Check out the iconic movies turning 10 and 25 this year

This list will make you want to rewatch these iconic films!

Both 1997 and 2012 were excellent cinema years, with masterpieces and cult favorites aplenty. It’s exciting to think that some of our most treasured films will be celebrating their 10- and 25-year anniversaries in 2022. Let’s take a trip down memory lane.

The Hunger Games turns 10 

It was released in March 2012. The Hunger Games is a yearly event in which one boy and one girl between the ages of 12 and 18 are chosen by lottery to engage in a televised combat royale to the death in each of the twelve districts around the Capitol.

Turning 10: The Hunger Games

What to Expect When You’re Expecting turns 10

It was released in May 2012. What to Expect When You’re Expecting is a romantic comedy film directed by Kirk Jones and distributed by Lionsgate. It was released in 2012. Shauna Cross and Heather Hach wrote it, and it’s based on Heidi Murkoff’s 1984 pregnancy book of the same name. It tells the narrative of five couples whose lives are turned upside down by the challenges and shocks that come with becoming parents. Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Elizabeth Banks, Chace Crawford, Brooklyn Decker, Ben Falcone, Anna Kendrick, Matthew Morrison, Dennis Quaid, Chris Rock, and Rodrigo Santoro are among the film’s stars.

Turning 10: What to Expect When You're Expecting

The Amazing Spider-Man turns 10

It was released in June 2012. The Amazing Spider-Man is a superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man, and it has the same title as the character’s longest-running comic book series. Parker obtains extraordinary spider-like abilities after being bitten by a genetically enhanced spider in the film, and he sets out to defend the city from the machinations of a mystery reptilian antagonist.

Turning 10: The Amazing Spider-Man

The Perks of Being a Wallflower turns 10

It was released in September 2012. Charlie, a socially shy adolescent, is a wallflower who sits on the margins of life until he is mentored by two dynamic classmates. While a teacher ignites Charlie’s hopes of becoming a writer, free-spirited Sam and her stepbrother Patrick assist Charlie in discovering the delights of friendship, first love, music, and more. Charlie’s underlying anguish threatens to ruin his newfound confidence as his new pals prepare to depart for college.

Turning 10: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Skyfall turns 10

It was released in November 2012. Bond investigates an attack on MI6 that leads to a larger conspiracy by former agent Raoul Silva to discredit and assassinate M in retaliation for leaving him. It marks the return of two recurrent characters: Q and Miss Moneypenny, after a two-film break. An ex-MI6 agent steals a hard disc with top-secret material in order to exact revenge on Bond’s boss, M. In order to preserve M, Bond must confront his past.

Turning 10: Skyfall

My Best Friend’s Wedding turns 25

It was released in June 1997. When Julianne discovers that her closest friend Michael is getting married, she is taken aback. Overwhelmed by conflicting feelings, she decides to destroy his wedding and claim him as her own. When a woman’s long-time friend announces his engagement, she realizes she loves him and sets out to see him, despite the fact that the wedding is only days away.

Turning 25: My Best Friend's Wedding

Men in Black turns 25

It was released in July 1997. The film stars Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith as two agents of a secret organization known as the Men in Black, which supervises extraterrestrial lifeforms who live on Earth and keep their existence hidden from ordinary humans. It is loosely based on the Men in Black comic book series created by Lowell Cunningham and Sandy Carruthers.

Turning 25: Men in Black

The Rainmaker turns 25

It was released in November 1997. Rudy Baylor, a struggling young lawyer, takes a job with a shady lawyer, where he meets Deck Shifflet, a paralegal. When Dot Black’s insurance company denies coverage to her dying kid, Baylor and Shifflet band up to take on the dishonest corporation’s cruel lawyer. Meanwhile, Baylor falls in love with Kelly Riker, an abused wife whose husband complicates matters by confronting Baylor.

Turning 25: The Rainmaker

Good Will Hunting turns 25

It was released in December 1997. Will Hunting has a brilliant IQ yet works as an MIT janitor. Professor Gerald Lambeau notices his abilities after he answers a challenging graduate-level math problem, and he vows to assist the misguided adolescent in realizing his full potential. Professor Lambeau makes a deal with Will when he is detained for assaulting a police officer in exchange for Will receiving therapy from therapist Sean Maguire.

Turning 25: Good Will Hunting

Titanic turns 25

It was released in December 1997. The ill-fated maiden voyage of the R.M.S. Titanic, the White Star Line’s pride and joy and, at the time, the biggest moving thing ever built, is shown in James Cameron’s epic, action-packed romance Titanic. She was the most opulent liner of her day – the “ship of dreams” – and in the early hours of April 15, 1912, she transported almost 1,500 passengers to their deaths in the icy seas of the North Atlantic.

Turning 25: Titanic