Movie Anniversaries for January 2018

by IMDb-Editors | last updated - 2 days ago

Take a look at some of the movies that are celebrating milestone anniversaries this month.

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Robert Downey Jr. in Chaplin (1992)

Chaplin turns 25 on Jan. 8.

Plot: The story of the life of comic genius Charlie Chaplin (Robert Downey Jr.) from his humble beginnings in south London through his early days in British vaudeville, his silent movie career in America, and his late masterpieces.

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Robin Williams and Matt Damon in Good Will Hunting (1997)

Good Will Hunting turns 20 on Jan. 9.

Plot: Will Hunting (Matt Damon) has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. His talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau (Stellan Skarsgard), who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. When Will is arrested for attacking a police officer, Professor Lambeau makes a deal to get leniency for him if he will get treatment from therapist Sean Maguire (Robin Williams).

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Óscar Casas in The Orphanage (2007)

The Orphanage turns 10 on Jan. 11.

Plot: A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend.

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Denzel Washington and Embeth Davidtz in Fallen (1998)

Fallen turns 20 on Jan. 16.

Plot: Homicide detective John Hobbes (Denzel Washington) witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.

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Odette Annable and Michael Stahl-David in Cloverfield (2008)

Cloverfield turns 10 on Jan. 18.

Plot: A group of friends venture deep into the streets of New York on a rescue mission during a rampaging monster attack.

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Jessica Chastain, Megan Charpentier, and Isabelle Nélisse in Mama (2013)

Mama turns 5 on Jan. 18.

Plot: A young couple take in their two nieces only to suspect that a supernatural spirit named Mama has latched itself onto their family.

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27 Dresses turns 10 on Jan. 18.

Plot: After serving as a bridesmaid 27 times, Jane (Katherine Heigl) wrestles with the idea of standing by her sister's side as her sibling marries the man she's secretly in love with.

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Humphrey Bogart and Paul Henreid in Casablanca (1942)

Casablanca turns 75 on Jan. 23.

Plot: Cynical American expatriate Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid). Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones in Chicago (2002)

Chicago turns 15 on Jan. 24.

Plot: Murderesses Velma Kelly (Catherine Zeta-Jones) and Roxie Hart (Renée Zellweger) find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.

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Sylvester Stallone in Rambo (2008)

Rambo turns 10 on Jan. 25.

Plot: John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) joins a group of mercenaries to venture into war-torn Burma to rescue a group of Christian aid workers, kidnapped by a ruthless local infantry unit.

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Daniel Day-Lewis and Paul Dano in There Will Be Blood (2007)

There Will Be Blood turns 10 on Jan. 25.

When silver miner Daniel Plainview (Daniel Day-Lewis) hears about oil oozing from the ground near the Western town of Little Boston, he takes his son on a mission to find their fortune.

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Ali Larter, A.J. Cook, and Michael Landes in Final Destination 2 (2003)

Final Destination 2 turns 15 on Jan. 31.

Plot: After Kimberly (A. J. Cook) has a premonition of a horrible highway accident and stops it from happening, Death begins stalking this group of mistaken survivors, killing them as they were supposed to die on the highway.