Younger generations are the ones who stimulate change in society. All the school and college-going kids are influenced by books and movies that tend to change the dress they wear and the hairstyle they prefer. Most of these influences come from movies they watch that take the younger generations by storm and fiddle their minds into new believes and feelings.
Comic book adaptations and teenage movies that were successful in the last few decades changed the pop culture enormously. Let that be Halloween costumes kids were or toys they buy at the store. All of them are different from before, all because of a few blockbuster movies that revolutionized pop culture from the way it was to the way it is.
Pulp Fiction (1994)
‘Great movies are made by great directors’. That’s true in every possible way. Quentin Tarantino is known for his violence and unique way of making movies that are just bewildering to watch. Dialogues such as ‘Royale with cheese’, ‘English Motherf*cker do you speak it’ still resonate among fans. Such extreme violence and tremendous acting by the cast made this movie an all-time sensation. Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, John Travolta and Bruce Willis were the right amount of star cast which gave a boost to the movie at that point in time.
Fight Club (1999)
A drama-thriller that bridged the gap between Generation X and Millennials. David Fincher is the director of this insomniac movie. If fighting and hitting someone is your way of lifestyle, this movie will help you set your pace for living. Edward Norton and Brad Pitt turned out to be an ultimate combo of action duet after acting in the movie.
American Beauty (1999)
Winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture. Lust, Love, and Depression are all that humans find hard to deal with. This was an eye-opener for its way of revealing society’s inner struggles and Millennial’s urge. The chemistry of Kevin Spacey and Mena Suvari helped the movie reach a new level of fantasy. A rare blend of Sam Mendes, who debuted as a director with this movie.
Lord of the Rings Franchise (2001)
The novelist behind this movie, J.R.R. Tolkien never got to witness his books turned in adaptations that shaped the fiction and war dramas in the 21st century. Lord of the Rings is all that a person could ask for from a movie. From magical elves to monstrous orcs, LOTR a package of adventure and fantasy directed by Peter Jackson.
8 Mile (2002)
Hip Hop industry got its own king, Eminem, who is one of the most famous rappers from America. He played the lead role in this movie. 8 Mile was watched worldwide and is remade too. Bollywood industry came up with Gullyboy after being inspired by this hip hop sensational movie.
This movie set a tone for all the future teenage comedies. Superbad is one of a kind movie with just the right amount of necessary humor and thrill that will leave every person amazed after watching it. Greg Mottola directed the movie and it’s his biggest hit. Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, and Emma Stone were in the lead roles. All the desires of a teenager are contemplated in the story and the movie concluded with perfect resolution.
Iron Man (2008)
Iron Man is responsible for the Marvel Cinematic Universe to be the highest-grossing film franchise to date. Marvel Studios took a risk in making a movie with almost all the money they had. Robert Downey Jr. was chosen to play Tony Stark, whose personal demons matched with that of Downey’s. The rest is history. Iron Man is still one of the most famous superheroes and most loved Avenger.
The Dark Knight (2008)
All those quote templates used across social media platforms featuring Joker is the effect of The Dark Knight directed by Christopher Nolan. This movie is a sequel to Batman Begins and still is considered as the best superhero movie of all time. The Dark Knight is a rare creation that is still talked about. All the credits go to Heath Ledger for his phenomenal acting and quotes as Batman’s archnemesis, Ledger even won Oscar for Best Acting in thr Supporting Role.
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
The name gives it away. Another Academy Award Winner for Best Picture. divulging the other side of the world which is poor and desperate. A movie that features Mumbai, a city for the world’s largest slums and millionaires at the same time. Danny Boyle is to be given complete credit for such a diversified movie. This movie will leave you muddled for sure.
‘What’s happening?’ will be in your mind while watching this confusing movie. Science fiction took off to another level with Inception. Christopher Nolan leaves his landmarks everywhere he goes. Let that be superhero movies, war thrillers, space adventures, Christopher Nolan has it all. Leaving audiences amazed is one thing Nolan won’t fail doing. Discussing a simple idea called “Dream”, Inception is a prodigious concept.