Movies to see before i dieby Joshslocum1 | created - 01 Oct 2012 | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public
- Instant Watch Options
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- In Theaters
- On TV
- Release Year
2. Ed Wood (1994)
R | 127 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Ambitious but troubled movie director Edward D. Wood Jr. tries his best to fulfill his dreams, despite his lack of talent.
Votes: 158,939 | Gross: $5.89M
3. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
R | 169 min | Drama, War
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.
Votes: 1,137,028 | Gross: $216.54M
4. Almost Famous (2000)
R | 122 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies them on their concert tour.
Votes: 237,844 | Gross: $32.53M
5. The Others (2001)
PG-13 | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A woman who lives in her darkened old family house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that the home is haunted.
Votes: 318,231 | Gross: $96.52M
6. Scalene (2011)
Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A perceptual thriller told from three points-of-view revolving around the rape of a female college student by a mentally handicapped man and his mother's subsequent revenge after his incarceration.
7. Comic Book: The Movie (2004 Video)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy
The relationship between Hollywood and comic book culture is lambasted in this mockumentary as a beloved heroic character is rung through the studio system.
8. Wonder Boys (2000)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
An English Professor tries to deal with his wife leaving him, the arrival of his editor who has been waiting for his book for seven years, and the various problems that his friends and associates involve him in.
Votes: 59,179 | Gross: $19.39M
9. Hearts in Atlantis (2001)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Mystery
Votes: 34,443 | Gross: $24.19M
10. The Science of Sleep (2006)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is love-struck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.
Votes: 66,081 | Gross: $4.66M
11. Apollo 13 (I) (1995)
PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History
NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.
Votes: 250,474 | Gross: $173.84M
14. The Phantom (1996)
PG | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Phantom, descendent of a line of African superheroes, travels to New York City to thwart a wealthy criminal genius from obtaining three magic skulls which would give him the secret to ultimate power.
Votes: 30,854 | Gross: $17.30M
16. Comic Book Villains (2002 Video)
R | 92 min | Comedy
A guy dies after collecting comic books for decades. His mom inherits them and she ain't selling. Owners of 2 comic book stores want the collection. Their scheming gets ever more desperate.
17. Hugo (2011)
PG | 126 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
In Paris in 1931, an orphan named Hugo Cabret, who lives in the walls of a train station, is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.
Votes: 288,151 | Gross: $73.86M
18. The Last Supper (I) (1995)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A group of idealistic, but frustrated, liberals succumb to the temptation of murdering rightwing pundits for their political beliefs.
Votes: 13,592 | Gross: $0.44M
20. Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
An affluent New York City couple finds their lives touched, intruded upon, and compelled by a mysterious young black man who is never quite who he says he is.
Votes: 18,852 | Gross: $6.41M
TV-14 | 480 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A television mini-series adaptation of Nightmares and Dreamscapes, Stephen King's collection of short horror stories.
23. The Canyons (2013)
R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller
When Christian, an LA trust-fund kid with casual ties to Hollywood, learns of a secret affair between Tara and the lead of his film project, Ryan, he spirals out of control, and his cruel mind games escalate into an act of bloody violence.
Votes: 9,953 | Gross: $0.05M
24. Strange Frame: Love & Sax (2012)
Not Rated | 98 min | Animation, Crime, Music
In a dystopian spacefaring future, Naia, a female guitarist, and Parker, a female saxophonist, fall in love and form a successful band together. A sleazy music producer breaks them up. When his acts start dying, Parker must save Naia.
27. Ra.One (2011)
Not Rated | 156 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When the titular antagonist of an action-adventure video game takes on physical form, it's only the game's less powerful protagonist who can save his creator's family.
Votes: 36,125 | Gross: $2.51M
28. WarGames (1983)
PG | 114 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A young man finds a back door into a military central computer in which reality is confused with game-playing, possibly starting World War III.
Votes: 84,847 | Gross: $79.57M
30. Trauma (I) (2004)
R | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a ... See full summary »
31. Dead Again (1991)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A woman who has lost her memory is taken in by a Los Angeles orphanage, and a private eye is enlisted to track down her identity, but he soon finds that he might have a past life connection to her that endangers their lives.
Votes: 24,672 | Gross: $38.02M
32. Next Door (2005)
Unrated | 75 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
John has just been left by his girlfriend Ingrid. That day he allows himself to be seduced into a mystical and scary world, where it is impossible to separate truth from the lies
34. Perfect Blue (1997)
R | 81 min | Animation, Horror, Mystery
A retired pop singer turned actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past.
Votes: 46,243 | Gross: $0.78M
35. Swimming Pool (2003)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A British mystery author visits her publisher's home in the South of France, where her interaction with his unusual daughter sets off some touchy dynamics.
Votes: 39,921 | Gross: $10.11M
37. Hunger (I) (2009)
R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Horror
Hunger is a dark exploration into the breakdown of humanity. How far would you go to survive in the most extreme of circumstances? Five strangers awaken to find themselves trapped in an ... See full summary »
38. What Lies Beneath (2000)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
The wife of a university research scientist believes that her lakeside Vermont home is haunted by a ghost - or that she is losing her mind.
Votes: 111,660 | Gross: $155.46M
40. The Orphanage (2007)
R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend.
Votes: 139,645 | Gross: $7.16M
41. In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
R | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans is more than inspirational.
Votes: 55,528 | Gross: $8.95M
42. Intruders (I) (2011)
R | 100 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Two children living in different countries are visited nightly by a faceless being who wants to take possession of them.
Votes: 19,540 | Gross: $0.07M
43. The Loft (2014)
R | 108 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Five married guys conspire to secretly share a penthouse loft in the city--a place where they can carry out hidden affairs and indulge in their deepest fantasies. But the fantasy becomes a nightmare when they discover the dead body of an unknown woman in the loft, and they realize one of the group must be involved.
Votes: 48,025 | Gross: $5.98M
44. Keep Watching (2017)
R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller
A family become imprisoned in their home by intruders, who force them to play a life-and-death game, where the mysterious rules become clear as the night unfolds.
46. Whitewash (I) (2013)
90 min | Drama, Thriller
In the harsh, wintry woods of rural Quebec, Bruce (Thomas Haden Church), a down-on-his-luck snowplow operator, accidentally kills a man during a drunken night joyride. Stricken with panic, ... See full summary »
47. Cthulhu (2007)
R | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A Seattle history professor, drawn back to his estranged family on the Oregon coast to execute his late mother's estate, is reaquainted with his best friend from childhood, with whom he has... See full summary »
Votes: 1,839 | Gross: $0.02M
48. The Witches of Oz (2011– )
TV-14 | 167 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy