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Top 10 movies of all time

Postby fuzzy yukon » Fri Dec 12, 2003 5:02 am

these aren't in any particular order(thats way too hard)

The Nightmare Before Christmas
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Battleship Potemkin
Metropolis
Mononoke Hime
Titus
The good The Bad The Ugly
Breakfast at Tiffanys
Eyes Wide Shut
SATYRICON
Robin Hood(original)
Trainspotting
Kill Bill
Lord of the rings(both installments thus far

hmmm i'm sure there are more. but my brain is fried.I'm quite, :sick
now that i'm feeling better I also wanted to iclude seahawk. how could i forget sea hawk?
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Postby scheherazade » Fri Dec 12, 2003 5:17 am

PotC is a Great film- you really should check it out. It had one of the best Sword fights I've ever seen in the first act. Of course, as Late Night talk show host Conan O'Brien observed, a hit movie based on a ride at Disney World is a dangerous thing- soon, we will be faced with "It's a Small Wold Afterall"-The movie


Yegads! speaking of cruddy Disney ride Knockoffs: has anyone dared to see the Haunted Mansion movie?
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Postby Dark Bamf » Sat Dec 13, 2003 6:32 pm

Originally posted by Nightcrawler ZERO

PotC is a Great film- you really should check it out. It had one of the best Sword fights I've ever seen in the first act.


A couple of films with great sword fights are Scaramouche with Stewart Granger, Janet Leigh and Mel Ferrer, and The Three (and Four) Musketeers with Oliver Reed, Richard Chamberlain, Michael York, Charlton Heston, Christopher Lee, et al.

And another of my all time faves is Disney's Peter Pan. I saw it when it first came out in 1954, and the message was clear. If you don't grow up, you may learn to fly. I'm still working on it. ;pant :tail

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Postby Wolvertique » Sun Dec 14, 2003 4:51 pm

Hm...I also have huge numbers of favorite movies, so I'm going to try to list only ones which have not specifically been mentioned by anyone else. (Sigh...please don't get all Rocky Horror on me if I do, though...I haven't had my coffee yet...)

Plan 9 From Outer Space:
For sheer unintentional humor. Where else can you find a cop scratching himself with his gun, or wonderful hilarious lines like these:
"I just saw a flying saucer?"
"What, the ones from up there?"

Chocolat:
Exuberance and joy in life. For those who enjoy Nightcrawler's usual positive religious outlook, this movie is a delight.

Dogma:
Another good, intelligent, fun religious movie. My husband and I talked for hours afterward about it.

Pleasantville:
Where else can you find a movie celebrating modern times, reading books, breaking down racist walls, etc? And the use of color, alone, makes it worth the watching.

Atame!:
AKA Tie me up, tie me down. Fantastic early Anthony Banderas role in a wildly funny and sexual film about a man who kidnaps a porn star so he can marry her and have a happy life with her. It was also the movie my husband and I saw on our first date...I was blushing the entire time because I thought he'd think I was perverted. :D

Shadow of a Doubt:
Spooky, early Hitchcock with Joseph Cotten playing a role as a murderer that's eerily echoed by his younger niece.

The Adventures of Robin Hood:
The 1939 Errol Flynn classic was a staple of mine growing up. Fantastic adventure, fun use of color, swords flying all over, and that fantastic Korngold score...what more could one ask for?

Man of the Century:
Utterly hilarious film about a man stuck in old fashioned times who startles and perplexes people in modern times. His girlfriend is particularly confused, as he seems to like her but refuses to ... well, even rise to the level of :kiss

Blazing Saddles:
Sheer humor, fun, playing with cinematic convention, this one has it all, including skewering racism without being preachy.

Johnny Guitar:
Where else do you see a man asking a woman to lie to him and tell him to wait for him, an "outlaw" who can (and does) dance, and a shootout sparked by a woman's sheer hatred? The role reversal in this one is fabulous, and Joan Crawford does well in the stereotypical male Western hero role.

That's it for now. :LOL
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Postby Bamfette » Sun Dec 14, 2003 5:02 pm

Originally posted by Nightcrawler ZERO
Originally posted by Dark Bamf
I haven't seen Pirates of the Caribbean yet, but two pirate movies I absolutely love are Errol Flynn's The Sea Hawk, and Burt Lancaster's The Crimson Pirate. Swashbuckler, with Robert Shaw and James Earl Jones, isn't bad either.

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PotC is a Great film- you really should check it out. It had one of the best Sword fights I've ever seen in the first act. Of course, as Late Night talk show host Conan O'Brien observed, a hit movie based on a ride at Disney World is a dangerous thing- soon, we will be faced with "It's a Small Wold Afterall"-The movie


heh! you're probably right, but maybe they filed the renewal of their copyright on time for that one... you know that's why they made PotC and Haunted Mansion, right? copyrights expire after 28 years unless they have papers filed to renew them. Disney either forgot, or wanted the name filed under a different name. PotC and Haunted Mansion and several ideas and songs contained therein were technically public domain for like a year, till they began work on the movies. hence the NEED to include the song in the movie. plus this way they can hold on to the copyright for longer. :p or something like that. friend at Disney...

and best sword fight, i agree. but i was watching the special features on the DVD, and you know why that is? same fight choreographer as on some of Errol Flynn's best fight scenes. guess he hasn't lost his touch after all this time ;)
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Postby zwei » Sun Dec 14, 2003 5:15 pm

WHY has noone mentioned 'Slingblade' yet? Though I'm glad someone finally mentioned "Blazing saddles". Those are a couple of my faves, along with anything by Tim Burton, and Disney's "Robin Hood". There are a WHOLE lot of others, but these are what come to mind right now.
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Postby Wolvertique » Sun Dec 14, 2003 5:59 pm

I apologize for the oversight, Zwei, but I've never seen Sling Blade. ::waits for the gasps of horror:: At least I can't say anything bad about it, though. ;)
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Postby JSherlock » Fri Dec 19, 2003 12:50 am

In no order whatsoever:

Silence of the Lambs

Aliens

The Red Violin

The Adventures of Buckaroo Bonzai in the 8th Dimension

The Princess Bride

Clash of the Titans

Chocolat

Disney's animated Peter Pan

Run Lola Run

Mononoke Hime

Le Comte de Monte Christo (Gerard Depardieu)
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Postby Siona » Sat Dec 20, 2003 6:50 pm

MY TOP TEN MOVIES! :

Queen of the Damned ((except for the cheesy effects of flying and speed. :X))

Interview with a Vampire

Titanic

X2

X1

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

Happy Gilmore

Alien: Resurrection

Pirates of the Caribbean

Dogma

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Postby Talon_Flame » Sun Dec 21, 2003 2:00 am

I forgot to mention that I love every Disney cartoon movie ever. Especially Mulan, Robin Hood, and the Hunchback of Notre Dame. This goes for any Mel Brooks film as well (I love Blazing Saddles and Men in Tights!)

I also saw Return of the King yesterday and it ROCKED!!! Peter Jackson is truly a movie genius (God bless that man). I recommend it to anyone and everyone.

As far as fight scenes go, the movie The Musketeer had great fight scenes...but the acting and dialogue was terrible. *Shakes head sadly*
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Postby rockstar » Sun Dec 21, 2003 5:06 am

top 10 movies of ALL TIME? lets see. Here are mine (in no particular order)

Wizard of Oz

Beauty and the Beast

The Lion King

Finding Nemo

Jurassic Park

Jaws

X2

Pirates of the Caribbean

The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

and last but not least: MONTY PYTHON & THE HOLY GRAIL!!!!!

other movies that did not make the top ten are
Revenge of the Nerds and every Mel Brookes movie ever made
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Postby spinifex » Wed Dec 24, 2003 8:46 am

My favourite top 10, in no particular order:

Finding Nemo
Bladerunner
X2
Dogma
The Princess and the Warrior (German flick, creeeeepy. I loved it. By the director of 'Run Lola Run' )
Seven Monkeys
Videodrome
Lilo and Stitch
Fight Club
Breakfast Club

These aren't particularly films that I adore currently, but films that stay with me through the months and years, and films I think of often.

LoTR nearly pushed out Princess and the Warrior, as I liked the general story better, but as a film, Princess and the Warrior has haunting images that periodically scratch against my brain like little splinters. It's a rough film. LoTR, as wonderful as it was, seemed too smooth edged and 'pretty' for the story being told.

Finding Nemo is tops because Peach the Starfish is one of the best and cutest geeks I've ever seen in a film. Move over Dory - it's all about Peach.

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Postby Nights_dreams » Tue Dec 30, 2003 7:41 pm

okey dokey lets see... my favorite movies

12 monkeys (brillant film by terry)
casablanca (the ending is utterly perfect)
gone with the wind (magnificent)
inherit the wind (controverisal and thought-provoking about dawarinism)
fight club (excellent and brad pitt is great)
all about eve (an satire of women and men)
sunset blvd (satire of hollywood and fame)
boogie nights (hilarious look on the porn industry in the 70's)
the princess bride (a wonderful fable for all ages)
Chicago (a showstopping musical, espically the grand finale)
suspiria (hyptonizing and one of the most grisly double murder scene ever filmed and the music is utterly terrifying)
punch-drunk-love (a dizzy and astounding love story)
dogma (a comedy of fantasy porptortions and makes you think about religion)
the shining (one of the most compelling horror movie ever filmed, an masterpiece)
and also x-2 (who doesnt love nightcrawler... or alan cumming for that) lol
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Postby Nighton » Thu Jan 08, 2004 3:49 pm

Here är mina favorites, in no particular order:

Spirited Away
Star Wars Episode IV
Star Wars Episode V
Star Wars Episode VI
Lord of the Rings: Return of the king
X2
X1
The Truman Show
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Postby JasonSacks » Thu Jan 22, 2004 12:49 am

Magnolia
Nashville
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Lord of the Ring: Return of the King (minus the last 1/2 hour)
Lawrence of Arabia
MASH (the movie not the tv show)
Star Wars: A New Hope
Hannah and Her Sisters
Crimes and Misdemeanors

can't think of any more at the moment.
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