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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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795 227
Gladiator is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Sheen

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678 188
Braveheart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

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Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler

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Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler

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636 212
The Lord of the Rings: The Fel... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler

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Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel

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346 138
Schindler's List is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

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264 100
The Shawshank Redemption is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Nekti added Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

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237 86
The Matrix is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Nekti added Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss

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429 207
Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

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222 90
Star Wars Episode V: The Empir... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Nekti added Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness

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244 105
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Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Hugh Griffith

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Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Charles Rocket

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Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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221 95
Full Metal Jacket is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Stanley Kubrick, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey

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Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Tony Curtis

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sounds.of.elixir added Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, River Phoenix

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90 21
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Nekti added Clint Eastwood, Viggo Mortensen, Mark Strong

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Jabapac added Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne

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Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey

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150 60
Terminator 2: Judgment Day is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Nekti added Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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Tom Cruise, Billy Connolly, Timothy Spall

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jumpman971 added Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson