Movie Memes Week

In the fall of 2019, we gave space to the exploration of our favorite movie-related internet memes for Movie Memes Week. The centerpiece of this feature was a big list of The 50 Best Movie Memes Ever.

Explore the entire Movie Memes Week series below

Jeff Goldblum

A Deep Dive Into the Glorious Expanse of Jeff Goldblum’s Chest


What is it about Jeff Goldblum that gets the people going? His bare chest in Jurassic Park, for one.


The Making of a Meme: Absurdity Epitomized in the ‘Cats’ Trailer


How Jennifer Hudson’s facial expression broke the internet.


The ‘Midsommar’ Communal Scream and the Value of Feeling Held


Some inner demons can’t be exorcized alone. Try wailing in unison with some Swedish cult members.

The Babadook

How ‘The Babadook’ Inspired The Perfect Political Meme


In this low-budget psychological horror film, a fraught relationship between a mother and her son unexpectedly became the perfect metaphor for today’s political climate.

Pennywise Sewer IT 2017

Pennywise the Sewer-Lurking Clown and Why We Can’t Resist Him


Yes, he’s a creepy, murderous clown. Yes, I am climbing down into that sewer.

It's a Trap meme

“It’s a Trap!” at the Cross-Section of Memes, Parody, and Fandom Legacy


Admiral Ackbar’s claim to fame may have lasted a second on screen, but it’s become so much more.

Star Is Born Gaga Smile

‘A Star is Born’ and the Enduring Appeal of “I Just Wanted to Take Another Look At You”


Four iterations later, the classic exchange has found its place in meme culture.

Bee Movie

The Bee-zarre History of ‘Bee Movie’ Memes


Ya like jazz?

Captain America Civil War V Tony Stark

Steve Rogers, Tony Stark, and the Meme That Called Its Shot


Franchise memes reach far and wide, but no one reaches further than Marvel.