There are movies that we have learned to love because it is etched in our memory because of how it was done from the casts, the directing, the plot and everything in between that just makes it such an unforgettable film. Some movies we can relate to, other movies we hope we can become, or other movies just fill up that make-believe and fantasy that gives us a feeling of wonder. While other movies encourage us and some give us something to look forward to. There are just too many reasons these movies tug at our hearts, but they do.
Here are samples of movies that are considered the top 10 best movies of all time.
This movie was filmed ages ago, an American science, fiction film produced and directed by Steven Spielberg.The movie centers on a young boy named Elliot and the gentle alien he has found in their garage. Elliot named the alien E.T. short for extraterrestrial. Elliot brought him home and fed him and with his two other siblings clothe him. E.T. was left on Earth and was deserted alone, prompting him to want to “call home” and for them to get him.
The government, however, learned about his existence and tried to intervene and have camped out at Elliot’s house, bringing all the equipment with them to learn more about the “alien being”.
E.T. at one point died in the movie, but with some twist, he was saved and his kind came back to take him and leave Earth. The story centers on friendship and not giving up on it.
Forrest Gump tells about the story of a slow-witted man who has no negative thoughts in his body. He only has his supportive mother to thank for that. He is like a child in a man’s world, but he succeeds in whatever he focuses his mind on. He has played football, fought in Vietnam, where he even saved a comrade’s life, he also bought his boat to get into the shrimp business and still succeeds. He has such a childlike optimism that seems incorruptible, and people even thought that there is something wrong with his thinking.He succeeded in almost everything he set his mind to do except in getting his childhood crush to love him; he was only important when the need arises.
The Silence of the Lamb
A trainer for FBI academy got the chance to interview a violent psychopath Dr. Hannibal Lecter also a brilliant psychiatrist. Lecter was serving life behind bars for many acts of violence, such as murder and cannibalism. The FBI trainer interviewed Lecter, hoping they could get something out of Lecter to help them solve their current case.Lecter is such a brilliant psychopath that he played with the trainer and showed her his obscure side. The FBI trainer tracks the copycat of Lecter, who continues to terrorize because of his violent way of killing and removing the skin of his victims. In the end, Lecter escaped from prison and the trainer identified and killed the copycat killer.
The Lord of the Rings
Tell about a young Hobbit named Frodo Baggins who will be the savior of mankind. The future of civilization relies upon the One Ring that was lost for centuries and it was being hunted down by powerful forces and must be destroyed before it’s too late. Baggins, who inherited the ring must destroy the One Ring in the fires of Mount Doom where it was forged. It was up to Baggins how he would fight evil forces and traitors around him. He must defend the ring no matter what, even defends it against himself because the ring has the power to control the mind of those who carry it. It can alter the person’s visions and character, but it can mostly make the person out of character to the point of being violent.Baggins fought against it. And there is a pleasant ending.
A story about the ill-fated maiden voyage of the R.M.S. Titanic. It was the pride and joy of the White Star Line because apparently; it was the largest moving object ever built and nothing can sink this ship according to them. The ship carried over a thousand people to their death as the ship sank in the year 1912.The love story of Jack and Rose started on this ship and ended here. Jack was just a simple man with nothing in his pocket, but has his wits and smart with him, while Rose is being courted by a prominent businessman and forced by her parents at the same time. The ending shows Jack dying while protecting and sacrificing himself for Rose to survive the wreck. He died together with a thousand others while Rose survived and lived to recount the story.
Directed by Steven Spielberg and one of the blockbuster movies of all time is Jurassic Park. The story begins with a group of people who were selected to tour an island theme park where prehistoric DNA dinosaurs were created. They were told that the facilities are safe from the dinosaurs and there is no way they would get hurt while they are on the island.Chaos starts when some fierce dinosaurs that are not considered herbivores started acting crazy and attacking humans. The team almost didn’t make it – well, some of them didn’t, but the others managed to leave the place and live another day.
Coming together of all the superheroes to fight off different nemesis. The biggest of them all is Thanos. He has the Infinity stones and has controlled it, thus, he became too powerful even for The Avengers. He managed to turn the people and the Avengers into ash. Everyone disintegrates, and it left only two of the Avengers alive like Nebula and Stark. Fury who manages the Avengers still gets to send a last distress signal to Captain Marvel asking for help.The final part of the movie centers on the Avengers fighting Thanos and bringing back the team to their err.. human form. Others died like the main character Iron Man.
They left some people hanging and waiting for more twists in the story, but to this date, that’s all there is to it.
Tells about the story of the “boy who lived” and his name is Harry Potter. He has the blood of a wizard as his parents have magical powers. But his parents were killed when he was just a baby by their nemesis, Voldemort. The adventure begins when Harry went to the magical wizarding school and met his friends Hermione and Ron, who were with him in every adventure and magical combat with the dark magicians or wizards. Voldemort kept on trying to kill him so he can be the most powerful, but Harry being him (a great and smart wizard) still escapes every time.Voldemort tried so hard to kill Harry and all those who side with him. This is a story of good against evil and about fighting for those you love.
Some movies may have a shallow storyline to other people but to some, it is their movie that even if they repeatedly watch it, they will not tire of watching the film. Some even touch them the same way when they watched it the first time.
We cannot tell the reason, but maybe it awakens our minds or it may touch our hearts at one point or give us a certain vision about things. But it doesn’t matter how it affects each of us as long as it is something positive that we can use while we are out of the movie theater.