Classics Revisited: Ridley Scott's 6 Best Films

Love a good movie? We have collected the TOP 6 most popular films directed by Ridley Scott!

Top 6 most popular films of the famous director Ridley Scott

If we are talking about popular films that are relevant for viewing at all times, then we cannot fail to mention the work of Ridley Scott. We have already talked about how the director came to success - it remains to independently evaluate the paintings of the cinematic genius. Each film gives the viewer an incredible emotional return, and its ideas make you think even today.

Ridley Scott on set
Ridley Scott on set

Ridley Scott makes the viewer empathize with the heroes of his paintings, with his head plunging to events on the screen. Even despite the age of the films, they are able to give incredible pleasure to everyone - from children to adults. Enjoy watching!

"Gladiator" (2000)

Winning five Academy Awards, Ridley Scott's historical film immerses viewers in the events of the Roman Empire in the 2nd century AD. Emperor at the time Marcus Aurelius decides to make the military leader Maximus his heir in the hope that he, as an honest man, will give the government to the people and the Senate.

Of course, the emperor's son Commodus is furious at this news. The young man decides kill father and the warlord's family, he is ready to do anything to destroy Maximus. But to defeat the greatest warrior is not an easy task. Maximus returns to Rome in the form of a gladiator slave.

"Alien" (1979)

Another famous picture of Ridley Scott, which struck the hearts of all fantasy lovers. This film made a splash in the world of cinema and still serves as a exemplary to emulate many authors.

The action of the picture takes place in the distant future. A cargo spacecraft is returning to Earth. En route to their home planet, the ship's passengers intercept a signal from planet unknown to them. According to the charter, the crew is obliged to get to the source of the signal and investigate it. Landing on the planet, the astronauts find themselves surrounded by unknown objects that look like huge cocoons. The negligence of one member of the team leads to terrible consequences ...

"Gangster" (2007)

Ridley Scott's iconic Gangster is a thrilling crime drama that won three Golden Globes and two Oscars. The film does not “let go” of the viewer for a second, maintaining his interest with each scene. The protagonist of the picture is an accomplice of Frank Lucas, the crime boss of America at that time. Frank Lucas worked as a personal driver for an important figure in the criminal world. After the death of his boss, he decides not to leave the dirty business and create his own heroin gang. He delivers drugs straight from the epicenter of the Vietnam War - Southeast Asia.

His business is going uphill, as he competently competes in the criminal market, offering a lower price for his goods. Frank is basking in the glory and success until he is pursued by the New York Police Officer Richie Roberts... An interesting film with great actors in the lead roles - Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe.

"Hannibal" (2001)

This film is a continuation of the greatest picture "The Silence of the Lambs", which became a classic among thrillers, but at the same time remains relevant to this day. According to the plot, 10 years have passed since the previous part. The most famous in the world cannibal maniac escaped from prison in order to continue what he started. After that, Hannibal Lecter reappeared.

He writes a letter to the already experienced FBI employee Clarissa Starling, wanting to once again arrange an intellectual duel, because since then he has not had a more worthy opponent. At the same time, the plot introduces us to Mason Verger, who became another victim of the mad doctor, but he managed to survive. He has some information about the whereabouts of the cannibal and he offers to share it in exchange for help in capturing the criminal. After that, information comes from the Italian police that Lector was seen in the Florence area.

Blade Runner (1982)

The credits at the beginning of the film tell that the events of this story originate in the future, where humanity has learned to artificially create people for its own needs. The main character is retired Detective Rick Deckard, which deals with the elimination of replicants that cease to function correctly. The hero receives a new task to neutralize artificial people. As partners, he also receives Gafa. Difficulties for law enforcement officers arose due to the fact that it is difficult to recognize criminals.

Deckard learns that a replicant maker has invented a new model that is programmed with human emotions and memories. It is this model that turns out to be heroine RachelThe to which Deckard binds.

The hero successfully neutralizes the rebels, and in the meantime, the criminals remaining at large seek to understand how much they have left to live.

"The Martian" (2015)

The film won two Golden Globe Awards for Best Picture and Best Actor for Matt Damon. The work begins with the fact that the participants of the Ares-3 mission have to leave mars due to sandstorm. One of the participants is recognized as lost due to weather conditions, so the crew leaves the planet without him. When the storm ends, Mark Watney realizes that he was left all alone on a deserted planet. Supplies are left for 6 people for 1 month, and the next Ares-4 mission should take place only in three years.

The hero begins to grow potatoes on Mars, along the way getting a source of water. At this time, people on Earth begin to guess that the main character is not dead. Watney is looking for ways to contact the earth and finds Pathfinderwhich can be used as a transmitter. After establishing a connection, NASA begins to come up with a plan to save the hero, but comes to the conclusion that it will take a lot of time.


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