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29 Movies That Everyone Should See At Least Once


29 Movies That Everyone Should See At Least Once

These are must watches.

Sony Pictures Classics

1. The Princess Bride

20th Century Studios

2. Forrest Gump

Paramount Pictures

3. Airplane

Paramount Pictures

“I just want to say good luck, we’re all counting on you.”


4. The Shawshank Redemption

Castle Rock Entertainment

“‘Five hundred yards. That’s the length of five football fields, just shy of half a mile.’ God dammit, I love Morgan Freeman’s voice.”


5. Schindler’s List

Universal Pictures

“Everyone should watch Schindler’s List once, and probably only once.”


6. Spirited Away

Studio Ghibli

7. 12 Angry Men

Orion-Nova Productions

“It’s such a great movie and holds up well for being over 60 years old.”


8. The Green Mile

Castle Rock Entertainment

“Such an incredibly powerful film. Was my personal favorite for many years.”


9. American History X

New Line Cinema

10. Amélie


Amélie is fucking delightful.”


11. City of God

Globo Filmes

City of God is just life wrapped up in one film, ranked as a movie to see before you die.”


12. Grave of the Fireflies

Studio Ghibli

“[Grave of Fireflies], especially if you’re the sort of person who thinks animated movies are for kids only. Animation has the potential to tell poignant, mature stories and that movie is a great example of that.”


13. Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Michael White Productions

“If someone has not seen Monty Python and the Holy Grail, they are incomplete as a person.”


14. Up


“I know it’s a kid’s movie, but the first five minutes really wake me up to how precious life is.”


15. Requiem for a Dream

Protozoa Pictures

“That shit will scare you from ever doing drugs in your life.”


16. Life Is Beautiful

Melampo Cinematografica

Life Is Beautiful breaks my heart every time.”


17. Saving Private Ryan

DreamWorks Pictures

“It’s an amazing movie, but the first 20 minutes or so with the beach scene…that should be required watching. War is not something the average person will ever experience, but that scene shows some horrific imagery. Plus it’s just a good damn movie.”


18. The Silence of the Lambs

Orion Pictures

19. Back to the Future

Amblin Entertainment

20. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Paramount Pictures

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it.”


21. Dead Poets Society

Touchstone Pictures

22. Pulp Fiction

23. Boyz n the Hood

Columbia Pictures

24. The Breakfast Club

Universal Pictures

“Everyone should watch The Breakfast Club before starting high school.”


25. The Blues Brothers

Universal Pictures

“It’s my favorite movie of all time. There’s so much awesome stuff in it. Plus tons of absolute music legends.”


26. Goodfellas

Warner Bros.

“I love this movie. I don’t know why, but as a child it was always one of my favorites. It brings back a lot of nostalgia for me and is oddly a good Saturday afternoon, easy-watching movie for me.”


27. It’s a Wonderful Life

Liberty Films

“It’s such a nice film with a nice message, even if you don’t celebrate Christmas, and I think we always need a bit more happiness in our world.”


28. Good Will Hunting

29. The Truman Show

Scott Rudin Productions

“Good afternoon, good evening, and good night!”


Which movie do you think everyone should watch at least once in their life?

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