It feels like just yesterday kids across America were rushing to movie theaters, cans of Surge and 3-D Doritos in tow, to see Robin Williams wreaking havoc in “Jumanji.” Weren’t cool older sisters and their friends just buying tickets to see “Clueless” a third time? And parents were first confirming to their children that, yes, Woody and Buzz Lightyear could make it back home if need be?
That’s why it’s hard to believe that some of the most popular movies in modern movie history turn the big two-zero this year. 1995’s film releases covered the whole of the genre spectrum, from animated adventures to real life dramas to edge of your seat thrillers. With release date anniversaries coming up, take a look back at some cinematic favorites that are just beginning their adult journey.
Release date: June 30, 1995
This drama, inspired by the real life, near fatal Apollo 13 mission of 1969, won 28 awards, including two Oscars. A 20th anniversary edition of the film was released on Blu-ray on June 2.