My top favourite selection of films.

In no particular order. =D I do hope this selection of films are of interest i fully enjoy them and loads more but these 31 were the ones that stood out for me. I love loads of film i didn't feel like putting the obvious choices of batman or lord of the rings or Avatar. Hopefully this will prove interesting.
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Frequency (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An accidental cross-time radio link connects father and son across 30 years. The son tries to save his father's life, but then must fix the consequences. (118 mins.)
Director: Gregory Hoblit
“ First time i saw this film I loved it and watched it again, an hour after watching it the first time. Great cast I'm a big fan of Jim Caviezel and Dennis Quaid. ” - Chromaki
The Thin Red Line (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War. (170 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
“ A very different war film. The very reason why its in my favourites its not your average all guns blazing sort of film. Its mysterious and has great cinematography and well acted by all. The story makes you think alot about it afterwards, keeps your attention. ” - Chromaki
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Robert Ford, who's idolized Jesse James since childhood, tries hard to join the reforming gang of the Missouri outlaw, but gradually becomes resentful of the bandit leader. (160 mins.)
Director: Andrew Dominik
“ The Music in this film is what made the film brilliant everything else is still great its just the music really stands out for me within this film! ” - Chromaki
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 extraterrestrial intelligence, sending plans for a mysterious machine. (150 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ This film is probably in my top 5 of favourite films, Jodie Foster is a amazing actress, and she really is believable in this film and everything about this film stands out to me just the idea of her passion for communication with life across the world, growing to commucation with other life from distant worlds standing up for something which you believe in. Searching for the truth. ” - Chromaki
Twister (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Bill and Jo Harding, advanced storm chasers on the brink of divorce, must join together to create an advanced weather alert system by putting themselves in the cross-hairs of extremely violent tornadoes. (113 mins.)
Director: Jan de Bont
“ Loved this film since i was little, wish Bill Paxton was in more rolls similar to ones like this. A really enjoyable film. ” - Chromaki
The Big Country (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A New Englander arrives in the Old West, where he becomes embroiled in a feud between two families over a valuable patch of land. (165 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
“ The best western that i have seen so far. Gregory Peck was a outstanding actor and really enjoyed his role in this film with Charlton Heston who also just added to the wealth of cast. ” - Chromaki
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. (107 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
“ A fun enjoyable story, the first film i had ever seen done by the Coen Brothers. I've watched this soo many times and i never get bored every little bit of it is entertaining. From the witty remarks to long arguments between the three over who is in charge. ” - Chromaki
The Great Locomotive Chase (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
During the Civil War Union spy Andrews and his men volunteer to steal a Confederate train and drive it to Union territory while destroying the Confederate railway system along the way. (85 mins.)
Director: Francis Lyon
“ This film is the one which i remember as being my first every loved film from when i was younger and still heavily enjoy it now aswell, Its probably the reason why i enjoy films of that time period and many western films. ” - Chromaki
Star Trek (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
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. (127 mins.)
Director: J.J. Abrams
“ Another great film, a great re-boot to the star trek franchise even if its in a totally different pace than the others its still one to add to the great long list of Star Trek adventures. ” - Chromaki
The Magnificent Seven (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An oppressed Mexican peasant village hires seven gunfighters to help defend their homes. (128 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
“ Speaks for itself, one of the best cast westerns to me and music that stands out. Will stay known for a very long time i'd like to think. ” - Chromaki
The Chase (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Escaped convict Jack Hammond takes a woman hostage and sets off for the Mexican border with the police hot on his tail. (94 mins.)
Director: Adam Rifkin
“ Ahhh Charlie Sheen! what happened??? Simple, fun and enjoyable police chase! Even if its slightly predictable, it has many great scenes, a good sense of humour with a climatic ending. ” - Chromaki
The Usual Suspects (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at a seemingly random police lineup. (106 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
“ Keeps you closely watching, you have to watch it a 2nd time i think just to enjoy the bits that were cleverly shown in a few select scenes to add on to Kevin spaceys story. A entertaining crime drama. ” - Chromaki
Pandorum (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A pair of crew members aboard a spaceship wake up with no knowledge of their mission or their identities. (108 mins.)
“ When i bought this i was hoping please dont be another Resident evil!!! and luckily it wasnt! A very enjoyable Sci-Fi film thats tense makes you want to watch again! ” - Chromaki
Outlander (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
During the reign of the Vikings, Kainan, a man from a far-off world, crash lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator known as the Moorwen. Though both man and monster are seeking revenge for violence committed against them, Kainan leads the alliance to kill the Moorwen by fusing his advanced technology with the Viking's Iron Age weaponry. (115 mins.)
Director: Howard McCain
“ Has a very big amount of mixed reviews many of them are quite negative from what i've seen, which is very dissapointing as i really enjoyed this film, it may have a few animated sections which can be slightly off. Would like to see more films like this with Jim Caviezel as he proves to be a great hero or Anti-hero in his films. I also enjoy John Hurts role aswell, i was surprised to see him in this film but he played the part of the king well to my liking. ” - Chromaki
A Perfect Getaway (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Two pairs of lovers on a Hawaiian vacation discover that psychopaths are stalking and murdering tourists on the islands. (98 mins.)
Director: David Twohy
“ Fun action packed film with alot of witty humour, Not a fan of Milla Jovovich but did really like her in the fith element. Some say its predictable, to me it wasn't so much so it caught me by surprise. ” - Chromaki
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A Missouri farmer joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family. (135 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ Its Clint Eastwood!!, Plus i feel this is his best Western even though his famous 3 spaghetti western films are great! I feel as if this one was his best. ” - Chromaki
Unknown (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Five men wake up in a locked-down warehouse with no memory of who they are. They are forced to figure out who is good and who is bad to stay alive. (85 mins.)
Director: Simon Brand
“ Keeps you guessing at the start which i really enjoyed and then you slowly begin to realise who is who! A short 80min film that will keep you entertained and doesnt lose track of the main point of whats going on.. Though the ending could of been a bit longer. ” - Chromaki
Jurassic Park (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok. (127 mins.)
“ Its Jurassic Park! Dinosaurs/Jeff Goldblum with his unique way of acting and Sam Neil who i feel was meant for the role of Alan Grant just have never really been able to see him as anyone else (Though i did enjoy his role as merlin) i have grown up with Jurassic Park films. I also look forward to the new trilogy. ” - Chromaki
Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Jesse becomes reunited with Willy three years after the whale's jump to freedom as the teenager tries to rescue the killer whale and other orcas from an oil spill. (95 mins.)
“ The Free Willy trilogy is the reason for why i love Orcas, i remember i used to talk about killer whales so much when i was younger because of that film and want to be just like Jesse to swim with Killer Whales. Still plan to see those whales one day still havn't.... ” - Chromaki
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously. (116 mins.)
“ Classy film with a all star cast and great music to add to it. ” - Chromaki
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
On the eve of retirement, Kirk and McCoy are charged with assassinating the Klingon High Chancellor and imprisoned. The Enterprise crew must help them escape to thwart a conspiracy aimed at sabotaging the last best hope for peace. (113 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Meyer
“ The best out of all the old star trek films starring William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy, Just a great end to the long series of theres. ” - Chromaki
The Three Musketeers (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The three best of the disbanded Musketeers - Athos, Porthos, and Aramis - join a young hotheaded would-be-Musketeer... (105 mins.)
Director: Stephen Herek
“ Many really dislike this film but i for one really enjoyed it, Just alot of fun with great comedic actors even if it was slight witty humour its a shame films like this don't happen anymore. Also i am not seeing the new Muskateers as thats another typical over the top action film done by Paul Anderson. ” - Chromaki
Field of Dreams (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the 1919 Chicago White Sox come. (107 mins.)
“ I'm a huge fan of Kevin Costner he has done a mixed bunch of films throughout his career from sport films to westerns to family dramas.. This is just a nice family sport film which i think is good to just sit down and casually enjoy with a nice feel to it aswell. When ever i go near a cornfield i think i should listening out for the whisper... "If you build it, he will come." ” - Chromaki
The Ladykillers (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Five diverse oddball criminal types planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians. (91 mins.)
“ A classic starring the great Alec Guinness a fun entertaining film by ealing comedies i than my Nan for showing me these great sort of british comedy films! ” - Chromaki
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
“ Everyone should like/enjoy this film. Its another sort of car chase but without the chase.. But with alot of SPEED and many stunts though one is a bit unbelievable.. Enjoyable film will keep you entertained and good all round cast aswell! ” - Chromaki
The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime. (106 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
“ This film isnt amazing its bassically an everyday Tony Scott film in a way but the thing to me was in this one. It felt more involved with the camera work and the music tracks for the film stood out to give it a bit more of an edge and just John Travolta as a bad guy or Misunderstood guy really went well with the film and Denzel Washington as the every day man well sort of.. worked very well. This film was pure entertainment. ” - Chromaki
Son of Lassie (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Laddie (Son of Lassie !) and his master are trapped in Norway during WW2 - has he inherited his mothers famous courage ? (102 mins.)
Director: S. Sylvan Simon
“ Probably the oddest one of the bunch but its a very good family adventure film, going through a period of war about a dog trying to get to his owner who is lost in the war. Is a very nice film! ” - Chromaki
The Boys Are Back (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A sports writer becomes a single parent in tragic circumstances. (104 mins.)
Director: Scott Hicks
“ Clive Owen does a great performance as this character and mixes well with the kids as the dad, you soon start to feel the growing connection between them all trying to live together and make things right. ” - Chromaki
Good Will Hunting (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life. (126 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
“ 2 Great performances by both actors, thoroughly enjoyed this film there was a great connection between Robin Williams and Matt Damon and the story was great aswell. Very well written by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck! I would like to see another film by the both of them again one day they seem to work very well together. ” - Chromaki
Vanilla Sky (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A self-indulgent and vain publishing magnate finds his privileged life upended after a vehicular accident with a resentful lover. (136 mins.)
Director: Cameron Crowe
“ Very different film and very well done, Tom Cruise has played the usual goofy character at the start of the film but does develop into its own for the unique quality of the film.. I still need to buy this film to see it again but i did heavily enjoy it after watching for the first time. Was very interesting. ” - Chromaki
The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A young man, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friend," escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge. (131 mins.)
Director: Kevin Reynolds
“ Every second of this film i have really enjoyed just the character progression of good & evil and showing who is the actuall traitor of the film. ” - Chromaki