My Movie Bucket

Entertainment is our ticket to freedom…. Freedom from any stress, freedom from boredom, freedom from studies and it is fun. Movie form the crux of any form of entertainment that we venture upon. Movies that are a must watch should be on top of your to-do bucket list.

Movies are the easiest way to transport you to a different story, place, and life. The most amazing movies have been made over the years. Listed here are movies that you should watch:

  • Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption

Based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King, the movie is about two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
Director: Frank Darabont, Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler.

  • Schindler’s List
    Schindler’s List

An award-winning movie based in German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans.
Director: Steven Spielberg, Stars: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall

  • The Godfather
    The Godfather 

    This film revolves around the outbreak of a gang war set in the late 1940s that took place in NYC. The Godfather has been widely regarded as one of the “greatest films in world cinema”
  • Good Will Hunting
    Good Will Hunting

The story is about Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T. has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.
Director: Gus Van Sant, Stars: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård.

  • Forrest Gump
    Forrest Gump
    A heart-wrenching movie about an Alabama man with an IQ of 75 and how the presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, the events of Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold and have an impact on his life.
    Director: Robert Zemeckis, Stars: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field
  •  The Green Mile
    The Green Mile

The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.
Director: Frank Darabont, Stars: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt

  • Fight Club
    Fight Club

An action-packed movie about an insomniac office worker and a devil-may-care soap maker form an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.
Director: David Fincher, Stars: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf, Zach Grenier

  • Kill Bill
    Kill Bill

Uma Thurman as the ruthless assassin who avenges her assailants after a 4-year coma.
Director: Quentin Tarantino, Stars: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Daryl Hannah, Michael Madsen

  • The Talented Mr. Ripley
    The Talented Mr. Ripley

In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve Dickie Greenleaf, a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy.
Director: Anthony Minghella, Stars: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Cate Blanchett

  • Saving Private Ryan
    Saving Private Ryan

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers goes behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.
Director: Steven Spielberg, Stars: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

  • Gladiator
    Gladiator

A former Roman General sets out to exact vengeance against the corrupt emperor who murdered his family and sent him into slavery.
Director: Ridley Scott, Stars: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

Movies you should watch include a much more expansive variety. These movies need to watched and enjoyed as they are pure entertainers.

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