The OFTA announces its April 2021 Hall of Fame Inductees

Our film critic (Jeff Mitchell) is a proud member of the Online Film & Television Association, and on April 4, 2021, the OFTA announced its Hall of Fame inductees!

They include 30 movies, 6 actors, 6 actresses, 10 writers, directors, and producers, 10 creative talents, 20 songs, 20 scores, and 20 film characters.

Wow, right?

To learn more about the Online Film & Television Association, please check out their website.

Here are all of the 2020 Hall of Fame inductees:



Airplane (1980)

Badlands (1973)

Boyz n the Hood (1991)

The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

The China Syndrome (1979)

Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

Five Easy Pieces (1970)

The Great Escape (1963)

Guys & Dolls (1955)

Hud (1963)

Intolerance (1916)

The Invisible Man (1933)

The Jungle Book (1967)

The Little Mermaid (1989)

The Magnificent Seven (1960)

The Matrix (1999)

The Omen (1976)

Panther Panchali (1955)

Persona (1966)

A Place in the Sun (1951)

The Quiet Man (1952)

Rio Bravo (1959)

The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

The Sixth Sense (1999)

The Social Network (2010)

Speed (1994)

A Star Is Born (1937)

Suspiria (1977)

Wings (1927)



Javier Bardem

Michael Douglas

Clint Eastwood

James Earl Jones

Heath Ledger

Gene Wilder



Cate Blanchett

Dorothy Dandridge

Whoopi Goldberg

Rita Hayworth

Emma Thompson

Dianne Wiest



Richard Attenborough

Joon-ho Bong

Wes Craven

Peter Jackson

Kathleen Kennedy

Georges Melies

Ridley Scott

Frank Oz

Satyajit Ray

Robert Zemeckis



Vic Armstrong – Stunts

Alan & Marilyn Bergman – Songwriting

Michael Giacchino – Music

Bob Fosse – Choreography

Hoyte van Hoytema – Cinematography

Eiko Ishioka – Costume Design

Dorothy Jenkins – Costume Design

Thomas Newman – Music

John Seale – Cinematography

Peter Travers – Criticism



“9 to 5” – 9 to 5

“As Time Goes By” – Casablanca

“Bare Necessities” – The Jungle Book

“Beauty and the Beast” – Beauty and the Beast

“Circle of Life” – The Lion King

“Don’t You (Forget About Me)” – The Breakfast Club

“Eye of the Tiger” – Rocky III

“Falling Slowly” – Once

“Fight the Power” – Do The Right Thing

“Ghostbusters” – Ghostbusters

“Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” – Meet Me in St. Louis

“Moon River” – Breakfast at Tiffany’s

“My Heart Will Go On” – Titanic

“Over the Rainbow” – The Wizard of Oz

“Singin’ in the Rain” – Singin’ in the Rain

“Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” – Mary Poppins

“Under the Sea” – The Little Mermaid

“When Doves Cry” – Purple Rain

“When You Wish Upon a Star” – Pinocchio

“White Christmas” – Holiday Inn


Back to the Future

Beauty and the Beast

Chariots of Fire

E.T. and the Extra-Terrestrial

The Godfather

Gone with the Wind

The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly



Jurassic Park

Lawrence of Arabia

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of The Ring


Raiders of the Lost Ark

Requiem for a Dream

Schindler’s List


Star Wars




Annie Hall (Diane Keaton) – Annie Hall

Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck) – To Kill a Mockingbird

Batman/Bruce Wayne (Michael Keaton) – Batman

Charles Foster Kane (Orson Welles) – Citizen Kane

Darth Vader (James Earl Jones/David Prowse) – Star Wars

Det. Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier) – In the Heat of the Night

Dorothy Gale (Judy Garland) – The Wizard of Oz

Dr. Strangelove/Lionel Mandrake/Merkin Muffley (Peter Sellers) – Dr. Strangelove

Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) – Alien

Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) – A Nightmare on Elm Street

Han Solo (Harrison Ford) – Star Wars

Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) – The Silence of the Lambs

Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) – Raiders of the Lost Ark

James Bond (Sean Connery) – Dr. No

Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) – Star Wars

Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews) – Mary Poppins

Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins) – Psycho

The Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger) – The Terminator

Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro) – Taxi Driver

Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando) – The Godfather

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