|May 25, 2009, 08:12 PM||#1|
All Time Favorite Movies
It's probably been done before, but it's Memorial Day night, there isn't squat on TV, and the wife is being moody.
So, what are some of your all time favorite movies?
I'll start off with a few of mine, in no particular order.
1. "The Quiet Man", John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara
2. "The Shootist", John Wayne, Ron Howard, Jimmy Stewart, Lauren Bacall
3. "Jeremiah Johnson", Robert Redford
3. "Little Big Man", Dustin Hoffman
4. "Far and Away", Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman
And because I don't want you to think I'm elitist:
5. "The Toxic Avenger", no idea of the actors names. Terrible script, horrible cinematography, acting, and special effects, but lots of gratuitous T&A and gore. Gotta love that.
|May 25, 2009, 08:16 PM||#2|
i like Super Troopers for its ability to be watched over and over
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|May 25, 2009, 08:36 PM||#4|
In no order and from the top of my head (be interesting to pull up my old fave lists to see if anything changed...)
South Park Movie
The Dark Knight
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|May 25, 2009, 08:44 PM||#7|
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|May 25, 2009, 08:45 PM||#8|
Brazil (Director's cut)
The true way is along a rope that is not spanned high in the air, but only just above the ground. It seems intended more to cause stumbling than to be walked along.
|May 25, 2009, 08:53 PM||#9|
Black Hawk Down
Possession (Gwyneth Paltrow)
Snow Falling on Cedars
Proof (Gwyneth Paltrow)
Stargate (not the TV series)
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|May 25, 2009, 08:54 PM||#10|
The Dogs of War
The Last Samurai
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|May 25, 2009, 09:29 PM||#13|
A lot of great movies being listed! Have to comment on a few!
A few more.
"Shawshank Redemption", I know, I know, but I will watch it every time it's on.
"Dirty Harry", every once in a while, some M************** just has to die.
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|May 25, 2009, 09:39 PM||#15|
|May 25, 2009, 09:55 PM||#16|
The Shawshank Redemption
American History X
Space Odyssey 2001 (Pretty Much anything by Stanley Kubrick)
Back to the Future
Count of Monte Cristo
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|May 25, 2009, 10:31 PM||#17|
Here goes, for starts:
Cabinet of Dr. Caligeri
Kiss Me Deadly
The Bad Seed
Frankenstein (the original)
Singn' in the Rain
12 Angry Men (Henry Fonda)
(any Busby Berkeley movie)
(any Laurel and Hardy)
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
As Good as It Gets
The Lion King
Crimes and Misdemeanors
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
The Sixth Sense
The Dark Knight
The Ususal Suspects
I Am Legend
28 Days Later
The Talented Mr. Ripley
Pirates of the Caribbean (1,2, bits of 3)
Ocean's 11 and 13
Indiana Jones (except, emphatically except, the last one)
.....and my personal Oscar goes to...Night of the Hunter
|May 25, 2009, 11:55 PM||#18|
Just a few...
American History X
Lost In Translation
The Lord of the Rings
Dumb & Dumber
Drop Dead Fred
Wes Anderson films
Studio Ghibli films
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|May 26, 2009, 12:05 AM||#20|
The Dark Knight
The Weather Man
Children of Men
V for Vendetta
Mean Girls(maybe, its close)
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|May 26, 2009, 12:29 AM||#21|
The Godfather II
Pirates of Silicon Valley
Barbarians at the Gate
Indiana Jones 1/2/3/4
North by Northwest
On the Waterfront
|May 26, 2009, 12:35 AM||#22|
I can't believe that my favorite movie hasn't appeared in this thread yet!
What, no love for Goodfellas!?!
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|May 26, 2009, 07:00 AM||#24|
Oh yeah - now we're talking. Gladiator didn't get anywhere near enough kudos when it came out. Oceans 12 was a bit crap (well, a lot, given how good 11 was)
Of course, a session with The Dude is always a good session.
I got to the bottom of this thread thining "please no one say it..." and thank GOD no one has said Cloverfield. (Worst. Film. Ever)
My guilty pleasure - it was straight to TV, and utterly utterly crap in every possible way...The Langoliers
|May 26, 2009, 07:06 AM||#25|
Hmm... This is like trying to name your favourite song. It's just so hard.
Requiem For a Dream
Nosferatu (Herzog version)
Romero's Dead series (except Diary)
The list could go on and on but I'm on my iPhone...
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