1934 It Happened One Night

It Happened One Night

It Happened One Night
1934
IMDb: 8.1
105 min

A renegade reporter and a crazy young heiress meet on a bus heading for New York, and end up stuck with each other when the bus leaves them behind at…

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
1928 The Passion of Joan of Arc

The Passion of Joan of Arc

The Passion of Joan of Arc
1928
IMDb: 8.2
114 min

A classic of the silent age, this film tells the story of the doomed but ultimately canonized 15th-century teenage warrior. On trial for claiming she’d spoken to God, Jeanne d’Arc…

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Genre: Drama, History
1967 Cool Hand Luke

Cool Hand Luke

Cool Hand Luke
1967
IMDb: 8.1
127 min

When petty criminal Luke Jackson is sentenced to two years in a Florida prison farm, he doesn’t play by the rules of either the sadistic warden or the yard’s resident…

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Genre: Crime, Drama
1955 Pather Panchali

Pather Panchali

Pather Panchali
1955
IMDb: 8.3
125 min

Impoverished priest Harihar Ray, dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work.

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Genre: Drama
1966 Persona

Persona

Persona
1966
IMDb: 8.1
83 min

A young nurse, Alma, is put in charge of Elisabeth Vogler: an actress who is seemingly healthy in all respects, but will not talk. As they spend time together, Alma…

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Genre: Drama
1975 Dersu Uzala

Dersu Uzala

Dersu Uzala
1975
IMDb: 8.2
142 min

A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the…

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1992 Aladdin

Aladdin

Aladdin
1992
IMDb: 8.0
90 min

Princess Jasmine grows tired of being forced to remain in the palace, so she sneaks out into the marketplace, in disguise, where she meets street-urchin Aladdin. The couple falls in…

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1976 Network

Network

Network
1976
IMDb: 8.1
121 min

When veteran anchorman Howard Beale is forced to retire his 25-year post because of his age, he announces to viewers that he will kill himself during his farewell broadcast. Network…

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Genre: Drama
1940 Rebecca

Rebecca

Rebecca
1940
IMDb: 8.1
130 min

Story of a young woman who marries a fascinating widower only to find out that she must live in the shadow of his former wife, Rebecca, who died mysteriously several…

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1966 The Battle of Algiers

The Battle of Algiers

The Battle of Algiers
1966
IMDb: 8.1
121 min

Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
1946 The Best Years of Our Lives

The Best Years of Our Lives

The Best Years of Our Lives
1946
IMDb: 8.1
170 min

It’s the hope that sustains the spirit of every GI: the dream of the day when he will finally return home. For three WWII veterans, the day has arrived. But…

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
1959 The 400 Blows

The 400 Blows

The 400 Blows
1959
IMDb: 8.1
99 min

For young Parisian boy Antoine Doinel, life is one difficult situation after another. Surrounded by inconsiderate adults, including his neglectful parents, Antoine spends his days with his best friend, Rene,…

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Genre: Drama
1973 The Exorcist

The Exorcist

The Exorcist
1973
IMDb: 8.1
122 min

12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate…

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Genre: Horror
1940 The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath
1940
IMDb: 8.1
129 min

Tom Joad returns to his home after a jail sentence to find his family kicked out of their farm due to foreclosure. He catches up with them on his Uncle’s…

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Genre: Drama
1939 The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz
1939
IMDb: 8.1
102 min

Young Dorothy finds herself in a magical world where she makes friends with a lion, a scarecrow and a tin man as they make their way along the yellow brick…

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1942 To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be
1942
IMDb: 8.2
99 min

During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier’s efforts to track down a German spy.

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Genre: Comedy, War
1953 Tokyo Story

Tokyo Story

Tokyo Story
1953
IMDb: 8.2
136 min

The elderly Shukishi and his wife, Tomi, take the long journey from their small seaside village to visit their adult children in Tokyo. Their elder son, Koichi, a doctor, and…

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Genre: Drama
2021 Jai Bhim

Jai Bhim

Jai Bhim
2021
IMDb: 8.9
164 min

A pregnant woman from a primitive tribal community, searches desperately for her husband, who is missing from police custody. So as to find her husband and seek justice for them,…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
1965 The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music
1965
IMDb: 8.1
172 min

In the years before the Second World War, a tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children, and…

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1982 Blade Runner

Blade Runner

Blade Runner
1982
IMDb: 8.1
117 min

In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their…

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2003 Memories of Murder

Memories of Murder

Memories of Murder
2003
IMDb: 8.1
132 min

1986 Gyunggi Province. The body of a young woman is found brutally raped and murdered. Two months later, a series of rapes and murders commences under similar circumstances. And in…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
1954 Dial M for Murder

Dial M for Murder

Dial M for Murder
1954
IMDb: 8.2
105 min

An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to have his wife murdered after discovering she is having an affair, and assumes she will soon leave him for the other man…

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Genre: Crime, Thriller
1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
1939
IMDb: 8.1
129 min

Naive and idealistic Jefferson Smith, leader of the Boy Rangers, is appointed to the United States Senate by the puppet governor of his state. He soon discovers, upon going to…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
1924 Sherlock Jr.

Sherlock Jr.

Sherlock Jr.
1924
IMDb: 8.2
45 min

A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend’s father’s pocketwatch.

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1925 The Gold Rush

The Gold Rush

The Gold Rush
1925
IMDb: 8.2
95 min

A lone prospector ventures into Alaska looking for gold. He soon gets mixed up with some burly characters, falls in love with the beautiful Georgia, and tries to win her…

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1926 The General

The General

The General
1926
IMDb: 8.2
67 min

During America’s Civil War, Union spies steal engineer Johnnie Gray’s beloved locomotive, ‘The General’—with Johnnie’s lady love aboard an attached boxcar—and he single-handedly must do all in his power to…

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1957 The Seventh Seal

The Seventh Seal

The Seventh Seal
1957
IMDb: 8.1
96 min

When disillusioned Swedish knight Antonius Block returns home from the Crusades to find his country in the grips of the Black Death, he challenges Death to a chess match for…

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Genre: Drama, Fantasy
1954 On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront
1954
IMDb: 8.1
108 min

Terry Malloy dreams about being a prize fighter, while tending his pigeons and running errands at the docks for Johnny Friendly, the corrupt boss of the dockers union. Terry witnesses…

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Genre: Crime, Drama
1949 The Third Man

The Third Man

The Third Man
1949
IMDb: 8.1
93 min

In postwar Vienna, Austria, Holly Martins, a writer of pulp Westerns, arrives penniless as a guest of his childhood chum Harry Lime, only to learn he has died. Martins develops…

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Genre: Mystery, Thriller
1959 Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur
1959
IMDb: 8.1
212 min

In 25 AD,Judah Ben-Hur, a Jew in ancient Judea, opposes the occupying Roman empire. Falsely accused by a Roman childhood friend-turned-overlord of trying to kill the Roman governor, he is…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
1957 Wild Strawberries

Wild Strawberries

Wild Strawberries
1957
IMDb: 8.1
91 min

Crotchety retired doctor Isak Borg travels from Stockholm to Lund, Sweden, with his pregnant and unhappy daughter-in-law, Marianne, in order to receive an honorary degree from his alma mater. Along…

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Genre: Drama
1953 The Wages of Fear

The Wages of Fear

The Wages of Fear
1953
IMDb: 8.2
131 min

In the South American jungle, supplies of nitroglycerine are needed at a remote oil field. The oil company pays four men to deliver the supplies in two trucks. A tense…

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1959 Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot
1959
IMDb: 8.2
121 min

Two musicians witness a mob hit and struggle to find a way out of the city before they are found by the gangsters. Their only opportunity is to join an…

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1950 Rashomon

Rashomon

Rashomon
1950
IMDb: 8.2
88 min

Brimming with action while incisively examining the nature of truth, “Rashomon” is perhaps the finest film ever to investigate the philosophy of justice. Through an ingenious use of camera and…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
1974 Chinatown

Chinatown

Chinatown
1974
IMDb: 8.2
130 min

Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband’s extra-marital affair, Gittes…

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2001 A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind
2001
IMDb: 8.2
135 min

John Nash is a brilliant but asocial mathematician fighting schizophrenia. After he accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

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Genre: Drama, Romance
1961 Yojimbo

Yojimbo

Yojimbo
1961
IMDb: 8.2
110 min

A nameless ronin, or samurai with no master, enters a small village in feudal Japan where two rival businessmen are struggling for control of the local gambling trade. Taking the…

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Genre: Drama, Thriller
1939 Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind
1939
IMDb: 8.2
238 min

The spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner is forced to use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty, following Maj. Gen. William Sherman’s “March…

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
1963 The Great Escape

The Great Escape

The Great Escape
1963
IMDb: 8.2
172 min

The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocate them to a high-security ‘escape-proof’ camp to sit out…

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1948 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
1948
IMDb: 8.2
126 min

Fred C. Dobbs and Bob Curtin, both down on their luck in Tampico, Mexico in 1925, meet up with a grizzled prospector named Howard and decide to join with him…

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