Movies I love to watch over and over againby o-lasitha | created - 01 Dec 2012 | updated - 01 Dec 2012 | Public
Here are the movies I never get enough of watching over and over again. This list not only contain English movies. There are Hindi, French, Tamil, Sinhala movie(s) as well.
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1. 3 Idiots (2009)
PG-13 | 170 min | Comedy, Drama
Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots".
Votes: 272,244 | Gross: $6.53M
Great movie. Full of laughter. Recommended for everyone.
2. 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: 719,998 | Gross: $170.74M
Till the half way round this movie, I couldn't understand the real situation. If you haven't seen it, go watch it. I'm not going to tell the story. :-)
3. Analyze This (1999)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime
A comedy about a psychiatrist whose number one patient is an insecure mob boss.
Votes: 133,346 | Gross: $106.89M
Robert de Niro and Billy Crystal at their best. Love it.
4. Analyze That (2002)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime
Mobster Paul Vitti is released into Dr. Ben Sobol's care, where only more chaos ensues.
Votes: 75,204 | Gross: $32.12M
If you love Analyze This, then you will never miss this one.
5. When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship.
Votes: 167,710 | Gross: $92.82M
Talking about Billy Crystal, this is his best movie as I would rate.... Never gets tired of watching this movie over and over again
6. 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: 785,309 | Gross: $293.00M
No matter how many times you watch this movie, you are bound cry, whether you are a tough one or a softee. Everyone melts with this movie.
7. Ratatouille (2007)
G | 111 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant.
Votes: 537,225 | Gross: $206.45M
Steve Jobs' greatest creation
8. To Sir, with Love (1967)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
Idealistic engineer-trainee and his experiences in teaching a group of rambunctious white high school students from the slums of London's East End.
Votes: 13,431 | Gross: $42.43M
Sidney Poitier......... Oh dear Sir!!!! Still going great at 85 years, hope you reach the 100 with great health!!! Love this movie Sir!!!
9. Police Academy (1984)
R | 96 min | Comedy
A group of good-hearted, but incompetent misfits enter the police academy, but the instructors there are not going to put up with their pranks.
Votes: 98,454 | Gross: $81.20M
Comedy at its best....
10. 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: 259,585 | Gross: $50.87M
If you don't like to see movies portraying blood, don't watch this. Without watching you can't understand the message written with the movie
11. Terminator 2 (1991)
R | 137 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from a more advanced and powerful cyborg.
Votes: 851,239 | Gross: $204.84M
Its the greatest movie to portray Visual Effects by computers to their maximum limits.
12. Combien tu m'aimes? (2005)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In Paris, after winning the lottery, the clerk François goes to a bar in Pigalle and offers one hundred thousand Euros per month to the prostitute Daniela to live with him until the end of ... See full summary »
First you'll start to think, what the *beep* is this? Then in the end, you'll say, ah........... what a story!?
So if you haven't seen the movie, or gave up the movie in the middle, watch it till the end.
13. Derailed (I) (2005)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, the two must turn the tables on him to save their families.
Votes: 66,334 | Gross: $36.02M
Before you help an attractive opposite sex person, or you get help from one of them without asking, remember what happened to this guy, and never forget.
14. The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
When Jason Bourne is framed for a CIA operation gone awry, he is forced to resume his former life as a trained assassin to survive.
Votes: 390,420 | Gross: $176.24M
I love this telephone conversation between Pamela Landey and Jason Bourne, when Jason Bourne was pointing the Sniper gun at Pamela Landey on a near roof top, and Pamela Landey has no idea about it.
Pamela Landey: Bourne?
Jason Bourne: I wanna come in.
Pamela Landey: Okay. How do you wanna do it?
Jason Bourne: I need someone I know to bring me in.
Pamela Landey: Who?
Jason Bourne: There was a girl in Paris. She was part of the program. She used to handle logistics. Alexander Strasse, 30 minutes, under the world clock. Send her alone. Give her your phone.
Pamela Landey: What if I can't find her?
Jason Bourne: It's easy. She's standing right next to you.
Oh I love that scene. I love the series.
15. 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: 1,954,898 | Gross: $28.34M
One word to describe this movie
16. 12 Angry Men (1957)
Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama
A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.
Great classic one should not miss
17. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
R | 133 min | Drama
A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.
Votes: 779,276 | Gross: $112.00M
After so many years, a hindi movie was released namely "Kyon Ki" and I bet the movie had great influence from this movie.
18. Schindler's List (1993)
R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History
In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans.
Votes: 1,008,473 | Gross: $96.07M
Masterpiece by the greatest director of all time, according to my ranking: Steven Spielberg
19. Goodfellas (1990)
R | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.
Votes: 843,872 | Gross: $46.84M
20. 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: 1,529,085 | Gross: $107.93M
21. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a simple jewelry heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.
Votes: 772,936 | Gross: $2.83M
24. 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: 1,567,479 | Gross: $37.03M
25. City of God (2002)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.
Votes: 607,182 | Gross: $7.56M
Greatest example for the great saying, "The ones with firearms, dies by the firearms"
26. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
PG-13 | 164 min | Western
A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.
Votes: 254,163 | Gross: $5.32M
Final scene is the climax. It is the one scene that clears every bit of action in the film.
27. 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: 1,405,327 | Gross: $171.48M
I had to watch this movie about 12 times to understand the movie.
28. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.
Votes: 1,045,932 | Gross: $130.74M
29. Rashômon (1950)
Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A heinous crime and its aftermath are recalled from differing points of view.
You'll have to decide what has really happened, at the end.
30. The King's Speech (2010)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.
Votes: 563,662 | Gross: $138.80M
31. I Am Sam (2001)
PG-13 | 132 min | Drama
A mentally handicapped man fights for custody of his 7-year-old daughter, and in the process teaches his cold hearted lawyer the value of love and family.
Votes: 131,701 | Gross: $40.31M
32. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
PG | 105 min | Drama
Ted Kramer's wife leaves her husband, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.
Votes: 111,008 | Gross: $106.26M
35. Kindergarten Cop (1990)
PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Crime
A tough cop must pose as a kindergarten teacher in order to locate a dangerous criminal's ex-wife, who may hold the key to putting him behind bars.
Votes: 119,020 | Gross: $91.46M
36. Paa (2009)
133 min | Comedy, Drama
A father tries to help his son cope with a rare condition that causes the young boy to age beyond his years.
Votes: 9,862 | Gross: $0.20M
Still can't believe that's Amitabh Bachchan playing the child's role
37. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
Not Rated | 177 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
During their college years, Anjali was in love with her best-friend Rahul, but he had eyes only for Tina. Years later, Rahul and the now-deceased Tina's eight-year-old daughter attempts to reunite her father and Anjali.
Votes: 39,869 | Gross: $2.10M
38. Aks (2001)
184 min | Action, Crime, Horror
Raghavan Ghatge, a psychotic terrorist, and Manu Verma, the cop who tracks him down, shoot each other simultaneously, the result being that Raghavan's soul is transferred into Verma's body...
I freaked out so much to Manoj Bajpai's acting in the movie. This is the movie which made me realize, Shah Rukh Khan's acting is full of crap.
39. Johnny English (2003)
PG | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
After a sudden attack on the MI5, Johnny English, Britain's most confident yet unintelligent spy, becomes Britain's only spy.
Votes: 125,239 | Gross: $28.08M
40. Ice Age (2002)
PG | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Set during the Ice Age, a sabertooth tiger, a sloth, and a wooly mammoth find a lost human infant, and they try to return him to his tribe.
Votes: 372,410 | Gross: $176.39M
41. Kushi (2000)
178 min | Romance
College friends Jenny and Shiva part ways due to a misunderstanding. Although they are in love and realize they cannot live without each other, their egos prevent them from uniting.
43. Limitless (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 105 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
With the help of a mysterious pill that enables the user to access one hundred percent of his brain abilities, a struggling writer becomes a financial wizard, but it also puts him in a new world with lots of dangers.
Votes: 468,690 | Gross: $79.25M
44. 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: 392,487 | Gross: $59.89M
45. Machan (2008)
109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A group of sad slum residents, living on the limits of society under immense pressure, find an invitation to a handball tournament in Bavaria.
46. P.S. I Love You (2007)
PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Romance
A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.
Votes: 184,855 | Gross: $53.70M
47. Paycheck (2003)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
What seemed like a breezy idea for an engineer to net him millions of dollars, leaves him on the run for his life and piecing together why he's being chased.
Votes: 95,451 | Gross: $53.79M
48. The Pink Panther (1963)
Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
The bumbling Inspector Clouseau travels to Rome to catch a notorious jewel thief known as "The Phantom" before he conducts his most daring heist yet: a princess' priceless diamond with one slight imperfection, known as "The Pink Panther".
Votes: 42,417 | Gross: $10.88M
50. Rio (2011)