Showing 50 titles of total 250 (movies top250). 

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

# 00145 IMDb TOP250 #1

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

TaglineFear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.

By Frank Darabont

Drama (2h 22min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 9.3 after 1,986,057 votes on 23-Aug-18.

Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 12 wins & 13 nominations

Andy Dufresne, is sent to Shawshank Prison for the murder of his wife and secret lover. He is very isolated and lonely at first, but realises there is something deep inside your body, that people can't touch and get to....'HOPE'. Andy becomes friends with prison 'fixer' Red (Morgan Freeman), and Andy epitomises why it is crucial to have dreams. His spirit and determination, leads us into a world (...)

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 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 Dark Knight (2008)

# 05020 IMDb TOP250 #4

The Dark Knight (2008)

TaglineWhy So Serious?

By Christopher Nolan

Action, Crime, Thriller (2h 32min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 9.0 after 1,951,750 votes on 11-Aug-18.

Won 2 Oscars. Another 79 wins & 62 nominations

With just one year having passed after taking out Ra's Al Ghul's plan to have Gotham eliminated and the mysterious disappearance of Dr. Jonathan Crane AKA the Scarecrow, and after the city was nearly plundered with his toxins, Bruce Wayne and his vigilante alter-ego the Batman, continue the seemingly endless effort to bring order to Gotham, with the help of Lt. James Gordon and newly appointed (...)

12 Angry Men (1957)

# 00160 IMDb TOP250 #5

12 Angry Men (1957)

TaglineLife Is In Their Hands -- Death Is On Their Minds!

By Sidney Lumet

Drama, Crime (1h 36min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.9 after 507,751 votes on 27-Sep-17.

Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 12 wins & 7 nominations

Heralded as one of the all-time great theatrical releases, "12 Angry Men" focuses on a jury's deliberations in a capital murder case. A 12-man jury is sent to begin deliberations in the first-degree murder trial of an 18-year-old Latino accused in the stabbing death of his father, where a guilty verdict means an automatic death sentence. The case appears to be open-and-shut: The defendant has a (...)

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.

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 (...)

Pulp Fiction (1994)

# 00189 IMDb TOP250 #8

Pulp Fiction (1994)

TaglineGirls like me don't make invitations like this to just anyone!

By Quentin Tarantino

Crime, Drama (2h 34min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.9 after 1,531,002 votes on 02-Jun-18.

Won Oscar. Another 43 wins & 40 nominations

Vincent Vega and Jules Winnfield are two hitmen on the hunt for a briefcase whose contents were stolen from their boss, Marsellus Wallace. They run into a few unexpected detours along the road. Marsellus is out of town, and he's gotten Vincent to take care of his wife, Mia. That is, take her out for a night on the town. Things go smoothly until one of them makes a huge error. Butch Coolidge is a (...)

Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo. (1966)

# 00169 IMDb TOP250 #9

Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo. (1966)

(The Good, the Bad and the Ugly)

TaglineFor Three Men The Civil War Wasn't Hell. It Was Practice!

By Sergio Leone

Action, Adventure, Western (2h 41min)

Italy Italy, Spain Spain

Fine! Rated 8.9 after 588,722 votes on 21-Aug-18.

1 nomination

Blondie (The Good) is a professional gunslinger who is out trying to earn a few dollars. Angel Eyes (The Bad) is a hit man who always commits to a task and sees it through, as long as he is payed to do so. And Tuco (The Ugly) is a wanted outlaw trying to take care of his own hide. Tuco and Blondie share a partnership together making money off Tuco's bounty, but when Blondie unties the (...)

Fight Club (1999)

# 00006 IMDb TOP250 #10 TV-14 | TV-MA | R 

Fight Club (1999)

TaglineHow much can you know about yourself if you've never been in a fight?

By David Fincher

Drama (2h 19min)

USA USA, Germany Germany

Fine! Rated 8.8 after 1,547,536 votes on 28-Mar-18.

Nominated for Oscar. Another 10 wins & 34 nominations

A nameless first person narrator (Edward Norton) attends support groups in attempt to subdue his emotional state and relieve his insomniac state. When he meets Marla (Helena Bonham Carter), another fake attendee of support groups, his life seems to become a little more bearable. However when he associates himself with Tyler (Brad Pitt) he is dragged into an underground fight club and soap making (...)

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

# 01187 IMDb TOP250 #11

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

TaglineThe Legend Comes to Life

By Peter Jackson

Action, Adventure, Fantasy (2h 58min)

New Zealand New Zealand, USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.8 after 1,325,226 votes on 12-Jun-17.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 61 wins & 70 nominations

An ancient Ring thought lost for centuries has been found, and through a strange twist in fate has been given to a small Hobbit named Frodo. When Gandalf discovers the Ring is in fact the One Ring of the Dark Lord Sauron, Frodo must make an epic quest to the Cracks of Doom in order to destroy it! However he does not go alone. He is joined by Gandalf, Legolas the elf, Gimli the Dwarf, Aragorn, (...)

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 (...)

Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

# 00421 IMDb TOP250 #13

Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

TaglineThe Adventure Continues...

By Irvin Kershner

Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi (2h 04min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.8 after 903,021 votes on 12-May-17.

Won Oscar. Another 10 wins & 12 nominations

The story of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia and the others didn't end with the destruction of the Death Star - it continues in THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK. Imperial forces have since driven the Rebels to hide on the ice world Hoth. But even on such an icy, backwater world, they cannot escape the wicked Darth Vader's eye for long, and he devastates the Rebel base in an assault with the (...)

Inception (2010)

# 07622 IMDb TOP250 #14 TV-14 | PG-13 

Inception (2010)

TaglineYour mind is the scene of the crime

By Christopher Nolan

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller (2h 28min)

USA USA, UK UK

Fine! Rated 8.8 after 1,674,449 votes on 14-Feb-18.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 152 wins & 204 nominations

Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has (...)

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

# 01050 IMDb TOP250 #15

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

TaglineA New Power Is Rising.

By Peter Jackson

Action, Adventure, Fantasy (2h 59min)

USA USA, New Zealand New Zealand, Germany Germany

Fine! Rated 8.7 after 1,109,689 votes on 16-Sep-16.

Won 2 Oscars. Another 59 wins & 63 nominations

The Fellowship has been broken. Boromir is dead, Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee have gone to Mordor alone to destroy the One Ring, Merry and Pippin have been captured by the Uruk-hai, and Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli have made friends of the Rohan, a race of humans that are in the path of the upcoming war, led by its aging king, Théoden. The two towers between Mordor and Isengard, Barad-dúr (...)

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 (...)

Goodfellas (1990)

# 00112 IMDb TOP250 #17 R 

Goodfellas (1990)

Tagline"As far back as I can remember, I've always wanted to be a gangster." -- Henry Hill, Brooklyn, N.Y. 1955.

By Martin Scorsese

Crime, Drama (2h 26min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.7 after 851,482 votes on 21-Jul-18.

Won Oscar. Another 43 wins & 37 nominations

Henry Hill might be a small time gangster, who may have taken part in a robbery with Jimmy Conway and Tommy De Vito, two other gangsters who might have set their sights a bit higher. His two partners could kill off everyone else involved in the robbery, and slowly start to think about climbing up through the hierarchy of the Mob. Henry, however, might be badly affected by his partners' (...)

The Matrix (1999)

# 00243 IMDb TOP250 #18 R 

The Matrix (1999)

TaglineFree your mind

By Lana Wachowski (as The Wachowski Brothers), Lilly Wachowski (as The Wachowski Brothers)

Action, Sci-Fi (2h 16min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.7 after 1,431,413 votes on 15-Sep-18.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 37 wins & 49 nominations

Thomas A. Anderson is a man living two lives. By day he is an average computer programmer and by night a hacker known as Neo. Neo has always questioned his reality, but the truth is far beyond his imagination. Neo finds himself targeted by the police when he is contacted by Morpheus, a legendary computer hacker branded a terrorist by the government. Morpheus awakens Neo to the real world, a (...)

Shichinin no samurai (1954)

# 00299 IMDb TOP250 #19

Shichinin no samurai (1954)

(Seven Samurai)

TaglineThe Mighty Warriors Who Became the Seven National Heroes of a Small Town

By Akira Kurosawa

Action, Adventure, Drama (2h 40min)

Japan Japan

Fine! Rated 8.7 after 270,505 votes on 20-Sep-18.

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations

A village is constantly attacked by well armed bandits. One day after an attack they seek the wisdom of an elder who tells them they cannot afford weapons, but they can find men with weapons, samurai, who will fight for them, if they find samurai who are in down on their luck and wondering where their next meal will come from. They find a very experienced samurai with a good heart who agrees to (...)

Cidade de Deus (2002)

# 00061 IMDb TOP250 #20

Cidade de Deus (2002)

(God's Town)

TaglineFight and you'll never survive..... Run and you'll never escape.

By Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund (co-director)

Crime, Drama (2h 10min)

Brazil Brazil, France France, USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.7 after 557,468 votes on 24-Feb-17.

Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 55 wins & 25 nominations

Cidade de Deus (City of God) is a housing project built in the 1960's that--in the early 80's--became one of the most dangerous places in Rio de Janeiro. The tale tells the stories of many characters whose lives sometimes intersect. However, all is seen through the eyes of a singular narrator: Buscapé, a poor black youth too frail and scared to become an outlaw but also to smart to be content (...)

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

# 00419 IMDb TOP250 #21

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

TaglineA long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...

By George Lucas

Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi (2h 01min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.6 after 1,073,069 votes on 15-Sep-18.

Won 6 Oscars. Another 17 wins & 19 nominations

In a galaxy far, far away, a psychopathic emperor and his most trusted servant - a former Jedi Knight known as Darth Vader - are ruling a universe with fear. They have built a horrifying weapon known as the Death Star, a giant battle station capable of annihilating a world in less than a second. When the Death Star's master plans are captured by the fledgling Rebel Alliance, Vader starts a (...)

Se7en (1995)

# 00168 IMDb TOP250 #22 R 

Se7en (1995)

TaglineLong is the way, and hard, that out of hell leads up to light.

By David Fincher

Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller (2h 07min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.6 after 1,162,729 votes on 29-Jan-18.

Nominated for Oscar. Another 25 wins & 33 nominations

A film about two homicide detectives' (Morgan Freeman and (Brad Pitt desperate hunt for a serial killer who justifies his crimes as absolution for the world's ignorance of the Seven Deadly Sins. The movie takes us from the tortured remains of one victim to the next as the sociopathic "John Doe" (Kevin Spacey) sermonizes to Detectives Somerset and Mills -- one sin at a time. 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 (...)

It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

# 01486 IMDb TOP250 #24

It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

TaglineThey're making memories tonight!

By Frank Capra

Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance (2h 10min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.6 after 301,631 votes on 28-Jun-17.

Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations

George Bailey has spent his entire life giving of himself to the people of Bedford Falls. He has always longed to travel but never had the opportunity in order to prevent rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town. All that prevents him from doing so is George's modest building and loan company, which was founded by his generous father. But on Christmas Eve, George's Uncle Billy (...)

La vita è bella (1997)

# 00355 IMDb TOP250 #25

La vita è bella (1997)

(Life Is Beautiful)

TaglineAn unforgettable fable that proves love, family and imagination conquer all.

By Roberto Benigni

Comedy, Drama, War (1h 56min)

Italy Italy

Fine! Rated 8.6 after 485,206 votes on 23-Dec-17.

Won 3 Oscars. Another 52 wins & 27 nominations

It's 1939. The ebullient, playful Guido comes to town. He works as a waiter under his uncle's eye, an elegant man who is also a Jew. Guido falls for Dora, a schoolteacher, whom he calls "princess" and courts by popping up at unexpected times. She dumps her fiancé to choose Guido. The film jumps ahead to the last months of the war. Nora and Guido have a child, Giosué, and when Guido and the lad (...)

The Usual Suspects (1995)

# 00054 IMDb TOP250 #26

The Usual Suspects (1995)

TaglineFive Criminals . One Line Up . No Coincidence

By Bryan Singer

Crime, Mystery, Thriller (1h 46min)

USA USA, Germany Germany

Fine! Rated 8.6 after 803,983 votes on 29-Jul-17.

Won 2 Oscars. Another 22 wins & 7 nominations

After a waterfront explosion, Verbal, an eye-witness and participant tells the story of events leading up to the conflagration. The story begins when five men are rounded up for a line-up, and grilled about a truck hijacking (the usual suspects). Least pleased is Keaton a crooked cop - exposed, indicted, but now desperately trying to go straight. The cops won't leave him alone, however, and as (...)

Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi (2001)

# 01103 IMDb TOP250 #27

Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi (2001)

(Miyazaki's Spirited Away)

TaglineThe tunnel led Chihiro to a mysterious town...

By Hayao Miyazaki

Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy (2h 05min)

Japan Japan

Fine! Rated 8.6 after 452,845 votes on 06-Apr-17.

Won Oscar. Another 35 wins & 19 nominations

Chihiro and her family are on their way to their new house in the suburbs when her father decides to take a shortcut along a lonely-looking dirt road. After getting out of the car and walking along a path for a while, they discover an open-air restaurant filled with food but with no workers or customers present. Mom and Dad don't hesitate to sit down and dig in, but Chihiro senses danger and (...)

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

# 00183 IMDb TOP250 #28

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

TaglineIn the Last Great Invasion of the Last Great War, The Greatest Danger for Eight Men was Saving... One.

By Steven Spielberg

Action, Drama, War (2h 50min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.6 after 926,683 votes on 10-Feb-17.

Won 5 Oscars. Another 52 wins & 53 nominations

Opening with the Allied invasion of Normandy on 6 June 1944, members of the 2nd Ranger Battalion under Cpt. Miller (Hanks) fight ashore to secure a beachhead. Amidst the fighting, two brothers are killed in action. Earlier in New Guinea, a third brother is KIA. Their mother, Mrs. Ryan, is to receive all three of the grave telegrams on the same day. The United States Army Chief of Staff, George C. (...)

Léon (1994)

# 00166 IMDb TOP250 #29

Léon (1994)

(The Professional)

TaglineIf you want a job done well hire a professional.

By Luc Besson

Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller (1h 50min)

France France

Fine! Rated 8.6 after 869,102 votes on 22-Aug-18.

2 wins & 8 nominations

Leon is an Italian immigrant who fled Italy after having committed a crime there. He now resides in New York City and is working for the mob boss "Uncle" Tony. He lives with his favorite plant in a small apartment in the city next door to a girl he occasionally speaks to whose father is a drug dealer working with crooked DEA officers. One day when she's out getting groceries the crooked agents (...)

The Green Mile (1999)

# 00247 IMDb TOP250 #30

The Green Mile (1999)

TaglineMiracles do happen.

By Frank Darabont

Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery (3h 08min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.5 after 950,394 votes on 02-Sep-18.

Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 23 nominations

Paul Edgecomb is a slightly cynical veteran prison guard on Death row in the 1930's. His faith, and sanity, deteriorated by watching men live and die, Edgecomb is about to have a complete turn around in attitude. Enter John Coffey, He's eight feet tall. He has hands the size of waffle irons. He's been accused of the murder of two children... and he's afraid to sleep in a cell without a (...)

Interstellar (2014)

# 11869 IMDb TOP250 #31 PG-13 

Interstellar (2014)

TaglineMankind was born on Earth. It was never meant to die here.

By Christopher Nolan

Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi (2h 49min)

USA USA, UK UK

Fine! Rated 8.6 after 1,200,610 votes on 19-Aug-18.

Won Oscar. Another 43 wins & 143 nominations

Earth's future has been riddled by disasters, famines, and droughts. There is only one way to ensure mankind's survival: Interstellar travel. A newly discovered wormhole in the far reaches of our solar system allows a team of astronauts to go where no man has gone before, a planet that may have the right environment to sustain human life.

American History X (1998)

# 00070 IMDb TOP250 #32

American History X (1998)

TaglineSome Legacies Must End.

By Tony Kaye

Crime, Drama (1h 59min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.6 after 801,348 votes on 27-Nov-16.

Nominated for Oscar. Another 2 wins & 9 nominations

Derek Vinyard (Edward Norton) returns from prison to find his younger brother, Danny (Edward Furlong), caught in the same web of racism and hatred that landed him in prison. After Derek's father is killed in the line of duty by a minority, Derek's view of mankind is altered, but while in prison, he discovers that there is good and bad in every race. The task before him now is to convince Danny of (...)

Psycho (1960)

# 00910 IMDb TOP250 #33

Psycho (1960)

TaglineA new- and altogether different- screen excitement!!!

By Alfred Hitchcock

Horror, Thriller (1h 49min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.5 after 442,458 votes on 01-Feb-17.

Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations

Marion Crane is a Phoenix, Arizona working girl fed up with having to sneak away during lunch breaks to meet her lover, Sam Loomis, who cannot get married because most of his money goes towards alimony. One Friday, Marion's employer asks her to take $40,000 in cash to a local bank for deposit. Desperate to make a change in her life, she impulsively leaves town with the money, determined to start (...)

City Lights (1931)

# 00763 IMDb TOP250 #34

City Lights (1931)

By Charles Chaplin

Comedy, Drama, Romance (1h 27min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.6 after 116,345 votes on 19-Mar-17.

1 nomination

A tramp falls in love with a beautiful blind girl. Her family is in financial trouble. The tramp's on-and-off friendship with a wealthy man allows him to be the girl's benefactor and suitor.

C'era una volta il West (1968)

# 00102 IMDb TOP250 #35

C'era una volta il West (1968)

(Once Upon a Time in the West)

TaglineThere were three men in her life. One to take her... one to love her... and one to kill her.

By Sergio Leone

Action, Drama, Western (2h 45min)

Italy Italy, USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.6 after 242,302 votes on 10-Dec-17.

3 wins & 2 nominations

A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad in this long frontier epic. Mysterious pasts and the strength of loyalties is explored amid lightning fast gun battles and stylish vistas.

Casablanca (1942)

# 00373 IMDb TOP250 #36

Casablanca (1942)

TaglineMysterious City of Sin and Intrigue !

By Michael Curtiz

Drama, Romance, War (1h 42min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.5 after 451,827 votes on 30-Jul-18.

Won 3 Oscars. Another 1 win & 7 nominations

During World War II, Europeans who were fleeing from the Germans, sought refuge in America. But to get there they would first have to go Casablanca and once they get there, they have to obtain exit visas which are not very easy to come by. Now the hottest spot in all of Casablanca is Rick's Cafe which is operated by Rick Blaine, an American expatriate, who for some reason can't return there, and (...)

Modern Times (1936)

# 00985 IMDb TOP250 #37

Modern Times (1936)

TaglineHe stands alone as the greatest entertainer of modern times! No one on earth can make you laugh as heartily or touch your heart as deeply...the whole world laughs, cries and thrills to his priceless genius!

By Charles Chaplin (as Charlie Chaplin)

Comedy, Drama, Romance (1h 27min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.6 after 147,701 votes on 21-Nov-16.

1 win & 2 nominations

Chaplins last 'silent' film, filled with sound effects, was made when everyone else was making talkies. Charlie turns against modern society, the machine age, (The use of sound in films ?) and progress. Firstly we see him frantically trying to keep up with a production line, tightening bolts. He is selected for an experiment with an automatic feeding machine, but various mishaps leads his boss to (...)

Intouchables (2011)

# 09844 IMDb TOP250 #38

Intouchables (2011)

By Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano

Comedy, Drama (1h 52min)

France France

Fine! Rated 8.6 after 553,324 votes on 23-Apr-17.

23 wins & 32 nominations

A true story of two men who should never have met - a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.

The Pianist (2002)

# 00092 IMDb TOP250 #39

The Pianist (2002)

TaglineMusic was his passion. Survival was his masterpiece.

By Roman Polanski

Biography, Drama, Music, War (2h 30min)

France France, Germany Germany, UK UK, Poland Poland

Fine! Rated 8.5 after 539,172 votes on 04-May-17.

Won 3 Oscars. Another 45 wins & 42 nominations

The true story of Wladyslaw Szpilman who, in the 1930s, was known as the most accomplished piano player in all of Poland, if not Europe. At the outbreak of the Second World War, however, Szpilman becomes subject to the anti-Jewish laws imposed by the conquering Germans. By the start of the 1940s, Szpilman has seen his world go from piano concert halls to the Jewish Ghetto of Warsaw and then must (...)

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 (...)

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

# 00315 IMDb TOP250 #41

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

TaglineTen Years Ago. The Machines Who Rule The Future Sent An Unstoppable Terminator To Assassinate The Yet Unborn John Connor. They Failed. In 1991. The Machines Will Try Again.

By James Cameron

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller (2h 17min)

France France, USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.5 after 746,957 votes on 25-Aug-16.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 20 wins & 17 nominations

In the last movie a cyborg was sent from the future to kill Sarah Connor, but he failed. Now a much more powerful one sent from the future to kill Sarah's son- John Connor (Edward Furlong), the leader of the future rebels. A terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger) was send from the future once more, but this time to protect Connor. The only problem is that the terminator who was send to kill Connor is (...)

Back to the Future (1985)

# 00432 IMDb TOP250 #42

Back to the Future (1985)

TaglineHe's the only kid ever to get into trouble before he was born. [UK]

By Robert Zemeckis

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi (1h 56min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.5 after 867,197 votes on 23-Jun-18.

Won Oscar. Another 9 wins & 18 nominations

Marty McFly is an aspiring musician, but he is not sure of what the future holds for him; first his band was rejected as the performing band for the school dance, and historically, no McFly has succeeded in anything. The only bright spots in his existence are his girlfriend and Emmett Brown, the town crackpot scientist, who is Marty's good friend. Marty was helping brown with his latest invention (...)

Rear Window (1954)

# 00529 IMDb TOP250 #43

Rear Window (1954)

TaglineThrough his rear window and the eye of his powerful camera he watched a great city tell on itself, expose its cheating ways...and Murder!

By Alfred Hitchcock

Mystery, Thriller (1h 52min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.5 after 377,233 votes on 24-Aug-18.

Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations

In 1950-something New York, an adventuresome free-lance photographer finds himself confined to a wheelchair in his tiny apartment while a broken leg mends. With only the occasional distraction of a visiting nurse and his frustrated love interest, a beautiful fashion consultant, his attention is naturally drawn to the courtyard outside his "rear window" and the occupants of the apartment buildings (...)

Whiplash (2014)

# 11847 IMDb TOP250 #44

Whiplash (2014)

By Damien Chazelle

Drama, Music (1h 47min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.5 after 404,555 votes on 03-Sep-16.

Won 3 Oscars. Another 87 wins & 130 nominations

A young and talented drummer attending a prestigious music academy finds himself under the wing of the most respected professor at the school, one who does not hold back on abuse towards his students. The two form an odd relationship as the student tries to achieve greatness, and the professor tries to stop him.

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

# 00228 IMDb TOP250 #45

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

TaglineIf you don't go to the movies - you won't see...

By Steven Spielberg

Action, Adventure, Thriller (1h 55min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.5 after 697,782 votes on 29-Mar-17.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 20 nominations

The year is 1936. Archeology professor Indiana Jones narrowly escapes death in a South American temple with a gold idol - by poison dart, fall, and finally a giant boulder that chases him out the front. An old enemy, Rene Belloq, steals the idol and then orders Hovito indians after Indy. Indy, however, escapes back to the USA, where Army Intelligence officers are waiting for him at his (...)

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

# 14772 IMDb TOP250 #46 PG-13 

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

TaglineAn entire universe. Once and for all.

By Anthony Russo (directed by), Joe Russo (directed by)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi (2h 29min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.7 after 433,716 votes on 09-Aug-18.

17 nominations

As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Everything the Avengers have fought for has (...)

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 (...)

The Lion King (1994)

# 03398 IMDb TOP250 #48

The Lion King (1994)

TaglineLife's greatest adventure is finding your place in the Circle of Life.

By Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff

Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical (1h 29min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.5 after 782,138 votes on 29-Aug-18.

Won 2 Oscars. Another 20 wins & 20 nominations

A young lion prince is born in Africa, thus making his uncle Scar the second in line to the throne. Scar plots with the hyenas to kill King Mufasa and Prince Simba, thus making himself King. The King is killed and Simba is led to believe by Scar that it was his fault, and so flees the kingdom in shame. After years of exile he is persuaded to return home to overthrow the usurper and claim the (...)

The Prestige (2006)

# 02287 IMDb TOP250 #49

The Prestige (2006)

TaglineA Friendship, That Became a Rivalry...A Rivalry, That Became a Battle.

By Christopher Nolan

Drama, Fantasy, Thriller (2h 10min)

USA USA, UK UK

Fine! Rated 8.5 after 973,973 votes on 23-Feb-18.

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 14 nominations

A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences. From the time that they first met as young magicians on the rise, Robert Angier and Alfred Borden were competitors. However, their friendly competition evolves into a bitter rivalry making them fierce (...)

Memento (2000)

# 00375 IMDb TOP250 #50

Memento (2000)

TaglineSome memories are best forgotten

By Christopher Nolan

Crime, Mystery, Thriller (1h 53min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.5 after 938,295 votes on 26-Nov-17.

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 39 wins & 30 nominations

Leonard (Guy Pearce) is an insurance investigator whose memory has been damaged following a head injury he sustained after intervening on his wife's murder. His quality of life has been severely hampered after this event, and he can now only live a comprehendable life by tattooing notes on himself and taking pictures of things with a Polaroid camera. The movie is told in forward flashes of events (...)

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