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Old 07-31-2011, 01:52 PM
 
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Deep Blue Sea

It really prepared me for working in DC.
Ahem, don't forget Office Space. That movie is a classic.

Another favorite is Princess Bride.
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Old 07-31-2011, 06:32 PM
 
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Can't believe "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" hasn't been mentioned.
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Old 07-31-2011, 07:17 PM
 
Location: Longwood, FL
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Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo.
Something Wicked This Way Comes.
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Old 07-31-2011, 07:41 PM
 
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*One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest
*To Kill a Mockingird
*Cry Freedom
*The Shawshank Redemption
*The Blind Side
*Gran Torino, Million Dollar Baby
*ET
*Life is BEautiful
*Harry Potters
*As Good as it Gets
*A Few Good Men
*Rain Man
*The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
*Crash
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Old 07-31-2011, 07:58 PM
 
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This thread was moved from the Northern Virginia forum.
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Old 07-31-2011, 10:18 PM
 
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Deliverance. Not because it's the best movie ever, although it is very good, but because there are so many references to it in popular culture that I think people should see it at least once to see what it's all about.
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Old 07-31-2011, 10:20 PM
 
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Gran Torino
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Old 07-31-2011, 10:22 PM
 
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Ahem, don't forget Office Space. That movie is a classic.

Another favorite is Princess Bride.
lol two good movies...Princess Bride is a classic....You killed my father prepare to die!
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Old 07-31-2011, 10:32 PM
 
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I also recommend Amelie, that movie was a great example of true film-making imho. It has drama, love, humor and a ton of imagination that if full of life.
Others that come to my mind:

- Seven Samurai or Yojimbo or When the Last Sword is Drawn.
- The Last Emperor
- Bettlejuice (it might be very informative for recently deceased)
- Interview with a Vampire
- Endless Love or Somewhere in Time
- Titanic
- Gladiator or Braveheart
- Once Upon a Time in America
- The Time Machine (1960)
- Westworld or The Good The Bad and The Ugly.
- Star Wars or Blade Runner or Terminator or The Alien or The Thing or E.T.(pick one)
- Wrist Cutters (gotta have an Indie on the list)
- Old Yeller or Hachi or The Bear (1988)
- The Blues Brothers or The Animal House or The Fast Times at Ridgemont High or Dumb and Dumber or Old School (whichever tickles your funny-bone)
- Ringu/Ring or The Changeling (1980) or the Omen or The Exorcist or Salem's Lot or The Silent Hill or In the Mouth of Madness (almost all guarantee unplanned pooping)

I will leave it at that.
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Old 08-01-2011, 05:42 AM
 
Location: North Beach, MD on the Chesapeake
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The Searchers
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