54 Years Ago: ‘Our Man Flint’ Helps Invent the James Bond Parody
The film launched James Coburn to stardom and kick-started a tradition.
30 Years Ago: Stallone and Russell’s Ludicrous ‘Tango & Cash’ Just Misses Cult Classic Sta…
The Sylvester Stallone and Kurt Russell film could have become a cult classic, if it hadn't been so ridiculous.
30 Years Ago: ‘Christmas Vacation’ Becomes a Holiday Classic
Chevy Chase anchors movie as dad who will stop at nothing to force his family to have a great holiday.
35 Years Ago: ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ Puts Eddie Murphy Back on Top
Movie restored the star's status after the failure of 'Best Defense.'
40 Years Ago: How Tobe Hooper Tackled Stephen King’s Vampires in ‘Salem’s Lot’
The director of 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' and 'Poltergeist' churned out a two-part miniseries that managed to succeed despite itself.
35 Years Ago: Freddy Krueger Crawls Out of Our Dreams
Wes Craven's most iconic film, 'A Nightmare on Elm Street,' remains a masterpiece of the horror genre.
65 Years Ago: Godzilla Is Born
Ishiro Honda's film remains one of the greatest examples of an entertaining movie that makes you think.
50 Years Ago: ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’ Says Goodbye to the Old West
George Roy Hill's film helped define the modern Western.
25 Years Ago: ‘Pulp Fiction’ Launches a Movie Revolution
Quentin Tarantino's greatest film makes statement about the importance of the art form, becomes a hit anyway.
35 Years Ago: ‘Amadeus’ Explores the Nature of Genius
The movie presents Mozart as one of the greatest musicians of all time, and also as one of the most fallibly human.
45 Years Ago: ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ Scares the Hell Out of Everyone
Toby Hooper made one of the most influential horror movies of all time on a shoestring budget.
30 Years Ago: Al Pacino Resurrects His Career With ‘Sea of Love’
The movie kicked off the boom of '90s sexy thrillers, and was the first in a string of hits for the actor.