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.


Ron Howard has directed many blockbusters and charming comedies, from Splash to A Beautiful Mind. Check out this list of his other films.

Steven Spielberg is one of the greatest directors of our time. Learn about Jaws, E.T., Jurassic Park and his other classic films in this list.

Some influential directors don't have household names, but have nevertheless had a huge impact on filmmaking. Read our list to discover some unknown directors including Oscar Micheaux and Anthony Mann.

Linnea Quigley is a scream queen who has been in over 90 films. Check out this list of her best horror flicks, including 'The Return of the Living Dead and 'Creepozoids'.

James Dean was a film icon whose life was cut tragically short at 24 years old. Learn about the legacy he left behind in six classic films including "Fixed Bayonets" and "Rebel Without a Cause."

Nora Ephron, screenwriter of many classic movies, is well known for her romantic comedies. Discover 11 of her best movies in this list, including When Harry Met Sally and My Blue Heaven.

Inspired by actual events, "Gracie" tells the story of a girl's struggle to play soccer on her high school's all-male team in the 1970s. Learn how "Gracie" was conceived, cast and produced.

The Galactic Empire's solution to maintain order in the face of global unrest is the Death Star. Learn the history behind this powerful tool, discover other incarnations of the Death Star and find out what really happens when you blow up a planet.

The Jedi's mean-spirited counterparts the Sith are finally having their revenge in the latest Star Wars movie. But what exactly is being avenged? Who are these Sith guys anyway, and why are they so angry with the Jedi?

Dark warrior, star pilot, statesman, enforcer, saber master, leader: all words that could be used to describe the Dark Lord of the Sith. Who is Darth Vader really? Well, Darth Vader, this is your life.

Your average wandering Jedi tends to carry a classic, single-bladed weapon while flashy Sith Lords often wield curved, forked and double-bladed lightsabers. Is a lightsaber your weapon of choice, too?