QUIZ: Guess the Movie By Its Poster

Movies have been a popular form of entertainment for decades. Over the years, action, sci-fi, horror and comedy films have led millions to flock to the nearest theater to immerse themselves in hours of entertainment. Any true movie buff shouldn’t have any problem guessing the names of these movies by just their posters…

Movies have been a popular form of entertainment for decades. Over the years, action, sci-fi, horror and comedy films have led millions to flock to the nearest theater to immerse themselves in hours of entertainment. Any true movie buff shouldn’t have any problem guessing the names of these movies by just their posters…

Michael J. Fox’s character goes back in time to 1955 and nearly wipes himself and his siblings out of existence.

  • Back to the Future
  • Bright Lights, Big City
  • Teen Wolf
  • The Frighteners

In the 1985 film, Marty McFly accidentally goes back in time to 1955 using a time-traveling DeLorean and he has to find a way back to the future before time runs out. Ironically the concept for this film was rejected four times before Universal Pictures turned it into a film.

In the 1985 film, Marty McFly accidentally goes back in time to 1955 using a time-traveling DeLorean and he has to find a way back to the future before time runs out. Ironically the concept for this film was rejected four times before Universal Pictures turned it into a film.

Kim Basinger plays an alien sent to Earth to gain control of an Earth physicist’s research to save her planet.

  • Supergirl
  • The Fifth Element
  • Resident Evil
  • My Stepmother Is an Alien

In this 1988 comedy sci-fi film, an alien named Celeste unintentionally falls in love with physicist Steven Mills while trying to steal his research after a radio wave he sent out into the galaxy caused disruptions to her planet’s gravity.

In this 1988 comedy sci-fi film, an alien named Celeste unintentionally falls in love with physicist Steven Mills while trying to steal his research after a radio wave he sent out into the galaxy caused disruptions to her planet’s gravity.

Three New York City scientists become unusual kinds of pest control removal experts after realizing that there’s something strange in the neighborhood.

  • Spies Like Us
  • Ghostbusters
  • Trading Places
  • Mac and Me

The original budget of this 1984 film was about $30 million and involved several teams of Ghostbusters hunting ghosts through time and space, including the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man.

The original budget of this 1984 film was about $30 million and involved several teams of Ghostbusters hunting ghosts through time and space, including the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man.

A bunch of scientists recreate life that existed 65 million years ago from DNA found inside insect stingers.

  • Land of the Lost
  • Jurassic Park
  • Godzilla
  • The Time Machine

In the 1993 film, a paleontologist and his family find themselves in big trouble after a power failure releases a bunch of cloned dinosaurs inside what’s supposed to be a safe up and coming family theme park.

In the 1993 film, a paleontologist and his family find themselves in big trouble after a power failure releases a bunch of cloned dinosaurs inside what’s supposed to be a safe up and coming family theme park.

A New York police officer joins a special organization dedicated to keeping the Earth safe from villainous aliens.

  • Signs
  • Men in Black
  • Alien Nation
  • The Arrival

The 1997 film saw Tommy Lee Jones, aka Agent K, and Will Smith, aka Agent J, on a mission to save the world from aliens. The characters wear Ray-Ban sunglasses, which unsurprisingly increased Ray-Ban sales by 300 percent after the film's release.

The 1997 film saw Tommy Lee Jones, aka Agent K, and Will Smith, aka Agent J, on a mission to save the world from aliens. The characters wear Ray-Ban sunglasses, which unsurprisingly increased Ray-Ban sales by 300 percent after the film's release.

A soldier from the future arrives to protect a waitress being hunted by a cyborg sent back in time with the sole mission of ending her life.

  • V for Vendetta
  • Mad Max
  • Predator
  • The Terminator

Arnold Schwarzenegger played the cyborg sent by Skynet in 2029 to kill Sarah Connor in 1984 so that she’ll never give birth to John Connor, the future leader of the human resistance. Schwarzenegger reprised his role in all the other sequels, albeit he had more of a digital cameo in “Terminator Salvation.”

Arnold Schwarzenegger played the cyborg sent by Skynet in 2029 to kill Sarah Connor in 1984 so that she’ll never give birth to John Connor, the future leader of the human resistance. Schwarzenegger reprised his role in all the other sequels, albeit he had more of a digital cameo in “Terminator Salvation.”

In what popular 1980s movie does a stranded alien try to find his way home, but forms a special bond with a human boy?

  • Gremlins
  • Flight of the Navigator
  • The Goonies
  • E.T.: The Extraterrestrial

An alien gets left behind on Earth in this 1982 classic. He befriends a boy named Elliot who keeps him hidden while a task force of government agents goes looking for him.

An alien gets left behind on Earth in this 1982 classic. He befriends a boy named Elliot who keeps him hidden while a task force of government agents goes looking for him.

He broke into her home looking like her dead husband and only has three days to get home or he’ll die.

  • Starman
  • Die Hard
  • Far and Away
  • Contact

In the 1984 romantic sci-fi film, an alien takes the form of a young woman’s dead husband and forces her to drive him to Arizona where a rescue ship will pick him up, but during the journey they have government agents on their tail.

In the 1984 romantic sci-fi film, an alien takes the form of a young woman’s dead husband and forces her to drive him to Arizona where a rescue ship will pick him up, but during the journey they have government agents on their tail.

He’s the man of everyone’s nightmares and he’s got a glove with razor sharp fingers.

  • Friday the 13th
  • Chucky
  • Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Poltergeist

In the 1984 horror flick, a young woman discovers that she and her friends are being stalked and murdered through their dreams by Freddy Krueger and she must find a way to stop him before he gets her too.

In the 1984 horror flick, a young woman discovers that she and her friends are being stalked and murdered through their dreams by Freddy Krueger and she must find a way to stop him before he gets her too.

He was shot to death but his spirit stayed behind to warn his girlfriend that she was still in danger.

  • Fatal Attraction
  • Ghost
  • The Thing
  • The Lost Boys

In the 1990 film, Sam Wheat’s spirit uses a psychic to try to convince his girlfriend that she’s in danger from the same man who killed him. Sam was played by the late Patrick Swayze and the reluctant psychic was played by none other than Whoopi Goldberg.

In the 1990 film, Sam Wheat’s spirit uses a psychic to try to convince his girlfriend that she’s in danger from the same man who killed him. Sam was played by the late Patrick Swayze and the reluctant psychic was played by none other than Whoopi Goldberg.

Her husband left her for a rich romance novel writer, but she didn’t get mad. She got even.

  • The Woman in Red
  • Tootsie
  • Risky Business
  • She-Devil

In the 1989 comedy, Roseanne Barr played a housewife who sets out to get revenge on her cheating husband and his mistress by ruining their lives. In the process, she discovers what it’s like to love herself and become a strong, independent woman.

In the 1989 comedy, Roseanne Barr played a housewife who sets out to get revenge on her cheating husband and his mistress by ruining their lives. In the process, she discovers what it’s like to love herself and become a strong, independent woman.

David Aimes is a vain business guru who leads a privileged life until a car crash with a resentful lover ruins his life.

  • The Hills Have Eyes
  • Vanilla Sky
  • Robocop
  • Top Gun

In this 2001 fantasy mystery film, David Aimes's life gets turned upside down after a car accident unleashes a chain of events that has him convinced that members of his own company have set him up to take the fall for a murder, but in the end, he discovers that his life is nothing more than a lucid dream turned nightmare.

In this 2001 fantasy mystery film, David Aimes's life gets turned upside down after a car accident unleashes a chain of events that has him convinced that members of his own company have set him up to take the fall for a murder, but in the end, he discovers that his life is nothing more than a lucid dream turned nightmare.

She stopped Judgment Day but her son died anyways. Now she must protect a total stranger from suffering the same dark fate as her son.

  • Platoon
  • The Thing
  • The Dead Pool
  • Terminator: Dark Fate

In the 2019 film, Sarah Connor must ally herself with the aging Terminator who murdered her son in order to help a young woman being targeted by a more advanced liquid mental Terminator.

In the 2019 film, Sarah Connor must ally herself with the aging Terminator who murdered her son in order to help a young woman being targeted by a more advanced liquid mental Terminator.

She wakes up in a bathtub with no memory and is confronted by commandos who force her deep into an underground facility to face the aftermath of a medical experiment gone wrong.

  • Resident Evil
  • The Net
  • Cape Fear
  • The Edge

In the 2002 horror flick, a woman named Alice and an Umbrella military unit go underground to deal with a rogue AI and a horde of zombies who have been reanimated by the T-Virus.

In the 2002 horror flick, a woman named Alice and an Umbrella military unit go underground to deal with a rogue AI and a horde of zombies who have been reanimated by the T-Virus.

A crippled marine takes the form of an alien race on the planet Pandora. But as he lives among them, he starts to sympathize with the aliens.

  • Blade Runner
  • Avatar
  • Dances With Wolves
  • Replicant

The 2009 film was originally intended for the late 1990s, but no studio wanted to produce James Cameron’s film because it was so expensive. But in the 21st century, the cost of the special effects became more feasible thanks to modern technology.

The 2009 film was originally intended for the late 1990s, but no studio wanted to produce James Cameron’s film because it was so expensive. But in the 21st century, the cost of the special effects became more feasible thanks to modern technology.

An average British man falls for a complicated Hollywood actress but she manages to break his heart time and time again.

  • Don Juan
  • Elizabeth
  • Pretty Woman
  • Notting Hill

In the 1999 romantic film, a bookstore owner named William falls for a Hollywood actress named Anna Scott. They seem perfect for each other until he learns she has a boyfriend. But even after she chooses William, he sees warning signs that indicate that he may never fit into her celebrity life.

In the 1999 romantic film, a bookstore owner named William falls for a Hollywood actress named Anna Scott. They seem perfect for each other until he learns she has a boyfriend. But even after she chooses William, he sees warning signs that indicate that he may never fit into her celebrity life.

Russell Crowe played a Roman General who wants revenge on those who murdered his family.

  • Noah
  • Robin Hood
  • Gladiator
  • L.A. Confidential

In the 2000 action film, a former Roman General decides to avenge his family and make the corrupt emperor who sent him into slavery pay for his suffering. The film won Best Picture at the 73rd Academy Awards.

In the 2000 action film, a former Roman General decides to avenge his family and make the corrupt emperor who sent him into slavery pay for his suffering. The film won Best Picture at the 73rd Academy Awards.

A computer hacker discovers that the life he and everyone else on the planet has been living is a collective fantasy created by the machines that have taken over the world.

  • The Matrix
  • Lawnmower Man
  • Pi
  • Tron: Legacy

In the 1999 film, the scenes where the characters are in the Matrix all have green overtones to make viewers feel like they’re watching the movie from an old-fashioned computer monitor. Scenes in the real world have natural colors.

In the 1999 film, the scenes where the characters are in the Matrix all have green overtones to make viewers feel like they’re watching the movie from an old-fashioned computer monitor. Scenes in the real world have natural colors.

A 35-year-old man emerges from a bomb shelter for the first time and discovers that his family’s been hiding underground from a nuclear fallout that never happened.

  • Deep Impact
  • Groundhog Day
  • It Takes Two
  • Blast From the Past

In the 1999 rom-com, Adam, played by Brendan Fraser, falls in love with Eve, played by Alicia Silverstone, shortly after coming out of a nuclear bunker. But things get really complicated for Adam after he tells her where he’s been living for the last 35 years.

In the 1999 rom-com, Adam, played by Brendan Fraser, falls in love with Eve, played by Alicia Silverstone, shortly after coming out of a nuclear bunker. But things get really complicated for Adam after he tells her where he’s been living for the last 35 years.

Jim awakens from a coma only to find that the incurable Rage virus has turned the people in the UK into zombie-like creatures.

  • Resident Evil
  • 28 Days Later
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • Night of the Living Dead

In the 2002 film, Cillian Murphy plays Jim, a man who must band together with other survivors to stay alive after everyone in the country becomes zombies. But things get really complicated when they find refuge alongside a military safehouse that’s not quite so safe.

In the 2002 film, Cillian Murphy plays Jim, a man who must band together with other survivors to stay alive after everyone in the country becomes zombies. But things get really complicated when they find refuge alongside a military safehouse that’s not quite so safe.

A Las Vegas singer witnesses her mob lover murder one of his guys and gets sent into witness protection at a convent.

  • Little Women
  • Overboard
  • Sister Act
  • The Kissing Booth

In the 1992 comedy, Whoopi Goldberg plays Dolores, who must pose as a nun in a convent to stay alive. But in the process, she forms a special bond with the sisters and discovers an opportunity to give the church’s choir a much-needed boost.

In the 1992 comedy, Whoopi Goldberg plays Dolores, who must pose as a nun in a convent to stay alive. But in the process, she forms a special bond with the sisters and discovers an opportunity to give the church’s choir a much-needed boost.

Sigourney Weaver plays a crew member named Ripley who finds herself hunted by a mysterious life form after her merchant ship investigates a mysterious distress call.

  • Alien
  • Arrival
  • Gemini Man
  • Underwater

In the 1979 film, Ripley and her crew are in for the fight of their lives after a member of her crew comes into contact with an alien that breeds a xenomorph inside of him. The film did so well that it spawned three other sequels plus two prequel films, “Prometheus” and “Prometheus Covenant.”

In the 1979 film, Ripley and her crew are in for the fight of their lives after a member of her crew comes into contact with an alien that breeds a xenomorph inside of him. The film did so well that it spawned three other sequels plus two prequel films, “Prometheus” and “Prometheus Covenant.”

Bruce Willis plays a psychologist determined to help a young boy who has the power to communicate with ghosts.

  • Ghost
  • Ghost Dad
  • The Sixth Sense
  • Death Becomes Her

In the 1999 thriller, a therapist named Malcolm struggles to help a boy named Cole who claims to see dead people. In the process, he guides Cole into helping the ghosts with their unfinished business. But in the end, Malcolm discovers a shocking secret of his own—he's a ghost, too.

In the 1999 thriller, a therapist named Malcolm struggles to help a boy named Cole who claims to see dead people. In the process, he guides Cole into helping the ghosts with their unfinished business. But in the end, Malcolm discovers a shocking secret of his own—he's a ghost, too.

Ashley Judd plays a woman who gets framed for murder and is sent to prison, but after realizing her husband is still alive, she goes on the warpath to take him out for real.

  • Double Jeopardy
  • The Fugitive
  • The Pelican Brief
  • In the Line of Fire

In the 1999 film, Libby Parsons gets sent to prison for her husband’s murder, but after finding out that he’s alive, she learns that she can kill him for real and get away with it legally thanks to the Double Jeopardy law that states that you can’t be tried for the same crime twice.

In the 1999 film, Libby Parsons gets sent to prison for her husband’s murder, but after finding out that he’s alive, she learns that she can kill him for real and get away with it legally thanks to the Double Jeopardy law that states that you can’t be tried for the same crime twice.

A road trip from Colorado to New Jersey takes a shocking turn when three people find themselves being stalked and pursued by a psychotic trucker.

  • The Strangers
  • Road Trip
  • He’s Out There
  • Joy Ride

In this 2001 thriller, Lewis, played by the late Paul Walker, and his brother Fuller, played by Steve Zahn, must find a way to outwit a trucker named Rusty Nail who’s seriously peeved about a prank they pulled on him. But things take a turn for the worse when the trucker kidnaps their friend Venna.

In this 2001 thriller, Lewis, played by the late Paul Walker, and his brother Fuller, played by Steve Zahn, must find a way to outwit a trucker named Rusty Nail who’s seriously peeved about a prank they pulled on him. But things take a turn for the worse when the trucker kidnaps their friend Venna.

This Quentin Tarantino film tells the stories of several criminals throughout Los Angeles.

  • Kill Bill
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • The Hateful Eight

“Pulp Fiction” earned seven Oscar nominations and was also awarded the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. But, TriStar Pictures originally turned down the script because it was “too demented.”

“Pulp Fiction” earned seven Oscar nominations and was also awarded the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. But, TriStar Pictures originally turned down the script because it was “too demented.”

This ‘90s psychological horror film follows a young FBI trainee who does a psychological profile on a serial killer.

  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • The Haunting
  • Sleepy Hollow
  • Interview with the Vampire

“The Silence of the Lambs” was the first horror film to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards. Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins also won acting Oscars for their roles in the film.

“The Silence of the Lambs” was the first horror film to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards. Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins also won acting Oscars for their roles in the film.

This supernatural film focuses on a family whose home is invaded by ghosts that try to abduct their young daughter.

  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Poltergeist

“Poltergeist” was originally envisioned by Steven Spielberg as a sequel to “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” but when director Tobe Hooper was brought onto the project, he suggested turning it into a ghost story.

“Poltergeist” was originally envisioned by Steven Spielberg as a sequel to “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” but when director Tobe Hooper was brought onto the project, he suggested turning it into a ghost story.

The 14th James Bond film follows 007’s mission to recover a Soviet microchip.

  • A View to a Kill
  • The Living Daylights
  • For Your Eyes Only
  • Moonraker

“A View to a Kill” starred Roger Moore as James Bond, and it was his last time in the role before Timothy Dalton took over the character in 1987.

“A View to a Kill” starred Roger Moore as James Bond, and it was his last time in the role before Timothy Dalton took over the character in 1987.

This film follows a recently deceased couple who haunt their former home with the help of a supernatural being.

  • Edward Scissorhands
  • Ed Wood
  • Beetlejuice
  • Corpse Bride

Tim Burton’s original choice to play Beetlejuice was entertainer Sammy Davis Jr., but producer David Geffen suggested Michael Keaton, who ultimately got the famous role.

Tim Burton’s original choice to play Beetlejuice was entertainer Sammy Davis Jr., but producer David Geffen suggested Michael Keaton, who ultimately got the famous role.

This 2014 film follows a journalist who records crimes that happen around Los Angeles and sells the footage to local news stations.

  • Enemy
  • Nightcrawler
  • Nocturnal Animals
  • Southpaw

Jake Gyllenhaal lost nearly 30 pounds to play the role of Lou Bloom in “Nightcrawler” by eating only kale salads and bubble gum, and running fifteen miles every day.

Jake Gyllenhaal lost nearly 30 pounds to play the role of Lou Bloom in “Nightcrawler” by eating only kale salads and bubble gum, and running fifteen miles every day.

This dark fantasy adventure film stars Tom Cruise and Mia Sara, whose characters must stop the Lord of Darkness.

  • Legend
  • Labyrinth
  • Willow
  • The NeverEnding Story

Tim Curry played the Lord of Darkness in “Legend” and his extensive makeup for the film took five and a half hours to apply each day. After filming, it would take over an hour to remove the makeup and prosthetics.

Tim Curry played the Lord of Darkness in “Legend” and his extensive makeup for the film took five and a half hours to apply each day. After filming, it would take over an hour to remove the makeup and prosthetics.

This movie follows a former Secret Service agent who is hired to be the bodyguard of a famous musician.

  • Body Heat
  • L.A. Story
  • Clean Slate
  • The Bodyguard

When “The Bodyguard” was released, it grossed $411 million worldwide, becoming the tenth-highest-grossing film of all time. But the movie was panned by critics and the acting performances in the movie were scrutinized.

When “The Bodyguard” was released, it grossed $411 million worldwide, becoming the tenth-highest-grossing film of all time. But the movie was panned by critics and the acting performances in the movie were scrutinized.

This Wes Anderson directed movie follows the events that happen in a mountainside resort in the Republic of Zubrowka.

  • Rushmore
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • The French Dispatch

The star-studded cast of “The Grand Budapest Hotel” included Oscar winners F. Murray Abraham, Adrien Brody, and Tilda Swinton. The film itself received four Oscars: Best Original Score, Best Production Design, Best Makeup and Hairstyling, and Best Costume Design.

The star-studded cast of “The Grand Budapest Hotel” included Oscar winners F. Murray Abraham, Adrien Brody, and Tilda Swinton. The film itself received four Oscars: Best Original Score, Best Production Design, Best Makeup and Hairstyling, and Best Costume Design.

This psychological horror film follows a teenage girl named Jay who is pursued by a supernatural entity.

  • It Follows
  • Dracula Untold
  • Get Out
  • Last Shift

This film was imagined by writer and director David Robert Mitchell based on recurring dreams he had as a kid about being followed. He said, “I didn’t use those images for the film, but the basic idea and the feeling I used.”

This film was imagined by writer and director David Robert Mitchell based on recurring dreams he had as a kid about being followed. He said, “I didn’t use those images for the film, but the basic idea and the feeling I used.”

In this film, a group of kids discover an old treasure map that leads them on an adventure to find the long-lost treasure of pirate One-Eyed Willy.

  • The Lost Boys
  • Stand by Me
  • The Goonies
  • Gremlins

Director Richard Donner later expressed the difficulties of making a film with so many children. He praised them for their energy and excitement, but he said that they were “unruly” when brought together.

Director Richard Donner later expressed the difficulties of making a film with so many children. He praised them for their energy and excitement, but he said that they were “unruly” when brought together.

This epic film is set in a dystopian future where a group of astronauts travel through a wormhole to find a new home for mankind.

  • Interstellar
  • Inception
  • Tenet
  • Gravity

“Interstellar” employed many people who are experts on the science behind the plot points that make up the film. Among them is Kip Thorne, the film’s scientific consultant.

“Interstellar” employed many people who are experts on the science behind the plot points that make up the film. Among them is Kip Thorne, the film’s scientific consultant.

This film stars Clint Eastwood, who plays an inspector hot on the trace of a criminal on the loose.

  • Magnum Force
  • The Enforcer
  • Dirty Harry
  • The Dead Pool

“Dirty Harry” set the style for many police films of the ‘70s and ‘80s and it was followed by four sequels, including 1983’s “Sudden Impact,” which was also directed by Clint Eastwood.

“Dirty Harry” set the style for many police films of the ‘70s and ‘80s and it was followed by four sequels, including 1983’s “Sudden Impact,” which was also directed by Clint Eastwood.

This Frank Oz movie follows two con men who try to swindle an heiress out of $50,000.

  • What About Bob?
  • Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
  • In & Out
  • Parenthood

“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” is a remake of the 1964 film “Bedtime Story,” which starred Marlon Brando and David Niven. The film was remade again in 2019 as “The Hustle,” which starred Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson.

“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” is a remake of the 1964 film “Bedtime Story,” which starred Marlon Brando and David Niven. The film was remade again in 2019 as “The Hustle,” which starred Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson.

This science fiction film tells the story of a group of researchers in Antarctica who encounter an extraterrestrial life form.

  • Who Goes There?
  • The Thing from Another World
  • Limitless
  • The Thing

“The Thing” was based on the 1938 novella “Who Goes There?” which was written by John W. Campbell Jr. It was first adapted to film in 1951, when it was titled, “The Thing from Another World.”

“The Thing” was based on the 1938 novella “Who Goes There?” which was written by John W. Campbell Jr. It was first adapted to film in 1951, when it was titled, “The Thing from Another World.”

Which 1990 crime film was based on the book “Wiseguy” by Nicholas Pileggi?

  • Goodfellas
  • Casino
  • Scarface
  • The Departed

Martin Scorsese directed “Goodfellas” and he initially titled the film “Wise Guy,” like the book it was based on. The film was nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director.

Martin Scorsese directed “Goodfellas” and he initially titled the film “Wise Guy,” like the book it was based on. The film was nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director.

Which film was considered the breakout role for actress Abigail Breslin?

  • In Her Shoes
  • Sideways
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • Moonrise Kingdom

“Little Miss Sunshine” was an impressive box office success, grossing $101 million off of its just $8 million budget. It was also one of the first dramatic film roles for actor Steve Carell, who played Uncle Frank in the film.

“Little Miss Sunshine” was an impressive box office success, grossing $101 million off of its just $8 million budget. It was also one of the first dramatic film roles for actor Steve Carell, who played Uncle Frank in the film.

Which film follows a group of people who meet in the desert to escape the aftermath of an extraterrestrial attack?

  • The Martian
  • Armageddon
  • Independence Day
  • Men in Black

“Independence Day” is considered a turning point in the history of Hollywood blockbuster films because it was a high budget action film with an impressive cast that grossed nearly $1 billion at the box office. This lead the film to become the second highest-grossing film ever at the time it was released, just behind “Jurassic Park.”

“Independence Day” is considered a turning point in the history of Hollywood blockbuster films because it was a high budget action film with an impressive cast that grossed nearly $1 billion at the box office. This lead the film to become the second highest-grossing film ever at the time it was released, just behind “Jurassic Park.”

This film followed a group of young addicts in Scotland who make their way into their futures despite their problems.

  • Trainspotting
  • Enter the Void
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Requiem For a Dream

Directed by Danny Boyle, “Trainspotting” is considered one of the best films of the 1990s. John Hodge was nominated for an Academy Award and a BAFTA for Best Adapted Screenplay for his work on the film. The film was also a breakout role for actor Ewan McGregor, who also appeared in the film’s 2017 sequel “T2 Trainspotting.”

Directed by Danny Boyle, “Trainspotting” is considered one of the best films of the 1990s. John Hodge was nominated for an Academy Award and a BAFTA for Best Adapted Screenplay for his work on the film. The film was also a breakout role for actor Ewan McGregor, who also appeared in the film’s 2017 sequel “T2 Trainspotting.”

This comedy film starred Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal as a psychiatrist and his criminal patient.

  • Analyze This
  • A Beautiful Mind
  • Welcome to Me
  • It’s Kind of a Funny Story

When “Analyze This” was released in 1999, it was a huge box office hit, so it was followed by the sequel “Analyze That” in 2002. But the sequel wasn’t as well received as the original, and film critic Roger Ebert said of the film, “it feels exactly like a facile, superficial recycling job.”

When “Analyze This” was released in 1999, it was a huge box office hit, so it was followed by the sequel “Analyze That” in 2002. But the sequel wasn’t as well received as the original, and film critic Roger Ebert said of the film, “it feels exactly like a facile, superficial recycling job.”

This film follows the story of a U.S. Army volunteer, played by Charlie Sheen, who serves in Vietnam in the ‘60s.

  • Platoon
  • Full Metal Jacket
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Far From Vietnam

“Platoon” was the first in a trilogy of war films by director Oliver Stone, who also wrote the screenplay for the film. He wrote the movie based on his own experiences as an infantryman during the Vietnam War. The film was coincidentally also the first Hollywood film to be written and directed by a veteran of the Vietnam War.

“Platoon” was the first in a trilogy of war films by director Oliver Stone, who also wrote the screenplay for the film. He wrote the movie based on his own experiences as an infantryman during the Vietnam War. The film was coincidentally also the first Hollywood film to be written and directed by a veteran of the Vietnam War.

This 1980s sci-fi film was based on the novel “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” by author Philip K. Dick.

  • Star Wars
  • Tenet
  • Bladerunner
  • Dune

“Bladerunner” influenced many other science fiction films including other Philip K. Dick inspired movies like “Total Recall,” “Minority Report,” and “A Scanner Darkly.” A sequel to the film titled “Blade Runner 2049” was released in 2017 and won two Oscars for Best Cinematography and Best Visual Effects.

“Bladerunner” influenced many other science fiction films including other Philip K. Dick inspired movies like “Total Recall,” “Minority Report,” and “A Scanner Darkly.” A sequel to the film titled “Blade Runner 2049” was released in 2017 and won two Oscars for Best Cinematography and Best Visual Effects.

This film features Florence Pugh as a student who visits a cultural festival in Sweden only to find out that they have some horrifying rituals.

  • Uncut Gems
  • It Comes At Night
  • Moonlight
  • Midsommar

In 2020, some of the props and costumes from this film were auctioned off by the production studio A24 to raise money for the Fire Department of New York City. The May Queen dress with 10,000 silk flowers that was worn by Pugh in the film was purchased for $65,000.

In 2020, some of the props and costumes from this film were auctioned off by the production studio A24 to raise money for the Fire Department of New York City. The May Queen dress with 10,000 silk flowers that was worn by Pugh in the film was purchased for $65,000.

This film features a famous scene in which you see Tom Cruise dancing around his house in just a dress shirt and underwear.

  • Top Gun
  • Risky Business
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Jerry Maguire

Often called the best film of 1983, “Risky Business” is also thought of as one of the best high school movies of all time. The coming-of-age flick was a commercial success, making $63 million against its $6 million budget. It was also the directorial debut of Paul Brickman.

Often called the best film of 1983, “Risky Business” is also thought of as one of the best high school movies of all time. The coming-of-age flick was a commercial success, making $63 million against its $6 million budget. It was also the directorial debut of Paul Brickman.

This Stanley Kubrick directed film is about the leader of a gang of delinquents in a dystopian future who is given psychological conditioning to become less violent.

  • Paths of Glory
  • The Shining
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Barry Lyndon

The author of the book this film was based on sold the film rights for just $500 shortly after its publication in 1962. The film was originally going to star the band The Rolling Stones, with Mick Jagger playing the lead role of Alex, but when Kubrick came on to direct the film, this idea was scrapped.

The author of the book this film was based on sold the film rights for just $500 shortly after its publication in 1962. The film was originally going to star the band The Rolling Stones, with Mick Jagger playing the lead role of Alex, but when Kubrick came on to direct the film, this idea was scrapped.

This animated Disney film is best remembered for its incredible soundtrack, which featured songs co-written by Elton John.

  • The Lion King
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Zootopia
  • Tangled

When Disney’s “The Lion King” was in production, many people confused it for the Japanese anime series “Kimba the White Lion.” Actor Matthew Broderick, who voiced Simba in the film, even believed initially that he was going to be working on an American version of “Kimba.”

When Disney’s “The Lion King” was in production, many people confused it for the Japanese anime series “Kimba the White Lion.” Actor Matthew Broderick, who voiced Simba in the film, even believed initially that he was going to be working on an American version of “Kimba.”

This film, based on the true story of a mountain climber who got stuck between two rocks, starred actor James Franco.

  • Jungle
  • 127 Hours
  • Buried
  • Into the Wild

The title of this film refers to the number of hours that outdoorsman Aron Ralston was awake during the harrowing journey when he lost his arm after being trapped by a boulder. At the start of his journey, he did not alert any of his friends or family where he was going, which he vowed to never do again.

The title of this film refers to the number of hours that outdoorsman Aron Ralston was awake during the harrowing journey when he lost his arm after being trapped by a boulder. At the start of his journey, he did not alert any of his friends or family where he was going, which he vowed to never do again.

This 2014 horror film centers around a scary doll who terrorizes everyone around her and causes disaster for whoever owns her.

  • Annabelle
  • The Conjuring
  • Get Out
  • A Quiet Place

“Annabelle” was based on a real doll with the same name who was owned by a student nurse in the ‘70s. A psychic medium told the student that the doll was inhabited by a spirit, which caused its frightening behavior. The doll now resides in the Occult Museum of Ed and Lorrain Warren in Monroe, Connecticut.

“Annabelle” was based on a real doll with the same name who was owned by a student nurse in the ‘70s. A psychic medium told the student that the doll was inhabited by a spirit, which caused its frightening behavior. The doll now resides in the Occult Museum of Ed and Lorrain Warren in Monroe, Connecticut.

This 1990s Western film became the third Western to win the Oscar for Best Picture.

  • Pale Rider
  • Three Amigos
  • Young Guns
  • Unforgiven

The other Western films that had previously won Best Picture at the Oscars included “Cimarron” from 1931 and “Dances with Wolves” from 1990. “Unforgiven” not only starred Clint Eastwood, but he also directed and produced the film before vowing that it would be his last Western.

The other Western films that had previously won Best Picture at the Oscars included “Cimarron” from 1931 and “Dances with Wolves” from 1990. “Unforgiven” not only starred Clint Eastwood, but he also directed and produced the film before vowing that it would be his last Western.

This horror film featured actress Linda Blair in some truly terrifying makeup.

  • The Exorcist
  • The Amityville Horror
  • Eraserhead
  • Ben

“The Exorcist” went over budget during production and Warner Bros. Studios spent $12 million making the film, even though they didn’t have high expectations for its release. But the film was a surprising box office success, grossing $441.3 million during its initial release and becoming the top-grossing R-rated film of all time.

“The Exorcist” went over budget during production and Warner Bros. Studios spent $12 million making the film, even though they didn’t have high expectations for its release. But the film was a surprising box office success, grossing $441.3 million during its initial release and becoming the top-grossing R-rated film of all time.

This 2006 film documents the in’s and out’s of the fashion industry from an editor’s assistant’s point of view.

  • Confessions of a Shopaholic
  • Second Act
  • The Intern
  • The Devil Wears Prada

“The Devil Wears Prada” starred Meryl Streep as Miranda Priestly, a fashion magazine editor who closely resembles the real life editor of Vogue, Anna Wintour. Wintour was at first skeptical of the film and how she was portrayed, but she later said that she liked Streep’s performance as Priestly.

“The Devil Wears Prada” starred Meryl Streep as Miranda Priestly, a fashion magazine editor who closely resembles the real life editor of Vogue, Anna Wintour. Wintour was at first skeptical of the film and how she was portrayed, but she later said that she liked Streep’s performance as Priestly.

This war thriller won Best Picture at the Oscars in 2010, and it also took home the award for Best Director.

  • Zero Dark Thirty
  • Restrepo
  • The Hurt Locker
  • 13 Hours

Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win Best Director at the Academy Awards in 2010, following the release of her film “The Hurt Locker.” The film followed an Iraq War Explosive Ordnance Disposal team in 2004 and documented the psychological effects of the stress of combat.

Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win Best Director at the Academy Awards in 2010, following the release of her film “The Hurt Locker.” The film followed an Iraq War Explosive Ordnance Disposal team in 2004 and documented the psychological effects of the stress of combat.

This comedy film is about a group of friends who go to Las Vegas for a bachelor party and wake up to find out that the groom-to-be has gone missing.

  • We’re the Millers
  • The Hangover
  • Project X
  • Game Night

“The Hangover” was a surprising success and during its initial release it earned $467 million at the box office, which made it the highest-grossing R-rated comedy in the United States to date. The success of the movie also lead to the creation of some “Hangover” themed slot machines at popular Las Vegas casinos.

“The Hangover” was a surprising success and during its initial release it earned $467 million at the box office, which made it the highest-grossing R-rated comedy in the United States to date. The success of the movie also lead to the creation of some “Hangover” themed slot machines at popular Las Vegas casinos.

This iconic crime film concluded the story of Michael Corleone, who was played by Al Pacino.

  • The Godfather Part III
  • Mean Streets
  • In the Heat of the Night
  • Dog Day Afternoon

For the film’s 20th anniversary in 2020, a recut version of the film titled “Mario Puzo’s The Godfather, Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone” was released. Some changes to the original movie that were included in the recut were re-edited scenes, changed musical cues and a different ending to the movie.

For the film’s 20th anniversary in 2020, a recut version of the film titled “Mario Puzo’s The Godfather, Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone” was released. Some changes to the original movie that were included in the recut were re-edited scenes, changed musical cues and a different ending to the movie.

This animated musical featured the voices of Elijah Wood, Robin Williams and Brittany Murphy.

  • Happy Feet
  • Flushed Away
  • Open Season
  • March of the Penguins

“Happy Feet” was such a huge box office success during its opening weekend that it beat out the James Bond film “Casino Royale” for the top spot. It was the top grossing film in theaters for three weeks after its premiere and it became the third highest grossing animated film of 2006, behind “Cars” and “Ice Age: The Meltdown.”

“Happy Feet” was such a huge box office success during its opening weekend that it beat out the James Bond film “Casino Royale” for the top spot. It was the top grossing film in theaters for three weeks after its premiere and it became the third highest grossing animated film of 2006, behind “Cars” and “Ice Age: The Meltdown.”

Which historical drama centered around King George VI, who was being trained by a language therapist to control his stammer?

  • The Imitation Game
  • Genius
  • The King’s Speech
  • Young Victoria

Colin Firth played King George VI in “The King’s Speech” and the role won him his first Oscar for Best Actor in 2011. The film also won the Oscar for Best Picture that year. But the film wasn’t entirely truthful as far as historical dramas go, because some of the events in the film didn’t happen at all or were exaggerated.

Colin Firth played King George VI in “The King’s Speech” and the role won him his first Oscar for Best Actor in 2011. The film also won the Oscar for Best Picture that year. But the film wasn’t entirely truthful as far as historical dramas go, because some of the events in the film didn’t happen at all or were exaggerated.

This film was based on a young adult novel and centered around a teenage girl who falls in love with a vampire.

  • Fallen
  • Beautiful Creatures
  • Twilight
  • Dark Shadows

The “Twilight” film series included five films that grossed over $3 billion worldwide. The films were memorable moments in pop culture history, even though they weren’t the most critically acclaimed movies of that time. Today fans can visit or even stay at the home that was used as Bella Swan’s home in the films because the filming location has been converted into an Airbnb.

The “Twilight” film series included five films that grossed over $3 billion worldwide. The films were memorable moments in pop culture history, even though they weren’t the most critically acclaimed movies of that time. Today fans can visit or even stay at the home that was used as Bella Swan’s home in the films because the filming location has been converted into an Airbnb.

This horror film centered around a documentary film crew that was captured by a snake hunter in the Amazon rainforest.

  • Anaconda
  • Primeval
  • In the Deep
  • Lake Placid

This cult classic might have received some negative reviews, but audiences loved “Anaconda” so much that four sequels followed the original film that was released in 1997. There is even a modern reboot of the original film in development at Sony Pictures.

This cult classic might have received some negative reviews, but audiences loved “Anaconda” so much that four sequels followed the original film that was released in 1997. There is even a modern reboot of the original film in development at Sony Pictures.

This survival thriller starred Kurt Russell as a former New York City mayor who boards a luxury ocean liner that capsizes.

  • The Perfect Storm
  • White Squall
  • The Finest Hours
  • Poseidon

“Poseidon” was a loose remake of the 1972 film of the same name, which starred Gene Hackman and Ernest Borgnine. Both of these films based many of its sets on rooms aboard the RMS Queen Mary, a retired ocean liner that has been permanently moored as a tourist attraction and hotel in Long Beach, California since 1968.

“Poseidon” was a loose remake of the 1972 film of the same name, which starred Gene Hackman and Ernest Borgnine. Both of these films based many of its sets on rooms aboard the RMS Queen Mary, a retired ocean liner that has been permanently moored as a tourist attraction and hotel in Long Beach, California since 1968.

Which film follows Maggie Fitzgerald as she goes from a waitress to a boxer who is trained to go pro?

  • Southpaw
  • Million Dollar Baby
  • Cinderella Man
  • The Fighter

Clint Eastwood didn’t just star in this sports drama, he also directed, produced and scored the film. The film was nominated for seven Academy Awards in 2004 and won two for Hilary Swank and Morgan Freeman’s performances in the film.

Clint Eastwood didn’t just star in this sports drama, he also directed, produced and scored the film. The film was nominated for seven Academy Awards in 2004 and won two for Hilary Swank and Morgan Freeman’s performances in the film.

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