With five decades-long careers, Steven Speilberg is one of the most iconic directors of all time. His talents are undeniable. For others, Spielberg’s work is too schmaltzy or pure, yet his intrinsic ability and workmanship are evident in every picture he does, from his first to his most current.
Below are some of the best films by Steven Speilberg.
1. Raider’s Of The Lost Ark
In the year 1936, an archaeology professor named Indiana Jones sets out into the South American jungles in pursuit of a golden statue. He unwittingly sets off a lethal trap, but miraculously escapes. Then Jones learns about The Ark of the Covenant, a biblical item that may contain the key to humanity’s survival, from a museum curator named Marcus Brody. To find this item, Jones must go to far-flung locations such as Nepal and Egypt. However, in order to get there, he’ll have to face Rene Belloq and a gang of Nazis.
Amity Island’s idyllic inhabitants are being terrorized. Swimming is being attacked by something in the waters. They can no longer enjoy the water and the sun as they once did. The growing dread is affecting the number of tourists who visit this island on a regular basis. After numerous efforts, the great white shark refuses to go, prompting Sheriff Brody and his pals Hooper and Quint to pursue and kill the shark.
3. Schindler’s List
In 1939, businessman Oskar Schindler arrives in Krakow, eager to profit from World War II, which had just begun. He joins the Nazi party primarily for political reasons, and he employs Jewish workers in his factory for similar reasons. When the SS begins exterminating Jews in the Krakow ghetto, Schindler arranges for the safety of his workers in order to keep his factory running, but he soon discovers that he is also sparing the lives of innocent people.
4. Catch Me If You Can
In the 1960s in New Rochelle, Frank Abagnale Jr., a high school student, idolizes his father, who is in trouble with the IRS. When his parent’s divorce, Frank flees to Manhattan with only $25 in his bank account, aiming to recoup his father’s losses and reunite his parents. The FBI catches him down in France a few years later; he’s extradited, tried, and imprisoned for passing more than $4,000,000 in bogus checks. He’s pretended to be a Pan Am pilot, a pediatrician, and an attorney along the road. And he’s been hunted by a dour FBI agent, Carl Hanratty, from the beginning of his criminal career. What begins as a cat and mouse game evolves into a father-son relationship.
5. Jurassic Park
A businessman has been able to create an island full of living dinosaurs thanks to significant advances in scientific technology. John Hammond has invited four people, as well as his two grandchildren, to Jurassic Park with him. Will everything, however, proceed as planned? When a park employee tries to steal dinosaur embryos, vital security systems are disabled, and the island becomes a race for survival with dinosaurs roaming freely.