Movie Anniversaries for February 2018

by IMDb-Editors | last updated - 8 months ago

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

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Sylvester Stallone in Bullet to the Head (2012)

Bullet to the Head turns 5 on Feb. 1.

Fun Fact: In Bullet to the Head Sylvester Stallone's character is named James Bonomo. In Oscar (1991), Stallone's character Angelo 'Snaps' Provolone talks about his first job, working for James Bonomo. In both movies, Stallone has a daughter named Lisa (Sarah Shahi, Marisa Tomei), and both films include hitmen as central characters.

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Nicholas Hoult in Warm Bodies (2013)

Warm Bodies turns 5 on Feb. 1.

Fun Fact: Warm Bodies is based on the novel of the same name by Isaac Marion. The book is the first of the "Warm Bodies" series, which includes "Warm Bodies," "The New Hunger," and "The Burning World."

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Jack Nance in Eraserhead (1977)

Eraserhead turns 40 on Feb. 3.

Fun Fact: Eraserhead was David Lynch's first feature film. Jack Nance, who starred as Henry Spencer, went on to work with Lynch until his death in 1996, with roles in Dune, Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart, "Twin Peaks," Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, and Lost Highway.

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Adriana Caselotti in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs turns 80 on Feb. 4.

Fun Fact: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is both the first full-length cel-animated feature film and the earliest Disney animated feature film.

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Daniel Day-Lewis and Lena Olin in The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)

The Unbearable Lightness of Being turns 30 on Feb. 5.

Fun Fact: The Unbearable Lightness of Being was Lena Olin's American film debut.

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Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler in The Wedding Singer (1998)

The Wedding Singer turns 20 on Feb. 13.

Fun Fact: The Wedding Singer is the first of three movies starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. They also starred together in 50 First Dates (2004) and Blended (2014).

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Jaye Davidson in The Crying Game (1992)

The Crying Game turns 25 on Feb. 19.

Fun Fact: First-time actor Jaye Davidson received an Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his debut performance in The Crying Game.

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Natalie Portman and Eric Bana in The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

The Other Boleyn Girl turns 10 on Feb. 29.

Fun Fact: Five of the film's actors have portrayed a Marvel comic book character. Eric Bana played the title character in Hulk (2003); Andrew Garfield played Spider-Man in The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014); Natalie Portman played Jane Foster in both Thor (2011) and Thor: The Dark World (2013); Scarlett Johansson has played Black Widow in Iron Man 2 (2010), The Avengers (2012), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), and Captain America: Civil War (2016); and Benedict Cumberbatch played the title character in Doctor Strange (2016).

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Bruce Campbell in Army of Darkness (1992)

Army of Darkness turns 25 on Feb. 19.

Fun Fact: The incantation Ash speaks to retrieve the Necronomicon, "Klaatu Varada Nikto," is an homage to the film The Day the Earth Stood Still. In the the 1951 sci-fi film, the words "Klaatu Barada Nikto" were spoken by the alien Klaatu to unlock the robot, Gort.