The Movies That Made Us Season 3

Season 3

The Movies That Made Us Season 3

First Air Date: October 12, 2021

First Aired on    :   2021
Episodes    :   8 episodes

Chills, thrills and behind-the-scenes brawls: Insiders reveal the stories behind more of your favorite megahits in this funny, eye-opening docuseries.



Episodes

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3x08 Elf (October 12, 2021)


Despite its gifted cast and wonderland of effects, this endearing Christmas comedy is sold short by the studio — till it scores big with moviegoers.


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3x07 Nightmare Before Christmas (October 12, 2021)


The unlikely holiday classic, and stop-motion first, comes to ghoulish life with persistent vision — and nimble work by a ragtag bunch of misfits.


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3x06 Coming to America (October 12, 2021)


The happily ever after? It's on screen. Behind the scenes, this litigious, loveless foray involved fisticuffs, Nostradamus — and iconic Black talent.


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3x05 Aliens (October 12, 2021)


A hard-driving director, stressed crew, great expectations — and a tiny budget — made for a difficult birth in the case of this mother of all sequels.


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3x04 Robocop (October 12, 2021)


A painfully tight suit and budget, a passionate European auteur and on-set tensions fueled this blockbuster takedown of cutthroat corporate America.


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3x03 Nightmare on Elm Street (October 12, 2021)


With a studio on the line, an imaginative director in the pocket and an actorly demon in tow, this supernatural slasher hit raked in a surreal profit.


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3x02 Friday the 13th (October 12, 2021)


What began as a bald rip-off made a bloody splash as a splatter classic. Now the unlikely crew spills its guts about the highs, lows and gory effects.


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3x01 Halloween (October 12, 2021)


It took a young team's blood, sweat and tears — and a triple-threat visionary — to make this bloodless yet scarily influential horror masterpiece.