The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)

Director: David Fincherdownload

Writer: Eric Roth

Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett

Description: Brad Pitt stars as the strange Benjamin Button, an orphan who is born old and starts aging backwards. Benjamin grows up with his friend Daisy, but when they both age in different directions, they journey on separate adventures. With each other in the back of their minds, they hope to reunite in the middle – when they both are the same age. This beautiful high budget love story makes 2 hours and 45 minutes feel like a brief moment. Unique concept, good cast and overall great movie experience.

Rating: 8.0 / 10

Other notable cast: Tilda Swinton, Taraji P. Henson, Elias Koteas, Jason Flemyng

Favorite quote: “What if I told you that instead of gettin’ older, I was gettin’ younger than everybody else?”

Recommended audience: 15+