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Universal Pictures (also referred to as Universal Studios or simply Universal) is an American film studio owned by Comcast through the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group division of its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal. The company was founded in 1912 by Carl Laemmle, Mark Dintenfass, Charles O. Baumann, Adam Kessel, Pat Powers, William Swanson, David Horsley, Robert H. Cochrane, and Jules Brulatour, and is the oldest surviving film studio in the United States, the world’s fourth oldest after Gaumont, Pathé and Nordisk Film, and the oldest in terms of the overall film market[citation needed]. Its studios are located in Universal City, California, and its corporate offices are located in New York City.

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Backdraft (1991)

Backdraft Quote: “She’s hot and smokey, but she’s not rolling yet!” – Lt. Steven McCaffrey Backdraft taught us to yell at fires, run into burning buildings, cool off our sexy bods by firehose, and never, ever let our estranged sons help us make breakfast. And who knew you could make...

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Jurassic Park (1993)

Jurassic Park Quote: “Mr. Hammond, after careful consideration I’ve decided not to endorse your park.” – Dr. Alan Grant The most iconic scenes in movie history, sexy Jeff Goldblum, goosebumps aplenty, a triceratops turd too high, hyperconfident scientists, unnecessary fence climbs and adorable velociraptors made 1993’s “Jurassic Park” a movie...

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Conan the Barbarian (1982)

Conan the Barbarian Quote: “To crush your enemies, to see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations of their women!” – Conan Soundtrack of the gods, camel-punching, surprise romance, imperfect allies, meaty snakes, cannibalistic orgies, and a unanimous Shat Score. Conan The Barbarian often is lumped in the...

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Casino (1995)

Casino Quote: “All right, I’m gonna give you a choice. You can either have the money and the hammer or you can walk out of here. You can’t have both. What do you want?” – Ace Rothstein A sparkling Sharon Stone, labyrinth storylines, crappy explosions, loud suits, popping eyeballs, James...

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Back to The Future (1985)

Back to The Future Quote: “Don’t worry. As long as you hit that wire with the connecting hook at precisely eighty-eight miles per hour the instant the lightning strikes the tower… everything will be fine.” – Dr. Emmett Brown In this 1980s sci-fi classic, small-town California teen Marty McFly (Michael...

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The Blues Brothers (1980)

The Blues Brothers Quote: “It’s 106 miles to Chicago, we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it’s dark… and we’re wearing sunglasses.” – Elwood Blues Was 1980’s “Blue Brothers” a perfect movie? Special guest and soul music expert King Bee says yes! Blue Brothers transcended...

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Twister (1996)

Twister Quote: “The Suck Zone. It’s the point basically when the twister… sucks you up. That’s not the technical term for it, obviously.” – Dustin Davis “Twister” gave us all a horrifying glimpse into a world where the United States doesn’t have any politically correct superpower enemies. Left with no face...

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The Breakfast Club (1985)

The Breakfast Club Quote: “Screws fall out all the time, the world is an imperfect place.” – Bender High School was a very different place for teenagers back in 1985. There were no cell phones, lockers were still in use, and there was this strange building on campus called the “Library”...