some great filmsby lolzfakecheese | created - 09 May 2011 | updated - 29 Jul 2011 | Public
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1. Inception (2010)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A thief, who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.
Votes: 1,699,123 | Gross: $292.58M
visually perfect and fantstically acted, its easy to see why inception is the best nolan film
2. American Beauty (1999)
R | 122 min | Drama
A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.
Votes: 934,472 | Gross: $130.10M
grimly funny and heart poundingly tense this fantastic drama is beauty in every way
3. Memento (2000)
R | 113 min | Mystery, Thriller
A man juggles searching for his wife's murderer and keeping his short-term memory loss from being an obstacle.
Votes: 967,293 | Gross: $25.54M
the best independent film ever made, well acted, confusing as hell, and with a mega twist
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: 1,517,653 | Gross: $107.93M
violent, gritty and hilarious at parts, not to be missed
5. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
R | 142 min | Crime, Drama
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
Votes: 1,941,298 | Gross: $28.34M
uplifting and exciting, if you dont like this film, you're mad
6. Babel (I) (2006)
R | 143 min | Drama
Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.
Votes: 263,318 | Gross: $34.30M
slow and harrowing, this excellently done drama is hard to beat
7. Fight Club (1999)
R | 139 min | Drama
An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change his life, crosses paths with a devil-may-care soapmaker, forming an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.
Votes: 1,555,576 | Gross: $37.03M
the most insane movie ever, unexpected and unclassifiable
8. Forrest Gump (1994)
PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, Romance
The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75.
Votes: 1,471,736 | Gross: $330.25M
heartwarming and hilarious, this drama/comedy is sad in places but makes up for it with one of the best performances ive ever seen by tom hanks
9. 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: 387,364 | Gross: $54.58M
upsetting and tense, crash is a fantastic drama that explores the boundaries of racial discrimination
10. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.
Votes: 391,193 | Gross: $59.89M
riotous as it is depressing, this is just fantastic
11. A Single Man (2009)
R | 99 min | Drama, Romance
An English professor, one year after the sudden death of his boyfriend, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960s Los Angeles.
Votes: 95,343 | Gross: $9.17M
a beautiful piece of art, with great acting too
12. Requiem for a Dream (2000)
R | 102 min | Drama
The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep.
Votes: 657,619 | Gross: $3.64M
discomforting and bitterly upsetting, darren aronofsky's drug drama is just a mad entry into another dimension
13. Revolutionary Road (2008)
R | 119 min | Drama, Romance
A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children.
Votes: 167,512 | Gross: $22.91M
downright upsetting at times, this is an amazing film
14. The Godfather (1972)
R | 175 min | Crime, Drama
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
Votes: 1,328,454 | Gross: $134.97M
does this need an explanation?
15. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
G | 149 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.
Votes: 498,597 | Gross: $56.95M
so creepy yet so beautiful
16. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.
Votes: 715,262 | Gross: $170.74M
i used to hate russell crowe but he was great in this and it thoroughly deserved the best picture
17. Mary and Max (2009)
Not Rated | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York.
funny and weird, this is an unusual take on life
18. The Matrix (1999)
R | 136 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.
Votes: 1,395,256 | Gross: $171.48M
if you overlook the sequels, this is a fantastic sci fi
19. Se7en (1995)
R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.
Votes: 1,185,138 | Gross: $100.13M
such a gruesome film, just great
20. Léon: The Professional (1994)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.
Votes: 847,828 | Gross: $19.50M
proves that natalie portman is great and will always be
21. Elephant (2003)
R | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent.
Votes: 76,882 | Gross: $1.23M
horrifyingly real and graphic
22. Mysterious Skin (2004)
Unrated | 105 min | Drama, Mystery
A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.
Votes: 60,801 | Gross: $0.70M
brutal and unforgiving
23. Raging Bull (1980)
R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Emotionally self-destructive boxer, Jake La Motta's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it.
Votes: 269,121 | Gross: $23.38M
beautifully acted and hugely well done
24. Juno (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child.
Votes: 449,219 | Gross: $143.50M
hilariously funny and about the most independent film ever
25. Kick-Ass (2010)
R | 117 min | Action, Comedy
Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a superhero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.
Votes: 476,471 | Gross: $48.07M
deliriously violent and cool
26. 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: 192,581 | Gross: $30.65M
sacrilegious and fun, very entertaining
27. Sin City (2005)
R | 124 min | Crime, Thriller
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.
Votes: 698,480 | Gross: $74.10M
stylistic and violent, this could be regarded as a man only film, but there is parts for girls in it
28. Black Swan (2010)
R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity.
Votes: 612,351 | Gross: $106.95M
very well directed and acted
29. The Hurt Locker (2008)
R | 131 min | Drama, History, Thriller
During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.
Votes: 371,443 | Gross: $17.02M
honest and clever; a thoroughly worthy best picture winner
30. Blue Valentine (2010)
R | 112 min | Drama, Romance
The relationship of a contemporary married couple, charting their evolution over a span of years by cross-cutting between time periods.
Votes: 160,342 | Gross: $9.74M
clever and sad throughout
31. Toy Story 3 (2010)
G | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home.
Votes: 631,534 | Gross: $415.00M
if you didn't cry, you're not quite right
32. Up (2009)
PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Seventy-eight year old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway.
Votes: 779,443 | Gross: $293.00M
so beautiful and nice
33. Amélie (2001)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Romance
Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.
Votes: 612,188 | Gross: $33.23M
it shouldnt work because of the weird colour scheme and sound effects but this warm treat is hilarious and kind hearted. near perfect
34. Dancer in the Dark (2000)
R | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
An east European girl goes to America with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film.
Votes: 88,092 | Gross: $4.18M
horrifyingly sad and beautifully acted, even though it is filmed in a documentary style, this superb film is a worthy palme d'or winner. not for everyone, but a riot for those who like it
35. Panique au village (2009)
Not Rated | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Cowboy and Indian's only wish was to come up with a brilliant idea for Mr Horse's birthday, but when their plan ends up in utter disaster, they'll need to travel the world and back to make things right again.
Votes: 6,436 | Gross: $0.17M
incredible, it just passes by you
36. The Tree of Life (2011)
PG-13 | 139 min | Drama, Fantasy
The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings.
Votes: 149,907 | Gross: $13.30M
perfect, possibly my favourite film, beautiful, incredible...just see it
37. Bronson (2008)
R | 92 min | Action, Biography, Crime
A young man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter-ego, Charles Bronson.
Votes: 102,379 | Gross: $0.10M
hilarious and terrifying