Now’s the time to stream or rent some of the all-time classics! These are just a few — Part 2
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Adventure, Family, Fantasy
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to the magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home to Kansas and help her friends as well.
Stars: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr
Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Mervyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, Richard Thorpe, King Vidor
Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Sword in the Stone (1963)
A poor boy named Arthur learns the power of love, kindness, knowledge, and bravery with the help of a wizard called Merlin in the path to become one of the most beloved kings in English history.
Stars: Rickie Sorensen, Sebastian Cabot, Karl Swenson
Directors: Wolfgang Reitherman, Clyde Geronimi, David Hand
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Wars (1977)
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire’s world-destroying battle station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the mysterious Darth Vader.
Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Sir Alec Guinness
Director: George Lucas
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the Principal thinks of that.
Stars: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara
Director: John Hughes
Drama, History, Romance
Gone With the Wind (1939)
A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.
Stars: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Thomas Mitchell, Barbara O’Neil
Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood
Drama, Romance, War
A cynical American expatriate struggles to decide whether or not he should help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape French Morocco.
Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains
Director: Michael Curtiz
Drama, Thriller, Western
High Noon (1952)
A town Marshal, despite the disagreements of his newlywed bride and the townspeople around him, must face a gang of deadly killers alone at high noon when the gang leader, an outlaw he sent up years ago, arrives on the noon train.
Stars: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
North by Northwest (1959)
A New York City advertising executive goes on the run after being mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies.
Stars: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Crime, Drama, Musical
West Side Story (1961)
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
Stars: Natalie Wood, George Chakiris, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn
Directors: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise
Biography, Drama, Sport
Raging Bull (1980)
The life of boxer Jake LaMotta, whose violence and temper led him to the top in the ring and destroyed his life outside of it.
Stars: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent
Director: Martin Scorsese