- 1 Here’s the list of the best movies on HBO Go right now:
- 1.1 10. Life Is Beautiful (1997)
- 1.2 9. Gravity (2013)
- 1.3 8. The Untouchables (1987)
- 1.4 7. Before Sunset (2004)
- 1.5 6. O brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
- 1.6 5. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
- 1.7 4. Raging Bull (1980)
- 1.8 3. The Last King of Scotland (2006)
- 1.9 2. A History of Violence (2005)
- 1.10 1. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Most of us find movies very entertaining and enjoy watching them, not to mention those who are obsessed with them. For some of us, it’s the one time we can relax and have fun, regardless in company or by ourselves, with popcorns, snacks, and drinks, comfortably accommodated right in front of our TV. Two of the most popular TV channels that have an enormous amount of great movie choices are Netflix and HBO. Recently, we wrote an article about the best gay movies on Netflix, but today, we’re presenting you the best movies on HBO this month.
Here’s the list of the best movies on HBO Go right now:
10. Life Is Beautiful (1997)
The amazing and very talented Guido Orefice directs, acts and write this touching movie and scatters optimism while being under the most traumatic periods of the world’s history. The story is a Jewish parent being placed in a Nazi concentration camp with his wife and child, trying to portray and create an already tragic world into a fun and playful fantasy, due to keep his child’s innocence, purity, kindness, all of the traits that every child deserves to have. Wonderful story which will leave you without words and tears in your eyes, but at the same time will touch you and warm your heart.
9. Gravity (2013)
A revelatory, one of a kind, claustrophobic sci-fi experience takes you on a ride to explore your humanity and face your deepest fears, while struggling for another breath, for few more seconds and chances to stay alive. Tense until the very end, starring Sandra Bullock, this movie has outstanding visual effects, amazing performance from the actors, making you identify yourself with them, confront your deepest fear and follow the basic human instinct – survive.
8. The Untouchables (1987)
If you are more of an action/ gangster/ police movie junkie, you’ll definitely love this movie. Starring Kevin Costner, Robert De Niro, Sean Connery, all of them big names in the cinematographic industry, capture the story in a unique way, portraying the underground world and the constant battle of the police with the mafia. A gangster thriller, filled with rich, arty illustrations of Chicago in the time of the mafia crime. Funny, violent, but at the same time spectacular and heart touching.
7. Before Sunset (2004)
This is probably our favorite of these best movies on HBO Go right now. If you haven’t watched this movie yet, but you consider yourself a romantic soul, you’re missing big time. The remarkable and instant connection of two strangers, watch how sparks turn into love, exploring great dialogs they find themselves mesmerized, Paris – magic location, and the classic story of two strangers. Some consider this movie one of the best romantic movies of all times.
6. O brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
The plot is set in the Mississippi’s Depression Era, this movie is a modern satire based on Homer’s epic poem, Odyssey. An adventurous parody displays the life in Sothern USA, politics and mentality in the times of Great Depression, and problems that confront the average people. The cast is formed from top-notch actors such as George Clooney and John Turturro, form a great team and work great on the screen. The brilliant scenario, lots of folk music, which represents a major component of the film. This movie was a great commercial success and box office, received great reviews.
5. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
This is one of the best best movies on HBO January 2015. Based on a true story, this remarkable movie, talks about the hardship of the African-American man during the horrors of slavery. The main character, a free man named Solomon Northup gets kidnaped and sold into slavery, constantly tortured and exploited throughout the whole movie, not only physical but mental as well, forsaken with the doubt if he’ll ever see his wife and kids again. It will touch you on a way you can’t even imagine, and will make you realize how big can human endurance be, for the sake of getting to see your loved ones, once more.
4. Raging Bull (1980)
Filmed in black and white, this movie is a great display of the dark side of human emotions that possess us, and how we deal with them. The story is about the troubled life of a successful boxer that battles with his rage, jealousy, suspicion, on a way he only knows – through violence. An intriguing aspect of human’s insanity and this particular man’s need to damage himself as well as other people.
3. The Last King of Scotland (2006)
Extraordinary personal adventure, gives an idea about the lives and problems in Third world countries, self-claimed dictators, the inability of seeing the right way going blind with false human values, determined of not changing your perspective. Forest Whitaker fully inhabits the role of the brutal Uganda dictator, murderer, tyrant.
2. A History of Violence (2005)
A compelling story of a man, that wants to run from his past. He leads a dual life until a sudden event that will make him a hero, but draw the demons from his past and make his two identities collide. A violent and unpredictable movie implies the idea that under certain occurrences every human is prone to violence.
1. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
The unconventional comedy adventure, all ‘dressed up’ in a particular fancy period, the plot is stationed in the hotel, and it’s all about the social relationships and their effect on humanity. Interesting movie, full with satiric elements and featured with class, it’s almost like you are observing a painting but in the same time you feel like you’re in a James Bond styled chase and the plot revolves around the legendary concierge Gustave, at a famous hotel from the fictional republic of Zubrowka between the period of I and II World Wars.
This was the list with the best movies on HBO on demand, a variety of movies for all tastes, we hope you’ll enjoy watching them as we did.
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