Ever fancied a film but been unsure what to choose? Are you ever stuck on what film to watch? It’s very frustrating when you’re just scrolling through Netflix and can’t decide what to watch. We have you covered! Each staff member of gemsatwork have recommended a film to watch. So, you can work your way down the list and let us know what you think!
1. The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film. Where Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency. Available to stream on NOWTV
2. About Time is a 2013 British romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Richard Curtis. At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. Available to stream on Netflix
3. Gladiator is a 2000 epic historical action drama film directed by Ridley Scott. A former Roman General sets out to exact vengeance against the corrupt emperor who murdered his family and sent him into slavery. Available to stream on NOWTV
4. The Lion King is a 2019 American musical film directed and produced by Jon Favreau. After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery. Available to stream on NOWTV
5. Interstellar is a 2014 epic science fiction film directed, co-written and co-produced by Christopher Nolan. A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity’s survival. Available to purchase on Amazon
6. Law Abiding Citizen is a 2009 American action thriller film. A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family’s killers free. Available to stream on Netflix
8. Casino is a 1995 American epic crime film directed by Martin Scorsese. A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive, compete against each other over a gambling empire, and over a fast living and fast loving socialite. Available to purchase on Amazon
9. Snatch (stylized as snatch.) is a 2000 British crime comedy film. Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond. Available to stream on Netflix
10. Layer Cake is a 2004 British neo noircrime film directed by Matthew Vaughn. A successful cocaine dealer gets two tough assignments from his boss on the eve of his planned early retirement. Available to stream on Netflix
11. Dazed and Confused is a 1993 American teen coming-of-age comedy film written and directed by Richard Linklater. The adventures of high school and junior high students on the last day of school in May 1976. Available to purchase on Amazon
12. Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 horror comedy film directed by Edgar Wright, who co-wrote it with Simon Pegg. A man’s uneventful life is disrupted by the zombie apocalypse. Available to stream on NOWTV
13. Submarine is a 2010 coming-of-age comedy-drama film written and directed by Richard Ayoade. 15-year-old Oliver Tate has two objectives: To lose his virginity before his next birthday, and to extinguish the flame between his mother and an ex-lover who has resurfaced in her life. Available to purchase on Amazon
14. Blade Runner 2049 is a 2017 American neo-noir science fiction film. Young Blade Runner “K”‘s (Ryan Gosling’s) discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former Blade Runner Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), who’s been missing for thirty years. Available to purchase on Amazon
15. Mulan is a 1998 American animated musical historical action adventure film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation for Walt Disney Pictures.To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China’s greatest heroines in the process. Available to watch on NOWTV
16. Manchester by the Sea is a 2016 American drama film written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan. A depressed uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy’s father dies. Available to stream on Amazon Prime
17. Groundhog Day is a 1993 American fantasy comedy film directed by Harold Ramis. A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again. Available to stream on Netflix
18. Rush Hour is a 1998 American action comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. A loyal and dedicated Hong Kong Inspector teams up with a reckless and loudmouthed L.A.P.D. detective to rescue the Chinese Consul’s kidnapped daughter, while trying to arrest a dangerous crime lord along the way.
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