Long Islanders' favorite movies: Most-searched films according to Google data

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Ever wonder which movies are the most popular among Long Islanders? Google search data offers some insight: These are the top 20 most-Googled films in Nassau and Suffolk.

20. "Black Panther"

The upcoming Marvel superhero movie has already gained
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The upcoming Marvel superhero movie has already gained popularity on Long Island despite a release date for February 2018.

19. "Resident Evil"

The horror movie franchise, which began in 2002,
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The horror movie franchise, which began in 2002, is loosely based on the survival horror video game franchise "Biohazard," which was created by Japanese video game designers Shinji Mikami and Tokuro Fujiwara.

18. "The Emoji Movie"

Despite widespread criticism,
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Despite widespread criticism, "The Emoji Movie" still managed to finish second at the box office its opening weekend in 2017, pulling in roughly $24.5 million.

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17. "The Mummy"

The 2017 remake of
(Credit: Universal Pictures / Chiabella James)

The 2017 remake of "The Mummy" starring Tom Cruise proved that some classics just can't be remade. The original 1999 version made more in the box office but the remake was deemed a "flop" by critics.

16. "The Shack"

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"The Shack" is a 2017 Christian drama based on the novel of the same name by William P. Young about a man trying to overcome the death of his child and establish his faith in God.

15. "Transformers"

Michael Bay's
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Michael Bay's "Transformers" series began in 2007 and often has been criticized for the length of the movies, number of sequels and obvious product placement. However, it has been praised for its use of special effects and is the 10th highest-grossing film series of all time with a total of $4.2 billion.

14. "The Incredibles"

Disney's
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Disney's "The Incredibles" was an animated film released in 2004 featuring a family of superheroes. The movie quickly gained popularity, but a sequel won't reach theaters until 2018.

13. "The Magnificent Seven"

The 2016 version of
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The 2016 version of "The Magnificent Seven" stars Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke and more in a remake of the 1960 western film of the same name.

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12. "Toy Story"

The
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The "Toy Story" franchise began in 1995 and quickly became the 24th highest-grossing franchise worldwide with its two sequels. A fourth movie is also scheduled to be released in 2019.

11. "10 Cloverfield Lane"

This 2016 sci-fi horror film features John Goodman
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This 2016 sci-fi horror film features John Goodman as doomsday survivalist who holds a man and woman in a bunker by claiming the outside world has been affected by a widespread chemical attack.

10. "Everything, Everything"

This 2017 romantic drama stars Amandla Stenberg and
(Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures / Doane Gregory)

This 2017 romantic drama stars Amandla Stenberg and Nick Robinson and is based on the novel of the same name.

9. "Get Out"

Comedian Jordan Peele had his directorial debut in
(Credit: Universal Pictures)

Comedian Jordan Peele had his directorial debut in 2017 with "Get Out," a horror movie that also comments on racism, white supremacy and slavery.

8. "Logan"

Marvel's 2017 action film,
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Marvel's 2017 action film, "Logan," is an extension of the "X-Men" series and follows Hugh Jackman as Logan Howlette on his mission to save one of the last mutants born in over 25 years.

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7. "Doctor Strange"

Another Marvel superhero movie based on the comic
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Another Marvel superhero movie based on the comic of the same name, this 2016 science-fiction film features Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Stephen Strange, a neurosurgeon who discovers the hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions while recovering from a car accident.

6. "Finding Dory"

The long-awaited sequel to Disney's
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The long-awaited sequel to Disney's "Finding Nemo" was released in 2016 and follows forgetful Dory on her quest to find her family.

5. "Ghostbusters"

The original 1984
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The original 1984 "Ghostbusters" successfully launched a media franchise that includes a 1989 sequel, animated television series, several video games and a 2016 reboot film (pictured).

4. "Fast & Furious"

The
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The "Fast & Furious" franchise, which started in 2001, is currently the sixth highest-grossing film series of all time, grossing over $5 billion between the eight installments. A ninth movie is also being set for release in April 2019.

3. "Lion"

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"Lion" is a 2016 biographical film that tells the true story of Saroo Brierley in his search for his family after being lost for 20 years. The movie is also based on Brierley's book, "A Long Way Home."

2. "Kong: Skull Island"

This 2017 movie is the eighth installment of
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This 2017 movie is the eighth installment of the "King Kong" franchise that follows a team of scientists exploring an uncharted island in the Pacific who eventually venture into the domain Kong and then fight to escape.

1. "Star Wars"

The most-Googled movie on Long Island, according to
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The most-Googled movie on Long Island, according to search data, is unsurprisingly "Star Wars." The franchise, which began in 1977, is an international phenomenon that is currently the second highest-grossing media franchises of all time behind "Pokémon." The series has expanded to include books, television series, video games and comic books, all of which have helped to significantly develop the series' fictional universe.

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