Essential Rockabilly/Vintage Lifer Films

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  • A League of Their Own (1992) Directed by Penny Marshall
  • American Graffiti (1973) Directed by George Lucas
  • Back To The Future (1985) Directed by Robert Zemeckis
  • Beyond The Sea (2004) Directed by Kevin Spacey
  • The Buddy Holly Story (1978) Directed by Steve Rash
  • Christine (1983) Directed by John Carpenter
  • Clue (1985) Directed by Johnathan Lynn
  • Cry Baby (1990) Directed by John Waters
  • Dirty Dancing (1987) Directed by Emile Ardolino
  • Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965) Directed by Russ Meyer
  • Grease (1978) Directed by Randal Kleiser
  • Great Balls of Fire (1989) Directed by Jim McBride
  • Guys and Dolls (1955) Directed by Joseph Mankiewicz

  • House of Wax (1953) Directed by Andre de Toth
  • House on Haunted Hill (1958) Directed by William Castle
  • Indiana Jones films (1981, 1984, 1989, 2008) Directed by Steven Spielberg
  • Jailhouse Rock (1957) Directed by Richard Thorpe
  • La Bamba (1987) Directed by Luis Valdez
  • LA Confidential (1997) Directed by Curtis Hanson
  • Little Shop of Horrors (1986) Directed by Frank Oz
  • Mystery Train (1989) Directed by Jim Jarmusch
  • North By Northwest (1959) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
  • The Outsiders (1983) Directed by Francis Ford Coppola
  • Peggy Sue Got Married (1986) Directed by Francis Ford Coppola
  • Pleasantville (1998) Directed by Gary Ross
  • Psycho (1960) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
  • Radio Days (1987) Directed by Woody Allen
  • Radioland Murders (1994) Directed by Mel Smith
  • Road Racers (1994) Directed by Robert Rodriguez

  • The Sandlot (1993) Directed by David M. Evans
  • Seven Year Itch (1954) Directed by Billy Wilder
  • Six-String Samurai (1998) Directed by Lance Mungia
  • Stage Door Canteen (1943) Directed by Sol Lesser
  • Stand By Me (1986) Directed by Rob Reiner
  • True Romance (1993) Directed by Quentin Tarantino
  • Walk The Line (2005) Directed by James Mangold
  • Wanderers (1979) Directed by Philip Kaufman
  • West Side Story (1961) Directed by Robert Wise
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988) Directed by Robert Zemeckis
  • Wild At Heart (1990) Directed by David Lynch
  • The Wild One (1953) Directed by Laslo Benedek
  • Wizard of Oz (1939) Directed by Victor Fleming

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