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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!

Directed by Scorsese

The complete filmography of Hollywood giant Martin Scorsese, progenitor of 'Taxi Driver', 'Raging Bull', and 'Wolf of Wall Street'. Check our other lists, 'Scorsese & DiCaprio' and 'Scorsese and DeNiro' for the dynamic duos collaborative projects.

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 Crime

From 'The Godfather' to 'Chinatown' and 'Mean Street's, the 1970s was arguably crime's greatest decade. So pick a flick and get exploring; there's not a bad choice on the list!

Gritty Portraits of PTSD

A collection of films grappling with the issues soldiers face returning to civilian life from combat. Make sure to check out 'The Messenger' for a critically-acclaimed drama following one veteran's romance with the wife of a deceased officer.

De Niro Crime

Perhaps the greatest crime actor of all time, DeNiro has proven himself time and time again to be a convincing, versatile, and, when necessary, disturbing lead. And the fact that he has parodied his own type-cast in films like 'Analyze That' shows he has a sense of humor to boot!

'The Cruelest Animal': Chilling Portraits of Evil

What is evil? The question has haunted theologians for millennia, but seems to make modern people uncomfortable. This eclectic collection of films eschews cartoonish tropes, delving into the real nature of evil as a psychological, spiritual, and social phenomenon.

'Movies Like The Game': Classic Psychological Thrillers

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. From anything by Hitchcock to 'The Game', increase your heart rate with these classic thrillers. Nothing might happen until the end, but boy, will you be on the edge of your seat the whole time.

Best 70s Drama

Think 'Days of Heaven' and 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest' with this collection of the greatest dramatic pictures to have come out of the 1970s. Also make sure to check out our 'Oscar Best Picture Nominees 70s' list, for the critics' distillation of the decade.

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