Personal Favouritesby kaiserblade | created - 15 Aug 2012 | updated - 15 Aug 2012 | Public
These films I could watch again and again for various reasons.
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1. Blade Runner (1982)
R | 117 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator.
Votes: 548,858 | Gross: $27.00M
One film that I could watch for the rest of my life..
2. Near Dark (1987)
R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A small-town farmer's son reluctantly joins a traveling group of vampires after he is turned on by a beautiful drifter.
Votes: 27,840 | Gross: $3.37M
Real mix of genres and a great cult cast.
3. Scarface (1983)
R | 170 min | Crime, Drama
In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.
Votes: 599,390 | Gross: $45.60M
Everything excessive about the 80's
4. Midnight Run (1988)
R | 126 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
An accountant is chased by bounty hunters, the F.B.I., and the Mafia after jumping bail.
Votes: 59,080 | Gross: $38.41M
Best comedy ever made. "maybe I should get some doughnuts!"
5. Aliens (1986)
R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
57 years later, Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team during her hypersleep. The moon from the original movie has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough?
Votes: 547,245 | Gross: $85.16M
Cameron's best and a great cast again!
6. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
R | 178 min | Western
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.
Votes: 559,203 | Gross: $6.10M
The Ecstasy of Gold, enough said!
7. Blow Out (1981)
R | 107 min | Mystery, Thriller
A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger.
Votes: 32,239 | Gross: $13.75M
De Palma's and Travolta's best, brilliant soundtrack too, especially the finale.
8. Goodfellas (1990)
R | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his Mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.
Votes: 813,382 | Gross: $46.84M
Absolute genius film-making.
9. Vertigo (1958)
PG | 128 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.
Votes: 282,693 | Gross: $3.20M
Like a dream, one of the best soundtracks and Hitch's most brilliant film.
10. Se7en (1995)
R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.
Votes: 1,151,169 | Gross: $100.13M
Dark and uncompromising, worth it just for John Doe's speech.
PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
After the rebels are overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda. His friends accept shelter from a questionable ally as Darth Vader hunts them in a plan to capture Luke.
Votes: 944,001 | Gross: $290.48M
Everything is right about this film.
12. Raging Bull (1980)
R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it.
Votes: 260,007 | Gross: $23.38M
De Niro's best performance.
13. Stand by Me (1986)
R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama
After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.
Votes: 303,405 | Gross: $52.29M
Perfectly casted, funny, charming and emotional.
14. Mulholland Dr. (2001)
R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Votes: 267,262 | Gross: $7.22M
Brilliant acting and direction.
15. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
PG-13 | 146 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.
Votes: 258,559 | Gross: $78.62M
Very under-rated film
16. One False Move (1992)
R | 105 min | Crime, Drama
A small town police chief awaits the arrival of a gang of killers.
Votes: 8,171 | Gross: $1.54M
An unknown gem.
17. Angel Heart (1987)
R | 113 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A private investigator is hired by a man who calls himself Louis Cyphre to track down a singer named Johnny Favorite. But the investigation takes an unexpected and somber turn.
Votes: 68,195 | Gross: $17.19M
Drenched in atmosphere.
18. Pulp Fiction (1994)
R | 154 min | Crime, Drama
The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Votes: 1,476,499 | Gross: $107.93M
19. Heavenly Creatures (1994)
R | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Two girls have an intense fantasy life; their parents, concerned the fantasy is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.
Votes: 53,267 | Gross: $3.05M
Jackson's best and very powerful film making.
20. The Shining (1980)
R | 146 min | Drama, Horror
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
Votes: 691,672 | Gross: $44.02M
Very unsettling to watch but has to be seen multiple times to fully understand.
21. Sling Blade (1996)
R | 135 min | Drama
Karl Childers, a simple man hospitalized since his childhood murder of his mother and her lover, is released to start a new life in a small town.
Votes: 77,315 | Gross: $24.48M
Great accomplishment by BB Thornton.