Ever since the technology for the creation and widespread distribution of moving pictures was developed, people have enjoyed the art form.
Almost every cinephile has a list of films they've watched over and over again.
Some offer comfort as they evoke fond memories, some are classic films or cult favorites while some are just a fun way to spend time.
George Takei decided to ask people what films they'll never tire of.
Here are some of their answers.
The Wizard of Oz
And I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen this one — mostly as a kid. pic.twitter.com/FktPqZzYWR— Stephen A. Rhodes (@StephenARhodes) October 16, 2022
The Shawshank Redemption
Harold And Maude
Harold and Maude pic.twitter.com/urdtGtp1VC— Michelle Rhea (@MichelleDRhea) October 16, 2022
It's A Wonderful Life
Every Christmas like clockwork. pic.twitter.com/lg8yk3s4Hq— Stephen A. Rhodes (@StephenARhodes) October 16, 2022
The Sound of Music
The African Queen
The Blues Brothers
The Color Purple
Pride And Prejudice (2005)
Pride and Prejudice(2005) dir. by Joe Wright...its extraordinary Cinematography amazes me every time 🖼 pic.twitter.com/9jrMwJwZsC— WeeAlex (@orestialex) October 17, 2022
Roundhay Garden Scene (1888)
Roundhay Garden Scene (1888). pic.twitter.com/5iHPKlWwEJ— ⚡️𝓡𝓪𝔂𝓸𝓽𝓻𝓸𝓷⚡️ (@ray_o_tron) October 17, 2022
...and of course...
Star Trek 2, 3, 4, 6— Vaw51 (@Vaw511) October 16, 2022
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In 2017, the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) recorded 268,246 feature films since 1888.
Many early films have been lost before they could be preserved or discarded.
Though the exact number globally isn't known, it has been estimated at least 500,000 movies— narrative fiction, feature-length, theatrical films—currently exist.
That's a lot to choose from.
So did your go-to film make the list?