10 Totally Awesome Movies

Friday, July 22 by Shawn Lealos

These 10 totally awesome movies are films that friends can gather around and watch, in joy, at any time, in any condition and still enjoy. These movies create iconic characters placed in memorable moments and feature some of the greatest scenes ever put to celluloid. These movies are the best of the best.

  1. “Fight Club”David Fincher created this, one of the totally awesome movies ever made. Brad Pitt and Edward Norton star as two friends who create an undergroun fighting club where men who are sick of their mundane lives come to let out their aggression. The twist at the end is a complete trip as well.
  2. “Ocean’s Eleven” – This movie remains one of the totally awesome movies thanks in large part to its very cool cast. The group of men who plan to rob a casino includes George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Casey Affleck and Don Cheadle. You don’t get much more awesome than that.
  3. “Pulp Fiction”Quentin Tarantino created one of the most totally awesome movies ever made. John Travolta has never been cooler and Sam Jackson is amazing as his hit man partner. The movie jumps around from event to event but it always remains cool, every step of the way.
  4. “Rounders” – Matt Damon stars in this movie, shot during the poker craze, and it remains one of the totally awesome movies of its time. Damon is a former gambler who must return to the high stakes poker world to help his friend pay off some big-time loan sharks.
  5. “The Big Lebowski” – The Coen brothers made an unusual movie that remains one of the totally awesome movies of all time. Jeff Bridges stars as The Dude, a slacker who likes to bowl and drink White Russians, who is mistaken for a millionaire by a group of thugs.
  6. “True Romance” – Quentin Tarantino wrote this movie, directed by Tony Scott, that remains one of the totally awesome movies of all time. Christian Slater plays a man who falls in love with a hooker and the two end up on the run from dangerous drug dealers. Val Kilmer cameos at the spirit of Elvis.
  7. “The Fast and the Furious” – Vin Diesel became a Hollywood star thanks to his role in this, one of the totally awesome movies of its time. Diesel is an illegal street racer who befriends an undercover cop sent in to bring him down.
  8. “Snatch”Guy Ritchie made his reputation in large thanks to this, one of the most totally awesome movies ever made. The movie follows a large number of outcasts and miscreants including boxing promoters, gangsters, thieves and bookies. It also features Brad Pitt in a hilarious role.
  9. “The Boondock Saints” – This making of this movie is full of sickening stories, but the movie itself remains one of the best totally awesome movies of all time. Two young Irish Catholic men decide to exact violent vengeance on the Russian mafia who threatens their community.
  10. “Sin City” – Robert Rodriguez created this comic book adaptation, one of the totally awesome movies based on the visual look of the film. Rodriguez re-created scenes from the comic book series in amazing detail to make this one of the most stylized movies ever made.