Here’s a list of movies that you cannot afford to skip – you have to watch these movies which have been entertaining, motivating, thrilling people all over the world for quite a while now. So read on – and don’t forget to binge watch these:

The Shawshank Redemption

This movie will leave you wondering till the very end – will he be able to escape the prison or not? The lead roles of two prisoners have been nailed to perfection by Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman, with Tim portraying the role of the prisoner who has been falsely charged with the murder of his wife. A story that takes you through complicated emotions – it does slow down a bit in the middle, but that’s just like the calm before the storm – brace yourselves for an unexpected ending!

The Pursuit of Happiness

A movie based on a true story of America’s top stockbroker and his struggle to reach the top. This touching story takes you through the year-long struggle which Chris along with his little son endures for almost a year. Undoubtedly one of Will Smith’s best performances, there are scenes when even the toughest hearted of you all will be moved to tears. And the story is real, which makes this movie, the struggles and the spectrum of human emotions extremely relatable. When you’re feeling low, this movie is the perfect fix to prep you up.


One of Christopher Nolan’s masterpieces, Inception makes it to this list because of its sheer brilliance. There’s not one aspect of this movie that you could point to criticize – right from the plot to the marvelous portrayal of the lead character by Leonardo DiCaprio – who plays the role of the leader of the group which enters people’s dreams to steal information. But this time, he’s got a task that’s just the opposite of what he does – he has to implant a memory, instead of taking it away. This task leads to the unfolding of an exciting turn of events which keeps you at the edge of your seat throughout!

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

This movie sees the character of Clint Eastwood pairing up with a Mexican outlaw to hatch an escape plan just as the latter is about to be hanged for a crime he committed. While the plan doesn’t really work as it was decided, this leads to the lead characters plotting against each other – a great watch, this movie is thoroughly entertaining. Not only is the story bang-on, the actors too, have nailed their roles to perfection.

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