    Seven Samurai

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

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  11. 61
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    #47 on the original list & added by MelissaCritchley
    Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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  12. 62
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    Patton

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

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  13. 63
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    - 30
    The 13th Warrior

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

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  14. 64
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    - 43
    American History X

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

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  15. 65
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    - 27
    Lethal Weapon

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

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  16. 66
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    First Blood

    #227 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, David Caruso

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  17. 67
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    #81 on the original list & added by MelissaCritchley
    Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan

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  18. 68
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    #38 on the original list & added by MelissaCritchley
    Anne Hathaway, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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    - 24
    Man on Fire

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

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  20. 70
    + 55
    - 26

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

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    - 114
    The Passion of the Christ

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

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  22. 72
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    - 25
    The Day After Tomorrow

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

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    - 26

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

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  24. 74
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    - 31
    Doctor Zhivago

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

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  25. 75
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    - 24

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

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  26. 76
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    - 21
    Die Hard with a Vengeance

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

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    Pitch Black

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

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    - 66
    Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
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  29. 79
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    The Lost World: Jurassic Park

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

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    - 46
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2

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

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  31. 81
    + 50
    - 28
    The Matrix Reloaded

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

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  32. 82
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    - 118

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

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  33. 83
    + 54
    - 32
    Dune

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

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  34. 84
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    - 52
    Once Upon a Time in the West

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

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  35. 85
    + 64
    - 42
    Das Boot

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

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  36. 86
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    - 35
    Gone With the Wind
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  37. 87
    + 40
    - 20
    Tess

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

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  38. 88
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    - 37
    Clash of the Titans

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

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  39. 89
    + 77
    - 55
    Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

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

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    #156 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth

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  41. 91
    + 44
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    Men in Black II

    #178 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Michael Jackson, Will Smith, Rosario Dawson

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  42. 92
    + 21
    - 4

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

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  43. 93
    + 61
    - 43

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

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  44. 94
    + 44
    - 27
    How the West Was Won

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

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    + 79
    - 62
    Gandhi

    #40 on the original list
    Daniel Day-Lewis, Ben Kingsley, Martin Sheen

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  46. 96
    + 39
    - 24
    Resident Evil

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

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    Cleopatra

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

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    + 53
    - 38
    Snatch

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

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    #131 on the original list & added by Nekti
    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson

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    King Kong

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

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