Battleship Potemkin (1925) Sergei Eisenstein

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In the midst of the Russian Revolution of 1905, the crew of the battleship Potemkin mutiny against the brutal, tyrannical regime of the vessel’s officers. The resulting street demonstration in Odessa brings on a police massacre.

Rope (1948) Alfred Hitchcock

Rope 1948 poster

Two men attempt to prove they committed the perfect crime by hosting a dinner party after strangling their former classmate to death.

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) Stanley Kubrick

2001 A Space Odyssey 1968 poster

After uncovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, a spacecraft is sent to Jupiter to find its origins – a spacecraft manned by two men and the supercomputer H.A.L. 9000.

Metropolis (1927) Fritz Lang

Metropolis 1927 poster

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city’s mastermind falls in love with a working-class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.