Now’s the time to stream or rent some of the all-time classics! These are just a few — Part 9
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Crime, Drama, Thriller
Jackie Brown (1997)
When Jackie Brown is busted smuggling money for her arms dealer boss, agent Nicolette and detective Dargus want her help to bring him down. Facing jail time for her silence or death for her cooperation, Brown decides instead to double-cross both parties and make off with the smuggled money. Star: Pam Grier, Director: Quentin Tarantino
The Age of Innocence (1993)
Newland Archer is a lawyer who is happily engaged to May. His life however turns upside down when he meets and falls in love with May’s scandalous cousin, Ellen.
Stars: Daniel Day‑Lewis, Winona Ryder, Michelle Pfeiffer
Director: Martin Scorsese
Before Sunrise (1995)
While traveling on a train in Europe, Jesse, an American man, meets Celine, a French woman. On his last day in Europe before returning to the U.S., he decides to spend his remaining hours with her.
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy
Director: Richard Linklater
Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Edward, a synthetic man with scissor hands, is taken in by Peg, a kindly Avon lady, after the passing of his inventor. Things take a turn for the worse when he is blamed for a crime he did not commit.
Stars: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder
Director: Tim Burton
When We Were Kings (1996)
On October 30, 1974, perhaps the most famous heavyweight championship boxing match of all time took place in Kinshasa, Zaire: the “Rumble in the Jungle” between champion George Foreman and challenger Muhammad Ali.
Stars: Muhammad Ali, George Foreman
Director: Leon Gast
Adventure, Comedy, Family
Little Monsters (1989)
Brian isn’t scared of the monster living under the bed. On the contrary, when he gets to know the wild-eyed boogeyman, Maurice, the pair become fast friends. During the night, Maurice takes his young charge into the netherworld of monsters.
Stars: Fred Savage, Howie Mandel
Director: Richard Alan Greenberg
Comedy, Drama, Family
The Sandlot (1993)
Scotty, a young boy, moves into a new neighborhood, where he decides to join the local baseball team. However, with his new friends, he experiences a series of adventures that he never imagined.
Stars: Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, Marty York
Director: David Mickey Evans
Comedy, Drama, Family
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
Daniel, a divorced actor, disguises himself as Mrs. Doubtfire, an aging female Scottish housekeeper, in order to work in his ex-wife’s house and spend more time with his children.
Stars: Robin Williams, Sally Field,
Director: Chris Columbus
Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Hocus Pocus (1993)
After moving to Salem, Max explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani and their new friend Allison. After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches who used to live in the house.
Stars: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker
Director: Kenny Ortega
War of the Buttons (1994)
Rival gangs of Irish kids engage in battles where they cut off the buttons of their captured opponents. While this causes obvious troubles, the two leaders of the groups develop respect for each other.
Stars: Gregg Fitzgerald, John Coffey, Eveanna Ryan
Director: John Roberts