Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet sink down for a portrait.
Boris Karloff is caught taking a break while in costume.
It's a Wonderful Life, 1946
Director Frank Capra and Jimmy Stewart relaxing on set.
Rebel Without a Cause, 1955
James Dean and Natalie Wood drop the method acting for a moment behind the scenes.
Guys and Dolls, 1955
Marlon Brando rehearses with choreographer Michael Kidd.
Anthony Perkins goofing off outside the Bates Motel.
West Side Story, 1961
Choreographer Jerome Robbins and co-director Robert Wise prepare for the next scene.
To Kill a Mockingbird, 1962
Gregory Peck and Mary Badham look over the day's script.
Dr. No, 1962
Ursula Andress and Sean Connery play around in between scenes.
The Birds, 1963
Alfred Hitchcock chats with the cast among a flock of crew and prop birds.
Sean Connery and Shirley Eaton caught gold handed between takes.
The Sound of Music, 1965
Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer browse through postcards together.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, 1966
Italian director Sergio Leone is snapped with Clint Eastwood and Eli Wallach.
Batman: The Movie, 1966
Cesar Romero as the Joker is touched up on set.
Rosemary's Baby, 1969
Mia Farrow waits for her take as director Roman Polanski frames the shot.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, 1969
Paul Newman and Robert Redford bond over ping-pong.
Easy Rider, 1969
Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper share a laugh while dressed in character.
The Godfather, 1972
Francis Ford Coppola and Marlon Brando together on set.
The Exorcist, 1973
Linda Blair gets her elaborate makeup done by makeup artist Dick Smith.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, 1974
The cannibals take a break from their chainsaws while still in costume.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail, 1975
John Cleese plays a little soccer while free on set.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975
Tim Curry would be nothing without his hairstylist.
The great Ingmar Bergman, a friend of Steven Spielberg, on set with a not-so-threatening Great White.
Taxi Driver, 1976
A 12-year-old Jodie Foster hangs out with her sister and body double, Connie.
All the President's Men, 1976
Dustin Hoffman goofs around with a more serious Robert Redford behind the scenes.
Tony Moran takes a Dr. Pepper break with his Michael mask.
A Nightmare on Elm Street, 1984
Robert Englund, dressed as Freddy Krueger, jams in his dressing room.
Top Gun, 1986
Tom Cruise and producer Don Simpson flippin' the bird.
The cast of "Beetlejuice" in all their glory.
Home Alone, 1990
Macaulay Culkin and Joe Pesci at the wrap party.
Reservoir Dogs, 1992
Tim Roth and Harvey Keitel on a coffee break.
Schindler's List, 1993
Steven Spielberg carries a young cast member across the bleak set.
Martin Scorsese chats with Robert DeNiro and Sharon Stone.
Boogie Nights, 1997
Thomas Jane, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Mark Wahlberg strike a pose for the camera.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, 1998
Hunter S. Thompson shaves Johnny Depp's head on set.
Eyes Wide Shut, 1999
Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise chat with director Stanley Kubrick.
Fight Club, 1999
David Fincher shares a laugh with Brad Pitt and Edward Norton.
The Royal Tenenbaums, 2001
Bill Murray goofs around with Aram Aslanian-Persico, dressed as the young Chas Tenenbaum.
The Matrix Revolutions, 2003
Hugo Weaving and his many faces.
Alexander Payne skips the pinot in this scene with Paul Giamatti and Thomas Haden Church.
No Country for Old Men, 2007
Javier Bardem has blood reapplied before the next take.
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