The Shawshank Redemption
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Andy Dufresne, a successful banker, is arrested for the murders of his wife and her lover, and is sentenced to life imprisonment at the Shawshank prison. He becomes the most unconventional prisoner.

9/10

Director: Frank Darabont

Writer: Frank Darabont

Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton

Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump (1994)

The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75.

9/10

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Writer: Eric Roth

Stars: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise

The Deer Hunter
The Deer Hunter (1978)

In 1968, Michael, Nick and Steven, lifelong friends from a working-class Pennsylvania steel town, prepare to ship out overseas following Steven's elaborate wedding and one final group hunting trip....

9/10

Director: Michael Cimino

Writer: Deric Washburn

Stars: Robert De Niro, John Cazale, John Savage

My Friends
My Friends (1975)

Necchi (a bar owner), Perozzi (a journalist), Melandri (an architect) and Mascetti (a broken nobleman) live in Florence. They have been friends since their youngest years and spend every free moment...

8.5/10

Director: Mario Monicelli

Writer: Leonardo Benvenuti, Piero De Bernardi, Pietro Germi

Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Gastone Moschin, Philippe Noiret

Green Book
Green Book (2018)

A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.

8/10

Director: Peter Farrelly

Writer: Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Currie, Peter Farrelly

Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini

Silver Linings Playbook
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Pat, who is sent to a mental health facility after brutally attacking his wife's lover, walks out of the centre after eight months and meets Tiffany in a bid to mend ways with his wife.

8/10

Director: David O. Russell

Writer: David O. Russell

Stars: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro

The Terminal
The Terminal (2004)

Viktor Navorski is a visitor to New York City from Eastern Europe, whose homeland erupts in a fiery coup while he is in the air en route to America. Stranded at John F. Kennedy International Airport...

8/10

Director: Steven Spielberg

Writer: Sacha Gervasi, Jeff Nathanson

Stars: Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Stanley Tucci

The Big Lebowski
The Big Lebowski (1998)

Two goons mistake "the Dude" Lebowski for a millionaire Lebowski and urinate on his rug. Trying to recompense his rug from the wealthy Lebowski, he gets entwined in an intricate kidnapping...

8/10

Director: Joel Coen

Writer: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore

Stand by Me
Stand by Me (1986)

Gordie, Chris, Teddy and Vern are four friends who decide to hike to find the corpse of Ray Brower, a local teenager, who was hit by a train while plucking blueberries in the wild.

8/10

Director: Rob Reiner

Writer: Bruce A. Evans, Raynold Gideon

Stars: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman

The Man Who Would Be King
The Man Who Would Be King (1975)

Two British former soldiers decide to set themselves up as kings in Kafiristan, a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander the Great.

8/10

Director: John Huston

Writer: John Huston, Gladys Hill

Stars: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer

The Wild Bunch
The Wild Bunch (1969)

A troop of aging outlaws plot a grand heist, before they could retire from the criminal world. They ride into a Texas border town in order to rob a local railroad office.

8/10

Director: Sam Peckinpah

Writer: Walon Green, Sam Peckinpah, Roy N. Sickner

Stars: William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan

The Odd Couple
The Odd Couple (1968)

When Felix and Frances have a divorce, Oscar, a divorcee himself, suggests that he move in with him. However, their housekeeping styles and individual lifestyles are as different as night and day.

8/10

Director: Gene Saks

Writer: Neil Simon

Stars: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, John Fiedler

The Magnificent Seven
The Magnificent Seven (1960)

An oppressed Mexican peasant village hires seven gunfighters to help defend their homes.

8/10

Director: John Sturges

Writer: William Roberts

Stars: Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Steve McQueen

Stan & Ollie
Stan & Ollie (2018)

Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song - a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain.

7.5/10

Director: Jon S. Baird

Writer: Jeff Pope

Stars: Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly, Nina Arianda

Sing Street
Sing Street (2016)

With the recession hitting people hard in Dublin during the 80s, Conor is moved from his private school to a tough inner-city alternative. As he tries to adjust to a new way of life, he decides to...

7.5/10

Director: John Carney

Writer: John Carney

Stars: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Lucy Boynton, Maria Doyle Kennedy