It’s an unforgivable sin for anybody who claims to love movies to be unfamiliar with the name “Steven Spielberg.” From the terrifying Jaws (1975) to the remake of the famous musical, West Side Story (2021), the infamous director has been one of the main leading figures of cinema ever since his first feature film, The Sugarland Express (1974).
Spielberg continued to amaze fans all over the world with his “captivating directing” that shows no limit in terms of genre. From thrillers to animations, Spielberg is perhaps the most versatile director out there.
The genre of his film may change all the time, but one thing that does not change is his masterful way of directing. On that note, Maimovie AI has ranked the top 10 “Steven Spielberg” films that best show off his “captivating directing.”
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The following list was based on Maimovie on February 18, 2022, under the “captivating directing” and “Steven Spielberg” keytalks. Check out the Maimovie app or website to discover more movies and shows.
2021, 2h 36m
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
2018, 2h 20m
When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.
1993, 3h 15m
The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
1977, 2h 17m
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.
2005, 2h 44m
During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and execute those responsible for the attack.
1997, 2h 35m
In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in Connecticut, and their release becomes the subject of heated debate. Freed slave Theodore Joadson wants Cinque and the others exonerated and recruits property lawyer Roger Baldwin to help his case. Eventually, John Quincy Adams also becomes an ally.
2002, 2h 21m
A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not only eludes capture, he revels in the pursuit.
2011, 1h 47m
From Academy Award® winning filmmakers, Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson, comes the epic adventures of Tintin. Racing to uncover the secrets of a sunken ship that may hold a vast fortune, but also an ancient curse, Tintin and his loyal dog Snowy embark on an action-packed journey around the world that critics are calling.
2002, 2h 25m
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.
2017, 1h 56m
A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country’s first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.