Back to the Ancestorsby Breumaster | created - 09 Jun 2018 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
According to the German Wikipedia site, the first commercial cinematic presentation for an audience was 123 years ago on the first of November in 1895 a.d. on bioskop-format in the Berliner Wintergarten in Berlin, Germany.
Worldwide: Doc Brown lends you his DeLorean with a proper flux capacitor and two loads of plutonium to travel 100 years back in time to the year 1918, when movies were young, and then back.
What movie - as selected by the IMDb poll board users - rated 7/10 or higher with at least 10.000 votes - would you most likely show your fellow countrymen in past time to see their reactions and tell us later?
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1. City Lights (1931)
G | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
With the aid of a wealthy erratic tippler, a dewy-eyed tramp who has fallen in love with a sightless flower girl accumulates money to be able to help her medically.
Votes: 150,242 | Gross: $0.02M
Suggested by Breumaster
2. The Shining (1980)
R | 146 min | Drama, Horror
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.
Votes: 794,307 | Gross: $44.02M
Suggested by albstein
3. Schindler's List (1993)
R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History
In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.
Votes: 1,103,967 | Gross: $96.90M
Suggested by Abigail2010
4. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
R | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in search for her homeland with the aid of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.
Votes: 791,822 | Gross: $154.06M
Suggested by SeventhAr7
5. Vertigo (1958)
PG | 128 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A former police detective juggles wrestling with his personal demons and becoming obsessed with a hauntingly beautiful woman.
Votes: 325,538 | Gross: $3.20M
Suggested by Djesika
6. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
Not Rated | 186 min | Drama, War
In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazis judged for war crimes.
Suggested by Dan Dassow
7. Fight Club (1999)
R | 139 min | Drama
An insomniac office worker and a devil-may-care soapmaker form an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.
Votes: 1,700,387 | Gross: $37.03M
Suggested by iakhtar-33380
8. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Approved | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.
Votes: 245,931 | Gross: $44.82M
Suggested by pbn
9. Highlander (1986)
R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
An immortal Scottish swordsman must confront the last of his immortal opponent, a murderously brutal barbarian who lusts for the fabled "Prize".
Votes: 114,151 | Gross: $5.90M
Suggested by nikolayyeriomin
10. Lincoln (2012)
PG-13 | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History
As the American Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.
Votes: 230,645 | Gross: $182.21M
Suggested by MrTharindu
11. The Florida Project (2017)
R | 111 min | Drama
Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Walt Disney World.
Votes: 74,339 | Gross: $5.90M
Suggested by rubyfruit76
12. WALL·E (2008)
G | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.
Votes: 918,909 | Gross: $223.81M
suggested by NDbportmanfan