In 2015, a movie called "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" was released, quickly becoming a hit among indie film lovers and critics alike. The film follows the story of high school senior, Greg, who reluctantly befriends Rachel, a classmate who has just been diagnosed with leukemia. As they navigate through their friendship, Greg and his best friend Earl create short films together, and Rachel becomes the subject of their latest project. With its unique blend of humor and heart-wrenching moments, "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" quickly became a fan favorite and even won the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival.
In 1979, a film was released that would go on to become a cult classic and a favorite among cinephiles. "Being There" starred Peter Sellers in one of his last film roles before his untimely death and was directed by the acclaimed Hal Ashby. The film tells the story of Chance, a simple-minded gardener who becomes embroiled in the world of politics and high society when his employer dies and he is forced to leave his sheltered life.
Released in 2003, Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. was a film that took India by storm. This movie, directed by Rajkumar Hirani, was a comedy-drama that brought to light the corrupt practices in the medical field in India. It starred Sanjay Dutt as Munna Bhai, a gangster who wanted to become a doctor and help people. The movie also starred Arshad Warsi, Boman Irani, and Gracy Singh, all of whom played important roles in the film.
In 2014, the world was introduced to a movie that captured the hearts of audiences everywhere. Based on the bestselling novel by John Green, "The Fault in Our Stars" tells the story of two teenagers, Hazel and Gus, who fall in love while battling cancer. The film directed by Josh Boone starred Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort in the lead roles and became an instant hit, grossing over $307 million worldwide.