11. The Shawshank Redemption (1994): This movie talks about the life of a man who is wrongfully accused of murdering his promiscuous wife, how he starts making connections in prison, friendships, how he bonds and mingles with superiors and other prisoners, and how he eventually escapes.
This movie features Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, and some others.
12. The Green Mile (1999): It talks about a giant black prisoner charged of murder and waiting for his executions, yet sometimes looks and prejudices can be deceiving, for this man turns out to have a very special gift which puts everyone who surrounds him in a moral and ethical dilemma.
This movie features Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, and some others.
13. Changeling (2008): this movie talks about a mother whose son gets kidnapped, and allegedly found, yet she is not convinced that the kid they found is her own. As a result to her restlessness, she gets admitted in a mental health facility that keeps patients drugged, electrifies them, and humiliates them in every possible way.
This movie features Angelina Jolie, Colm Feore, and some others.
14. Seabiscuit (2003): A story of a racehorse and the friendships and interaction with people that surround it, as well as how the horse affected those lives, especially during tough historical times.
This movie features Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, and others.
15. The Quiet American: A young doctor meets a married English reporter in Vietnam, and they both fall in love with the same beautiful Vietnamese woman during wartime.
The movie features Michal Caine, Branden Fraser, and some others.
16. Never Let Me Go (2010): The interaction and involvement of three friends in a boarding school lead the life of clones who were created to donated their organs to people and sacrifice themselves.
This move features Carrie Mulligan, Keira Knightley, Andrew Garfield, and some others
17. Finding Forrester (2000): A young gifted boy with great potentials but unhelpful and unfortunate surroundings accidentally breaks into the apartment of the man who will become his mentor as they will both change each other and push each other's limits.
This movie features Sean Connery, Rob Brown, and some others.
18. I Am Sam (2001): A mentally retarded father tries to fight for full custody of his 7-8 years old daughter, and this is how he meets his lawyer whose life will drastically change due to this meeting.
This movie features Sean Pinn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning, and some others.
19. Monster (2003): A prostitute who meets a girl at a bar, and they fall in love. The prostitute tries to find better work to do, but she doesn't, and her girlfriend is demanding. Therefore, the former prostitute starts meeting men and killing them for their money.
This movie features Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, and some others.
20. Instinct (1999): An anthroplogist who has spent most of his life among animals is accused of murder, but he refuses to interact with anyone, and he acts more like an animal himself. A psychiatrist is now the only means to help him, and that is only if he manages to get through to him.
This movie features Anthony Hopkins, Cuba Gooding Jr., and some others.
to be continued...