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Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction

United States 1994

DIR Quentin Tarantino

  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster’s wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey

United Kingdom 1968

DIR Stanley Kubrick

  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Mankind finds a mysterious, obviously artificial, artifact buried on the moon and, with the intelligent computer HAL, sets off on a quest.

The Godfather

The Godfather

United States 1972

DIR Francis Ford Coppola

  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.
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The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange

United States 1971

DIR Stanley Kubrick

  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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The head of a gang of toughs in an insensitive futuristic society is conditioned to become physically ill at sex and violence during a prison sentence. When he is released, he’s brutally beaten by all of his old adversaries. Based on the novel by Anthony Burgess.

Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver

United States 1976

DIR Martin Scorsese

  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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A mentally unstable Vietnam war veteran works as nighttime taxi driver in a city whose perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge to violently lash out, attempting to save a teenage prostitute in the process.

The Shining

The Shining

United States 1980

DIR Stanley Kubrick

  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

United States 2004

DIR Michel Gondry

  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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Michel Gondry directs this surreal story of man who decides to erase from his mind his memories of love, only to find that he wants to keep them after all.

Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now

United States 1979

DIR Francis Ford Coppola

  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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During the on-going Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Green Beret who has set himself up as a God among a local tribe.

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

United Kingdom 1964

DIR Stanley Kubrick

  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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An insane general starts a process to nuclear holocaust that a war room of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.

Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

United States 1941

DIR Orson Welles

  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

Fight Club

Fight Club

United States 1999

DIR David Fincher

  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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Starring Edward Norton, Brad Pitt and Helena Bonham Carter and adapted from Chuck Palahniuk’s novel of the same name, David Fincher’s Fight Club concrns an office employee and a soap salesman who builds a global organization to help vent male aggression.

The Godfather: Part II

The Godfather: Part II

United States 1974

DIR Francis Ford Coppola

  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba.

Psycho

Psycho

United States 1960

DIR Alfred Hitchcock

  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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A young woman steals $40,000 from her employer’s client, and subsequently encounters a young motel proprietor too long under the domination of his mother.

Blade Runner

Blade Runner

United States 1982

DIR Ridley Scott

  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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Deckard, a blade runner, has to track down and terminate 4 replicants who hijacked a ship in space and have returned to earth seeking their maker.

The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski

United States 1998

DIR Joel Coen & Ethan Coen

  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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“Dude” Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.

Vertigo

Vertigo

United States 1958

DIR Alfred Hitchcock

  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend’s wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.

Spirited Away

Spirited Away

Japan 2001

DIR Hayao Miyazaki

  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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Set in modern Japan, Hayao Miyazaki’s wildly imaginative fantasy—at once personal and universal—tells the story of a listless young girl who stumbles into a magical world where gods relax in a palatial bathhouse; where there are giant babies and soot sprites; and where a train runs across the sea.

Rear Window

Rear Window

United States 1954

DIR Alfred Hitchcock

  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

There Will Be Blood

There Will Be Blood

United States 2007

DIR Paul Thomas Anderson

  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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Paul Thomas Anderson (Boogie Nights, Punch-Drunk Love) directs this loose adaptation of an Upton Sinclair novel about a ruthless turn of the century oilman, ferociously played by Daniel Day-Lewis.

Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai

Japan 1954

DIR Akira Kurosawa

  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.
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In Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai, sixteenth-century villagers hire the eponymous warriors to protect them from invading bandits. This gripping three-hour ride is one of the most beloved movie epics of all time.