June

Who’s afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

“Who’s afraid of Virginia Woolf?” is a black comedy drama from 1966. The movie should probably not be seen by children under 16.

This movie made my watch list because it is on Time Out’s list of best movies of all time as ranked by actors.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available on Amazon, and a lot of other places.

Breaking the waves (1996)

“Breaking the waves” is a romantic drama from 1996. The movie should probably not be seen by children under 16.

This movie made my watch list because it is on Time Out’s list of best movies of all time as ranked by actors.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available on Amazon, and a lot of other places.

The red shoes (1948)

“The red shoes” is a ballet movie from 1948. The movie could probably be seen by all audiences.

This movie made my watch list because it is on Time Out’s list of best movies of all time as ranked by actors.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available on Amazon, and a lot of other places.

The wizard of Oz (1939)

“The wizard of Oz” is a partially black-and-white family adventure musical from 1939. The movie can probably be seen by all audiences.

This movie made my watch list because it is on IMDb’s top rated movies list.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available on Amazon, and a lot of other places.

The sting (1973)

“The sting” is a caper comedy from 1973. The movie should probably not be seen by children under 12.

This movie made my watch list because it is on IMDb’s top rated movies list.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available on Amazon, and a lot of other places.

To kill a mockingbird (1962)

“To kill a mockingbird” is a black-and-white crime drama from 1962. The movie should probably not be seen by children under 14.

This movie made my watch list because it is on IMDb’s top rated movies list.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available on Amazon, and a lot of other places.

12 angry men (1957)

“12 angry men” is a black-and-white crime drama from 1957. The movie should probably not be seen by children under 13.

This movie made my watch list because it is on IMDb’s top rated movies list.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available on Amazon, and a lot of other places.

Gladiator (2000)

“Gladiator” is an epic, historical drama from 2000. The movie should probably not be seen by children under 15.

This movie made my watch list because it is on IMDb’s top rated movies list.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available on Amazon, and a lot of other places.

Boogie nights (1997)

“Boogie nights” is a drama from 1997. The movie should probably not be seen by children under 18.

This movie made my watch list because it is on Time Out’s list of best movies of all time as ranked by actors.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available on Amazon, and a lot of other places.

Cast away (2000)

“Cast away” is an adventure drama from 2000. The movie should probably not be seen by children under 12.

This movie made my watch list because it is considered very good, even though it is not on any of the lists I’ve used any more.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available on Amazon, and a lot of other places.

Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind (2004)

“Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind” is a romantic sci-fi movie from 2004. The movie should probably not be seen by children under 13.

This movie made my watch list because it is on IMDb’s top rated movies list.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available on Amazon, and a lot of other places.

Inception (2010)

“Inception” is a sci-fi action movie from 2010. The movie should probably not be seen by children under 15.

This movie made my watch list because it is on IMDb’s top rated movies list.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available on Amazon, and a lot of other places.

La Haine (1995)

“La Haine” (which is French for hate) is a French language black-and-white crime drama from 1995. The movie should probably not be seen by children under 15.

This movie made my watch list because it is on IMDb’s top rated movies list.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available on Amazon, and some other places.

Tootsie (1982)

“Tootsie” is a romantic comedy from 1982. The movie could probably be seen by everyone.

This movie made my watch list because it is on Time Out’s list of best movies of all time as ranked by actors.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available on Amazon, and many other places.

Hell or high water (2016)

“Hell or high water” is a neo-western crime thriller (whatever that means) from 2016. The movie should probably not be seen by children under 16 without some parental guidance.

This movie made my watch list because it is on Rotten tomatoes’ top rated movies list.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available on Amazon, and many other places.

The elephant man (1980)

“The elephant man” is a black-and-white biographical drama from 1980. The movie should probably not be seen by children under 13 without some parental guidance.

This movie made my watch list because it is on IMDb’s top rated movies list.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available to buy on Amazon, and many other places.

Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)

Couldn’t find a trailer in English for this one, but the song-number that shares it title with the movie is probably an indicator for the movie itself. (Just ignore the German dubbing of the last line.)

“Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.” is an Indian romantic comedy from 2003 that became the first in a series of movies about Munna Bhai. The movie could probably be seen by all audiences.

This movie made my watch list because it is on IMDb’s top rated movies list.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available to buy on Amazon, and some other places.

The grapes of wrath (1940)

“The grapes of wrath” is a black-and-white historical drama from 1940 based on the classic novel by John Steinbeck. The movie should probably not be seen by children under 12 without some parental guidance.

This movie made my watch list because it is on IMDb’s top rated movies list.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available on Amazon, and some other places.

V for vendetta (2005)

“V for vendetta” is an action thriller from 2005. The movie should probably not be seen by children under 15 without some parental guidance.

This movie made my watch list because it is on IMDb’s top rated movies list.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available to buy on Amazon, and probably many other places.

Blade runner (1982)

“Blade runner” is a sci-fi thriller from 1982. The movie should probably not be seen by children under 15 without some parental guidance.

This movie made my watch list because it is on IMDb’s top rated movies list and it was voted the best sci-fi movie ever by a panel of British scientists in 2004 and it was voted best sci-fi film ever by the readers of the British magazine New Scientist in 2008.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available to buy on Amazon, and probably many other places.

The avengers (2012)

“The avengers” is a superhero movie classified as action and sci-fi. The movie should probably not be seen by children under 13 without some parental guidance.

This movie made my watch list because it used to be on a few “best of lists”, but I see it has fallen below that now.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available to buy on Amazon, and it seems, pretty much everywhere else.

Seven Samurai Shichinin no samurai (1954)

“Seven samurai” is a Japanese language black-and-white epic and dramatic adventure from 1954 by Akira Kurosawa. The movie should probably not be seen by children under 16 without some parental guidance.

This movie made my watch list because it is on IMDb’s top movie rating list, and is otherwise considered be a masterpiece.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available to buy on Amazon, and probably many other places.

My neighbour Totoro Tonari no Totoro (1988)

“My neighbour Totoro” is a Japanese language animated fanatasy movie from 1988 by the very brilliant Hayao Miyazaki. There is also two versions of the movie dubbed into English. The movie can be seen by all ages.

This movie made my watch list because it is on IMDb’s top movie rating list, and is considered to be one of the best animated movies every by numerous lists and groups.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available to buy on Amazon, and probably many other places.

Monsters, Inc. (2001)

“Monsters, Inc.” is an English language animated comedy from 2001. This movie is approved for all audiences.

This movie made the watch list because it is rated as one of the best 250 movies ever by the IMDb movie rating list.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Movie available on Google Play, Amazon, and probably elsewhere.

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

“Lawrence of Arabia” is an English language epic historical drama from 1962. It is not suitable for children under the age of 12.

This movie made the watch list because it is rated as one of the best 250 movies ever by the IMDb movie rating list.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

The movie is available on Amazon, Google Play and probably elsewhere.

Reconstituirea (Reenactment) (1968)

I had to put the entire movie here, as it was impossible to find a trailer. But this is the full movie with English subtitles.

“Reenactment” is a Romanian language tragicomedy from 1968. There are few sources that list any age restrictions or recommendations for the movie, but there seems to be some violence.

This movie made the watch list because it was voted one of the best movies of all time by actors from around the world. (For more see Time Out.)

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

The movie might also be available elsewhere.

The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

“The Bourne Ultimatum” is the third installment of the Jason Bourne trilogy starring Matt Damon. It is an English language American spy thriller. This movie is not suitable for children under the age of 13.

This movie made the watch list because it is rated as one of the best 250 movies ever by the IMDb movie rating list.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available on Google Play, Amazon and many other places.

Leon: The Professional (1994)

“Leon: The Professional” is an English language french thriller from 1994. This movie might not be suitable for children under the age of 12.

This movie made the watch list because it was voted one of the best movies of all time by actors from around the world. (For more see Time Out.)

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

The movie is available on Amazon, and several other places.

Paris, Texas(1984)

Trailers were a bit different back then, I guess.

“Paris, Texas” is an English language drama from 1984, filmed in the US and produced in West Germany, France, UK and the US. The movie is generally considered not to be suitable for children under the age of 13.

This movie made the watch list because it was voted one of the best movies of all time by actors from around the world. (For more see Time Out.)

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available to buy or rent on Amazon, to stream on FimStruck for US locations, and maybe elsewhere.

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

“The Shawshank Redemption” is an English language crime drama from 1994. The movie is not considered to be suitable for children under the age of 17.

This movie made my watch list because it is rated as the best movie ever by the IMDb movie rating list, and as such seems like a very nice place to begin the year of movies.

More about the movie on Wikipedia or IMDb.

Available to buy on Amazon, and probably many other places. (What other streaming services have “The Shawshank Redemption” seems to be dependent on where you live. Try Just Watch to see where you can watch it. )

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