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.


The international press conference for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" was a secretive affair, but we were on hand and boiled it down to the five most important points.

New "Star Wars" movies always bring about more questions. And the biggest question facing those who follow the mythology is why a Jedi Master like Luke Skywalker would want to end his order.

'Tron' was considered ahead of its time when it was released in 1982. And that's partly what comedian Janet Varney loves about it.

To some, 'Star Wars' is akin to a religion, and, like any religion, the debate over dogma and membership is fierce

'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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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?

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."

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.

The final panel at Star Wars Celebration Europe was the gathering place for the minds shepherding the future of the "Star Wars" franchise.

What can moviegoers expect from "Rogue One" in December? Here are seven things we know now.

A Lithuanian artist conceptualized a roller coaster fast enough to kill people who wanted a novel way to commit suicide. Now there's a short film about it.

This reading of the archetypes, allegories and subtext in Steven Spielberg's classic film gets at why its 2015 follow-up "Jurassic World" emotionally fell flat.

"Rogue One" actor Mads Mikkelsen accidentally revealed info from the upcoming movie in a recent interview. Do spoilers like these really detract from fans' enjoyment?

How did such a pun on "May the Force Be With You" turn into an international "Star Wars" holiday? We track the day’s evolution and tell you ways people are celebrating.

"Rogue One" might be the biggest gamble from Disney in their initial "Star Wars" slate. But where does it fit on the timeline?

Zip back in time 30 years with us as we meet up with Jack Burton, Jareth, Ellen Ripley and all the other characters who made 1986 such a surprisingly good year for films.

Starkiller Base in 'The Force Awakens' swallows stars and blows up entire planets like its Death Star predecessors. Could a man-made device ever actually do that?

Think “The Force Awakens” only references the original “Star Wars” trilogy? Think again. If you pay attention, you’ll see that it’s also full of prequel nods.

On Dec. 6, 2015, the crew of “The Force Awakens” chatted for the press. There were jokes; there were songs; there was Carrie Fisher sassing director J.J. Abrams.

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