As the holiday season rolls around, we have curated our Top 10 list of classic films that have become cherished in our home. These aren't just movies, they're timeless companions that we watch and rewatch, with our family and friends, creating memories, laughing and crying bringing us together, through the years.
Forrest Gump (1994)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Tom Hanks takes us on a magical journey through decades of American history, delivering a tale of love, resilience, and the extraordinary in the ordinary.
Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get.
Thelma & Louise (1991)
Director: Ridley Scott
A road trip like no other, this iconic feminist film explores friendship, rebellion, and the pursuit of freedom.
You get what you settle for.
Home Alone (1990)
Director: Chris Columbus
The holiday classic that combines laughter, mischief, and the importance of family, making it a perennial favorite for the season.
Keep the change, ya filthy animal!
Rain Man (1988)
Director: Barry Levinson
Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman deliver a poignant and humorous portrayal of brotherhood, neurodiversity, and the discovery of one's true self.
I'm an excellent driver.
Almost Famous (2000)
Director: Cameron Crowe
A rock 'n' roll coming-of-age tale immerses us in the world of music journalism, friendship, and the pursuit of one's passion.
I am a golden god!
True Romance (1993)
Director: Tony Scott
A wild ride of love and crime unfolds as a couple goes on the run after stealing a valuable suitcase, blending romance, action, and a memorable cast.
You're so cool!
American Beauty (1999)
Director: Sam Mendes
A thought-provoking exploration of suburban life, beauty, and the pursuit of happiness, revealing the complexities beneath the surface.
Boogie Nights (1997)
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Anderson's mesmerising journey through the '70s and '80s adult film industry, offering a unique blend of drama and dark comedy.
This here's the future. Videotape tells the truth.
Father of the Bride (1991)
Director: Charles Shyer
A heartwarming comedy that navigates the highs and lows of parenthood and the chaos that ensues when planning a wedding.
Don’t worry dad, no permanent damage done.
Wedding Crashers (2005)
Director: David Dobkin
A hilarious romp that follows two friends as they navigate the wild world of crashing weddings, blending comedy and unexpected romance.
I’m a little too traumatised to have a scone.
Doesn't matter how many times we watch and re-watch these films, they never get old.