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Norman Rockwell on Film

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Contains an explicit recreation of Rockwell's 1964 painting "The Problem We All Live With," which depicts Ruby Bridges on her way to school, accompanied for her own safety by four U.S. Marshals.

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The shot of young Forrest waiting for his mother outside the principal's office was directly inspired by a Norman Rockwell painting entitled (appropriately enough) "Outside the Principal's Office":

People who added this item 1685 Average listal rating (1125 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.8
Director Wes Anderson cited Rockwell paintings (particularly those of Boy Scouts) as an influence on the film:

People who added this item 6164 Average listal rating (4421 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.2
Director Peter Weir based Seahaven on Rockwell's famous Saturday Evening Post covers, hoping to capture "a small-town America that may never have existed but was certainly mythologized in movies and other media."
(http://www.avclub.com/article/peter-weir-13526):


People who added this item 372 Average listal rating (237 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.7
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People who added this item 61 Average listal rating (42 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6
Cinderfella (1960)
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Writer, director, and Rockwell collector George Lucas modeled both Debbie (Candy Clark) and the mysterious Thunderbird-driving blonde (Suzanne Somers) after the girl in Rockwell's painting "The Flirts":


People who added this item 1455 Average listal rating (796 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.7
Steven Spielberg (who also owns several Rockwell originals) based the shot of Jim's parents putting him to bed on "Freedom From Fear" (http://www.cbsnews.com/news/lucas-and-spielberg-on-norman-rockwell/):

People who added this item 2046 Average listal rating (1400 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
Rockwell, Maine is named for the artist, and its appearance was influenced by his work:

People who added this item 2914 Average listal rating (1847 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.2
Lilo & Stitch (2002)
One of the snapshots on Lilo's wall at the end of the movie is a recreation of Rockwell's "Freedom From Want":

People who added this item 2082 Average listal rating (1348 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
Ridley Scott pays homage to "Freedom from Want" in the Thanksgiving scene:


Six movie posters illustrated by Rockwell, followed by a selection of later films that pay homage to his work.

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