Netflix, the famous company of DVDs and entertainment had a difficult time this summer because of dissatisfied subscribers, falling market shares and increasing competition, but despite this is still a requested service, with 24 million subscribers. Main choices of all these subscribers were compressed in the top 10 most rented movies of all time.
10. No Country for Old Men
To increase the suspense, we start with 10th place in the ranking, which is occupied by No Country for Old Men, Western thriller directed by the Coen brothers in 2007, adapting the novel of the same name written by Cormac McCarthy. Awarded with 4 Oscars for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor – Javier Bardem, Best screenplay after a story and Best director.
09. Iron Man
Surely even people who are passionate about comic book adaptations can say that the movie Iron Man with Robert Downey Jr. in the title role, had all the ingredients needed to be considered a good movie. Directed by Jon Favreau, ingenious and funny script written by Jacl Kirby, Larry Lieber and Don Heck and entertaining soundtrack turned Iron Man into a blockbuster. The film was not overlooked by the Academy of Film, which nominated for best editing and best sound effects.
Famous names: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cillian Murphy, Joseph Gordon Levitt, Ellen Page, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hardy, complex and compelling script written by Christopher Nolan and Nolan same original directorial vision are elements that have attracted movie-goers into a world has not been explored so far so good: world of dreams. Nominated for four Oscars, including best film and best screenplay, Inception impressed by originality.
07. Sherlock Holmes
Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law have entered in the skin of two very famous characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle – Sherlock Holmes detective and his devoted friend, Dr. Watson. Launched in 2009, Sherlock Holmes met mixed critical but experienced great success at the box office. A sequel of the movie – Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, also directed by Guy Ritchie.
06. The Departed
Inspired by the life of famous American mobster whitey Bulger (which was found and arrested this year after more than 10 years of hiding), The Departed was a new masterpiece delivered by genius Martin Scorsese. Awarded at categories Best Film, Best Director, Best Film Editing and Best Screenplay written after a material, the film makes a foray into the cruel and violent world of American Mafia, using famous actors like Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson and Mark Wahlberg.
05. The Hurt Locker
2010 Oscar winner for Best Picture illustrates the dangers it faces a team that specializes in defusing bombs, in the war from Iraq. With this film Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman ever awarded the Oscar for best director. Among films that competed included James Cameron’s Avatar.
04. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The movie, in which David Fincher illustrated the story of a man who is born old and getting younger with each passing year, marked a new topic addressing the director known for its very dark thrillers. Even if has received a record number of Oscar nominations (13), the film was one of the major losers, registering only the categories of technical awards (Cinematography, makeup, special effects).
03. The Bucket List
It’s sad that only when you are confronted with death, you start really thinking about the things you’ve wanted to do in life. On this principle works and film The Bucket List, Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman play the roles of two elderly cancer patients.
Issues of racial and social class differences in modern Los Angeles was put under the microscope by director Paul Haggis in drama Crash. Intersection of their depth stories and impressed both moviegoers and Academy members, who served three Oscars for best picture, best editing and best original screenplay.
01. The Blind Side
Surprisingly, moving story in which a Christian family adopt a black teenager, illiterate and overweight, was the film most often rented by the company Netflix. Inspired by true events, The Blind Side brought to Sandra Bullock in 2009 the first Oscar of her career.