The people who are born between 1946 and 1964 are called ‘Baby Boomers’, or just ‘Boomers’. The term refers to the boom in baby births after the ending of World War II.
What Movies Define The Generation of Baby Boomers?
The movies released during the 1960s and 1970s define the generation of ‘Baby Boomers’.
At the time they were reaching their adulthood, Hollywood went through many changes and some of the best movies in the history of Hollywood were thus created.
In the 1960s and the 1970s, the movies made a long-lasting impact on the baby boomers and had a major influence on them.
Here are a few movies that defined their generation.
1) 2001: A Space Odyssey
This movie came out in 1968 and became one of the best movies in history. Directed by Stanley Kubrik, the movie is about a space journey to Jupiter and everything gets wrong when artificial intelligence takes over the mission.
The movie gives great experience visually and is not like any movie that we have ever seen.
At the time this movie released, it made the baby-boomers have a different look at humanity and discuss their origin.
2) Dirty Harry
‘Dirty Harry’ is a 1971 movie that actually set a beginning for the investigation genre.
The movie tells the story of a mad killer who threatens the city and a police inspector who sets forth to track him down.
‘Dirty Harry’ started a change in Hollywood. People now wanted to see more matters regarding maintaining law and order and this movie started the trend of police movies to come in the future.
3) The Godfather
‘The Godfather’ released in 1972 and is one of the best movies yet.
The movie tells the story of a patriarch who transfers the control of his empire to his son.
The movie is STILL on the list of the most popular movies of all time with a lot of amazing performances. The narrative is excellent and that makes people still enjoy the movie.
The movie is both a classical movie and a modern movie. It is traditional in the way of storytelling and is modern in way of the perspective.
‘Jaws’ was released in 1975 and tells the story of a killer shark creating a catastrophe on the people on the beach, and people who try to hunt it down.
In the summer before ‘Jaws’ was released, sales in the theatre were quite low but everything changed when it came and turned out to be a blockbuster. Even today, it is considered to be an excellent horror flick.