My Favourite Movies


This list is not necessarily a comprehensive and an all inclusive one, there could be movies I have liked and missed out here. Guess this is going to stay dynamic. There would be movies which would be added as and when I watch something and like, also there could be some dropped if on a watching again it is not liked as much.

English
  1. Man from earth http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0756683/
  2. Lorenzo's Oil (based on a true story) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104756/
  3. The Greatest Game ever played (Walt Disney-golf -true story) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0388980/
  4. Invincible (Walt Disney-American Football-true story) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0445990/
  5. Coach Carter (English - Basket ball -true story) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0393162/
  6. Chariots of fire (true story- 1924 Olympics) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082158/
  7. The World's fastest Indian (Land speed record on bike-True story) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0412080/
  8. Antichrist (not religion perse, dark, depressing, explicit) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0870984/
  9. Saving Private Ryan (true story, Normandy) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120815/
  10. The Thin Red line http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120863/
  11. Men of Honor (true story;black navy diver-brilliant movie) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0203019/
  12. Charlie Wilson's war (tom hanks, true story) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0472062/
  13. Catch me if you can (true story, Spielberg, tom hanks, Caprio) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0264464/
  14. JFK (Oliver Stone, Kevin costner) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102138/
  15. Milk (true story - Oscar) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1013753/
  16. Crazy heart (oscar-jeff bridges-country singer) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1263670/
  17. Tender mercies (Country singer - Robert Duval) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086423/
  18. Changeling(true story,Clint Eastwood directed-Oscar nominee)http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0824747/
  19. The King's speech(true story - Oscar)  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1504320/
  20. Patch Adams (robin williams-true story-Munnabhai MBBS was remade/inspired from here) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0129290/
  21. The kids are all right (Oscar) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0842926/
  22. Inception http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1375666/
  23. Dirty rotten scoundrels http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0095031/
  24. Father of the bride http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101862/
  25. The Adventures of Tintin : The secret of the unicorn http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0983193/
  26. Mrs Doubtfire http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0107614/
  27. My cousin Vinny http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104952/
  28. The Air up therehttp://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109067/
  29. Fish called wanda http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0095159/
  30. With honours http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0111732/
  31. Leap of faith http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104695/
  32. Good Will hunting http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119217/
  33. Dead Poets Society http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0097165/?ref_=nv_sr_1
  34. Scent of a woman http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0105323/
  35. Scar face http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086250/
  36. The Bodygaurd (Kevin Costner, Whitney Huston) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103855/
  37. Mr Brooks http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0780571/
  38. Robinhood prince of thieves http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102798/
  39. The american president http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112346/
  40. Ferris Bueller's Day Off http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091042/
  41. Private Lessons http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082948/
  42. Godfather http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068646/
  43. Remember the titans http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0210945/
  44. Down Periscope http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0116130/
  45. Road to Perdition http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0257044/
  46. Blue Valentine http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1120985/
  47. The Reader http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0976051/
  48. Invictus http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1057500/
  49. Million dollar Baby http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0405159/
  50. The Shwashank redemption http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0111161/
  51. The Conspirator http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0968264/
  52. Lincoln http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0443272/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
  53. The Sessions http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1866249/
  54. Life is beautiful http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118799/
  55. Before Sunrise http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112471/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
  56. Before Sunset http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0381681/?ref_=nv_sr_1
  57. Before Midnight http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2209418/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
  58. Dallas Buyers Club http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0790636/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Hindi
  1. A wednesday http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1280558/
  2. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1562872/)
  3. Masoom (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085913/)
  4. Udaan (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1639426/)
  5. Dus Khaniyen http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0823451/
  6. Peepli live (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1447508/)
  7. Tare Zammen Par (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0986264/)
  8. 3 Idiots (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1187043/)
  9. Band Baja Baraat (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1610452/)
  10. Choti si bat (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072777/)
  11. Arth (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083578/)
  12. Zakhm (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0211126/)
  13. Tamana (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0205445/)
  14. Daddy (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0097143/)
  15. Saaransh (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088031/)
  16. Yun hota to kya hota http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0470614/
  17. Naram Garam (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082796/)
  18. Gol Mal (1979)http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079221/
  19. Chupke chupke http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072783/
  20. Mili http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073391/
  21. Abhiman http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0069671/
  22. Anand http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0066763/
  23. Drishti http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099467/
  24. Ardh satya http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085178/
  25. Dev http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0364303/
  26. Droh Kaal http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0178392/
  27. Shool http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0220757/
  28. Lakshya http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0323013/
  29. Dil chahta hai http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0292490/
  30. Luck by chance http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0886539/
  31. Rock on http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1230165/
  32. Honey Moon travels http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0808306/
  33. Rang de basanti http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0405508/
  34. Iqbal http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0453729/
  35. Welcome to Sajjanpur http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1221139/
  36. Bhopal express (Bhopal gas tragedy) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0281656/
  37. Ijaazat http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091256/
  38. Woh 7 din (remake of tamil 'andha 7 nalkal and remade into hum dil de chuke sanam) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086597/
  39. Satya http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0195231/
  40. Company http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0296574/
  41. Well done Abba http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1397492/
  42. Tere Bin Laden http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1629391/
  43. Khuda kayliye http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1068956/
  44. Sorry Bhai http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1327833/
  45. Hazaaron Khwaishein aisi http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0411469/
  46. Chandini Bar http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0267363/
  47. Astitva http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0261545/
  48. Page 3 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0443708/
  49. Dil toh baccha hai ji http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1727496/
  50. Chinni Kum http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0976026/
  51. Aandhi http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0178186/
  52. Chak de http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0871510/
  53. The Dirty Picture http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1954206/ 
  54. Kahani http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1821480/
  55. Paan Sing Tomar http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1620933/
  56. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2356180/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Indian English (english & Hindi)
  1. Memories in March (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1895476/)
  2. Bollywood calling http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0303733/
  3. Monsoon Wedding http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0265343/
  4. East is East (om puri) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0166175/ (not indian but brit-asian)
  5. Fire (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0116308/)
  6. Hyderabad Blues http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0195814/
  7. The Terrorist http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0169302/
  8. Mr & Mrs Iyer http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0329393/
  9. Mixed Doubles http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0458017/
  10. My brother Nikhil http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0419992/
  11. Dhobi ghat http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1433810/
Tamil
  1. Mouna ragam (Mani Ratnam)(http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091559/)
  2. Paruthi veeran (Dark, rustic & depressing) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0458050/
  3. Nayakan - (kamal, natinal award, Mani Ratnamhttp://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093603/
  4. Kanaathil Muthamittal (Mani Ratnam) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0312859/
  5. Thalapathy (Mani Ratnam) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101649/
  6. Anjali ( Mani Ratnam) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099043/
  7. Kuradhipunal  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0285665/ / remake of Droh Kaal
  8. Pessum padam /Pushpak (silent movie - kamal) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0251355/
  9. Kaakha Kaakha http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0375878/
  10. Varnam Aaiyiram http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1180583/
  11. Thevar Magan http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0105575/
  12. Micheal Madana Kamarajan http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0140377/
  13. Azahakan http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0154167/
  14. Veedu http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0235858/
  15. Mahanadhi http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0140348/
  16. Magalir Mattrum http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0264820/
  17. Sathi Leelavathi http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0140534/
  18. Marupadiyam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0235574/ remake of hindi Arth
  19. Autograph http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0411131/
  20. Nedunisinayagal http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1843221/
  21. Nandalala http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1784552/
  22. Anjathe http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1922545/
  23. Mozhi http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1034053/
  24. Punnagai Mannan http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0155068/
  25. Gentleman http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0482389/
  26. Vazhakku enn 18/9  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2146960/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
  27. Soodhu Kavvum http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2877108/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
Malayalam
  1. T D Dasan Std VI B http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1650547/
  2. Oru minaminunginte nurungu vettam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0155929/
  3. Kaliyattam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0199669/
  4. Deshadanam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0142216/
  5. Amaram http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0155487/
  6. Palleri Manikyam: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1573478/
  7. Pranchyettan and the saint http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1695800/
  8. Kutty Shrank http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1430096/
  9. Katha paryimbol http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1111914/ (remade into Billu barber & Kuselan)
  10. Ore Kadal (Mamooty & Meera Jasmin) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0997170/
  11. Kaazcha http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0425162/
  12. Thaniyavarthanam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0237820/
  13. Aryannugulde Veedu http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0273090/
  14. Adharavam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0271355/
  15. Vartha http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0215307/
  16. Oru Vadkan Veeragatha http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0271355/
  17. Vatsalyam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0271857/
  18. Mazhayethum Munbe http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0271636/
  19. Oru Rakquilin Ragasadhsil http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0255544/ 
  20. Yathra http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0235891/
  21. Anubadham (national award for child artist) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0246432/
  22. Oru CBI dairy kurupu and sequels http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0271694/
  23. New Delhi http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0246809/ (Inspired by Irving Wallace - Allmighty
  24. Chanakyan http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0097043/
  25. Kerala Cafe http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1539997/
  26. Vinodha Yatra http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0867465/
  27. Thenmavanin kombatha http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0255643/
  28. Manichitrathazhu http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0214915/
  29. Maya mayuram http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0237447/
  30. Ulladakkam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0292300/
  31. Vellanakulade naadu http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0255676/ re made in Hindi as Khatta Meeta
  32. T P Balagoplan MA http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0286190/
  33. April 18 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0240345/
  34. Agni Devan http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0291711/
  35. Devasuram http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0291855/
  36. Kilukkam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0255306/
  37. Varavelppu http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0292319/
  38. Kanmadam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0273306/
  39. Aram thamburan http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0355169/
  40. Krishnagudiyal oru pranyakalathu http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0355663/
  41. Twenty 20 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1138482/
  42. Keerthi chakra http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0485922/
  43. In Hariharan nagar http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0278501/
  44. Vadukum Nathan http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0425610/
  45. Thanmatra http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0483180/
  46. Udayanana tharam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0430710/
  47. Pavam Pavam Rajakumaran http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0278616/
  48. Arabikatha http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0928194/
  49. Traffic http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1821682/
  50. Passenger http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1433543/
  51. Ponmuttyidunam tharava http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0352732/
  52. Lelam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0355686/
  53. Pavitram http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0292176/
  54. Vandanam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0255668/
  55. Kamaladalam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0237363/
  56. Yodha http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0290937/
  57. Adhvaitam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0254936/
  58. Bharatham http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0237038/
  59. No 20 Madras Mail http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0271678/
  60. His higness abdulha http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0237309/
  61. Lal salam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0275465/
  62. Dasharatham http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0237138/
  63. Kireedam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0237376/ remade in Hindi as Gardish
  64. Chitram http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0214585/
  65. Thalavattam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0255641/ remade from one that flew over the cuckoo's nest -made in Hindia as Kyon Ki
  66. Sarvakalasala http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0215149/
  67. Panchagini http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0215028/
  68. Sanmanssullavrka samadhanam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0292220/ remade in Hindi as YeTera ghar ye mera ghar r
  69. Boeing boeing http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0255013/ remade in Hindi as Garam Masala
  70. Chidambaram http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088907/
  71. Kadhavaseshan http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0425165/
  72. Perumazhakkalam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0425350/
  73. Calcutta News http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1111881/
  74. Spirit http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2175672/
Foreign Movies (Non English-Non Indian)

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