Beverly Hills Cop ( Beverly Hills-i zsaru )
1984 / 105 min

Cast
Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley
Judge Reinhold as Billy Rosewood
John Ashton as John Taggart
Lisa Eilbacher as Jenny Summers
Ronny Cox as Andrew Bogomil

 

Storyline
Detroit cop Axel Foley is delighted when he receives a surprise visit from his best friend Mikey Tandino, who lives in California. Not long after Mikey arrives in Detroit, Mikey is killed, right in front of Axel, by a man named Zack. Axel follows Zack to Beverly Hills, California, where Beverly Hills police department Lieutenant Andrew Bogomil assigns Detective Billy Rosewood and Rosewood’s partner, Sergeant John Taggart, to keep an eye on Axel. Axel visits his friend Jenny Summers, who works in an art gallery. With Jenny’s help, Axel discovers that Zack works for Jenny’s boss, Victor Maitland, the man who owns the art gallery. Maitland is a drug kingpin who is using the gallery as a front, and Maitland had Zack kill Mikey after Maitland accused Mikey of stealing some of Maitland’s bonds. With the help of Jenny, Billy, and Taggart, Axel does what he can to make sure Maitland and Zack won’t kill any more people.

Director: Martin Brest
Writers: Daniel Petrie Jr., Danilo Bach

IMDB (7.3)

Bicentennial Man( Kétszáz éves ember )
1999 / 132 min

Cast
Robin Williams as Andrew Martin
Embeth Davidtz as Little Miss / Portia Charney
Sam Neill as ‘Sir’ Richard Martin
Oliver Platt as Rupert Burns

 


Storyline

This film follows the ‘life’ and times of the lead character, an android who is purchased as a household robot programmed to perform menial tasks. Within a few days the Martin family realizes that they don’t have an ordinary droid as Andrew begins to experience emotions and creative thought. In a story that spans two centuries, Andrew learns the intricacies of humanity while trying to stop those who created him from destroying him.

Director: Chris Columbus
Writer: Isaac Asimov

IMDB (6,5)

The Blind Side ( A szív bajnokai )
2009 / 129 min  

Cast
Sandra Bullock as Leigh Anne Tuohy
Tim McGraw as Sean Tuohy
Quinton Aaron as Michael Oher
Jae Head as S.J. Tuohy
Lily Collins as Collins Tuohy

 

 

Storyline
Based on the true story of Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy who take in a homeless teenage African-American, Michael “Big Mike” Oher. Michael has no idea who his father is and his mother is a drug addict. Michael has had little formal education and few skills to help him learn. Leigh Anne soon takes charge however, as is her nature, ensuring that the young man has every opportunity to succeed. When he expresses an interest in football, she goes all out to help him, including giving the coach a few ideas on how best to use Michael’s skills. They not only provide him with a loving home, but hire a tutor to help him improve his grades to the point where he would qualify for an NCAA Division I athletic scholarship. Michael Oher was the first-round pick of the Baltimore Ravens in the 2009 NFL draft.

Director: John Lee Hancock
Writers: John Lee Hancock, Michael Lewis

IMDB (7.6)

Brotherhood of the Rose ( A rózsa szövetsége )
1989 – 240 min

Cast
Peter Strauss as Romulus
Robert Mitchum as John Eliot
Connie Sellecca as Erika Bernstein
David Morse as Remus
James Sikking as Felix
M. Emmet Walsh as Hardy
James Hong as Col. Chan
Rhys McConnochie as Orlik

 


Storyline

Romulus and Remus are two CIA agents, their direct instructor is John Elliott. They both were picked up at an orphanage by Elliott at the age of about eight, raised together as brothers and specially trained to supersede every other agent in the service. This is what they know. What they do not know is that they are part of a system Elliott had invented to build up his own private army of pros which can be assigned to any job he wishes. One day Romulus takes over a job in the course of which he and his team blow up a house and about half a dozen civilians with it. After that Romulus feels he is being chased by both men of the CIA and the Mossad. He has to find out that Elliott betrayed both him and Remus from the start. Elliott used them and others, which were recruited and raised the same way Romulus and Remus were, to support a secret agreement that was constituted between top secret service leaders of England, France, Russia, Germany and the USA after the second world war. To its …

IMDB (6.5)

The Bucket List (A bakancslista)
2007 / 97 min

Cast
Jack Nicholson as Edward
Morgan Freeman as Carter
Sean P. Hayes as Thomas (Matthew)
Beverly Todd as Virginia

 

 

Storyline
Corporate billionaire Edward Cole and working class mechanic Carter Chambers have nothing in common except for their terminal illnesses. While sharing a hospital room together, they decide to leave it and do all the things they have ever wanted to do before they die according to their bucket list. In the process, both of them heal each other, become unlikely friends, and ultimately find joy in life.

Director: Rob Reiner
Writer: Justin Zackham

IMDB (7.4)

A Bug’s Life ( Egy bogár élete )
1998 / 95 min

Cast
Dave Foley as Flik (voice)
Kevin Spacey as Hopper (voice)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Atta (voice)
Hayden Panettiere as Dot (voice)
Phyllis Diller as Queen (voice)

 

 

Storyline
Every year, a bunch of grasshoppers come to the anthill and eat what the ants have gathered for them. The “offering”, as the ants call the ritual, is a part of their fate. One day in spring, when the offering’s preparation has just been finished, Flik, unliked inventor ant, accidentally drops the whole offered seeds into the river. The grasshoppers come and give the ants a second chance to collect food until fall. Flik sets off to find bugs that are willing to fight the grasshoppers (nobody expects him to succeed anyway) and, due to a double misinterpretation, returns with a circus crew, giving everybody new hope. When the misunderstanding finally gets cleared out, there is only little time left for a new plan, which has to work, or else…

Director: Michael Bay
Writers: Jonathan Hensleigh

IMDB (7.2)

Captain America: The First Avenger
( Amerika Kapitány: Az első bosszúálló )
2011 / 124 min

Cast
Chris Evans as Steve Rogers
Hayley Atwell as Peggy Carter
Sebastian Stan as James Buchanan ‘Bucky’ Barnes
Tommy Lee Jones as Colonel Chester Phillips
Hugo Weaving as Johann Schmidt / Red Skull

 

 

Storyline
It is 1942, America has entered World War II, and sickly but determined Steve Rogers is frustrated at being rejected yet again for military service. Everything changes when Dr. Erskine recruits him for the secret Project Rebirth. Proving his extraordinary courage, wits and conscience, Rogers undergoes the experiment and his weak body is suddenly enhanced into the maximum human potential. When Dr. Erskine is then immediately assassinated by an agent of Nazi Germany’s secret HYDRA research department (headed by Johann Schmidt, a.k.a. the Red Skull), Rogers is left as a unique man who is initially misused as a propaganda mascot; however, when his comrades need him, Rogers goes on a successful adventure that truly makes him Captain America, and his war against Schmidt begins.

Director: Joe Johnston
Writers: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely

IMDB (6.8)

Cast Away ( Számkivetett )
2000 / 143 min

Cast
Tom Hanks as Chuck Noland
Paul Sanchez as Ramon
Lari White as Bettina Peterson
Leonid Citer as Fyodor
David Allen Brooks as Dick Peterson
 

 

Storyline
A man is marooned on an island after his plane crashes into the ocean. Far away from home, his girlfriend, and any human contact, he engages in a battle of wits with himself as he is tested mentally, physically and emotionally in order to survive.

Director: Robert Zemeckis
Writer: William Broyles Jr.

IMDB (7.6)

Catch Me If You Can ( Kapj el, ha tudsz )
2002 / 141 min

Cast
Leonardo DiCaprio as Frank Abagnale Jr.
Tom Hanks as Carl Hanratty
Christopher Walken as Frank Abagnale
Martin Sheen
as Roger Strong

Nathalie Baye as Paula Abagnale

 

Storyline
An FBI agent hunts down a young con artist who successfully impersonated an airline pilot, doctor, and assistant attorney general, cashing more than $2.5 million in fraudulent checks in 26 countries.

Director: Steven Spielberg
Writers: Jeff Nathanson, Frank Abagnale Jr.

IMDB (7.9)

Chocolat ( Csokoládé )
121 min / 2000

Cast
Alfred Molina as Comte de Reynaud
Carrie-Anne Moss as Caroline Clairmont
Aurelien Parent Koenig as Luc Clairmont
Antonio Gil as Jean-Marc Drou
Johnny Depp as Roux

 

 

Storyline
When a single mother and her six-year-old daughter move to rural France and open a chocolate shop – with Sunday hours – across the street from the local church, they are met with some skepticism. But as soon as they coax the townspeople into enjoying their delicious products, they are warmly welcomed.

Director: Lasse Hallström
Writers: Joanne Harris, Robert Nelson Jacobs

IMDB (8.2)