Emirates takes 100 years of Warner Bros to the skies

Emirates has announced that it will be taking the Warner Bros celebration to the skies.

The airline will be celebrating by bringing 100 Warner Bros. Studios films to the airline’s entertainment system, ICE.

The airline’s 100-year collection will feature classic films and documentaries that were released by the studio over the last hundred years.

The newly -launched collection will include movies from the earliest classics like Casablanca and The Wizard of Oz to recent blockbusters such as Dune and Elvis.

The Warner Bros 100 Year Collection onboard Emirates will be divided into four categories.

The Emirates x Warner Bros. movie collection

Wizard of Oz
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‘Earliest Endeavours’ will include remastered classic films from the 1930s such as The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Wizard of Oz and  Gone with the Wind.

Then it moves into the ‘Forties and Fifties Favourites’ which feature the likes of  Casablanca, National Velvet,  A Streetcar Named Desire, Singin’ in the Rain, Rebel Without a Cause, Giant, The Searchers and Ben-Hur. 

Followed by the ‘Sixties and Seventies Smash Hits’ such as Doctor Zhivago, The Dirty Dozen, Bonnie and Clyde, Cool Hand Luke, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, All the President’s Men and Superman.

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The last category from the 20th century taps into the ‘Eighties and Nineties Nostalgia’ to feature films such as: Gremlins,  The Color Purple, The Goonies, Little Shop of Horrors, Full Metal Jacket, Empire of the Sun, Lethal Weapon, Beetlejuice, When Harry Met Sally…, Batman, Free Willy, The Shawshank Redemption, The Mask, Dumb and Dumber, Space Jam and The Matrix.

‘Noughties Movie Magic’ the final category looks into films made in the 21st century which includes, film series such as The Matrix and The Lord of the Rings, and standalone films such as The Notebook, Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride, Hairspray, Crazy Rich Asians, The Conjuring and Elvis.

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The category also includes movies from the DC universe such as the Man of Steel, Justice League, Joker, Aquaman, Shazam! and The Flash. It also includes Christopher Nolan–directed Inception, Interstellar, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises. 

The 100-year Warner Bros. history

Apart from the movies, the collection will also include documentaries. The most noteworthy documentary is the 100 Years of Warner Bros., a series of four Max Original documentary specials that document the history of the movie studio.

The documentary series will feature a behind–the–scenes look into the studio’s history, featuring insights and first-person stories from directors, actors, executives, journalists and historians.

It will feature interviews from the likes of Martin Scorsese, Oprah Winfrey, Clint Eastwood, Tim Burton, George Clooney, Ellen DeGeneres, Daniel Radcliffe, Keanu Reeves, Oliver Stone and Robert De Niro and more.