26. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Captain John Miller has a mission to find Private James Ryan. Ryan’s three brothers have been killed in combat. The captain takes his men behind enemy lines to find him. This movie shows brutal casualties of war, the personal journey of soldiers, and the discovery of their own strength to win over an uncertain future with honor and courage. This is one of the best war movies on the IMDb Top 250 list.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Producer: Ian Bryce, Mark Gordon, Gary Levinsohn, Steven Spielberg
Writer: Robert Rodat
Starring: Tom Hanks, Edward Burns, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore
27. The Green Mile (1999)
Paul Edgecomb met many cons but he had never met someone like John Coffey. He is a massive human being who is convicted for killing two sisters. Coffey had the size and strength to kill anyone, but he is not a violent man. In fact, he is of a very naive nature and he is scared of the dark. Coffey possesses a mysterious supernatural gift. His goodness affects the men guarding him in so many ways.
Director: Frank Darabont
Producer: Frank Darabont, David Valdes
Writer: Frank Darabont, Stephen King
Starring: Tom Hanks, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt, Michael Clarke Duncan, James Cromwell, Michael Jeter, Graham Greene, Doug Hutchison, Sam Rockwell, Barry Pepper, Jeffrey DeMunn, Patricia Clarkson, Harry Dean Stanton
28. Spirited Away (2001)
Spirited Away is the best foreign animated adventure on the IMDb Top 250 list. 10-year-old Chihiro and her parents stumble upon an abandoned park. Her parents are turned into giant pigs. Then she meets Haku, who explains that the park is a resort for supernatural beings who need a break from their time spent on the earth. Haku says She must work and earn her way back.
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Producer: Toshio Suzuki
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki
Starring: Rumi Hiiragi, Miyu Irino, Mari Natsuki, Takeshi Naito, Yasuko Sawaguchi, Tsunehiko Kamijō, Takehiko Ono, Bunta Sugawara
29. Interstellar (2014)
A global crop blight is turning the earth into an uninhabitable place. A NASA physicist named Brand is working on how to save mankind. He has an idea of transporting people to a new planet using a wormhole. He sends a brilliant former pilot Cooper and a team of researchers through the wormhole. They are supposed to go to three planets and find out which planet is more suitable for humankind.
Director: Christopher Nolan
Producer: Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan, Lynda Obst
Writer: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan.
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, Ellen Burstyn, Michael Caine
30. Parasite (2019)
Parasite is a story of two families. One is very rich and has all the money they need. Another one is very poor because they are jobless. Ki-take’s rich friend asks him to take his tutor role to teach a rich girl. He fakes his educational qualifications and accepts the offer. He makes sure that everyone in his family gets a job in the rich family even he has to be the reason to fire an innocent employee. Greed and ambition take over Ki-take’s family and both families fall into chaos.
Director: Bong Joon-ho
Producer: Kwak Sin-ae, Moon Yang-kwon, Bong Joon-ho, Jang Young-hwan
Writer: Bong Joon-ho, Han Jin-won
Starring: Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Choi Woo-shik, Park So-dam, Lee Jung-eun, Jang Hye-jin