List of the Most Epic Movies Films

List of the Most Epic Movies

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Rattling off the first 10-15 movies on this list was easy (big, showy movies with considerable explosions, panoramas, and destruction both physical and emotional), but once you get past the Apocalypse Now's and Scarface's of the list, it gets a little trickier to define what an epic movie actually is. So I looked up a definition of "epic movie".

Epic (movie): 1. on a grand scale; 2. occurring over a long period and characterized by a lot of difficulties; (n.) a poem, story, or artistic expression that describes heroic deeds

So it really came down to thinking about stories that needed to be told (Schindler's List), movies that shone a light on the good and the bad sides of a character (The Dark Knight Trilogy), and movies whose scenery was as grand as its actors (Master and Commander). And I'll probably come back to add more later, but for now, these are what I consider to be the most epic movies of all time.
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  1. 1
    1998 More
    #3 on the ultimate list
  2. 2
    1989 More
    #36 on the ultimate list
  3. 3
    2000 More
    #1 on the ultimate list
  4. 4
    2006 More
    #21 on the ultimate list
  5. 5
    1979 More
    #24 on the ultimate list
  6. 6
    1983 More
    #22 on the ultimate list
  7. 7
    2008 More
    #27 on the ultimate list
  8. 8
    1997 More
    #23 on the ultimate list
  9. 9
    1959 More
    #7 on the ultimate list
  10. 10
    1993 More
    #8 on the ultimate list
  11. 11
    1987 More
    #18 on the ultimate list
  12. 12
    1994 More
    #26 on the ultimate list
  13. 13
    2003 More
    #55 on the ultimate list
  14. 14
    2000 More
    #217 on the ultimate list
  15. 15
    2010 More
    #60 on the ultimate list
  16. 16
    1972 More
    #10 on the ultimate list
  17. 17
    1991 More
    #51 on the ultimate list
  18. 18
    2004 More
    #73 on the ultimate list
  19. 19
    1988 More
    #35 on the ultimate list
  20. 20
    1939 More
    #15 on the ultimate list
  21. 21
    1974 More
    #11 on the ultimate list
  22. 22
    1999 More
    #52 on the ultimate list
  23. 23
    1977 More
    #16 on the ultimate list
  24. 24
    2003 More
    #4 on the ultimate list
  25. 25
    2002 More
    #5 on the ultimate list

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