Morgan Freeman thinks this classic Western is one of the best movies


Morgan Freeman, widely recognized as one of the greatest actors in the history of cinema, recently shared his thoughts on the best movies during an interview with Rotten Tomatoes. Freeman, known for his captivating performances, particularly in iconic films like “The Shawshank Redemption” and “Se7en,” revealed his picks for the five best movies of all time.

One of Freeman’s top choices is the classic Western “High Noon,” starring Gary Cooper. Reflecting on the film, Freeman emphasized the powerful theme of one man standing against many, having to face adversity alone. He highlighted a poignant moment in the movie where the woman he loved, despite her anti-violence stance, stood by his side. Freeman found the symbolism of the protagonist discarding his badge at the end of the film especially impactful.

In addition to “High Noon,” Freeman mentioned other notable films in his list of favorites. These include “Moulin Rouge,” “Life of Pi,” “Moby Dick,” and Clint Eastwood’s “The Outlaw Josey Wales.” Freeman’s inclusion of two Westerns among his top five reveals his deep affection for the genre.


Speaking about “The Outlaw Josey Wales,” Freeman expressed his general admiration for Clint Eastwood’s movies, but he singled out this particular film as one he can’t resist watching whenever he comes across it while scrolling through channels.

Freeman’s own contributions to cinema, such as “The Shawshank Redemption” and “Se7en,” have solidified his legacy in Hollywood, ensuring that he remains a revered talent with timeless performances.