This Civil War epic is one of the most beloved movies of all time, earning $200 million in its day from fans who gave a damn.
Now often imitated, Spielberg's tale of a shark terrorizing a summer resort still has swimmers carefully scanning the waters.
The story that launched a galactic franchise cost George Lucas only $11 million to put together.
The last of DeMille's epics: Charlton Heston stars as Moses, leading his people into freedom -- and audiences into the theater.
Spielberg tells the story of a displaced alien from a child's point of view, but its earnings made grown-ups happy indeed.
The first full-length animated feature set new standards for technical achievement and was the first movie to release a soundtrack.
Who knew a sinking ship could have so much appeal? James Cameron! This story of sunken love brought in $1.8 billion at the box office.
The story of a nun and a talented family on the run from the Nazis won the hearts of audiences everywhere.
William Friedkin directed Linda Blair (and a can of pea soup) into the box-office pantheon, with this tale of demonic possession.
From David Lean. The movie covers the turmoil from WWI to the creation of the USSR, through the eyes of the titular doctor.