15 movies worth watching

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Each of these tapes lasts more than two and a half hours. However, thanks to the work of the directors and the spectacular performances, you don’t realize how quickly time passes.

And if you haven’t seen any of them, we recommend doing it as soon as possible. We at Bright Side are sure that you won’t regret it.

The Green Mile

A mystical cult drama, based on a Stephen King novel about an unusual prisoner named John Coffey, who was sentenced to death. At the time he impressed and made the public and critics believe in miracles. The film was a great success: 4 Oscar nominations, 3 Saturn Awards, and another 10 awards for 23 nominations. It is a very moving movie and impossible to forget.


It is an example of epic cinema, where everything is great: the shots of the city, the bloody battles, and the burning thirst for revenge of Russell Crowe. According to the story, the brilliant General Maximus, an upright and unsophisticated person, became a victim of court intrigues. After miraculously avoiding death, he becomes a gladiator. Only in dreams can he see the wheat fields and hear beautiful music.

The good, the bad, and the ugly

There is no other western that can compare with The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Every phrase in the movie became popular, every scene became classic. The excellent music of Ennio Morricone, the brilliant direction of Sergio Leone, and, of course, the unflappable Clint Eastwood, make this film a masterpiece.

The Lord of the rings

The Lord of the Rings is a monumental work of modern cinema. Even if you haven’t read the books, watching Peter Jackson’s movies will make you want to. The spectacular performance of the cast and the magical music of Howard Shore takes you straight to Middle-earth, even if you don’t believe in fairy tales.

Schindler’s List

The story of Oskar Schindler, a successful businessman, member of the Nazi party who saved the lives of more than a thousand Jews during World War II. The film is a tribute to this heroic deed. The masterpiece is so realistic that it makes a real impact on you.


Will it be possible to create a perfect film? A film where a deep message, an amazing plot, and a spectacular photography work coexist in full harmony? James Cameron decided yes, and created Avatar. It is not just a movie. It is the whole world. Huge, unknown, attractive, new. Here everything is beautiful: the extraordinarily beautiful nature, the incredible animals and insects … But it is better that you see it with your own eyes. Better to see it than to read a hundred reviews on the Internet.


It is one of the cult films that gave rise to countless new ideas and improved the old ones; it is simply a science fiction masterpiece. It is a film where each scene impresses you so much that you almost learn it by heart from the first time you enjoy it.

The seven samurai

It is a film that extremely realistically shows the spirit of medieval Japan. In it, there is no place for the Hollywood scenery, everything looks so natural that the public begins to believe it. The charismatic samurai, a delicate love story, the Japanese-style fight scenes, the social themes, and the deep psychological overtones leave you with a special “flavor” after watching the film.

Once upon a Time in America

Sergio Leone took 20 long years to fully design the idea for this film and how to carry it out. But the wait was worth it, in all these years he “shot” the tape in his head so many times that the end result was a perfect film, free of any kind of flaw.

Apocalypse now

One of the few films that do not have anything of heroism and exaggeration, that shows war as it is: with all its cruelty, meaninglessness, and terror, where human life is worth nothing. Director Francis Ford Coppola did his best to have his work considered a classic film; every episode of it and every key phrase stood the test of time and still remain in the public memory.


William Wallace was a Scottish leader, who fought for Scottish independence in the late 13th century. Mel Gibson’s character is charming, brave, honest, and with a high sense of family. She falls in love with Murron and the two live an almost mystical love story. Gibson, who is also the director of the film, tells a story about the fight for freedom and does it in an excellent way. The film won 5 Oscars.

Meet Joe Black

Anthony Hopkins and Brad Pitt, what else do you need to create a fabulous movie? However, it has more than just the first-rate cast, the film represents a universe in which good and evil intertwine; nobility and dishonor; fear and courage; love and death. They have always been inseparable, but in this film, they come together in such an extraordinary way that it deserves a standing ovation.

Pearl Harbor

Michael Bay made an excellent drama film. Impressive aerial battles keep you tense throughout the film, the acting of the actors adds credibility, and of course, the soundtrack is more than perfect. This movie is definitely worth your time.

The Cloud Atlas Cloud Atlas

The cloud atlas shows that all boundaries and limits are conditional. Through the centuries we commit the same ill-thought-out acts, we sink into our own mistakes and failures. Choosing between freedom and slavery, we must always consider the consequences. By changing one thing, we change another because “everything is connected.”

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s brilliant tale was brought to the big screen in David Fincher’s film, and the film was actually more interesting than the tale. The film undoubtedly leaves a lot to think about. It is surprising that such a complex and unusual film comes out of a story of just 40 pages.