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The Best Films Of All Time

The best films of all time, based on influence, originality, popularity, and personal affections.

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    #942 on the original list
    Halle Berry, Tom Hanks, Susan Sarandon Time magazine called it the worst movie of 2012, but I'm calling it the best movie ever made.  It's about as polarizing a movie as there is; you either love it or you hate it.  It's often

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    #17 on the original list
    Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre "We'll always have Paris."  Most of us weren't even alive when this came out, but it's stood the test of time and continues to rank high on best ever lists.  I have it at number 2

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    #14 on the original list
    Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Isaak Clarice Starling and Hannibal Lecter might have the best on-screen chemistry in history.  This is their greatest scene together- one in which Dr. Lecter really probes the depths of Clarice's

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    #217 on the original list
    Robert Duvall, Faye Dunaway, William Holden Network is another film that had multiple actors at the top of their game.  Five of them were nominated for Academy Awards, five- simply incredible.  Here we see Ned Beatty go off on a

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    #15 on the original list
    Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Sheen Gladiator has one of the strongest endings of any historical fiction.  The emotions, the music; the epic conclusion of a man who fell from grace, only to rise from the ashes in the name of

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    #1065 on the original list
    Spencer Tracy, Gene Kelly, Harry Morgan The title comes from a passage in the Bible, so it's not an atheist manifesto.  It's a high-brow courtroom drama about the battle between science and religion during the 1925 Scopes Trial. 

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    #129 on the original list
    Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Charles Bronson This is just beautiful.  I don't normally rank westerns among my favorites, but this one gets an easy pass.  It has an ethereal atmosphere with unforgettable music, perfectly-casted

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    #95 on the original list
    Jeffrey Jones, Cynthia Nixon, Christine Ebersole

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    #279 on the original list
    Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon

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    #108 on the original list
    Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Hugh Griffith

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    #277 on the original list
    Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh, Karl Malden

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    #4 on the original list
    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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    #5 on the original list
    Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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    #91 on the original list
    Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

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    #10 on the original list
    Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

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    #28 on the original list
    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    #37 on the original list
    James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

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    #1014 on the original list
    Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Edward Norton

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    #12 on the original list
    Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss

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    #1342 on the original list
    Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris

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    #115 on the original list
    Doug Jones, Ivana Baquero, Sergi López i Ayats

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    #612 on the original list
    Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Tyrone Power

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    #130 on the original list
    Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

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    #1940 on the original list
    Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier, Eve Channing

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    #3 on the original list
    John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    #328 on the original list
    Nick Nolte, Joaquin Phoenix, Don Cheadle

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    #22 on the original list
    Orson Welles, Alan Ladd, Agnes Moorehead

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    #27 on the original list
    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard

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

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    #2 on the original list
    Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

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    #80 on the original list
    Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy

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    #21 on the original list
    Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    #6 on the original list
    Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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    #63 on the original list
    Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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    #53 on the original list
    Henry Fonda, Jack Klugman, Lee J. Cobb

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    #26 on the original list
    Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

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    #45 on the original list
    Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

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    #4125 on the original list
    Anthony Hopkins, Katharine Hepburn, Peter O'Toole

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    #153 on the original list
    Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Charles Rocket

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    #78 on the original list
    Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Matt Damon Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    #1016 on the original list
    Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain

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    #933 on the original list
    Zhang Ziyi, Jet Li, Maggie Cheung Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    #61 on the original list
    Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari

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    #441 on the original list
    Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal

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    #96 on the original list
    Natalie Portman, John Hurt, Hugo Weaving

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    #52 on the original list
    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles

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    #43 on the original list
    Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

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    #499 on the original list
    Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder

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    #1753 on the original list
    Bibi Andersson, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson

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