Worth Watchingby Wedase | created - 19 Feb 2011 | updated - 12 Mar 2011 | Public
A list of movies that I've watched and have or would watch more than once.
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1. Gran Torino (2008)
R | 116 min | Drama
Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino.
Votes: 636,583 | Gross: $148.10M
Clint Eastwood. Need I say more?
2. Remember Me (2010)
PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Romance
A romantic drama centered on two new lovers: Tyler, whose parents have split in the wake of his brother's suicide, and Ally, who lives each day to the fullest since witnessing her mother's murder.
Votes: 124,521 | Gross: $19.07M
A rather sad love story with Robert Pattinson.
3. Grown Ups (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy
After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Votes: 200,386 | Gross: $162.00M
Good for some laughs!
4. Felon (2008)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama
A family man convicted of killing an intruder must cope with life afterward in the violent penal system.
Votes: 70,736 | Gross: $0.04M
A movie which could very well happen to anyone.
5. Dear John (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance, War
A romantic drama about a soldier who falls for a conservative college student while he's home on leave.
Votes: 120,528 | Gross: $80.01M
A love story based on the war we are engaged in presently.
6. Green Street Hooligans (2005)
R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Sport
A wrongfully expelled Harvard undergrad moves to London, where he is introduced to the violent underworld of football hooliganism.
Votes: 129,245 | Gross: $0.34M
Brits take their team support seriously.
7. The Outsiders (1983)
PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama
The rivalry between two gangs, the poor Greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other.
Votes: 64,121 | Gross: $25.60M
Classic movie of the social ladder and how some people are concerned with it.
8. Cool Hand Luke (1967)
GP | 126 min | Crime, Drama
A laid back Southern man is sentenced to two years in a rural prison, but refuses to conform.
Paul Newman with a slight authority problem.
9. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
R | 133 min | Drama
A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.
Votes: 778,662 | Gross: $112.00M
Crazy is a clinical term. Isn't it? Jack Nicholson and Will Sampson star in this classic.
10. Crash (I) (2004)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.
Votes: 388,349 | Gross: $54.58M
This was a movie I can watch again and again. It won some awards if I'm not mistaken or it should've if it didn't.
11. Hustle & Flow (2005)
R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Music
With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.
Votes: 35,698 | Gross: $22.20M
Pretty good soundtrack and okay storyline.
12. Home Room (2002)
R | 133 min | Crime, Drama
A high school shooting has repercussions on the town and students.
Votes: 3,053 | Gross: $0.01M
A movie trying to find answers to the problems in our schools today.
13. Wasted (2002 TV Movie)
R | 96 min | Drama
Texan small town high school buddies Chris, Owen Turner and Samantha 'Sam' Campbell were inconspicuous, bored and feeling blasé about anti-drug campaigns, so they 'experiment'. After OD'ed ... See full summary »
The title tells it all. Why kids would want to do this to themselves is beyond me but it is happening in smalltown USA today.
14. Donnie Brasco (1997)
R | 127 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.
Votes: 246,118 | Gross: $41.91M
Wiseguys? A movie about the "mob" and their opposition. Johnny Depp and Al Pacino.
15. Skins (2002)
R | 84 min | Crime, Drama
An inspirational tale about the relationship between two Sioux Indian brothers living on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation.
Votes: 1,244 | Gross: $0.24M
A fairly real depiction of life on the "rez".
16. The Blind Side (2009)
PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.
Votes: 251,988 | Gross: $255.96M
Feel good movie based on a true story.
17. Good Will Hunting (1997)
R | 126 min | Drama
Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.
Votes: 713,600 | Gross: $138.43M
18. Shooter (I) (2007)
R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 279,921 | Gross: $47.00M
19. Man on Fire (2004)
R | 146 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In Mexico City, a former assassin swears vengeance on those who committed an unspeakable act against the family he was hired to protect.
Votes: 292,885 | Gross: $77.91M
21. Sweet November (2001)
PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Romance
A workaholic executive, and an unconventional woman agree to a personal relationship for a short period. In this short period she changes his life.
Votes: 76,897 | Gross: $25.29M
22. Return to Me (2000)
PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man who falls in love with the woman who received his wife's heart must decide which woman it is who holds his heart.
Votes: 17,625 | Gross: $32.66M
23. The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008)
R | 114 min | Drama
A desperate woman asks for a meeting with a journalist to disclose the cruel and inhumane punishment of her niece.
Votes: 16,123 | Gross: $0.66M
I know we have cultural differences with the east but this movie really brought out some anger in me and I don't know if this is an accurate portrayal of Muslim custom so I am careful not to judge.
24. Lean on Me (1989)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama
The dedicated but tyrannical Joe Clark is appointed the principal of a decaying inner-city school and he is determined to improve by any and all means.
Votes: 15,958 | Gross: $31.91M
25. Everybody's Fine (2009)
PG-13 | 99 min | Adventure, Drama
A widower who realized his only connection to his family was through his wife sets off on an impromptu road trip to reunite with each of his grown children.
Votes: 54,160 | Gross: $8.86M
26. Letters to Juliet (2010)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Sophie dreams of becoming a writer and travels to Verona, Italy where she meets the "Secretaries of Juliet".
Votes: 82,181 | Gross: $53.03M