Some movies just don’t get old. Redditors recently gathered on r/movies, the biggest movie subreddit, to discuss which movies they just won’t get tired of watching. These films reveal new details with every viewing, and the characters are endlessly likable.
Users came up with some solid picks from a host of genres. Their selections are fascinating, whether it’s the first or the 101st viewing.
10 ‘Scream’ (1996)
Wes Craven helped lay the groundwork for the slasher film in the 70s and 80s, and then reshaped the subgenre years later. bawl focuses on Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell), who becomes the primary target of Ghostface’s killing spree. As the body count rises, Sidney, along with her friends and the local authorities, must uncover the killer’s identity as they navigate a web of mysteries.
Blending elements of horror, comedy and self-awareness, bawl not only does it pay homage to classic slasher flicks, it subverts their tropes as well. “bawl it’s my favorite movie of all time. In my opinion, Slasher movies were dying out by the 90’s and bawl revolutionized it and turned it around. It’s a movie I can quote endlessly and never tire of,” said Redditor brandonstyles.
9 “Goodfellas” (1990)
Set in the 1950s and 1960s, Good friends chronicle the rise and fall of Henry Hill (Ray Liotta), an Irish-Italian mobster associated with the Lucchese crime family. Martin Scorsese has a storied filmography, and Good friends ranks among his best works. The film fires on all cylinders, from the energetic camerawork and propulsive soundtrack to the sensitive themes and bravura storytelling.
“I remember talking about how it has some of the best scenes in cinema. My two favorites are when Henry talks to the camera in the courtroom at the end, and of course when the bodies of the mob members are found and the music playing is “Layla” by Derek and the Domino’s. So amazing,” said user roccosaint.
8 “Predator” (1987)
“Go to the choppa!” With a dangerous plot, strong performances and killer creature designs, predatory towers over 80s action and sci-fi. The appearance of the Predator itself secured the film a place in cinema history. Everything about the creature is iconic: its infrared vision, its invisibility, its mandibles. An instant hit, predatory spawned a slew of sequels, but none have the charm or power of the original.
“Often I will decide alone predatory in the background when I’m playing,” said user Rorschach2012. Another Redditor named Mac (Bill Duke) as their favorite character. “With all the bad muscles [Arnold Schwarzenegger] AND [Carl Weathers]Mac had MANY scenes portraying him as an actual person with feelings and acting range,” user heyimric said.
7 ‘Hot Fuzz’ (2007)
Hot fuzz see Simon Pegg getting rid of his couch Shaun of the Dead character and instead playing against type as a bad cop sent to the sleepy country town of Sandford. There, he teams up with the over-enthusiastic Danny Butterman (Nick Frost) to investigate a series of mysterious deaths.
“Hot fuzz to me it’s as close to a perfect movie as you could ask for,” said Redditor Brannigans-Law. They are not wrong. Edgar Wrightit is whole croissant the trilogy is fantastic, but Hot fuzz may be the most balanced of the three, serving up asides and visual gags alongside a strong, twist-filled plot.
6 “The Lord of the Rings” (2001-2003)
Two decades later, lord of the rings films remain a high point for fantasy cinema. Some movies have better CGI, sure, but none have the same flair or believability Peter Jacksonit’s a wonderful, wonderful world. The dedication and attention to detail in the trilogy is unmatched.
“It’s just ethereal. And I always insist on watching the extended versions,” said user Charmainedeers. “Right there with you. The series gets an hour every 6 months or so for me,” said Redditor alexcustom6877.
5 “Total Recall” (1990)
directory Paul Verhoeven made some rogue gems but Total memory it’s his biggest spectacle by an order of magnitude. Arnold Schwarzenegger plays Douglas Quaid, a construction worker who longs for adventure and decides to take a virtual vacation through Rekall, a company that implants artificial memories. However, things take a dangerous turn when Quaid discovers that he may be a secret agent whose memories have been wiped.
“I really want to Total memory. Verhoeven at his best, imo. Hilarious, entertaining, outrageous, but conveying some seriously important information with a cutting critique of capitalism and Western culture,” said Redditor Significant-Hour4171.
4 Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Edge of Tomorrow IS Groundhog Day Date independence Day. Tom Cruise stars as Major William Cage, a military officer with no combat experience who is forced to go on a suicide mission against an invading alien army known as the Mimics. Cage is caught in a time loop, repeating the same day over and over every time he dies in battle.
“I’m not even a big Tom Cruise guy. I think most of his movies are very far-fetched, but this one was very well done. Great acting and character development,” said Redditor ChefNoah55. “At some undetermined point in the future, this movie will be recognized for its genius. Totally essential and endlessly rewatchable,” added user wol_boy.
3 “Jaws” (1975)
gorge IS Steven Spielberg‘s riff on Moby-Dick but with a fast line and explosions. The film took all the creature features that had come before and multiplied it by 10. The acting is excellent throughout, the visual effects were ahead of their time, and John WilliamsThe result is more than iconic.
In short, gorge it was the original blockbuster. It catapulted Spielberg to the forefront of Hollywood and spawned a legion of imitators, though most fall short of his lean, economical storytelling. “I’ve watched it over 100 times and I’ll never want to watch it again,” said Redditor WoodyMellow.
2 ‘Ratatouille’ (2007)
A mouse named Remy (voiced by Patton Oswalt) possesses an extraordinary talent for gourmet cuisine. Fate leads him to Gusteau’s, a prestigious Parisian restaurant, where he forms an unlikely alliance with Linguini (Lou Romano), a shy and inexperienced kitchen worker. Ratatouille is a love letter to good food and chasing dreams, with beautiful animation and charming characters.
“It’s easily my favorite Pixar movie and it’s in my top 10 favorite movies. It’s so much more than a children’s movie and it’s one of the few media depictions that can truly capture the love of food and the exploration of flavors,” said user MonstrousGiggling. “I listen to the soundtrack every time I cook,” replied Redditor Former-Main2640.
1 “Achievement” (2016)
Denis Villeneuve has produced several sci-fi classics over the past decade, but Arrival is the smartest of them by a country mile. It tells the story of linguistics professor Louise Banks (Amy Adams) which is recorded by the US government when mysterious extraterrestrial spacecraft land in various locations around the world. Banks is tasked with deciphering the complex foreign language in order to establish communication. As she delves deeper, Banks experiences terrifying visions that challenge her perception of time and reality.
It works on one level as a great sci-fi thriller, but on another as a thoughtful commentary on communication. “There is so much to this film. of Ted Chiang source is also recommended material,” said user wol_boy. “I was ugly crying, just crying my heart out, at the end. Grown man, just crying. I tried to explain to my wife that I was fine and very not well at the same time,” said Redditor joker_75.
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