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This was developed with the main goal of recreating film sound in film theaters exactly as the filmmakers had intended.
This Ridley Scott movie from 1979 was 20th Century Fox's extremely suspenseful horror film. It was the first R-rated film to have merchandising aimed at children.
He was the first professional actor to serve in the White House, completing two terms as a Republican, from 1981-1989.
This psychological thriller from 1999 was the director's first major film with his trademark plot-shifting twist and it came to be known as the 'Shyamalan twist.
This movie on the media's exploitative precoccupation with violence (1994), came under critical fire for its own graphic, on-screen violence.
She solidified her place as filmdom's greatest action heroine, with closely-cropped hair, no makeup, and a fight-to-the-death maternal instinct.
This movie broke new technological ground with its remarkable blending of animated imagery and live-action human characters (1988).
The DreamWorks sci-fi spoof of 50s monster movies, Monsters vs. Aliens (2009) was the first computer-animated feature film to be shot directly in this.
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It was the first film with an Oscar-winning rap/hip-hop song (2002).
This movie debuted in 1980- it was the first segment in one of the longest running, most prolific and financially-successful horror film series of all time.
In 2010 this actor died at the age of 85 of cardiac arrest. His marriage to fellow actress Janet Leigh led to the birth of daughter Jamie Lee.
Robert De Niro set the world record for most weight gained for a film by gaining 50-60 pounds to play boxer Jake LaMotta in this movie.
Bruce Willis was paid $10 million - the highest reported fee at the time for only a voice-over role in this sleeper hit from 1989.
This 1971 film was the first film to use Dolby technology noise reduction for its sound recording.
In 1977 this 43 year-old Polish director had sex with a 13-year-old girl following champagne (and allegedly, quaaludes) in actor Jack Nicholson's hot tub.

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