My Top 25 Moviesby reapersplaytoy | created - 29 Mar 2011 | updated - 29 Mar 2011 | Public
The greatest movies of all time, according to me.
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1. The Ninth Gate (1999)
R | 133 min | Mystery, Thriller
A rare book dealer, while seeking out the last two copies of a demon text, gets drawn into a conspiracy with supernatural overtones.
Votes: 147,209 | Gross: $18.66M
One of Depp's best roles, truely a wonderfully dark movie
2. Burn After Reading (2008)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A disk containing mysterious information from a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous and daft gym employees who attempt to sell it.
Votes: 269,845 | Gross: $60.36M
The Coen Brothers made another great movie yet again. This was amazing the talent of Malkovich, Pitt, and even Clooney helped to make this the best Coen Brothers movie yet.
3. 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 soapmaker, forming an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.
Votes: 1,534,893 | Gross: $37.03M
Pitt's best role. This movie is a great showing of what a movie should be when based apon a book.
4. 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: 1,497,453 | Gross: $107.93M
Tarantino's best film. i'm not a huge Tarantino fan, however, one has to love this movie.
5. Moon (2009)
R | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet's power problems.
Votes: 290,249 | Gross: $5.01M
Sam Rockwell is an underrated actor. This movie is brillant and should be deemed a masterpiece.
6. The Princess Bride (1987)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.
Votes: 329,564 | Gross: $30.86M
This should have launched Cary Elwes carrer. Sure he has had one, starring in several movies. However, this is the best he has been in.
7. Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
PG-13 | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical
A spoof of Robin Hood in general and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) in particular.
Votes: 100,313 | Gross: $35.74M
Mel Brooks is a genius.
8. Kick-Ass (2010)
R | 117 min | Action, Comedy
Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a superhero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.
Votes: 473,496 | Gross: $48.07M
A great movie based on a graphic novel. These movies have become overdone here lately, however, this one was greatly done.
9. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror
A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.
Votes: 438,025 | Gross: $13.54M
Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are great together. This one one of their first and so far thier best. Zombie movies are always great and this is one of the best.
10. Zombieland (2009)
R | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror
A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the last Twinkie, and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America.
Votes: 428,036 | Gross: $75.59M
Another great zombie movie. Harrelson was great in this movie.
11. Big Nothing (2006)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
A frustrated, unemployed professor joins forces with a scammer and a friend of his in a blackmailing scheme.
Between Pegg and Schwimmer this movie is almost unique. Either way worth watching more than once.
12. Donnie Darko (2001)
R | 113 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.
Votes: 651,817 | Gross: $0.19M
Gyllenhaal made this a great movie. A truely dark and uniquely done movie.
13. The Big Lebowski (1998)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Crime
"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.
Votes: 609,031 | Gross: $17.50M
Another great Coen Brothers movie. The Dude.
14. Fargo (1996)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 515,620 | Gross: $24.61M
Again the Coen Brothers did great.
15. Office Space (1999)
R | 89 min | Comedy
Three company workers who hate their jobs decide to rebel against their greedy boss.
Votes: 216,093 | Gross: $10.82M
One of the few things Mike Judge did right. King of the Hill, Beavis and Butt-head were annoying distractions, but this movie was worthy.
16. Fallen (1998)
R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.
Votes: 64,306 | Gross: $25.19M
Usually Washington is an overrated actor, yet in this movie he was great.
17. Army of Darkness (1992)
R | 81 min | Comedy, Horror
A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home.
Votes: 142,371 | Gross: $11.50M
Bruce Campbell is a god in the b-movie genre. Anything thing that C ampbell does is amazing.
18. Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Elvis and JFK, both alive and in a nursing home, fight for the souls of their fellow residents as they battle an ancient Egyptian Mummy.
Votes: 41,249 | Gross: $2.00M
Another great Campbell flick. A unique story.
19. Inception (2010)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A thief, who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.
Votes: 1,676,774 | Gross: $292.58M
A great movie, even with Leo being in it.
20. Some Like It Hot (1959)
Not Rated | 121 min | Comedy, Romance
When two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.
Votes: 198,876 | Gross: $25.00M
A great movie in which men dress as women. These movies have been overdone and done badly, this one movie stands alone as a masterpiece.
21. 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: 230,263 | Gross: $10.68M
Another great Depp performance. Gilliam made another great movie as well.
22. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.
Votes: 424,351 | Gross: $1.23M
A true classic and it would have been higher on my list, except the other films were better.
23. A Night at the Roxbury (1998)
PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Two dim-witted brothers dream of owning their own dance club or at least getting into the coolest and most exclusive club in town, The Roxbury.
Votes: 51,352 | Gross: $30.32M
The one good SNL movie. This is a funny movie.
24. A Knight's Tale (2001)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
After his master dies, a peasant squire, fueled by his desire for food and glory, creates a new identity for himself as a knight.
Votes: 148,963 | Gross: $56.57M
Ledger will be truely missed, this is problably his best movie
25. 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: 73,661 | Gross: $35.18M
Kilmer's best movie and a great movie based on a true rock god.