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Emmy Award-winning executive producers Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman and Mark Herzog bring "The Movies" to CNN in new six-part series that explores 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.

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A look at stars of the 1990s, like Julia Roberts and Will Smith, and beloved films such as "Jurassic Park," "Titanic" and "Pulp Fiction."
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Exploring the most iconic films from the 1930s through the 1950s such as "King Kong," "Casablanca" and "A Star Is Born."
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In the 1980s, stars like Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep and Eddie Murphy explode on the screen; aliens, time travelers, ghosts and road warriors share the cineplex with troubled teens, battered boxers, classical composers and career girls.
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Exploring popular films of the 1960s, such as "West Side Story," "Bonnie and Clyde" and "The Graduate."
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Films of the 1970s that pushed the medium of movie making, such as "The Godfather," "The Exorcist" and "Jaws."
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Exploring popular films of the 2000s such as "Moulin Rouge," and the Harry Potter and "The Lord of the Rings" series.
aired 138 days ago
A first look at the six-part series that explores the most pivotal moments in American cinema through the decades, and the shifts that framed its evolution.

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