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WALL·E (2008)

WALL·E
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Andrew Stanton, starring Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin, Fred Willard
Rated G

WALL·E is a 2008 American computer-animated science fiction film produced by Pixar Animation Studios for Walt Disney Pictures. Directed and co-written by Andrew Stanton, it stars the voices of Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin, Fred Willard, John Ratzenberger, Kathy Najimy and Sigourney Weaver. The film follows a robot named WALL·E, who is designed to clean up an abandoned, waste-covered Earth far in the future. He falls in love with another robot named EVE, and follows her into outer space on an adventure that changes the destiny of both his kind and humanity. Along the way, WALL·E discovers his true purpose in life. The film has a post-apocalyptic setting in which Earth's population has abandoned the planet, after becoming too reliant on technology and consumerism, leaving WALL·E alone to clean up the mess they left behind.

Aliens (1986)

Aliens
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From James Cameron, starring Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser
Rated R

Aliens is a 1986 science fiction action horror movie directed by James Cameron and starring Sigourney Weaver as Ellen Ripley. The story follows Ripley as she is rescued after drifting through space for 57 years and is then sent back to the planet where her crew encountered the hostile alien species. She joins a team of colonial marines on a mission to eliminate the alien threat. They travel to the planet where they encounter an even more deadly and powerful alien queen. Through teamwork, courage and luck they manage to defeat the alien queen and return home.

Shutter Island (2010)

Shutter Island
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Martin Scorsese, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley
Rated R

Shutter Island is a psychological thriller directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio. Set in 1954, the film follows U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels, who is sent to investigate the disappearance of a patient from the Ashecliffe Hospital for the Criminally Insane on Shutter Island, located just off the coast of Massachusetts. With his partner, Chuck Aule, they explore the mysterious island and discover a sinister and shocking truth. As Teddy descends into a vortex of madness, he must confront his own demons in order to find the truth and escape the island.

The Truman Show (1998)

The Truman Show
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Peter Weir, starring Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich
Rated PG

The Truman Show is a 1998 American science fiction comedy-drama film directed by Peter Weir, written by Andrew Niccol, and starring Jim Carrey. It tells the story of Truman Burbank, a man whose life is broadcast on television 24/7 without his knowledge. Truman, unaware of his world's constructed nature, gradually discovers the truth and decides to escape. The film received critical acclaim and grossed over $264 million worldwide against its $60 million budget. It was nominated for three Academy Awards including Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actor (Ed Harris). The film is regarded as one of the greatest films of the 1990s and is particularly noted for its exploration of media and technology.

Into the Wild (2007)

Into the Wild
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Sean Penn, starring Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener, Marcia Gay Harden
Rated R

In "Into the Wild" (2007), director Sean Penn follows the true story of Christopher McCandless, a young man who in 1990 left his comfortable middle-class life in search of an adventure. On his journey, he abandoned all of his material possessions, donating his savings to charity, and destroyed his credit cards and driver's license. He then hitchhiked cross-country to Alaska to live in the wilderness with only the barest of supplies. Along the way, he encountered a variety of people and situations that challenged his beliefs and ultimately changed his life. He was eventually found dead in a bus in Alaska, having died of starvation. The film is a poignant exploration of the consequences of pursuing an idealistic lifestyle and the power of self-reliance.

The Martian (2015)

The Martian
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Ridley Scott, starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara
Rated PG-13

The Martian is a 2015 science fiction movie directed by Ridley Scott and based on Andy Weir's novel of the same name. The story follows a Martian astronaut, Mark Watney, as he struggles to survive on Mars after being left behind by his crew during a mission to the red planet. With limited resources, Watney must use his ingenuity to find a way to survive the hostile environment and make contact with Earth before his crew can return to rescue him. With the help of a dedicated team of NASA scientists, Watney must use everything he has to survive and find a way home.

Moon (2009)

Moon
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Duncan Jones, starring Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, Dominique McElligott, Rosie Shaw
Rated R

Moon is a science fiction film set in the near future. It is the story of Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell), an astronaut living and working alone on a lunar mining base on the far side of the moon. Sam's only companion is the artificial intelligence of the base's computer, GERTY (voiced by Kevin Spacey). Sam grows increasingly isolated and lonely as his three-year contract comes to a close. His health begins to deteriorate, and he starts to experience hallucinations and memory lapses. One day, Sam discovers a younger version of himself on the base, and learns that he is actually a clone, part of a larger, corporate conspiracy to exploit the moon's resources without the burden of labor laws. In the end, Sam and his clone break out of the base and escape to Earth. In the final moments of the movie, Sam learns that he and his clone are actually the same person – two halves of a single consciousness, living in different places and times. He is finally able to reunite with his family on Earth, and come to terms with his identity.

Cast Away (2000)

Cast Away
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Paul Sanchez, Lari White
Rated PG-13

Cast Away is a 2000 American survival drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks as a FedEx employee stranded on an uninhabited island after his plane crashes in the South Pacific. The film portrays his struggles to survive and his ultimate success in doing so through determination and ingenuity. It also explores the existential questions of what it means to be human and how far one will go to survive and endure. The film earned Hanks an Academy Award nomination and grossed $429 million worldwide.

Misery (1990)

Misery
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Rob Reiner, starring James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen
Rated R

Misery is a 1990 American psychological thriller film based on Stephen King's 1987 novel of the same name and directed by Rob Reiner. The film stars James Caan as novelist Paul Sheldon, who is rescued by his number one fan, played by Kathy Bates, after he is involved in a car accident. Bates' character, Annie Wilkes, takes him to her isolated cabin, where she medicates him with drugs and forces him to write a novel to her specifications. As the story progresses, Paul discovers that Annie is an unstable sociopath and must do whatever he can to escape. The film received widespread critical acclaim and Bates won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role.

Gravity (2013)

Gravity
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Alfonso Cuarón, starring Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris, Orto Ignatiussen
Rated PG-13

Gravity tells the story of Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, and veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky, who is commanding his last flight before retiring. On a routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone—tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. Together, Stone and Kowalsky embark on a breathtaking journey of survival, one that will reveal the courage of the human spirit and the power of hope.

Apollo 13 (1995)

Apollo 13
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Ron Howard, starring Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise
Rated PG

Apollo 13 is a 1995 American space docudrama film directed by Ron Howard and starring Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, and Ed Harris. The film depicts the ill-fated 1970 Apollo 13 lunar mission and is based on the book Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13 by astronaut Jim Lovell and Jeffrey Kluger. The film begins with a recreation of the launch of Apollo 13, which soon goes awry when an oxygen tank explodes. The crew is forced to abandon their Moon mission and return to Earth, with the lives of the three astronauts, Jim Lovell (Tom Hanks), Fred Haise (Bill Paxton), and Jack Swigert (Kevin Bacon), hanging in the balance. With their lives in peril and the mission turning into a disaster, the crew and mission control (led by Ed Harris) work together to devise a daring plan to save the astronauts and bring them home safely. The film is acclaimed for its attention to detail and accuracy in recreating the mission, along with its moving performances by the cast. The film was nominated for nine Academy Awards, winning two. It remains one of director Ron Howard's most acclaimed films.

127 Hours (2010)

127 Hours
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Danny Boyle, starring James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara, Sean Bott
Rated R

127 Hours is an intense survival drama directed by Danny Boyle and starring James Franco as Aron Ralston, a young, thrill-seeking outdoorsman who goes hiking in Utah's canyons alone and gets trapped when a boulder falls and crushes his right arm. With no hope of rescue, Aron must dig deep and summon the strength to save himself. As he confronts extreme mental and physical exhaustion, Aron must make difficult decisions in order to survive and find his way back to civilization. Ultimately, the story is a powerful reminder of the human spirit’s capacity for resilience and strength in the face of tremendous odds.

Saw (2004)

Saw
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From James Wan, starring Cary Elwes, Leigh Whannell, Danny Glover, Ken Leung
Rated R

Saw is a psychological horror film written by Leigh Whannell and directed by James Wan. It follows two men, Adam and Lawrence, who awaken in a dilapidated bathroom and realize they are part of a deadly game devised by the infamous Jigsaw Killer. The two men must find a way to escape the room before a deadly trap kills one of them. As their situation becomes increasingly dire, they discover that the only way out is to confront the killer's twisted plan. Together, the two men must battle their own fears and doubts in order to survive Jigsaw's sadistic game.

The Others (2001)

The Others
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Alejandro Amenábar, starring Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan, Alakina Mann
Rated PG-13

The Others is a horror film directed by Alejandro Amenábar. It tells the story of Grace, a religious and protective mother who lives with her two children Anne and Nicholas in a mansion on the outskirts of a British island during World War II. When the family begins to experience strange phenomena in their home, they are convinced that they are being haunted by some supernatural force. In an attempt to understand what is going on, they soon learn that they are not alone and that their mansion is inhabited by a family of ghosts with a tragic past. Through a series of suspenseful twists and turns, the family must uncover the secrets of their home before it’s too late.

28 Days Later... (2002)

28 Days Later...
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Danny Boyle, starring Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston, Alex Palmer
Rated R

28 Days Later... is a post-apocalyptic horror film set in Great Britain. After an experiment gone wrong, a virus rapidly spreads across the country, killing off or infecting almost everyone it touches. 28 days later, a group of survivors - Jim (Cillian Murphy), Selena (Naomie Harris), and Mark (Noah Huntley) - awake from a coma to find the country in ruin. With the help of a group of other survivors, they set out to find supplies, shelter, and a way to survive the new world. As they battle the infected and other desperate survivors, they discover that the virus may not be the only thing they have to fear.

The Abyss (1989)

The Abyss
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From James Cameron, starring Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester
Rated PG-13

The Abyss is a science fiction action film directed by James Cameron and starring Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, and Michael Biehn. The film follows a team of underwater deep-sea divers as they are hired to search for a sunken nuclear submarine and soon find themselves in a battle with an unknown, alien force of immense power. As the team descends further into the depths of the ocean, they discover an underwater world filled with advanced technology and beautiful, strange creatures. They must work together to survive the dangers of the abyss and uncover the mystery behind the alien force. The Abyss is an exciting, thrilling, and visually stunning adventure that explores the depths of the unknown and the power of the human spirit.

REC (2007)

REC
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Jaume Balagueró, Paco Plaza, starring Manuela Velasco, Ferran Terraza, Jorge-Yamam Serrano, Pablo Rosso
Rated R

Dawn of the Dead (2004)

Dawn of the Dead
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Zack Snyder, starring Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Mekhi Phifer, Jake Weber
Rated R

Identity (2003)

Identity
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From James Mangold, starring John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet, John Hawkes
Rated R

The Road (2009)

The Road
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From John Hillcoat, starring Viggo Mortensen, Charlize Theron, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall
Rated R

I Am Legend (2007)

I Am Legend
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Francis Lawrence, starring Will Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan, Salli Richardson-Whitfield
Rated PG-13

Sunshine (2007)

Sunshine
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Danny Boyle, starring Cillian Murphy, Rose Byrne, Chris Evans, Cliff Curtis
Rated R

The Descent (2005)

The Descent
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Neil Marshall, starring Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza, Alex Reid, Saskia Mulder
Rated R

Cube (1997)

Cube
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Vincenzo Natali, starring Nicole de Boer, Maurice Dean Wint, David Hewlett, Andrew Miller
Rated R

Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)

Bad Times at the El Royale
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Drew Goddard, starring Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm
Rated R

 



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