Top 25 Movies

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1.
Pather Panchali (1955)
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Impoverished priest Harihar Ray, dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work. (125 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
“ Director: Satyajit Ray
Writers: Satyajit Ray, Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay ” - virgeries
 
2.
Do Bigha Zamin (1953)
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In the hope of earning enough money to pay off his debts and save his land, a poor farmer becomes a rickshaw puller in the Calcutta and faces many difficulties. (131 mins.)
Director: Bimal Roy
“ Director: Bimal Roy
Story: Salil Choudhury
Screenplay: Hrishikesh Mukherjee. ” - virgeries
 
3.
Bicycle Thieves (1948)
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In post-war Italy, a working-class man's bicycle is stolen. He and his son set out to find it. (89 mins.)
“ Director: Vittorio De Sica ” - virgeries
 
4.
Pyaasa (1957)
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A talented but indigent poet Vijay struggles for love and recognition in this selfish world. (146 mins.)
Director: Guru Dutt
“ Director: Guru Dutt
Writer: Abrar Alvi ” - virgeries
 
5.
Cinema Paradiso (1988)
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A filmmaker recalls his childhood when falling in love with the pictures at the cinema of his home village and forms a deep friendship with the cinema's projectionist. (155 mins.)
“ Director & Story: Giuseppe Tornatore ” - virgeries
 
6.
Amélie (2001)
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Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love. (122 mins.)
“ Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Writers: Guillaume Laurant ” - virgeries
 
7.
Children of Heaven (1997)
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After a boy loses his sister's pair of shoes, he goes on a series of adventures in order to find them. When he can't, he tries a new way to "win" a new pair. (89 mins.)
Director: Majid Majidi
“ Director & Story: Majid Majidi ” - virgeries
 
8.
Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)
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The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers. (224 mins.)
“ Director & Story: Ashutosh Gowariker ” - virgeries
 
9.
Chinatown (1974)
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A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder. (130 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ Director: Roman Polanski
Writer: Robert Towne ” - virgeries
 
10.
Malèna (2000)
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Amidst the war climate, a teenage boy discovering himself becomes love-stricken by Malèna, a sensual woman living in a small, narrow-minded Italian town. (109 mins.)
“ Director: Giuseppe Tornatore
Writers: Giuseppe Tornatore, Luciano Vincenzoni (story) ” - virgeries
 
11.
Two Women (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In the Italy of WWII, a widow and her lonely daughter seek for distance between them and the horrors of war. (100 mins.)
“ Director: Vittorio De Sica
Writers: Alberto Moravia (novel), Cesare Zavattini ” - virgeries
 
12.
Shoeshine (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Two shoeshine boys in postwar Rome, Italy, save up to buy a horse, but their involvement as dupes in a burglary lands them in juvenile prison where the experience take a devastating toll on their friendship. (90 mins.)
“ Director: Vittorio De Sica
Writer: Sergio Amidei, Adolfo Franci, Cesare Giulio Viola (as C.G. Viola), Cesare Zavattini. ” - virgeries
 
13.
A Peck on the Cheek (2002)
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A little girl is told by her parents that she is adopted. Determined to find her birth mother, she begs to be taken to Sri Lanka, where her mother works with a militant group of activists. (123 mins.)
Director: Mani Ratnam
“ Director & Story: Maniratnam ” - virgeries
 
14.
Bandit Queen (1994)
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The movie tells the story of the bandit queen Phoolan Devi who was sent to prison in 1983 and got free in 1994... (119 mins.)
Director: Shekhar Kapur
“ Director: Shekhar Kapur
Screenplay: Mala Sen ” - virgeries
 
15.
Nayak: The Hero (1966)
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En route to Delhi to receive an award, a Bengali film star reevaluates his success through his fellow passengers, dreams and past experiences. (120 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
“ Director & Story: Satyajit Ray ” - virgeries
 
16.
Titanic (1997)
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A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic. (194 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ Director & Story: James Cameron ” - virgeries
 
17.
Bandini (1963)
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During the British Raj of the 1930s, a prison-doctor falls in love with a convict who eventually reveals the story of her past and her connection to a freedom fighter. (157 mins.)
Director: Bimal Roy
“ Director: Bimal Roy
Screenplay: Nabendu Ghosh ” - virgeries
 
18.
127 Hours (2010)
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An adventurous mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive. (94 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
“ Director: Danny Boyle
Screenplay: Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy ” - virgeries
 
19.
My Left Foot (1989)
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Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot. (103 mins.)
Director: Jim Sheridan
“ Director: Jim Sheridan
Book: Christy Brown
Screenplay: Shane Connaughton, Jim Sheridan ” - virgeries
 
20.
21 Grams (2003)
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A freak accident brings together a critically ill mathematician, a grieving mother, and a born-again ex-con. (124 mins.)
“ Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Writer: Guillermo Arriaga ” - virgeries
 
21.
Babel (2006)
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Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families. (143 mins.)
“ Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Writer: Guillermo Arriaga ” - virgeries
 
22.
Anjali (1990)
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Chitra, her husband, Shekar, and two children, Arjun and Anu live in a rural area in India. When Chitra is expecting her third child... (150 mins.)
Director: Mani Ratnam
“ Director & Story: Maniratnam ” - virgeries
 
23.
Sparsh (1980)
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Anirudh Parmar is blind, but he does not let this impairment bind him down. He runs a school for the blind as a Principal... (145 mins.)
Director: Sai Paranjape
“ Director & Story: Sai Paranjape ” - virgeries
 
24.
Fire (1996)
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Ashok runs a family business that sells takeout food that also has a video rental store at the side... (108 mins.)
Director: Deepa Mehta
“ Director & Story: deepa mehta ” - virgeries
 
25.
Monsoon Wedding (2001)
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A stressed father, a bride-to-be with a secret, a smitten event planner, and relatives from around the world create much ado about the preparations for an arranged marriage in India. (114 mins.)
Director: Mira Nair
“ Director: Mira Nair
Writer: Sabrina Dhawan ” - virgeries