Top IMB Movie Picks

The Internet Movie Database (IMB) is the go to guide for any movie buff. Its top movie lists as voted by real people has arguably the definitively the best movie watch list around. We’ve picked out just some of the top picks you’ll find on Netflix that grace the IMB listing.

The Shawshank Redemption

Adapted from the Stephen King novel, the Shawshank Redemption tells the story of Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins), a banker who spends 19 years in Shawshank State Prison for the murder of his wife and her lover despite his claims of innocence. During his time at the prison, he befriends a fellow inmate, Ellis Boyd “Red” Redding (Morgan Freeman) and gets involved in a money laundering operation with the warden.

The Godfather

Regarded as one of the greatest movies of all time, The Godfather is an American crime film based on Puzo’s 1969 novel of the same name. It follows the journey a New York crime family and Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) from an outsider to a ruthless mafia boss.

Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump is an epic romantic comedy-drama film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The story depicts several decades in the life of Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks), a naïve and slow-witted native of Alabama who witnesses, and even influences, some of the defining events like the Vietnam War in the United States during the second half of the 20th century.

The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects is an American crime-thriller film which follows the interrogation of Roger “Verbal” Kint (Kevin Spacey), a small-time con man who is one of only two survivors of a massacre. The film follows his twisted, convoluted story beginning with five career crooks in a seemingly random police line-up.

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan is an American epic war film set during the invasion of Normandy in World War II. The film follows United States Army Rangers Captain John H. Miller (Tom Hanks) and his squad as they search for a paratrooper, Private First Class James Francis Ryan,, who is the last-surviving brother of four servicemen. The film is widely acclaimed for its graphic and realistic portrayal of war.

Wall-E

WALL-E is a Pixar computer animated romantic . The story follows a robot named WALL-E, who is designed to clean up a waste-covered Earth far in the future. He falls in love with another robot named EVE, who also has a programmed task, and follows her into outer space on an adventure that changes the destiny of both his kind and humanity.

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