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Old 12-03-2011, 08:27 AM
 
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Default List your top 10 Favorite movies of all time, and comment on the list above yours

I'll start:

10. Half-Baked
9. The Breakfast Club
8. Star Wars
7. Fight Club
6. American Beauty
5. Pulp Fiction
4. Lost in Translation
3. Amelie
2. The Big Lebowski

And my favorite movie of all time *drum roll please*

1. Blade Runner
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Old 12-05-2011, 09:57 PM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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1.The Godfather (1972)
2.The Godfather: Part II (1974)
3.Scarface (1983)

4-10 (Not in order):
Goodfellas (1990)
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Jurassic Park (1993)
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
The Departed (2006)
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Old 12-05-2011, 10:00 PM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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I'll start:

10. Half-Baked
9. The Breakfast Club
8. Star Wars
7. Fight Club
6. American Beauty
5. Pulp Fiction
4. Lost in Translation
3. Amelie
2. The Big Lebowski

And my favorite movie of all time *drum roll please*

1. Blade Runner
Rutger Hauer FTW!

Star Wars huh? Which of the 6?
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Old 12-06-2011, 12:15 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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1.The Godfather (1972)
2.The Godfather: Part II (1974)
3.Scarface (1983)

4-10 (Not in order):
Goodfellas (1990)
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Jurassic Park (1993)
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
The Departed (2006)
My Ten favorite movies of all time as of today (you didn't say best movies, you said favorite movies - in no special order):

1. Gallipoli
2. Testament (one with Jane Alexander)
3. The Great Escape
4. Terminator 2: Judgment Day
5. Heidi (the one with Shirley Temple)
6. The Omen (the original with Lee Remick and Gregory Peck)
7. The Godfather
8. The Counterfeit Traitor
9. Twilight (the first one)
10. The Departed

I wish I could list 25 so I could add Cop Land, Invasion of the Body Snatchers (one made in the 50s), Notorious (the one with Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains and Cary Grant), Ladder 49, A Beautiful Mind, American History X, The Great Santini, Falling Down, A Bronx Tale, A Christmas Story, Casablanca, Sleepers, Omen II, Catch Me If You Can and The Outlaw Josey Wales.

As far as the poster's list above mine, I have never watched The Shawshank Redemption or Oceans Eleven (I dislike all heist movies) and for some reason found Silence of the Lambs boring (I don't know why - I should like it) but the rest of the list
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Old 12-06-2011, 01:34 AM
 
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My Ten favorite movies of all time as of today (you didn't say best movies, you said favorite movies - in no special order):

1. Gallipoli
2. Testament (one with Jane Alexander)
3. The Great Escape
4. Terminator 2: Judgment Day
5. Heidi (the one with Shirley Temple)
6. The Omen (the original with Lee Remick and Gregory Peck)
7. The Godfather
8. The Counterfeit Traitor
9. Twilight (the first one)
10. The Departed

I wish I could list 25 so I could add Cop Land, Invasion of the Body Snatchers (one made in the 50s), Notorious (the one with Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains and Cary Grant), Ladder 49, A Beautiful Mind, American History X, The Great Santini, Falling Down, A Bronx Tale, A Christmas Story, Casablanca, Sleepers, Omen II, Catch Me If You Can and The Outlaw Josey Wales.

As far as the poster's list above mine, I have never watched The Shawshank Redemption or Oceans Eleven (I dislike all heist movies) and for some reason found Silence of the Lambs boring (I don't know why - I should like it) but the rest of the list
1-Goodfellas
2-The Third Man
3-The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
4-Dr. Strangelove
5-Ed Wood
6-Raiders of the Lost Ark
7-Apocalypse Now
8-The Wild Bunch
9-Rushmore
10-This Is Spinal Tap

That's the first 10 that came to mind--there's a bunch more I could list though. I could've included the Battle of Algiers, La Dolce Vita, Scarface, Pulp Fiction, Best in Show, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Chinatown, the Last Waltz, Ghostbusters, Malcolm X, Empire Strikes Back, and the Big Lebowski.

On the list above...
I love the Great Escape--I used to watch that on cable as a little kid growing up all the time. I would've put the Godfather(I and II) on my list. The Departed is a great film, although I like some other Scorsese films more. Gallipoili is a good film that I remember seeing a while ago--somewhat underrated considering it's one of Mel Gibson's more serious performances.
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Old 12-06-2011, 04:52 AM
 
Location: Oxford, England
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I always have big problem with "favourites" but here is one for today ( the top three are my actually three favourites, after that it's more dependent on my mood)


Cyrano de Bergerac
The Shawshank Redemption
Local Hero
Joyeux Noel
Das Boot
La Grande Vadrouille ( "Don't look now , they're shooting at us !" in English)
The Lives of Others
The Reader
The Heartbeat Detector
A Single Man

Too many that could quite easily slip into that list though...


List in the post above : All great films I love. "The Third Man" and "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" could quite happily make my list of favourite. "Rushmore" , I have never seen . Spinal Tap" I was not too keen on" ( much prefered "Best in Show" as a satire which I thought was just fabulous). "Goodfellas I liked a lot but still thought a little over-rated" ( sorry !)
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Old 12-06-2011, 03:57 PM
 
Location: Austin, Texas
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The Shawshank Redemption
Pulp Fiction
Cool Hand Luke
Dr. Zhivago
The Hangover
The Big Lebowski
Lonesome Dove
Platoon
True Grit (the new one)
No Country For Old Men
Local Hero

List above: Well, we had two movies in common (plus he listed Das Boot which woulda made my Top 20) so I reckon Moose's taste is not all that much different from mine. But I'm pretty sure he's more well-versed in foreign films, since he's got a few on there I never heard of. Moose is obviously a film buff, since there is great diversity of genres in his list. BUT: I gotta disagree with him on Spinal Tap, which was one of my all-time favorites and also would make my Top 20. (Of course, having been in the music biz for over 20 years might've had someething to do with that!)
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Old 12-07-2011, 03:44 AM
 
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Not in any order of ....just 10

''Cool Hand Luke'' -'My boy Luke, he grin like a baby, but bite like a gator!
''Mr. Smith goes to Washington'' -A true to life story of politics today.
''Meet John Doe'' - A must see..played annually on TV at Christmas time.
''Casablanca'' - Gripping, romance, moving...
''The Bishop's Wife'' - Delightful...and compelling..Classic
''Giant'' - Rock Hudson should have won Academy Award. James Dean last
''The Magnificent Seven'' Best Western movie of all time
''Bullitt'' - Suspense filled. Best car chase on film. Exciting > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kS0WUqvZJs&feature=fvsr
''The High and the Mighty'' - John WAYNE became a movie icon and hero - Fantastic Title song > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkunqvDT4kY

''Magnificent Obsession'' - Drama and love. Beautiful movie. Hudson again, Electric, compelling

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Old 12-11-2011, 02:17 AM
 
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Rutger Hauer FTW!

Star Wars huh? Which of the 6?


All of them together. I didn't want to list individual episodes, because at least 3 of them would have made my list, and would have made my top 10 less diversified.
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Old 12-12-2011, 08:41 PM
 
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Great Thread!!!

Not much in common with the previous poster -- except I saw the original Star Wars and liked it. Not in my Top10, though.

My Top 10 (today, no particular order):

Pulp Fiction
Memento
Thelma and Louise
Amelie
Bull Durham
Royal Tennebaums
Annie Hall
Hannah and Her Sisters
Radio Days
Bullets Over Broadway
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