Batman Begins (2005)

Director: Christopher NolanMV5BNTM3OTc0MzM2OV5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTYwNzUwMTI3._V1_UX182_CR0,0,182,268_AL_

Writer: Bob Kane, David S. Goyer

Starring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson

Description: Oscar nominated start of the famous Batman trilogy by Christopher Nolan. Watch as the wealthy and famous Bruce Wayne put his riches aside, and go into training mentored by the fearless Ra’s Al Ghul. Bruce Wayne becomes Batman and fights for Gotham City against Scarecrow and the League of Shadows. This is without a doubt the start of the best three Batman films ever made, and one of the greater trilogies of our time. You do NOT need to be a fan of superhero movies to enjoy this.

Rating: 8.8 / 10

Other notable cast: Ken Watanabe, Cillian Murphy, Gary Oldman, Katie Holmes, Morgan Freeman

Favorite quote:You must become more than just a man in the mind of your opponent.”

Recommended audience: 15+

Sicario (2015)

Director: Denis VilleneuveMV5BMjA5NjM3NTk1M15BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwMzg1MzU2NjE@._V1_UY1200_CR85,0,630,1200_AL_

Writer: Taylor Sheridan

Starring: Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro

Description: FBI agent Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) accompanies two secret government operatives (Josh Brolin & Benicio Del Toro) to form a task-force in the war against drugs. The movie takes place in the border area between the U.S and Mexico, with the dangerous cartels in Juárez. A thrilling tale of drugs, secrecy, revenge, and where nothing is what it seems. 

Rating: 8.9 / 10

Other notable cast: Victor Garber, Daniel Kaluuya, Jon Bernthal

Favorite quote: “You’re asking me how a watch works. For now we’ll just keep an eye on the time.

Recommended audience: 17+

Gladiator (2000)

Director: Ridley ScottMV5BMTgwMzQzNTQ1Ml5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwMDY2NTYxMTE@._V1_UY1200_CR90,0,630,1200_AL_

Writer: David Franzoni

Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen

Description: Five time Oscar winner, this movie tells the epic story of a Roman general turned slave turned gladiator, played by Russell Crowe. It will give you goosebumps all the way through. Great acting, well written and no one else than Ridley Scott in the directors chair. Add Hans Zimmer composing the soundtrack and it becomes a movie of the ages.

Rating: 9.2 / 10

Other notable cast: Oliver Reed, Tomas Arana, Djimon Hounsou

Favorite quote:What we do in life, echoes in eternity.

Recommended audience: 14+