The 100 best films on Amazon Prime Video to watch right now – The Sun

Netflix isn't the only streaming service providing heaps of content to get you through lockdown.

Look no further for a round-up of Amazon Prime Video's best films ripe for bingeing. Not already signed up? You can get a 30-day free trial.


1. 1917

Sam Mendes' epic war film follows two young British soldiers in the trenches during the First World War.

The pair are tasked with delivering a message which will stop thousands of their fellow Tommies being slaughtered, and it's a race against time for them to complete their task.

The film appears to be shot in one continuous take, giving it a claustrophobic and intense feel that mirrors that of the soldiers themselves.

The cast includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Richard Madden, Mark Strong, Colin Firth and Andrew Scott.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 88%


2. Les Miserables (2012)

Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway star in the critically-acclaimed musical phenomenon.

Set against the backdrop of 19th century France comes the tale of love, passion, sacrifice and revolution.

Jackman plays ex-prisoner Jean Valjean, who is on the run from a ruthless policeman played by Crowe.

Valjean's daughter, Fantine, played by Hathaway, is given to a factory worker to be looked after, but her life quickly spirals out of control.

The epic tale follows their stories and brings the world's longest-running musical to the big screen.

Fans of the West End musical will no doubt finding themselves singing along the the iconic soundtrack.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 79%


3. I, Tonya

Tonya Harding's biopic shows her tumultuous rise to the top and her subsequent fall.

Margot Robbie plays Tonya, who is fighting for her place on the ice to make her name as the world's best figure skater.

Shot in a documentary format, it shows the abuse Tonya faced at the hands of her husband and mother.

It also tracks her infamous FBI case after one of the most sensational scandals in sports history.

Also starring Sebastian Stan and Allison Janney.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 88%

4. Hunt For The Wilderpeople

A national manhunt begins for foster uncle and his nephew who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush.

A juvenile delinquent who was abandoned by his mother, he's taken to live with a foster mother and her husband. 

After his foster mother passes away, Ricky fakes his suicide and goes on the run, however his foster uncle finds him and the two end up on an adventure together.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 91%

5. Parasite

This South Korean satirical horror by Bong Joon Ho triumphed at the Oscars, and was the first non-English language film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture.

The story follows two families, one rich, one poor, and follows what happens when the poor folk gradually invade the sprawling home of their richer counterparts.

While that doesn't give a lot away, it's best to leave it that way, so the film can pack a full punch when you watch it for the first time.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 90%

6. If Beale Street Could Talk

Set in the early-1970's, this film shows a timeless and moving love story of both a couple's unbreakable bond and the empowering African-American family during a time of civil unrest.

Growing up in Harlem, 19-year-old Tish Rivers (KiKi Layne) is set to marry her childhood friend Fonny (Stephan James).

However, these plans are derailed when he is arrested for a crime he did not commit.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 70%

7. Brokeback Mountain

Wyoming, Texas tells the epic love story of two men who meet in the summer of 1963 while driving on a mountain range.

The two lovers forge a lifelong connection and show the complications, joys and tragedies that prove the testament of their love.

Keep the tissues nearby as this one's a tear-jerker!

Brokeback Mountain remains one of the most celebrated LGBTQ+ big screen love stories to date.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 82%

8. The Imitation Game

Set in the winter of 1952, British authorities enter the home of mathematician, cryptanalyst and war hero Alan Turing to investigate a burglary.

Instead they end up arresting him for 'gross indecency', an accusation that led to a conviction for the then-criminal offence of homosexuality.

Little did the police know that they were arresting the pioneer of modern day computing, who cracked the unbreakable German codes that saved thousands of lives and shortened the world war.

Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 91%

9. Brooklyn

Saoirse Ronan stars as a young Irish immigrant who is navigating herself through 1950's Brooklyn. Ellis Lacey is lured by the promise of the American dream and finds herself charmed by a new romance.

With her past catching up with her and her newfound life threatened she must choose between the two countries and where her heart lies.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 87%

10. Hustlers

The film follows a savvy former strip club employee who bands together some friends in order trick Wall Street clients.

Starring Jennifer Lopez, Riverdale's Lili Reinhart, Crazy Rich Asians Constance Wu and Scream Queens' Keke Palmer.

Rapper Cardi B even makes a guest appearance, having been open about her past a stripper.

Expect glitz, glamour and a gripping police bust.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 87%

11. Green Book

A bouncer from an Italian-American neighbourhood is hired to drive a word-class Black pianist on a concert tour from Manhattan, New York, to the Deep South.

They must rely on 'The Green Book' to guide them to the few establishments that were safe for African-Americans.

A journey through what life was like in racist America and the danger that people faced whilst also showing the unexpected humanity that can be found once differences are set aside.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 91%

12. Whiplash

A film about drumming doesn't sound that interesting, but when it comes to Whiplash, it really is.

J.K Simmons plays a sociopathic drum teacher who engages in a tense tug of war with young and talented student Andrew, played by Miles Teller.

The film looks at how hate and respect are often not too far removed from each other, and it makes a compelling watch.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 94%

13. The Farewell

Heart wrenching drama about a granddaughter going back to China to visit her dying grandmother who doesn't know she’s dying.

Her family have decided to keep it to themselves in order to save her the pain of having to know.

Billi (Awkwafina) doesn’t think her family should lie, and when she makes her objections known they remind her of her cultural heritage and the traditions that dictate that the elderly should be looked after in all ways.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 87%.

14. The Intern

Anne Hathaway stars as a young, successful business owner who's looking for a new intern.

She was executing a young, inexperienced career driven employee but instead gets a widower (Robert De Niro) who got bored sitting at home.

What neither of them realise is that they both have lessons they can learn from each other in this heartwarming drama. 

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 73%

15. Knives Out

This 2019 film is a modern take on the classic murder mystery movie, with a stellar cast including Jamie Lee Curtis, Chris Evans, Daniel Craig and Toni Collette.

Daniel swaps his suave James Bond voice for a quirky American accent as the detective investigating the suspicious death of the head of a wealthy family following his 85th birthday party.

All the family members have their own potential reasons for killing off the patriarch, and the storyline offers up plenty of twists and turns in an enjoyable, easy-to-watch manner.

It did so well at the box office, a sequel is reportedly in the works.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 92%

16. Legally Blonde

Watch Reese Witherspoon star as sorority girl Elle who is on a mission to win back her ex-boyfriend – by joining Harvard law school.

The light-hearted comedy brings the laughs as Elle battles stereotypes against blondes to succeed in the iconic educational establishment.

Legally Blonde also stars Luke Wilson and Selma Blair.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 70%

17. Game Night

A 2018 American black comedy starring Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams.

The action follows a group of friends whose game night descends into chaos when one of them is kidnapped.

And here's starts a real-life mystery for the pals as they try to get to the bottom of the crime.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 85%

18. Dumb and Dumber

This 1994 slapstick comedy classic is perfect for an evening of easy viewing.

With Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels in the title roles, the pair play for laughs in the offering from the Farrelly brother.

Chaos ensues as two friends embark on a road trip to return a misplaced briefcase connected to the mob.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 67%

19. Second Act

Jennifer Lopez stars as a businesswoman on a mission. After lying in an interview about her previous experience, a manager at a supermarket makes her big dreams come true.

Trying to prove herself to Madison Avenue, Lopez's character proves it's never too late for a Second Act.

Also starring High School Musical star Vanessa Hudgens.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 44%


20. 17 Again

Ever wondered what it would be like if you could be 17 again?

This movie explores just that with a Freaky Friday-inspired twist dripping in comedy.

This rom-com is perfect escapism if you're looking for some feel good factor away from the horrors of 2020.

Featuring High School Musical heartthrob Zac Efron and Friends favourite Matthew Perry.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 67%


21. Blinded By The Light

Set in 1987, music fanatic Javed discovers the back catalogue of The Boss, sending his world upside down.

Already a creative and passionate soul, his writing is set alight by the songs of the working-class poet whose lyrics resonate with the teenagers.

Eager to escape his hometown and the rules of a traditional Pakistani household, he finds himself caught between two worlds.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 91%


22. She's The Man

Amanda Bynes sets out to prove that there are no differences between the sexes by dressing up as her brother so she can play football.

The American all star comedy sees Bynes playing Viola Johnson whilst she battles with her feelings for fellow teammate and roommate Channing Tatum (Duke).

Viola enrols in her brother's place in boarding school, Illyria Prep, without him knowing.

What she didn't count on was her reckless brother coming back from London early to find he's already been replaced by none other than his twin sister.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 79%


23. Four Lions

Whilst not family friendly, this brazenly humorous film takes a darker look at four young men residing in the UK.

Four men devise a secret plan to make and detonate a bomb after looking at the mistreatment of Muslims around the world – but suffice to say things don't turn out as planned.

Starring Riz Ahmad.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 80%


24. Overboard (1987)

A snobbish heiress hires a carpenter to construct a huge closet on her yacht.

However, after learning he used the wrong materials for her dream closet, she refuses to pay him. 

After her tantrum, she ends up falling overboard and is struck by a boat, giving her amnesia. 

The carpenter she reprimanded sees the news of her accident and pretends to be her wife.

They’re both in  for a wild ride when he takes her home to his four unruly sons. 

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 74%

25. Late Night

Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling star as a legendary talk show host and her only female staff writer.

After initially hiring her to smooth over diversity concerns, the pair begin to form a bond that transcends the usual generational and cultural boundaries.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 77%


26. That Awkward Moment

Zac Efron, Michael B. Jordan and Miles Teller star as three best friends who find themselves in the same situation.

They find themselves at dating crossroads where they think 'so, where is this going?'.

Join the boys on their hilarious journey to figuring out what they really want out of their relationships.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 46%

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27. Bride Wars

Whats the worst that could happen when two best friends who have been planning their weddings their whole lives, end up getting married on the same day?

Chaos ensues when the childhood best friends battle it out in competition to see who can have the perfect wedding.

Emma the school teacher and Liv the lawyer have very different views on life and different taste in partners, but the bridezilla comes out in both of them during this comedic showdown.

Starring Anne Hathaway and Kate Hudson.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 51%


28. You, me and Dupree

Newly married couple Carl and Molly (Matt Dillon and Kate Hudson) are driven crazy after getting married and having to deal with Carl’s best friend (Owen Wilson).

After losing his job, his apartment and his car he asks his best friend to help him out.

However, after a series of unfortunate events, Carl is at the end of his tether with his best friend.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 50%


29. The Upside

Inspired by a true story, this heartfelt comedy is about a recent paroled ex-convict who strikes up an unlikely friendship with a paralysed billionaire.

The Upside is based on the hit 2011 French Film, The Untouchables.

Starring Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 82%


30. The Wolf of Wall Street

This star studded blockbuster based on the true story of New York stockbroker Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio).

The American Dream of corporate greed and self righteousness pulls him in and grips his whole life.

The drugs, parties, money, success, affluence and the thrill of life as a stockbroker in the late 80’s. 

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 82%


31. Chicken Run 

Comedy drama set around a Yorkshire chicken farm in 1950’s England. 

The story follows a romance between Rocky the Rooster and Ginger the chicken, who both want freedom and plan their great escape from the farm.

Tired of being repressed and knowing their fate is end up on the dinner table, they rally and enlist the help of their fellow chickens to be successful. 

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 64%


32. The Mask 

Jim Carrey plays Stanley Ipkiss, a bank who discovers an ancient mask that transforms him into an eccentric prankster with supernatural powers. 

The Mask possesses the ability to give the courage that Stanley needs in order to fun things that he had once feared.

It also makes his face green, however the bigger picture behind the mask shows its powers can be used for evil as well.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 77%


33. Angus, Thongs & Perfect Snogging 

Bend It Like Beckham director Gurinder Chadha continues to explore the world of adolescent girls with this story of a quirky teenager who faces all the trials and tribulations of a normal girl.

Georgia (Georgia Nicolson) tries to grapple with all of the things a teenager should – annoying parents, social status in school, her crush and eyebrows.

However, she puts things into perspective after losing her way.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 71%


34. My Spy

Nine-year-old Sophie catches JJ, a hardened CIA operative played by former WWE wrestler Dave Bautista, spying on her family during a routine surveillance operation.

In exchange for not blowing his cover, JJ begrudgingly agrees to show the precocious girl how to become a spy.

What at first seems like an easy task soon turns into a battle of wits as Sophie proves you don't need much experience to outsmart a seasoned agent.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 48%


35. Booksmart

Actress Olivia Wilde made her directorial debut with this 2019 coming-of-age film, which socially awkward, Ivy League-bound duo, Amy (Kaitlyn Dever) and Molly (Beanie Feldstein) after they realise studying and being perfect students isn't the only way to a good university.
Along the way they meet a lot of the classic high-school stereotypes, but Olivia has the great knack of making them feel like actual, fully rounded individuals, flaws and all.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 77%


36. Brittany Runs a Marathon

A film about self-acceptance and body positive can be hard to find in Hollywood, making this 2019 movie a delightful watch.
Jillian Bell plays the titular Brittany, an overweight 28-year-old who sets out to drop the pounds and train for the annual New York Marathon.
While raising plenty of laughs, the film manages to avoid any cheesy cliches or pitfalls and deliver some solid comedy about fat-shaming and our general health.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 87%


37. Clue

This 1985 film is a black comedy based on the popular board game, and stars Tim Curry, Christopher Lloyd and Lesley Ann Warren among the ensemble cast.

Clue follows a colorful cast of characters who are brought together on a by a mysterious host, only to discover that one — or more – of their fellow guests is a murderer.

Each guest harbours a dangerous secret, but who is the most dangerous of them all?

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 86%


38. Justice League

DC bring their version of The Avengers to life, with this dark epic that brings the world's finest superheroes together.

Wonderwoman, Batman, Superman, The Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg all fight to save the world from a catastrophic end.

Bruce Wayne, played by Ben Affleck, brings together the superheroes after Superman's selfless act that restored faith in humanity.

Expect blockbuster action and jaw-dropping CGI aplenty.

Also starring Jason Momoa, Gal Gadot, Amy Adams and Ezra Miller.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 71%


39. The Truman Show

Jim Carrey plays an insurance salesman called Truman Burbank who is oblivious to the fact that he's the star of a his very own show.

In fact his life IS a television show, with actors playing his friends and family.

Described as a 'psychological science fiction comedy-drama'.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 95%

40. Saban's Power Rangers

It's mighty morphin' time as the Power Rangers are back in action.

This blockbuster provides a blast from the past but with a modern twist.

After a group of high school teenagers are infused with unique superpowers, they use their abilities to save the world in explosive fashion.

Millenials will love the references to the iconic 90s kids TV show.

Starring Becky G and Aladdin's Naomi Scott.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 65%


41. The Avengers

Marvel’s introduction to what arguable may be one of their most successful film series to date.

Captain America, Hawkeye, The Hulk, Black Widow, Iron Man and Thor team up in order to protect the fate of humanity.

An unexpected enemy forces Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) to bring together the world’s strongest superheroes and bring the world back from the brink of disaster. 

Of course there are also sequels Age of Ultron, Infinity War and Endgame to sink your teeth into.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 92%


42. Suicide Squad 

US Intelligence comprises a group of the world’s most powerful and most dangerous villains.

They are used at the government's disposal and sent in to defeat an enigmatic entity.

However, the criminals want to plan their own escape after getting a taste of freedom again. 

Starring Will Smith, Cara Delevigne, Margot Robbie and Jared Leto.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 59%


43. Ready Player One

Fast-forward to the year 2045 where people can escape their miserable realities by going to a virtual world where you can do and be anything.

One of the richest creators in OASIS leaves his immense fortune to the winner of a contest designed to find the most worthy heir.

Wade Watts decides to take on the challenge in order to get the fortune and stop danger from getting to OASIS and the world around him.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 77%


44. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Admiral Kirk is in the midst of a midlife crisis in this beloved film from the original Star Trek era.

However he is roused into action after an old enemy returns hell bent on revenge.

There is also a threat of a doomsday device, leading to a classic battle between good and evil as the fate of multiple worlds hang in the balance.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 87%


45. The Hunger Games

This 2012 film starring Jennifer Lawrence is where the successful film series began.
But don't get distracted with the thought of sequels just yet, focus solely on the gripping story of a dystopian world where two 'tributes' from each of the 12 districts of Panem fight to the death each year at The Hunger Games.
Despite the odds literally being stacked against them, some of the tributes find hope in the darkest of places, which delivers a powerful message in these trying times.
It also includes plenty of action, suspense and tension with a strong performance by Oscar-winner Jennifer as protagonist Katniss Everdeen.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 81%


46. Rocketman

Taron Egerton shows off his transformation skills once again to play the Rocketman himself, singer Elton John.

Elton's biopic follows his early years starting out in his music career through to hitting the big time, which came with the downside of drugs and alcohol addiction.

Elton's relationships with his long-term song-writing partner Bernie Taupin and his sexual relationship with his manager John Reid are also explored.

Taron won a Golden Globe Award for his impressive performance as Elton, and sings all the songs in the film himself.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 88%



47. The Notebook

Get the tissues ready as everyone's favourite tear-jerker is now available to stream.

Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling star in this romance about a love affair that is put to a halt during the disruption of WWII.

Seven years later the couple reunites but they've taken radically different paths.

Could they be looking for a second chance with each other?

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 85%


48. Step Up

This 2006 dance film never won any awards, but it's perfect for fans of Channing Tatum – and his muscles.

You get to see the actor star alongside his former wife Jenna Dewan as the pair play young lovebirds from opposite worlds.

Plus if you enjoy the original, there are plenty of sequels to sink your teeth into.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 21%

49. Safe Haven

After escaping her abusive police officer husband, Julianne Hough (Katie) decides to make a home in a small seaside town.

However, her neighbours and the townspeople suspect that she's not telling them everything about herself when her husband comes searching for answers.

Based on the best-selling novel by Nicholas Sparks. Also starring Josh Duhamel.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 67%


50. Dirty Dancing

A teenage girl learns about love and what it means to be an adult, as well as how to do The Dirty Boogie in this classic romantic drama.

Set in 1963, 17-year-old Baby Houseman (Jennifer Grey) spends her summer with her family as a resort hotel.

When Johnny Castle (Patrick Swayze) comes along and sweeps her off her feet both – metaphorically and physically – she is smitten. With threats from her father looming, Baby decides she is adult enough to understand her own feelings.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 90%


51. Ghost of Girlfriends Past

While attending his brothers wedding, a womanizer is haunted by the ghosts of all of his past girlfriends.

Matthew McConaughey stars as Conor Mead, a famous photographer. Whilst taking a break from his playboy lifestyle he meets Jenny (Jennifer Garner) who seems to be the only girl that captures his heart.

After he delivers a speech about how love isn't real, he meets his dead uncle in the form of a ghost in the bathroom.

He leads him down his past loves in a different way.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 40%


52. What to Expect When You’re Expecting

If you’ve watched Valentines Day and New Year's Eve then this is definitely one to watch.

Everyone knows that pregnancy is hard and these couples show that exact sentiment to be true.

Baby-crazy authors with pregnancy hormones, a positive pregnancy test after a one time hookup, an underprepared couple and unsure husbands for this blockbuster. 

With J-Lo and Cameron Diaz. 

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 47%


53. Me Before You

Based on the Jo Jo Moyes  best selling book of the same name, Me Before You is based on the relationship between a paralysed Londoner who hires and falls in love with a caretaker.

Game of Thrones' Emilia Clarke stars as Louisa, a young, quirky and abundantly happy girl from a small town whose new job brings unexpected challenges.

Her caretaking job brings her to William Traynor (Sam Claflin), whose past makes him pessimistic and unwilling to let anyone in.

When the two get to know each other, sparks fly but heartbreak is just around the corner for this couple. 

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 73%


54. Shirley Valentine

This British romantic comedy follows a 40 something bored, Liverpudlian housewife whose left in a rut by her satisfying life.

However, her perceptions begin changing when her friend wins a trip for two to Greece and she decides to accept Jane’s invitation to join her.

In a twist of events Jane decides to pursue a holiday romance, leaving Shirley to plan her own trip and spend time by herself.

Join Shirley Valentine on a journey of self discovery as a holiday changes her entire life without her even realising.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 87%


55. Dating Amber

Dating Amber focuses on the highs and lows of teenage life where the only way to fit in is to not be yourself.

The movie is set in Ireland during the mid-90's and focuses on two closeted teenagers called Eddie and Amber.

They decide to stage a relationship in order to stop everyone speculating about their sexuality.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 94%


56. The Big Sick

Real-life couple Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani penned this 2017 film about Pakistani-American culture-shock romance.
Kumail also stars in the film as a version of himself, while Zoe Kazan plays Emily, with the pair meeting just before Emily falls into a coma.
Kumail suddenly finds himself dealing with parents as well as his heartache between hospital visits in a movie that manages to avoid any cringe-worthy cliches.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 88%



57. Mr & Mrs Smith

John and Jane Smith seem like the ordinary suburban couple who live their lives day to day without pestering anyone else. But they're both harbouring secrets as they are secretly working as assassins, praised in their lines of work.

When the truth finally comes out, they end up fighting on another on a mission.

Plus let's face it, who doesn't want to hark back to the birth of Brangelina?!

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 58%


58. Ride Along

Comedic duo Ice Cube and Kevin Hart star as a cop and civilian who go on a ride along together and end up regretting it.

Hart plays a fast-talking guy whose girlfriend's brother is a hot-tempered cop.

In order to prove himself to his future brother-in-law he embarks on an 24 hour ride along in order to get his girlfriend's brothers blessing to propose.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 58%


59. Aeronauts 

Set in 1862 a daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) teams up with meteorologist James Glashier (Eddie Redmayne)  to advance their own knowledge and see if they can fly higher than anyone in human history.

Their voyage pushes them to the brink and they face physical and emotional challenges whilst fighting for survival in the air. 

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 95%


60. Road House

A true gentleman with a degree in Philosophy from NYU leading a double life as the best bar bouncer in the business. 

Dalton (Partick Swayze) is brought into help at the Double Deuce, a popular establishment that becomes particularly rowdy, he’s put to the test.

The town bully tests his nerves and patience as he tries to his job efficiently. 

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 66%.


61. 21 Bridges 

Black Panther's late star Chadwick Boseman plays an NYPD detective who is thrown into a citywide manhunt for a pair of cop killers.

After uncovering a massive conspiracy the night unfolds and the line becomes blurred on who he is supposed to be pursuing. 

The title is shown when all 21 Bridges in Manhattan are to be closed in order to prevent the entry or exit of anyone on the island. 

Rotten Tomatoes  Rating: 91%


62. John Wick 

Keanu Reeves stars as an ex-hitman who comes out of retirement in order to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.

Set against the backdrop of  bullet-riddled New York, the assassin genre is brought back to life. 

There are two sequels out too, with a third currently in production.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 81%


63. Legend

The tale of Ronald and Reggie Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy.

The incredible performance shows the two notorious gangsters and their secret history during the 1960’s.

The extraordinary events that secured the fame of the Kray twins are displayed fully in this classic crime thriller. 

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 61%.


64. Mission Impossible – Fallout

There aren't many action franchises that come bigger than the Mission Impossible series, and its 2018 outing maintained the thrills and incredible stunts of its five predecessors.

Tom Cruise returns once more as Ethan Hunt, this time attempting to secure some stolen plutonium cores.

However things don't go to plan and the cores end up in the hands of a terrorist organisation leading Ethan and his team to hunt its leaders down.

However, CIA Director Erica Sloane (Angela Bassett) is not impressed with Ethan and send assassin August Walker (Henry Cavill) to kill him.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 97%


65. The Lost City of Z

This 2017 film stars Charlie Hunnam as British explorer Percy Fawcett, and tells the true story of his journey through the Amazon at the start of the 20th Century.

Based on the 2009 book of the same name, Percy discovers evidence of a previously unknown and advanced civilization that once existed in the region.

Despite being ridiculed by his peers back home, Percy returns to the Amazon to find the Lost City of Z sparking quite the adventure.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 86%


66. The Great Escape

An absolute classic film starring Steve McQueen,  The Great Escape is based on a non-fiction book by Paul Brickhill, which itself is loosely based on real events during World War II.

Allied prisoners plot to escape from a German war camp en mass, which includes an escape tunnel and a whole host of planes, trains and boats.

The star-studded cast also features Richard Attenborough and James Garner.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 94%


67. Rampage

Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, an extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla that's been in his care since birth.

When a rogue genetic experiment goes wrong, it causes George, a wolf and a reptile to grow to a monstrous size.

As the mutated beasts embark on a path of destruction, Okoye teams up with a discredited genetic engineer and the military to secure an antidote and prevent a global catastrophe.

Far-fetched? Yes. Fun? You know it.

Starring Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 52%


68. The Terminator

This 1984 film marked the start of the popular franchise and the even more popular Arnold Schwarzenegger catchphrase, "I'll be back".

Arnie plays the titular cyborg assassin who is sent back in time from 2029 to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton).

This is because her son will one day become a savior against machines in a post-apocalyptic future.

The film offers plenty of action and killer lines, quickly making a classic in its genre.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 89%



69. Train To Busan

A deadly epidemic breaks out in South Korea whilst a father and daughter are travelling from Seoul to Busan via train.

Once the journey commences they realise the virus is turning people into zombies that feed on humans and turn them with one bite.

One of the zombies makes it onto the train leading the passengers to panic.

With time ticking and more and more people being infected, the remaining passengers must make some difficult decisions.

Film language is Korean with English subtitles available. 

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 94%


70. Midsommar

From the creators of Hereditary this disturbing tale will either leave you questioning your whole life or have you crying in confusion.

After her parents and sister die in devastating circumstances, Dani Ardor (Florence Pugh) goes on a retreat with her boyfriend Christian (Jack Reynor) and his friends.

Christian’s Swedish friend Pelle (Vilhelm Blomgren) invites the group to the midsummer festival in a remote Swedish village.

What seems like a normal, carefree village soon turns more sinister than they first imagined.

The disturbing cult-like villagers will stop at nothing to get the Americans to stay – even when they don't want to. 

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 83%


71. The Eye

A remake of the Hong Kong film Jian Gui about a woman who receives an eye transplant that allows her to see into the supernatural world.

After being blind for decades, violinist Sydney (Jessica Alba) finally gets her vision back, but her happiness is short-lived when shadowy and terrifying images begin to haunt her.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 43%


72. Final Destination

If you're a sucker for gore then this film definitely brings the goods.

After taking her seat on a flight a gifted teen has a premonition that the plane is going to crash, killing everyone on board.

When she and a bunch of her friends end up leaving the plane, the other passengers on the aircraft face their fate.

Death doesn't think this is fair so goes after the unlikely survivors.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 68%

73. Donnie Darko

A cult classic about a bright and charming high school student who has a dark and eccentric side to him.

He challenges authorities and is seen as troubled, plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit, who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes after he narrowly escapes a strange accident.

Starring Jake Gyllenhall, directed and written by Richard Kelly.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 80%


74. Carriers

An apocalyptic tale after a viral pandemic sweeps across the United States.

Reminiscent of the current situation but without the zombies. 

If you want to be scared out of your wits, then this one’s definitely for you. 

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 68%


75. The Lighthouse

A psychological thriller with Robert Pattinson and Robert Eggers as two lighthouse keepers who are on a mission to keep their sanity.

The story follows Eggers and Pattinson who live on a remote and mysterious New England island during the 1980s.

The film is inspired by a true story and details the dark and harrowing journey into madness the two keepers faced while being pushed to their limits.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 71%

76. The Report

A political thriller, The Report stars Adam Driver as senate staffer Daniel Jones, who is chosen by Senator Dianne Feinstein (Annette Bening) to investigate the destruction of CIA interrogation recordings in 2005.

While most political thrillers feature car chases and assassination attempts, The Report gets all of its tension from Daniel and his team pouring over documents for years while trying to thwart the government officials who are trying to stop them.

Strong performances all round make it a surprisingly gripping watch.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 82%


77. Bombshell

Bombshell focuses on the real life scandal surrounding Roger Ailes, who was ousted as the boss of the Fox network after a number of woman accused him of sexual harassment.

The film stars Charlize Theron, who is almost unrecognisable as news anchor Megyn Kelly, while Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie also play female Fox employees on different rungs of the ladder.

Meanwhile John Lithgow plays the sleazy Ailes who finally gets his comeuppance.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 82%

78. Number 37

A Hitchcockian thriller about a wheelchair bound criminal who gets caught between a violent loan shark and a powerful gangster.

A recent paraplegic is given binoculars by his girlfriend.

When he witnesses a mob killing, he does his best to blackmail the killer.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 100%


79. The Shining

The Shining is an adaptation of the Stephen King novel and while the author apparently wasn't a huge fan of the finished product, it has become a classic psychological horror movie loved by fans.
Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall star as a couple who the isolated historic Overlook Hotel in the Colorado Rockies, but Jack's character soon possesses psychic abilities which allow him to see the hotel's horrific past.
Some of the imagery from the films – such as the twins, the bathtub and that final shot – have become iconic since the film was released in 1980 and are no less chilling for first time viewers.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 93%


80. The Silence of the Lambs

This 1991 is one of the few films to win the 'Big Five' at the Oscars; Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, and Screenplay.
Jodie Foster plays an FBI trainee who is tasked with interviewing Sir Anthony Hopkins' serial killer, Hannibal Lecter.
The cat and mouse game that follows is nothing short of chilling and will definitely send a shiver down your spine.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 95%


But wait, there's more!


81. Inglourious Basterds.

Quentin Tarantino films always pack a punch and this 2009 film is no exception.

It is a bloodied tale of revenge spanning many years and numerous countries and features an A-list cast including Brad Pitt, Christoph Waltz, Diane Kruger and Michael Fassbender.

Christoph went on to win an Oscar for his role as SS officer Hans Landa having produced some incredibly tense scenes in the film which you won't forget in a hurry.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 88%


82. How To Be Single

After four years of college, young Alice (Dakota Johnson) decides she needs a break from her long-term boyfriend Josh.

Excited and ready for new challenges, the eager grad moves to New York to take a job as a paralegal.

Helping her navigate her way through an unfamiliar city is Robin (Rebel Wilson), a fun-loving, wild co-worker who enjoys partying and one-night stands.

With Robin as her freewheeling guide, Alice can now learn how to get free drinks, meet men and enjoy the single lifestyle.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 47%


83. Gravity

Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) is a medical engineer on her first shuttle mission.

Her commander is veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney), helming his last flight before retirement.

Then, during a routine space walk by the pair, disaster strikes: The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Ryan and Matt stranded in deep space with no link to Earth and no hope of rescue.

As fear turns to panic, they realize that the only way home may be to venture further into space.

Note – if you're claustrophobic, this isn't one for you…

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 80%


84. War Horse

Albert (Jeremy Irvine) and his beloved horse, Joey, live on a farm in the British countryside.

At the outbreak of World War I, Albert and Joey are forcibly parted when Albert's father sells the horse to the British cavalry.

Against the backdrop of the Great War, Joey begins an odyssey full of danger, joy and sorrow, and he transforms everyone he meets along the way.

Meanwhile Albert, unable to forget his equine friend, searches the battlefields of France to find Joey and bring him home.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 74%


85. 13 Going On 30

A girl who's sick of the social strictures of junior high is transformed into a grownup overnight.

In this feel-good fairy tale, teenager Jenna (Christa B. Allen) wants a boyfriend, and when she's unable to find one, she fantasizes about being a well-adjusted adult.

Suddenly, her secret desire becomes a reality, and she is transformed into a 30-year-old (Jennifer Garner).

But adulthood, with its own set of male-female challenges, isn't as easy as it looks.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 70%


86. Crazy Rich Asians

Jon M Chu directs this 2018 comedy based of the novel by Kevin Kwan of the same name.

A Chinese-American professor travels abroad to meet the relatives of her boyfriend – only to discover they are one of the richest families in Singapore.

Crazy Rich Asians stars Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, Lisa Lu, Awkwafina, Ken Jeong, and Michelle Yeoh, with a screenplay by Peter Chiarelli and Adele Lim.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 91%


87. Queen and Slim

Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith play a young black couple who go on the run when their first date goes horribly wrong.

The pair are wanted for killing a police officer during a traffic stop.

Described as a romantic road crime drama, the 2018 film is directed by Melina Matsoukas, with a screenplay by Lena Waithe from a story by James Frey and Waithe.

Bokeem Woodbine, Chloë Sevigny, Flea, Sturgill Simpson and Indya Moore also star.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 82%


88. The Gentlemen

A 2019 action comedy brought to the screens by British director Guy Ritchie.

Matthew McConaughey stars as an American who has established himself as a marijuana kingpin in England, but then decides that it's time to sell up.

The decision sets off a sequence of dodgy schemes and a comedy of errors as those around him attempt to get a piece of the action.

Also stars Charlie Hunnam, Henry Golding, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Marsan, Colin Farrell, and Hugh Grant.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 75%


89. Princess Bride

A 1987 movie which has since become a cult classic to fans across the world.

The fantasy adventure comedy film is directed and co-produced by Rob Reiner, from William Goldman's 1973 novel of the same name.

Presented in a storybook format, a sick child (Fred Savage) is told the story of a young farmhand who must go on a dangerous journey to rescue his true love Princess Buttercup.

Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mel Smith and Billy Crystal are among the cast.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 97%


90. Clueless

A 90s coming-of-age classic starring Alicia Sliverstone as the popularity-obsessed teen Cher Horowitz.

Loosely based on the 1815 Jane Austen novel Emma, Cher tries to use her popularity to turn the fortunes of others attending her Beverly Hills high school, namely a new student named Tai Frasier, who Cher believes is in desperate need of a makeover.

Romance, friendship, heartbreak and sexuality are just a few of the themes touched upon.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 82%


91. The Pianist

This touching film will take you on a journey with acclaimed Polish musician Wladyslaw. He faces various struggles as he loses contact with his family during WWII. As the situation worsens, he hides in the ruins of Warsaw in order to survive.

The Pianist, which was based on Szpilman's autobiographical account of how he survived the German occupation of Warsaw and the Holocaust. Szpilman studied piano at music academies in Berlin and Warsaw.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 95%


92. The Wedding Planner 

This is the perfect rom com starring the incredible Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey.

Wedding Planner Mary is rescued from a near-fatal collision with a runaway dumpster by handsome paediatrician Steve Edison.

The pair embark of a fairytale romance but there are a few obstacles in there way – including Steve's fiancé.

American romantic comedy film directed by Adam Shankman, written by Michael Ellis and Pamela Falk.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 16%


93. The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code is a 2006 American mystery thriller film directed by Ron Howard, written by Akiva Goldsman, and based on Dan Brown's 2003 best-selling novel of the same name.

Dan Brown's controversial best-selling novel about a powerful secret that's been kept under wraps for thousands of years comes to the screen in this suspense thriller.

The stately silence of Paris' Louvre museum is broken when one of the gallery's leading curators is found dead on the grounds, with strange symbols carved into his body. Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks), a leading symbolized is called upon to get to the bottom of it.

If you like the original, there's also sequel Angels & Demons, first released in 2009.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 26%


94. The Departed

This 2006 American crime film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by William Monahan.

An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.

It has a cast full of stars with Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 91%


95.  Girl, Interrupted

This 1999 American psychological drama film directed by James Mangold  is packed with celebrities including Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie, Clea DuVall, Brittany Murphy, Whoopi Goldberg, Elisabeth Moss, Angela Bettis, Vanessa Redgrave, and Jared Leto.

It is based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the late 1960s.

However, she has trouble understanding her disorder and therefore finds it difficult to control.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 54%

96. Cruel Intentions

Sexy and cool, and did we mention sexy? Cruel Intentions is a 1999 American teen romantic drama film written and directed by Roger Kumble and starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon, and Selma Blair.

An adaptation of the novel Les Liaisons dangereuses, written by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos in 1782, it was reimagined among a set of wealthy teenagers attending high school in New York City instead of 18th-century France.

The film started as a smaller budget independent film, but was picked up by Columbia Pictures and released on March 5, 1999.

Despite mixed critical reviews, the performances of Gellar, Philippe, and Witherspoon were praised.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 54%

97. The Silence of the Lambs

Award-winning actress Jodie Foster stars as Clarice Starling, a top student at the FBI's training academy who is used to by her mentor Jack Crawford to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath.

Lector is serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism and although crazy, Crawford believes he may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out.

The film also paved the way for spin-off series Clarice, which kicked off early in 2021.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 96%

98. The Personal History of David Copperfield

A fresh, funny, and utterly charming spin on Dickens' classic, proving some stories truly are timeless, Dev Patel is perfect as the eponymous character and narrator of the story.

Chronicled from his birth it shows David having an idyllic life as he is taken to visit the family of his nanny Peggoty, played by Daisy May Cooper, but when he returns his young and widowed mother Clara (Morfydd Clark) has married the sinister and cruel Mr. Murdstone (Darren Boyd).

Alongside Dev and Daisy is an action-packed cast starring Peter Capaldi, Tilda Swinton, Hugh Laurie and Ben Whishaw as David realises his dream of becoming a gentleman and author.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 92%

99. Warm Bodies

After a plague turns most of the planet's population into brain-eating zombies, humans learn to live in perpetual fear and a quest for survival.

The film follows a rather unusual zombie named R, played by Nicholas Hoult, who sees his walking-dead friends attacking a living woman named Julie and decides to rescue her.

During their adventure to get Julie home, the two become friends and she sees that R is different from the other zombies.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 81%

100. Constantine

Based on the DC/Vertigo Hellblazer comics, demon hunter John Constantine, played by the wonderful Keanu Reeves, has literally been to hell and back.

As a suicide survivor he knows that when he dies, he's got a one-way ticket to Satan's realm unless he can earn enough goodwill to climb God's stairway to heaven.

John must help police officer Angela Dodson, played by Rachel Weisz, as she investigates her identical twin's apparent suicide but the two become caught up in a supernatural plot involving both demonic and angelic forces.
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 46%

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