Film The Most Colorful Movies Ever Made  

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The most colorful movies you'll ever see! ("Colorful" as in 'vivid and striking' and not 'colorful' as in 'richly eventful'....just so we're clear!)
Avatar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Colorful Movies Ever Made
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Avatar is a 2009 American epic science fiction film written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Joel David Moore, Giovanni Ribisi and Sigourney Weaver. The film is set in the mid-22nd century, when humans are mining a precious mineral called unobtanium on Pandora, a lush moon of a gas giant in the Alpha Centauri star system. The expansion of the mining colony threatens the continued existence of a local tribe of Na'vi—a humanoid species indigenous to Pandora. The movie title refers to the genetically engineered Na'vi-human hybrid bodies used by a team of researchers to interact with the natives of Pandora. Development on ...more on Wikipedia

Initial Release: 2009

Actors: Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez, Sam Worthington, Giovanni Ribisi, + more

Directed by: James Cameron

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#82 on The Greatest Classic Sci-Fi Movies

#78 on The Best Movies of All Time

#21 on The Best Alien Movies Ever Made

#72 on The Best Rainy Day Movies

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The Wizard of Oz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Colorful Movies Ever Made
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The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and the most well-known and commercially successful adaptation based on the 1900 novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. The film stars Judy Garland; Terry the dog, billed as Toto; Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr, Frank Morgan, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton, with Charley Grapewin and Clara Blandick, and the Singer Midgets as the Munchkins, with Pat Walshe as leader of the flying monkeys. Notable for its use of Technicolor, fantasy storytelling, musical score and unusual characters, over the years it has become one of the best-known films and part of American popular culture. It was not a ...more on Wikipedia

Initial Release: 1939

Actors: Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan, Billie Burke, Ray Bolger, + more

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, King Vidor, George Cukor, Victor Fleming

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#11 on The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time

#8 on The Best Movies Based on Books

#6 on Musical Movies With the Best Songs

#21 on 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime

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What Dreams May Come is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Colorful Movies Ever Made
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What Dreams May Come is a 1998 American fantasy drama film, starring Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Annabella Sciorra and Max von Sydow. The film is based on the 1978 novel of the same name by Richard Matheson, and was directed by Vincent Ward. It won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects and the Art Directors Guild Award for Excellence in Production Design. It was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Art Direction. The title is from a line in Hamlet '​s "To be, or not to be" soliloquy. ...more on Wikipedia

Initial Release: 1998

Actors: Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Max von Sydow, Annabella Sciorra, Werner Herzog, + more

Directed by: Vincent Ward

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#54 on The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry

#20 on The Best Movies of 1998

#22 on The Best Movies About Depression

#75 on The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time

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Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Colorful Movies Ever Made
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Alice in Wonderland is a 2010 British-American live action and computer animated adventure fantasy film directed by Tim Burton and written by Linda Woolverton. Released by Walt Disney Pictures, the film stars Mia Wasikowska as Alice Kingsleigh with Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter. The film was shot in the United Kingdom and the United States. The story is inspired by the English author Lewis Carroll's 1865 fantasy novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its 1871 sequel Through the Looking-Glass. Wasikowska plays a nineteen-year-old Alice. She is told that she can restore the White Queen to her throne because she is the only one who can slay the Jabberwock, a ...more on Wikipedia

Initial Release: 2010

Actors: Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee, Alan Rickman, + more

Directed by: Tim Burton

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#38 on The Best Movies for Tweens

#23 on The Greatest Movie Remakes of All Time

#84 on The Best Rainy Day Movies

#2 on The Best Movies to Watch on Mushrooms

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