Love stories, dramas, police and action. The list of categories when it comes to movies is huge and so is the list of renowned actors who work in them. Even if it is difficult today to find a film with a repertoire full of characters, there are still hidden nuggets that have famous actors in front of the camera.
While many studios try to get three or four celebrities together to give their productions a quality leap, many others can boast of having brought together Matthew McConaughey and Sandra Bullock Oh Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson in the same manufacture. Here is a list of some films whose castings would make the envy of any filmmaker today.
Based on John Grisham’s 1989 novel of the same name, this legal drama wins all the accolades (and not just because of the personalities who worked on it). The film tells a harsh story while criticizing American society at the time. In a city marked by racism, Carl Lee Haley (Samuel L. Jackson) murders the rapists of her ten-year-old daughter and he goes to jail. As racist groups resurface in secret and try to intimidate those who want to defend him, a young lawyer and his assistant they will face each to intercede for him in judgment.
Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Oliver Platt, Charles Dutton, Donald Sutherland, Kiefer Sutherland, Tonea Stewart, Ashley Judd, Chris Cooper and Kevin Spacey bring to life a movie that cost $40 million and grossed more than $152 million, according to data provided by IMDb.
A literary classic adapted by Greta Gerwig in the cinema and played by a cast that gave a lot to say. The film follows the story of the March sisters, four young people who choose to live their lives very differently and pursue their dreams. Love and heartbreak, tragedy, family unity and bonds tested throughout the film’s 135 minutes.
Already the name of the director portends success but if the list of actresses is reviewed, the rod continues to rise. Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, Laura Dern, Timothée Chalamet, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, James Norton, Meryl Streep and Chris Cooper These are the stars who managed to turn a $40 million budget into a $216 million fundraiser.
Martin Scorsese has an enviable filmography and in each of his films there are stars of international renown – just see his most recent premiere, Irishman, to prove it. Corn Freedmen It is characterized by having brought together a great cast in one of the best moments of the actors. The story is faithful to the interests of the director: beginnings, rise, apogee and fall of the mafia told in the first person by one of the protagonists.
Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco and mike starr are some of the great names of the time who were part of the to throw of the movie. His shooting had a budget of 25 million US dollars and brought in almost double: 46 million US dollars.
The film chronicles the lives of eight completely different couples who face different situations in their love lives during the busy Christmas month in London, UK. And, in order to accurately embody what director Richard Curtis wanted to tell, We needed a cast of the highest level.
For the development of this film, the presence of Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Bill Nighy, Gregor Fisher, Colin Firth, Emma Thompson, Martin Freeman, Jeike Makatsch, Joanna Page, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Andrew Lincoln, Alan Rickman, Rowan Atkinson, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, and Keira Knightley. The BAFTA-winning story cost $40 million and grossed $245 million.
After a writer meets the owner of a former luxury hotel, he convinces him to tell her about his experience and the rest is history. The film tells the anecdotes, memories and experiences of the man and, how could it be otherwise, each character is played by a prominent actor.
Ralph Fiennes, Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric, Adrien Brody, Willem DafoeJeff Goldblum, Harvey Keitel, Jude Law, Bill Murray, Edward Norton, Saoirse Ronan, Jason Schwartzman, Léa Seydoux, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson, Owen Wilson and Tony Revolori make it a great historical film. As if that weren’t enough, the movie only cost $25 million and grossed nearly $173 million.
One of the classics of Quentin Tarantino and one of the highest rated films in cinematic history. Throughout the film, the stories of two gangsters can be seen, a boxer, a gangster’s wife, and two robbers whose actions alter the historical course of the other characters. Stories that take place in parallel but which, at some point, intersect and generate twists very acclaimed by the public.
Action, emotion, an impeccable soundtrack and, how could it be otherwise, an excellent cast: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, Tim Roth, Amanda Plummer, Frank Whaley, Eric Sloltz and Rhames wine. The movie, on the other hand, far exceeded expectations: it cost $8 million and has grossed over $213 million to date.
With an idea similar to that of Love Actually, Valentine’s Day Stories tells the story of several couples and singles in the city of Los Angeles on Valentine’s Day. Although the film was not as acclaimed upon release, over time became one of the genre’s most beloved fan-favorite romance tapes.
As for the cast, it is full of very versatile characters. Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Alba, Kathy Bates, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, Eric Dane, Patrick Dempsey, Hector Elizondo, Jennifer Garner, Topher Grace, Carter Jenkins, Ashton Kutcher, Queen Latifah, Taylor Lautner and Shirley McLaine were some of them. The film cost $52 million and grossed $216 million.