If you are the Snatch type: Lock Stock and two smoking barrels (1998)
This is Guy Ritchie's predecessor of same genre. The film with one of the longest titles in history is about how London working class buddies puts all their money in a high stakes card game, just to watch it all go completely wrong. Suddenly they owe the wrong amount of money to the wrong people, and they have a week to settle things.
For skate- and Heath Ledger lovers: Lords of Dogtown (2005)
This film is set in the 1970's and is about how the skate-religion was founded in Venice, California. It's about a local gang who lives the simple life; surfing, skating and at the same time drudge to get it together. Party animal and gang leader (Heath Ledger) introduce the talented boys to skate competitions, and that's where it all begins.
Favourite: Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
Just because this is one of my favourite movies, I'll have to recommend it. Luckless Slevin is tossed into a war between the cities two crime-bosses when he sees himself at the wrong place at the wrong time. The genius plot takes an expectantly turn and involves a whole lot more than you first thought. Great cast with leading part Josh Hartnett, Bruce Willis and Morgan Freeman.
Not demanding: Catch me if you can (2002)
The film is based on a true story about how Frank Abagnale Jr. (Leonardo Dicaprio) succeeded to collect millions of dollars by tricking the whole world he was a Pan Am pilot, doctor and legal prosecutor – before his 19th year old birthday. A clever story which generates several of good laughs.
Crying mood: The boy in the striped pyjamas (2008)
A very crafty film set during Second World War in Germany. The film is about how a German boy, son to a Nazi commandant, develops a relationship with a Jewish concentration camp prisoner of the same age – the boy in striped pyjamas. Only minus is that the German family speaks English...