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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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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

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Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Nekti added Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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DavidChapman added Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland

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Nekti added Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Logan Lerman

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194 92
Scarface is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
jumpman971 added Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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Nekti added Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sam Rockwell

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Charlton Heston, Vincent Price, Yul Brynner

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Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Pete Postlethwaite

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Nekti added Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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Nekti added Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

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Nekti added Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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356 209
Avatar is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

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Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter, Ed Bishop

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Die Hard is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Nekti added Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia

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87 30
The Terminator is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Nekti added Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton

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145 72
Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Nekti added John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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96 37
Alien is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Nekti added Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm

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128 61
Inception is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Nekti added Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard

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108 47
Independence Day is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Nekti added Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A. Fox

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Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Edward Norton

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305 191
The Hobbit trilogy is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
EirikBottenEriksen added Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Orlando Bloom

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147 76
Platoon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe

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77 26
The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
MelissaCritchley added Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger

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Nekti added Ewan McGregor, Tom Hardy, Orlando Bloom

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96 41
Predator is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Nekti added Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Ventura, Carl Weathers

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245 154
Titanic is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of the Best Epic Movies
Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates