35 Movies That Are Turning 10 Years Old In 2015

Prepare to feel OLD!

1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Warner Bros.

Fun fact: The film was the highest-grossing movie of that year.

2. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

20th Century Fox / Lucasfilm

Fun fact: George Lucas was originally going to included a scene with a young Han Solo, who was supposed to live on the Wookie planet of Kashyyyk and was being raised by Chewbacca.

3. Pride & Prejudice

Focus Features

Fun fact: Keira Knightley wore a wig in the final scenes of the film because she had cut her hair into a pixie cut for her next role.

4. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Disney

Fun fact: Just in case you forgot, the movie got an amazing shout-out on SNL’s Digital Short “Lazy Sunday.” (Which is also turning 10 years old!)

5. War of the Worlds

Paramount / DreamWorks

Fun fact: Tom Cruise was promoting War of the Worlds when he did his infamous couch jump on Oprah.

6. King Kong

Universal

Fun fact: The film’s director, Peter Jackson, lost 70 pounds over the 10 months of filming the movie.

7. Madagascar

DreamWorks

Fun fact: Before casting Jada Pinkett Smith as the voice of Gloria the Hippo, producers considered both Madonna and Gwen Stefani for the role.

8. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Warner Bros

Fun fact: This was the second movie Johnny Deep and Freddie Highmore co-starred in — the first was Finding Neverland.

9. Batman Begins

Warner Bros / Legendary

Fun fact: Richard Donner’s Superman (1978) served as a big inspiration for Christopher Nolan when co-writing the script.

10. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Warner Bros.

Fun fact: Blake Lively had only had one tiny role (as the tooth fairy in one of her father’s films) before auditioning for the film.

11. Hitch

Columbia

Fun fact: Before co-starring in this film, Eva Mendes appeared in Will Smith’s music video for his 1997 single “Miami.”

12. Mr. & Mrs. Smith

20th Century Fox

Fun fact: Angelina Jolie was only cast in the film after Nicole Kidman dropped out of the role.

13. Sin City

Dimension Films

Fun fact: Brittany Murphy, who played Shellie, filmed all of her scenes in one day.

14. Sky High

Disney

Fun fact: While the movie was largely ignored at the box office, it actually holds a 73% “Fresh” rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes.

15. Cinderella Man

Universal

Fun fact: The film’s director, Ron Howard, originally talked to Russell Crowe about this role during the filming of A Beautiful Mind five years earlier.

16. Walk the Line

20th Century Fox

Fun fact: Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon performed all the songs themselves.

17. Are We There Yet?

Columbia

Fun fact: This was Ice Cube’s first family film.

18. Monster-in-Law

New Line Cinema

Fun fact: The film pulled Jane Fonda out of a 15-year retirement.

19. Brokeback Mountain

Focus Features

Fun fact: The movie’s film poster was inspired by the Titanic movie poster.

20. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Buena Vista Pictures

Fun fact: The movie had been in development for over 20 years.

21. Hustle & Flow

Paramount

Fun fact: The film’s title song, “It’s Hard out Here for a Pimp,” written and performed by Three 6 Mafia, won the Academy Award for Best Original Song.

22. Lords of Dogtown

Columbia

Fun fact: Sofía Vergara had a very small role in the film.

23. Get Rich or Die Tryin’

Paramount

Fun fact: After turning down a role in the film, Samuel L. Jackson publicly let it be known he was not interested in co-starring in a movie with 50 Cent.

24. Fever Pitch

20th Century Fox

Fun fact: Gwyneth Paltrow was originally interested in the playing the role of Lindsey, before Drew Barrymore was cast.

25. The Dukes of Hazzard

Warner Bros.

Fun fact: Jessica Simpson (who played Daisy Duke in the movie) covered Nancy Sinatra’s classic “These Boots Are Made for Walkin’” for the film’s soundtrack.

26. Memoirs of a Geisha

Columbia Pictures

Fun fact: The movie was originally supposed to be directed by Steven Spielberg in 1998 as his follow-up film after Saving Private Ryan.

27. Fantastic Four

20th Century Fox

Fun fact: The film currently holds a 27% “Rotten” rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

28. Wedding Crashers

New Line Cinema

Fun fact: Joey’s (Owen Wilson) line “They say we only use 10% of our brains? I think we only use 10% of our hearts” was actually improvised.

29. Capote

Sony Pictures Classic

Fun fact: Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Oscar for Best Actor for his portrayal of Truman Capote.

30. The Brothers Grimm

Dimension Films

Fun fact: The movie was a box office bomb in the U.S.

31. Herbie: Fully Loaded

Disney

Fun fact: Before the movie’s release, a rumor spread that Disney had to digitally reduce Lindsay Lohan’s breast size because test audiences found it distracting.

For the record: The film’s director, Angela Robinson, said it was not true.

32. A History of Violence

New Line Cinema

Fun fact: It was the last major Hollywood studio film to be released on VHS.

33. Corpse Bride

Warner Bros.

Fun fact: This was the first stop-motion feature film that Tim Burton directed.

34. Diary of a Mad Black Woman

Lionsgate

Fun fact: This was Tyler Perry’s debut feature film.

35. The 40-Year-Old Virgin

Universal

Fun fact: Steve Carell’s chest waxing scene was done all in one take. And yes, the screams were real.

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