While some movies just walk past us and fade away from our memories in a fraction of a day, others occupy a special place in our hearts and continue to linger on in our minds even after decades of their release.
Here are some of those awesome Hollywood movies that have not lost their magic despite celebrating 15 years of their journey.
This amazing animated movie revolving around an ogre and his donkey friend spawned three sequels. The movie proved that animation isn’t just for kids.
2. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ is another of those awesome Hollywood movies that became an instant hit with all the age groups. It’s been fifteen long years since it first hit the screen and it still manages to keep us glued to our sofas whenever aired on television.
3. Ocean’s Eleven
What else would you expect of a movie that features the top of the tops? Ace actors like Brad Pitt, George Clooney, and Matt Damon besides others gave their 100 percent to the movie and as expected, it turned out as a blockbuster. This heist comedy already had two sequels and a third one is on its way featuring Sandra Bullock in the lead.
4. Legally Blonde
One of the most beautiful movies ever, ‘Legally Blonde’ featured Reese Witherspoon in the lead role. Her portrayal of Elle Woods was highly appreciated and the plot indeed was loved by one and all.
5. The Fast and the Furious
One of the most successful and awesome Hollywood movie series ever, ‘Fast and Furious’ was all about heists and street racing. Though the legendary Paul Walker is no more with us, the franchise will still release more sequels. The first of the series ‘The Fast and the Furious’ was released in 2001.
6. A.I. Artificial Intelligence
This science fiction movie about a young android who wishes to become a human and be loved by all was released in 2001. Directed by Steven Spielberg, the movie wsas an adaptation of the short story ‘Super-Toys Last All Summer Long’.
7. Training Day
This crime thriller saw Denzil Washington as a corrupt narcotics officer – a performance that fetched him his second Oscar. ‘Training Day’ was another of those smashing hits that are still fresh in our memories.
Another of those awesome Hollywood movies that have just turned fifteen, ‘Memento’ had a unique concept of a man who suffers from anterograde amnesia where he is unable to create new memories but he simultaneously is on the look out for his wife’s murderer. Widely acclaimed for its concept and plot, the movie was a superhit.
9. Bridget Jone’s Diary
The story of a single woman looking for love was what ‘Bridget Jone’s Diary’ was all about. With Renee Zellweger as the protagonist, the movie did very well at the box office and was followed by another sequel. A third sequel ‘Bridget Jone’s Baby’ will be hitting the theatres on September 16.
10. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
One of the most successful fantasy-film franchise ever, this movie received a lot of critical acclaim and had 13 Oscar nominations. Can’t believe it’s been fifteen years already!