Top 10 Movies to Show Off your Home Theatre
We can all watch a movie on our TV’s or mobile devices, but not everybody has the opportunity to escape reality and immerse themselves in their favourite movie in their own private home theatre or media room.
If you are keen to have your own home theatre setup, then check out this list of some of our top 10 best movies to enjoy in the perfect home theatre set up!
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SCI-FI / ADVENTURE
IMDb – 8.1 / 10
In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, Max (Tom Hardy), a drifter and survivor, unwillingly joins Imperator Furiosa(Charlize Theron), a rebel warrior, in a quest to overthrow a tyrant who controls the land’s water supply. Fortified in the massive, armoured truck the War Rig, they try to outrun the ruthless warlord and his henchmen in a deadly high-speed chase through the Wasteland.
IMDb – 6.8 / 10
Sam (Garrett Hedlund), the son of famous video-game developer Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges), has been haunted for a long time by his father’s mysterious disappearance.
A strange signal draws Sam to Flynn’s Arcade, and he is pulled into the same cyberworld in which his father, its creator, has been trapped for 20 years. With fearless warrior Quorra (Olivia Wilde), Kevin and Sam seek to escape from a universe that, while magnificent, is far more advanced and dangerous than Kevin had ever imagined.
IMDb – 8.6 / 10
In Earth’s future, a global crop blight and second Dust Bowl are slowly rendering the planet uninhabitable. Professor Brand (Michael Caine), a brilliant NASA physicist, is working on plans to save mankind by transporting Earth’s population to a new home via a wormhole. But first, Brand must send former NASA pilot Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) and a team of researchers through the wormhole and across the galaxy to find out which of three planets could be mankind’s new home.
IMDb – 6.9 / 10
Long ago, legions of monstrous creatures called Kaiju arose from the sea, bringing with them all-consuming war. To fight the Kaiju, mankind developed giant robots called Jaegers, designed to be piloted by two humans locked together in a neural bridge. However, even the Jaegers are not enough to defeat the Kaiju, and humanity is on the verge of defeat. Mankind’s last hope now lies with a washed-up ex-pilot (Charlie Hunnam), an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi) and an old, obsolete Jaeger.
IMDb – 7.8 / 10
On the lush alien world of Pandora live the Na’vi, beings who appear primitive but are highly evolved. Because the planet’s environment is poisonous, human/Na’vi hybrids, called Avatars, must link to human minds to allow for free movement on Pandora. Jake Sully (Sam Worthington), a paralyzed former Marine, becomes mobile again through one such Avatar and falls in love with a Na’vi woman (Zoe Saldana). As a bond with her grows, he is drawn into a battle for the survival of her world.
ACTION / THRILLER
IMDb – 9.0 / 10
When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham City, Batman must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.
WAR / THRILLER / DRAMA
IMDb – 7.9 / 10
In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated from the beach using every serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be found. At the end of this heroic World War II mission, 330,000 French, British, Belgian and Dutch soldiers were safely evacuated.
IMDb – 8.1 / 10
The true story of Pfc. Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield), who won the Congressional Medal of Honour despite refusing to bear arms during WWII on religious grounds. Doss was drafted and ostracized by fellow soldiers for his pacifist stance but went on to earn respect and adoration for his bravery, selflessness and compassion after he risked his life — without firing a shot — to save 75 men in the Battle of Okinawa.
FAMILY / ACTION / SPORTS
IMDb – 8.1 / 10
American car designer Carroll Shelby and fearless British race car driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary vehicle for the Ford Motor Co. Together, they plan to compete against the race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.
ANIMATION / COMEDY / ADVENTURE
IMDb – 8.4 / 10