Best American Movies – page 5

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs like "Killer Queen", "Bohemian ...
Style: inspirational, touching, rough, sad, tragic ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, lgbt, musician, aids, music, singer, rock band, fame, friendship between men, musician's life, rock concert, homosexual ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, future, year 1970 ...
Place: england, atlanta georgia, britain, edinburgh scotland, munich germany ...
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 7.6
 552K
Minority Report (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: John Anderton is a top 'Precrime' cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge.
Style: futuristic, suspense, neo noir, tense, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, murder, future dystopia, foreknowledge, precognition, time loop, frame up, law enforcer, police investigation, time travel, distopia, psychic ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., virginia, usa
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Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.
Style: touching, fairy tale, witty, exciting, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: holiday, dreams, christmas, good versus evil, belief, childhood, adventure, fairy, friendship, family, save the world, santa claus ...
Place: st. petersburg russia, new york
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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The tables are turned as four teenagers are sucked into Jumanji's world - pitted against rhinos, black mambas and an endless variety of jungle traps and puzzles. To survive, they'll play as characters from the game.
Style: ridiculous, exciting, biting, breathtaking, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: jungle, mission, team, adventurer, game, zoologist, friendship, video game, high school, blonde, curse, magic ...
Time: year 1996, year 2016, 90s, 2010s
Place: new hampshire, hawaii
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 7.3
 329K
The Nice Guys (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.
Style: neo noir, entertaining, buddy comedy, suspense, funny ...
Plot: conspiracy, private detective, investigation, private investigator, corruption, murder, father daughter relationship, teenage girl, party, single father, female nudity, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: "The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, ...
Style: biblical, christian film, rough, factual, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: jesus, christianity, religion, betrayal, suffering, torture, death, sacrifice, bible, mission, brutality, life philosophy ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: holy land, jerusalem, rome italy, ancient greece, middle east
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 150K
Onward (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there.
Style: feel good, fairy tale, modern fairy tale, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night
Plot: brother brother relationship, elf, teenage protagonist, disney, magic, birthday, fantasy world, teenage boy, mythical creature, cyclops, adventure, centaur ...
Time: contemporary, future
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The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck crab fisherman embarks on a journey to get a young man with Down syndrome to a professional wrestling school in rural North Carolina and away from the retirement home where he’s lived for the past two and a half years.
Style: uplifting, touching, inspirational, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, family outing
Plot: down syndrome, wrestling, friendship, raft, follow your dream, adventure, escape, disability, coming of age, friend, chase, travel ...
Time: future
Place: florida, north carolina
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 189K
Jungle Cruise (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Disney’s live-action adaptation of its iconic theme park ride.
Style: scenic, colourful, captivating, funny, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: jungle, amazon river, amazon jungle, snake, artifact, amazon rainforest, dangerous animal, explorer, myth, rain forest, hunter, treasure ...
Time: 1910s, future, 90s, 20th century, year 1916
Place: brazil, london
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 8.2
 874K
Die Hard (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: NYPD cop, John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking ...
Style: intense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, gunfight, heist, terrorist, tough guy, christmas, one man army, police officer, terrorism, police, robbery, machismo ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Simpsons Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons are declared fugitives.
Style: funny, humorous, adult animation, satirical, suspense ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing, teens
Plot: goofy hero, bomb, save the day, parents and children, family, snow, lake, life philosophy, irreverent, redemption, girl, cartoon bear ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2007, 21st century
Place: alaska, oregon, seattle, usa
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 7.8
 136K
Glory (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.
Style: epic, inspirational, factual, intense, suspense ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, war, slavery, battles, human spirit, prejudice, freedom, military, heroic mission, black history, racism ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: massachusetts, south carolina, usa, boston, new england
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Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a time when monsters walk the Earth, humanity’s fight for its future sets Godzilla and Kong on a collision course that will see the two most powerful forces of nature on the planet clash in a spectacular battle for the ages. As Monarch embarks ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, exciting, psychotronic ...
Plot: giant monster, godzilla, king kong, giant ape, giant animal, monster, dinosaur, monster versus monster, creature, giant creature, creature feature, sea monster ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century, 2020s
Place: hong kong, usa, las vegas, florida, antarctica ...
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 7.0
 355K
Super 8 (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, thought provoking, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: childhood, monster, alien, small town, ufo, friendship, adventure, young heroes, creature, youth, coming of age, train crash ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, future, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: ohio, usa
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 8.0
 314K
Magnolia (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: An epic mosaic of many interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.
Style: meditative, sincere, realistic, surreal, bleak ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: human nature, introspection, depression, child prodigy, multiple storylines, social problems, redemption, dysfunctional family, coincidence, frog, cancer, drug addiction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s, 60s, 1910s
Place: los angeles
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Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, psychological, tense, exciting ...
Plot: prison, justice, vengeance, vigilantism, investigation, master criminal, murder, fighting the system, lawyer, mind game, courtroom, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 297K
The Accountant (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, tense, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: autism, accountant, assassin, lone hero, mathematics, organized crime, justice, twists and turns, gunfight, sniper, hitman, investigation ...
Time: year 2010, 80s, 2010s, year 2006, 2000s ...
Place: washington d.c., new york, germany, new hampshire, illinois ...
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 160K
Network (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, political, satirical ...
Plot: media, television, satire, journalism, adultery, media manipulation, corruption, dark humor, media satire, older man younger woman relationship, murder, workaholic ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, california, los angeles
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 406K
Collateral (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Cab driver Max picks up a man who offers him $600 to drive him around. But the promise of easy money sours when Max realizes his fare is an assassin.
Style: tense, neo noir, clever, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, taxi driver, crimes, twists and turns, hostage, killings, merciless, taxi, sociopath, assassin, murder witness, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.2
 373K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: serious, suspense, exciting, brutal, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, corruption, hitman, gunfight, loner, assassin, lone hero, one man army, organized crime, tough heroes, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, russia, moscow russia, usa, massachusetts
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 7.2
 286K
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. But Po’s new life of awesomeness is threatened by the ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, talking animals, martial arts, animals, mentor, master warrior, chosen one, kung fu, good versus evil, goofy hero, family, threat ...
Time: year 2011, 2010s
Place: china, ancient china, asia
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 7.9
 103K
Patton (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: "Patton" tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton's career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Side ...
Style: realistic, clever, witty, poignant, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: world war two, war, sacrifice, german, general, destiny, nazi, military life, tank, tough guy, violence, anti war ...
Time: year 1944, year 1943, year 1945, 1940s, 70s ...
Place: africa, germany, normandy, italy, europe ...
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 7.7
 575K
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Less than 24 hours into his parole, charismatic thief Danny Ocean is already rolling out his next plan: In one night, Danny's hand-picked crew of specialists will attempt to steal more than $150 million from three Las Vegas casinos. But to ...
Style: clever, witty, exciting, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, crimes, casino, thief, cons and scams, outsmarting, deception, con artists, group of criminals, perfect crime, scheme, planning ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, atlantic city, usa, los angeles, atlantic city new jersey ...
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Scent of a Woman (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Charlie Simms is a student at a private preparatory school who comes from a poor family. To earn the money for his flight home to Gresham, Oregon for Christmas, Charlie takes a job over Thanksgiving looking after retired U.S. Army officer Lieutenant ...
Style: inspirational, sentimental, dramatic, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, blindness, blind character, human nature, mentor, human spirit, tango, thanksgiving, coming of age, disability, unlikely friendships, change of heart ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new england, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 219K
Ghost (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, touching, sweet, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: ghost, afterlife, love story, love, romance, death, love and romance, life & death, supernatural, supernatural romance, betrayal, psychic ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.
Style: intense, entertaining, exciting, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: superhero, super strength, superhero team, mutant, transformation, good versus evil, teleportation, heroes, x men, alter ego, technology, genetics ...
Time: future, year 1983, 2010s, 80s
Place: egypt, poland, west berlin west germany, berlin germany, cairo egypt ...
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 7.1
 93K
The Muppets (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help the gang put on a show and raise the $10 million they need to save the day.
Style: feel good, sweet, exciting, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: muppets, puppet, disney, puppetry, childhood, save the day, performance, ambition, friendship, disorder, escapades, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, europe, france, paris france
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 7.9
 267K
Boogie Nights (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a ...
Style: sexy, stylized, erotic, talky, sexual ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: sex, porn industry, drugs, nudity (full frontal - brief), disco, addiction, drug abuse, drug addiction, porn actor, voyeurism, cocaine, adultery ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Taking place six years following the events of the first film, the story will center on Ralph's adventures in the Internet data space when a Wi-Fi router gets plugged into the arcade as he must find a replacement part to fix Sugar Rush.
Style: exciting, captivating, fairy tale, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: disney, adventure, internet, giant, princess, friendship, computer, alternate world, save the day, deadly virus, disney princess, best friends ...
Place: california
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 7.3
 268K
Jerry Maguire (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Jerry Maguire used to be a typical sports agent: willing to do just about anything he could to get the biggest possible contracts for his clients, plus a nice commission for himself. Then, one day, he suddenly has second thoughts about what ...
Style: realistic, motivational, inspirational, feel good, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: starting over, career, football, love story, american football, friendship, workplace romance, love, single mother, boss and employee, introspection, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, cuba
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