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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.


Movie Magic: Famous Wizards in Film Quiz

 Movie Magic: Famous Wizards in Film Quiz

From Harry Potter to Monty Python, get ready to conjure memories of movie wizards big and small. Let this quiz cast its spell on you at HowStuffWorks. See more »

11 Wacky 'Star Wars' Creatures We Love

 11 Wacky 'Star Wars' Creatures We Love

Reacquaint yourself with 11 wacky 'Star Wars' creatures you haven't seen in a while. See more »

Slayers and Superheroes: Whedonverse Quiz

 Slayers and Superheroes: Whedonverse Quiz

Fans of cult classics and sci-fi shows know that it's Joss Whedon's world — we just live in it! Quiz yourself on the Whedonverse at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Songs of 'Dirty Dancing' Quiz

 The Songs of 'Dirty Dancing' Quiz

'Dirty Dancing' is nothing without its iconic soundtrack. This HowStuffWorks quiz will test your memory of one of the ultimate '80s movies. See more »

10 Action Films That Changed Everything

 10 Action Films That Changed Everything

Action films regularly burst with stunts and pyrotechnics, but we think a few have led the way, guns ablazing. View 10 action films that changed everything. See more »

Did one of the first film audiences panic over footage of a train?

 Did one of the first film audiences panic over footage of a train?

Did people run for their lives at showings of the Lumieres' 1895 film 'Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station'? Head to HowStuffWorks to find out. See more »

10 History Movies That Mostly Get It Right

 10 History Movies That Mostly Get It Right

Some history movies aren't exactly accurate. But these 10 history movies do a pretty good job of being both accurate and entertaining. See more »

10 Horror Films That Changed the Genre

 10 Horror Films That Changed the Genre

These horror films didn't just change behavior; they revamped the genre. See the list of 10 horror movies that changed the industry. See more »

10 Movies That Were Supposedly Cursed

 10 Movies That Were Supposedly Cursed

Lots of movies are said to be cursed. Find out which 10 cursed movies made the HowStuffWorks cut (and the crazy stories behind them). See more »

10 Classic Hollywood Cliches Still Used Today

 10 Classic Hollywood Cliches Still Used Today

Ever notice how certain movie tropes pop up repeatedly? Here are 10 classic Hollywood clichés still used today from HowStuffWorks. See more »