Top English Movies


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

51. Citizen Kane

Year of Release: 1941
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Mystery
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Orson Welles
Actors: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Everett Sloane
Plot: A news conglomerate leader dies, leaving behind a mystery about his life, and how he became the man he was. News reporters interview his acquaintances to find some kind of resolution.

52. The Avengers

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 3.2 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.

53. The Wizard of Oz

Year of Release: 1939
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Fantasy/Musical
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Victor Fleming
Actors: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr
Plot: Dorothy gets swept to a far away land full of beautiful landscapes and treacherous witches. She meets some improbable friends that try to help her get back home by following the yellow brick road.

54. Wall-E

Year of Release: 2008
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Andrew Stanton
Actors: Fred Willard, Jeff Garlin, Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight
Plot: An animation in which Wall-E is maintaining the destroyed, dirty, and ugly earth. His robotic job is to clean it. He is a curious sort. One day, another robot is also sent to planet earth. Wall-e believes he may have fallen in love. This story is about the relationship and adventure of two robots.

55. Full Metal Jacket

Year of Release: 1987
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: War/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Actors: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Baldwin
Plot: The transformation of a young recruit from boot camp - where he witnesses a fellow recruit snap - to Vietnam, where he witnesses the brutaliy of war.

56. Aliens

Year of Release: 1986
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: R
Director: James Cameron
Actors: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Bill Paxton, Carrie Henn
Plot: As colonies are settled on a known planet, a women is found who holds the answers as to why no one has heard from anyone on the planet. They arrive armed and ready, but will they believe what she has to say?

57. The Princess Bride

Year of Release: 1987
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Rob Reiner
Actors: Cary Elwes, Robin Wright Penn, Peter Falk, Fred Savage
Plot: Wesley, a peasant, goes on a fantastic journey to find his love, the soon-to-be princess Buttercup. A comedic fairytale like no other.

58. Unforgiven

Year of Release: 1992
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Western
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Clint Eastwood
Actors: Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Gene Hackman, Jaimz Woolvett
Plot: An old gunman rejects retirement for one last job as he enlists the help of his old partner, and someone new, who is much younger than him.

59. The Dark Knight Rises

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Christopher Nolan
Actors: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine
Plot: Eight years after the fall of The Joker and Harvey Dent, Gotham City is quiet, peaceful - but all that is about to change. Bane has arrived and plans a campaign of terror that will push the city to its limit. Batman will once again take the mantle of hero in order to save his city.

60. Jaws

Year of Release: 1975
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Thriller/Horror
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Steven Spielberg
Actors: Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw, Lorraine Gary
Plot: A killer great white terrorizes a small community in New England.

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