One of those rare film which left an impression even after a years.
IMDB: Schindlers List
2.The Shawshank Redemption
An engaging film about friendship, will power and hope
IMDB: The Shawshank Redemption
3.The Dark Knight
Dark, complex and unforgettable, The Dark Knight succeeds not just as an entertaining comic book film, but as a richly thrilling crime saga. To say that Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight is the best comic book adaptation ever made.
IMDB: The Dark Knight
4.Saving Private Ryan
Anchored by another winning performance from Hanks, Spielberg's unflinchingly realistic war film virtually redefines the genre. One of the best first 30 minutes one can encounter in a war film. Little gory but will left some impression in every ones heart.
IMDB: Saving Private Ryan
5.Austin Powers Trilogy
For those who like spoofs this is a must watch Trilogy. Three hilarious films starring Mike Myers as the groovy special agent, Austin Powers; International Man Of Mystery, The Spy Who Shagged Me, and Goldmember.
6.Lord Of The Rings Trilogy
Among the greatest works of imaginative fiction in the twentieth century ... The movie presents us with the richest profusion of new lands and creatures, from the beauty of Lothlórien, to the horror of Mordor, adventures to hold us spell-bound.
IMDB: Lord Of The Rings
Everybody loved him... Everybody disappeared…The rest of his life begins now….The journey is everything.
IMDB: Jerry Maguire
This road-trip movie about an autistic savant and his callow brother is far from seamless, but Barry Levinson's direction is impressive, and strong performances from Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman add to its appeal.
IMDB: Rain Man
Solid acting, amazing direction, and elaborate production design make Fight Club
a wild ride.
IMDB: Fight Club
This one is a un-classical version of Reservoir Dogs.More like group of events stitched together. Must watch if you are into gangster genre.
11. Saw Series
I can see few eyebrows rising but this has its place just for the way it depicts the gore theme into a thriller.
Let the games begin!
Live or die. Make your choice.
How much blood would you shed to stay alive?
Gluttony, greed, sloth, envy, wrath, pride, and lust--these are the seven deadly sins that are being punished with unimaginable cruelty and calculation by an enigmatic killer in David Fincher's bleak thriller SE7EN.
An undisputed masterpiece and perhaps Hollywood's quintessential statement on love and romance, Casablanca
has only improved with age, boasting career-defining performances from Humphrey Bogart and Ingred Bergman.
Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the small town ways of his former Sheriff partner.
IMDB: Mississippi Burning
15.The Usual Suspect
One of the most ingenious, unpredictable films in recent memory... and one of the biggest cheats.
IMDB: The Usual Suspect
16.The Taxi Driver
A must-see film for movie lovers, this Martin Scorsese masterpiece is as hard-hitting as it is compelling, with Robert De Niro at his best.
IMDB: The Taxi Driver
17.Wall - E
Charming, audacious, and timely, Wall-E
's lighthearted magic and stellar visuals testify once again to Pixar's ingenuity.
They weren’t born in the wild… They were shipped there… They are on vacation without medication and now they want to return to Zoo. They are still together… Still lost.
Kung Fu Panda
has a familiar message, but the pleasing mix of humor, swift martial arts action, and colorful animation makes for winning Summer entertainment.
IMDB: Kung-fu Panda
20.Monsters vs Alien
Though it doesn't approach the depth of the best animated films, Monsters Vs. Aliens
has enough humor and special effects to entertain moviegoers of all ages.
IMDB: Monsters vs Alien
21.Eternal Sunshine Of Spotless Mind
This movie is an unconventional romance told in the abstract, inventive, and comedic storytelling style.
IMDB: Eternal Sunshine Of Spotless Mind
A classic Tarantino genre-blending thrill ride, Inglorious Basterds is violent, unrestrained, and thoroughly entertaining,
IMDB: Inglorious Basterds
Featuring a stellar cast of marooned mutts, who deftly display emotion, tenderness, loyalty and resolve, Eight Below
is a heartwarming and exhilarating adventure film.
IMDB: Eight Below
A sobering and heartfelt tale about massacre that took place in Rwanda while most of the world looked away.
IMDB: Hotel Rwanda
Critics say Magnolia
is an ambitious, lengthy work that ultimately succeeds due to the interesting stories and excellent ensemble performances.
Mel Gibson directs and stars in this Academy Award-winning epic based on the life of legendary thirteenth century Scottish hero William Wallace.
IMDB: Brave heart
27.A Beautiful Mind
The well-acted A Beautiful Mind is both a moving love story and a revealing look at mental illness.
IMDB: A Beautiful Mind
Alien was a marvel of slow-building, atmospheric tension, Aliens packs a much more visceral punch.
29.A Few Good Men
In the heart of the nation's capital, in a courthouse of the U.S. government, one man will stop at nothing to keep his honor, and one will stop at nothing to find the truth.
IMDB: A Few Good Men
It might be more impressive on a technical level than as a piece of storytelling, but Avatar
reaffirms James Cameron's singular gift for imaginative, absorbing filmmaking.
Did i say trilogy? Yes, The third part is coming in a two months time.
IMDB: Twilight Trilogy
32. The Patriot
The emotionally charged adventure The Patriot tells the story of Benjamin Martin (Mel Gibson), a reluctant hero who is swept into the American Revolution when the war reaches his farm and his family.
IMDB: The Patriot
33. Star Wars
Star Wars, George Lucas's stunning sci-fi masterpiece, is arguably one of the most inventive and entertaining films ever made, garnering generations of loyal fans who are forever imprinted with the memory of its characters and dialogue.
IMDB: Star Wars
34. The Silence Of The Lamb
This movie is smart, taut thriller teeters on the edge between psychological study and all-out horror, and benefits greatly from stellar performances by Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster.
IMDB: The Silence Of The Lamb
35. Cinderella Man
With grittiness and an evocative sense of time and place, Cinderella Man
is a powerful underdog story. And Ron Howard and Russell Crowe prove to be a solid combination.
IMDB: Cinderella Man
Infamous for its shower scene, but immortal for its contribution to the horror genre. Because
Psycho was filmed with grace, and art, Hitchcock didn't just create modern horror, he validated it.
37.Life Is Beautiful(1998)
A Clever Jewish – Italian waiter, successfully offers hope in the face fascist horror in Pre-WWll.
IMDB:Life Is Beautiful
38. Sixth Sense
M Night Shayamalan's The Sixth Sense
is a twisty ghost story with all the style of a classical Hollywood picture, but all the chills of a modern horror flick.
IMDB: Sixth Sense
39. Reservoir Dogs
This film is a brutally funny, supercharged introduction to Quentin Tarantino’s distinct cinematic vision, which was later to become one of the most mimicked styles of the 1990s.
IMDB: Reservoir Dogs
A American crime classic from the legendary Martin Scorsese, whose talent shines here on its highest beams.
41. Twelve Monkeys
The plot's a bit of a jumble, but excellent performances and mind-blowing plot twists make 12 Monkeys
a effective experience.
IMDB: Twelve Monkeys
42. Born On July Fourth
The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.
IMDB: Born On July Fourth
43. Finding Nemo
Breathtaking animation, talented vocal work, and a well-written screenplay add up to another Pixar success.
IMDB: Finding Nemo
44. Cast Away
By focusing on one man in one setting, Cast Away takes considerable risks, but ultimately it succeeds. Tom Hanks is excellent in the role, and the movie's themes make it larger than a simple physical survivor story.
IMDB: Cast Away
45. The Exorcist
The Exorcist rides its supernatural theme to magical effect, with remarkable special effects and an eerie atmosphere, resulting in one of the scariest films of all time.
IMDB: The Exorcist
In Babel, there are no villains, only victims of fate and circumstance. It weaves four of their woeful stories into this mature and multidimensional film.
This one has an excellent cast successfully convey the intensity of Roman gladitorial combat as well as the political intrigue lying beneath.
48. Groundhog Day
What will you do if the worst day in the life repeated over and over and over……again??
IMDB: Groundhog Day
One of greatest critical and commercial successes, The Godfather
gets everything right; not only did the movie transcend expectations, it established new benchmarks for cinema.
50. The Last Temptation of Christ
There are quite a number of movie on Christ but i prefer this one. Based, not on the Gospels, but on Nikos Kazantzakis' novel of the same name.
IMDB: The Last Temptation of Christ
51. Million Dollar Baby
Fine performances and filmmaking that elevate this material to new emotional heights.
IMDB: Million Dollar Baby
52. Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
Curious Case of Benjamin Button is an epic fantasy tale with rich storytelling backed by fantastic performances.
IMDB: Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
53. Toy Story
As entertaining as it is innovative, Toy Story kicked off Pixar's run of quality pictures, reinvigorating animated film in the process.
IMDB: Toy Story
54. The Bicycle Thief
This Movie is a treasure of world cinema.
IMDB: The Bicycle Thief
A masterpiece from Cameron, who offers a dizzying blend of spectacular visuals and old-fashioned melodrama.
Courtroom dramas are always special. This one is no different with little melodrama feel to it.
57. Sin City
Visual treat and gruesome violence.
IMDB: Sin City
58. Extra Terrestrial
A piece of movie magic that touches hearts both young and old.
IMDB: Extra Terrestrial
59. Finding Neverland
A charming, moving, and powerful bio of Peter Pan creator James Barrie.
IMDB: Finding Neverland
Steven Spielberg’s examination of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the aftermath of the Munich assassinations is politically even-handed and cinematically done.
The war is – for troy, for passion and for honor.
62. The Machinist
A suspenseful low-budget thriller where Christian Bale completely inhabits his role.
IMDB: The Machinist
63. Enemy At The Gates
Atmospheric and thrilling, Enemy at the Gates
gets the look and feel of war right. However, the love story seems out of place.
IMDB: Enemy At The Gates
64. Die Hard
Its many imitators (and sequels) have never come close to matching the taut thrills of the definitive holiday action classic.
IMDB: Die Hard
With its impressive action sequences, not so economic direction, and relentlessly fast pace, it's clear why The
Terminator continues to be an influence on sci-fi and action flicks.
66. Green Mile
Green Mile is long, it's an absorbing, emotionally powerful experience.
IMDB: Green Mile
67. Da Vinci Code
Thought its not a great adaptation by any means. It still has its place because of reason that lot of people no longer read books and Da Vinci Code is one the great books. So, if not book at least have to see the movie.
IMDB: Da Vinci Code
Sylvester Stallone's script and stunning performance in the title role brush aside complaints.
Never have anything in your life you can't walk out on in thirty seconds..
Insomnia is a smart and riveting psychological drama.
Brian De Palma's blood-and-sun-drenched saga of a Cuban deportee's rise to the top of Miami's cocaine business has become popular classic since its release.
72. Raiders Of The Lost Ark
Featuring sly humor, and white-knuckle action, Raiders of the Lost Ark is one of the most consummately entertaining adventure pictures of all time.
IMDB: Raiders Of The Lost Ark
73. Requiem For A Dream
Though the movie may be too intense for some to stomach, the wonderful performances and the bleak imagery are hard to forget.
IMDB: Requiem For A Dream
Though perhaps no film could fully do justice to the fascinating life and personality of Muhammad Ali, Mann's direction and Smith's performance combine to pack a solid punch.
75. An Affair To Remember
The path of true love does not always run smooth, and tragedy threatens to tear the couple apart.
IMDB: An Affair To Remember
76. Roman Holiday
Roman Holiday is as funny as it is beautiful, and sets the standard for the modern romantic comedy.
IMDB: Roman Holiday
77. American History
A compelling and provocative story led by an excellent performance by Edward Norton.
IMDB: American History
America's first supermodel Gia Carangi lives hard and dies young in the glamorous, excessive urban wilds of 1970s New York City.
GoodFellas is a violent, and exhilarating film about the life of Henry Hill, an aspiring criminal who ends up in the FBI's witness protection program after testifying against his former partners.
80. L.A. Confidential
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