No matter how good modern movies are, they will never come close to the classics that started it all. There’s just something about the original concepts that we can’t get enough of. And, if we’re gonna be honest, even the low-quality production kind of seems endearing. There’s just something about the classics that keep us coming back.
If you love classics just as much as we do, then we’re sure that you’ll love our handpicked collection of these timeless pieces that changed movie history.
Whether you’re into a boy-meets-girl slow burn romcom (Breakfast at Tiffany’s), a thrilling magical adventure (The Wizard of Oz), an action-packed mob movie (The Godfather) or a mind-boggling psychological horror film (Whatever happened to Baby Jane?), we are sure that there is something for you to love In our list of classics. Get hooked with these cult favourites that are as entertaining then as it is now!
TV Info’s top picks:
- The Godfather
Even if you’re not a frequent classic movie viewer, we all have an encounter with this beloved classic. Whether you saw it in an internet meme or read the book of the same name by Mario Puzo, this American crime film will surely be an interesting find for you.
The story revolves around the Corleon family lead by the patriarch Vito Corleone who owns an organized crime syndicate. Watch as the reluctant family outcast, Michael Corleon, turns into one of the most ruthless mafia bosses. This movie trilogy will hook you on the thrilling life of the underground world.
- The Wizard of Oz
The Wizard of Oz is a classic musical fantasy movie that helped shape the fantasy genre in the film industry. This classic is known for being one of the greatest movies of all time.
The story follows the sweet little Dorothy Gale and her dog Toto as they find their way home after they got transferred to a magical world during a storm. Join Dorothy on her journey towards the emerald city and experience a one of a kind adventure with dangerous witches and fraudulent wizards that will make you realize “there’s no place like home!”
- Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Aside from solidifying Audrey Hepburn as a fashion icon, Breakfast at Tiffany’s is an entertaining classic that tells us about the love story between a naive and free-spirited girl who captured the heart of a struggling writer. Golightly’s struggle to free herself from her rather self-destructive lifestyle draws us to a mind-opening conclusion about the things that are truly essential in life. And of course, who could ever forget the iconic “Moonriver” balcony scene?
- Whatever happened to Baby Jane?
Sibling rivalry has never been this intense. This psychological horror thriller revolves around two ageing sister child stars. Watch how jealousy and hunger for fame change their attitudes and empower them to create a string of murder and abuse. With the way the film ended, you’ll be left wondering ‘whatever happened to Baby Jane?’