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Rolling Stone
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Jul 11, 2004, 05:44 PM
 
Does anyone recomend any movies?

My personal favorites are: The Big Lebowski, Silverado, Young Frankenstien, Spineal Tap, and Jaws.

Just to name a few.

     
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Jul 11, 2004, 05:46 PM
 
Hoosiers.
     
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Jul 11, 2004, 05:49 PM
 
How exactly do you define "Hoosiers" ???
     
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Jul 11, 2004, 05:50 PM
 
Originally posted by Rolling Stone:
How exactly do you define "Hoosiers" ???
Brilliant.
     
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Jul 11, 2004, 05:55 PM
 
First Blood

(it's got blood AND guns)
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Jul 11, 2004, 06:17 PM
 
The Station Agent

Best movie of 2003
     
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Jul 11, 2004, 06:49 PM
 
Office Space
Bourne Identity
     
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Jul 11, 2004, 09:32 PM
 
newer:

School of Rock
Spellbound
The Fog of War
House of Sand and Fog

older:

Best in Show
Apocalyse Now
Lawrence of Arabia
Fitzcarraldo
     
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Jul 11, 2004, 09:40 PM
 
Thanks for the feedback guys.

I've seen Office Space and Borne Identity, both good movies. but i've haven't seen First Blood or The station Agent yet.
     
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Jul 11, 2004, 11:09 PM
 
Taxi Driver
     
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Jul 11, 2004, 11:37 PM
 
Don't watch Dead Alive! Please avoid that! Worst zombie flick ever!
     
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Jul 11, 2004, 11:41 PM
 
This is Spinal Tap
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 12:19 AM
 
I can't remember the name, but I can assure you it was the best movie I have ever seen
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 01:14 AM
 
Planes Trains and Automobiles, its only $5.50 at target now.
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 01:20 AM
 
Originally posted by Truepop:
This is Spinal Tap


Sorry. Be prepared for a story:
I rented This is Spinal Tap today. I get home, have dinner, make some popcorn, sit down and I'm about to put the movie in. It is about 8:40 pm. The power goes out. I'm angry. I go outside to see if any powerlines are down. Nothing. It wasn't raining, there were no car accidents. Nothing. I have to light candles and read books for two hours before we get power. Needless to say, I haven't watched it yet.
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 01:28 AM
 
Alien, or anything produced or directed by Ridley Scott
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Jul 12, 2004, 02:01 AM
 
28 Days Later
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 03:53 AM
 
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Jul 12, 2004, 06:46 AM
 
Originally posted by demograph68:
Don't watch Dead Alive! Please avoid that! Worst zombie flick ever!
Watch Dead Alive, but get the unedited version (aka Braindead). It's worth it just for the lawnmower scene. The R version cut too many of the good parts of that movie out.
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 07:04 AM
 
A.I. - Probably the best sci-fi made.
American Beauty - the best movie ever made, in my humble opinion.
The Butterfly Effect - have not seen a movie this freaky since Vanilla Sky, which I can also recommend.

Oh, and The Big Lebowski.
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 07:17 AM
 
just saw it the other day and thought it was great, i would recommend it to everyone.
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 07:47 AM
 
The butterfly effect was a great idea for a movie, i wish they had another lead actor. Although asston did a better job then i though he was going to, i think a diffrent lead would have made the movie more appealing to other ppl.

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Jul 12, 2004, 09:35 AM
 
Dune - the 1984 production, NOT the pos that the SciFi channel made in 2000
Minority Report - amusing, great effects
Amelie - french film, subtitled, but wonderful

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Jul 12, 2004, 10:10 AM
 
Some excellent films I've seen fairly recently:

The Dreamers
Equilibrium
The Last Samurai
Lost In Translation
Thirteen
Secret Window
Stuck On You
Runaway Jury
Spirited Away
Mean Girls


And some other good movies I like:

Heaven
Moulin Rouge
Cruel Intentions
Daredevil
Antitrust
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 10:49 AM
 
Koyaanisquatsi
Amelie
Amadeus
The Game
Fawlty Towers
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Jul 12, 2004, 10:51 AM
 
Originally posted by orbital~debris:
Some excellent films I've seen fairly recently:
The Dreamers
comes out tomorrow the 13th.
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 11:00 AM
 
Originally posted by badidea:
No Man's Land


fantastic movie!
These people are Americans. Don't expect anything meaningful or... uh... normalcy...
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 11:12 AM
 
Originally posted by gerbnl:


fantastic movie!
Yeah, I enjoyed it too. Very dark comedy. End was a bit sad, but I guess that's war.
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 11:34 AM
 
Originally posted by Jaey:


Sorry. Be prepared for a story:
I rented This is Spinal Tap today. I get home, have dinner, make some popcorn, sit down and I'm about to put the movie in. It is about 8:40 pm. The power goes out. I'm angry. I go outside to see if any powerlines are down. Nothing. It wasn't raining, there were no car accidents. Nothing. I have to light candles and read books for two hours before we get power. Needless to say, I haven't watched it yet.
The beauty of a laptop....

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Jul 12, 2004, 11:35 AM
 
Originally posted by fhoubi:
Fawlty Towers
The MOVIE ?
I only know the BBC series.
I agree, it's hilarious

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Jul 12, 2004, 12:05 PM
 
Goodfellas
Godfather 1 & 2
Shawshank Redemption


I also thought Cold Mountain was really good.

BTW...The San Juan Islands are the best! I interned there on San Juan (@ the Lime Kiln lighthouse) back in '97 studying the whales and haven't been able to stop thinking about the islands since.
Beautiful place...
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Jul 12, 2004, 12:16 PM
 
I'm going to recommend Donnie Darko for a rather psychological "thriller" I really liked it. I'm also a big Jake Gyllenhaal fan.
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 12:21 PM
 
Originally posted by His Dudeness:
A.I. - Probably the best sci-fi made.
are you kidding me? I absolutely HATED that movie.
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 12:28 PM
 
Bladerunner (good sci-fi).
Legends of the Fall (I know, its a chick flick, blah blah)
12 Monkeys
28 Days later
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 12:28 PM
 
Good ones already mentioned:
Shawshank Redemption
Minority Report

Few more:
About a Boy (funny)
Rat Race (hilarious)
Finding Nemo
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 12:29 PM
 
Shichinin no Samurai
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 01:10 PM
 
Jackie Brown (one of my all time favorites)

If you like cheesy sci fi:
Total Recall
Soldier (could have been decent with a bigger budget)

Donnie Brasco
Life as a House
River Runs Through It
Boondock Saints
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 01:37 PM
 
Rat Race (John Cleese, John Lovitz = Awesome)

One Hour Photo (Robin Williams is very good in this, and it's a pretty decent thriller)

Meet the Parents (Yes, it's Ben Stiller's cookie cutter character, but it's still hilarious)
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 01:40 PM
 
Originally posted by turtle777:
The beauty of a laptop....
Actually, it was on VHS, they didn't have a DVD version.

Originally posted by DeathToWindows:
Dune - the 1984 production, NOT the pos that the SciFi channel made in 2000
I didn't see the one the SciFi channel made, but they 1984 was a piece of
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 01:51 PM
 
Originally posted by Jaey:
Actually, it was on VHS, they didn't have a DVD version.


I didn't see the one the SciFi channel made, but they 1984 was a piece of
You're telling me laptops dont come with VHS slots? pfft.
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 02:09 PM
 
Originally posted by turtle777:
The MOVIE ?
I only know the BBC series.
I agree, it's hilarious
Not the movie, but it is available on DVD. A must have .
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Jul 12, 2004, 02:39 PM
 
I watch alot of movies, maybe too much for my own health but anyway here's my list:
Super Troopers
The Usual Suspects
Napoleon Dynamite
Rounders
25th Hour
Swingers
Made
U Turn
Matrix
Gladiator
Gangs of New York
Fight Club
Amelie
Snatch
Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
United States of Leiland
Swimming With Sharks
LOTR-All 3
Y Tu Mama Tambien
Hoosiers
Any Cohen Bros. Film
Matchstick Men

That's enough for now.
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Jul 12, 2004, 02:46 PM
 
Three Colours Blue/White/Red.
Dekalog.
A Short Film About Love.
A Short Film About Killing.

(OK, OK, so I watch too much Kieslowski)

Dark City.
Election.
Freeway.
Brazil.
Natural Born Killers.
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 03:36 PM
 
I can't believe no one mentioned Blues Brother's yet...

Blues Brother's

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Jul 12, 2004, 03:38 PM
 
True Romance - Great cameos throughout
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 03:53 PM
 
Originally posted by Powaqqatsi:
Shichinin no Samurai
Might as well throw in "Rashomon" too.
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 06:20 PM
 
Originally posted by iREZ:
25th Hour
Oh yeah - that is another good film.

And I'll second 'One Hour Photo' as mentioned earlier (it even includes a small Mac-related line spoken by Michael Vartan's character [Agent Vaughn in Alias])

Here's another:
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Jul 12, 2004, 06:50 PM
 
As choosen by Steve Jobs:

Toy Story
Bug's Life
Toy Story II
Monsters, Inc.
Finding Nemo
The Incredibles (Nov 2004)
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 08:52 PM
 
See the original The Manchurian Candidate before the remake appears (that it was remade pains me to no end).

Three Days of the Condor

Rear Window

South Park: Bigger, Longer, Uncut

Blue Velvet

The Fifth Element
     
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Jul 12, 2004, 09:37 PM
 
If Psycho can be remade, anything can...

The Five Heartbeats
Transformers: The Movie (although, if you were at all interested in it, you would've already seen it)
     
 
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