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Planet of the Apes
An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved. Dir: Franklin J. Schaffner With: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter Adventure | Mystery | Sci-Fi 112 mins.
The commercial vessel Nostromo receives a distress call from an unexplored planet. After searching for survivors, the crew heads home only to realize that a deadly bioform has joined them. Dir: Ridley Scott With: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt Horror | Sci-Fi 117 mins.
The Breakfast Club
Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought. Dir: John Hughes With: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald Comedy | Drama 97 mins.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery. Dir: Sergio Leone With: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef Adventure | Western 161 mins.
The Great Escape
Allied P.O.W.s plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II. Dir: John Sturges With: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough Adventure | Drama | History | War 172 mins.
A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles Horror | Mystery | Thriller 109 mins.
As students at the Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young flyer learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom. Dir: Tony Scott With: Tom Cruise, Tim Robbins, Kelly McGillis Action | Drama | Romance 110 mins.
When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss Adventure | Thriller 124 mins.
Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight the heavy-weight champion, Apollo Creed, in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect. Dir: John G. Avildsen With: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young Drama | Sport 119 mins.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Upon admittance to a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies the patients to take on the oppressive head nurse. Dir: Milos Forman With: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman Drama 133 mins.
When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio Crime | Drama 91 mins.
Beneath the Planet of the Apes
The sole survivor of an interplanetary rescue mission searches for the only survivor of the previous expedition. He discovers a planet ruled by apes and an underground city run by telepathic humans. Dir: Ted Post With: James Franciscus, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi 95 mins.
A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator. Dir: Ridley Scott With: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller 117 mins.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles. Dir: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones With: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy 91 mins.
An all guts, no glory San Francisco cop becomes determined to find the underworld kingpin that killed the witness in his protection. Dir: Peter Yates With: Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Vaughn Action | Mystery | Thriller 114 mins.
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Archeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman Action | Adventure 115 mins.
A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule. Dir: David Lynch With: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Francesca Annis Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi 137 mins.
Gone with the Wind
A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War. Dir: Victor Fleming With: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Thomas Mitchell Drama | Romance | War 238 mins.
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes
In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity. Dir: J. Lee Thompson With: Roddy McDowall, Don Murray, Ricardo Montalban Action | Sci-Fi 88 mins.
The Elephant Man
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity. Dir: David Lynch With: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft Biography | Drama 124 mins.
A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college. Dir: George Lucas With: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat Comedy | Drama 110 mins.
A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state. Dir: Terry Gilliam With: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro Drama | Sci-Fi 132 mins.
Evil Under the Sun
Trying to find how a millionaire wound up with a phony diamond brings Hercule Poirot to an exclusive island resort frequented by the rich and famous. When a murder is committed, everyone has an alibi. Dir: Guy Hamilton With: Peter Ustinov, James Mason, Maggie Smith Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 117 mins.
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome
A former Australian policeman is rescued by a tribe of children when he is banished from a desert town and sent into the desert to die by the desert town's evil queen. Dir: George Miller, George Ogilvie With: Mel Gibson, Tina Turner, Bruce Spence Action | Adventure | Thriller 107 mins.
Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications. Dir: Michael Curtiz With: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid Drama | Romance | War 102 mins.
A resourceful government agent seeks answers in a case involving a missing colleague and the disruption of the American space program. Dir: Terence Young With: Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Bernard Lee Action | Adventure | Crime | Thriller 110 mins.
Once Upon a Time in the West
Epic story of a mysterious stranger with a harmonica who joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad. Dir: Sergio Leone With: Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale Action | Mystery | Western United States-M 175 mins.
Battle for the Planet of the Apes
Ten years after conquering the Earth, ape leader Caesar wants the ruling apes and enslaved humans to live in peace. But warring factions of apes led by a militant gorilla general as well as various human groups threaten the stability. Dir: J. Lee Thompson With: Roddy McDowall, Claude Akins, Natalie Trundy Action | Sci-Fi 93 mins.
A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Tsushima Action | Drama 207 mins.
At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those trouble-makers have other plans for him. Dir: John Landis With: John Belushi, Karen Allen, Tom Hulce Comedy 109 mins.
Beverly Hills Cop
A freewheeling Detroit cop pursuing a murder investigation finds himself dealing with the very different culture of Beverly Hills. Dir: Martin Brest With: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama | Thriller 105 mins.
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
A story of a group of California teenagers who enjoy malls, sex and rock n' roll. Dir: Amy Heckerling With: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold Comedy | Drama | Romance 90 mins.
A family's home is haunted by a host of ghosts. Dir: Tobe Hooper With: JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Craig T. Nelson Horror 114 mins.
Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall. Dir: Woody Allen With: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts Comedy | Drama | Romance 93 mins.
Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team. Dir: Brian De Palma With: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro Crime | Drama | History | Thriller 119 mins.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan Action | Adventure 118 mins.
Conan the Barbarian
A vengeful barbarian warrior sets off to avenge his tribe and his parents whom were slain by an evil sorcerer and his warriors when he was a boy. Dir: John Milius With: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Max von Sydow Action | Fantasy | Adventure 129 mins.
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Fred Dobbs and Bob Curtin, two Americans searching for work in Mexico, convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains. Dir: John Huston With: Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt Action | Adventure | Drama | Western 126 mins.
The Night of the Hunter
A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery. Dir: Charles Laughton With: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller 92 mins.
Romancing the Stone
A romance writer sets off to Colombia to ransom her kidnapped sister, and soon finds herself in the middle of a dangerous adventure. Dir: Robert Zemeckis With: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito Action | Adventure | Comedy | Romance 106 mins.
St. Elmo's Fire
A Group of friends, just out of college, struggle with adulthood. Their main problem is that they're all self-centered and obnoxious. Dir: Joel Schumacher With: Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy Drama | Romance 110 mins.
Two friends who are dissatisfied with their jobs decide to join the army for a bit of fun. Dir: Ivan Reitman With: Bill Murray, John Candy, Harold Ramis Comedy | War 106 mins.
Lawrence of Arabia
A flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during his World War I service in the Middle East. Dir: David Lean With: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn Adventure | Biography | Drama | History | War 216 mins.
A Streetcar Named Desire
Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her. Dir: Elia Kazan With: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter Drama 122 mins.
To ruin a western town, a corrupt political boss appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary. Dir: Mel Brooks With: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens Comedy | Western 93 mins.
Some Like It Hot
When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in. Dir: Billy Wilder With: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon Comedy 120 mins.
A middle-aged college professor becomes infatuated with a fourteen-year-old nymphet. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon Drama | Romance 152 mins.
A young couple move into a new apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins controlling her life. Dir: Roman Polanski With: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon Drama | Horror | Mystery 136 mins.
Dr. Frankenstein's grandson, after years of living down the family reputation, inherits granddad's castle and repeats the experiments. Dir: Mel Brooks With: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman Comedy 106 mins.
North by Northwest
A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason Adventure | Mystery | Thriller 136 mins.