5 ⭐ top top moviesby k3v1n_imdb | created - 7 months ago | updated - 1 week ago | Public
Simply the best, no particular order.
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R | 103 min | Drama, Romance
A boy is raised by a Buddhist monk on an isolated floating temple where the years pass like the seasons.
Votes: 71,933 | Gross: $2.38M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ hauntingly beautiful story
2. Sexy Beast (2000)
R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Brutal gangster Don Logan recruits "retired" safecracker Gal for one last job, but it goes badly for both of them.
Votes: 50,759 | Gross: $6.95M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ No! No! No! No! No! No! No!
3. Train to Busan (2016)
Not Rated | 118 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
While a zombie virus breaks out in South Korea, passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan.
Votes: 114,380 | Gross: $2.13M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ great zombie movie
4. Alien (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
Votes: 726,014 | Gross: $78.90M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ the first and the best
5. 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: 2,134,666 | Gross: $28.34M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ a CLASSIC
6. Run Lola Run (1998)
R | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a botched money delivery, Lola has 20 minutes to come up with 100,000 Deutschmarks.
Votes: 180,423 | Gross: $7.27M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 100 000 DM in 20 minutes
7. Arrival (II) (2016)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A linguist works with the military to communicate with alien lifeforms after twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world.
Votes: 528,759 | Gross: $100.55M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Denis Villeneuve - tick
8. Annihilation (2018)
R | 115 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.
Votes: 238,553 | Gross: $32.73M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I'm with Obama on this one
9. Ex Machina (2014)
R | 108 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A young programmer is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a highly advanced humanoid A.I.
Votes: 432,395 | Gross: $25.44M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ just love the movie, and geek out.
10. Children of Men (2006)
R | 109 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.
Votes: 433,972 | Gross: $35.55M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ wow - Alfonso Cuarón - look out, master at work
11. What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Horror
Viago, Deacon and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane - like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs and overcoming flatmate conflicts.
Votes: 130,583 | Gross: $3.33M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ very funny - includes werewolves
12. Attack the Block (2011)
R | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A teen gang in South London defend their block from an alien invasion.
Votes: 94,659 | Gross: $1.02M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ignore the low ratings - great movie !!!
13. Nightcrawler (2014)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.
Votes: 413,688 | Gross: $32.38M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ if you don't already, you will love Jake in this
14. Your Name. (2016)
PG | 106 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Two strangers find themselves linked in a bizarre way. When a connection forms, will distance be the only thing to keep them apart?
Votes: 143,035 | Gross: $5.02M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ what we're all searching for
15. See You Yesterday (2019)
TV-MA | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Two Brooklyn teenage prodigies, C.J. Walker and Sebastian Thomas, build makeshift time machines to save C.J.'s brother, Calvin, from being wrongfully killed by a police officer.
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ wow - much more engaging than ratings may leave you to believe.
16. Whiplash (2014)
R | 106 min | Drama, Music
A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.
Votes: 631,660 | Gross: $13.09M
17. V for Vendetta (2005)
R | 132 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.
Votes: 963,385 | Gross: $70.51M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ great, great film
18. The Prestige (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After a tragic accident, two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion while sacrificing everything they have to outwit each other.
Votes: 1,083,759 | Gross: $53.09M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ just watch it
19. 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: 1,093,090 | Gross: $132.38M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ it's a must see
20. Four Lions (2010)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Four incompetent British terrorists set out to train for and commit an act of terror.
Votes: 66,974 | Gross: $0.30M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ a story about terrorists - yes really, and funny!
21. 28 Days Later... (2002)
R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.
Votes: 349,513 | Gross: $45.06M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ fast zombie genre - the best!!!
22. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
A Mumbai teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"
Votes: 754,581 | Gross: $141.32M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ brilliant film
23. Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
Not Rated | 89 min | Animation, Drama, War
A young boy and his little sister struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ heart wrenching masterpiece
24. Groundhog Day (1993)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again.
Votes: 547,817 | Gross: $70.91M
25. Brazil (1985)
R | 132 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A bureaucrat, in a retro-future world, tries to correct an administrative error and becomes an enemy of the state.
Votes: 177,074 | Gross: $9.93M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ top top movie
26. In Bruges (2008)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Guilt-stricken after a job gone wrong, hitman Ray and his partner await orders from their ruthless boss in Bruges, Belgium, the last place in the world Ray wants to be.
Votes: 367,051 | Gross: $7.76M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ best movie ever set in Bruges
27. Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)
PG-13 | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush.
Votes: 90,047 | Gross: $5.20M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ you will love this movie
28. Drive (I) (2011)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama
A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor.
Votes: 528,589 | Gross: $35.06M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ no punches are pulled
29. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror
A man's uneventful life is disrupted by the zombie apocalypse.
Votes: 476,146 | Gross: $13.54M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ zombies - and funny as heck
30. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime
A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns.
Votes: 498,951 | Gross: $3.90M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ clever storyline and lots of fun
31. Sing Street (2016)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.
Votes: 76,297 | Gross: $3.24M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ just love this film, simple plot, great original songs
32. Our Little Sister (2015)
PG | 127 min | Drama, Family
A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their thirteen-year-old half sister.
Votes: 10,035 | Gross: $0.46M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ yep - I'm surprised this is made it to this list
33. 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: 653,699 | Gross: $7.56M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ why did it take me so long to see this !!!
34. Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Born on the original Christmas in the stable next door to Jesus, Brian of Nazareth spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.
Votes: 339,526 | Gross: $20.05M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ brilliant, witty, social commentary - still relevant today
35. Blue Ruin (2013)
R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A mysterious outsider's quiet life is turned upside down when he returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. Proving himself an amateur assassin, he winds up in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.
Votes: 59,933 | Gross: $0.26M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ indie movie that hit all the right notes for me
36. The Intouchables (2011)
R | 112 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.
Votes: 689,972 | Gross: $13.18M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ brilliant film
37. Training Day (2001)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
On his first day on the job as a Los Angeles narcotics officer, a rookie cop goes beyond a full work day in training within the narcotics division of the L.A.P.D. with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears to be.
Votes: 361,372 | Gross: $76.63M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ stellar performances - solid movie
38. Collateral (2004)
R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A cab driver finds himself the hostage of an engaging contract killer as he makes his rounds from hit to hit during one night in Los Angeles.
Votes: 338,657 | Gross: $101.01M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ maybe late to the party, but glad I made it
39. The Martian (2015)
PG-13 | 144 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
An astronaut becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.
Votes: 693,568 | Gross: $228.43M
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ much better on a re-watch
40. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama
A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.
Votes: 358,841 | Gross: $54.51M