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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

The Shawshank Redemption
★★★★
★★★★
3.7 out of 4 stars

From Frank Darabont, starring Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler
Rated R

The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont, based on the 1982 Stephen King novella, Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption. The film stars Tim Robbins as Andy Dufresne, a banker who is wrongfully convicted of murder and sentenced to life in Shawshank State Penitentiary, and Morgan Freeman as Ellis "Red" Redding, a fellow inmate who befriends him. The film follows Andy as he adjusts to life in prison, and his friendship with Red, through his long and tedious journey of hope and redemption. The film features a strong cast, heartfelt performances, and a powerful story of survival and freedom. Despite the odds, Andy manages to outwit the prison guards and eventually finds freedom and redemption with the help of his friend Red. Andy emerges from prison a wiser, stronger man and the film ends with a powerful message of hope.

Forrest Gump (1994)

Forrest Gump
★★★★
★★★★
3.5 out of 4 stars

From Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field
Rated PG-13

Forrest Gump is a 1994 American comedy-drama film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. Directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Eric Roth, the film stars Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, and Sally Field. The story depicts several decades in the life of Forrest Gump (Hanks), a naive and slow-witted but good-hearted man from Alabama who witnesses, and in some cases influences, some of the defining events of the latter half of the 20th century in the United States. The film garnered acclaim from critics, who praised its visual effects, direction, and Hanks' performance. The film was a box-office success, becoming the highest-grossing film of 1994, and earning over US$677 million worldwide during its theatrical run, making it the second highest-grossing film of all time at the time. It won numerous awards and was nominated for many more, including nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor for Hanks, Best Director for Zemeckis, Best Adapted Screenplay for Roth, Best Visual Effects, and Best Film Editing. The film was listed in the National Film Registry

Jurassic Park (1993)

Jurassic Park
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Steven Spielberg, starring Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough
Rated PG-13

Jurassic Park is a 1993 action-adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the novel of the same name by Michael Crichton. The film follows a group of scientists, dinosaur experts, and other visitors to a theme park built around the concept of a dinosaur preserve. The park, located on an island off the coast of Costa Rica, is populated by cloned dinosaurs created by a team of genetic engineers. As the group of visitors explore the park, they come face-to-face with various dinosaurs, some of which break free and cause havoc throughout the park. As chaos ensues, the visitors must escape the island before the dinosaurs take over. The film stars Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough, B.D. Wong, and Samuel L. Jackson.

Glory (1989)

Glory
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Edward Zwick, starring Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman
Rated R

Glory is a 1989 American war drama directed by Edward Zwick. It tells the story of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, the first African-American unit to fight in the Civil War. The regiment is led by Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, an idealistic young officer who is initially reluctant to lead a regiment of black soldiers. Despite numerous obstacles and prejudice, the regiment faces the enemy bravely and is ultimately victorious in the Battle of Fort Wagner. The film stars Matthew Broderick as Shaw, Denzel Washington as Private Trip, and Morgan Freeman as Sergeant Major John Rawlins. Glory is a powerful and inspirational story of courage, friendship, and determination in the face of racial injustice.

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. After a plane crash, Chuck Noland (Hanks) finds himself stranded on a deserted island. With no chance of rescue, Chuck is forced to survive on the island, learning to build shelter and make fire, and struggling to survive psychologically as he attempts to make it off the island. Along the way, Chuck finds solace in a volleyball he names Wilson, whom he considers a companion. After four years, Chuck finally finds a way to escape the island and return home to his family, forever changed by his experiences on the island.

Trading Places (1983)

Trading Places
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From John Landis, starring Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche
Rated R

Trading Places is a 1983 comedy film directed by John Landis and starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy. The story follows two wealthy brothers, Randolph and Mortimer Duke (played by Ralph Bellamy and Don Ameche), who make a bet over the nature versus nurture debate. They decide to switch the life of their employee, Louis Winthorpe III (Aykroyd), a successful commodities broker, with that of Billy Ray Valentine (Murphy), an unemployed street hustler. The two men then experience each other's lives, as Louis struggles to survive on the streets and Billy Ray succeeds in the business world. The film follows their misadventures as they attempt to switch back to their original lives and take revenge on the Duke brothers.

Cold Mountain (2003)

Cold Mountain
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Anthony Minghella, starring Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger, Eileen Atkins
Rated R

Coming to America (1988)

Coming to America
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From John Landis, starring Eddie Murphy, Paul Bates, Garcelle Beauvais, Feather
Rated R

Jumanji (1995)

Jumanji
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Joe Johnston, starring Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt, Jonathan Hyde
Rated PG

The Mask (1994)

The Mask
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Chuck Russell, starring Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz, Peter Riegert, Peter Greene
Rated PG-13

Purple Rain (1984)

Purple Rain
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Albert Magnoli, starring Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos
Rated R

Out of Time (2003)

Out of Time
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Carl Franklin, starring Denzel Washington, Sanaa Lathan, Eva Mendes, Dean Cain
Rated PG-13

The Perfect Storm (2000)

The Perfect Storm
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Wolfgang Petersen, starring George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, John C. Reilly, Diane Lane
Rated PG-13

Kindergarten Cop (1990)

Kindergarten Cop
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Ivan Reitman, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed, Linda Hunt
Rated PG-13

The Cable Guy (1996)

The Cable Guy
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Ben Stiller, starring Jim Carrey, Matthew Broderick, Leslie Mann, Jack Black
Rated PG-13

Multiplicity (1996)

Multiplicity
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Harold Ramis, starring Michael Keaton, Andie MacDowell, Zack Duhame, Katie Schlossberg
Rated PG-13

Hard Rain (1998)

Hard Rain
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Mikael Salomon, starring Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, Randy Quaid, Minnie Driver
Rated R

Boomerang (1992)

Boomerang
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From Reginald Hudlin, starring Eddie Murphy, Robin Givens, Halle Berry, David Alan Grier
Rated R

Forces of Nature (1999)

Forces of Nature
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From Bronwen Hughes, starring Sandra Bullock, Ben Affleck, Maura Tierney, Steve Zahn
Rated PG-13

Big Momma's House (2000)

Big Momma's House
★★★★
★★★★
2.1 out of 4 stars

From Raja Gosnell, starring Martin Lawrence, Nia Long, Paul Giamatti, Jascha Washington
Rated PG-13

Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)

Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan
★★★★
★★★★
1.8 out of 4 stars

From Rob Hedden, starring Jensen Daggett, Kane Hodder, Todd Caldecott, Tiffany Paulsen
Rated R

 



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