Hollywood had released a number of evergreen family entertainer movies since long time to entertain the people of not only USA but all over the world. Some of the evergreen Hollywood movies and family entertainers which are still popular among people and should be watched by every culture lover are given in this article as a guide for younger generation. This magical experience is rarely seen in the Hollywood movies of recent times.
It is a crime drama film released in 1972 and Francis Ford Coppola directed it based on the novel written by Mario Puzo. Marlon Brando, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Al Pacino, Richard S. Castellano, John Marley, Sterling Hayden, Diane Keaton and Richard Conte were the stars who performed in this American movie. The storyline of the movie narrates a chronicle fictional story of Italian-American criminal family spanning from 1945 to 1955, a period of ten years. Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Adapted Screenplay had been awarded to The Godfather and was also selected by the National Film Registry of United States for preserving it.
The Godfather – Part 2
This American sequel film had Francis Ford Coppola as its director and was released in 1974. The storyline of this film continued after events of its first part where the power of young Vito Corleone was depicted to be rising further. The Part II of Godfather won six out eleven Academy Awards for which it was nominated and was selected by the National Film Registry of USA for preservation.
The Shawshank Redemption
An American film based on prison play, released in 1994, was directed and written by Frank Darabont. The stars of the film Tim Robbins performed as Andrew Dufresne”Andy” and Ellis Boyd Redding “Red” was performed by Morgan Freeman. It created an example of gap between its popularity and success on box office. Though the film received favorable comments from critics but it could not even cover its budget. It was ranked among all time greatest films as it was hailed by its admirers and critics even after 15 years of its release.
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
This epic spaghetti western film from Italy, released in 1966, was starred by Eli Wallach, Clint Eastwood, and Lee Van Cleef in its main lead roles. This Sergio Leone directed film is another film in the trilogy of Dollars after For a Few Dollars More (1965) and A Fistful of Dollars (1964). Though it grossed more than $6 million but it was criticized for the violence portrayed in it.
The Dark Knight
This co-written and directed superhero film by Christopher Nolan was released in 2008 based on the character of Batman of DC comics. The lead role was played by Christian Bale. The film was initially filmed in Chicago and various other spots in Hong Kong, USA and the United Kingdom. This film became the second one that had earned more than $500 million on the box office of North American and created several other records.
Thus, there are numerous evergreen Hollywood movies and family entertainers that you can enjoy at several theatres in USA including Apollo Theatre.