Raves From The Grave – must see movie list
4th October 2018
We don’t just sell music, we also sell DVDs covering every genre and period from blockbusters to documentaries and TV series. Here are a few of our must see movies, all available in store.
- Pulp Fiction (1994): The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster’s wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Quentin Tarantino (stories), Roger Avary (stories), John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson.
- Schindler’s List (1993): Based on the true story of Oskar Schindler who managed to save about 1100 Jews from being gassed at the Auschwitz concentration camp, it is a testament to the good in all of us. Written by Harald Mayr.
- Psycho (1960): A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer’s client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. Alfred Hitchcock classic.
- Godfather (1972): The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. Francis Ford Coppola.
- The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (1966): A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery. Sergio Leone, Clint Eastwood.
- Star Wars IV: A New Hope (1977): Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire’s world-destroying battle station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader. Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher.
- Trainspotting (1996): Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends. Dannie Boyle, Ewan McGregor.
- JAWS (1975): A local sheriff, a marine biologist and an old seafarer team up to hunt down a great white shark wreaking havoc in a beach resort. Steven Spielberg.
- 2001 A Space Odyssey (1968): A space-opera spanning the dawn of man to humanity reaching the stars, 2001: A Space Odyssey tells the story of the Black Monolith, humanity’s evolution and the rise of A.I.’s ultimate supercomputer HAL 9000. Stanley Kubrick.
- The Wicker Man (1973): A police sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl whom the townsfolk claim never existed. Stranger still are the rites that take place there. Robin Hardy.
- E.T. (1982): A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world. Steven Spielberg
- Raiders of the Lost of Ark (1981): In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before Adolf Hitler’s Nazis can obtain its awesome powers. Steven Spielberg.
- Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968): A down-on-his-luck inventor turns a broken-down Grand Prix car into a fancy vehicle for his children, and then they go off on a magical fantasy adventure to save their grandfather in a far-off land. Ken Hughes.
- Swallows and Amazons (2016): Four children (the Swallows) on holiday in the Lake District sail on their own to an island and start a war with rival children (the Amazons). In the meantime, a mysterious man on a houseboat accuses them of a crime they did not commit. Philipa Lowthorpe.
- Goodnight, Mr. Tom (1988): A shy and quiet World War II evacuee is housed by a disgruntled old man, and they soon develop a close bond. Jack Gold.