10 might like moviesby kholthor | created - 07 May 2011 | updated - 03 Nov 2011 | Public
Selection of great movies that you just might like
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1. V for Vendetta (2005)
R | 132 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 922,627 | Gross: $70.51M
A strong defence for anarchy
2. Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In an oppressive future, a fireman whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task.
Some grim futures may not be so far away...
3. Fargo (1996)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.
Votes: 540,635 | Gross: $24.61M
Murphy's law casts its shadow over humans: a reminder
4. The Thing (1982)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A research team in Antarctica is hunted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of its victims.
Votes: 316,585 | Gross: $13.78M
One classic thriller and a must for horror lovers
5. Excalibur (1981)
PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Merlin the magician helps Arthur Pendragon unite the Britons around the Round Table of Camelot, even as dark forces conspire to tear it apart.
Votes: 52,043 | Gross: $34.97M
Simple equation: the photography + the actors + the story + the editing = this remarkable film
6. Wings of Desire (1987)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal.
Votes: 55,080 | Gross: $3.21M
Can poetry drive an angel out of paradise?
7. Dogma (1999)
R | 130 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
An abortion clinic worker with a special heritage is called upon to save the existence of humanity from being negated by two renegade angels trying to exploit a loop-hole and reenter Heaven.
Votes: 194,879 | Gross: $30.65M
Delicious cameos with big existential questions, that's entertainment
8. The Mission (1986)
PG | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Eighteenth century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal.
Votes: 50,284 | Gross: $17.22M
Stunning, epic, mesmerizing...get your own qualifier
9. Cape Fear (1991)
R | 128 min | Crime, Thriller
A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.
Votes: 147,360 | Gross: $79.10M
The clever and efficient DeNiro, the credible Nolte and a tad of Lewis yields a timeless thriller worthy of the original
10. True Lies (1994)
R | 141 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
A fearless, globe-trotting, terrorist-battling secret agent has his life turned upside down when he discovers his wife might be having an affair with a used car salesman while terrorists smuggle nuclear war heads into the United States.
Votes: 213,416 | Gross: $146.28M
A rare occurrence where the remake is better. A fast pace action movie with everything in the right place. Cool