My Top 20 Movies

The Matrix (1999) 136min | Action, Sci-Fi | 31 March 1999 (USA) Summary: A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.
Countries: USALanguages: English
Inception (2010) 148min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 30 July 2010 (South Africa) Summary: A thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a C.E.O.
Countries: USA, UKLanguages: English, Japanese, French
Interstellar (2014) 169min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi | 7 November 2014 (South Africa) Summary: A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.
Countries: USA, UK, CanadaLanguages: English
The Dark Knight (2008) 152min | Action, Crime, Drama | 25 July 2008 (South Africa) Summary: When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, Batman must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.
Countries: USA, UKLanguages: English, Mandarin
Pulp Fiction (1994) 154min | Crime, Drama | 14 October 1994 (USA) Summary: The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster and his wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Countries: USALanguages: English, Spanish, French
The Illusionist (2006) 110min | Drama, Fantasy, History | 1 September 2006 (USA) Summary: In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing.
Countries: USA, Czech RepublicLanguages: English
The Sixth Sense (1999) 107min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 6 August 1999 (USA) Summary: A boy who communicates with spirits seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.
Countries: USALanguages: English, Latin, Spanish
Citizen Kane (1941) 119min | Drama, Mystery | 5 September 1941 (USA) Summary: Following the death of publishing tycoon Charles Foster Kane, reporters scramble to uncover the meaning of his final utterance; 'Rosebud'.
Countries: USALanguages: English, Italian
12 Angry Men (1957) 96min | Drama | 10 April 1957 (USA) Summary: A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.
Countries: USALanguages: English
The Shawshank Redemption (1994) 142min | Drama | 14 October 1994 (USA) Summary: Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
Countries: USALanguages: English
Forrest Gump (1994) 142min | Drama, Romance | 6 July 1994 (USA) Summary: The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, the events of Vietnam, Watergate, and other historical events unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75, whose only desire is to be reunited with his childhood sweetheart.
Countries: USALanguages: English
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) 201min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | 19 December 2003 (South Africa) Summary: Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.
Countries: New Zealand, USALanguages: English, Quenya, Old English, Sindarin
Back to the Future Part II (1989) 108min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi | 22 November 1989 (USA) Summary: After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985...without interfering with his first trip.
Countries: USALanguages: English
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019) 122min | Action, Crime, Drama | 11 October 2019 (USA) Summary: El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie follows fugitive Jesse Pinkman as he runs from his captors, the law and his past.
Countries: USALanguages: English
Fight Club (1999) 139min | Drama | 28 January 2000 (South Africa) Summary: An insomniac office worker and a devil-may-care soapmaker form an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.
Countries: USA, GermanyLanguages: English
The Shining (1980) 146min | Drama, Horror | 13 June 1980 (USA) Summary: A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.
Countries: UK, USALanguages: English
Avengers: Infinity War (2018) 149min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 27 April 2018 (South Africa) Summary: The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.
Countries: USALanguages: English
Amélie (2001) 122min | Comedy, Romance | 5 April 2002 (South Africa) Summary: Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.
Countries: France, GermanyLanguages: French, Russian, English
The Prestige (2006) 130min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 20 October 2006 (USA) Summary: After a tragic accident, two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion while sacrificing everything they have to outwit each other.
Countries: USA, UKLanguages: English
Léon (1994) 110min | Action, Crime, Drama | 14 September 1994 (France) Summary: Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. An unusual relationship forms as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.
Countries: FranceLanguages: English, Italian, French
Memento (2000) 113min | Mystery, Thriller | 6 July 2001 (South Africa) Summary: A man with short-term memory loss attempts to track down his wife's murderer.
Countries: USALanguages: English
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) 137min | Action, Sci-Fi | 3 July 1991 (USA) Summary: A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from a more advanced and powerful cyborg.
Countries: USALanguages: English, Spanish