Movies make us laugh and cry, dream sweet dreams and frightening nightmares, and yet we love them. Binge-watching is the trend. Every movie offers us some value. The art and idea for every movie are distinct. With the pandemic, theatres are not a safe choice, but we can watch our favorite movies from the comfort of our homes. Add these much-loved movies to your weekend list!

Movies to refresh the weekend List!

1. Parasite

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 Winning the Academy Award for Best Picture, Parasite is a South Korean movie directed by Bong Joon-ho. The director has described this movie as a comedy without clowns, tragedy without villains. Parasite indeed is a very creative and suspenseful movie. While watching a movie, one can often predict what will happen next, but not when it comes to this movie.

The movie is based on a poor but smart family. The members fake their lives and jobs by pretending to be unrelated and entering into a rich and wealthy family and enjoying their wealth when the wealthy go out for a family trip. The movie mainly talks about class discrimination and how the poor are treated differently from the rich.

2. Murder Mystery

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Murder Mystery is a movie directed by Kylie Newacheck. It is a hysterical movie that will make you laugh your lungs out. A couple celebrating their 15th anniversary finally go on their long-awaited trip to Europe to enjoy their delayed honeymoon. While traveling, they come across a man who invites them to his family yacht. The couple is all excited and ready for an exciting trip, but they end up getting framed for a murder they did not commit, to their surprise. Watch the movie to know how the couple gets themselves out of such a trap and how they prove themselves right.

3. Knives Out

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Directed by Rian Johnson, Knives Out is a suspense thriller investigating a successful mystery writer’s mysterious death. At first, it looked like a case of suicide, considering the knife in the writer’s hand. But many secrets unfolded at the arrival of a detective. During his last few moments, the housekeeper finds the writer lying down on the ground and does not know how to save him. She feels that she unintentionally gave him the wrong dozes, which lead him to such a state.

The writer was always fond of the housekeeper, so he asked her to follow his directions to get caught by the cops. The movie is all about twists and turns and plenty of suspense. You need to watch this movie if you’re something of a detective yourself to unfold the truth.

4. Jojo Rabbit

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Jojo Rabbit is a funny movie directed by Taika Waititi, which will leave you in tears. This movie mainly talks about the Nazis and their treatment of Jews. Jojo Betzer, a young German boy, is amazed by the ideas of Nazism and wants to be a part of it with his imaginary friend Adolf Hitler helping him on his journey. Jojo finds out that his mother is secretly hiding a Jewish girl in their attic. What do you think Jojo will do? Hand the girl over or let her stay?

5. Crazy Rich Asians

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Directed by Jon M. Chu, Crazy Rich Asians, based on the novel of the same title written by Kevin Kwan, is a romantic, funny, touching, and heartwarming movie. Rachael, a professor, is in love with a man of her dreams named Nick and is ready to meet his family. She later discovers that he belongs to the wealthiest family in Singapore. The movie makes you experience all the feelings at once. Rachel feels the fear of not being accepted by their family, faces the dislike from her mother-in-law and feels suffocated by the wealthy’s mean and vile ways. Is Nick worth the effort?

Watching movies is a great pastime. It brings out creativity and values. Everyone has a different taste when it comes to movies. Add these movies to your favorite or must-watch list. Put down your phone, grab a cup of coffee, sit in your cozy bed, and put all these movies on autoplay. Let the fun begin!

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