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My DVD Movie Recommended List (part 1). No particular order

Majuran Umapathee
 
Casablanca -- Two Disc Special Edition [DVD] [1942]
Casablanca -- Two Disc Special Edition [DVD] [1942]
"Bogart at his best in my opinion. Full of killer lines that have made their way into popular culture. I challenge you to see it and not be moved in the slightest"
Contact (Special Edition) [1997] [DVD]
Contact (Special Edition) [1997] [DVD]
"This is a love it or hate it movie. Proper science fiction (Star Wars is just a western in space). Good themes and concepts explored. The ending is metaphorical- just bear that in mind when watching."
The Matrix [1999] [DVD]
The Matrix [1999] [DVD]
"One of few action movies I can see again and again without getting bored. Probably because of the strong visual story elements taken from comics and powerful science fiction concepts behind it"
The Usual Suspects (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1995]
The Usual Suspects (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1995]
"Got to love that twist. Movie's also seen in a different perspective the 2nd time you see it"
Twelve Monkeys [DVD] [1996]
Twelve Monkeys [DVD] [1996]
"You will NOT understand it the 1st time you see this. Everytime you see this, you'll notice something new and you'll realise the genius behind it"
The Godfather Trilogy (5 Disc Box Set) [DVD]
The Godfather Trilogy (5 Disc Box Set) [DVD]
"Ignore part 3 and just enjoy the 1st 2 parts. Some of the top movies of all time"
Citizen Kane : Special Edition [DVD] [1942]
Citizen Kane : Special Edition [DVD] [1942]
"Superb film lauded by critics everywhere. Whilst not in my favourite films of all time, it's not difficult to see why so many people praise it- great story, excellent filming, superb acting."
Platoon [DVD] [1987]
Platoon [DVD] [1987]
"Just watched this again recently, and I'd forgotten how much of an assault on your senses this can be"
Rocky - Special Edition [DVD] [1977]
Rocky - Special Edition [DVD] [1977]
"Wish they'd also release part 2 separately on DVD. A great feelgood movie addressing the question of unrealised dreams and the feats the human spirit is capable of."
Superman The Movie [DVD] [1978]
Superman The Movie [DVD] [1978]
"Great film from my childhood. Excellent DVD transfer and superb features(NOTE superman 2 is also on DVD, but with no features and a poor DVD transfer, get that on on video, but definitely pick it up)"
Pulp Fiction (2 Disc Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1994]
Pulp Fiction (2 Disc Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1994]
"Superb film, and transfer. Just one thing about the DVD- Tarantino seems to have dedicated a lot of the second disc to videos/interviews of himself. Within half an hour, you'll be sick of him."
Beauty & The Beast: Special Edition (2 Disc Collectors Edition) [1992] [DVD]
Beauty & The Beast: Special Edition (2 Disc Collectors Edition) [1992] [DVD]
"Watched this the other day. Got a warm fuzzy feeling when watching. Didn't realise how much I missed it. Great features on DVD too."
Collateral - Single Disc Edition [DVD] [2004]
Collateral - Single Disc Edition [DVD] [2004]
"Tom Cruise makes a surprisingly good villain"
Fight Club - Two Disc Set (1999) [DVD]
Fight Club - Two Disc Set (1999) [DVD]
"You could look for messages in this film, or just sit back and enjoy the ride."
The Silence of the Lambs [DVD] [1991]
The Silence of the Lambs [DVD] [1991]
"Scary film, top DVD. What more do you want?"
Seven - 2 Disc Set [DVD]
Seven - 2 Disc Set [DVD]
"Top movie illustrating the horrors we turn a blind eye to every day. Excellently presesnted DVD packed with features."
Jaws (Anniversary Edition) [1976] [DVD]
Jaws (Anniversary Edition) [1976] [DVD]
"dare you go into the water?"
Toy Story: The Ultimate Toy Box [DVD] [2000]
Toy Story: The Ultimate Toy Box [DVD] [2000]
"Great animated films for those not scared of their inner child"
12 Angry Men [DVD] [1957]
12 Angry Men [DVD] [1957]
"One of my favourite films that not many people have heard of. No big effects just an excellent script and actors firing on all cylinders"
American Beauty [DVD] [2000]
American Beauty [DVD] [2000]
"Beautiful film- this black comedy still manages to bring a smile to my face"
Rashomon [1950] [DVD]
Rashomon [1950] [DVD]
"From one of the greatest directors of all time comes this classic. Truth is in the eye of the beholder"
L.A. Confidential [1997] [DVD]
L.A. Confidential [1997] [DVD]
"A masterpiece in film-noir style. Vivid characterisation."
The Shawshank Redemption [DVD] [1995]
The Shawshank Redemption [DVD] [1995]
"One of the best films ever. This didn't do well at the cinema, but due to word of mouth, it is recognised as the classic it deserves to be"
The Terminator Collection: Terminator 1 & 2 (Special Editions) [DVD]
The Terminator Collection: Terminator 1 & 2 (Special Editions) [DVD]
"Arnie reprising his best role on screen. Two blockbusters that can still leave you on the edge of your seat."
Oliver Twist/Great Expectations [DVD] [1948]
Oliver Twist/Great Expectations [DVD] [1948]
"Two of the best ever adaptaions of Dicken's work by the man who directed Lawrence of Arabia."