10 Movies That Will Shake You Up

This list will provide movies that has that little extra that makes you emotionally involved. The best will be on top, and it will contain many new movies.
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1.
Breaking the Waves (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another. (159 mins.)
Director: Lars Von Trier
“ Perfect movie about love. ” - anita-borkamo
 
2.
District 9 (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology. (112 mins.)
Director: Neill Blomkamp
“ The main character in this movie is fantastic! The story is fantastic! He has a fantastic development through the movie, and it turns out, it is all about love! ” - anita-borkamo
 
3.
The King's Speech (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it. (118 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
“ Amazing how Colin Firth can creep under my skin. Because he himself is so amazing, and with this script and director and co-actors there are many grand moments. After one point, I am all his. ” - anita-borkamo
 
4.
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A young girl receives a vision that drives her to rid France of its oppressors. (158 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
“ This is a movie for explosive energy! An adrenaline kick! ” - anita-borkamo
 
5.
Black Swan (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity. (108 mins.)
“ Who can really believe that beautiful Nina never had a boyfriend? After you stop thinking this, you let Natalie Portman portray the fragile and split ballerina until the fantastic end. You feel her emotions, this is great. ” - anita-borkamo
 
6.
Never Let Me Go (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The lives of three friends, from their early school days into young adulthood, when the reality of the world they live in comes knocking. (103 mins.)
Director: Mark Romanek
“ Beautiful actors, Carey Mulligan especially. A quiet movie, so lovely. ” - anita-borkamo
 
7.
Strange Days (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A former cop turned street-hustler accidentally uncovers a conspiracy in Los Angeles in 1999. (145 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
“ One of my favourites! ” - anita-borkamo
 
8.
Closure (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
After surviving a gang rape and mugging, a middle aged businesswoman and her 23 year old boyfriend plot to murder their attackers, but find themselves conflicted about carrying out their plans. (80 mins.)
Director: Dan Reed
“ Unpleasant and disturbing movie, but in a good and entertaining way. It stirs up feelings of revenge! ” - anita-borkamo
 
9.
Contact (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine. (150 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ This movie moved me deeply. ” - anita-borkamo
 
10.
Magnolia (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley. (188 mins.)
“ Great, strong, stories, fantastic soundtrack. Julianne Moore in an epic scene at a drugstore. ” - anita-borkamo
 
11.
Gladiator (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge. (155 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Great action, great emotions. And Joaquin Phoenix is actually the best actor, because of his conflicting emotions. Connie Nielsen as his sister is perfect. This is a movie you can watch over and over. ” - anita-borkamo
 
12.
The Fourth Kind (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A thriller involving an ongoing unsolved mystery in Alaska, where one town has seen an extraordinary number of unexplained disappearances during the past 40 years and there are accusations of a federal cover up. (98 mins.)
“ This gives the horrible feeling of how it must be to encounter alien beings! It's horrible! ” - anita-borkamo
 
13.
Cast Away (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A FedEx executive must transform himself physically and emotionally to survive a crash landing on a deserted island. (143 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ For me this movie is heartbreaking and funny. ” - anita-borkamo
 
14.
Children of Men (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea. (109 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
“ One of the few disaster-movies that make me genuinely interested: How will this go? Will humankind survive? ” - anita-borkamo
 
15.
Dracula (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The vampire comes to England to seduce a visitor's fiancée and inflict havoc in the foreign land. (128 mins.)
“ Sensual and frightening movie. ” - anita-borkamo
 
16.
Svengali (1983 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
An old singer coaches a young woman whom he believes will be the next singing sensation. As she starts off with her career, their bond gets stronger. (100 mins.)
Director: Anthony Harvey
“ Great movie when I was young!!! Still like it! Feelings!! Suppressed feelings! Love! Perfection! And the ending! ” - anita-borkamo
 
17.
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A young woman separated from her lover by war faces a life-altering decision. (91 mins.)
Director: Jacques Demy
“ Another heartbreak, watch out ” - anita-borkamo
 
18.
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
“ Also deeply moving and with a good pay off in the end. ” - anita-borkamo