Classic Movies 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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Gator is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Burt Reynolds, Lauren Hutton, Jerry Reed Gator is a 1976 action film sequel to White Lightning and starring Burt Reynolds in his directorial debut.

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Lawrence of Arabia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness Lawrence of Arabia is a 1962 British epic adventure drama film based on the life of T. E. Lawrence. It was directed by David Lean and produced by Sam Spiegel through his British company, Horizon ...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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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Lear... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
James Earl Jones, Peter Sellers, George C. Scott Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, more commonly known as Dr. Strangelove, is a 1964 political satire black comedy film that satirizes the cold war fears of a ...more

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The Cat in the Hat is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Heathers is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Friday the 13th is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Kevin Bacon, Tom Savini, Betsy Palmer Friday the 13th is a 1980 American slasher film directed by Sean S. Cunningham and written by Victor Miller. The film concerns a group of teenagers who are murdered one by one while attempting ...more

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A Boy Named Charlie Brown is listed (or ranked) 8 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 Pink Panther Strikes Again is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif, Peter Sellers The Pink Panther Strikes Again is the fifth film in The Pink Panther series and picks up where The Return of the Pink Panther leaves off. Released in 1976, Strikes Again is the third entry to ...more

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Planet of the Apes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison, James Whitmore Planet of the Apes is a 1968 American science fiction film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner and starring Charlton Heston. Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, James Whitmore, and James ...more

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From Russia with Love is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Sean Connery, Robert Shaw, Daniela Bianchi From Russia with Love is the second James Bond film made by Eon Productions and the second to star Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. Released in 1963, the film was produced by ...more

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Taxi Driver is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Martin Scorsese Taxi Driver is a 1976 American neo-noir psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Paul Schrader. Set in New York City soon after the end of the Vietnam War, the film ...more

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Johnny Guitar is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Carrie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
John Travolta, Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie Carrie is a 1976 American supernatural horror film based on Stephen King's first major 1974 novel of the same name. The film was directed by Brian De Palma and written by Lawrence D. Cohen. The ...more

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The Tall Stranger is listed (or ranked) 15 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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The Hills Have Eyes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Dee Wallace, Michael Berryman, John Steadman The Hills Have Eyes is a 1977 American exploitation-horror film written and directed by Wes Craven and starring Susan Lanier, Michael Berryman and Dee Wallace. It is about a suburan family on a ...more

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The Furies is listed (or ranked) 17 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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A Man Alone is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Thief is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Willie Nelson, James Caan, Tuesday Weld Thief is a 1981 neo-noir film written and directed by Michael Mann and based on the 1975 novel The Home Invaders: Confessions of a Cat Burglar by "Frank Hohimer". The film stars James ...more

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Bad Company is listed (or ranked) 20 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

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Pony Express is listed (or ranked) 21 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