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#1 Old 01-21-2017, 12:42 PM
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What Are Your 10 Favourite Movies Of All Time?

I'll start!

Ginger Snaps
An American Werewolf In London
The Exorcist
The Fly
Silence of the Lambs
Mulholland Drive
Donnie Darko

What are yours?
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#2 Old 01-21-2017, 01:12 PM
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Dr Strangelove
Chariots of Fire
Lawrence of Arabia
Life of Brian
Kind Hearts and Coronets
The Sting
The Bourne Identity
Purple Rose of Cairo

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The Maltese Falcon
Sullivan's Travels
20000 Leagues Under The Sea
The Bridge On The River Kwai
North By Northwest
How The West Was Won
The Great Escape
The Satan Bug
Up The Down Staircase
Cast Away

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The Apartment
A Hard Days Night
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Groundhog Day
Dazed and Confused
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Like Sunday, Like Rain
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Some great choices, I couldnt possibly have a top 10, but my fav movie from last year was Arrival, so good.
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#6 Old 01-24-2017, 01:41 PM
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1 Shallow Grave 2 Groundhog Day 3 Gattaca 4 Back to the Future 2 5 The Empire Strikes Back 6 Back to the Future 7 Star Wars 8 Three Amigos 9 The Truman Show 10 Return of the Jedi
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Patch Adams
Secondhand Lions
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Purple Rain
The Birds
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Silence of the Lambs
Spirited Away
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Train to Busan
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Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

Clue (with Tim Curry and Madeline Kahn)

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)


Death at a Funeral (British version)

Evil Dead (2013)

Rob Zombie's Halloween

Puss in Boots (DreamWorks)

The Royal Tenenbaums or Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson tie!)

The Producers (I love both versions for different reasons)

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Uh...honorable mention Girly (1970) ...originally released as Nanny, Mumsy, Sonny, and Girly in the UK. I just remembered, it's really hard to pick ten.

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La la land
shawshank redemption
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Seen Years In Tibet
Life is Beautiful
Age of Adaline
The Holiday
The Iron man
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I just watched Dr Strangelove again this morning, leedsveg! It gets better every time I see it.

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Dr. Strangelove
The Longest Day
Monterey Pop
Pulp Fiction
Seven Samurai
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Office Space
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Mean Girls
The Breakfast Club
Ex Machina
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(not necessarily in order of most to least favorite):

The Sixth Sense
Wizard Of Oz
The 5000 Fingers of Dr T
The Martian
The Day The Earth Stood Still (original one- although Keanu Reeves' remake is quite good too!)
The Sound Of Music
Little Shop Of Horrors (the musical remake- NOT the original)
Short Circuit
The Court Jester

I think "Arrival" will make my list when I see it

Although I love sci-fi, none of the Star Wars or Star Trek movies appealed me that much. The Star Wars series is a bit too violent for my taste. And I thought the first Star Trek movie was so bad, I didn't see another one in the theater until Insurrection (which was 7 movies later, I think...)

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In no particular order

True Romance
Despicable Me
Leon: The Professional
The Fifth Element
The Princess Bride
The Counterfeiters (German)
What We Do in the Shadows (NZ)
Bram Stoker's Dracula (except for Keanu Reeves)

Could add quite a few more......

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...and one to grow on..........The Matrix
ARGH- I knew I had forgotten one I liked. I think "The Matrix" tops "Court Jester", "5000 Fingers" and "Day The Earth Stood Still".

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And I thought the first Star Trek movie was so bad, I didn't see another one in the theater until Insurrection (which was 7 movies later, I think...)
That's really too bad. While the first Star Trek movie was awful (even hard core Trekkies agree with you on that), the second and several of the others have been very good. Even among the die hard faithful, everyone seems to agree that the even number movies are great, while the odd numbered movies... aren't. Though the 3rd is among the best of the odd numbers, and is absolutely essential plot wise, since the 2nd through 4th make a coherent trilogy.

I highly recommend the 2nd through 4th (Wrath of Khan, Search for Spock, and The Voyage Home), followed by the 6th (The Undiscovered Country) with the original crew. Definitely skip the 5th. Then First Contact with the Next Generation crew (which is technically the 8th movie) is also very good, though it's best if you watched enough of the TV show to know about the borg and Picard's very personal history with them before you see it.

Sorry to ramble, but I've actually been going through these again lately, so it's on my mind.

As for my top ten (in no particular order after the Star Wars trilogy, which have been at the top of my list since they were first made):

1. The Empire Strikes Back
2. Star Wars
3. Return of the Jedi
4. Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan
5. Gamers: Dorkness Rising (Must see for anyone who ever played Dungeons and Dragons or similar table top RPGs. The DVD even has d20 subtitles.)
6. Shrek
7. Back to the Future
8. Blazing Saddles
9. Ghostbusters

Hmm... If I was home staring at my DVD collection, I'm sure I could come up with more favorites. And there are quite a few that I'm thinking of that are movies I really like, but I'm not sure if they're worth of "top ten" status.

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The Imitation Game
A Beautiful Mind
Back to the Future (part 1)
Any Jason Bourne (does that count as more than 1?)
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Men In Black (3)
Minority Report
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The Big Lebowski
Pulp Fiction
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
The Lego Movie
Schindler's List
Forrest Gump
The Godfather: Part II
The Godfather
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