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Jules Winfield
05-14-12, 12:55 PM
It's so easy to hate a bad movie. I'm sure most people who post in a movie forum love movies and when we see a bad one, some of us tend to pile every insult on the movie. "Fuck this shit." "Aids is better than watching this." "I hope the movie gets raped and gets Aids and then I hope someone shits over this piece of shit."

It is much more difficult to point out the good things in something bad though. I'm pretty sure there's something good in at least every movie. So, pick a movie that's bad and list three things that are good about it. Try not to pick a movie that you love that everyone else hates, pick a movie that YOU think is bad. I'm curious to see the results.

I pick Vampires Suck. Well, I like that the makers seem to hold the Twilight movies in disdain like I do. Secondly, the main girl is kinda cute. Third, well, shit. This is hard. It looks like a somewhat well shot movie.

Your turn.

Holydoc
05-14-12, 01:02 PM
Ok, I pick "Cabin in the Woods".
1) I liked the fact that they attempted (although failed) to put a twist on the horror genre
2) I liked that I saw many cheap imitations of monsters from other films that reminded me what a good horror movie has in it
3) I liked the fact that my wife and I were the only ones who were dumb enough to buy a ticket for this movie and thus could act like kids again making rude comments at the screen in the theatre without disturbing everyone around us.

RocShemp
05-14-12, 01:08 PM
Oh I can tell Holydoc is gonna be real popular around these parts. -popcorn-

jeffkjoe
05-14-12, 01:09 PM
I'll defend

The Cable Guy

I thought it's got 3 great scenes:

1) The basketball game featuring Carrey's "assist" from Jack Black
2) The karaoke party with Jefferson Airplane's "Somebody to Love"

3) The Jim Carrey line: "And a THX sound system that would make George Lucas cream in his pants!"

SkullOrchard
05-14-12, 01:14 PM
The Lonely Lady (1983)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085863/

Best "raped with a water hose by Ray Liotta" scene EVER.

Groucho
05-14-12, 01:19 PM
Hugo. Say what you like about it, but at least it exposed people to the works of Méliès.

Dan
05-14-12, 01:19 PM
Okay, I'll play.

I just watched Pulse (2006) last night. It was a horrible mess.
That said, I liked:
1. Kristen Bell.
2. It was framed at 2.35:1.
3. The scene where a girl jumps from a very high place and splats on the ground.

Apple Gooncha
05-14-12, 01:25 PM
Don't be Afraid of the Dark (remake)

1. I love Guy Pearce, and could essentially watch him in anything.
2. It did have a certain creepy vibe, I thought.
3. The child actress in it was pretty good.
4. Katie Holmes was tolerable.

Rockmjd23
05-14-12, 01:30 PM
Creepshow 2 (1987)

Reasons:
1. Thanks for the ride, lady
2. Kid feeling up girl while she's being devoured by murderous oil slick
3. Thanks for the ride, lady

raven56706
05-14-12, 01:37 PM
Accepted
1) Funny
2) Hot Chicks
3) Pretty funny plot line.

raven56706
05-14-12, 01:38 PM
The Wizard
1. Video Games
2. Fred Savage
3. And the best live ever “The Power Glove…. Its so bad”

inri222
05-14-12, 01:46 PM
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51J6HPV98GL._SL500_AA300_.jpg

1. A masterpiece, trust me.

Larry C.
05-14-12, 01:46 PM
Ok I'll play.

Avatar

Nope sorry game over.

wishbone
05-14-12, 01:52 PM
Hugo. Say what you like about it, but at least it exposed people to the works of Méliès.I forgot about the last episode of From Earth to the Moon (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/From_the_Earth_to_the_Moon_%28TV_miniseries%29) until I saw parts of it shown in the documentary on the recent A Trip to the Moon (http://www.loftcinema.com/node/3045) combo release.

TheySentYou
05-14-12, 02:10 PM
Slackers (with Devon Sawa and Jason Schwartzman)

it's funny as hell and beyond quotable. despite overly-forgiving and outlandish characters, it's not a bad teen movie.

Sex Drive

excellent cinematography from Tim Orr (David Gordon Green's cinematographer who has a lot of Terrence Malick worship obviously). laugh-out-loud funny. and Seth Green as an Amish man.

wishbone
05-14-12, 02:15 PM
The Bandohurt Locker might be flawed but I think it has some redeeming qualities. :shrug:

Shannon Nutt
05-14-12, 02:20 PM
SHOWGIRLS

Naked chicks galore
Sleezy Agent Dale Cooper
Paul Verhoeven campiness

Mabuse
05-14-12, 03:08 PM
Step Brothers:

When all is said and done it's a shitty movie, but it absolutely MUST be seen for:
1. Did you touch my drums?
2. All the job interviews
3. The fucking Catalina Wine Mixer!
4. 80's Billy Joel cover band "We're a tribute to '80s Joel, sir."
5. Marry Steenburgen looks hotter in this than anything I've ever seen her in--Maximum MILF
6. What's your favorite non-pornograhic magazine to masturbate to? Better Home and Garden

Meglos
05-14-12, 03:29 PM
Superman III

1. Annette O'Toole
2. "I ask you to kill Superman, and you're telling me you couldn't even do that one, simple thing"
3. Evil Drunk Superman vs Good Super Clark Kent scene.

wishbone
05-14-12, 03:30 PM
4. 80's Billy Joel cover band "We're a tribute to '80s Joel, sir."<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/gaAX8x2qOxM" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Salty language advisement. :lol:

MLBFan24
05-14-12, 03:33 PM
Speed 2 - my favorite bad movie


1. Cruise plot - cruises are actually great vacations..haha
2. Soundtrack is quality. Mark Mancina (also credited with the Bad Boys soundtrack) did a great job with the score.

yea, I only have two points.

Yeti4623
05-14-12, 03:41 PM
The Friday the 13th remake. It's not brilliant, but it grows on you.

It takes the formula of the first four movies, and adds better directing, acting and pacing.

It has, arguability, the best interpretation of Jason in the entire series.

It's so well made for what it is, overall, that it's probably one of the top three most purely entertaining movies of the series.

Meglos
05-14-12, 03:43 PM
The Friday the 13th remake. It's not brilliant, but it grows on you.

It takes the formula of the first four movies, and adds better directing, acting and pacing.

It has, arguability, the best interpretation of Jason in the entire series.

It's so well made for what it is, overall, that it's probably one of the top three most purely entertaining movies of the series.

Also: Perfect nipple placement.

andy434343
05-14-12, 04:04 PM
Also: Perfect nipple placement.

And stupendous tits

Dr. DVD
05-14-12, 05:19 PM
Van Helsing

-Good production values
-Fast paced
-Appeals to the kid in you that grew up watching old monster movies, if you were that kind of kid
-Doesn't actually start to fall apart until the third act, at least IMO.

Terminator:Salvation
-Again, looks really good
-Finally gives us a Terminator movie set entirely during the war with the machines.

Rockmjd23
05-14-12, 05:22 PM
Van Helsing
-Good production values


I dunno...the cgi looked more 1997 than 2004. It somewhat took me out of the movie. But still better CGI than A Sound of Thunder!

JaxComet
05-14-12, 05:23 PM
Ok, I pick "Cabin in the Woods".
1) I liked the fact that they attempted (although failed) to put a twist on the horror genre
2) I liked that I saw many cheap imitations of monsters from other films that reminded me what a good horror movie has in it
3) I liked the fact that my wife and I were the only ones who were dumb enough to buy a ticket for this movie and thus could act like kids again making rude comments at the screen in the theatre without disturbing everyone around us.

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JaxComet
05-14-12, 05:26 PM
Ok, I pick "Cabin in the Woods".
1) I liked the fact that they attempted (although failed) to put a twist on the horror genre
2) I liked that I saw many cheap imitations of monsters from other films that reminded me what a good horror movie has in it
3) I liked the fact that my wife and I were the only ones who were dumb enough to buy a ticket for this movie and thus could act like kids again making rude comments at the screen in the theatre without disturbing everyone around us.

:notrolls:

RocShemp
05-14-12, 05:39 PM
I dunno...the cgi looked more 1997 than 2004. It somewhat took me out of the movie. But still better CGI than A Sound of Thunder!

I think he means the actual physical sets and costumes which were indeed great.

Jules Winfield
05-14-12, 05:39 PM
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51J6HPV98GL._SL500_AA300_.jpg

1. A masterpiece, trust me.

This is definitely a bad movie but because it is so funny, I feel bad calling it bad. But it is and one of the most unintentionally funny movies ever.

Ky-Fi
05-14-12, 06:09 PM
I revisit The Musketeer every now and then. The two leads don't really work, but the set design, lighting and costumes are fantastic, there are some good supporting performances, and occasionally the HK-style action scenes are pretty cool.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/VvBmkpvDQp4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

PatD
05-14-12, 06:34 PM
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

There was a germ of a good movie underneath this train wreck of a film. But, a lot of its problem is from budgetary problems and a shitty studio that they put out.

I still prefer it head and shoulders above Superman III, which deliberately fucked up the Supes franchise by going all Adam West/60s Batman-level camp. Heck, I prefer over Superman Returns too with its whole "Passion of the Superman"-mentality.

Just watch the brief scene in IV where they show a television set broadcasting the evening news with all the (then) cold war problems and then the camera pans back to Chris Reeve as Clark Kent/Superman watching with intense, silent concern. If only the whole rest of the movie was done with the intelligent insight of that scene--it could have been as good as I and II.

Dr. DVD
05-14-12, 07:48 PM
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace


Just watch the brief scene in IV where they show a television set broadcasting the evening news with all the (then) cold war problems and then the camera pans back to Chris Reeve as Clark Kent/Superman watching with intense, silent concern. If only the whole rest of the movie was done with the intelligent insight of that scene--it could have been as good as I and II.


Agree. That moment was where Superman realized he had to violate his code (forbidden to interfere with human history)or watch Earth suffer the same fate as Krypton.

Mondo Kane
05-14-12, 07:56 PM
Daredevil
-The girlfriend dies
-The bad guy lives

Rockmjd23
05-14-12, 08:09 PM
Judge Dredd(1995)

1. Good special effects for 1995
2. Classic Stallone slurring lines
3. Diane Lane makes a hot cop
4. Some good kills
5. Armand Assante's ridiculous overacting

MasterofDVD
05-15-12, 01:08 AM
Godzilla - yeah...the Matthew Broderick one.

1) It was awesome to see Godzilla attack a location I've been to and seen with my own eyes.
2) The lizard could really hustle and made it more exciting than a rubber suit ever was to me.
3) The teasers that led up to the film were awesome and thrilled me every damn time I saw them.

antspawn
05-15-12, 01:31 AM
Superman III

1. Annette O'Toole
2. "I ask you to kill Superman, and you're telling me you couldn't even do that one, simple thing"
3. Evil Drunk Superman vs Good Super Clark Kent scene.

:thumbsup:

That would be my choice too.

Cellar Door
05-15-12, 01:40 AM
Bubble Boy

1. Jake Gyllenhaal is actually pretty funny playing the naive goofball.
2. Marley Shelton is super hot.
3. Swoosie Kurtz is funny as the mom.
4. The "Bright and Shiny" group is hilarious.

JesseCuster
05-15-12, 06:45 AM
Chronicles of Riddick
(and BTW, I hadn't seen Pitch Black yet)
1. An interesting though somewhat confusing mythology (what mythology isn't).
2. A ridiculous cast who all did quite well.
3. The best role Vin Diesel will ever have, which I think he fully recognizes.

The Bus
05-15-12, 06:55 AM
I'll defend... <i>*picks slip out of a hat*</i>

<b>One Missed Call</b>?!?

Fuck this, I'm out of here.

Michael Corvin
05-15-12, 07:48 AM
Spider-man 3

- fun action pieces
- Bryce Dallas Howard is better in half a movie than Kirsten Dunst was in 3
- Thomas Hayden Church as a brooding villain

Van Helsing

-Good production values
-Fast paced
-Appeals to the kid in you that grew up watching old monster movies, if you were that kind of kid
-Doesn't actually start to fall apart until the third act, at least IMO.


Argument fail. #1 reason:

http://images.werdyo.com/2010/11/10d/vanhelsing/kate-beckinsale-van-helsing-2.jpg

starman9000
05-15-12, 07:59 AM
DragonHeart

1. Last time I remember really being amazed by CGI in theaters.
2. Dizzy :drool:
3. The supporting cast is great, with David Thewlis, Pete Postlethwaite, Jason Isaacs, and Brian Thompson.

Meglos
05-15-12, 09:13 AM
Godzilla - yeah...the Matthew Broderick one.

1) It was awesome to see Godzilla attack a location I've been to and seen with my own eyes.
2) The lizard could really hustle and made it more exciting than a rubber suit ever was to me.
3) The teasers that led up to the film were awesome and thrilled me every damn time I saw them.

4) Jean Reno, who makes almost every movie better.

Groucho
05-15-12, 09:30 AM
The Dark Knight -- I enjoyed the unique take on Two Face, and Aaron Eckhart's performance as the same.

coli
05-15-12, 09:30 AM
Wild Things:

-Threesome

-Denise Richards

-Bill Murray as a great ambulance chaser lawyer.

-Has enough ridiculous plot twists to keep you interested.

Defiant1
05-15-12, 10:55 AM
Congo (1995)

1. Nice throwback to those exotic adventure movies from the 30s and 40s
2. Killer gorillas and laser guns
3. Future 3-time Oscar nominee Laura Linney is quite competent in the lead, which was also her first feature film lead role.

ETA 4. Bruce Campbell, Ernie Hudson, & Tim Curry are all in it chewing up the scenery!

Noonan
05-15-12, 11:24 AM
Loved Congo. Can't leave out that it also stars Ernie Hudson and Bruce Campbell. Any movie with the both of them is pure gold.

BrewCrew
05-15-12, 11:55 AM
The Man Who Knew Too Little - Bill Murray appears to be having fun in what may have been his last true comedy, pretty much everybody else is playing the straight main and has a ridiculous plot. However, Murray is hilarious and it entertained me.

SethDLH
05-15-12, 12:04 PM
Spider-man 3

- fun action pieces
- Bryce Dallas Howard is better in half a movie than Kirsten Dunst was in 3
- Thomas Hayden Church as a brooding villain



Bruce Campbell being the best thing about the movie... I know about ze romance... I am French you know

Solid Snake
05-15-12, 12:09 PM
Congo (1995)

1. Nice throwback to those exotic adventure movies from the 30s and 40s
2. Killer gorillas and laser guns
3. Future 3-time Oscar nominee Laura Linney is quite competent in the lead, which was also her first feature film lead role.

also...Tim Curry.

Dr. DVD
05-15-12, 01:16 PM
Alexander

-Cinematography was good
-Sets and locations were impressive
-Beautiful music by Vangelis

1492
-see above reasons for Alexander and paste them here

BuddhaWake
05-15-12, 01:53 PM
The Man Who Knew Too Little - Bill Murray appears to be having fun in what may have been his last true comedy, pretty much everybody else is playing the straight main and has a ridiculous plot. However, Murray is hilarious and it entertained me.

I love this movie:

how about CABIN BOY
1. Elliot is great in it
2. wacky and fun plot
3. great set designs

gp1086
05-15-12, 02:41 PM
I love lots of movies many people consider "bad". Here are a few that come to mind immediately:

Never Back Down (2008) - 22% RT - This movie got me into enjoying MMA and back into working out hard in the gym. As a huge fan of The Karate Kid, was great to see it in a more modern context in a city I am more familiar with, Orlando. I've rewatched this movie so many times.

Halloween (Rob Zombie) (2007) - 24% RT - How a remake should be done in my eyes. Take an already well-established story/villain/etc. and insert additional context, character development, etc. while still paying homage to the main story of the original.

Bad Boys 2 (2003) - 23% RT - I don't care if it's Michael Bay and there's more explosions than I could possibly count, this movie was a ton of fun and loved watching it when it was in theaters and again on DVD. Liked Jordi Malla as the villain (Johnny Tapia), too.

gmanca
05-15-12, 02:55 PM
Congo (1995)

1. Nice throwback to those exotic adventure movies from the 30s and 40s
2. Killer gorillas and laser guns
3. Future 3-time Oscar nominee Laura Linney is quite competent in the lead, which was also her first feature film lead role.

4. "STOP EATING MY SESAME CAKE!"

Howard The Duck

The basic plot is pretty good/creative
Lea Thompson at her hottest
Great effects work from ILM/Phil Tippett

rbrown498
05-15-12, 03:02 PM
Private School...for Girls

1. Phoebe Cates's bare bottom
2. Awesome 80s soundtrack
3. ... ... uh, shorter than Berlin Alexanderplatz

DieselsDen
05-15-12, 04:27 PM
POOTIE TANG

---Chris Rock and Dave Attel are in it
---"only the third time a man had been mauled by a gorilla at that steelmill"
---Louis CK directed it

Dr Mabuse
05-15-12, 04:48 PM
how about CABIN BOY
1. Elliot is great in it
2. wacky and fun plot
3. great set designs

This is the defend a bad movie thread.

BambooLounge
05-15-12, 05:07 PM
Alexander

-Cinematography was good
-Sets and locations were impressive
-Beautiful music by Vangelis

I think the final version (Alexander Revisited: The Final Cut) was actually a good film:

1. Corrected the piss poor narrative structure of Alexander
2. Corrected the truncated feel of the 2nd cut of Alexander
3. Third time was a charm

Just wanted to use the 3 Reasons structure there...realize me thinking it is a good film is not the exercise called for in the OP.


Bad Film: Road House

1. Pain don't hurt
2. falling stuffed polar bear
3. yeah...his throat...gone

Ky-Fi
05-15-12, 05:09 PM
This is the defend a bad movie thread.

:thumbsup:

Cabin Boy is comedy awesomeness.

Shazam
05-15-12, 05:55 PM
DragonHeart

1. Last time I remember really being amazed by CGI in theaters.
2. Dizzy :drool:
3. The supporting cast is great, with David Thewlis, Pete Postlethwaite, Jason Isaacs, and Brian Thompson.
Hey Dragonheart is a good movie.

Franchot
05-15-12, 06:17 PM
The Limits of Control

Paz de La Huerta -- in the nude (again)

Naturalistic acting of the lead character

Bill Murray

Alan Smithee
05-15-12, 07:04 PM
From Justin To Kelly

Songs are catchy
Some nice-looking girls, even though they don't get naked
Even a bad musical is still better than having no musicals at all

Rockmjd23
05-15-12, 09:59 PM
Beastmaster (1982)

My favorite of the Conan-alikes.

gp1086
05-15-12, 10:28 PM
Bad Film: Road House

1. Pain don't hurt
2. falling stuffed polar bear
3. yeah...his throat...gone
Road House is a ton of fun.

Shazam
05-16-12, 10:30 AM
Sucker Punch

- Emily Browning
- Vanessa Hudgens
- Potential for unedited nip slips

Dr. DVD
05-16-12, 12:53 PM
Sucker Punch

- Emily Browning
- Vanessa Hudgens
- Potential for unedited nip slips

No dice on the third one, even in the director's cut. :(

Let me also add:

-Jamie Chung
-Nice replication of a Liquid Television/Heavy Metal cartoon
-Great moments for showing off your surround system

Transfomers 2
-First 15 minutes are quite an adrenaline rush
-Lots of Baysplosions
-Again, shows off surround system quite well.

Defiant1
05-16-12, 01:50 PM
Alexander

-Cinematography was good
-Sets and locations were impressive
-Beautiful music by Vangelis

1492
-see above reasons for Alexander and paste them here

Agreed on all counts. I actually like Alexander a lot and as not in the "so bad it's good" category but as actually good. I figure I can't be alone with all those different versions floating around.

1492 is an extremely well-mounted production but IMO is hampered a lot by Gerard Depardieu's weak performance.

nando820
05-16-12, 02:00 PM
Hugo. Say what you like about it, but at least it exposed people to the works of Méliès.

gotta go with this one too :lol:

CloverClover
05-17-12, 12:54 AM
Lovely Bones is a great expressionistic film, with very complex filmmaking and emotional acting.

War Horse is a Spielberg masterpiece full of true filmmaking magic.

White Dog is one of the most beautiful and profound films I've seen

(the last two are acclaimed but considered terrible by the internet at large)

CloverClover
05-17-12, 12:56 AM
The Man Who Knew Too Little - Bill Murray appears to be having fun in what may have been his last true comedy, pretty much everybody else is playing the straight main and has a ridiculous plot. However, Murray is hilarious and it entertained me.

good one!

bluetoast
05-17-12, 01:04 AM
King Kong (Jackson version)

1. The interactions of the crew/guests on the boat was well done.
2. The action scenes on the island (and in particular with Kong) were exciting.
3. The production diaries were awesome, even if you think the movie sucked.

PenguinJoe
05-17-12, 01:09 AM
Mystery Men

-Awesome plot
-Funny actors
-creatively went on a limb (even if it failed miserably)

DRG
05-17-12, 04:33 PM
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

1. Retains the dark, low-budget gritty aesthetic of the original.
2. The homoerotic stuff is actually a pretty gutsy move, not just for the era but for a franchise pic. It also adds a surreal touch to the film that really helps the '"what's real, what's a dream" factor.
3. The "you've got the body, I've got the brain" scene.
4. "Help yourself, fucker!"
5. The dream sequences still had the randomness of dream and their 'wtf' moments (like the dog with the human face). The later films seem to abandon this for the most part in favor of 'high concept' dream sequences.

Obi-Wan Jabroni
05-17-12, 04:54 PM
Mystery Men

-Awesome plot
-Funny actors
-creatively went on a limb (even if it failed miserably)

I don't care what anyone says, Mystery Men is great.

bluetoast
05-17-12, 04:56 PM
Mystery Men
- Wes Studi is in it
- Kel Mitchell is in it

Street Fighter
- Hilariously awesome motivational speech by JCVD
- Raul Julia did a great job
- The characters looked accurate to the games at least
- Wes Studi is in it

Solid Snake
05-17-12, 05:30 PM
Wes Studi was in MM?! Damn.

Ky-Fi
05-17-12, 05:53 PM
Mystery Men is a classic in my book.

WeylandYutani
05-17-12, 06:48 PM
Alien Resurrection

1) Fantastic cinematography by Darius Khondji.
2) Sigourney Weaver having fun and looking great.
3) Ripley burns the failed clones. Very effective scene.

Living Dead
05-18-12, 02:31 AM
Battlefield Earth

I'm perhaps the only person on the planet who genuinely likes this movie. I was pissed when they edited it for home video. The truncated version is the only one ever released.

1.) Aliens with dreadlocks and huge feet.
2.) A drinking game can be made out of every time John Travolta turns around very quickly with an angry look on his face.
3.) Dialogue is hilarious and great fun to riff on with other people.
4.) "DESTROY ALL MAN ANIMALS AT WILL!"

brayzie
05-18-12, 02:37 AM
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

1. Retains the dark, low-budget gritty aesthetic of the original.
2. The homoerotic stuff is actually a pretty gutsy move, not just for the era but for a franchise pic. It also adds a surreal touch to the film that really helps the '"what's real, what's a dream" factor.
3. The "you've got the body, I've got the brain" scene.
4. "Help yourself, fucker!"
5. The dream sequences still had the randomness of dream and their 'wtf' moments (like the dog with the human face). The later films seem to abandon this for the most part in favor of 'high concept' dream sequences.

Yeah, my favorite Nightmare installment.
I also thought that the protagonists were easier to sympathize with than in the first film.

DJariya
05-18-12, 06:52 AM
Silent Rage (1982) with Chuck Norris

- Chuck as a badass Sheriff

- Chuck fights a Frankenstein/Michael Myers type serial killer

- One of the rare instances Chuck has sex in a movie. Although the sex scene was pretty blah.

Groucho
05-18-12, 10:29 AM
The Avengers (2012)

- The girl from How I Met Your Mother looks pretty good
- The Hulk was well done
- Post-credit gag was funny

Jaymole
05-18-12, 10:35 AM
The Avengers (2012)

- The girl from How I Met Your Mother looks pretty good
- The Hulk was well done
- Post-credit gag was funny

Nice!

The Godfather

- I laughed when Don Corleone put an Orange Peel in his mouth
- I laughed when a Horse's head wound up in someone's bed
- I laughed when Sonny got all those holes in his suit

Ky-Fi
05-18-12, 01:02 PM
Silent Rage (1982) with Chuck Norris

- Chuck as a badass Sheriff

- Chuck fights a Frankenstein/Michael Myers type serial killer

- One of the rare instances Chuck has sex in a movie. Although the sex scene was pretty blah.

Oh man, I totally forgot that one, and I don't think I've seen it since 1983. All I remember is Chuck delivering a bunch of spinning back-kicks to the head of an indestructible serial killer.

PatD
05-18-12, 03:07 PM
Citizen Kane

--It put Orson Welles on his multi-decade long course of being an actor worthy of doing voice-work in 1986's Transformers: The Movie--a much superior cinematic offering.

--It laid the groundwork for that classic Simpsons episode with Mr. Burn's teddy bear from 1993. It was a symbol of his lost youth and innocence!