10 Movies That Are Considered Pioneers of Cinema

Many outstanding movies have been made and released in the past. Still, some were so extraordinary that they are said to have shaped the future of cinema through the innovation of new concepts that are now commonly seen in multiple movies in the present. Here are some famous films considered pioneers of cinema that we see in the present.

1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

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2001: A Space Odyssey is considered one of the landmark movies in terms of space and time travel themes. Its precise description of humans relying on computers and space travel makes it ahead of its time with the cast of Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, and William Sylvester. The story begins when humankind finds a mysterious monolith buried under the moon's surface. They are sent to Jupiter for further discoveries with a computer, HAL 9000, but things take a turn from there.

2. Blade Runner (1982)

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One of the most prominent films of all time, Blade Runner, is considered the best work of science fiction. Blade Runner follows the story of former police officers tasked to destroy all the existent human robots called replicants, but as the story proceeds, things get perplexing as to who is real and who is not. With an excellent cast of Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, and Sean Young and fantastic cinematography, Blade Runner is considered the future of the futuristic universe in cinema.

3. Her (2013)

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As the world of AI advances, we can see the concept her delivered become real from fiction. Also, numerous new movies are advancing because films are being developed where AI or robots have human-like feelings. The movie is enfolded around a troubled writer (Joaquin Phoenix) who purchases an AI device that helps him, and eventually, he falls in love with the voice of the AI, Samantha (Scarlett Johansson).

4. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

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One of the finest works of director James Cameron, Terminator 2 is a story that follows the plot of saving a 10-year-old boy(Edward Furlong) who is considered the resistance of the future against robots. Humans from the future send identical robots to protect them from another Terminator T-1000(Robert Patrick). Because of its excellent CGI and effects, the movie is considered an outstanding work of CGI and effects.

5. Bob Roberts (1992)

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With the cast of Tim Robbins, Giancarlo Esposito, and Alan Rickman, the comedy dram movie covers political topics and deep tactics of politics. With its unique potential, the movie makes it one of a kind in its time and sets a foundation for other movies with a similar perspective. The film follows the story of a millennial musician who joins politics to bring down a senator by running a campaign, but things take a turn when a shady anchor tries to get him involved in a drug trafficking case.

6. Alien (1979)

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A horror science fiction movie, Alien, with the cast of Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, and John Hurt, follows the anecdote of a spacecraft that receives disturbing signals from a planet. When they are ordered to investigate the signal, things take a sharp turn, and they get attacked by the aliens. The movie is too good to believe that it is decades old and brings a new plot frame to the world of future cinema.

7. Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988)

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The blend of live-action and animation was not considered a possibility unit Who Framed Roger Rabbit Dropped, and the crossover remains iconic. The 1988 comedy crime film is set around Toon star Roger, who suspects his wife is no longer truthful towards him, so he hires a detective to find the truth, but it doesn't go as planned as a person gets murdered, and Toon becomes the prime suspect. 

8. The French Connection (1971)

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Most of us admire thriller crime movies, especially the police chase scene, thanks to the movie that influenced this kind of scene, The French Connection. The film is about two New York cops who want to bring down a big drug shipment from France. The story has impressive chase-and-run scenes, which keep the audience hooked throughout the movie.

9. Jaws (1975)

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One of the most famous thriller adventure movies worldwide, Jaws laid the foundation for further sea survival movies in the cinematic universe, with actors Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, and Lorraine Gary. The film revolves around a man who, with a team of marine biologists, aims to hunt down the gigantic white sharks claiming the lives of swimmers.

10. The Man From the First Century (1962)

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The distinctive storyline of the movie makes it one of the films that were far ahead of their time. The Man from the First Century is a comedy with science fiction that goes around the anecdote of a futuristic Earth of 2447 where an average wage worker is previously sent to space and lands back on Earth with a companion of another planet that can turn invisible.

10 Celebrities Who Are Distractingly Attractive

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In the realm of celebrities, certain individuals' attractiveness transcends the screen, captivating the hearts and minds of fans worldwide. These stars possess a magnetic presence, leaving a lasting impression with their striking looks and undeniable charm. Recently, people shared such celebrities on an online platform whose sheer attractiveness is nothing short of distracting. 

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10 Surprising Movie Characters That Could Never Be Replaced With a New Actor

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Sometimes a show or movie is different with the actors playing the characters. Would we love their characters as much if they were played by someone else? See who people claim could never be replaced in their iconic roles with another.

10 Terrible Movies People Love, But Admit Are Horrible

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Movies are subjective, and what one person considers a cinematic masterpiece, another may view as a cringe-worthy disaster. However, some films have gained a reputation for being particularly terrible yet still manage to capture the hearts of audiences. These are the guilty pleasure movies that people love to hate but can't help but watch again and again.

10 Terrible Things That Automatically Ruin Good Movies

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Lights, camera, action! Movies are the ultimate adventure, taking us on a journey to fantastical lands, introducing us to characters out of this world, and stirring emotions within us. However, not all movies are created equal, and certain things can instantly ruin a movie for some viewers. Recently, in a platform discussion, people shared several things that can automatically ruin movies.

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