Top rated movies with sharp writing that have unforgettable classic

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with sharp writing and unforgettable classic! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with sharp writing and unforgettable classic, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Jul 26 2021

1 Reservoir Dogs (1992)

A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors -- veteran Mr. White, newcomer Mr. Orange, psychopathic parolee Mr. Blonde, bickering weasel Mr. Pink and Nice Guy Eddie -- unravel.

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1992-09-02 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #9 for
    unforgettable classic
  2. Ranked #45 for
    sharp writing
  3. Ranked #86 for
    memorable quote

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2 The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)

In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?

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1974-10-02 | Crime / Action

Cast

Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #18 for
    unforgettable classic
  2. Ranked #67 for
    hitting false notes
  3. Ranked #242 for
    sharp writing

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3 Ghostbusters (1984)

After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign pays off when a knockout cellist hires the squad to purge her swanky digs of demons that appear to be living in her refrigerator.

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1984-06-08 | Comedy / Fantasy

Cast

Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #30 for
    unforgettable classic
  2. Ranked #53 for
    memorable quote
  3. Ranked #212 for
    sharp writing

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4 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot 'Sundance Kid'. As the west rapidly becomes civilized, the law finally catches up to Butch, Sundance and their gang. Chased doggedly by a special posse, the two decide to make their way to South America in hopes of evading their pursuers once and for all.

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1969-09-23 | Western / Drama

Cast

Paul Newman, Robert Redford

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #43 for
    unforgettable classic
  2. Ranked #89 for
    sharp writing
  3. Ranked #148 for
    deservedly won awards

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5 Pulp Fiction (1994)

A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.

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1994-09-10 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #18 for
    memorable quote
  2. Ranked #46 for
    great story
  3. Ranked #58 for
    unforgettable classic

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6 Shrek (2001)

It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a wisecracking donkey.

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2001-05-18 | Animation / Comedy

Cast

Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    so ingrained
  2. Ranked #1 for
    kind of dumb
  3. Ranked #2 for
    textured imagery

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7 Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

The heat is on in this fast paced action-comedy starring Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley, a street smart Detroit cop tracking down his best friend's killer in Beverly Hills. Axel quickly learns that his wild style doesn't fit in with the Beverly Hills Police Department, which assigns two officers (Judge Reinhold & John Ashton) to make sure things don't get out of hand. Dragging the stuffy detectives along for the ride, Axel smashes through a huge culture clash in his hilarious, high-speed pursuit of justice. Featuring cameos by Paul Reiser, Bronson Pinchot and Damon Wayans, Beverly Hills Cop is an exhilarating, sidesplitting adventure.

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1984-11-30 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #20 for
    race against the clock
  2. Ranked #56 for
    unforgettable classic
  3. Ranked #288 for
    sharp writing

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8 Die Hard (1988)

NYPD cop John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when, minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking McClane sets out to single-handedly rescue the hostages and bring the bad guys down.

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1988-07-15 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #10 for
    explosive action
  2. Ranked #58 for
    memorable quote
  3. Ranked #95 for
    unforgettable classic

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9 Snatch (2000)

Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond.

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2000-09-01 | Crime / Comedy

Cast

Jason Statham, Stephen Graham

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    flashy visual
  2. Ranked #1 for
    almost incomprehensible
  3. Ranked #1 for
    multiple story lines

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10 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)

A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role...

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2005-09-05 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sharp writing
  2. Ranked #77 for
    underrated actor
  3. Ranked #144 for
    unforgettable classic

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