My Favorite Movies

These are my favorite movies I have seen over the years. And I am still updating this list as well as I see new movies that I like.This list in the order of Action/Thriller,Drama,Horror,Biography,and Sci-Fi
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1.
The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A woman suffering from amnesia begins to recover her memories after trouble from her past finds her again. (121 mins.)
Director: Renny Harlin
“ I was very impressed with the acting from Geena Davis and Samuel L. Jackson. Intense til the very end. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
2.
Speed (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young police officer must prevent a bomb exploding aboard a city bus by keeping its speed above 50 mph. (116 mins.)
Director: Jan de Bont
“ This movie had my adrenaline pumping every minute! Non-stop intensity!^^ ” - forensic-shinobi
 
3.
Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband. (99 mins.)
Director: Joseph Ruben
“ Julia Roberts did an amazing job in this film. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
4.
Trapped (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The Jennings' fight for their daughters life after she is kidnapped by an experienced gang of thieves. (106 mins.)
Director: Luis Mandoki
“ Kevin Bacon is a great actor. However my respect for his work increased when I saw him in this movie. Great storyline as well. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
5.
The Bodyguard (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A former Secret Service agent takes on the job of bodyguard to a pop singer, whose lifestyle is most unlike a President's. (129 mins.)
Director: Mick Jackson
“ I always enjoy watching this movie. I never get tired of watching this movie. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
6.
Fear (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
When Nicole met David; handsome, charming, affectionate, he was everything. It seemed perfect, but soon she sees that David has a darker side. And his adoration turns to obsession, their dream into a nightmare, and her love into fear. (97 mins.)
Director: James Foley
“ Great plot. Mark Wahlberg did an awesome job at playing every father's worst nightmare. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
7.
Cobra (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans. (87 mins.)
“ First he was the boxer, then he was the green beret, and now he's a cop. Great plot good choice of actor. Sylvester Stallone makes cops look badass. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
8.
Road House (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A tough bouncer is hired to tame a dirty bar. (114 mins.)
“ In my history of movies I have never really seen one that focuses on the bouncer. And Patrick Swayze playing one makes it all worth seeing it. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
9.
Wild Things (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A police detective uncovers a conspiracy behind a case involving a high-school guidance counselor when accusations of rape are made against him by two female students. (108 mins.)
Director: John McNaughton
“ I love the way that this movie has a lot of surpises and secrets. It always saves the best for last. All the characters are connected in some way. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
10.
Cape Fear (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him. (128 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ I don't think I've seen Robert De Niro as a SERIOUS bad guy. after seeing this I'm not gonna be able to watch another movie when he's already played a psychopath. I guess it just shows how good of an he is. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
11.
Fatal Attraction (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A married man's one-night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family. (119 mins.)
Director: Adrian Lyne
“ First thriller I ever saw. I think I can imagine Bill Clinton afraid of this movie. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
12.
Insomnia (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen. (118 mins.)
“ This movie I thought would be weird, but after seeing the whole thing It made me want to see more Al Pacino movies ^^. For a fun fact, Al Pacino actually suffers from Insomnia. He didn't have to reseach for his character at all. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
13.
A Time to Kill (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In Canton, Mississippi, a fearless young lawyer and his assistant defend a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, inciting violent retribution and revenge from the Ku Klux Klan. (149 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
“ It's such a good thriller. It really empasizes on a father's love for his children and what he will do when something happens to his child. But especially on the lawyer's part too. His defense speech really touched me. I could watch it for hours. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
14.
Mr. Brooks (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego. (120 mins.)
Director: Bruce A. Evans
“ It's hard to call what kind of part Kevin Costner plays. Good guy or Bad buy? The Inbetween guy? It's a different kind of psycological thiller that I think everyone should see. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
15.
Dirty Harry (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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. (102 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
“ "Do you feel lucky? punk!" God, I love that line. Clint made cops look awesome for the beginning of the 70s. Made me wish I born that long ago to see it at the theaters and how popular it was too. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
16.
Ghost (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After a young man is murdered, his spirit stays behind to warn his lover of impending danger, with the help of a reluctant psychic. (127 mins.)
Director: Jerry Zucker
“ A beautiful tale of romance and tragedy. Such a good pair too, having Swayze and Moore together. I don't think they could've found a better match then them. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
17.
Desperate Measures (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Frank Conner is an honest police officer who desperately needs to save his son's life. However, after losing all hope, he finds out that a criminal Peter McCabe in jail is his only savior. (100 mins.)
“ Nothing like a good persuit movie along with the strive for a son's life in the process. A serious underestimated movie that needs some attention. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
18.
Top Gun (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
As students at the United States Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom. (110 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
“ This movie had so much style and action. Finding out about the other actors/actresses who almost got the role of the certain characters just astonishes me. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
19.
U.S. Marshals (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
U.S. Marshal Samuel Gerard (Jones) and his team of Marshals are assigned to track down Sheridan (Snipes), who has been accused of a double-murder. (131 mins.)
Director: Stuart Baird
“ This movie was hilarious as it was thrilling. A great sequal and storyline^^ ” - forensic-shinobi
 
20.
Copycat (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past. (123 mins.)
Director: Jon Amiel
“ Above all the other types of serial killer movies. This one was particularly interesting because of the fact that producers and directors spend so much time inventing murder methods for serial killer characters that in this one it represents all of the real life serial killers. It was kind of like a mega-biography. Also can't beat the acting of Hunter and Weaver together. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
21.
Spy Game (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Retiring CIA agent Nathan Muir recalls his training of Tom Bishop while working against agency politics to free him from his Chinese captors. (126 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
“ Having two great actors together in the same movie shows great casting in the director's choices. I've never seen a CIA based movie quite like this until I saw it. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
22.
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
“ You haven't really seen movies yet until you've seen this one. This one conquers all! ” - forensic-shinobi
 
23.
City of Angels (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Inspired by the modern classic, Wings of Desire, City involves an angel (Cage) who is spotted by a doctor in an operating room. Franz plays Cage's buddy who somehow knows a lot about angels. (114 mins.)
Director: Brad Silberling
“ I never imagined Nicolas Cage playing an angel until I saw this film. I believe that this has to be his best work ever. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
24.
Flashdance (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A Pittsburgh woman with two jobs as a welder and an exotic dancer wants to get into ballet school. (95 mins.)
Director: Adrian Lyne
“ This movie makes believe I can do almost anything. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
25.
A Few Good Men (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Neo military lawyer Kaffee defends Marines accused of murder; they contend they were acting under orders. (138 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ Classic movie. Pursuing the truth never looked so awesome. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
26.
Regarding Henry (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. As if that weren't enough... (108 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
“ Harrison Ford at his best. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
27.
Empire Records (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The employees of an independent music store learn about each other as they try anything to stop the store being absorbed by a large chain. (90 mins.)
Director: Allan Moyle
“ I still find it hilarious seeing that there's three stars in here from two popular crime shows in this comedy. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
28.
P.S. I Love You (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life. (126 mins.)
“ when I saw this movie it was nothing what I first expected. It was greater than what I originally expected. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
29.
Scent of a Woman (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A prep school student needing money agrees to "babysit" a blind man, but the job is not at all what he anticipated. (156 mins.)
Director: Martin Brest
“ MAN! I love the ending to this. I'd have to say next to 'Insomnia' this is my other favorite Al Pacino movie^^ ” - forensic-shinobi
 
30.
Pretty in Pink (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A poor girl must choose between the affections of her doting childhood sweetheart and a rich but sensitive playboy. (96 mins.)
Director: Howard Deutch
“ This movie gave me so much confidence in myself and my inspiration for find new styles to make to be a different person then who I usually am. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
31.
Purple Rain (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A young musician, tormented by an abusive situation at home, must contend with a rival singer, a burgeoning romance, and his own dissatisfied band, as his star begins to rise. (111 mins.)
Director: Albert Magnoli
“ I always remember my mother talking about this movie so many times until she showed it to me. This is always a priceless movie to watch. It leaves me smiling afterward^^ ” - forensic-shinobi
 
32.
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A housewife who is unhappy with her life befriends an old lady in a nursing home and is enthralled by the tales she tells of people she used to know. (130 mins.)
Director: Jon Avnet
“ This one by far is the only one that really make me cry but still have me smiling at the end. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
33.
Sweet November (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A workaholic executive, and an unconventional woman agree to a personal relationship for a short period. In this short period she changes his life. (119 mins.)
Director: Pat O'Connor
“ I love this movie. True it does have a sad ending but it proves how much a man can change with finding the right person. It also states how much true love can only happen once. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
34.
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
“ This is a great film of Clint's, it's expressing everything in life from contraversy of the wars to anything else he's expressed about through the movies. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
35.
Friday the 13th (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A group of young adults discover a boarded up Camp Crystal Lake, where they soon encounter Jason Voorhees and his deadly intentions. (97 mins.)
Director: Marcus Nispel
“ Two words. Jared Padalecki. 'Nuff said. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
36.
My Bloody Valentine (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Tom returns to his hometown on the tenth anniversary of the Valentine's night massacre that claimed the lives of 22 people. Instead of a homecoming, Tom finds himself suspected of committing the murders, and it seems like his old flame is the only one that believes he's innocent. (101 mins.)
Director: Patrick Lussier
“ Next to Friday the 13th I'd have to say that this has to be a good remake in my opinion. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
37.
Devour (2005 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Revolves around a character named Jake Gray and his friends that have been playing a deadly game called "The Pathway", which eventually spirals out of control and threatens a worldwide epidemic of violence. (90 mins.)
Director: David Winkler
“ Even though this film never made it to the theaters I think Jensen Ackles did a pretty good job in this film. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
38.
Carrie (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Carrie White, a shy, friendless teenage girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom. (98 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ This movie made me fear being a loner for a while. And it probably wasn't a good idea to watch this the day before homecoming either 0_0. But all in all, I always watch it when it come on tv. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
39.
Christine (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it. (110 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ Gotta love a good Stephen King classic. The only horror movie that doesn't stick with zombies, vampires etc. It's so good now I look behind my back to see if I see a red car with music blaring, glaring at me XDDD. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
40.
Cujo (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Cujo, a friendly St. Bernard, contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town. (93 mins.)
Director: Lewis Teague
“ I can imagine a great number people became a cat person after this movie. Gotta love one of Stephen King's classic movies in the 80's ” - forensic-shinobi
 
41.
Goodfellas (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
The story of Henry Hill and his life through the teen years into the years of mafia, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his Mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate. (146 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ Theres so much art,style, and story to this tale of the mafia. It's a movie that should always be seen next to Shawshank. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
42.
The Accused (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
After a young woman suffers a brutal gang rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack. (111 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Kaplan
“ This has to be one of the greatest movies based a true story. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
43.
Karla (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Based on real events, Paul Bernardo and his wife, Karla Homolka, kidnap, sexually abuse, and murder three young girls. (99 mins.)
Director: Joel Bender
“ Isn't anyone really weired out how the notorious serial killer couple is played by the Laura Prepon from 'That's 70's Show' and Misha Collins who plays 'Castiel' from my favorite show "Supernatural"? Seeing them on here really shows how great of an actor & actress they are, especially Misha playing Paul Bernardo and all. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
44.
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 motives. (127 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ Such a great thriller movie filled with intensity. No matter how many times I watch this movie the ending never gets old and always has my heart racing. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
45.
Lean on Me (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The dedicated but tyrannical Joe Clark is appointed the principal of a decaying inner-city school and he is determined to improve by any and all means. (108 mins.)
“ Such a powerful movie. I love watching it whenever it comes on TV ” - forensic-shinobi
 
46.
Demolition Man (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society. (115 mins.)
Director: Marco Brambilla
“ This is by far the most hilarious movie that I've seen depicting how things will be like in the future. I love it so much that my mom hates to watch it whenever I mention it. ” - forensic-shinobi
 
47.
Hollow Man (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Scientists discover how to make people invisible, but their test subject becomes an insane killer who stalks them. (112 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
“ This movie really made you think a lot. Seeing how psychotic Kevin's character is in this film really makes you wonder how far science will really go and to hope it doesn't end up like how this movie ended. ” - forensic-shinobi