Oscar Winning Movies
Watching a movie is the best way to keep ourselves entertained. And with the amount of film content out there in the world, there is an option for just about everyone’s taste. Yet, there a few films which stand out amongst others. Such movies are often recognized at the Academy awards. Till date, the films which have won academy awards are nothing short of brilliant.
So here a list of 10 brilliant Oscar-winning films:
Schindler’s List (1993)
This is an American epic historical film starring Liam Neelson, directed by Steven Spielberg. Set in the backdrop of Nazi Germany, a German industrialist and member of Nazi party, Oskar Schindler tries to save his Jewish employees after looking at the devastating persecution of Jews in Poland.
Forrest Gump (1994)
A man named Forrest Gump with a low IQ joins the army for service where his life takes a drastic turn. Yet through his journey, he cannot stop thinking about his childhood sweetheart Jenny Curran. This film stars Tom Hanks in the lead role.
This movie stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in the epic roles of Jack and Rose. The two meet on a cruise ship and fall in love. Rose hails from an aristocratic family and is already engaged and Jack is only an artist. As their love blooms, disaster strikes.
Shakespeare in Love (1998)
This movie stars Joseph Fiennes in the role of William Shakespeare. He is a playwright who rights plays to earn a living for himself and his father but struggles to find inspiration. His fate takes a complete turn as he meets an aristocrat female Viola, played by Gwyneth Paltrow and they fall in love.
This film depicts ancient Rome which had Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix in the lead roles. Commodus takes power and demotes Maximus, one of the preferred Generals of his father. Consequently, Maximus is determined to fight till his death as a gladiator.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
This movie portrays a dark yet rousing climax to the epic fantasy trilogy based on the novel series by J.R.R. Tolkien. The former fellowship of the Ring prepare for the final battle. Frodo and Sam approach Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring and they follow Gollum, unaware of the path he is leading to.
The Departed (2006)
Starring Leonardo DiCaprio in the lead role of Billy Costigan, this movie follows the story of an undercover agent and an espionage agent who attempt to counter-attack each other in order to save themselves from being exposed.
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
This movie shows the story of a teenager from the slums of Mumba who becomes a contestant on the show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati?’ when accused of cheating, he recites the stories of his childhood justifying how he knew the answers. The film stars Dev Patel, Freida Pinto and Anil Kapoor.
This film follows the story of Riggan Thomson played by Michael Keaton, a fading movie superhero. He plans to get his career back on track with a Broadway production. Yet circumstances do not act in his favour as during his rehearsals, he is forced to hire a new actor.
If you want to watch some brilliant and meaningful films, these movies are the best options to start with!