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Most Influential Movies of the Boomer Generation

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Movies of the Boomer Generation

The baby boom generation - 80 million strong - is a powerful force in the economy, and it pays to know some of their biggest cultural influences, one of the most important being the movies they grew up watching.

Jeffrey Lyons, nationally known film/theater critic and author of Jeffrey Lyons’ 101 Great Movies for Kids, identified the films which he considers to be the most influential, most popular and best among those that boomers grew up watching. He also offered his personal take on why these films, in particular, were so influential for their time.

Click ahead to see his choices and read his comments!

Produced by Paul Toscano
Posted 12 Feb 2010