Movies My Eyes Have Seen and My Brain Remembersby ShayanGivehchian | created - 30 Jul 2011 | updated - 18 Aug 2011 | Public
the movies I've seen which I remembered . I'm 15 so i haven't had much time to see a lot of movies but I've tried my best . I'm still adding to this list trying to get it as complete as possible list order is based on IMDb ratings.
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1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
R | 142 min | Drama
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
Votes: 2,134,744 | Gross: $28.34M
no CGIs , no Special effects no other fancy stuff . just beautiful acting , memorable lines and a lot of thing to talk about .
2. The Godfather (1972)
R | 175 min | Crime, Drama
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
Votes: 1,465,676 | Gross: $134.97M
an offer you cant refuse. a story of a crime family told in the best way. and the best performance of all time by Marlon Brando
3. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
R | 202 min | Crime, Drama
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.
Votes: 1,019,716 | Gross: $57.30M
4. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
R | 178 min | Western
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.
Votes: 634,020 | Gross: $6.10M
My Favorite Sergio Leone film. and probably the best Western ever made . the quotes are really the best part from my opinion. funny and savvy .
5. Pulp Fiction (1994)
R | 154 min | Crime, Drama
The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster and his wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Votes: 1,675,347 | Gross: $107.93M
crazy , funny , brutal , weird and complicated . just another Q film that some people really hate and some are crazy about.
6. 12 Angry Men (1957)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama
A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.
Votes: 608,849 | Gross: $4.36M
to me it's a twist ending that lasts for an hour and half . one of the most clever stories i've seen
7. Schindler's List (1993)
R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History
In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.
Votes: 1,108,002 | Gross: $96.90M
one of the movies that shows the Brutality of war and the campassion of a human.and better than that its a true story
8. The Simpsons (1989– )
TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy
The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.
long but never boring. the Simpsons have been with mostly every american house from before .
9. 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 C.E.O.
Votes: 1,872,222 | Gross: $292.58M
greatl complicated story , cinematography and music . no remarkable acting though
10. The Dark Knight (2008)
PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When the menace known as The Joker emerges from his mysterious past, he wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham. The Dark Knight must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.
Votes: 2,099,337 | Gross: $534.86M
ive seen this movie probably 20 times . i jus tcant get enough from joker . great acting, and special effect and story
11. 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: 844,496 | Gross: $112.00M
one of the best performances ive seen from Nicholoson...
PG-13 | 201 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.
Votes: 1,518,227 | Gross: $377.85M
fantastic computer graphics , an adventurous story and not lengthy as it seems to be at all !
13. Seven Samurai (1954)
Not Rated | 207 min | Adventure, Drama
A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.
Votes: 289,117 | Gross: $0.27M
A movie that shows every aspect of humanity . guilt , love , pain , fear , courage , hope ... 3.5 hours but will keep you at it the whole time
PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
After the Rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader.
Votes: 1,068,433 | Gross: $290.48M
the best from the series wonderful CGIs considering the time it was made . and an epic story
15. Fight Club (1999)
R | 139 min | Drama
An insomniac office worker and a devil-may-care soapmaker form an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.
Votes: 1,706,571 | Gross: $37.03M
it might seem weird but Tyler Durden was the character that i related to the most in all them movies ive seen
16. 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: 922,496 | Gross: $46.84M
my favorite organized crime movie after the godfather . and one of DeNiro's best performances of alltime
17. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music
Kermit the Frog and his fellow Muppets put on a vaudeville show at their theatre, bringing in a famous celebrity to help out for each episode.
Funny, teaching and never boring
PG-13 | 178 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
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: 1,533,876 | Gross: $315.54M
19. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the mysterious Darth Vader.
Votes: 1,137,355 | Gross: $322.74M
20. City of God (2002)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama
In the slums of Rio, two kids' paths diverge as one struggles to become a photographer and the other a kingpin.
Votes: 653,710 | Gross: $7.56M
you might think that this movie might be boring cause of it's language but you will be wrong. one of the best movies ive ever seen . it has every thing from action to drama . and also a lot to talk about
21. Casablanca (1942)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War
A cynical American expatriate struggles to decide whether or not he should help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape French Morocco.
Votes: 483,706 | Gross: $1.02M
a great movie but i wouldnt place it here if it was my order .
22. How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014)
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance
A father recounts to his children, through a series of flashbacks, the journey he and his four best friends took leading up to him meeting their mother.
23. 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: 1,537,406 | Gross: $171.48M
my favorite action film after the Dark Knight . it does have a much stronger story but its weaker on other aspects .
24. Rear Window (1954)
PG | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller
A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
Votes: 406,352 | Gross: $36.76M
one of the best thrillers of all time . but not the best film from Hitch .
25. The Usual Suspects (1995)
R | 106 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at a seemingly random police lineup.
Votes: 920,616 | Gross: $23.34M
a mind blowing twist ending and Spacey's masterpiece. also a lot of memorable quotes
26. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure
In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before Adolf Hitler's Nazis can obtain its awesome powers.
Votes: 824,760 | Gross: $248.16M
a fantastic adventure . and a fast paced , edge of the seat action. no remarkable acting though in my opinion
27. Psycho (1960)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A Phoenix secretary embezzles forty thousand dollars from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.
Votes: 548,610 | Gross: $32.00M
i would consider this Hitch's greatest work of his career . horrifying psychological experience
28. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
PG | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.
the only movie i cried at the end and im a real hard @ss . very touching and a good family movie
29. Sunset Blvd. (1950)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A screenwriter develops a dangerous relationship with a faded film star determined to make a triumphant return.
the Hollywood story that will be true for every generation of Hollywood.
30. 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: 1,156,161 | Gross: $130.74M
Hopkins really pushes acting to its limits in this movie...
31. Forrest Gump (1994)
PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, Romance
The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, the events of Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75.
Votes: 1,642,831 | Gross: $330.25M
Tom Hank's greatest performance . one of he best of all time too
32. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
PG | 179 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.
Votes: 1,373,254 | Gross: $342.55M
33. Se7en (1995)
R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.
Votes: 1,311,825 | Gross: $100.13M
a righteous villain that we only see the background unfortunately . but that's just a little part of the film ...
34. Memento (2000)
R | 113 min | Mystery, Thriller
A man with short-term memory loss attempts to track down his wife's murderer.
Votes: 1,044,140 | Gross: $25.54M
still dont know what happened with Nolan's crazy timeline system in this movie
35. Léon: The Professional (1994)
R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.
Votes: 943,917 | Gross: $19.50M
Portman and Reno really did act in this movie . and alongside the story , this was a pretty tough action !
PG | 95 min | Comedy
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a War Room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.
Votes: 420,517 | Gross: $0.28M
a small part of Kubrick's sense of humor
37. City Lights (1931)
G | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
With the aid of a wealthy erratic tippler, a dewy-eyed tramp who has fallen in love with a sightless flower girl accumulates money to be able to help her medically.
Votes: 150,796 | Gross: $0.02M
a favorite of every classic comedy fan . hilarious and also has teaching characters
38. Apocalypse Now (1979)
R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, War
A U.S. Army officer serving in Vietnam is tasked with assassinating a renegade Special Forces Colonel who sees himself as a god.
Votes: 558,000 | Gross: $83.47M
another godly performance by Brando . a fantastic war movie
39. 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: 964,680 | Gross: $6.72M
an absolutely true description if racism . and a great job done by Norton and the other kiddo
40. North by Northwest (1959)
Not Rated | 136 min | Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
A New York City advertising executive goes on the run after being mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies.
Votes: 276,322 | Gross: $13.28M
Hitch's 3 best film in my opinion . adventurous thriller at its best
41. Citizen Kane (1941)
PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery
Following the death of publishing tycoon, Charles Foster Kane, reporters scramble to uncover the meaning of his final utterance; 'Rosebud'.
Votes: 368,747 | Gross: $1.59M
a movie that really shows the meaning of solace and loss of innocence. not many famous cast but Welles can do it all
42. American Beauty (1999)
R | 122 min | Drama
A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.
Votes: 1,001,825 | Gross: $130.10M
a nice twist ending that will leave you wondering, i would consider this Spacey's best performance
43. A Separation (2011)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Thriller
A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.
Votes: 200,950 | Gross: $7.10M
simply the best iranian movie of all time , beautiful acting and a amazing presentation for the iranian culture . a definite must see
44. Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999–2002)
TV-Y7 | 11 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The offbeat adventures of Courage, a cowardly dog who must overcome his own fears to heroically defend his unknowing farmer owners from all kinds of dangers, paranormal events and menaces that appear around their land.
45. Paths of Glory (1957)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, War