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The Best Movies

My favorite movies...EVER!

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#1 The Usual Suspects - Directed by Brian Singer. Written by Christopher McQuarrie. Starring Kevin Spacey, Chazz Palminteri, Stephen Baldwin, Gabriel Byrne, Benicio Del Toro, Kevin Pollak, and Pete Postlethwaite.
 
1996 - Won 2 Oscars:
Best Supporting Actor (Kevin Spacey)
Best Original Screenplay (Christopher McQuarrie)
 
When a docked boat containing 27 people and $91 million dollars worth of drug money explodes, the police begin an investigation into what has happened. Unfortunately, the only survivors are a severly burned Hungarian man and Verbal Kint (Spacey), a crippled con-man. Against his will, Kint is forced into explaining the details leading up to the night of the explosion and what exactly happened on that boat.

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#2 Memento - Directed by Christopher Nolan. Short story by Johnathan Nolan. Screenplay by Christopher Nolan. Starring Guy Pearce, Joe Pantoliano, and Carrie-Anne Moss.
 
2002 - Nominated for two Oscars:
Best Editing (Dody Dorn)
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly For the Screen (Christopher Nolan, story by Johnathan Nolan) [Johnathan Nolan's short story "Memento Mori" was not published until after the film was completed]
 
Leonard Shelby, a man with short-term memory loss, attempts to hunt down the man that not only caused his brain condition, but raped and murdered his wife.
 

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#3 Donnie Darko
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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#4 The Shawshank Redemption
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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#5 Crash
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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#6 Cidade de Deus (City of God)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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#7 Requiem For A Dream
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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#8 American History X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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#9 L.A. Confidential
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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#10 Amadeus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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