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Top 10 Best movies of Steven Spielberg

Steven Allan Spielberg was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and few would debate us calling him one of the most influential and succesful directors of the last 5 decades. Being nominated for 7 Best Director Academy Awards, Spielberg's films include Jaws, Jurassic Park, ET, and the Indiana Jones trilogy  among many others. The famous director is known for his great story telling and most of his movies feature a childlike perspective on things.

In honor of his magnificent career behind the lens we present you the ultimate Steven Spielberg top 10. But with such a diverse filmography we can’t stop arguing about how his films compare to eachother. Please help us out!

Which Spielberg movie do you recommend your fellow visitors to watch? One of the aforementioned? The heroic Saving Private Ryan? The energetic Catch Me if You Can? Or maybe the impressive Schindler’s List? Go and vote for your favorites, check out the current top 10 and please and let us know your thoughts in the comments!

You also might want to check out the best movies of some of the other famous directors. Danny BoyleMartin Scorsese and David Fincher are some of them but there is a lot more for you in store!

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  1. Jaws (1975)

    Jaws

    An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.

    Directed by Steven Spielberg
  2. Schindler's List (1993)

    Schindler's List

    Told from the perspective of businessman Oskar Schindler who saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory. Schindler’s List is based on a true story, illustrated in black and white and controversially filmed in many original locations.

    Directed by Steven Spielberg
  3. Saving Private Ryan (1998)

    Saving Private Ryan

    As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.

    Directed by Steven Spielberg
  4. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.

    Directed by Steven Spielberg
  5. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

    Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

    Directed by Steven Spielberg
  6. Minority Report (2002)

    Minority Report

    John Anderton is a top "Precrime" cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge. Can Anderton find a glitch in the system and prove his innocence before it's too late?

    Directed by Steven Spielberg
  7. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must team up with Marcus Brody, Sallah, and Elsa Schneider to follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis from recovering the power of eternal life.

    Directed by Steven Spielberg
  8. Catch Me If You Can (2002)

    Catch Me If You Can

    Frank W. Abagnale Jr. is a cunning con man -- posing as a doctor, lawyer and pilot all before turning 21. He's also a deft forger, and his work attracts the attention of FBI agent Carl Hanratty, who makes it his mission to put Frank behind bars. But Frank not only eludes capture, he revels in the pursuit, even taking time to taunt Carl by phone.

    Directed by Steven Spielberg
  9. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    A science fiction fairytale about an extra-terrestrial who is left behind on Earth and is found by a young boy who befriends him. This heart-warming fantasy from Director Steven Spielberg became one of the most commercially successful films of all time.

    Directed by Steven Spielberg
  10. Empire of the Sun (1987)

    Empire of the Sun

    The story of young English boy who lives with his parents in Shanghai during World War II. After the Pearl Harbor attack, the Japanese occupy the Shanghai International Settlement, and in the following chaos Jim becomes separated from his parents.

    Directed by Steven Spielberg

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