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Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films 

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Empire Magazine's list of the best independent movies. Independent films are definitely one of a kind. For the full article and photo gallery go to: http://www.empireonline.com/features/50greatestindependent/50-41.asp
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Reservoir Dogs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by Quentin Tarantino (1992), starring Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth
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Donnie Darko is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by Richard Kelly (2001), starring Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale, Jake Gyllenhaal
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Clerks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by Kevin Smith (1994), starring Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Scott Mosier
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The Terminator is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by James Cameron (1984), starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton
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Swingers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by Doug Liman (1996), starring Heather Graham, Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau filmography
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Monty Python's Life of B... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by Terry Jones (1979), starring Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Eric Idle
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Night of the Living Dead... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by George A. Romero (1968), starring George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman
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Sex, Lies, and Videotape... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by Steven Soderbergh (1989), starring Andie MacDowell, James Spader, Laura San Giacomo
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The Usual Suspects is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by Bryan Singer (1994), starring Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne
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Sideways is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by Alexander Payne (2004), starring Sandra Oh, Virginia Madsen, Thomas Haden Church
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Mean Streets is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by Martin Scorsese (1973), starring Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Harvey Keitel
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Bad Taste is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by Peter Jackson (1987), starring Peter Jackson, Craig Smith, Pete O'Herne
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Eraserhead is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by David Lynch (1977), starring Jack Nance, Jeanne Bates, Jack Fisk
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Memento is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by Christopher Nolan (2000), starring Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano
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Stranger Than Paradise ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by Jim Jarmusch (1984), starring Richard Edson, Rockets Redglare, Sara Driver
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Blood Simple is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen (1984), starring Holly Hunter, Frances McDormand, M. Emmet Walsh
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She's Gotta Have It is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by Spike Lee (1986), starring Spike Lee, S. Epatha Merkerson, Joie Lee
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City of God is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by Fernando Meirelles (2002), starring Alice Braga, Seu Jorge, Matheus Nachtergaele
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Withnail and I is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by Bruce Robinson (1987), starring Paul McGann, Richard E. Grant, Richard Griffiths
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Lone Star is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by John Sayles (1996), starring Matthew McConaughey, Kris Kristofferson, Frances McDormand
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Slacker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by Richard Linklater (1991), starring Richard Linklater, Teresa Taylor, Athina Rachel Tsangari
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Roger & Me is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by Michael Moore (1989), starring Guy Williams, Correy Lennox, Richard Earl Sawdon
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Nosferatu is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by F. W. Murnau (1922), starring Max Schreck, John Gottowt, Alexander Granach
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The Evil Dead is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by Sam Raimi (1981), starring Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, Ted Raimi
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Happiness is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Empire Magazine's Top 50 Indie Films
Dir. by Todd Solondz (1998), starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Molly Shannon, Jon Lovitz