Approaching a long weekend and have nothing good to do? Then grab on a bowl of popcorn and get cozy on your couch since we’ve come up with a list of movies that will keep you stuck on your couch till the end of the weekend and will leave you awe struck and inspired to start afresh.
So don’t forget to refer to this list for your next binge watch session.
1. SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
The movie revolves around the protagonist Andy Dufresne, a banker who gets jailed for life in the Shawshank prison even after repeatedly claiming his innocence. The jail time teaches him lessons and his fellow inmates teach him to lead a relatively easy life in the jail. Morgan Freeman plays his role beautifully and Tim Robbins gives out the message that the human body can be locked in a prison, the spirit always remains free. The future events are worth not mentioning to avoid spoilers 😛
What if you get the power to enter into people’s dreams? Welcome to Inception. Dom Cobb played by Leonardo DiCaprio, a thief by profession has got this rare knowledge and ability. Although he can steal from people’s subconscious mind, but the cost he has to bear is large. Pawning everything he cares for, he goes onto become the greatest operative in the field of corporate espionage. But this mission of his is complex in its nature since it goes away from his daily work of stealing to actually planting an idea.
3. FIGHT CLUB
“The first rule of Fight Club is: You do not talk about the Fight Club. The second rule of Fight Club is: You do not talk about Fight Club.” This story revolves around an insomniac office worker who out of his monotonous life meets a small time business man who has a care free yet confident persona along with whom he goes onto to start a fight club in an underground warehouse which slowly in its pace goes onto become a movement and a campaign with national following. This hauntingly powerful movie makes you feel an urge to do something.
4. FOREST GUMP
“Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.” The famous line from this movie truly captures the essence of what it has in store for the viewers. Forest, a low IQ guy with a heart of the size of a whale goes on to showcase his talent of running by joining the army and winning laurels. Thereafter he creates a shrimp fleet, creates a nationwide movement by jogging and meets the POTUS. But this story revolves around his desperate yet sweet attempts to meet back his first love, Jenny Curra who he meets in his school. This highly inspiring movie takes you through a journey like none other.
5. SHUTTER ISLAND
A peaceful island which is covered till depths in dark secret that are uncovered by the US Marshall Edward Daniels and Chuck Aule in the mental asylum located inside. Their investigation involves the search for a disappeared patient named Rachel Solando who reportedly drowned her 3 children. As the investigators go in deep to solve the mystery they realize what they’ve got themselves into and what the actual truth is.