When we thought of writing this article to guide you on the best Hollywood movies to watch, we wanted to ensure they are as close to the ‘must-watch‘. This led us to an in-depth research on the innumerable list of Hollywood flicks and we zeroed in on the following, basis user ratings/reviews and critic’s rating/review.
There are such exceptional movies hence to rank them would tantamount to doing injustice to them. So, in no particular order..here we go….
The Shawshank Redemption
It is a story of a banker getting poisoned in the case of murder of his wife, the movie remains a suspense till the last 5 mins of the movie.
The Dark Knight
This movie is every viewer and critic favorite. The character “Joker” played by Heath Ledger was praised by everyone across the globe. He was so much into the character that during a shot in the movie when the detonators did not fire due to technical failure for few sec, he continued the scene and dialogues of his own and made it look more than real.
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ForrestGump is an Oscar wining movie featuring Tom Hanks in the lead role. You will never grow tired watching this movie.
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The Godfather (1972)
This movie never gets old, no such thing as seeing this movie too many times. A pure classic in every sense and every word.
Good movies give you something to think, this movie will is beyond what you can think and dream. The last scene of the movie will leave you with a lot to think, you might have to watch the movie again and again to understand the last scene if you do no concentrate right from the beginning. There are huge number of blogs online explaining the meaning of the last scene for those who don’t understand it.
Life Is Beautiful
As the name suggest, this is indeed a beautiful story of a couple and their son, the way Jewish father shields his son from war like situation with his humor will leave you with tears in your eyes.
The Great Dictator
The speech delivered in this movie is something you will not forget for your life. This is one of the best movie by Charlie Chaplin.
The Pursuit of Happiness
This movie will inspire you in many ways. This movie also teaches on how to rise when you fall. The last scene of the movie will give you goosebumps.
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Flash Of The Genius
Based on a true story of a college professor who claimed that his idea of automatic wind shield wiper was stolen by Detroit auto maker. He decided to spend rest of his fighting this case, we will not reveal all the suspense here 🙂
The God Father II
Michael, Vito Corleone’s son takes the empire forward in the world of crime and invites dangers with business deals with the gangsters.
Joe Pesci and Leonardo Dicaprio at their best in the gangster role. The character Tommy played by Joe is the best part of the movie, I still cant forget the bar scene..a gimps of which is given below
Into The Wild
Christopher McCandless leaves his family and luxurious city life after graduation and leaves for his journey to Alaksa. The journey of #TotalDisconnect from city life to Alaska is beautiful and worth more than the luxury city life
12 Angry Men
A movie where an open and shut court case becomes one of the most interesting detective story
The Silence Of The Lambs
The FBI agent seeks help from a psychopathic serial killer Hannibal Lecter to arrest another serial killer, this is one of the best suspense movie
6 Americans get stuck in Tehran during the US hostage crisis in Iran, director an actor Ben Affleck risks his life to go for the rescue operation in Tehran. The airport scene in the movie will keep you on the edge of your chair
This is a masterpiece by Steven Spielberg. Movie revolves around the story of a German industrialist saving his Jewish employees after witnessing the ill treated in Poland
The movie is on how a Samurai gathers 6 Samurais and trains them to fight against the 40 bandits to protect their village. This is that kind of movie which you will love to watch again and again.
It’s a Wonderful Life
This movie has so much to witness and feel. This is that kind of movie which you should watch with your kids and family and I bet you will watch it again and again, its flawless
The Social Network
This movie is based on the real life story of Mark Zuckerber, founder of facebook. This movie will tell you how facebook started and expanded. Its a must watch for anyone who ever thinks of starting up his own company.
I have personally watched it 17 times and never got bored of it. My favorite dialogue from the movie is “I feel the need, the need for speed” by Tom Cruise at his best! Top Gun also got the “People’s choice award for Favorite movie”
This is an absolute piece of gold. Everything is good about this movie right from the title to the credits. Its hard to choose and tell you the favorite scene from the movie, but you will LOVE when Judah Ben Hur returns to Messala! The movie is about a Palestinian Jew who battles the Roman empire during the time of Christ. The last scene of the movie move you.
Titanic (Oscar winning movie)
If you have not watched this movie I am sure you must have at-least heard of this movie. Titanic was worlds largest moving object which carried over 1500 people to death. Movie also features an intense love story of Jack and Rose. Their was only one who survived in the Titanic ship accident, we will not reveal the secret here..do watch the movie to find out.
One of the best science fiction adventure movie ever created. This movie is about a selected group of people who were chosen to visit an island theme park. The park mastermind assured it to be safe, however it turns out to be an horrifying experience. This movie is an absolute thriller to watch.
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Pirates of Silicon Valley
An inspiring real life story of the visionary Steve Jobs and Bill gates. This movie will take you though the journey and the battle of Apple and Microsoft. Want to know how billion dollar companies starts from the garages? Want to know what it takes to make a quality brand like Apple? Then this movie is a must watch for you..
If you are a Robert De Niro fan, this movie is a must watch for you. My favorite dialogue from the movie is “One day a real Rain is going to come and wash all the filth of the street”. This movie is about a mentally unstable insomniac veteran taxi driver who ends up getting driven to save preadolescent prostitute named Iris.
A thriller movie based on the story of a detective who lands in the city of LA for Christmas holidays with his wife but learns about the hostage situation in an office building where his wife was one of the hostage.
This movie is about an IT professional fighting war against powerful computers who rule the world with a program called “The Matrix”
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
This is a brilliant film with a sad ending. There is some similarity between this movie and “The Shawshank Redemption”. A prisoner (McMurphy) fakes insanity to escape and gets shifted to the ward for mentally unstable where he has to deal with the cruel nurse. The battle between McMurphy and the cruel nurse effects all the ward patients and they all come together to escape.
The Unusual Suspects
This is a crime film revolving around 5 criminals who meet each other during a routine police line-up. They end up forming a team to steal precious emerald worth 3 million dollar.
There are 100’s more in the list but we thought of introducing you to only the best ones. If we have missed anything in the list, we would love to hear it from you in the comments section below.
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