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Postby stevethumb » Sat Jun 11, 2005 10:35 pm

[quote="Tavish"]I'm a sucker for a good love story. I guess its my feminine side. ] if i had a feminine side, i'd be touching it all the time..in fact, i'd probably never leave my room...my favorites are "harold and maude" and "king of hearts" (alan bates anti-war flick) and "the hunchback of notre dame" (charles laughton version
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Postby go_jays_go » Sat Jun 11, 2005 11:04 pm

I'm going with the funniest movie of ALL time...Baseketballs!! ;-D :-D
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Postby kimchi_chigae » Sun Jun 12, 2005 12:47 am

go_jays_go wrote:I'm going with the funniest movie of ALL time...Baseketballs!! ;-D :-D


LOL...i just watched Team America: World Police the other day and it's friggin hilarious. ;-D

btw...this thread is so old that even DHC and Jackal replied to it. :-o :-b
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Postby Kingctb27 » Sun Jun 12, 2005 2:08 am

I also am with Amazinz and Like Training Day. Great Movie, imo.
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Postby reznorsboy » Mon Jun 13, 2005 2:00 pm

Heat
Pulp Fiction
Reservoir Dogs
Snatch
Lock Stock and Two smoking Barrells
The Usual Suspects
The Lost Boys
Full Metal Jacket
The Big Lebowski
The Boondock Saints
Better Off Dead
The Wedding Singer
Ferris Buellers Day Off

Too Many to List them all!!
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Postby Simulacrum » Mon Jun 13, 2005 4:54 pm

curious_george_43545 wrote:Gotta go with Monty Python and the Holy Grail...plenty of great movies though ;-D


We the Knights who say Ni! command you to chop down this tree.... using only this herring. :-D

I am a ravenous movie buff. Some of my faves-

Sideways
Minority Report
Sleepy Hollow
Total Recall
Big Lebowski
Terminator 2
Silence of the Lambs
Star Wars trilogy o' course ;-D
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Postby WharfRat » Mon Jun 13, 2005 5:00 pm

Apocalypse Now
Cool Hand Luke
Boondock Saints
Once Upon A Time in China
And of course...Lebowski
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Postby Rkiivs » Tue Jun 14, 2005 10:31 am

Here's a shortlist of my videosyncrasies. Not necessarily my all-time favorites but the ones I pulled off the top of my head.

Suffice to say, that Hollywood is built on the bottomeline at the box office and churns out unentertaining and uninspiring mindless fare, so most of these may be off your viewing radar.


American Astronaut (Less a movie and more an off-Broadway rock musical in the vein of Rocky Horror or Hedwig.)

Scratch & Scratch Live (For fans of turntablism. Find out why DJ's are the new jazzmen!)

House of Flying Daggers (Poetic and beautiful. Like a haiku, so much can be said with few words.)

Distant (Like a Sigur Ros album; cold, languid, melancholic, haunting, meditative, complex. This Turkish delight is another film with little dialogue.)

A Clockwork Orange (A better surrealistic commentary on man's future, violence, and control of society than Orwell's 1984. Gather your droogs and head for the nearest milkbar. Right, right!)

A Boy And His Dog (Another one for Sci-Fi fans. Yeah, that's a very young Don Johnson waaaayy before that 80's TV show. It's a witty post-apocalyptic story of a young man and his telepathic dog looking for food and women. This may be one of the most disturbing endings on film, ever.)

The Hidden (Kyle MacLachlan (before Twin Peaks) as a very weird FBI agent tracking down an alien bug with a penchant for fast cars and hard rock that takes people over.)

Wizards (1977 animated movie by Ralph Bakshi in the vein of Lord of the Rings. The lovable assassin Peace is a classic character. And the "they killed Fritz" segment is priceless.)

The Warriors (NYC street gangs try to stop the Warriors, falsely accused of killing a charismatic leader trying to unite the gangs, from making it back home to Coney Island. Warriors, come out and play-yay.)

Evil Dead trilogy (I'm cheating here, but all three of these films (from Sam Raimi) are cult classics and deserve mention. Find out what happens when a young man accidently resurrects hordes of dead demons. It's a hoot!)

Monty Python's Life of Brian (No list is complete without the Pythons. Really, you won't lose out with any of their films but this one works best for me.)
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Postby j24jags » Tue Jun 14, 2005 12:54 pm

nikku88 wrote:L.A. Confidential
The Shawshank Redemption
LOTR
Office Space
Zoolander
and a million more


amen

also i dont think ne1 said A Night at the Roxbury
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Postby The Thrill » Tue Jun 14, 2005 1:33 pm

The Princess Bride
Monsters, Inc.
Uncle Buck
Fast and the Furious
Gone In 60 Seconds
Back To The Future (I)
Star Wars (IV - VI)
Miracle


A few years back The Usual Suspects, Universal Soldier, and The Game would have been on this list as well, but now, not so much (not sure why).[/i]
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