Description:The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.
, Shariff Earp
, Duan Sanderson
, Alex R. Hibbert
Tags:Coming Of AgeLgbtBased On PlayRevengeBullying
Description:The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.
Description:As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.
, Bryan Cranston
, Alan Arkin
, John Goodman
Description:With his wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron Matt King takes his daughters on a trip from Oahu to Kauai to confront the young real estate broker, who was having an affair with Elizabeth before her misfortune.
, Shailene Woodley
, Amara Miller
, Nick Krause
Description:Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.
Description:The story of the life of an impoverished Indian teen Jamal Malik, who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of "Who Wants to be A Millionaire?", wins, and is then suspected of cheating.
Description:Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. Based on the British romance novel by Ian McEwan.
, Ailidh Mackay
, Brenda Blethyn
, Julia West
Tags:Surprise EndingWorld War TwoNonlinear TimelineBased On NovelFamily RelationshipsBetrayalReference To William Shakespeare
Description:Brokeback Mountain is an Ang Lee film about two modern day cowboys who meet on a shepherding job in the summer of ’63. The two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a life long relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
15. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King(2003)
Release Date:01 Dec 2003
Countries:USA| New Zealand
Languages:English | Quenya | Old English | Sindarin
Description:Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.
, Ali Astin
, Sean Astin
, David Aston
Tags:SurvivalViolenceMonsterBased On NovelTragedyBetrayalInsanityGood Versus EvilFriendship
Description:"The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a surprising, transcendent moment of shared recognition.
, Julianne Moore
, Meryl Streep
, Stephen Dillane
Tags:Female ProtagonistNonlinear TimelineBased On NovelTragedyTrue LoveFriendshipF Rated
Description:As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
, Tom Sizemore
, Edward Burns
, Barry Pepper
Tags:War CrimeViolenceWorld War TwoDark HumorBased On True StoryNonlinear TimelineU.S. MilitaryPrisoner Of WarU.S. ArmyRescue MissionFriendshipBlockbuster
Description:Told from the perspective of businessman Oskar Schindler who saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory. Schindler’s List is based on a true story, illustrated in black and white and controversially filmed in many original locations.
, Ben Kingsley
, Ralph Fiennes
, Caroline Goodall
Tags:Concentration CampBased On BookFriendship Between MenViolenceWorld War TwoBased On True StoryRacismHolocaustGood Versus EvilFriendshipCompassionBlockbuster
Description:Wounded Civil War soldier John Dunbar tries to commit suicide -- and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he's assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.
, Mary McDonnell
, Graham Greene
, Rodney A. Grant
Tags:Self DiscoveryViolenceTough GuyBased On NovelPrisoner Of WarCowboyTough GirlFriendshipVoice Over NarrationBlockbuster
Description:Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937.
, Robert Redford
, Klaus Maria Brandauer
, Michael Kitchen
Tags:Based On BookFemale ProtagonistWorld War OneBased On True StoryFriendshipVoice Over NarrationBlockbuster
Description:A science fiction fairytale about an extra-terrestrial who is left behind on Earth and is found by a young boy who befriends him. This heart-warming fantasy from Director Steven Spielberg became one of the most commercially successful films of all time.
, Henry Thomas
, Peter Coyote
, Robert MacNaughton
Description:Norman is a curmudgeon with an estranged relationship with his daughter Chelsea. At Golden Pond, he and his wife nevertheless agree to care for Billy, the son of Chelsea's new boyfriend, and a most unexpected relationship blooms.
, Henry Fonda
, Jane Fonda
, Doug McKeon
Description:Ted Kramer's wife leaves her husband, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.
, Meryl Streep
, Jane Alexander
, Justin Henry
Tags:CourtroomBased On NovelFamily RelationshipsChristmasAfiFriendshipBlockbuster
Description:When world heavyweight boxing champ Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers pick palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark.
Director:John G. Avildsen
, Talia Shire
, Burt Young
, Carl Weathers
Tags:National Film RegistryViolenceTough GuyCult FilmChristmasAfiBoxingFriendshipCompassionBlockbuster
Description:While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse Mildred Ratched.
, Peter Brocco
, Dean R. Brooks
, Alonzo Brown
Tags:Cult FilmBased On NovelBased On PlayMotivationalAfiInsanityGood Versus EvilCompassionBlockbuster
Description:The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during the First World War and then the October Revolution.
Description:King Henry II of England comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant Thomas à Becket, who finds his true honor by observing God's divine will rather than the king's.
, Peter O'Toole
, John Gielgud
, Gino Cervi
Tags:Friendship Between MenNonlinear TimelineBased On PlayBetrayalFriendship
Description:An epic about British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological instability threatens to undermine his achievements.
, Alec Guinness
, Anthony Quinn
, Jack Hawkins
Tags:National Film RegistryViolenceWorld War OneBased On True StoryNonlinear TimelineBritish MilitaryAfiInsanityPoliticsBlockbuster
Description:A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped British soldiers.
Director:J. Lee Thompson
, David Niven
, Anthony Quinn
, Stanley Baker
Description:After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.
Description:To ensure a full profitable season, circus manager Brad Braden engages The Great Sebastian, though this moves his girlfriend Holly from her hard-won center trapeze spot. Holly and Sebastian begin a dangerous one-upmanship duel in the ring, while he pursues her on the ground.
Description:Don Birnam, a long-time alcoholic, has been sober for ten days and appears to be over the worst... but his craving has just become more insidious. Evading a country weekend planned by his brother and girlfriend, he begins a four-day bender that just might be his last - one way or another.
, Jane Wyman
, Phillip Terry
, Howard Da Silva
Tags:National Film RegistryBased On NovelRise And FallReference To William Shakespeare
Description:Youthful Father Chuck O'Malley led a colorful life of sports, song, and romance before joining the Roman Catholic clergy, but his level gaze and twinkling eyes make it clear that he knows ...
, Barry Fitzgerald
, Frank McHugh
, James Brown
Tags:National Film RegistryWorld War TwoBlockbuster