Had a stressful week?
How about watching a movie? It’s time for you to chill out and treat yourself with a good movie!
But which one to watch? The big dilemma!!
It may be daunting to find out a movie that is worth your time, especially when you have so much good to go around. Of course, you can go through reviews and pick the best movie.
But the concern left is, which source you can trust to check movie reviews. One name that comes to mind is “IMDb”- the world’s most authoritative and popular source for movie information.
Here we have taken the time to go through IMDb list of highest-rated movies and shortlisted the top 10 movies that you will feast your eyes on. If you don’t want to waste your leisure time searching for the right film, then this is the list for you.
Top 10 IMDb Rated Movies You Must Watch
1. The Shawshank Redemption ( 9.3 /10)
“The Shawshank Redemption” is a drama movie in 1994, directed by Frank Darabont. It is one of the films that touch the soul. It moves you and gives you hope. The deep emotional message and excellent performances make the movie worth watching at any time.
The movie illustrates the story of Andy Dufresne (Robbins), a banker who is accused of the murders of his wife and her lover. The story is all about hardships, friendships, dreams, and hopes. Whether you like old movies or not, you must give a watch to this one.
2. The Godfather (9.2/10)
Source :- Hollywood Reporter
The Godfather is the second-highest rated films on IMDb. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola, it is one of the best gangster films, released in 1972. Sound too old? However, it is a beautifully crafted period piece with the greatest impact that no other movie had.
You get to watch the amazing performance renowned artists like Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Talia Shire, Diane Keaton, and Robert Duvall. The film is all about family, greed, loyalty, relationships, and real life. If you want to make most out of your movie time, then The Godfather must be in your watch list.
3. The Dark Knight (9/10)
The Dark Knight is one of the best superhero movies, where you may like the villain most. “The Dark Knight” is directed by Christopher Nolan and has an amazing start cast including Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Michael Caine and Aaron Eckhart.
If you have been a fan of comics then “The Dark Knight” should be the first movie in your watch list. The film is visually stunning, moving, and powerful. With a great story, exceptional acting, and thrilling twist, the movie becomes third-highest ranked movie on IMDb.
4. Inception (8.8/10)
If you are Leonardo DiCaprio fan, then you must not miss out watching him as Dom Cobb in Inception. Written and directed by Christopher Nolan, Inception is a science fiction action film with a unique story.
You must watch Inception to know how dream-sharing technology works for stealing corporate secrets. The great combination of action and drama and unparalleled performance of DiCaprio is all that makes Inception worth watching.
5. The Matrix ( 8.7/10)
The Matrix is another best science fiction action movie with a huge rating. It is written and directed by Wachowskis and stars Laurence Fishburne, Hugo Weaving, Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss.
The movie portrays the story of Thomas A. Anderson -a man living two lives. You get to watch a good combination of the computer entertainment industry and the cinema industry. If you love technology-based movies, then this one is for you.
6. Whiplash ( 8.5/10)
Source:- Hollywood Reporter
Whiplash is a music- drama movie based on the story of a promising young drummer. It is directed by Damien Chazelle and stars Miles Teller, Melissa Benoist, J.K. Simmons, Paul Reiser.
If you don’t want any more action films, then you can go with Whiplash. An engaging, powerful story and great performances will make you fall in love with the movie.
7. Life is Beautiful (8.6/10)
Life is Beautiful is an Italian comedy-drama film directed by Roberto Benigni and starring Roberto Benigni, Braschi, Nicoletta, Giustino Durano, Giorgio Cantarini. It portrays the story of
a librarian and his son, becoming victims of the Holocaust.
If you are looking for a movie that offers a package of fun, entertainment, and a lot of drama, then Life is Beautiful will be perfect for you. It is a moving and inspiring film with full of entertainment.
8. The Intouchables (8.5/10)
Source:- Rolling Stone
The Intouchables is a comedy-drama film directed by Olivier Nakache & Éric Toledano and starring Omar Sy, François Cluzet, Anne Le Ny, and Audrey Fleurot. The film portrays a beautiful and unique friendship between a disabled French nobleman and his caregiver.
The Intouchables is simple, deep, humane, and filled with fun and emotions. It is absolutely worth your time and can be best to freshen up your mood after a stressful day.
9. Joker ( 8.5/10)
Joker is an American psychological thriller movie directed by Todd Phillips. Some movies are meant to be impactful, and Joker is one of them. It is one of the best films in 2019 with amazing reviews and ratings on IMDb. It stars Joaquin Phoenix, Zazie Beetz, Robert De Niro, Frances Conroy.
Joker highlights psychological elements and the dark side of society on how it treats a clown. You will also find some funny moments and will be mesmerized with the brilliant performance of Joaquin Phoenix.
10. Parasite (8.6/10)
Source:- Hollywood Reporter
Another name that comes into the list of best thriller comedy films is Parasite. It is a South Korean black comedy thriller movie directed by Bong Joon-ho. The film is about how class discrimination and greed threatens the ideal relationship between two families.
If you wish to watch a thought-provoking film, then Parasite is the perfect one. It is the best movie to watch with friends or family.
This list will help you spend your leisure time wisely by watching some masterpieces. Pick the one you find the best, and start your movie trip. Hope you will enjoy every film mentioned in the list.