People watch a film for many reasons, maybe because of its plot, its cast, or its production. But sometimes it's just a simple, but undefinable, quality of visual satisfaction. From the color to the concept of the characters, they are all combined and aesthetically made to amuse the audience. The director and the production team must have tried their best to bring the most breathtaking scene into the film. Here, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite beautiful movies that we guarantee you won't regret watching.
#1. Coco (2017)
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Coco (2017) is an American computer-animated fantasy film produced by Pixar and Walt Disney. The concept of Coco is stemmed from the Mexico holiday Day of the Dead. The film follows a 12-year-old boy named Miguel who is transported to the Land of the Dead and then seeks the help of his great-grandfather to return home.
#2. Life of Pi (2012)
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Life of Pi (2012) is an adventure-drama film directed and produced by Ang Lee. It’s about two survivors of a shipwreck, a sixteen-year-old boy named Pi and a ferocious tiger named Richard Parker. They are on a lifeboat stranded in the Pacific Ocean for 227 days. Life of Pi became a commercial success when it earned over $609 million worldwide.
#3. La La Land (2016)
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La La Land is a 2016 American romantic musical comedy-drama film written by Demien Chazelle. Its story revolves around a struggling jazz pianist and an aspiring actress who meet and fall in love whilst pursuing their dreams in Los Angeles. The film's title is a reference to both a nickname for the city of Los Angeles as well as a metaphor for a state of being out of touch with reality.
#4. Alexandro Jodorowsky's The Holy Mountain (1973)
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The Holy Mountain (1973) is a Mexican surreal-fantasy film directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky. It focuses on a powerful alchemist, who leads seven materialistic figures to the Holy Mountain, where they hope to achieve enlightenment. It was shown at various international film festivals in 1973, including Cannes.
#5. Drive (2011)
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Drive (2011) is an American action drama film directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. The film revolves around an unnamed Hollywood stunt driver who moonlights as a getaway driver. He is gradually interested in his neighbor, Irene, and her young son, Benicio while Irene’s husband is in prison. After that, Irene’s husband is released from prison, the two men participate in a million-dollar heist that endangers the lives of everyone involved.
#6. John Wick (2014)
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John Wick (2014) is a famous American action thriller film directed by Chad Stahelski. The plot revolves around a former assassin John Wick and his attempt to hunt down the men who broke into his home and killed his puppy, which was the last present from his recently dead wife. The film gained positive reviews from critics and is labeled as one of the best action films of 2014.
#7. House of Flying Daggers (2004)
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House of Flying Dagger is a Chinese romance film directed by Zhang Yimou. It’s about a love story in martial arts. It was chosen as China’s entry for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film for the year 2004.
#8. Knives Out (2019)
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Knives Out (2019) is a mystery film directed by Rian Johnson. It focuses on the journey of a master detective investigating the death of a patriarch of a wealthy family. The film received many positive feedbacks for its screenplay, direction, and acting. It grossed $311.4 million worldwide against a $40 million budget.
#9. Melancholia (2011)
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Melancholia is a 2011 drama art film directed by Lars von Trier. It revolves around two sisters, one of whom marries just before one planet collides with the Earth. The film received much critical acclaim.
#10. The Secret Garden (1993)
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The Secret Garden is a 1993 fantasy drama film directed by Agnieszka Holland. It tells a story of two children who overcame fate to walk on their own, a story about people learning to love, to be loved, and to be happy. The film was included in the list of “50 films you should see by the age of 14.”
#11. Encanto (2021)
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Encanto is a Disney film about a multigenerational Colombian family receiving magical gifts from a miracle that helps them serve people in their rural community called the Encanto. When Miracle knows that her family is losing their magic, she tries to find out what is happening and save her family. The film gains wide recognition for its characterization, music, animation, voice acting, and emotional depth.
#12. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007) is an American epic revisionist Western film directed by Andrew Dominik. It’s adapted from Ron Hansen’s 1983 novel of the same title. The film revolves around the relationship between Jesse James and Robert Ford, emphasizing the events that lead up to the killing. Despite being a box-office bomb, the film received positive reviews from critics.
#13. Anna Karenina (2012)
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Anna Karenina (2012) is a historical romantic drama film directed by Joe Wright. It’s about the tragedy of Russian aristocrat Anna Karenina, wife of senior statesman Alexei Karenin and her affair with the affluent cavalry officer Count Vronsky. The film received positive feedback for its cast and special effects.
#14. Emma (2020)
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Emm is a period romantic film directed by Autumn de Wilde. The film revolves around a wealthy and elegant young woman living with her father in England who amuses herself with matchmaking. It received many positive reviews for its performance and production design.
#15. Tangled (2010)
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Tangled is loved by many children around the world. It’s the story of Rapunzel, a lost and young princess with very long blonde hair who wants to leave her secluded tower. She then met a man and accepted his help to take her out into the world that she has never seen.