The Massive Movie Calendar

The Massive Movie Calendar

Ever been stuck for great movies to watch on a weeknight? Get massive movie inspiration with our handpicked, 365-strong selection of films including more spine-tingling action-thrillers, gut-wrenching romantic dramas and cortex-crunching dystopian sci-fi than you can shake a remote at.

It's the perfect antidote for people who spend more time searching for the best movies to watch than they do actually watching them. All you need to do is select the calendar date you're interested in for the day's top movie inspiration.

You'll also get a heady dose of movie trivia that meticulously connects your film to the chosen day, in this catalogue of unrivalled classics, trail-blazing newcomers and unabashed breakthrough global cinema.

How to use the calendar

Not sure what to watch tonight? You'll find the movie pick of the day at the top of The Massive Movie Calendar along with a preview trailer and other movie suggestions.

Click Yesterday or Tomorrow for movie inspiration on nearby dates or scroll down to select any month and day of the year for a recommendation on what to watch.

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The Good, he Bad and The Ugly January 4th

The Color Purple February 9th

Aliens March 15th

The Shawshank Redemption April 6th

Star Wars May 4th

Ali June 3rd

The Shining July 4th

The Wizard of Oz August 15th

Forrest Gump September 19th

Back to the Future October 21st

Enter the Dragon November 28th

Pride & Prejudice December 16th

January The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Clint Eastwood January 4th

01

When Harry Met Sally

1989

Jan 01

When Harry Met Sally

1989  |  Dir. Rob Reiner  |  Comedy, Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


Things change between Harry and Sally at a New Year's Eve party, a moment after midnight.

If you like this, you should watch

Sleepless In Seattle, You've Got Mail

Movie score

83 / 100

02

Valkyrie

2008

Jan 02

Valkyrie

2008  |  Dir. Bryan Singer  |  Drama, History, Thriller

Watch on this day because


It's 1938, and Time Magazine names Adolf Hitler its Man of the Year. Based on a true story, a German army officer plots to assassinate Hitler in his headquarters.

If you like this, you should watch

Downfall

Movie score

64 / 100

03

12 Years A Slave

2013

Jan 03

12 Years A Slave

2013  |  Dir. Steve McQueen  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


Solomon Northup is rescued from Edwin Epps' plantation in Louisiana (1853). 12 Years a Slave is adapted from the memoir of Solomon Northup, a free man, who was abducted and sold into slavery in 1841.

If you like this, you should watch

Selma, Lincoln

Movie score

91 / 100

04

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

1966

Jan 04

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

1966  |  Dir. Sergio Leone  |  Western

Watch on this day because


1847. The Wild West. Samuel Colt (maker of Blondie's iconic gun) rescues his faltering gun company by winning a contract to provide the U.S. government with 1,000 of his .44 caliber revolvers.

If you like this, you should watch

The Unforgiven, True Grit

Movie score

93 / 100

05

Bonnie And Clyde

1967

Jan 05

Bonnie And Clyde

1967  |  Dir. Arthur Penn  |  Action, Biography, Crime

Watch on this day because


Crime duo Bonnie and Clyde meet for the first time on this day in 1930 and begin a spree of robbings and shootouts across America.

If you like this, you should watch

The Honeymoon Killers, Pups

Movie score

84 / 100

06

Spotlight

2015

Jan 06

Spotlight

2015  |  Dir. Thomas McCarthy  |  Crime, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


The Boston Globe publishes its first story about the clergy sex abuse crisis.

If you like this, you should watch

Sleepers, All The Presidents Men, The Keepers (TV)

Movie score

91 / 100

07

The Killing Fields

1984

Jan 07

The Killing Fields

1984  |  Dir. Roland Joffé  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


In 1979, Vietnam forces invade and capture the city of Phnom Penh from Pol Pot's brutal Khmer Rouge.

If you like this, you should watch

Hamburger Hill

Movie score

88 / 100

08

Milk

2008

Jan 08

Milk

2008  |  Dir. Gus Van Sant  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


Harvey Milk becomes the first openly gay elected official in the US.

If you like this, you should watch

Capote, Frost/Nixon, Philadelphia, Dallas Buyers Club

Movie score

86 / 100

09

Steve Jobs

2015

Jan 09

Steve Jobs

2015  |  Dir. Danny Boyle  |  Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


It's 2007, and Steve Jobs debuts the iPhone, a product that would revolutionise phones and accelerate the smartphone boom.

If you like this, you should watch

Pirates Of Silicon Valley, The Social Network

Movie score

78 / 100

10

There Will Be Blood

2007

Jan 10

There Will Be Blood

2007  |  Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson  |  Drama, History

Watch on this day because


A gusher in Texas signals the start of the American Oil Industry in 1901.

If you like this, you should watch

Magnolia, No Country For Old Men, Gangs Of New York

Movie score

88 / 100

11

Frost/Nixon

2008

Jan 11

Frost/Nixon

2008  |  Dir. Ron Howard  |  Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


Notorious spook E. Howard Hunt is the first to plead guilty (to six counts of conspiracy) in the Watergate scandal.

If you like this, you should watch

The Manchurian Candidate, All The Presidents Men

Movie score

84 / 100

12

2001: A Space Odyssey

1968

Jan 12

2001: A Space Odyssey

1968  |  Dir. Stanley Kubrick  |  Adventure, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


HAL, the Artificial Intelligence Computer System, becomes operational. Instructor Dr Langley teaches him the song "Daisy".

If you like this, you should watch

iRobot, Moon, Interstellar, Ex Machina

Movie score

85 / 100

13

Walk The Line

2005

Jan 13

Walk The Line

2005  |  Dir. James Mangold  |  Biography, Drama, Music

Watch on this day because


Johnny Cash performs Cocaine Blues to cheering inmates at Folsom Prison.

If you like this, you should watch

Nowhere Boy, Ray

Movie score

81 / 100

14

Planet Of The Apes

1968

Jan 14

Planet Of The Apes

1968  |  Dir. Tim Burton  |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


Four astronauts are launched from Cape Kennedy. Their spacecraft slips through the Hasslein Curve - a bend in space-time - and travels to a world where humans are the slaves of simian masters. Watch the 1968 version of the film - it's the best.

If you like this, you should watch

War Of The Planet Of The Apes, Jurassic Park

Movie score

71 / 100

15

Sully: Miracle On The Hudson

2016

Jan 15

Sully: Miracle On The Hudson

2016  |  Dir. Clint Eastwood  |  Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


Captain Chesley Sullenberger and his 155 passengers must make an emergency landing in New York's Hudson River after his plane strikes a flock of geese.

If you like this, you should watch

The Walk, Captain Phillips, United 93

Movie score

80 / 100

16

Once Upon A Time In America

1984

Jan 16

Once Upon A Time In America

1984  |  Dir. Sergio Leone  |  Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


The 18th amendment is ratified and Prohibition begins. Watch Robert De Niro's portrayal of Noodles, the kid turned criminal who went from bootlegger to Mafia kingpin.

If you like this, you should watch

Boardwalk Empire (TV), The Untouchables, Goodfellas

Movie score

89 / 100

17

Prometheus

2012

Jan 17

Prometheus

2012  |  Dir. Ridley Scott  |  Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


Weyland Industries produce their first faster-than-light spacecraft in 2034, paving the way for Prometheus. Kick off Ridley Scott's sci-fi saga with the first prequel to Alien.

If you like this, you should watch

Alien, Aliens, Interstellar

Movie score

69 / 100

18

Hunger

2008

Jan 18

Hunger

2008  |  Dir. Steve McQueen  |  Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


The European Court finds the British government guilty of inhumane and degrading treatment of Northern Irish prisoners. Hunger portrays the brutal reality of Irish republican Bobby Sands' hunger strike in 1981.

If you like this, you should watch

71, Bloody Sunday

Movie score

83 / 100

19

Gone With The Wind

1939

Jan 19

Gone With The Wind

1939  |  Dir. Victor Fleming  |  Drama, History, Romance

Watch on this day because


General of the Confederate Army, Robert E. Lee is born on this day. Prepare to see a doomed romance play out against the backdrop of the American Civil War.

If you like this, you should watch

Cold Mountain, Little Women

Movie score

92 / 100

20

JFK

1991

Jan 20

JFK

1991  |  Dir. Oliver Stone  |  Drama, History, Thriller

Watch on this day because


In 1961, Kennedy becomes President of the United States. Less than three years later he's dead. Watch district attorney Jim Garrison investigate Kennedy's murder, unveiling evidence of dangerous conspiracies in the process.

If you like this, you should watch

The Manchurian Candidate, Dr. Strangelove, Thirteen Days

Movie score

81 / 100

21

Les Miserables

2012

Jan 21

Les Miserables

2012  |  Dir. Tom Hooper  |  Drama, History, Musical

Watch on this day because


Louis XVI is executed by guillotine amid The French Revolution (1793). This popular film adaptation of Victor Hugo's tragic novel is set during the anti-monarchist Paris Uprising of 1832 but is often confused with the events of the French Revolution, which occured some forty years before.

If you like this, you should watch

Moulin Rouge, Marie Antoinette

Movie score

72 / 100

22

Zulu

1964

Jan 22

Zulu

1964  |  Dir. Cy Endfield  |  Drama, History, War

Watch on this day because


It's 1879, and 139 British soldiers defend their base at Rorke's Drift against 4,500 Zulu warriors in this historical film starring Michael Caine.

If you like this, you should watch

Zulu Dawn, The Man Who Would Be King, Bridge Over The River Kwai

Movie score

88 / 100

23

Event Horizon

1997

Jan 23

Event Horizon

1997  |  Dir. Paul W.S. Anderson  |  Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Watch on this day because


The former crew video record their horrible demise aboard the spaceship, Event Horizon.

If you like this, you should watch

Solaris, Pitch Black

Movie score

47 / 100

24

Darkest Hour

2017

Jan 24

Darkest Hour

2017  |  Dir. Joe Wright  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


British politician and statesman Sir Winston Churchill died on this day in 1965. In Darkest Hour, Churchill navigates the early days of his role as Prime Minister, as Britain faces the threat of Nazi invasion.

If you like this, you should watch

Downfall, The Gathering Storm, The Kings Speech

Movie score

68 / 100

25

Reservoir Dogs

1992

Jan 25

Reservoir Dogs

1992  |  Dir. Quentin Tarantino  |  Crime, Drama, Thriller

Watch on this day because


The largest ever diamond is discovered on this day. Watch a film about six robbers meet to pull off a heist and things turn sour when they suspect a mole has infiltrated the group.

If you like this, you should watch

Pulp Fiction, The Usual Suspects

Movie score

86 / 100

26

Chopper

2001

Jan 26

Chopper

2001  |  Dir. Andrew Dominik  |  Biography, Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


On Australia Day, why not watch Australian film, Chopper, a story of the life and crimes of real life author and criminal Mark "Chopper" Read.

If you like this, you should watch

Bronson, Romper Stomper

Movie score

75 / 100

27

Buffalo '66

1998

Jan 27

Buffalo '66

1998  |  Dir. Vincent Gallo  |  Comedy, Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


Super Bowl XX. The New York Giants versus the Buffalo Bills. Scott Norwood misses a last second field goal and losing the league title - but protagonist Billy Brown is convinced it was foul play.

If you like this, you should watch

Paris, Texas

Movie score

77 / 100

28

Serendipity

2001

Jan 28

Serendipity

2001  |  Dir. Peter Chelsom  |  Comedy, Romance

Watch on this day because


Gothic writer Sir Horace Walpole coins the word serendipity, which means happy accident; the theme of this quaint romantic comedy based on the fate of two lovers.

If you like this, you should watch

Grosse Point Blank, High Fidelity

Movie score

65 / 100

29

The Truman Show

1998

Jan 29

The Truman Show

1998  |  Dir. Peter Weir  |  Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


This is the first day of The Truman Show, as an unwitting Truman Burbank begins his life onscreen.

If you like this, you should watch

Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, Man On The Moon, Being John Malkovich

Movie score

88 / 100

30

Gandhi

1982

Jan 30

Gandhi

1982  |  Dir. Richard Attenborough  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


Mahatma Gandhi is assassinated by fanatic Nathuram Godse in 1948.

If you like this, you should watch

A Passage To India, Laurence Of Arabia, Selma

Movie score

87 / 100

31

Dr Strangelove

1964

Jan 31

Dr Strangelove

1964  |  Dir. Stanley Kubrick  |  Comedy, War

Watch on this day because


Truman announces support for Hydrogen bomb project in Kubrick's dark comedy.

If you like this, you should watch

The Producers ('67), It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World, Fail Safe, Full Metal Jacket

Movie score

94 / 100

February The Color Purple Whoopi Goldberg February 9th

01

Carol

2015

Feb 01

Carol

2015  |  Dir. Todd Haynes  |  Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


LGBT History Month kicks off on this date. Celebrate with Todd Haynes' Carol, voted the number one LGBT film of all time in a recent BFI survey.

If you like this, you should watch

Weekend

Movie score

84 / 100

02

Groundhog Day

1993

Feb 02

Groundhog Day

1993  |  Dir. Harold Ramis  |  Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Watch on this day because


After a bum weather prediction and a bad review of the local town, misanthropic weatherman Phil is doomed to do-over February 2nd until he puts it right.

If you like this, you should watch

Back To The Future, Hot Tub Time Machine, Edge Of Tomorrow

Movie score

84 / 100

03

Serpico

1973

Feb 03

Serpico

1973  |  Dir. Sidney Lumet  |  Biography, Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


During a routine drug bust, Frank Serpico is shot in the face. He survives to later testify about NYPD police corruption.

If you like this, you should watch

Donnie Brasco, A Dog Day Afternoon

Movie score

86 / 100

04

The Social Network

2010

Feb 04

The Social Network

2010  |  Dir. David Fincher  |  Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


TheFacebook.com launches publicly on this day.

If you like this, you should watch

Wolf Of Wall Street, Runner Runner, Mr Robot, The Newsroom

Movie score

89 / 100

05

20,000 Leagues Under The Sea

1954

Feb 05

20,000 Leagues Under The Sea

1954  |  Dir. Richard Fleischer  |  Adventure, Drama, Family

Watch on this day because


Disney animator John Hench, who helped develop the hydraulic giant squid that won the film an Academy Award for special effects, died on this day in 2004.

If you like this, you should watch

Tommorowland, Dumbo

Movie score

78 / 100

06

Suffragette

2015

Feb 06

Suffragette

2015  |  Dir. Sarah Gavron  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


The Representation of the People Act 1918 is passed in Britain and women over the age of 30 who meet property qualifications get the right to vote.

If you like this, you should watch

Made In Dagenham, The Iron Lady

Movie score

69 / 100

07

The Gold Rush

1925

Feb 07

The Gold Rush

1925  |  Dir. Charles Chaplin  |  Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Watch on this day because


Charlie Chaplin makes his first appearance as "The Little Tramp" in the film Kid Auto Races at Venice. See his most famous portayal of the role in this classic silent comedy.

If you like this, you should watch

City Lights, The Great Dictator

Movie score

92 / 100

08

The Lives Of Others

2006

Feb 08

The Lives Of Others

2006  |  Dir. Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck  |  Drama, Thriller

Watch on this day because


On this date in 1950, the secret police of East Germany, the Stasi, was established. This film follows the survelliance of a German couple by corrupt police officers with alterior motives.

If you like this, you should watch

Good Bye Lenin!

Movie score

91 / 100

09

The Color Purple

1985

Feb 09

The Color Purple

1985  |  Dir. Steven Spielberg  |  Drama

Watch on this day because


It's the birthday of author, poet and activist Alice Walker. In the film inspired by her novel, a downtrodden and ritually abused girl from 1930's Georgia tells her story of survival, sexuality and companionship.

If you like this, you should watch

Queen Sugar, The Help

Movie score

85 / 100

10

Game Over: Kasparov And The Machine

2004

Feb 10

Game Over: Kasparov And The Machine

2004  |  Dir. Vikram Jayanti  |  Documentary

Watch on this day because


Chess-playing computer Deep Blue wins a game against reigning world champion Kasparov (1996).

If you like this, you should watch

Pawn Sacrifice, Queen Of Katwe

Movie score

66 / 100

11

Mandela: Long Walk To freedom

2013

Feb 11

Mandela: Long Walk To freedom

2013  |  Dir. Justin Chadwick  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


71-year-old Nelson Mandela walks free, after serving 27 years on charges of conspiracy to overthrow the apartheid government (1990).

If you like this, you should watch

Invictus, 12 Years A Slave, Malcolm X

Movie score

65 / 100

12

The Last Emperor

1987

Feb 12

The Last Emperor

1987  |  Dir. Bernardo Bertolucci  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


The Xinhai revolution overthrows the Qing Dynasty, and its final leader - and the last emperor of China - abdicates.

If you like this, you should watch

Mulan, Yellow Earth

Movie score

84 / 100

13

Biggie And Tupac

2002

Feb 13

Biggie And Tupac

2002  |  Dir. Nick Broomfield  |  Documentary, Biography, Crime

Watch on this day because


2Pac releases his last studio album 'All Eyez On Me.'

If you like this, you should watch

All Eyez On Me, Notorious, Juice

Movie score

72 / 100

14

Ghostbusters

1984

Feb 14

Ghostbusters

1984  |  Dir. Ivan Reitman  |  Action, Adventure, Comedy

Watch on this day because


Elaine: "According to my source, the end of the world will be on Feb 14 in the year 2016." Peter Venkman "Valentines Day. Bummer."

If you like this, you should watch

Beetlejuice, Back To The future

Movie score

84 / 100

15

The Simpsons Movie

2007

Feb 15

The Simpsons Movie

2007  |  Dir. David Silverman  |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Watch on this day because


It's cartoonist and creator of The Simpsons, Matt Groening's birthday. In his first feature length film of The Simpsons, Homer must save Springfield from destruction after contaminating its water supply with pig excrement.

If you like this, you should watch

The Simpsons (TV, Seasons 3-9 are considered the "golden age")

Movie score

80 / 100

16

The Mummy

1999

Feb 16

The Mummy

1999  |  Dir. Stephen Sommers  |  Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Watch on this day because


Howard Carter opened Tutankhamen's tomb on this day in 1922. Commemorate the discovery with this lighthearted Brendan Fraser film about an Egyptian archaeolgical dig gone very, very wrong.

If you like this, you should watch

Raiders Of The Lost Ark, The Scorpion King

Movie score

63 / 100

17

Space Jam

1996

Feb 17

Space Jam

1996  |  Dir. Joe Pytka  |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Watch on this day because


It's former professional basketball player Michael Jordan's birthday. Watch him team up with Bugs Bunny and friends to save the day with a surreal slam dunk.

If you like this, you should watch

Like Mike, The Winning Season

Movie score

56 / 100

18

Sophie Scholl – The Final Days

2006

Feb 18

Sophie Scholl – The Final Days

2006  |  Dir. Marc Rothemund  |  Biography, Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


The members of the anti-Nazi White Rose resistance group are arrested.

If you like this, you should watch

The Pianist, Schindlers List

Movie score

82 / 100

19

To Kill A Mockingbird

1962

Feb 19

To Kill A Mockingbird

1962  |  Dir. Robert Mulligan  |  Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


It's the date of celebrated author Harper Lee's death. A black man, falsely accused of raping a white woman, and his lawyer face unrelenting prejudice from the townspeople and the legal system.

If you like this, you should watch

Capote, Infamous

Movie score

89 / 100

20

Gosford Park

2001

Feb 20

Gosford Park

2001  |  Dir. Robert Altman  |  Comedy, Drama, Mystery

Watch on this day because


Robert Altman's birthday. Discover 'whodunit' in this artful murder mystery heavily punctuated with classic 1930s social comedy.

If you like this, you should watch

Murder On The Orient Express (2017), Downton Abbey (TV)

Movie score

82 / 100

21

Malcolm X

1992

Feb 21

Malcolm X

1992  |  Dir. Spike Lee  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


Legendary activist Malcolm X is assassinated (1965). Learn how he became one of the world's most passionate, and sometimes controversial, civil rights campaigners in this powerful biopic.

If you like this, you should watch

Ali, Selma

Movie score

83 / 100

22

The Assassination Of Richard Nixon

2004

Feb 22

The Assassination Of Richard Nixon

2004  |  Dir. Niels Mueller  |  Biography, Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


After his wife leaves him and a business venture fails, a desperate and confused man makes an assassination attempt on Richard Nixon.

If you like this, you should watch

Fair Game, Tape

Movie score

68 / 100

23

Flags Of Our Fathers / Letters From Iwo Jima

2006

Feb 23

Flags Of Our Fathers / Letters From Iwo Jima

2006  |  Dir. Clint Eastwood  |  Drama, History, War

Watch on this day because


US marines raise the flag on Iwo Jima. Watch this Clint Eastwood double bill that tells the story from both sides.

If you like this, you should watch

The Thin Red Line, Saving Private Ryan

Movie score

73 / 100

24

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

1992

Feb 24

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

1992  |  Dir. David Lynch  |  Drama, Horror, Mystery

Watch on this day because


It's the day Laura Palmer's body is found in David Lynch's bizarre eighties TV drama, Twin Peaks. In this film prequel to the TV series, an FBI agent mysteriously disappears while investigating a murder and Detective Dale Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) thinks the killer will strike again. Meanwhile, far away in the small town of Twin Peaks, the final days of Laura's life play out.

If you like this, you should watch

Mulholland Drive, Jacobs Ladder, True Detective (TV, Season 1), Twin Peaks (TV)

Movie score

60 / 100

25

Weird Science

1985

Feb 25

Weird Science

1985  |  Dir. John Hughes  |  Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


The anniversary of Bill Paxton's untimely death. Check out his early appearance as hilariously goofy Chet, the mean older brother in John Hughes' 80s teen comedy-sci-fi flick Weird Science.

If you like this, you should watch

Adventures In Babysitting, The Breakfast Club

Movie score

59 / 100

26

The Hunchback Of Notre Dame

1996

Feb 26

The Hunchback Of Notre Dame

1996  |  Dir. Gary Trousdale  |  Animation, Drama, Family

Watch on this day because


French poet and novellist Victor Hugo is born. See the tragic and heroic deeds of characters from every social strata in medieval France in this alternative Disney classic.

If you like this, you should watch

The Private Life Of Henry VIII

Movie score

71 / 100

27

Alien

1979

Feb 27

Alien

1979  |  Dir. Ridley Scott  |  Horror, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


The year is 2023, and Peter Weyland delivers a TED talk outlining his vision for Weyland Industries and its business Building Better Worlds.

If you like this, you should watch

Aliens, Starship Troopers

Movie score

90 / 100

28

M*A*S*H

1970

Feb 28

M*A*S*H

1970  |  Dir. Robert Altman  |  Comedy, Drama, War

Watch on this day because


The TV spin off's final episode aired on this day attracting the highest viewership (106 million) of a season finale in TV history, until 2010. Why not enjoy Robert Altman's original film, a dark comedy about soldiers of the Mobile Army Surgical Hospital in South Korea in 1951.

If you like this, you should watch

Catch-22

Movie score

81 / 100

29

Leap Year

2010

Feb 29

Leap Year

2010  |  Dir. Anand Tucker  |  Comedy, Romance

Watch on this day because


It only comes around once every four years, so why not celebrate with a toe-curling classic from the 'so bad it's good' film range, Leap Year, described as "the worst film of 2010" and just plain "rubbish."

If you like this, you should watch

27 Dresses, the Wedding Dress, Four Weddings And A Funeral, Made Of Honour

Movie score

42 / 100

March Aliens Sigourney Weaver March 15th

01

No Country For Old Men

2007

Mar 01

No Country For Old Men

2007  |  Dir. Joel & Ethan Coen  |  Crime, Drama, Thriller

Watch on this day because


Spanish actor Javier Bardem was born on this day. Watch this star turn in another brilliantly haunting performance as cold blooded killer Anton Chigurh in this Coen brothers adaptation of a Cormac McCarthy classic.

If you like this, you should watch

Blood Simple, Fargo

Movie score

88 / 100

02

Seabiscuit

2003

Mar 02

Seabiscuit

2003  |  Dir. Gary Ross  |  Drama, History, Sport

Watch on this day because


It's the date of the last ever race of legendary thoroughbred horse, Seabiscuit.

If you like this, you should watch

The Horse Whisperer, Moneyball, Secretariat

Movie score

75 / 100

03

Born Free

1966

Mar 03

Born Free

1966  |  Dir. James Hill  |  Adventure, Drama, Family

Watch on this day because


It's World Wildlife day. Kenya, 1956, Joy and George Adamson save Elsa the lioness from the zoo by training her to survive the Serengeti.

If you like this, you should watch

Out Of Africa, Mighty Joe Young

Movie score

84 / 100

04

Black Swan

2010

Mar 04

Black Swan

2010  |  Dir. Darren Aronofsky  |  Drama, Thriller

Watch on this day because


Swan Lake debuts in Moscow, 1877. See the spiralling paranoid hallucinations of a perfectionist ballerina, struggling to embody the Black Swan.

If you like this, you should watch

Elementary (TV), Pink Panther

Movie score

83 / 100

05

The Death Of Stalin

2017

Mar 05

The Death Of Stalin

2017  |  Dir. Ivan Passer  |  Biography, Comedy, Drama

Watch on this day because


Russian dictator Joseph Stalin dies of a stroke in 1953.

If you like this, you should watch

In The Loop, The Thick Of It (TV)

Movie score

85 / 100

06

The Alamo

1960

Mar 06

The Alamo

1960  |  Dir. John Wayne  |  Adventure, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


With the Texians defeated, the Battle of the Alamo ends.

If you like this, you should watch

Davy Crockett, King Of The Wild Frontier, The Immortal Alamo

Movie score

58 / 100

07

American Psycho

2000

Mar 07

American Psycho

2000  |  Dir. Mary Harron  |  Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


Bret Easton Ellis is born (1964). Take a trip through his most famous work, where big city boy and psychopath, Patrick Bateman, sets about killing friends, colleagues and sex workers.

If you like this, you should watch

The Rules Of Attraction, The Wolf Of Wall Street, Less than Zero

Movie score

73 / 100

08

Gangs Of New York

2002

Mar 08

Gangs Of New York

2002  |  Dir. Martin Scorsese  |  Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


William Poole, the real life Bill the Butcher and gang leader of the notorious Bowery Boys died of a gunshot wound on this day.

If you like this, you should watch

3:10 To Yuma, Once Upon A Time In America

Movie score

76 / 100

09

Notorious

2009

Mar 09

Notorious

2009  |  Dir. George Tillman Jr  |  Biography, Crime Drama

Watch on this day because


Rapper Notorious B.I.G is shot dead (1997).

If you like this, you should watch

Straight Outta Compton, Juice, Time Is Illmatic

Movie score

61 / 100

10

The Graduate

1967

Mar 10

The Graduate

1967  |  Dir. Mike Nichols  |  Comedy, Drama

Watch on this day because


Simon and Garfunkel record "The Sound of Silence" in New York in 1964. The song is famously used as the soundtrack to this Mike Nichols classic about a confused college grad who is seduced by an older woman before falling for her daughter.

If you like this, you should watch

Hannah And Her Sisters, Tootsie

Movie score

85 / 100

11

Himizu (Themis)

2011

Mar 11

Himizu (Themis)

2011  |  Dir. Sion Sono  |  Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


The earthquake that triggered the 2011 tsunami and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster occured on this day. In Himizu, the disaster serves as the backdrop to the traumatic struggles of two abused teenagers living in Japan in its aftermath.

If you like this, you should watch

The Land Of Hope, Noriko's DInner Table

Movie score

76 / 100

12

Billy Elliot

2000

Mar 12

Billy Elliot

2000  |  Dir. Stephen Daldry  |  Drama, Music, Romance

Watch on this day because


President of the National Union of Mineworkers Arthur Scargill declares the union's support for regional strikes in Yorkshire and Scotland (1984). Billy Elliot, born into a family of struggling coal miners, displays a raw talent for ballet that proves to be a controversial dream to pursue.

If you like this, you should watch

The Full Monty, Calendar Girls

Movie score

81 / 100

13

Schindler's List

1993

Mar 13

Schindler's List

1993  |  Dir. Steven Spielberg  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


The liquidation of the Krakow ghetto begins (1943). Schindler's List is adapted from a true story about a German industrialist who saved thousands of Polish Jews from concentration camps by employing them in his factory in Krakow.

If you like this, you should watch

Denial, Son Of Saul

Movie score

94 / 100

14

Jackie

2016

Mar 14

Jackie

2016  |  Dir. Pablo Larraín  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


John F. Kennedy's body is moved to a permanent burial place in Arlington Cemetery on this day in 1967. This film tells Jackie Kennedy's story of dealing with grief and adjusting to loss in the aftermath of her husband's assassination.

If you like this, you should watch

The Kennedys TV Show, Parkland, Killing Kennedy

Movie score

74 / 100

15

Aliens

1986

Mar 15

Aliens

1986  |  Dir. James Cameron  |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


Orphan Newt, the sole survivor of Hadley's Hope on the moon, Acheron, after a Xenomorph attack, has a birthday.

If you like this, you should watch

Aliens

Movie score

91 / 100

16

Velvet Goldmine

1998

Mar 16

Velvet Goldmine

1998  |  Dir. Todd Haynes  |  Drama, Music

Watch on this day because


Brian Slade fakes his assassination at the Lyceum Theatre.

If you like this, you should watch

Almost Famous, The Man Who Fell To Earth, Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars

Movie score

68 / 100

17

The Krays

1990

Mar 17

The Krays

1990  |  Dir. Peter Medak  |  Biography, Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


East End gangster Ronnie Kray dies of a heart attack (1995).

If you like this, you should watch

Legend

Movie score

78 / 100

18

The Fifth Element

1997

Mar 18

The Fifth Element

1997  |  Dir. Luc Besson  |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


French director Luc Besson was born (1959). Celebrate with his romp through the 23rd century, where a cab driver (Bruce Willis) and other-wordly element (Milla Jovovich) must save mankind from Great Evil.

If you like this, you should watch

Total Recall (1990)

Movie score

72 / 100

19

Wyatt Earp

1994

Mar 19

Wyatt Earp

1994  |  Dir. Lawrence Kasdan  |  Adventure, Biography, Crime

Watch on this day because


Wyatt Earp, legendary sheriff of the Wild West, was born on this day.

If you like this, you should watch

Tombstone, Gunfight At The O.K. Corral

Movie score

54 / 100

20

The Hurt Locker

2009

Mar 20

The Hurt Locker

2009  |  Dir. Kathryn Bigelow  |  Drama, History, Thriller

Watch on this day because


The Iraq War begins on this day in 2003. Enter the 'hurt locker' - the unrelenting and inescapable fear of exploding bombs faced by a group of soldiers in Baghdad.

If you like this, you should watch

Generation Kill (TV), Black Hawk Down, Zero Dark Thirty

Movie score

88 / 100

21

You've Got Mail

1998

Mar 21

You've Got Mail

1998  |  Dir. Nora Ephron  |  Comedy, Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


How about meeting Saturday? The first day of spring. 4pm. The lives of two strangers intertwine as they meet online and inadvertently fall in love.

If you like this, you should watch

Sleepless In Seattle

Movie score

66 / 100

22

The Purge

2013

Mar 22

The Purge

2013  |  Dir. James DeMonaco  |  Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Watch on this day because


The Purge, America's gruesome answer to uncontrollable street crime and prison overcrowding ends at 7am.

If you like this, you should watch

Battle Royale, Saw

Movie score

43 / 100

23

Hacksaw Ridge

2016

Mar 23

Hacksaw Ridge

2016  |  Dir. Mel Gibson  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


1,500 US ships bomb Okinawa in the run up to the 1945 invasion. This film based on the true story of combat medic Desmond T. Doss who risked his life - without firing a shot - to save 75 men in the Battle of Okinawa.

If you like this, you should watch

American Sniper, Saving Private Ryan

Movie score

83 / 100

24

The Breakfast Club

1985

Mar 24

The Breakfast Club

1985  |  Dir. John Hughes  |  Comedy, Drama

Watch on this day because


It's the day of detention. Five misunderstood students bond during Saturday detention in this seminal 80s movie.

If you like this, you should watch

Ferris Buellers Day Off, Sixteen Candles

Movie score

81 / 100

25

Brief Encounter

1945

Mar 25

Brief Encounter

1945  |  Dir. David Lean  |  Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


Director Sir David Lean CBE is born (1908). Consistently voted one of the most romantic films ever made, Brief Encounter follows the gut wrenching restraint of two married strangers, who meet on a train platform and fall in love but struggle through the shame and guilt of their affair of the heart.

If you like this, you should watch

Roman Holiday, Casablanca

Movie score

87 / 100

26

Immortal Beloved

1994

Mar 26

Immortal Beloved

1994  |  Dir. Bernard Rose  |  Biography, Drama, Music

Watch on this day because


Ludwig van Beethoven dies, and among his belongings letters to an "Immortal Beloved" are found, sparking the search for the woman's identity.

If you like this, you should watch

Amadeus, The Devil's Violinist

Movie score

73 / 100

27

The Apartment

1960

Mar 27

The Apartment

1960  |  Dir. Billy Wilder  |  Comedy, Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


Director Billy Wilder died on this day in 2002. Among his darling comedies from Hollywood's golden age is this tale of a naive young city worker coerced into letting executives use his apartment to conduct affairs.

If you like this, you should watch

Some Like It Hot, The Seven Year Itch

Movie score

90 / 100

28

Race

2016

Mar 28

Race

2016  |  Dir. Stephen Hopkins  |  Biography, Drama, Sport

Watch on this day because


In 1990, four time Olympic gold medallist Jesse Owens was posthumously awarded the congressional gold medal. Race portrays his development as an athlete under the guidance of Larry Snyder, and his brush with Hitler's racist regime as he appears in the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

If you like this, you should watch

The Jesse Owens Story, Without Limits

Movie score

66 / 100

29

Hero

2002

Mar 29

Hero

2002  |  Dir. Yimou Zhang  |  Action, Adventure, History

Watch on this day because


In 1974, Chinese farmers unearthed the Terracotta Army, buried to guard the tomb of the first Chinese Emperor Qin Shi Huang. This Jet Li masterpiece is set in the run up to the unification of China under Qin, when a nameless hero appears to protect the future emperor from his frequent assassination attempts.

If you like this, you should watch

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, House Of Flying Daggers

Movie score

87 / 100

30

Lust For Life

1956

Mar 30

Lust For Life

1956  |  Dir. Vincente Minnelli  |  Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


In 1853, Van Gogh was born. On the same day in 1987, his masterpiece Sunflowers sold for a then record £22.5 million. Celebrate Van Gogh's achievements with this drama about the artist's tumultuous life and career.

If you like this, you should watch

Vincent & Theo, I, Claude Monet

Movie score

85 / 100

31

Selena

1997

Mar 31

Selena

1997  |  Dir. Gregory Nava  |  Biography, Drama, Music

Watch on this day because


In this moving biopic, 23-year-old Tejano music star Selena Quintanilla is shot and killed by Yolanda Saldivar.

If you like this, you should watch

Notorious, La Bamba

Movie score

69 / 100

April The Shawshank Redemption Morgan Freeman April 6th

01

Weekend

2011

Apr 01

Weekend

2011  |  Dir. Andrew Haigh  |  Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


The Netherlands becomes the first country to legalise same sex marriage (2001). Celebrate this milestone with one of the top LGBT films of all time. Shot on location in Nottingham, England, Weekend delivers a brilliantly unpolished and emotionally authentic portayal of a fleeting boy meets boy romance.

If you like this, you should watch

Happy Together, Je, Tu, Il, Elle

Movie score

85 / 100

02

Macbeth

2015

Apr 02

Macbeth

2015  |  Dir. Justin Kurzel  |  Drama, History, War

Watch on this day because


It's Michael Fassbender 's birthday. Celebrate with his powerful and haunting performance as the Scottish thane with dialogue unchanged from the original play.

If you like this, you should watch

Throne Of Blood, Hamlet

Movie score

71 / 100

03

The Life Of Brian

1979

Apr 03

The Life Of Brian

1979  |  Dir. Terry Jones  |  Comedy

Watch on this day because


Facing certain death, Brian learns to "always look on the bright side of life" in this controversial Monty Python comedy.

If you like this, you should watch

Monty Python's The Meaning Of Life

Movie score

87 / 100

04

Nineteen Eighty-Four

1984

Apr 04

Nineteen Eighty-Four

1984  |  Dir. Michael Radford  |  Drama, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


In this adaptation of George Orwell's most famous novel, we first meet Winston, a dissenter of the totalitarian state whose leader, Big Brother, is always watching.

If you like this, you should watch

Farenheit 451, A Clockwork Orange

Movie score

76 / 100

05

Star Trek: First Contact

1996

Apr 05

Star Trek: First Contact

1996  |  Dir. Jonathan Frakes  |  Action, Adventure, Drama

Watch on this day because


"My god, they're really from another world." Humans make their first contact with the Vulcans as they land on Earth.

If you like this, you should watch

Guardians Of The Galaxy, Battlestar Galactica (TV)

Movie score

82 / 100

06

The Shawshank Redemption

1994

Apr 06

The Shawshank Redemption

1994  |  Dir. Frank Darabont  |  Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


It's the start of the new tax year. Learn how inmate Andy Dufresne earns the trust of Shawshank's Warden by doing his tax returns.

If you like this, you should watch

The Green Mile, Forest Gump

Movie score

91 / 100

07

Selma

2014

Apr 07

Selma

2014  |  Dir. Ava DuVernay  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


The Chicago riots, sparked by the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr three days before, come to an end. This seminal civil rights film chronicles Martin Luther King Jr's campaign to secure equal voting rights.

If you like this, you should watch

The Butler, Loving

Movie score

87 / 100

08

Empire Records

1995

Apr 08

Empire Records

1995  |  Dir. Allan Moyle  |  Comedy, Drama, Music

Watch on this day because


Rex Manning day. Popstar Rex Manning is due to appear at a struggling record shop to save it from becoming a soulless, chain store.

If you like this, you should watch

High Fidelity, Airheads

Movie score

52 / 100

09

The Lion King

1994

Apr 09

The Lion King

1994  |  Dir. Rob Minkoff and Roger Allers  |  Animation, Adventure, Drama

Watch on this day because


Box office figures are released revealing The Lion King is now the highest grossing show ever on Broadway, beating The Phantom of the Opera (2012). Celebrate from the comfort of your armchair with the adventures of Simba in this Disney favourite.

If you like this, you should watch

Bambi

Movie score

88 / 100

10

71

2015

Apr 10

71

2015  |  Dir. Yann Demange  |  Action, Drama, Thriller

Watch on this day because


The Good Friday Agreement (1998) is signed, marking a major landmark in the Northern Irish peace process. In '71, a young British soldier (Jack O'Connell) is stationed on the front line in Belfast when he's accidentally left behind during a deadly riot.

If you like this, you should watch

Hunger, The Boxer, The Crying Game

Movie score

83 / 100

11

Supersonic

2016

Apr 11

Supersonic

2016  |  Dir. Mat Whitecross  |  Documentary, Music

Watch on this day because


On this date in 1994 Oasis released their first single, Supersonic. You'll definitely maybe want to watch the rise of the Gallagher brothers, from humble beginnings to rock 'n' roll stars.

If you like this, you should watch

Live Forever: The Rise and Fall of Brit Pop

Movie score

80 / 100

12

Captain Phillips

2013

Apr 12

Captain Phillips

2013  |  Dir. Paul Greengrass  |  Biography, Drama, Thriller

Watch on this day because


Based on a true story, Captain Phillips is rescued after Somali pirates board his ship and hold him hostage on a lifeboat for five days.

If you like this, you should watch

A Hijacking, Speed

Movie score

86 / 100

13

Apollo 13

1995

Apr 13

Apollo 13

1995  |  Dir. Ron Howard  |  Adventure, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


At 10:06pm EST, NASA Mission Control Center hears the unnerving words of astronaut Jack Swigert: "Houston, we have a problem."

If you like this, you should watch

Gravity, The Martian

Movie score

84 / 100

14

Lincoln

2012

Apr 14

Lincoln

2012  |  Dir. Steven Spielberg  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


President Abraham Lincoln is shot by John Wilkes Booth. Lincoln chronicles the president's struggle to ensure slavery remains abolished before the American Civil War ends while simultaneously progressing with peace negotiations.

If you like this, you should watch

12 Years A Slave, The Conspirator

Movie score

83 / 100

15

Titanic

1997

Apr 15

Titanic

1997  |  Dir. James Cameron  |  Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


The RMS Titanic hits an iceberg and sinks into the Atlantic.

If you like this, you should watch

Atonement, Avatar

Movie score

77 / 100

16

L.A. Confidential

1997

Apr 16

L.A. Confidential

1997  |  Dir. Curtis Hanson  |  Crime, Drama, Mystery

Watch on this day because


The LAPD are called out to investigate The Nite Owl massacre

If you like this, you should watch

Serpico, The Departed

Movie score

92 / 100

17

Summer Of Sam

1999

Apr 17

Summer Of Sam

1999  |  Dir. Spike Lee  |  Crime, Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


During the 1977 New York City murders, Serial Killer "Son of Sam" shoots and kills Alexander Esau and Valentina Suriani.

If you like this, you should watch

Animal Factory, Badlands, Monster

Movie score

61 / 100

18

Interstellar

2014

Apr 18

Interstellar

2014  |  Dir. Christopher Nolan  |  Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


In 2013, two earth-like planets were discovered orbiting Kepler 62. Interstellar is a vivid sci-fi portrayal of the search for a new home for humanity after Earth becomes uninhabitable.

If you like this, you should watch

The Martian, Arrival

Movie score

79 / 100

19

Legend

2015

Apr 19

Legend

2015  |  Dir. Brian Helgeland  |  Biography, Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


Frances Shea marries notorious London gangster Reggie Kray (1965).

If you like this, you should watch

Get Carter, Sexy Beast

Movie score

61 / 100

20

Bowling For Columbine

2002

Apr 20

Bowling For Columbine

2002  |  Dir. Michael Moore  |  Documentary, Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


In the 1999 Columbine High School Massacre, two boys shoot dead fellow students and a teacher in a killing spree before turning their guns on themsleves. Michael Moore's documentary studies the expansion of America's gun trade and the country's obsession with firearms.

If you like this, you should watch

Farenheit 9/11, Super Size Me

Movie score

83 / 100

21

Spartacus

1960

Apr 21

Spartacus

1960  |  Dir. Stanley Kubrick  |  Adventure, Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


The City of Rome is founded by Romulus and Remus in 753 BC. Thracian-born Spartacus leads his fellow slaves in a rebellion against the Roman Republic in this epic drama.

If you like this, you should watch

Gladiator, Ben Hur, The Fall Of The Roman Empire

Movie score

88 / 100

22

The Day After Tomorrow

2004

Apr 22

The Day After Tomorrow

2004  |  Dir. Roland Emmerich  |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


On Earth Day, watch this disaster movie imagining of what would happen if Earth was struck by extreme and accelerated climate change.

If you like this, you should watch

San Andreas

Movie score

52 / 100

23

Coriolanus

2012

Apr 23

Coriolanus

2012  |  Dir. Ralph Fiennes  |  Drama, Thriller, War

Watch on this day because


William Shakespeare dies. Coriolanus is one of the most respected Shakespeare film adaptations.

If you like this, you should watch

Macbeth, True Grit

Movie score

86 / 100

24

Michael Collins

1996

Apr 24

Michael Collins

1996  |  Dir. Neil Jordan  |  Biography, Drama, Thriller

Watch on this day because


The Easter Rebellion begins (1916). Follow the life of Irish soldier, politician and revolutionary Michael Collins in his campaign for freedom.

If you like this, you should watch

Peaky Blinders (TV), The Wind That Shakes The Barley

Movie score

73 / 100

25

Miss Congeniality

2000

Apr 25

Miss Congeniality

2000  |  Dir. Donald Petrie  |  Action, Comedy, Crime

Watch on this day because


It's Miss Rhode Island's perfect date! FBI agent Gracie Hart goes undercover in a Miss United States beauty pageant to foil a supposed terrorist plot.

If you like this, you should watch

Miss Congeniality 2

Movie score

54 / 100

26

127 Hours

2010

Apr 26

127 Hours

2010  |  Dir. Danny Boyle  |  Adventure, Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


2:41pm - mountaineer Aron Ralston gets stuck "between a rock and a hard place" in this incredible tale of survival at all costs.

If you like this, you should watch

Buried, Touching The Void

Movie score

84 / 100

27

Fences

2016

Apr 27

Fences

2016  |  Dir. Denzel Washington  |  Drama

Watch on this day because


Playwright August Wilson's birthday. Directed by Denzel Washington, Wilson's play Fences portrays the emotional barriers between members of the Maxson family, wrought from the bitterness of thwarted dreams, infidelity and guilt.

If you like this, you should watch

Remember The Titans, Precious, Manchester By The Sea

Movie score

80 / 100

28

The Bounty

1984

Apr 28

The Bounty

1984  |  Dir. Roger Donaldson  |  Action, Adventure, Drama

Watch on this day because


It's 1789, Fletcher Christian (Mel Gibson) and the other mutineers sieze control of the Bounty and set sail for the island of Tubuai.

If you like this, you should watch

Master And Commander: The Far Side of the World, Kon-Tiki

Movie score

75 / 100

29

The Godfather

1972

Apr 29

The Godfather

1972  |  Dir. Francis Ford Coppola  |  Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


1891, Vito Andolini, the original mafia godfather is born, later taking the name of his Sicilian hometown, Corleone.

If you like this, you should watch

The Godfather: Part II, Goodfellas, Scarface, Casino

Movie score

97 / 100

30

Downfall

2004

Apr 30

Downfall

2004  |  Dir. Oliver Hirschbiegel  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


Adolf Hitler, notorious leader of the Nazi party, dies. As the Red Army and Western Allies march on Germany, this film depicts the final ten days of the Führer's rule and his life.

If you like this, you should watch

Schindlers List, Das Boot

Movie score

87 / 100

May Star Wars Carrie Fisher May 4th

01

Amadeus

1984

May 01

Amadeus

1984  |  Dir. Milos Forman  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


The Marriage of Figaro, one of Mozarts most famous operas, is performed for the first time in Vienna (1786). Amadeus is a dark, witty and fascinating portrayal of the rise and demise of the most famous composer in history and the rivalry of the jealous and scheming composer Antonio Salieri.

If you like this, you should watch

Immortal Beloved, Dangerous Liaisons

Movie score

92 / 100

02

Zero Dark Thirty

2012

May 02

Zero Dark Thirty

2012  |  Dir. Kathryn Bigelow  |  Drama, History, Thriller

Watch on this day because


After a decade long manhunt, Navy SEALS find and kill Osama Bin Laden.

If you like this, you should watch

Sicario, Lone Survivor

Movie score

85 / 100

03

Dangerous Liaisons

1988

May 03

Dangerous Liaisons

1988  |  Dir. Stephen Frears  |  Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


Niccolo Machiavelli, whose novel The Prince gave us the definition of an unscrupulousness and cunning character, was born on this day in Florence, 1469. It's the perfect reason to watch one of film's most Machiavellian characters in action: Glen Close as The Marquise Isabelle de Merteuil who casually plots the corruption and downfall of a married woman.

If you like this, you should watch

Cruel Intentions, Girl With A Pearl Earring

Movie score

76 / 100

04

Star Wars

1977

May 04

Star Wars

1977  |  Dir. George Lucas  |  Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Watch on this day because


It's Star Wars Day. May the 4th be with you.

If you like this, you should watch

Rogue One, The Empire Strikes Back, Indiana Jones And The Raiders Of The Lost Ark

Movie score

92 / 100

05

The Right Stuff

1983

May 05

The Right Stuff

1983  |  Dir. Philip Kaufman  |  Adventure, Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


The first American is launched into space. Watch this epic, funny and fascinating historical documentary about the first 15 years of America's space programme.

If you like this, you should watch

Apollo 13, Gravity

Movie score

89 / 100

06

Four Minutes

2007

May 06

Four Minutes

2007  |  Dir. Chris Kraus  |  Drama, Music

Watch on this day because


Oxford medical student Roger Bannister runs the first four-minute mile.

If you like this, you should watch

Breaking Away, Rudy, The Four Minute Mile

Movie score

78 / 100

07

La La Land

2016

May 07

La La Land

2016  |  Dir. Damien Chazelle  |  Comedy, Drama, Music

Watch on this day because


Russian composer Pytor Tchaikovsky is born (1840). The 1812 Overture is one of his most famous compositions and makes a notable appearance in this critically acclaimed musical comedy drama.

If you like this, you should watch

Casablanca, Dancer In The Dark

Movie score

87 / 100

08

Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

2004

May 08

Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

2004  |  Dir. Michel Gondry  |  Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


It's Michel Gondry's birthday. Watch his masterful take on dealing with heartache and regret using surreal methods.

If you like this, you should watch

Synecdoche New York, Being John Malkovich

Movie score

90 / 100

09

The Imitation Game

2014

May 09

The Imitation Game

2014  |  Dir. Morten Tyldum  |  Biography, Drama, Thriller

Watch on this day because


Enigma machine and coding documents are captured from German submarine U-110 by the Royal Navy.

If you like this, you should watch

U-571, A Beautiful Mind

Movie score

84 / 100

10

Goodbye Bafana

2007

May 10

Goodbye Bafana

2007  |  Dir. Bille August  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


Nelson Mandela is inaugurated as the first black president of South Africa. James Gregory, a prejudiced prison officer on Robben Island experiences a change of heart after spending time with Mandela, in this adaptation of Gregory's memoirs.

If you like this, you should watch

The Green Mile, Cry Freedom, District 9

Movie score

56 / 100

11

Goodfellas

1990

May 11

Goodfellas

1990  |  Dir. Martin Scorsese  |  Biography, Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


Sunday, May 11th, 1980: things begin to unravel for Italian American mobster Henry Hill, as he navigates the politics of the criminal underworld.

If you like this, you should watch

A Bronx Tale, Casino

Movie score

93 / 100

12

Amazing Grace

2007

May 12

Amazing Grace

2007  |  Dir. Michael Apted  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


It's the anniversary of William Wilberforce's first parliamentary speech on the abolition of slavery. Treated as a rebel in government, Wilberforce presses on with his movement to outlaw the British Atlantic slave trade, that ricochets around the world.

If you like this, you should watch

The Madness Of King George, 12 Years a Slave

Movie score

74 / 100

13

Moving The Mountain

1995

May 13

Moving The Mountain

1995  |  Dir. Michael Apted  |  Documentary, History

Watch on this day because


Student led protests in Beijing began on this day in 1989. Moving the Mountain examines the events leading up to the Tiananmen Square massacre, where hundreds of protesters calling for freedom of press, freedom of speech and democracy were killed.

If you like this, you should watch

The Square, Chicago 10

Movie score

76 / 100

14

The Manchurian Candidate

2004

May 14

The Manchurian Candidate

2004  |  Dir. Jonathan Demme  |  Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


It's the day of actor and singer Frank Sinatra's death. Remember Old Blue Eyes with one of his greatest appearances on film. An army major, plagued by nightmares of brainwashing and murder, begins to think his visions are more than dreams. Suspecting foulplay at the highest levels, he attempts to uncover an assassination plot.

If you like this, you should watch

Seven Days In May, The Best Man

Movie score

72 / 100

15

Bend It Like Beckham

2003

May 15

Bend It Like Beckham

2003  |  Dir. Gurinder Chadha  |  Comedy, Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


An 18-year-old Beckham plays his first full 90 minutes as a United player, against Crystal Palace. After being talent spotted, Beckham-obsessed Jess has to invent new ways of covering up the fact she's joined a local team from her disapproving family.

If you like this, you should watch

The Big Sick, Slumdog Millionaire

Movie score

73 / 100

16

The Dam Busters

1954

May 16

The Dam Busters

1954  |  Dir. Michael Anderson  |  Drama, History, War

Watch on this day because


Operation Chastise begins (1943). The RAF use Barnes Wallis's invention, the 'bouncing bomb' to take down German dams, destroying the hydroelectric power and local water supply.

If you like this, you should watch

The Battle Of Britain, Where Eagles Dare

Movie score

86 / 100

17

Memphis Belle

1990

May 17

Memphis Belle

1990  |  Dir. Michael Caton-Jones  |  Action, Drama, War

Watch on this day because


The Memphis Belle, an American bomber plane flies its twenty-fifth and last mission over Bremen during World War II.

If you like this, you should watch

The Tuskegee Airmen, Pearl Harbor

Movie score

69 / 100

18

Control

2007

May 18

Control

2007  |  Dir. Anton Corbijn  |  Biography, Drama, Music

Watch on this day because


Joy Division singer Ian Curtis commits suicide, hanging himself in his house, aged 23.

If you like this, you should watch

24 Hour Party People, Velvet Goldmine

Movie score

83 / 100

19

The Private Life Of Henry VIII

1933

May 19

The Private Life Of Henry VIII

1933  |  Dir. Alexander Korda  |  Biography, Comedy, Drama

Watch on this day because


Henry's second wife Anne Boleyn was beheaded on this day (1536). Opening with her death, this 1930s film is a lighthearted drama about the worst excesses of King Henry VIII.

If you like this, you should watch

A Man For All Seasons, Wolf Hall (TV)

Movie score

82 / 100

20

The Spirit Of St Louis

1957

May 20

The Spirit Of St Louis

1957  |  Dir. Billy Wilder  |  Adventure, Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


At 7:40 AM, pilot Charles Lindbergh takes off from New York to cross the Atlantic for Paris, aboard the first non-stop flight, the Spirit of St Louis (1927). This film explores the sheer determination of Lindbergh (James Stewart) during his early career as a pilot.

If you like this, you should watch

Amelia, Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines

Movie score

77 / 100

21

Murder By Numbers

2002

May 21

Murder By Numbers

2002  |  Dir. Barbet Schroeder  |  Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Watch on this day because


Murder by Numbers is an American thriller loosely based on the case of Leopold and Loeb, two gifted Chicago students, who murdered 14-year-old Robert Franks in the afternoon of May 21, 1924 in what they believed to be the 'perfect crime'.

If you like this, you should watch

Seven, Rope

Movie score

56 / 100

22

Incident At Loch Ness

2004

May 22

Incident At Loch Ness

2004  |  Dir. Zak Penn  |  Adventure, Comedy, Horror

Watch on this day because


It's the first modern sighting of Nessie (1933) causing widespread interest in the sea monster. This thriller mockumentary follows a filmmaking expedition to capture of glimpse of the Loch Ness monster.

If you like this, you should watch

Loch Ness, Grizzly Man

Movie score

64 / 100

23

The Blue Kite

1993

May 23

The Blue Kite

1993  |  Dir. Zhuangzhuang Tian  |  Drama

Watch on this day because


Chairman Mao implements the Great Leap Forward on this day in 1958, causing widespread famine and death. Banned in China upon its release, The Blue Kite is the tale of a young boy, Tietou, and his family's experiences in three different periods of Mao's rule.

If you like this, you should watch

Farewell My Concubine, Coming Home

Movie score

77 / 100

24

Iris

2001

May 24

Iris

2001  |  Dir. Richard Eyre  |  Biography, Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


Actor Jim Broadbent was born on this day in 1949. One of Britain's most versatile character actors, Broadbent has nevertheless only won one Oscar, for his supporting performance in Iris, as the novelist's loving husband.

If you like this, you should watch

Still Alice

Movie score

75 / 100

25

Into The Wild

2007

May 25

Into The Wild

2007  |  Dir. Sean Penn  |  Adventure, Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


It's the date on the cheque which Chris McCandless writes to Oxfam America, donating his entire life savings, before entering the wilderness.

If you like this, you should watch

The Beach, The Way Back

Movie score

81 / 100

26

Battleship Potemkin

1925

May 26

Battleship Potemkin

1925  |  Dir. Sergei M. Eisenstein  |  Drama, History

Watch on this day because


Nicholas II was crowned Emperor of Russia on this day but the Tsar was destined for a violent end in the Russian Revolution. Considered one of the greatest films of all time, Battleship Potemkin is set during the Revolution and tells the story of the sailors' revolt against their harsh conditions and a civillian uprising in Odessa that ends in their massacre at the hands of Tsarist soliders.

If you like this, you should watch

October: Ten Days That Shook The World, Strike

Movie score

88 / 100

27

Anthropoid

2016

May 27

Anthropoid

2016  |  Dir. Sean Ellis  |  Biography, History, Thriller

Watch on this day because


The day of the attack on SS Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich, a key architect of the Holocaust.

If you like this, you should watch

The Pianist

Movie score

67 / 100

28

Casino Royale

2006

May 28

Casino Royale

2006  |  Dir. Martin Campbell  |  Action, Adventure, Thriller

Watch on this day because


Iam Fleming born. Celebrate with this gritty adaptation of Fleming's first novel where a young Bond earns his licence to kill.

If you like this, you should watch

Man From U.N.C.L.E, Mission Impossible 3

Movie score

86 / 100

29

Iron Man

2008

May 29

Iron Man

2008  |  Dir. Jon Favreau  |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


Billionaire inventor Tony Stark, aka crimefighting Marvel superhero Iron Man, is born.

If you like this, you should watch

The Avengers, Captain America: The First Avenger

Movie score

86 / 100

30

The Feast Of The Goat

2006

May 30

The Feast Of The Goat

2006  |  Dir. Luis Llosa  |  Drama

Watch on this day because


Dominican Dictator Rafael Trujillo is assassinated (1961). The Feast of the Goat tells the story of a man who plots to assassinate the dictator responsible for his brother's death.

If you like this, you should watch

Tropico de Sangre

Movie score

69 / 100

31

Spice World

1998

May 31

Spice World

1998  |  Dir. Bob Spiers  |  Comedy, Family, Music

Watch on this day because


On this day in 1998, Ginger Spice, Geri Halliwell, left Spice Girls. Revisit the golden era of girl power and spice up your life with this sing song romp through London.

If you like this, you should watch

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Josie And The Pussycats

Movie score

36 / 100

June Ali Will Smith June 3rd

01

Inglorious Basterds

2009

Jun 01

Inglorious Basterds

2009  |  Dir. Eli Roth and Quentin Tarantino  |  Adventure, Drama, War

Watch on this day because


In chapter 3 of this war-action-fantasy about a fictional revenge squad hellbent on assassinating Nazi leaders, orphaned French Jew Shosanna Drefus assumes the identity of 'Emmanuelle Mimieux.'

If you like this, you should watch

Django Unchained, Fury

Movie score

82 / 100

02

Quills

2000

Jun 02

Quills

2000  |  Dir. Philip Kaufman  |  Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


The Marquis de Sade, whose writing conceived the term 'sadism', was born on this day in 1740. Quills portrays the exploits of the Marquis while imprisoned in an insane asylum.

If you like this, you should watch

Shakespeare In Love, The Silence Of The Lambs

Movie score

75 / 100

03

Ali

2001

Jun 03

Ali

2001  |  Dir. Michael Mann  |  Biography, Drama, Sport

Watch on this day because


Charismatic boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies. This biographical film charts ten years of Ali's life, from his early days in the ring, criticism of the Vietnam War and imprisonment, to his monumental comeback fight and 'The Rumble in the Jungle'.

If you like this, you should watch

Million Dollar Baby, The Hurricane

Movie score

66 / 100

04

Dunkirk

2017

Jun 04

Dunkirk

2017  |  Dir. Christopher Nolan  |  Action, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


Parliament, 1940. Winston Churchill makes his wartime speech "We shall fight them on the beaches." The desperate horror of Dunkirk unfolds as allied troops wait to be evacuated before Nazi forces invade.

If you like this, you should watch

Saving Private Ryan, The Thin Red Line, United 93

Movie score

88 / 100

05

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

1986

Jun 05

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

1986  |  Dir. John Hughes  |  Comedy

Watch on this day because


Ferris and friends skip school on this day, steal a car, ride into town and sing a Beatles song on a milk float.

If you like this, you should watch

The Breakfast Club, Fast Times In Ridgemont High

Movie score

78 / 100

06

Saving Private Ryan

1998

Jun 06

Saving Private Ryan

1998  |  Dir. Steven Spielberg  |  Drama, War

Watch on this day because


The anniversary of the D-Day landings. Watch Steven Spielberg's depiction of the bloody horror and panic of the Normandy Invasion.

If you like this, you should watch

Fury, Thin Red Line

Movie score

91 / 100

07

Juno

2007

Jun 07

Juno

2007  |  Dir. Jason Reitman  |  Comedy, Drama

Watch on this day because


It's loveable nerd Michael Cera's birthday. Witness the painful coming of age of two high school students in this heartwrenching drama and odd-ball comedy.

If you like this, you should watch

Ghost World, Superbad

Movie score

85 / 100

08

Coalition

2015

Jun 08

Coalition

2015  |  Dir. Alex Holmes  |  Drama

Watch on this day because


In 2017, Teresa May's snap election results in a hung parliament. This drama, based on the events surrounding 2010's hung parliament, looks back at the prveious time this happened in the UK.

If you like this, you should watch

When Boris Met Dave, The Trial Of Tony Blair

Movie score

73 / 100

09

Edward Scissorhands

1990

Jun 09

Edward Scissorhands

1990  |  Dir. Tim Burton  |  Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Watch on this day because


It's Johnny Depp's birthday. Watch his breakthrough movie, a Tim Burton classic about a kind hearted artificial human and outcast called Edward, who struggles to fit in to suburban life.

If you like this, you should watch

Sweeney Todd: Demon Barber Of Fleet Street

Movie score

83 / 100

10

The Crucible

1996

Jun 10

The Crucible

1996  |  Dir. Nicholas Hytner  |  Drama, History

Watch on this day because


The first hanging in the Salem Witch Trials took place in 1692. This adaptation by Arthur Miller of his own play charts the mounting hysteria in the town of Salem after a jealous mistress is spurned by her older lover and accuses his wife of witchcraft.

If you like this, you should watch

Death Of A Salesman

Movie score

68 / 100

11

Jurassic Park

1993

Jun 11

Jurassic Park

1993  |  Dir. Steven Spielberg  |  Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Watch on this day because


A group of academics arrive at an island theme park populated with dinosaurs created from fossil DNA, only to find the park fences are no barrier for hungry prehistoric predators.

If you like this, you should watch

Godzilla, Cloverfield, Deep Blue Sea

Movie score

83 / 100

12

Loving

2016

Jun 12

Loving

2016  |  Dir. Jeff Nichols  |  Biography, Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


It's 1967, and in the case of Loving versus Virginia, the US Supreme Court makes a state law prohibiting interracial marriage. Loving follows the story of Richard and Milded, an interracial couple who face the full force of Virginia's anti-miscegenation laws.

If you like this, you should watch

Pinky, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?

Movie score

79 / 100

13

Good Will Hunting

1997

Jun 13

Good Will Hunting

1997  |  Dir. Gus Van Sant  |  Drama

Watch on this day because


It's Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgard's birthday. Enjoy his touching role as Gerald Lambeau, an MIT professor who discovers the university's janitor, Will Hunting, is a maths prodigy and endeavours to nurture his talent.

If you like this, you should watch

Rain Man, Philadelphia

Movie score

86 / 100

14

Hoop Dreams

1994

Jun 14

Hoop Dreams

1994  |  Dir. Steve James  |  Documentary, Drama, Sport

Watch on this day because


Michael Jordan crowns his last season with the Chicago Bulls in 1998 by playing a pivotal role in their sixth NBA title. Hoop Dreams is the true story of two boys from Chicago who defy expectations and follow their dream to play in the NBA.

If you like this, you should watch

The Heart Of The Game, Soul In The Hole

Movie score

93 / 100

15

Army Of Shadows

1969

Jun 15

Army Of Shadows

1969  |  Dir. Jean-Pierre Melville  |  Drama, War

Watch on this day because


Paris surrendered to Nazi Germany on this day in 1940. This film, with its dark and realistic portrayal of life in the movement is perhaps the greatest account of the French resistance.

If you like this, you should watch

Army of Crime, Is Paris Burning?

Movie score

93 / 100

16

The Angel's Share

2013

Jun 16

The Angel's Share

2013  |  Dir. Ken Loach  |  Comedy, Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


The day of the auction when a cask of bad whisky is unwittingly sold for £1,150,000.

If you like this, you should watch

The Young Offenders

Movie score

76 / 100

17

Dick

1999

Jun 17

Dick

1999  |  Dir. Andrew Fleming  |  Comedy

Watch on this day because


The day Betsy and Arlene unwittingly stumble into the Watergate robbery.

If you like this, you should watch

Forrest Gump

Movie score

62 / 100

18

Wedding Crashers

2005

Jun 18

Wedding Crashers

2005  |  Dir. David Dobkin  |  Comedy, Romance

Watch on this day because


The date of the Cleary wedding where John and Jeremy get drawn deeper into the family while in pursuit of love.

If you like this, you should watch

American Wedding

Movie score

70 / 100

19

Fruitvale Station

2013

Jun 19

Fruitvale Station

2013  |  Dir. Ryan Coogler  |  Biography, Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


Police officer Johannes Mehserle pleads not guilty to the murder of Oscar Grant, which took place in the early hours of New Year's Day in 2009. The murder and preceding days of Grant's life are the subject of this powerful film.

If you like this, you should watch

Juice, Do The Right Thing, Dear White People

Movie score

85 / 100

20

Moulin Rouge!

2001

Jun 20

Moulin Rouge!

2001  |  Dir. Baz Luhrmann  |  Drama, Musical, Romance

Watch on this day because


It's Nicole Kidman's birthday. Watch her light up the stage as Satine, in Baz Luhrmann's doomed love story between a poet (Ewan McGregor) and the most desirable courtesan of the Moulin Rouge.

If you like this, you should watch

Romeo + Juliet, Chicago

Movie score

77 / 100

21

Bridget Jones' Diary

2001

Jun 21

Bridget Jones' Diary

2001  |  Dir. Sharon Maguire  |  Comedy, Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


"I hate him! HATE HIM!" Perennial singleton Bridget writes a scathing diary entry about Mark Darcy, but does she really mean what she says?

If you like this, you should watch

Love Actually, About A Boy

Movie score

74 / 100

22

Fish Tank

2010

Jun 22

Fish Tank

2010  |  Dir. Andrea Arnold  |  Drama

Watch on this day because


Troubled East End teenager Mia Jarvis is born. Fish Tank delves into society's stark margins, exposing the bitter psychological impact and vulnerability of teenagers from dysfunctional homes, where loneliness, anger and emotional abuse are a daily reality.

If you like this, you should watch

My Summer Of Love, This Is England, Tryannosaur

Movie score

81 / 100

23

Kagemusha

1980

Jun 23

Kagemusha

1980  |  Dir. Akira Kurosawa  |  Drama, History, War

Watch on this day because


Medieval Japanese warrior and uniter of Japan, Oda Nobunaga, was born on this day in 1534. Akira Kurosawa, regarded as one of the most important and influential film directors of all time, directs this epic in which a small time thief must impersonate a dead warlord and lead troops into battle with warring clans.

If you like this, you should watch

Ran, Yojimbo

Movie score

86 / 100

24

Rain Man

1988

Jun 24

Rain Man

1988  |  Dir. Barry Levinson  |  Drama

Watch on this day because


It's the last baseball pitch made on Crosley field in 1970. A photograph of the event hangs on Raymond's wall, where, due to his heightened mental calculating ability, he has memorised all of the baseball players and stats.

If you like this, you should watch

As Good As It Gets, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, Forrest Gump

Movie score

81 / 100

25

Carrie

1976

Jun 25

Carrie

1976  |  Dir. Brian De Palma  |  Horror

Watch on this day because


It's late June and prom season in America. Carrie's bullies attack her at the prom, where she unleashes her supernatural powers and seeks bloody revenge.

If you like this, you should watch

The Exorcist, Let Me In

Movie score

82 / 100

26

The Dark Knight

2008

Jun 26

The Dark Knight

2008  |  Dir. Christopher Nolan  |  Action, Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


Bruce Wayne's parents are murdered on this day, setting him on a course to become The Dark Knight.

If you like this, you should watch

Watchmen, Heat, Inception

Movie score

90 / 100

27

The Miracle Worker

1962

Jun 27

The Miracle Worker

1962  |  Dir. Arthur Penn  |  Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


Helen Keller is born blind and deaf. Under the guidance of a partially blind tutor, a frustrated and occasionally violent Keller learns to effectively communicate and connect with the world around her.

If you like this, you should watch

Black, The Elephant Man

Movie score

90 / 100

28

Rosemary's Baby

1968

Jun 28

Rosemary's Baby

1968  |  Dir. Roman Polanski  |  Drama, Horror

Watch on this day because


It's the day Rosemary's baby is due, in 1966. However, the film suggests the baby arrives three weeks early, making the birthdate 6/6/66: the number of the beast.

If you like this, you should watch

Antichrist, The Exorcist, The Omen

Movie score

91 / 100

29

The African Queen

1951

Jun 29

The African Queen

1951  |  Dir. John Huston  |  Adventure, Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


Four time Academy Award winner Katharine Hepburn dies (2003). The African Queen, one of her most celebrated films, is also the name of the steamboat aboard which a quarrelling twosome (Hepburn and Bogart) must survive a perilous river journey to safety.

If you like this, you should watch

Australia, The King And I

Movie score

88 / 100

30

Pride

2014

Jun 30

Pride

2014  |  Dir. Matthew Warchus  |  Biography, Comedy, Drama

Watch on this day because


The group Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners is formed (1984). Young people from the LGBT community in London unite in a controversial move to support the miners' efforts during the union strikes under Margaret Thatcher.

If you like this, you should watch

Made In Dagenham, My Beautiful Laundrette

Movie score

85 / 100

July The Shining Jack Nicholson July 4th

01

Indiana Jones And The Raiders Of The Lost Ark

1981

Jul 01

Indiana Jones And The Raiders Of The Lost Ark

1981  |  Dir. Steven Spielberg  |  Action, Adventure

Watch on this day because


It's the birthday of archeology professor turned adventurer Indiana Jones (1899). In this first film, Dr Jones must retrieve the Ark of the Covenant before it falls into Nazi hands.

If you like this, you should watch

Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom

Movie score

90 / 100

02

Life Of Pi

2012

Jul 02

Life Of Pi

2012  |  Dir. Ang Lee  |  Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Watch on this day because


The Tsimtsum sinks in the Pacific Ocean, and Pi's ordeal aboard a lifeboat with a tiger begins.

If you like this, you should watch

The Jungle Book, Cast Away

Movie score

79 / 100

03

Gettysburg

1993

Jul 03

Gettysburg

1993  |  Dir. Ron Maxwell  |  Drama, History, War

Watch on this day because


Despite warnings, Confederate forces decide to go ahead with Pickett's Charge, where the three-day Battle of Gettysburg - one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War - ends (1863).

If you like this, you should watch

Glory, Dances With Wolves

Movie score

77 / 100

04

The Shining

1980

Jul 04

The Shining

1980  |  Dir. Stanley Kubrick  |  Drama, Horror

Watch on this day because


It's the date on the photo in the final scene of creepy Kubrick masterpiece The Shining. Why does Jack, a young man in the 1970s, appear in a photo at the Overlook Hotel ball in 1921?

If you like this, you should watch

Eyes Wide Shut, Room 237

Movie score

81 / 100

05

Gone Girl

2014

Jul 05

Gone Girl

2014  |  Dir. David Fincher  |  Crime, Drama, Mystery

Watch on this day because


It's the day Amy Dunne mysteriously disappears, in this twisted thriller adapted from Gillian Flynn's New York Times best seller.

If you like this, you should watch

The Girl On The Train

Movie score

84 / 100

06

Rambo: First Blood Part II

1985

Jul 06

Rambo: First Blood Part II

1985  |  Dir. George P. Cosmatos  |  Action, Adventure, Thriller

Watch on this day because


John Rambo, troubled former Vietnam soldier and star of the Rambo series, is born. In First Blood Part II, Rambo must return to Vietnam to save prisoners of war from captivity.

If you like this, you should watch

Rambo: First Blood

Movie score

64 / 100

07

The Aviator

2004

Jul 07

The Aviator

2004  |  Dir. Martin Scorsese  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


Howard Hughes crashes the XF-11 reconnaissance aircraft (1946). The Aviator follows the life of this billionaire businessman, Hollywood film director and pilot with crippling phobias.

If you like this, you should watch

Amelia

Movie score

80 / 100

08

Jaws

1975

Jul 08

Jaws

1975  |  Dir. Steven Spielberg  |  Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Watch on this day because


Martin Brody takes on the killer shark. A man-eating shark stalks the waters of a tourist town, where the chief of police must protect holidaymakers from gruesome attacks.

If you like this, you should watch

Jaws 2, The Shallows, Deep Blue Sea

Movie score

89 / 100

09

Wild Tales

2015

Jul 09

Wild Tales

2015  |  Dir. Damián Szifron  |  Comedy, Drama, Thriller

Watch on this day because


It's Argentina's Independence Day. Celebrate with one of the best films of recent years, Damián Szifron's darkly funny collection of short stories, Wicked Tales.

If you like this, you should watch

Nine Queens

Movie score

86 / 100

10

The Battle of Britain

1969

Jul 10

The Battle of Britain

1969  |  Dir. Guy Hamilton  |  Action, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


The Battle of Britain began on this day. Commemorate the ingenuity of the British Air Force during World War II, in outmanoevring the Luftwaffe despite being largely outnumbered. Stars Hollywood heavyweights Lawrence Olivier and Michael Caine.

If you like this, you should watch

One Of Our Aircraft Is Missing

Movie score

71 / 100

11

Pawn Sacrifice

2015

Jul 11

Pawn Sacrifice

2015  |  Dir. Edward Zwick  |  Biography, Drama, Sport

Watch on this day because


The first game of the 1972 World Chess Championship between challenger Bobby Fischer and defending champion Boris Spassky. Pawn Sacrifice tells the story of Fischer's (Tobey Maguire) attempts to defeat Russian Boris Spassky.

If you like this, you should watch

Searching For Bobby Fischer

Movie score

68 / 100

12

Shine A Light

2008

Jul 12

Shine A Light

2008  |  Dir. Martin Scorsese  |  Documentary, Biography, Music

Watch on this day because


Celebrate the anniversary of the Rolling Stones' first ever gig (at the Marquee Club, 1962) with Martin Scorsese's 2008 concert film, complete with interview clips from different decades in the band's career.

If you like this, you should watch

Gimme Shelter, Foo Fighters: Back And Forth

Movie score

77 / 100

13

Blade Runner

1982

Jul 13

Blade Runner

1982  |  Dir. Ridley Scott  |  Sci-Fi, Thriller

Watch on this day because


It's Harrison Ford's birthday. Celebrate the day with the original Blade Runner film. An ex cop must return to duty to locate and 'retire' six androids who seem 'more human than human.'

If you like this, you should watch

Blame, Dark City

Movie score

88 / 100

14

The Theory Of Everything

2014

Jul 14

The Theory Of Everything

2014  |  Dir. James Marsh  |  Biography, Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


It's the wedding day of Stephen Hawking and his first wife Jane (1965). The Theory of Everything charts the ground breaking physicist's early life at Cambridge University and diagnosis of motor neuron disease, his marriage and monumental scientific discoveries.

If you like this, you should watch

A Beautiful Mind, Hawking

Movie score

78 / 100

15

One Day

2011

Jul 15

One Day

2011  |  Dir. Lone Scherfig  |  Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


Playboy Dexter and dedicated student Emma spend the day together after a one night stand. Despite being polar opposite personalities, the two strike up a friendship that develops as they continue to reunite on the same day throughout their lives.

If you like this, you should watch

Remember Me, Love And Other Drugs

Movie score

51 / 100

16

Nicholas and Alexandria

1971

Jul 16

Nicholas and Alexandria

1971  |  Dir. Franklin J. Schaffner  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


Documented in this biographical film, Russia's last ruling monarch, Nicholas II, is executed along with his family in a cellar by a Bolshevik firing squad in 1918.

If you like this, you should watch

Mother, Mary Queen of Scots

Movie score

74 / 100

17

Mamma Mia!

2008

Jul 17

Mamma Mia!

2008  |  Dir. Phyllida Lloyd  |  Comedy, Family, Musical

Watch on this day because


"What a night!" It's the night young tearaway Donna sleeps with Sam and potentially conceives her daughter Sophie, who is searching for her father in this ABBA musical.

If you like this, you should watch

Hairspray, Dirty Dancing

Movie score

59 / 100

18

Ay, Carmela!

1990

Jul 18

Ay, Carmela!

1990  |  Dir. Carlos Saura  |  Comedy, Drama, War

Watch on this day because


The Spanish Civil War breaks out (1936). Captured and facing the death penalty, a band of travelling performers loyal to the republic must entertain Franco's soldiers.

If you like this, you should watch

Belle Epoque, The Girl Of Your Dreams

Movie score

73 / 100

19

Blood Diamond

2006

Jul 19

Blood Diamond

2006  |  Dir. Edward Zwick  |  Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Watch on this day because


The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme, which blocks conflict diamonds from entering the rough diamond market, is approved.

If you like this, you should watch

Hotel Rwanda, Lord Of War

Movie score

74 / 100

20

Moon

2009

Jul 20

Moon

2009  |  Dir. Duncan Jones  |  Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


It's the anniversary of the 1969 Moon landing. Considered an underrated film of the early millennium, Moon follows the life of astronaut Sam Bell, who, looking forward to returning home after three years, suddenly experiences alarming hallucinations.

If you like this, you should watch

Solaris (2002), Love

Movie score

81 / 100

21

Wild Bill

1995

Jul 21

Wild Bill

1995  |  Dir. Walter Hill  |  Action, Biography, Western

Watch on this day because


In 1865 Springfield, Missouri, gunfighter "Wild Bill" Hickok shoots and kills "Little Dave" Tutt in this tale of Wild Bill's own final days.

If you like this, you should watch

Tombstone, Deadwood (TV)

Movie score

43 / 100

22

Dillinger

1973

Jul 22

Dillinger

1973  |  Dir. John Milius  |  Action, Biography, Crime

Watch on this day because


In 1934, infamous Depression-era gangster John Dillinger was shot dead in Chicago. Dillinger depicts the intense game of cat and mouse between the notorious bank robber, and federal agent Melvin Purvis.

If you like this, you should watch

Public Enemies, The Hired Hand

Movie score

78 / 100

23

Amy

2015

Jul 23

Amy

2015  |  Dir. Asif Kapadia  |  Documentary, Biography, Music

Watch on this day because


English singer songwriter, Amy Winehouse passes away (2011) in this piercing documentary about her life, career and rapid decline.

If you like this, you should watch

Cobain: Montage Of Heck, Oasis: Supersonic

Movie score

86 / 100

24

Detroit

2017

Jul 24

Detroit

2017  |  Dir. Kathryn Bigelow  |  Crime, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


The Detroit 12th street riots escalate. Based on the Algiers Motel incident of 1967, Detroit explores the racially charged motives that led to the assault and deaths of three black teenagers at the hands of police officers.

If you like this, you should watch

An American Girl Story, Malcolm X, Straight Outta Compton

Movie score

79 / 100

25

The Fifth Estate

2013

Jul 25

The Fifth Estate

2013  |  Dir. Bill Condon and R.J. Cutler  |  Biography, Drama, Thriller

Watch on this day because


2010, WikiLeaks publishes Afghan war documents - secret US military files from the War in Afghanistan - revealing civilian casualties at the hands of the coalition, and allegations of foreign support for insurgents.

If you like this, you should watch

Snowden, Syriana

Movie score

46 / 100

26

Che: Part 1

2008

Jul 26

Che: Part 1

2008  |  Dir. Steven Soderbergh  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


In the early stages of the Cuban Revolution, Castro sends rebels to attack the barracks in Santiago and Bayamo, hoping to create a national uprising against Batista's government.

If you like this, you should watch

The Motorcycle Diaries, Carlos

Movie score

69 / 100

27

Million Dollar Baby

2004

Jul 27

Million Dollar Baby

2004  |  Dir. Clint Eastwood  |  Drama, Sport

Watch on this day because


Women's boxing becomes an Olympic sport (2012). Follow the initially reluctant partnership between boxing trainer Frankie Dunn (Clint Eastwood) and his protégé Maggie Fitzgerald (Hilary Swank) as he helps her to achieve her dream of becoming a professional boxer.

If you like this, you should watch

Girlfight, Trouble With The Curve

Movie score

87 / 100

28

Avatar

2009

Jul 28

Avatar

2009  |  Dir. James Cameron  |  Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Watch on this day because


Former marine Jake Sully leaves Earth to go to the moon Pandora and, taking on the form of the native Na'vi, embarks on a personal mission to save the land and its people from extinction.

If you like this, you should watch

Aliens, Guardians Of The Galaxy

Movie score

82 / 100

29

Van Gogh

1992

Jul 29

Van Gogh

1992  |  Dir. Maurice Pialat  |  Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


In this biopic of the artist's life, Van Gogh dies two days after suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

If you like this, you should watch

Lust For Life, Loving Vincent

Movie score

68 / 100

30

The Terminator

1984

Jul 30

The Terminator

1984  |  Dir. James Cameron  |  Action, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


It's Arnie's Birthday! Why not celebrate with his finest performance as cyborg the Terminator, sent back in time to kill Sarah Connor, who's future son is destined to save the world from self aware cyborgs intent on destroying mankind.

If you like this, you should watch

Predator, Aliens

Movie score

88 / 100

31

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1

2010

Jul 31

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1

2010  |  Dir. David Yates  |  Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Watch on this day because


Harry Potter gets a birthday kiss from Ginny.

If you like this, you should watch

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Movie score

76 / 100

August The Wizard of Oz Judy Garland August 15th

01

Diary Of Anne Frank

1959

Aug 01

Diary Of Anne Frank

1959  |  Dir. George Stevens  |  Biography, Drama, Family

Watch on this day because


Anne's last diary entry. NOTE: Although Anne Frank's last diary entry was on 1 Aug, this film shows her writing in her diary on 4 Aug: https://youtu.be/hLylRfUbiEE?t=1h33m30s

If you like this, you should watch

Fateless, The Pianist, Life Is Beautiful

Movie score

75 / 100

02

I Am Not Your Negro

2016

Aug 02

I Am Not Your Negro

2016  |  Dir. Raoul Peck  |  Documentary

Watch on this day because


Celebrate James Baldwin on his birthday with this acclaimed documentary based on his unfinished manuscript, Remember This House, in which he explored racism in the United States.

If you like this, you should watch

Malcolm X, Dare Not Walk Alone

Movie score

88 / 100

03

Beneath Hill 60

2010

Aug 03

Beneath Hill 60

2010  |  Dir. Jeremy Sims  |  Drama, History, War

Watch on this day because


Germany declared war on France in WW1 in 1914, beginning four years of trench warfare in France. Beneath Hill 60 is based on a true story of an Australian tunnelling company in the trenches on the Western Front.

If you like this, you should watch

Galipoli, A Very Long Engagement

Movie score

77 / 100

04

Frances Ha

2013

Aug 04

Frances Ha

2013  |  Dir. Noah Baumbach  |  Comedy, Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


On Greta Gerwig's birthday, watch this comedy-drama written by and starring Greta Gerwig as a struggling dancer navigating life, money and relationships as she travels across the United States.

If you like this, you should watch

Lola Versus, Tiny Furniture

Movie score

82 / 100

05

Do the Right Thing

1989

Aug 05

Do the Right Thing

1989  |  Dir. Spike Lee  |  Comedy, Drama

Watch on this day because


On the hottest day of the year, racial tensions boil over into full-blown violence between police offers and the residents of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

If you like this, you should watch

Jungle Fever, Mo' Better Blues

Movie score

88 / 100

06

The Harder They Come

1973

Aug 06

The Harder They Come

1973  |  Dir. Perry Henzell  |  Crime, Drama, Music

Watch on this day because


Celebrate Jamaican Independence Day with one of the country's most influential films. Follow Ivan and his various escapades in his search for a job in Kingston, Jamaica.

If you like this, you should watch

Dancehall Queen, Marley

Movie score

80 / 100

07

The Thin Red Line

1998

Aug 07

The Thin Red Line

1998  |  Dir. Terrence Malick  |  Drama, War

Watch on this day because


On 7 August 1942, soldiers of C Company 1st Battalion of the United States Army landed on the islands of Guadalcanal, Tulagi. Terrence Malick's semi-fictional WWII masterpiece chronicles their campaign to secure Henderson Field and seize the island from the Japanese.

If you like this, you should watch

Guadalcanal Diary, Flags Of Our Fathers, Platoon

Movie score

77 / 100

08

Straight Outta Compton

2015

Aug 08

Straight Outta Compton

2015  |  Dir. F. Gary Gray  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


N.W.A's album, Straight Outta Compton is released (1988).

If you like this, you should watch

Notorious, 8 Mile

Movie score

82 / 100

09

Alpha Dog

2007

Aug 09

Alpha Dog

2007  |  Dir. Nick Cassavetes  |  Biography, Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


This intense crime-drama is based on the true story of Nicholas Markovich, and follows him and his friends in the events that led up to his murder on 10 August 2000.

If you like this, you should watch

Another Day In Paradise

Movie score

61 / 100

10

Nikita

1991

Aug 10

Nikita

1991  |  Dir. Luc Besson  |  Action, Thriller

Watch on this day because


In 1787, Mozart completed his chamber piece, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik. While this piece of music has been featured in countless films from Ace Ventura to Alien, Luc Besson's Nikita makes particularly effective use of it in a scene where the undercover assassin floors an opponent in her secret government training.

If you like this, you should watch

Lucy, Leon

Movie score

76 / 100

11

Pollock

2000

Aug 11

Pollock

2000  |  Dir. Ed Harris  |  Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


Influential abstract painter Jackson Pollock dies (1956) in this film about his life and legacy.

If you like this, you should watch

Basquiat, Maidentrip

Movie score

76 / 100

12

Basquiat

1996

Aug 12

Basquiat

1996  |  Dir. Julian Schnabel  |  Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat died on this day in 1988. Watch Basquiat's rise to fame as he struggles with his identity and addictions as an artist in New York.

If you like this, you should watch

Downtown 81, Frida, Factory Girl

Movie score

70 / 100

13

Psycho

1960

Aug 13

Psycho

1960  |  Dir. Alfred Hitchcock  |  Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Watch on this day because


It's Alfred Hitchcock's birthday. Celebrate with Hitchcock's early slasher film and haunting depiction of one man's relationship with 'mother dearest.'

If you like this, you should watch

Vertigo, Rear Window

Movie score

93 / 100

14

The Boat That Rocked

2009

Aug 14

The Boat That Rocked

2009  |  Dir. Richard Curtis  |  Comedy, Drama, Music

Watch on this day because


The Marine Broadcasting Offences Act becomes law but the radio pirates ignore it and continue to broadcast from Radio Caroline.

If you like this, you should watch

Mr. Nice

Movie score

66 / 100

15

The Wizard Of Oz

1939

Aug 15

The Wizard Of Oz

1939  |  Dir. Victor Fleming  |  Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Watch on this day because


The Wizard of Oz premiered at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Los Angeles, California on this day in 1939. Follow Dorothy and Toto's adventures and strange encounters in the magical city of Oz .

If you like this, you should watch

Oz The Great And Powerful

Movie score

92 / 100

16

Desperately Seeking Susan

1985

Aug 16

Desperately Seeking Susan

1985  |  Dir. Susan Seidelman  |  Comedy, Drama

Watch on this day because


It's Madonna's birthday! Celebrate with her breakout movie and follow the hilarity and mistaken identity that ensues within the personals section of a New York City tabloid.

If you like this, you should watch

Working Girl, Broadcast News

Movie score

70 / 100

17

Nowhere Boy

2010

Aug 17

Nowhere Boy

2010  |  Dir. Sam Taylor-Johnson  |  Biography, Drama, Music

Watch on this day because


The Beatles travelled to Hamburg on this day in 1960. Follow John Lennon's story up to this point, including the events that first sparked his aspirations to start a rock-and-roll band.

If you like this, you should watch

A Hard Day's Night

Movie score

73 / 100

18

Lolita

1997

Aug 18

Lolita

1997  |  Dir. Adrian Lyne  |  Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


Nabokov's classic novel of one man's obsession with the young girl next door was published on this date in 1958. Stanley Kubrick's 1962 film remains the book's definitive Hollywood adaptation.

If you like this, you should watch

Ghost World, An Education, L.I.E

Movie score

65 / 100

19

Educating Rita

1983

Aug 19

Educating Rita

1983  |  Dir. Lewis Gilbert  |  Comedy, Drama

Watch on this day because


Willy Russell's play Educating Rita premieres at Donmar Warehouse in London, starring Julie Walters. Watch Walters revisit her role, alongside Michael Caine, in the 1983 film adaptation.

If you like this, you should watch

Shirley Valentine

Movie score

71 / 100

20

Cold Mountain

2003

Aug 20

Cold Mountain

2003  |  Dir. Anthony Minghella  |  Adventure, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


Celebrate the date President Andrew Johnson formally declared the US Civil War over (in 1866) with Cold Mountain, a story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War.

If you like this, you should watch

Ride With The Devil

Movie score

73 / 100

21

The Descendants

2011

Aug 21

The Descendants

2011  |  Dir. Alexander Payne  |  Comedy, Drama

Watch on this day because


It's the anniversary of Hawaii becoming America's 50th State so why not spend some time in Kauai with George Clooney's tale of a landowner's life turned upside down?

If you like this, you should watch

Point Break, Blue Crush

Movie score

81 / 100

22

Brokeback Mountain

2005

Aug 22

Brokeback Mountain

2005  |  Dir. Ang Lee  |  Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


On Annie Proulx's birthday, watch this iconic adaptation of her short story; a cowboy romance movie that would move LGBT movies into the mainstream.

If you like this, you should watch

Carol, Midnight Cowboy, Beautiful Thing

Movie score

83 / 100

23

Braveheart

1995

Aug 23

Braveheart

1995  |  Dir. Mel Gibson  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


William Wallace is hanged, drawn and quartered at Smithfield in London.

If you like this, you should watch

The Patriot

Movie score

79 / 100

24

Inside Daisy Clover

1966

Aug 24

Inside Daisy Clover

1966  |  Dir. Robert Mulligan  |  Drama, Music, Romance

Watch on this day because


Daisy Clover sends a recording of herself singing to a talent contest sponsored by Raymond Swan of Swan Studios. Join Daisy as she discovers the the cruelty that follows fame in Hollywood.

If you like this, you should watch

Splendour In The Grass

Movie score

51 / 100

25

The Day Of The Jackal

1973

Aug 25

The Day Of The Jackal

1973  |  Dir. Fred Zinnemann  |  Crime, Drama, Thriller

Watch on this day because


The Day of the Jackal follows a notorious assassin nicknamed "The Jackal" as he sets a plan for his next contract: Killing the President of France, Charles de Gaulle, on this date.

If you like this, you should watch

Three Days Of The Condor

Movie score

84 / 100

26

Krakatoa: The Last Days

2006

Aug 26

Krakatoa: The Last Days

2006  |  Dir. Sam Miller  |  Drama

Watch on this day because


On the day the Krakatoa vulcano violently erupted near Sumatra in 1883, watch this docu-drama portraying the lead-up to the deadly eruption, and the catastrophic events that followed.

If you like this, you should watch

Krakatoa, East Of Java

Movie score

67 / 100

27

Saving Mr Banks

2013

Aug 27

Saving Mr Banks

2013  |  Dir. John Lee Hancock  |  Biography, Comedy, Drama

Watch on this day because


Mary Poppins is released om August 27, 1964. Discover the story behind this beloved children's classic, following Walt Disney and P.L. Travers as Mary Poppins finally comes to life on screen.

If you like this, you should watch

Mary Poppins

Movie score

76 / 100

28

Medium Cool

1969

Aug 28

Medium Cool

1969  |  Dir. Haskell Wexler  |  Drama

Watch on this day because


Following a week of violence during the Democratic National Convention, the Poor People's Campaign joins the riots in Chicago on this date. Haskell Wexler incorporates documentary footage from the riots in this movie, providing a visceral snapshot of a troubled era.

If you like this, you should watch

All The President's Men

Movie score

83 / 100

29

Terminator 2: Judgement Day

1991

Aug 29

Terminator 2: Judgement Day

1991  |  Dir. James Cameron  |  Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Watch on this day because


It's Judgement Day, when artificial intelligence Skynet takes control of the States' nuclear missiles and launches a nuclear holocaust.

If you like this, you should watch

The Terminator

Movie score

87 / 100

30

Breathless

1961

Aug 30

Breathless

1961  |  Dir. Jean-Luc Godard  |  Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


On this date in 1979 Jean Seberg mysteriously disappeared. Her body was found three days later, and her death was ruled a probable suicide. Celebreate her iconic contribution to French cinema with Jean-Luc Godard's era-defining Nouvelle Vague masterpiece.

If you like this, you should watch

Band Of Outsiders

Movie score

89 / 100

31

The Queen

2006

Aug 31

The Queen

2006  |  Dir. Stephen Frears  |  Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


Princess Diana died on this day in 1997 as a result of injuries sustained in a car crash. This fictional drama follows the aftermath of Diana's death, plus Queen Elizabeth and Tony Blair's public and private responses.

If you like this, you should watch

The Iron Lady

Movie score

84 / 100

September Forrest Gump Tom Hanks September 19th

01

Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone

2001

Sep 01

Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone

2001  |  Dir. Chris Columbus  |  Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Watch on this day because


Harry, Ron and Hermione leave King's Cross for their first day at Hogwarts on this day. Experience J.K. Rowling's immensely popular franchise with the first story of The Boy Who Lived.

If you like this, you should watch

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

Movie score

75 / 100

02

Dirty Dancing

1987

Sep 02

Dirty Dancing

1987  |  Dir. Emile Ardolino  |  Drama, Music, Romance

Watch on this day because


Nobody puts Baby in the corner during the final dance of the film on America's Labor Day weekend in 1963.

If you like this, you should watch

Hairspray

Movie score

74 / 100

03

The King's Speech

2010

Sep 03

The King's Speech

2010  |  Dir. Tom Hooper  |  Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


George VI delivers his first wartime radio broadcast, announcing Britain's declaration of war on Germany.

If you like this, you should watch

The Young Victoria

Movie score

89 / 100

04

Dances With Wolves

1990

Sep 04

Dances With Wolves

1990  |  Dir. Kevin Costner  |  Adventure, Drama, Western

Watch on this day because


On this date in 1886 Apache Chief Geronimo surrendered to US government troops, ending the last major US-Indian war. The theme of conflict between American settlers and Native Americans is explored in this sensitive western.

If you like this, you should watch

The Last Of The Mohicans, Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

Movie score

80 / 100

05

Munich

2005

Sep 05

Munich

2005  |  Dir. Steven Spielberg  |  Crime, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


The film opens with the Munich Massacre that happened on this date during the 1972 Summer Olympics, and follows the actions of a squad of assassins in its aftermath.

If you like this, you should watch

One Day In September, Argo, Syriana

Movie score

78 / 100

06

Beasts Of No Nation

2015

Sep 06

Beasts Of No Nation

2015  |  Dir. Cary Fukunaga  |  Drama, War

Watch on this day because


It's Idris Elba's birthday. Winning a Screen Actors Guild award for Best Supporting Actor, Elba portrays a fearsome warlord at the head of a group of young guerilla soldiers during civil war in Africa.

If you like this, you should watch

The Last King Of Scotland, Hotel Rwanda, Relentless

Movie score

85 / 100

07

City Of God

2003

Sep 07

City Of God

2003  |  Dir. Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund  |  Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


Celebrate Brazil's Independence Day with one of the country's finest movies. City of God is a brutal portrayal of life, ruled by drugs, violence and revenge, in the favelas of Rio.

If you like this, you should watch

Boyz N The Hood, Elite Squad, Tsotsi

Movie score

88 / 100

08

Manhattan

1979

Sep 08

Manhattan

1979  |  Dir. Woody Allen  |  Comedy, Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


It's the birth of New York City; New Amsterdam was renamed New York on this day in 1664. Celebrate by watching Woody Allen's "love letter to New York City" in romantic comedy Manhattan.

If you like this, you should watch

Annie Hall, Vicky Christina Barcelona, Lost In Translation

Movie score

88 / 100

09

Mary Queen Of Scots

2018

Sep 09

Mary Queen Of Scots

2018  |  Dir. Josie Rourke  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


In 1543, a nine-month-old Mary Stuart is crowned "Queen of Scots" in the central Scottish town of Stirling. This upcoming adaptation stars Saoirse Ronan as the title character and chronicles the drama and conflict surrounding the young queen's ascent to the throne.

If you like this, you should watch

Mrs Brown, Shakespeare In Love

Movie score

TBD / 100

10

The New World

2005

Sep 10

The New World

2005  |  Dir. Terrence Malick  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


On this date in 1608, John Smith was elected President of the Jamestown Colony Council. In Terrnece Malick's epic film, which depicts the founding of Jamestown, Colin Farrell takes on the role of John Smith.

If you like this, you should watch

The Last Of The Mohicans,

Movie score

64 / 100

11

United 93

2006

Sep 11

United 93

2006  |  Dir. Paul Greengrass  |  Drama, History, Thriller

Watch on this day because


Four terrorist attacks take place in the United States, killing nearly 3000 people and injuring more than 6,000.

If you like this, you should watch

World Trade Center, Remember Me, The Impossible

Movie score

85 / 100

12

The Bank Job

2008

Sep 12

The Bank Job

2008  |  Dir. Roger Donaldson  |  Crime, Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


Robbers tunnel into Lloyds Bank on Baker St and make off with £1.5 m in cash (1971) and valuables from 260 safety deposit boxes.

If you like this, you should watch

Stolen

Movie score

74 / 100

13

The Danish Girl

2015

Sep 13

The Danish Girl

2015  |  Dir. Tom Hooper  |  Biography, Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


It's 1931 and Lili Elbe undergoes one of the first gender reassignment surgeries to ever take place.

If you like this, you should watch

The Christine Jorgensen Story

Movie score

70 / 100

14

Manchester By The Sea

2016

Sep 14

Manchester By The Sea

2016  |  Dir. Kenneth Lonergan  |  Drama

Watch on this day because


In 1741, George Frideric Handel completed his oratorio, Messiah. Sections of Messiah have featured in numerous films over the years but Kenneth Lonergan's Oscar winning Manchester by the Sea makes especially powerful use of Handel's masterpiece in this shatteringly beautiful drama about grief.

If you like this, you should watch

Margaret

Movie score

87 / 100

15

The Big Short

2015

Sep 15

The Big Short

2015  |  Dir. Adam McKay  |  Biography, Comedy, Drama

Watch on this day because


The Investment bank, Lehman Brothers collapses, filing for bankruptcy. The Big Short chronicles the events - and shockingly ignorant decisions - that lead to the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression.

If you like this, you should watch

The Wolf Of Wall Street, Too Big To Fail, Margin Call

Movie score

84 / 100

16

The 40-Year-Old Virgin

2005

Sep 16

The 40-Year-Old Virgin

2005  |  Dir. Judd Apatow  |  Comedy, Romance

Watch on this day because


Single guy Andy starts dating Trish, beginning 30 days of agreed sexual abstinence.

If you like this, you should watch

Anchorman, Swingers, Old School

Movie score

78 / 100

17

District 9

2009

Sep 17

District 9

2009  |  Dir. Neill Blomkamp  |  Sci-Fi, Thriller

Watch on this day because


On Neil Blomkamp's birthday, watch his highly successful science fiction film, District 9, about a group of alien refugees stranded on Earth, and forcibly exiled to South Africa.

If you like this, you should watch

Chappie

Movie score

83 / 100

18

Paranormal Activity

2007

Sep 18

Paranormal Activity

2007  |  Dir. Oren Peli  |  Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Watch on this day because


The 'Paranormal Activity' begins in this supernatural thriller about a family beseiged by demonic spirits.

If you like this, you should watch

Paranormal Activity 2

Movie score

68 / 100

19

Forrest Gump

1994

Sep 19

Forrest Gump

1994  |  Dir. Robert Zemeckis  |  Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


Forrest suddenly stops running. Enjoy this epic portrayal of Forrest Gump's life, a man with a low IQ whose life is spectacularly punctuated by life-changing events: college football success, Vietnam war service, the Watergate scandal and a career as a shrimp boat captain.

If you like this, you should watch

Zelig

Movie score

84 / 100

20

The Lost Weekend

1945

Sep 20

The Lost Weekend

1945  |  Dir. Billy Wilder  |  Drama, Film-Noir

Watch on this day because


In 1946, the first Cannes Film Festival was held, having been delayed seven years due to World War II. Among the Grand Prix winners was Billy Wilder's universally acclaimed The Lost Weekend. This uncompromising drama about an alcoholic's five-day drinking session also swept-up four Oscars and three Golden Globes that year.

If you like this, you should watch

Leaving Las Vegas, Sunset Boulevard

Movie score

90 / 100

21

Lost In Translation

2003

Sep 21

Lost In Translation

2003  |  Dir. Sofia Coppola  |  Drama

Watch on this day because


Celebrate Bill Murray's birthday with Lost in Translation, a bittersweet comedy featuring a career-best performance from Murray as a faded movie star in Japan.

If you like this, you should watch

Broken Flowers

Movie score

87 / 100

22

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

2012

Sep 22

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

2012  |  Dir. Peter Jackson  |  Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Watch on this day because


It's a double birthday for the Baggins's! (Frodo and Bilbo). Go on an unexpected journey with the young Bilbo Baggins as he battles trolls, giants and Gollum alongside a motley crew of dwarves.

If you like this, you should watch

The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring

Movie score

71 / 100

23

Ray

2004

Sep 23

Ray

2004  |  Dir. Taylor Hackford  |  Biography, Drama, Music

Watch on this day because


It's singer-songwriter Ray Charles' birthday. Let the Good Times Roll with this autobiographical film featuring the life and music of the legendary rhythm and blues performer.

If you like this, you should watch

Bird

Movie score

80 / 100

24

Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

2011

Sep 24

Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

2011  |  Dir. David Fincher  |  Crime, Drama, Mystery

Watch on this day because


On this date in 1966, Harriet went missing while at the Children's Festival. In this gripping psychological thriller, a disgraced journalist and a spunky but troubled hacker join forces in a dangerous quest for the truth.

If you like this, you should watch

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2009 version)

Movie score

80 / 100

25

Pickpocket

1959

Sep 25

Pickpocket

1959  |  Dir. Robert Bresson  |  Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


On this day in 1901, Robert Bresson, one of French cinema's most revered directors, was born. Enjoy one of Bresson's greatest movies with Pickpocket, the 1959 masterpiece about a petty thief in Paris whose pleasures are found only in his deft fingers.

If you like this, you should watch

Mouchette

Movie score

78 / 100

26

Grease

1978

Sep 26

Grease

1978  |  Dir. Randal Kleiser  |  Musical, Romance

Watch on this day because


On Olivia Newton-John's birthday, find the one you want with Grease, the hit musical exploring the friendships, romances and adventures of a group of hopelessly devoted high school friends.

If you like this, you should watch

Saturday Night Fever, Dirty Dancing

Movie score

76 / 100

27

Shakespeare In Love

1998

Sep 27

Shakespeare In Love

1998  |  Dir. John Madden  |  Comedy, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


It's American actress Gwyneth Paltrow's birthday. Considered her finest performance, her portrayal as Shakespeare's lover, Viola de Lesseps, earned five awards including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress.

If you like this, you should watch

Sliding Doors, The English Patient

Movie score

83 / 100

28

Contempt

1964

Sep 28

Contempt

1964  |  Dir. Jean-Luc Godard  |  Drama

Watch on this day because


What better film to watch on Bridgitte Bardot's birthday than Contempt (Le Mépris), Godard's ravishingly stylish examination of the disintegration of a marriage.

If you like this, you should watch

Pierrot Le Fou

Movie score

86 / 100

29

Margin Call

2011

Sep 29

Margin Call

2011  |  Dir. J.C. Chandor  |  Drama, Thriller

Watch on this day because


On this date in 2008, the Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 777.68 points, the largest single-day point loss in its history. Margin Call takes place over a 24-hour period in a failing investment bank as they're forced to make ruthless decisions in the early stages of the financial crisis.

If you like this, you should watch

The Big Short

Movie score

78 / 100

30

Breakfast At Tiffany's

1961

Sep 30

Breakfast At Tiffany's

1961  |  Dir. Blake Edwards  |  Comedy, Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


On Truman Capote's birthday, follow the wild parties and wealthy pursuits of quirky socialite Holly Golightly in this iconic adaptation of his novella.

If you like this, you should watch

Roman Holiday

Movie score

83 / 100

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01

Lawrence Of Arabia

1962

Oct 01

Lawrence Of Arabia

1962  |  Dir. David Lean  |  Adventure, Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


A reluctant Lawrence joins 'the big push' on Damascus and his army take the Syrian capital, ending the campaign in Arabia.

If you like this, you should watch

The Bridge On The River Kwai

Movie score

94 / 100

02

Donnie Darko

2001

Oct 02

Donnie Darko

2001  |  Dir. Richard Kelly  |  Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Watch on this day because


This is the date that Donnie is told the world will end: "28 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes and 12 seconds."

If you like this, you should watch

Primer, Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

Movie score

84 / 100

03

Mean Girls

2004

Oct 03

Mean Girls

2004  |  Dir. Mark Waters  |  Comedy

Watch on this day because


Cady Heron works on her crush: 'I've been talking to Aaron more and more. On October 3rd, he asked me what day it was. "It's October 3rd."'

If you like this, you should watch

Clueless

Movie score

71 / 100

04

October Sky

1999

Oct 04

October Sky

1999  |  Dir. Joe Johnston  |  Biography, Drama, Family

Watch on this day because


The Russians launch Sputnik (1957), scaring the Americans into a Space Race, and the search for the Mercury Seven astronauts to take on the challenge.

If you like this, you should watch

The Right Stuff, Matewan, Rudy

Movie score

82 / 100

05

Super Size Me

2004

Oct 05

Super Size Me

2004  |  Dir. Morgan Spurlock  |  Documentary, Comedy, Drama

Watch on this day because


Ray Kroc, the McDonalds founder, was born on this day. This documentary and social experiment charts the physical and emotional decline of Morgan Spurlock as he sets out to eat only McDonalds meals for a month.

If you like this, you should watch

Food Inc., An Inconvenient Truth, Fahrenheit 9/11

Movie score

78 / 100

06

Midnight Express

1978

Oct 06

Midnight Express

1978  |  Dir. Alan Parker  |  Biography, Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


Billy Hayes is arrested in Istanbul and his nightmarish experience in the Turkish prison system begins.

If you like this, you should watch

Carandiru

Movie score

80 / 100

07

Howl

2010

Oct 07

Howl

2010  |  Dir. Paul Hyett  |  Biography, Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


San Francisco, 1955. American Beat Poet Allen Ginsberg performs his most famous poem Howl for the first time.

If you like this, you should watch

Kill Your Darlings

Movie score

63 / 100

08

Che: Part Two

2008

Oct 08

Che: Part Two

2008  |  Dir. Steven Soderbergh  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


Che is captured in Bolivia, and executed the next day.

If you like this, you should watch

Che Pt. 1, The Motorcycle Diaries

Movie score

70 / 100

09

Hellboy

2004

Oct 09

Hellboy

2004  |  Dir. Guillermo del Toro  |  Action, Fantasy, Horror

Watch on this day because


Russian mystic Grigori Rasputin helps the Nazis open a portal, leaving behind a baby demon, which the Allies call 'Hellboy.'

If you like this, you should watch

Constantine, Van Helsing

Movie score

72 / 100

10

Alien vs. Predator

2004

Oct 10

Alien vs. Predator

2004  |  Dir. Paul W.S. Anderson  |  Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


The Yautja visit planet Earth for an annual human-hunting ritual.

If you like this, you should watch

Alien, Pedator

Movie score

36 / 100

11

Jimmy Carter: Man from Plains

2007

Oct 11

Jimmy Carter: Man from Plains

2007  |  Dir. Jonathan Demme  |  Documentary, Biography, History

Watch on this day because


Jimmy Carter wins the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002. This documentary follows the former president's book tour for Palestine: Peace not Apartheid and his role negotiating peace settlements.

If you like this, you should watch

An Inconvenient Truth

Movie score

71 / 100

12

Sid And Nancy

1986

Oct 12

Sid And Nancy

1986  |  Dir. Alex Cox  |  Biography, Drama, Music

Watch on this day because


Sex Pistols band member Sid Vicious is charged with murdering his girlfriend Nancy Spungen in 1978.

If you like this, you should watch

The Filth And The Fury, Control

Movie score

78 / 100

13

50 First Dates

2004

Oct 13

50 First Dates

2004  |  Dir. Peter Segal  |  Comedy, Romance

Watch on this day because


Lucy's anterograde amnesia leaves her thinking every day is October 13, 2002.

If you like this, you should watch

Blended, Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Movie score

56 / 100

14

The Wolf Of Wall Street

2013

Oct 14

The Wolf Of Wall Street

2013  |  Dir. Martin Scorsese  |  Biography, Comedy, Crime

Watch on this day because


Forbes release their original article on the 'Wolf of Wall Street' in 1991. Find out what Jordan Belfort did to deserve this title in this outrageous yet entertaining film about his lavish life as a stockbroker, his crimes and arrest by the FBI.

If you like this, you should watch

Wall Street, Boiler Room

Movie score

79 / 100

15

Un Chien Andalou

1929

Oct 15

Un Chien Andalou

1929  |  Dir. Luis Bunuel  |  Short, Fantasy, Horror

Watch on this day because


Andre Breton publishes the first Surrealist Manifesto (1924). Celebrate with surrealism's most famous film by Luis Bunuel.

If you like this, you should watch

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

Movie score

88 / 100

16

Jane Eyre

2011

Oct 16

Jane Eyre

2011  |  Dir. Cary Fukunaga  |  Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


Charlotte Bronte's masterpiece is published in 1847. Cary Fukunaga's fiery 2011 adaptation is among cinema's better takes on Bronte's most famous novel.

If you like this, you should watch

Jane Ayre (2006), Sense And Sensibility

Movie score

78 / 100

17

The Untouchables

1987

Oct 17

The Untouchables

1987  |  Dir. Brian De Palma  |  Crime, Drama, Thriller

Watch on this day because


Despite his involvement in murder, prostitution, gambling and bootlegging, Al Capone is convicted for income tax evasion.

If you like this, you should watch

The St Valentine's Day Massacre, Goodfellas

Movie score

82 / 100

18

Denial

2016

Oct 18

Denial

2016  |  Dir. Mick Jackson  |  Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


The Nuremberg Trials, which held German leaders, officials and businessmen responsible for war crimes, began in 1945. In this unnerving account of what it's like to challenge Holocaust deniers, historian Deborah Lipstadt (Rachel Weisz) finds herself in the unbelievable position of having to prove in court that the Holocaust happened, after being challenged by David Irving (Timothy Spall).

If you like this, you should watch

Loving, The Constant Gardener

Movie score

71 / 100

19

Knowing

2009

Oct 19

Knowing

2009  |  Dir. Alex Proyas  |  Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


Lucinda predicts that her daughter, Diana, will die on this day. On the same day, a powerful solar flare threatens to destroy Earth in this apocalyptic sci-fi thriller.

If you like this, you should watch

The Happening, The Day After Tomorrow

Movie score

45 / 100

20

The Blair Witch Project

1999

Oct 20

The Blair Witch Project

1999  |  Dir. Daniel Myrick  |  Horror, Mystery

Watch on this day because


College students arrive in Burkittsville, Maryland and begin interviewing locals about the legend of the Blair Witch.

If you like this, you should watch

Cloverfield, The Tunnel

Movie score

72 / 100

21

Back To The Future

1985

Oct 21

Back To The Future

1985  |  Dir. Robert Zemeckis  |  Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


Marty McFly hops in the DeLorean and travels to this day in 2015.

If you like this, you should watch

Back To The Future II

Movie score

90 / 100

22

Public Enemies

2009

Oct 22

Public Enemies

2009  |  Dir. Ted Demme  |  Biography, Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


Bank robber Charles 'Pretty Boy' Floyd is being chased by law enforcement when he's shot in a corn field on this date by Melvin Purvis. This movie depicts the events which unfold as Purvis attempts to chase down his next Public Enemy No. 1.

If you like this, you should watch

Dillinger, Heat

Movie score

70 / 100

23

Dr Zhivago

1965

Oct 23

Dr Zhivago

1965  |  Dir. David Lean  |  Drama, Romance, War

Watch on this day because


Commemorate the date Boris Pasternak won the Nobel Prize for Literature (1958) with David Lean's adaptation of his tale of thwarted love and bitter conflict during the Russian Revolution.

If you like this, you should watch

Anna Karenina

Movie score

83 / 100

24

Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring

2001

Oct 24

Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring

2001  |  Dir. Peter Jackson  |  Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Watch on this day because


After being stabbed with a morgul-blade by a member of the Nazgûl, Frodo recovers in Rivendell in the care of the elves.

If you like this, you should watch

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Movie score

92 / 100

25

Henry V

1989

Oct 25

Henry V

1989  |  Dir. Kenneth Branagh  |  Action, Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


Despite being a quarter of the size, King Henry's army beat the French in the battle of Agincourt.

If you like this, you should watch

Hamlet, Macbeth

Movie score

80 / 100

26

Tombstone

1993

Oct 26

Tombstone

1993  |  Dir. George P. Cosmatos  |  Action, Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


The gunfight at the OK Corral. Successful lawman Wyatt Earp tries to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, but must return to law enforcement to defend against a band of brutal outlaws running the town.

If you like this, you should watch

Wyatt Earp

Movie score

82 / 100

27

A Fish Called Wanda

1988

Oct 27

A Fish Called Wanda

1988  |  Dir. Charles Crichton and John Cleese  |  Comedy, Crime

Watch on this day because


Celebrate John Cleese's birthday with his madcap comedy about a diamond heist, double-crossing con-artists and a search for stolen loot.

If you like this, you should watch

Monty Python's Life Of Brian

Movie score

83 / 100

28

Erin Brockovich

2000

Oct 28

Erin Brockovich

2000  |  Dir. Steven Soderbergh  |  Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


Julia Robert's birthday. Celebrate with one of her best films based on the true story of a single mother who fights for justice in the PG&E scandal over Hinkley groundwater contamination.

If you like this, you should watch

North Country

Movie score

78 / 100

29

Wall Street

1987

Oct 29

Wall Street

1987  |  Dir. Oliver Stone  |  Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


On the fateful day of the Wall Street crash in 1929, watch this iconic 1987 film which offers a glimpse into the ruthless, greed-driven and not always law-abiding world of Wall Street.

If you like this, you should watch

Equity, Boiler Room, Money Monster

Movie score

72 / 100

30

Sense And Sensibility

1995

Oct 30

Sense And Sensibility

1995  |  Dir. Ang Lee  |  Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


Jane Austen anonymously publishes her classic romance novel on this day in 1811, writing 'By A Lady' on the cover page.

If you like this, you should watch

Pride & Prejudice

Movie score

81 / 100

31

Halloween

1978

Oct 31

Halloween

1978  |  Dir. John Carpenter  |  Horror, Thriller

Watch on this day because


Michael Myers is the classic boogeyman in this slasher flick; best enjoyed on the spookiest day of the year.

If you like this, you should watch

Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Friday The 13th

Movie score

85 / 100

November Enter the Dragon Bruce Lee November 28th

01

Full Metal Jacket

1987

Nov 01

Full Metal Jacket

1987  |  Dir. Stanley Kubrick  |  Drama, War

Watch on this day because


Stanley Kubrick masterfully portrays the brutal training and experience of soldiers in the Vietnam War, which began on this day 1955.

If you like this, you should watch

Apocalypse Now, Sleepers

Movie score

87 / 100

02

E.T. The Extra Terrestial

1982

Nov 02

E.T. The Extra Terrestial

1982  |  Dir. Steven Spielberg  |  Family, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


After developing a close friendship and symbiotic relationship with young Elliot, stranded alien E.T. goes home.

If you like this, you should watch

Explorers, Flight Of The Navigator

Movie score

85 / 100

03

Big

1988

Nov 03

Big

1988  |  Dir. Penny Marshall  |  Comedy, Drama, Family

Watch on this day because


It's Josh Baskin's birthday, the 12-year-old who longs to be 'big'.

If you like this, you should watch

Home Alone

Movie score

81 / 100

04

Argo

2012

Nov 04

Argo

2012  |  Dir. Ben Affleck  |  Adventure, Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


The Iran Hostage Crisis began on this day in 1979. A fake science fiction film production provides subterfuge for American hostages escaping militants in Tehran.

If you like this, you should watch

Bridge Of Spies

Movie score

87 / 100

05

V For Vendetta

2006

Nov 05

V For Vendetta

2006  |  Dir. James McTeigue  |  Action, Drama, Thriller

Watch on this day because


Simply for the Guy Fawkes references, this visually stunning and thought-provoking film inspired by the graphic novel of the same name, has to be watched on Bonfire Night.

If you like this, you should watch

Sin City

Movie score

77 / 100

06

The Filth And The Fury

2000

Nov 06

The Filth And The Fury

2000  |  Dir. Julien Temple  |  Documentary, Biography, Music

Watch on this day because


The Sex Pistols play their first ever gig at St Martins College in 1975.

If you like this, you should watch

Sid & Nancy

Movie score

86 / 100

07

Bullit

1968

Nov 07

Bullit

1968  |  Dir. Peter Yates  |  Action, Crime, Mystery

Watch on this day because


Steve McQueen died, aged 50, on this date in 1980. Watch him coolly work his magic in this police procedural thriller, complete with one of the most iconic car chases in movie history.

If you like this, you should watch

The French Connection

Movie score

85 / 100

08

W

2008

Nov 08

W

2008  |  Dir. Oliver Stone  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


George H. W. Bush (title character's father) beats Mike Dukakis in US presidential election, Nov 8 1988. Follow the title character from his rowdy teenage years to his own claim to fame, in this sympathetic portrayal of the former President of the United States.

If you like this, you should watch

Nixon

Movie score

55 / 100

09

The Bone Collector

1999

Nov 09

The Bone Collector

1999  |  Dir. Phillip Noyce  |  Crime, Drama, Mystery

Watch on this day because


Lincoln Rhyme looks at the first pieces of evidence discovered by Amelia. Together, the quadriplegic detective and young patrol cop must work as one to catch a brutal serial killer before he kills again.

If you like this, you should watch

Seven, Copycat

Movie score

51 / 100

10

Pirates Of Silicon Valley

1999

Nov 10

Pirates Of Silicon Valley

1999  |  Dir. Martyn Burke  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


It's the anniversary of the day Bill Gates introduced Windows 1.0 to the public in 1983. Follow Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, from college nerds to computer giants, in their the race to the top between Apple and Microsoft.

If you like this, you should watch

Steve Jobs

Movie score

80 / 100

11

The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

2008

Nov 11

The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

2008  |  Dir. David Fincher  |  Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Watch on this day because


Benjamin Button was born on this date in 1918. No ordinary boy, Benjamin is a medical mystery, and must learn to navigate the shifting dynamics of his relationships, and his own changing body, as he ages in reverse.

If you like this, you should watch

Birth, Forrest Gump

Movie score

75 / 100

12

Back To The Future II

1989

Nov 12

Back To The Future II

1989  |  Dir. Robert Zemeckis  |  Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


Lightning strikes the clock tower in Hill Valley in 1955, powering the DeLorean and Marty McFly back to the future.

If you like this, you should watch

Back To The Future

Movie score

71 / 100

13

Fantasia

1940

Nov 13

Fantasia

1940  |  Dir. James Algar  |  Animation, Family, Fantasy

Watch on this day because


This early Disney masterpiece was first released on this day in 1940. A landmark animated film that would revolutionise the music video industry, Fantasia is a delightful marriage of music and animation.

If you like this, you should watch

Pinocchio, Dumbo

Movie score

86 / 100

14

Moby Dick

1956

Nov 14

Moby Dick

1956  |  Dir. John Huston  |  Adventure, Drama

Watch on this day because


Celebrate the date Herman Melville's classic was first published in 1851 with John Huston's stylised 1956 adaptation. Follow Captain Ahab and his crew as they hunt the great white whale known as Moby Dick.

If you like this, you should watch

In The Heart Of The Sea

Movie score

77 / 100

15

Love Me Tender

1956

Nov 15

Love Me Tender

1956  |  Dir. Robert D. Webb  |  Drama, Romance, Western

Watch on this day because


Love Me Tender premieres in 1956, launching Elvis Presley's movie career.

If you like this, you should watch

Jailhouse Rock, King Creole

Movie score

59 / 100

16

Factory Girl

2006

Nov 16

Factory Girl

2006  |  Dir. George Hickenlooper  |  Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


Edie Segwick, Andy Warhol's muse, dies (1971). Factory Girl charts the rise and demise of troubled "It" girl Edie and her relationship with eccentric artist Andy Warhol.

If you like this, you should watch

I Shot Andy Warhol, Basquiat

Movie score

47 / 100

17

Elizabeth

1998

Nov 17

Elizabeth

1998  |  Dir. Shekhar Kapur  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


On this day in 1558, Queen Mary I of England dies and is succeeded by her half-sister Elizabeth I of England. Follow Elizabeth as she's thrust into the heart of British monarchy and its politics in this suspenseful historical drama.

If you like this, you should watch

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Movie score

75 / 100

18

Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple

2006

Nov 18

Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple

2006  |  Dir. Stanley Nelson  |  Documentary, History

Watch on this day because


On this day in 1978, in Jonestown, Guyana, Jim Jones led his Peoples Temple to a mass murder–suicide that claimed 918 lives. This haunting documentary reveals new footage of the incidents that surrounded the fateful day, including interviews with former Temple members.

If you like this, you should watch

Waco: The Rules Of Engagement

Movie score

85 / 100

19

Souls For Sale

1923

Nov 19

Souls For Sale

1923  |  Dir. Rupert Hughes  |  Comedy, Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures, later becoming Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. This silent-comedy-drama-romance is arguably one of the studio's greatest works.

If you like this, you should watch

Greed

Movie score

71 / 100

20

Demolition Man

1993

Nov 20

Demolition Man

1993  |  Dir. Marco Brambilla  |  Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


After being wrongly convicted of manslaughter, Sergeant John Spartan is cryogenically frozen as punishment.

If you like this, you should watch

Rambo, Judge Dredd

Movie score

57 / 100

21

Einstein And Eddington

2008

Nov 21

Einstein And Eddington

2008  |  Dir. Philip Martin  |  Biography, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


Einstein's paper, outlining the theory e=mc2, is published

If you like this, you should watch

The Imitation Game

Movie score

74 / 100

22

Building Jerusalem

2015

Nov 22

Building Jerusalem

2015  |  Dir. James Erskine  |  Documentary, Sport

Watch on this day because


England win the 2003 Rugby World Cup

If you like this, you should watch

Invictus

Movie score

84 / 100

23

Planes, Trains And Automobiles

1987

Nov 23

Planes, Trains And Automobiles

1987  |  Dir. John Hughes  |  Comedy

Watch on this day because


Neal Page is just trying to get home for Thanksgiving, when his journey is diverted.

If you like this, you should watch

Finding Nemo, Midnight Run

Movie score

82 / 100

24

The Pursuit Of D.B Cooper

1981

Nov 24

The Pursuit Of D.B Cooper

1981  |  Dir. Roger Spottiswoode  |  Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Watch on this day because


A man jumps from a plane with $200,000 of ransom money.

If you like this, you should watch

Smokey And The Bandit

Movie score

40 / 100

25

In The Time Of Butterflies

2003

Nov 25

In The Time Of Butterflies

2003  |  Dir. Mariano Barroso  |  Crime, Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


Three of the Mirabal sisters are assassinated by Trujillo's men.

If you like this, you should watch

Tropico De Sangre

Movie score

73 / 100

26

What's Love Got To Do With It

1993

Nov 26

What's Love Got To Do With It

1993  |  Dir. Brian Gibson  |  Biography, Drama, Music

Watch on this day because


Watch rock-soul legend Tina Turner, born on this day, survive the turmoil of her personal life and achieve her dreams in this biographical film.

If you like this, you should watch

Ray, Bessie

Movie score

85 / 100

27

Enter The Dragon

1973

Nov 27

Enter The Dragon

1973  |  Dir. Robert Clouse  |  Action, Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


Celebrate Bruce Lee's birthday with one of the greatest martial arts movies of all time. Enter the Dragon features superbly staged fighting sequences as Lee faces off against a notorious narcotics dealer.

If you like this, you should watch

Fist of Fury, Way Of The Dragon

Movie score

88 / 100

28

McFarland, USA

2015

Nov 28

McFarland, USA

2015  |  Dir. Niki Caro  |  Biography, Drama, Sport

Watch on this day because


McFarland High enters its first cross-country State Championships. Join the team as they discover their purpose and train against all odds in this inspirational sports drama.

If you like this, you should watch

Million Dollar Arm, The Blind Side

Movie score

76 / 100

29

Cinderella Man

2005

Nov 29

Cinderella Man

2005  |  Dir. Ron Howard  |  Biography, Drama, Sport

Watch on this day because


World heavyweight champion James J. Braddock died on this date in 1974. Cinderella Man follows Braddock's triumphant return to the ring in this gritty yet poignant underdog story.

If you like this, you should watch

Ali, Raging Bull

Movie score

80 / 100

30

The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer

1938

Nov 30

The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer

1938  |  Dir. Norman Taurog  |  Family, Adventure

Watch on this day because


It's Mark Twain's birthday. Follow Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn's mischievous adventures along the Mississippi River.

If you like this, you should watch

The Adventures Of Huck Finn

Movie score

80 / 100

December Pride & Prejudice Keira Knightley December 16th

01

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

2016

Dec 01

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

2016  |  Dir. David Yates  |  Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Watch on this day because


The New York Ghost, a wizarding newspaper, details the Grindelwald attacks that take place on this date in 1926. Discover the wizarding world across the pond with Newt Scamander as he races to recapture the magical creatures under his care.

If you like this, you should watch

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 1

Movie score

73 / 100

02

Casablanca

1943

Dec 02

Casablanca

1943  |  Dir. Michael Curtiz  |  Drama, Romance, War

Watch on this day because


"Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world" Ilsa Lund walks into Rick's nightclub on this day in December 1941.

If you like this, you should watch

To Have And Have Not

Movie score

93 / 100

03

Marley

2012

Dec 03

Marley

2012  |  Dir. Kevin Macdonald  |  Documentary, Biography, Music

Watch on this day because


An assassination attempt is made on Bob Marley. Two days later he plays the One Love Peace concert with a wounded arm.

If you like this, you should watch

Fire In Babylon

Movie score

75 / 100

04

Black Hawk Down

2001

Dec 04

Black Hawk Down

2001  |  Dir. Ridley Scott  |  Drama, History, War

Watch on this day because


U.S. President George H. Bush orders 28,000 troops into Somalia.

If you like this, you should watch

Lone Survivor

Movie score

79 / 100

05

The Pianist

2002

Dec 05

The Pianist

2002  |  Dir. Roman Polanski  |  Biography, Drama, Music

Watch on this day because


On the birthday of Polish-Jewish pianist and composer Wladyslaw Szpilman, this moving adaptation follows Szpilman as he struggles to survive in the ruins of Warsaw amid the destruction of World War II.

If you like this, you should watch

Schindler's List, Life Is Beautiful

Movie score

90 / 100

06

Akira

1988

Dec 06

Akira

1988  |  Dir. Katsuhiro Otomo  |  Animation, Action, Drama

Watch on this day because


A Singularity bomb explodes over Tokyo, starting WW3.

If you like this, you should watch

Ghost In The Shell

Movie score

86 / 100

07

Pearl Harbor

2001

Dec 07

Pearl Harbor

2001  |  Dir. Michael Bay  |  Action, Drama, History

Watch on this day because


1941, The Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service launch a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor.

If you like this, you should watch

Tora! Tora! Tora!

Movie score

49 / 100

08

The Killing Of John Lennon

2006

Dec 08

The Killing Of John Lennon

2006  |  Dir. Andrew Piddington  |  Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


Mark David Chapman shoots John Lennon in New York.

If you like this, you should watch

Chapter 27

Movie score

49 / 100

09

The Wanted 18

2015

Dec 09

The Wanted 18

2015  |  Dir. Amer Shomali and Paul Cowan  |  Documentary, Animation

Watch on this day because


The first Intifada begins. Boycotting milk from Israeli companies, a group of Palestinians start their own dairy despite cows' milk being outlawed and considered "a threat to national security."

If you like this, you should watch

Persopolis

Movie score

72 / 100

10

A Quiet Passion

2017

Dec 10

A Quiet Passion

2017  |  Dir. Terence Davies  |  Biography, Drama

Watch on this day because


Emily Dickinson, one of America's most important poets, was born on this day in 1830. Get to know the reclusive yet fiercely independent poet in this profound portrait that perfectly personalifies her wit, spirit and close attachment to family.

If you like this, you should watch

Distant Voices, Still Lives

Movie score

71 / 100

11

The Wizard Of Lies

2017

Dec 11

The Wizard Of Lies

2017  |  Dir. Barry Levinson  |  Biography, Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


On this date in 2008, Bernie Madoff was arrested and charged with stock and securities fraud for creating a $50 billion Ponzi scheme. Starring Robert De Niro as Madoff, this TV series documents the after effects of his billion dollar fraud.

If you like this, you should watch

The Wolf Of Wall Street

Movie score

68 / 100

12

Boys Don't Cry

1999

Dec 12

Boys Don't Cry

1999  |  Dir. Kimberly Peirce  |  Biography, Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


It's the birth date of trans-man Brandon Teena, who was raped and murdered in 1993. Hilary Swank plays Brandon is this film adaptation of his life and tragic death.

If you like this, you should watch

A Girl Like Me, Kids

Movie score

84 / 100

13

Monster

2003

Dec 13

Monster

2003  |  Dir. Patty Jenkins  |  Biography, Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


Serial killer Aileen's first victim's body is found.

If you like this, you should watch

The Boston Strangler

Movie score

74 / 100

14

Logan Lucky

2017

Dec 14

Logan Lucky

2017  |  Dir. Steven Soderbergh  |  Comedy, Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


On this day, talks began which led to the formation of NASCAR. In this comedy drama, an unlikely band of oddballs, including a one-armed war veteran and a convict, set out on a madcap heist to rob a motorsports complex during a NASCAR race. Starring Channing Tatum and Daniel Craig.

If you like this, you should watch

O Brother Where Art Thou?, Ocean's Eleven, Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby

Movie score

80 / 100

15

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

1937

Dec 15

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

1937  |  Dir. William Cottrell  |  Animation, Family, Fantasy

Watch on this day because


Record academy award winner Walt Disney died on this day. Mark the achievements of this icon of animation with his first feature-length cartoon.

If you like this, you should watch

Cinderella, Beauty And The Beast

Movie score

76 / 100

16

Pride And Prejudice

2005

Dec 16

Pride And Prejudice

2005  |  Dir. Joe Wright  |  Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


It's Jane Austen's birthday. Rich men and husbandless women clash in the English countryside in this classic Regency romance.

If you like this, you should watch

Sense and Sensibility

Movie score

84 / 100

17

The September Issue

2009

Dec 17

The September Issue

2009  |  Dir. R.J. Cutler  |  Documentary

Watch on this day because


The first issue of Vogue was published on this day in 1892. Celebrate with this fascinating behind the scenes documentary about how editor-in-chief Anna Wintour and her staff produce the much anticipated September issue.

If you like this, you should watch

The Devil Wears Prada

Movie score

73 / 100

18

Tommy Boy

1995

Dec 18

Tommy Boy

1995  |  Dir. Peter Segal  |  Adventure, Comedy

Watch on this day because


On this day in 1997, SNL comedy legend Chris Farley died at the tragically young age of 33. Tommy Boy, released two years earlier, is probably the film he's best remembered for.

If you like this, you should watch

Wayne's World

Movie score

63 / 100

19

Nightcrawler

2014

Dec 19

Nightcrawler

2014  |  Dir. Dan Gilroy  |  Crime, Drama, Thriller

Watch on this day because


It's Nightcrawler actor Jake Gyllenhaal's birthday. Mark the occasion with his chilling performance as creepy photojournalist Lou Bloom who'll stop at nothing to get his money shot.

If you like this, you should watch

Drive, Collateral, Taxi Driver

Movie score

84 / 100

20

A Serious Man

2009

Dec 20

A Serious Man

2009  |  Dir. Joel & Ethan Coen  |  Comedy, Drama

Watch on this day because


Hanukkah ends on the 20th December in 2017. This Coen brothers dark comedy is Jewish through and through, and features Michael Stuhlbarg as a Jewish man who questions his faith as his life unravels around him.

If you like this, you should watch

American Beauty, Revolutionary Road

Movie score

77 / 100

21

2012

2009

Dec 21

2012

2009  |  Dir. Roland Emmerich  |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


It's predicted the world would end on this day. As natural disasters envelop cities the world over, Jackson Curtis (John Cusack) must save his family from impossible levels of destruction.

If you like this, you should watch

The Day After Tomorrow

Movie score

48 / 100

22

Frozen

2013

Dec 22

Frozen

2013  |  Dir. Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee  |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Watch on this day because


It's the birthday of Queen Elsa of Arendale (aka the Snow Queen). One of Disney's biggest movies, estranged sisters Elsa and Anna must unite to save their kingdom from an accidental curse of perpetual winter.

If you like this, you should watch

Lilo And Stitch, Brave

Movie score

81 / 100

23

Das Boot

1981

Dec 23

Das Boot

1981  |  Dir. Wolfgang Petersen  |  Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Watch on this day because


The crew of U-Boat 96 survive their passage through the Strait of Gibraltar and head to La Rochelle.

If you like this, you should watch

U-571, Run Silent, Run Deep

Movie score

91 / 100

24

Die Hard

1988

Dec 24

Die Hard

1988  |  Dir. John McTiernan  |  Action, Thriller

Watch on this day because


It wouldn't be Christmas Eve without John McClane saving hostages from terrorists in time to spend Christmas with his family.

If you like this, you should watch

Under Siege, The Rock, Con Air

Movie score

85 / 100

25

Elf

2003

Dec 25

Elf

2003  |  Dir. Jon Favreau  |  Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Watch on this day because


An angel is sent from heaven to help a suicidal businessman find his way, just in time for Christmas.

If you like this, you should watch

It Happened One Christmas, Mr Smith Goes To Washington

Movie score

74 / 100

26

The Impossible

2012

Dec 26

The Impossible

2012  |  Dir. J.A. Bayona  |  Drama, Thriller

Watch on this day because


A massive tsunami hits Khao Lak in Thailand, and a separated Bennet family fight to locate one another in the choas and destruction. Based on the natural disaster of December 26, 2004, that claimed the lives of 230,000 people in 14 different countries.

If you like this, you should watch

United 93, Castaway, 127 Hours

Movie score

79 / 100

27

Castaway

2000

Dec 27

Castaway

2000  |  Dir. Robert Zemeckis  |  Adventure, Drama, Romance

Watch on this day because


FedEx executive Chuck Noland is supervising a freight flight to Malaysia when his plane crashes into the Pacific Ocean. As the sole survivor stranded on a uninhabited island he must outlast the elements, solitude and failed escape attempts.

If you like this, you should watch

Life Of Pi, All Is Lost

Movie score

81 / 100

28

Home Alone

1990

Dec 28

Home Alone

1990  |  Dir. Chris Columbus  |  Comedy, Family

Watch on this day because


After his family mistakenly leave him behind on a Christmas trip to Paris, 8-year-old Kevin McCallister must defend the family residence from robbers.

If you like this, you should watch

Planes Trains And Automobiles, Matilda, Honey I Shrunk The Kids

Movie score

68 / 100

29

Hidalgo

2004

Dec 29

Hidalgo

2004  |  Dir. Joe Johnston  |  Action, Adventure, Biography

Watch on this day because


The Massacre at Wounded Knee Creek takes place, leaving more than 150 Lakota Sioux dead. Distance horse rider Frank Hopkins is half Lakota Sioux, and known as "Blue Child" and "Far rider" to the tribe. He travels to the Middle East to compete in the gruelling Ocean of Fire horse race.

If you like this, you should watch

The Black Stallion

Movie score

58 / 100

30

J Edgar

2011

Dec 30

J Edgar

2011  |  Dir. Clint Eastwood  |  Biography, Crime, Drama

Watch on this day because


FBI director John E. Hoover decides he'd rather be known as J. Edgar Hoover.

If you like this, you should watch

Nixon, W., Milk

Movie score

53 / 100

31

The Time Machine

2002

Dec 31

The Time Machine

2002  |  Dir. Simon Wells  |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Watch on this day because


It's the day George leaves on his first journey in The Time Machine in 1899.

If you like this, you should watch

Back To The Future

Movie score

51 / 100