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List Of 15 Must Watch Hollywood Movies

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Hollywood movies have always taken our heart along with their storylines and direction and that is why people love watching those movies a lot. I’m sure you must be one of them and so I want to tell you about these 15 must watch hollywood movies. Check thoroughly if you’ve missed any:

#1 The Godfather

The Godfather movie

Directed by Francis Ford Coppola in 1972 with Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton and Talia Shire in the lead roles, the movie had domestically grossed around $626,025,500 (inflated as per 2014) and had won 3 Academy Awards. 

Don Vito Corleone, a mafia head’s decision of handing over his empire to his youngest son Michael puts his entire family of loved ones in danger. 

#2 The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz 1939

The famous novel by L. Frank Baum was directed in 1939 by Victor Victor Fleming with a star cast including Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr and Jack Haley had grossed domestically around $32,950,500 (inflated as per 2014) and had won 1 Academy Award.

When Dorothy and her dog Toto were heading towards the magical land of Oz, they go with a scarecrow, a tin man and a lion met en route each with a different problem for getting it fixed .

#3 Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane Movie

Directed and acted by Orson Welles in 1942 with co-actors Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead and Ruth Warrick, the movie had grossed domestically around $2,998,000 (inflated as per 2014) and won 1 Academy Award. 

This is the revelation of a scandalous 

life of a famous baron whose last words before death initiated an investigation. 

#4 The Shawshank Redemption

The SHawshank Redemption Movie

Directed by Frank Darabont in 1994 with Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman in the lead roles, the movie had domestically grossed about $53,014,600 (inflated as per 2014). Original story was of Stephen King.

The most unconventional prisoner to reside in the Shawshank prison, Andy Dufrense, a successful bank person. He was sentenced to lifetime imprisonment for getting accused of murder of his wife and her lover.

#5 Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction Movie

Directed by Quentin Tarantino in 1994 with a lead cast consisting of John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis and Ving James,  this movie had domestically grossed around $202,078,200 (inflated as per 2014) and had won 1 Academy Award.

A series of incidents whirls two LA mobsters, a gangster’s wife, a boxer and two criminals in the backdrop of an underworld.

#6 Casablanca

Casablanca

Directed by Michael Curitz in 1942 having Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman as the leads, the movie had domestically grossed about $4,452,100 (inflated as per 2014) and had won 3 Academy Awards.

With a background of the 2nd World War, Rick, a nightclub owner in Casablanca, helps his ex Ilsa and her husband. Ilsa soon develops feelings for him and wants to revive their old love back again.

#7 The Godfather: Part II

The Godfather Part II

Directed by Francis Ford Coppola in 1974 with again Al Pacino, Robert de Niro, Robert Duvall and Diane Keaton in the lead cast, this movie had domestically grossed about $202,374,900 (inflated as per 2014) and had won 4 Academy Awards.

The sequel to The Godfather where Michael wishes of extending his empire by dealing with Hyman Roth, a mafia, in terms of business without thinking of its outcome.

#8 E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

Directed by Steven Spielberg in 1982 with Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore,  Dee Wallace in the leading roles, this movie had grossed domestically about $989,737,100 (inflated as per 2014) and won 4 Academy Awards. 

Elliot saves an alien that had been left behind on the Earth from the concerned force as he develops a sweet, friendly bond with it.

#9 2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey

Directed by Stanley Kubrick in 1968 with a lead cast comprising of Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood and William Sylvester, the movie had a domestic gross of $344,621,600 (inflated as per 2014) and had won 1 Academy Award. 

#10 Schindler’s List

Schindler's List Movie

Directed by Steven Spielberg in 1993 with actors Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes and Ben Kingsley, the movie had domestically grossed about $183,022,100 (inflated as per 2014) and had won 7 Academy Awards. 

Oskar Schindler’s attempt of saving his Jew employees after seeing them being persecuted in Poland instead of being a member of the Nazi party brings on hardships and challenges.

#11 Star Wars

Star Wars

Directed by George Lucas in 1977 with a star cast of Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher, the movie had grossed domestically about $1,136,162,800 (inflated as per 2014) and had won 6 Academy Awards. 

Luke and Hans Solo are on a mission to rescue the hostaged Princess Leia, the Rebel Alliance head, by Darth Vader and destroy the powerful weapon of the Galactic Empire. 

#12 Back to the Future

Directed by Robert Zemeckis in 1985 with Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson and Crispin Glover, this movie had domestically grossed about $470,043,200 (inflated as per 2014) and had won 1 Academy Award. 

Marty uses a time machine created by a scientist to go back ti the past. But he must make sure that his then high schooling parents fall in love for each other for his safe return to the present.

#13 Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Directed by Steven Spielberg in 1981 with Harrison Ford and Karen Allen in the leads, the movie had domestically grossed about $614,823,400 (inflated as per 2014) and had won 4 Academy Awards.  

Indiana Jones heads towards of capturing the Ark of the Covenant from the illegal hands and has to combat Renee and Nazi troops. 

#14 Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump Movie

Directed by Robert Zemeckis in 1994 with Tom Hanks, Robin Wright and Gary Sinise in the movie, it had domestically grossed about $625,223,100 (inflated as per 2014) and had won 6 Academy Awards. 

Forrest, a man having comparatively low IQ, wants to re-establish his relationship with Jenny. Here a lot of things, that cross his paths while he is focussed.

#15 Gone With the Wind

Gone WIth The WInd

Directed by Victor Fleming in 1939 with Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh as the leads, the movie had domestically grossed $1,592,000,000 (inflated as per 2014) and had won 8 Academy Awards. 

The love story of a devious woman and an unprincipled man in the America south amidst the Civil War and Reconstruction. 

Abhirup Ghosh
Abhirup is a science and tech freak. His passion is blogging on different science and technology topics. In his spare time, he plays computer games and plays piano.

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