More than a century has passed since the time when the lumière brothers first showed the public its "cinematography". The movie is so entrenched in our lives that we have no idea how it is to live in a world where there are no cinemas or the new film can not be download on the Internet.
Much time has passed since the first movie by the Lumiere brothers. Movies first got sound, and then color. In recent decades, the technology used in their films, are developing rapidly. Over the years, has been removed tens of thousands of movies, was born a whole galaxy of brilliant Directors and talented actors.
The most part of films that have been made over the past century, has long been forgotten and interesting is that the film critics and movie historians. But there are pictures, which forever entered the Golden Fund of cinema, they are now interesting to the viewers and watch them still. Those movies – hundreds of them. They are shot in different genres, different Directors, different periods of time. However, there is one thing that unites them: they force the viewer to fully immerse yourself in the reality that lives on the screen. This movie, created by a master of his craft is always another reality that draws you in like a vacuum cleaner and makes to forget about everything.
We have compiled for you a list of ten, which included the best films of all time, although, to be honest, it was very difficult, this list could easily increase several times.
10. The green mile
This movie was released in 1999, it was one of the best works of Stephen king. The Director of the movie was Frank Darabont.
This film tells the story of death row in an American prison. The story told in the film takes place in the early 30-ies of the last century. Here include people sentenced to death in the near future they can expect the electric chair and to the place of their punishment they will be on the green mile.
In one of the cameras gets a very unusual prisoner – the black giant named John Coffey. He is accused of the rape and murder of two little girls. However, it is later revealed that this man is innocent, in addition, he has psychic powers – he can heal people. However, he must accept death for a crime he did not.
The protagonist of the film is the head of this unit – police Gender. John Coffey cures him of a serious illness and Floors to seek to understand his business. When he realizes that John is innocent, then he was faced with a difficult choice: to go on malfeasance or execution of an innocent man.
The picture makes us think about eternal human values, about what awaits us all after the expiration of the life term.
9. Schindler's List
This is a brilliant film, it made one of the most famous Directors of our time – Steven Spielberg.
The plot of this film the fate of a large German industrialist Oskar Schindler. The story takes place during world war II. Schindler is a big businessman and a member of the Nazi party, but he saves thousands of doomed Jews. He organized several companies and hires only Jews. He spends personal money in order to redeem and to save as many prisoners. During the war he saved 1200 Jews.
The film received seven Academy awards.
8. Saving private Ryan
This is another brilliant movie of all time, filmed by Spielberg. The film describes the final phase of world war II and the American troops in France.
Captain John Miller receives an unusual and difficult task: he and his unit must find and extract private James Ryan. The military leadership decides to send the soldier home to his mother.
During the execution of the mission dies John Miller and all the soldiers of his division, but they manage to fulfill its mission.
This film raises the question of the value of human life, even during the war, when, apparently, this value is zero. The film picked up by a great ensemble cast, great special effects, brilliant work of the operator. Some viewers complain about the excessive enthusiasm of the picture and the excessive patriotism, but, in any case, "Saving private Ryan" is one of the best films about the war.
7. Heart of a dog
This movie was filmed in the USSR in the late 80-ies of the last century. The Director Vladimir Bortko. In the scenario based on the eponymous novel of Mikhail Bulgakov.
If Western cinema is strong with its special effects, stunts and huge budgets for films, the Soviet film school is usually focused on acting and directing. "Heart of a dog" is a great film made by the brilliant work of the great masters. He raises acute human issues and harshly criticized the monstrous social experiment that was started in Russia after 1917, cost the country and the world millions of lives.
The plot is this: in the 20-ies of the last century a brilliant surgeon Professor Preobrazhensky puts a unique experiment. He transplant with normal mongrel dog human organs, and the dog begins to transform into a human.
However, this experience had the most deplorable consequences: the person received in such an unnatural way, turning into a complete villain, but still manages to make a career in Soviet Russia. The moral of this film is very simple – no revolution can turn the animal into a useful person. It can only do a daily work and work on yourself. Bulgakov's book was banned in the USSR, the film was able to do just before the agony of the Soviet system. The film strikes a brilliant game of actors: the role of Professor Preobrazhensky, this is definitely the best role of the brilliant Soviet actor Eugene Evstigneeva.
The film was released in 2006, it was shot by a talented Russian Director Pavel Lungin.
The story begins during world war II. The Nazis seized the barge on which stood two men, Anatoly and Tikhon. Anatoly half-heartedly agrees to shoot his friend. He manages to survive, he settled in the monastery, leading a righteous life and assists people who come to him. But remorse for the terrible sin of his youth gives him no peace.
One day to him for help comes the Admiral with his daughter. A girl possessed by the devil. Anatoly expels him and later he finds out the Admiral, the sailor, in whom he once fired. He managed to survive and thus a terrible burden of guilt is removed from Anatolia.
This is a film that lifts the viewer the perennial Christian questions: sin and repentance, Holiness and pride. "Island" is one of the most worthy Russian films of the new time. Of note is the excellent performance of the actors, the excellent work of the operator.
Cult fiction is a history, the first of which appeared on the screen in 1984. After this was filmed four movies, but the most popular are the first two parts, which was created by Director James Cameron.
This is a story about the world of the distant future, where people survived a nuclear war and forced to fight against the evil robots. Machine sent to the past killer robot who must destroy the mother of the future leader of the resistance. The people of the future managed to send a lone soldier-defender. The film raises many relevant topics of modern society: the danger of creating artificial intelligence, the possible threat of a global nuclear war, questions of human destiny and his free will. The role of the killer-terminator played by Arnold Schwarzenegger.
In the second part of the film the machine again sent to the past killer, but now his target is a teenage boy who must lead the people into battle against the robots. People again send the defender, now they becomes the terminator robot, which again plays Schwarzenegger. According to critics and spectators, the second part of this movie was even better than the first (which is rare).
James Cameron has created a world in which there is a struggle between good and evil, and people need to protect their world. It was later made a few more movies about robots-terminators (the fifth film is expected in 2015), but they have not had the popularity of the first parts.
4. Pirates of the Caribbean
This is a series of adventure films created by different Directors. The first film was created in 2003 and immediately became incredibly popular. Today we can say that the films of this series have become part of popular culture. On the basis of their created computer game, in the parks Disney theme set amusement. Pirate romance is a part of our daily life.
It's bright and colorful history that describes the events that took place in the New world in the period from XVI-XVIII century. The real history of the films have a pretty weak connection, but immerse us into the unique romance of Maritime adventure, the boarding fights in the smoke of gunpowder, the pirate treasure, hidden on a distant and mysterious Islands.
All films used stunning special effects, many scenes of battles, of shipwrecks. The main role is played by the brilliant johnny Depp.
One of the best movies filmed ever. Its Director was James Cameron. This fantastic film brings the viewer into another world, which is at a distance of tens of light years from our planet. When creating this painting were used the latest achievements of computer graphics. The film's budget exceeded $ 270 million, however the total fees of this film is already more than $ 2 billion.
The protagonist of the film because of the injury, confined to a wheelchair. He receives an invitation to participate in a special scientific program on the planet Pandora.
The earth is on the brink of ecological disaster. Humanity is forced to search for resources outside the planet. Pandora was discovered a rare mineral that is very important to the earthlings. For a few people (including Jack) have created special bodies – avatars, which they must manage. The planet is home to a tribe of aborigines, which are not enthusiastic about activities of humans. Jack have a better understanding of the natives. However, developments are not as was planned by the invaders.
Usually in films about the contact of humans and aliens, the aliens are aggressive to the inhabitants of the Earth, and they have all means to defend themselves. In the picture Cameron everything is exactly the opposite: the Earthmen are brutal colonizers, and the natives – protect your home.
This film is very beautiful, perfect camera work, excellent acting, and the script, attention to detail transports us into a magical world.
Another cult story, the first of which appeared on screens in 1999. The main character, the programmer Thomas Anderson, living an ordinary life, but he discovers a terrible truth about the world in which he lives and his life changes dramatically.
According to the script of this film, people live in a dream world, information about which machine to invest in their brain. And only a small group of people living in the real world and lead the fight against the machines that took our planet.
Thomas – a special destiny, he is the one. It was destined to become the leader of the human resistance. But this is a very difficult path, on which it waits many obstacles.
1. The Lord of the rings
This gorgeous trilogy filmed by the immortal book by John Tolkien. The trilogy consists of three films. All three parts filmed by Director Peter Jackson.
The plot takes place in the magical world of middle-earth, which is inhabited by people, elves, orcs, dwarves and dragons. The war begins between the forces of good and evil and its most important element is the magical ring accidentally falls for the main hero – the hobbit Frodo. It must be destroyed, and for this ring to be reset to the mouth of fire-breathing mountains.
Frodo, together with loyal friends embarks on a long journey. On the background of this journey unfolds the epic events of the struggle of light and dark forces. Before the audience unfolding bloody battles, wonderful magical creatures, sorcerers weave their spells.
The book Tolkien on which the trilogy filmed, was considered iconic in the fantasy genre, the film does not spoil it and was greeted enthusiastically by all fans of this genre. Despite the slightly frivolous fantasy, but this trilogy picks up in front of the audience the eternal questions: of friendship and loyalty, love and true courage. The main idea that runs through this story is that even the smallest person can change our world for the better. Just take the first step over the threshold of the house.