"The Great Movies” by Roger Ebert on Netflix

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Blade Runner

In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.

⭐ 8.1 | 1982 | Movie | 117 min

Do the Right Thing

Salvatore "Sal" Fragione is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn.

⭐ 8.0 | 1989 | Movie | 120 min

Howards End

A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film centers on liberal Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen, becomes involved with two couples: wealthy, conservative industrialist Henry Wilcox and his wife Ruth, and the downwardly mobile working-class Leonard Bast and his mistress Jackie.

⭐ 7.4 | 1992 | Movie | 142 min

Jaws

When an insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, the police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the blood-thirsty beast.

⭐ 8.0 | 1975 | Movie | 124 min

Magnolia

An epic mosaic of many interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.

⭐ 8.0 | 1999 | Movie | 188 min

My Fair Lady

A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.

⭐ 7.8 | 1964 | Movie | 170 min

Pan's Labyrinth

Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny.

⭐ 8.2 | 2006 | Movie | 118 min