Top English Movies


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

41. 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.

42. Batman Begins

Year of Release: 2005
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Christopher Nolan
Actors: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Katie Holmes, Liam Neeson
Plot: A prequel to the Batman movies that remakes Batman to be more of a "real life hero" instead of a comic book fantasy. Standard Batman plot with more explanation as to how he became Batman and how he obtained his futuristic weapons.

43. Rear Window

Year of Release: 1954
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Mystery/Thriller
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Actors: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter
Plot: A man confined to a wheel chair (James Stewart), has nothing to do except spy on his neighbors. As time goes on, he is convinced they have committed murder.

44. The Green Mile

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Frank Darabont
Actors: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt
Plot: A wrongly convicted man sits on death row while the officers who guard him interact with him and his powers.

45. Jurassic Park

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Steven Spielberg
Actors: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough
Plot: A rich scientist discovers a way to use dinosaur DNA to recreate dinosaurs on a remote island to make an amusement park.

46. American Beauty

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Sam Mendes
Actors: Kevin Spacey, Mena Suvari, Annette Bening, Chris Cooper
Plot: A suburban family, that centers around the aging, battles him while he goes after his daughters sexual friend while the rest of his family carries out a life he seems not to care about (especially his wife and job).

47. The Sixth Sense

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Thriller
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Actors: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams
Plot: A child psychologist helps a boy who unbelievably communicates with spirits while it tears his mother apart.

48. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Year of Release: 2004
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Michel Gondry
Actors: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Elijah Wood, Mark Ruffalo
Plot: Two people who meet by chance decide that they have had enough of each other and try to erase one another from their minds with a new procedure.

49. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Year of Release: 1983
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Richard Marquand
Actors: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams
Plot: Han and Leia try to destroy the new death star while Luke confronts his father and tryes to find the good in him.

50. The Avengers

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Joss Whedon
Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Samuel L. Jackson
Plot: When an extraterrestrial invasion threatens all of mankind, the S.H.I.E.L.D. agency must bring together the world's greatest heroes in order to stop the threat. But before they can save Earth, they will have to learn to work together as a team.

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