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The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu  

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Only time can tell what will turn a regular old blockbuster hit into a timeless classic, built to withstand the test of many decades. Some movies that set out to be "classics" quickly flopped, while other, lesser-known features quietly sneaked under the radar and became classics over time. The best classic movies on Hulu are great no matter how many years have passed since their release, or how many times you've watched them. 

What are some of the best classic movies streaming on Hulu? For starters, you can try out the classic horror flick Friday the 13th, as well as The Hills Have Eyes for that matter. Classic cartoon films are also available, such as Snoopy, Come Home and The Cat in the Hat. If those aren't your style, perhaps you'll like From Russia with Love, or even The Untouchables. Whatever type of classic movies you like, there's surely something for you on Hulu. 

Vote up the best classic movies streaming on Hulu below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 

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Heathers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater
Heathers is a 1988 comedy, drama film written by Daniel Waters and directed by Michael Lehmann.
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The Cat in the Hat is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Daws Butler, Pamelyn Ferdin, Allan Sherman
The Cat in the Hat is an animated musical television special first aired on CBS on March 10, 1971, based on the 1957 Dr. Seuss children's book of the same name, and produced by DePatie-Freleng ...more
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Snoopy, Come Home is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Bill Melendez, Christopher DeFaria, Linda Ercoli
Snoopy, Come Home! is a 1972 animated musical film, released by National General Pictures, produced by Cinema Center Films and Lee Mendelson Films, directed by Bill Meléndez, and based on ...more
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Johnny Guitar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden, Royal Dano
Johnny Guitar is a 1954 American Republic Pictures western drama film starring Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden, Mercedes McCambridge, and Scott Brady. The screenplay was based upon a novel by Roy ...more
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A Boy Named Charlie Brown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Bill Melendez, Pamelyn Ferdin, Christopher DeFaria
A Boy Named Charlie Brown is a 1969 American animated musical film, produced by Cinema Center Films, distributed by National General Pictures, and directed by Bill Meléndez, it is the ...more
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The Amityville Horror is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger
The Amityville Horror is a 1979 American supernatural horror film, directed by Stuart Rosenberg, based on Jay Anson's bestselling 1977 novel of the same name. It is the first film in the ...more
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The Terminator is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton
The Terminator is a 1984 American science fiction/horror action film directed by James Cameron, written by Cameron and the film's producer Gale Anne Hurd. Schwarzenegger plays the Terminator, a ...more
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The Furies is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Barbara Stanwyck, Walter Huston, Judith Anderson
The Furies is a 1950 American Western film directed by Anthony Mann and starring Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, and Walter Huston in his last film performance. In 2008, the film was released ...more
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The Tall Stranger is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
The Tall Stranger is a film directed by Thomas Carr released on Nov 7, 1957.
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A Man Alone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Ray Milland, Lee Van Cleef, Raymond Burr
A Man Alone is a film directed by Ray Milland that was released in 1955.
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Pony Express is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Charlton Heston, Rhonda Fleming, Forrest Tucker
Pony Express is a 1953 American western film directed by Jerry Hopper and starring Charlton Heston as Buffalo Bill, Forrest Tucker as Wild Bill Hickok, Jan Sterling as a Calamity Jane type ...more
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Thief is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Willie Nelson, James Caan, Tuesday Weld
This film is a 1981 neo-noir film written and directed by Michael Mann and based on the 1975 novel by "Frank Hohimer". The film stars James Caan as the titular thief and Tuesday Weld ...more
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Bad Company is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Jeff Bridges, Geoffrey Lewis, Ed Lauter
Bad Company is a 1972 American Western film directed by Robert Benton, who also co-wrote the film with David Newman. It stars Barry Brown and Jeff Bridges as two of a group of young men who flee ...more