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Fight Club (1999)

Fight Club
★★★★
★★★★
3.5 out of 4 stars

From David Fincher, starring Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf, Zach Grenier
Rated R

Fight Club is a 1999 American film directed by David Fincher, based on the 1996 novel by Chuck Palahniuk. The film follows an unnamed protagonist, portrayed by Edward Norton, who is discontented with his white-collar job. He forms a "fight club" with soap maker Tyler Durden, played by Brad Pitt, and they are joined by men who also want to fight recreationally. The Fight Club's masculinist message eventually propagandizes a new national radical movement, which threatens to bring down civilization. The protagonist must choose between his new found freedom and saving the world. The film features themes of male identity, materialism, self-liberation, freedom, and masculinity.

Back to the Future (1985)

Back to the Future
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Robert Zemeckis, starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover
Rated PG

Back to the Future is a 1985 American science fiction adventure comedy film directed by Robert Zemeckis. The film follows Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox), a teenager who is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, where he meets his future parents in high school and accidentally becomes his mother’s romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by causing his parents-to-be to fall in love, and with the help of eccentric scientist Dr. Emmett Brown (Christopher Lloyd), he must find a way to return to his own time. The film also stars Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, Thomas F. Wilson and James Tolkan. It was nominated for multiple awards and won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

Full Metal Jacket (1987)

Full Metal Jacket
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Stanley Kubrick, starring Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Baldwin
Rated R

Full Metal Jacket is a 1987 war drama film by director Stanley Kubrick. The film follows a group of United States Marines as they go through basic training and are deployed to Vietnam. It focuses on the psychological effects of war on the soldiers, as well as the dehumanizing process of military training. The film is divided into two parts: the first part follows Joker, a rebellious Marine recruit and his drill instructor Gunnery Sergeant Hartman, as they go through the dehumanizing and brutal process of basic training. In the second part, the Marines are sent to Vietnam, where the realities of war are made very clear. Ultimately, Joker and his fellow Marines must confront their own mortality and the injustice of war.

The Sixth Sense (1999)

The Sixth Sense
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From M. Night Shyamalan, starring Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams
Rated PG-13

The Sixth Sense is a 1999 supernatural horror-thriller film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. It stars Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment and Toni Collette. The film follows Cole Sear (Osment), a disturbed boy who is able to see and talk to the dead, and Malcolm Crowe (Willis), a child psychologist trying to help him. The story begins with Malcolm Crowe, a distinguished child psychologist, being shot by a disturbed former patient. He survives the attack and is determined to help Cole Sear, a young boy who is suffering from the same spiritual affliction. As Crowe works with Cole, he discovers that the boy is able to see, hear and even feel the presence of the dead. He eventually comes to the realization that the only way to help Cole is to help the ghosts themselves. Throughout the film, Cole, with the help of Malcolm, confronts his fears and battles the ghosts. The film culminates in a shocking twist ending, in which it is revealed that Malcolm was, in fact, dead all along. The film is a classic example of Shyamalan's mastery of the twist ending and is remembered as one of his most successful works.

The Imitation Game (2014)

The Imitation Game
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Morten Tyldum, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Allen Leech
Rated PG-13

The Imitation Game tells the story of Alan Turing, a British mathematician who is recruited to break the Nazi's code during World War II. Turing and his colleagues work on cracking the infamous Enigma code, a seemingly impossible task. Despite all odds, Turing and his team manage to crack the code, which is considered one of the most significant accomplishments of the war. Along the way, Turing faces personal and professional struggles. His sexuality puts him at odds with the conservative British government and his eccentric behavior leads to friction with his colleagues. In the end, Turing is heralded as a hero, but his efforts come at a great personal cost.

Let the Right One In (2008)

Let the Right One In
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Tomas Alfredson, starring Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar, Henrik Dahl
Rated R

Let the Right One In is a 2008 Swedish romantic horror film directed by Tomas Alfredson. It is based on the novel of the same name by John Ajvide Lindqvist, who also wrote the screenplay. The film tells the story of a young boy, Oskar, who befriends a mysterious girl, Eli, who moves into his apartment complex. As the two get close, Oskar discovers Eli is a vampire and must learn to trust her in order to survive. The film has a unique mix of horror and romance, as the characters struggle to come to terms with their relationship, both human and supernatural. The film is widely praised for its emotional depth and its innovative combination of genres.

A Christmas Story (1983)

A Christmas Story
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Bob Clark, starring Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin, Scott Schwartz
Rated PG

A Christmas Story is a classic holiday comedy about nine-year-old Ralphie Parker and his quest to get a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas. Set in 1940s Indiana, the film follows Ralphie as he navigates his way through the trials of childhood, from school bullies to the dreaded tongue-on-a-flagpole scene. Along the way, Ralphie's family provides plenty of holiday hijinks, including the infamous leg lamp scene. A Christmas Story is a funny and heartwarming look at the traditions of Christmas and family life.

The Sandlot (1993)

The Sandlot
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From David Mickey Evans, starring Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, Art LaFleur, Patrick Renna
Rated PG

The Sandlot is a 1993 American coming-of-age comedy film directed by David Mickey Evans and starring Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, Karen Allen, and Denis Leary. The film tells the story of a group of young boys who spend their summer days playing baseball at a local sandlot. The boys are led by a veteran player named Scotty Smalls, who is new to the neighborhood and desperately wants to fit in with the other boys. After being welcomed by the team, Scotty and the others go through a series of adventures involving rival teams, mysterious intruders, and a legendary ball-eating dog. With the help of local hero, the "Great Bambino", the boys ultimately triumph over their adversaries and become lifelong friends.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Mike Newell, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Eric Sykes
Rated PG-13

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is the fourth installment in the Harry Potter film series. Directed by Mike Newell, the film sees Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) reluctantly competing in the dangerous Triwizard Tournament while Lord Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes) rises to power. Harry is pitted against his toughest opponents yet in the tournament and must battle dragons, merpeople, and the dark forces of Voldemort. As the competition gets more intense, Harry must rely on his friends to help him survive and uncover the mystery behind the tournament. With the stakes higher than ever, Harry must overcome his fears and save the wizarding world from the evil forces of Voldemort.

Dazed and Confused (1993)

Dazed and Confused
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Richard Linklater, starring Jason London, Wiley Wiggins, Matthew McConaughey, Rory Cochrane
Rated R

Dazed and Confused is a 1993 coming-of-age comedy film written and directed by Richard Linklater. It follows a group of high school and junior high students in a small Texas town on their last day of school in 1976. Throughout the day, they deal with issues like getting drunk, trying to score drugs, and having their first sexual experiences. The main story centers around a group of seniors and their attempts to avoid the hazing rituals of incoming freshman. With an ensemble cast of both established and up-and-coming actors, Dazed and Confused is a nostalgic and humorous look at teenage life in the 1970s.

Boys Don't Cry (1999)

Boys Don't Cry
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Kimberly Peirce, starring Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard, Brendan Sexton III
Rated R

Boys Don't Cry is a 1999 American biographical drama film written and directed by Kimberly Peirce. It is based on the life of Brandon Teena, a transgender man played by Hilary Swank, who attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska but falls victim to a brutal hate crime perpetrated by two male acquaintances. The film details the emotional, physical, and legal struggles that Brandon has to face in order to live as his true gender identity. Through his story, the film explores the complex nature of gender identity and the difficulty of dealing with prejudice and discrimination. The film received numerous accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Actress (Swank) and nominations for Best Director and Best Picture.

Carrie (1976)

Carrie
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Brian De Palma, starring Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, John Travolta
Rated R

Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)

Welcome to the Dollhouse
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Todd Solondz, starring Heather Matarazzo, Christina Brucato, Victoria Davis, Christina Vidal
Rated R

Spider-Man (2002)

Spider-Man
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Sam Raimi, starring Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe, James Franco
Rated PG-13

The Karate Kid (1984)

The Karate Kid
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From John G. Avildsen, starring Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue, Martin Kove
Rated PG

Precious (2009)

Precious
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Lee Daniels, starring Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey
Rated R

Mean Creek (2004)

Mean Creek
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Jacob Estes, starring Rory Culkin, Ryan Kelley, Scott Mechlowicz, Trevor Morgan
Rated R

Pay It Forward (2000)

Pay It Forward
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Mimi Leder, starring Kevin Spacey, Haley Joel Osment, Helen Hunt, Jay Mohr
Rated PG-13

Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

Bridge to Terabithia
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Gabor Csupo, starring Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, Zooey Deschanel, Robert Patrick
Rated PG

Heathers (1988)

Heathers
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Michael Lehmann, starring Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Shannen Doherty, Lisanne Falk
Rated R

Mean Girls (2004)

Mean Girls
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Mark Waters, starring Lindsay Lohan, Jonathan Bennett, Rachel McAdams, Tina Fey
Rated PG-13

Let Me In (2010)

Let Me In
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Matt Reeves, starring Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Cara Buono
Rated R

My Bodyguard (1980)

My Bodyguard
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Tony Bill, starring Chris Makepeace, Adam Baldwin, Matt Dillon, Paul Quandt
Rated PG

About a Boy (2002)

About a Boy
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz, starring Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult, Toni Collette, Sharon Small
Rated PG-13

Remember Me (2010)

Remember Me
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Allen Coulter, starring Robert Pattinson, Emilie de Ravin, Caitlyn Rund, Moisés Acevedo
Rated PG-13

 



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