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Film Lovers Share The Films That Used Voice-Over Narration In The Most Effective Way

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There are some fantastic movies out there that employ voice-over narration wonderfully, and that was what inspired the following prompt from film critic and journalist Tina Hassannia.


Hassannia asked her fellow Twitter users to name their "favourite films featuring voiceover narration" and to explain what exactly the voice-over contributes to the film.

It didn't take long for her to receive some pretty excellent responses.

Y Tu Mamá También (2001) and Gone Girl (2014):

The Lobster (2015), Memento (2000), and Stranger Than Fiction (2006):

Casino (1995):

Barry Lyndon (1975):

Inherent Vice (2014):

Election (1999):

The Sandlot (1993):

Goodfellas (1990):

The Age of Innocence (1993):

Adaptation (2002):

Trainspotting (1996):

Badlands (1973) and Days of Heaven (1978):

Stand by Me (1986):

What are some of your favorite films using voice over?

Those of you who haven't seen any of these now have some films to watch so you can judge for yourselves!