Movies play a significant role in our daily lives. Some people watch movies just for entertainment, Some watch to escape from reality and some watch to learn from them. Movies make us feel something. Films allow us to escape and give us hope. No matter what the reason is movies do make a massive impact on our lives. There are so many great movies that can make you fall in love with them. We can not make a perfect list of it but there are some movies which can not be erased from our minds because they have something in them that we can’t explain, You have to watch those movies. Here are the top best movies on amazon prime India.
10: FIGHT CLUB(1999):
This thriller, mystery masterpiece is directed by David Fincher and distributed by 20th-century fox in 1999. It stars Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Helena Bonham Carter, etc. The movie is based on Chuck Palahniuk’s 1996 novel ‘Fight Club’.
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In the story of this movie, There is this completely depressed man (Edward Norton) who is fed up with his boring life and suffering from Insomnia and meets a strange soap salesman Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt). The narrator (Edward Norton) is fed up with Capitalism. He is unable to find any real human connections so he fills his life with materialistic stuff. Then comes Tyler who represents true freedom from the modern world. Tyler has a philosophy that he has figured out about life everyone is trapped by jobs and they are being cheated out by capitalist people by promising happy life. There is no happy life out there and we all are slaves. These two bored men form an underground club with strict rules where they fight other people who are fed up with their frustrating lives. After that, they create an anti-materialist and anti-corporate organization to erase the debt records of people by destroying buildings of credit card companies. This is our 10th in our Top best movies on amazon prime India.9: Back to the future(1985):
9: Back to the future(1985):
This Sci-fi, adventurous comedy movie is directed by our favorite director Robert Zemeckis and distributed by Universal Pictures. It stars Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, and Thomas F. Wilson, etc.
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In 1985 a teenager named Marty Mcfly (Michael J. Fox) lives in Hill Valley, California with their parents and siblings. Marty is a friend of an eccentric scientist Emmet Brown (Christopher Lloyd) who has made a Time Machine from a modified DeLorean. It was made from stolen Plutonium. Doc brown swindled it from Libyan Terrorists. Doc Brown called Marty to record his invention on the video camera in a parking lot then those terrorists come and shot Doc Brown. When they saw Marty they wanted to kill him too so Marty got in DeLorean and drives it to escape from the terrorists. When DeLorean gets to 88 miles/ hour it went into the year 1955. You have to watch the movie to know how Marty comes back to the current day and how he fixes things in the year 1955 for a better future. This is our 9th our top best movies on amazon prime India.
8: Good Will Hunting(1997):
This American Drama movie is directed by Gus Van Sant and distributed by Miramax Films. It is written by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. It stars Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, etc.
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It’s a story of self-taught natural genius troubled man Will Hunting (Matt Damon). He works as a Janitor at MIT, and he spends his free time drinking with his step-brother Chuckie, and his friends Billy, and Morgan. While working at MIT professor Gerald Lambeau posts a very difficult mathematics problem on the blackboard as a challenge for his graduate students. Will solves it within seconds secretly. When the professor finds out about it. The professor convinces him to work with him but he refuses. Will and his friends fight a gang that contains a member who used to bully Will as a child. Will is arrested after he attacks a responding police officer. Lambeau sits in on his court appearance. He arranges for him to avoid jail time if he agrees to study mathematics under Lambeau’s supervision and participate in psychotherapy sessions. Lambeau arranges top therapists to treat Will but Will makes fun of all therapists. One day will meets Professor’s Old friend and therapist Dr. Sean Maguire. From that day everything changes. You have to watch this masterpiece for full disclosure. It’s one of the best-written drama movies. It’s at number 8 in our top best movies on amazon prime India.
7: The Green Mile(1999):
The Green Mile is an American Drama movie directed by Frank Darabont and distributed by Warner Bros and Universal Pictures. The movie is based on Stephen King’s novel ‘The Green Mile’. It stars Tom Hanks, David Morse, Michael Clarke Duncan, Bonnie Hunt, etc.
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Paul Edgecomb (Tom Hanks) works in Cold Mountain Penitentiary’s death row as an officer where convicted people are being executed. Paul is introduced to a very tall African-American man named John Coffey (Michael Clarke Duncan). John Coffey has been sentenced to death after being found guilty of raping and murdering two young girls. There are other convicted also with him spending their last days. Paul realizes that John Coffey has some supernatural powers that can heal people. John heals Paul’s bladder infection. Then Paul begins to think if John is truly guilty of killing two young girls? Here begins the battle of good and evil. The movie is long but the direction and storytelling are superb. You won’t be disappointed after watching it. It’s at number 7 in our top best movies on amazon prime India.
6: Saving Private Ryan(1998):
Saving Private Ryan is an outstanding war movie directed by Versatile director Steven Spielberg and distributed by Dream Works Pictures and Paramount Pictures. It stars Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, and Vin Diesel.
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If you want to watch the most realistic war movie of all time, This is it. The movie starts as U.S. troops land at Omaha Beach as a part of the Normandy invasion, Caption John H. Miller (Tom Hanks) leads his men as he receives an order from the United States Department Of War that James Francis Ryan(Matt Damon) a Paratrooper is gone missing in German-held territory. U.S. Government found out that all three brothers of Private Ryan have been killed in the war. General orders John H. Miller that Ryan needs to be found and sent home safely so that his family will not lose all its sons. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home. This is how the story goes in the movie. This is the probably best war movie that you can ever see. If you want to see what a war looks like in real life then you should watch the movie. It’s at number 6 in our top best movies on amazon prime India.
5: The Dark Knight(2008):
The Dark Knight is a movie based on DC Comics Superhero character Batman and it’s a squeal of Batman Begins. This Superhero action movie has been directed by Christopher Nolan and distributed by Warner Bros. It stars Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, and Aaron Eckhart.
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Since the release of the movie, It has become one of the greatest superhero movies ever made. Batman(Christian Bale) is watching closely Gotham city’s crime rate with his allies Lt. Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and DA HarveyDent (Aaron Eckhart) and tries to bring criminals to justice. But all of the sudden a young criminal calling himself the Joker (Heath Ledger) comes and starts creating chaos in Gotham City. Batman has to stop him but It becomes a very hard task for batman as Joker has all the cards. The movie is a gem for movie buffs. The character of Joker who was portrayed by Heath Ledger is really next level. Christopher Nolan’s direction and storytelling will give you a roller-coaster ride. A must-watch movie for every movie lover. It’s at number 5 in our top best movies on amazon prime India.
4: A Beautiful Mind(2001):
A Beautiful Mind is a biographical drama film directed by Ron Howard and distributed by Universal Pictures. The movie is based on the book ‘A Beautiful Mind’ by Sylvia Nasar. Movie stars Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, etc.
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The movie has been made on the life of Nobel Prize-winning economist and mathematician John Forbes Nash. After graduate school John (Russell Crowe) turns to teaching, becoming romantically involved with his student Alicia (Jennifer Connelly). Meanwhile, the government asks for his help with breaking Soviet codes, which soon gets him involved in a terrifying conspiracy plot. Nash grows more and more paranoid until a discovery turns his entire world upside down. He becomes mentally ill. His wife supports him all the time. This is kind of romantic. The acting of Russell Crowe is amazing. You can watch the full movie to find out how John got out of mental illness. This movie is so inspiring and motivating. It’s a must-watch movie. It’s at number 4 in our top best movies on amazon prime India.
3: Into The Wild(2007):
Into The Wild is a biographical adventure drama film directed by Sean Penn and distributed by Paramount Vintage. The movie is based on the book ‘Into The Wild’ by Jon Krakauer. It stars Emile Hirsch, Marcia Gay Harden, William Hurt, Jena Malone, etc.
It’s the story of a 20-year-old college graduate from Emory University, top student Christopher McCandless (Emile Hirsch) abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity, and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. He disagrees with modern society after discovering that his parents lied to him, and he and his sister Carine were born out of wedlock. While exploring, Christopher encounters a series of adventures and people that will all shape him in a unique, meaningful way. He has a handful of books about survival and edible wild plants. He finds an abandoned bus where no bus should be and makes it his home. He calls it “The Magic Bus”. He tries hunting, but not very successfully. He lives off the land, but the land is a zero-tolerance system. If you are a person that likes to travel alone or to read David Henry Thoreau this movie is made for you. Although It’s a really mindful must-watch movie for everyone. The direction and the acting in this movie are pretty awesome. It’s at number 3 in our top best movies on amazon prime India.
2: Forrest Gump(1994):
Forrest Gump Is a Comedy-Drama movie directed by Robert Zemeckis and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The movie is based on the novel ‘Forrest Gump’ by Winston Groom. Movie stars Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field, etc.
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The movie follows the life of Forrest (Tom Hanks) in the 20th century U.S. Forrest is a low I.Q. man with leg braces to fix his curved spine. Forrest lives in Alabama with his single mom(Sally Field) who runs a boarding house and always inspires him to live beyond his disabilities. He is bullied by a group of children but he is a kindhearted man. The movie is focused on Forrest Gump and the incidents that occur during his life, but during each period in his life, he always thinks about Jenny and how important she is to him. While Gump eventually achieves the majority of the things he hoped to do during his journey of life but he found so difficult to win the heart of his beautiful friend Jenny Curran. This movie is so simple but a masterpiece. It will cheer you up. If you are giving up hope, This movie will give you hope and motivation. Robert Zemeckis + Tom Hanks combo make it a must-watch movie. It’s at number 2 in our top best movies on amazon prime India.
1: Shawshank Redemption(1994):
Shawshank Redemption is a drama movie directed by Frank Darabont and distributed by Columbia Pictures. The movie is based on Stephen king’s ‘Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption. Movie stars Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler, etc. When this movie was released, It was considered as a flop movie but as time goes by People and Critics recognized its true value.
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In the year 1947, a young hot-shot banker Andy Dufrense (Tim Robbins) has been convicted of murdering his wife and her lover. He got two consecutive life sentences. He came to Shawshank Prison in 1947. He is very isolated and lonely at first but becomes friends with Ellis Redding AKA ‘Red’(Morgan Freeman). Everyone thinks that Andy killed his wife and lover but only Andy knows that he didn’t commit that crime. As time goes by Andy helps the dirty Warden with money laundering. He helps other inmates too by setting up an awesome library at the Shawshank Prison. One day he finds proof of his innocence and tells the warden to help him get a new trial. This made Warden Norton furious because he becomes afraid If Andy would reveal his secrets of money laundry. Instead of helping Andy, Warden kills someone that can prove his innocence( I hope I’m not revealing too much about the movie). Andy becomes hopeless and he did something that no one can think of. You have to watch this movie to know. It’s a wonderful movie. The Storytelling Of Morgan Freeman is Marvellous. This is ranked number 1 on IMDb.com. It’s at number 1 in our top best movies on amazon prime India.