MY 50 favorite moviesby MasterAd92 | created - 04 Apr 2011 | updated - 05 Apr 2011 | Public
they are not in any real order...just return of the king...its my favorite of all time!
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PG-13 | 201 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.
Votes: 1,347,641 | Gross: $377.85M
amazing! simple as that.
2. Armageddon (1998)
PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet.
Votes: 347,232 | Gross: $201.57M
humor, drama and action...a recipe for a good movie
3. 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: 325,090 | Gross: $30.86M
4. Bottle Rocket (1996)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Three friends plan to pull off a simple robbery and go on the run.
Votes: 59,159 | Gross: $0.56M
a lot of people might disagree but i am a fan of wes anderson...and owen wilson
5. Mystic River (2003)
R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
With a childhood tragedy that overshadowed their lives, three men are reunited by circumstance when one has a family tragedy.
Votes: 364,785 | Gross: $90.14M
took me forever to finally see this...im glad i did
6. High Noon (1952)
PG | 85 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A town marshal, despite the disagreements of his newlywed bride and the townspeople around him, must face a gang of deadly killers alone at high noon when the gang leader, an outlaw he sent up years ago, arrives on the noon train.
Votes: 85,193 | Gross: $9.45M
man this is such an awesome western!! gary cooper is kick awesome!
7. Inception (2010)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A thief, who steals corporate secrets through use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.
Votes: 1,650,745 | Gross: $292.58M
christopher nolan is a genius...hands down
8. Hot Rod (2007)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy
Self-proclaimed stuntman Rod Kimble is preparing for the jump of his life - to clear fifteen buses to raise money for his abusive stepfather Frank's life-saving heart operation.
Votes: 65,167 | Gross: $13.92M
i laughed so hard in this movie...
9. Catch Me If You Can (2002)
PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Frank Abagnale Jr., before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars' worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and legal prosecutor as a seasoned and dedicated FBI agent pursues him.
Votes: 623,266 | Gross: $164.62M
tom hanks AND leonardo dicaprio? i accept.
10. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation.
Votes: 156,555 | Gross: $21.00M
my favorite wes anderson movie...very clever and humorous.
11. The Dark Knight (2008)
PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When the menace known as the Joker emerges from his mysterious past, he wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the Dark Knight must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.
Votes: 1,861,834 | Gross: $534.86M
yet another example of the genius of christopher nolan
12. The Prestige (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After a tragic accident two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion whilst sacrificing everything they have to outwit the other.
Votes: 957,560 | Gross: $53.09M
totally blew my mind...
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead.
Votes: 896,071 | Gross: $305.41M
amazing movie....i could watch it over and over again
14. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
PG-13 | 179 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.
Votes: 1,219,790 | Gross: $342.55M
not as good as return of the king to me but definitely deserves to be one of my favorites
15. Toy Story 3 (2010)
G | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home.
Votes: 611,198 | Gross: $415.00M
seriously almost brought me to tears...
16. The Fighter (I) (2010)
R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.
Votes: 297,423 | Gross: $93.62M
amazing movie with an awesome cast...if it wasn't for inception it would hands down be my favorite of 2010...of course i have not seen the king's speech though...
17. Gladiator (2000)
R | 155 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 1,094,144 | Gross: $187.71M
very good movie...wish it would have ended differently
18. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy
Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top-rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the 1970s, but that's all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.
Votes: 288,741 | Gross: $85.29M
might be the most quoted movies of all time plus it is hilarious...
19. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
R | 169 min | Drama, War
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.
Votes: 992,391 | Gross: $216.54M
i love war movies and this one might be the best war movie
20. Angels & Demons (2009)
PG-13 | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works with a nuclear physicist to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican during one of the significant events within the church.
Votes: 235,285 | Gross: $133.38M
i really enjoy movies like this...
21. Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
PG | 94 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A woman transformed into a giant after she is struck by a meteorite on her wedding day becomes part of a team of monsters sent in by the U.S. government to defeat an alien mastermind trying to take over Earth.
Votes: 125,203 | Gross: $198.35M
i laughed so hard during this entire movie...
22. The General (1926)
Not Rated | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.
i like a good silent movie...and this is one of the best
23. Hercules (1997)
G | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The son of the Greek Gods Zeus and Hera is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order to reclaim it.
Votes: 162,085 | Gross: $99.05M
i used to love this movie when i was a kid and i still do
24. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
R | 119 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, oceanographer Steve Zissou rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son.
Votes: 153,114 | Gross: $24.01M
i thought this movie was very good. the cast was great
25. 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: 535,952 | Gross: $257.73M
i thought they did a great job rebooting this series
26. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.
Votes: 745,428 | Gross: $34.40M
27. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.
Votes: 384,389 | Gross: $59.89M
steve carrell and alan arkin!
28. Sherlock Holmes (2009)
PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.
Votes: 516,389 | Gross: $209.03M
robert downey jr was phenomenal in this
29. Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A retired master car thief must come back to the industry and steal fifty cars with his crew in one night to save his brother's life.
Votes: 232,584 | Gross: $101.65M
not usually the biggest fan of nicholas cage movies but this one was great
30. Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Thriller
Danny Ocean rounds up the boys for a third heist, after casino owner Willy Bank double-crosses one of the original eleven, Reuben Tishkoff.
Votes: 277,030 | Gross: $117.15M
i liked this one the most out of all of the ocean movies
31. 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: 1,885,964 | Gross: $28.34M
i finally was able to watch this and it was grrrrreat!
32. True Grit (2010)
PG-13 | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
A stubborn teenager enlists the help of a tough U.S. Marshal to track down her father's murderer.
Votes: 262,354 | Gross: $171.24M
i liked this a lot better than the original...mostly because matt damon did sooooooo much better in the new one than glen campbell in the old one
33. Labyrinth (1986)
PG | 101 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A 16-year-old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King.
Votes: 103,967 | Gross: $12.73M
dance magic dance!
34. Open Range (2003)
R | 139 min | Action, Drama, Romance
A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Votes: 57,921 | Gross: $58.33M
that was an awesome shootout
35. Batman Begins (2005)
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from the corruption that Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it.
Votes: 1,088,474 | Gross: $206.85M
christian bale IS batman!
36. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A young fugitive prince and princess must stop a villain who unknowingly threatens to destroy the world with a special dagger that enables the magic sand inside to reverse time.
Votes: 239,478 | Gross: $90.76M
this movie was really entertaining to me...plus gemma arterton is hot!
37. 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: 1,475,221 | Gross: $107.93M
samuel l jackson was great in this
38. Transformers (2007)
PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An ancient struggle between two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, comes to Earth, with a clue to the ultimate power held by a teenager.
Votes: 544,277 | Gross: $319.07M
this was a gooood movie...i could watch it over and over again
39. Nacho Libre (2006)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
Berated all his life by those around him, a monk follows his dream and dons a mask to moonlight as a Luchador (Mexican wrestler).
Votes: 70,435 | Gross: $80.20M
its the beeeeessst!
PG-13 | 178 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle Earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.
Votes: 1,367,855 | Gross: $315.54M
great beginning to an amazing trilogy
41. The Departed (2006)
R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
Votes: 974,091 | Gross: $132.38M
42. Shutter Island (2010)
R | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
In 1954, a U.S. Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderer, who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.
Votes: 897,123 | Gross: $128.01M
43. How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
PG | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.
Votes: 545,400 | Gross: $217.58M
sounded like a stupid movie...its not
44. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Unrated | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
Votes: 97,152 | Gross: $5.10M
george a romero is my hero
45. The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966)
G | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Mystery
Luther Heggs aspires to be a reporter for his small town newspaper, the Rachel Courier Express. He gets his big break when the editor asks him to spend the night at the Simmons mansion that... See full summary »
i used to watch this movie all the time with my grandpa...i think thats why i like it so much...plus it has don knotts
46. Forrest Gump (1994)
PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, Romance
JFK, LBJ, Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75.
Votes: 1,423,293 | Gross: $330.25M
oh tom hanks you are awesome
47. The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
R | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A year after their father's funeral, three brothers travel across India by train in an attempt to bond with each other.
Votes: 151,413 | Gross: $11.90M
another great wes anderson movie
48. The Brothers Bloom (2008)
PG-13 | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job - showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a romantic adventure that takes them around the world.
Votes: 44,052 | Gross: $3.52M
i really enjoyed this movie...the ending is good
49. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Comedy, Sport
Number one NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby stays atop the heap thanks to a pact with his best friend and teammate, Cal Naughton, Jr. But when a French Formula One driver, makes his way up the ladder, Ricky Bobby's talent and devotion are put to the test.
Votes: 141,735 | Gross: $148.21M
i dont think it is will ferrall's funniest...but it is definately up there