Movies to consider watchingby mads gregersen | created - 09 Jun 2012 | updated - 15 Mar 2016 | Public
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1. Children of Men (2006)
R | 109 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.
Votes: 401,436 | Gross: $35.55M
A fantastic movie, with a good moral.
2. Inception (2010)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A thief, who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.
Votes: 1,688,209 | Gross: $292.58M
More clever than most hollywood blockbusters.
3. The Dark Knight (2008)
PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
When the menace known as the Joker emerges from his mysterious past, he wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the Dark Knight must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.
Votes: 1,900,867 | Gross: $534.86M
My favorite of the trilogy.
4. Super (I) (2010)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, but lacking in heroic skills.
Votes: 67,220 | Gross: $0.32M
This is the most underrated movie ever.
5. 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: 613,361 | Gross: $45.60M
Say hello to my little friend!!
6. Iron Man (2008)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.
Votes: 780,022 | Gross: $318.41M
Robert downey jr. was born for this.
7. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
PG | 152 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Votes: 518,972 | Gross: $317.58M
A harmless fun adventure flick.
8. Titanic (1997)
PG-13 | 194 min | Drama, Romance
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.
Votes: 886,827 | Gross: $659.33M
The ending was predictable.
9. Men in Black (1997)
PG-13 | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth.
Votes: 448,013 | Gross: $250.69M
A fun and unique comedy.
10. 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: 1,507,733 | Gross: $107.93M
Pulp Fiction is a classic that's worth spending time on watching.
11. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
The Bride wakens from a four-year coma. The child she carried in her womb is gone. Now she must wreak vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her - a team she was once part of.
Votes: 836,905 | Gross: $70.10M
A fun, fast paced action movie. Tarantino knows his stuff, man.
12. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
R | 137 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle.
Votes: 571,537 | Gross: $66.21M
The sequel is as good as the first.
13. Let the Right One In (2008)
R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl.
Votes: 187,072 | Gross: $2.12M
An incredibly unsettling swedish vampire film.
14. The Flintstones (1994)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
In this live-action feature of the cartoon show, Fred Flintstone finally gets the job he's always wanted, but it may just come at a price.
Votes: 65,896 | Gross: $130.51M
Call it a guilty pleasure...
15. Outbreak (1995)
R | 127 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Extreme measures are necessary to contain an epidemic of a deadly airborne virus. But how extreme, exactly?
Votes: 97,034 | Gross: $67.82M
One of the best infection-movies of all time.
16. Independence Day (1996)
PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.
Votes: 471,046 | Gross: $306.17M
A classic action end-of-the-world movie, filled with one-liners.
17. I Am Legend (2007)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure.
Votes: 597,300 | Gross: $256.39M
Apart from the awful CGI monsters, this is a great film.
18. Jurassic Park (1993)
PG-13 | 127 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.
Votes: 713,128 | Gross: $402.45M
The effects still hold up.
19. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
R | 142 min | Crime, Drama
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
Votes: 1,930,024 | Gross: $28.34M
Morgan Freeman's voice sooths me.
20. Shutter Island (2010)
R | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
In 1954, a U.S. Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderer, who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.
Votes: 920,607 | Gross: $128.01M
A tense thriller, with a good twist.
21. It (1990)
TV-14 | 192 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
In 1960, seven pre-teen outcasts fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown.
This movie caused me to be scared of clowns as a kid.
22. I, Robot (2004)
PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In 2035, a technophobic cop investigates a crime that may have been perpetrated by a robot, which leads to a larger threat to humanity.
Votes: 436,023 | Gross: $144.80M
A fun action flick.
23. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror
A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.
Votes: 440,115 | Gross: $13.54M
One of the best romantic comedies I've ever seen.
It's the 1st entry in The Cornetto Trilogy.
24. Hot Fuzz (2007)
R | 121 min | Action, Comedy
A skilled London police officer is transferred to a small town that's harbouring a dark secret.
Votes: 396,501 | Gross: $23.64M
An awesome action, thriller, comedy,
and also the 2nd entry in the Cornetto Trilogy.
25. The Evil Dead (1981)
NC-17 | 85 min | Horror
Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons.
Votes: 158,804 | Gross: $2.40M
A cheese, yet spooky horror movie from director Sam Raimi.
26. Evil Dead II (1987)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Horror
The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holes up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack.
Votes: 127,012 | Gross: $5.92M
A sequel that possibly surpasses the original.
27. Army of Darkness (1992)
R | 81 min | Comedy, Horror
A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home.
Votes: 142,977 | Gross: $11.50M
A must watch classic.
28. Total Recall (1990)
R | 113 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real - or does he?
Votes: 263,560 | Gross: $119.39M
So good, it'll make your eyes pop out.
29. Min bedste fjende (2010)
93 min | Drama
Sick of being bullied, two boys decide to take matters into their own hands.
A danish movie about bullying, it's pretty good.
30. Kick-Ass (2010)
R | 117 min | Action, Comedy
Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a superhero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.
Votes: 475,116 | Gross: $48.07M
The movie KICKS ASS... sorry.
PG | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A teenager discovers he's the descendant of a Greek god and sets out on an adventure to settle an on-going battle between the gods.
Votes: 156,041 | Gross: $88.76M
An alright friday night fun action comedy.
32. Devil (2010)
PG-13 | 80 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A group of people are trapped in an elevator and the Devil is mysteriously amongst them.
Votes: 115,546 | Gross: $33.58M
Don't let Shamalamalan scare you away, it's worth checking out.
33. Casino Royale (2006)
PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Armed with a license to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007, and must defeat a private banker to terrorists in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, Montenegro, but things are not what they seem.
Votes: 513,945 | Gross: $167.45M
My personal favorite Bond movie.