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There’s a reason we keep coming back to these movies.
There’s a reason we keep coming back to these movies. Not only have they won Hollywood’s most coveted awards and met with critical acclaim, but they’re solid gold fan favourites. Some of them might not have been box office hits, but they ended up becoming so popular with audiences that they are now cult classics. Pick from this list of the classic movies on Showmax for your next movie marathon, whether you’ve seen them yet or not.
Winner of five Academy Awards, this historical epic drama tells the story of a former Roman General seeking to exact revenge on the corrupt emperor who murdered his family. Watch now »
High school isn’t easy, especially when your holiday crush shows up. But if you have a few songs and some friends, everything will work out, as Olivia Newton-John’s Sandy proves in this toe-tapping classic. Watch now »
The truth shall set you free… unless you’re Fletcher Reede (comic giant Jim Carrey), a fast-talking attorney who discovers he can’t tell a lie for 24 hours after his 5 year-old son makes a birthday wish. Watch now »
A dirty Thai kickboxing fight leaves Kurt Sloane’s brother paralysed. Kurt dedicates his life to mastering Muay Thai to defeat the man who hurt his brother. Watch now »
Erin Brockovich (2000)
Julia Roberts gives an Oscar-winning performance as real-life Erin Brokovich. Erin was a single mom working as a file clerk who almost single-handedly brought down a power company for polluting a small town’s water. Watch now »
This martial arts masterpiece was an awards show favourite. It tells the story of a martial artist who teaches his craft to a young woman who steals a 400-year-old sword from him. Watch now »
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Get stuck in the middle of the aftermath of a robbery gone very wrong in Quentin Tarantino’s classic and explosive debut movie. Just keep your ears tucked in! Watch now »
Groundhog Day (1993)
Local weatherman Phil might seem charming to viewers but when the cameras are off he’s a selfish, unpleasant and unkind man. Somehow he finds himself reliving one of his least favourite days of the year over and over again. Watch now »
Jerry Maguire (1996)
Tom Cruise completes us as Jerry Maguire, a sports agent who loses everything he’s worked for when he shares a moral epiphany. The only people who stick with him are his former secretary and an ageing football player. Watch now »