Empire Magazine Five Star Rated Films

A comprehensive, and updated monthly, list of all films rated as five stars by Empire Magazine (UK).

Includes 'revisited' reviews for DVD/BluRay releases and cinema reissues, but doesn't include either boxsets nor TV ratings.

If you notice any omissions, please let me know.

  • 12 Angry Men
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • 21 Grams
  • The 39 Steps
  • 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
  • The 400 Blows
  • 42nd Street
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • Abigail's Party
  • The Accidental Tourist
  • The Accused
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood
  • The Aerial
  • After Hours
  • The Age of Innocence
  • Aladdin
  • Alexander Nevsky
  • Alien
  • Aliens
  • All About Eve
  • All About My Mother
  • All Is Lost
  • All of Me
  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • All That Jazz
  • All the President's Men
  • Alphaville
  • Amadeus
  • The Ambulance
  • American Beauty
  • Amélie
  • Amistad
  • Amores Perros
  • Amour
  • Anatomy of a Murder
  • Andrei Rublev
  • Annie Hall
  • Annihilation
  • Anomalisa
  • Another Year
  • Anvil! The Story of Anvil
  • Aparajito
  • The Apartment
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Apollo 13
  • Army of Shadows
  • Arrival
  • The Artist
  • Ashes and Diamonds
  • The Asphalt Jungle
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  • Atlantic City
  • Atonement
  • Au Hasard Balthazar
  • Audition
  • Avatar
  • Avengers: Endgame
  • Avengers: Infinity War
  • À Nous la Liberté
  • The Babadook
  • Babe
  • Baby Driver
  • Back to the Future
  • The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans
  • Bad Timing
  • Badlands
  • Bait
  • Bambi
  • The Band's Visit
  • Batman Begins
  • Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • Battleship Potemkin
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Behind the Sun
  • The Belles of St. Trinian's
  • Ben-Hur
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Big Bad Wolves
  • The Big Lebowski
  • The Big Red One
  • The Big Sleep
  • Billy Elliot
  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant
  • Black Narcissus
  • Black Orpheus
  • The Black Pirate
  • Black Robe
  • Blade Runner
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Blazing Saddles
  • Blood Simple
  • Blow-Up
  • Blue Is the Warmest Color
  • Blue Jasmine
  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • Booksmart