List of Possible Films

Please note that not all films will be shown in their full capacity. Not all films will be shown. List is subject to change. List is in alphabetical, not chronological order. For a quarter by quarter list of films, CLICK HERE.

Film Studies Resources

12 Angry Men

Apollo 13

Alice in Wonderland

All the President's Men

 smoking,  profanity , threats of violence

The Artist

profanity, drinking and smoking

Avatar

 SEX/NUDITY, VIOLENCE/GORE and PROFANITY

Back to the Future

Band of Brothers

A Beautiful Mind

PG-13 (for intense thematic material, sexual content and a scene of violence)

Big Fish

PG-13 (for intense thematic material, sexual content and a scene of violence)

The Birds

  • Some very mild sexual comments and references, however these are fairly infrequent. Violence & Gore

The Blind Side

Rated PG-13 for one scene involving brief violence, drug and sexual references 

Captain America Trilogy

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action |

Casablanca

Cast Away

Rated PG-13 for intense action sequences and some disturbing images 

Chicago

Rated PG-13 for sexual content and dialogue, violence and thematic elements

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

The Dark Knight

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and some menace 

The Day the Earth Stood Still

Dead Poets Society

The Dirty Dozen

Dr. No

Dr. Strangelove: Or How I learned to Love the Bomb

E.T.

Field of Dreams

Finding Neverland

Forrest Gump

Rated PG-13 for drug content, some sensuality and war violence 

From Russia With Love

Good Night and Good Luck

Gravity

Rated PG-13 for intense perilous sequences, some disturbing images and brief strong language

The Great Gatsby (2013)

Rated PG-13 for some violent images, sexual content, smoking, partying and brief language 

Greatest Showman

Hook

Hugo

Inception

Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and action throughout 

It's A Wonderful Life

Jaws

Jurassic Park

Rated PG-13 for intense science fiction terror.

Jurassic World

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of science-fiction violence and peril

Les Miserables

Rated PG-13 for suggestive and sexual material, violence and thematic elements |

Lord of the Rings: Trilogy

The Fellowship of the Ring   http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120737/?ref_=nv_sr_1

The Two Towers   http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0167261/?ref_=nv_sr_1

Return of the King   http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0167260/?ref_=nv_sr_2

Rated PG-13 for epic battle sequences and some scary images |

The Magic of Melies

Metropolis

Rated PG-13 for violence and images of destruction

Modern Times

Moulin Rouge

Rated PG-13 for sexual content 

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

North by Northwest

The Outsiders

Pleasantville

Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements emphasizing sexuality, and for language

Poltergeist

Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements emphasizing sexuality, and for language

The Princess Bride

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Ready Player One

Rear Window

Rocky

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Singing in the Rain

Sister Act 1 and 2

Sister Act 2 IMDB Page http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108147/?ref_=nv_sr_1

The Sixth Sense

Rated PG-13 for intense thematic material and violent images

Spaceballs

Star Trek II - The Wrath of Khan

Star Trek Into Darkness

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence 

Star Wars Prequel Trilogy

The Phantom Menace     http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120915/?ref_=nv_sr_1

The Attack of the Clones   http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0121765/?ref_=nv_sr_1

Revenge of the Sith   http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0121766/?ref_=nv_sr_1

Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (Episodes 4-6)

Star Wars Episode VII - The Force Awakens (Third Trilogy)

Includes the Last Jedi

Star Wars - Rogue One

Three Amigos

Titanic

Rated PG-13 for disaster related peril and violence, nudity, sensuality and brief language 

To Kill a Mockingbird

Top Gun

The Truman Show

Vertigo

Year Made:

Director

Stars

Genre

Warrior

West Side Story

The West Wing

Wonder Woman

Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and action, and some suggestive content

The Wizard of Oz

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Crash Course in Film History from PBS
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#1 Early Film Discovery
#2 First Movie Cameras
#3 The All in One Camera Lumiere Brothers
#4 Georges Melies: Master of Illusion
#5 The Language of Film
#6 The First Feature Film
#7 German Expressionism
#8 Soviet Montage
#9 The Silent Era
#10 Breaking the Silence
#11 Golden Age of Hollywood
#12 Independent Cinema
#13 Home Video
#14 World Cinema Part 1
#15 World Cinema Part 2
#16 Documentary Films
Crash Course Film Production
#1 Screenplay
#2 Pitch and Pre-Production
#3 The Filmmakers Army
#4 Dissecting the Camera
#5 Sound Production
#6 Producers
#7 The Director
#8 The Cinematographer
#9 Designing the World of Film
#10 Grip and Electric
#11 Special Effects
#12 The Editor
#13 Marketing
#14 Film School
#15 Television Production
History of Film (50 Films Total)
#1 History of Title Credits

FILM STUDIES STANDARDS

1.0  To expand knowledge of the American film as an art form

2.0  To develop the ability to be comfortable in front of a lens and on-camera believability.

3.0  To recognize the impact of proper interpretation of the elements of film.

4.0  To apply methods of critical evaluation to viewing of the films

5.0  To evaluate recent productions of selected film from a performance perspective.

6.0  To develop an appreciation and understanding of film in relationship to self and community.

7.0  To analyze and evaluate dramatic film.

8.0  To expand the depth and scope of aesthetic judgment by experiencing films of diverse styles, modes, and genres.

9.0  To recognize the importance of respecting alternative textual interpretations and production decisions

10.0  To gain insight concerning discipline, knowledge, skills requisite for career preparation in film.