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6 Richard Donner movies that should be on your watch list

From The Omen to Scrooged Here are six of the best Donner movies that totally should be on your watch list.

Audita Bhattacharya | OTTplay
Jul 07, 2021
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In case you're a fan of '80s films, you've seen at least one Richard Donner film. The director, who passed away on July 5 was 91 years old. He got his big break directing off-Broadway plays and TV shows prior to progressing into film. Starting with The Twilight Zone,The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Gilligan's Island, and Perry Mason, Donner proceeded to steerage blockbusters and faction works of art, like, the Deadly Weapon and the Superman establishments, The Goonies, The Omen, and Scrooged. He additionally filled in as executive producer on Any Given Sunday, the Free Willy establishment, X-Men, and X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

Here are six of the best Donner movies that totally should be on your watch list.

The Omen films

Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, and Harvey Stephens star in this 1976 horror movie about a person who switches his better half's (Lee Remick) stillborn child with a stranded baby and the ghastliness that follows from there on. This series contains The Omen, Damien: Omen II, and Omen III: Final Conflict.

Superman Motion Picture Anthology

Superman took off into theatres in 1978 and turned into a role that defined the career of Christopher Reeves. The plot acquainted crowds with Superman's history: the annihilation of planet Krypton that brought about a youthful Clark Kent being embraced and raised on a homestead and later finding his superpowers. This anthology includes Superman: The Movie, Superman: The Expanded Edition, Superman II, Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut, Superman III, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace and Superman Returns.

Lethal Weapon Movie Anthology

The first of many buddy cop films, Lethal Weapon featured Mel Gibson and Danny Glover as LAPD criminal investigators Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh, who wind up in one perilous problem after another. Lethal Weapon was a four-film series, the last one being delivered in 1998.

The Goonies

The Goonies is the sort of must watch that characterized '80s films. The story follows a bunch of friends who find a map and set out to find the treasure that it leads to. The kids are chased by goons who want the prize for themselves. This comedy adventure had a screenplay by Chris Columbus and was based on a story by Spielberg.

Conspiracy Theory

Mel Gibson and Julia Roberts star in this '90s thrill ride that made more than $100 million worldwide. The plot follows a distrustful New York cab driver and devoted conspiracy theorist (Gibson) who imparts his crazy hypotheses to a government lawyer (Roberts), just to get trapped in a genuine conspiracy that puts a target on him.

Mel Gibson and Julia Roberts star in this '90s thrill ride that made more than $100 million worldwide. The plot follows a distrustful New York cab driver and devoted conspiracy theorist (Gibson) who imparts his crazy hypotheses to a government lawyer (Roberts), just to get trapped in a genuine conspiracy that puts a target on him.

Scrooged

Scrooged offers a spin on A Christmas Carol that remains entertaining even after decades of its release. Bill Murray plays Frank Cross, an astute but fruitful TV man who's so centered around his vocation that he drove away his first love. On Christmas Eve, Cross fires a member of his staff, is visited by phantoms and things change.

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