If you love to see movies then you must see the top ten from the list of IMDB movies that have stood the test of time due to their high-level performances and dramatic achievements. In such movies the story behind every scene is replete with nuances and the plot that unfolds before your eyes leave a marked effect on your thoughts and reasoning so that its remains a classic forever.
The Shawshank Redemption
This is a 1994 film and has been written and directed by Frank Darabont. The central characters of this film are a banker who has been sentenced to life in Shawshank state penitentiary and a fellow prisoner who has been jailed for contraband smuggling and jail warden. The banker is played by Tim Robbins, the contraband smuggler by Morgan Freeman and jail warden by Bob Guntan. The film unfolds the story of prison menace and numerous twists and turns for the characters and ultimately they manage to get redemption.
This is a classic 1972 movie that broke all box offices for a decade and more. It is also rated as one of the most grossing films that were made. It became a classic on its own with the role of Marlon Brando as Vito Corleone and his undecided son who takes the reign of the underworld gang. Written by Mario Puzo the movie shows the great acting skill of Al Pacino as the ageing Don’s son. Later the son takes over the responsibilities and turns it into even greater success.
The Dark Knight
This is a story replicate of Batman comics and the picture became not only a great hit, but showed good triumphing over evil in a classic way. Bruce Wayne (Batman), Oldman (Police lieutenant) and Eckhart (District Attorney) made the film to make it to US National Registry of The Library of Congress.
12 Angry Men
This is a 1957 American courtroom drama directed by Sydney Lumet. The entire shooting save for some 3 minutes, the entire drama was shot in a jury room. Here, 12 men deliberate and argue over the acquittal and conviction of an 18-year-old man.
Directed by Steven Spielberg this 1993 movie not only became a box office hit but had some rave reviews and is at once adjudged as a classic. Shot in black and white the movie was about a German businessman who initially supported the Nazi to set up factories and only to realize the dark side of the Nazi dictators He then helps many Jews to escape by employing them at his factory.
Lord of the Rings – The Return of the King
This is a 2003 movie and is based on the epic saga written by J. R. R. Tolkien. In this movie, Gandalf and Anagom take the World of Men to Mount Doom and the One Ring. There are several unique breathtaking adventures in Middle Earth and is a must-see if you really want to forget all about life here.
This is a 1994 movie that is full of violence and then at last redemption. The story revolves around 2 mob hitmen, 2 dinner bandits, a boxer and a gangster and his wife. This one is a classic due to its unique presentation and plot and stars John Travolta, Samuel L Jackson, Bruce Willis, Tim Roth, Ving Rhames and Uma Thurman.
The Good the Bad and the Ugly
This is an adaptation of the Italian Classic and is shot on 1966. It stars Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef and Eli Wallach. It is generally believed that Clint Eastwood became famous due to this film. The plot is about 3 gunslingers rushing to find a fortune in a buried cache. The plot is during the period of the American Civil War and the New Mexico Campaign.
The Forrest Gump
It’s a well-enacted comedy-drama that went on to become a box office hit when launched in 1994. It stars Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson and Sally Field. It depicts Forrest Grumps several decades of life and has been adjudged a classic.
Star Wars Episode V-The Empire Strikes Back
This is a 1980 movie is brilliantly shot American epic saga movie and has a string of casts in it. Even those that have nothing to do with the world beyond our own would stick through it till the end. It is engrossing and has become one of the top-grossing films.