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Star Wars IV: A New Hope

When one examines the roster of the tens of thousands of motion pictures produced since the late 1800s, not many stand out as trailblazers. One of the few inarguable members of that select cadre is George Lucas' soaring 1977 space opera, Star ...

Run Time: 2:09
U.S. Release Date: 1977-05-25
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION
Director: George Lucas
Cast: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, ...
Princess Bride, The

"My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die." When William Goldman wrote those words, he did not intend for them to become a fragment of '80s pop culture. When Mandy Patinkin spoke those words, he didn't expect his every i...

Run Time: 1:38
U.S. Release Date: 1987-09-25
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence)
Genre: FANTASY/COMEDY
Director: Rob Reiner
Cast: Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Mel Smith, ...
Jaws

In addition to scaring the living daylights out of millions of movie-goers and putting a cramp in the revenue stream of nearly every North American beach resort, two significant developments can be attributed to Jaws. With its more than $250 milli...

Run Time: 2:04
U.S. Release Date: 1975-06-20
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence, Brief Nudity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, ...
Gettysburg

Gettysburg, Ronald F. Maxwell's re-telling of four hot days during the summer of 1863 (based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara), is a spectacle that gathers power and momentum with every scene. Originally slat...

Run Time: 4:14
U.S. Release Date: 1993-10-08
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence)
Genre: WAR
Director: Ronald F. Maxwell
Cast: Martin Sheen, Tom Berenger, Jeff Daniels, ...
Lawrence of Arabia

The historical epic has been a staple of the motion picture industry since the silent era. Over the years, it has evolved to mesh with the times and meet audiences' expectations. Viewers in the 1910s got D.W. Griffith's racist Birth of a Nation, ...

Run Time: 3:37
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence)
Genre: ADVENTURE
Director: David Lean
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, ...
Close Encounters of the Third Kind

In late 1977, everyone seemed to believe this. Although UFOs have been a popular subject for speculation, rumination, and investigation for more than 50 years, at no time was the phenomenon more popular than during the 1970s. Along with the Loch ...

Run Time: 2:15
U.S. Release Date: 1977-12-14
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Mature Themes)
Genre: Science Fiction
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Fran├žois Truffaut, Teri Garr, ...
Raiders of the Lost Ark

Spoilers Ahoy!: The assumption is that everyone reading this review has seen Raiders of the Lost Ark. The review discusses in frank detail things about the ending, so, if you haven't seen the film and don't want its secrets spoiled, watch the mov...

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 1981-06-12
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Harrison Ford, John Rhys-Davies, Karen Allen, ...
Age of Innocence, The

It's New York City in the 1870s, a society ruled by expectations and propriety, where a hint of immorality can bring scandal and ruin. This is an America every bit as Victorian as her contemporary England. Into this world arrives Countess Ellen O...

Run Time: 2:13
U.S. Release Date: 1993-09-17
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Nothing Objectionable)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, Michelle Pfeiffer, ...
Enchanted April

Watching Enchanted April, the story of four dissimilar women in post-World War One England going on a holiday to a secluded castle in Italy, is the next best thing to taking a vacation. It casts a warm, relaxed spell that evokes feelings guarantee...

Run Time: 1:37
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Nothing Objectionable)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Mike Newell
Cast: Miranda Richardson, Josie Lawrence, Polly Walker, ...
Patton

"Through the travail of ages Midst the pomp and toils of war, Have I fought and strove and perished Countless times upon a star. As if through a glass, and darkly, The age-old strife I see, For I fought in many guises, many names, But a...

Run Time: 2:50
U.S. Release Date: 1970-04-02
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA/WAR
Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Cast: George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Michael Bates, ...