Shop now Shop now</arg> Shop now Shop now Shop now Learn More Shop now Shop now Learn more Shop Fire Shop Kindle Listen with Amazon Music Unlimited Shop now Shop now

25 superb movies, no specific order, all must-sees

"phimister9"
 
Fanny and Alexander [DVD] [1982]
Fanny and Alexander [DVD] [1982]
"Possibly the most astounding, breath-taking film ever."
Hiroshima Mon Amour [DVD]
Hiroshima Mon Amour [DVD]
"A stunning, expressive portrait of a world in turmoil. Poetic"
Naked [VHS] (1993)
Naked [VHS] (1993)
"Why the hell isn't this available on DVD in the UK?! One of the best British movies ever, an unsung masterpiece of black humour, desperate emotions and sombre philosophy"
Au Revoir Les Enfants   (DVD) (Subtitled)
Au Revoir Les Enfants (DVD) (Subtitled)
"Surely the most moving film ever. Never mawkish, this protrayal of friendship and death in Nazi-occupied France is heartbreaking."
A One and a Two (Yi Yi) [DVD]
A One and a Two (Yi Yi) [DVD]
"Surely the best film of the last 5 years. 3 hours that shoot by. Humane and thoughtful, blissfully melancolic."
Chungking Express [DVD] [1994] [1995]
Chungking Express [DVD] [1994] [1995]
"Definitely Wong's best film. Deeply melancolic, stunning visuals, a gripping plot. Asian cinema is probably the best around at the moment"
The Night of the Hunter [DVD] [1955]
The Night of the Hunter [DVD] [1955]
"Critics lambasted this when it came out. Today, it is recognised as one of the most challenging and macabre films of the era. Truly deserved!"
The Shining [DVD] [1980]
The Shining [DVD] [1980]
"Horror with brains. And stunning photography. And excellent acting (Jack Nicholson). And heart-stopping terror."
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (2 Disc Special Edition) [1975] [DVD]
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (2 Disc Special Edition) [1975] [DVD]
"Quite possibly the best acting performance ever. And one of the most enthralling, intelligent movies ever to be released in Hollywood"
Dolls [DVD] [2002] [2003]
Dolls [DVD] [2002] [2003]
"One of the most heart-breakingly melancolic films ever made. The stunning images, mournful music and grim philosophy blend into a magical movie cocktail of gripping style."
Fallen Angels [DVD] [1996] [US Import] [NTSC]
Fallen Angels [DVD] [1996] [US Import] [NTSC]
"Wong's other masterpiece. Grim, nocturnal, claustrophobic and unbelievably cool."
Taxi Driver [DVD]
Taxi Driver [DVD]
"The seventies were the pinnacle of the american film history, and this was one of the crowning moments of the decade. A sombre trip into NYC's darkest corners delivers this moving tale of human loss."
Psycho (1960) [DVD]
Psycho (1960) [DVD]
"Alfred Hitchcock's towering masterpiece. One of the great modern horror movies"
The Deer Hunter: Special Edition (2 discs) [DVD] [1979]
The Deer Hunter: Special Edition (2 discs) [DVD] [1979]
"The best war movie ever."
Le Corbeau: The Raven [DVD]
Le Corbeau: The Raven [DVD]
"A chilling, fierce diatribe against small-town narrow-mindedness. Cruel, cold and darkly humourous."
Happy Together [1997] [DVD]
Happy Together [1997] [DVD]
"A sincere, vibrant, powerful love story. Thrilling intensity, stunning visuals and groovy soundtrack."
Midnight Cowboy [DVD] [1969]
Midnight Cowboy [DVD] [1969]
"This film was the start of my passion for film. In many ways it remains the best movie ever. Buy it, just for the acting. Then fall in love with the whole movie."
Elephant [DVD] [2004]
Elephant [DVD] [2004]
"There has never been a film like this before. Absolutely stunning, a virtuoso masterpiece of cinematic and scriptwriting invention"
Mulholland Drive [DVD] [2002]
Mulholland Drive [DVD] [2002]
"David Lynch adds heart to his insane universe and delivers a haunting love film with a truly inventive, masterful style."
Lost in Translation [DVD] [2004]
Lost in Translation [DVD] [2004]
"It was long time since I'd enjoyed a film this much. Touching, sincere and funny. A true gem."
Reservoir Dogs (2 Disc Special Edition) [1993] [DVD]
Reservoir Dogs (2 Disc Special Edition) [1993] [DVD]
"Stylish, pulsating, hilarious. One of the greatest crime movies of all time."
Hana-Bi [DVD] [1998]
Hana-Bi [DVD] [1998]
"Another tragic masterpiece from Kitano. And one of the most haunting and innovative crime movies you'll find."
Before The Rain [VHS] [1995]
Before The Rain [VHS] [1995]
"Has yet to make it to DVD, it seems. If you're lucky enough to be able to see this, you won't be disappointed. A truly stunning tale of war and separation, an unsung masterpiece"
Once Upon A Time In America [DVD] [1984]
Once Upon A Time In America [DVD] [1984]
"A sweeping, epic masterpiece with stunning visuals and intense performances. could this be the greatest gangster movie ever?"
Vampyr [DVD] [1932] [US Import]
Vampyr [DVD] [1932] [US Import]
"A gothic masterpiece! There are lessons here for anyone hoping to make horror movies one day."