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Top 60 Epic movies after 1980

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Usually the term "epic" refers to movies that have a large scope and a historical setting. This list included those not only for the big screen but also those movies that were made for television series as well.

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The Golden Compass Report Abuse
A light Lord or the Rings, a more subtle Chronicles of Narnia.
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Gladiator Report Abuse
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Report Abuse
The concluding film of The Lord of the Rings film trilogy
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Report Abuse
Based on the 2nd volume of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic works.
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Report Abuse
Directed by Peter Jackson and based on the 1st volume of Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings.
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Titanic (1997) Report Abuse
Directed by James Cameron and running over 3 hours long, it cost over $200 million dollars to make this epic movie. It was one of the most expensive films of its time. It also went to gross $1.8 billion dollars worldwide.
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North & South (1985) Report Abuse
Set during the Civil war. Shows the struggle for friendship between two families, clearly seperated by not only geography, but by beliefs.
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Report Abuse
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Hero (2002) Report Abuse
One of the the most expensive and the highest-grossing motion picture in Chinese film history. the movie portrayed Jet Li as a reluctant assassin. The fate of a unified China under the Qin dynasty depended on the King of Qin whom he was sent to kill. "All Under Heaven" meaning that the whole of China hopes of universal peace depended on letting the King live and the assassin willingly giving up his life for the greater good.
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Gandhi Report Abuse
A Richard Attenborough attempt to bring to life the story of the great Mahatma Gandhi.
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Gangs of New York Report Abuse
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Titanic Report Abuse
A 1996 made-for-television movie about the Titanic.
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Gettysburg Report Abuse
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Asoka Report Abuse
A fictional version of the life of the Indian emperor Ashoka the Great, of the Maurya dynasty.
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Troy Report Abuse
Homer's tale of love and war in ancient Greece comes to life in this screen adaption of his work.
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Jesus Report Abuse
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Elizabeth I Report Abuse
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The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey Report Abuse
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Alexander Report Abuse
The 4th film to chronicle the life of Alexander the Great.
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The Gospel of John Report Abuse
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In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale Report Abuse
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The Last Legion Report Abuse
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Partition Report Abuse
A love story between a Sikh soldier and a young Muslim girl set in 1947, a time when India and Pakistan are being torn apart.
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Eklavya: The Royal Guard Report Abuse
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Kingdom of Heaven Report Abuse
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Battle of the Brave Report Abuse
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Gods and Generals Report Abuse
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The Book of Mormon Report Abuse
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Mary of Nazareth Report Abuse
A drama chronicling the life of the mother of Christ.
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The House of the Spirits Report Abuse
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The Mahabharata Report Abuse
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The Last Emperor Report Abuse
The real story of Pu Yi, the Last Emperor of the Ching Dynasty.
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King David Report Abuse
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Ran Report Abuse
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The Jewel in the Crown Report Abuse
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Wagner Report Abuse
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The Winds of War Report Abuse
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Lion of the Desert Report Abuse
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Rome: Season 02 Report Abuse
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One Night With the King Report Abuse
A story of a beautiful young Jewish slave girl who learnt that her people was about to fall victim to a horrible act of genocide.
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Rome: Season 01 Report Abuse
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St. Peter Report Abuse
Oscar-nominee Omar Sharif starring as the devoted disciple Peter.
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The Apocalypse Report Abuse
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Solomon Report Abuse
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Sunshine Report Abuse
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