Top English Movies


The Top English Movies List is calculated by overall movie ratings and members' "Top English List". Lists are calculated daily.

31. Terminator 2: Judgement Day

Year of Release: 1991
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Action
MPAA Rating: R
Director: James Cameron
Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Robert Patrick, Edward Furlong
Plot: John Conner is protected by an outdated cyborg who fights a liquid metal cyborg in the continuing story of the future and the past.

32. The Usual Suspects

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Mystery/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Bryan Singer
Actors: Stephen Baldwin, Kevin Spacey, Benicio Del Toro, Kevin Pollak
Plot: Five men are hauled into a New York jail for separate crimes but end up working together. The police are trying to get to the bottom of who blew up a boat and killed almost all of the passengers, but will they find out in time to arrest the right man?

33. Alien

Year of Release: 1979
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Ridley Scott
Actors: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Ian Holm, John Hurt
Plot: A space mining ship investigates an SOS on a distant planet. The crew explores and finds a creature?s hive colony and when one of the eggs is hatched the crew has to fend for their lives. The movie stars Sigourney Weaver.

34. Toy Story

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Adventure
MPAA Rating: G
Director: John Lasseter
Actors: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, John Ratzenberger ., Wallace Shawn
Plot: As the toys of a boys room argue, the Cowboy becomes jealous of a new "Buzz" toy and they embark on adventures of their own.

35. Memento

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Christopher Nolan
Actors: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Jorja Fox
Plot: A man who has no long term memory tries to piece together his life and finds things are not as they seem.

36. Casablanca

Year of Release: 1942
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Romance
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Michael Curtiz
Actors: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains
Plot: Set in Africa during the 1940s, Humphrey Bogart stars as a man with a past trying to hide the past. He meets his former lover at his own bar as things begin to complicate.

37. Taxi Driver

Year of Release: 1976
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Martin Scorsese
Actors: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Harvey Keitel
Plot: A Vietnam vet is a taxi driver who obsesses over a woman, while at the same time he tries to save a young prostitute. His mental instability makes him go to the extreme in certain situations.

38. Reservoir Dogs

Year of Release: 1992
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Actors: Harvey Keitel, Michael Madsen, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth
Plot: Strangers, who don't know each other's name, team up to commit a heist, while one of them is rat. They struggle to figure out who it is, while they argue and almost kill the wrong men.

39. American History X

Year of Release: 1998
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Tony Kaye
Actors: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Ethan Suplee
Plot: A neo-Nazi is thrown in jail for acting out on his racism. Prison show him another side of race and when he is released he tries to deter his younger brother from following in his footsteps.

40. Apocalypse Now

Year of Release: 1979
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: War/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Actors: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Frederic Forrest, Laurence Fishburne
Plot: Special ops Army captain Ben Willard is sent into the dark heart of the Vietnam War on a classified mission to assassinate rogue colonel Walter Kurtz. His journey includes some of the most iconic war scenes put to film, from surf-loving Lt Col Kilgore, and the famous helicopter attack on a Viet Cong village (to the strains of Wagner), the surreal USO jungle show by Playboy Playmates, to the Do Lung Bridge, the US' last outpost, where soldiers are abandoned to their fate and the only sound, besides explosions, is the yelling of the damned for salvation. Like Dante, every mile brings Willard further into hell with a growing suspicion that Kurtz may not be as crazy as the brass need to believe.

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