Top Ten Favourite Movies We Don’t Gush About Enough

Posted November 15, 2016 by Ely in Top Ten Tuesday / 8 Comments


This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is all about movies. We thought rather than going for the usual favourites list, we’d talk about some that we don’t fangirl about as often as others.



I mentioned this once on Twitter, I think, but I was a huge fan of the new remake of Ghostbusters. I was late to jump on the bandwagon, but I absolutely loved it. I’ve loved Melissa McCarthy since Gilmore Girls, and now I’m suddenly a huge fan of Kate McKinnon too. I want to talk about this a little more in the coming weeks, so I hope you’re all excited for that.

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The Man From U.N.C.L.E

I feel like this movie was made for me. I love Cold War spy stories and Armie Hammer. I’m also very interested in German history, especially East Berlin so I was kind of sad we didn’t get to see more about that. Anyway, this movie makes me laugh every time and I’ve seen it more times than I can count now.

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Pride and Prejudice

Apparently, this is the least favourite version for most people, but I love this P&P. It’s aesthetically stunning, and I personally think it does a good job of telling the story. This might be an unpopular opinion too, but I quite like Keira Knightley as an actress.

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Bridget Jones

A classic, if you ask me. I adore Colin Firth, and I have ever since I was about 6 or 7 when I saw this for the first time. I thought it was hilarious back then, even if I didn’t understand anything that was happening. It’s one of those pick me up movies for me. I haven’t seen the newest one yet, but I will asap.

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The Holiday

This is another pick me up movie. This one always makes me ridiculously happy, which is a little strange because I’m not a Christmasy person. It’s just a really fun movie, and it makes me smile every time.

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Pretty In Pink

If you loved Breakfast Club and you haven’t seen Pretty in Pink do yourself a favour and get on it. Starring Molly Ringwald as the lead actress this is an iconic movie of the time. I love the aesthetics of this movie, it is one of the original teen movies and it definitely left an imprint on me when I was a teen. Also James Spader back in the day was a babe!


Django Unchained

I am a huuuuuge Quentin Tarantino fan and this movie is probably my favourite of his. Following a black slave  named Django that get’s bought and set free and his journey to find and free his wife. I love the soundtrack and the acting and just plain everything about this movie!


28 days later

This is probably one of my absolute favouritest films ever. I used to have a massive obsession with all things zombie a few years back. I went looking for anything zombie related I could fined and this is one of my favourites. So this movie follows a virus that infects people and turns them into the ‘infected’, they differ from zombies in that they are fast and fuelled by rage which I think brings a whole new scary element to it. I also recommend 28 weeks later the sequel movie.


Sixteen Candles

I could not recommend Pretty in Pink and leave out Sixteen Candles I simply couldn’t. Another movie around the same time period starring Molly Ringwald as the lead, this one follows a girl who’s 16th birthday is fogotten by everyone she cares about. This movie is funny and again I love the aesthetics and these kinds of teen movies. They honestly don’t make them the same anymore ( wow I sound old)


Shaun of the Dead

One of my favourite comedy movies and another outcome of my zombie obsession. This follows our main character Shaun on a typical day, he has been dumped by his girlfriend and q zombie outbreak errupts. Fun times. This is hilarious and I have seen it so many times and never ever get sick of it.





I don’t know about you but this post really got us wanting to re-watch some of our old favourite movies. There is something so lovely and nostalgic about watching a movie you know you will love.

Anyway guys, I hope you like our list as always let us know what you think in the comments.


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8 responses to “Top Ten Favourite Movies We Don’t Gush About Enough

  1. I’ve never watched Shaun of the Dead. I feel like I’m missing out. I do love Pride and Prejudice, Bridget Jones’ Diary, and Pretty in Pink though, and Armie Hammer was PERFECTION in Man from U.N.C.L.E.!

  2. I love the movie version of Pride and Prejudice! The last scene between Matthew Macfadyen and Keira Knightley makes me swoon a little every time <3

  3. I adore The Holiday too. It makes me smile every time I watch it. And I love Pride & Prejudice too (and I actually think Keira Knightley did an amazing job portraying Lizzie). Sixteen Candles! Such a cute movie too.

    Great list! 😀

  4. I LOVE the new Ghostbusters – and anyone who unfairly criticises it will be banned from my smiles (and you all love my smiles, right?!)

    Sorry, much coffee this morning 😉

  5. I SO so need to watch the Man from U.N.C.L.E. but my sister has taken it back to England with her. This is what happens when it comes to having siblings who no longer with you. I have seen Django Unchained but it just wasn’t one for me >.>