Emirates Airlines is set to soar to new cinematic heights by launching an exclusive collection of 100 films in honor of the monumental centenary celebration of Warner Bros. Studios. A cinematic journey spanning a century of cherished movies awaits passengers, marking a historic tribute to some of the world’s most beloved films. Commencing September 1, 2023, passengers can revel in this specially curated capsule collection on the award-winning inflight entertainment system – ice.
Distinguished as the pioneering airline to pay homage to Warner Bros.’s iconic legacy in the skies, Emirates has crafted a one-of-a-kind collection of entertainment for its passengers on the ice platform. Complementing a staggering repertoire of over 6,500 channels of on-demand entertainment, including 45 Academy Award® winning films, more than 2,000 movies, 650 TV shows, and 4,000 hours of diverse music, podcasts, and audiobooks in 40 languages, the Warner Bros. 100 films collection emerges as the crown jewel. It embraces a panoramic spectrum, ranging from timeless classics like “Casablanca” and “The Wizard of Oz” to contemporary blockbusters such as “Dune” and “Elvis.”
Adding an extra layer of cinematic richness, the collection encompasses four Max Original documentary specials meticulously chronicling the storied history of the illustrious movie studio. “100 YEARS OF WARNER BROS.” unearths the profound influence of Warner Bros. on art, commerce, and culture. This documentary series traces the studio’s extraordinary evolution from its modest inception in the early 1920s by four immigrant brothers to a cinematic powerhouse that has left an indelible mark on the entertainment world. Narrated by Morgan Freeman, the documentaries incorporate insights and anecdotes from esteemed directors, actors, executives, journalists, and historians. The compelling narratives delve into Warner Bros.’s resilience and innovation, from its underdog beginnings through decades of creative breakthroughs, ultimately culminating in transformative mergers that propelled the studio to global acclaim.
Enriched by interviews with over 60 luminaries of the film industry, including Martin Scorsese, Oprah Winfrey, Clint Eastwood, Tim Burton, George Clooney, Ellen DeGeneres, Daniel Radcliffe, Keanu Reeves, Oliver Stone, and Robert De Niro, the documentaries offer an intimate look behind the scenes of the captivating stories that have resonated with audiences worldwide for generations.
As Emirates takes flight with the Warner Bros. 100-Year Movie Collection, passengers can embark on an extraordinary cinematic voyage, discovering the time-honored classics and compelling narratives that have defined a century of storytelling magic.
Warner Bros 100 Year Collection onboard Emirates – full list
Earliest endeavors: In the 1930s, some of the earliest classics have been remastered and are available to enjoy – 42nd Street (1933), The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), The Wizard of Oz (1939), Gone with the Wind (1939).
The forties and Fifties Favourites: The Maltese Falcon (1941), Casablanca (1942), National Velvet (1944), Gaslight (1944), Key Largo (1948), The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), Strangers on a Train (1951), A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), Singin’ in the Rain (1952), The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), The Band Wagon (1953), Rebel Without a Cause (1955), Giant (1956), The Searchers (1956), A Face in the Crowd (1957), Ben-Hur (1959), Rio Bravo (1959).
Sixties and Seventies Smash Hits: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), The Dirty Dozen (1967), Bonnie and Clyde (1967), Cool Hand Luke (1967), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), Bullitt (1968), Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), Mean Streets (1973), Blazing Saddles (1974), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), All the President’s Men (1976), Superman (1978), Being There (1979).
Eighties and Nineties Nostalgia: Gremlins (1984), The Color Purple (1985), The Goonies (1986), Little Shop of Horrors (1986), Full Metal Jacket (1987), Empire of the Sun (1987), Lethal Weapon (1987), Beetlejuice (1988), Bird (1988), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), When Harry Met Sally… (1989), Batman (1989), Goodfellas (1990), The Bodyguard (1992), Unforgiven (1992), Free Willy (1993), The Shawshank Redemption (1994), The Mask (1994), Before Sunrise (1995), Before Sunset (2004), Dumb and Dumber (1994), Space Jam (1996), The Green Mile (1999), The Iron Giant (1999), The Matrix (1999).
Noughties Movie Magic: Best in Show (2000), The Matrix Reloaded (2003), The Matrix Revolutions (2003), The Matrix Resurrections (2021), Ocean’s Eleven (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers (2002), The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King (2003), Mystic River (2003), The Notebook (2004), Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride (2005), Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Hairspray (2007), Invictus (2009), Inception (2010), Gravity (2013), The Conjuring (2013), Man of Steel (2013), The Lego Movie (2014), Interstellar (2014), Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), It (2017), It Chapter Two (2019), Dunkirk (2017), Wonder Woman (2017), Justice League (2017), Crazy Rich Asians (2018), A Star Is Born (2018), They Shall Not Grow Old (2018), Aquaman (2018), Shazam! (2019), Joker (2019), Dune (2021), Judas and the Black Messiah (2022), The Batman (2022), Elvis (2022), and The Flash (2023).