Now’s the time to stream or rent some of the all-time classics! These are just a few — Part 10
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Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Being John Malkovich (1999)
A puppeteer takes up a job to support his family. While working late one night, he finds a portal that leads directly to the head of the Hollywood actor John Malkovich. Stars: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, John Malkovich Director: Spike Jonze
Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Babe: Pig in the City (1998)
Even though Babe wins a shepherding contest, farmer Arthur Hoggett refuses to make money using his pig’s talents. Babe and Mrs. Hoggett head to the city in order to raise funds to repay the bank loan.
Stars: Elizabeth Daily, Mickey Rooney
Director: George Miller
Comedy, Crime, Drama
Wild at Heart (1990)
After breaking parole for self-defensive manslaughter, Sailor Ripley and his girlfriend Lula Fortune head down the highway to California while discovering hidden secrets about one another.
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern,
Director: David Lynch
Crime, Drama, Mystery
L.A. Confidential (1997)
Three policemen tackle the corruption surrounding an unsolved murder at a Los Angeles coffee shop in the early 1950s. While unearthing the evidence and the suspects, the trail leads to corruption in their own department.
Stars: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe
Director: Curtis Hanson
Biography, Crime, Drama
Heavenly Creatures (1994)
True story of close friends who share a love of fantasy and literature. They conspire to kill one of the girls’ mother when she tries to end the girls’ intense and obsessive relationship.
Stars: Melanie Lynskey, Kate Winslet, Sarah Peirse
Director: Peter Jackson
To Sleep With Anger (1990)
Vagabond Harry pays an unexpected visit to his old friend Gideon. Hard-drinking yet charismatic, Harry both entertains and enrages Gideon and his wife, Suzie. However, after Gideon falls gravely ill, Harry decides to step in and take his friend’s place in the household.
Stars: Danny Glover, Paul Butler
Director: Charles Burnett
Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Back to the Future (1985)
Marty McFly is thrown back into the 50s when an experiment by his eccentric scientist friend Doc Brown goes awry. Traveling through time, Marty encounters young versions of his parents and must make sure that they fall in love or he’ll cease to exist.
Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd
Director: Robert Zemeckis
The Addams Family (1992)
When a man claiming to be Fester, the missing brother of Gomez, arrives at the Addams’ home, the family is thrilled. However, Morticia begins to suspect the man is a fraud, since he cannot recall details of Fester’s life.
Stars: Christopher Lloyd, Anjelica Huston
Director: Barry Sonnenfeld
Adventure, Drama, Family
Free Willy (1993)
When orphan Jesse vandalizes a theme park, he is placed with foster parents and must work at the park to make amends. There he meets Willy, a young Orca whale who has been separated from his family. Sensing kinship, they form a bond.
Stars: Jason James Richter, Lori Petty
Director: Simon Wincer
Comedy, Family, Sport
Little Giants (1994)
Ever since childhood, Danny has felt inferior to his brother, Kevin, a former college football star. After Danny’s daughter is cut from his brother’s football team, Danny forms his own team to stand up against Kevin.
Stars: Rick Moranis, Ed O’Neill
Director: Duwayne Dunham