Top 10 Must Watch Hollywood Movies Before You Get Old

1.  Coming to America (1988)


Coming to America (1988)


There is a lot which could be gotten from travelling out of one’s country home, but when African prince Hakeem had to visit queens it was for the main purpose of finding a wife. A woman whom he felt he would love to respect for her intelligence and will. Hakeem needed a woman who’s got a mind of her own and who would love him for him. The 1hr, 56 minutes long movie was written by Eddie Murphy while David Sheffield handled the screenplay. Stars in this movie include Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, and James Earl Jones to mention but a few. The romantic comedy movie remains a world class favorite of many Hollywood fans across the planet till date and this includes me myself.

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2.  Catch Me If You Can (2002)


Catch Me If You Can (2002)


Catch me if you can is the true story of Frank Abagnale Jr. the man who, before his 19th birthday had successfully conned millions of dollars’ worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and even a legal prosecutor. The movie runs for a total 141 minutes. Director of this 2002 movie was Steven Spielberg and it featured Stars including Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken and Martin Sheen.

3.  Braveheart (1995)


Braveheart (1995)


In Braveheart, William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England after his secret bride had been executed for assaulting an English soldier who had attempted to rape her. The attempt of revolting was indeed a brave act itself. Running for 178 minutes, the 2015 produced movie was directed by Mel Gibson featuring stars like Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan and Angus Macfadyen.

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4.  Collateral (2004)


Collateral (2004)


A taxi driver painfully finds himself the hostage of an engaging contract killer as he tried to make his rounds from hit to hit during a single night in Los Angeles. He nevertheless must try finding a way to save not only himself but also one last victim as well. Directed by Michael Mann, the movie runs for 120 minutes and also features stars like Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith and Mark Ruffalo.

5.  Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011)


Mission  Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)


This 2011 movie directed by Brad Bird showed IMF being shut down when it’s implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin which caused Ethan Hunt and his brand new team to go rogue in order to clean and clear their organization’s name. The movie runs for 133 minutes. A must watch featuring stars like; Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg and Paula Patton.

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6.  300 (2006)


300 (2006)


Centered on the ancient story of an historic King Leonidas of Sparta who disobediently forced 300 of his war men to fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C. the movie runs 117 minutes. Director: Zack Snyder, Stars: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Dominic West.

7.  Donnie Darko (2001)


Donnie Darko (2001)


Donnie Darko is a 2001 movie which features a troubled teenager literarily plagued by visions of a giant bunny rabbit which constantly manipulates him to commit a number of crimes, after his unbelievable escape from a bizarre accident. The movie runs for 113 minutes. Director: Richard Kelly, stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell and Holmes Osborne.

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8.  Panic Room (2002)


Panic Room (2002)


Panic room is about a divorced woman who has a diabetic daughter; they decided to seek refuge in the safe room of their newly-purchased house only for three men to break-in unexpectedly claiming to be in search of a missing fortune. The movie runs for a total of 112 minutes. Director: David Fincher, Stars includes Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart, Forest Whitaker and Dwight Yoakam. This movie is a must watch.

9.  Tower Heist (2011)


Tower Heist (2011)


The movie is about a group of hard-working guys whom after finding out they’ve fallen victim to their wealthy employer’s Ponzi scheme decided to conspire to rob his high-rise residence in retaliation. The movie lasts 104 minutes. Produced in2011, Director is Brett Ratner featuring stars includes Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller, Casey Affleck, and Alan Alda amongst others.


10.  Death at a Funeral (2010)


Death at a Funeral (2010)


This movie centered on an unusual funeral ceremony which unbelievably turns into a debacle of exposed mind blowing family secrets and misplaced bodies. The movie lasts 92 minutes. Directed by Neil LaBute featuring Hollywood stars Chris Rock, Martin Lawrence, Keith David, Loretta Devine. You would love to watch it all over again.