Its a warm, balmy night, with the sunset just on the horizon. You’ve set up your bean bags out on the grass. A cooler the size of a car is filled with assorted beers and wines and your projector light is streaming on your new inflatable movie screen. However, the realisation suddenly hits home; that you have to pick a movie to please the accords. This is not an easy task, as tastes in movies always seem to conflict with differences in age and personality.

Not to worry, I have come prepared. I have put together a list of movies that not only range in genre, but are especially ehanced  on an outdoor movie setup. Imagine this; Leonardo Di Caprio sprints across the forest floor with blood searing from his brow, as you listen to the rustle of the trees and light breeze in your own back yard or oval. Ladies and gentlemen, please enjoy this list as much as i enjoyed picking them. To be fair, Its not all Oscar winning performances, but you will sure be in for a great night and hopefully early morning! In no particular order:

Jurassic Park – 1993

IMDB rating: 8.1/10

Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Arc – 1981

IMDB rating: 8.5/10

Gladiator – 2000

IMDB rating: 8.5/10

The Notebook – 2004

IMDB rating: 8.5/10

The Blair Witch Project – 1999

IMDB rating: 6.4/10

The Patriot – 2000

IMDB rating: 7.2/10

The Shining – 1980

IMDB rating: 8.4/10

Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back – 1980

IMDB rating: 8.8/10

Love Actually (thank me later fellas!) – 2003

IMDB rating: 7.6/10

Into The Wild – 2007

IMDB rating: 8.1/10

The Revenant – 2015

IMDB rating: 8.0/10

The Sound Of Music – 1965

IMDB rating: 8.0/10

Toy Story – 1995

IMDB rating: 8.3/10

Shawshank Redemption – 1994

IMDB rating: 9.3/10

Forest Gump – 1994

IMDB rating: 8.8/10

Back To The Future – 1985

IMDB rating: 8.5/10

The Incredibles – 2004

IMDB rating: 8.0/10

Mary Poppins – 1964

IMDB rating: 7.8/10

Django – 2012

IMDB rating: 8.4/10

On The Waterfront – 1954

IMDB rating: 8.2/10

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James Cunningham

James Cunningham is the owner and founder of Smart Digital Australia. James has been in the audio visual and projection screen business for over 30 years. He introduced outdoor movie systems into Australia with the company being the premier supplier of the equipment more than 10 years ago.

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