Movies rated nine out of ten

  • (500) Days of Summer

    I have watched this movie twice. The first time was the last time on .

    9

    An offbeat romantic comedy about a woman (Deschanel) who doesn't believe true love exists, and the young man (Gordon-Levitt) who falls for her.

  • 12 Years a Slave

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    9

    Based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty (personified by a malevolent slave owner), as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon's chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

  • 127 Hours

    I have watched this movie three times. The first time was the last time on .

    9

    A mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.

  • 21 Grams

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    9

    A freak accident brings together a critically ill mathematician (Penn), a grieving mother (Watts) and a born-again ex-con (Del Toro).

  • 3 Idiots

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    9

    Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots".

  • 50/50

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    9

    Adam is a 27 year old writer of radio programs and is diagnosed with a rare form of spinal cancer. With the help of his best friend, his mother, and a young therapist at the cancer center, Adam learns what and who the most important things in his life are.

  • A Quiet Place

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    9

    A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.

  • Alien

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    9

    A mining ship, investigating a suspected SOS, lands on a distant planet. The crew discovers some strange creatures and investigates.

  • Aliens

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    9

    Fifty-seven years after her ordeal with an extraterrestrial creature, Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team during her hypersleep. When she discovers that transmissions from a colony that has since settled on the alien planet suddenly stop, Ripley is offered a chance to team up with a group of marines to descend on the planet and investigate the alien presence. Determined to end the memories of the alien creature, Ripley agrees and is once again thrown back into her living nightmare.

  • Alpha Dog

    I have watched this movie twice. The first time was the last time on .

    9

    A drama based on the life of Jesse James Hollywood, a drug dealer who became one of the youngest men ever to be on the FBI's most wanted list.