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Explore American cinema through the decades and the cultural, societal and political shifts that framed its evolution. Combining archival footage and interviews with leading actors, directors, producers, critics and historians, the series showcases the most pivotal moments in film that have stirred the imagination and influenced our culture.

Sunday 9:00 PM et/pt on CNN
1 Season, 6 Episodes
July 7, 2019
Documentary & Biography
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The Movies Full Episode Guide

  • The episode explores the most iconic films from the 1930s through the 1950s such as King Kong, Casablanca and A Star is Born.

  • The episode explores the popular films of the 60s such as West Side Story, Bonnie and Clyde, and The Graduate.

  • The episode explores the films of the 70s that pushed the medium of movie-making such as The Godfather, The Exorcist and Jaws.

  • The episode explores popular films of the 2000s such as Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings and Moulin Rouge.

  • The episode explores movie stars of the 90s like Julia Roberts and Will Smith and beloved films such as Jurassic Park, Titanic and Pulp Fiction.

  • The episode explores the crowd-pleasing titles of the 80s such as The Empire Strikes Back, T. and The Breakfast Club.

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