What are the best movies in black and white?

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    #1Schindler's List

    Schindler's List

    Schindler's List, a work of Steven Spielberg, is about the story of Oskar Schindler, a German industrialist that puts his life and his family's lives at risk by helping 1,100 Jews survive the extermination camps.

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    Brandon Hudson
    Written on June 5, 2018
    "This movie is a true classic, albeit one that disturbs many people who watch it. The story is one that needs to told. The new blu ray release highlights the black and white filming that adds a feeling of history to the experience. Highly recommended. "
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    #2Casablanca

    Casablanca

    Casablanca is a 1943 American romantic drama film set during World War II in the Vichy-controlled Moroccan city of Casablanca. The film was directed by Michael Curtiz and starred Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.

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    Hao Feng
    Written on June 2, 2018
    "Casablanca is a classic film that has been considered as such for decades. Elements of this film have created ubiquitous references in pop culture, and the performances have stood the test of time. This movie is an statement of art as well as film making."
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    #3Psycho

    Psycho

    Psycho is a mystery thriller film revolving around a secretary who is on the run for embezzling money. It was directed by Alfred Hitchcock and based on the novel by Robert Bloch. This movie stars Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, and Vera Miles.

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    Billy Ross
    Written on June 13, 2018
    "This is the scariest horror movie film ever! All modern horror movie films are nothing compare to this masterpiece. And so far, I believe that no other horror films have ever equaled the thrill that the movie provides. 5 stars aren't even enough to justify the greatness of this film. "
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    #4Dr. Strangelove

    Dr. Strangelove

    Dr. Strangelove is a satire comedy movie directed by Stanley Kubrick. Released in 1964, it starred Peter Sellers and George C. Scott which won a BAFTA award for Best British Film and Best Art Direction. 

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    Carl George
    Written on June 7, 2018
    "This is funny and scary in equal measure. After all, it ends with a nuclear bomb going off. Peter Sellers' multiple performances are all remarkable. The cinematography is stunning. But there are some very good, classic jokes to be found as well. "
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    #5All About Eve

    All About Eve

    All About Eve is an american drama film starring Bette Davis and Anne Baxter. It was written for screen and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. The classic movie was first distributed by 20th Century Fox in October 13, 1950.

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    Sara Contreras
    Written on June 5, 2018
    "I looked through some old movies from the 1950's and found All About Eve. It's black in white. I find the actors are ones of the best to show for that era."
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    #6Embrace Of The Serpent

    Embrace Of The Serpent

    Embrace Of The Serpent is an adventure drama film revolving around the relationship between Karamakate and two scientists who work together to find the Amazon. It was directed by Ciro Guerra which stars Nilbio Torres and Jan Bijvoet.

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    Stephanie Harrison
    Written on June 5, 2018
    "Not typically a fan of black and white movies in this genre, I'll have to admit that Embrace Of The Serpent is a stunning adventure that delves deep into the heart of exploration and scientific drive. I was compelled to review it because it is definitely the best movie in black and white that I've ever seen. The story, rather than the visuals, drove the film."
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    #7The Seventh Seal

    The Seventh Seal

    The Seventh Seal is a 1957 fantasy drama movie flick revolving around a man who seeks answers about life, death and the existence of God. It was directed by Ingmar Bergman which stars Max von Sydow, Gunnar Björnstrand, and Bengt Ekerot.

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    Wayne Robinson
    Written on June 6, 2018
    "I recently watched the black and white movie "The Seventh Seal", and I really liked it. In the movie the protagonist is looking for answers about the meaning of life and the existence of God, and it will make you think about it.. Nice movie, even if a little too slow."
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    #8To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

    To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

    To Kill a Mockingbird is a 1962 crime-drama film about a lawyer who defends a black man against a rape charge. It was based on the novel by Harper Lee. The movie was directed by Robert Mulligan which stars Gregory Peck and John Megna.

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    Lori Salazar
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "It stays true to the story. I don't like it much."
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    #9The Godfather

    The Godfather

    The Godfather tells the intimate story of the Corleone family at the core of the Italian-American in the 40s. It was directed by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the novel of Mario Puzo which won three Oscar awards and seven nominations. 

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    Roberto Gómez
    Written on June 5, 2018
    "I am a huge movie buff. I love watching things that get me going as far as excitement. The Godfather was a great tale of the Italian mob. The movie traces its roots all the way back to Sicility with the Corleone family."
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    #10Metropolis

    Metropolis

    Metropolis is a 1927 German science fiction motion picture directed by Fritz Lang. It was set in a futuristic city in the year 2026 where the human race is divided between mistreated workers and the rich people who enjoys a lavish living.

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    Michael Robinson
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "I love old films, but never had heard of this one until recently. It's a really fascinating look at early sci-fi and how filmmakers envisioned the future."

Summary

Best What are the best movies in black and white
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Schindler's ListMovies 17 Paid
2CasablancaMovies 13 Paid
3PsychoMovies 12 Paid
4Dr. StrangeloveMovies 10 Paid
5All About EveMovies 10 Paid
6Embrace Of The SerpentMovies 8 Paid
7The Seventh SealMovies 6 Paid
8To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)Movies 6 Paid
9The GodfatherMovies 2 Paid
10MetropolisMovies 2 Paid
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