Sunday, June 13, 2010

List of my favorite movies

I thought of listing down some of my favorite films I've watched and can still remember. I love action mystery thriller! I'm not into war movies... except for "Green Zone" and "The Hurt Locker".

2010 - favorites
  • Green Zone (action thriller war, directed by Paul Greengrass, stars Matt Damon, inspired by non-fiction book "Imperial Life in the Emerald City" by journalist Rajiv Chandrasekaran)

2010 - interesting
  • The Town (crime, drama, directed by Ben Affleck, stars Ben Affleck, John Hamm)
  • Burlesque (musical romance, directed by Steve Antin, stars Cher, Christina Aguilera)
  • Shutter Island (psychological mystery-thriller, directed by Martin Scorsese, stars Leonardo DiCaprio, based on novel by Denis Lehane) 
  • Daybreakers (science fiction horror, directed by Michael and Peter Spierig, stars Ethan Hawke)

2009 - favorites
  • Up in the Air (comedy-drama, directed by Jason Reitman, stars George Clooney, based on novel by Walter Kirn)
  • State of Play (political thriller, directed by Kevin MacDonald, stars Russel Crowe)
  • The Hurt Locker (war, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, stars Jeremy Renner)
  • Up (computer-animated comedy adventure, by Pixar Animation Studios)
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (fantasy adventure, directed by David Yates, stars Daniel Radcliffe, based on novel by J.K. Rowling)
  • The Hangover (screwball comedy, directed by Todd Phillips)

2009 - interesting
  • Avatar (epic science fiction, directed by James Cameron)
  • Sherlock Holmes (action mystery, directed by Guy Ritchie, stars Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law)
  • Angels & Demons (mystery thriller, directed by Ron Howard, stars Tom Hanks, based on novel by Dan Brown)
  • A Single Man (drama, directed by Tom Ford, stars Colin Firth and Julianne Moore, based on novel by Christopher Isherwood) 

2008 and before film - favorites
  • The Dark Knight (2008 superhero thriller, directed by Christopher Nolan, stars Christian Bale)
  • Iron Man (2008 superhero, directed by John Favreau, stars Robert Downey Jr.)
  • Inside Man (2006 crime-drama, directed by Spike Lee, stars Clive Owen, Denzel Washington, and Jodie Foster)
  • Gladiator (2000 historical epic, directed by Ridley Scott, stars Russel Crowe)
  • Farenheit 9/11 (2004 documentary, directed by Michael Moore)
  • The Shawshank Redemption (1994 drama, directed by Frank Darabont, stars Tim Robbins)
  • Frost/Nixon (2008 historical drama, directed by Ron Howard, stars Frank Langella and Michael Sheen, based on play by Perter Morgan)
  • The Bourne Identity (2002 spy, directed by Paul Greengrass, stars Matt Damon, based on novel by Robert Ludlum)
  • The Bourne Supremacy (2004 spy mystery thriller, directed by Paul Greengrass, stars Matt Damon, based on novel by Robert Ludlum)
  • The Bourne Ultimatum (2007 spy, directed by Paul Greengrass, stars Matt Damon, based on novel by Robert Ludlum)

2008 and before film - interesting
  • The Da Vinci Code (2006 mystery thriller, directed by Ron Howard, stars Tom Hanks, based on novel by Dan Brown)
  • American Ganster (2007 crime, directed by Ridley Scott, stars Denzel Washington and Russel Crowe)
  • WALL-E (2008 computer animated science fiction, by Pixar Animation Studios)
  • The Reader (2008 drama, directed by Stephen Daldry, stars Kate Winslet, based on novel by Bernhar Schlink)

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