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Old Yesterday, 12:16 PM
 
Location: Henderson, NV, U.S.A.
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Tombstone

Unforgiven

Geronimo

Ben Hur

High Plains Drifter

Woodstock

Saving Private Ryan

Field Of Dreams

Planet Of The Apes (1968)

Dirty Harry

There are a few dozen more I like as much as to what I've listed, but for now these ten will do!
Well to tell you the truth, in all the excitement, I've kind of lost track myself.

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Old Yesterday, 12:54 PM
 
Location: NYC
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Tombstone

Unforgiven

Geronimo

Ben Hur

High Plains Drifter

Woodstock

Saving Private Ryan

Field Of Dreams

Planet Of The Apes (1968)

Dirty Harry

There are a few dozen more I like as much as to what I've listed, but for now these ten will do!
Geronimo - an interesting choice, no doubt I saw that decades ago when I wore my cowboy outfits but have no memory of it now!
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Old Yesterday, 01:08 PM
 
Location: A land flowing with milk and honey...
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To me, there is a difference between the best movies I have seen, and my favorite movies (that I can watch over and over). My favorites in no particular order:

LaLa Land
Captain America: The First Avenger
The Joy Luck Club
About a Boy
Star Wars: A New Hope
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Field of Dreams
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Casablanca
Star Trek: First Contact

Honorable Mentions: Tombstone, Guardians of the Galaxy and The Shawshank Redemption. Oh, and Elf
Agree Usually the BEST movies I've ever seen I would not watch over and over and still enjoy them.

but the ones you can watch over & over & still enjoy. And for me this is a very, very short list by this definition.

A Murder of Crows
Catch Me If You Can
Fried Green Tomatoes
Grand Canyon
Michael Clayton
New in Town
The Green Mile
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Hangover
The War
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Old Yesterday, 01:31 PM
Status: "The odds are never in our favor" (set 11 hours ago)
 
Location: Western Colorado
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Rio Bravo
Forbidden Planet
Open Range
True Grit (John Wayne version)
Goldfinger
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951 version)
Saving Private Ryan
Hatari!
Tombstone
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
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Old Yesterday, 03:22 PM
 
Location: Henderson, NV, U.S.A.
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Goldfinger
Do you expect me to talk?

No, Mr. Bond. I expect you to die.



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Old Yesterday, 04:42 PM
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Location: Pennsylvania
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Love topics like this one. I'm much more of a music person than movies. And other than a few kids movies I have taken my daughter to see, I've gone to no movies in the theatre the past 5+ years. But that being said, this is a top 10 list and so here goes:


1. Wall Street (1987)
2. Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1981)
3. Die Hard (1988)
4. Die Hard With A Vengeance (1995)
5. Patton (1970)
6. Stalag 17 (way back in 1953 - great film)
7. Planes Trains & Automobiles (1987)
8. Valkyrie (2008)
9. Breakdown (1997)
10. Ransom (1996)
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Old Yesterday, 09:02 PM
 
Location: Boonies of N. Alabama
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Rio Bravo
Forbidden Planet
Open Range
True Grit (John Wayne version)
Goldfinger
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951 version)
Saving Private Ryan
Hatari!
Tombstone
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Oh yeah.. Open Range.. love it.. and Broken Trail.

(I really do enjoy all the Jesse Stone movies also)
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Old Today, 07:46 AM
 
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Love topics like this one. I'm much more of a music person than movies. And other than a few kids movies I have taken my daughter to see, I've gone to no movies in the theatre the past 5+ years. But that being said, this is a top 10 list and so here goes:


1. Wall Street (1987)
2. Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1981)
3. Die Hard (1988)
4. Die Hard With A Vengeance (1995)
5. Patton (1970)
6. Stalag 17 (way back in 1953 - great film)
7. Planes Trains & Automobiles (1987)
8. Valkyrie (2008)
9. Breakdown (1997)
10. Ransom (1996)
I like your taste. I especially love Planes, Trains, and Automobiles, as well as Breakdown. Didn't expect to see Breakdown on a top 10 list, but I have to agree- very underrated movie- I don't know why it isn't more well-renowned with Kurt Russell and JT Walsh both starring in it. Simple flick, but very effective.
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Old Today, 07:50 AM
 
Location: USA
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I keep wanting to add more to the list...
There's no rules that I can see. Post another ten!
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Old Today, 07:55 AM
 
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1. The Departed
2. Breakfast Club
3. Zero Dark Thirty
4. Seven
5. Saving Private Ryan
6. Rocky Balboa (yes, better than the original Rocky)
7. Breakdown
8. Sideways
9. The Hangover
10. City Island
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