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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

Poster by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

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

Poster by Buena Vista Pictures

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

Poster by Twentieth Century Fox

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

 

 

 

 

 

Comedy 

Poster by Paramount Pictures

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

Poster by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

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

Poster by Warner Bros.

Casablanca (1942)

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

Poster by United Artists

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

Poster by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

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

Poster by United Artists

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

Poster by United Artists

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