It’s time to watch extraordinary films and take your summer evenings to new heights. There’s something for everyone, from moving drama to haunting horror so try something new today.
Million Dollar Baby (2004)
A sport-drama that will leave you weepy for weeks, Million Dollar Baby follows an amateur boxer called Margaret as she works with a trainer to try to achieve her dream and become a professional boxer. The film received critical acclaim and won several awards. If you want to have a good cry, then look no further than Million Dollar Baby.
The Karate Kid (1984)
The Karate Kid is an iconic martial arts drama film that follows a teenage boy who learns karate to defend himself against bullies and win a tournament. It has an 88% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes won two awards and critics praise it for its heartwarming story and performances. Experience tender-hearted nostalgia and rewatch this classic in July.
Cloud Atlas (2012)
An intricate film that will stay with you long after you finish watching it, Cloud Atlas is a science fiction film that explores the consequences of our actions over time and how different people affect each other over generations. Critics praise Cloud Atlas for its ambitious narrative and eye-catching visuals. If you love to ponder and have a philosophical streak, Cloud Atlas is a must-watch.
Schindler’s List (1993)
Schindler’s List is an American historical drama based on the work of a businessman named Oskar Schindler and his wife. They saved more than one thousand refugees from the Holocaust by employing them in his factories during World War II. Described as a dramatic masterpiece; the film received near-universal critical acclaim and won a myriad of awards. Change how you see the world and watch Schindler’s List this summer.
Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
Sleepless in Seattle follows a fraught romance after a journalist listens to a widower talking about his feelings on a radio show and falls for him. The film won several awards and is an intelligent and touching romantic comedy. If you are looking for something gentle but captivating, then Sleepless in Seattle is for you.
The iconic comedy is coming to Netflix; Airplane! is an American parody film inspired by the disaster film genre. It is about an alcoholic rogue pilot who must work with his stewardess ex-girlfriend to land a plane safely after the crew is incapacitated by food poisoning. Highly rated and renowned for its goofy humour and slapstick comedy, Airplane! is an absolute must-watch.
A romantic fantasy adventure film that centres on a young man named Tristan who travels to the magical kingdom of Stormhold to collect a fallen star to give to a woman in exchange for marriage. To his surprise, the star is actually a woman in peril. Starburst won multiple awards and has a 76% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. If you’re looking for something fantastical and fun, then look no further than Stardust.
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
A gothic supernatural horror film with unforgettable visuals; Sleepy Hollow centres on a police constable named Ichabod Crane who is sent from New York to investigate a series on murders in the village of Sleepy Hollow. He must confront a mysterious Headless Horseman to solve the killings. Critics praise the movie for its direction, screenplay, performances, musical score and dark humour.
Watch Something New Today
Grab some popcorn, get comfy and take your summer to the next level. It’s time to see something incredible.
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