10 must see moviesby kholthor | created - 20 Apr 2011 | updated - 16 Jul 2015 | Public
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1. Brazil (1985)
R | 132 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A bureaucrat, in a retro-future world, tries to correct an administrative error and becomes an enemy of the state.
Votes: 170,614 | Gross: $9.93M
Bureaucracy at its best or worst: any which way you choose but pleaze don't get mad
2. 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: 280,909 | Gross: $7.22M
Feel the story, feel the movie
3. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
R | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy, War
In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.
Votes: 551,956 | Gross: $37.63M
The fascinating escape of a child trapped in a cruel war
4. 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: 1,566,375 | Gross: $107.93M
Tarantino's einsteinian science at work here... The cast is simply crispy perfect and the script is suave yet thoughtful. A Masterpiece.
5. Blade Runner (1982)
R | 117 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A blade runner must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space, and have returned to Earth to find their creator.
Votes: 602,323 | Gross: $27.00M
Alienation justified and the status of life
6. Twelve Monkeys (1995)
R | 129 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.
Votes: 528,367 | Gross: $57.14M
The frailty of humanity exposed as everything often seems to converge in a single moment
7. The Name of the Rose (1986)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An intellectually nonconformist friar investigates a series of mysterious deaths in an isolated abbey.
Votes: 91,723 | Gross: $7.15M
An ancient breed of Holmes investigates a bizarre case. Superb
8. Apocalypto (2006)
R | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, a young man is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression.
Votes: 264,114 | Gross: $50.87M
Sub-titles from mayan should not keep anyone away from this gem
9. Manhattan (1979)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.
Votes: 118,611 | Gross: $45.70M
Beautiful photo and the usual neurotic psycho-babble
10. The Graduate (1967)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter.
Votes: 232,074 | Gross: $104.95M
The icon movie of the 60's sexual revolution