5 must-watch movies of all time

Have you ever watched a movie and instantly fell in love with it ? Perhaps, it was that character that left you dew-eyed or that particular scene that changed your perspective. Films are bound to leave us awe-struck. Now, here are 5 must-watch movies that I’ve picked up for you.

The Sound of Music

Directed by: Robert Wise

Cast: Julia Andrews, Christopher Plummer

Genre: Musical drama

This must-watch musical broke box-office records of twenty-nine countries and still manages to be an all-time favorite. Maria, an unpretentious nun, is sent as a governess to the von Trapp family. The movie goes on to show how she befriends the seven unruly children of Captain Baron von Trapp. Considered one the best movies of all time, The Sound of music is one of a kind and definitely worth watching.

Troy

Directed by: Wolfgang Peterson

Cast: Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Peter O’Toole, Diane Kruger, Brian Cox, Sean Bean, Brendan Gleeson.

Genre: Historical Fiction / War / Drama

Troy is one of the most expensive films produced in modern cinema. Moreover, it went on to become the 8th highest grossing film of the year 2004. In fact, this must-watch movie is still in the the top 250-highest grossing films of all time. Based on Homer’s Iliad, the film depicts the Trojan war and it’s aftermath. With an ensemble of great actors, Troy, certainly is one of the best movies of all time.

The Lion King (1994)

Directed by: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff

Cast: Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones

Genre: Animated musical

One of the highest grossing and best films of all time, The Lion King is unquestionably a must-watch. The film tells the story of Simba, a young lion cub who conquers his throne in spite of his evil uncle’s vicious plans to overthrow him. Soon after it’s release in 1994, The Lion King became the highest-grossing film of the year and won two Academy Awards.

Titanic

Directed by: James Cameron

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane

Genre: Epic Romance

Titanic is the first film to gross over 1 billion dollars in the first 74 days of it’s release. This extraordinary work would surely be agreed upon by any movie buff as one the best movies of all time. Also, Titanic has one of the most memorable soundtracks in the history of cinema. The theme song of this must-watch movie, ‘My Heart will Go on’ would take any man back to the floating wooden door where Rose bid farewell to her lover. Titanic is by all means one the best movies of all time.

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Cast: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman

Genre: Action/Adventure

Indiana Jones sets out to discover the Biblical ‘Ark of the Lost Covenant’. Raiders of the Lost Ark is sure to thrill and inspire it’s viewers. It is one of the best films and surely one of the highest grossing films of all time. By all means Raiders of the Lost Ark is a movie you must watch before you die.

Source Reference: Wikipedia, Google, www.hollywoodreporter.com,www.imdb.com, http://www.forbes.com

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