Top Five Films To Watch Again (And Again)

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Post by Elgin_McQueen » Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:54 am

Kaptain_Von wrote:In no particular order:

Kellys Heroes
Mad Max 2
Saving Private Ryan
The Battle of Britain
Zulu

Those would be my top 5 with

Star Wars
A Bridge Too Far
One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest
Brotherhood
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

making a top 10.
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Post by ToxieDogg » Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:24 am

For me, it's:

The Toxic Avenger
RoboCop
Evil Dead 2
Batman (1989 version)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

There's plenty of other films I'm happy to watch more than a couple of times though.
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Post by tranceinyapantz » Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:46 am

There has got to be a definitive amount of times you can watch a film, I wouldn't say I would watch these films repeatedly however I would rate these above others,

1 Star Wars
2 Snatch
3 Fear & Loathing
4 Lord of the Rings
5 Tron

Oh, and could I just add any of the Monty Python films to the list?

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Post by sscott » Mon Jan 12, 2009 1:28 pm

Antiriad2097 wrote:Nah, that was rubbish too. At least you found something witty in Withnail.
Bloody hell Antiriad you gonna be slagging off everything here! Not sure I like our opinons dismmissed so arbitrarily.

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Mon Jan 12, 2009 1:50 pm

sscott wrote:
Antiriad2097 wrote:Nah, that was rubbish too. At least you found something witty in Withnail.
Bloody hell Antiriad you gonna be slagging off everything here! Not sure I like our opinons dismmissed so arbitrarily.
I was just agreeing with Alleykat re Lost in Translation...

Anyhoo, I'm just trying to stir a little discussion. Its no fun if the thread just becomes a big list. I'm happy to diss a few movies I thought were bad, I'm happy to hear why you thought otherwise about them. I'm equally involved in having a bit of a Pan's Labyrinth love in, so its not all downers - this isn't footie ;).
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Post by sscott » Mon Jan 12, 2009 3:53 pm

Fair enough dude! Anway I'm off to play Bombuzal now. :)

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Post by Sputryk » Mon Jan 12, 2009 4:00 pm

Dissing Lost In Translation again, Anti? Shame on you! :D I love the film, it made a refreshing change from the norm. :D And Bill was robbed at the Oscars that year. :x

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Mon Jan 12, 2009 4:07 pm

Oh come on, I didn't start it this time, I just offered a little support. It was Withnail & I that was drawing my ire ;)

Shameful admissions: I've never seen Taxi Driver and highly rated Awakenings :o
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Post by pforson » Mon Jan 12, 2009 4:56 pm

I'm rather surprised by the bad press withnail is receiving, considering some of the tripe that's been offered up. It's a class film with a great script.

Anyway, not the best films I've ever seen but the ones that cheer me up the most:

Fletch
Chungking express
Big Wednesday
Dazed and confused
D.A.R.Y.L

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Post by jdanddiet » Tue Jan 13, 2009 2:11 am

pforson wrote:Fletch
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Tue Jan 13, 2009 3:20 am

For years I thought Fletch was a movie version of Porridge :oops:

I was pleasantly surprised when I finally saw it.
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Post by RetroAerosmith » Tue Jan 13, 2009 4:19 am

Oooh erm top 5 i can re watch -

(as long as theyre not on tv split with adverts and heavily censored)

1.LOTR
2.Battle Royale
3.Pans Labyrinth
4.Die Hard 1 or 2
5.A Nightmare on Elm St.

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Post by STranger81 » Tue Jan 13, 2009 4:41 am

Antiriad2097 wrote: Shameful admissions: I've never seen Taxi Driver....
Shameful admissions vol 2:

I watched Taxi Driver for the first time about 18 months ago and thought it was sh!te. A friend of mine worships the bloody thing but I didnt enjoy it at all. Except near the end when he shot that pimp.

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Post by jdanddiet » Tue Jan 13, 2009 5:31 am

STranger81 wrote:
Antiriad2097 wrote: Shameful admissions: I've never seen Taxi Driver....
Shameful admissions vol 2:

I watched Taxi Driver for the first time about 18 months ago and thought it was sh!te. A friend of mine worships the bloody thing but I didnt enjoy it at all. Except near the end when he shot that pimp.
That's not shameful. I think there are quite a few movies that are "accepted" as being classic but actually aren't that great. I'm not saying that Taxi Driver is in this category, but I remember watching Citizen Kane a few years ago and thinking, well actually this is quite boring!

The Third Man however I really liked.
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Post by psj3809 » Tue Jan 13, 2009 5:42 am

Must admit i go back to Reservoir Dogs and i'm quite bored with it, granted i've watched it tons, theres too much talking in it also and after so many viewings i think i've just seen it too much ! Still love the soundtrack

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