The movies that have been listed are all very good. You should watch them if you feel like it.
The Lord of the Rings (2001-2003)
The Lord of the Rings is a trilogy of epic fantasy adventure films based on the novel of the same name by J. R. R. Tolkien. The trilogy was directed by Peter Jackson and produced by his wife Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, and Barrie M. Osborne. Set in Middle-earth, a fictional world akin to Europe during its Dark Ages, the story revolves around hobbit Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood), who is tasked with destroying an evil ring that has been forged by Sauron – a dark lord (Sala Baker) intent on conquering Middle-earth for himself; Frodo’s quest takes him into Mordor where he must fight against Sauron’s forces as well as his own inner demons…
It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
This classic film is a Christmas favorite. It’s the story of George Bailey, who has always dreamed of traveling to South America. But after saving his brother Harry from a suicide attempt and receiving the key to their family savings and loan company, he decides to stay in Bedford Falls until his father passes away. In order to get started with his dream of travel, he takes out a large loan from Potter (an evil banker), which threatens to destroy everything he loves in town if it isn’t paid back within 30 days. This film was directed by Frank Capra and stars Jimmy Stewart as George Bailey and Donna Reed as Mary Hatch Bailey
Schindler’s List (1993)
- Schindler’s List is a 1993 drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on the novel Schindler’s Ark by Thomas Keneally.
- The film stars Liam Neeson as real-life businessman Oskar Schindler, who saved the lives of more than 1,000 mostly Polish-Jewish refugees during the Holocaust by employing them in his factories. It also stars Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes and Caroline Goodall.
- The movie won 7 Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director (Steven Spielberg).
The Prestige (2006)
The Prestige is a 2006 American mystery thriller film directed by Christopher Nolan, written by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan and starring Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale. The story follows Robert Angier (Jackman) and Alfred Borden (Bale), two rival stage magicians in London at the end of the 19th century. Obsessed with creating the best illusions, they engage in competitive one-upmanship with tragic results.
The film was shot primarily in Toronto, Ontario; several new techniques were used to combine old stage magic methods with more modern cinematic effects. The work was divided into naturalistic performances by Jackman as Angier and Bale as Borden when both actors had to appear together on screen. Two cuts of the film have been made: one at 142 minutes running time; another at 148 minutes long which includes additional scenes that were removed from the original cut.
Jurassic Park (1993)
Jurassic Park is a 1993 science fiction film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the novel of the same name by Michael Crichton. The first installment of the Jurassic Park franchise, it was followed by The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) and Jurassic Park III (2001).
The plot involves scientists being trapped on an island resort where cloned dinosaurs run amok. InGen’s CEO John Hammond and his scientists have created a theme park with cloned dinosaurs. When an employee tampers with the dinosaur DNA, he creates a new breed of deadly creatures that soon escape their enclosures after killing two men in security uniforms. With help from paleontologist Alan Grant (Sam Neill), paleobotanist Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern), mathematician Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum), mathematician’s daughter Lex Murphy (Ariana Richards) and her brother Timmy Murphy (), they try to find a way off Isla Nublar alive while avoiding being eaten by hungry dinosaurs or killed by evil mercenaries sent to rescue them
Whiplash is a 2014 movie about a young drummer who is determined to become the best jazz drummer of all time. The movie explores the relationship between teacher and student, and the drive to be the best at what you do.
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
You’ve got one of the all-time greatest adventure movies in your hands, so enjoy it! It’s about a professor who travels the world with his sidekick to find the ark of the covenant. The movie was directed by Steven Spielberg and was nominated for four Academy Awards.
For this movie to really work, you need a good pair of headphones and some time on your hands—it’s three hours long! Be warned: Indiana Jones is one heckuva character. He doesn’t take no for an answer when he wants something…and sometimes that means violence. If you’re into action flicks, this one will knock your socks off!
Spirited Away (2001)
Spirited Away (2001)
Spirited Away is a Japanese anime fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, and produced by Studio Ghibli. The film follows 10-year-old Chihiro Ogino who, while moving to a new neighborhood, enters the spirit world. There she must find a way to free her parents from an evil witch and discover her own identity in the process.
This movie is great for those who love anime or animation, as well as those who enjoy magical realism stories with strong female protagonists. It has won several major awards including two Academy Awards among many others for Best Animated Feature Film of 2002 at both Annie Awards and Golden Globes, respectively; it was also ranked #3 on Empire’s list of “500 Greatest Movies of All Time” in 2010 (and later #4 in 2015).
Wall-E is a delightful animated movie about a lonely robot who lives alone on Earth after humans have left for outer space.
He watches over his planet, collecting garbage, until he meets EVE, another robot sent from space to collect data on the state of Earth. He falls in love with her and follows her back home, where she’s transformed into a humanoid body by the people living there.
Citizen Kane (1941)
If you’re not sure what you want to watch, and want to watch a movie for the first time, then Citizen Kane is a great choice. It’s one of the best movies ever made and it has everything: drama, romance, action and comedy.
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