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The Shawshank Redemption
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency. Dir: Frank Darabont With: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton Crime | Drama 142 mins.
The Dark Knight
When Batman, Gordon and Harvey Dent launch an assault on the mob, they let the clown out of the box, the Joker, bent on turning Gotham on itself and bringing any heroes down to his level. Dir: Christopher Nolan With: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller 152 mins.
A skilled extractor is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible. Dir: Christopher Nolan With: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page Action | Adventure | Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller 148 mins.
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. Dir: Quentin Tarantino With: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson Crime | Drama | Thriller 154 mins.
An insomniac office worker looking for a way to change his life crosses paths with a devil-may-care soap maker and they form an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more... Dir: David Fincher With: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Helena Bonham Carter Drama 139 mins.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
A meek hobbit of the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring and the dark lord Sauron. Dir: Peter Jackson With: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom Action | Adventure | Fantasy 178 mins.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring. Dir: Peter Jackson With: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen Action | Adventure | Fantasy 201 mins.
A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers. Dir: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski With: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss Action | Sci-Fi 136 mins.
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan Crime | Drama 175 mins.
Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him. Dir: Robert Zemeckis With: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise Drama | Romance 142 mins.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard. Dir: Peter Jackson With: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen Action | Adventure | Fantasy 179 mins.
The Dark Knight Rises
Eight years on, a new evil rises from where the Batman and Commissioner Gordon tried to bury it, causing the Batman to resurface and fight to protect Gotham City... the very city which brands him an enemy. Dir: Christopher Nolan With: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway Action | Crime | Thriller 165 mins.
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi. Dir: David Fincher With: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey Crime | Mystery | Thriller 127 mins.
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge. Dir: Ridley Scott With: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen Action | Adventure | Drama 155 mins.
After training with his mentor, Batman begins his war on crime to free the crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption that the Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it. Dir: Christopher Nolan With: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe Action | Crime | Thriller 140 mins.
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. Dir: James Cameron With: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 162 mins.
Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. assembles a team of superheroes to save the planet from Loki and his army. Dir: Joss Whedon With: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson Action | Fantasy 143 mins.
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the universe from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader. Dir: George Lucas With: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 121 mins.
A man, suffering from short-term memory loss, uses notes and tattoos to hunt for the man he thinks killed his wife. Dir: Christopher Nolan With: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano Mystery | Thriller 113 mins.
Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation for his daughter's attractive friend. Dir: Sam Mendes With: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch Drama 122 mins.
Saving Private Ryan
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore Action | Drama | War 169 mins.
In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley Biography | Drama | History 195 mins.
An undercover state cop who has infiltrated an Irish gang and a mole in the police force working for the same mob race to track down and identify each other before being exposed to the enemy, after both sides realize their outfit has a rat. Dir: Martin Scorsese With: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson Crime | Drama | Thriller 151 mins.
The Silence of the Lambs
A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims. Dir: Jonathan Demme With: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney Crime | Drama | Thriller 118 mins.
With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. Dir: Quentin Tarantino With: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio Western 165 mins.
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead. Dir: Gore Verbinski With: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom Action | Adventure | Fantasy 143 mins.
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat, expecting to be married to a rich claimant by her mother, falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic. Dir: James Cameron With: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane Drama | Romance 194 mins.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke. Dir: Irvin Kershner With: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi 124 mins.
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same. Dir: Quentin Tarantino With: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth Adventure | Drama | War 153 mins.
V for Vendetta
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman. Dir: James McTeigue With: Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, Rupert Graves Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller 132 mins.
The rivalry between two magicians becomes more exacerbated by their attempt to perform the ultimate illusion. Dir: Christopher Nolan With: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson Drama | Mystery | Thriller 130 mins.
American History X
A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did. Dir: Tony Kaye With: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo Crime | Drama 119 mins.
The Godfather: Part II
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall Crime | Drama 200 mins.
The Usual Suspects
A boat has been destroyed, criminals are dead, and the key to this mystery lies with the only survivor and his twisted, convoluted story beginning with five career crooks in a seemingly random police lineup. Dir: Bryan Singer With: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri Crime | Mystery | Thriller 106 mins.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John, from a more advanced cyborg, made out of liquid metal. Dir: James Cameron With: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller 137 mins.
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, a commoner begins a revolt and leads Scottish warriors against the cruel English tyrant who rules Scotland with an iron fist. Dir: Mel Gibson With: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan Action | Biography | Drama | History | War 177 mins.
The Sixth Sense
A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist. Dir: M. Night Shyamalan With: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette Drama | Mystery | Thriller 107 mins.
Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy. Dir: Martin Scorsese With: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci Biography | Crime | Drama | Thriller 146 mins.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
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. Dir: Quentin Tarantino With: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Daryl Hannah Action | Crime 111 mins.
Léon: The Professional
A professional assassin rescues a young girl whose family were killed in a police raid. Dir: Luc Besson With: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman Crime | Drama | Thriller 110 mins.
The Green Mile
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. Dir: Frank Darabont With: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse Crime | Drama | Fantasy | Mystery 189 mins.
In 1954, U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels is investigating the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane and is presumed to be hiding nearby. Dir: Martin Scorsese With: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo Mystery | Thriller 138 mins.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Upon admittance to a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies the patients to take on the oppressive head nurse. Dir: Milos Forman With: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman Drama 133 mins.
A film that explores the dark and miserable town, Basin City, and tells the story of three different people, all caught up in violent corruption. Dir: Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez With: Mickey Rourke, Clive Owen, Bruce Willis Crime | Mystery | Thriller 124 mins.
The Hunger Games
Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised fight to the death in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to compete. Dir: Gary Ross With: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller 142 mins.
Back to the Future
A teenager is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence. Dir: Robert Zemeckis With: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson Adventure | Comedy | Sci-Fi 116 mins.
In the distant future, a small waste collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind. Dir: Andrew Stanton With: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin Animation | Adventure | Family | Romance | Sci-Fi 98 mins.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
A couple undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories when their relationship turns sour, but it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with. Dir: Michel Gondry With: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi 108 mins.
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Archeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman Action | Adventure 115 mins.
When wealthy industrialist Tony Stark is forced to build an armored suit after a life-threatening incident, he ultimately decides to use its technology to fight against evil. Dir: Jon Favreau With: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi 126 mins.