This film combined one of the most stunning visual effects still ever created with one of the most hotly anticipated sequels, and the ultimate twist. The liquid metal T-1000 still holds up as one of Hollywood's most beautiful creations, so the visual alone was worth seeing again and again on the big screen. The sequel to Arnold Schwarzenegger’s star-making vehicle became even more enticing when early buzz revealed that his evil killing machine would now be the protector.
3. Independence Day
This is the one that started it all. Before Jaws, movies just rolled around the country playing a few theaters at a time. Jaws blasted nationwide and defined the term blockbuster by creating lines that went beyond a single block. It had the effect of scaring people out of the water and launched a series of decreasingly entertaining sequels, but Jaws is the reason this list even exists.