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Now’s the time to stream or rent some of the all-time classics! These are just a few — Part 3
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Action, Sci-Fi

Poster by Warner Bros.

The Matrix (1999)

Neo believes that Morpheus, an elusive figure considered to be the most dangerous man alive, can answer his question — what is the Matrix? Neo is contacted by Trinity, a beautiful stranger who leads him into an underworld where he meets Morpheus. Cast: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss                                          Director: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski


Comedy, Drama

Poster by Universal Pictures

Crooklyn (1994)

Spike Lee’s vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school teacher, her stubborn jazz musician husband and their five kids living in Brooklyn in 1973.

Cast: Alfre Woodard, Delroy Lindo, David Patrick Kelly

Director: Spike Lee








Poster by Produzioni Europee Associate

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

During the Civil War, a mysterious stranger, Joe, and a Mexican outlaw, Tuco, form an uneasy partnership — Joe turns in the bandit for the reward money, then rescues him just as he is being hanged. When Joe’s shot at the noose goes awry during one escapade, a furious Tuco tries to have him murdered.

Cast: Clint Eastwood, Lee van Cleef

Director: Sergio Leone






Action, Crime

Poster by Warner Bros.

Lethal Weapon (1987)

Following the death of his wife, Martin Riggs becomes reckless and suicidal. When he is reassigned and partnered with Roger Murtaugh, Riggs immediately clashes with the older officer. Together they uncover a massive drug-trafficking ring. As they encounter increasingly dangerous situations, Riggs and Murtaugh begin to form a bond.

Cast: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover

Director: Richard Donner





Action, Thriller

Poster by 20th Century Fox

Die Hard (1988)

New York City policeman John McClane is visiting his estranged wife and two daughters on Christmas Eve. He joins her at a holiday party in the headquarters of the Japanese-owned business she works for. But the festivities are interrupted by a group of terrorists who take over the exclusive high-rise, and everyone in it.

Cast: Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia,

Alan Rickman

Director: John McTiernan





Adventure, Sci-Fi

Poster by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

After discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from intelligent supercomputer H.A.L. 9000.

Stars: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

Director: Stanley Kubrick







Action, Adventure, Comedy

Poster by 20th Century Fox

The Jewel of the Nile (1985)

Novelist Joan Wilder is living with adventurer boyfriend Jack Colton on his yacht. But she leaves when the head of a North African nation asks her to visit his country and write about him. Jack intends to go on a pleasure cruise to Greece, but changes plans when he learns that Joan is a pawn in Omar’s quest to polish his image and gain greater power.

Cast: Kathleen Turner, Michael Douglas

Director: Lewis Teague






Adventure, Comedy, Family

Poster by Buena Vista Pictures

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

When kids sneak into inventor Wayne Szalinski’s upstairs lab to retrieve an errant baseball, his experimental shrink ray miniaturizes them. The four children, now 1/4-inch tall, must survive the journey back to the house through a yard where sprinklers bring treacherous storms and garden-variety ants stampede like elephants.

Cast: Rick Moranis, Marcia Strassman

Director: Joe Johnston






Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Poster by Buena Vista Distribution

Tron (1982)

When computer engineer Kevin Flynn finds out that an executive at his company has been stealing his work, he tries to hack into the system. However, Flynn is transported into the digital world, where he has to face off against Dillinger’s computerized likeness, Sark, and the imposing Master Control Program.

Cast: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner

Director: Steven Lisberger






Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Poster by Buena Vista Pictures

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

Private eye Valiant gets hired by cartoon producer Maroon to investigate an adultery scandal involving Jessica Rabbit, the sultry wife of Maroon’s biggest star, Roger Rabbit. But when Jessica’s alleged paramour and the owner of Toontown, is found murdered, the villainous Judge Doom vows to catch and destroy Roger.

Cast: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd

Directors: Robert Zemeckis, Richard Williams