Movie Classics

Movie Classics

The classic films of legendary actors and actresses.

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Song of Bernadette

02:40:46 | #1062 | TV-PG

A 19th-century peasant woman claims to see the Virgin Mary near her home in Lourdes. Jennifer Jones, Charles Bickford, and Vincent Price star. (1943)

Anastasia

01:56:46 | #1061 | TV-PG

An opportunistic Russian businessman tries to pass a mysterious impostor as the Grand Duchess Anastasia. But she is so convincing in her performance that even the biggest skeptics believe her. Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, and Helen Hayes star. (1956)

The Big Chill

01:56:46 | #1060 | TV-PG

Ex-college friends reunite in a big house after a funeral, to play old records, and talk. William Hurt, Glenn Close, and Kevin Kline star. (1983)

The Way We Were

01:56:46 | #1063 | TV-PG

Two disparate people have a romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart. Barbara Streisand and Robert Redford star. (1973)

Sideways

02:06:46 | #1058 | TV-PG

Two friends ponder their lives and relationships during a road trip through California wine country. Paul Giamatti and Thomas Haden Church star. (2004)

South Pacific

02:37:46 | #1059 | TV-PG

A World War II nurse and a widower find love on an island paradise in a screen version of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical about tolerance. (1958)

From Here to Eternity

01:59:46 | #1057 | TV-PG

While a Japanese attack looms, an Army sergeant, a former boxer, and an officer's wife become entangled with others at a Pearl Harbor base. Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, and Deborah Kerr star. (1953)

Mrs. Doubtfire

01:56:46 | #1055 | TV-PG

After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children. Robin Williams and Sally Field star. (1993)

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

02:00:15 | #1054 | TV-PG

A 19th-century martial arts master gives a sword called Green Destiny to his beloved, then the two must recover it from thieves. Chow Yun-Fat and Michelle Yeoh. (2000)

Ali

02:37:00 | #1053 | TV-PG

The sports drama film follows the life and career of boxer Muhammad Ali from 1964 to 1974. Will Smith stars. (2001)

A Passage to India

02:44:00 | #1056 | TV-PG

Cultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator. Based on the E.M. Forster novel. Judy Davis, Peggy Ashcroft, and Victor Banerjee star. (1984)

The Verdict

02:09:01 | #1051 | TV-PG

A boozing lawyer takes on a law-firm dean, the Archdiocese of Boston, and the system in general. Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, and James Mason star. (1982)

The King and I

02:13:22 | #1050 | TV-PG

A young Victorian widow goes to Siam to teach the king's children. Music by Rodgers and Hammerstein. Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner star. (1956)

As Good as It Gets

02:18:42 | #1049 | TV-PG

A New York City waitress, a painter, and a dog help a misanthropic author reach a self-awakening. Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, and Greg Kinnear star. (1997)

The Natural

02:17:51 | #1052 | TV-PG

On the way to a tryout with the Chicago Cubs, young baseball phenom Roy Hobbs is shot by the unstable Harriet Bird. After 16 years, Hobbs returns to pro baseball as a rookie for the last-place New York Knights. Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, and Glenn Close star. (1984)

Jane Eyre

01:56:46 | #1048 | TV-PG

A governess at a remote estate falls in love with her brooding employer. Orson Welles and Joan Fontaine star. (1944)

A Soldier's Story

01:56:46 | #1046 | TV-PG

An Army lawyer probes the slaying of a sergeant from an all-black unit in 1944 Louisiana. Howard E. Rollins Jr. stars. (1984)

Eyewitness

01:56:46 | #1045 | TV-PG

Pretending to know something about a murder, a janitor seduces a TV newswoman and becomes a target. William Hurt and Sigourney Weaver star. (1981)

Carousel

02:08:52 | #1044 | TV-PG

Based on the Rodgers and Hammerstein stage musical, this film follows the romance of Billy Bigelow, a charming carousel barker, and Julie Jordan, a pretty worker from a nearby mill. Gordon MacRae and Shirley Jones star. (1956)

To Sir, With Love

01:56:46 | #1047 | TV-PG

American Mark Thackeray takes a job as a teacher in a rough London East End school populated mostly with troubled students. His calm demeanor and desire to see them succeed gradually earn him their respect. Sidney Poitier stars. (1967)

Lawrence of Arabia

03:37:09 | #1042 | TV-PG

British officer T.E. Lawrence learns the culture of Arabs and unites their tribes against the Turks. Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, and Omar Sharif star. (1962)

Gilda

01:50:16 | #1041 | TV-PG

A Buenos Aires casino owner hires a gambler who once had an affair with his alluring wife. George Macready, Glenn Ford, and Rita Hayworth. (1946)

Shallow Grave

01:32:56 | #1040 | TV-PG

Three friends discover their new flatmate dead from an apparent overdose with a large suitcase full of money. Kerry Fox, Christopher Eccleston, Ewan McGregor, and Ken Stott star. (1994)

Moscow on the Hudson

01:56:46 | #1043 | TV-PG

A Russian musician defects to the United States and settles in New York with the help of a Bloomingdale's employee. Robin Williams and Maria Conchita Alonso star. (1984)

Places in the Heart

01:51:00 | #1039 | TV-PG

A widowed mother fights for her cotton farm with a laborer and a blind boarder in 1930s Texas. Sally Field and John Malkovich star. (1984)

Terms of Endearment

02:12:00 | #1037 | TV-PG

A spunky woman babies her daughter then her ex-astronaut neighbor. Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, and Jack Nicholson star. (1983)

The Philadelphia Story

01:52:16 | #1036 | TV-PG

A snooty socialite fights with her ex-husband and flirts with a reporter. Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, and James Stewart star. (1940)

The Elephant Man

02:04:00 | #1035 | TV-PG

Dr. Frederic Treves discovers Joseph (John) Merrick in a sideshow. Born with a congenital disorder, Merrick uses his disfigurement to earn a living as the "Elephant Man." Anthony Hopkins and John Hurt star. (1980)

Kramer vs. Kramer

01:44:51 | #1038 | TV-PG

On the same day Manhattan advertising executive Ted Kramer lands the biggest account of his career, he learns that his wife, Joanna, is leaving him and their young son, Billy. Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep star. (1979)

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

02:14:49 | #1033 | TV-PG

An Indiana lineman and other UFO sighters finally have documented contact with space aliens. Richard Dreyfuss stars. (1977)

A Streetcar Named Desire

02:06:00 | #1032 | TV-PG

Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister, Stella, and brutish brother-in-law, Stanley Kowalski. Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh, and Kim Hunter star. (1951)

Doctor Zhivago

03:12:49 | #1031 | TV-PG

Boris Pasternak's story of a poet/doctor, his wife, and his lover unfolds during the Russian Revolution. Omar Sharif, Geraldine Chaplin, and Julie Christie star. (1965)

Julie and Julia

02:03:17 | #1034 | TV-PG

A woman in Queens, N.Y., sets a deadline of one year to prepare all 524 recipes in Julia Child's famous cookbook, Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Amy Adams and Meryl Streep star. (2009)

Ocean's 11

02:07:26 | #1029 | TV-PG

Veterans of the 82nd Airborne Division devise an elaborate plot to simultaneously rob five casinos on New Year's Eve. Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Jr. star. (1960)

Key Largo

01:56:46 | #1028 | TV-PG

A gangster holds a GI and others hostage in a run-down Florida Keys hotel. Edward G. Robinson, Humphrey Bogart, and Lauren Becall star. (1948)

Dial M for Murder

01:45:24 | #1027 | TV-PG

A husband's plot to murder his unfaithful wife goes awry in Alfred Hitchcock's adaptation of the Frederick Knott play. Ray Milland and Grace Kelly star. (1954)

To Have and Have Not

01:56:46 | #1030 | TV-PG

A boat skipper flirts with a singer and fools Nazis on the island of Martinique. Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Becall star. (1944)

Body Heat

01:56:46 | #1026 | TV-PG

Shyster lawyer Ned Racine begins a passionate affair with Matty Walker, wife of a wealthy Florida businessman. William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, and Richard Crenna star. (1981)

A Star is Born

02:54:46 | #1025 | TV-PG

A Hollywood star drinks away his career, as his singer wife becomes famous. James Mason and Judy Garland star. (1954)

Suspicion

01:56:46 | #1023 | TV-PG

Alfred Hitchcock directs a thriller about a woman who thinks that her husband is plotting to murder her. Cary Grant and Joan Fontaine star. (1941)

North by Northwest

02:16:22 | #1022 | TV-PG

Mistaken identity spurs a foreign spy to pursue an innocent New Yorker all the way to Mount Rushmore. Cary Grant and James Mason star. (1959)

East of Eden

01:56:46 | #1021 | TV-PG

Rebellious Cal competes with his twin, Aron, for the love of his rigid father and for a girl in 1917. James Dean, Raymond Massey, and Julie Harris star. (1955)

Wait Until Dark

01:56:46 | #1024 | TV-PG

Intruders search a blind woman's Greenwich Village apartment for a heroin-filled doll. Audrey Hepburn and Alan Arkin star. (1967)

The Thin Man

01:56:46 | #1020 | TV-PG

Sophisticated Nick and Nora Charles solve a murder mystery with their wire-haired terrier, Asta. William Powell and Myrna Loy star. (1934)

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

01:56:46 | #1019 | TV-PG

When an Oregon trapper decides to marry, his six rowdy brothers aim to follow suit, though not one has a sweetheart yet. Howard Keel stars. (1954)

High Society

01:56:46 | #1018 | TV-PG

A socialite's ex-husband and a magazine writer show up for her wedding and cause havoc. Grace Kelly, Bing Crosby, and Frank Sinatra star. (1956)

An Officer and a Gentleman

01:56:46 | #1016 | TV-PG

A hardened loner shapes up for a military drill instructor and a factory girl from town. Richard Gere, Debra Winger, and Lou Gossett Jr. star. (1982)

Bringing Up Baby

01:56:46 | #1015 | TV-PG

While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard "Baby." Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, and Charles Ruggles star. (1938)

The Big Sleep

01:56:46 | #1014 | TV-PG

Raymond Chandler's private eye Philip Marlowe follows two wealthy sisters through a maze. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, and John Ridgely star. (1946)

Singin' in the Rain

01:56:46 | #1017 | TV-PG

A silent film star loves a chorus girl who dubs his squeaky-voiced co-star in a Hollywood talkie. Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, and Donald O'Connor star. (1952)

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

01:48:02 | #1012 | TV-PG

Two brothers, one an alcoholic who resents his devoted wife, visit their dying millionaire father in the South. Paul Newman, Elizabeth Taylor, and Burl Ives star. (1958)

Cocoon

01:56:46 | #1011 | TV-PG

Ron Howard's Oscar-winning tale about Florida retirees who find the fountain of youth in a pool filled with alien pods. Don Ameche stars. (1985)

Ben Hur

03:32:10 | #1010 | TV-PG

An enslaved Judean prince meets his Roman betrayer, a former friend, in a chariot race. Charlton Heston and Stephen Boyd star. (1959)

Network

01:58:58 | #1013 | TV-PG

A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit. Faye Dunaway, Peter Finch, and William Holden star. (1976)

Raintree County

02:46:32 | #1009 | TV-PG

A New Orleans belle lures a man away from his sweetheart and into marriage during the Civil War. Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift, and Eva Marie Saint star. (1957)

Casablanca

01:42:36 | #1007 | TV-PG

Cafe owner Rick Blaine helps an old flame and her husband escape from Nazis in Morocco. Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman star. (1942)

Laura

01:28:14 | #1006 | TV-PG

An arrogant New York columnist taunts a detective obsessed with a slain woman's portrait. Gene Tierney and Dana Andrews star. (1944)

Julia

01:57:00 | #1005 | TV-PG

Playwright Lillian Hellman recalls World War II, her best friend, and writer Dashiell Hammett. Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, and Jason Robards star. (1977)

Picnic

01:53:14 | #1008 | TV-PG

A handsome drifter provokes explosive emotions in citizens of a small Kansas town at a Labor Day festival. Based on William Inge's play. William Holden, Kim Novak, and Rosalind Russell star. (1955)

Sunset Boulevard

01:50:00 | #1003 | TV-PG

Hack screenwriter Joe moves in with Hollywood has-been Norma and her chauffeur, Max. William Holden, Gloria Swanson, and Erich von Stroheim star. (1950)

Sorry, Wrong Number

01:29:00 | #1002 | TV-PG

A bedridden heiress phones her husband and overhears two men plotting a murder. Barbara Stanwyck and Burt Lancaster star. (1948)

Breakfast at Tiffany's

01:55:00 | #1001 | TV-PG

New York playgirl Holly Golightly puzzles a writer who lives in her building. Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard star. (1961)

To Catch a Thief

01:46:00 | #1004 | TV-PG

A retired cat burglar sees fireworks with an American heiress on the Riviera. Cary Grant and Grace Kelly star. (1955)

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