Around 6500 films are produced worldwide every year. The selection is correspondingly large. Whether comedy, action or romance film, there are suitable films for every taste. Many films are purely for entertainment and do not leave a lasting impression. Finding the few masterpieces in the crowd is difficult. Here is our list of the top 10 must-see films.
10) A Perfect World
The 1993 film “A Perfect World” with Kevin Costner and Clint Eastwood is without a doubt one of the best road movies. The film deals with the friendship between a kidnapper and his hostage, a little boy.
This 1996 drama is based on real events. The film is set by a group of teenagers who, after a prank that goes catastrophically wrong, are taken to a prison where they are brutally treated. A chance encounter with a guard thirteen years later gives them an unexpected chance to get revenge on the guards.
8) Thelma & Louise
The US road movie “Thelma & Louise” from 1991. In the film, Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis play two best friends, Thelma and Louise, who set off on an adventure. The harmless excursion soon leads to a terrible escape from the police.
7) Pulp Fiction
The 1994 film “Pulp Fiction” by Quentin Tarantino is without a doubt one of the must-see films. It is not for nothing that this masterpiece is listed on the American Time magazine’s All-Time 100 Movies List. In four stories full of violence and redemption, the film shows the lives of two killers, a boxer, a gangster and his wife, as well as two bandits.
6) Schindler’s List
This masterpiece by director Steven Spielberg from 1993 plays about how a German industrialist employed around 1200 Jews in his armaments factories during World War II and thus saved them from certain death in the Auschwitz extermination camp.
5) Dangerous Minds
In this 1995 film, actress Michelle Pfeiffer plays an English teacher who teaches at Inner-City High School in East Palo Alto. The film is about the problems of adolescent students and the efforts of a committed teacher.
This American feature film from 1993 was one of the first major Hollywood films to critically deal with the treatment of AIDS sufferers and homosexuals. The starring roles are Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington. The original song “Streets of Philadelphia” by Bruce Springsteen is also known.
The 1995 film “Casino” by director Martin Scorsese is one of the best Mafia films of all time. It’s a story of greed, deception, money, power, and murder.
2) La vita è bella
With the film “La vita è bella” from 1997, Roberto Benigni, who directed, co-wrote the script and played the leading role, created an absolute masterpiece. The film is so unique that it is almost impossible to believe.
Another Mafia masterpiece by director Martin Scorsese from 1990. The film tells of the ruthless rise of a gangster in the 1960s / 1970s. In addition to the godfather of one of the most impressive Mafia films of all time.