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23 Movies That Are Always Amusing No Matter How Many Times You Watch It

23 Movies That Are Always Amusing No Matter How Many Times You Watch It
From Lifehack - October 12, 2017

New movies can be hit or miss. Sometimes you find on a stellar piece of cinema, but often you reach the end of the film wishing you could get back the last two hours. When it comes to picking movies, most people like to look for something they have never seen before. You might seek out classics from a genre that you like, or wait for new movies to come out.New movies can be hit or miss. Sometimes you find on a stellar piece of cinema, but often you reach the end of the film wishing you could get back the last two hours. When it comes to picking movies, most people like to look for something they have never seen before. You might seek out classics from a genre that you like, or wait for new movies to come out.

But some movies are meant to be replayed.

When a well-written film contains important life lessons and themes, you can re-watch it over and over. Sometimes youll see different aspects of the story, or your opinion about the film will change depending on whats happening in your life. As your perspective alters, what you take away from the movie changes.

A second viewing can reveal plot points that you didnt catch the first time. The best movies can be watched repeatedly because you get something new every time you see ita fresh perspective, new opinions, and new emotions arise in subsequent viewings.

You may be wondering where to find movies that have a strong replayability factor. Ive compiled a list of the best movies to watch over and over.

1. The Prestige

Two magicians become embroiled in a rivalry to create the best magic trick. Follow them on their harrowing quest to devise the ultimate illusion.

The Prestige (2006) is an electrifying tale thats sure to leave you questioning the line between reality and stagecraft.

Watch The Prestige to see how this feud unfolds.

2. Black Swan

Nina is vying to play the lead in Swan Lake. Her entire life revolves around ballet, and though she dances beautifully, she only embodies the attributes of the White Swan. She has a tenuous friendship with a talented new dancer who embodies the darker aspects of the Black Swan.

Black Swan (2010) shows us the cost of perfectionism. Watch it a second or third time to see if you can spot where things start to unravel.

Find out more about the dark side in humans inBlack Swan.

3. Lost in Translation

Bob, an aging actor, and Charlotte, a newlywed, strike up an unlikely friendship while staying at a hotel in Tokyo.

Watch Lost in Translation (2003) a second or third time to see if hindsight changes how you interpret the interactions between the lead characters.

Lost in Translation reminds us that often the best bonds come from happenstance meetings and in unexpected ways.

4. Pulp Fiction

Jules and Vincent are hit men who undergo a series of bizarre events in the line of duty. Pulp Fiction (1994) follows the hit men through several different vignettes of violence and dark comedy.

Expect all the grittiness and brilliance of a Tarantino film in Pulp Fiction. This movie is loaded with nods to the classic pulp fiction style of storytelling.

See something new every time you watch Pulp Fiction.

5. Se7en

A serial killer stages his crimes so that the victims represent the seven deadly sins. After a detective figures out the criminals modus operandi, authorities rush to stop the killer before he can carry out more murders.

Se7en (1995) is not a film for the faint-hearted, but it will make you think. Hit replay on this one to think about human nature.

Se7en will keep you on the edge of your seateven after you know how it will end.

6. In the Mood for Love

A man and woman bond when they suspect that their spouses are having extramarital affairs. They grapple with temptation and morality as their relationship develops.

In the Mood for Love is visually stunning and full of an old Hollywood romanticism that is sure to keep you entertained for many viewings.

Watch In the Mood for Love to consider interpersonal boundaries.

7. Before Sunrise

Two strangers form a bond as they take a train from Budapest to Hungary. Though they can only be together for a short time, they make the most of it.

Before Sunrise (1995) reminds us to treasure every second we have with the people we love.

Pay attention to the conversations these two strangers have inBefore Sunriseand youll be inspired every time.

8. The Pianist

Wladyslaw Szpilman is one of the greatest pianists and composers of his time, but World War II forces tragedy upon him. This true story follows a musician through the depths of despair and the heights of triumph.

The Pianist (2002) is a moving drama that will inspire you to appreciate the gifts that youve been given.

Watch The Pianistwhen you need to see a story about hope.

9. Her

Our world exists in a constellation of networked devices, but what would happen if you fell in love with an AI? In Her (2013) a writer does just that, and then must grapple with the consequences.

Contemplate the nature of love and loneliness when you watch Her. Regardless of where you are in your life and relationships, this film will have an emotional impact.

Think about how you define love when you see Her.

10. White Oleander

When Astrids mother is convicted of murder, she goes into the foster system. She endures a series of trials as she learns to stand on her own.

White Oleander (2002) is a coming-of-age story that highlights the different approaches that people have to life. This film will help you appreciate the depth of the human experience through the eyes of a young girl.

View White Oleander to remember that everyone has a complicated story.

11. Billy Elliot

Billy, a boy from a working class family, discovers that he is a dancer. He must buck the traditional paradigm for males in his social class to pursue his dreams.

When you have a gift that you need to share with the world, people may try to hold you back. Billy Elliot (2000) is a reminder not to give up on our dreams.

Watch Billy Elliot whenever you need to feel inspired.

12. Spirited Away

13. Princess Mononoke

14. Good Will Hunting

15. The Green Mile

16. Schindlers List

17. The Shawshank Redemption

18. Life of Pi

19. Inception

20. Shutter Island

21. Interstellar

22. The Matrix

23. La La Land

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