The Best of the Best.by maddiemoiselle | created - 22 Apr 2011 | updated - 04 Jun 2012 | Public
These are in no particular order. Except Titanic. That's my favourite movie of all time. Some of the best movies I've seen in my life. Of course, I'm only a teenage girl...
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1. Titanic (1997)
PG-13 | 194 min | Drama, Romance
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.
Votes: 877,252 | Gross: $0.69M
Helped me realize how great, real, and powerful love is.
2. Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001– )
Not Rated | 180 min | Biography, Drama, War
The life of Anne Frank and her family from 1939 to 1945: pre-war fears, invasion of Netherlands by German troops, hiding in Amsterdam, deportation to the camps, return of Anne's father.
The real Anne was, is, and always will be my hero.
3. Alice in Wonderland (I) (2010)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Nineteen-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror.
Votes: 336,236 | Gross: $334.19M
No one's going to believe me, but this movie helped me realize a lot of things. My signature has a quote from this movie and my username was inspired by the Mad Hatter.
4. Beetlejuice (1988)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy
When a recently-deceased ghost couple find their now-vacant home invaded by an obnoxious family, they hire a sleazy ghost who gets rid of humans to help them.
Votes: 211,847 | Gross: $73.71M
This movie has a lot of memories...I always watched it when my best friend came over (which was often). I can now quote a major part of this movie.
5. The Blind Side (2009)
PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.
Votes: 246,778 | Gross: $255.96M
I may not be a sports fan, especially when it comes to football, but the amazing true story behind this movie made it so emotional and real.
6. Mean Girls (2004)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Votes: 275,814 | Gross: $86.06M
When I said that I was a teenage girl you had to have known I was going to include this...
7. The Hunger Games (2012)
PG-13 | 142 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games: a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.
Votes: 757,451 | Gross: $408.01M
Amazing adaption of the book.
8. Swing Kids (1993)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Music
A close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany listen to banned swing music from the US. Soon dancing and fun lead to more difficult choices as the Nazis begin tightening the grip on ... See full summary »
Votes: 14,029 | Gross: $5.63M
As you can tell from Anne Frank, I'm fascinated by Nazi Germany and this film was...wow.
9. The Help (2011)
PG-13 | 146 min | Drama
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
Votes: 358,101 | Gross: $169.71M
I've never read the book, which I usually try to steer clear from when seeing movies based on books, but this movie was inspiring.