25 fillms that have to be seen before you dieby nischay-madhavan | created - 11 May 2012 | updated - 02 Aug 2016 | Public
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1. 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: 1,903,920 | Gross: $28.34M
needs no description!
2. The Green Mile (1999)
R | 189 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.
Votes: 903,070 | Gross: $136.80M
an emotional roller coaster, with terrific acting performances
3. My Name Is Khan (2010)
PG-13 | 165 min | Drama
An Indian Muslim man with Asperger's syndrome takes a challenge to speak to the President seriously, and embarks on a cross-country journey.
Votes: 83,010 | Gross: $4.02M
no religion or cast is bigger than the human existence, this film's message carries great emotional and mental value
4. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
PG-13 | 166 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Votes: 504,464 | Gross: $127.51M
a visual treat. anybody aspiring to be an actor must watch and learn from brad pitt in this film.
R | 84 min | Comedy
Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson.
Votes: 316,531 | Gross: $128.51M
comical, stupendous, a laugh every second, brilliant acting.
6. Company (2002)
155 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A small-time gangster named Chandu teams up with Malik, a low-level enforcer for a criminal syndicate. Together they eliminate all their enemies, becoming the most feared gangsters in Mumbai.
stunning, smart and fast paced,
7. Forrest Gump (1994)
PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, Romance
The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75.
Votes: 1,438,790 | Gross: $330.25M
no description needed!!!!!
8. Erin Brockovich (2000)
R | 131 min | Biography, Drama
An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.
Votes: 147,972 | Gross: $125.60M
brilliant acting, superb concept
9. Ishaqzaade (2012)
PG | 120 min | Action, Drama, Romance
A love story of a passion ignited by hatred. Of two people. Born to hate. Destined to love.
there are no barriers for love! not even caste and religion barriers. perfect film, newbie actors, but acting one of the strongest points of the film along with the superb screenplay.
10. Rockstar (2011)
Not Rated | 159 min | Drama, Music, Musical
Janardhan Jakhar chases his dreams of becoming a big Rock star, during which he falls in love with Heer.
Votes: 30,784 | Gross: $0.99M
gripping, a journey filled with success and the thought of lonliness
11. Inception (2010)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A thief, who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.
Votes: 1,666,322 | Gross: $292.58M
great direction, a true visual treat great acting.
12. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)
Not Rated | 155 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Three friends decide to turn their fantasy vacation into reality after one of their number becomes engaged.
Votes: 51,866 | Gross: $3.08M
if you are a batchelor getting married stumble by this,.brilliant story and acting.
13. Rock On!! (2008)
Not Rated | 145 min | Drama, Music
Four friends reunite to relive their moments of glory as a rock band.
14. Jhankaar Beats (2003)
143 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Two copywriter brothers and their apprentice compete in a music contest.
15. Before Sunrise (1995)
R | 101 min | Drama, Romance
A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together.
Votes: 212,629 | Gross: $5.54M
out of the world dialogue and acting.
16. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born with a superior olfactory sense, creates the world's finest perfume. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he searches for the ultimate scent.
Votes: 206,344 | Gross: $2.22M
great concept and superb execution of a rather dififcult script
17. The Departed (2006)
R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
Votes: 982,459 | Gross: $132.38M
18. The Devil's Double (2011)
R | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son.
Votes: 56,524 | Gross: $1.36M
sterrific acting, superb concept.
19. The Social Network (2010)
PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama
Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.
Votes: 531,623 | Gross: $96.96M
gripping, explainative, triumphant.
20. Band Baaja Baaraat (2010)
Not Rated | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Shruti and Bittoo become partners in their very own "Wedding planning ka bijness" in Delhi and in the process discover friendship, love and one another.
peppy, comical, emotional when needed.
21. X: First Class (2011)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In 1962, the United States government enlists the help of Mutants with superhuman abilities to stop a malicious dictator who is determined to start World War III.
Votes: 569,784 | Gross: $146.41M
best super hero movie, no actors that are huge or massive stars, but made in such a way that no one will go home without the essence of a true super hero movie
22. 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: 761,338 | Gross: $293.00M
one of the most soulful and beautifully made film, perfect comic scenes, matched beautifully with some sentimental scenes
23. Anbe Sivam (2003)
Not Rated | 160 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Two men, one young and arrogant, the other damaged - physically but not spiritually - by life, are thrown together by circumstances, and find that they are in some ways bound together by fate.
'anbe sivan' beautiful movie, featuring kamal hassan, expressing the truth of the owrld which is love is god,
24. Avatar (2009)
PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.
Votes: 971,025 | Gross: $760.51M
james cameron's power packed film, with superb sci fi action, and great graphics even in 2d