Essential DVD's

A Listmania! list by Leegrids "leegrids"
 
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Two Disc Theatrical Edition) [DVD] [2001]
1.  The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Two Disc Theatrical Edition) [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Elijah Wood
The list author says:
  "A modern classic. Leaves you longing for the next two movies."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (363 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

L.A. Confidential [1997] [DVD]
2.  L.A. Confidential [1997] [DVD] DVD ~ Kevin Spacey
The list author says:
  "Great acting, excellent story. Highly recommended."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (123 customer reviews)

The Usual Suspects (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1995]
3.  The Usual Suspects (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1995] DVD ~ Kevin Spacey
The list author says:
  "One of the best endings to a movie I can remember. The first time you see it you just gasp. Great stuff!!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (150 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Pulp Fiction [DVD] [1994]
4.  Pulp Fiction [DVD] [1994] DVD ~ John Travolta
The list author says:
  "Another movie you can't believe the first time you see it. I guarantee you'll be re-arranging the scenes in your head into the right order!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (271 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The Matrix [1999] [DVD]
5.  The Matrix [1999] [DVD] DVD ~ Matrix / Movie
The list author says:
  "Awesome special effects. Where are those sequels??"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (300 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

Gladiator (2000) - Two Disc Set [DVD]
6.  Gladiator (2000) - Two Disc Set [DVD] DVD ~ Russell Crowe
The list author says:
  "More amazing special effects. Makes you feel like it was actually shot in ancient Rome. The battle scenes are stunning."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (601 customer reviews) | 15 customer discussions

The Shawshank Redemption [DVD] [1995]
7.  The Shawshank Redemption [DVD] [1995] DVD ~ Tim Robbins
The list author says:
  "I can't believe this wasn't a bigger hit at the box office. Heartwarming story and amazing acting."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (445 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Training Day [2002] [DVD] [2001]
8.  Training Day [2002] [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Denzel Washington
The list author says:
  "I've only seen this movie once. I can see why Denzel finally won an oscar for this role. Brilliant acting."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Green Mile [DVD] [1999]
9.  The Green Mile [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Tom Hanks
The list author says:
  "A movie to do a book justice? Surely not! I've read the book and this beats it hands down. A wonderful movie that will have even the toughest person in tears!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (288 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Hurricane [DVD] [2000]
10.  The Hurricane [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Denzel Washington|Vicellous Reon Shannon
The list author says:
  "More wonderful acting by Denzel. Tells the true story of boxer Rubin ' Hurricane' Carter's fight to clear his name. More inspirational stuff!"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Scream Trilogy Box Set [DVD]
11.  Scream Trilogy Box Set [DVD] DVD ~ David Arquette
The list author says:
  "I love a good scary movie and Scream re-invented the slasher flick. I love the humour of these films as well as the suspense."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

The Godfather Trilogy (5 Disc Box Set) [DVD]
12.  The Godfather Trilogy (5 Disc Box Set) [DVD] DVD ~ Marlon Brando
The list author says:
  "Only one word is needed.... classic."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (438 customer reviews) | 18 customer discussions

Seven - 2 Disc Set [DVD]
13.  Seven - 2 Disc Set [DVD] DVD ~ Brad Pitt
The list author says:
  "Dark, atmospheric serial killer movie. Another one with a shock ending. I love a good plot twist!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (200 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Liar Liar [DVD] [1997]
14.  Liar Liar [DVD] [1997] DVD ~ Jim Carrey
The list author says:
  "Had to throw in a side splitting comedy or two. Jim Carrey is not everyone's taste, but this film had me crying with laughter!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

Rush Hour 2 [DVD] [2001]
15.  Rush Hour 2 [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Jackie Chan
The list author says:
  "Hard to choose between 1 and 2. Great action and very funny too!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Planes, Trains & Automobiles [1987] [DVD]
16.  Planes, Trains & Automobiles [1987] [DVD] DVD ~ Steve Martin
The list author says:
  "Classic comedy. I defy anyone not to laugh out loud at the car rental scene! Steve Martin and John Candy at their best."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (162 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Halloween (2 Disc Special Edition) [1978] [DVD]
17.  Halloween (2 Disc Special Edition) [1978] [DVD] DVD ~ Donald Pleasence
The list author says:
  "The original, and still the best slasher movie ever. The sequels got progressively worse (until Halloween H2O restored some pride). This has it all... suspense, scary killer and even scarier music!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (227 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

American Pie Box Set: The Complete Pie [DVD] [2001]
18.  American Pie Box Set: The Complete Pie [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Jason Biggs
The list author says:
  "More hilarious comedy. These are great movies. Reminisce about growing up and when you lost your cherry! Great fun!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest [DVD] [1975]
19.  One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest [DVD] [1975] DVD ~ Jack Nicholson
The list author says:
  "I'm a huge Jack Nicholson fan, and this has got to be his finest moment. The kind of role he was born to play. A wonderful movie."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (182 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

As Good As It Gets [DVD] [1998]
20.  As Good As It Gets [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Jack Nicholson
The list author says:
  "More classic Jack. Another role that could have been written for him, or at least his talent makes it look that way. Classic grumpy old man with a heart!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (119 customer reviews)

Goodfellas [1990] [DVD]
21.  Goodfellas [1990] [DVD] DVD ~ Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "I love this movie. Brilliant soundtrack, great acting and a gripping story."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (217 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Casino [DVD] [1996]
22.  Casino [DVD] [1996] DVD ~ Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "If, like me, you love The Godfather and Goodfellas then you'll also love this. More classic DeNiro, and another psychotic performance from Joe Pesci!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews)

Saving Private Ryan [DVD] [1998]
23.  Saving Private Ryan [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Tom Hanks
The list author says:
  "Amazing re-creation of the Omaha Beach landing starts this epic. A true masterpiece. Shows the true horror of what our Grandparents went through and reminds us that we owe them so much."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (342 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Jaws (Anniversary Edition) [1976] [DVD]
24.  Jaws (Anniversary Edition) [1976] [DVD] DVD ~ Roy Scheider
The list author says:
  "Another classic that spawned a few dodgy sequels! I have seen this movie so many times, but can always sit through it again gripped. A true classic."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (301 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Die Hard/Die Hard 2 - Die Harder (Special Edition) [DVD] [1989]
25.  Die Hard/Die Hard 2 - Die Harder (Special Edition) [DVD] [1989] DVD ~ Bruce Willis
The list author says:
  "Love action movies? Then you can't go wrong with these beauties! As with so many movies the first one is the best. The only thing wrong with Die Hard is that Bruce quit Moonlighting to make it!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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