Now’s the time to stream or rent some of the all-time classics! These are just a few
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Adventure, Biography, Drama
The Right Stuff (1983)
By focusing on the lives of the Mercury astronauts, the film recounts the dangers and frustrations experienced by those involved with NASA’s earliest achievements. It also depicts their family lives and personal crises. Stars: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris Director: Philip Kaufman
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Superman II (1980)
Superman decides to give up his superpowers for the sake of his true love, Lois Lane. At the same time, three criminals from his home planet of Krypton land on Earth and try to conquer the world.
Stars: Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder
Directors: Richard Lester, Richard Donner
Drama, History, Sport
In the midst of the Great Depression, a businessman coping with the tragic death of his son, a jockey with a history of brutal injuries and a down-and-out horse trainer team up to help Seabiscuit, a temperamental, undersized racehorse.
Stars: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges
Director: Gary Ross
Hard-luck cabbie John Winger enlists in the U.S. Army with his close pal, Russell Ziskey. After basic training, the irreverent Winger emerges as the figurehead for a ragtag band of Army misfits, inadvertently commandeering a military assault vehicle behind enemy lines.
Stars: Bill Murray, John Candy
Director: Ivan Reitman
Top Gun (1986)
After losing his friend, top pilot Maverick is given a second chance to redeem himself. He struggles to be at his best and also gets romantically involved with his civilian instructor Charlie.
Stars: Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer,
Director: Tony Scott
Comedy, Drama, Family
A League of Their Own (1992)
Dottie and Kit are drafted into a professional baseball league along with several other women. However, things take a turn when Jimmy, an alcoholic and a former star, is forced to manage them.
Stars: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Madonna, Lori Petty
Director: Penny Marshall
Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An American Tail (1986)
A young mouse named Fievel Mousekewitz and his family emigrate from Russia to the United States. During the trip, a fierce storm separates the family. Being completely new to the country he lands in, will he be able to trace his family?
Stars: Dom DeLuise, Christopher Plummer
Director: Don Bluth
Biography, Drama, History
College coach Herb Brooks is hired to helm the 1980 U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team. After assembling a team of hot-headed college all-stars, who are humiliated in an early match, Brooks unites his squad against a common foe, the heavily-favored Soviet team.
Stars: Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson
Director: Gavin O’Connor
Forrest Gump (1994)
Forrest, a man with low IQ, recounts the early years of his life when he found himself in the middle of key historical events. All he wants now is to be reunited with his childhood sweetheart, Jenny.
Stars: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright,
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
During World War II, Steve Rogers decides to volunteer in an experiment that transforms his weak body. He must now battle a secret Nazi organization headed by Johann Schmidt to defend his nation.
Stars: Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving
Director: Joe Johnston