Netflix’s Stranger Things Season 1 focused on many 70’s and 80’s movie inspirations and miraculously melded it all together. This video compares the TV series to movie inspirations including The Goonies, E.T., Alien, Firestarter, Poltergeist, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, The Shining, Stand By Me, Carrie, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Commando, and even Explorers. This video posted by Ulysse Thevenon is great for those who grew up in this era watching these movies, and it is also great to show the new generation, our children or smaller siblings. The Duffer Brothers are already planning multiple seasons of Stranger Things for Netflix, and I am so excited for Stranger Things Season 2.
"Stranger Things" (2016)
Synopsis: When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief, and his friends must confront terrifying forces in order to get him back.
Directors: Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer, Shawn Levy
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Producers: Dan Cohen, Justin Doble, Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer, Rand Geiger, Shawn Levy, Iain Paterson, Karl Gajdusek, Cindy Holland, Jessica Mecklenburg, Alison Tatlock, Matthew Thunell, Brian Wright, Emily Morris
Musicians: Kyle Dixon, Michael Stein
Editors: Kevin D. Ross, Dean Zimmerman
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