Best Epic Films of All TimeAn EPIC is a genre of film that emphasizes human drama on a grand scale. Epics are on a much larger scale throughout their entire production including numerous extras. The films are usually the most expensive films of the year due to an all star cast, a grand, sweeping musical score, and the thousands of costumes, sets, and crew members. This list is of the films with very little or no computer generated special effects, making them "true" epics.
The Top Ten
How much more epic can you get than hundreds and hundreds of men riding through the Arabian Desert on camels, a full scale train wreck, and sweeping shots of Peter O'Toole with the entire desert behind him?V 1 Comment
What the Hell is this garbage?
Hell yeah! All the way! This is one of my favorite films ever. Long live the oldies (but goodies)! - dureckl
The epic of epics, period.
Hands down champion!
Best film ever! Duh
Better than Deathly Hallows Part 2 in my opinion
Kurosawa. 'enough said.
Greatest romantic movie ever
Coming after Quo Vadis (1951), DeMille's The Ten Commandments (1956)
remains the biblical epic film by which all others are judged. It was impressive
in every respect, from scope & spectacle to special effects & sheer grandeur.
Incredible color, film score, animation, and story-telling. Yul Brynner was great!
Every penny of its $13,500,000 budget may be seen on the silver screen. It
was DeMille's masterpiece & it's as remarkable a watch today as it was in 1951!
And it's the sixth most successful motion picture of all time. It may truly be said that: "They don't make them like they used to! "
Dr. H. James Birx
Robert Downey Jr introduced us to one of the most charismatic superheroes we've witnessed on the big screen.V 1 Comment
The best film, is amazing, the end makes me cry, is the best film I ever seen
Great movie with a graphic but honest depiction of WWII... another Speilberg work of genius. - everton96
Probably the best war movie. Very good movie. Well done Steven Spielberg. - grattzV 1 Comment
Rob Marshall's greatest film. Ironic considering he's most famous for musicals like Chicago.
One of the best films made in this century. Writing, acting, characters are just brilliant. Still doesn't get the artistic credit it deserves - tripleCfan
Who needs Rhett Butler when you can have Captain Jack Sparrow?
Happy Hunger Games, and may the odds be ever in your favour. Who else is anticipating Mocking Jay parts 1 and 2?
This is a modern day epic. Who needs old junk like Bridge on River Kwai, when you can have a modern day epic like Hunger Games. - mcvito
Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson make so much genuine chemistry it makes male audiences suprisingly moved by their "Star-Crossed Lovers from District 12" act.
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2. Gone with the Wind
3. Lawrence of Arabia
2. Lawrence of Arabia
3. The Bridge on the River Kwai
2. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
3. The Hunger Games
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