We are all familiar with the feeling of relief that comes with the approach of another weekend. In these moments when we need to make plans for the weekend and think about how to spend our free time in the most efficient and beautiful way, a lot of things come to our mind, and we can usually dissolve very few of them into our daily plans. . We would like to offer you a good idea to spend your evening this weekend. You can make your weekend more enjoyable by taking a look at our list of movie suggestions for the week, where we’ve rounded up some amazing movies from different years and genres. A total of 10 movies, ranging from drama to comedy, action to thriller, are among the movie recommendations we’ve featured for your weekend.
You can choose among these films the one you need and enjoy a wonderful viewing experience. All you need to do is find a movie that suits your current mood by going through our list of movie suggestions and the movies we have briefly introduced one by one.
You can also read last week’s movie recommendations: 9 great movie tips for those thinking about what to watch this weekend.
1. Skyscraper – Skyscraper (2018) – IMDB: 5.8
Skyscraper is a 2018 action thriller film written and directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber. Dwayne Johnson stars in the film; minor roles include Neve Campbell, Chin Khan, Roland Moeller, Noah Taylor, Byron Mann, Pablo Schreiber and Hannah Quinlivan. The film premiered in Beijing in July 2018 and has since been released in RealD 3D alongside 2D theaters.
The film, which grossed over $300 million despite its nearly $130 million budget, still underperformed at the box office and was criticized for its similarities to Die Hard. Skyscraper was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Action Movie.
FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and former soldier Will Sawyer now oversees skyscraper security. When one of the world’s tallest and safest buildings suddenly bursts into flames during his assignment in Hong Kong, Sawyer, caught between accusations, begins to realize he’s been set up. Will, who has become a fugitive and is wanted throughout the country; He must find those responsible, clear his name, and somehow save his family, trapped in an apartment above the line of fire.
2. Greenberg (2010) – IMDB: 6.1.
Greenberg is a 2010 comedy-drama film written and directed by Noah Baumbach. It stars Ben Stiller, Greta Gerwig, Rhys Ifans, Brie Larson and Jennifer Jason Leigh. The film’s soundtrack also consists of the first James Murphy soundtrack. Although the film received positive reviews, it underperformed at the box office, grossing only $7 million against a $25 million budget. The film, which was nominated for the Golden Bear Award at the Berlin International Film Festival, was a great success.
Florence is thoughtful, sweet and beloved. He is twenty-five years old and the personal assistant to a family vacationing in Los Angeles. Her boss’s brother had just returned from a psychiatric hospital in New York to his brother’s house. This man, whose name is Roger, is a forty-year-old carpenter who left Los Angeles fifteen years ago. He does not know how to drive a car and especially needs Florence’s help in some matters. He also got in touch with his former bandmates who were strange people. Florence treats Roger strangely and sees him as responsible; Or he is trying to understand if there is something more in him.
3. Guilty – Guilty (2021) – IMDB: 6.3
The Outlaw is a 2021 crime thriller film directed and produced by Antoine Fuqua and written by Nick Pizzolatto. The film, which is a remake of the 2018 film of the same name, stars Jake Gyllenhaal and also features Christina Vidal Mitchell, Ethan Hawke, Riley Keough, Eli Goree, Da’Vin Joy Randolph, Paul Dano and Peter Sarsgaard. The film, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, was released digitally on Netflix immediately after the premiere and was viewed in 69 million homes in total.
Joe Baylor, a recently demoted cop trying to keep his inner demons away from himself, finds himself on an adventurous journey when someone calls him and says he’s in a very predicament. As Baylor does his best to piece together the evidence he has obtained, he soon becomes obsessed with rescuing the woman on the other end of the line. But will Joe’s unprofessional approach win the battle against time before it’s too late?
4. Cyrano (2021) – IMDB: 6.4
Cyrano is a 2021 musical romantic drama film directed by Joe Wright and based on Erica Schmidt’s 2018 stage musical. Starring Peter Dinklage, Hayley Bennett, Calvin Harrison Jr. and Ben Mendelsohn. Cyrano, which premiered at the Telluride Film Festival; Nominated for major awards such as Oscar, BAFTA and Golden Globe. Despite poor box office performance, the film, which received great acclaim, was positively received by critics.
A swordsman ahead of his time and a tortured poet, Cyrano de Bergerac dazzles with wild puns in a verbal skirmish or brilliant swordsmanship in a duel. Cyrano, in love with his faithful friend Roxana, but not yet able to explain his feelings to her, believes that Roxana is unworthy of his love. Will Cyrano have the courage to confess his deep feelings?
5. Angels & Demons – Angels & Demons (2009) – IMDB: 6.7
Angles and devils; It is a 2009 detective thriller directed by Ron Howard and based on Dan Brown’s 2000 novel of the same name. A new version of Angels & Demons, a sequel to the 2006 film The Da Vinci Code, also directed by Howard, and the second installment in the film series after Robert Langdon, was published before The Da Vinci Code novel. Despite a massive $150 million budget, the film, which was a big box office success with over $485 million in revenue, received a lot of recognition with Tom Hanks in the title role.
After the murder of his father, Silvano Bentivoglio, physicist; Symbolist Robert Langdon and scientist Vittoria Vetra embark on an adventure in which they pursue the plans of a secret Illuminati brotherhood. The clues lead them to the four elements and they do research all over the Vatican. An assassin working for the Illuminati has captured four cardinals, and each of them will face a terrible fate. When Robert and Vittoria agree that a devastating new weapon has been created that can kill millions, they fight relentlessly to thwart the Illimunati’s plans.
6. Le Havre – Port of Hope (2011) – IMDB: 7.2
Le Havre, which received 2 jury awards in addition to FIPRESCI at the Cannes Film Festival, was also nominated for the Palme d’Or at the same festival. Written, directed and produced by Aki Kaurismäki; It is a 2011 comedy-drama film starring Andre Wilms, Kati Outinen, Jean-Pierre Darroussin and Blonden Miguel. This film is also the first in the director’s trilogy. Le Havre, which tripled its $4 million budget at the box office, also won a Golden Hugo award at the Chicago International Film Festival.
A docker in Le Havre hears a voice inside one of the containers in the port. This container, which left Gabon three weeks ago and arrived in London five days after leaving Gabon, contains a still living group of illegal African immigrants. A young man among immigrants in a container found by the Le Havre police and French border guards manages to escape from the container and the news gets into the local press. This shoe shiner takes refuge with former artist Marcel Marx.
7. In the Loop – Vicious Loop (2009) – IMDB: 7.4
In the Loop is a 2009 black comedy film directed by Armando Iannucci. As a spin-off of the BBC television series The Thick of It, the film is politically critical of Anglo-American politics, especially the invasion of Iraq. Nominated for an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay in 2009, the film grossed over $7 million despite its low budget.
As tensions escalate in the Middle East, the bumbling British Minister for International Development Simon Foster said in a radio interview that the possibility of war was “unpredictable”. The media take these statements as a sign that the British government is in favor of starting a war. This situation also puts Foster on the radar of hawks and doves in the US government, and both sides want to use Foster to justify their plans. Foster travels to Washington during this phase of close observation.
8. Microhabitat (2017) – IMDB: 7.4.
Microhabitat is a 2017 drama film written and directed by Jung Gown. Being a low-budget film, this film was not a big hit at the box office, but was highly acclaimed and won many local and national awards. Lee So Yeon plays the lead role in the film.
This film is about a young woman who suffers from deep depression and realizes that the only way to cope with depression is to drink and smoke a lot. However, when inflation in a country reaches a point where a woman cannot afford the cost of this consumption, the woman decides to give up her home and continues to buy cigarettes and liquor with her remaining money. He thinks he can stay with his friends and solve the housing problem like this. However, his wishful thinking will be a difficult test between him and his friends.
9. Blind Chance – Blind Luck (1987) – IMDB: 7.7
“Blind Change”, written and directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski; This is a romantic drama starring Bohuslav Linda. The film, which was screened in the Un Certain Regard area at the Cannes Film Festival, won the Silver Lion at the Polish Film Festival. The film was also included in Martin Scorsese’s “21 Classic Polish Films” list.
A medical student named Vitek is chasing a train. Watching how different variations of such a seemingly ordinary event can affect the rest of Vitek’s life, the film explores three different stories and three different endings, in the center of which is Vitek.
10. Actress of the Millennium / Sennen Joyû – Actress of the Millennium (2001) – IMDB: 7.8
Millennium Actress, a 2001 animated and dramatic film written and directed by Satoshi Kon and the latest film on our list of film proposals, won an award in Sitges and was nominated for a Saturn Award for its remastered version produced by the Criterion Collection. This biopic, which touches on the lives of actresses Setsuko Hara and Hideko Takamine, has been critically acclaimed for narrowing the line between reality and cinema.
TV journalist Genya Tachibana tracks down the famous movie star Chiyoko Fujiwara, who almost 30 years ago gave up her acting career and lives in seclusion. When they meet, Tachibana gives Chiyoko a key she lost at the studio years ago, which causes Chiyoko to think about her career. So he begins to tell his story. The key was given to him as a teenager by an artist and revolutionary to help him escape from the police. Deciding to become an actress because it would allow her to be hunted down, Chiyoko spent the next few decades pursuing that goal.
That concludes our list of movie suggestions, hope to see you in the coming weeks…
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