The best of the best: Movies

Films that I have given 10 stars and have truly made an impact on me and in some ways culture and how movies are made and are also my favourite movies! Recomendations would be cool! :)
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1.
City Lights (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
With the aid of a wealthy erratic tippler, a dewy-eyed tramp who has fallen in love with a sightless flower girl accumulates money to be able to help her medically. (87 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
2.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke. (124 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner
“ Best sequel ever made. Best movie ever made...... In my opinion :)
I just love the looming threat of evil over shaodowing are heroes and of course the revelation to end all revelations. ” - mikeymcdo
 
3.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader. (121 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
“ I really wish I could experience the star wars craze which occured in the 70's and 80's and how the film just took the world by storm. A simple yet truly engaging tale of the archetyple good vs evil opposition. ” - mikeymcdo
 
4.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A meek Hobbit and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the One Ring and the Dark Lord Sauron. (178 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ The ultimate fantasy movie with so much scale it’s hard not to get engrossed in the narrative and the memorable characters. ” - mikeymcdo
 
5.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
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. (179 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
 
6.
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
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. (169 mins.)
“ This film is the closest thing to understanding what the soldiers had to face at Normandy. I also related to Colonel Upham who resembles what I would’ve done if I was in his shoes. I find his performance to be underrated in this film. He is defiantly the character you’re supposed to sympathise with. ” - mikeymcdo
 
7.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
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. (201 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
 
8.
Back to the Future (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown. (116 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ Such a kooky film containing a hybrid of genres making it a perfect family film. The relationship between Doc Brown and Marty is also very interesting pairing up a streetwise teenager with an eccentric an old man. ” - mikeymcdo
 
9.
Up (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Seventy-eight year old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway. (96 mins.)
“ The best pixar film ever made? In my opinion yes! I still feel an overwhelming sense of sadness and joy when anything tragic or successful happens to the characters.The 2 lead characters Carl and Russell are complete opposites at first but then find more things they find in common. When I become old I want to become just like Carl Fredrickson. :) An incredibly charming movie, which exceeded my expectations. ” - mikeymcdo
 
10.
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader return from the dark side of the Force. (131 mins.)
“ The ending of this film makes me so satisfied. Please Lucas don't make an episode 7,8 and 9. It would just be retarded. :/ As if Lucas would respond he never listens to his fans. :( ” - mikeymcdo
 
11.
7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A mysterious circus comes to a western town bearing wonders and characters that entertain the inhabitants and teach valuable lessons. (100 mins.)
Director: George Pal
“ A criminally underrated gem of a film which should be up there with “The wizard of oz” ” - mikeymcdo
 
12.
Toy Story 3 (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
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. (103 mins.)
Director: Lee Unkrich
“ I do not believe that this film was aimed at children. This film was to provide one last adventure with Woody and the gang to appeal to teenages who watched the first 2 movies as children and are now going to University and moving on from there childhood. The character of Andy symbolises this perfectly. I'm so glad that this film came out at the time it did because it let me reflect on my own childhood. It was also nice to see Woody, Buzz and the gang in one final adventure. :) ” - mikeymcdo
 
13.
Toy Story (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room. (81 mins.)
Director: John Lasseter
“ A classic childhood film of any kid growing up in the 90's. ” - mikeymcdo
 
14.
Toy Story 2 (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
When Woody is stolen by a toy collector, Buzz and his friends vow to rescue him, but Woody finds the idea of immortality in a museum tempting. (92 mins.)
 
15.
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis. (127 mins.)
“ A simple fun adventure which is made even more enjoyable with the father son dynamic. I would love this film to be re-released on the big screen. Make it happen Spielberg! ” - mikeymcdo
 
16.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance. (138 mins.)
Director: J.J. Abrams
 
17.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients. (133 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
“ Jack Nicholson plays a truly likable rebel who bonds with a wide range of patients in a mental institute. The ending of the film was a real shocker and left me in tears. ” - mikeymcdo
 
18.
Room (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A young boy is raised within the confines of a small shed. (118 mins.)
 
19.
Rope (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Two young men strangle their "inferior" classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the "perfection" of their crime. (80 mins.)
 
20.
Block-Heads (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
It's 1938, but Stan doesn't know the war is over; he's still patrolling the trenches in France, and shoots down a French aviator... (57 mins.)
 
21.
Our Relations (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Unbeknownst to Stanley and Oliver, their long-lost twin brothers, sailors Alfie and Bert are in town... (73 mins.)
Director: Harry Lachman
 
22.
Lifeboat (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Several survivors of a torpedoed ship find themselves in the same boat with one of the men who sunk it. (97 mins.)
 
23.
Inside Out (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness - conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school. (95 mins.)
 
24.
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives. (101 mins.)
Director: Rich Moore
 
25.
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The animals try to fly back to New York City, but crash-land on an African wildlife refuge, where Alex is reunited with his parents. (89 mins.)
“ I'm probably the only person in the world who thinks this is the funniest film ever made! ” - mikeymcdo