The Greatest Movies Ever Madeby michael harrison | created - 26 Nov 2010 | updated - 15 Dec 2010 | Public
Movies I never get tired of watching ... not necassarily in order and the godfather includes Godfather 2
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1. Batman Begins (2005)
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from the corruption that Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it.
Votes: 1,088,384 | Gross: $206.85M
So Much better than Burtons
2. The Dark Knight (2008)
PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When the menace known as the Joker emerges from his mysterious past, he wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the Dark Knight must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.
Votes: 1,861,693 | Gross: $534.86M
3. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a simple jewelry heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.
Votes: 744,817 | Gross: $2.83M
What can I say it's Tarantino
4. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
R | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.
Votes: 228,427 | Gross: $10.68M
one of my favorite authors this film isn't for everyone but i had to add it as one of those movies that i can watch again and again Depp is great in the role Hunter you are missed but your legacy lives on
5. Blow (2001)
R | 124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of George Jung, along with the Medellín Cartel, headed by Pablo Escobar established the American cocaine market in the 1970s in the United States.
Votes: 212,709 | Gross: $52.99M
Depp was Fabulous and Ray Liotta was as good as ever
6. Black Hawk Down (2001)
R | 144 min | Drama, History, War
160 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.
Votes: 316,911 | Gross: $108.64M
Ridley Scotts masterpiece plus and outstanding cast
7. Conan the Barbarian (1982)
R | 129 min | Adventure, Fantasy
A barbarian warrior sets off to avenge his parents and his tribe whom were slain by an evil sorcerer and his henchmen when he was a boy.
Votes: 120,808 | Gross: $39.57M
One of the first comic book (or graphic novel) made and arnold nails it
8. Taken (I) (2008)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris.
Votes: 513,139 | Gross: $145.00M
Possibly one of the best actions films ever
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Three years into the Clone Wars, the Jedi rescue Palpatine from Count Dooku. As Obi-Wan pursues a new threat, Anakin acts as a double agent between the Jedi Council and Palpatine and is lured into a sinister plan to rule the galaxy.
Votes: 577,294 | Gross: $380.26M
It Reveals All
10. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
PG | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
With the assistance of the Enterprise crew, Admiral Kirk must stop an old nemesis, Khan Noonien Singh, from using the life-generating Genesis Device as the ultimate weapon.
Votes: 98,358 | Gross: $78.91M
The Best acting of all Trek Movies
11. Star Trek: Generations (1994)
PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Captain Picard, with the help of long presumed dead Captain Kirk, must stop a madman willing to murder on a planetary scale in order to enter an energy ribbon.
Votes: 65,350 | Gross: $75.67M
Kirk and Picard Together is a Trekkies Dream
12. American Gangster (2007)
R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.
Votes: 345,416 | Gross: $130.16M
Denzel at his Best (or worst) he make as good a bad guy as he does the good guy plus Riddley Scott is a genus
13. Remember the Titans (2000)
PG | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.
Votes: 173,270 | Gross: $115.65M
Denzels other side?
14. Scarface (1983)
R | 170 min | Crime, Drama
In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.
Votes: 598,814 | Gross: $45.60M
When one might think Pacino couldn't get any better
15. Taxi Driver (1976)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama
A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action, while attempting to liberate a twelve-year-old prostitute.
Votes: 570,565 | Gross: $28.26M
16. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
PG | 104 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.
Votes: 155,053 | Gross: $156.45M
I just like it
17. Sin City (2005)
R | 124 min | Crime, Thriller
A film that explores the dark and miserable town, Basin City, and tells the story of three different people, all caught up in violent corruption.
Votes: 692,877 | Gross: $74.10M
Robert Rodriguez and Tarrantino with Frank Miller what a movie Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke ( I've been a fan since Angel Heart) and Benicio Del Toro being mostly Black and White adds to the erriness of the story I Love this Movie
18. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
The Bride wakens from a four-year coma. The child she carried in her womb is gone. Now she must wreak vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her - a team she was once part of.
Votes: 817,543 | Gross: $70.10M
Again - Tarrantino
19. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
R | 137 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle.
Votes: 561,567 | Gross: $66.21M
20. Cadillac Records (2008)
R | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists.
Votes: 16,882 | Gross: $8.20M
What can I say I am a huge Blues Fan and now an Adrian Brody Fan as well - Although the Story is inaccurate in several points it is still entertaining and gives a general idea of how things worked in the 30's then 40's and into the 50's and 60's Hats off to Beyonce for her portrayal of Etta James
21. Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A century before Captain Kirk's five-year mission, Jonathan Archer captains the United Earth ship Enterprise during the early years of Starfleet, leading up to the Earth-Romulan War and the formation of the Federation.
I was so disappointed that it only ran 4 seasons and I fought to help keep it on but alas paramount didn't share my enthusiasm I think there is more to tell about Archer after the Federations Charter signing and I wonder what happened to T'Pol plue the endinng was a little Lame and rushed I Boo UPN for canceling this series the only problem I had with Enterprise was the opening music ... it sucked!!
22. Inception (2010)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A thief, who steals corporate secrets through use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.
Votes: 1,650,623 | Gross: $292.58M
new to the List
23. Green Zone (2010)
R | 115 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Discovering covert and faulty intelligence causes a U.S. Army officer to go rogue as he hunts for Weapons of Mass Destruction in an unstable region.
Votes: 116,922 | Gross: $35.05M
Damon is great
24. The Bourne Identity (2002)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
A man is picked up by a fishing boat, bullet-riddled and suffering from amnesia, before racing to elude assassins and regain his memory.
Votes: 446,357 | Gross: $121.66M
25. The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
When Jason Bourne is framed for a CIA operation gone awry, he is forced to resume his former life as a trained assassin to survive.
Votes: 382,839 | Gross: $176.24M
and the action continues
26. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless CIA official and his agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer.
Votes: 542,765 | Gross: $227.47M
Makes you Wonder Doesn't it
27. The Departed (2006)
R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
Votes: 974,008 | Gross: $132.38M
What a Cast .... This film is almost overwhelmed with talent Matt Damon as an asshole Jack Nicholson as the sadistic Crime Boss Mark Wahlberg as the overzealous morally challenged ,Leonardo Di Caprio Martin Sheen, Alec Baldwin and of course Martin Scorsese I have probavly seen it at least a dozen times
28. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
R | 116 min | Drama, War
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
Votes: 545,061 | Gross: $46.36M
awesome story and very realistic
29. Iron Man (2008)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.
Votes: 764,618 | Gross: $318.41M
did the comic justice Robert Downey Jr has definatle grown as an actor
30. Iron Man 2 (2010)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
With the world now aware of his identity as Iron Man, Tony Stark must contend with both his declining health and a vengeful mad man with ties to his father's legacy.
Votes: 578,642 | Gross: $312.43M
nickey rourke was excellent as always
31. Superman Returns (2006)
PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Superman reappears after a long absence, but is challenged by an old foe who uses Kryptonian technology for world domination.
Votes: 251,096 | Gross: $200.08M
superman keeps getting better
32. Star Trek (2009)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful Romulan from the future creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.
Votes: 535,937 | Gross: $257.73M
a whole new beginning What can one say The cast is superb and JJ Abrams brings a whole new look to a franchise that has spanned over 50 years yet preserving it as well .... Live Long and Prosper
33. The Wrestler (2008)
R | 109 min | Drama, Sport
A faded professional wrestler must retire, but finds his quest for a new life outside the ring a dispiriting struggle.
Votes: 266,047 | Gross: $26.24M
It may be fake but still very dangerous - an examination of what happens to atheletes in PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING - Mickey Rourke's performance Should have gotten him the academy award if not for best actor than Americas most underrated
34. Road to Perdition (2002)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Bonds of loyalty are put to the test when a hitman's son witnesses what his father does for a living.
Votes: 215,667 | Gross: $104.45M
What else is there to say Yom Hanks, Jude Law, and Paul Newman I read the graphic novel years ago and Sam Mendes brought it to the screen great success
35. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
G | 149 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.
Votes: 481,059 | Gross: $56.95M
Classic Sci Fi or is it prophecy
36. The Longest Yard (1974)
R | 121 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A sadistic warden asks a former pro quarterback, now serving time in his prison, to put together a team of inmates to take on (and get pummeled by) the guards.
Burt can act
37. The Longest Yard (2005)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Sport
Prison inmates form a football team to challenge the prison guards.
Votes: 141,086 | Gross: $158.12M
great remake plus I love football movies
38. The Replacements (2000)
PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Sport
During a pro football strike, the owners hire substitute players.
Votes: 51,407 | Gross: $44.74M
as I said I love football movies plus the cast is great and Gene Hackman is Jimmie Mcginty
39. Dirty Harry (1971)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
When a mad man calling himself 'the Scorpio Killer' menaces the city, tough as nails San Francisco Police Inspector Harry Callahan is assigned to track down and ferret out the crazed psychopath.
This is Classic Clint Eastwood I have all five Callaha pieces so they all go here
40. Hoosiers (1986)
PG | 114 min | Drama, Sport
A coach with a checkered past and a local drunk train a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship.
Votes: 36,915 | Gross: $28.61M
Well I was born and raised in Indiana and I love Highschool Basketball This is the classic tale of the underdogs prevailing except this really happened
41. Alien (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
Votes: 642,211 | Gross: $78.90M
the best of the whole series
42. The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009)
R | 118 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
The MacManus brothers are living a quiet life in Ireland with their father, but when they learn that their beloved priest has been killed by mob forces, they go back to Boston to bring justice to those responsible and avenge the priest.
Votes: 56,132 | Gross: $10.27M
Julie Benz is hot
43. Sons of Anarchy (2008–2014)
TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A man in his early 30s struggles to find a balance in his life between being a new dad and his involvement in a motorcycle club.
I know it's not a movie but it does desearve mentioning because i watch every episode at least twice
44. Goodfellas (1990)
R | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his Mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.
Votes: 812,593 | Gross: $46.84M
45. Casino (1995)
R | 178 min | Crime, Drama
A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive, compete against each other over a gambling empire, and over a fast living and fast loving socialite.
Votes: 372,407 | Gross: $42.44M
46. The Doors (1991)
R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band The Doors and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison, from his days as a UCLA film student in Los Angeles, to his untimely death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971.
Votes: 73,063 | Gross: $35.18M
I am a big fan of Jim Morrison although Oliver Stone did take quite afew liberties with the accuracy it stills is informative as well as entertaining
47. The Book of Eli (2010)
R | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Votes: 249,085 | Gross: $94.84M
i had to add this More Denzel getting better
49. Deja Vu (2006)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
After a ferry is bombed in New Orleans, an A.T.F. agent joins a unique investigation using experimental surveillance technology to find the bomber, but soon finds himself becoming obsessed with one of the victims.
Votes: 260,217 | Gross: $64.04M
denzel is great in scifi