36. Back to the Future (1985)
American teenager Marty McFly gets a call from his scientist friend Dr. Emmett Brown. Then they meet at Twin Pines Mall. It is 1:15 AM, Dr. Emmett Brown shows Marty the time machine and demonstrates everything there is to know about it. But Marty accidentally activates the plutonium car which is the time machine and it throws him back to 1955. During the time of his travel, Marty meets his parents but a much younger version of them. Then he tries to make sure that his parents fall in love. Otherwise, he will not be born. In addition to that, he must return to the present time and save Dr. Emmett Brown. IMDb Top 250
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Producer: Bob Gale, Neil Canton
Writer: Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale
Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover
37. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
A future robot uprising is to come. A 10 years old boy, John Connor is the key to civilization’s victory over the uprising. He is the one to change the course of history and he will lead the human Resistance Army. His mother is in imprisonment at a mental institution. So, John Connor finds himself in foster care. T-1000, a Terminator sent from the future to kill him. But the revamped T-800 has been sent back to protect the boy from the T-1000. IMDb Top 250
Director: James Cameron
Producer: James Cameron
Writer: James Cameron, William Wisher
Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Robert Patrick.
38. American History X (1998)
Derek Vinyard is a racist neo-Nazi and lives a violent life. Two young black people try to steal his car. So he kills them and goes to prison. Derek transforms and promises to change his racist and violent life. he also hopes to change his younger brother, Danny, who is becoming the man once Derek was. Derek is not sure if his family can overcome a lifetime of hate they have against him.
Director: Tony Kaye
Producer: John Morrissey
Writer: David McKenna
Starring: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Fairuza Balk, Stacy Keach, Elliott Gould, Avery Brooks, Beverly D’Angelo
39. Modern Times (1936)
This comedic masterpiece finds the iconic Little Tramp employed at a state-of-the-art factory where the inescapable machinery completely overwhelms him, and where various mishaps keep getting him sent to prison. In between his various jail stints, he meets and befriends an orphan girl. Both together and apart, they try to contend with the difficulties of modern life, with the Tramp working as a waiter and eventually a performer.
Director: Charlie Chaplin
Producer: Charlie Chaplin
Writer: Charlie Chaplin
Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford, Chester Conklin
40. Gladiator (2000)
Set in Roman times, the story of a once-powerful general forced to become a common gladiator. The emperor’s son is enraged when he is passed over as heir in favour of his father’s favourite general. He kills his father and arranges the murder of the general’s family, and the general is sold into slavery to be trained as a gladiator – but his subsequent popularity in the arena threatens the throne.
Director: Ridley Scott
Producer: Douglas Wick, David Franzoni, Branko Lustig
Writer: David Franzoni, John Logan, William Nicholson
Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Derek Jacobi, Djimon Hounsou, Richard Harris