25 fillms that have to be seen before you die

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1.
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
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Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency. (142 mins.)
Director: Frank Darabont
“ needs no description! ” - nischay-madhavan
 
2.
The Green Mile (1999)
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The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift. (189 mins.)
Director: Frank Darabont
“ an emotional roller coaster, with terrific acting performances ” - nischay-madhavan
 
3.
The Godfather (1972)
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The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. (175 mins.)
“ no description needed ” - nischay-madhavan
 
4.
My Name Is Khan (2010)
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An Indian Muslim man with Asperger's syndrome takes a challenge to speak to the President seriously, and embarks on a cross-country journey. (165 mins.)
Director: Karan Johar
“ no religion or cast is bigger than the human existence, this film's message carries great emotional and mental value ” - nischay-madhavan
 
5.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
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Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences. (166 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ a visual treat. anybody aspiring to be an actor must watch and learn from brad pitt in this film. ” - nischay-madhavan
 
6.
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
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Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson. (84 mins.)
Director: Larry Charles
“ comical, stupendous, a laugh every second, brilliant acting. ” - nischay-madhavan
 
7.
Company (2002)
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A slumdog named Chandu teams up with Malik, a low-level enforcer for a criminal syndicate. Together they eliminate all their enemies, becoming the most feared gangsters in Mumbai before jealousy and anger turn them against each other. (155 mins.)
Director: Ram Gopal Varma
“ stunning, smart and fast paced, ” - nischay-madhavan
 
8.
Forrest Gump (1994)
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Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him. (142 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ no description needed!!!!! ” - nischay-madhavan
 
9.
Erin Brockovich (2000)
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An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply. (131 mins.)
“ brilliant acting, superb concept ” - nischay-madhavan
 
10.
Ishaqzaade (2012)
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While fighting for the political supremacy of their respective families, a Hindu man and a Muslim woman share a forbidden romance. (120 mins.)
Director: Habib Faisal
“ there are no barriers for love! not even caste and religion barriers. perfect film, newbie actors, but acting one of the strongest points of the film along with the superb screenplay. ” - nischay-madhavan
 
11.
Rockstar (2011)
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Janardhan Jakhar chases his dreams of becoming a big Rock star, during which he falls in love with Heer. (159 mins.)
Director: Imtiaz Ali
“ gripping, a journey filled with success and the thought of lonliness ” - nischay-madhavan
 
12.
Inception (2010)
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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. (148 mins.)
“ great direction, a true visual treat great acting. ” - nischay-madhavan
 
13.
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)
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Three friends decide to turn their fantasy vacation into reality after one of their number becomes engaged. (155 mins.)
Director: Zoya Akhtar
“ if you are a batchelor getting married stumble by this,.brilliant story and acting. ” - nischay-madhavan
 
14.
Rock On!! (2008)
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Four friends reunite to relive their moments of glory as a rock band. (145 mins.)
Director: Abhishek Kapoor
“ speechless. ” - nischay-madhavan
 
15.
Jhankaar Beats (2003)
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Two copywriter brothers and their apprentice compete in a music contest.
Director: Sujoy Ghosh
“ terrific! ” - nischay-madhavan
 
16.
Before Sunrise (1995)
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A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together. (105 mins.)
“ out of the world dialogue and acting. ” - nischay-madhavan
 
17.
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
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Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born with a superior olfactory sense, creates the world's finest perfume. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he searches for the ultimate scent. (147 mins.)
Director: Tom Tykwer
“ great concept and superb execution of a rather dififcult script ” - nischay-madhavan
 
18.
The Departed (2006)
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An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston. (151 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
19.
The Devil's Double (2011)
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A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son. (109 mins.)
Director: Lee Tamahori
“ sterrific acting, superb concept. ” - nischay-madhavan
 
20.
The Social Network (2010)
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Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business. (120 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ gripping, explainative, triumphant. ” - nischay-madhavan
 
21.
Band Baaja Baaraat (2010)
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Shruti and Bittoo decide to start a wedding planning company together after they graduate from university, but romance gets in the way of business. (139 mins.)
Director: Maneesh Sharma
“ peppy, comical, emotional when needed. ” - nischay-madhavan
 
22.
X-Men: First Class (2011)
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In 1962, the United States government enlists the help of Mutants with superhuman abilities to stop a malicious dictator who is determined to start World War III. (132 mins.)
Director: Matthew Vaughn
“ best super hero movie, no actors that are huge or massive stars, but made in such a way that no one will go home without the essence of a true super hero movie ” - nischay-madhavan
 
23.
Up (2009)
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Seventy-eight year old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway. (96 mins.)
“ one of the most soulful and beautifully made film, perfect comic scenes, matched beautifully with some sentimental scenes ” - nischay-madhavan
 
24.
Love is God (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
Nalla Sivam and Anbarasu meet under different circumstances and their lives are changed as they take the journey of their life. (160 mins.)
Director: Sundar C.
“ 'anbe sivan' beautiful movie, featuring kamal hassan, expressing the truth of the owrld which is love is god, ” - nischay-madhavan
 
25.
Avatar (2009)
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A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home. (162 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ james cameron's power packed film, with superb sci fi action, and great graphics even in 2d ” - nischay-madhavan
 
26.
Paranoia (2012 Short Film)
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(37 mins.)