It’s one thing to have a top 10 list of favorite movies, and another to have a top 100. But with thousands of movies out there, narrowing it down to 100 or less can be difficult.This may be the reason for British filmmakers Edgar Wright We’ve compiled a list of his top 1000 favorite movies. This is a list that represents all genres from different eras and different countries in the history of cinema.
He’s been one of the most exciting filmmakers of the 21st century so far, with movies like: Shaun of the Dead When hot fuzzand has earned similar acclaim for recent films such as baby driver When Last night in SohoMiraculously, Wright seems to find time to watch a lot of movies and has managed to list 1000 of his favorite movies. The films below are some of the most interesting yet underrated films in Wright’s vast and highly interesting list.
Most thrillers are happy enough with a twist ending, Gambit It technically has the beginning of a twist. It’s hard to say much about the plot without ruining the movie, considering his biggest surprise hit was in the first 25 minutes of the movie, but the most basic: Gambit It’s about a skilled thief and a showgirl working together to pull off the seemingly perfect heist.
Its unique structure is indicated by the tagline used to advertise it. It’s a compellingly entertaining crime film, yet another showing just how fit young people can be. Michael Caine It was in genre.
“Breaking Point” (1950)
breaking point An underrated yet highly compelling film noir that was made at a time when the genre was at its peak. It centers around economically struggling fishermen. He comes to hire boats for criminal use and becomes involved in an illegal scheme with ultimately disastrous consequences.
It’s familiar to film noir fans, but just because other films have similar plots and themes doesn’t stop them. breaking point From being an exciting and attractive watch. At just 97 minutes long, well-moving, and succeeds in telling the story efficiently, it’s not one of his most famous film noir films, but for those unfamiliar with the genre. is a good movie
“Filth and Fury” (2000)
It’s not surprising to find music documentaries like filth and anger It’s on Wright’s list of 1000 favorite movies.After all, he released his own music documentary with the band sparkcalled Sparks Brotherswhich was one of the most criminally overlooked films of 2021.
filth and anger It’s certainly less comedic and certainly more gritty than Wright’s own music documentary, given that this 2000 film tells the story of a short-lived punk band. sex pistolsTheir meteoric rise and abrupt demise make for a compelling narrative, filth and anger It’s also filled with fascinating interviews, as well as stunning archival footage from the late 1970s.
“Last Night” (1998)
Movies about the end of the world are always popular, but they rarely run in the middle Last night teeth. It takes place in Toronto, with a large cast of characters yearning for the end of the world in one form or another, spending their last day on Earth on New Year’s Eve, and a widely reported but largely unexplained disaster destroying the world. continue before In the middle of the night.
interesting to see Last night Given the similarity of this film’s title to his own 2021 film, Wright’s list reads: Last night in Soho. Last night Despite being a bizarre and uncomfortable film, it presents the familiar apocalyptic premise in a funny, sad, and overall very strange way… hopefully most viewers will find it convincing. in the way you feel
“Little Big Man” (1970)
little big man It takes a comedy-drama approach to the Western genre, striking a strange and unique tone in the process. It’s about an old man who looks back on his life spent living and fighting in the Wild West.
it’s a star Dustin Hoffman at the height of his popularity and character Faye Dunaway in a supporting role. distinguished by the heyday of the Western genre ending by his 1970s, little big man To have any kind of appeal, you had to stand out and be different. It’s mostly a success, and like many of Wright’s Top 1000 films, it’s uniqueness is commendable.
An underrated film by a criminally underrated director Philip Kaufman, Wanderers A coming-of-age movie set in the early 1960s. A variety of young characters are shown grappling with a world that is constantly undergoing major changes while embroiled in gang battles over territory on the streets of the Bronx.
A gritty yet entertaining film, it strikes the right balance between comedy, drama and thrills. It’s all backed by a great soundtrack filled with hits from the early 1960s, which helps highlight the film’s more exciting and dramatic moments. It’s all captured visually, thanks to Kaufman’s direction.
“Bad Boy Bubby” (1993)
bad boy baby It opens in a very uncomfortable way, with the premise of a man in his 30s locked in a single house by his overbearing mother for the rest of his life. About half an hour into the movie’s run time, Bubbie breaks free and the rest of the movie is about his attempts to survive in a world he’s never experienced before.
It’s an Australian film, very dark and very disturbing, with little distraction from the film’s harrowing moments. It’s not an easy watch, but it’s thrilling and unlike any other. Also, the decision to have all the new locations shot by completely different cinematographers (to reflect the way Bubby first saw it) was genius.
“LA Story” (1991)
There is no other way to say it: LA story is a strange movie. It’s a somewhat fantastical romantic comedy centered around a weather forecaster who falls in love with a British news reporter who feels overwhelmed and confused by the world of Los Angeles.
it’s a star Steve Martin, best known for his comedy films.in the meantime LA story While technically a comedy, it also ventures into a few other unpredictable directions and genres, creating a wild ride for the film. , may not appeal to everyone, but at least it’s interesting to watch.
“The Hit” (1984)
An underrated classic British crime film, hit It has a simple, compelling premise that mirrors the simple, straightforward title. A story about his two hitmen who must be driven to Paris to execute another criminal, with many misfortunes and misfortunes befalling the trio on the long drive there.
hit is essentially a road movie, expertly blending crime and thriller elements. It’s also notable for its extremely strong cast. Terrence Stamp, John Hurtand very young Tim Roth Playing the three main characters, he does an excellent job throughout the entire duration of the film.
“A Night to Remember” (1958)
in the meantime James Cameron’s titanic is the most famous film about the 1912 Titanic disaster. Also, it may not be the best one. a night to remember Present titanic (1997) There is some strong competition.
a night to remember It takes a no-nonsense documentary drama approach to portray the disaster, deftly building suspense throughout the first half, then showing the iceberg crash and eventual sinking in harrowing, harrowing detail in the second half. Feels like 1997 titanicbut the romance plot is cut out and the emphasis is on portraying disaster in the most accurate way possible. It’s just as worth watching.
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