20 Movies Like A Thousand And One

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The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption
The Shawshank Redemption
Internet Movie Database: 9.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 142 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 7 Oscars. 21 wins & 42 nominations total
Writer: Stephen King, Frank Darabont
Actors: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Shawshank Redemption” is a gripping drama that follows the story of Andy Dufresne, a banker who is wrongfully convicted of murder and sentenced to life in Shawshank State Penitentiary. Through his friendship with fellow inmate Red, Andy navigates the harsh realities of prison life while maintaining hope, resilience, and a relentless pursuit of freedom.

The Godfather

The Godfather
The Godfather
Internet Movie Database: 9.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 100/100
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Runtime: 175 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 31 wins & 31 nominations total
Writer: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola
Actors: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan
Language: English, Italian, Latin
Country: United States
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The Godfather is a crime drama film that follows the story of the Corleone family, an Italian-American mafia dynasty, as they navigate power struggles and internal conflicts in the world of organized crime. The film explores themes of loyalty, family, and the consequences of choosing a life of crime.

Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction
Pulp Fiction
Internet Movie Database: 8.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 95/100
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Runtime: 154 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 69 wins & 72 nominations total
Writer: Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avary
Actors: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson
Language: English, Spanish, French
Country: United States
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“Pulp Fiction” is a nonlinear crime film that follows the interconnected stories of various characters involved in the criminal underworld of Los Angeles. Through a series of darkly humorous and violent events, the film explores themes of redemption, violence, and the blurred lines between good and evil.

Fight Club

Fight Club
Fight Club
Internet Movie Database: 8.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 139 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 12 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Chuck Palahniuk, Jim Uhls
Actors: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf
Language: English
Country: Germany, United States
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“Fight Club” is a movie about an insomniac office worker who forms an underground fight club as a means of rebellion against the monotony and emptiness of his life. As the club grows in popularity, it evolves into a dangerous anarchist movement that challenges societal norms and leads to a shocking twist.

The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight
Internet Movie Database: 9.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 152 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 162 wins & 164 nominations total
Writer: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer
Actors: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart
Language: English, Mandarin
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“The Dark Knight” is a superhero film that follows Batman as he faces off against the Joker, a psychopathic criminal mastermind, in a battle for Gotham City’s soul. The movie explores themes of chaos, morality, and the blurred line between hero and villain.

Inception

Inception
Inception
Internet Movie Database: 8.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 148 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 159 wins & 220 nominations total
Writer: Christopher Nolan
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elliot Page
Language: English, Japanese, French
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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Inception is a science fiction heist film where a skilled thief enters people’s dreams to steal information. He is given the opportunity to plant an idea in someone’s mind instead, leading to a complex and thrilling exploration of the power of dreams and the human subconscious.

The Matrix

The Matrix
The Matrix
Internet Movie Database: 8.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 42 wins & 52 nominations total
Writer: Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss
Language: English
Country: United States, Australia
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“The Matrix” is a science fiction film set in a dystopian future where humans are unknowingly trapped in a simulated reality created by intelligent machines. A group of rebels, led by a computer hacker named Neo, fight to free humanity from the control of the machines and awaken them to the truth of their existence.

Goodfellas

Goodfellas
Goodfellas
Internet Movie Database: 8.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 92/100
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Runtime: 145 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 44 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese
Actors: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci
Language: English, Italian
Country: United States
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“Goodfellas” is a crime film based on the true story of Henry Hill, a former mobster, and his involvement in the Italian-American mafia. It follows his rise and fall in the criminal underworld, exploring themes of loyalty, violence, and the consequences of a life of crime.

The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs
The Silence of the Lambs
Internet Movie Database: 8.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 5 Oscars. 70 wins & 50 nominations total
Writer: Thomas Harris, Ted Tally
Actors: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn
Language: English, Latin
Country: United States
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“The Silence of the Lambs” is a psychological thriller about a young FBI trainee who seeks the help of a brilliant but manipulative cannibalistic serial killer to catch another serial killer who skins his victims.”

Se7en

Se7en
Se7en
Internet Movie Database: 8.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 127 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 29 wins & 43 nominations total
Writer: Andrew Kevin Walker
Actors: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Se7en” is a psychological thriller about two detectives who investigate a series of gruesome murders inspired by the seven deadly sins, leading them on a dark and twisted journey to catch a sadistic killer. As they uncover the horrifying truth, they are forced to confront their own moral boundaries.

The Departed

The Departed
The Departed
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 151 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 98 wins & 141 nominations total
Writer: William Monahan, Alan Mak, Felix Chong
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson
Language: English, Cantonese
Country: United States, Hong Kong
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“The Departed” is a crime thriller film about an undercover cop who infiltrates an Irish mob in Boston while a mole in the police force works to uncover his true identity, leading to a dangerous cat-and-mouse game between the two sides.

Memento

Memento
Memento
Internet Movie Database: 8.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 57 wins & 59 nominations total
Writer: Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan
Actors: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Memento” is a psychological thriller about a man with short-term memory loss who uses notes, tattoos, and Polaroid pictures to hunt down the person he believes is responsible for his wife’s murder, while unraveling a complex web of deception and manipulation along the way.

The Prestige

The Prestige
The Prestige
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 130 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 6 wins & 45 nominations total
Writer: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, Christopher Priest
Actors: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Prestige” is a psychological thriller film that follows two rival magicians in late 19th-century London as they engage in a fierce competition to create the ultimate illusion. As their obsession with outdoing each other escalates, the movie explores themes of sacrifice, obsession, and the blurred line between reality and illusion.

American Beauty

American Beauty
American Beauty
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Won 5 Oscars. 112 wins & 102 nominations total
Writer: Alan Ball
Actors: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch
Language: English
Country: United States
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“American Beauty” is a drama film that explores the dark underbelly of suburban life, as a middle-aged man named Lester Burnham becomes infatuated with his daughter’s friend and embarks on a journey of self-discovery and rebellion, ultimately leading to tragic consequences.

The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects
The Usual Suspects
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 37 wins & 17 nominations total
Writer: Christopher McQuarrie
Actors: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri
Language: English, Hungarian, Spanish, French
Country: United States, Germany
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“The Usual Suspects” is a crime thriller about a group of criminals who are brought together for a heist, only to find themselves entangled in a twisted web of deception and mystery. As they try to uncover the truth, they become pawns in a larger scheme orchestrated by a mastermind criminal known as Keyser Söze.

The Green Mile

The Green Mile
The Green Mile
Internet Movie Database: 8.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 189 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 15 wins & 37 nominations total
Writer: Stephen King, Frank Darabont
Actors: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“The Green Mile” is a drama film based on Stephen King’s novel, following the story of a death row corrections officer who becomes emotionally involved with a convicted murderer with supernatural healing powers. The movie explores themes of redemption, compassion, and the power of human connection.

Shutter Island

Shutter Island
Shutter Island
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 69%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 11 wins & 66 nominations
Writer: Laeta Kalogridis, Dennis Lehane
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“Shutter Island” is a psychological thriller film about two U.S. Marshals investigating the disappearance of a patient from a mental institution located on an isolated island, where they uncover dark secrets and face their own inner demons.

Oldboy

Oldboy
Oldboy
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 40 wins & 27 nominations
Writer: Garon Tsuchiya, Nobuaki Minegishi, Park Chan-wook
Actors: Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae, Kang Hye-jeong
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
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The Oldboy movie is about a man who is inexplicably imprisoned for 15 years and upon his release, seeks revenge on those who took away his freedom. As he delves deeper into the mysteries surrounding his captivity, he uncovers shocking truths that challenge his perception of reality.

The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense
The Sixth Sense
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 6 Oscars. 37 wins & 56 nominations total
Writer: M. Night Shyamalan
Actors: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette
Language: English, Latin, Spanish
Country: United States
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“The Sixth Sense is a psychological thriller about a young boy who can communicate with spirits and a child psychologist who tries to help him. As they uncover dark secrets and navigate their own demons, they work together to unravel a haunting mystery.”

The Social Network

The Social Network
The Social Network
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 95/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Biography, Drama
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 173 wins & 187 nominations total
Writer: Aaron Sorkin, Ben Mezrich
Actors: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“The Social Network” is a movie that chronicles the rise of Facebook, exploring the tumultuous journey of its founder, Mark Zuckerberg, as he navigates friendships, lawsuits, and betrayal while revolutionizing social media. It delves into the complex themes of ambition, power, and the consequences of success in the digital age.

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