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Old 01-01-2018, 09:49 AM
 
Location: The Jar
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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.
Planes, Trains, Autos is so good it never gets old.
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Old 01-01-2018, 10:00 AM
 
Location: Mpls, MN, USA
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Prince of Tides
Horse Whisperer
Godfather
Shell Seekers
Shining Through
Sabrina
King's Speech
Jaws
Funny Girl
First Wives Club
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Old 01-01-2018, 10:54 AM
 
Location: Wonderland
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I like movies with catchy, clever dialogue.

And I also love movies with very little dialogue where every word counts. Most Horton Foote screenplays are like that.

Tender Mercies
Tomorrow
1918
To Kill a Mockingbird
Trip to Bountiful
Of Mice and Men

There are lots more but these are the ones that come to mind immediately.
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Old 01-01-2018, 04:18 PM
 
Location: Henderson, NV, U.S.A.
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10 dvds that get played again and again..., in no particular order


As Good as It Gets (1997), James L. Brooks

Notting Hill (1999), Roger Michell

Born Yesterday (1950), George Cukor

Ruggles of Red Gap (1935), Leo McCarey

Trouble with the Curve (2012), Clint Eastwood

Punch-Drunk Love (2002), Paul Thomas Anderson

My Dinner with Andre (1981), Louis Malle

Ghost World (2001), Terry Zwigoff

Top Hat (1935), Mark Sandrich

The Remains of the Day (1993), James Ivory
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Old 01-01-2018, 04:51 PM
 
Location: Nantahala National Forest, NC
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I have posted already but must add honorable mentions...

The Bird Cage
High Society
Moonrise Kingdom
Rebecca
The African Queen
Sense and Sensability
Pride and Prejudice
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Old 01-01-2018, 05:16 PM
 
Location: Wonderland
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Oh gosh - for wit, I love these and can watch them over and over:

The Usual Suspects
Pride and Prejudice
Trainspotting
American Beauty
Fargo
Steel Magnolias
Sling Blade
Little Miss Sunshine
This Is England
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Old 01-01-2018, 05:46 PM
 
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There's no rules that I can see. Post another ten!
Ooh, I like me another ten!

Magnum Force

The Bridges Of Madison County

The Fugitive

K-19 (The Widow Maker)

Maverick

Patton

About Schmidt

Valkyrie

The Green Mile

42- The Jackie Robinson Story
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Old 01-01-2018, 05:52 PM
 
Location: Nantahala National Forest, NC
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Hard to stop...

add in The Usual Suspects from KA...
and Valkyrie, both awesome
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:18 PM
 
Location: Mpls, MN, USA
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OK - Here's the next 10:

An Affair to Remember
Babe (that's right, a pig movie)
Shirley Valentine
Dave
Cape Fear
Doctor Zhivago
Empire of the Sun
For the Boys
Love Affair
Operation Dumbo Drop
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:19 PM
 
Location: The Jar
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Heroes(1977)
Planes, Trains, and Autos
Vacation (original)
Foul Play
Waterloo Bridge
The Great Escape
Play Misty for Me
Two Mules for Sister Sara
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Star Wars (#1)
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