Often regarded as the highest number of Oscars owned by any film director, Steven Spielberg is undoubtedly one of the pioneers of Hollywood and the creators of Summer classics. He is the brilliant director behind one of the best movies Hollywood has the pleasure of witnessing, alongside being one of the most versatile directors. That being said, here are his 7 top, best-selling blockbuster hits that told stories on screen for years to come.
1. ET The Extra Terrestrial (1982) IMDB Rating: 7.8
Watch it on Netflix The movie follows young troubled Elliot as he befriends a gentle alien the government is on a lookout for, and while keeping the alien hidden, Elliot and his siblings become very close to the alien.
2. Jaws (1975)
IMDB Rating: 8.0
Watch it on Netflix After a killer shark begins to wreck Havok on a peaceful beach, four men have to take up the action to put the beast to rest.
3. Schindler’s List (1993)
IMDB Rating: 8.9
Watch it on Netflix Set in Nazi Germany Era in Poland during the World War, the movie follows a businessman and his inner turmoil upon seeing the conditions of Jews under the reign of Hitler.
4. Catch Me If You Can (2002)
IMDB Rating: 8.1
Watch it on Amazon Prime / Netflix Frank at a young age has managed to throw on every major mask possible and gets hunted down by a Police Officer hell-bent on taking the con man down.
5. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
IMDB Rating: 8.6
Watch it on Amazon Prime / Netflix
Set in real-time incidents, a group of US soldiers go behind enemy borders to rescue a soldier who’s been left alone after the death of all his groupmates.
6. The Terminal (2004)
IMDB Rating: 7.4
Watch it on Netflix While a war rages in his home country, Victor’s identity comes into a crisis which leads him to being detained at the airport, where he forms new friendships and creates unforgettable memories.
7. Jurassic Park (1993)
IMDB Rating: 8.1
Watch it on Amazon Prime When an experiment allows a scientist to create dinosaurs over a fully grown island, what will happen when things suddenly stop going according to plan?
8. War Horse (2011)
IMDB Rating: 7.2
Watch it on Netflix Albert sells himself off to the military to follow after his beloved horse after it was sold to the cavalry. In the end, he finds himself fighting upon the borders in a war no one imagined to get this bad.
9. Minority Report (2002)
IMDB Rating: 7.6
Watch it on Netflix
Set in a dystopian future, Minority Report deals with how a futuristic police task officer gets roped into being a suspect behind a murder he commits in the future.
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Anushka Chandra, Content Writer, Skyshot Media