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The Andromeda Strain - (1971 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0066769/

A satellite brings back a deadly pathogen which scientists desperately try to figure out a cure for.

It's got that oldie feeling, but with enough of a timeless element to make it really riveting.



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La Femme Nikita - (1990 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0100263/

A woman is swept into the life of an assassin.

A classic, and really awesome, movie.

See also:



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Conan the Barbarian - (1982 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082198/
was uphe.com/movies/conan-the-barbarian

With the power of Nietzsche, a barbarian-turned-warrior seeks revenge on those who killed his people.

This movie ROCKS. Very thoughtful stuff.



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Star Wars - Episode VI - Return of the Jedi - (1983 movie) poster

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https://www.starwars.com/films/star-wars-episode-vi-return-of-the-jedi
https://www.lucasfilm.com/productions/episode-vi/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086190/

TODO - I never bothered with a summary

Awesome.

A fan edit of Star Wars - Episode VI - Return of the Jedi - (1983 movie)



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Star Wars - Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back - (1980 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.starwars.com/films/star-wars-episode-v-the-empire-strikes-back
https://www.lucasfilm.com/productions/episode-v/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080684/

A 2017 fan edit of Star Wars - Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back - (1980 movie) by Adywan (Adrian Sayce)

  • Continuity fixes, image and cropping corrections, score restoration, new matter, rotoscoping work and new CGI elements to remove several additions from the various Special Editions of the films from 1997 onward.



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Star Wars - (1977 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0076759/
https://www.lucasfilm.com/productions/episode-iv/
https://www.starwars.com/films/star-wars-episode-iv-a-new-hope


Beetlejuice - (1988 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094721/
https://www.warnerbros.com/movies/beetlejuice

A lovely couple move to a lovely town, have trouble with a couple of yuppies, and strike a deal to get rid of them.

A fast-paced, great movie. Not horror, and not comedy, just quality bubblegum. It's worth a watch once, but in my mind it's not good enough to be a "classic".



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Star Wars - Episode II - Attack of the Clones - (2002 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0121765/
https://www.lucasfilm.com/productions/episode-ii/
https://www.starwars.com/films/star-wars-episode-ii-attack-of-the-clones

possibly coming later

Don't watch this, see Star Wars II.I - Attack of the Phantom - (2001 movie) instead. Even at a lower quality it's.. well it's better I guess.

Make sure you have Star Wars - Episode III - Revenge of the Sith - (2005 movie) lined up to watch immediately after.



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Star Wars - Episode III - Revenge of the Sith poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0121766/
https://www.lucasfilm.com/productions/episode-iii/
https://www.starwars.com/films/star-wars-episode-iii-revenge-of-the-sith

War brews in the galaxy, forcing a republic to twist its laws to go to war.

Oh god, what a disappointment.

  • Properly titled Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith