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.

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This envelope-pushing comedy stars Robin Williams and Nathan Lane as a gay couple trying to survive a meeting with their future in-laws. If you love "The Birdcage" (and who doesn't?), give our quiz a whirl!

By Mark Mancini

Played by Mandy Patinkin, the swordsman Inigo Montoya is one of the most beloved characters in 1987's "The Princess Bride." Here's a little quiz for his merry band of fans, young and old.

By Mark Mancini

This quiz is all about people who ate people for our morbid amusement in movies, shows, and songs. Hannibal Lecter, Sweeney Todd, Dr. Frank-N-Furter — the gang's all here. Now can someone pass the ribs?

By Mark Mancini

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"The spice must flow." Set in the far-flung future on a desert planet called Arrakis, Frank Herbert's "Dune" explores hero worship, environmentalism and other heavy topics. Test your knowledge of the 1965 novel and 2021 movie with our quiz.

By Mark Mancini

Hollywood films thrive on life-changing scenes, and there's nothing more life-altering than, well, death. It won't shock you that some of the highest onscreen body counts are credited to war movies. But you might be surprised by some of the kill-frenzied facts in this quiz.

By Nathan Chandler

In honor of the 25th 007 film, "No Time to Die," we're celebrating these 25 Bond Girls, whose looks all but gave them a license to kill.

By Oisin Curran

Although many studios have done crossovers between favorite franchises, no one has pushed it as much as Marvel, with 23 films and counting. See how much you know about the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with our quiz.

By Mark Mancini

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If the King of Monsters isn't a dinosaur, what in the world is he? We talked to some expert paleontologists to get their opinion.

By Mark Mancini

Scientist Sebastian Alvarado talks about his new book exploring the scientific underpinnings of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

By Robert Lamb

Released in 1983, 'A Christmas Story' is the anti-Hallmark Card film about the holidays in America. How much do you remember about this classic comedy movie?

By Nathan Chandler

The timeless cult classic 'Dirty Dancing' has captivated audiences for decades now, with no signs of slowing down. Don't be a baby in the corner. Take the quiz!

By Alia Hoyt

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The mob genre is one of the most popular of all film genres on the big screen. But not all are make-believe. Some of the best mob movies come straight out of real life.

By Oisin Curran

The film tells a heartwarming love story through dynamic and successful Asian characters. So, it's the perfect film to kick off a renaissance in media portrayals of Asian people, right? Maybe not.

By Yves Jeffcoat

The epic movie musical 'Grease' is now over 40 years old. Think you're hopelessly devoted to the iconic film? Test your knowledge to see if you're the one that we want.

By Alia Hoyt

Donald Glover is totally having a moment.

By Bryan Young

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Harrison Ford was never a sure thing for the role of Han Solo. It could have been Al Pacino. Or even Freddy Kruger (aka Robert Englund).

By Bryan Young

'Black Panther' may be the first superhero blockbuster of the year, so what's the deal with all the hype? We'll tell you.

By Yves Jeffcoat

'The Last Jedi' picks up immediately after the shocking events of 'The Force Awakens,' which doesn't leave much time to mourn the loss of everyone's favorite smuggler.

By Bryan Young

Though 'The Last Jedi' is firmly rooted in the present of 'Star Wars,' it references a lot of elements from the original three films.

By Bryan Young

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Think "The Last Jedi" only references the original "Star Wars" trilogy? Think again. If you pay attention, you'll see that it's also full of prequel nods.

By Bryan Young

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.

By Bryan Young

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.

By Bryan Young

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

By Bryan Young

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'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.

By Bryan Young

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

By Dave Roos