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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Genre: Movies Based on Books, Classic Movies, Dramas
Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler, Clancy Brown
Directed by: Frank Darabont
Duration: 2h 22m
Description: Chronicles the experiences of a formerly successful banker as a prisoner in the gloomy jailhouse of Shawshank after being found guilty of a crime he did not commit. The film portrays the man's unique way of dealing with his new, torturous life; along the way he befriends a number of fellow prisoners, most notably a wise long-term inmate named Red.

Fight Club (1999)

Genre: Films Based on Books, Thrillers
Stars: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf, Zach Grenier, Richmond Arquette
Directed by: David Fincher
Duration: 2h 19m
Description: A nameless first person narrator () attends support groups in attempt to subdue his emotional state and relieve his insomniac state. When he meets Marla (), another fake attendee of support groups, his life seems to become a little more bearable. However when he associates himself with Tyler () he is dragged into an underground fight club and soap making scheme. Together the two men spiral out of control and engage in competitive rivalry for love and power.

Forrest Gump (1994)

Genre: Romantic Comedies, Films Based on Books, Classic Films, Comedies, Dramas, Romantic Films
Stars: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field, Rebecca Williams
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Duration: 2h 23m
Description: Forrest Gump is a simple man with a low I.Q. but good intentions. He is running through childhood with his best and only friend Jenny. His 'mama' teaches him the ways of life and leaves him to choose his destiny. Forrest joins the army for service in Vietnam, finding new friends called Dan and Bubba, he wins medals, creates a famous shrimp fishing fleet, inspires people to jog, starts a ping-pong craze, creates the smiley, writes bumper stickers and songs, donates to people and meets the...

The Matrix (1999)

Genre: Martial Arts Movies, Sci-Fi Movies, Action & Adventure
Directed by:
Duration: 2h 16m

Schindler's List (1993)

Genre: Films Based on Real Life, Films Based on Books, Classic Films, Dramas
Stars: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall, Jonathan Sagall
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Duration: 3h 15m
Description: Oskar Schindler is a vain and greedy German businessman who becomes an unlikely humanitarian amid the barbaric German Nazi reign when he feels compelled to turn his factory into a refuge for Jews. Based on the true story of Oskar Schindler who managed to save about 1100 Jews from being gassed at the Auschwitz concentration camp, it is a testament to the good in all of us.

Interstellar (2014)

Genre: Sci-Fi Movies
Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy, Ellen Burstyn
Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Duration: 2h 49m
Description: Earth's future has been riddled by disasters, famines, and droughts. There is only one way to ensure mankind's survival: Interstellar travel. A newly discovered wormhole in the far reaches of our solar system allows a team of astronauts to go where no man has gone before, a planet that may have the right environment to sustain human life.

The Green Mile (1999)

Genre: Films Based on Books, Crime Films, Dramas
Stars: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt, James Cromwell
Directed by: Frank Darabont
Duration: 3h 8m
Description: Death Row guards at a penitentiary, in the 1930's, have a moral dilemma with their job when they discover one of their prisoners, a convicted murderer, has a special gift.

Django Unchained (2012)

Genre: Westerns, Dramas
Stars: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson
Directed by: Quentin Tarantino
Duration: 2h 45m
Description: In 1858, a bounty-hunter named King Schultz seeks out a slave named Django and buys him because he needs him to find some men he is looking for. After finding them, Django wants to find his wife, Broomhilda, who along with him were sold separately by his former owner for trying to escape. Schultz offers to help him if he chooses to stay with him and be his partner. Eventually they learn that she was sold to a plantation in Mississippi. Knowing they can't just go in and say they want her, they...

L茅on: The Professional (1994)

Genre: Action & Adventure, Classic Movies, Film Noir, Dramas
Stars: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello, Peter Appel
Directed by: Luc Besson
Duration: 1h 49m
Description: After her father, step-mother, step-sister and little brother are killed by her father's employers, the 12-year-old daughter of an abject drug dealer manages to take refuge in the apartment of a professional hitman who at her request teaches her the methods of his job so she can take her revenge on the corrupt DEA agent who ruined her life by killing her beloved brother.

American History X (1998)

Genre: Dramas
Stars: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Jennifer Lien, Ethan Suplee
Directed by: Tony Kaye
Duration: 1h 58m
Description: Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for brutally killing two black men who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother's, Danny Vineyard, narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader of a violent white supremacist gang that committed acts of racial crime throughout L.A. and his actions greatly influenced Danny. Reformed and fresh out of prison, Derek severs contact with the gang and becomes determined to keep Danny from...

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Genre: Sci-Fi Movies, Action & Adventure, Classic Movies
Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick, Earl Boen
Directed by: James Cameron
Duration: 2h 17m
Description: Over 10 years have passed since the first machine called The Terminator tried to kill Sarah Connor and her unborn son, John. The man who will become the future leader of the human resistance against the Machines is now a healthy young boy. However, another Terminator, called the T-1000, is sent back through time by the supercomputer Skynet. This new Terminator is more advanced and more powerful than its predecessor and its mission is to kill John Connor when he's still a child. However, Sarah...

Joker (2019)

Genre: Crime Movies, Dramas, Thriller Movies
Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen
Directed by: Todd Phillips
Duration: 2h 1m
Description: Arthur Fleck works as a clown and is an aspiring stand-up comic. He has mental health issues, part of which involves uncontrollable laughter. Times are tough and, due to his issues and occupation, Arthur has an even worse time than most. Over time these issues bear down on him, shaping his actions, making him ultimately take on the persona he is more known as...Joker.

The Intouchables (2011)

Genre: Comedies, Dramas
Stars: Fran莽ois Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot, Jos茅phine de Meaux
Directed by: Olivier Nakache, 脡ric Toledano
Duration: 1h 52m
Description: In Paris, the aristocratic and intellectual Philippe is a quadriplegic millionaire who is interviewing candidates for the position of his carer, with his red-haired secretary Magalie. Out of the blue, Driss cuts the line of candidates and brings a document from the Social Security and asks Phillipe to sign it to prove that he is seeking a job position so he can receive his unemployment benefit. Philippe challenges Driss, offering him a trial period of one month to gain experience helping him....

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Genre: Films Based on Real Life, Films Based on Books, Comedies, Dramas
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Duration: 2h 59m
Description: In the early 1990s, Jordan Belfort teamed with his partner Donny Azoff and started brokerage firm Stratton Oakmont. Their company quickly grows from a staff of 20 to a staff of more than 250 and their status in the trading community and Wall Street grows exponentially. So much that companies file their initial public offerings through them. As their status grows, so do the amount of substances they abuse, and so do their lies. They draw attention like no other, throwing lavish parties for their ...

Shutter Island (2010)

Genre: Mysteries, Films Based on Books, Crime Films, Thrillers
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Max von Sydow
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Duration: 2h 18m
Description: In 1954, up-and-coming U.S. marshal Teddy Daniels is assigned to investigate the disappearance of a patient from Boston's Shutter Island Ashecliffe Hospital. He's been pushing for an assignment on the island for personal reasons, but before long he thinks he's been brought there as part of a twisted plot by hospital doctors whose radical treatments range from unethical to illegal to downright sinister. Teddy's shrewd investigating skills soon provide a promising lead, but the hospital refuses...

Braveheart (1995)

Genre: Films Based on Real Life, US Movies, Period Pieces, Action & Adventure, Dramas
Stars: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen, James Robinson
Directed by: Mel Gibson
Duration: 2h 57m
Description: William Wallace is a Scottish rebel who leads an uprising against the cruel English ruler Edward the Longshanks, who wishes to inherit the crown of Scotland for himself. When he was a young boy, William Wallace's father and brother, along with many others, lost their lives trying to free Scotland. Once he loses another of his loved ones, William Wallace begins his long quest to make Scotland free once and for all, along with the assistance of Robert the Bruce.

Snatch (2000)

Genre: Comedies
Stars: Jason Statham, Brad Pitt, Stephen Graham, Vinnie Jones, Ade
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Duration: 1h 42m
Description: Turkish and his close friend/accomplice Tommy get pulled into the world of match fixing by the notorious Brick Top. Things get complicated when the boxer they had lined up gets badly beaten by Mickey, who comes into the equation after Turkish, an unlicensed boxing promoter wants to buy a caravan off of Travellers. They then try to convince Mickey not only to fight for them, but to lose for them too. Whilst all this is going on, a huge diamond heist takes place, and a fistful of motley...

Scarface (1983)

Genre: Classic Films, Crime Films, Thrillers, Dramas
Stars: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Robert Loggia
Directed by: Brian De Palma
Duration: 2h 49m
Description: Tony Montana manages to leave Cuba during the Mariel exodus of 1980. He finds himself in a Florida refugee camp but his friend Manny has a way out for them: undertake a contract killing and arrangements will be made to get a green card. He's soon working for drug dealer Frank Lopez and shows his mettle when a deal with Colombian drug dealers goes bad. He also brings a new level of violence to Miami. Tony is protective of his younger sister but his mother knows what he does for a living and...

Gone Girl (2014)

Genre: Mysteries, Films Based on Books, Crime Films, Thrillers
Stars: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, Carrie Coon
Directed by: David Fincher
Duration: 2h 28m
Description: On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne reports that his wife, Amy, has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick's portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife?

No Country for Old Men (2007)

Genre: Films Based on Books, Crime Films, Thrillers, Dramas
Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson, Kelly Macdonald
Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Duration: 2h 2m
Description: In rural Texas, welder and hunter Llewelyn Moss () discovers the remains of several drug runners who have all killed each other in an exchange gone violently wrong. Rather than report the discovery to the police, Moss decides to simply take the two million dollars present for himself. This puts the psychopathic killer, Anton Chigurh (), on his trail as he dispassionately murders nearly every rival, bystander and even employer in his pursuit of his quarry and the money. As Moss desperately...

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

Genre: Movies Based on Real Life, Movies Based on Books, Dramas
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen, Nathalie Baye
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Duration: 2h 21m
Description: A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not only eludes capture, he revels in the pursuit.

Gran Torino (2008)

Genre: US Movies, Dramas
Stars: Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Christopher Carley, Ahney Her, Brian Haley
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Duration: 1h 51m
Description: Walt Kowalski (Clint Eastwood) is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Kowalski is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. He is a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbor Thao Lor (Bee Vang), a young Hmong teenager under pressure from his gang member cousin, tries to steal his Gran Torino,...

Blade Runner: The Final Cut (1982)

Genre: Sci-Fi Movies, Movies Based on Books, Action & Adventure, Classic Movies, Film Noir
Stars: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, M. Emmet Walsh
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Duration: 1h 57m
Description: In the early twenty-first century, the Tyrell Corporation, during what was called the Nexus phase, developed robots, called "replicants", that were supposed to aid society, the replicants which looked and acted like humans. When the superhuman generation Nexus 6 replicants, used for dangerous off-Earth endeavors, began a mutiny on an off-Earth colony, replicants became illegal on Earth. Police units, called "blade runners", have the job of destroying - or in their parlance "retiring" - any...

1917 (2019)

Genre: Period Pieces, Dramas
Stars: Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay, Daniel Mays, Colin Firth, Pip Carter
Directed by: Sam Mendes
Duration: 1h 58m
Description: April 1917, the Western Front. Two British soldiers are sent to deliver an urgent message to an isolated regiment. If the message is not received in time the regiment will walk into a trap and be massacred. To get to the regiment they will need to cross through enemy territory. Time is of the essence and the journey will be fraught with danger.

L.A. Confidential (1997)

Genre: Mysteries, Films Based on Books, Crime Films, Thrillers, Dramas
Stars: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger, James Cromwell
Directed by: Curtis Hanson
Duration: 2h 17m
Description: 1950's Los Angeles is the seedy backdrop for this intricate noir-ish tale of police corruption and Hollywood sleaze. Three very different cops are all after the truth, each in their own style: Ed Exley, the golden boy of the police force, willing to do almost anything to get ahead, except sell out; Bud White, ready to break the rules to seek justice, but barely able to keep his raging violence under control; and Jack Vincennes, always looking for celebrity and a quick buck until his conscience...

There Will Be Blood (2007)

Genre: Films Based on Books, Dramas
Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciar谩n Hinds, Martin Stringer, Matthew Braden Stringer
Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson
Duration: 2h 38m
Description: The intersecting life stories of Daniel Plainview and Eli Sunday in early twentieth century California is presented. Miner turn oilman Daniel Plainview is a driven man who will do whatever it takes to achieve his goals. He works hard but he also takes advantage of those around him at their expense if need be. His business partner is his son H.W., who in reality he "acquired" when H.W.'s biological single father, who worked on one of Daniel's rigs, got killed in a workplace accident. Daniel is...

Prisoners (2013)

Genre: Mysteries, Crime Films, Thrillers, Dramas
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Melissa Leo, Maria Bello
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Duration: 2h 33m
Description: How far would you go to protect your family? Keller Dover is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy, and as minutes turn to hours, panic sets in. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had earlier been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests its driver, Alex Jones, but a lack of evidence forces his release. As the police pursue multiple leads and pressure mounts, knowing his child's...

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

Genre: Classic Films, Action & Adventure, Comedies, Independent Films
Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
Directed by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
Duration: 1h 32m
Description: History is turned on its comic head when, in tenth-century England, King Arthur travels the countryside to find knights who will join him at the Round Table in Camelot. Gathering up the men is a tale in itself but after a bit of a party at Camelot, many decide to leave only to be stopped by God, who sends them on a quest: to find the Holy Grail. After a series of individual adventures, the knights are reunited but must face a wizard named Tim the Enchanter, killer rabbits and lessons in the use ...

The Imitation Game (2014)

Genre: Films Based on Real Life, Films Based on Books, Dramas
Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Allen Leech, Rory Kinnear
Directed by: Morten Tyldum
Duration: 1h 54m
Description: It is based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.

Into the Wild (2007)

Genre: Films Based on Real Life, Films Based on Books, Dramas
Stars: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener, Marcia Gay Harden, William Hurt
Directed by: Sean Penn
Duration: 2h 28m
Description: Based on a true story. After graduating from Emory University, Christopher McCandless abandoned his possessions, gave his entire savings account to charity, and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters who shape his life.

3 Idiots (2009)

Genre: Films Based on Books, Hindi-language Films, Bollywood Films, Comedies, Dramas
Stars: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh, Sharman Joshi, Kareena Kapoor
Directed by: Rajkumar Hirani
Duration: 2h 43m
Description: Farhan Qureshi and Raju Rastogi want to re-unite with their fellow collegian, Rancho, after faking a stroke aboard an Air India plane, and excusing himself from his wife - trouser less - respectively. Enroute, they encounter another student, Chatur Ramalingam, now a successful businessman, who reminds them of a bet they had undertaken 10 years ago. The trio, while recollecting hilarious antics, including their run-ins with the Dean of Delhi's Imperial College of Engineering, Viru Sahastrabudhe, ...

Princess Mononoke (1997)

Genre: Family Features, Anime Action, Anime Feature Films, Action & Adventure, Children & Family Films
Stars: Y么ji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Y没ko Tanaka, Billy Crudup, Billy Bob Thornton
Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki
Duration: 2h 14m
Description: While protecting his village from rampaging boar-god/demon, a confident young warrior, Ashitaka, is stricken by a deadly curse. To save his life, he must journey to the forests of the west. Once there, he's embroiled in a fierce campaign that humans were waging on the forest. The ambitious Lady Eboshi and her loyal clan use their guns against the gods of the forest and a brave young woman, Princess Mononoke, who was raised by a wolf-god. Ashitaka sees the good in both sides and tries to stem...

Casino Royale (2006)

Genre: Spy Movies, Movies Based on Books, Action & Adventure
Stars: Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Judi Dench, Jeffrey Wright, Mads Mikkelsen
Directed by: Martin Campbell
Duration: 2h 24m
Description: James Bond (Daniel Craig) goes on his first mission as a 00. Le Chiffre (Mads Mikkelsen) is a banker to the world's terrorists. He is participating in a poker game at Montenegro, where he must win back his money, in order to stay safe amongst the terrorist market. The boss of MI6, known simply as "M" (Dame Judi Dench) sends Bond, along with Vesper Lynd Eva Green) to attend this game and prevent Le Chiffre from winning. Bond, using help from Felix Leiter (Jeffrey Wright), Rene Mathis (Giancarlo...

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

Genre: Films Based on Books, Action & Adventure
Stars: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis, Ken Stott
Directed by: Peter Jackson
Duration: 2h 49m
Description: Bilbo Baggins is swept into a quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior, Thorin Oakenshield. Their journey will take them into the Wild; through treacherous lands swarming with Goblins and Orcs, deadly Wargs and Giant Spiders, Shapeshifters and Sorcerers. Although their goal lies to the East and the wastelands...

Shrek (2001)

Genre: Family Features, Films Based on Books, Children & Family Films, Comedies
Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow, Vincent Cassel
Directed by: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson
Duration: 1h 30m
Description: When a green ogre named Shrek discovers his swamp has been 'swamped' with all sorts of fairytale creatures by the scheming Lord Farquaad, Shrek sets out with a very loud donkey by his side to 'persuade' Farquaad to give Shrek his swamp back. Instead, a deal is made. Farquaad, who wants to become the King, sends Shrek to rescue Princess Fiona, who is awaiting her true love in a tower guarded by a fire-breathing dragon. But once they head back with Fiona, it starts to become apparent that not...

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Genre: Sci-Fi Movies, Movies Based on Books, Action & Adventure
Stars: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton, Brendan Gleeson, Jonas Armstrong
Directed by: Doug Liman
Duration: 1h 53m
Description: An alien race has hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, unbeatable by any military unit in the world. Major William Cage (Cruise) is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously dropped into what amounts to a suicide mission. Killed within minutes, Cage now finds himself inexplicably thrown into a time loop-forcing him to live out the same brutal combat over and over, fighting and dying again...and again. But with each battle, Cage becomes able to engage the...

Warrior (2011)

Genre: Martial Arts Films, Sports Films, Dramas
Stars: Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Morrison, Frank Grillo
Directed by: Gavin O'Connor
Duration: 2h 19m
Description: Two brothers face the fight of a lifetime - and the wreckage of their broken family - within the brutal, high-stakes world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighting in Lionsgate's action/drama, WARRIOR. A former Marine, haunted by a tragic past, Tommy Riordan returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh and enlists his father, a recovered alcoholic and his former coach, to train him for an MMA tournament awarding the biggest purse in the history of the sport. As Tommy blazes a violent path towards the...

Blood Diamond (2006)

Genre: Action & Adventure, Dramas
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou, Jennifer Connelly, Kagiso Kuypers, Arnold Vosloo
Directed by: Edward Zwick
Duration: 2h 23m
Description: A story following Archer, a man tortured by his roots. With a strong survival instinct, he has made himself a key player in the business of conflict diamonds. Political unrest is rampant in Sierra Leone as people fight tooth for tooth. Upon meeting Solomon, and the beautiful Maddy, Archer's life changes forever as he is given a chance to make peace with the war around him.

Howl鈥檚 Moving Castle (2004)

Genre: Family Features, Anime Feature Films, Films Based on Books, Children & Family Films
Stars: Chieko Baish么, Takuya Kimura, Tatsuya Gash没in, Akihiro Miwa, Ry没nosuke Kamiki
Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki
Duration: 1h 59m
Description: A love story between an 18-year-old girl named Sophie, cursed by a witch into an old woman's body, and a magician named Howl. Under the curse, Sophie sets out to seek her fortune, which takes her to Howl's strange moving castle. In the castle, Sophie meets Howl's fire demon, named Karishif芒. Seeing that she is under a curse, the demon makes a deal with Sophie--if she breaks the contract he is under with Howl, then Karushif芒 will lift the curse that Sophie is under, and she will return to her 18-...

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

Genre: Family Movies, Movies Based on Books, Children & Family Movies
Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Richard Griffiths, Pam Ferris
Directed by: Alfonso Cuar贸n
Duration: 2h 21m
Description: Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) is having a tough time with his relatives (yet again). He runs away after using magic to inflate Uncle Vernon's (Richard Griffiths') sister Marge (Pam Ferris), who was being offensive towards Harry's parents. Initially scared for using magic outside the school, he is pleasantly surprised that he won't be penalized after all. However, he soon learns that a dangerous criminal and Voldemort's trusted aide Sirius Black (Gary Oldman) has escaped from Azkaban Prison...

Rain Man (1988)

Genre: Classic Movies, Dramas
Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino, Gerald R. Molen, Jack Murdock
Directed by: Barry Levinson
Duration: 2h 13m
Description: Charles Sanford "Charlie" Babbit is a self-centered Los Angeles-based automobile dealer/hustler/bookie who is at war with his own life. Charlie, as a young teenager, used his father's 1949 Buick convertible without permission and as a result, he went to jail for two days on account that his father reported it stolen. It is then that Charlie learns that his estranged father died and left him from his last will and testament a huge bed of roses and the car while the remainder will of $3 Million...

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

Genre: Films Based on Real Life, Dramas
Stars: Will Smith, Thandiwe Newton, Jaden Smith, Brian Howe, James Karen
Directed by: Gabriele Muccino
Duration: 1h 57m
Description: Based on a true story about a man named Christopher Gardner. Gardner has invested heavily in a device known as a "bone density scanner". He feels like he has it made selling these devices. However, they do not sell well as they are marginally better than x-ray at a much higher price. As Gardner works to make ends meet, his wife leaves him and he loses his apartment. Forced to live out in the streets with his son, Gardner continues to sell bone density scanners while concurrently taking on an...

Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)

Genre: Classic Films, Comedies
Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle
Directed by: Terry Jones
Duration: 1h 33m
Description: The story of Brian of Nazareth (Graham Chapman), born on the same day as Jesus of Nazareth, who takes a different path in life that leads to the same conclusion. Brian joins a political resistance movement aiming to get the Romans out of Judea. Brian scores a victory of sorts when he manages to paint political slogans on an entire wall in the city of Jerusalem. The movement is not very effective but somehow Brian becomes a prophet and gathers his own following. His fate is sealed however and he ...

The Hangover (2009)

Genre: Comedies
Stars: Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, Justin Bartha, Ed Helms, Heather Graham
Directed by: Todd Phillips
Duration: 1h 39m
Description: Angelenos Doug Billings and Tracy Garner are about to get married. Two days before the wedding, the four men in the wedding party - Doug, Doug's two best buddies Phil Wenneck and Stu Price, and Tracy's brother Alan Garner - hop into Tracy's father's beloved Mercedes convertible for a 24-hour stag party to Las Vegas. Phil, a married high school teacher, has the same maturity level as his students when he's with his pals. Stu, a dentist, is worried about everything, especially what his...

Stand by Me (1986)

Genre: Movies Based on Books, Classic Movies, Dramas
Stars: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell, Kiefer Sutherland
Directed by: Rob Reiner
Duration: 1h 28m
Description: It's the summer of 1959 in Castlerock, Oregon and four 12 year-old boys - Gordie, Chris, Teddy and Vern - are fast friends. After learning of the general location of the body of a local boy who has been missing for several days, they set off into the woods to see it. Along the way, they learn about themselves, the meaning of friendship and the need to stand up for what is right.

The Bourne Identity (2002)

Genre: Films Based on Books, Action & Adventure
Stars: Franka Potente, Matt Damon, Chris Cooper, Clive Owen, Brian Cox
Directed by: Doug Liman
Duration: 1h 58m
Description: When a body is recovered at sea still alive, the mystery man (Damon) seems to have forgotten everything in life, including who he was. Eventually he begins to remember smaller details in life and soon finds out that his name was Jason Bourne. What he doesn't like is the gun and fake passports belonging to him. Now Bourne, and his new friend, Marie Helena Kreutz (Potente) travel from country to country in search of his new identity. But someone is not happy to see him alive, and is frantically...

Big Fish (2003)

Genre: Movies Based on Books, Dramas
Stars: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter
Directed by: Tim Burton
Duration: 2h 5m
Description: United Press International journalist Will Bloom and his French freelance photojournalist wife Josephine Bloom, who is pregnant with their first child, leave their Paris base to return to Will's hometown of Ashton, Alabama on the news that his father, Edward Bloom, stricken with cancer, will soon die, he being taken off chemotherapy treatment. Although connected indirectly through Will's mother/Edward's wife, Sandra Bloom, Will has been estranged from his father for three years since his and...

Dunkirk (2017)

Genre: Films Based on Real Life, Dramas
Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy, Damien Bonnard
Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Duration: 1h 46m
Description: May/June 1940. Four hundred thousand British and French soldiers are hole up in the French port town of Dunkirk. The only way out is via sea, and the Germans have air superiority, bombing the British soldiers and ships without much opposition. The situation looks dire and, in desperation, Britain sends civilian boats in addition to its hard-pressed Navy to try to evacuate the beleaguered forces. This is that story, seen through the eyes of a soldier amongst those trapped forces, two Royal Air...

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Genre: Romantic Comedies, Movies Based on Books, Comedies, Dramas, Independent Movies, Romantic Movies
Stars: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker
Directed by: David O. Russell
Duration: 2h 2m
Description: Against medical advice and without the knowledge of her husband Pat Solatano Sr., caring Dolores Solatano discharges her adult son, Pat Solatano Jr., from a Maryland mental health institution after his minimum eight-month court ordered stint. The condition of the release includes Pat Jr. moving back in with his parents in their Philadelphia home. Although Pat Jr.'s institutionalization was due to him beating up the lover of his wife Nikki, he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Nikki has since ...

Cast Away (2000)

Genre: Action & Adventure, Dramas
Stars: Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Paul Sanchez, Lari White, Leonid Citer
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Duration: 2h 24m
Description: Memphis-based FedEx operations executive Chuck Noland and grad student Kelly Frears have long dated and lived together, and despite each being the love of the other's life, have not gotten married because of their respective busy schedules, especially Chuck's as he is more often on business trips than he is at home. That marital status changes when on Christmas Day 1995 as Chuck is rushing off to catch yet another FedEx plane for a business trip, he gives Kelly a ring. That flight experiences...