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Twister, Friday the 13th “2009”(even though it’s corny), Secretariat, Star Wars except Rouge One. I’ll stop there because I could list quite a few. Good movies too.

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Lightbringer wrote:
Killer Klowns From Outer Space“.

Never gets old…

How about Gayniggers from outer space? https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0274518/

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HONDARIDER wrote:
Friday the 13th “2009”(even though it’s corny)

I thought it was an okay Friday the 13th movie.

They got rid of the typical Friday the 13th sound effects that I love so much.

(Ch ch ch ch.

Ah ah ah ah.)

I much prefer Freddy vs. Jason.

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And I'm a bigger fan of the Halloween franchise, despite half of the films in the series being horrible.

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Omega_17 wrote:
How about Gayniggers from outer space? https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0274518/

Wow… there’s one I actually haven’t heard of before!

[I’m “borrowing” a copy now…]

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Too many to mention but 3 standouts for me are Forbidden Planet, The Time Machine, and The Day The Earth Stood Still. (Original versions)

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Edward The Scissor Hands and Cinema Paradiso.

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Dr Strangelove ! (favourite movie ever)

I see many other nice films listed, I really liked Black Cat-White Cat, but also Underground from the same director.

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Why is that my favorite movie?

  1. This is IMHO truly the most dystopic, most fearful and realistic movie about how humanity (both in literal and virtual meaning) is going to end.
  2. I have a weekness for dystopic movies and movies without a happy ending (sorry folks but life often is everything but fair and I'm sick of denying the true nature of human beings)
  3. People in 1973 knew better than today what we might face in the future. Today, we have never been closer to a scenario like the one depicted in that movie.
  4. ...last but not least...Leigh Taylor-Young... Kiss  Love 

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Back To The Future all of them

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Pulp fiction, Leon, Intouchables, memento, 21 grams, Lock stock and two smoking barrels, La Haine and many more

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Omega_17 wrote:
How about Gayniggers from outer space? https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0274518/

Oh, thanks a lump. Now I have to get some Brillo and scrub my brain, ‘cause I don’t think I can ever unsee that.

And my reaction the whole time was pretty much just like The OMG Cat.

Bad, bad, bad. Worse than The Bunnyman. Worse than Waterworld. Worse than Ishtar, if that’s at all possible.

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Ok how about....   Deadwood the movie .

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Got it, but haven’t watched it yet.

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chinooker wrote:
The Great Race
Arsenic and Old Lace
Red River
Young Frankenstein
Abominable Dr. Phibes
Zatoichi (all)
Flesh Gordon
King Kong 1933
Blazing Saddles
Christmas.Carol.1938

Flesh Gordon? Is that a porno? If you meant Flash Gordon I like that one too.
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The Road Home (Chinese 1999)

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Lightbringer wrote:

And my reaction the whole time was pretty much just like The OMG Cat.

Bad, bad, bad. Worse than The Bunnyman. Worse than Waterworld. Worse than Ishtar, if that’s at all possible.

Its only a underground funny short film on low budget. Big Smile

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The Goonies

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Trading Places,


I really expected this movie to become painfully dated, but it actually holds up well. The racism bit was well tempered. And the elite privilege thing… so nicely done. Plus, the final cherry on top — Jaime Lee Curtis. Yowza, her best eye candy appearance ever! Well, True Lies was a good one for her too.

I have so many favorites. But some I just can’t watch all that often any more… need enough time in between.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail — this is so friggin’ brilliant on so many levels. They were clever and also serendipitous with the writing. I’ve re-watched this movie more than any other.

2001: A Space Odyssey — this can be a bit “fidgety” to handle because of the slow pace… but I still find it the most realistic depiction of humans in space, more so than even the latest work. The models especially… CGI still can’t duplicate it.

Star Wars: A New Hope — yes, the original. It’s still the best. “Empire Strikes Back” is my 2nd favorite. Episodes 1, 2, and 3 are OK, but like a whole different franchise. Lousy acting, too. Episode 8… was enjoyable and impressive, but couldn’t recapture the 1st movie.

Pulp Fiction — I’ve seen almost all of Tarantino’s work. This is still his crowning achievement.

The Shawshank Redemption — one of those movies that you forget about, but when you come back to it you realize just how damned good it is.

The Matrix — the first one. I did enjoy the others for what they offered, but the original was so nicely packaged from start to finish.

One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest — a real amazing classic. Just brilliant, especially Nicholson.

Good Will Hunting — serious psychological drama. So endearing in so many respects, especially with the late Robin Williams.

Lord of the Rings – Trilogy — the whole package was terrific, from start to finish. So entertaining on so many levels. Legendary.

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Omega_17 wrote:
Its only a underground funny short film on low budget. Big Smile

Verrrrry low. I just loved the control panel that was covered in aluminum foil. That’s 2.79 right there… LOL

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The Wizard of Oz is my all time favorite. What defines a favorite for me is a movie that I will watch over and over again and not tire of it. This particular movie has been shown annually on TV for many years. I watched it originally in a theater with my mother many years ago. I recall sitting through the movie a second time with Mom just to be sure the wicked witch was really dead. As the years have rolled by, I have shared watching the movie with my children and then their children. Each time I see it, I am reminded of my Mom, who was patient enough to sit through it a second time, and of my family who have enjoyed the movie with me and particularly, its timelesd message that there is no place like home.

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The talented Mr Ripley ,,,and the French version called Purple Rain is an interesting and enjoyable watch as well.

 

Don't know if I mentioned this before but the original Japanese "shall we dance" is

Art compared to the trashedU.S. version.

 

Perfect Storm,Enemy mine,death race 2000,Vanishing Point,Joe and the Volcano,Mullhulland falls,Working girl, Highlander,

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2001: A Space Odyssey
A Clockwork Orange
Dr. Strangelove
The Swimmer
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Citizen Kane
The Third Man
Z
Apocalypse Now
Once Upon A Time In The West
Five Easy Pieces
The Remains of the Day
Raging Bull
Network
Little Murders
Catch 22 (Mike Nichols version)
Solyaris (1972 version)
Stalker
A Serious Man
Munich

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