23 Movies That Are Turning 20 Years Old In 2014

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8. Dumb and Dumber

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Fun fact: This was the debut film from the Farrelly brothers. The duo went on to write, direct, and produce: Kingpin (1996), There's Something About Mary (1998), and Shallow Hal (2001)

9. True Lies

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Fun fact: True Lies was the third collaboration between James Cameron and Arnold Schwarzenegger. The two had previously worked together on The Terminator (1984) and Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991).

The film is loosely based on the 1991 French film La Totale!.

12. The Santa Clause

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Fun fact: The film helped Tim Allen achieve a monumental feat by having, simultaneously, the No. 1 movie, (The Santa Clause), the No. 1 television series (Home Improvement) and the No. 1 New York Times best-seller (Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man), during the week of Nov. 13, 1994.

15. Pulp Fiction

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Fun fact: The movie was selected in 2013 for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."

19. Interview With the Vampire

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Fun fact: The book's author, on which the movie is based, Anne Rice, initially bashed Tom Cruise for being cast as Lestat, saying, "[Cruise is] no more my vampire Lestat than Edward G. Robinson is Rhett Butler."

After seeing the final film, Rice admit she was wrong and praised Cruise's performance.

23. The Lion King

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Fun fact: The Lion King was not only the highest grossing film of the year, it was also the highest grossing animated film ever. The film held that spot until 2003, when it was surpassed by Finding Nemo.