Top 10 Award wining movies list

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We often hear the name of such movies which have won many awards but we cannot see them or we do not know their name properly.That’s why today here you are being given the names of all the best movies which have won many awards.Top award wining movies list and IMDb rating

There are many films that have won awards and critical acclaim throughout the history of cinema. Here is a list of some of the most highly-decorated films

Top Award wining movies list

1. The Godfather (1972)

“The Godfather” is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Albert S. Ruddy, based on the novel of the same name by Mario Puzo. The film stars Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard S. Castellano, Diane Keaton, and Robert Duvall. The story, spanning from 1945 to 1955, chronicles the Corleone crime family, a powerful Italian-American mafia clan, as the patriarch, Vito Corleone, hands control of the family business to his son Michael.

Rating – 9.2

2. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

“The Shawshank Redemption” is a 1994 American drama film directed by Frank Darabont and written by Stephen King. It is based on the 1982 novella “Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption” by Stephen King. The film stars Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman and tells the story of a man named Andy Dufresne, who is sentenced to life in Shawshank State Penitentiary for the murder of his wife and her lover, despite his claims of innocence.

Rating – 9.3

3. Schindler’s List (1993)

“Schindler’s List” is a 1993 American epic historical period drama film directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Steven Zaillian. It is based on the 1982 novel “Schindler’s Ark” by Thomas Keneally. The film stars Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, and Ben Kingsley, and tells the true story of German businessman Oskar Schindler, who saved the lives of more than a thousand Jewish refugees from the Holocaust by employing them in his factories during World War II.

Rating – 9.0

4. Forrest Gump (1994)

“Forrest Gump” is a 1994 American epic romantic-comedy-drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Eric Roth. It is based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film stars Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, and Sally Field. The film tells the story of Forrest Gump, a simple man with a low IQ who, through his unintentional actions, becomes caught up in some of the major events of the 20th century.

Rating – 8.8

5. The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

“The Empire Strikes Back” is a 1980 American epic space-opera film directed by Irvin Kershner and written by Leigh Brackett and Lawrence Kasdan, with a story by George Lucas. It is the second film in the original “Star Wars” trilogy and the fifth installment in the “Star Wars” franchise overall. The film stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, David Prowse, Peter Mayhew, and Frank Oz.


Rating – 8.7

6. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

“The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” is a 2003 epic fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson and written by Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, and Stephen Sinclair. It is based on the second and third volumes of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings”. The film stars Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom, and Sean Astin, and it tells the story of hobbit Frodo Baggins, as he and his companions continue their quest to destroy the One Ring, and defeat the Dark Lord Sauron.

Rating – 9.0

7. Pulp Fiction (1994)

“Pulp Fiction” is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino and written by Tarantino and Roger Avary. The film stars John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, and Harvey Keitel, and features an ensemble cast including Bruce Willis, Tim Roth, Amanda Plummer, Maria de Medeiros, Rosanna Arquette, and Christopher Walken. The film tells several overlapping stories that take place in the criminal underworld of Los Angeles, and features elements of crime fiction and non-linear narrative.

Rating – 8.9

8. Goodfellas (1990)

“Goodfellas” is a 1990 American crime film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Scorsese, Nicholas Pileggi, and Kenneth Lonergan. It is based on Pileggi’s 1986 non-fiction book “Wiseguy”, which is a chronicle of the rise and fall of mob associate Henry Hill and his life in the Lucchese crime family. The film stars Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino and many other talented actors.

Rating – 8.7

9. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” is a 1975 American drama film directed by Milos Forman and written by Lawrence Hauben and Bo Goldman, based on the 1962 novel by Ken Kesey. The film stars Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Will Sampson, Sydney Lassick, and Brad Dourif.

Rating – 8.7

10. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

“The Silence of the Lambs” is a 1991 American psychological horror-thriller film directed by Jonathan Demme and written by Ted Tally, based on the 1988 novel of the same name by Thomas Harris. The film stars Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn, Ted Levine, and Brooke Smith.

Rating- 8.6

This is just a small selection, and many films could be added to this list depending on one’s personal taste and criteria for what makes a “great” film. These films has been nominated and win Academy Awards, Golden Globe , BAFTA and many other prestigious awards.

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