Films you must see if you haven't

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1.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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After the rebels are overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Master Yoda. His friends accept shelter from a questionable ally as Darth Vader hunts them in a plan to capture Luke. (124 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner
“ Greatest Sci-Fi Movie of all time in my humble opinion ..but I'm awesome so there...Love ..Father / Son problems..spaceships..Yoda ” - darthbeefer-108-812870
 
2.
The Blues Brothers (1980)
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Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised. (133 mins.)
Director: John Landis
“ When Music and Comedy came from the roots of deeply talented people....best car chases ever ” - darthbeefer-108-812870
 
3.
Yellowbeard (1983)
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Yellowbeard, a pirate's pirate, is allowed to escape from prison to lead the authorities to his treasure... (96 mins.)
Director: Mel Damski
“ AAArggghh me Hearties....Graham Chapman plays YellowBeard ..A pirate that would shag and fight Jack Sparrow to oblivion and back..Comedy Allstar cast...Monty Python, Peter Cook, Cheech and Chong, James Mason...and David Bowie...if you love comedy and pirates ..then see this without delay ” - darthbeefer-108-812870
 
4.
The English Patient (1996)
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At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair. (162 mins.)
“ beautiful moving story of love that is beautifully put together without any syrup..thank god the british made it ” - darthbeefer-108-812870
 
5.
Romeo + Juliet (1996)
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Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue. (120 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
“ Classic tale of love and woe..artfully executed with a modern hyper twist by the Bazman ” - darthbeefer-108-812870
 
6.
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.)
“ Not digging Christopher Nolan is in fashion with some would be film enthusiasts but the fact is this film is awesome..surreal dreamscapes made possible by incredible digital tech do not eclipse a brilliant script and great acting ” - darthbeefer-108-812870
 
7.
Cosi (1996)
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Lewis is a young Sydney amateur theater director at his first experience: he is offered a job with a... (100 mins.)
Director: Mark Joffe
“ One of the best Aussie films ever..in my humble but awesome opinion..the cream of aussie talent bring to life a funny and poignant tale of a man seeking to help mental patients achieve their dream ” - darthbeefer-108-812870
 
8.
Withnail & I (1987)
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At the end of the 1960's, two substance-abusing, unemployed actors retreat to the countryside for a holiday that proves disastrous. (107 mins.)
Director: Bruce Robinson
“ two poor and depraved actors survive late sixties England...Camberwell carrot anyone? ” - darthbeefer-108-812870
 
9.
Goodfellas (1990)
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The story of Henry Hill and his life through the teen years into the years of mafia, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his Mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate. (146 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ Based on the book 'Wise Guys' by Henry Hill the Mafia Snitch and former mob soldier. Scorsese draws us into the heavy and disturbing world of the mob ” - darthbeefer-108-812870
 
10.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
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An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades. (118 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
“ Drugs, Las Vegas, Gonzo Journalism, great director, great cast..need I say more.....Bat Country ” - darthbeefer-108-812870
 
11.
The Meaning of Life (1983)
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The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way. (107 mins.)
“ If you ever wondered what it's all about ..which I do frequently ” - darthbeefer-108-812870
 
12.
Shooter (2007)
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A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the President. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to find the real killer and the reason he was set up. (124 mins.)
Director: Antoine Fuqua
“ Conspiracy, Frame Up, Guns, Investigation etc...classic steak and three veg tale of a man seeking to clear his name and get the bad guys...executed well ” - darthbeefer-108-812870
 
13.
Dave's Big Day (2009 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Dave has big plans for the day which he records on his video diary. (7 mins.)
Director: Heath Ward
“ awesome low budget short that will make you laugh, cry and wonder at the beauty of this crazy world we live in ” - darthbeefer-108-812870
 
14.
The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)
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Wallace Ritchie is mistaken for a spy and must stop a plot to assassinate international leaders at a banquet. (94 mins.)
Director: Jon Amiel
“ My favourite Bill Murray film...Bill plays a guy that gets caught up in all sorts of mayhem but he thinks it's street theatre ” - darthbeefer-108-812870
 
15.
The Usual Suspects (1995)
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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
“ great film, great twist ” - darthbeefer-108-812870
 
16.
Snatch (2000)
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Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond. (104 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
“ unique heavy gentlemen clash bodies and egos in the pursuit of a giant diamond, revenge, a dog and duty ” - darthbeefer-108-812870
 
17.
The Jerk (1979)
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An idiotic man struggles to make it through life on his own in St. Louis. (94 mins.)
Director: Carl Reiner
“ Steve Martins first fillum and one of his best in my.... ” - darthbeefer-108-812870
 
18.
Taken (2008)
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A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris. (93 mins.)
Director: Pierre Morel
“ Ex Cia operative does what it takes to get his daughter back...awesome brutality in the pursuit of a noble goal ” - darthbeefer-108-812870
 
19.
The Princess Bride (1987)
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While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride. (98 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ fun, quirky fairytale..100% unique ” - darthbeefer-108-812870
 
20.
Malunde (2001)
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South Africa, post-apartheid: WONDERBOY, a wiry 11-year-old, is trying to survive on the streets of crime-ridden Johannesburg... (119 mins.)
“ emotion stirring tale of a young street kid and a cynical ex soldier who form a bond ..you'll be crying at the end ” - darthbeefer-108-812870