Who doesn’t enjoy movies? They’re a great way to escape reality and see something different. I’ve compiled a list of movies like 3 idiots. Sort them from best to worst, according to your opinion, and introduce you to them.
What are 3 Idiots about?
This movie is directed by Rajkumar Hirani and stars Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Kareena Kapoor. The story follows three friends: Rancho (Amitabh Bachchan), Farhan Qureshi (Sharman Joshi), and Chatur Ramalingam “Conky” Pansare (Madhavan). They are all students at the University of Engineering & Technology in Bombay.
Rancho wants to be a top scientist and for this, he needs an idea that will change the world – but nothing comes to mind! He decides instead to invent India’s first sports car on his own; as soon as it starts working they drive off into the sunset.
1. The Godfather
This 1972 movie is directed by Francis Ford Coppola, written by Mario Puzo and stars Marlon Brando. It tells the story of a powerful crime family as they deal with internal conflict between tradition-bound members who want to maintain control in their territory through violence and force, and modernizers trying to take it into legitimacy.
The Godfather movies are ranked number one on many best movies lists – not just for its fantastic acting or compelling storyline but also because people have watched it over 30 million times!
One scene you won’t forget from this movie is when Michael Corleone (played brilliantly by Al Pacino) visits his aging father Vito at his bedside in Mexico City after being shot down there following the assassination of Senator Thomas R. Keamster on the Senate floor in Washington, D.C., and his father says to him “I’m proud of you”.
The Godfather movies are ranked number one on many best movies lists – not just for its fantastic acting or compelling storyline but also because people have watched it over 30 million times! One scene you won’t forget from this movie is when Michael Corleone (played brilliantly by Al Pacino) visits his aging father Vito at his bedside in Mexico City after being shot down there following the assassination of Senator Thomas R. Keamster on the Senate floor in Washington, D.C., and his father says to him “I’m proud of you”.
2. Pulp Fiction
This 1994 movie is directed by Quentin Tarantino and stars John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Harvey Keitel. It tells the story of two mob hitmen who are given a job to kill another gangster’s wife – but their boss soon realizes that they’re not working on it so he sends his best man to take care of it for them.
Pulp Fiction movies have been ranked as one of the most popular movies in American cinema history. The black comedy crime film has had an impact on how movies are produced today because this genre was never seen before this movie appeared. In fact, some directors use Pulp Fiction movies as inspiration when creating movies themselves because of their success and popularity among viewers!
3. Forrest Gump
This 1994 movie is directed by Robert Zemeckis and stars Tom Hanks. The movie tells the story of a slow-witted man who arrives in Washington as an adult, having experienced little since his childhood other than a couple of tragic incidents involving George McFly (his mother’s husband) and was consequently raised with very strict values.
Forrest Gump movies are ranked at number three on many best movies lists because they have both comedy and drama combined – making it one of those movies that people will watch over again to see if they missed anything!
One scene you won’t forget from this movie is when Forrest runs across America for Jenny after she breaks up with him… “I had finally come home!”
4. A Clockwork Orange
This 1971 movie is directed by Stanley Kubrick and stars Malcolm McDowell. It tells the story of a young man who leads his gang on an evening rampage in their hometown, terrorizing its inhabitants while wearing masks to disguise themselves from identification.
A Clockwork Orange movies are ranked at number four on many best movies lists because they have both comedy and drama combined – making it one of those movies that people will watch over again to see if they missed anything! One scene you won’t forget from this movie is when Alex visits the writer he assaulted earlier (played brilliantly by Patrick Magee) for moral support after what happened with his parents… “He’s not my father.”
5. The Pursuit of Happiness
This 2006 movie is directed by Gabriele Muccino and stars Will Smith. The movie tells the story of Chris Gardener, a man who moves from job to job, woman to woman – looking for what he couldn’t find in childhood.
The Pursuit Of Happiness movie is ranked at number five on many best movies lists because they have both comedy and drama combined – making it one of those movies that people will watch over again to see if they missed anything! One scene you won’t forget from this movie is when Chris (played brilliantly by Will Smith) visits his dying grandmother… “Hello grandma!”
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6. A Beautiful Mind
This 2001 movie is directed by Ron Howard and stars Russell Crowe. It tells the story of John Nash, a brilliant mathematician who became schizophrenic after his wife was killed in an automobile accident he survived and the subsequent pressures at work to deliver groundbreaking research as well as heavy drinking led him to attempt suicide several times.
Beautiful Mind movie has been ranked number six on many best movies lists because they are “inspirational” movies that people watch over again (especially if you missed something!) One scene you won’t forget from this movie is when John Nash faces a panel with some pretty tough questions about his illness – such as why didn’t get treatment for it sooner?
7. Slumdog Millionaire
This 2008 movie is directed by Danny Boyle and stars Dev Patel. The movie tells the life story of Jamal Malik, who grew up in a Mumbai slum and became an international quiz show winner with his knowledge of world history.
Slumdog Millionaire movies are ranked at number six on many best movies lists because they have both comedy and drama combined – making it one of those movies that people will watch over again to see if they missed anything! One scene you won’t forget from this movie is when Salim leaves for India (played brilliantly by Freida Pinto) after he has been arrested… “I’m going back home.”
8. Life Is Beautiful
This 1997 movie is directed by Roberto Benigni and stars, well, you guessed it – Roberto Benigni. The story tells of a father who saves his son from the Holocaust with the help of an Italian family he met in movies
Life Is Beautiful movies have been ranked number seven on many best movies lists because they are “inspirational” movies that people watch over again (especially if you missed something!) One scene you won’t forget from this movie is when Guido takes Giosuè to visit Auschwitz – where more than one million Jews were killed as part of Adolf Hitler’s ‘Final Solution.
9. The Dark Knight Rises
The Dark Knight Rises is a 2012 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, and Morgan Freeman. The sequel to Batman Begins (2005) and the third installment in Nolan’s Batman trilogy, it was released worldwide on July 20th 2012. Eight years after defeating Ra’s al Ghul and rescuing Gotham City from nuclear annihilation; Bruce Wayne has become an acrimonious hermit who self-exiles himself within the confines of Wayne Manor while his city suffers one chaotic event after another as part of Bane’s master plan to destroy him. When Selina Kyle informs Bruce that she knows his secret identity he resolves to return with more than just detective skills this time: a power struggle ensues between the inner bat and human.
Gladiator is a 2000 epic historical drama film directed by Ridley Scott and written by David Franzoni, John Logan, and William Nicholson. It stars Russell Crowe as Maximus Decimus Meridius, a Roman general who has served his country loyally for many years before falling out of the emperor’s favor and being sentenced to death with no trial or appeal. This spectacle-filled tale also features Joaquin Phoenix (Commodus), Connie Nielsen (Lucilla), Ralf Möller (Galen), and Oliver Reed (Proximo).
11. Good Will Hunting
Good Will Hunting is a 1997 drama directed by Gus Van Sant, and starring Matt Damon as the title character. The screenplay was written by Ben Affleck (along with Matt Damon) who also stars in the movie alongside Robin Williams.
The story follows a working-class young man from South Boston, Massachusetts who has an exceptionally high IQ but does not believe in himself or his own abilities when it comes to academics. And so he spends most of his time at home solving complicated math problems rather than going out into the world to experience life. He makes friends with one of MIT’s best students, Sean Maguire (played by Casey Affleck), while taking night classes there waiting for them to find him and offer him admittance.
12. Lion King
The Lion King is a 1994 American animated epic musical film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Buena Vista Distribution. The movie features an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, with the lion replacing Prince Hamlet as director Roger Allers had originally intended to do before being advised otherwise by co-director Rob Minkoff.
A wide variety of voice actors were cast in both movies for many different animals; including Matthew Broderick (Simba), James Earl Jones (Mufasa), Jeremy Irons (Scar), and Nathan Lane(Timon).
This Oscar-winning film was named one of “50 Greatest Movies” at the 50th Academy Awards Ceremony held on March 29, 1998.
13. The Social Network
The Social Network is a 2010 American drama film directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin. Adapted from Ben Mezrich’s 2009 book The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal the film portrays the founding of social networking website Facebook in 2004-2005 as seen through founder Mark Zuckerberg’s eyes. It stars Jesse Eisenberg as Zuckerberg, along with Andrew Garfield (as Eduardo Saverin), Justin Timberlake (Sean Parker)and Rashida Jones.
14. Life of Pi
Life of Pi is a 2012 American survival drama film based on Yann Martel’s 2001 novel of the same name. Directed by Ang Lee, the movie stars Suraj Sharma as Piscine Molitor “Pi” Patel and Irrfan Khan (as adult Pi) as well as Adil Hussain and Gérard Depardieu.
The PG-rated movie tells the story of an Indian man named Pi at age 16 who survives 227 days after a shipwreck while stranded on a lifeboat with only a Bengal tiger for company. The book won Canada’s 2002 Scotiabank Giller Prize and America’s 2003 Booker Prize; it has been translated into 62 languages to date. It was adapted in English by David.
15. Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs is an upcoming 2015 American biographical drama film, directed by Danny Boyle and written by Aaron Sorkin. Based on the 2011 book Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, it stars Michael Fassbender in one of the lead roles as Apple’s co-founder and former CEO. The movie was originally set to be released on October 17, 2015 but was later pushed up to a worldwide release date of September 25th.
It depicts Steve’s life from 1974 until 2001 when he left his position at Apple for health reasons only to come back years later with no warning after being forced out during a power struggle with chief executive officer John Sculley.
16. The Hundred-Foot Journey
The Hundred-Foot Journey is an American drama film directed by Lasse Hallström and starring Helen Mirren, Om Puri, and Manish Dayal. The movie premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival on September 13th in both Canada and Europe with a release in North America set for August 14th of 2015.
Hana (Charlotte Le Bon), her father Kadam (Om Puri), and their restaurant have been serving dishes from their native India to French provincial France since 1947. A sudden encounter with a charming eccentric British family, the Stonehouse, leads them all down one unexpected path that will change not just Hana’s life but also what it means to be home.
Foot Journey” is inspired by the best-selling novel of the same name, written by Richard C. Morais and published in May 2012.
The film opened to critical acclaim with praise for its cast as well as Lasse Hallström’s direction. The movie was nominated for ten Satellite Awards and won five: Best Film (Drama), Best Actress (Helen Mirren) Best Supporting Actor (Om Puri), Best Original Screenplay and Best Musical Score; it also received three Golden Globe Award nominations that year which included a win for Helen Mirren at the ceremony held on January 11th, 2015 making her an award winner of both Academy and Globes awards.
Lion is an upcoming 2016 American drama film directed by Garth Davis and written by Luke Davies. The movie stars Sunny Pawar, Dev Patel, and Nicole Kidman.
The story follows Saroo Brierley (Sunny Pawar), a five-year-old Indian boy who gets lost on the streets of Calcutta before being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories from his early childhood in India, he sets out to find that family using google earth as well as Google search engines for pictures taken at locations where he was sold into slavery or forced to work as a child laborer.” A24 will distribute this film worldwide starting November 25th, 2016 which marks its
18. No Country for Old Men
No Country for Old Men is a 2007 American neo-western thriller film written and directed by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen. The adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s novel of the same name stars Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, and Woody Harrelson.
The story follows Llewelyn Moss (Josh Brolin), an ordinary man who finds dead bodies in the desert along with two million dollars in cash he takes from them because as his wife says that money has “blood on it.” He tries to keep one step ahead of Anton Chigurh (Javier Bardem), a psychopathic murderer hunting him down.
Released theatrically on November 26th, 2007, No Country for Old men was
19. The Truman Show
The Truman Show is a 1998 American satirical comedy-drama film directed by Peter Weir and starring Jim Carrey.
Truman Burbank (Jim Carrey) is the main character in what, unbeknownst to him, has been his entire life: he knows nothing of reality television when an executive named Christof (Ed Harris), who also happens to be his creator as well as director for every scene that takes place inside the movies set known only as “The Truman Show,” informs him that it was all just one long show.
Christof tells Truman about how they’re going to make a new show where people die on purpose and then come back from the dead so their ratings go up because everyone’s always watching something terrible.
20. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a 2004 American science fiction romantic drama film written by Charlie Kaufman and directed by Michel Gondry.
The movie follows Joel Barish, played by Jim Carrey who wants to erase Clementine Kruczynski (Kate Winslet), an ex-girlfriend from his memories after she departs suddenly without saying goodbye. He hires Dr. Howard Mierzwiak (Tom Wilkinson) for the procedure but discovers that it’s not as easy as he thought since there are some unintended consequences such as two different versions of reality—one in which they’re still together and another where she never existed at all.” In addition to being nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Original Screenplay, Eternal
21. American Beauty
American Beauty is a 1999 American drama film written and directed by Sam Mendes.
The story centers on Lester Burnham, played by Kevin Spacey who begins to believe that his life has reached its peak when he realizes he’s no longer happy with the way things are going-especially in his marriage where his wife Carolyn (Annette Bening) seems more interested in keeping up their community appearances than being intimate with him or sharing her feelings.” He soon becomes infatuated with Jane Fonda movies which provide inspiration for sexual fantasies as well as games of seduction that lead to an affair–which culminates into one last chance at love before it’s too late.
This movie won five Academy Awards including Best Picture.
If you’re looking for a movie to watch, this post should help you decide which one is best. The movies we discuss are all very different and will appeal to different audiences. We hope that our insight helps make your decision easier!