By Alex Castle
Pick a summer, any summer, and you can find a huge, classic blockbuster movie that represents its studio’s biggest bet of the year and a distinct memory in the hearts of moviegoers everywhere. So if long lines at the theater or the great barbecue at home keep you from the multiplex over the summer months, you can always revisit one of the classics with Blockbuster or Blockbuster On Demand!
You mean to tell me you built a time machine out of a DeLorean? Yes he did, Michael J. Fox, yes he did, as well as the single greatest merger of sci-fi and comedy of all time.
Tim Burton’s 1989 take on the caped crusader raised the ceiling at least a couple of floors on how big a movie’s prerelease hype could be, and features Jack Nicholson as the Joker.
The greatest action movie ever made didn’t need CGI — just a cranky New York cop visiting his estranged wife for Christmas when her office building is seized by terrorists.
James Cameron cleverly reprograms Arnold Schwarzenegger’s murderous android for good to defend the future leader of the human resistance from the liquid-metal T-1000.
Dinosaurs are brought back to life on a jungle island through the miracle of science (and CGI) to chase Jeff Goldblum, Laura Dern, and some adorable kids.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a dumber premise for a shoot-em-up — the hero and the bad guy surgically trading faces — but John Travolta and Nicolas Cage are so much fun it’s hard to care.
Miles ahead of any of the other Batman movies, including Christopher Nolan’s, thanks to Heath Ledger’s transformative performance as the psychotic Joker.
Third time is the charm for Matt Damon’s amnesiac assassin, here on the run from his former handlers in New York City.
A gentle alien being is accidentally left behind on an exploratory mission to Earth, and found by a ten-year-old kid who nurses him back to health and tries to help him get home.