How do you feel about the classics of cinema? It may sound strange, but there are some film lovers whose affection for the medium doesn’t extend beyond the 21st century. Conversely, we suggest that it’s a mistake for anyone to limit themselves to what they’re willing to watch. The films of the 20th century gave us some of the all-time classics and chronicled the rise of movies as we’ve known them. Sadly, Hulu’s lineup of classic films is a bit sparse at the moment. Regardless, there are still some cinematic gems from yesteryear that deserve to be rediscovered by a new generation. To begin your film education, check out our latest picks for the best classic movies on Hulu right now.
Charles M. Schultz started producing his beloved Peanuts comic strip in 1950, and this animated musical comedy is the first feature film based on his works. The story is classic Charlie Brown — our forever hard-done-by hero, always convinced that he’s the worst at everything, enters the school spelling bee. When he actually wins, Charlie Brown feels the pressure as he heads to New York City to compete at the nationals. Full of all the characters we know and love, including Snoopy and Woodstock, Lucy, Peppermint Patty, and more, this classic Peanuts cartoon is a must-watch for fans of Schultz’s timeless comics.
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