10 Modern American Classics for Learning English with Movies

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Do you like movies?

Who doesn’t, right?

Well, here’s a hack for you. (A “hack” is a “trick” or “shortcut”).

How about learning English with movies and films?

By Victoria and Alan. REAL FULL ARTICLE HERE!!!

Tips to Learn English Through Movies and Films

  • Choose movies you already know.
  • Use subtitles.
  • Start small.
  • Break it up.
  • Listen and repeat. 
  • Watch movies you enjoy.
  • Focus on movies from one country. 
  • Watch them with friends.
  • Keep a movie journal.
  • The easiest and most effective ay: FluentU

10 Modern American Classics for Learning English with Movies

1. “The Social Network” (2010

Favorite quote: “I invented Facebook!”


2. “The Hangover” (2009)

Favorite quote: “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.”


3. “The Hunger Games” (2012)

Favorite quote: “Here’s some advice, stay alive!”


4. “Toy Story” (1995)

Favorite quote: “Woody to Buzz Lightyear: This town ain’t big enough for the two of us.”


5. “Cast Away” (2000)

Favorite quote: Chuck (Hanks) to Wilson (the ball): “Don’t worry Wilson. I’ll do the paddling. You just hang on.”


6. “(500) Days of Summer” (2009)

Favorite quote: Tom: “Either she’s an evil, emotionless miserable human being, or…she’s a robot.”


7. “Twilight” (2008)

Favorite quotes: Edward to Bella: “You’re my life now.”


8. “The Break-up” (2006)

Favorite quote: Gary to Brooke: “Is that how you want to play it Brooke? Because I can play it like that. I can play it like Lionel Richie, all night long.”


10. Forrest Gump (1994)

Favorite quote: Forrest Gump to a stranger at the bus stop: “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get.”

These are just a few of many great movies to watch to help you learn English. So, now you don’t need an excuse to watch a movie or two – you want to perfect your English even more! Get comfortable, make some popcorn and begin a movie marathon to learn real life English. And if you liked this post, you might also like our post about learning English through songs and music!