Hollywood has had many films that need to be on every movie buff’s must-watch list, but most of these movies often are from before 2000. There have also been many Hollywood films in the recent years that everyone should watch. Here are seven must-watch films of the twenty-first century.
1. The Dark Knight
This Christopher Nolan film showed that superhero films were capable of being so much more. Along with featuring Heath Ledger’s unbeatable portrayal of Joker, and a gripping plot, there’s no doubt that everyone should watch this at least once.
3. The Lord of the Rings
All three Lord of the Rings are highly regarded by both film critics and Tolkien fans. The high production quality of this Peter Jackson trilogy is something that deserves a watch.
Another Nolan film, Inception became famous in part due its complicated plot and the signature music that went on to become a meme, and also for being a film that Leonardo DiCaprio should have got an Oscar for, but didn’t.
4. Avengers: Infinity War
Whether or not you’re a Marvel fan, this film was so massive that almost everyone had heard of it. A culmination of ten years of movies that began with Iron Man in 2008, this was a huge project that was one of the biggest successes of Hollywood ever.
Christopher Nolan has managed to give one hit after another with films that are both deep and somehow also draw in big crowds. This space flick set in the future was another hit, and a must-watch for the performances, the plot, and also showing a scientifically-accurate black hole.
6. The Pianist
Winning three Oscars, The Pianist is one of the best World War II films made in the twenty-first century. Showing the true horror through the eyes of one man, this film is both historically significant and deeply moving.
Directed and written by Damien Chazelle, this wasn’t his first film, but it was his first film that received a wide release. It went on win three Oscars, and give Chazelle’s career a big boost with his next film, La La Land, becoming another big success.