Best Movies About The American Dream

Citizen Kane


1940. Alone at his fantastic estate known as Xanadu, 70-year-old Charles  Foster Kane dies, uttering only the single word Rosebud. So ends the  odyssey of a life … and begins a fabulous tale of the rise to wealth and  power–and ultimate fall–of a complex man...

Forrest Gump


Stupid is as stupid does, says Forrest Gump (played by Tom Hanks in an Oscar-winning performance) as he discusses his relative level of intelligence with a stranger while waiting for a bus. Despite his sub-normal IQ, Gump leads a truly charmed life....

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom


Tensions and temperatures rise over the course of an afternoon recording  session in 1920s Chicago as a band of musicians await trailblazing  performer, the legendary “Mother of the Blues,” Ma Rainey (Academy  Award® winner Viola Davis). Late to the session, the fearless...

A Streetcar Named Desire


Lonely and fragile Southern belle Blanche DuBois (Leigh), desperate to maintain her fraying sanity, suffers her brutish brother-in-law’s (Brando) relentless, badgering attempts to make her face reality–which eventually lead her to madness.

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington


Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is a political-drama film  directed by Frank Capra, and it stars James Stewart, Jean Arthur,  Claude Rains in lead roles. The film follows young and idealistic  Jefferson Smith