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The Best Movies for Tauruses

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Vote up the movies that really speak to every Taurus.

Finding great movies for a Taurus can be a fine line. You need to consider both their love of comfort and their incredible drive when they've really set their minds to achieving any given goal.

Lovers of both the sensual and the notion of an ideal life, the average Tauruses will love movies that reflect the comforts of home and the celebration of true love. You can try something like Moulin Rouge! or The Notebook to appeal to this side of a Taurus. On the other hand, films about overcoming the odds are also often great movies for Tauruses, due to their amazing willpower and willingness to fight against the odds. Why not try The Lord of the Rings trilogy or My Left Foot?

Taureans are also huge fans of beauty and can appreciate gorgeous, well-done cinematography like no other. Whichever type of movie you're picking, make sure it's pretty! With all this in mind, feast your eyes on this collection of movies Tauruses will like, based on the natural inclinations of their zodiac sign. 

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  • The Shawshank Redemption
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    Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) is sentenced to two consecutive life terms in prison for the murders of his wife and her lover and is sentenced to a tough prison. However, only Andy knows he didn't commit the crimes. While there, he forms a friendship with Red (Morgan Freeman), experiences brutality of prison life, adapts, helps the warden, etc., all in 19 years.
    • Actors: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler, Clancy Brown
    • Released: 1994
    • Directed by: Frank Darabont

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  • Midwest native Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) arrives in 1922 New York in search of the American dream. Nick, a would-be writer, moves in next-door to millionaire Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio) and across the bay from his cousin Daisy (Carey Mulligan) and her philandering husband, Tom (Joel Edgerton). Thus, Nick becomes drawn into the captivating world of the wealthy and -- as he bears witness to their illusions and deceits -- pens a tale of impossible love, dreams, and tragedy.
    • Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher
    • Released: 2013
    • Directed by: Baz Luhrmann

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  • The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
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    The Lord of the Rings is a film series consisting of three epic fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson. They are based on the novel The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien. The films are subtitled The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King. They were distributed by New Line Cinema. Considered to be one of the biggest and most ambitious film projects ever undertaken, with an overall budget of $281 million, the entire project took eight years, with the filming for all three films done simultaneously and entirely in New Zealand, Jackson's native country. Each film in the series also had special extended editions released on DVD a year after their ...more
    • Actors: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellan, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom
    • Released: 2001 - 2003
    • Directed by: Peter Jackson
  • Top Gun
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    The Top Gun Naval Fighter Weapons School is where the best of the best train to refine their elite flying skills. When hotshot fighter pilot Maverick (Tom Cruise) is sent to the school, his reckless attitude and cocky demeanor put him at odds with the other pilots, especially the cool and collected Iceman (Val Kilmer). But Maverick isn't only competing to be the top fighter pilot, he's also fighting for the attention of his beautiful flight instructor, Charlotte Blackwood (Kelly McGillis).
    • Actors: Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Anthony Edwards, Val Kilmer, Tom Skerritt
    • Released: 1986
    • Directed by: Tony Scott

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  • Step Up
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    Tyler Gage (Channing Tatum) has been in and out of trouble for most of his life and after finding himself before the judge again, he is sentenced to 200 hours of community service mopping floors at the Maryland School of the Arts. He quickly catches the eye of Nora (Jenna Dewan), a gifted ballet student, who is trying to use hip-hop moves with her classical routines. After some initial hesitation, Nora convinces Tyler to help her with her dance routines and the sparks fly.
    • Actors: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, Mario, Drew Sidora, Rachel Griffiths
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Anne Fletcher

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  • Rocky
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    Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone), a small-time boxer from working-class Philadelphia, is arbitrarily chosen to take on the reigning world heavyweight champion, Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers), when the undefeated fighter's scheduled opponent is injured. While training with feisty former bantamweight contender Mickey Goldmill (Burgess Meredith), Rocky tentatively begins a relationship with Adrian (Talia Shire), the wallflower sister of his meat-packer pal Paulie (Burt Young).
    • Actors: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burgess Meredith, Burt Young, Carl Weathers
    • Released: 1976
    • Directed by: John G. Avildsen

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