Best American Movies

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best American Movies" contains films with the following parameters. Style: surprise ending, exciting, psychotronic, entertaining, visually appealing and intense. Plot: violence, rescue, deception, revenge, escape, fight, betrayal, death, chase and murder. Genre: Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi. Country: USA and UK.
Best American Movies
Best American Movies
TOP Movies: Soul (2020), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), The Avengers (2012), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019), Ford v. Ferrari (2019), Deadpool (2016), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Extraction (2020), Logan (2017), Black Panther (2018), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Jumanji: The Next Level (2019), The Shawshank Redemption (1994), Doctor Strange (2016), Star Wars: Episode IX (2019), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Django Unchained (2012).

List of Best Movies

 8.1
 183K
Soul (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, exciting
Plot: meaning of life, self discovery, acceptance, life & death, teaching the ways of the world, teacher, out of body experience, lifestyle change, change in lifestyle, jazz, musician, afterlife ...
Place: new york
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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, semi serious, suspense, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural power, super villain, team, superhero, fight scenes, supervillain, magic, end of the world, battlefield, save the world, invasion, teenage superhero ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, scotland, africa, manhattan new york city, new york
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Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and ...
Style: psychotronic, entertaining, epic, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Plot: heroes, army, superhero, supernatural power, catastrophe, superhero team, spacecraft, time machine, alien, good versus evil, apocalypse, time travel ...
Time: 1940s, 2020s, year 1970, near future, 2010s ...
Place: new york, tokyo, san francisco, norway, new jersey ...
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 8.0
 1.3M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, psychotronic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, monster, imaginary, teamwork, save the world, heroic mission, giant, evil alien, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, berlin germany
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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
Style: dark humor, clever, motivational, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: money, rise and fall, corruption, success, corporate crimes, greed, wall street, cons and scams, ambition, drugs/alcohol, rags to riches, millionaire ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1983 ...
Place: new york, usa, big ben london, manhattan new york city, switzerland ...
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Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Peter Parker and his friends go on a summer trip to Europe. However, they will hardly be able to rest - Peter will have to agree to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of creatures that cause natural disasters and destruction throughout the continent.
Style: entertaining, comic, psychotronic, sentimental, surprise ending
Audience: teens, family outing, teen comedy
Plot: high school, school trip, heroes, teenage life, secret identity, superhuman powers, illusion, giant creature, destruction, spider man character, drone, superhero ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: prague, europe, venice, tower bridge london, new york ...
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 8.1
 296K
Ford v. Ferrari (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: American car designer Carroll Shelby and the British-born driver Ken Miles work together to battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the ...
Style: inspirational, exciting, captivating, realistic, based on true events
Plot: racecar driver, car racing, race, racing, car, automobile racing, car race, rise to the top, talented, cars, ambition, driver ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1966, year 1959
Place: france, italy
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 8.0
 907K
Deadpool (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new ...
Style: exciting, dark humor, comic, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, anti hero, superhuman powers, anti heroes, dark hero, mutant, revenge, immortality, supernatural ability, escapades, imaginary, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: John Wick is on the run for two reasons… he’s being hunted for a global $14 million dollar open contract on his life, and for breaking a central rule: taking a life on Continental Hotel grounds. The victim was a member of the High Table who ...
Style: tense, exciting, brutal, suspense, harsh ...
Plot: one man army, gunfight, criminal's revenge, vengeance, murder, tough guy, shooting, danger, assassin, crimes, martial arts, violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: morocco, grand central station manhattan new york city, north africa, manhattan new york city, new york
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Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, man versus machine, master villain, save the world, supernatural ability, good versus evil, superhero team, androids and robots, imaginary, graphic violence, artificial intelligence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seoul, africa, new york, london ...
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the "classic Spider-Man mold", Miles Morales must juggle his high school life with his status as a superhero. Until he learns by Peter Parker, the original Spider-Man, that there is a multiverse, called the "Spider-Verse", in ...
Style: colourful, light, exciting, psychotronic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: teenage superhero, alternate universe, superhero, super powers, secret identity, teenage hero, physics, multiverse, robot, giant monster, spider man character, giant creature ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, ...
Style: comic, exciting, humorous, intense, suspense ...
Plot: superhero, supernatural power, disagreement, masked superhero, teenage hero, costumed hero, teamwork, ex soldier, brainwashing, haunted by the past, escape, death of father ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s, 90s, year 1991
Place: russia, vienna, siberia, eastern europe, cleveland ohio ...
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 6.7
 160K
Extraction (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Tyler Rake, a fearless mercenary who offers his services on the black market, embarks on a dangerous mission when he is hired to rescue the kidnapped son of a Mumbai crime lord…
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, ambiguous ending, surprise ending ...
Plot: rescue mission, mercenary, swat team, one man army, organized crime, human trafficking, ex special forces, kidnapping, sniper, child abduction, death threat, crime boss ...
Time: 2020s
Place: india, bangladesh, mumbai india, australia
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 8.1
 651K
Logan (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.
Style: emotional, suspense, surprise ending, bloody, futuristic ...
Plot: anti hero, fight scenes, death of protagonist, super strength, superhero, mutant, lone hero, invulnerability, little girl, immortality, rage, experiment ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: north dakota, el paso texas, usa, mexico
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 7.3
 629K
Black Panther (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: King T'Challa returns home from America to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne by factions within ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, stylized, intense, cult film ...
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, warrior, technology, martial arts, king, loss of father, haunted by the past, spy, murder, black hero, chase ...
Time: future, 2010s, 1990s, year 1992, 20th century ...
Place: africa, oakland california, nigeria, south korea, london
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Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord.
Style: exciting, psychotronic, humorous, entertaining, tense ...
Plot: female warrior, superhero team, female protagonist, tough girl, superheroine, superhero, super villain, gang, supernatural power, violence, female assassin, stylized violence ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: new jersey
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Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After the vicious slaughter of his family by stone-cold mercenary Sub-Zero, Hanzo Hasashi is exiled to the torturous Netherrealm. There, in exchange for his servitude to the sinister Quan Chi, he’s given a chance to avenge his family – and is ...
Style: brutal, intense, exciting, bloody
Plot: martial arts tournament, master warrior, ninja, revenge, sorcerer, martial arts, fight, fight to the death, villain, blood, shaolin monk, contests and competitions ...
Place: china
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, atmospheric, psychotronic, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, good versus evil, supernatural ability, imaginary, friendship, magic wand, young heroes, teacher, magic, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, year 1998, 2010s ...
Place: europe, england
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Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Following the events of Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens, New York City, with fighting crime as his superhero alter ego ...
Style: reboot, comic, psychotronic, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: supernatural power, teenager, superhero, costumed hero, mentor, school, teenage life, high school, moral dilemma, tony stark character, iron man character, spider man character ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., berlin germany, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, usa
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Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Spencer returns to the world of Jumanji, prompting his friends, his grandfather and his grandfather’s friend to enter a different and more dangerous version to save him.
Style: funny, breathtaking, captivating, surprise ending, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, adventure, adventurer, teamwork, body swapping, superhuman powers, magic, female martial artist, violence, friendship, surrealism, virtuality ...
Time: year 2019, 2010s
Place: new hampshire
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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, ...
Style: clever, captivating, touching, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: prison, human spirit, prison escape, false accusation, freedom, prison life, plot twist, life is a bitch, life sentence, stephen king, criminal heroes, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 60s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: usa, mexico, maine, pacific ocean
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 7.5
 602K
Doctor Strange (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under her wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.
Style: breathtaking, colourful, entertaining, witty, comic ...
Plot: magic, supernatural power, sorcerer, fantasy world, wizards, mentor, good versus evil, time loop, superhero, teleportation, fight scenes, magician ...
Time: year 2016, year 2017, 2010s
Place: hong kong, nepal, new york, london, mount everest
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Star Wars: Episode IX (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The next installment in the franchise and the conclusion of the “Star Wars“ sequel trilogy as well as the “Skywalker Saga“.
Style: surprise ending, tense, exciting, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: space battle, star wars, space travel, space opera, space wars, war, outer space, space war, super weapon, anti heroes, anti hero, supernatural ability ...
Time: 2010s
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.
Style: saga, futuristic, exciting, stylized, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: star wars, outer space, space travel, space wars, adventure, good versus evil, jedi, heroes, space and aliens, spacecraft, danger, space battle ...
Time: future, 2010s
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Django Unchained (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: dark humor, captivating, rough, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, bounty hunter, vengeance, slavery, old west, racism, african american, one against many, revenge, violent, society, courage ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, tennessee, texas
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 8.1
 864K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: mystery, missing person, police investigation, murder mystery, twists & turns, investigation, disappearance, missing wife, manipulation, femme fatale, adultery, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, st. louis missouri, manhattan new york city, new york
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage.
Style: entertaining, exciting, humorous, psychotronic, light ...
Plot: superhero, chase, space travel, outer space, adventure hero, alien, father son conflict, immortal, demi god, giant monster, giant creature, female assassin ...
Time: year 1980, 2010s, year 2017, 80s, year 2014
Place: missouri
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 8.1
 620K
Inside Out (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. ...
Style: emotional, cerebral, inspirational, motivational, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, life philosophy, disney, childhood, happy ending, family relations, coming of age, memory, imaginary, joy, creativity, dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: san francisco, minnesota, california, usa
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 8.5
 722K
Whiplash (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Under the direction of a ruthless instructor, a talented young drummer begins to pursue perfection at any cost, even his humanity.
Style: motivational, psychological, dramatic, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, teachers and students, follow your dream, musician's life, mentor, desire for fame, music, drummer, jazz, musician, music teacher, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.9
 464K
Knives Out (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his ...
Style: captivating, witty, exciting, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: murder mystery, mansion, eccentric family, investigation, murder investigation, whodunit, murder, mystery killer, private detective, inheritance, suspect, crime ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, new england, usa
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