A horror thriller from the 1950s, Invasion of the Body Snatchers takes a classic American small town and turns it into the site of an insidious alien invasion. One by one, family and neighbors in this tight-knit community are replaced … More

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Fast-paced and quick-witted, Back to the Future is a time travel comedy that zaps an average high school student thirty years into the past—right into the middle of his parent’s high school courtship during the 1950s. To make matters worse, his mother … More

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Terminator 1984

An action thriller from the word ‘go,’ The Terminator is about the nightmare of fleeing from an indestructible robot assassin. Sent to the present from a future controlled by machines, a ruthless and logical android  … More

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Star Wars 1977

From the opening scene, with its incomprehensibly large space craft passing overhead and filling the entire screen for what seems like an eternity, the 1977 film Star Wars changed the rules for all action adventure films that followed. In the … More

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The Matrix 1999

By asking the question, “What is the Matrix?” an average computer programmer pulls the string that unravels his entire life: from his thankless corporate job to everything he ever thought was real. Rescued by a legendary hacker, he is launched into a mind-bending, martial arts-filled, bullet-ridden battle against the machine intelligence that is controlling all … More

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Blade Runner 1982

Apart from its groundbreaking visuals of a decayed and neon-infested future Los Angeles, Blade Runner is an engaging noir-ish thriller that smartly questions the line between human and robot—and between creators and their creations. The film follows  … More

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