Aforementioned movies from Now That's What I Call Movies

by renebird | created - 19 May 2018 | updated - 7 months ago | Public

Now That's What I Call Movies features 58 of the biggest movie anthems from and inspired by the biggest blockbusters of all time.

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1. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

51 Metascore

When Robin and his Moorish companion come to England and the tyranny of the Sheriff of Nottingham, he decides to fight back as an outlaw.

Director: Kevin Reynolds | Stars: Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Christian Slater

Votes: 169,221 | Gross: $165.50M

Song: "Everything I Do (I Do It for You)" by Bryan Adams Song released: 1991

2. The Bodyguard (1992)

R | 129 min | Drama, Music, Romance

39 Metascore

A former Secret Service agent takes on the job of bodyguard to an R&B singer, whose lifestyle is most unlike a President's.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston, Gary Kemp, Bill Cobbs

Votes: 110,760 | Gross: $121.95M

Song: "I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston Song released: 1992

3. Philadelphia (1993)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama

66 Metascore

When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell, Buzz Kilman

Votes: 210,466 | Gross: $77.32M

Song: "Streets of Philadelphia" by Bruce Springsteen Song released: 1993

4. Top Gun (1986)

PG | 110 min | Action, Drama

50 Metascore

As students at the United States Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Tom Cruise, Tim Robbins, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer

Votes: 269,857 | Gross: $179.80M

Song: "Take My Breath Away" by Berlin Song released: 1986

5. Against All Odds (1984)

R | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

42 Metascore

A gangster hires an ex-football player to find his girlfriend. When he finds her, they fall in love, and the twists start to appear.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Rachel Ward, Jeff Bridges, James Woods, Alex Karras

Votes: 9,830 | Gross: $25.10M

Song: "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" by Phil Collins Song released: 1984

6. Days of Thunder (1990)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sport

60 Metascore

A young hot-shot stock car driver gets his chance to compete at the top level.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid

Votes: 73,790 | Gross: $82.67M

Song: "Show Me Heaven" by Maria McKee Song released: 1990

7. Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

81 Metascore

Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, James Fleet, Simon Callow

Votes: 129,938 | Gross: $52.70M

Song: "Love is All Around" by Wet Wet Wet Song released: 1994

8. Pretty Woman (1990)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Romance

51 Metascore

A man in a legal but hurtful business needs an escort for some social events, and hires a beautiful prostitute he meets... only to fall in love.

Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Jason Alexander, Laura San Giacomo

Votes: 267,239 | Gross: $178.41M

Songs: "It Must Have Been Love" by Roxette, "Oh, Pretty Woman" by Roy Orbison Songs released: 1964, 1990

9. Dirty Dancing (1987)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Music, Romance

65 Metascore

Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle.

Director: Emile Ardolino | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes

Votes: 182,551 | Gross: $0.62M

Songs: "She's Like the Wind" by Patrick Swayze and Wendy Fraser, "(I've Had) The Time of My Life" by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes Songs released: 1987

10. The Great Gatsby (2013)

PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, Romance

55 Metascore

A writer and wall street trader, Nick, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby.

Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Tobey Maguire

Votes: 443,808 | Gross: $144.84M

Song: "Young and Beautiful" by Lana del Rey Song released: 2013

11. Sliding Doors (1998)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

59 Metascore

A London woman's love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train. We see it both ways, in parallel.

Director: Peter Howitt | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, John Hannah, John Lynch, Jeanne Tripplehorn

Votes: 60,244 | Gross: $11.88M

Song: "Thank You" by Dido Song released: 1998

12. Love Actually (2003)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

55 Metascore

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

Director: Richard Curtis | Stars: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney

Votes: 392,427 | Gross: $59.70M

Song: "Sweetest Goodbye" by Maroon 5 Song released: 2002

13. Almost Famous (2000)

R | 122 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

90 Metascore

A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies them on their concert tour.

Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Billy Crudup, Patrick Fugit, Kate Hudson, Frances McDormand

Votes: 238,544 | Gross: $32.53M

Song: "Tiny Dancer" by Elton John Song released: 1971

14. My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

50 Metascore

When a woman's long-time friend reveals he's engaged, she realizes she loves him herself and sets out to get him, with only days before the wedding.

Director: P.J. Hogan | Stars: Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz, Rupert Everett

Votes: 120,317 | Gross: $127.12M

Song: "The Way You Look Tonight" by Tony Bennett Song released: 1958

15. Totally Blonde (2001)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy

Meg Peters just can't seem to find Mr. Right, she bleaches her hair blonde and we answer the age old question "Do blondes really have more fun?"

Director: Andrew Van Slee | Stars: Krista Allen, Joseph Will, Maeve Quinlan, Michael Bublé

Votes: 860

Song: "Love at First Sight" by Michael Bublé Song released: 2001

16. Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

66 Metascore

A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.

Director: Sharon Maguire | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Gemma Jones

Votes: 211,107 | Gross: $71.54M

Songs: "Have You Met Miss Jones?" by Robbie Williams, "All by Myself" by Jamie O'Neal Songs released: 2001

17. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

72 Metascore

A recently widowed man's son calls a radio talk-show in an attempt to find his father a partner.

Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Ross Malinger, Rita Wilson

Votes: 148,313 | Gross: $126.53M

Song: "Stardust" by Nat King Cole Song released: 1957

18. Pinocchio (1940)

G | 88 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

99 Metascore

A living puppet, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy to become a real boy.

Directors: Norman Ferguson, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Dickie Jones, Christian Rub, Mel Blanc, Don Brodie

Votes: 120,155 | Gross: $84.25M

Song: "When You Wish Upon a Star" by Cliff Edwards Song released: 1940

19. Titanic (1997)

PG-13 | 194 min | Drama, Romance

75 Metascore

A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates

Votes: 980,952 | Gross: $659.33M

Song: "My Heart Will Go On" by Celine Dion Song released: 1997

20. Les Misérables (2012)

PG-13 | 158 min | Drama, History, Musical

63 Metascore

In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives forever.

Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried

Votes: 291,407 | Gross: $148.81M

Song: "I Dreamed a Dream" by Anne Hathaway Song released: 2012

21. Ghost (1990)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

52 Metascore

After a young man is murdered, his spirit stays behind to warn his lover of impending danger, with the help of a reluctant psychic.

Director: Jerry Zucker | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn

Votes: 183,535 | Gross: $217.63M

Song: "Unchained Melody" by The Righteous Brothers Song released: 1965

22. An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance

75 Metascore

A young man must complete his work at a Navy Officer Candidate School to become an aviator, with the help of a tough Gunnery Sergeant and his new girlfriend.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Richard Gere, Debra Winger, David Keith, Robert Loggia

Votes: 45,471 | Gross: $129.80M

Song: "Up Where We Belong" by Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes Song released: 1982

23. A Christmas Carol (2001)

PG | 77 min | Animation, Family

An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.

Director: Jimmy T. Murakami | Stars: Simon Callow, Kate Winslet, Nicolas Cage, Jane Horrocks

Votes: 1,615

Song: "What If" by Kate Winslet Song released: 2001

24. Aladdin (1992)

G | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

86 Metascore

A kindhearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin, Jonathan Freeman

Votes: 338,060 | Gross: $217.35M

Song: "A Whole New World" by Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle Song released: 1992

25. Space Jam (1996)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

59 Metascore

In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.

Director: Joe Pytka | Stars: Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Theresa Randle, Manner Washington

Votes: 145,827 | Gross: $90.46M

Song: "I Believe I Can Fly" by R. Kelly Song released: 1996

26. Dangerous Minds (1995)

R | 99 min | Biography, Drama

47 Metascore

An ex-Marine turned teacher struggles to connect with her students in an inner city school.

Director: John N. Smith | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, George Dzundza, Courtney B. Vance, Robin Bartlett

Votes: 45,572 | Gross: $84.92M

Song: "Gangsta's Paradise" by Coolio and L.V. Song released: 1995

27. Romeo + Juliet (1996)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance

60 Metascore

Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue.

Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo, Harold Perrineau

Votes: 199,243 | Gross: $46.35M

Song: "I'm Kissing You" by Des'ree Song released: 1996

28. Notting Hill (1999)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

68 Metascore

The life of a simple bookshop owner changes when he meets the most famous film star in the world.

Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts, Richard McCabe, Rhys Ifans

Votes: 251,722 | Gross: $116.09M

Song: "When You Say Nothing at All" by Ronan Keating Song released: 1999

29. The Breakfast Club (1985)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

62 Metascore

Five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy

Votes: 325,735 | Gross: $45.88M

Song: "Don't You (Forget About Me)" by Simple Minds Song released: 1985

30. Pretty in Pink (1986)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

57 Metascore

A poor girl must choose between the affections of dating her childhood sweetheart or a rich but sensitive playboy.

Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: Molly Ringwald, Jon Cryer, Harry Dean Stanton, Annie Potts

Votes: 69,313 | Gross: $40.47M

Song: " Pretty in Pink" by The Psychedelic Furs Song released: 1986

31. Donnie Darko (2001)

R | 113 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

88 Metascore

A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.

Director: Richard Kelly | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne

Votes: 708,966 | Gross: $1.48M

Song: "Mad World" by Tears for Fears Song released: 1983

32. Electric Dreams (1984)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

An artificially intelligent PC and his human owner find themselves in a romantic rivalry over a woman.

Director: Steve Barron | Stars: Lenny von Dohlen, Virginia Madsen, Maxwell Caulfield, Bud Cort

Votes: 6,528 | Gross: $2.19M

Song: "Together in Electric Dreams" by Philip Oakey and Giorgio Moroder Song released: 1984

33. The Beach (I) (2000)

R | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

43 Metascore

Vicenarian Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss. Excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel York, Patcharawan Patarakijjanon, Virginie Ledoyen

Votes: 212,175 | Gross: $39.79M

Song: "Pure Shores" by All Saints Song released: 2000

34. Absolute Beginners (1986)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

60 Metascore

In London in 1958, a young photographer seeks media stardom to keep the love of a beautiful, aspiring fashion designer.

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Patsy Kensit, Eddie O'Connell, David Bowie, James Fox

Votes: 2,936 | Gross: $0.93M

Song: "Absolute Beginners" by David Bowie Song released: 1986

35. Pulp Fiction (1994)

R | 154 min | Crime, Drama

94 Metascore

The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster and his wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis

Votes: 1,695,599 | Gross: $107.93M

Song: "You Never Can Tell" by Chuck Berry Song released: 1964

36. Rocky III (1982)

PG | 99 min | Drama, Sport

57 Metascore

After winning the ultimate title and being the world champion, Rocky falls into a hole and finds himself picked up by a former enemy.

Director: Sylvester Stallone | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Votes: 161,637 | Gross: $125.05M

Song: "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor Song released: 1982

37. Mannequin (1987)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

21 Metascore

A young artist, searching for his vocation, makes a mannequin so perfect he falls in love with it. Finding the mannequin in a store window, he gets a job there and his creation comes to life.

Director: Michael Gottlieb | Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Kim Cattrall, Estelle Getty, James Spader

Votes: 27,288 | Gross: $42.72M

Song: "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" by Starship Song released: 1987

38. The Wedding Singer (1998)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

59 Metascore

Robbie, a singer, and Julia, a waitress, are both engaged, but to the wrong people. Fortune intervenes to help them discover each other.

Director: Frank Coraci | Stars: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Christine Taylor, Allen Covert

Votes: 127,234 | Gross: $80.25M

Song: "White Wedding" by Billy Idol Song released: 1982

39. Back to the Future (1985)

PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

87 Metascore

Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Votes: 965,773 | Gross: $210.61M

Song: "The Power of Love" by Huey Lewis and the News Song released: 1985

40. Ghostbusters (1984)

PG | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

71 Metascore

Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis

Votes: 331,918 | Gross: $238.63M

Song: "Ghostbusters" by Ray Parker, Jr. Song released: 1984

41. Footloose (1984)

PG | 107 min | Drama, Music, Romance

42 Metascore

A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest

Votes: 64,955 | Gross: $80.04M

Song: "Footloose" by Kenny Loggins Song released: 1984

42. Fame (1980)

R | 134 min | Drama, Music, Musical

58 Metascore

A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Eddie Barth, Irene Cara, Lee Curreri, Laura Dean

Votes: 18,940 | Gross: $0.00M

Song: "Fame" by Irene Cara Song released: 1980

43. Mermaids (1990)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

56 Metascore

An unconventional single mother relocates with her two daughters to a small Massachusetts town in 1963, where a number of events and relationships both challenge and strengthen their familial bonds.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder, Michael Schoeffling

Votes: 26,836 | Gross: $35.42M

Song: "The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)" by Cher Song released: 1990

44. Grease (1978)

PG-13 | 110 min | Musical, Romance

70 Metascore

Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?

Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway

Votes: 217,492 | Gross: $188.76M

Song: "The Grease Megamix" by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John Song released: 1990

45. Mamma Mia! (2008)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

51 Metascore

The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular 1970s group ABBA.

Director: Phyllida Lloyd | Stars: Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 199,326 | Gross: $144.13M

Song: "Mamma Mia" by ABBA Song released: 1975

46. The Full Monty (1997)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

75 Metascore

Six unemployed steel workers form a male striptease act. The women cheer them on to go for "the full monty" - total nudity.

Director: Peter Cattaneo | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Addy, Wim Snape

Votes: 94,212 | Gross: $45.95M

Song: "You Sexy Thing" by Hot Chocolate Song released: 1975

47. Soup for One (1982)

R | 87 min | Comedy

When Allan meets Maria he is sure he has found the perfect woman for him but she's not interested. He persists, she relents, they begin dating. Allan then starts to second guess what he thought he wanted.

Director: Jonathan Kaufer | Stars: Saul Rubinek, Marcia Strassman, Gerrit Graham, Teddy Pendergrass

Votes: 143

Song: "Why" by Carly Simon Song released: 1982

48. The NeverEnding Story (1984)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

46 Metascore

A troubled boy dives into a wo