Movies that Will Restore Your Opinion on Modern Filmmaking

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The Top Ten

1 Silver Linings Playbook
2 Django Unchained
3 There Will Be Blood
4 Catch Me If You Can

So underrated and good

It'd be unlikely for the director or the two main actors in this to let you down. And what they made was remarkable. - PositronWildhawk

5 Inglorious Bastards
6 No Country for Old Men
7 The Wolf of Wall Street
8 Walk The Line
9 American Psycho
10 Mystic River

I have been searching for these kinds of movies for a long time.I almost seen every movies of these kinds.Mind blowing movie! - zxm

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The Contenders

11 The Zero Theorem

A modern classic in my opinion. While most sci-fi movies these days are more concerned about how much can be blown up in the span of two hours, this movie reminds us of a time of intelligent sci-fi. A great story with interesting themes & engaging characters as well as a unique style that sets it apart from the pack. To top it all off, Christoph Waltz gives the best performance of his career. I consider him to be one of the best actors of our generation, but so far his roles have wasted his talent, consisting of bland villains and uninteresting side characters. Here however he comes to life, dominating the film with his presence and standing out strongly as a result. If anyone questions his ability, show them this film. By far the best film of 2014 and Terry Gilliam's magnum opus as well. Top notch. - Mrveteran

12 Whiplash
13 The Shawshank Redemption
14 The Godfather
15 Terminator 2: Judgment Day
16 Forrest Gump
17 The Godfather, Part II
18 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
19 Goodfellas
20 Taxi Driver
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