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13 Classic Films You Have to Revisit

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13 Classic Films You Have to Revisit

Rediscover the iconic films of years gone by

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Take some time to rediscover some of the classic films that have stood the test of time. Here we share the films that the C&TH team have been revisiting…

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Funny Face

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This musical romance starring Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn is frothy, frilly and romantic in all the right ways. If you enjoyed La La Land, revisit this classic.

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

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Ok, so maybe not a classic for everyone but this 1986 film has enduring appeal to the rebellious teenager inside us all.

An Affair to Remember

As classic films go, for romance, it’s got to be An Affair to Remember with Cary Grant. The story of a playboy scamp turned loyal and devoted by the right woman has been referenced in pop culture again and again, from Sleepless in Seattle to Gossip Girl, and we can see why. 

Annie Hall

Diane Keaton in Annie Hall is often cited as a style icon for her androgynous style and attitude to dressing. The costumes and Woody Allen’s nostalgic and sentimental outlook on life make this a timeless classic.

Trainspotting

Trainspotting established itself as a cult classic with its black comedy, famous toilet scene and seedy shots of Edinburgh. Following the drug addiction of a group of twenty-somethings, it doesn’t sound like the cheeriest film out there, but it was voted the best Scottish film of all time in 2004 and has been followed up with a sequel, T2 Trainspotting

When Harry Met Sally

 

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When Harry Met Sally, is Lysette’s choice, our Head of Communications, this #GlobalMovieDay. “Carrie Fisher is grossly underrated in her part as Marie, every line of hers is Nora Ephron at her best”… ⠀ ⠀ “All I’m saying is that somewhere out there is the man you are supposed to marry. And if you don’t get him first, somebody else will, and you’ll have to spend the rest of your life knowing that somebody else is married to your husband.” ⠀ • ⠀ • ⠀ We’re sharing our favourite movies & lines this #GlobalMovieDay, along with @TheAcademy, to celebrate the power of cinema to reach, connect and inspire people around the world. Tell us the movies that have inspired you, and why! 🌟⠀ • ⠀ 📷 Sony Pictures

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When Harry Met Sally has been listed as the best rom-com of all time by Time Out and we definitely agree. It is charming, sweet and authentic. Billy Crystal also wears an impressive number of rollnecks in the film too, and Nora Epron’s script is so quotable. If you haven’t seen it, what are you waiting for?

Pretty in Pink

John Hughes’s films tap into the mood of teenage spirit in the eighties. The film gently depicts teenage love with poignancy, truth and sentimentality. Start with Pretty in Pink and work your way through his back catalogue of films.

Jerry Maguire

Tom Cruise at his best. This is a romantic film that boys love too, and tells a tale of hard work and loyalty paying off.

Good Will Hunting

The Oscar-winning film launched Matt Damon & Ben Affleck’s careers, which they both wrote and starred in. It is a heartwarming tale of a young boy with extraordinary potential, but little guidance. Robin Williams is amazing in the supporting role. Prepare to laugh and cry.

Love Story


Ali McGraw’s wardrobe for this film is impeccable and timeless. Even though it is over 40 years old, the tragic and heartbreaking story will still set you off. You’ll love the witty repartee between the lead roles too.

Some Like it Hot

The 1959 Bill Wilder comedy starring Marilyn Monroe has not aged and just gets better every time you watch it. And if you’ve never seen a Marilyn film, watch this.

A Clockwork Orange

A cult classic, Stanley Kubrick’s film is often misunderstood and disregarded for its unusual depiction of futuristic Britain. But it isn’t considered a classic for nothing…

Sense and Sensibility

 

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Film adaptions are always tricky, especially with novels as famous and well known as Jane Austen’s. But the 1995 Sense and Sensibility starring Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet and Hugh Grant pulls it off, and is now associated with the best of British classic films.

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