There are some films you can watch again and again that leave you mesmerised every time and then there are some that are only granted one viewing, but will stay with you for life. Whether it’s a particular scene, soundtrack or piece of dialogue, certain movies get us RIGHT in the feels. Here are just a few examples of some absolute classics.
Girls, that box. It’s been widely reported that many film go’ers were utterly convinced they saw the contents of that box. They didn’t. At no point, did we see what was in there and yet we’re totally haunted by it. Can you hear that fly too?
The Shawshank Redemption
When Andy Dufresne climbs out of that sewage chute into what looks like the most frightening weather known to man; we can feel the river torrents against our legs, we can feel the battering rain against our faces, and hell, we’re going to say it, we can FEEL the freedom in our hearts!
The sights, sounds and smells of 1960’s Hell’s Kitchen were achingly vivid in this 1996 drama starring Brad Pitt and Kevin Bacon. The journey we went on with those boys, the memory of their haunted faces and the final reunion where Walk Like a Man never sounded as joyous makes this film one that will resonate time and again.
Good Will Hunting
When Robin William’s character explains to Will what it means to be in love, we sat back and took stock as well. There’s nothing else to say. Robin said it all.
The Wind that Shakes the Barley.
When the young, distraught Damian, played by Cillian Murphy, is writing that love letter in his tiny prison cell, we think our hearts broke a little and never properly mended.