Best Movies of All-Time to Watch When You Are Bored

Are you on your semester break or school holiday? It is time to watch some movies to fill in your time. You can watch these movies during your free time or whenever you feel bored. Might as well as a reward after completing house chores. You will get to see the best movies throughout the years and you might be astonished while watching them.on Teh Talk, you will get to see more recommendations, so do visit the page. The movies will vary from the 70s to the 80s to the 90s and to the latest movies. So, let’s find out what are the movies.

The Exorcist (1973)

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Ah, a classic horror movie. This horror movie was released in 1973 and was directed by William Friedkin. The story focuses on a young girl named Regan MacNeil who somehow was possessed by the devil and her mother, Chris Macneil who tries to untangle her from the devil. Chris is an artist living with her daughter, Regan in Georgetown. Regan told her mother that she has been seeing and talking to her imaginary friend named  Captain Howdy in the house. After a few occasions, Regan became very violent and she needed to be exorcist by the priests. Exorcism is not an easy task as many incidents happened before and after the process. If you want to find out more about what will happen next, you can watch it on Amazon Prime. This movie became a sensation and phenomenon when it was released. With a budget of $12 million, the box office amount is more than what the production team expected. It received a total of $441.3 million at the box office, making the movie the second most popular movie of the year 1974 after the movie The Sting. Thanks to the wonderful director and the brilliant actors and actresses, Linda Blair, Ellen Burstyn, Jason Miller and others for such powerful and impactful performances. 

Ghostbusters (1984)

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Another memorable classic movie, Ghostbusters! Say it again, who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Rick Moranis Dan Aykroyd and Ernie Hudson starred in this first film of the Ghostbusters franchise, released in 1984. This supernatural comedy movie was directed by a brilliant director who focuses on the comedy genre, Ivan Reitman. The story revolves around three professors who majored in parapsychology at Columbia University. The professors are Peter Venkman, Egon Spengler and Ray Stantz who encountered a ghost at the New York Public Library. Their credibilities were later dismissed by the university dean and they got expelled from the university. That was the moment when they were determined to establish a paranormal investigation called Ghostbusters. In the meantime, a cellist named Dana Barrett seeks their help after she claims to witness a creature that appears to look like a demonic dog. This is the point where they encountered many supernatural incidents and they have to team up to rescue Dana and later New York City. Wondering what would happen? You can watch the rest on Amazon Prime. This is one of Bill Murray’s best movies which contributed to his popularity. 

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

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There is no explanation needed for this masterpiece. This is an art from Frank Darabont and was released in 1994. This movie remains the best movie of all time and received the highest ratings on IMDb with a total of 9.3/10. The movie starred the wonderful Morgan Freeman and the brilliant Tim Robbins as Red and Andy Dufresne. The story is about Andy Dufresne, a banker who was convicted of killing his wife and her boyfriend. He was sentenced to serve two consecutive life sentences at the Shawshank State Prison where he met Red, a smuggler who was also serving a life sentence. He befriended Red after knowing that he is capable of smuggling things outside of the prison. He has been planning an idea in his head that Red himself wasn’t aware of. Their friendship grows every day with other inmates, Heywood and Brooks. This movie leaves an impactful effect on the audience and received numerous positive reviews and ratings. The movie is actually adapted from a book by Stephen King called Rita Heywood and Shawshank Redemption. 

The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

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Wes Anderson is known for his unique directing style called “direct-directing”. You will understand his directing style after watching The Royal Tenenbaums and some of his other movies. This movie starred by A-List actors and actresses such as Ben Stiller, Gene Hackman, Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Bill Murray, Danny Glover, Gwyneth Paltrow and Anjelica Huston. The main focus is on the three siblings, Chas, Margot and Richie. Chas is a business genius whom Tenenbaum stole money from when he was young. Margot is the middle child who was adopted when she was 2. She is very secretive about everything from her family. Richie on the other hand was a tennis star who now is a tennis prodigy and has feelings for Margot. One day, Tenenbaum, their estranged father told them that he is dying from cancer. This is actually his trick to win Etheline’s heart back after being kicked out of the hotel he was living at before. In the end, Etheline called all of her children and Tenenbaum managed to move back in. The rest of the storyline can be watched on Disney Plus Hotstar. Although this movie is full of satire, you will get to learn how love can be mended and other life lessons throughout the whole movie. 

Parasite (2019)

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Another remarkable and wonderful movie that received positive reviews all around the world. Parasite is a South Korean movie, directed by the talented and genius Bong Joon Ho. his other films such as The Host, Mother and Snowpiercer were among his best works. Parasite is on another level because of the impacts. The movie is about the poor Kim clan who live in a small semi-basement and have a difficult life. The family members are Kim Ki Taek, the father, Park Chung Sook, the mother, Kim Ki Woo, the eldest son and Kim Ki Jung, the youngest daughter. One day, Ki Woo’s friend, Min Hyuk visited the family and gave them a scholar’s rock. He later suggested Ki Woo disguise as a university student to replace him as a tutor for a wealthy girl named Da Hye. This is where all hell breaks loose. One by one their family members started to fake their identities and work for the wealthy Park family. The Park family is consist of the head of the family, Park Dong Ik, the wife Choi Yeon Gyeo, the eldest daughter, Park Da Hye and the youngest son, Park Da Song. This movie was a huge success in 2019 and has been listed as one of the best movies of the year. In 2020, Parasite won four awards out of six nominations at the Oscars. The movie created a record in the Guinness World Record as the first movie to win both the Best International Feature Film and Best Picture Oscar.

You would not regret it if you are ought to watch all of these movies. You are promised magnificent acting skills, storylines, dialogues and cinematographies. What else are you waiting for, turn your tv on and start binge-watching these movies! They are available on numerous online platforms, so you can simply watch them on the online streaming services mentioned. Happy watching!