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Memorable Movies

Memorable Movies takes a look at the movies we can all quote at the drop of a hat. Learn why Indiana Jones and E.T. are part of the world's common culture.


Why Is the Movie 'Wonder Woman' So Important?

'Wonder Woman' is arguably the biggest female comic book star to hit the big screen. HowStuffWorks talked to women about why it's so important to them. See more »

Why Don't Critics Like the Same Films as the Rest of Us?

A study confirmed what most of us know — that professional critics and your average moviegoer don't usually like the same films. But why? See more »

5 Moments When Wolverine Really Kicked Butt On-screen

Wolverine has been an X-Man since the 1970s, but every iteration of the character in live-action films has been played by Hugh Jackman. Here are some of his best moments. See more »

5 Things You Didn't Know About 'The Sound of Music'

For starters, not everyone loved this movie when it first debuted. See more »

10 Surprising 'Rogue One' Connections to the 'Star Wars' Universe

Think "Rogue One" exists in a vacuum? If you pay attention, you'll see that it's full of nods to other parts of the "Star Wars" universe, both live-action and animated. See more »

Other Pieces of Pop Culture That Will Expand How You See 'Rogue One'

You can walk into "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" with no prior knowledge of "Star Wars," but these movies, TV shows and novels will enhance your experience. See more »

11 Wacky 'Star Wars' Creatures We Love

With the release of "Rogue One" we thought it was time to reacquaint you with a few awesome creatures from "Star Wars." See more »

Monster Science Figures Out What That Creepy 'Alien' Facehugger Is

If you've seen "Alien," you know the monster that is the xenomorph. But what about that thing that attaches itself to human faces and deposits an embryo? What's that? See more »

5 Bits of Intel From the  Final 'Rogue One' Trailer

Trailers often give away more than audiences realize. We're here to show you the five biggest things you might have missed in the final trailer for "Rogue One." See more »

'Back to the Future' Fan Fest Hits Iconic Parking Lot on Oct. 25

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the classic '80s time-travel movie, a free festival takes place this month in the same mall parking lot where a pivotal scene filmed. See more »