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1.
Ruby Sparks (2012)
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A novelist struggling with writer's block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence. (104 mins.)
“ A great concept shown in an even better plot and cast.
The ending also is incredible. ” - seltonejock2
 
2.
Cowboy Bebop (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
The futuristic misadventures and tragedies of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners. (24 mins.)
“ This series showed people why it truly is a tragedy that anime has a stigma around it- I mean this show has everything, great concepts, characters, plot. An amazing and original score of music and incredible artwork- why the *beep* should people hold the fact it's anime against it?? ” - seltonejock2
 
3.
Fight Club (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change his life, crosses paths with a alter-ego devil-may-care soap maker, forming an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more... (139 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ if you haven't seen this yet you really need to now- like right now, don't even read what it's about just go watch it! ” - seltonejock2
 
4.
Hide and Seek (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
As a widower tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide, his daughter finds solace -- at first -- in her imaginary friend. (101 mins.)
Director: John Polson
“ Brilliant performances and an amazing plot which should never be revealed. ” - seltonejock2
 
5.
The Sunset Limited (2011 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Two men in an apartment with their opposing beliefs. (91 mins.)
Director: Tommy Lee Jones
“ A movie so centered around existential themes it never even leaves the first set, amazing work by both actors (and they are the only two in it) with great writing- though not to be watched if your'e looking for some action. ” - seltonejock2
 
6.
V for Vendetta (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman. (132 mins.)
Director: James McTeigue
“ A film with strong messages and an even stronger plot ” - seltonejock2
 
7.
Watchmen (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it. (162 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
“ A fresh look at the superhero genre with a plot that grows deeper every time you watch this ” - seltonejock2
 
8.
Inception (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
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.)
“ A great concept and the plot doesn't disappoint this one bit ” - seltonejock2
 
9.
The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by the walking dead. Fighting the dead, fearing the living. (44 mins.)
“ As a fan of zombie flicks even I had to admit a TV series probably wouldn't work- this series has proved me so wrong that the only thing I can say is sorry......I'm so sorry ” - seltonejock2
 
10.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Scott Pilgrim must defeat his new girlfriend's seven evil exes in order to win her heart. (112 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
“ A great comic book feel and a great pacing as well, the characters and timing are both strong as well ” - seltonejock2
 
11.
Michael (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Two tabloid reporters checking out a report of the Archangel Michael living with an old woman find that it's true. But that's not the only surprise. (105 mins.)
Director: Nora Ephron
“ My favourite Travolta flick with some great lines, a simple and solid plot and plenty of laughs. ” - seltonejock2
 
12.
Death Note (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
An intelligent high school student goes on a secret crusade to eliminate criminals from the world after discovering a notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written into it. (24 mins.)
“ can sometimes get a bit weird with melodramatic monologue but definitely worth the price to see the plot unfold ” - seltonejock2
 
13.
The Dark Knight (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice. (152 mins.)
“ It's Batman- need I continue? ” - seltonejock2
 
14.
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight, with the help of the enigmatic Selina, is forced from his imposed exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane. (164 mins.)
“ seriously do you not get that it's Batman? ” - seltonejock2
 
15.
The Book of Eli (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind. (118 mins.)
“ Not the deepest of plots and some of the characters are weak (not Gary or Denzel obviously) but to a fallout fanboy this is a real treat. ” - seltonejock2
 
16.
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them. (94 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
“ The photography of this movie put a century's worth of media to shame and the timing is brilliant too. ” - seltonejock2
 
17.
Darker Than Black (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
In Tokyo, an impenetrable field known as "Hell's Gate" appeared ten years ago. At the same time, psychics... (24 mins.)
“ Great concept, solid plot and amazing characters, only do NOT watch season 2- no matter how badly you want this series to go on it will only bitch slap you in the face and leave you crying ” - seltonejock2
 
18.
The Green Mile (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
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
“ Amazing characters with very deep scenes- seriously I shouldn't have to explain why the Green Mile is in this list ok? ” - seltonejock2
 
19.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's financial future. (49 mins.)
“ This series has such an amazing plot, it's just the deterioration of these characters lives as they try and solve one problem after the other, which of course couldn't be possible if it weren't for some amazing acting. ” - seltonejock2
 
20.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn't quite understand the concept. (76 mins.)
Director: Henry Selick
“ This movie is why people use the term "genius" when referring to Tim Burton ” - seltonejock2
 
21.
Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
The Empire of Britannia has invaded Japan using giant robot weapons called Knightmare Frames. Japan is now referred to as Area 11... (24 mins.)
“ Once you get past the fan service this series has wonderfully portrayed some of the most intense themes ever seen in TV to date, a must watch watch for any thinker. ” - seltonejock2
 
22.
Game of Thrones (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
While a civil war brews between several noble families in Westeros, the children of the former rulers of the land attempt to rise up to power. Meanwhile a forgotten race, bent on destruction, plans to return after thousands of years in the North. (56 mins.)
“ A series that explores fantasy from a more political stance, without removing the drama or action. ” - seltonejock2
 
23.
Hellsing (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A British taskforce, lead by the daughter of the vampire hunter Prof. Van Helsing, battles the supernatural with the aid of two vampires. (23 mins.)
“ this series is admittedly creepy...really freaky stuff but it has interesting concepts that are held high by its original characters, and the scores are brilliant! ” - seltonejock2
 
24.
Baccano! (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A crazy fantasy caper involving alchemists, immortals, gangsters, outlaws and an elixir of immortality, spread over several decades. (25 mins.)
Director: Takahiro Ômori
“ very much an animated version of cloud atlas but it moreover the mid 20th century, the style is beautiful and the characters are memorable and witty. ” - seltonejock2
 
25.
Pulp Fiction (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption. (154 mins.)
“ Tarantin'os best work, the dialogue is witty, the pace perfectly timed and amazing sequence to boot. ” - seltonejock2
 
26.
Love Actually (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England. (135 mins.)
Director: Richard Curtis
“ the perfect movie for "she wanted to watch a movie SHE would like".
The pacing is fast between the multitude of stories and they are cleverly intertwined.
But more importantly, she can enjoy the romance while I sit back and laugh at the antics of Bill Nigh, Hugh Grant and many other clever comedy bits. ” - seltonejock2
 
27.
The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A famous "psychic" outs himself as a fake and starts working as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation so he can find "Red John," the madman who killed his wife and daughter. (43 mins.)
“ although the series has become very formulaic, Simon Baker still plays an amazing character with his constant cat and mouse game after red john always thickening the plot when it needs it. ” - seltonejock2
 
28.
Firefly (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them. (44 mins.)
“ This series was incredible- space, zombies, cowboys- the fact there was only one season is the only reason I will never have complete faith in humanity...EVER ” - seltonejock2
 
29.
The Tourist (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Revolves around Frank, an American tourist visiting Italy to mend a broken heart. Elise is an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path. (103 mins.)
“ A great spy movie with some class and a dash of johnny depp ” - seltonejock2
 
30.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, AKA Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical. (116 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ possibly my favourite musical now with a splash of tim burton ” - seltonejock2
 
31.
From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two criminals and their hostages unknowingly seek temporary refuge in an establishment populated by vampires, with chaotic results. (108 mins.)
“ do not read the plot or else it will ruin this for you!
Just trust me when I say if you're hankering for some good old fashioned American Grindhouse Tarantino/Rodriguez styled, look no further. ” - seltonejock2
 
32.
Hot Fuzz (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Exceptional London cop Nicholas Angel is involuntarily transferred to a quaint English village and paired with a witless new partner. While on the beat, Nicholas suspects a sinister conspiracy is afoot with the residents. (121 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
“ great comedy with fast pacing and perfect timing- and a literal village load of cliches ” - seltonejock2
 
33.
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
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. (99 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
“ because I can't add hot fuzz without adding this. ” - seltonejock2
 
34.
Se7en (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi. (127 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ a very dark and somber movie but with great acting and a haunting plot ” - seltonejock2
 
35.
Saw (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Two strangers awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there or why, and soon discover they are pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer. (103 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ this series has a lot of stigma to it- and for all the sequels it is quite justified- but the original here is a more refined work that is not looking for cheap thrills and offers a more haunting experience ” - seltonejock2
 
36.
The Skeleton Key (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past. (104 mins.)
Director: Iain Softley
“ A great depiction of "witching" in southern states and a plot that keeps offering new twists ” - seltonejock2
 
37.
Zombieland (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the last Twinkie, and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America. (88 mins.)
Director: Ruben Fleischer
“ possibly the best zombie flick ever- instead of going for the overused horrors of post apocalypse, this movie presents a light hearted plot with witty characters ” - seltonejock2