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June 09, 2020

Classic Hollywood Movies on Peacock with Xfinity

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Calling all cinephiles! Peacock, the new streaming service from NBCUniversal, has all your favorite timeless films. From Hitchcock classics such as The Birds and Rear Window, to original horror favorites like Dracula, Peacock has movies from the Golden Age of Hollywood and beyond. Learn more and start watching today!

Top 15 Classic Movies to Stream Right Now on Peacock

Watch these classic movies and more, streaming now on Peacock:

  1. Holiday Inn (1942) – A classic American musical, Holiday Inn stars Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire and is sure to be a hit with the whole family.
  2. Alice in Wonderland (1933) – A beautiful homage to 1930’s English film, this version of Alice in Wonderland is sure to delight with its visually stunning costumes, set designs, and more.
  3. The Invisible Man (1933) – Another 1930’s classic, The Invisible Man helped usher in the era of modern sci-fi horror films.
  4. Phantom of the Opera (1943, 1962) -- With both the 1943 and 1962 versions of this musical classic available on Peacock, the entire family will be on the edge of their seats for hours as the “Phantom” is unveiled.
  5. The Birds (1963) -- A Hitchcock classic, The Birds is a landmark film in the genre of psychological horror that one won’t easily forget after viewing.
  6. Spartacus (1960) – This 1960 American epic directed by Stanley Kubrick comes in at a whopping three hours and eighteen minutes long but will grip any viewer for the entire duration with its gorgeous cinematography and passionate performances.
  7. Cape Fear (1962) – A story of terror and revenge, Cape Fear features stand-out performances from Robert Mitchum and Gregory Peck, as the two men play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse.
  8. Rear Window (1954) – Another Hitchcock film, Rear Window has been referenced throughout the years as a pinnacle of the psychological thriller genre.
  9. Pillow Talk (1959) – A whimsical rom-com from a by-gone era, Pillow Talk explores the party-line interactions between an unlikely odd couple.
  10. Vertigo (1958) – Yet another Hitchcock classic, this film employs filming techniques that became genre-defying (and defining) for the time.
  11. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) – An era-defining epic about the tragedy of war, this WWI tale won an Academy Award® for Best Picture as well as Best Director.
  12. Scarface (1932) – The first film iteration of a crime drama classic, Scarface (1932) will have you on the edge of your seat from start to finish.
  13. Cleopatra (1934) – Starring Claudette Colbert as the legendary Egyptian Queen, Cleopatra is an epic tale of love, royalty, and revenge in the ancient world.
  14. Lady Godiva of Coventry (1955) -- Starring Maureen O’Hara as the rebellious Saxon wife of a Norman nobleman, this historical drama chronicles the tale of a militant bride in the age of unrest among the Anglo-Saxon people.
  15. Dracula (1931) – This American pre-Code supernatural horror film is based on the 1924 stage play of the same name, which was adapted from none other than the classic Bram Stoker novel.

How to Watch Classic Hollywood Movies on Xfinity

Ready to watch these classic Hollywood favorites? With Xfinity, viewers can enjoy Peacock Premium included with their service at no additional cost. Start by simply saying “Peacock” into your Xfinity Voice Remote and find these iconic films (and much more!) on X1 or Xfinity Flex in moments.

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