My top 25 movies of all time(in order)by deeputhomas666 | created - 21 Dec 2010 | updated - 31 Dec 2010 | Public
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1. My Fair Lady (1964)
G | 170 min | Drama, Family, Musical
A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.
Votes: 73,303 | Gross: $72.00M
They should remake this movie. Audrey Hepburn is the best timeless, classy, actress ever. Loved the costumes, the singing, the story and the choice of actors...favourite movie of all tym!!
2. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home in Kansas and help her friends as well.
Votes: 320,668 | Gross: $22.20M
can watch it over and over again and never get bored of it...
3. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
R | 142 min | Crime, Drama
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
Votes: 1,885,645 | Gross: $28.34M
this movie is all bout hope.....'hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things and no good things ever dies'
PG-13 | 201 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.
Votes: 1,347,428 | Gross: $377.85M
including Fellowship of the rings and Two towers. Simply awsomm!!
5. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.
Votes: 1,013,500 | Gross: $322.74M
A long time ago in a galaxy far far away. no words for the imagination power of George Lucas. 'May the force be with you'
6. Forrest Gump (1994)
PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, Romance
JFK, LBJ, Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75.
Votes: 1,422,986 | Gross: $330.25M
a man's journey through the American popular culture of the 60's and the 70's.....Tom Hanks was amazing.
7. The Great Escape (1963)
Not Rated | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
story of escape by Allied prisoners of war from a German POW camp. the best world war II movie ever seen.....also loved the music.
8. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.
Votes: 1,004,127 | Gross: $130.74M
Best thriller movie. Hannibal Lecter will remain forever as the best villain ever!!
9. Downfall (2004)
R | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History
Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.
Votes: 275,707 | Gross: $5.51M
felt sorry for Hitler after watching dis. His best potrayal ever. And one of the best acting performance i hav ever seen.
10. The Sound of Music (1965)
G | 174 min | Biography, Drama, Family
A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.
Votes: 163,541 | Gross: $163.21M
watchd it wen i was young. loved it ever since. beautiful locations(salzburg, austria)
11. The Ten Commandments (1956)
Approved | 220 min | Adventure, Drama
The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people.
Votes: 52,417 | Gross: $93.74M
best Biblical movie ever. Amazing sets. Brings out the full glory of the ancient Egyptian Empire...
12. 12 Angry Men (1957)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Drama
A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.
the entire movie is shot inside a room. Still one of the most thrilling movie ever seen.
13. Ben-Hur (1959)
G | 212 min | Adventure, Drama, History
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.
Votes: 180,522 | Gross: $74.70M
story bout the cruelty of the romans and sacrifice of the jews, crucification of christ and the tortures perpetrated on a brave nd honest man. Beautiful message given by christ in d climax. no wonder it got 11 oscars!!
14. Roman Holiday (1953)
Passed | 118 min | Comedy, Romance
A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome.
favourite love story.....Audrey Hepburn is an angel :p
15. The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, Western
When a posse captures three men suspected of killing a local farmer, they become strongly divided over whether or not to lynch the men.
favourite western movie....sad ending though :(
16. South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)
R | 81 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
When Cartman and his friends go see an R rated movie, they start swearing and their parents think that Canada is to blame.
Votes: 173,037 | Gross: $52.01M
where do the come up wid these stuffs?! matt stone and trey parker are brilliant.
17. Casablanca (1942)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War
In Casablanca in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate encounters a former lover, with unforeseen complications.
Votes: 429,381 | Gross: $1.02M
a timeless classic.....'for all the gin joints in all the towns in all the worlds, she walks into mine'
18. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
R | 229 min | Crime, Drama
A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Votes: 247,034 | Gross: $5.32M
my all time fav Gangster movie!! a story of friendship, love, loyalty...
19. A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
R | 99 min | Western
A wandering gunfighter plays two rival families against each other in a town torn apart by greed, pride, and revenge.
Votes: 163,321 | Gross: $14.50M
the first among the Dollars trilogy. Clint Eastwood is an absolute legend. 'Man with no name' rules!!
20. Rocky IV (1985)
PG | 91 min | Drama, Sport
After iron man Drago, a highly intimidating 6-foot-5, 261-pound Soviet athlete, kills Apollo Creed in an exhibition match, Rocky comes to the heart of Russia for 15 pile-driving boxing rounds of revenge.
Votes: 150,702 | Gross: $127.87M
the best among the rocky series.....truly inspiring.
21. Arn: Tempelriddaren (2007)
R | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.
Swedish movie and sequel to 'Arn: the kingdom at road end'....a beautiful story of a man who is forced to give up his love and fight in the holy land. Amazing locations......
22. Troy (2004)
R | 163 min | Drama, History, Romance
An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved.
Votes: 418,330 | Gross: $133.38M
one of the best adaption of Illiad. The film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved.
R | 84 min | Comedy
Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson.
Votes: 315,073 | Gross: $128.51M
one of the funniest movie ever. banned in lotta countries cos of its vulgarity and anti semitism.....
24. Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
R | 141 min | Drama, History, War
The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.
Votes: 139,874 | Gross: $13.76M
story of american landings on iwo jima durin 2nd world war, taken from japanese viewpoint. really cried watching it.
25. Unforgiven (1992)
R | 130 min | Drama, Western
Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man.
Votes: 308,047 | Gross: $101.16M
anathor Western classic from clint eastwood - truly 'the best actor, director, producer that has ever lived'.