With most of us locked up inside our houses or in self-quarantine then one common feeling among us is of being bored. Being bored with mundane days and nights, with nothing exciting to do. Well, one thing you can do is turn on the television to watch some movie and be entertained but then we all know if you turn on Sony Max, you will most probably see Suryavansham playing for the 9251862651 time! But this isn’t 1990s or early to mid-2000s, we are in 2020 and we have much better option with us- Netflix and Amazon Prime!
Here’s the most entertaining and the only movie list you need right now!
A QUIET PLACE (2018)
The story is about Abbott family in post-apocalyptic world where they are being hunted by some creatures who hunt by sound. It’s tough to survive but we do what we got to do for the sake of our family. It stars Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe along with others.
The movie is based on Stephen King’s novel by the same name. Horror stories and Stephen King goes hand in hand. And when a movie is based on his novel, one can be sure of it being completely horrific. This movie is based in a town called, Derry, where a clown named Pennywise has reappeared and many children have started disappearing.
THE SHINING (1980)
Again, it’s based on a Stephen King novel by the same name which is a psychological horror. The lead character of the movie, Jack, moves with his family into an isolated hotel taking the position of a caretaker unaware of the hotel’s terrible past. What later unfolds is beyond anyone’s imagination, except of course of Stephen King.
GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR (2019)
Don Koch is an ex-lawyer, who is seeking to begin a new life with his pregnant wife in the suburbs of Chicago where he buys a dilapidated house which he intends to renovate by himself. Everything that he tries to change either appears to be haunted or bleeds. Even though a neighbour tries to warn him but he is adamant at staying there. Watch the movie to see what happens next.
THE EXORCIST (1973)
It is a supernatural horror movie based on a novel by William Peter Blatty who is also the producer and the screen writer of the movie. Chris MacNeil is an actress, shooting in Georgetown for a movie that is to be directed by her friend and she is living with her 12 year old daughter Regan who has started acting weirdly ever since she played on a Ouija board
FORREST GUMP (1994)
Any movie list that’s listing drama movies is incomplete without this Tom Hanks starrer. Forrest Gump is a kind-hearted but slow witted man from Alabama and the movie depicts several decades of his life through-out which he unknowingly or unwittingly has been a part of several historical events in the 20th century United States. It is based on a novel of the same name by Winston Groom.
THE IRISHMAN (2019)
It is a multi-starrer movie starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Al Pacino along with others and is directed by the legendary Martin Scorsese. The movie is based on De Niro’s character, a delivery taxi driver who becomes a hitman involved with mobster Russel Bufalino and the powerful Jimmy Hoffa.
It is a sci-fi romantic drama starring Joaquin Pheonix wherein Joaquin’s character Theodore develops a relationship with Samantha, who is an artificially intelligent virtual assistant. Samantha is voiced by Scarlett Johansson. It is a must-watch movie for all movie lovers, wherein not only Theodore, even others watching would fall in love with Samantha.
THE GODFATHER (1972)
It is a crime-drama based on a novel of a same name by Mario Punzo. It is the first movie of the very famous Godfather-trilogy. It features an ensemble cast with the story spanning a decade from 1945 to 1955 focussing on Corleone family where one of the son turns from an outsider to a mafia boss
FIVE FEET APART (2019)
It is one of those movies that is bound to make you cry, yes even you, the brave-hearts! The movie is inspired by a real life couple Dalton and Katie Prager who suffered from cystic fibrosis, a rare genetic disease. Both the lead characters try to have a relationship despite having to stay at a distance of five feet all the time so as to not make the other’s health deteriorate.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER (2011)
It is the first movie with Chris Evans as Captain America and the fifth movie of the MCU franchise. Back in the 1940s, Steve Rogers was rejected from enlisting for military recruitments due to health problems, later at an exhibition, a doctor approaches Steve and allows him to enlist. The doctor enlists him in the super-soldier experiment, see how the weak Steve transforms into Captain America on Netflix.
THE AVENGERS (2012)
The is the first movie of the Marvel Avengers Assemble and that’s all we are going to say about it without giving out any spoilers.
THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM (2007)
It is the third instalment but the highest rated movie of the Jason Bourne series. This time around he is no more a CIA assassin and is dealing with amnesia. With very few memories of his past and few flashbacks, he is set out to find a CIA agent.
MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (2015)
It is a sci-fi fantasy and action movie set in a post-apocalyptic time where the lead character Max, is a survivor and is continuously haunted by his family’s death. The place he is at present is captured by tyrant Immortan Joe and his army War Boys who has also captured him and kept him as Universal Blood donor. He wants to escape but gets captured but he keeps trying, watch the movie to know how he succeeds.
JOHN WICK (2014)
It is the first movie of the John Wick series. The story is focused on John, the central character of the movie who is searching for the men who broke into his house stole his vintage car and also killed his puppy, which were the last gifts from his deceased wife.
SHUTTER ISLAND (2010)
Shutter Island was rated one of the top ten films of 2010, released a decade ago, this movie focuses on two U.S. Marshalls who are investigation the missing of one of the patients at the psychiatric facility.
FIGHT CLUB (1999)
Fight club is counted amongst the most iconic movies of all time. It is based on a novel of the same name by Chuck Palahnuik in the which the narrator when bored with his white collar job forms a fight club but things soon take a different turn than expected.
GONE GIRL (2014)
It is a psychological thriller movie based on a novel of a same name by Gillian Flynn wherein the man name Nick Dunne is in the epicentre of the media when his wife, Amy has disappeared on their fifth wedding anniversary and everyone’s suspicion including the detective is on him.
It is one of the most viewed movie on Netflix within 4 weeks of its streaming. Though the movie received average reviews, it was rather much loved by the audience. The movie follows a woman, Sandra Bullock, as she tries to navigate this post-apocalyptic world and protect herself and two children from some supernatural being that makes people look at them and eventually commit suicide.
The movie stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Robert Downey Jr. among others wherein Jake’s character is a cartoonist at a newspaper agency and loves solving puzzles. Through his puzzle solving skills, he believes he is close to revealing the identity of the Zodiac killer.
12 YEARS A SLAVE (2013)
It is a biographical period drama based on the memoir of Solomon Northup, a New York state-born free African American man who was on the pretext of giving a fortnightly job in Washington is kidnapped by 2 men and sold to slavery.
It is a drama historical movie based on Homer’s epic Illiad portraying a battle between the ancient kingdom of Troy and Spartan. The war took place when the prince of Troy, Paris, fell for the Spartan king’s wife Helen and takes her back to Troy.
SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET (1997)
Seven Years in Tibet is an American biographical war drama of Australian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer about his experiences in Tibet between 1944-1951 who was taken as a Prisoner of War during the 2nd World War while he and his another partner were mountaineering in British India and later fled the prison to Lhasa, Tibet. They are welcomed their and soon gets acquainted with 14th Dalai Lama, who is still a boy and becomes one of his tutor. Later even becoming his close friend.
It is a Christopher Nolan film based on Dunkirk evacuation of World War II. The movie with its ensemble cast got nominated at almost all the award shows along with wining 3 academy awards for Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing and Best Film Editing.
We sincerely hope you found this list entertaining. Also we would like to give a small tip to all the movie lovers and the ones who uses Netflix. Well, if you don’t like to watch a movie alone (though this time you have to) or if you would like to watch this with your special someone living faraway then there is this Google Chrome extension called Netflix Party, which syncs your Netflix movie on both or as many devices you want no matter how far you are! Enjoy peeps!