Nothing entertains like the movies, they also have the power to ignite strong passion and even sometimes, make us want to change the world.There must be atleast one movie (maybe many) that might have moved you. Imagine our lives without Cinema; can't, that is the power of the 70mm.
HERE IS MY LIST OF 30 MUST WATCH:
The Matrix Trilogy primarily consists of a trilogy of science-fiction-action film written and directed by the Wachowski brothers and produced by Joel Silver. The first film The Matrix was released in March 1999; after its success, two sequels, The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions, were released in 2003. The series depicts a cyberpunk story incorporating numerous references to philosophical and religious ideas.
Invictus is a 2009 biographical drama based on Clint Eastwood, the film stars Morgan Freeman as South African President MandelaPresident Mandela and Matt Damon as François Pienaar , the captain of the Springboks, the South African rugby union team. Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.'s life during the 1995 Rugby World Cup in South Africa. Directed by
Schindler’s List is an epic1993 American war drama about Oskar Schindler, a Czech businessman who saved the lives of more than a thousand Polish Jewish refugees during the Holocaust by employing them in his factories. The film was directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the novel Schindler's Ark by Thomas Keneally.
Frost/ Nixon is a 2008 historical drama based on the play of the same name bywhich dramatizes the Frost/Nixon interviews of 1977. The film version was directed by Ron Howard. A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host and former president .
Seven (styled as Se7en) is a 1995 American crime film directed byand written by Andrew Kevin Walker. The story follows a retiring detective (Morgan Freeman) and his replacement ( ), jointly investigating a series of ritualistic murders inspired by the seven deadly sins.
Finding Forrester is a 2000 movie by Mike Rich and directed by. A black American teenager, Jamal Wallace (Rob Brown), is invited into a prestigious private high school. By chance, Jamal befriends a reclusive writer, William Forrester (Sean Connery), through whom he refines his natural talent for writing and comes to terms with his identity.
Color of Paradise Rang-e Khoda (literal translation from Persian: The Color of God), or, as it was released in English-speaking countries, The Color of Paradise, is a 1999 Iranian film directed by Majid Majidi. The movie explores the world of gifted blind boy at the mercy of his father crippling sense of shame.
Children of Heaven is a 1997 Iranian film by Majid Majidi. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1998. It deals with a brother and sister and their adventures over a lost pair of shoes.
The Bicycle Thief is a 1948 Italian neorealist film directed by Vittorio De Sica. It tells the story of a poor man searching the streets of Rome for his stolen bicycle, which he needs to be able to work..
Amadeus is a 1984 musical film directed by Miloš Forman and written by Peter Shaffer. Adapted from Shaffer's stage play Amadeus, the story is based loosely on the lives of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri, two composers who lived in Vienna, Austria, during the latter half of the 18th century.
Valkyrie is a 2008 historical thriller film set in Nazi Germany during World War II. The film depicts the 20 July plot by German army officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler and to use the Operation Valkyrie national emergency plan to take control of the country.
Crash is a 2005 American/German drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Paul Haggis. The film is about racial and social tensions in Los Angeles. A self-described "passion piece" for Haggis, Crash was inspired by a real life incident in which his Porsche was carjacked outside a video store on Wilshire Boulevard in 1991.
Gran Torino is a 2008 American drama and produced by Clint Eastwood, who also stars in the film. The film marks Eastwood's return to a lead acting role after four years, his previous leading role having been in Million Dollar Baby, and Eastwood has stated that this is his final film as an actor. The story follows Walt Kowalski, a recently widowed Korean War veteran who is alienated from his family and angry at the world. Walt's young Hmong neighbor, Thao, tries to steal Walt's prized 1972 Ford Gran Torino on a dare by his cousin for initiation into a gang. Walt develops a relationship with the boy and his family.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a 2008 American fantasy drama directed by David Fincher. The screenplay by Eric Roth and Robin Swicord is loosely based on the 1922 short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The film stars Brad Pitt as a man who ages in reverse and Cate Blanchett as the love interest throughout his life.
As Good as It Gets is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by James L. Brooks starring Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture and won for Best Actor and Best Actress. It portrays an obsessive-compulsive, misanthropic bigot who becomes involved in the lives of a single mother and homosexual neighbor and how they grow personally as a result of knowing each other.
Good Will Hunting is a 1997 American drama directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, who both star in the film.The film tells the story of Will Hunting, a prodigy hoodlum from South Boston who works as a janitor at MIT. Good Will Hunting was a financial success, earned several awards, and launched Damon and Affleck into prominence.
Forrest Gump is a 1994 American comedy drama film based on the 1986 novel by Winston Groom. The film, directed by Robert Zemeckis, stars Tom Hanks, Robin Wright Penn, and Gary Sinise. The story is of Forrest Gump, a simple man who comes from Alabama, and his journey through life meeting historical figures, influencing popular culture, and experiencing firsthand historic events of the late 20th century.
The Hangover is a 2009 comedy directed by Todd Phillips, written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, and produced by Todd Phillips and Daniel Goldberg. The plot follows four friends who travel to Las Vegas for a bachelor party, only to wake up the next morning not remembering a thing and missing the groom, whose wedding is scheduled to occur the next day.
Big is a 1988 American comedy drama film about a boy who makes a wish "to be big" to a magical fortune telling machine and is then aged to adulthood overnight. It stars Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, and Robert Loggia.
Amélie is a 2001 romantic comedy film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Its original French title is Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain ("The Fabulous Destiny of Amélie Poulain"). Written by Jeunet with Guillaume Laurant, the film is a whimsical depiction of contemporary Parisian life, set in Montmartre. It tells the story of a shy waitress, played by Audrey Tautou, who decides to change the lives of those around her for the better, while struggling with her own isolation.
The Godfather is a 1972 American gangster film based on the novel of the same name by Mario Puzo and directed by Francis Ford Coppola from a screenplay by Puzo, Coppola, and Robert Towne. The story spans ten years from 1945 to 1955 and chronicles the fictional Italian American Corleone crime family. It is ranked as the second greatest film in American cinematic history.
Vertigo is a 1958 American psychological thriller film, directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring James Stewart, Kim Novak and Barbara Bel Geddes. A retired police detective, who has acrophobia, is hired as a private investigator to follow the wife of an acquaintance to uncover the mystery of her peculiar behavior.
2001: A Space Odyssey (occasionally referred to as simply 2001) is a 1968 science fiction film directed by Stanley Kubrick released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and written by Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke. The film deals with thematic elements of human evolution, technology, artificial intelligence, and extraterrestrial life, and is notable for its scientific realism, pioneering special effects, ambiguous imagery that is open-ended to a point approaching surrealism, sound in place of traditional narrative techniques, and minimal use of dialogue.
Sullivan's Travels is a 1941 American comedy film written and directed by Preston Sturges. It is a satire about a movie director, played by Joel McCrea, who longs to make a socially relevant drama, but eventually learns that comedies are his more valuable contribution to society.
Singin' in the Rain is a 1952 comedy musical film starring Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Donald O'Connor, and Jean Hagen and directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, with Kelly also providing the choreography. It offers a comic depiction of Hollywood, and its transition from silent films to "talkies."
Seven Samurai is a 1954 Japanese film co-written, edited and directed by Akira Kurosawa. The film takes place in Warring States Period Japan (around 1587/1588). It follows the story of a village of farmers that hire seven masterless samurai to combat bandits who will return after the harvest to steal their crops.
Citizen Kane is a 1941 American drama film, directed by and starring Orson Welles. The film is widely considered the greatest of all time and is particularly praised for its innovative cinematography, music and narrative structure. Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.
The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero crime thriller film directed and co-written by Christopher Nolan. Based on the DC Comics character Batman, the film is part of Nolan's Batman film series. The film follows Bruce Wayne/Batman (Bale), District Attorney Harvey Dent/Two-Face (Aaron Eckhart), Assistant D.A. Rachel Dawes (Maggie Gyllenhaal), and Police Commissioner James Gordon (Gary Oldman) and their struggles and journey in combating the new rising threat of a criminal who goes by the name of the "Joker" (Heath Ledger).
Snatch is a 2000 crime film by British writer-director Guy Ritchie, and featuring an ensemble cast. Set in the London criminal underworld, the film contains two intertwined plots — one dealing with the search for a stolen diamond, the other with a small-time boxing promoter named Turkish (Jason Statham) who finds himself under the thumb of a sadistic gangster known as Brick Top (Alan Ford).
The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont, based on the Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption. The film stars Tim Robbins as Andrew "Andy" Dufresne and Morgan Freeman as Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding.The film portrays Andy spending nearly two decades in Shawshank State Prison, a fictional penitentiary in Maine, and his friendship with Red, a fellow inmate.