Best Movies Ever

Posted on 07 June 2019

Best Movies Ever

46. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Top 50 Movie The Silence of the Lambs
Jodie Foster stars as Clarice Starling, a top student at the FBI’s training academy. Jack Crawford (Scott Glenn) wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out.

IMDb 8.6 / Release Date: 1991
Trailer / Director: Jonathan Demme

45. Se7en (1995)

Top 50 Movie Seven
When retiring police Detective William Somerset (Morgan Freeman) tackles a final case with the aid of newly transferred David Mills (Brad Pitt), they discover a number of elaborate and grizzly murders. They soon realize they are dealing with a serial killer (Kevin Spacey) who is targeting people he thinks represent one of the seven deadly sins. Somerset also befriends Mills’ wife, Tracy (Gwyneth Paltrow), who is pregnant and afraid to raise her child in the crime-riddled city.

IMDb 8.6 / Release Date: 1995
Trailer / Director: David Fincher

44. Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)

Top 50 Movie Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
The Imperial Forces — under orders from cruel Darth Vader (David Prowse) — hold Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) hostage, in their efforts to quell the rebellion against the Galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and Han Solo (Harrison Ford), captain of the Millennium Falcon, work together with the companionable droid duo R2-D2 (Kenny Baker) and C-3PO (Anthony Daniels) to rescue the beautiful princess, help the Rebel Alliance, and restore freedom and justice to the Galaxy.

IMDb 8.6 / Release Date: 1977
Trailer / Director: George Lucas

43. 12 Angry Men (1957)

Top 50 Movie 12 Angry Men
Following the closing arguments in a murder trial, the 12 members of the jury must deliberate, with a guilty verdict meaning death for the accused, an inner-city teen. As the dozen men try to reach a unanimous decision while sequestered in a room, one juror (Henry Fonda) casts considerable doubt on elements of the case. Personal issues soon rise to the surface, and conflict threatens to derail the delicate process that will decide one boy’s fate.

IMDb 8.9 / Release Date: 2005
Trailer / Director: Sidney Lumet

42. Schindler’s List (1993)

Top 50 Movie Schindler's List
Businessman Oskar Schindler (Liam Neeson) arrives in Krakow in 1939, ready to make his fortune from World War II, which has just started. After joining the Nazi party primarily for political expediency, he staffs his factory with Jewish workers for similarly pragmatic reasons. When the SS begins exterminating Jews in the Krakow ghetto, Schindler arranges to have his workers protected to keep his factory in operation, but soon realizes that in so doing, he is also saving innocent lives.

IMDb 8.9 / Release Date: 1993
Trailer / Director: Steven Spielberg

41. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

Top 50 Movie The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
In the Southwest during the Civil War, a mysterious stranger, Joe (Clint Eastwood), and a Mexican outlaw, Tuco (Eli Wallach), form an uneasy partnership — Joe turns in the bandit for the reward money, then rescues him just as he is being hanged. When Joe’s shot at the noose goes awry during one escapade, a furious Tuco tries to have him murdered. The men re-team abruptly, however, to beat out a sadistic criminal and the Union army and find $20,000 that a soldier has buried in the desert.

IMDb 8.8 / Release Date: 1966
Trailer / Director: Sergio Leone

40. Forrest Gump (1994)

Top 50 Movie Forrest Gump
Slow-witted Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) has never thought of himself as disadvantaged, and thanks to his supportive mother (Sally Field), he leads anything but a restricted life. Whether dominating on the gridiron as a college football star, fighting in Vietnam or captaining a shrimp boat, Forrest inspires people with his childlike optimism. But one person Forrest cares about most may be the most difficult to save — his childhood love, the sweet but troubled Jenny (Robin Wright).

IMDb 8.8 / Release Date: 1994
Trailer / Director: Robert Zemeckis

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

Top 50 Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
The sequel to the Golden Globe-nominated and AFI Award-winning “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring,” “The Two Towers” follows the continuing quest of Frodo (Elijah Wood) and the Fellowship to destroy the One Ring. Frodo and Sam (Sean Astin) discover they are being followed by the mysterious Gollum. Aragorn (Viggo Mortensen), the Elf archer Legolas and Gimli the Dwarf encounter the besieged Rohan kingdom, whose once great King Theoden has fallen under Saruman’s deadly spell.

IMDb 8.7 / Release Date: 2002
Trailer / Director: Peter Jackson

38. Seven Samurai (1954)

Top 50 Movie Seven Samurai
A samurai answers a village’s request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai gathers six others to help him teach the people how to defend themselves, and the villagers provide the soldiers with food. A giant battle occurs when 40 bandits attack the village.

IMDb 8.7 / Release Date: 1954
Trailer / Director: Akira Kurosawa

37. The Matrix (1999)

Top 50 Movie The Matrix
Neo (Keanu Reeves) believes that Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne), an elusive figure considered to be the most dangerous man alive, can answer his question — What is the Matrix? Neo is contacted by Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss), a beautiful stranger who leads him into an underworld where he meets Morpheus. They fight a brutal battle for their lives against a cadre of viciously intelligent secret agents. It is a truth that could cost Neo something more precious than his life.

IMDb 8.7 / Release Date: 1999
Trailer / Director: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

36. Goodfellas (1990)

Top 50 Movie Goodfellas
A young man grows up in the mob and works very hard to advance himself through the ranks. He enjoys his life of money and luxury, but is oblivious to the horror that he causes. A drug addiction and a few mistakes ultimately unravel his climb to the top. Based on the book “Wiseguy” by Nicholas Pileggi.

IMDb 8.7 / Release Date: 1990
Trailer / Director: Martin Scorsese

35. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

Top 50 Movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
When Randle Patrick McMurphy (Jack Nicholson) gets transferred for evaluation from a prison farm to a mental institution, he assumes it will be a less restrictive environment. But the martinet Nurse Ratched (Louise Fletcher) runs the psychiatric ward with an iron fist, keeping her patients cowed through abuse, medication and sessions of electroconvulsive therapy. The battle of wills between the rebellious McMurphy and the inflexible Ratched soon affects all the ward’s patients.

IMDb 8.7 / Release Date: 1975
Trailer / Director: Milos Forman

34. The Kings of Summer (2013)

Top 50 Movie The Kings of Summer
Three teenagers (Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso, Moises Arias) carry out a plan to leave their dysfunctional parents, build a house in the woods and live off the land.

IMDb 7.2 / Release Date: 2013
Trailer / Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts

33. Down in the Valley (2005)

Top 50 Movie Down in the Valley
On a trip to the beach, a teenage girl named Tobe (Evan Rachel Wood) meets a charismatic stranger named Harlan (Edward Norton), who dresses like a cowboy and claims to be a former ranch hand. The pair feel an instant attraction and begin a relationship, but her father (David Morse), a lawman, is suspicious of her lover.

IMDb 6.4 / Release Date: 2005
Trailer / Director: David Jacobson

32. Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)

Top 50 Movie Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Bill (Alex Winter) and Ted (Keanu Reeves) are high school buddies starting a band. However, they are about to fail their history class, which means Ted would be sent to military school. They receive help from Rufus (George Carlin), a traveler from a future where their band is the foundation for a perfect society. With the use of Rufus’ time machine, Bill and Ted travel to various points in history, returning with important figures to help them complete their final history presentation.

IMDb 6.9 / Release Date: 1989
Trailer / Director: Stephen Herek

31. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

Top 50 Movie Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Stacy Hamilton (Jennifer Jason Leigh) is a pretty, but inexperienced, teen interested in dating. Given advice by her uninhibited friend, Linda Barrett (Phoebe Cates), Stacy gets trapped in a love triangle with nice guy Mark Ratner (Brian Backer) and his more assured buddy Mike Damone (Robert Romanus). Meanwhile, Stacy’s classmate Jeff Spicoli (Sean Penn), who lives for surfing and being stoned, faces off against Mr. Hand (Ray Walston), a strict teacher who has no time for the slacker’s antics.

IMDb 7.2 / Release Date: 1982
Trailer / Director: Amy Heckerling

30. Jawbreaker (1999)

Top 50 Movie Jawbreaker
When an exclusive clique of teenage socialites accidentally murders their best friend, Liz (Charlotte Ayanna), on the morning of her birthday, the three girls responsible — Courtney (Rose McGowan), Julie (Rebecca Gayheart) and Marcie (Julie Benz) — conspire to hide the truth. As the trio make over nerdy reject Fern Mayo (Judy Greer) and groom her to take Liz’s place, crack police Detective Vera Cruz (Pam Grier) launches an investigation that will turn Reagan High School upside down.

IMDb rating / Release Date: 1999
Trailer / Director: drect

29. The Beguiled (2017)

Top 50 Movie The Beguiled
Cpl. John McBurney is an injured Union soldier who finds himself on the run as a deserter during the Civil War. He seeks refuge at an all-female Southern boarding school where the teachers and students seem more than willing to help. Soon, sexual tensions lead to dangerous rivalries as the women tend to his wounded leg while offering him comfort and companionship.

IMDb 5.5 / Release Date: 2017
Trailer / Director: Darren Stein

28. Antichrist (2009)

Top 50 Movie Antichrist
While a married couple (Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg) is having sex, their infant son in a nearby room falls out a window to his death. She becomes distraught and is hospitalized, but her husband, who is a psychiatrist, attempts to treat her. Deciding that she needs to face her fears, he takes her to a cabin in the woods where she spent a previous summer with the boy. Once they are there, she becomes more unhinged and starts perpetrating sexual violence on her husband and herself.

IMDb 6.6 / Release Date: 2009
Trailer / Director: Lars von Trier

27. The Lobster (2015)

Top 50 Movie The Lobster
In a dystopian society, single people must find a mate within 45 days or be transformed into an animal of their choice.

IMDb 7.1 / Release Date: 2015
Trailer / Director: Yorgos Lanthimos

26. The Midnight Meat Train (2008)

Top 50 Movie The Midnight Meat Train
When struggling photographer Leon Kaufman (Bradley Cooper) meets the owner of a prominent art gallery, he sees a chance for the success that has, so far, eluded him. Determined to show the darker side of humanity for his debut showing, Leon crosses paths with Mahogany (Vinnie Jones) a serial killer who preys on late-night subway commuters. His fascination with Mahogany pulls him — and his lover (Leslie Bibb) — deep into an evil abyss.

IMDb 6.1 / Release Date: 2008
Trailer / Director: Ryûhei Kitamura

25. The Girl on the Train (2016)

Top 50 Movie The Girl on the Train
Commuter Rachel Watson (Emily Blunt) catches daily glimpses of a seemingly perfect couple, Scott and Megan, from the window of her train. One day, Watson witnesses something shocking unfold in the backyard of the strangers’ home. Rachel tells the authorities what she thinks she saw after learning that Megan is now missing and feared dead. Unable to trust her own memory, the troubled woman begins her own investigation, while police suspect that Rachel may have crossed a dangerous line.

IMDb 6.5 / Release Date: 2016
Trailer / Director: Tate Taylor

24. The Rocker (2008)

Top 50 Movie The Rocker
As a drummer with the ’80s hair band Vesuvius, Robert “Fish” Fishman lived his dream as a rock ‘n’ roll demigod until his band mates kicked him out. Twenty years later, Fish gets a second shot at sitting on the throne of music stardom when his teenage nephew’s group hires him as the new drummer.

IMDb 6.2 / Release Date: 2008
Trailer / Director: Peter Cattaneo

23. War Dogs (2016)

Top 50 Movie War Dogs
With the war in Iraq raging on, a young man (Jonah Hill) offers his childhood friend a chance to make big bucks by becoming an international arms dealer. Together, they exploit a government initiative that allows businesses to bid on U.S. military contracts. Starting small allows the duo to rake in money and live the high life. They soon find themselves in over their heads after landing a $300 million deal to supply Afghan forces, a deal that puts them in business with some very shady people.

IMDb 7.1 / Release Date: 2016
Trailer / Director: Todd Phillips

22. Burnt (2015)

Top 50 Movie Burnt
Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) was once a top chef in Paris until drugs and alcohol led to a meltdown that put his career on hold. After moving from New Orleans to London, Adam gets a shot at redemption when his former maitre d’ (Daniel Brühl) reluctantly hires him as the head chef of his fine-dining restaurant. Demanding perfection from his newly formed staff (Sienna Miller, Omar Sy), the acerbic and temperamental Jones gets a second chance to fulfill his dream of earning a third Michelin star.

IMDb 6.6 / Release Date: 2015
Trailer / Director: John Wells

21. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Top 50 Movie Silver Linings Playbook
After losing his job and wife, and spending time in a mental institution, Pat Solatano (Bradley Cooper) winds up living with his parents (Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver). He wants to rebuild his life and reunite with his wife, but his parents would be happy if he just shared their obsession with the Philadelphia Eagles. Things get complicated when Pat meets Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence), who offers to help him reconnect with his wife, if he will do something very important for her in exchange.

IMDb 7.7 / Release Date: 2012
Trailer / Director: David O. Russell

20. Limitless (2011)

Top 50 Movie Limitless
Facing unemployment and his girlfriend’s rejection, writer Eddie Morra (Bradley Cooper) is sure that he has no future. That all changes when an old friend gives him a drug that produces enhanced mental acuity. Stoked on the untested chemical, Eddie rises to the top of the financial world and attracts the attention of a tycoon (Robert De Niro) who intends to use him to make a fortune. But terrible side-effects and a dwindling supply threaten to collapse Eddie’s house of cards.

IMDb 7.4 / Release Date: 2011
Trailer / Director: Neil Burger

19. American Hustle (2013)

Top 50 Movie American Hustle
Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale) dabbles in forgery and loan-sharking, but when he falls for fellow grifter Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams), things change in a big way. Caught red-handed by FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper), Irv and Sydney are forced to work under cover as part of DiMaso’s sting operation to nail a New Jersey mayor (Jeremy Renner). Meanwhile, Irv’s jealous wife (Jennifer Lawrence) may be the one to bring everyone’s world crashing down. Based on the 1970s Abscam case.

IMDb 7.2 / Release Date: 2013
Trailer / Director: David O. Russell

18. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Top 50 Movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Peter Quill and his fellow Guardians are hired by a powerful alien race, the Sovereign, to protect their precious batteries from invaders. When it is discovered that Rocket has stolen the items they were sent to guard, the Sovereign dispatch their armada to search for vengeance. As the Guardians try to escape, the mystery of Peter’s parentage is revealed.

IMDb 7.7 / Release Date: 2017
Trailer / Director: James Gunn

17. Wedding Crashers (2005)

Top 50 Movie Wedding Crashers
Jeremy (Vince Vaughn) and John (Owen Wilson) are divorce mediators who spend their free time crashing wedding receptions. For the irrepressible duo, there are few better ways to drink for free and bed vulnerable women. So when Secretary of the Treasury William Cleary (Christopher Walken) announces the wedding of his daughter, the pair make it their mission to crash the high-profile event. But their game hits a bump in the road when John locks eyes with bridesmaid Claire (Rachel McAdams).

IMDb 7.0 / Release Date: 2005
Trailer / Director: David Dobkin

16. Brothers (2009)

Top 50 Movie Brothers
Siblings Sam (Tobey Maguire) and Tommy Cahill (Jake Gyllenhaal) are as far apart as brothers can be; while Sam serves his country as a Marine, Tommy is a drifter who just got out of prison. When Sam is shot down and presumed dead in Afghanistan, Tommy vows to take care of Sam’s wife, Grace (Natalie Portman), and his children. Tommy and Grace become close, and when Sam unexpectedly returns home, the consequences of their actions threaten the foundation of the entire family.

IMDb 7.1 / Release Date: 2009
Trailer / Director: Jim Sheridan

15. Donnie Darko (2001)

Top 50 Movie Donnie Darko
During the presidential election of 1988, a teenager named Donnie Darko sleepwalks out of his house one night and sees a giant, demonic-looking rabbit named Frank, who tells him the world will end in 28 days. When Donnie returns home, he finds that a jet engine has crashed into his bedroom. Is Donnie living in a parallel universe, is he suffering from mental illness – or will the world really end?

IMDb 8.1 / Release Date: 2001
Trailer / Director: Richard Kelly

14. Nocturnal Animals (2016)

Top 50 Movie Nocturnal Animals
A successful Los Angeles art-gallery owner’s idyllic life is marred by the constant traveling of her handsome second husband. While he is away, she is shaken by the arrival of a manuscript written by her first husband, who she has not seen in years. The manuscript tells the story of a teacher who finds a trip with his family turning into a nightmare. As Susan reads the book, it forces her to examine her past and confront some dark truths.

IMDb 7.5 / Release Date: 2016
Trailer / Director: Tom Ford

13. Stronger (2017)

Top 50 Movie Stronger
Jeff Bauman loses both of his legs when two bombs explode during the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. After regaining consciousness in the hospital, Jeff is able to help law enforcement identify one of the suspects, but his own battle is just beginning. With unwavering support from his family and girlfriend, Bauman embarks on a long and heroic journey to physical and emotional rehabilitation.

IMDb 7.0 / Release Date: 2017
Trailer / Director: David Gordon Green

12. Demolition (2015)

Top 50 Movie Demolition
Grieving investment banker Davis Mitchell (Jake Gyllenhaal) returns to work after losing his beloved wife in a tragic car accident. After writing a letter to complain about a vending machine, Mitchell receives a phone call from Karen (Naomi Watts), a customer service rep from the company. Karen becomes moved by his complete honesty, while Davis finds someone to lend a sympathetic ear. As his new friendship with Karen and her son grows, Mitchell finds the strength he needs to rebuild his life.

IMDb 7.0 / Release Date: 2015
Trailer / Director: Jean-Marc Vallée

11. Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Top 50 Movie Brokeback Mountain
In 1963, rodeo cowboy Jack Twist (Jake Gyllenhaal) and ranch hand Ennis Del Mar (Heath Ledger) are hired by rancher Joe Aguirre (Randy Quaid) as sheep herders in Wyoming. One night on Brokeback Mountain, Jack makes a drunken pass at Ennis that is eventually reciprocated. Though Ennis marries his longtime sweetheart, Alma (Michelle Williams), and Jack marries a fellow rodeo rider (Anne Hathaway), the two men keep up their tortured and sporadic affair over the course of 20 years.

IMDb 7.7 / Release Date: 2005
Trailer / Director: Ang Lee

10. Sicario (2015)

Top 50 Movie Sicario
After rising through the ranks of her male-dominated profession, idealistic FBI agent Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) receives a top assignment. Recruited by mysterious government official Matt Graver (Josh Brolin), Kate joins a task force for the escalating war against drugs. Led by the intense and shadowy Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro), the team travels back-and-forth across the U.S.-Mexican border, using one cartel boss (Bernardo Saracino) to flush out a bigger one (Julio Cesar Cedillo).

IMDb 7.6 / Release Date: 2015
Trailer / Director: Denis Villeneuve

9. Midnight Cowboy (1969)

Top 50 Movie Midnight Cowboy
Convinced of his irresistible appeal to women, Texas dishwasher Joe Buck (Jon Voight) quits his job and heads for New York City, thinking he’ll latch on to some rich dowager. New York, however, is not as hospitable as he imagined, and Joe soon finds himself living in an abandoned building with a Dickensian layabout named Enrico “Ratso” Rizzo (Dustin Hoffman). The two form a rough alliance, and together they kick-start Joe’s hustling career just as Ratso’s health begins to deteriorate.

IMDb 7.9 / Release Date: 1969
Trailer / Director: John Schlesinger

8. Fanboys (2009)

Top 50 Movie Fanboys
To honor the wishes of their dying friend, some diehard “Star Wars” fans set out on a cross-country road trip to George Lucas’ famous Skywalker Ranch. There, they intend to treat their pal to a screening of the movie series’ latest installment before its official release.

IMDb 6.6 / Release Date: 2009
Trailer / Director: Kyle Newman

7. Shanghai Knights (2003)

Top 50 Movie Shanghai Knights
After taming the wild west in the comedy “Shanghai Noon,” Chon Wang (Jackie Chan) and Roy O’Bannon (Owen Wilson) are back in the saddle, but off the range — this time, they’re out to settle a score in civilized London in the sequel, “Shanghai Knights.” When a Chinese rebel murders Chon’s estranged father and escapes to England, Chon and Roy make their way to London with revenge on their minds.

IMDb 6.2 / Release Date: 2003
Trailer / Director: David Dobkin

6. The Usual Suspects (1995)

Top 50 Movie The Usual Suspects
“The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist,” says con man Kint . Kint attempts to convince the feds that the mythic crime lord not only exists, but is also responsible for drawing Kint and his four partners into a multi-million dollar heist that ended with an explosion in San Pedro Harbor – leaving few survivors.

IMDb 8.6 / Release Date: 1995
Trailer / Director: Bryan Singer

5. Big Fish (2003)

Top 50 Movie Big Fish
A journalist named William travels to visit his ill father to see him. Their relationship was strange as William was always been lied to by his father by his exaggerated stories. William then went on an adventure to discover those stories.

IMDb 8.0 / Release Date: 2003
Trailer / Director: Tim Burton

4. Planet of the Apes (2001)

Top 50 Movie Planet of the Apes
when three astronauts land in a far away planet, they are shocked to see how futuristic it is where the planet is run by apes with complex technology and a class system and they use humans as their slaves. this film really makes the viewer think about our previous acts.

IMDb 5.7 / Release Date: 2001
Trailer / Director: Tim Burton

3. Apocalypse Now (1979)

Top 50 Movie Apocalypse Now
An epic war film about the insanity and horrors of mankind. Vietnam 1970, Willard joins the army for three years following harsh weather and the horrible fears of war to come with it. He is tasked with killing Kurtz who was a military general who became crazy for power.

IMDb 8.5 / Release Date: 1979
Trailer / Director: Francis Ford Coppola

2. The Social Network (2010)

Top 50 Movie The Social Network
A classic story of betrayal is applied to a modern twist with a technological setting. The infamous Facebook includes this incredible story of when Mark Zuckerberg dropped out of Harvard to pursue the development of Facebook, only to have his former friend claiming ownership for his work, leading to a lawsuit.

IMDb 7.7 / Release Date: 2010
Trailer / Director: David Fincher

1. Pineapple Express (2008)

Top 50 Movie Pineapple Express
A marijuana enthusiast Dale Denton is introduced to a new strain by his dealer called Pineapple Express. When Dale was in a murder crime scene, he dropped some Pineapple Express and the killers aim to hunt him down by tracing the weed back to him.

IMDb 7.0 / Release Date: 2008
Trailer / Director: David Gordon Green

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