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THE THIN RED LINE (1998) – AFI Movie Club

An epic war drama written and directed by AFI Conservatory Alum Terrence Malick (AFI Class of 1969) and executive produced by AFI Founding Director George Stevens Jr., THE THIN RED LINE (1998) features an all-star ensemble that includes Sean Penn, Adrian Brody, Ben Chaplin, Jim Caviezel and AFI Life Achievement Award honoree George Clooney. Visit...
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GREASE (1978) – AFI Movie Club

An iconic musical confection starring Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta as a star-crossed high school Romeo and Juliet, GREASE (1978) was the word on three of AFI’s lists celebrating excellence in the American art form – appearing among the greatest film musicals and the greatest screen love stories of all time, with its “Summer Nights”...
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PULP FICTION (1994) – AFI Movie Club

From visionary director – and AFI Honorary Degree recipient – Quentin Tarantino, PULP FICTION (1994) was counted by the American Film Institute among the greatest films of all time and was also included as one of the art form’s greatest thrills. Visit the AFI Catalog to learn more about PULP FICTION. Have Get The Picture...
SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER film still of John Travolta

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (1977) – AFI Movie Club

A cultural phenomenon starring John Travolta, director John Badham’s SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (1977) earned its place amidst the American Film Institute’s acknowledgements of excellence in the art form with recognition for its iconic opening – set to the unforgettable sounds of the Bee Gees’ “Stayin’ Alive.” Visit the AFI Catalog to learn more about SATURDAY...
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CARRIE (1976) – AFI Movie Club

Adapting the chilling 1974 novel from master of the genre Stephen King, Brian De Palma’s CARRIE (1976) stars Sissy Spacek as a young girl facing a terrifying adolescent surge, resulting in one of the most chaotic, harrowing climactic screen scenes of all time – which, in addition to the slow burn of her high school...

From the AFI Archive: GREASE in American Film Magazine

By Marjorie Rosen (American Film Magazine, February 1978) I know that the world is currently having a love affair with the fifties, that everyone is dancing to fifties' tunes and watching fifties-type shows on television ("Happy Days," "Laverne and Shirley"). And since the catalyst for this nostalgia explosion, the Broadway musical Grease, is about to...
Pulp Fiction Film Still - Uma Thurman and John Travolta

PULP FICTION (1993) – AFI Movie Club

From visionary director – and AFI Honorary Degree recipient – Quentin Tarantino, PULP FICTION (1994) was counted by the American Film Institute among the greatest films of all time on both the original list and its 10th anniversary edition – and was also included as one of the art form’s greatest thrills. Learn more about...
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