Showing 50 titles of total 90 (movies oscar winners). 

The Shape of Water (2017)

# 14200 IMDb R 

The Shape of Water (2017)

TaglineBased on an idea by Daniel Kraus And Guillermo del Toro

By Guillermo del Toro

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller (2h 03min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.6 after 126,422 votes on 02-Mar-18.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 93 wins & 272 nominations

From master storyteller Guillermo del Toro comes THE SHAPE OF WATER, an otherworldly fable set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified (...)

Moonlight (2016)

# 13275 IMDb

Moonlight (2016)

TaglineThis is the story of a lifetime.

By Barry Jenkins

Drama (1h 51min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.5 after 138,564 votes on 05-Jun-17.

Won 3 Oscars. Another 205 wins & 250 nominations

Three time periods - young adolescence, mid-teen and young adult - in the life of black-American Chiron is presented. When a child, Chiron lives with his single, crack addict mother Paula in a crime ridden neighborhood in Miami. Chiron is a shy, withdrawn child largely due to his small size and being neglected by his mother, who is more concerned about getting her fixes and satisfying her carnal (...)

Spotlight (2015)

# 12575 IMDb TOP250 #206

Spotlight (2015)

TaglineBreak the story. Break the silence.

By Tom McCarthy

Biography, Drama, History, Thriller (2h 08min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.1 after 335,197 votes on 07-Sep-18.

Won 2 Oscars. Another 119 wins & 138 nominations

When the Boston Globe's tenacious "Spotlight" team of reporters delves into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston's religious, legal, and government establishment, touching off a wave of revelations around the world.

Birdman (2014)

# 11851 IMDb

Birdman (2014)

By Alejandro G. Iñárritu (as Alejandro G. Iñárritu)

Comedy, Drama (1h 59min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.7 after 486,952 votes on 30-Jul-18.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 191 wins & 275 nominations

Riggan Thomas, once known quite well to movie theater goers as an iconic super hero called "The Birdman" had recently turned down a fourth installment of the franchise. Now washed up, he attempts to reinvent himself as a director by staging a new adaptation of a Raymond Carver short story called "What We Talk About When We Talk About Love". The events leading up to the Saturday night premiere (...)

12 Years a Slave (2013)

# 11242 IMDb TOP250 #199

12 Years a Slave (2013)

TaglineThe extraordinary true story of Solomon Northup

By Steve McQueen

Biography, Drama, History (2h 14min)

USA USA, UK UK

Fine! Rated 8.1 after 494,984 votes on 29-Jul-17.

Won 3 Oscars. Another 235 wins & 326 nominations

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Argo (2012)

# 10580 IMDb

Argo (2012)

TaglineThe movie was fake. The mission was real.

By Ben Affleck

Biography, Drama, History, Thriller (2h)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.7 after 494,268 votes on 12-Nov-17.

Won 3 Oscars. Another 77 wins & 132 nominations

In 1979, the American embassy in Iran was invaded by Iranian revolutionaries and several Americans are taken hostage. However, six manage to escape to the official residence of the Canadian Ambassador and the CIA is eventually ordered to get them out of the country. With few options, exfiltration expert Tony Mendez devises a daring plan: to create a phony Canadian film project looking to shoot in (...)

The Artist (2011)

# 09255 IMDb

The Artist (2011)

By Michel Hazanavicius

Comedy, Romance, Drama (1h 40min)

France France, Belgium Belgium

Fine! Rated 7.9 after 211,234 votes on 31-Aug-18.

Won 5 Oscars. Another 105 wins & 95 nominations

Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.

The King's Speech (2010)

# 08022 IMDb

The King's Speech (2010)

By Tom Hooper

Drama, History (1h 58min)

UK UK, Australia Australia

Fine! Rated 8.0 after 569,783 votes on 23-Aug-18.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 73 wins & 116 nominations

Tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stammer and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is (...)

The Hurt Locker (2008)

# 05470 IMDb

The Hurt Locker (2008)

TaglineYou'll know when you're in it.

By Kathryn Bigelow

Action, Drama, Thriller, War (2h 10min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.6 after 348,083 votes on 20-Mar-17.

Won 6 Oscars. Another 73 wins & 49 nominations

An intense portrayal of elite soldiers who have one of the most dangerous jobs in the world: disarming bombs in the heat of combat. When a new sergeant, James, takes over a highly trained bomb disposal team amidst violent conflict, he surprises his two subordinates, Sanborn and Eldridge, by recklessly plunging them into a deadly game of urban combat. James behaves as if he's indifferent to death. (...)

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

# 05375 IMDb

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

By Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan (co-director: India)

Crime, Drama, Romance (2h)

UK UK, USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.0 after 720,751 votes on 07-Sep-18.

Won 8 Oscars. Another 100 wins & 51 nominations

The story of Jamal Malik, an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, who is about to experience the biggest day of his life. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" But when the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating; how could a street kid know so much? (...)

No Country for Old Men (2007)

# 03885 IMDb TOP250 #157

No Country for Old Men (2007)

TaglineThere Are No Clean Getaways

By Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Crime, Drama, Western (2h 02min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.1 after 716,864 votes on 02-Jun-18.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 94 wins & 45 nominations

Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon some dead bodies, a stash of heroin and more than $2 million in cash near the Rio Grande.

The Departed (2006)

# 01931 IMDb TOP250 #40

The Departed (2006)

TaglineLies. Betrayal. Sacrifice. How far will you take it?

By Martin Scorsese

Crime, Drama, Thriller (2h 31min)

USA USA, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Fine! Rated 8.5 after 934,312 votes on 06-May-17.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 49 wins & 53 nominations

Years ago, a powerful Irish mafia figure placed a small selection of his youngest, brightest men into the Massachusetts State Police Academy as cadets. Their purpose is to eventually rise within the prestigious ranks of the state police department, to serve as the eyes and ears of their boss. While somewhere else, a young cadet was assigned with an equally dangerous task: infiltrate the Irish (...)

Crash (2004)

# 00012 IMDb

Crash (2004)

TaglineYou think you know who you are. You have no idea.

By Paul Haggis

Crime, Drama (1h 53min)

USA USA, Germany Germany

Fine! Rated 7.8 after 372,654 votes on 06-Apr-17.

Won 3 Oscars. Another 61 wins & 105 nominations

Several stories interweave during two days in Los Angeles involving a collection of inter-related characters, a police detective with a drugged out mother and a thieving younger brother, two car thieves who are constantly theorizing on society and race, the white district attorney and his irritated and pampered wife, a racist white veteran cop (caring for a sick father at home) who disgusts his (...)

Million Dollar Baby (2004)

# 00030 IMDb TOP250 #202

Million Dollar Baby (2004)

TaglineBeyond his silence, there is a past. Beyond her dreams, there is a feeling. Beyond hope, there is a memory. Beyond their journey, there is a love.

By Clint Eastwood

Drama, Sport (2h 12min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.1 after 531,426 votes on 02-Nov-17.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 44 wins & 30 nominations

Frankie Dunn has trained and managed some incredible fighters during a lifetime spent in the ring. The most important lesson he teaches his boxers is the one that rules life: above all, always protect yourself. In the wake of a painful estrangement from his daughter, Frankie has been unwilling to let himself get close to anyone for a very long time. His only friend, Scrap, an ex-boxer who looks (...)

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

# 01188 IMDb TOP250 #7

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

TaglineThis Christmas the journey ends.

By Peter Jackson

Action, Adventure, Fantasy (3h 21min)

USA USA, New Zealand New Zealand, Germany Germany

Fine! Rated 8.9 after 1,365,966 votes on 13-Feb-18.

Won 11 Oscars. Another 97 wins & 56 nominations

The War of the Ring reaches its climax as the dark lord Sauron sets his sights on Minas Tirith, the capital of Gondor. The members of the fellowship in Rohan are warned of the impending attack when Pippin cannot resist looking into Saruman's palantir and is briefly contacted by the dark lord. King Theoden is too proud to send his men to help without being asked, so Gandalf and Pippin ride to (...)

Chicago (2002)

# 00327 IMDb

Chicago (2002)

TaglineWith the right song and dance, you can get away with murder.

By Rob Marshall

Musical, Comedy, Crime, Drama (1h 53min)

USA USA, Germany Germany

Fine! Rated 7.2 after 180,101 votes on 05-Apr-17.

Won 6 Oscars. Another 33 wins & 55 nominations

Fame hungry Roxie Hart dreams of a life on the Vaudville stage, and spends her nights jazzing it up in the bright lights of Chicago, continually hoping that she'll find her lucky break, and be shot into 1920's stardom, so able to flee her boring husband Amos. In awe of seductive club singer Velma Kelly (who is subsequantly arrested for the murder of her husband and sister - after discovering (...)

A Beautiful Mind (2001)

# 00196 IMDb TOP250 #141

A Beautiful Mind (2001)

TaglineHe Saw The World In A Way No One Could Have Imagined.

By Ron Howard

Biography, Drama, Mystery (2h 15min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.2 after 729,357 votes on 07-Aug-18.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 27 wins & 49 nominations

At Princeton University, John Nash struggles to make a worthwhile contribution to serve as his legacy to the world of mathematics. He finally makes a revolutionary breakthrough that will eventually earn him the Nobel Prize. After graduate school he turns to teaching, becoming romantically involved with his student Alicia. Meanwhile the government asks his help with breaking Soviet codes, which (...)

Gladiator (2000)

# 00198 IMDb TOP250 #47 TV-14 | R 

Gladiator (2000)

TaglineCommander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions and loyal servant to the TRUE emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.

By Ridley Scott

Action, Adventure, Drama (2h 35min)

USA USA, UK UK

Fine! Rated 8.5 after 1,147,483 votes on 19-Aug-18.

Won 5 Oscars. Another 53 wins & 101 nominations

Maximus is a powerful Roman general, loved by the people and the aging Emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Before his death, the Emperor chooses Maximus to be his heir over his own son, Commodus, and a power struggle leaves Maximus and his family condemned to death. The powerful general is unable to save his family, and his loss of will allows him to get captured and put into the Gladiator games until he (...)

American Beauty (1999)

# 00190 IMDb TOP250 #66

American Beauty (1999)

Tagline... look closer

By Sam Mendes

Drama (2h 02min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.4 after 823,064 votes on 15-Aug-16.

Won 5 Oscars. Another 83 wins & 73 nominations

Lester Burnham is suffering a mid-life crisis that affects the lives of his family which is made up of his super bitch of a wife Carolyn and rebelling daughter Jane who hates him. Carolyn is a real estate agent a little too wrapped up in her job who takes on an affair with business rival Buddy Kane. Meanwhile Jane seems to fall in love with Ricky Fitts, the strange boy next door who is a drug (...)

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

# 00583 IMDb

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Tagline...A Comedy About the Greatest Love Story Almost Never Told...

By John Madden

Comedy, Drama, Romance (2h 03min)

USA USA, UK UK

Fine! Rated 7.2 after 190,559 votes on 13-Feb-18.

Won 7 Oscars. Another 42 wins & 61 nominations

Romantic comedy set in London in the late 16th century: Young playwright William Shakespeare struggles with his latest work "Romeo and Ethel the Pirate's Daughter". A great fan of Shakespeare's plays is young, wealthy Viola who is about to be married to the cold-hearted Lord Wessex, but constantly dreams of becoming an actress. Women were not allowed to act on stage at that time (female roles (...)

Titanic (1997)

# 00811 IMDb

Titanic (1997)

TaglineA woman's heart is a deep ocean of secrets

By James Cameron

Drama, Romance (3h 14min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.8 after 862,854 votes on 07-Oct-17.

Won 11 Oscars. Another 58 wins & 42 nominations

Titanic, the ship of dreams. Is also known as Unsinkable, and it was unsinkable on its departure on April 10th, 1912. And on its epic journey a poor artist named Jack Dawson and a rich girl Rose DeWitt Bukator fall in love, until one night, their fairytale love for one another turns into a struggle for survival on a ship about to founder to the bottom of the North Atlantic. Rose leaves her (...)

The English Patient (1996)

# 00305 IMDb

The English Patient (1996)

TaglineIn love, there are no boundaries.

By Anthony Minghella

Romance, Drama, War (2h 40min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.4 after 159,554 votes on 04-Aug-18.

Won 9 Oscars. Another 41 wins & 37 nominations

A burn victim, a nurse, a thief, and a sapper find themselves in each others company in an old Italian villa close to the end of World War II. Through flashbacks, we see the life of the burn victim, whose passionate love of a woman and choices he made for her ultimately change the lives of one other person in the villa. Not only is this film a search for the identity of the English patient, but a (...)

Braveheart (1995)

# 00178 IMDb TOP250 #73

Braveheart (1995)

TaglineThe courage to face fear

By Mel Gibson

Action, Biography, Drama, War (2h 57min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.4 after 785,297 votes on 07-May-17.

Won 5 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 21 nominations

The movie begins in the small town of Elderslie, Scotland. William lives with his father, who is not named in the film, and his older brother Malcolm. William's father and older brother are called to a meeting a few miles from their home where they find the entire nobility of Scotland hanging. Malcolm and his father then go to a battle between the English and their clan, both die tragically. At (...)

Forrest Gump (1994)

# 00185 IMDb TOP250 #12

Forrest Gump (1994)

TaglineThe world will never be the same once you've seen it through the eyes of Forrest Gump.

By Robert Zemeckis

Comedy, Drama, Romance (2h 22min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.8 after 1,504,585 votes on 04-Aug-18.

Won 6 Oscars. Another 30 wins & 39 nominations

The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he's too stupid to realize the (...)

Schindler's List (1993)

# 00151 IMDb TOP250 #6

Schindler's List (1993)

TaglineWhoever saves one life, saves the world entire.

By Steven Spielberg

Biography, Drama, History, War (3h 15min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.9 after 1,030,218 votes on 21-Sep-18.

Won 7 Oscars. Another 59 wins & 23 nominations

Oskar Schindler is a vain, glorious and greedy German businessman who becomes unlikely humanitarian amid the barbaric Nazi reign when he feels compelled to turn his factory into a refuge for Jews. Based on the true story of Oskar Schindler who managed to save about 1100 Jews from being gassed at the Auschwitz concentration camp. A testament for the good in all of us.

Unforgiven (1992)

# 00244 IMDb TOP250 #118

Unforgiven (1992)

By Clint Eastwood

Drama, Western (2h 11min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.2 after 325,836 votes on 08-Sep-18.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 29 wins & 16 nominations

The town of Big Whisky is full of normal people trying to lead quiet lives. Cowboys try to make a living. Sheriff 'Little Bill' tries to build a house and keep a heavy-handed order. The town whores just try to get by.Then a couple of cowboys cut up a whore. Unsatisfied with Bill's justice, the prostitutes put a bounty on the cowboys. The bounty attracts a young gun billing himself as 'The (...)

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

# 00182 IMDb TOP250 #23

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

TaglineDr. Hannibal Lecter. Brilliant. Cunning. Psychotic. In his mind lies the clue to a ruthless killer. - Clarice Starling, FBI. Brilliant. Vulnerable. Alone. She must trust him to stop the killer.

By Jonathan Demme

Crime, Thriller (1h 58min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.6 after 952,085 votes on 14-Apr-17.

Won 5 Oscars. Another 39 wins & 27 nominations

A psychopath known as Buffalo Bill is kidnapping and murdering young women across the midwest. Believing it takes one to know one, the F.B.I. sends Agent Clarice Starling (Foster) to interview a demented prisoner who may provide psychological insight and clues to the killer's actions. The prisoner is psychiatrist, Dr. Hannibal Lector (Hopkins), a brilliant, murderous cannibal who will only help (...)

Dances with Wolves (1990)

# 00699 IMDb

Dances with Wolves (1990)

TaglineInside everyone is a frontier waiting to be discovered.

By Kevin Costner

Adventure, Drama, Western (3h)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.0 after 200,588 votes on 14-Sep-17.

Won 7 Oscars. Another 28 wins & 21 nominations

Having been sent to a remote outpost in the wilderness of the Dakota territory during the American Civil War, Lieutenant John Dunbar encounters, and is eventually accepted into, the local Sioux tribe. He is known as "Dances with Wolves" to them and as time passes he becomes enamoured by the beautiful "Stands With a Fist". Not soon after, the frontier becomes the frontier no more, and as the army (...)

Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

# 03369 IMDb

Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

TaglineThe comedy that won a Pulitzer Prize

By Bruce Beresford

Drama, Comedy (1h 39min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.4 after 81,655 votes on 09-Feb-18.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 15 wins & 12 nominations

An elderly Jewish widow living in Atlanta can no longer drive. Her son insists she allow him to hire a driver, which in the 1950s meant a black man. She resists any change in her life but, Hoke, the driver is hired by her son. She refuses to allow him to drive her anywhere at first, but Hoke slowly wins her over with his native good graces. The movie is directly taken from a stage play and does (...)

Rain Man (1988)

# 00163 IMDb

Rain Man (1988)

By Barry Levinson

Drama (2h 13min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.0 after 425,539 votes on 07-Aug-18.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 18 wins & 13 nominations

Charley is a hustler. He's been on his own long enough to know how to work people and situations. He finds that the father who threw him out as a teen ager has died. He's left him a now antique convertible and something more important, a previously unknown brother, Raymond. Raymond has Asperger's Disorder, but is able to calculate complicated mathematical problems in his head with great speed and (...)

The Last Emperor (1987)

# 00314 IMDb

The Last Emperor (1987)

TaglineHe was the Lord of Ten Thousand Years, the absolute monarch of China. He was born to rule a world of ancient tradition. Nothing prepared him for our world of change.

By Bernardo Bertolucci

Biography, Drama, History (2h 40min)

China China, UK UK, France France, Italy Italy

Fine! Rated 7.8 after 70,395 votes on 21-Aug-16.

Won 9 Oscars. Another 39 wins & 12 nominations

A biography of Aisin-Gioro "Henry" Pu Yi, who at the age of three was named the Emperor of China, and dies as a gardener at the Botanical Gardens of Peking. Told in an interesting flashback/flashforward style, we learn of Pu Yi's childhood, the time he spent imprisoned in the Forbidden City, his term as the emperor of Japans Manchuguo, and his eventual release back to public life in 1959.

Platoon (1986)

# 00207 IMDb TOP250 #186

Platoon (1986)

TaglineThe first casualty of war is innocence.

By Oliver Stone

Action, Drama, War (2h)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.1 after 304,753 votes on 27-Feb-17.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 18 wins & 9 nominations

A gritty and emotional look at the lives of a platoon of American soldiers as they patrol, fight and die in the jungles of Vietnam as seen through the perspective of a young recruit. Two veteran sergeants clash when one of them precipitates a massacre of villagers.

Out of Africa (1985)

# 03086 IMDb

Out of Africa (1985)

TaglineBased on a true story.

By Sydney Pollack

Biography, Drama, Romance (2h 30min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.2 after 61,362 votes on 27-Aug-18.

Won 7 Oscars. Another 22 wins & 17 nominations

Karen Blixen, a Danish woman, marries a friend for the title of Baroness and they move to Africa and start a coffee plantation. Things unfold when her husband begins cheating on her and is away on business often, so she's at home alone, working on the farm and bonding with two men she met in her first day in Africa. She eventually falls in love with the one, Denys Finch-Hatton and goes on safari (...)

Amadeus (1984)

# 00220 IMDb TOP250 #82

Amadeus (1984)

TaglineThe Man... The Music... The Madness... The Murder... The Motion Picture...

By Milos Forman

Drama, Music (2h 40min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.3 after 319,121 votes on 25-Jul-18.

Won 8 Oscars. Another 32 wins & 13 nominations

Antonio Salieri believes that Mozart's music is divine. He wishes he was himself as good a musician as Mozart so that he can praise the Lord through composing. But he can't understand why God favored Mozart, such a vulgar creature, to be his instrument. Salieri's envy has made him an enemy of God whose greatness was evident in Mozart. He is set to take revenge.

Terms of Endearment (1983)

# 03616 IMDb

Terms of Endearment (1983)

TaglineCome to Laugh, Come to Cry, Come to Care, Come to Terms.

By James L. Brooks

Romance, Comedy, Drama (2h 12min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.4 after 42,436 votes on 20-Mar-17.

Won 5 Oscars. Another 25 wins & 10 nominations

Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of their lives as each finds different reasons to go on living and find joy. Aurora's interludes with Garrett Breedlove, retired astronaut and next door neighbor are quite striking. In the end, different people (...)

Gandhi (1982)

# 00829 IMDb TOP250 #224

Gandhi (1982)

TaglineHis Triumph Changed The World Forever.

By Richard Attenborough

Biography, Drama (3h 08min)

UK UK, India India

Fine! Rated 8.1 after 191,537 votes on 08-Feb-18.

Won 8 Oscars. Another 26 wins & 16 nominations

When Mahatma Gandhi first set foot in British India, he had already been to Britain and South Africa, and had created quite a stir for the betterment of the people. But in India, he realized that he had first to live the life of a peasant to understand what it is to be an Indian. This resolve will lead him to shed his westerners clothing, and don a simple loincloth, be subjected to racial slurs (...)

Chariots of Fire (1981)

# 01560 IMDb

Chariots of Fire (1981)

TaglineThis is the story of two men who run...not to run...but to prove something to the world. They will sacrifice anything to achieve their goals...Except their honor.

By Hugh Hudson

Drama, History, Sport (2h 03min)

UK UK

Fine! Rated 7.2 after 46,101 votes on 23-Apr-18.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 12 wins & 15 nominations

The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a (...)

Ordinary People (1980)

# 04587 IMDb

Ordinary People (1980)

TaglineSome films you watch, others you feel.

By Robert Redford

Drama (2h 04min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.8 after 39,038 votes on 14-Feb-18.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 8 nominations

Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having difficulty being supportive to Conrad. Calvin is trapped between the two trying to hold the family together.

Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

# 00498 IMDb

Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

By Robert Benton

Drama (1h 45min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.8 after 101,814 votes on 17-Feb-17.

Won 5 Oscars. Another 31 wins & 15 nominations

Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy. When he has learned to adjust his life to these new responsibilities, Joanna resurfaces and wants Billy back. Ted however refuses to give him up, so they go (...)

The Deer Hunter (1978)

# 00098 IMDb TOP250 #164

The Deer Hunter (1978)

TaglineOne shot is what it's all about. A deer has to be taken with one shot.

By Michael Cimino

Drama, War (3h 02min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.2 after 232,753 votes on 15-Aug-16.

Won 5 Oscars. Another 15 wins & 20 nominations

Michael, Nick, and Steven are three buddies from the steel mill town of Clairton, Penn.They are like schoolmates, hanging out in a local bar and enjoying weekends of deer-hunting. Michael and Nick are also both in love with Linda, who seems to juggle both of the men. But their placid life is soon to be changed after they are enlisted in the airborne infantry of Vietnam. So they all celebrate a (...)

Annie Hall (1977)

# 00138 IMDb

Annie Hall (1977)

TaglineA nervous romance.

By Woody Allen

Comedy, Romance (1h 33min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.0 after 229,095 votes on 31-Jul-18.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 23 wins & 8 nominations

After breaking up with his girlfriend Annie Hall, neurotic comedian Alvy Singer goes on a stream of conciousness journey through his memories of their relationship, trying to find out what caused them to part ways. He often breaks the fourth wall, speaking to the camera, entering peoples' stories, and even using animation.

Rocky (1976)

# 00752 IMDb TOP250 #216

Rocky (1976)

TaglineHis whole life was a million-to-one shot.

By John G. Avildsen

Action, Drama, Romance, Sport (1h 59min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.1 after 449,958 votes on 10-Sep-18.

Won 3 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 20 nominations

Rocky Balboa is a small-time boxer who lives in an apartment in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and his career has so far not gotten off the canvas. Rocky earns a living by collecting debts for a loan shark named Gazzo, but Gazzo doesn't think Rocky has the viciousness it takes to beat up deadbeats. Rocky still boxes every once in a while to keep his boxing skills sharp, and his ex-trainer, Mickey, (...)

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

# 00192 IMDb TOP250 #16

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

TaglineIf he's crazy, what does that make you?

By Milos Forman

Drama (2h 13min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.7 after 722,188 votes on 28-Apr-17.

Won 5 Oscars. Another 27 wins & 12 nominations

McMurphy, a man with several assault convictions to his name, finds himself in jail once again. This time, the charge is statutory rape when it turns out that his girlfriend had lied about being eighteen, and was, in fact, fifteen (or, as McMurphy puts it, "fifteen going on thirty-five"). Rather than spend his time in jail, he convinces the guards that he's crazy enough to need psychiatric care (...)

The Godfather: Part II (1974)

# 00293 IMDb TOP250 #3

The Godfather: Part II (1974)

By Francis Ford Coppola

Crime, Drama (3h 20min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 9.0 after 938,819 votes on 09-Aug-18.

Won 6 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 16 nominations

The continuing saga of the Corleone crime family tells the story of a young Vito Corleone growing up in Sicily and in 1910s New York; and follows Michael Corleone in the 1950s as he attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.

The Sting (1973)

# 00288 IMDb TOP250 #99

The Sting (1973)

Tagline...all it takes is a little Confidence.

By George Roy Hill

Drama, Crime, Comedy (2h 09min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.3 after 195,164 votes on 19-Nov-17.

Won 7 Oscars. Another 8 wins & 7 nominations

Johnny Hooker is a young con-man who is being taught by Luther. One day they pull one of their con jobs and net themselves a huge roll. What they don't know is that the man they conned is the courier for a numbers runner. And it turns out that the boss, Doyle Lonigan, considers it an attack on him and orders all the people involved terminated. Hooker is shaken down by a crooked cop, Snyder, who (...)

The Godfather (1972)

# 00186 IMDb TOP250 #2 R 

The Godfather (1972)

TaglineAn offer you can't refuse.

By Francis Ford Coppola

Crime, Drama (2h 55min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 9.2 after 1,355,418 votes on 05-Aug-18.

Won 3 Oscars. Another 24 wins & 28 nominations

When the aging head of a famous crime family decides to transfer his position to one of his subalterns, a series of unfortunate events start happening to the family, and a war begins between all the well-known families leading to insolence, deportation, murder and revenge, and ends with the favorable successor being finally chosen.

The French Connection (1971)

# 00448 IMDb

The French Connection (1971)

TaglineThe time is just right for an out and out thriller like this.

By William Friedkin

Action, Thriller, Crime, Drama (1h 44min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.8 after 95,145 votes on 25-Aug-18.

Won 5 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 9 nominations

William Friedkin's gritty police drama portrays two tough New York City cops trying to intercept a huge heroin shipment coming from France. An interesting contrast is established between 'Popeye' Doyle, a short-tempered alcoholic bigot who is nevertheless a hard-working and dedicated police officer, and his nemesis Alain Charnier, a suave and urbane gentleman who is nevertheless a criminal and (...)

Patton (1970)

# 00494 IMDb

Patton (1970)

By Franklin J. Schaffner

Biography, Drama, War (2h 50min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.0 after 76,420 votes on 15-Aug-16.

Won 7 Oscars. Another 15 wins & 9 nominations

The story of General George S. Patton, Jr. during World War II. His battlefield genius garners him fear and respect from the Germans, and resentment and misunderstanding from the Allies. A military historian and poet, he believes he was a warrior in many past lives, and that he is destined for something great during this life, but his stubbornness and controversial methods nearly prevent the (...)

Midnight Cowboy (1969)

# 00075 IMDb

Midnight Cowboy (1969)

TaglineWhetever you hear about Midnight Cowboy is true.

By John Schlesinger

Drama (1h 53min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.9 after 77,272 votes on 23-Sep-16.

Won 3 Oscars. Another 21 wins & 14 nominations

Texas greenhorn Joe Buck (John Voight) arrives in New York for the first time. Preening himself as a real 'hustler', he finds that he is the one getting 'hustled' until he teams up with a down-and-out but resilient outcast named Ratso Rizzo (Dustin Hoffman). The initial 'country cousin meets city cousin' relationship deepens. In their efforts to bilk a hostile world rebuffing them at every turn, (...)

Oliver! (1968)

# 00807 IMDb

Oliver! (1968)

TaglineMore of a Masterpiece Than a Musical! [re-release]

By Carol Reed

Family, Musical, Crime, Drama (2h 33min)

UK UK

Fine! Rated 7.5 after 29,879 votes on 23-Aug-18.

Won 5 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 24 nominations

Oliver Twist is sold to a Dunstable undertaker after asking for more dinner at the orphanage. Escaping to London he is taken in by Fagin to join his gang of child pickpockets. Wrongly accused of a theft he meets a more kindly gentleman who takes him in, to the concern of one of Fagin's old pupils, the violent Bill Sykes. In the middle is Nancy, Sykes' girl whom Oliver has come to trust.

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