360+ Amazing movies you NEED to watch!

This is a list of my favourite 360+ Movies of all time. If there are some movies on this list that you haven't seen, well why not? Some of these will change your life forever, whereas others are just so much fun, they will blow your mind. Enjoy and please comment and mention any movies that you believe deserve to be on the list.
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1.
Fight Club (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change his life, crosses paths with a devil-may-care soap maker, forming an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more. (139 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ Fight Club is one movie that exactly caught the pre-millennial tension. Great performances, stunning visuals and a plot like nothing you've ever seen - My favourite film of all time. ” - lukeashnufc
 
2.
Pulp Fiction (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption. (154 mins.)
“ A spectacularly entertaining piece of pop culture, brilliantly written and unfathomably cool. Tarantino's masterpiece. ” - lukeashnufc
 
3.
Goodfellas (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy. (146 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ A gripping epic that's pure enjoyment from start to end. It's the greatest gangster film ever made and a prime example of why Scorsese at his best, is irresistible. ” - lukeashnufc
 
4.
Snatch (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond. (104 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
“ Stylish, plot-twisting and hilarious frenetic entertainment. The most fun you can have with your clothes on. ” - lukeashnufc
 
5.
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency. (142 mins.)
Director: Frank Darabont
“ Powerful, poignant, thought-provoking and irresistibly uplifting. If you don't love Shawshank, chances are you're beyond redemption. ” - lukeashnufc
 
6.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients. (133 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
“ A marvel of contemporary filmmaking with intelligence, entertainment value and ponderings on life, manhood and how society can be much scarier than nurses in white coats. Certified Brilliance. ” - lukeashnufc
 
7.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
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. (201 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ A truly cinematic experience that you'll find practically impossible to forget and a more than fitting end to one of the greatest film franchises ever made. ” - lukeashnufc
 
8.
The Usual Suspects (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which begin when five criminals meet at a seemingly random police lineup. (106 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
“ Compelling and entertaining...this bears repeat viewings even after you know the perfect twist. What a cast, what a script, what a movie. ” - lukeashnufc
 
9.
Braveheart (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England. (178 mins.)
Director: Mel Gibson
“ Lose yourself in a world of breathtaking beauty, resonating brutality and rip-roaringly good storytelling. There's no alternative but to surrender. ” - lukeashnufc
 
10.
Se7en (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi. (127 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ A dark, gripping thriller which saves it's most shocking revelations for the final scenes. The greatest serial-killer film in cinematic history. ” - lukeashnufc
 
11.
City of God (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer. (130 mins.)
“ A laboratory for cinema technique and a victory for raw heart, this is a snot-nosed, blood-stained masterpiece. If you see many movies better than this, you will be very lucky indeed. ” - lukeashnufc
 
12.
In Bruges (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Guilt-stricken after a job gone wrong, hitman Ray and his partner await orders from their ruthless boss in Bruges, Belgium, the last place in the world Ray wants to be. (107 mins.)
Director: Martin McDonagh
“ Quite possibly the funniest film ever made. That is, of course, unless the sight of a coked-up Colin Farrell karate-chopping a racist dwarf in the neck doesn't sound like your sort of thing? ” - lukeashnufc
 
13.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A meek Hobbit and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the One Ring and the Dark Lord Sauron. (178 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ A film of incredible vision and surprising emotional involvement. It's an instant classic which seamlessly blends together a rich tapestry of old-fashioned storytelling and modern-day technical marvels. ” - lukeashnufc
 
14.
The Departed (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston. (151 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ Back to the streets and with a stellar cast. Martin Scorsese proves once again that he’s the master of urban storytelling and of thrillingly violent filmmaking. ” - lukeashnufc
 
15.
Fargo (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson. (98 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
“ Simply put, Fargo is the best movie the Coen Brothers have ever made, and that's saying a lot. Dark, gritty, funny and brilliant. ” - lukeashnufc
 
16.
Million Dollar Baby (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional. (132 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ Baby's easy manner may wrongfoot many, but be warned: to steal from Ali, this one floats like a butterfly and stings like a bee. ” - lukeashnufc
 
17.
The Green Mile (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift. (189 mins.)
Director: Frank Darabont
“ Well-told, genre-busting and wonderfully absorbing story that should restore any jaded cinemagoer's faith: magic really can be found in this flickering light show. ” - lukeashnufc
 
18.
Sin City (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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. (124 mins.)
“ A treat for fans of good-looking girls in black-and-white, of classic film noir and of imaginative ultra-violence. Its like porn for your eyes. ” - lukeashnufc
 
19.
Avatar (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home. (162 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ It might be more impressive on a technical level than as a piece of storytelling but it's a spectacular visual experience unlike anything you've seen before. Out of this world entertainment. ” - lukeashnufc
 
20.
The Prestige (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion. (130 mins.)
“ Odd, but brilliantly so. It's a small film that feels big, a period drama that looks modern, defying comparison to anything but Nolan himself. ” - lukeashnufc
 
21.
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns. (107 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
“ A very funny, very violent and altogether wonderful British crime caper that could have been made by Tarantino's cockney cousin... If he had one. ” - lukeashnufc
 
22.
Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
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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. (229 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
“ Sergio Leone's swan song is an undisputed masterpiece. Hugely complex, achingly sad and splendidly gorgeous. Pure cinematic bliss. ” - lukeashnufc
 
23.
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously. (116 mins.)
“ With neither a badly-pressed suit nor a redundant scene in sight, Ocean's Eleven is as slick as they come, joyfully entertaining and effortlessly re-watchable. ” - lukeashnufc
 
24.
The Big Lebowski (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it. (117 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
“ One of the funniest, coolest, most splendidly absurd films ever made. And it's practically impossible not to love "The Dude". But that's just like, my opinion, man. ” - lukeashnufc
 
25.
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
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After a simple jewelry heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant. (99 mins.)
“ Reservoir Dogs announced the arrival of one of contemporary cinema's hottest talents, and boy did he come out shooting. It's brutal, it's funny, and believe me... you won't forget it. ” - lukeashnufc
 
26.
The Shining (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future. (146 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ With an unforgettable turn from Jack Nicholson, The Shining is quite simply, the best horror film ever made. Prepare to be scared. ” - lukeashnufc
 
27.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard. (179 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ An essential component of what is now destined to be among the best film franchises of all time. ” - lukeashnufc
 
28.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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. (111 mins.)
“ Brutally bloody and stunningly violent from the first minute to the last. Yeah, it maybe nothing more than a highly stylized revenge flick...But what style! ” - lukeashnufc
 
29.
Forrest Gump (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him. (142 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ Unashamedly sentimental, this is a technically triumphant tear-jerker. Despite its flaws, it's simply unmissable. Moving and wonderful. ” - lukeashnufc
 
30.
American Psycho (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies. (102 mins.)
Director: Mary Harron
“ Funny at times, scary at others and thought-provoking throughout. Featuring Bale's career best performance. This is one video tape you won't want to return. ” - lukeashnufc
 
31.
Scarface (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed. (170 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ Director Brian De Palma and star Al Pacino take it to the limit in this stylized, ultra-violent and eminently quotable gangster epic. "Say hello to my little friend". ” - lukeashnufc
 
32.
Oldboy (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
After being kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in 5 days. (120 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
“ Not to everyone's tastes, but if you have a strong stomach, Oldboy is sure to impress. A strange, powerful tale of revenge. Once it reels you in, it never lets go. ” - lukeashnufc
 
33.
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve Dickie Greenleaf, a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures. (139 mins.)
“ This is truly a rich, intelligent, masterfully tuned picture. If you love cinema, you'll adore The Talented Mr. Ripley. An underrated masterpiece. ” - lukeashnufc
 
34.
We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Kevin's mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly vicious things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined. (112 mins.)
Director: Lynne Ramsay
“ Although more a psychological drama than a horror, "We need to talk about Kevin" possesses an ability to shock that most modern chillers can't touch. Superbly crafted, deeply unsettling and simply stunning. ” - lukeashnufc
 
35.
Apocalypto (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, the rulers insist the key to prosperity is to build more temples and offer human sacrifices. Jaguar Paw, a young man captured for sacrifice, flees to avoid his fate. (139 mins.)
Director: Mel Gibson
“ Apocalypto is a brilliantly filmed, if mercilessly bloody, examination of a once great civilization. Visually gorgeous, stomach-turningly violent and mesmerizingly beautiful. ” - lukeashnufc
 
36.
Psycho (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. (109 mins.)
“ Timeless classic. Superb performances and the infamous shower scene make this the perfect nightmare. ” - lukeashnufc
 
37.
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same. (153 mins.)
“ Tarantino has whacked history over the head and cut away all the boring bits, leaving behind a blood-drenched war epic like no other. That's a Bingo!! ” - lukeashnufc
 
38.
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The true story of Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars' worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. (141 mins.)
“ More slow-burning than you'd expect, and all the more breathtaking for it. This amiably light-footed chase gets the job done. ” - lukeashnufc
 
39.
Let the Right One In (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl. (115 mins.)
Director: Tomas Alfredson
“ If Twilight is the Vampire film for starry-eyed teenage girls, Let the Right One In is the Vampire film for everyone else. Gorgeous and moving, a must-see. ” - lukeashnufc
 
40.
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead. (143 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
“ A Wonderful swashbuckling adventure that delivers everything you could possibly want from a pirate movie, plus a little more besides. Including Depp's greatest ever character: Captain Jack. ” - lukeashnufc
 
41.
Room (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A young boy is raised within the confines of a small shed. (118 mins.)
“ Both horrifying and inspiring, it shows us the best and worst of the human condition. Despite its grim subject matter, it never wallows in darkness, but instead stares defiantly into the light. Hauntingly beautiful. ” - lukeashnufc
 
42.
Inception (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
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. (148 mins.)
“ With physics-defying, thunderous action, heart-wringing emotion and an astonishing performances, Nolan delivers another true original: welcome to an undiscovered country. ” - lukeashnufc
 
43.
Blow (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The story of George Jung, the man who established the American cocaine market in the 1970s. (124 mins.)
Director: Ted Demme
“ So kicky and exuberant, you'll find yourself ignoring how fundamentally botched it is. It's a mess, but a glorious mess. ” - lukeashnufc
 
44.
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish. (135 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ Consistently engrossing as an unusual character study and as a trip to the mysterious border-crossing between rarified brilliance and madness. ” - lukeashnufc
 
45.
Gran Torino (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino. (116 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ Simply terrific, enormously watchable and an absolute must for all Eastwood fans. Gotta say it: this film will make your day. ” - lukeashnufc
 
46.
Donnie Brasco (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one. (127 mins.)
Director: Mike Newell
“ One of the most moving and insightful gangster films ever made. It's gritty, real and totally engrossing. ” - lukeashnufc
 
47.
The Matrix (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers. (136 mins.)
“ The deliciously inventive Wachowskis have delivered the syntax for a new kind of movie: technically mind-blowing style, merged perfectly with content and just so damn cool. ” - lukeashnufc
 
48.
The Godfather (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. (175 mins.)
“ The classic tale of a Mafia family. Terrific performances and a perfect brooding atmosphere make it a truly outstanding work. It's surely an offer you can't refuse. ” - lukeashnufc
 
49.
Raging Bull (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it. (129 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ Raging Bull is a fascinating exploration of the mind of an emotionally disconnected man. It's brutal, crass and impossible to look away from, much like a real boxing match. ” - lukeashnufc
 
50.
American Beauty (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend. (122 mins.)
Director: Sam Mendes
“ An incisive, deliriously funny and profound vision of the American Dream hitting meltdown. ” - lukeashnufc
 
51.
Martyrs (2008)
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A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity. (99 mins.)
Director: Pascal Laugier
“ Perhaps more than any other horror film, Martyrs demonstrates the range of the genre's capabilities to excite, provoke, and disturb. Modern horror at it's brave, bleak, brilliant best. ” - lukeashnufc
 
52.
The Aviator (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s. (170 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ Gorgeous and engaging. The Aviator is a dazzling bit of Hollywood biography that belongs on the short list of Scorsese's finest works. ” - lukeashnufc
 
53.
The Sixth Sense (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist. (107 mins.)
“ Genuinely creepy and haunting, with Haley Joel Osment stealing the show. And i guess you all know about the perfect unforgettable finale? ” - lukeashnufc
 
54.
Big Fish (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A frustrated son tries to determine the fact from fiction in his dying father's life. (125 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Funny and feel-good with strains of sadness and regret around the edges. Big Fish is an entertaining synthesis of Burton's trademark quirkiness and a touching family drama. ” - lukeashnufc
 
55.
Sexy Beast (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Brutal gangster Don Logan recruits "retired" safecracker Gal for one last job, but it goes badly for both of them. (89 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Glazer
“ A marvelously suspenseful character study wrapped up in a refreshingly tight crime film, with the chief treat being Kingsley's jaw-dropping portrayal of Don Logan. ” - lukeashnufc
 
56.
Wedding Crashers (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey, a pair of committed womanizers who sneak into weddings to take advantage of the romantic tinge in the air, find themselves at odds with one another when John meets and falls for Claire Cleary. (119 mins.)
Director: David Dobkin
“ This raucous, boisterous comedy is silly but simply hilarious. Sometimes a comedy movie just clicks, welcome to one of those times. ” - lukeashnufc
 
57.
Amores Perros (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A horrific car accident connects three stories, each involving characters dealing with loss, regret, and life's harsh realities, all in the name of love. (154 mins.)
“ Brilliantly directed, written, photographed and acted. This is first-rate filmmaking, horrific and tender, raw and lyrical. Trust me, you need to see this. ” - lukeashnufc
 
58.
The Truman Show (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a television show. (103 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
“ A funny, tender, and thought-provoking film. It's an all out attack on the media's need to control, which may explain Carrey's disgraceful Oscar snub. ” - lukeashnufc
 
59.
Into the Wild (2007)
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After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life. (148 mins.)
Director: Sean Penn
“ With the whole of America as his backdrop, Penn pulls off his most ambitious movie yet. The result is a beautiful and thought-provoking road movie. ” - lukeashnufc
 
60.
Carlito's Way (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C. (144 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ A great story told by a master filmmaker; sterling actors playing some truly fascinating characters and a bunch of cinematic set-pieces that are worthy of repeat viewings. ” - lukeashnufc
 
61.
The Piano Teacher (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A young man romantically pursues his masochistic piano teacher. (131 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
“ Painfully bleak and disheartening but thanks to a superb performance by Isabelle Huppert, it's compulsively, gruesomely watchable. ” - lukeashnufc
 
62.
Dances with Wolves (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Lt. John Dunbar, exiled to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military. (181 mins.)
Director: Kevin Costner
“ Dances still enthrals with its sweeping direction, gentle humour and lack of pretension. A magnificent old-school-epic. ” - lukeashnufc
 
63.
The Hunt (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie. (115 mins.)
“ A subtle piece of moral drama crowned by a truly wonderful performance from Mikkelsen. Scary and unsettling, this is filmmaking of a high order. ” - lukeashnufc
 
64.
The Hangover (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Three buddies wake up from a bachelor party in Las Vegas, with no memory of the previous night and the bachelor missing. They make their way around the city in order to find their friend before his wedding. (100 mins.)
Director: Todd Phillips
“ With a clever script and hilarious interplay among the cast, The Hangover nails just the right tone of raunchy humor, and the non-stop laughs overshadow any flaw. ” - lukeashnufc
 
65.
Dead Man's Shoes (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A disaffected soldier returns to his hometown to get even with the thugs who brutalized his mentally-challenged brother years ago. (90 mins.)
Director: Shane Meadows
“ Disturbing, uncompromising and completely gripping. A little British masterpiece. ” - lukeashnufc
 
66.
The Butterfly Effect (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Evan Treborn suffers blackouts during significant events of his life. As he grows up, he finds a way to remember these lost memories and a supernatural way to alter his life by reading his journal. (113 mins.)
“ Entertaining, thought provoking and thoroughly unpredictable. A movie that amazingly manages to be great despite having Ashton Kutcher in it ” - lukeashnufc
 
67.
Trainspotting (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends. (94 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
“ Wickedly funny; sick, insightful, depressing, dirty, unjudging, awesomely acted and brilliant. It doesn't glorify drugs, it glorifies film. ” - lukeashnufc
 
68.
Happy Gilmore (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A rejected hockey player puts his skills to the golf course to save his grandmother's house. (92 mins.)
Director: Dennis Dugan
“ Not big, not clever, but very, very funny. Sandlers best ” - lukeashnufc
 
69.
Nightcrawler (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
When Louis Bloom, a driven man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran. (117 mins.)
Director: Dan Gilroy
“ Disquieting, dark and stimulating. Nightcrawler is a savvy story about the media's often compromised moral compass, built around a searing and indelible performance by the consistently impressive Jake Gyllenhaal. ” - lukeashnufc
 
70.
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A young couple move into an apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life. (136 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ A frightening tale of Satanism and pregnancy that is even more disturbing than it sounds thanks to convincing and committed performances by Mia Farrow and Ruth Gordon. ” - lukeashnufc
 
71.
Unforgiven (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man. (131 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ Ironically, the ultimate Western of all was made decades after its hayday. However, this is captivating for all, not just fans of the genre. ” - lukeashnufc
 
72.
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims. (118 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ Thrilling and scary in equal measure. And what a baddie, Hopkins is simply delicious. ” - lukeashnufc
 
73.
The Hurt Locker (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work. (131 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
“ The most literally exciting film you will see. Forget the off-putting banner of another Iraq movie, go watch, marvel, endure and book in the palliative of a stiff drink afterwards. ” - lukeashnufc
 
74.
The Vanishing (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Rex and Saskia, a young couple in love, are on vacation. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia is abducted. After three years and no sign of Saskia, Rex begins receiving letters from the abductor. (107 mins.)
Director: George Sluizer
“ A clinical, maddening descent into the mind of a serial killer and a slowly unraveling hero, culminating with one of the scariest, most spine-chilling endings of all time. ” - lukeashnufc
 
75.
Lord of War (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An arms dealer confronts the morality of his work as he is being chased by an Interpol agent. (122 mins.)
Director: Andrew Niccol
“ A clever, engaging, funny and thought-provoking view into a world few know anything about. Moral ambiguity has rarely been so well done on the big screen. ” - lukeashnufc
 
76.
Session 9 (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back. (100 mins.)
Director: Brad Anderson
“ Relying more on atmosphere than gore, Session 9 is utterly chilling, and will stick with you for days. Massively underrated. ” - lukeashnufc
 
77.
Das Boot (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror. (149 mins.)
“ Consistently riveting and intensely claustrophobic. Every frame, every word, every 'ping' is something that will burrow deep into your psyche. The best "real" ww2 film ever made. ” - lukeashnufc
 
78.
Shutter Island (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In 1954, a U.S. marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane. (138 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ A wonderfully inventive; visceral, intense, beautiful looking horror film from Scorsese. One of his most enjoyable and uncharacteristic pictures. ” - lukeashnufc
 
79.
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot. (108 mins.)
“ This hilarious tale of criminal incompetence and transatlantic eccentricity is easily John Cleese's finest achievement since Fawlty Towers. Also, Kevin Kline is genius. ” - lukeashnufc
 
80.
Mysterious Skin (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth. (105 mins.)
Director: Gregg Araki
“ Mysterious Skin is a disturbing, difficult to watch film, but one every adult should see. A complex and challenging emotional experience. ” - lukeashnufc
 
81.
Matchstick Men (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A phobic con artist and his protégé are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the former's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly. (116 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ A stylish, well acted, engrossing character study, where the splendidly brilliant characters are more fascinating than the actual con. ” - lukeashnufc
 
82.
The Intouchables (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver. (112 mins.)
“ A true crowd pleaser that rises above its simple premise to deliver one of the most joyous and memorable film experiences of recent times. Welcome to Boogie Wonderland. ” - lukeashnufc
 
83.
Saw (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Two strangers awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there or why, and soon discover they are pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer. (103 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ A twisted and gory horror film that's not for the squeamish and the ending never fails to amaze. Ignore the sequels, this is great, they suck! ” - lukeashnufc
 
84.
Training Day (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
On his first day on the job as a Los Angeles narcotics officer, a rookie cop goes on a 24-hour training course with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears. (122 mins.)
Director: Antoine Fuqua
“ A brutal, fierce, and tense police thriller. Training Day takes a well-worn format and infuses it with freshness and verve. Elevated to greatness by Denzel in his best role yet. ” - lukeashnufc
 
85.
Good Will Hunting (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life. (126 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
“ Van Sant, working from Affleck and Damon's script, lends warmth and real emotion to the film's somewhat basic story. Good Will Hunting is, simply, as good as movies get. ” - lukeashnufc
 
86.
Drive (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself trouble when he helps out his neighbor. (100 mins.)
“ Slickly compelling, beautifully crafted and with one of the best ever film soundtracks, it's just so damn cool. A real thinking man's action movie. ” - lukeashnufc
 
87.
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action. (169 mins.)
“ One of the best war films ever made. You don't just see it, you live through it. You survive it and after it, you feel like you know just a little bit what it is like to be in a war. ” - lukeashnufc
 
88.
Gone Girl (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent. (149 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ Fincher is as Fincher does. And what Fincher does better than almost anyone, is create; dark, moody, meticulously crafted, fantastically entertaining thrillers. Gone Girl is no exception. ” - lukeashnufc
 
89.
Taken (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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. (93 mins.)
Director: Pierre Morel
“ Taken is undeniably fun with slick action. This is not a movie about moral dilemmas-it's about a father who will rip out your eyeballs if you don't give him his daughter back. ” - lukeashnufc
 
90.
The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective. (140 mins.)
“ A hugely ambitious and often moving crime drama about fathers, sons and responsibility. Bleak, raw, epic and vibrating with energy. It will haunt your dreams. ” - lukeashnufc
 
91.
Audition (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all. (115 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
“ Be prepared for a really confrontational horror movie. This is an outstanding, unforgettable picture. It will get under your skin and stay there for many days. ” - lukeashnufc
 
92.
Disconnect (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A drama centered on a group of people searching for human connections in today's wired world. (115 mins.)
“ Disconnect is harrowing and haunting, but most of all, it's an immensely compelling and taut thriller. It's to social networking what "Requiem for a Dream" was to drug addiction. ” - lukeashnufc
 
93.
Heat (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A group of professional bank robbers start to feel the heat from police when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist. (170 mins.)
Director: Michael Mann
“ Intricate study suggesting that cops and robbers ain't so different after all, and arguably Robert De Niro's last great role before he devoted himself to self-parody. ” - lukeashnufc
 
94.
I Saw the Devil (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A secret agent exacts revenge on a serial killer through a series of captures and releases. (141 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
“ An intelligent, suspenseful and relentlessly terrifying crime thriller with one of the nastiest villains in the history of cinema. However, it's definitely not for the faint of heart. ” - lukeashnufc
 
95.
Superbad (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Two co-dependent high school seniors are forced to deal with separation anxiety after their plan to stage a booze-soaked party goes awry. (113 mins.)
Director: Greg Mottola
“ Equally hilarious and heartfelt. This is the best teen movie ever made and it should make stars of the fantastic Cera and Hill. ” - lukeashnufc
 
96.
The King of Comedy (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy. (109 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ Probably Martin Scorsese's most overlooked movie. "The King of Comedy" is a twisted, wickedly funny, scary cultural satire that was light-years ahead of its time. ” - lukeashnufc
 
97.
Dogville (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado town. In exchange, she agrees to work for them. As a search visits town, she finds out that their support has a price. Yet her dangerous secret is never far away... (178 mins.)
Director: Lars Von Trier
“ It's the best stage play you've ever attended, and you feel as if you're right in the middle of it. A brilliant piece of experimental filmmaking. ” - lukeashnufc
 
98.
Zodiac (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer. (157 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ This gripping character study becomes more agonisingly suspenseful as it gets closer to an answer that can't be confirmed. Fincher's underappreciated gem. ” - lukeashnufc
 
99.
Batman Begins (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
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. (140 mins.)
“ Riveting and refreshingly somber, this is the amazing story of the man behind the mask. Not only is it the best Batman film, it's also quite possibly the best superhero movie ever made. ” - lukeashnufc
 
100.
The Raid: Redemption (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A S.W.A.T. team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs. (101 mins.)
“ A film for which the adjective "awesome" might have been invented. It's about as pure an action film as you're ever likely to see and the bloody violence is so expertly choreographed that it's almost poetic. ” - lukeashnufc