Movies have been an important part of our lives always, we don’t watch the movie, we live it. Everyone empathizes with movies and wants to be the hero of their own life.
Hollywood is the benchmark of all the movie houses from all the times, we all can totally agree upon that. Hollywood has given out movies that have turned cinematic experience to a whole new level, they never fail to impress the audience with their blockbusters. Although, many movies get released every year there are always some that are like shining starts till the eternal time. For all the Hollywood fanatics out there, here are Top 10 Hollywood movies of all time for you guys!
Andy Dufresne, a successful banker gets arrested for cold-blooded multiple murders of his wife and her lover. After bonding too well with another prisoner, Andy manages to escape with perseverance and becomes the most unconventional prisoner of the Shawshank prison.
Director: Frank Darabond
Writer: Stephen King
Cast: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman.
Initial release: 22 September 1994 (Beverly Hills)
The movie portrays the life of a mafia Don Carleone, who after his death transfers his legacy to his reluctant younger son. The movie has a whole trilogy and every movie amongst them is a blockbuster of all times.
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writer: Mario Puzo
Cast: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan
Initial release: 14 March 1972 (New York)
The plot revolves around the last words of the business tycoon Charles Foster Kane. The last word was “Rosebud”, the investigation goes on to bring out the meaning of the word which at the end leads out details about the scandalous life of the man.
Critics have mentioned over the period of decades about how this was “The greatest movie in American history”.
Director: Orson Welles
Cast: Orson Welles, Ruth Warrick.
Release date: 1 May 1941 (New York)
Cinematography: Gregg Toland
A romantic drama, the film revolves around the times of world war 2 when a nightclub owner in Casablanca agrees to help his ex-lover and her husband and later on their feelings for each other get intense and the love between them renews.
Initial release: 26 November 1942 (New York)
Director: Michael Curtiz
Cast: Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogard, Claude Rains.
Featured song: As Time Goes By
The movie describes the lives of two hitmen, a gangster and his wife, two diner bandits. The story includes four different stories happening in Los Angeles.
Initial release: 10 September 1994 (South Korea)
Cast: Quentin Tarantino, Uma Thurman, Samuel L Jackson, Bruce Wills
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Featured song: Misirlou
Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino
Awards: Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, Palme d’Or, MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Movie, Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay – Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.
The movie plot revolves around the idea of traveling into dreams! It was the most unique movie of all time more like interstellar.
Release date: 16 July 2010 (India)
Cast: Leonardo Di Caprio, Cillian Murphy, Tom Hardy, Ellen Page
Director: Christopher Nolan
Featured song: Non, je ne regrette rien
Box office: 82.99 crores USD
This war drama is based upon world war 2, describing the situations of Jews during that time. The German industrialist becomes concerned about Jews after seeing his workers suffering pathetically.
Initial release: 30 November 1993 (DC)
Cast: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Embeth Davidtz
Director: Steven Spielberg
Featured song: Por una Cabeza
Music director: John Williams
When it comes to love stories, titanic doesn’t have a comparison. Even now, there aren’t any valentines when it’s not aired on movie channels. The beautiful story revolves around a ship’s journey which eventually meets a sea accident and results in falling apart of two lovers as John, the protagonist dies. But, even after his death, their love remains the same to Rose.
Initial release: 18 November 1997 (London)
Cast: Leonardo Di Caprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Gloria Stuart
Director: James Cameron
Featured song: My Heart Will Go On
Box office: 218.7 crores USD
THE DARK KNIGHT
The name is solely enough to describe why and how is The Dark Knight the benchmark of all the superhero movies. Nolan definitely took the comic movie standard to another level. The movie plot revolves around the criminal happenings the greatest city Gotham which gets struck by the best villain of all times Joker. Batman AKA Bruce Wayne succeeds in winning The Joker and saving the city being the silent guardian, a watchful protector – The Dark Knight!
Release date: 18 July 2008 (India)
Cast: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Cillian Murphy, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman
Director: Christopher Nolan
Box office: 100.5 crores USD
Awards: Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, People’s Choice Award for Favorite Movie, MTV Movie Award for Best Villain, Empire Award for Best Film, Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Action Movie
The movie story is about a moon pandora where a paraplegic marine goes for a special task mission but ends up bonding emotionally with the place and falling in love.
Release date: 18 December 2009 (India)
Cast: Zoe Saldana, Sam Worthington, Michelle Rodriguez, Stephen Lang
Director: James Cameron
Box office: 279 crores USD
Budget: 23.7 crores USD (2009)
Film series: Avatar Series