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KitKatBar-Fry

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« Reply #40 on: 10-03-2006 04:50 »

-Forrest Gump
-Scary Movie 3&4 (probably the stupidest movies you will ever see, but holy crap are they funny)
-Babe(NOT #2)
-Finding Nemo
-Titanic
-Halloween
-Mean Girls
Otis P Jivefunk

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« Reply #41 on: 10-03-2006 11:39 »

T2
The Matrix
Pulp Fiction
wu_konguk

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« Reply #42 on: 10-03-2006 12:41 »

Hmm lets' see

Akira
Princess Mononoke
My neighbor Totoro
Sexy Beast
As good as it gets
A beautiful mind
Leon
Full metal Jacket
Serenity

That should do for now
CrapBag

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« Reply #43 on: 10-03-2006 13:19 »
« Last Edit on: 10-03-2006 13:19 »

V for Vendetta
V for Vendetta
V for Vendetta
V for Vendetta
V for Vendetta
V for Vendetta
V for Vendetta


and
Godfather
Gladiator
Young Guns
Any Mel Brooks
Any Kevin Smith
Any or Every Johnny Depp
ScarFace
Saving Private Ryan
Black Hawk Down
AKira
Forrest Gump
Spinal Tap
All Quiet on the Western Front
(Good Pick Nurdy)
Ah shit, I forgot perhaps one of the greatest films ever made, Once Upon A time In America

 
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Originally posted by KPAT:
chasing amy
mallrats
clerks
dogma
jay and silet bob strike back
clerks animated
clerks 2

Good Choices  :) . It's not a bad thing you forgot Jersey Girl.
They would be in order if you shifted Clerks with Chasing Amy.


@kit-kate- I hope you are just joking about Scary Movie 3 & 4. The first one is honestly the only one worth sitting down for.
KitKatBar-Fry

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« Reply #44 on: 10-03-2006 17:12 »

No, I'm not joking. I though those ones were the best... :laff:
Ah, well. those are the kind of movies you either find really funny and love, or find really unfunny and hate.
tyraniak

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« Reply #45 on: 10-03-2006 23:09 »

Rushmore
Royal Tenenbaums
Fargo
Big Lebowski
Tim B

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« Reply #46 on: 10-04-2006 10:04 »

If you like scifi:
Star Trek IV: Voyage Home (Nuclear Wessels!)
Star Trek: First Contact
StarGate
MrBlonde

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« Reply #47 on: 10-04-2006 11:53 »

Anything that Tarintino made.
Cap.JackSparrow

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« Reply #48 on: 10-04-2006 14:30 »
« Last Edit on: 10-04-2006 22:00 »

Anyone forgetting about PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN???

The Godfather
Star Wars Episode 3
Wallace & Gromit
Mission Impossible 3
Click
Talladega Nights
Munich
The Da Vinci Code.
HellīsBender

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« Reply #49 on: 10-04-2006 14:33 »
« Last Edit on: 10-04-2006 14:33 »

I TOTALLY AGREE ON CAP.JACKSPARROW Pirates of the caribbean is the best!

Saving Private Ryan
Donnie Darko
Kingdom Of Heaven
The Day After Tomorrow
Snatch
The Godfather: Part II
Napoleon Dynamite 
Ballisticvole

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« Reply #50 on: 10-04-2006 15:33 »

I would be able to die quite happily without seeing some of the mildy entertaining but forgettable films in this list.
Blackadder11

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« Reply #51 on: 10-04-2006 16:32 »
« Last Edit on: 10-04-2006 16:32 »

 
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Originally posted by Ballisticvole:
I would be able to die quite happily without seeing some of the mildy entertaining but forgettable films in this list.

Well what do you expect? This thread is full of people who haven't seen most of the highly regarded films themselves (or consider movies like Titanic to be great, as evidenced more than once) and they can only list what they know. The most interesting movie mentioned so far (Salo) went over almost everyone's heads here I'm sure (while everyone is busy agreeing that Quentin Tarantino and Kevin Smith are the shit).
~FazeShift~

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« Reply #52 on: 10-04-2006 17:07 »
« Last Edit on: 10-04-2006 17:07 »

Interesting high horse-like statement from a guy with a Lo Pan from Big Trouble in Little China avatar...   :hmpf:
Blackadder11

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« Reply #53 on: 10-04-2006 17:16 »
« Last Edit on: 10-04-2006 17:16 »

 
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Originally posted by ~FazeShift~:
Interesting high horse-like statement from a guy with a Lo Pan from Big Trouble in Little China avatar...     :hmpf:

Why can't someone like high art and kung fu as well?

EDIT: Having looked over my previous statement, it is a bit snobby sounding, but I mean it. What I don't mean is that such movies go over their heads because they aren't intelligent, simply because they haven't ever heard of them. I guess this thread just got to me a little because if you are going to make a list of films everyone should see, you should at least try to make an effort to have seen more than the works of more than a few popular independent American directors or "classics" like Titanic.
~FazeShift~

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« Reply #54 on: 10-04-2006 17:37 »

I agree, actively seeking good films is fun.

Even crap ones which you might like anyway.
For example, I saw a Top Secret! DVD in Virgin today, starring Val Kilmer and made by the same guys who made Airplane, (it caught my eye because it had cows in wellies on the cover)
I never heard of it before, I didn't buy it, but I'm gonna download it and see if I do!

EVERYBODY COPY ME!  :p
i_c_weiner

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« Reply #55 on: 10-04-2006 18:20 »
« Last Edit on: 10-04-2006 18:20 »

Big Fish
Star Wars
Rocky Horror Picture Show
Airplane
Silence of the Lambs
Forrest Gump
Young Frankenstein
The Godfather
Citizen Kane

So, for being right, what do I win?
Spacedal11

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« Reply #56 on: 10-04-2006 20:15 »

Chicago. That movie is the shizznet.
Wooter

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« Reply #57 on: 10-04-2006 20:42 »

It's good, but you haven't experienced Chicago until you've seen it on Broadway.
ZoidZoid

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« Reply #58 on: 10-05-2006 06:05 »

Signs
Kung Fu Hustle
Taken
Melllvar

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« Reply #59 on: 10-05-2006 11:42 »

American Psycho...

A great, great film.  A personal favourite.  ;)
CrapBag

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« Reply #60 on: 10-05-2006 14:08 »

 
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Originally posted by ZoidZoid:
Signs

SIGNS?!?!
I think you are looking for the "Reasons to commit suicide" thread. God, what an awful movie. The worst part is, since M Night Shamalon(whatever) is from the Philadelphia area, he places all his movies in the suburbs. And Signs is placed where I live, and it makes us all look like a bunch 'o hicks, i reckon.
~FazeShift~

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« Reply #61 on: 10-05-2006 14:32 »

It's M. Night Shyamalanaymayan.

Robot Chicken: "WHAT A TWIST!"  :laff:
Otis P Jivefunk

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« Reply #62 on: 10-05-2006 16:41 »

Not so much an essential, but if you dig beautiful animation and artistic style then you must watch Corpse Bride. The transfer onto DVD is crystal clear too...
MrBlonde

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« Reply #63 on: 10-05-2006 17:52 »
« Last Edit on: 10-05-2006 17:52 »

God,I hated Signs with a passion. Thst movie sucked about as mush as ironing your face.


Sorryabout the spelling mistakes it's late in the night.  :sleep:
KitKatBar-Fry

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« Reply #64 on: 10-05-2006 19:01 »

Hey, I forgot about that one, Otis. I liked it too, although the musical within it was kinda babyish. Still very dark and yet elegant at the sam time.
Spacedal11

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« Reply #65 on: 10-05-2006 20:44 »

 
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Originally posted by KitKatBar-Fry:
Hey, I forgot about that one, Otis. I liked it too, although the musical within it was kinda babyish. Still very dark and yet elegant at the sam time.

What's babyish about it? Victor has to get married he flips out cause he's never met the woman before, runs away accidentally puts a ring on a corpse, in turns 'marries' her instead, than a string of weird yet humourous happenings occur. It's Tim fucking Burton, he's fucking awesome.
tyraniak

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« Reply #66 on: 10-05-2006 22:46 »

I saw corpse bride in theaters and was quite impressed
Otis P Jivefunk

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« Reply #67 on: 10-06-2006 11:50 »

It was my favourite movie of last year and I prefer it to Nightmare Before Christmas. I wouldn't say it was babyish in any part either, yeah it's just Tim Burton. If anything I'd say Nightmare Before Christmas would appeal more to younger people with it's themes of Halloween and Christmas, although again that isn't babyish...
badpinkmummy

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« Reply #68 on: 10-06-2006 12:02 »

I'd say :
-The pianist
-Being John Malkovich
-The Truman show
-Memento
-Ping Pong
-Any pixar film
-Forrest Gump
-Rat race
-My neighbour Totoro
-Sleepy Hollow
-Young Frankenstein
-Me, Myself and Irene
-Saving Private Ryan
-Flash Gordon (it's so flipping mental!)
-Lord of the Rings
-Harvey
-Oh Brother, where art thou?
tyraniak

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« Reply #69 on: 10-06-2006 12:38 »

Rat Race? That movie was 12 pounds of shit in a 3 pound bag, The other movies on this list are pretty good, even though I haven't seen my neighbor totoro or ping pong
MrBlonde

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« Reply #70 on: 10-06-2006 12:48 »

I found Rat Race pretty damn horrible.
Spacedal11

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« Reply #71 on: 10-07-2006 21:21 »

You people are confusing me. One person says this movie, than everyone bashes it and makes this sound like the other thread. Go post your hatred for these movies in the OTHER thread.
Blackadder11

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« Reply #72 on: 10-08-2006 02:09 »

I decided to add some more good ones that haven't been mentioned yet.

Brazil
Dazed and Confused
The Squid and the Whale
A Face in the Crowd
Lolita
SlackJawedMoron

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« Reply #73 on: 10-08-2006 05:40 »

Is that the Kubrick Lolita? Funniest movie about child molestation I ever did see. No, seriously.

Oh, see Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. And, er, Fantastic Planet, maybe.
HellīsBender

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« Reply #74 on: 10-08-2006 11:33 »

 
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Originally posted by MrBlonde:
I found Rat Race pretty damn horrible.

OH you sad worthless user!

Haven't you relized it is comedy so don't take it seriously!
HookerBot 5000

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« Reply #75 on: 10-09-2006 11:57 »

Ive got Rat Race on VHS. I liked it, apart from the ending which was a bit naff :(

Rover

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« Reply #76 on: 10-09-2006 12:48 »

Brick. The cinematography is amazing. Although, it's one of those movies you have to watch a second time, just to catch some things you may have missed.
Ribbons
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« Reply #77 on: 10-10-2006 06:49 »

Blackadder11: It's proberly best if you just shut up with the evangelical "ART!" pose. I don't particulary like any of these films that people have mentioned and I think they're idiots for choosing such fucking pathetic films (I'm sorry, but Kevin Smith is terrible no matter how many times you try to defend him whilst holding thousands of dollars worth of pop-culture merchandise in your arms). But, I tend to keep to a quiet front about it because it's farce to try to change anyone's opinion about anything. If you had a gun.. maybe.

Just answer me this, Mr. Blackadder, are you a Dogme95 manifesto tragic or do you view Matthew Barney as the new Jesus...?
Blackadder11

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« Reply #78 on: 10-12-2006 01:03 »
« Last Edit on: 10-12-2006 01:03 »

 
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Originally posted by Ribbons:
Just answer me this, Mr. Blackadder, are you a Dogme95 manifesto tragic or do you view Matthew Barney as the new Jesus...?

I've never been much of an avant garde fan. I think all truly great movies work on a literal level, with metaphors and ideas woven into the film as opposed to being the film.
KitKatBar-Fry

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« Reply #79 on: 10-12-2006 20:14 »

 
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Originally posted by Spacedal11:
 What's babyish about it? Victor has to get married he flips out cause he's never met the woman before, runs away accidentally puts a ring on a corpse, in turns 'marries' her instead, than a string of weird yet humourous happenings occur. It's Tim fucking Burton, he's fucking awesome.
I meant the music within it, not the movie, the movie plot and jazz was excellant. It's just one of the musicals-what was it, the one with the Bones guy? Yah, that one kinda had me thinking it was childish. Doesn't mean it didn't rock, though.

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