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'Movies Like Casablanca': Film Studies Staples

If you're in an introductory film studies class the odds are you will have to watch the vast majority, if not all, of the films on this list. If you haven't taken one yet, why not get started on your homework in advance!

Harrison Ford Action/Adventure

Anyone who has seen the new 'Star Wars' knows that Harrison Ford is still kicking ass 40 years later. Whether you fell in love with him as loudmouthed flyboy Han Solo, loudmouthed archaelogist Indiana Jones, or loudmouthed street-racer what's-his-name in American Graffiti, be sure to check out his complete range of action/adventure flicks.

George Lucas Movies

Sure, we've all heard of star-wars, but how many of you know about Lucas's 1971 prefigurative sci-fi masterpiece 'THX 1138'. Anyone who doesn’t have their hand up needs to start watching immediately.

Oscar Best Picture Nominees 70’s

'The Godfather', 'Apocalypse Now', 'The Last Picture Show' - has cinema reached these heights since? Make up your own mind, but only after you check out this collection of films nominated for the Oscars best-picture award during the 1970s.

Best 70s Sci-Fi

'A New Hope', 'Solaris', and oh - did we mention 'Soylent Green'; enjoy this collection of the very best science-fiction (hard, soft, and pliable) that the 1970s has to offer. Watch a few of these films and you may start agreeing with us that here the genre reached its peak.

'Movies Like The Last Starfighter': Family Sci-Fi Classics

Reminisce with the very best family friendly science-fiction films from before the year 2000, including such timeless classics as 'E.T.' and 'Back to the Future'. The future never looked so retro!

'Movies Like Star Wars': Space Opera Golden Oldies

Space operas are sweeping epics set far, far away (although not always long ago), featuring larger than life villains, romantic subplots, and the obligatory intergalactic hero. Adventure doesn't get more lighthearted and enjoyable than this - so pick one of these space opera classics from before 1990 and feel the force! Also, make sure to celebrate Star Wars Day on May 4th.

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