Famous Actors Reveal the Movies You Need to See

With the Oscars looming, The Academy asked some famous faces about their favorite lesser-known films.

Famous Actors Reveal the Movies You Need to See
The Academy

Film history has been charted by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for decades and their awards ceremony, the Oscars, is dedicated to celebrating that history. The best films of 2014 will be in the spotlight on February 22 of this year when the awards take place. But, ahead of the show, The Academy has produced a number a short clips featuring past Oscar winners, nominees, and others in the industry. One of the best is "Movies You Should See," which asks everyone to name their favorite movies you may not have seen yet. Check it out below:

And, just in case you can't process images and sounds into your brain and need to read things, here's the full list:

John Lee Hancock - Lonely Are the Brave
John Krokidas - Heavenly Creatures
Lupita Nyong'o - Dolls
Matthew McConaughey - Hud
Oscar Isaac - An Unfinished Piece for the Player Piano
Jonah Hill - The King of Comedy
David O. Russell - Love & Anarchy, The Seduction of Mimi, Seven Beauties
Jennifer Garner - Mrs. Brown
Mark Wahlberg - Body and Soul, Angels with Dirty Faces
Michael C. Hall - Nuts in May
Alfre Woodard - Intimate Lighting
Albert Berger - Sherlock Jr.
John Ridley - The Rain People
John Cornfield - Gozu
Daniel Radcliffe - A Matter of Life and Death
Rachel Winter - Barefoot in the Park
Ralph Fiennes - Manuscripts Don't Burn
Sean Bobbitt - Delicatessen
Scott Cooper - Time Out
Brian Percival - Girl on the Bridge
June Squibb - The Bride Wore Black

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