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1. Pulp Fiction (1994)
R | 154 min | Crime, Drama
The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Votes: 1,475,362 | Gross: $107.93M
Dialogues in the movie rocks
2. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
R | 153 min | Adventure, Drama, War
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.
Votes: 1,002,777 | Gross: $120.54M
Excellent from start to end. Bingooooooooo
3. Four Lions (2010)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Four incompetent British jihadists set out to train for and commit an act of terror.
Votes: 61,862 | Gross: $0.30M
4. Life Is Beautiful (1997)
PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, War
When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp.
Votes: 484,072 | Gross: $57.60M
Best movie of a lifetime. If u haven't watched this yet, you are missing something in your life
5. M (1931)
Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt.
Votes: 111,606 | Gross: $0.03M
Cant believe this was made in 1930's
6. The Sixth Sense (1999)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.
Votes: 775,279 | Gross: $293.51M
Night Shyamalan's best movie. Watch till the end to get thrilled
7. 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: 1,650,889 | Gross: $292.58M
I don't know who planted the idea in my mind that this movie is the best movie ever made.
8. 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: 481,144 | Gross: $56.95M
1968 movie that when viewed looks as if made in 2100. Excellent visuals
9. Tron (2010)
PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The son of a virtual world designer goes looking for his father and ends up inside the digital world that his father designed. He meets his father's corrupted creation and a unique ally who was born inside the digital world.
Votes: 280,261 | Gross: $172.06M
Daft punks BGM rocks + wonderful onscreen colours and effects makes it a delight to watch
10. Kaakha..Kaakha: The Police (2003)
153 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After a police team kills his brother, a drug-dealing gangster vows to kill the entire team and their respective families.
A tamil movie that is capable of being remade in hollywood.
11. Following (1998)
R | 69 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A young writer who follows strangers for material meets a thief who takes him under his wing.
Votes: 72,923 | Gross: $0.05M
Nolan's first masterpiece with a twist in climax and trademark non linear screenplay
12. The Number 23 (2007)
R | 98 min | Mystery, Thriller
Walter Sparrow becomes obsessed with a novel that he believes was written about him. As his obsession increases, more and more similarities seem to arise.
Votes: 175,580 | Gross: $35.19M
When i look around i see 23 everywhere
13. The Truman Show (1998)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a television show.
Votes: 751,449 | Gross: $125.62M
You will feel for Jim's character in the movie
14. Black Swan (2010)
R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity.
Votes: 600,503 | Gross: $106.95M
A powerful performance throughout by Natalie especially in the climax makes this a must watch
15. Billa (2007)
Not Rated | 130 min | Action, Romance, Thriller
A cop chases international gangster Billa and happens to be the only one to see him die. He places Velu, Billa's lookalike, inside the gang to get information. But Velu is framed for killing the cop.
Thala Ajith rocks with his trademark styles.
16. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime
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.
Votes: 455,115 | Gross: $3.65M
If you hold back anything, I'll kill ya. If you bend the truth or I think you're bending the truth, I'll kill ya. If you forget anything, I'll kill ya. In fact, you're gonna have to work very hard to stay alive, Nick. Now, do you understand everything I've just said? 'Cause if you don't, I'll kill ya!
17. Before Sunrise (1995)
R | 101 min | Drama, Romance
A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together.
Votes: 210,443 | Gross: $5.54M
A feel good movie that will be liked/loved more by people who are in love
18. The Prestige (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After a tragic accident two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion whilst sacrificing everything they have to outwit the other.
Votes: 957,644 | Gross: $53.09M
Yet another Nolan's masterpiece with wonderful twists till the end. Watch the movie second time to clearly understand every line spoken
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: 561,625 | Gross: $66.21M
Watch this after watching kill bill vol 1. The way the film shows the anger of Thurman towards others, it is indeed a delight
20. 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: 744,930 | Gross: $2.83M
Tarantino introduced with this hard hitting movie with great dialogues
21. 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: 275,777 | Gross: $5.51M
Hail Hitler. Despite his negative image, watching this movie makes us feel for him.
22. 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.
Watch this movie to find the beauty of English language. Wonderful dialogues between 12 men that is a delight to watch.
23. Fight Club (1999)
R | 139 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 1,511,706 | Gross: $37.03M
You would have never guessed the twist till you have watched it
24. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
R | 178 min | Western
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.
Votes: 558,764 | Gross: $6.10M
Ennio Morricone rocked with his great music. Dialogues are even better. A sample is 'If you wanna shoot, just shoot don't talk'
25. 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: 1,423,439 | Gross: $330.25M
An innocent person's character is portrayed in the best possible manner with a great story and wonderful screenplay
26. Hotel Rwanda (2004)
PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History
Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.
Votes: 289,458 | Gross: $23.47M
A true story that is good to watch onscreen
27. Into the Wild (2007)
R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
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.
Votes: 478,261 | Gross: $18.35M
Life cannot be lived in solitude.
28. Groundhog Day (1993)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again.
Votes: 490,107 | Gross: $70.91M
Imagine the toughest or worst day in life repeating itself with everyone unaware of that
29. Good Will Hunting (1997)
R | 126 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 685,962 | Gross: $138.43M
The treatment with just dialogues is great
30. Rope (1948)
Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two young men strangle their "inferior" classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the "perfection" of their crime.
A real psycho movie taken with just 8 to 9 persons in a single room. Hitchcock's best
31. Million Dollar Baby (2004)
PG-13 | 132 min | Drama, Sport
A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.
Votes: 535,132 | Gross: $100.49M
you will feel at the end
32. Cellular (2004)
PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. The catch? The woman claims to have been kidnapped; and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.
Votes: 83,316 | Gross: $32.00M
Great performances and cell phone used in the best possible manner
33. Mudhalvan (1999)
169 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A man accepts a challenge to act as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for one day only, and makes such a success of it that soon he is embroiled in political intrigue.
The scene where the hero decides to enter politics will send nerves throughout your body
34. Terminator 2 (1991)
R | 137 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her ten year old son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg.
Votes: 823,366 | Gross: $204.84M
The machines in action are great to watch
35. Yutham Sei (2011)
160 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A common man's ability to defeat the devil. A cop identifies the mystery and solves the problem.
An out and out thriller
36. Desperado (1995)
R | 104 min | Action, Thriller
A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.
Votes: 149,334 | Gross: $25.63M
Typical Roberto Rodriguez movie. Salma Hayek rocks.
37. The Man from Earth (2007)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he has a longer and stranger past than they can imagine.
Imagine living from dinosaur era till now. Conversations in this movie are unbelievable
38. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.
Votes: 691,456 | Gross: $170.74M
His mind is not just beautiful but beyond that
39. Rain Man (1988)
R | 133 min | Drama
Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
Votes: 412,186 | Gross: $172.83M
Relationship between brothers doesn't get beyond this. Wonderful acting from Hanks in the climax + Hoffman acting is superb from start to end.
40. One Fine Day (1996)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The lives of two strangers and their young children unexpectedly intersect on one hectic, stressful day in New York City.
Votes: 38,413 | Gross: $46.15M
If u r looking for a fun movie to watch with your family go for this.
41. Ocean's Eleven (2001)
PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Thriller
Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously.
Votes: 438,635 | Gross: $183.41M
A fun/action movie with Several Super stars. Try avoiding Oceans twelve. Go for Oceans Thirteen instead.