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Old 02-05-2019, 12:48 PM   #1
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Ten Favorite Movies of All Time

This is difficult as DH/me, for many years, went to 2-3 movies/week. We were all into the directors, the writers, the truthiness of true movies, the music, the actors and their past movie/TV careers. I'm female and my choices might be surprising to some. We enjoyed indies and found the theaters that supported them. What are yours?

I consider movies that I can recite lines, remember exact locations or scenarios. I can hear a small phrase and know what movie it was from.

Here goes:
1. Tombstone - I can watch this movie over and over and never get tired of it.

2. Kill Bill, probably both 1 and 2 but it only counts as one. I've never missed a Quentin Tarantino movie, but I have to pick one(2).

3. Gone With the Wind. I say this because the quality and acting of this epic project. There's an intermission! I was not bored for one second and have seen it multiple times. There are major differences from the book, regardless, it's one of my best. It frames the time period beautifully and I loved the selfish and cunning nature of Scarlett.

4. The Godfather (1 and 2) and again counts as one. This is my post and I make the rules.
5. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy.

6. Star Wars

7. Forest Gump
8. China Town
9. The Good The Bad and The Ugly
10. Bonnie and Clyde
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I'd have to give some thought to a top ten list, but I can readily state that my favorite movie of all time was "Blazing Saddles".


It's kind of sad to realize that it could never be made today, so we're lucky to have it.
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Shawshank Redemption
Cool Hand Luke
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As long as Dirty Grandpa is not on the list, I'm in agreement.
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Cool Hand Luke for sure
Fast Times At Ridgemont High
Patton
Animal House
Star Wars
Butch Cassidy & Sundance Kid
Any John Wayne Movie
Bullit
French Connection
Any Sean Connery Bond
To Sir With Love
Dirty Harry
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My list varies all the time. A few that have always impressed me (in no particular order)

Videodrome
The Abyss (Director's cut, not the miserably hacked theatrical release)
Natural Born Killers
A Beautiful Mind
Unforgiven
Something Wild
Dr. Strangelove


(thought a bit and added a few more)

Apocalypse Now
Night Moves
Performance
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
The Man Who Would be King
Blood Diamond
Little Big Man
No Country for Old Men


All I can think of for now. Ask me tomorrow and I'd probably come up with a completely different list.
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All I can think of for now. Ask me tomorrow and I'd probably come up with a completely different list.

Yeah, I'm in the same boat. I got a wild hair when I heard "let's do it lunger" and I dropped everything and ran to the TV where DH was watching my #1. I then realized we don't have a thread about this topic.
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These are probably my top 3 in no particular order.
Pulp Fiction
Forest Gump
There's Something About Mary
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Fargo
In Cold Blood
Sound of Music
Shawshank Redemption
The Big Chill
Forest Gump
The Bourne Identity
Family Vacation
North by Northwest

I will throw in some recent ones that we liked, all tied for 10th. The Green Book, Adrift, All is Lost and Wildlife.
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Titanic
The Notebook
Animal House
Cape Fear - with Robert Deniro
Twister
Scarface - with Al Pacino
Sound of Music
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1 Lord of the Rings
2 Animal House
3 Young Frankenstein
4 Blazing Saddles
5 Fast Times At Ridgemont High
6 Monty Python and the Holy Grail
7 Blues Brothers
8 Trading Places
9 Groundhog Day
10 MASH
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Blues Brothers
That one slipped my mind.....circa 1982 we'd drive around Riyadh yelling "Hit it!"........being on the road there was a constant Jake & Elwood skit.
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I totally forgot all the Coen Brothers movies.
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Fargo
In Cold Blood
Sound of Music
Shawshank Redemption
The Big Chill
Forest Gump
The Bourne Identity
Family Vacation
North by Northwest

I will throw in some recent ones that we liked, all tied for 10th. The Green Book, Adrift, All is Lost and Wildlife.
I was going to do Family Vacation! However as a movie buff this would be "what are your favorite 100 movies".
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I totally forgot all the Coen Brothers movies.
OMG The Big Lebowski. That's my number 11. The dude abides.
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I was going to do Family Vacation! However as a movie buff this would be "what are your favorite 100 movies".
I know its cheesy, but too many classic lines and scenes to not be honored in some way.
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Caddy shack
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