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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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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Snoopy, Come Home is listed (or ranked) 2 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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A Fistful of Dollars is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Clint Eastwood, Gian Maria Volonté, Aldo Sambrell
A Fistful of Dollars, titled on-screen as Fistful of Dollars, is a 1964 spaghetti western film directed by Sergio Leone and starring Clint Eastwood, alongside Gian Maria Volonté, Marianne ...more

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The Cat in the Hat is listed (or ranked) 4 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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True Grit is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
John Wayne, Robert Duvall, Dennis Hopper
True Grit is a 1969 American western Technicolor film written by Marguerite Roberts, directed by Henry Hathaway, and starring John Wayne as U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn; Wayne won his only ...more

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Babe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Hugo Weaving, James Cromwell, Miriam Margolyes
Babe is a 1995 comedy-drama film, co-written and directed by Chris Noonan. It is an adaptation of Dick King-Smith's 1983 novel The Sheep-Pig, also known as Babe: The Gallant Pig in the USA, ...more

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A Boy Named Charlie Brown is listed (or ranked) 7 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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Mississippi Burning is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Willem Dafoe, Gene Hackman, Frances McDormand
Mississippi Burning is a 1988 American thriller film directed by Alan Parker and written by Chris Gerolmo. It was loosely based on the FBI investigation into the incidents involving of three ...more

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Witness is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Harrison Ford, Viggo Mortensen, Danny Glover
Witness is a 1985 American thriller film directed by Peter Weir and starring Harrison Ford and Kelly McGillis. The screenplay by William Kelley, Pamela Wallace, and Earl W. Wallace focuses on a ...more

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The Addams Family is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Christina Ricci, Christopher Lloyd, Anjelica Huston
The Addams Family is a 1991 American fantasy comedy film based on the characters from the cartoon of the same name created by cartoonist Charles Addams. The movie was originally developed at ...more

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Blue Velvet is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Classic Movies Streaming on Hulu
Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern
Blue Velvet is a 1986 American mystery thriller flm, written and directed by David Lynch. The film stars Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper and Laura Dern. The title is taken ...more

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The Hills Have Eyes is listed (or ranked) 12 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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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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The Furies is listed (or ranked) 14 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) 15 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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The Tall Stranger is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Pony Express is listed (or ranked) 17 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) 18 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) 19 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