TOP 10 BEST MOVIES FROM ALL THE TIME
the following below are some of he most watched movies that fans have loved from time and time and are very fun to watch.
1. Die Hard (1988)
Die Hard was directed by John McTiernan, is the first installment in the movie franchise“Die hard”. The film is about a New York police detectiveJohn McClane who confronted terrorism in Los Angeles while visiting his estranged wife. The risky chasing action scenes made the nameof Bruce become an international star and helped the film gross $ 138 million. The film also earned critical acclaims forits plot and Willis' performance and received four Academy Awards nominations.
Moreover, it is responsible for elevatingWillis to film leading-man status and took Rickman from relative obscurity to celebrity. Die Hard was considered as one of the bestaction films of all time and the Christmas films ever made because it showed that theaction genre was not dead and redefined what an action hero could be, human and fallibleinstead of muscle-bound and invincible.
2. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
After 7 years since the first installment of the film franchise “Terminator”, itssequel was officially released in 1991. Terminator 2: Judgment Day or T2 was directedand produced by James Cameron. The film starred the old cast such as ArnoldSchwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Robert Patrick, and Edward Furlong who took on the lead roles. Its plot follows the journey of Sarah, John– Sarah’s ten-year-old son and a protector from the future. The three try to prevent the “Judgment Day”,a day in the future from the termination of the machines. After release, T2 not only quickly gainedhuge success with over $520 million in the box office, but also was highly-appreciatedfor the performances of its cast, the action scenes, and its visual effects. Moreover, the film received several accolades,including Academy Awards for Best Sound Effects Editing, Best Sound, Best Makeup, and BestVisual Effects.
3. The Matrix (1999)
If you're a fan of the action movie, the Matrix can’t be ignored. Released in 1999 when the Internet was notas developed as it is today, The Matrix is still worth being one the most classic sciencefiction action films of all time. This movie is the first installment in theMatrix franchise and stars Keanu Reeves and Laurence Fishburne as the lead roles. When the hacker "Neo" uncovers the truth,he is drawn into a rebellion against the machines along with other people who have been freedfrom the Matrix. After release, the film brought viewers extremelyeye-catching footage, profound concepts, and especially the role of machines in controllinghuman life. It was a big box office success with $465million in the revenue against $63 million budget.
4. Gladiator (2000)
Since the early years of the 21st century, the epic historical film has seemed to belong term forgotten, but suddenly found its place thanks to the release of the movie Gladiator. The film was at the helm of the director RidleyScott and starred stars Russell Crowe as the lead role. Crowe portrayed Roman general Maximus, whois betrayed when Commodus murders his father and seizes the throne. Reduced to slavery, Maximus becomes a gladiatorand rises through the ranks of the arena to avenge the murders of his family and his emperor. This role was also considered one of the mostsignificant portray of Crowe's acting career. He was nominated in the Oscar Awards for theBest Actor. After release, "Gladiator" grossed $457 millionworldwide, making it the second highest-grossing film of 2000.
5. Inception (2010)
The film starred Leonardo DiCaprio as a professionalthief who can infiltrate the subconscious of his targets to get their information. He was allowed to erase his criminal historyas payment for the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious. After hitting the theater, “Inception”was greatly-praised for its screenplay, direction, themes, action sequences, visual effects,musical score, and ensemble cast, and was box office success with nearly $830 millionin the reception against a $160 million budget. Plus, Christopher Nolan’s film this timehonorably won 4 Academy Awards including Best Cinematography, Best Sound Editing, Best SoundMixing, and Best Visual Effects. Thanks to these significant achievements,this film has been deemed as one of the most-worth watching movies as of today. Mission: Impossible -
6. Ghost Protocol (2011)
The next fantastic film is the fourth installment in the famous film series “Mission: Impossible”and also Bird's first live-action film. It was considered as the highest-grossingfilm starring Tom up to that time with $694 million worldwide. The film stars Tom Cruise as the lead roleas agent Ethan Hunt who is on the path of catching the terrorist Hendricks (played byMichael Nyqvist). After hitting the theater, this film receivednumerous compliments for its story, Cruise's performance, and nice action scenes. And the most typical scene in the film iswhen Ethan Hunt swung on the world's tallest tower - Burj Khalifa - in Dubai. In this famous risky scene, Tom Cruise didit himself without the help of a stuntman. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film gained a highscore of %94 fresh. Plus, it also earned a lot of nominationsand awards in which included Saturn Awards for Best Action or Adventure Film.
7. Snowpiercer (2013)
This is a movie directed by a Korean director Bong Joon-ho and starring Chris Evans as thelead role. Snowpiercer has a post-apocalyptic background,after a disaster that makes the world come back to Ice Age and the last descendants ofhumanity must live on a train where human issues and the class distinction between therich and the poor is manifested. As a film of Korea but the film gathered manyHollywood stars such as "Captain America" Chris Evans, Oscar-winning actor - OctaviaSpencer, veteran star Ed Harris or British star Tilda Swinton. After release, Snowpiercer earned criticalacclaim and appeared on many film critics' top ten lists of 2014 after its internationalrelease. Gaining over $86 million in the box officeon a budget of $40 million which remains the most expensive Korean production ever.
8. John Wick (2014)
The next one is a neo-noir action-thriller film “John Wick” starring Keanu Reevesas the lead role. John Wick was directed by Chad Stahelski andis the first installment in the John Wick film series. After release, John Wick made the viewersfascinated with its best plot and no redundant details and impressed the fans with many breathlessaction chasing scenes. Moreover, the film received a lot of criticalpraise for the cast’s performances, especially Keanu Reeves’s. It grossed $86 million worldwide against aproduction budget of $20 million. 2 sequels, John Wick: Chapter 2, and JohnWick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum were released in February 2017 and May 2019. Both to comparable critical and commercialsuccess, with another sequel, John Wick: Chapter 4, set for a May 2022 release.
9. Fury Road (2015)
This movie is considered as one of the most impressive movies of 2015. Many nuclear wars happened and destroyed theEarth, turning it into a huge dessert. And human civilization almost vanished. The remnants gathered into wild tribes. They are willing to kill anyone for water,food, and fuel. The film opens with the scene that Mad Maxis imprisoned by the Immortan Joe’s tribe, while Imperator Furiosa tries to run awayfrom the tyrant. Right after release, the film left a strongimpression on the critics. They deemed it unique and different from manyother action films of the same type. And thanks to the high-quality visual effect,the film reached a new level in the development of the action genre. Plus, the film got a fairly high score onRotten Tomatoes with a 97% approval rating.
10. The Fate of the Furious (2017)
And the last action movie in this list today is “The Fate of the Furious”. As you know, The Fast and Furious brand isno longer a strange name to the audience around the world, when it ranks among the top grossingfilms of more than $ 1 billion worldwide. And it has now reached the 8th episodes. The Fate of the Furious is the eight installmentand also the best film in the Fast & Furious franchise. The film was directed by F.
While enjoying this movie, the audience mustbe admired and immersed by the breathless racing action but equally dramatic scenes. Although the film did not get a really highscore on Rotten Tomatoes (Just 67% positive), The Fate of the Furious broke numerous recordsjust after early days of its release. Especially it grossed over $1.2 billion worldwide,making it the third-highest-grossing film of 2017, and the eleventh highest-grossingfilm of all time.