Not only did he teach Elvis how to dance, Forrest Gump is an all star college football player, decorated Vietnam War veteran, international ping-pong champion, respected shrimp boat captain and a cross country marathon runner. Not too shabby for a man who began life in rural Alabama with an IQ of 75. This Monday, April 14, AMC kicks off Gump Week beginning 7/6c. Over the next six days you have thirteen chances to catch up with the blissfully simple Forrest (Tom Hanks), his true love Jenny (Robin Wright) and his wise, supportive Mama (Sally Field). Want even more of Gump and its stars? Check out…
Time to break out the milk and cookies and stay up late to catch the big guy in action! No, not Santa. This year, The Duke is the one bringing holiday cheer. Beginning on Tue., Dec. 24 at 10AM with The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, you can catch over 40 hours of John Wayne flicks through Thu., Dec. 26 at 4:30AM. In the meantime, check out the following…
MOVIE RANKING LISTS
Master of Suspense Alfred Hitchcock has repeatedly made a killing at the box office. But not only have his movies earned billions worldwide, they’ve also made millions of moviegoers think twice about heights (Vertigo), wildlife (The Birds), and even their neighbors (Rear Window). So which of Hitchcock’s top-grossing is your favorite?
This Thu., Nov.28 as the turkey roasts for Thanksgiving, you can catch the original The Godfather at 11:30AM/10:30c. Then just in time for an early dinner, The Godfather, Part II airs at 3:30/2:30c. Once the table is cleared and leftovers are packed away, settle into your turkey coma with an encore of The Godfather at 8/7c. Off on Friday? Then stay up late with a repeat of The Godfather, Part II at midnight. By this second round of Godfather movie broadcasts, you should be better prepared for the following challenges online. (Which you could try over dessert perhaps?)
Are you ready for football on AMC and amc.com? You better be because this Saturday at 8/7c, you’ve got plenty of bone-crushing tackles, inspirational speeches and fourth quarter heroics when AMC airs back-to-back showings of Remember the Titans. Want even more ways to celebrate your favorite football movies? Score!
Rate Your Favorites
Top Football Movies
Is Remember the Titans the best of all time? (Answer: Yes!) Vote now!
Football Movie Team Tournament
Who’d you cheer for if the playoffs were the Titans, Rudy‘s Fighting Irish and 14 other squads?
Movie Performances by Football Players
Which NFL star gives the most winning performance? Brett Favre? Terry Bradshaw? Make the call.
Test Your Expertise
Football Movies Ultimate Fan Game
Which football flick stars an actual U.S. President? Take the quiz to find out!
Football Movies Photo Quiz
Can you recognize a sports pic just by seeing a college/NFL jersey? Prove it!
Football Movie Tips for Rookie Quarterbacks
What next year’s draft class should learn from Any Given Sunday and North Dallas Forty?
Since the late ’80s, Steven Seagal has been taking down CIA operatives, drug dealers and dirty cops on the big screen. This week, AMC pays homage to the Hollywood hero with Seagal Week, five days of action-packed hits from Above the Law to Under Siege. Want even more of your favorite tough guy?
Test Your Expertise
Steven Seagal Ultimate Fan Game
Seagal is a master of which type of martial arts? Take the quiz!
Steven Seagal Quotes Ultimate Fan Game
“I don’t have rage. I’m a happy guy.” Name the Seagal movie.
Above the Law Ultimate Fan Game
Above the Law was originally written for which action star? Guess who.
Under Siege Ultimate Fan Game
Know why Seagal cut his signature ponytail in Under Siege? Play the Ultimate Fan Game to find out.
What better way to close out AMC Fearfest then with back to back airings of Halloween. The two-day marathon kicks off this Wed., Oct 30 with Halloween at 8/7c and Halloween II at 10/9c. Want more Michael Myers (and Jamie Lee Curtis, for that matter)? Take a stab at these online features:
Test Your Expertise
Halloween Franchise Ultimate Fan Game
What does Halloween II reveal about Laurie Strode’s (Jamie Lee Curtis) relationship to Michael Myers?
Halloween Franchise Part II Ultimate Fan Game
According to Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, what is the address of the Myers’ home?
Quick: Someone says, “Clint Eastwood,” you think… Dirty Harry? The Man with No Name? Oscar-winning director? Hollywood star turned small-town mayor? Regardless, you think something. Many things, in fact. Because Clint has created one of the most indelible impressions in movie history. No wonder he’s a constant source of inspiration. Consider the following pop cultural references…
10. Back to the Future
Clint Eastwood gets repeated references in this series. First, when future bully Biff (Thomas F. Wilson) watches the Man with No Name reveal his bulletproof vest in A Fistful of Dollars, then again when Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) introduces himself as “Clint Eastwood” to an older version of Biff. Who wouldn’t want to be Clint Eastwood? For example…
In the episode “Frontierland,” Sam accuses Dean of being obsessed with old movies. “You can recite every Clint Eastwood movie ever made, line for line.” Later, Dean turns the tables and introduces himself as “Marshal Eastwood. Clint Eastwood,” as the theme from The Good, the Bad and the Ugly plays.
William Gibson’s seminal scifi novel features a mirror-eyed cyborg bodyguard named Molly, who is described as such a bad-ass hero that you can trace “the whole lineage back to [Bruce] Lee and Eastwood.” Continue reading “Top 10 Clint Eastwood References in Pop Culture” »
Jack Nicholson. Martin Scorsese. Leonardo DiCaprio. AMC Mob Week is bringing out the big guns for its finale this Sun., Aug. 18 at 4:30PM | 3:30c with the Oscar-winning gangster flick The Departed. What’s the best way to get all gangsta for the weekend? Why, how about…
Which director has Nicholson worked with a record seven times? Take the quiz!
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Having trouble containing your excitement about Pulp Fiction on AMC Mob Week? Who can blame you? After all, it is the movie that resurrected John Travolta’s career, made Quentin Tarantino a household name, brought Bruce Willis back as a bad-ass and breathed new life into the gangster pic genre. So if the anticipation around watching it on air feels too much to bear, relax for a sec and submerse yourself in all things Pulp Fiction online…