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  • The Mummy
  • Gangs of New York
  • The Hateful Eight
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  • I Know What You Did Last Summer
  • The Girl Can't Help It
  • Jailhouse Rock
  • Hot Rod Gang
  • Go, Johnny, Go!
  • Gidget Goes Hawaiian

Rock'n'Roll Dreams Come Through (or Don't)

477 films

Narrative movies about the hopes, dreams, worries, misadventures, self-destruction, and (usually) eventual phoenix-like re-birth of real and imagined musicians --…

  • Silver Streak
  • Travis McGee
  • Shame
  • Deadly Games
  • Will Penny
  • The Ninth Configuration
  • Meatcleaver Massacre
  • Cockfighter
  • One False Move
  • Twilight
  • Jurassic World Dominion
  • Safety Not Guaranteed
  • The Iron Giant
  • Ponyo
  • Howl's Moving Castle
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • The Godfather
  • West Side Story
  • Manhattan
  • The Graduate
  • Absolute Beginners
  • Alphabet City
  • American Gigolo
  • The Apple
  • Back to the Beach

New Wave Cult

137 films

[This is a list-in-progress; we welcome suggested additions and corrections.]

There are lots of movie "New Waves," but only one…

  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  • Polyester
  • Serial Mom
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 2
  • Grindhouse
  • Planet Terror
  • Death Proof
  • The Beyond
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Under Siege 2: Dark Territory
  • Scream 2
  • For a Few Dollars More
  • Before Sunset
  • Return to Oz
  • Contraband
  • Smokin' Aces
  • Shadow of a Doubt
  • Marnie
  • The Trouble with Harry
  • ...And Justice for All
  • 10
  • 8½
  • About a Boy
  • Accident

Mid-Life Crisis Movies

199 films

For the purposes of this list, a mid-life crisis is when someone between the ages of 35 to 65 re-examines…