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5 Movies To Watch For English Learners (All Levels)

Article: Huller Dorothy Mondata

There are alternative ways of  studying English  and the most popular for today’s generation is watching Hollywood movies. We are bringing you the top 5 Movies for English learners.

But Wait!

Please read our TIPS  for you to have an efficient study time with Hollywood Movies .

  • Choose the best movie that suits your interest. You may choose from our movie recommendation.
  • Use ENGLISH subtitles, turn the subtitle option on and use this to check how the actors pronounce a word or a blended expression.
  • Write down  new words and check their definition after watching
  • DO NOT RUSH, enjoy the movie ^^

TOP 5 English-learner  friendly movies 

  1. Forrest Gump (1994)

    This is a story of a special man who  has low IQ but became popular because of his skills and kind heart.
    Why is it best for English learners?
    Forest Gump’s speaking pace is slow; it means that he utters his lines clearly  . The movie also tackled the history and culture of United States.
  2. Toy Story (1995)

    Buzz Lightyear and Woody are animated toys to life.                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Why is it best for English learners? Basic English expressions can be learned while watching the movie.  



  1. Cast Away (2000)

    This is the story of a man who got stuck in an island for 4 years due to a plane crash. He left all his loved ones behind. He came back and made a big gap with the people around him.
    Why is it best for English learners? 
    The dramatic scenes can serve as intonation practice. You can also improve your pronunciation when you choose the  specific scene with  useful words and expressions.
  2. The Hangover (2009)

    Story of men who encountered many funny experiences during the bachelor’s party.The question is, can they catch up during the wedding day?This is an interesting comedy film that doesn’t give you just one happy ending.
    Why is it best for English learners? 
    Basic expressions were used and the characters speak with clarity.


  3. The Hunger Games (2012)

    The Modern film Hunger Games won people’s’ hearts because of its survival concept . The timeline of the film shows famine and how higher society controls the peoples lives as a game.
    Why is it best for English learners? 
    Hunger Games is a visual film and the dialogues are filled with actions. Basic words and expressions were used.

Want to improve your English through reading? Here are some helpful lists of books for you:

English Short Stories for Improving English (Beginner Level)

English Novels for Improving English (Intermediate Level)