Favorite Movies by Decade

Ann Arbor Theatre History When I was a boy starting at the age of 7 or 8 in 1959-60, I used to go to the Michigan (opened 1928, remodeled in 1956) and State (opened 1942, refurbished 1989, renovated 1992) Theatres at State & Liberty for nearly all features. In 1962, a kid like myself could buy a movie ticket for 50 cents, popcorn for 20 cents, an ice cream bar or a pop for a dime, and a pack of gum for a nickel. As a parent, you could send a kid to the movies for a dollar. In 2014, the average movie ticket price is $8, and popcorn is $5. The Ann Arbor Film Festival began in 1963.

The Ypsi-Ann Drive In (erected January, 1948) was at 4675 Washtenaw and Scio Drive-In (opened April 10, 1953 through 1985) near Dexter on Jackson Rd, were possible weekend venues throughout the 1960s. The Scio Drive-In became so hungry for money that in 1974 that they began showing "pornos" to attract potential customers. The Ypsi-Ann had room for 500 cars, but expanded it to 600 cars, and the Scio could hold 400 cars. There were about 110 Drive-In Theatres in Michigan during that era; Brighton had The Lakes and Jackson also had their own Drive In. I went to the Lakes once or twice and the Wayne Drive-In a few times. Flickr Michigan Drive-Ins Drive-In Theaters on Wikipedia

The Campus Theatre (opened March, 1957) on South University, but closed in 1987.

Fifth Forum opened in 1966 (closed in 1999) at 210 S. Fifth Ave. near Washington and close to downtown Main Street, and later became the Ann Arbor 1 & 2.

The Fox Village Theater opened in 1967 on Maple Rd. near Dexter Ave.; it was first sold to United Artists and then Mann Theaters and closed in 1992, but stayed open by MJR until finally closing in 2005; they began midnight movies in Ann Arbor in the late 1960 and early 1970s.

Briarwood Mall was built in 1973 with the 4 screen theater expanded to 7 screens in 1983, but closed in 2010 after briefly becoming Madstone Theater, 2002-2004.

The Wayside Theatre opened in January, 1968 in Ypsilanti at Golfside & Washtenaw, but closed in 1989.

Showcase Cinema opened in 1988 with 14 screens; it expanded to 20 screens in 2004, became RAVE in 2010, and is now Cinemark at Carpenter & Ellsworth where the University Drive-In used to be (July 9, 1965 to 1985).

Goodrich Theatres opened a Quality 16 on Jackson Road in 1999.

The 1960s was a great era to watch film with an eclectic number of genres to choose from. There was historical dramas (Spartacus, Ben-Hur and Cleopatra to the Guns of Navarone and The Great Escape), science fiction (The Time Machine to 2001: A Space Odyssey), comedies (Peter Sellers , Jerry Lewis and Doris Day), psychological horror (Psycho) plus the rise of James Bond and 50+ Disney movies. There continued to be a lot of musicals as well (Bye Bye Birdie, The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins, Funny Girl, Hello Dolly, etc.). Oscar Winning Songs of the 1960s Of course, there was a whole slew of Westerns in film as well as on television; John Wayne was the "King" of Westerns. Decade Defining Actors of the 1960s

My Top Actors and Actresses of the 1960s

Actors Actresses
Peck, Gregory Andrews, Julie
Newman, Paul Taylor, Elizabeth
Poitier, Sidney Hepburn, Katherine
McQueen, Steve Hepburn, Audrey
Lancaster, Burt Loren, Sophia
Wayne, John Day, Doris
Sellers, Peter Wood, Natalie
Eastwood, Clint Bancroft, Anne
Burton, Richard MacLain, Shirley
Harrison, Rex Winters, Shelly
O'Toole, Peter Christie, Julie
Douglas, Kirk Margaret, Ann
Lemmon, Jack Andress, Ursala
Quinn, Anthony Monroe, Marilyn
Connery, Sean Duke, Patty

The Evolution of the Film Rating System

Timeline of Film Milestones

I have linked the Wikipedia page to the movie in my Favorites, and the Movie Trailer to the Top Box Office when available.


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Spartacus Spartacus West Side Story West Side Story Advice & Consent Lawrence of Arabia The Great Escape Cleopatra A Hard Day's Night Goldfinger Help! The Sound of Music Alfie The Bible: In the Beginning Guess Who's Coming to Dinner The Graduate The Boston Strangler 2001: A Space Odyssey n/a Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Psycho Psycho The Guns of Navarone The Guns of Navarone To Kill a Mockingbird The Longest Day Lilies of the Field How the West was Won A Shot In The Dark Mary Poppins The Sound of Music Doctor Zhivago Georgy Girl Hawaii To Sir, With Love The Jungle Book 2001: A Space Odyssey Funny Girl n/a Midnight Cowboy
Exodus Exodus The Absent-Minded Professor El Cid In Search of the Castaways In Search of the Castaways The Birds It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World The Pink Panther My Fair Lady A Patch of Blue Thunderball Born Free Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? You Only Live Twice Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Funny Girl The Love Bug n/a Easy Rider
Swiss Family Robinson Swiss Family Robinson The Parent Trap The Absent-Minded Professor The Music Man That Touch of Mink Sword In The Stone Tom Jones Dr. Strangelove The Carpetbaggers That Darn Cat! Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines Follow Me, Boys! The Sand Pebbles The Graduate Bonnie and Clyde The Love Bug The Odd Couple n/a Hello, Dolly!
The Alamo The Alamo Judgement at Nuremberg The Parent Trap The Miracle Worker The Music Man Bye Bye Birdie Irma la Douce Goldfinger From Russia with Love Thunderball That Darn Cat! Torn Curtain A Man for All Seasons Doctor Dolittle The Dirty Dozen The Odd Couple Bullitt n/a Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
The Apartment The Apartment Breakfast at Tiffany's La Dolce Vita Billy Budd Mutiny on the Bounty Son of Flubber The Sword in the Stone From Russia With Love A Fistful of Dollars What's New Pussycat? The Great Race The Good, the Bad and the Ugly The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Casino Royale Valley of the Dolls Bullitt Romeo and Juliet n/a Paint Your Wagon
The Bellboy Butterfield 8 The Misfits Lover Come Back Billy Rose's Jumbo To Kill a Mockingbird Irma la Douce Son of Flubber Mary Poppins Father Goose Doctor Zhivago Cat Ballou n/a Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N. Wait Until Dark You Only Live Twice Rosemary's Baby Oliver! n/a True Grit
Ocean's 11 Ocean's 11 The Hustler King of Kings Birdman of Alcatraz Hatari! Summer Magic The Birds My Fair Lady A Shot in the Dark The Collector What's New Pussycat? n/a The Russians are Coming, The Russians are Coming In Cold Blood To Sir, With Love Blackbeard's Ghost Rosemary's Baby n/a Cactus Flower
Please Don't Eat the Daisies Please Don't Eat the Daisies Babes in Toyland 101 Dalmations Cape Fear Gypsy The Man With the X-Ray Eyes The V.I.P.s Fail-Safe A Hard Day's Night Mirage Shenandoah n/a Grand Prix Cool Hand Luke The Born Losers Once Upon a time in the West Planet of the Apes n/a Goodbye, Columbus
13 Ghosts From the Terrace Homicidal Splendor in the Grass Dr. No Bon Voyage! The Nutty Professor McLintock! Seven Days in May The Night of the Iguana The Bedford Incident Von Ryan's Express Blow-Up Blow-Up The Happiest Millionaire Thoroughly Modern Millie n/a Night of the Living Dead n/a On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Sons and Lovers Sons and Lovers The Errand Boy Blue Hawaii Moon Pilot The Manchurian Candidate PT 109 Charade The Incredible Mr. Limpet What a Way to Go! The Ipress File The Greatest Story Ever Told The Quiller Memorandum The Professionals Magical Mystery Tour Camelot n/a Yours, Mine, and Ours n/a Winning
House of Usher Let's Make Love Atlantis, the Lost Continent Judgement at Nuremberg The Longest Day Lolita The Incredible Journey Bye Bye Birdie The Moon-Spinners The Unsinkable Molly Brown The Great Race For a Few Dollars More Harper Alfie n/a In the Heat of the Night Spirits of the Dead The Lion in Winter The Italian Job Z
Inherit the Wind La Dolce Vita Mysterious Island Breakfast at Tiffany's How the West was Won The Interns The Cardinal Move Over, Darling The Misadventures of Merlin Jones The Pink Panther The Sons of Katie Elder The Sandpiper Fantastic Voyage Georgy Girl n/a Casino Royale The Thomas Crown Affair The Green Berets Easy Rider The Sterile Cuckoo
Village of the Damned G.I. Blues Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea The Misfits Bon Voyage! Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? Hud Come Blow Your Horn Marnie Viva Las Vegas Shenandoah A Patch of Blue The Glass Bottom Boat The Silencers n/a I Am Curious (Yellow) Yellow Submarine Blackbeard's Ghost On Her Majesty's Secret Service The Stewardesses
Where the Boys Are Macumba Love The Pit and the Pendulum Pocketful of Miracles The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm From Russia with Love The Thrill of It All The Three Lives of Thomasina Dr. Strangelove Girl Happy The Sons of Katie Elder Eye of the Devil Follow Me, Boys! n/a Barefoot In The Park The Shakiest Gun in the West The Fox Take the Money and Run Run, Angel, Run!
Pollyanna Midnight Lace Lover Come Back Return to Peyton Place The Manchurian Candidate Days of Wine and Roses Charade The Great Escape A Fistful of Dollars Becket Cat Ballou Help! Dracula, Prince of Darkness The Blue Max n/a Wait Until Dark The Producers Charly Marooned They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
North to Alaska Cinderfella The Innocents Fanny Days of Wine and Roses The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance McLintock The Cardinal Strait-Jacket Send Me No Flowers The Skull How to Murder Your Wife Circus of Fear Our Man Flint n/a Cool Hand Luke The Horse In The Gray Flannel Suit The Boston Strangler The Love God? The Wild Bunch
Elmer Gantry Can-Can Scream of Fear Flower Drum Song Carnival of Souls State Fair Dr. No Hud The Patsy Good Neighbor Sam A Thousand Clowns Darling Around the World Under The Sea The Wild Angels n/a In Cold Blood Ice Station Zebra Candy Goodbye, Mr. Chips Sweet Charity
The Time Machine Elmer Gantry The Ladies Man Come September Requiem for a Heavyweight Taras Bulba The Pink Panther 55 Days at Peking The Disorderly Orderly Zorba The Greek Harum Scarum The Agony and the Ecstasy Batman A Man and a Woman The Dirty Dozen Divorce American Style I Love You, Alice B. Toklas The Thomas Crown Affair Topaz The Undefeated
The Millionairess The Magnificent Seven Greyfriar's Bobby The Pit and the Pendulum The Magic Sword The Miracle Worker Sword of Lancelot Captain Newman, M.D. Black Like Me Sex and The Single Girl Curse of the Fly Do Not Disturb After the Fox Torn Curtain The Jungle Book Two For The Road Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Bandolero! Alice's Restaurant Where Eagles Dare

The first videocassette machines appeared in 1976 with the Sony Betamax; by 1982, there were 5 million videocassette recorders in American homes which skyrocketed to 20 million homes by 1984. It was the standard throughout the 1980s and 1990s for watching home video until the advent of the DVD in 1995. By the year, 2000, VHS technology was obsolete, and DVD was the most used format for home video.


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Patton Love Story Play Misty for Me Billy Jack The Godfather The Godfather Live and Let Die The Sting The Godfather Part II Blazing Saddles Jaws Jaws Rich Man, Poor Man Rocky Star Wars Star Wars Grease Grease Being There Kramer vs. Kramer
Love Story Airport n/a Fiddler on the Roof Jeremiah Johnson The Poseiden Adventure The Way We Were The Exorcist Chinatown The Towering Inferno The Return of the Pink Panther The Rocky Horror Picture Show The Pink Panther Strikes Again To Fly! Saturday Night Fever Smokey and the Bandit Revenge of the Pink Panther Superman Moonraker The Amityville Horror
n/a MASH n/a The French Connection The Candidate What's Up Doc? n/a American Graffiti The Great Gatsby The Trial of Billy Jack n/a One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Network A Star is Born Close Encounters of the Third Kind Close Encounters of the Third Kind Centennial Animal House Alien Rocky II
n/a Patton n/a Diamonds are Forever Frenzy Behind the Green Door (porn) n/a Papillon The Odessa File Young Frankenstein n/a Dog Day Afternoon All The President's Men All The President's Men The Spy Who Loved Me The Goodbye Girl The Boys from Brazil Every Which Way But Loose n/a Apocalypse Now
n/a Woodstock n/a Dirty Harry n/a Deliverance n/a The Way We Were Phase IV Earthquake n/a Shampoo Marathon Man The Omen Roots Saturday Night Fever n/a Heaven Can Wait n/a Star Trek: The Motion Picture
n/a The Aristocats n/a Summer of 42 n/a Jeremiah Johnson n/a Magnum Force n/a The Godfather Part II n/a The Return of the Pink Panther The Omen In Search of Noah's Ark Annie Hall Oh, God! n/a Hooper n/a Alien
n/a Little Big Man n/a The Last Picture Show n/a Cabaret n/a Live and Let Die n/a Airport 1974 n/a Funny Lady Taxi Driver King Kong n/a A Bridge Too Far n/a Jaws 2 n/a 10
n/a Ryan's Daughter n/a Carnal Knowledge n/a The Getaway n/a Robin Hood n/a The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams n/a The Apple Dumpling Gang Midway Silver Streak n/a The Deep n/a Dawn of the Dead n/a The Jerk
n/a Tora Tora Tora n/a A Clockwork Orange n/a Fritz The Cat n/a Paper Moon n/a The Longest Yard n/a Aloha, Bobby and Rose Rocky The Enforcer n/a The Spy Who Loved Me n/a Revenge of the Pink Panther n/a Moonraker
n/a Chariots of the Gods n/a Bednobs and Broomsticks n/a The Last Tango in Paris n/a Serpico n/a Benji n/a The Other Side of the Mountain n/a Midway n/a Annie Hall n/a The Deer Hunter n/a The Muppet Movie
n/a Beneath the Planet of the Apes n/a The Hospital n/a The Legend of Boggy Creek n/a Enter The Dragon n/a The Man With The Golden Gun n/a The Adventures of the Wilderness Family n/a Silent Movie n/a The Rescuers n/a Halloween n/a The Electric Horseman
n/a On a Clear Day You Can See Forever n/a Willard n/a Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex The World's Greatest Athlete Walking Tall n/a Herbie Rides Again n/a Rollerball n/a The Pink Panther Strikes Again n/a Heroes n/a Foul Play n/a The China Syndrome
n/a Beyond the Valley of the Dolls Straw Dogs Sweet Sweetback's Baadassss Song n/a The Valachi Papers Soylent Green Sleeper n/a Murder on the Orient Express n/a Lucky Lady n/a Carrie n/a High Anxiety n/a The End n/a Manhattan
n/a Chisum Shaft The Andromeda Strain n/a Shaft's Big Score The Paper Chase High Plains Drifter n/a The Texas Chain Saw Massacre n/a The Great Waldo Pepper n/a Murder By Death n/a Exorcist II: The Heretic Return from Witch Mountain Up in Smoke n/a Love at First Bite
The Hawaiians Darling Lili The Omega Man Escape from the Planet of the Apes n/a Lady Sings The Blues The Night Strangler Jesus Christ Superstar n/a Dirty Mary Crazy Larry n/a Love and Death n/a The Bad News Bears n/a Airport '77 The Eyes of Laura Mars Faces of Death n/a Meatballs
Darling Lili Myra Breckinridge Klute Shaft Shaft's Big Score Conquest of the Planet of the Apes Manson Battle for the Planet of the Apes n/a The Great Gatsby The Apple Dumpling Gang Barry Lyndon n/a The Outlaw Josey Wales n/a Slap Shot Holocaust Midnight Express North Dallas Forty Escape from Alcatraz
Five Easy Pieces The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes To Frame a Figg Play Misty for Me Super Fly The Cowboys The Day of the Jackal Cry of the Wild n/a Thunderbolt and Lightfoot The Strongest Man in the World Supervixens The Shaggy D.A. Taxi Driver n/a Herbie Goes To Monte Carlo Caravans The Lord of the Rings Tess The Main Event
Chisum Trash Brian's Song The Big Doll House Sounder Pink Flamingos The Mackintosh Man The Day of the Dolphin n/a Death Wish Escape to Witch Mountain Breakout The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea Freaky Friday n/a The Gauntlet The Dain Curse House Calls The Prize Fighter All That Jazz
Catch 22 The Only Game in Town Bananas The Omega Man Ben The Doberman Gang Don't Look Now Jonathan Livingston Seagull Lenny The Groove Tube The Eiger Sanction French Connection II Family Plot Logan's Run The Greatest The Other Side of Midnight The Cat from Outer Space Damien: Omen II The North Avenue Irregulars The Black Stallion
Beyond The Valley of the Dolls Ann and Eve The Andromeda Strain Big Jake Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex Gabriella, Gabriella Charlotte's Web Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars The Golden Voyage of Sinbad Macon County Line Dog Day Afternoon Nashville Gus Network Audrey Rose Looking For Mr. Goodbar The Fury Invasion of the Body Snatchers The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again The Black Hole

The first Blockbuster was opened in 1985 in Dallas, TX; the chain grew to 2,800 stores worldwide by 1992. Hollywood Video was founded in 1988; they also filed for bankruptcy in 2010.


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The Empire Strikes Back The Empire Strikes Back Raiders of the Lost Ark Raiders of the Lost Ark E.T. E.T. Return of the Jedi Return of the Jedi Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Ghostbusters Out of Africa Back to the Future Platoon Top Gun Fatal Attraction Three Men and a Baby War and Remembrance Rain Man Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Ordinary People 9 to 5 For Your Eyes Only For Your Eyes Only Tootsie Tootsie Terms of Endearment Terms of Endearment Romancing The Stone Beverly Hills Cop Witness Rambo: First Blood Part II Top Gun Crocodile Dundee Dirty Dancing Fatal Attraction Rain Man Who Framed Roger Rabbit Batman Batman
n/a Stir Crazy On Golden Pond On Golden Pond An Officer and a Gentleman An Officer and a Gentleman Octopussy Flashdance The Natural Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Back to the Future Rocky IV Back to School Platoon Moonstruck Beverly Hills Cop II The Accidental Tourist Coming to America Back to the Future Part II Back to the Future Part II
n/a Airplane! Chariots of Fire Arthur The Verdict Rocky III Trading Places Trading Places Ghostbusters Gremlins The Color Purple The Color Purple The Color of Money Karate Kid III The Living Daylights Good Morning, Vietnam Beaches Big Dead Poets Society Look Who's Talking
n/a Any Which Way You Can n/a Stripes The Trail of the Pink Panther Porky's Scarface WarGames Beverly Hills Cop The Karate Kid Cocoon Cocoon Aliens Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Broadcast News Moonstruck Gorillas in the Mist Twins Ghostbusters II Dead Poets Society
n/a Private Benjamin n/a The Cannonball Run Ghandi Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan The Big Chill Octopussy Amadeus Police Academy Fletch The Jewel of the Nile Ferris Bueller's Day Off Back to School The Witches of Eastwick The Untouchables Scrooged Crocodile Dundee II Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Lethal Weapon 2
n/a Coal Miner's Daughter n/a Chariots of Fire n/a 48 Hours Risky Business Sudden Impact The Killing Fields Footloose European Vacation Witness n/a Aliens n/a The Secret of My Success n/a Die Hard The Little Mermaid Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
n/a Smoke and The Bandit II n/a The Four Seasons n/a Poltergeist Vacation Staying Alive Places in the Heart The Terminator A View to a Kill The Goonies n/a An American Tail n/a Stakeout n/a The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! Born on the Fourth of July Ghostbusters II
n/a The Blue Lagoon n/a Time Bandits n/a The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Staying Alive Mr. Mom n/a Romancing The Stone The Falcon and the Snowman Spies Like us n/a The Golden Child n/a Lethal Weapon n/a Cocktail License to Kill The Little Mermaid
n/a The Blues Brothers n/a Das Boot n/a Annie The Thorn Birds Risky Business n/a Star Trek III: The Search for Spock Jagged Edge Out of Africa n/a Ruthless People n/a The Witches of Eastwick n/a Beetlejuice Driving Miss Daisy Born on the Fourth of July
n/a Superman II n/a Quest for Fire n/a The Verdict Tender Mercies Never Say Never Again n/a Splash The Holcroft Covenant A View to a Kill n/a The Name of the Rose n/a Dirty Dancing n/a A Fish Called Wanda My Left Foot License to Kill
n/a Ordinary People n/a The Fox and the Hound n/a Ghandi n/a Jaws 3-D n/a Purple Rain The Purple Rose of Cairo Commando n/a Ferris Bueller's Day Off n/a The Living Daylights n/a Rambo III Parenthood Driving Miss Daisy
n/a Urban Cowboy n/a Clash of the Titans n/a First Blood n/a Vacation n/a Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets Vision Quest Police Academy 2 n/a Down and Out in Beverly Hills n/a Predator n/a Oliver & Company When Harry Met Sally Black Rain
n/a The Gods Must Be Crazy n/a Absence of Malice n/a The Toy n/a Superman III n/a Amadeus Anne of Green Gables Fletch n/a The Fly n/a Throw Momma From the Train n/a Working Girl n/a Sea of Love
n/a Popeye n/a Reds n/a Firefox n/a The Big Chill Teachers Tightrope The Black Cauldron European Vacation n/a The Money Pit n/a Dragnet n/a Scrooged n/a The Abyss
n/a The Shining Clash of the Titans Tarzan, the Ape Man n/a The Dark Crystal n/a Scarface Once Upon a time in America The Natural Kiss of the Spider Woman Mask n/a The Color of Money n/a La Bamba n/a Willow Chances Are Parenthood
Herbie Goes Bananas Cheech and Chong's Next Movie The Postman Always Rings Twice Taps Tron Conan The Barbarian n/a Blue Thunder The Last Days of Pompeii Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan Prizzi's Honor The Breakfast Club Care Bears Movie II: The New Generation Stand By Me September RoboCop n/a Beaches Glory Harlem Nights
Raging Bull Caddyshack Body Heat Sharky's Machine Victor Victoria The Sword and the Sorcerer A Christmas Story Yentl A Passage to India Revenge of the Nerds Agnes of God Pale Rider The Great Mouse Detective Legal Eagles The Princess Bride Outrageous Fortune n/a Bull Durham Lean on Me When Harry Met Sally
The Private Eyes Friday the 13th Ghost Story Excalibur A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy Best Friends All The Right Moves Silkwood Against All Odds 2010 A Room With A View Pee-wee's Big Adventure Flight of the Navigator Cobra Planes, Trains and Automobiles Jaws: The Revenge n/a Nightmare on Elm Street 4 All Dogs Go To Heaven The War of the Roses
Dressed to Kill Brubaker Eye of the Needle History of the World: Part I Blade Runner Friday the 13th Part III Twilight Zone: The Movie Psycho II A Soldier's Story Breakin' Care Bears Movie Brewster's Millions Hannah and Her Sisters Police Academy 3 The Last Emperor Broadcast News Mississippi Burning The Land Before Time Christmas Vacation Steel Magnolias

In 1992, Americans spent $12 billion to buy or rent videotapes, and only spent $4.5 billion at the box office.


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Goodfellas Ghost The Silence of the Lambs The Terminator 2: Judgement Day My Bodyguard Aladdin The Firm Jurassic Park The Shawshank Redemption The Lion King Casino Die Hard with a Vengeance Jerry Maguire Independence Day Titanic Titanic Saving Private Ryan Armageddon Message in a Bottle Star Wars: The Phantom Menace
The Godfather Part III Home Alone Cape Fear Beauty and The Beast Patriot Games My Bodyguard Schindler's List Mrs. Doubtfire Natural Born Killers Forrest Gump Dead Men Walking Toy Story The English Patient Twister As Good As It Gets Jurassic Park II: The Lost World Shakespeare in Love Saving Private Ryan The Bone Collector The Sixth Sense
Presumed Innocent Pretty Woman Beauty and The Beast Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves A Few Good Men Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Sleepless in Seattle The Fugitive Forrest Gump True Lies Mr. Holland's Opus Apollo 13 Evita Mission Impossible Boogie Nights Men in Black City of Angles Godzilla The Talented Mr. Ripley Toy Story 2
The Hunt for Red October Dances With Wolves The Prince of Tides Hook The Crying Game Basic Instinct The Fugitive Schindler's List Four Weddings and a Funeral The Mask Seven Golden Eye Fargo The Rock The Full Monty Tomorrow Never Dies You've Got Mail There's Something About Mary The Thomas Crown Affair The Matrix
Dances With Wolves Total Recall JFK The Silence of the Lambs Howard's End Lethan Weapon 3 Indecent Proposal The Firm The Santa Clause Speed Sense and Sensability Pocahantas The Juror The Hunchback of Notre Dame L.A. Confidential Air Force One Stepmom A Bug's Life Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Tarzan
Hamlet Back To The Future III Father of the Bride JFK Scent of a Woman Batman Returns Groundhog Day Indecent Proposal The Client The Flintstones The Bridges of Madison County Batman Forever Independence Day 101 Dalmations Good Will Hunting As Good As It Gets The Horse Whisperer Deep Impact The Green Mile The Mummy
Misery Die Hard 2 Fried Green Tomatoes The Addams Family Unforgiven A Few Good Men Jurassic Park Cliffhanger The Lion King Dumb and Dumber Apollo 13 Seven Shine Ransom The Ice Storm Liar, Liar Life is Beautiful Mulan The Sixth Sense Notting Hill
n/a Presumed Innocent n/a Cape Fear Basic Instinct Sister Act Mrs. Doubtfire Sleepless in Seattle Clear and Present Danger Four Weddings and a Funeral Dangerous Minds Casper Mission Impossible The Nutty Professor The Devil's Advocate My Best Friend's Wedding Affliction Dr. Dolittle Eyes Wide Shut The World Is Not Enough
n/a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles n/a Hot Shots! Alien 3 Bram Stoker's Dracula The Pelican Brief Philadelphia Disclosure Interview with a Vampire Twelve Monkeys Waterworld Twister Jerry Maguire Alien Resurrection The Fifth Element Primary Colors Shakespeare in Love The Cider House Rules American Beauty
n/a Kindergarten Cop n/a City Slickers Aladdin Wayne's World Philadelphia The Pelican Brief Il Postino: The Postman Clear and Present Danger Braveheart Jumanji Ransom Eraser Absolute Power The Full Monty A Civil Action Lethal Weapon 4 Notting Hill Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
n/a The Hunt for Red October n/a Sleeping With The Enemy n/a Patriot Games In the Line of Fire In the Line of Fire n/a Pulp Fiction Heat Babe A Time to Kill The English Patient Kiss The Girls Hercules Enemy of the State You've Got Mail American Beauty Runaway Bride
n/a Days of Thunder n/a Backdraft n/a Alien 3 Body of Evidence Demolition Man n/a Disclosure n/a Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Tin Cup Space Jam Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Face/Off Deep Impact The Truman Show Entrapment Stuart Little
n/a Dick Tracy n/a The Prince of Tides n/a Unforgiven Carlito's Way Cool Runnings n/a Stargate n/a Braveheart Phenomenon The Birdcage The Rainmaker Batman and Robin Armageddon Rush Hour Election The Green Mile
n/a Another 48 Hours n/a Star Trek VI n/a Under Siege Free Willy Free Willy n/a The Santa Clause n/a Outbreak n/a The First Wives Club Tomorrow Never Dies Bean The Red Violin Enemy of the State Random Hearts The Blair Witch Project
n/a The Godfather Part III n/a Father of the Bride n/a Death Becomes Her The Piano Somersby n/a Maverick n/a Heat n/a Scream n/a Life Is Beautiful n/a The Mask of Zorro The Matrix American Pie
n/a Rocky V n/a The Naked Gun 2.5 n/a Boomerang The Remains of the Day A Perfect World n/a The Specialist n/a While You Were Sleeping n/a Sleepers n/a Good Will Hunting n/a The Prince of Egypt Runaway Bride Big Daddy
n/a Edward Scissorhands n/a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II n/a A League of their Own Searching for Bobby Fischer Last Action Hero n/a Legends of the Fall n/a The Bridges of Madison County n/a Daylight n/a Con Air n/a City of Angels She's All That Wild Wild West
n/a 3 Men and a Little Lady n/a Fried Green Tomatoes Honey I Blew Up The Kid Forever Young Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey Dennis the Menace n/a Wolf n/a Dangerous Minds n/a A Time To Kill n/a Dante's Peak n/a Patch Adams Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo Entrapment
n/a Bird On A Wire n/a What About Bob? Beethoven Universal Soldier Grumpy Old Men Sliver n/a Star Trek: Generations n/a Twelve Monkeys n/a Phenomenon Deconstructing Harry Flubber n/a The Waterboy 8MM End of Days
House Party Flatliners n/a My Girl The Distinguished Gentleman The Hand That Rocks The Cradle Hocus Pocus Made in America Bullets over Broadway The Client Operation Dumbo Drop Crimson Tide n/a Broken Arrow Flubber George of the Jungle n/a The X Files Bicentennial Man Sleepy Hollow

Blockbuster reached its peak with 9,000 stores by 2004, and declared bankruptcy in 2010. Netflix was founded in 1997; it went public in 2002, and had over 100,000 titles offered to over 10 million subscribers by 2009. In 2014, Netflix had over 57 million subscribers.


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Traffic Mission Impossible II Moulin Rouge! Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Chicago The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Love Actually The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King Sideways Shrek 2 Capote Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire The Departed Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest No Country for Old Men Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Slumdog Millionaire The Dark Knight The Hurt Locker Avatar
Meet The Parents Gladiator A Beautiful Mind The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring Adaptiation Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets Mystic River Finding Nemo Million Dollar Baby Harry Potter and The Prince of Azkaban Walk The Line Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith The Da Vinci Code The Da Vinci Code Atonement Harry Potter and The Order of Phoenix The Reader Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Crazy Heart Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Gladiator Cast Away Hannibal Monsters, Inc. The Hours Spider-Man Seabiscuit The Matrix Reloaded Meet The Fockers Spider-Man 2 Brokeback Mountain The Chronicles of Narnia Babel Ice Age: The Meltdown There Will Be Blood Spider-Man 3 Mamma Mia! Kung Fu Panda Julie and Julia Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon What Women Want Ocean's Eleven Shrek Gangs of New York Star Wars Episode 2: Attack of the Clones 21 Grams Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl The Aviator The Incredibles The Constant Gardner War of the Worlds Letters from Iwo Jima Casino Royale American Gangster Shrek the Third The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Hancock The Blind Side Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Almost Famous Dinosaur Bridget Jones' Diary Ocean's Eleven The Pianist Men in Black II House of Sand and Fog Bruce Almighty Ocean's Twelve The Passion of Christ Cinderella Man King Kong The Last King of Scotland Night At The Museum Michael Clayton Transformers Nights in Rodanthe Mamma Mia! Precious 2012
Erin Brockovich How the Gring Stole Christmas n/a Pearl Harbor A Dangerous Mind Die Another Day Something's Gotta Give The Last Samurai National Treasure The Day After Tomorrow Syriana Madagascar United 93 Cars Juno Ratatouille Swing Vote Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Angels & Demons Up
Mission Impossible II Meet The Parents n/a The Mummy Returns Catch Me If You Can Signs The Italian Job Terminator 3 Fahrenheit 9/11 Meet The Fockers Crash Mr. & Mrs. Smith Dreamgirls X-Men: The Last Stand Freedom Writers I Am Legend Righteous Kill Quantum of Solace The Proposal The Twilight Saga: New Moon
n/a The Perfect Storm n/a Jurassic Park III Austin Powers in Goldmember Ice Age Lost in Translation The Matrix Revolutions Closer Troy Hitch Charlie and the Chocolate Factory The Devil Wears Prada Mission Impossible III The Bourne Ultimatum The Simpsons Movie Gran Torino Iron Man (500) Days of Summer Sherlock Holmes
n/a X-Men n/a Planet of the Apes n/a My Big Fat Greek Wedding Cold Mountain X2 Ray Shark Tale War of the World Batman Begins Mission Impossible III Superman Returns Ocean's Thirteen National Treasure: Book of Secrets Milk WALL-E The Fourth Kind Angels & Demons
What Lies Beneath What Lies Beneath n/a Hannibal n/a Minority Report Runaway Jury Bad Boys II The Manchurian Candidate Ocean's Twelve Flight Plan Hitch 300 Happy Feet Sicko 300 Meet the Spartans The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Invictus The Hangover
What Women Want Scary Movie n/a Rush Hour 2 n/a Catch Me If You Can n/a Something's Gotta Give The Bourne Supremacy I, Robot Must Love Dogs Fantastic Four The Pursuit of Happyness 300 Gone Baby Gone The Bourne Ultimatum Fool's Gold Sex and the City n/a Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Sqeakquel
Pay It Forward Charlie's Angels n/a A Beautiful Mind n/a Chicago n/a Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle The Passion of Christ National Treasure Good Night and Good Luck Chicken Little Casino Royale Click National Treasure: Book of Secrets Live Free or Die Hard n/a The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor n/a Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
The Perfect Storm Erin Brockovich n/a Bridget Jones' Diary n/a Lilo & Stitch n/a Brother Bear 50 First Dates Van Helsing Mr. & Mrs. Smith Wedding Crashers n/a Over the Hedge The Golden Compass n/a Twilight n/a Star Trek
Panic Unbreakable n/a American Pie 2 n/a 8 Mile n/a Hulk Troy The Polar Express An Unfinished Life Robots n/a The Pursuit of Happyness Alvin and The Chipmunks n/a Slumdog Millionaire n/a X Men Origins: Wolverine
Cast Away Gone in Sixty Seconds n/a Spirited Away n/a The Ring n/a Love Actually Spartan The Bourne Supremacy Munich Constantine n/a The Devil Wears Prada Enchanted n/a Wanted n/a Terminator Salvation
Miss Congeniality Vertical Limit n/a Artificial Intelligence n/a The Bourne Identity n/a 2 Fast 2 Furious n/a The Village Rent Flight Plan n/a The Departed Ocean's Thirteen n/a The Curious Case of Benjamin Button n/a Fast and Furious
Coyote Ugly The Patriot Black Hawk Down Lara Croft: Tomb Raider n/a Austin Powers in Goldmember n/a Seabiscuit n/a Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Memoirs of a Geisha Kingdom of Heaven n/a Borat Bee Movie n/a Bolt n/a A Christmas Carol
Chocolat Miss Congeniality The Princess Diaries The Others City of God Red Dragon n/a American Wedding n/a Howl's Moving Castle The Chronicles of Narnia Fun With Dick and Jane The Shaggy Dog Eragon 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer n/a Horton Hears a Who! n/a Inglourious Basterds
Remember the Titans Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Legally Blonde The Fast and the Furious Bowling for Columbine Two Weeks Notice n/a Scary Movie 3 n/a Million Dollar Baby Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire The Pacifier The Pink Panther The Holiday American Gangster Forgetting Sarah Marshall 10,000 BC The Hangover The Proposal
The Family Man Traffic Along Came A Spider Vanilla Sky Snow Dogs Panic Room Big Fish Elf n/a Fahrenheit 9/11 The 40 Year Old Virgin March of the Penguins Little Miss Sunshine Rocky Balboa Superbad Wild Hogs What Happens in Vegas You Don't Mess with the Zohan The Pink Panther 2 G.I.Joe: The Rise of the Cobra


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The King's Speech Toy Story 3 War Horse Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows-Pt.2 Zero Dark Thirty The Avengers Side Effects The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Boyhood Guardians of the Galaxy
The Social Network Alice in Wonderland Moneyball Transformers: Dark of the Moon Silver Linings Playbook The Dark Knight Rises Philomena Iron Man 3 Jersey Boys The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Pt.1
The Kids are All Right Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows-Pt. 1 The Lincoln Lawyer Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Lincoln The Hunger Games Safe Haven Frozen The Monuments Men Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Shutter Island Inception Midnight in Paris The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-Pt. 1 Argo Skyfall Saving Mr. Banks Despicable Me 2 The Judge The LEGO Movie
Unthinkable Shrek Forever After J. Edgar Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol Skyfall The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Lee Daniels' The Butler Man of Steel Non-Stop Transformers: Age of Extinction
Inception The Twilight Saga: Eclipse The Help Kung Fu Panda 2 Life of Pi The Twilight Saga: breaking Dawn-Pt.2 Blue Jasmine Gravity Gone Girl Maleficent
Black Swan Iron Man 2 Battle Los Angeles Fast Five Arbitrage The Amazing Spider-Man The Dallas Buyers Club Monsters University American Sniper The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
The Fighter Tangled Limitless The Hangover Part II The Bourne Legacy Brave American Hustle The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Interstellar X-Men: Days of Future Past
The Secret in Their Eyes Despicable Me Contagion The Smurfs n/a Ted Gravity Fast & Furious 6 Birdman Big Hero 6
Winter's Bone How to Train Your Dragon Hugo Cars 2 n/a Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Frozen Oz The Great and Powerful The Theory of Everything Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
The Town Clash of the Titans Unknown Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows n/a Dr. Seuss' The Lorax Captain Phillips Star Trek Into Darkness Nightcrawler The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Inside Job Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Trader Water for Elephants Thor n/a Wreck-It Ralph Nebraska Thor: The Dark World Selma Godzilla (2014)
n/a Tron: Legacy The Artist Rise of the Planet of the Apes n/a Lincoln August: Osage County World War Z n/a 22 Jump Street
n/a The King's Speech The Ides of March Captain America: The First Avenger n/a Men in Black III 12 Years as a Slave The Croods n/a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
n/a The Karate Kid n/a The Help n/a Django Unchained The Book Thief The Heat n/a Interstellar
n/a Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time n/a Bridesmaids n/a Ice Age: Continental Drift n/a We're The Millers n/a How to Train Your Dragon 2
n/a Robin Hood Soul Surfer Puss in Boots n/a Snow White and the Huntsman n/a American Hustle n/a Gone Girl
n/a Megamind The Descendants X-Men: First Class n/a Les Miserables (2012) n/a The Great Gatsby (2013) n/a Divergent
n/a The Last Airbender Crazy, Stupid, Love Rio n/a Hotel Transylvania n/a The Conjuring Foxcatcher Neighbors
Easy A Little Fockers Bad Teacher Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked n/a Taken 2 n/a Identity Thief The Interview Ride Along