10 Movies Worth Watching in Quarantine

In this gruesome time, everyone is keeping themselves at home due to the global pandemic. All of you have shifted your work patterns to online. Working from home can take most of your time. Adding some fun to your daily routine with a good movie is a temptation hard to resist.

We have come up with 10 movies worth watching suggestion to make your movie selection process a little easy.

The recommended movies from 10 movies worth watching list are not directly related to architecture itself. With their strong narration, plot advancement and locations of filming, they become quite imperative recommendations.

Our picks:

Big fish (2004)

10 movies worth watching: Big Fish
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Genre

Adventure | Drama | Fantasy | Romance

Tim Burton’s ‘Big Fish’ is a movie we can’t resist recommending in our 10 movies worth watching list, it’s one of those movies that will leave a mark on the viewer’s soul.

Starring Evan Mcgregor, it’s a lovely movie exploring the limitless tints of a father-son relationship. The narration and the metaphors makes it a movie worth watching. The emotions are intense and realistic. Dialogues are catchy and crisp, bare to the succulent bone. This movie succeeds in delivering human qualities and sensibilities. A well-written script by John August based on the novel by Daniel Wallace along with a spell-binding execution by Tim Burton gives birth to an everlasting experience.

Goodfellas (1990)

10 movies worth watching: The Goodfellas
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Genre

Biography | Drama | Crime

Martin Scorsese is known for bringing out the best off actors, Robert Deniro, Al Pacino, and Leonardo DiCaprio. Goodfellas is no exception to this. 

Having Robert Deniro in your side has always been a formula of success. But Joe Pesci impressed the audience with his portrayal of Tommy Devito. He won an Oscar for best actor in a supporting role.

The perfect depiction of New York City mob life in the peak of its existence made Goodfellas larger than life. The movie seize you right from the intro when Henry is watching the Vario crew from his window to spitting you out at the end when he’s in the witness protection program. It’s truly a rollercoaster ride, and one of our favourite films of all time.

Due Date (2010)

10 movies worth watching: Due Date
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Genre

Comedy | Drama

Due date is another Todd Phillips movie. It keeps the audience giggling throughout its 95 mins. Zach Galifianakis, himself is craziness personified, Ethan is no exception to this. The surprise with which it comes out is RDJ’s portrayal of Peter Highman. Peter Highman is the confused character which amuses the audience a lot.

Movie’s plot is quite simple, high-strung father-to-be, Peter Highman is forced to hitch a ride with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay on a road trip to make it to his child’s birth on time. Etan and Peter will turn this road trip into an enduring experience for you.

Gone Girl (2014)

10 movies worth watching: Gone Girl
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Genre

Drama | Mystery | Thriller 

If you are craving for an intelligent, lucid and relentlessly surprising experience, David Fincher’s Gone Girl is our #1 from our 10 movies worth watching list recommendation. 

Rosamund Pike gave her best performance so far, as Amy Dunne. Gone Girl also tries to unveil the harsh reality of how easily media can establish someone as a criminal.

Movie begins with the disappearance of Amy Dunne. With his wife’s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, Nick Dunne sees the spotlight turned on him. Now, he is suspected not to be innocent anymore.

Note: Be ready to be shell-shocked in the end.

Nightcrawler

10 movies worth watching: Nightcrawler
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Genre

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Jake Gyllenhall plays Lou Bloom, a lonely con man who is craving for recognition, sounds so appealing. Lou Bloom is a character you’ll root for in one scene and hate his guts in the other. But at the end, you end up admiring his cunning acts and the way his mind works. The guy got whatever he wanted. 

When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant, to become the star of his own story.

The screenplay makes the movie look so real. You could never imagine how Jake Gyllenhaal’s big puppy eyes can look so creepy since the beginning. The excellent story writing, stylistic cinematography and direction, and great acting makes this film worth watching.

Dazed and confused (1993)

10 movies worth watching: Dazed and Confused
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Genre 

Comedy

Whether you’re a freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, or the old guy hanging around outside of the school building, you’ll find yourself enjoying this teen movie about the class of ’76 who are trying to navigate the start of the rest of their lives. Summer just so happens to be a reason to party.

If you’re craving for those good old days when life was supposed to be fun, pop this one onto your T.V. and enjoy!

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

10 movies worth watching: Bohemian Rhapsody
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Genre 

Biography | Drama | Music

The story of the legendary British rock band ‘Queen’ and their lead singer, Freddie Mercury and the road to their Live Aid performance (1985).

Rami Malek has won the Oscar for best actor at the 91st Academy Awards for his role as Freddie Mercury. This movie gets so nostalgic for Queen’s fans. Every performance seems like the 2018 version of Queen is performing. A remarkable journey is waiting to be re-lived

Prisoners (2013)

10 movies worth watching: Prisoners
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Genre 

Crime | Drama | Mystery

When a man’s daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts.

Prisoners is a very riveting thriller with a very methodical, intelligent approach at building suspense. Further, acting performances from Jackman and Gyllenhaal complements the narration in every way possible. It’s a movie that is capable of sending chills down your spine.

Lock, stock and two smoking barrels (1998)

10 movies worth watching: Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.
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Genre 

Comedy | Crime

A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks, and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns.

This film has one of the most well put together plots. Everything fits in together perfectly. The fast-paced action scenes and British slangs make it an enjoyable movie. The one-liners provides each character a distinct personality. You don’t want to miss such a hilarious experience. Do you!?

The Big Lebowski (1998)

10 movies worth watching: The Big Lebowski
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Genre 

Comedy | Crime

Is your life getting monotonous due to the self-quarantine? A good laugh never hurts anyone.

Jeff “The Dude” Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire of the same name, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.

It’s a Coen brothers’ comedic masterpiece. The construction and pacing of the narrative allows the viewer to hop on board for the zany ride. Bridges’ portrayal of ‘The Dude’ created not just a memorable character, but a real lifestyle for many fans. The Big Lebowski is a joyride you shouldn’t miss getting on.

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2 thoughts

    1. Well yes, it would have been a nice addition but then there are lot of movies which didn’t make it to the list. We focused mostly on films which aren’t that known but great. List can go on and on.

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