Films I (re)watched in 2019by ramsaypodrick | created - 2 months ago | updated - 1 week ago | Public
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1. The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017)
R | 106 min | Drama, War
This movie is a love story between an idealistic American nurse and a Turkish officer in World War I.
Very romantic, bittersweet.
2. Crusoe (1988)
PG-13 | 91 min | Drama
Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked and he finds himself all alone on a tropical island. With a few tools he manages to rescue from the wreck he has to learn to support himself until help arrives.
Votes: 859 | Gross: $0.32M
I love shipwreck stories.
3. Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018)
TV-MA | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
In 1984, a young programmer begins to question reality as he works to adapt a fantasy novel into a video game.
Quirky, weird kind of wonderful. A choose your own adventure interactive movie.
4. Overboard (I) (2018)
PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Romance
After a spoiled, wealthy yacht owner is thrown overboard and loses his memory, a mistreated employee convinces him that he is her working-class husband.
Votes: 23,006 | Gross: $50.32M
Sweet and funnier than I thought it would be. A solid rom com.
5. Bird Box (2018)
R | 124 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a mother and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.
Quite interesting. Tense, but A Quite Place was superior.
6. Solace (II) (2015)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A psychic works with the F.B.I in order to hunt down a serial killer.
Good twists, great pacing.
7. Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
R | 164 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years.
Votes: 366,865 | Gross: $92.05M
8. Sorry to Bother You (2018)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a universe of greed.
Votes: 36,146 | Gross: $17.49M
9. Split (IX) (2016)
PG-13 | 117 min | Horror, Thriller
Three girls are kidnapped by a man with a diagnosed 23 distinct personalities. They must try to escape before the apparent emergence of a frightful new 24th.
Votes: 340,146 | Gross: $138.29M
Fast paced, pretty good.
10. Somewhere in Time (1980)
PG | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to travel back in time and meet the actress whose vintage portrait hangs in a grand hotel.
Votes: 24,220 | Gross: $9.71M
Saw at Cinema Club, sweet and sad.
11. Furious 6 (2013)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Hobbs has Dominic and Brian reassemble their crew to take down a team of mercenaries: Dominic unexpectedly gets convoluted also facing his presumed deceased girlfriend, Letty.
Votes: 343,800 | Gross: $238.68M
Action packed nonsense.
12. What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Horror
Viago, Deacon and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane - like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs and overcoming flatmate conflicts.
Votes: 120,757 | Gross: $3.33M
13. Widows (2018)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
Votes: 52,357 | Gross: $42.40M
More drama than action.
14. Searching (III) (2018)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her.
Votes: 85,915 | Gross: $26.02M
Excellent, unusually executed thriller.
15. No Country for Old Men (2007)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande.
Votes: 757,197 | Gross: $74.28M
16. Baby Driver (2017)
R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.
Votes: 351,088 | Gross: $107.83M
Slick and stylish, one of my faves.
17. Slaughterhouse Rulez (2018)
R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
An illustrious British boarding school becomes a bloody battleground when a mysterious sinkhole appears at a nearby fracking site unleashing unspeakable horror.
18. Predator (1987)
R | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior.
Votes: 341,964 | Gross: $59.74M
19. Predators (2010)
R | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A group of elite warriors parachute into an unfamiliar jungle and are hunted by members of a merciless alien race.
Votes: 197,838 | Gross: $52.00M
One of my fave sci-fi action movies cause I love disasters where an ensemble is thrown together, and this one is unusual because the disaster is not man-made or nature.
20. Rear Window (1954)
PG | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller
A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
Votes: 392,744 | Gross: $36.76M
22. Alien (1979)
R | 116 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
Votes: 703,042 | Gross: $78.90M
23. Creed II (2018)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Sport
Under the tutelage of Rocky Balboa, heavyweight contender Adonis Creed faces off against Viktor Drago, son of Ivan Drago.
Votes: 58,582 | Gross: $115.72M
24. Rocky Balboa (2006)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Sport
Thirty years after the ring of the first bell, Rocky Balboa comes out of retirement and dons his gloves for his final fight; against the reigning heavyweight champ Mason 'The Line' Dixon.
Votes: 188,444 | Gross: $70.27M
26. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
PG | 120 min | Drama, Thriller
An American physician and his wife take matters into their own hands after assassins planning to execute a foreign Prime Minister kidnap their son.
Votes: 51,111 | Gross: $10.25M