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19th Apr '16 10:55:10 AM erforce
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* The 1980s ''IndianaJones'' movies were set before WorldWarII. The fourth one, however, moves into PeriodPiece territory.

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* The 1980s ''IndianaJones'' ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' movies were set before WorldWarII. UsefulNotes/WorldWarII. The [[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheKingdomOfTheCrystalSkull fourth one, one]], however, moves into PeriodPiece territory.
5th Feb '16 9:34:20 PM jormis29
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** By extension, it also gets its name from the lesser-known spin-off, ''That '80s Show''.

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** By extension, it also gets its name from the lesser-known spin-off, ''That '80s Show''.''Series/That80sShow''.
23rd Jan '16 9:50:38 AM nombretomado
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* StephenKing's ''Franchise/TheDarkTower'' series has actually ''turned into'' this, being largely set in the '70s and publishing from 1982 to 2012.

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* StephenKing's Creator/StephenKing's ''Franchise/TheDarkTower'' series has actually ''turned into'' this, being largely set in the '70s and publishing from 1982 to 2012.
23rd Jan '16 9:50:28 AM nombretomado
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* ''Film/StandByMe'' is set in 1959 and attempts to mark the transition from TheFifties to TheSixties--from Innocence to Experience--reflecting the coming of age of four Oregon youths (and the youths of director Rob Reiner and author StephenKing).

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* ''Film/StandByMe'' is set in 1959 and attempts to mark the transition from TheFifties to TheSixties--from Innocence to Experience--reflecting the coming of age of four Oregon youths (and the youths of director Rob Reiner and author StephenKing).Creator/StephenKing).
19th Jan '16 9:26:46 PM jamespolk
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* The 1971 film ''Summer of 42'' was screenwriter Herman Rauscher's almost-autobiographical look back at his own summer vacation of 29 years previous.

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* The 1971 film ''Summer of 42'' ''Film/SummerOf42'' was screenwriter Herman Rauscher's almost-autobiographical look back at his own summer vacation of 29 years previous.
13th Dec '15 6:54:11 AM DocWildNole
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* ''Film/MeetMeInStLouis'', made in 1944, looks back with affection on the St. Louis of 1904. While most of the filmmakers were looking back to their parents' era, the film was based on the short stories and novel of Sally Benson, who wrote from her own childhood experiences.

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* Between 1944 and 1948, Creator/JudyGarland starred in a trio of nostalgia musicals for MGM:
** ''The Harvey Girls'' is a 1946 musical about the Harvey House restaurants that followed the railroads west and the women who worked as servers there, set in TheGayNineties.
** ''In The Good Old Summertime'' is a 1949 musical remake of ''Film/TheShopAroundTheCorner'', also set in TheGayNineties. It features a cameo appearance by 3-year-old Liza Minelli in the last shot. Ms. Minelli, of course, is the daughter of Judy and the director of the first movie in this informal trifecta.
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''Film/MeetMeInStLouis'', made by Vincente Minelli and Creator/JudyGarland in 1944, looks back with affection on the St. Louis of 1904. While most of the filmmakers were looking back to their parents' era, the film was based on the short stories and novel of Sally Benson, who wrote from her own childhood experiences.
22nd Nov '15 4:31:57 PM DocWildNole
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* ''The Lords of Flatbush'', a 1974 film starring Creator/SylvesterStallone and future [[Series/HappyDays Fonzie]] Henry Winkler, looks at 1958 Brooklyn working-class kids.



* ''TheHollywoodKnights,'' a 1980 film featuring early appearances by [[Series/TheNanny Fran Drescher]], [[TheDanza Tony Danza]] and Creator/MichellePfeiffer, examines Halloween night, 1965, and the last night of a drive-in that is the favored hangout of the car club of the title.



* ''Baby It's You", Creator/JohnSayles ventures into nostalgia (he has also made more than one PeriodPiece); was made in 1983 and set in late 1966 and early 1967.

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* ''Baby It's You", You'', Creator/JohnSayles ventures into nostalgia (he has also made more than one PeriodPiece); was made in 1983 and set in late 1966 and early 1967.


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** Creator/GarryMarshall followed it up with ''Series/LaverneAndShirley'' and several other, less well received nostalgia-com spinoffs.
17th Nov '15 5:03:12 AM DocWildNole
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* If any one performer could be said to have invented a "nostalgia genre" of rock, that man would have to be Creator/BobSeger. ''Night Moves,'' ''Main Street,'' ''Rock and Roll Never Forgets,''''Old-Time Rock and Roll,'' ''Against the Wind,'' ''Like a Rock'' ... practically all of his greatest hits evoke a desperately sharp, bittersweet longing for the past.


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* Three of Broadway's biggest hits of the mid-20th century were ''Life With Father'', ''I Remember Mama'' and ''TheMusicMan''; all were based on the childhood recollections of Clarance Day Jr., Kathryn Forbes and Meredith Wilson, respectively, and all were eventually made into motion pictures as well (though by the time Wilson's piece reached the stage it was almost a PeriodPiece).
15th Nov '15 3:17:27 PM DocWildNole
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* The 1971 film ''Summer of 42'' was screenwriter Herman Rauscher's almost-autobiographical look back at his own summer vacation of 29 years previous.



* ''Film/StandByMe'' (set in 1959 and featuring [[NothingButHits an all-star soundtrack]]) attempts to mark the transition from TheFifties to TheSixties--from Innocence to Experience--reflecting the coming of age of four Oregon youths (and the youths of director Rob Reiner and author StephenKing).

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* ''Film/StandByMe'' (set is set in 1959 and featuring [[NothingButHits an all-star soundtrack]]) attempts to mark the transition from TheFifties to TheSixties--from Innocence to Experience--reflecting the coming of age of four Oregon youths (and the youths of director Rob Reiner and author StephenKing).



* ''Film/AmericanGraffiti'' was made by Creator/GeorgeLucas in the '70s to look back on his adolescence; while this Oscar-nominated box-office success helped spark the explosion of nostalgia for TheFifties, it is set specifically in September 1962.

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* ''Film/AmericanGraffiti'' was made by Creator/GeorgeLucas in the '70s to look back on his adolescence; while this Oscar-nominated box-office success helped spark the explosion of nostalgia for TheFifties, and is practically the TropeCodifier for [[NothingButHits the all-star soundtrack]] that would accompany so many later nostalgia films, it is set specifically in September 1962.



* ''Baby It's You", Creator/John Sayles ventures into nostalgia (he has also made more than one PeriodPiece); was made in 1983 and set in late 1966 and early 1967.

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* ''Baby It's You", Creator/John Sayles Creator/JohnSayles ventures into nostalgia (he has also made more than one PeriodPiece); was made in 1983 and set in late 1966 and early 1967.
15th Nov '15 3:03:56 PM DocWildNole
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* Appropriately, ''Film/TheRoaringTwenties'' is a 1939 film that looks back on TheRoaringTwenties.

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* Appropriately, ''Film/MeetMeInStLouis'', made in 1944, looks back with affection on the St. Louis of 1904. While most of the filmmakers were looking back to their parents' era, the film was based on the short stories and novel of Sally Benson, who wrote from her own childhood experiences.
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''Film/TheRoaringTwenties'' is a 1939 film that looks back on TheRoaringTwenties.[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin TheRoaringTwenties]] -- though it begins in 1918, at the very end of The Great War.



* The 1990 JohnnyDepp film ''Film/CryBaby'' plays this trope very straight in TheFifties.

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* The 1990 JohnnyDepp film ''Film/CryBaby'' plays this trope very straight is Creator/JohnWaters second foray into nostalgia (see below), being a look back from 1990 to the Baltimore of 1954.
* ''Liberty Heights'', released
in TheFifties.1999 and set in 1954, is the fourth and final of the "Baltimore Films" by Barry Levinson (see below); all, like fellow Baltimore native Creator/JohnWaters, were based either on his own memories or those of his family & friends of the time.



* ''Film/{{Diner}}'' is a 1982 film that looks back on 1959.

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* ''Film/{{Diner}}'' is a ''Film/{{Diner}}'', released in 1982 film that looks back on 1959.and set in 1959, is the first of the "Baltimore Films" by Barry Levinson.



* ''Film/AmericanGraffiti'' was made by George Lucas in the '70s to look back on his adolescence; while this picture helped spark the explosion of nostalgia for TheFifties, it is set specifically in September 1962.

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* ''Film/AmericanGraffiti'' was made by George Lucas Creator/GeorgeLucas in the '70s to look back on his adolescence; while this picture Oscar-nominated box-office success helped spark the explosion of nostalgia for TheFifties, it is set specifically in September 1962.1962.
* ''Film/{{Hairspray}}'', Creator/JohnWaters first PG film, is a surprisingly affectionate 1988 look back at Baltimore of 1962.
* ''Film/AnimalHouse'' was so influential on college students of the late 1970s and early 1980s that it is often overlooked for being nostalgic, but the 1978 film is clearly and specifically set in 1962, right down to the JFK homecoming float.



* ''MoreAmericanGraffiti'', the much less famous 1979 sequel (which Lucas produced but did not direct), is set in four consecutive New Years Eves from 1964 to 1967.

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* ''MoreAmericanGraffiti'', ''Film/TinMen'', released in 1987 and set in 1963, is the much less famous second of the "Baltimore Films" by Barry Levinson.
* ''Film/{{Avalon}}'', released in 1990 and set over a period of decades from 1914 to the early 1960s -- thus both nostalgia and a PeriodPiece -- is the third of the "Baltimore Films" by Barry Levinson.
* ''More American Graffiti'', the
1979 sequel (which which Lucas produced but did not direct), direct, and which was neither Oscar-nominated nor a box-office success, is set in four consecutive New Years Eves from 1964 to 1967.



* ''Baby It's You", Creator/John Sayles ventures into nostalgia (he has also made several PeriodPieces); was made in 1983 and set in late 1966 and early 1967.

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* ''Baby It's You", Creator/John Sayles ventures into nostalgia (he has also made several PeriodPieces); more than one PeriodPiece); was made in 1983 and set in late 1966 and early 1967.1967.
* Although it doesn't ''technically'' count (being based on a book written in 1971), the film version of ''Film/FearAndLoathingInLasVegas'' was made in 1998, at the height of 70s nostalgia.
* ''Film/AlmostFamous'' is Creator/CameronCrowe looking back at his own beginnings as a boy wonder rock journalist in 1973.



* Although it doesn't ''technically'' count (being based on a book written in 1971), the film version of ''Film/FearAndLoathingInLasVegas'' was made in 1998, at the height of 70s nostalgia.

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* Although it doesn't ''technically'' count (being ''54'' is a 1998 film based on a book written in 1971), the film version latter days of ''Film/FearAndLoathingInLasVegas'' was the infamous epicenter of disco, Studio 54.
* ''Film/TheLastDaysOfDisco'' is ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin,
made in 1998, at the height 1998 and set in a FictionalCounterpart of 70s nostalgia.Studio 54.
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