Home Video Library

Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

Airplane! (1980)

All About Eve (1950)

Annie Hall (1977)

Antonia's Line(1995)

Apocalypse Now (1977)

Bambi (1942)

Ben-Hur (1959)

Beauty and the Beast (1991)

The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

Breathless (1959)

Bringing Up Baby (1938)

A Bug's Life(1998)


Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

Captain from Castille (1947)

Casablanca (1942)

Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974)

Chinatown (1974)

Chungking Express(1994)

Citizen Kane (1941)

Clash by Night (1952)

The Conformist (1970)

Dirty Harry (1971)

Do the Right Thing (1989)

Dracula/Frankenstein (1931)/(1931)

Dr. Zhivago (1965)

Easy Rider (1969)

Elia Kazan: A Director's Journey

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Fanny & Alexander (1982)

Fargo (1996)

The Flower of My Secret(1995)

From Russia With Love (1963)

The Godfather/The Godfather Part II/The Godfather Part III (1972)/(1974)/(1990)

Gone with the Wind (1939)

The Graduate (1967)

Grand Illusion (1937)

Hate (La Haine)(1995)

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)

The Horseman on the Roof(1995)

Intolerance (1916)

It Happened One Night (1934)

Jaws (1975)

Kiss Me Deadly (1955)

Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

La Dolce Vita (1960)

The Lady Eve (1941)

The Last Picture Show (1971)

Latcho Drom (Safe Journey)(1995)

L'Eclisse (1962)

The Lion King (1994)

The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Mary Poppins (1964)

Metropolis (1926)

Modern Times (1936)

Monkey Business (1931)

Mr. Hulot's Holiday (1953)

My Darling Clementine (1946)

Nashville (1975)

Nelly and Monsieur Arnaud(1995)

Network (1976)

The Old Lady Who Walked in the Sea(1995)

Out of the Past (1947)

Out of Sight(1998)

The Philadelphia Story (1940)

Purple Noon(1960)

The Quiet Man (1952)

Raging Bull (1980)

Rear Window (1954)

Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

The Red Shoes (1948)

Rocky (1976)

Romeo and Juliet (1968)

Saturday Night Fever (1977)

Schindler's List (1993)

The Seven Samurai (1954)

Shane (1953)

Singin' in the Rain (1952)

Some Like It Hot (1959)

The Sound of Music (1965)

Stagecoach (1939)

Stairway to Heaven (1946)

The Star Maker(1995)

The Stepford Wives (1975)

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Sunrise (1927)

There's Something About Mary(1998)

The Thin Man (1934)

Throne of Blood (1957)

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Top Hat (1935)

Toy Story (1995)

12 Angry Men (1957)

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Vertigo (1958)

Walkabout (1971)

The White Balloon(1995)

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Woman of the Year (1942)

The ongoing transfer of 100 years of film history to videocassette and laserdisc means that it is possible to treat cinema as we do books. This alphabetical list is meant to suggest time periods, genres, actors and directors that you should consider for a home-video library. Your list of meaningful movies, just like your library of books, will represent your own taste, but this section may be a helpful guide or at least a rental reminder if you've missed any of these classics.

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