30 must have moviesby ericthedread | created - 27 Mar 2011 | updated - 24 Aug 2013 | Public
just a list of films in no order,that ive always enjoy and will never tire of, i highly recomend them
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1. Serenity (2005)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The crew of the ship Serenity try to evade an assassin sent to recapture one of their members who is telepathic.
Votes: 257,706 | Gross: $25.51M
all time great sci fi based on the tv series fire fly, how they only ever made 1 season of that show will be a mystery for the ages
2. The Goonies (1985)
PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient valuable treasure.
Votes: 198,447 | Gross: $61.50M
great movie to forget how old you are and just sit on the couch and feel like a little kid
3. Let It Ride (1989)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Action
A nosy cab driver gets a hot tip on a race horse and wins big, but he can't seem to stop gambling. Will he go broke or walk home with a pretty penny?
Votes: 4,431 | Gross: $4.97M
A film full of loveable characters,such a funny film
4. Romancing the Stone (1984)
PG | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A romance writer sets off to Colombia to ransom her kidnapped sister, and soon finds herself in the middle of a dangerous adventure.
Votes: 70,286 | Gross: $76.57M
Action comedy at its best with wonderfull cast in there prime
5. Disorganized Crime (1989)
R | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Career criminal Frank plans a bank heist and sends for his buddies to help pull the job. Before his buddies arrive, he's caught, forcing his cohorts to pull the job alone. Frank soon escapes, setting off a search by the bumbling cops.
Votes: 1,859 | Gross: $7.72M
Sunday afternoon, house to ya self, chicken and chips, a coke and this movie = WIN :)
6. Kelly's Heroes (1970)
GP | 144 min | Adventure, Comedy, War
A group of U.S. soldiers sneaks across enemy lines to get their hands on a secret stash of Nazi treasure.
All time great cast, never tire of this film
7. Star Trek (2009)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful Romulan from the future creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.
Votes: 537,929 | Gross: $257.73M
Casting perfection. to take a franchise and start fresh without loosing any of your fan base Nice job
PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
After the rebels are overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda. His friends accept shelter from a questionable ally as Darth Vader hunts them in a plan to capture Luke.
Votes: 956,802 | Gross: $290.48M
One of the best motion pictures EVER and the best of the 6.
9. Jaws (1975)
PG | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A local sheriff, a marine biologist and an old seafarer team up to hunt down a great white shark wrecking havoc in a beach resort.
Votes: 465,184 | Gross: $260.00M
any picture that could make the majority of the world at the time think twice about going swimming is doing something right
10. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
R | 142 min | Crime, Drama
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
Votes: 1,903,382 | Gross: $28.34M
pure story telling at its finest
11. Aliens (1986)
R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
57 years later, Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team during her hypersleep. The moon from the original movie has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough?
Votes: 551,348 | Gross: $85.16M
12. For Love or Money (1993)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Doug is a young man who works all day as a concierge at a luxurious hotel, saving money to make his own business. Unfortunately, when he finds the financial supporter he needs, he discovers... See full summary »
Votes: 10,190 | Gross: $11.00M
the comic genius that is Fox.. so hope he gets well
13. Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
An All-American trucker gets dragged into a centuries-old mystical battle in Chinatown.
Votes: 103,823 | Gross: $11.10M
Quirky and stupid but such good fun
14. Saving Silverman (2001)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A pair of buddies conspire to save their best friend from marrying the wrong woman.
Votes: 35,057 | Gross: $19.35M
great laugh out loud film, all ways surprises me how many people havent seen a film that is this funny
15. The Replacements (2000)
PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Sport
During a pro football strike, the owners hire substitute players.
Votes: 51,623 | Gross: $44.74M
So enjoyable my favourite sports movie.
16. Highlander (1986)
R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
An immortal Scottish swordsman must confront the last of his immortal opponent, a murderously brutal barbarian who lusts for the fabled "Prize".
Votes: 106,334 | Gross: $5.90M
SO awesome....shame about the sequel SO SO bad
17. Conan the Barbarian (1982)
R | 129 min | Adventure, Fantasy
A barbarian warrior sets off to avenge his parents and his tribe whom were slain by an evil sorcerer and his henchmen when he was a boy.
Votes: 121,431 | Gross: $39.57M
every thing you want in an arnie movie... him at his hugest not talking much running round chopping dudes heads off
18. The Great Escape (1963)
Not Rated | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
legendary sunday matinee movie, star filled cast real story awesome
19. The Breakfast Club (1985)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
Five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Votes: 290,327 | Gross: $45.88M
great teenage angst film with wonderfull cast and no vampires
20. Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Comedy
The second stand-up performance of Richard Pryor filmed.
Votes: 3,324 | Gross: $15.80M
hands down the funniest stand up routine of all time....
21. Evolution (2001)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A fire-fighting cadet, two college professors, and a geeky but sexy government scientist work against an alien organism that has been rapidly evolving since its arrival on Earth inside a meteor.
Votes: 107,898 | Gross: $38.35M
another fim i never tire of, always puts a smile on my face great remedy for a bad day, orlando jones kills me
22. Hollywood or Bust (1956)
95 min | Comedy, Musical
A singer who can't pay his bookie joins a nerdy, star-struck movie fan and his Great Dane in a cross-country convertible ride to Hollywood.
martin and lewis perfection i love watching this with my little daughter on a rainy weekend
23. Unforgiven (1992)
R | 130 min | Drama, Western
Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man.
Votes: 310,569 | Gross: $101.16M
clint at his gnarly best
24. Thor (2011)
PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The powerful, but arrogant god Thor, is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.
Votes: 601,528 | Gross: $181.03M
best of the marvels to date!
25. 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: 1,665,869 | Gross: $292.58M
its got leo in it yet i still loved it, thats how i know its good
26. Empire Records (1995)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
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.
Votes: 41,506 | Gross: $0.30M
wonderful young cast great soundtrack
27. Almost Famous (2000)
R | 122 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies them on their concert tour.
Votes: 223,029 | Gross: $32.53M
kates finest work, delightful movie
28. Back to the Future (1985)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.
Votes: 837,137 | Gross: $210.61M
wounderful movie fox brilliance
29. The Last Starfighter (1984)
PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best starfighters to defend their world from the attack.
Votes: 32,047 | Gross: $28.73M
cutting edge cgi in its day another great sunday movie
30. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure
Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.
Votes: 738,638 | Gross: $248.16M