Steven Spielberg Once Revealed These 2 Movies Capture His Sensibility

Steven Spielberg is one of the most successful directors who ever lived. And yet, even the most in-demand filmmakers often draw from their own lives to tell their stories. However, which of Spielberg’s blockbuster hits best represent the man himself? Ironically, it isn’t the film he made more than $250 million from making. Rather, two very different movies from early in his career capture two very different sides of Spielberg.

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Steven Spielberg’s filmography says a lot about the man himself

Looking over Spielberg’s filmography actually reveals a lot about what he is interested in. Clearly, there is a strong focus on pulp adventure (Raiders of the Lost Ark, Hook) and high-concept science fiction (Jurassic Park, Minority Report). But there’s a lot more to the director’s output than those more populist pursuits.

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