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Top 1980’s Movies (see all)

  1. The Elephant Man (1980)
  2. Airplane! (1980)
  3. Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  4. The Shining (1980)
  5. ¡Three Amigos! (1986)
  6. Superman II (1980)
  7. Flash Gordon (1980)
  8. Caddyshack (1980)
  9. Xanadu (1980)
  10. Nine to Five (1980)
  11. Private Benjamin (1980)
  12. Oh, God! Book II (1980)




Fan Top Historical Movies (see all)

  1. Ben-Hur (1959)
  2. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
  3. The Black Swan (1942)
  4. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  5. Spartacus (1960)
  6. The Ten Commandments (1956)
  7. Anastasia (1956)
  8. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
  9. Quo Vadis (1951)
  10. Billy the Kid (1941)
  11. The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933)
  12. The Lion in Winter (1968)
  13. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
  14. Sergeant York (1941)
  15. Brigham Young (1940)
  16. The Buccaneer (1938)
  17. Marie Antoinette (1938)
  18. Suez (1938)
  19. Lloyd's of London (1936)
  20. The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)

Fan Top Scientists / Inventors Movies (see all)

  1. Monkey Business (1952)
  2. The Absent-Minded Professor (1961)
  3. I'll Never Forget You (1951)
  4. Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943)
  5. The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)
  6. X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)
  7. The Heavenly Body (1944)
  8. Torn Curtain (1966)
  9. Son of Flubber (1963)
  10. Madame Curie (1943)
  11. The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939)
  12. Edison, the Man (1940)
  13. Free for All (1949)
  14. Without Love (1945)
  15. Young Tom Edison (1940)





Monthy Column: Noir Nook

Noir Nook: Elisha Cook I recently appeared on a podcast hosted by Carl over at the Movie Palace; the topic was film noir, and one of the questions focused on actors who frequently appeared in the features from this era. Along with such stars as Robert Ryan, Dan Duryea, and Richard Widmark, I also me......
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Monthy Column: FilmStruck Forum

“Now I know I’ve got a heart, ’cause it’s breaking” - The Tin Man Well, what can I say? I know in the scheme of things, there are much worse things in life, but I have to say that my heart sunk when I found out that FilmStruck was shutting down. Honestly, at first I tho......
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Monthy Column: Classic Movie Travels

Classic Movie Travels: Toby Wing Martha Virginia “Toby” Wing. When thinking of some of the top stars of the 30s, Toby Wing’s name does not immediately come to mind. A chorus girl that went unbilled often, Wing was never a big name in the business. However, Wing made her mark quietly in m......
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Monthy Column: Pre-Code Corner

Pre-Code Corner: Scarface – An Anti-Gangster Picture? When I set out to research Scarface (1932) in the Academy’s Production Code Administration (PCA) files, I was met with an overwhelming amount of material; so much so that it took me five Tuesday evenings to conquer all 356 pages of this file, by ......
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Monthy Column: Western Roundup

Western Roundup: Universal Gems I love Westerns of all kinds, from John Ford and John Wayne to Tim Holt and Hopalong Cassidy…that said, it just might be that my favorite Westerns are those released by Universal Pictures from the late ’40s to mid-’50s. I’ve sometimes described......
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Monthy Column: The Funny Papers

  When Scary is Funny… Autumn is such a beautiful and fun time of year. With it, come the crisp leaves and cooler temps but also all the Halloween fare, including the spooky comedy films. As a kid, these films were usually on the lighter side of horror, and they continue to charm me decad......
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Monthy Column: Silents are Golden

Silents are Golden: Just What the Heck Was German Expressionism? Many of you have likely seen The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, or at least have seen a few famous stills. The dramatic sets, the stylized costumes, the deliberately artificial look…it’s clearly the quintessential example of the famed ......
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Monthy Column: Vitaphone View

Vitaphone View: Early Talkies in Widescreen? Yup! In previous blogs, I’ve discussed just how massive and fast the transition to sound films was. It was also very expensive. Consider for example the cost of wiring over 12,000 theatres for sound. While some opted to go the disk-only route using cheap ......
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Monthy Column: Noir Nook

Noir Nook: Uncommon Ladies of Noir – Loretta Young Some film fans remember Loretta Young from her popular television show, where she’d sweep into the frame each week with an elegant flourish of her floor-length gown. Others think of her in her Oscar-winning title role of The Farmer’s Daughter (1947)......
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Elvis Presley To Be Honored With Presidential Medal Of Freedom
(Nov 10, 2018 | deadline.com)The White House announced Sunday the seven individuals who will be honored by Donald Trump with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The ...

Iconic Paramount Ranch Western Town Destroyed In Wildfire
(Nov 9, 2018 | deadline.com)UPDATED with Evan Rachel Wood reaction: The National Park Service that oversees the famed Paramount Ranch said Friday that the Western ...

Michael Douglas Tears Up Over Dad Kirk, 101, at Walk of Fame Ceremony: 'So Proud to Be Your Son'
(Nov 6, 2018 | People.com)ALE RUSSIAN and REPORTING BY SCOTT HUVER November 06, 2018 04:39 PMMichael Douglas joined Hollywood royalty with his proud dad&nbs...

The First Film Version of Frankenstein, Newly Restored!
(Oct 29, 2018 | Library of Congress)October 29, 2018 by Mike MashonRarely has the arrival of a film at the Packard Campus occasioned as much anticipation as the day in April 20...

WarnerMedia's FilmStruck Subscription-Streaming
(Oct 26, 2018 | Variety)The FilmStruck indie, arthouse and classic film subscription-streaming service will shut down next month, Turner and Warner Bros. ...


Legend Tribute: Grace Kelly

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Grace Kelly, born on November 12, 1929! Like many classic movie fanatics, what I’ve always admired about Grace Kelly was her unworldly combination of finesse, grace, and style. While watching her on screen, it is nearly impossible not to be drawn in by...  read more...

Mini Tribute Daws Butler

Born November 16, 1916 Classic Cartoon Voice Actor Daws Butler Daws Butler has over 300 voice acting credits to his name. He voiced the Turtle/Penguin in the Disney film, Mary Poppins — plus a cavalcade of classic cartoon favorites including Yogi Bear, Quick Draw McGraw, Snagglepuss, Huckleberry...  read more...


I Am Max: A Max Linder Docudrama Film

I Am Max: A Max Linder Docudrama Film Silent film fans all over the world have lauded their favorite on-screen comedians, particularly enjoying the works of legendary comedians such as Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Harold Lloyd. While each of these comedians had a distinct sense of style and i......Read more

Grace Kelly’s Stepping Stones to Success – Exclusive Guest Post by Author Mary Mallory

Grace Kelly’s Stepping Stones to Success Exclusive Post by Mary Mallory, Author of Living with Grace Though she only made 11 films, Grace Kelly achieved international icon status as a film star thanks to her gorgeous looks, great fashion sense, work with recognized masters, and for winning the......Read more

Emmys Greatest Sit-Com Sidekicks: The Legacy of Barney Fife (Exclusive Guest post by Author Daniel de Vise)

Emmy’s Greatest Sit-Com Sidekicks: The Legacy of Barney Fife In the five years that he portrayed Deputy Barney Fife, Don Knotts set the standard against which all future television sit-com sidekicks would be judged. Knotts won five Emmy awards for his work as Deputy Fife on The Andy Griffith Show. I......Read more

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Nov 14

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2001: A Space Odyssey
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Classic Movie Travel Sites

Did you know that there is a Charlie Chaplin Statue in Waterville, County Kerry, Ireland?

A bronze statue honoring the legendary Charles Chaplin stands in Waterville, County Kerry. Chaplin a... ..  read more

National Film Registry

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, starring the legendary Paul Newman, was released in 1969. In 2003, 34 years later, it was inducted into The National Film Registry. Thank you National Film Registry!
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Grauman's Chinese Theater

Charlton Heston's, Footprints & Handprints were "set in stone" in Grauman's famous forecourt in 1962. So were Sophia Loren, Kirk Douglas...  see more