7 Greatest and Most Entertaining Movies in The World

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Everyone loves watching movies right? Everyone has their favorite movies. But the bottom line that remains is that it should be an entertaining movie. Then again, everyone has a different taste and they have made a list in their mind that fits their preferences and choices the most. Imagine sitting with a bunch of friends and you all agree on eating the same food, never happening right! 

The same is the case with movies, a debate over which are the best and most entertaining movies can take hours hell even days to complete. Over the time, the film industry has gone through a revolution and made movies that have the power to control both our hearts and minds at the same time. Shortlisting a few which could be both the greatest and entertaining movie was a challenge but who does not like a challenge that feels impossible to complete!! 

Shortlisting movies from a plethora of them was a pretty tough task but I can say proudly that I did a pretty good job in shortlisting the movies worth of your precious time. Without wasting any time further, let’s jump straight into the article and find out what movies I am talking about. 

P.S- Do not hate me if the list does not feature your favorite movie. I have tried shortlisting these movies based on my honest unbiased opinions. 

7 Greatest and Most Entertaining Movies in The World 

Read along the article to find out more about some of the best movies that are entertaining and won’t be easy to replace in the coming years as well. Read here 13 American TV shows That Are Worth Watching

Fight Club 

Flight Club: 7 greatest and most entertaining movies in the world
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Fight club is an American film which was directed by David Fincher in the year 1999. The movie was an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Chuck Palahniuk and focused on the life of an unnamed narrator and his acquaintance Tyler Durden who is an ordinary soap salesman. The movie is shown through the narrator’s perspective where he tells the story of him meeting Durden for the first time, which ends up with the narrator sleeping in Duden’s ramshackle house.

The two soon form an underground fight club with strict rules and escape from the reality of life by fighting other men. Everything goes well for the two until one day Tyler comes across Marta which starts to harm the latter’s friendship with the narrator. But this is not all. There is a huge twist that Directors have planned at the end. A shocking twist that will make everyone think Where was my mind all this time? This final touch makes the movie one of the most enjoyable and entertaining movies of all time. 

IMDB Ratings: 8.8/10

Where to Stream: Amazon Prime Video 

Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Helena Bonham Carter, Jared Leto 

The Social Network 

The Social Network: 7 greatest and most entertaining movies in the world
Source: National Review

The movie is an adaptation of one of the world’s youngest billionaire Mark Zuckerberg’s life and how his creation of a social media platform changes everything for him. It all started for Zuckerberg when he gets dumped by his then-girlfriend Erica Albright in 2013 after which he creates a website Facemash, hacks into the college database to steal pictures of female students, and allows the website visitors to rate the girls based on their attractive looks. 

Zuckerberg is given six months of academic probation during which he forms new alliances and gets funded to create an online dating platform limited only to the Ivy League Students. This is the point in Zuckerberg’s life where everything begins to change for him and soon when he realizes this, he is already in the middle of two lawsuits. The movie was recognized as the best film of 2010 and all these years later, still, it is one of the most entertaining movies in the world.  

IMDB Ratings: 7.7/10

Where to Stream: Netflix 

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Armie Hammer

The Great Gatsby 

The Great Gatsby: 7 greatest and most entertaining movies in the world
Source: SCOUT Magazine

The movie is an American Adaptation of the novel of the same name written by F.Scott Fitzgerald. The movie starts with high hopes and big dreams of Nick Carraway, a would-be writer who wants nothing but to be one of America’s greatest writers. He moves to New York and starts to live across Jay Gatsby, a millionaire and across the bay from Daisy(his cousin) who is married to Tom Buchanan. 

After attending a lavish party thrown by his neighbor, Nick becomes fascinated with his wealthy lifestyle and is seen hanging out with him. The movie takes a turn when it is known that Daisy is Gatsby’s one true love and he has become a millionaire only to win her back. A tale of impossible love and crashing dreams makes it a truly entertaining movie.  

IMDB Ratings: 7.2/10

Where to Stream: YouTube 

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire, Joel Edgerton 

The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank redemption: 7 greatest and most entertaining movies in the world
Source: 9News

An innocent man Andy Dufresne is sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes that he never committed. Andy is charged with a case of the double murder of his lover and wife. In the movie. He is seen serving his time in the Shawshank State Penitentiary. The next two decades of his life, he spends in this prison where he comes on friendly terms with Ellis Redding, a fellow prisoner, and becomes part of the prison’s internal money-laundering operation. 

The movie was critically acclaimed both by critics and fans for its impressive storyline and brilliant performances by both Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins. The movie is one of the world’s finest and most entertaining movies but sadly didn’t make it big at the box-office. 

IMDB Ratings: 9.3/10

Where to Stream: Amazon Prime Video  

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Tim Robbins, Bob Gunton, William Sadler 

Parasite 

Parasite: 7 greatest and most entertaining movies in the world
Source: Roger Ebert

The oscar-winning movie Parasite revolves around the struggling family of Kims living in poverty until one day when the son starts working for a rich Parker family. Things start working out well for the family until all of the family members find ways and start working together for the same family. 

The family works in the same household and starts living life like parasites. The movie through its storyline provides a very subtle introduction to financial instability, social and class conflicts. The movie is a treat to the eyes and has certainly earned the credit of the most enjoyable movie. 

IMDB Ratings: 8.6/10

Where to Stream: Amazon Prime Video 

Starring: Da-Hye, Ki-Jung, Yeon-Kyo, Ki-woo

Inception

Inception: 7 greatest and most entertaining movies in the world
Source: IMDb

This 2010 science fiction movie revolves around the life of Dom Cobb, a thief who is gifted with the ability to enter people’s subconscious and steal their dreams and corporate secrets. This thief is an absolute perfectionist in executing plans when his target’s mind is the most vulnerable stage. Though his ability has made him a big name in the world of corporate espionage it also made him a known criminal and cost him everything that he ever loved. 

Cobb gets his chance at redemption when he is given a chance to have his crimes erased in exchange for the implantation of another man’s idea into the target’s subconscious mind. How will Cobb succeed when his every move is being anticipated by the enemy? 

IMDB Ratings: 8.8/10

Where to Stream: Netflix

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cillian Murphy, Joseph-Gordon Levitt, Tom Hardy 

Spotlight

Spotlight: 7 greatest and most entertaining movies in the world
Source: The Atlantic

The movie is based on the true story of a team of journalists in the United States and their joint efforts of blowing the cover of sexual abuse and child molestation going within the Roman Catholic Church and its surroundings as well by the Catholic priests. 

The investigation led by the journalists uncovers shocking and devastating stories about the abuse at the church in which not only the priests but the Government officials are also involved sending waves of revelations across the world. 

IMDB Ratings: 8.1/10

Where to Stream: YouTube 

Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Michael Keaton, Liev Schreiber 

Final Pronouncement: 

These are not only the most entertaining but also some of the greatest movies of all time that you can indulge in. The movies that I have talked about in this article will not only give you hours of joy while watching but also inspire you to become a better person in yourself. Stream these movies today and let us know about your experience in the comments section below. 

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Antra Koul
Antra Koul
For me, writing is something that helps me escape from reality for a while. Even though I am an Engineer, I find my comfort from chaos while I write. I love telling people about my stories, stories that play in my mind only. When I am writing, there is no limit to how far I can go swimming in this deep ocean of words. Reading and writing are the two things that help in organizing my messed up thoughts in a formative way. Come along on this journey with me as I write and you read the stories that I have to tell!

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