Your Top Ten Movies All Time

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Re: Your Top Ten Movies All Time

Postby promethean75 » Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:01 pm

The greatest movie of all time is indisputably 'Stand by Me' (with The Breakfast Club at a close second place). It was our favorite as kids... in fact, my neighborhood buddies and I went on a similar adventure when we ran away from home.

a scene that's very dear to me
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies All Time

Postby WendyDarling » Sat Feb 22, 2020 11:39 pm

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Parenthood
The Long Kiss Goodnight
The Goonies
Willow
The Family Man
50 First Dates
Sixteen Candles
Beaches
Terminator

#11 Star Wars: A New Hope
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies All Time

Postby Ecmandu » Sat Feb 22, 2020 11:55 pm

I don’t have a top ten list!

But! I will tell you my favorite movie of all-time!

Gold Rush - Charlie Chaplin

Now, I know all human sex is rape... but that excludes almost every movie ever made...

The scene with the dancing potatoes and eating the shoe.... amazing!!

Film doesn’t get better than that.
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies All Time

Postby Fixed Cross » Sun Feb 23, 2020 2:41 am

all my favourites have been mentioned, Ill us mention 10 others that I think are worth watching a couple of times over.
In no particular order:

Ghostbusters
Night on Earth
E.T.
Strange Days
Trop de Bonheur
Trois Couleurs: Rouge
Un prophète
Margin Call
Home Alone
One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies All Time

Postby Tab » Sun Feb 23, 2020 10:01 am

Not in any order really,

Kung-fu hustle (comedy with roundhouse kicks)
Spirited away (best of the anime films)
Battle Royale (teacher's choice lol)
Logan (because I really feel like a washed out superhero sometimes)
District 9 (kafka-esque)
Scott Pilgrim (the 7 evil Xs)
Westworld (the old yul brynner one)
Lucy (I always knew Scarlette was the ubermensche)
Chappie (just trust me)
Return of the living dead (best zombie movie ever).

Others:

Aliens (game over man, game over !)
Dark knight
Zombieland
Jaws
Old boy
Fightclub (of course Fightclub).
7 pounds
Black Panther
Betty Blue
Johnny Suede
Saving private ryan
Shaolin soccer
The magnificent 7 (old one not remake)
Pacific rim (giant robots 'nuff said)
Megamind (thnx kids)
Eskiye (turkish tradgedy in old istanbul)
Fright-night (old one)
Land of the dead (romeros last zombie flick)
Crouching tiger hidden dragon
Edge of tomorrow (Tom Cruise saves us all again)
Romancing the Stone
Zeitgeist
High plains drifter (all of that period's Clint films are good)
Eraserhead (once is more than enough)
The old 70's Sinbad movies golden voyage etc.
Jack the giant killer (1962, my child self loved it)
Troll hunter (2010 crazy scandanavian mythology flick)

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Re: Your Top Ten Movies All Time

Postby Fixed Cross » Mon Feb 24, 2020 11:32 am

Fight Club, yes.

And, Snatch.

Tab - Um I don't know.
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies All Time

Postby Karpel Tunnel » Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:45 pm

I've seen too many and it shifts, but....here's the first 10 that come to mind that would be in my top 50....

Thin Red Line
Solaris (Tarkovsky not Soderberg)
No Country For Old Men
The Shining
Fight Club
Fargo
White (from the Tricolor films, Kieslowski)
The Decalogue
Wings of Desire
Paris, Texas

of course now, I start to think of series that are of the same caliber...
The Wire
Breaking Bad
Top of the Lake
The Sopranos
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies All Time

Postby promethean75 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:51 pm

I cried when I watched titanic.

No I really did. You prolly think I'm bullshitting because I always do. But not this time, ILP. Not this time.
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies All Time

Postby Tab » Mon Feb 24, 2020 4:27 pm

Fixed Cross wrote:Fight Club, yes.

And, Snatch.

Tab - Um I don't know.


It was under the "untab" button.
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies All Time

Postby MagsJ » Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:34 pm

Where to start.. :-k

Léon: The Professional 1995.. a very memorable assassin film, in which assassin adopts girl
Dog Soldiers 2002.. British soldiers inadvertently face rampant werewolves in the Scottish Highlands
All the brat pack films put together 1980s.. is that cheating :confusion-shrug:
Fallen 1998.. supernatural detective thriller involving Denzel Washington and an unforeseen cat
Battleship 2012.. the best alien invasion film imo, for the brutal alien WMDs alone
Watchmen 2009.. sci-fi at its kitschest retro best, done in the most fabulous of outfits
The Great Wall 2017.. East meets West, and together saves the City from the feeding vicious wild beasts
The Watch 2012.. a neighbourhood watch group v an alien invasion, whilst enjoying themselves far too much
The Fearless Vampire Killers 1967.. how to kill a vampire, without stoking up their enamoured bloodlust desires
Resident Evil 2002.. the highest-grossing film series based on a video game, having grossed over $1.2 billion worldwide.
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies All Time

Postby Fixed Cross » Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:53 pm

Reminds me of another classic. Falling Down, from Joel Schumacher with Michael Douglas and Robert Duvall.
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies All Time

Postby Fixed Cross » Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:24 pm

Tab wrote:
Fixed Cross wrote:Fight Club, yes.

And, Snatch.

Tab - Um I don't know.


It was under the "untab" button.

Sniffle... thats almost as bad as this one
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies All Time

Postby Tab » Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:27 pm

Lol, I'm immediately telling everyone I know that joke. :D
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies All Time

Postby MagsJ » Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:49 am

Fixed Cross wrote:Reminds me of another classic. Falling Down, from Joel Schumacher with Michael Douglas and Robert Duvall.

A good film indeed.. a desperate character, very well portrayed by Douglas.

I realised a long time ago, that I have a thing for films with a 70s retro soundtrack, or with modern songs of similar sound. It creates a party in my mind.
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