My Favourite Films (not in any order)by Movie_Minx_77 | created - 18 Feb 2014 | updated - 08 Oct 2018 | Public
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1. The Dark Knight (2008)
PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, Batman must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.
Votes: 2,275,941 | Gross: $534.86M
Heath Ledger's performance is a must-see. Some of the best acting i've ever seen.
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead.
Votes: 1,008,829 | Gross: $305.41M
Ideally watch all three films (I didn't really like the fourth, so I won't bother). But this first one was magnificent. And I loved the second and third ones to.
PG-13 | 178 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.
Votes: 1,640,430 | Gross: $315.54M
Watch the trilogy. It's brilliant!
4. Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959)
G | 93 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A wily old codger matches wits with the King of the Leprechauns and helps play matchmaker for his daughter and the strapping lad who has replaced him as caretaker.
How could you not applaud Albert Sharpe, Janet Munro and Sean Connery for their roles in this fabulous film. They're sure to make you laugh. Great for the kiddies to.
5. Hot Fuzz (2007)
R | 121 min | Action, Comedy, Mystery
A skilled London police officer is transferred to a small town with a dark secret.
Votes: 459,468 | Gross: $23.64M
This is my joint-favourite action film alongside The Dark Knight. But this is hilariously good. A definite must-see!
6. Mighty Joe Young (1998)
PG | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Family
A legendary fifteen-foot tall mountain gorilla named Joe is taken to an animal sanctuary in California by zoologist Gregg O'Hara (Bill Paxton) and Jill Young (Charlize Theron), with whom he grew up. Poacher Strasser (Rade Serbedzija) returns from the past to seek vengeance on Joe.
Votes: 27,482 | Gross: $50.63M
Perhaps my favourite Giant Gorilla starring film. Lovable Joe young will melt your heart, and the very good performance of Charlize Theron is heart-warming to. A very enjoyable family film. Used animatronic Gorilla so the effects are really good. Really recommend this film.
7. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
PG | 76 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion.
Votes: 295,096 | Gross: $75.08M
Brilliant! Just brilliant!
8. Singin' in the Rain (1952)
G | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.
Votes: 216,261 | Gross: $8.82M
If you've never seen this film WATCH IT!
9. Gladiator (2000)
R | 155 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A former Roman General sets out to exact vengeance against the corrupt emperor who murdered his family and sent him into slavery.
Votes: 1,325,986 | Gross: $187.71M
Russell Crowe's performance was magnificent.
10. Snatch (2000)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime
Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond.
Votes: 774,711 | Gross: $30.33M
11. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns.
Votes: 530,408 | Gross: $3.90M
12. The Wave (2008)
Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
A high school teacher's experiment to demonstrate to his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when he forms a social unit with a life of its own.
They nailed this one!!
13. The Experiment (2001)
R | 120 min | Drama, Thriller
For two weeks, 20 male participants are hired to play prisoners and guards in a prison. The "prisoners" have to follow seemingly mild rules, and the "guards" are told to retain order without using physical violence.
Votes: 90,467 | Gross: $0.14M
Really good, very creepy how the plot unfolds, true story as well, so creepy!!!
14. Now You See Me (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
An F.B.I. Agent and an Interpol Detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances, and reward their audiences with the money.
Votes: 591,270 | Gross: $117.72M
Has been criticized for being a film that 'thinks it is smarter than it is'. Ignore that silly criticism, it's entertaining, funny and it is smart but not obnoxious. People who don't understand the point of the film will hate it. But a warning about the end, they explain WAAAY too much at the end, so I advise you stop the film before you watch the scene where the main detective is on the bridge with the french woman (I think her real name is Melanie Laurent). But you can watch it but I felt it revealed to much, and it should have been just silently acknowledged, because we know what he's going to say. It takes out the mystery. But it's a good film.
15. Donnie Darko (2001)
R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Votes: 734,684 | Gross: $1.48M
Brilliant but that song at the end makes me cry every time.
16. American History X (1998)
R | 119 min | Drama
A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.
Votes: 1,025,508 | Gross: $6.72M
17. Misery (1990)
R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.
Votes: 182,367 | Gross: $61.28M
Brilliant but horrible, much better than the shinning.
18. The Collector (I) (2009)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Horror
Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Votes: 57,897 | Gross: $7.71M
Impressively good. A bit gory but in a good way. A bit like saw but It still retains it's own individuality. The ending is a horrible shock, you know what's coming, but you don't want it to.
22. Gone with the Wind (1939)
Passed | 238 min | Drama, History, Romance
A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.
Votes: 287,241 | Gross: $198.68M