‘The others’ and 8 other films that turn 20 to see today on Netflix, HBO and other ‘streaming’ platforms

Enjoy again, or do it for the first time, titles such as ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring’, ‘Pearl Harbor’, ‘Spirited Away’ and ‘Bridget Jones’s Diary’, among others.

Alejandro Amenábar’s unforgettable film, Los otros, celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2021. The film starring Nicole Kidman, winner of eight Goya Awards, premiered a September 7, 2001, not knowing what would become the highest grossing Spanish feature film of the first decade of the 2000s. If you were one of the millions of viewers who enjoyed The Others on the big screen, or if you have not yet had the opportunity, now you can relive -or do it for the first time- that chilling experience from the sofa at home.

At SensaCine, nostalgia has invaded us and we wanted to travel back to 2001 to remember other titles that were released in 2001 and that this year they celebrate their 20th birthday. Spirited Away, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The others, Pearl Harbor … find out on which streaming platform (Netflix, HBO España, Disney+, Amazon Prime Video, Movistar+) each of them is available. Surely you have a hard time imagining that two decades have passed since the first time you saw her on the big screen!

Spy game

The action thriller directed by Tony Scott, Spy game, celebrates its 20 springs this year. With two protagonists of the stature of Robert Redford and Brad Pitt, the film takes us back to 1991. CIA agent Nathan Muir must postpone his retirement plans when he receives the news that his disciple at the agency, the young Tom Bishop, has just finished to be detained in China. Charged with espionage, Tom will be executed within 24 hours. Seeing that the CIA prefers to stay on the sidelines so as not to interfere in the agreement that the Asian giant will sign with the United States government, Nathan sets in motion his most personal mission, and the riskiest of his career to save his partner.

You can see it in: HBO Spain and Movistar +.

Spirited Away

Another movie celebrating its 20th anniversary is Spirited Away. Winner of the Oscar for Best Animated Film, Hayao Miyazaki’s film introduces us to the great Chihiro, a 10-year-old girl, who must save her parents from a curse that has turned them into pigs. The only way to achieve this is to face the fearsome witch Yubaba.

You can see it in: Netflix.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

It seems like a lie, but The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring It meets this 2021, nothing more and nothing less than 20 years. The film directed by Peter Jackson, which was re-released in Spanish theaters two weeks ago, brings to life the epic fantasy narrated by JRR Tolkien in the first volume of his famous trilogy. This is the beginning of the hectic adventure that Frodo lives, a shy hobbit, who has to find a way to destroy the One Ring to prevent it from falling into the hands of the evil Sauron, thus saving the inhabitants of Middle-earth.

You can see it in: HBO Spain.

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Ridley Scott is the director of Hannibal, another of the feature films that this year celebrates its 20th anniversary. The sequel to The Silence of the Lambs retells Anthony Hopkins for the role of the murderer Hannibal Lecter, who has been hiding somewhere on the globe for ten years since he escaped from prison. Soon it comes to the ears of the agent Clarice Starling – who this time plays Julianne Moore – that the criminal could be in Florence, from that moment he will not stop until he sees him behind bars again.

You can see it in: Amazon Prime Video y Netflix.

harry potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Another classic of this century that celebrates its two decades of life is Harry potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. The first film inspired by JK Rowling’s youth best-seller conquered millions of children and adults with the story of the little wizard’s apprentice, Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe), who enters the Howgarts school of magic by surprise. There, in addition to meeting two of his best friends, Weasly and Hermione. Together with them, in this first cinematic adventure, he must protect the powerful Philosopher’s Stone.

You can see it in: HBO Spain.

The others

The psychological drama of Alejandro Amenábar, The others, also turns 20 this 2021. Starring Nicole Kidman, the story introduces us to Grace, a mother who lives with her two children in a large mansion. The little ones suffer from photophobia, and as a consequence you must always be very careful so that not even a small ray of sunlight enters the house. When she hires three people to help her with the household chores, Grace begins to freak out thinking that they are not alone in the house, that there is someone else there, whom she refers to as “the others.”

You can see it in: HBO Spain, Movistar + and FlixOlé.

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Pearl Harbor

The war drama Pearl Harbor, directed by Michael Bay, also celebrates his two decades of life. Starring Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett and Kate Beckinsale, the story takes place in the middle of World War II. In this scenario, two friends, destined to cover different conflicts in the war, are confronted by falling in love with the same woman, a nurse named Evelyn.

You can see it in: Amazon Prime Video and Disney +.

The diaryof Bridget Jones

The comedy starring Renée Zellweger, The diaryof Bridget Jones, also premiered back in 2001. Two decades ago we put a face on Bridget Jones, the protagonist of the novel by Helen Fielding, who follows this publicist, ready to take control of her life. To do this, draw up a list of purposes that you will try to fulfill in the shortest possible time.

You can see it in: HBO Spain.

SA monsters

On our list of movies turning 20, we couldn’t forget about SA monsters, Pixar’s fourth feature film. On this occasion, the great protagonists are Mike and Sulley, two monsters who work in a factory where they collect the screams of the children they scare, and then turn them into energy. Her life changes when little Boo walks out of her door. Now his mission is to keep the girl hidden and safe, with the aim of returning her to her door before she is discovered by her boss.

You can see it in: Disney+.