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List of the Best Epic Movies

All Genre Movies Lists reranked 4 of 552 total items on The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made. Check out the original list to vote on it yourself!
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  • Gladiator
    1
    561 votes
    Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen
    Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix) takes power and strips rank from Maximus (Russell Crowe), one of the favored generals of his predecessor and father, Emperor Marcus Aurelius, the great stoical philosopher. ...more
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
    2
    567 votes
    Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler
    The culmination of nearly 10 years' work and conclusion to Peter Jackson's epic trilogy based on the timeless J.R.R. Tolkien classic, "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" presents the ...more
  • Braveheart
    3
    472 votes
    Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan
    Tells the story of the legendary thirteenth century Scottish hero named William Wallace (Mel Gibson). Wallace rallies the Scottish against the English monarch and Edward I (Peter Hanly) after he ...more
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
    4
    469 votes
    Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler
    The sequel to the Golden Globe-nominated and AFI Award-winning "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring," "The Two Towers" follows the continuing quest of Frodo (Elijah Wood) and the ...more