Steven Spielberg

Ready Player One

Ready Player One

Ready Player One
IMDb: 7.5
140 min

When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.

The Post

The Post

The Post
IMDb: 7.2
116 min

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country\'s first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.

The BFG

The BFG

The BFG
IMDb: 6.4
120 min

The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It\'s lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, or any of the other giants—rather than the BFG—she would have soon become breakfast. When Sophie hears that the giants are flush-bunking off to England to swollomp a few nice little chiddlers, she decides she must stop them once and for all. And the BFG is going to help her!

Bridge of Spies

Bridge of Spies

Bridge of Spies
IMDb: 7.6
141 min

During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers\' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate his release. Donovan boards a plane to Berlin, hoping to win the young man\'s freedom through a prisoner exchange. If all goes well, the Russians would get Rudolf Abel, the convicted spy who Donovan defended in court.

Lincoln

Lincoln

Lincoln
IMDb: 7.3
149 min

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President\'s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

Genre: Best 2012
War Horse

War Horse

War Horse
IMDb: 7.2
146 min

Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.

Genre: Best 2011
The Adventures of Tintin

The Adventures of Tintin

The Adventures of Tintin
IMDb: 7.3
107 min

Intrepid young reporter, Tintin, and his loyal dog, Snowy, are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine suspects him of stealing a priceless treasure. Tintin and Snowy, with the help of salty, cantankerous Captain Haddock and bumbling detectives, Thompson and Thomson, travel half the world, one step ahead of their enemies, as Tintin endeavors to find the Unicorn, a sunken ship that may hold a vast fortune, but also an ancient curse.

Genre: Best 2011
Indiana Jones And The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Indiana Jones And The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Indiana Jones And The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
IMDb: 6.1
122 min

Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. After being captured and then escaping from them, Indy is coerced to head to Peru at the behest of a young man whose friend – and Indy\'s colleague – Professor Oxley has been captured for his knowledge of the skull\'s whereabouts.

Munich

Munich

Munich
IMDb: 7.5
164 min

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and execute those responsible for the attack.

War Of The Worlds

War Of The Worlds

War Of The Worlds
IMDb: 6.5
116 min

Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.

The Terminal

The Terminal

The Terminal
IMDb: 7.4
128 min

Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d\'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he\'s stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he\'s holding a passport that nobody recognizes. While quarantined in the transit lounge until authorities can figure out what to do with him, Viktor simply goes on living – and courts romance with a beautiful flight attendant.

Catch Me If You Can

Catch Me If You Can

Catch Me If You Can
IMDb: 8.1
141 min

A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not only eludes capture, he revels in the pursuit.

Minority Report

Minority Report

Minority Report
IMDb: 7.6
145 min

John Anderton is a top \'Precrime\' cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they\'re committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge.

Artificial Intelligence AI

Artificial Intelligence AI

Artificial Intelligence AI
IMDb: 7.2
146 min

David, a robotic boy—the first of his kind programmed to love—is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final acceptance by humans or machines, David embarks on a journey to discover where he truly belongs, uncovering a world in which the line between robot and machine is both vast and profoundly thin.

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan
IMDb: 8.6
169 min

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.

Amistad

Amistad

Amistad
IMDb: 7.3
155 min

In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in Connecticut, and their release becomes the subject of heated debate. Freed slave Theodore Joadson wants Cinque and the others exonerated and recruits property lawyer Roger Baldwin to help his case. Eventually, John Quincy Adams also becomes an ally.

The Lost World: Jurassic Park

The Lost World: Jurassic Park

The Lost World: Jurassic Park
IMDb: 6.6
129 min

Four years after Jurassic Park\'s genetically bred dinosaurs ran amok, multimillionaire John Hammond shocks chaos theorist Ian Malcolm by revealing that Hammond has been breeding more beasties at a secret location. Malcolm, his paleontologist ladylove and a wildlife videographer join an expedition to document the lethal lizards\' natural behavior in this action-packed thriller.

Schindler’s List

Schindler’s List

Schindler’s List
IMDb: 8.9
195 min

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park
IMDb: 8.1
127 min

A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. However, the park is anything but amusing as the security systems go off-line and the dinosaurs escape.

Hook

Hook

Hook
IMDb: 6.8
142 min

The boy who wasn\'t supposed to grow up—Peter Pan—did just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. But a trip to see Granny Wendy in London, where the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps Peter\'s kids and forces Peter to return to Neverland, could lead to a chance at redemption, in this family-oriented fantasy from director Steven Spielberg.

Always

Always

Always
IMDb: 6.4
122 min

Pete Sandich is a reckless fire-fighting pilot who is killed in what was to have been his final mission. Ascending to Heaven, Pete is introduced to business-like angel who instructs the spectral Pete to pass on his aviation knowledge to his young successor. While doing so, Pete also smoothes the course of romance for his earthly girlfriend who, after several months of grieving, finally falls in love with another man.

Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade

Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade

Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade
IMDb: 8.2
127 min

When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana must team up with Marcus Brody, Sallah and Elsa Schneider to follow in his father\'s footsteps and stop the Nazis from recovering the power of eternal life.

Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun
IMDb: 7.7
153 min

Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor named Basie, who looks out for him while they are in the camp together. Even though he is separated from his parents and in a hostile environment, Jamie maintains his dignity and youthful spirits, providing a beacon of hope for the others held captive with him.

The Color Purple

The Color Purple

The Color Purple
IMDb: 7.8
154 min

An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie\'s abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing \"Mister\" Albert Johnson, things go from bad to worse, leaving Celie to find companionship anywhere she can. She perseveres, holding on to her dream of one day being reunited with her sister in Africa. Based on the novel by Alice Walker.

Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom

Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom

Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom
IMDb: 7.6
118 min

After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

Twilight Zone: The Movie

Twilight Zone: The Movie

Twilight Zone: The Movie
IMDb: 6.5
101 min

Four directors collaborated to remake four episodes of the popular television series \'The Twilight Zone\' for this movie. The episodes are updated slightly and in color (the television show was in black-and-white), but very true to the originals, where eerie and disturbing situations gradually spin out of control. \"A Quality of Mercy\", \"Kick the Can\", \"It\'s a Good Life\", and \"Nightmare at 20,000 Feet\".

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
IMDb: 7.8
115 min

After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie, and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark
IMDb: 8.4
115 min

When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.

1941

1941

1941
IMDb: 5.8
118 min

It\'s been six days since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Panic grips California, supposedly the next target of the Japanese forces. Everywhere in California, people are suffering from war nerves. Chaos erupts all over the state. An Army Air Corps Captain, a civilian with a deranged sense of Nationalism, civilian defenders, and a Motor Pool crew all end up chasing a Japanese sub planning to attack LA.

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Close Encounters of the Third Kind
IMDb: 7.6
135 min

After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

Jaws

Jaws

Jaws
IMDb: 8.0
124 min

An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.

The Sugarland Express

The Sugarland Express

The Sugarland Express
IMDb: 6.8
110 min

Married small-time crooks Lou-Jean and Clovis Poplin lose their baby to the state of Texas and resolve to do whatever it takes to get him back. Lou-Jean gets Clovis out of jail, and the two steal their son from his foster home, in addition to taking a highway patrolman hostage. As a massive dragnet starts to pursue them across Texas, the couple become unlikely folk heroes and even start to bond with the captive policeman.

Duel

Duel

Duel
IMDb: 7.6
90 min

Travelling businessman, David Mann, angers the driver of a rusty tanker whilst crossing the Californian desert. A simple trip turns deadly as Mann struggles to stay on the road while the tanker plays cat and mouse with his life.