a 100(+) movies I would recommendby fallinginlovenotinline | created - 15 Oct 2016 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
movies that i've watched that have moved me in some way or i think are significant to many people.
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1. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
R | 111 min | Action, Biography, Crime
Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, stealing cars and robbing banks.
'You made me somebody they'll remember'
2. 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: 2,135,120 | Gross: $28.34M
'Get busy livin', or get busy dyin'
3. Vertigo (1958)
PG | 128 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A former police detective juggles wrestling with his personal demons and becoming obsessed with a hauntingly beautiful woman.
Votes: 327,044 | Gross: $3.20M
'Only one is a wanderer, two together are always going somewhere'
4. Marnie (1964)
PG | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Mark marries Marnie although she is a habitual thief and has serious psychological problems, and tries to help her confront and resolve them.
Votes: 41,060 | Gross: $7.00M
'By God I'm going to keep you.'
5. Blue Valentine (2010)
R | 112 min | Drama, Romance
The relationship of a contemporary married couple, charting their evolution over a span of years by cross-cutting between time periods.
Votes: 172,197 | Gross: $9.74M
'You said for better or worst. You said that.'
6. Dial M for Murder (1954)
PG | 105 min | Crime, Thriller
A tennis player frames his unfaithful wife for first-degree murder after she inadvertently hinders his plan to kill her.
Votes: 142,941 | Gross: $0.01M
'People don't commit murder on credit.'
7. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
PG | 122 min | Drama
Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.
Votes: 92,688 | Gross: $8.00M
'I've always depended on the kindness of strangers.'
8. 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.
'No man is a failure who has friends'
9. 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: 608,974 | Gross: $4.36M
'Prejudice always obscures the truth.'
10. 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: 483,770 | Gross: $1.02M
'We'll always have Paris.'
11. Cool Hand Luke (1967)
GP | 127 min | Crime, Drama
A laid back Southern man is sentenced to two years in a rural prison, but refuses to conform.
'What we have here is failure to communicate.'
12. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building, but her past threatens to get in the way.
'We belong to nobody, and nobody belongs to us. We don't even belong to each other.''
13. The Hustler (1961)
Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Sport
An up-and-coming pool player plays a long-time champion in a single high-stakes match.
'How can I lose?'
14. Sorry, Wrong Number (1948)
Approved | 89 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
While on the telephone, an invalid woman overhears what she thinks is a murder plot and attempts to prevent it.
'I only did it because I loved you.'
15. Strangers on a Train (1951)
PG | 101 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
A psychopath forces a tennis star to comply with his theory that two strangers can get away with murder.
Votes: 115,729 | Gross: $7.63M
'My theory is that everyone is a potential murderer.'
16. The Girl Can't Help It (1956)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Music
A gangster hires a down-and-out press agent to make his airheaded girlfriend a singing star.
'Well I got a girl with a record machine..'
17. 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: 406,425 | Gross: $36.76M
'Nobody ever invented a polite word for killing yet.'
18. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama
Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.
Votes: 41,315 | Gross: $17.57M
'What I want to know is, have you got the guts to live?'
19. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
Not Rated | 131 min | Drama
A bitter, aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other.
' Yes, I do wish to be happy. George and Martha: Sad, sad, sad.'
20. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama
A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies.
'Do you think the end of the world will come at night time?'
21. East of Eden (1955)
PG | 118 min | Drama
A wilful young man contends against his brother for the attention of their religious father while reconnecting with his estranged mother and falling for his brother's girlfriend.
'Man has a choice and it's a choice that makes him a man.'
22. Badlands (1973)
PG | 94 min | Crime, Drama
An impressionable teenage girl from a dead-end town and her older greaser boyfriend embark on a killing spree in the South Dakota badlands.
'I made up my mind to never again tag around with the hell-bent type, no matter how in love with him I was.'
23. 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: 548,704 | Gross: $32.00M
'A boy's best friend is his mother.'
24. Annie Hall (1977)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditzy Annie Hall.
Votes: 238,783 | Gross: $39.20M
'That's how people are. Love fades.'
25. Buffalo '66 (1998)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
After being released from prison, Billy is set to visit his parents with his wife, whom he does not actually have. This provokes Billy to act out, as he kidnaps a girl and forces her to act as his wife for the visit.
Votes: 43,413 | Gross: $2.38M
'We are a couple that doesn't touch.'
26. Dancer in the Dark (2000)
R | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
An east European girl goes to America with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film.
Votes: 94,832 | Gross: $4.18M
'They say it's the last song. They don't know us, you see. It's only the last song if we let it be.'
27. The Sheik (1921)
Passed | 86 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A charming Arabian sheik becomes infatuated with an adventurous, modern-thinking Englishwoman and abducts her to his home in the Saharan desert.
'Mon Dieu, are you not woman enough to know?'
28. Rebecca (1940)
Not Rated | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A self-conscious woman juggles adjusting to her new role as an aristocrat's wife and avoiding being intimidated by his first wife's spectral presence.
Votes: 112,537 | Gross: $4.36M
'She was beaten in the end, but it wasn't a man, it wasn't a woman. It was the sea!'
29. Young and Innocent (1937)
Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance
A man on the run from a murder charge enlists a beautiful stranger who must put herself at risk for his cause.
'And then I'll carry you home.'
30. Toy Story (1995)
G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room.
Votes: 813,578 | Gross: $191.80M
'Excuse me, I think the word you're searching for is "Space Ranger.'
31. Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Not Rated | 124 min | Drama, Romance
A fragile Kansas girl's love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Votes: 16,341 | Gross: $8.72M
'When we grow up, we have to forget the ideals of our youth.' 'Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower, we will grieve not; rather find strength in what remains behind.'
32. A Patch of Blue (1965)
Unrated | 105 min | Drama, Romance
A blind, uneducated white girl is befriended by a black man, who becomes determined to help her escape her impoverished and abusive home life by introducing her to the outside world.
'I didn't want you to come back to Earth. I wanted you to make love with me.'
33. The Outsiders (1983)
PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama
The rivalry between two gangs, the poor Greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other.
Votes: 69,053 | Gross: $25.60M
'Stay gold, Ponyboy. Stay gold.'
34. Grease (1978)
PG-13 | 110 min | Musical, Romance
Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?
Votes: 214,658 | Gross: $188.76M
'Tell me about it, stud.'
35. Carrie (1976)
R | 98 min | Horror
Carrie White, a shy, friendless teenage girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.
Votes: 154,506 | Gross: $33.80M
'No one's gonna laugh at me, Mama.'
36. The Graduate (1967)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter.
Votes: 240,667 | Gross: $104.95M
'Mrs Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you?'
37. The Imitation Game (2014)
PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.
Votes: 630,098 | Gross: $91.13M
'Sometimes it's the very people who no one imagines anything of who do the things no one can imagine.'
38. The Help (2011)
PG-13 | 146 min | Drama
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
Votes: 397,721 | Gross: $169.71M
''You is kind. You is smart. You is important.'
39. 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: 1,643,150 | Gross: $330.25M
'Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get.'
40. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
Not Rated | 136 min | Drama, War
A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.
Votes: 53,990 | Gross: $3.27M
'And every day a year, and every night a century! And our bodies are earth, and our thoughts are clay, and we sleep and eat with death! '
41. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A former child star torments her paraplegic sister in their decaying Hollywood mansion.
Votes: 45,952 | Gross: $4.05M
'You mean all this time we could have been friends?'
42. Singin' in the Rain (1952)
G | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.
Votes: 200,660 | Gross: $8.82M
'‘A beautiful sunset. Mist from the distant mountains. Colored lights in a garden. Milady is standing in her balcony, on a rose trellised bower. Flooded with moonlight, we add 500,000 Kilowatts of stardust, a soft summer breeze. You sure look lovely in the moonlight, Kathy.’'
43. Laura (1944)
Passed | 88 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he is investigating.
Votes: 39,054 | Gross: $4.36M
[closing lines]: 'Goodbye Laura, goodbye my love.'
44. The Night of the Hunter (1955)
Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.
Votes: 76,215 | Gross: $0.65M
'Leaning.. leaning.. leaning on the everlasting arms.'
45. Spellbound (1945)
Approved | 111 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Romance
A psychiatrist protects the identity of an amnesia patient accused of murder while attempting to recover his memory.
Votes: 39,872 | Gross: $7.00M
'I think the greatest harm done the human race has been done by poets."
46. Taxi Driver (1976)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama
A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action by attempting to liberate a presidential campaign worker and an underage prostitute.
Votes: 649,540 | Gross: $28.26M
''Listen you f-ckers, you screw- heads. Here is a man who would not take it anymore.'
47. All About Eve (1950)
Passed | 138 min | Drama
An ingénue insinuates herself into the lives of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends.
Votes: 111,100 | Gross: $0.01M
'Fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy night.'
48. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Romance