15 modern films that have become classics

15 modern films that have become classics

Categories: Cinema

It's always nice to look back and dive into the cinematic archives in search of good old movies.

But if you have a little more free time than usual, pay attention to these films, which were shot relatively recently — over the past 15 years, but have already managed to take their well-deserved place next to the cult works. 

15 modern films that have become classics

15 modern films that have become classics

"Donnie Darko", 2001

Jake Gyllenhaal, then not a well-known actor, plays the role of a difficult teenager who, after an accident, is tormented by visions of the future. He also discovers the ability to control time and fate. The film became a cult film, as it conveyed the very uncertainty about the future that the younger generation is experiencing.

15 modern films that have become classics

"City of God", 2002

Through the lives of the main characters, from their childhood and adulthood, we can take a look at the slums of Rio de Janeiro. The film was shot mainly by non-professional actors, so it is characterized by sincerity and realism.

15 modern films that have become classics

"Eternal Sunshine of the Pure Mind", 2004

One of the most original love stories of the last 15 years. And one of the best works of Jim Carrey, who plays the role of Joel, who, after breaking up with his girlfriend Clementine (Kate Winslet), goes to a doctor specializing in memory erasure to forget about his love.

15 modern films that have become classics

"Double portion", 2004

Director Morgan Spurlock drew attention to one of the problems of American society — the obesity of the population — and pointed the camera at the McDonald's chain, changing our opinion about fast food.

15 modern films that have become classics

"Old people don't belong here", 2007

The Coen brothers created a modern western in the best traditions of the genre, adapting the novel by Cormac McCarthy. Josh Brolin plays a man who stumbles upon a huge amount of money and goes on the run, and Javier Bardem is inimitable as a psychopathic hitman.

15 modern films that have become classics

"Ratatouille", 2007

The cartoon is worth watching not only for children, but also for adults. The seemingly easy story about a rat who fancies himself a chef is actually not so simple.

15 modern films that have become classics

Neft, 2007

Paul Thomas Anderson presents a truly grandiose film: the plot, music, and cinematography are all on top. Daniel Day‑Lewis, as always, is great. This time, he perfectly played the role of a manic oil baron.

15 modern films that have become classics

Zodiac, 2007

David Fincher told the story of a killer who terrorized San Francisco for a quarter of a century. The director managed to keep a sharp sense of suspense throughout the film, and by the end you suspect absolutely everyone.

15 modern films that have become classics

WALL-I, 2008

Without a doubt, one of the best works of the Pixar studio. A cute and kind cartoon, showing the journey of a faithful robot, reveals many topics, including a love story and the problems of obesity.

15 modern films that have become classics

"Inglourious Basterds", 2009

The acclaimed Quentin Tarantino film, where Brad Pitt plays the leader of a Jewish group whose mission is to kill as many Nazis as possible in France.

15 modern films that have become classics

"The Beginning", 2010

Director Christopher Nolan has always loved to play with the perception and consciousness of the audience, and this film has become one of the best in the genre of original film fiction. Leonardo DiCaprio plays the leader of a group whose members invade people's dreams to steal information.

15 modern films that have become classics

"Drive", 2011

Director Nicholas Winding Refn took and combined his love of violence, Ryan Gosling and the music of Cliff Martinez — and received a thriller that claimed the Academy Award in the main categories and won the Cannes Film Festival in the category "Best Director".

15 modern films that have become classics

"Master", 2012

One of the examples of excellent acting (Philip Hoffman and Joaquin Phoenix) you will see in this film, which tells the story of a demobilized sailor who can not find his place in post-war America. And then he meets the charismatic creator of a certain religious group.

15 modern films that have become classics

"Impurity", 2013

The film tells the story of two people whose lives and behavior — what they do not know — are under the influence of a complex parasite, whose life cycle consists of three phases: it goes through a closed cycle from people to pigs, then to orchids and again to people.

15 modern films that have become classics

"Boyhood", 2014

The multi-year project will allow you to follow the development of a real person from the moment of birth. A unique chance to see a child grow up year after year, the life of his parents and the changes in the world around him.

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