The greatest films of all time endure us for all types of reasons. They are known to provide us with all types of characters that we fall in love with, provides us with plots that turn and twist, depict us with different experiences that change our lives, and even thrills us by providing incredible filmmaking craft. The greatest movies of all time range from classic movies to even contemporary work offering us heartwarming comfort, a big chapter of laughter, iconic scares, and even pulse-pounding suspense. Here in this article, we are going to list the top ten greatest movies of all time.
1. Titanic (1997)
We all know that James Cameroon doesn’t do things by halves. His movie about The Titanic or the sinking of the world’s biggest cruise liner of 1912 was one of the most expensive films ever made. The movie suffered a difficult overrunning shoot and critics even predicted it to be a career-ending flop. However, over time it turned out to be one of the most successful and greatest films of all time both in terms of awards, recognition and in the box office. This film undoubtedly made him the King of the Hollywood World.
2. The Exorcist (1973)
The movie Exorcist is probably one of the best horror masterpieces that are ever directed by William Friedkin. The movie shows how a twelve-year-old girl gets possessed by a demon having a reputation of a shocker, with head spin and pea soup vomit and even crucifix abuse moments that were sighted almost regularly. However, the reason for which it chills so deeply is the way it sustains and builds an atmosphere that is consistent all throughout the movie.
3. Home Alone (1990)
The movie Home Alone is probably one of the most iconic movies released in the ’90s which depicts the story of a young lad who was left all alone in a house. The movie is directed by Chris Columbus and was further produced by John Huges. Furthermore, the movie is known to star actors like Joe Pesci, Macaulay Culkin, Catherine O’Hara, Daniel Stern, and John Heard. The key actor of the movie Macaulay Culkin was also nominated for the Golden Globe award for being the best actor. The movie shows us the story of an eight-year-old troublemaker who tries to protect his house from a pair of burglars while he was accidentally left alone in his house by his family during the Christmas season.
4. Duck Soup (1933)
The Duck Soup released in 1933 is a classic comedy movie starring the Marx brothers. The movie was directed by Leo McCarey and it is even known to be marked as the last film to feature all the four Marx brothers together. Surprisingly the movie Duck Soup didn’t earn much in the box office but it wasn’t a flop altogether. This film has got the tag of a masterpiece by several critics and even today this film is considered to be one of the most iconic comedy films ever made especially in Hollywood history.
5. Some Like It Hot (1959)
If you are a man and if you have a taste for Hollywood black and white classics then we are sure you are going to get crazy over the beautiful actress in the movie Marilyn Monroe. The movie got released in 1959 and was directed by Billy Wilder starring Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, and Tony Curtis in the lead role. The story of the movie is about two different musicians who were dressed in drag in order to hide out from the gangsters whom they saw commit the St. Valentine’s day massacre. This movie was one of its kind featuring cross-dressing as well as playing the concept of homosexuality in films.
6. Honey, I Shrunk The Kids (1989)
The movie Honey I Shrunk The Kids is a 1989 release American sci-fi comedy film. The key plot of the movie is about an old scientist who accidentally shrinks his kids to a quarter of an inch with the help of a shrinking machine. The movie was bankrolled by Penney Finkelman Cox and was directed by Joe Johnston.
7. Four Weddings And A Funeral (1994)
The movie four weddings and a funeral is a British romantic comedy film released in 1994 starring Andie MacDowell, and Hugh Grant in the leading roles. The unusual or unexpected title of the film denotes that the film would be both interesting as well as funny, to begin with. The movie follows the romantic story of Carrie and Charles who met each other at four different weddings and even a funeral justifying the unusual title of the film. Furthermore, this movie also marks the beginning of several films that feature the collaboration of Huge Grant with screenwriter Richard Curtis.
8. American Pie (1999)
The very first part of the movie American Pie was released way back in 1999 and it was directed by Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz. It is one such movie that can be watched even today. The plot of the movie centers on five best friends who attend East Great Falls High. The film was a box office hit and it even spawned three direct sequels called American Pie 2, American Wedding, and American Reunion.
9. The Game Plan (2007)
This movie “The Game Plan” was written by Kathryn Price, Nichole Millard, and Audrey Wells. The story in this film is all about a footballer and his personal life. The costars of the game plan movie include Kyra Sedwick, Dwayne Johnson, Madison Pettis, Morris Chestnut, and Roselyn Sanchez.
10. The Hangover (2009)
The movie Hangover can be easily considered to be one of the best comedy films of the current times. The movie shows us the experience of four friends who were set off on a trip to Las Vegas in order to celebrate the wedding of Dong. However, things started to look ugly as they wake up from their previous night’s hangover only to find Dong missing. The overall search for Dong turns out to be a laughter ride for the viewers thereby enlisting the film into one of the best comedy films of all time in Hollywood.
So, here is our list of the top ten most entertaining classic movies of all time. In case you like reading our articles, don’t forget to have a glance at our website.