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15 Best movies to watch

Here is a list of some of the best movies that you would enjoy a lot at home and are definitely worth watching with your friends and family. Below I have mentioned some old movies that are so classic that you wouldn’t want to miss as well as some new ones that everyone is talking about.

1. Fight Club

Discontented with his capitalistic lifestyle, a white-collared insomniac forms an underground fight club with Tyler, a careless soap salesman. The project soon spirals down into something sinister. Fight Club is a 1999 American film directed by David Fincher and starring Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, and Helena Bonham Carter. The film was perceived as the forerunner of a new mood in American political life. It is a mirror which teases out aspects of our psyche, it’s an absolute genius, and it’s about identity.

2. Good Will Hunting

Will Hunting, a genius in mathematics, solves all the difficult mathematical problems. When he faces an emotional crisis, he takes help from psychiatrist Dr Sean Maguireto, who helps him recover. Good Will Hunting is a 1997 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant, and starring Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Minnie Driver, and Stellan Skarsgård.In 2014, it was ranked at number 53 in The Hollywood Reporter‘s “100 Favorite Films” list.

3.Mission: Impossible

Mission: Impossible is a series of American action spy films both based on and a follow-on from the television series of the same name created by Bruce Geller. The series is co-produced by and stars Tom Cruise, whose character is Ethan Hunt, an agent of the Impossible Missions Force. The series has received a positive reception from critics and is the 16th-highest-grossing film series of all time, with a worldwide gross of over $3.5 billion to date.

4. Die Hard

Hoping to spend Christmas with his estranged wife, detective John McClane arrives in LA. However, he learns about a hostage situation in an office building and his wife is one of the hostages. It is directed by John McTiernan and written by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza starring Bruce Wills, Alan Rickman, Alexander Godunov, and Bonnie Bedelia. The films have grossed a combined $1.4 billion worldwide.

5. The Matrix

Thomas Anderson, a computer programmer, is led to fight an underground war against powerful computers who have constructed his entire reality with a system called the Matrix. It is a 1999 science fiction action film written and directed by the Wachowskis. The film stars Keanu Reeves and Laurence Fishburne, with Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, and Joe Pantoliano in supporting roles. In North America, it became the fifth highest-grossing film of 1999 and the highest-grossing R-rated film of that year. Worldwide, it was the fourth highest-grossing film of the year

6. It’s a Wonderful Life 

George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all – and it’s Christmas! As the angels discuss George, we see his life in flashback. As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence – who then shows George what his town would have looked like if it hadn’t been for all his good deeds over the years.The film stars James Stewart, Donna Reed and Henry Travers.

7. Ghostbusters

When Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz, and Egon Spengler lose their jobs as parapsychologists, they start an establishment called Ghostbusters to fight the evil ghosts lurking in New York City. Ghostbusters is a 1984 American supernatural comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman and written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis. It stars Bill Murray, Aykroyd, and Ramis.It finished as the number one film of the weekend, ahead of horror-comedy Gremlins.

8. Airplane!

Ted Striker, a former pilot who has a fear of flying, finds himself burdened with the responsibility of landing a plane safely when most of the crew and passengers fall sick due to food poisoning. It is an American parody film written and directed by David and Jerry Zucker and Jim Abrahams, and produced by Jon Davison. It stars Robert Hays and Julie Hagerty and features Leslie Nielsen, Robert Stack, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Graves, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Lorna Patterson.

9.Avatar

Jake, who is paraplegic, replaces his twin on the Na’vi inhabited Pandora for a corporate mission. After the natives accept him as one of their own, he must decide where his loyalties lie. It is an American epic science fiction film directed, written, produced, and co-edited by James Cameron and stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, and Sigourney Weaver. It became the first film to gross over $700 million in the U.S. and Canada, on February 27, after 72 days of release.

10. Inception

Cobb steals information from his targets by entering their dreams. Saito offers to wipe clean Cobb’s criminal history as payment for performing inception on his sick competitor’s son. Inception is a 2010 science fiction action film written and directed by Christopher Nola. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio as a professional thief who steals information by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets. The film held the top spot of the box office rankings in its second and third weekends.

11. Parasite

Greed and class discrimination threaten the newly formed symbiotic relationship between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim clan.It is a 2019 South Korean black comedy thriller film directed by Bong Joon-ho. Parasite won the Palme d’Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

12. Joker

Forever alone in a crowd, failed comedian Arthur Fleck seeks connection as he walks the streets of Gotham City. Arthur wears two masks — the one he paints for his day job as a clown, and the guise he projects in a futile attempt to feel like he’s part of the world around him. Isolated, bullied, and disregarded by society, Fleck begins a slow descent into madness as he transforms into the criminal mastermind known as The Joker. It is a 2019 American psychological thriller film directed and produced by Todd Phillips, who co-wrote the screenplay with Scott Silver. The film, based on DC Comics characters, stars Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker.

13. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Rick, a washed-out actor, and Cliff, his stunt double, struggle to recapture fame and success in 1960s Los Angeles. Meanwhile, living next door to Rick is Sharon Tate and her husband Roman Polanski.It is a 2019 comedy-drama film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. It features a large ensemble cast led by Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, and Margot Robbie.

14. Venom

While trying to take down Carlton, the CEO of Life Foundation, Eddie, a journalist, investigates experiments of human trials. Unwittingly, he gets merged with a symbiotic alien with lethal abilities. It is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics and stars Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock / Venom, alongside Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze, and Reid Scott.

15. A Star Is Born

After falling in love with struggling artist Ally, Jackson, a musician, coaxes her to follow her dreams, while he battles with alcoholism and his personal demons.It is a 2018 American romantic musical drama film produced and directed by Bradley Cooper (in his directorial debut) and written by Cooper, Eric Roth and Will Fetters. It stars Cooper, Lady Gaga, Dave Chappelle, Andrew Dice Clay, and Sam Elliott.

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