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#1 Old 11-09-2003, 05:22 PM
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Favorite movies? Comedy? Mystery? Drama?

I love movies, here are some of my favorites in all catagories-

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Far Away So Close

Pulp Fiction

True Romance

Fight Club

The Royal Tennenbaums

American Beauty


Reqium for a Dream

I Shot Andy Warhol

Monty Python's Life of Brian (allthought I love all Monty Python)
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#2 Old 11-09-2003, 05:28 PM
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American History X

Fight Club

Old Star Wars

Lord of the rings

Schindlers list

Milo & Oatis (I hate watching it though, because I cry, and cry)

The Cube

And yeah I think that's about it!
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#3 Old 11-09-2003, 06:25 PM
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I used to have real problems when people asked me this. But now, I can safely say that my favourite film ever is:

Blue Velvet.

Sheer brilliance. If you asked me to name my favourite three films, that'd be difficult, but here are the contenders...

The Shawshank Redemption

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

Nightmare Before Christmas


Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

The Hills Have Eyes

The Omen

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974 version, obviously!)

Psycho (again, obviously the original)

Basket Case

Night of the Living Dead

Dawn of the Dead



... yup, I realize most of those are horror movies!!
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#4 Old 11-09-2003, 06:42 PM
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I love the movie Beautiful Girls.

I need to organise a top ten list.
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#5 Old 11-09-2003, 06:59 PM
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my top two with no competition:

Boondock Saints

In the Name of the Father

i think Best in Show has made my list now also.

and i have no shame and will admit Dumb and Dumber is up there also

and lest i leave out my childhood favorite Neverending Story.
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#6 Old 11-10-2003, 04:09 AM
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pulp freaking fiction
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Edited: I think I haven't been to the movies in .....ten years or so
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#8 Old 11-10-2003, 06:04 AM
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I generally like comedies or movies where I don't have to think too hard.lol

Some of my favourites are: The Sound of Music, Grease, A league of Their Own and Sleepless in Seattle.
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Oh, I also have a soft spot for Strictly Ballroom.

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#10 Old 11-10-2003, 10:40 AM
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I loved pay it forward.

I also enjoyed the matrix trilogy (Though reloaded wasn't much of a film) and the original star wars trilogy.

Oh, and there's a short film called "Swinger" that i saw early morning on TV. It'sa great film. I have no idea who directed it, but it's excellent. It's about five minutes long, but those five minutes are used wisely.

(Edit - the film is by Gregor Jordon.)
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#11 Old 11-10-2003, 10:46 AM
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I don't think I have one favorite in particular, there's just too many to choose from.

Pride & Prejudice

Tommy Boy

Schindler's List


The Godfather

In The Name of The Father

Some Mother's Son


Boiler Room

Pulp Fiction
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I like so many movies for so many different reasons, so it's hard to narrow down a list, but here goes:

To Kill a Mockingbird (also one of my favorite books)

Good Will Hunting

Waiting for Guffman

Office Space

Almost Famous (the director's cut, not the theatrical release)




Pretty in Pink

The Breakfast Club
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#13 Old 11-10-2003, 05:12 PM
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Dirty Dancing

Forrest Gump

Fried Green Tomatoes

French Kiss

American Beauty

Legally Blonde

(I love chick flicks!)
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the movie ive seen the most (as an adult) would have to be Reality Bites. I had (still have) crushes on Winona&Janeane in that film. Lately, the more i watch it the more 'flaws' i see in it, but i still love it.
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Much Ado About Nothing


John Carpenters Vampires


Terminator 1

Shadow of the Vampire

to name a few
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#16 Old 11-11-2003, 06:15 AM
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Oh, and how could I forget Jaws? Amazing film, that.
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Tank Girl rules! and also Spirited Away and Nightmare Before Christmas
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#18 Old 11-11-2003, 03:17 PM
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The Shawshank Redemption

Brokedown Palace

That's all I can think of at the moment...
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#19 Old 11-11-2003, 03:44 PM
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Pretty in Pink

Breakfast Club


Muriels Wedding



Legally Blonde


Lost Boys

and lots, lots more
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Good Lord, someone else has seen Faraway So Close? Someone else lists it as their favorite movie? I was starting to think I was insane. I'm CRAZY about that one, but in the US nobody but my brother and I has seen it.

In this order, the best movies ever:

Faraway So Close

Wings of Desire

Dead Man Walking


And the guilty pleasures: Red Dragon and Silence of the Lambs
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Chungking Express

Best in Show

Princess Mononoke
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#22 Old 11-11-2003, 08:27 PM
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Oh so many!

A Clockwork Orange

Dr. Strangelove


An American President (such a great romantic movie!)

Say Anything

Better Off Dead (I'm sooo in love with John Cusack!! )

Requiem for a Dream

Fight Club

Lord of the Rings and The Two Towers (Can't wait til Return of the King!)

Pyscho (the original - Hitchcock was amazing)

Rear Window

Arsenic and Old Lace

Bringing up Baby

There's so many more, but those are my absolute faves.
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Bridget Jones's Diary

Life is Beautiful

Office Space

A Christmas Story ("You'll shoot your eye out!" )

Star Wars (the original, duh)


The Fifth Element

BBC's mini-series Pride and Predjudice (watched it all in one sitting once... )
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#24 Old 11-12-2003, 03:23 AM
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I'm not exactly a movie guru but

Edward Scissorhands

Nightmare Before Christmas

Batman movies directed my Tim Burton and with Michael Keaton as Batman

Star Trek 2 ...Wrath of Khan

2001 Space Odyssey (art film ...kindof vague but thought inducing)

Black Hole (I just like this )

Original Star Wars trilogy ........ (the modern ones are of little value to me)

Lord of the Rings (first one ....havent seen the second but will get when extended 4 DVD boxed set comes out in several days...woohoo)

man I really havent seen a lot of movies
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#25 Old 11-12-2003, 05:47 PM
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#1 - A Nightmare Before Christmas

Close behind:

Life is Beautiful

My Left Foot - Daniel Day-Lewis is SO great in this one!

Sixteen Candles

Sliding Doors

The Goonies...childhood classic.

High Fidelity
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#26 Old 11-13-2003, 02:47 PM
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Weird diverse favorites list:

Nearly anything by David Lynch


Le Fabuleux Destin D'Amelie Poulain

The Shawshank Redemption



The Name Of The Rose


Silent Running

The Dark Crystal

Ice Age
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#27 Old 11-15-2003, 09:09 AM
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theres so many i like, heres my favs:

kill bill volume 1

donnie brasco


american wedding

john q

iron monkey

jackie brown

pulp fiction

lord of the rings (1st one, havent seen 2 yet, waiting for the 4 disc dvd set and am waiting on part 3)
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#28 Old 11-15-2003, 10:29 AM
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The wizard of oz
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#29 Old 11-15-2003, 10:30 PM
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Nightmare Before Christmas --- mmmhmmmm!

A Clockwork Orange (the book is equally grand)

Don Juan De Marco

Edward Scissorhands

What's eating Gilbert Grape?

Donnie Darko (people i know call it a "wannabe Indie film" but i think it's very well constructed...and creeepy )


Pink Floyd: The Wall

Ghost World

I'm probably forgetting some. grrr.

now, for my little kid faves:

Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer

Hocus Pocus

The Lion King

The Secret of NIMH

yeah. still feeling like I'm forgetting some.


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#30 Old 11-16-2003, 05:23 AM
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Favorite is: Grand Canyon (Kevin Kline - Steve Martin)

Others: Stars Wars (the very first one - '70s)

Good, Bad, and Ugly

2001 Space Odyssey

Babe (the pig)

Zardoz (Sean Connery)

Probably forgetting some other favorites .
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