20 Classic Movies That Reveal the Humanity

There is a saying that human nature can't be made over so easily.In fact the human nature is too complicated and elusive that people are always curious to know what is humanity. Perhaps the answer can be find in the movies.In the Requiem for a Dream ,the hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body. In Se7en, "seven deadly sins" include pride, envy, rage, sloth, greed, gluttony and lust which are human nature. There is no doubt that everyone have been committed. This is only the original sin of human beings, and this movie brings people into the darkest place of human nature. Although it is fictional, its breath has already entered the thoughts and feelings of reality.

There are many calssic movies about humanity, such as The Descent,The Mist, Dogville, The Dark Knight, Compliance, The Divide and so on. Here are 20 movies, just pick one and enjoy it.


Release Date
1995-09-22
  • Rate : 8.20
  • Production Companies : New Line Cinema, Juno Pix, Cecchi Gori Pictures,
  • Director : David Fincher, Cori Glazer, Nilo Otero,
  • Stars : Brad Pitt,Morgan Freeman,Gwyneth Paltrow,
  • Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each sin in an effort to get inside the killer's mind, while his novice partner, Mills, scoffs at his efforts to unravel the case.
Release Date
2000-10-06
  • Rate : 7.90
  • Production Companies : Artisan Entertainment,
  • Director :
  • Stars : Ellen Burstyn,Jared Leto,Jennifer Connelly,
  • The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.
Release Date
2005-07-08
  • Rate : 6.90
  • Production Companies : Celador Films, Pathé, Northmen Productions,
  • Director : Elizabeth West,
  • Stars : Shauna Macdonald,Natalie Mendoza,Alex Reid,
  • After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition. Their adventure soon goes horribly wrong when a collapse traps them deep underground and they find themselves pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. As their friendships deteriorate, they find themselves in a desperate struggle to survive the creatures and each other.
Release Date
2007-11-21
  • Rate : 6.70
  • Production Companies : Darkwoods Productions, Dimension Films,
  • Director : Alison Young, K.C. Colwell,
  • Stars : Thomas Jane,Marcia Gay Harden,Laurie Holden,
  • After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten their lives, and worse, their sanity.
Release Date
2003-05-19
  • Rate : 7.80
  • Production Companies : ARTE France Cinéma, SVT, WDR/Arte,
  • Director : Anders Refn, Anders Barlebo, Caroline Sascha Cogez,
  • Stars : Nicole Kidman,Harriet Andersson,Lauren Bacall,
  • A barren soundstage is stylishly utilized to create a minimalist small-town setting in which a mysterious woman named Grace hides from the criminals who pursue her. The town is two-faced and offers to harbor Grace as long as she can make it worth their effort, so Grace works hard under the employ of various townspeople to win their favor. Tensions flare, however, and Grace's status as a helpless outsider provokes vicious contempt and abuse from the citizens of Dogville.
Release Date
2008-07-16
  • Rate : 8.40
  • Production Companies : DC Comics, Legendary Pictures, Warner Bros.,
  • Director : Steve Gehrke, Nilo Otero,
  • Stars : Christian Bale,Michael Caine,Heath Ledger,
  • Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.
Release Date
2012-08-23
  • Rate : 6.30
  • Production Companies : Muskat Filmed Properties, Bad Cop Bad Cop Film Productions, Dogfish Pictures,
  • Director :
  • Stars : Ann Dowd,Dreama Walker,Pat Healy,
  • Becky and Sandra aren’t the best of friends. Sandra is a middle-aged manager at a fast-food restaurant; Becky is a teenaged counter girl who really needs the job. One stressful day (too many customers and too little bacon), a police officer calls, accusing Becky of stealing money from a customer’s purse, which she vehemently denies. Sandra, overwhelmed by her managerial responsibilities, complies with the officer’s orders to detain Becky. This choice begins a nightmare that tragically blurs the lines between expedience and prudence, legality and reason.
Release Date
2011-03-13
  • Rate : 5.80
  • Production Companies : Instinctive Film, Manitoba Film and Video Production Tax Credit, Preferred Content,
  • Director : Xavier Gens, Sophie Boyer,
  • Stars : Lauren German,Michael Biehn,Milo Ventimiglia,
  • Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.
Release Date
1991-02-01
  • Rate : 8.20
  • Production Companies : Orion Pictures, Strong Heart/Demme Production,
  • Director : Ronald M. Bozman, Jonathan Demme,
  • Stars : Jodie Foster,Anthony Hopkins,Scott Glenn,
  • FBI trainee Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. Unfortunately, her Faustian relationship with Lecter soon leads to his escape, and now two deranged killers are on the loose.
Release Date
1998-06-04
  • Rate : 7.90
  • Production Companies : Paramount Pictures, Scott Rudin Productions,
  • Director : Peter Weir, Wilma Garscadden-Gahret,
  • Stars : Jim Carrey,Laura Linney,Noah Emmerich,
  • Truman Burbank is the star of "The Truman Show", a 24-hour-a-day "reality" TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life -- live and in color -- without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows -- including his wife and his best friend -- is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.
Release Date
1993-12-15
  • Rate : 8.40
  • Production Companies : Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment,
  • Director :
  • Stars : Liam Neeson,Ben Kingsley,Ralph Fiennes,
  • Told from the perspective of businessman Oskar Schindler who saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory. Schindler’s List is based on a true story, illustrated in black and white and controversially filmed in many original locations.
Release Date
2010-12-03
  • Rate : 7.5
  • Production Companies : Fox Searchlight Pictures, Dune Entertainment, Protozoa Pictures,
  • Director : Darren Aronofsky, Joseph P. Reidy, Anthony Pettine,
  • Stars : Natalie Portman,Vincent Cassel,Barbara Hershey,
  • A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Release Date
2004-01-22
  • Rate : 7.40
  • Production Companies : New Line Cinema, FilmEngine, Katalyst Films,
  • Director : J. Mackye Gruber, Betty Bennett, Susan Lambie,
  • Stars : Ashton Kutcher,Amy Smart,William Lee Scott,
  • A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history. However, he soon finds that every change he makes has unexpected consequences.
Release Date
1994-09-23
  • Rate : 8.60
  • Production Companies : Castle Rock Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros.,
  • Director : James Ellis Deakins, Robert Barnett, John R. Woodward,
  • Stars : Tim Robbins,Morgan Freeman,Bob Gunton,
  • Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.
Release Date
1994-07-06
  • Rate : 8.30
  • Production Companies : Paramount Pictures,
  • Director : Robert Zemeckis, Susan Malerstein, Bruce Moriarty,
  • Stars : Tom Hanks,Sally Field,Robin Wright,
  • A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes him. 'Forrest Gump' is the story of a man who rose above his challenges, and who proved that determination, courage, and love are more important than ability.
Release Date
2012-11-20
  • Rate : 7.20
  • Production Companies : Ingenious Film Partners, Ingenious Media, Dune Entertainment,
  • Director : Ang Lee,
  • Stars : Suraj Sharma,Irrfan Khan,Ayush Tandon,
  • The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
Release Date
2006-12-14
  • Rate : 7.80
  • Production Companies :
  • Director : Michael Viglietta, Gabriele Muccino, Carol DePasquale,
  • Stars : David Fine,Takayo Fischer,Kevin West,
  • The true story of Christopher Gardner, who invests heavily in a device known as a 'Bone Density Scanner', only to find himself struggle to sell the product as it's just marginally better than the current technology, and much more expensive. His wife leaves him, he loses his house, bank account and credit cards and, now forced to live out in the streets with his young son, he's desperate to find a steady job. He takes on a job as a stockbroker but, before he can receive pay, he needs to go through 6 months of training, and must sell his devices.
Release Date
2001-12-11
  • Rate : 7.70
  • Production Companies : Imagine Entertainment, DreamWorks SKG, Universal Pictures,
  • Director : Eva Z. Cabrera,
  • Stars : Russell Crowe,Ed Harris,Jennifer Connelly,
  • At Princeton University, John Nash struggles to make a worthwhile contribution to serve as his legacy to the world of mathematics. He finally makes a revolutionary breakthrough that will eventually earn him the Nobel Prize. After graduate school he turns to teaching, becoming romantically involved with his student Alicia. Meanwhile the government asks his help with breaking Soviet codes, which soon gets him involved in a terrifying conspiracy plot. Nash grows more and more paranoid until a discovery that turns his entire world upside down. Now it is only with Alicia's help that he will be able to recover his mental strength and regain his status as the great mathematician we know him as today..
Release Date
2010-09-24
  • Rate : 6.60
  • Production Companies : Studio 37, Versus Entertainment, The Safran Company,
  • Director :
  • Stars : Ryan Reynolds,José Luis García Pérez,Robert Paterson,
  • Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Release Date
2009-09-08
  • Rate : 6.5
  • Production Companies : Impact Pictures, Constantin Film Produktion,
  • Director :
  • Stars : Ben Foster,Dennis Quaid,Cam Gigandet,
  • Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone - and the reality of their situation is more horrifying than they could have imagined.