Dubai, UAE – In a groundbreaking move, Emirates has unveiled a captivating movie collection of 100 films to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Warner Bros. Studios. Spanning a century of cinematic excellence, the curated assortment celebrates some of the world’s most cherished films. This exclusive capsule collection, featuring timeless classics and insightful documentaries, will be accessible through Emirates’ renowned inflight entertainment system – ice – on flights starting from September 1, 2023.
Emirates has taken the lead as the first airline to take Warner Bros.’ centennial celebration to the skies, offering passengers an unprecedented entertainment experience. Alongside the extensive selection of over 6,500 on-demand entertainment channels, encompassing 45 Academy Award® winning films, 2,000 movies, 650 TV shows, and 4,000 hours of music, podcasts, and audiobooks in 40 languages, the newly introduced Warner Bros. 100 films collection will spotlight milestone movies ranging from iconic classics like Casablanca and The Wizard of Oz to contemporary blockbusters such as Dune and Elvis.
Of remarkable note, the compilation will include four Max Original documentary specials that delve into the history of the revered movie studio. These documentaries explore Warner Bros.’ profound influence on art, commerce, and culture, encapsulating the studio’s remarkable journey from its inception in the early 1920s by four siblings from an immigrant family to its position as a global entertainment powerhouse. Narrated by Morgan Freeman and enriched with clips from cinematic gems and acclaimed TV series, 100 YEARS OF WARNER BROS. offers a captivating behind-the-scenes glimpse into the narratives that have resonated with audiences across generations. These documentaries feature interviews with over 60 legendary filmmakers, actors, and industry figures, including luminaries like Martin Scorsese, Oprah Winfrey, Clint Eastwood, and Robert De Niro.
The extensive array of films onboard, grouped by different eras, pays homage to Warner Bros.’ enduring legacy. The collection covers seminal works that have left an indelible mark on cinema history, traversing the decades from the 1930s up to the present day. Passengers will be able to indulge in cinematic gems ranging from the likes of Gone with the Wind and Casablanca to modern hits like Dune and Judas and the Black Messiah.
As Emirates continues to elevate the in-flight experience to unprecedented heights, the Warner Bros. movie collection reaffirms its commitment to providing passengers with world-class entertainment that befits its reputation as a leading global airline.