Films in Focus: Mentioned in Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls: Gilmore Girls was one of my favorite TV shows. It was known as a fast-talking, pop culture filled show. So here are some movies that were mentioned during the show.

An American in Paris (1951)

Three friends struggle to find work in Paris. Things become more complicated when two of them fall in love with the same woman. (DVD AMERICAN IN PARIS)

 

Cabaret (1972)

A female girlie club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them. (DVD CABARET)

 

Cool Hand Luke (1967)

A laid back Southern man is sentenced to two years in a rural prison, but refuses to conform. (DVD COOL HAND)

 

8 Mile (2002)

A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem. (DVD EIGHT MILE)

 

Erin Brockovich (2000)

An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city’s water supply. (DVD ERIN BROCKOVICH)

 

Flashdance (1983)

A Pittsburgh woman with two jobs as a welder and an exotic dancer wants to get into ballet school. (DVD FLASHDANCE)

 

Hoosiers (1986)

A coach with a checkered past and a local drunk train a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship. (DVD HOOSIERS)

 

Kill Bill: Vol.1 (2003)

After awakening from a four-year coma, a former assassin wreaks vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her. (DVD KILL)

 

Out of Africa (1985)

In 20th-century colonial Kenya, a Danish baroness/plantation owner has a passionate love affair with a free-spirited big-game hunter. (DVD OUT OF AFRICA)

 

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

After discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from intelligent supercomputer H.A.L. 9000. (DVD TWO THOUSAND AND ONE)

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