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Re: 3rd DVDTalk Action/Adventure/Crime/Mystery Challenge List Thread March 1st - 31st

DVD: 25 (27%) | DVR: 25 (27%) | Netflix Instant: 22 (24%) | Other Streaming: 17 (18%) | On Demand: 3 (3%)

More Stats:
Spoiler:
Top 5
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Juan of the Dead
Thor: The Dark World
Ender's Game
Law Abiding Citizen

5 Biggest Disappointments
Hollow Man 2
Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation
Tomorrow Never Dies
You Only Live Twice
Dahmer

Checklist:
Spoiler:
Watch items from at least 7 of the 13 decades of film history.
--- 1880 -
--- 1890 -
--- 1900 -
--- 1910 -
--- 1920 -
--- 1930 -
-X- 1940 - Cat People (1942)
--- 1950 -
-X- 1960 - You Only Live Twice (1967)
-X- 1970 - Orca (1977)
-X- 1980 - Conan the Barbarian (1982)
-X- 1990 - Léon: The Professional (1994)
-X- 2000 - A Perfect Getaway (2009)
-X- 2010 - Ender's Game (2013)

Watch items on at least 3 different formats (DVD, BD, HD-DVD, VHS, TV, streaming, theatrical, LD, live, etc.)
-X- Format 1 - Ender's Game (DVD)
-X- Format 2 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (DVR)
-X- Format 3 - Night of the Living Dead: Re-Animation (Streaming)

Watch items originating from at least 3 different countries.
-X- Country 1 - Ender's Game (USA)
-X- Country 2 - The Loved Ones (Australia)
-X- Country 3 - Léon: The Professional (France)

Watch items with at least 6 different ratings.
--- Pre Codes -
-X- Hays approved - You Only Live Twice
--- Hays unapproved -
--- G -
-X- GP - The Omega Man
-X- PG - Epic
-X- PG-13 - Ender's Game
--- M -
-X- R - Night of the Living Dead: Re-Animation
--- X -
--- NC-17 -
-X- Unrated Post-codes - The Prowler
--- TV Y -
--- TV Y7 -
--- TV G -
-X- TV PG - Psych
-X- TV 14 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
-X- TV MA - Bitten

Watch an item from at least 7 of the following subgenres.
--- Film Noir -
-X- Mystery - The Tall Man
--- Urban cop thriller
--- Modern Caper/heist
--- Depression-era crime (Dillinger, Bonnie & Clyde, etc.)
--- Globe-trotting adventure (Americans overseas)
--- Treasure hunt adventure
-X- Swordplay - Conan the Barbarian
-X- Jungle movie (including Tarzan) - Anaconda III
--- Hong Kong crime
--- Japanese Yakuza
--- Italian Crime
-X- Conspiracy thriller - Side Effects
-X- Spy/Espionage - You Only Live Twice
-X- Serial Killer - The Following
-X- Space - Ender's Game
-X- War - Universal Soldier
-X- Robots - Judge Dredd
--- Vigilante

Watch an item by at least five of these directors.
--- Raoul Walsh -
--- Howard Hawks
--- John Ford
--- Anthony Mann
--- Don Siegel
--- Robert Aldrich
--- Sam Fuller
--- John Sturges
--- Jean-Pierre Melville
--- Akira Kurosawa
--- Kinji Fukasaku
--- Chang Cheh
--- Sammo Hung
--- Takeshi Kitano
--- John Woo
--- Walter Hill
--- Quentin Tarantino
--- John McTiernan
--- James Cameron
--- John Frankenheimer
--- Siergo Leone
--- Wong Jing
--- Yuen Chor
--- Sam Peckinpah
-X- Robert Rodriguez - Machete

Watch an item from at least five of these stars.
--- Errol Flynn -
--- John Wayne
--- Cynthia Rothrock
--- Claudia Cardinale
--- Humphrey Bogart
--- Burt Lancaster
--- Kirk Douglas
--- Steve McQueen
--- Charles Bronson
--- James Coburn
--- Toshiro Mifune
--- Clint Eastwood
--- Chuck Norris
--- Bruce Lee
--- Jackie Chan
--- Sammo Hung
-X- Steven Seagal - Machete
--- Henry Silva
-X- Jean-Claude Van Damme - Universal Soldier
--- Jason Statham
--- Bruce Willis
--- Sonny Chiba
-X- Arnold Schwarzenegger - Conan the Barbarian
-X- Sylvester Stallone - Judge Dredd
-X- Samuel Jackson - Oldboy
-X- Milla Jovovich - A Perfect Getaway
-X- Harrison Ford - Ender's Game
--- Denzel Washington
--- Jet Li
-X- Michelle Rodriguez - Machete
--- Pam Grier
--- Jimmy Wang Yu
--- Tom Cruise

Complete at least seven of these categories.
-X- a Bond film or spoof - You Only Live Twice
--- MST3K or similar riff -
-X- won an Academy Award -- Best Animated Feature Film of the Year - Frozen
-X- won a Razzie -- Worst Supporting Actress (Jessica Alba) - Machete
--- silent film -
-X- a crime or mystery item - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
--- a film and its sequel -
--- a film and its remake -
--- an item with a commentary or riff
--- a special feature -
-X- something animated - Epic
--- a trailer -
--- watch a sentai or tokusatsu item -
--- something with a major holiday theme -
--- a Criterion release


February 28 After sunset
1. Ender's Game (2013) DVD ★★★★★
2. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (S01E15: Operation: Broken Feather) DVR
3. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (S01E16: The Party) DVR

March 1
4. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (S01E17: Full Boyle) DVR
5. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (S01E18: The Apartment) DVR
6. Castle (S06E14: Dressed to Kill) DVR
7. Night of the Living Dead: Re-animation (2012) Amazon ★★★★☆
8. Psych (S08E06: 1967: A Psych Odyssey) DVR
9. The Following (S02E06: Fly Away) DVR
10. Bitten (S01E04: Grief) DVR

March 2
11. Bitten (S01E05: Bitten) DVR
12. Epic (2013) HBO ★★★★☆
13. A Perfect Getaway (2009) HitBliss ★★★★☆

March 3
14. We're the Millers (2013) HitBliss ★★★★☆
15. Machete (2010) HitBliss ★★★★☆
16. Conan the Barbarian (1982) Streampix ★★★☆☆
17. Side Effects (2013) Netflix ★★★★☆

March 4
18. Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer (2007) HitBliss ★★★★☆
19. Chloe (2009) HitBliss ★★★★★

March 5
20. The Stepfather (2009) HitBliss ★★★☆☆

March 6
21. The Perfect Host (2010) Netflix ★★★★☆
22. Triangle (2009) Hitbliss ★★☆☆☆

March 7
23. Hollow Man 2 (2006) Crackle ★☆☆☆☆
24. You Only Live Twice (1967) DVD ★☆☆☆☆
25. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) DVD ★★★★★
26. Thor: The Dark World (2013) DVD ★★★★★

March 8
27. The Tall Man (2012) Netflix ★★★★★
28. The Loved Ones (2009) DVD ★★★★☆
29. Oldboy (2013) DVD ★★★★★

March 9
31. Mother's Day (2010) DVD ★★★★☆
30. Dahmer (2003) Netflix ★★☆☆☆
31. Orca (1977) DVD ★★☆☆☆

March 10
32. Cat People (1942) DVD ★★★☆☆
33. Tourist Trap (1979) Amazon ★★★☆☆
34. Castle (S06E15: Smells Like Teen Spirit) DVR
35. 2-Headed Shark Attack (2012) Netflix ★★★☆☆

March 11
36. Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation (2004) Netflix ★☆☆☆☆
37. The Omega Man (1971) DVD ★★★★☆
38. Law Abiding Citizen (2009) YouTube ★★★★★

March 12
39. Léon: The Professional (1994) DVD ★★★★★

March 13
40. GoldenEye (1995) DVD ★★☆☆☆
41. Die Another Day (2002) DVD ★★★☆☆
42. Castle (S06E16: Room 147) DVR
43. Castle (S06E17: In the Belly of the Beast) DVR
44. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (S01E19: Tactical Village) DVR
45. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (S01E20: Fancy Brugdom) DVR

March 14
46. Judge Dredd (1995) DVD ★★★★☆
47. Psych (S08E07: Shawn and Gus Truck Things Up) DVR
48. Psych (S08E08: A Touch of Sweevil) DVR

March 15
49. White Collar (S01E03: Book of Hours) Netflix
50. Road House (1989) DVD ★★★★☆
51. Universal Soldier (1992) DVD ★★☆☆☆
52. The Following (S02E07: Sacrifice) DVR
53. The Following (S02E08: The Messenger) DVR

March 16
53. Dr. No (1962) DVD ★★☆☆☆
54. The Prowler (1981) Hulu ★★☆☆☆

March 17
55. Static (2012) HitBliss ★★★★☆
56. Demolition Man (1993) HitBliss ★★★★☆
57. Timecop (1994) Amazon ★★★☆☆

March 18
58. The Watcher (2000) HBO ★★★☆☆
59. The World is Not Enough (1999) DVD ★★☆☆☆

March 19
60. Super Mario Bros. (1993) DVD ★★★★☆
61. White Collar (S01E04: Flip of the Coin) Netflix

March 20
62. Juan of the Dead (2011) DVD ★★★★★
63. White Collar (S01E05: The Portrait) Netflix
64. The Car (1977) DVD ★★☆☆☆

March 21
65. Frozen (2013) Amazon ★★★☆☆

March 22
66. I Know Who Killed Me (2007) DVD ★★★☆☆
67. White Collar (S01E06: All In) Netflix

March 23
68. White Collar (S01E07: Free Fall) Netflix
69. White Collar (S01E08: Hard Sell) Netflix
70. White Collar (S01E09: Bad Judgment) Netflix

March 24
71. Raising Cain (1992) DVD ★★★★★

March 25
72. White Collar (S01E10: Vital Signs) Netflix
73. White Collar (S01E11: Home Invasion) Netflix
74. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) DVD ★☆☆☆☆

March 26
75. The Night Listener (2006) DVD ★★☆☆☆
76. White Collar (S01E12: Bottlenecked) Netflix
77. White Collar (S01E13: Front Man) Netflix
78. White Collar (S01E14: Out of the Box) Netflix

March 27
79. White Collar (S02E01: Withdrawal) Netflix
80. Psych (S08E09: A Nightmare On State Street) DVR
81. Psych (S08E10: The Break Up) DVR

March 28
82. Anaconda III (2008) DVD ★★★☆☆

March 29
83. White Collar (S02E02: Need to Know) Netflix
84. White Collar (S02E03: Copycat Caffrey) Netflix
85. The Following (S02E09: Unmasked) DVR
86. The Following (S02E10: Teacher's Pet) DVR

March 30
87. Castle (S06E18: The Way of the Ninja) DVR
88. White Collar (S02E04: By the Book) Netflix

March 31
89. Revenge (S03E14: Payback) DVR
90. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (S01E21: Unsolvable) DVR
91. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (S01E22: Charges and Specs) DVR
92. Bitten (S01E06: Committed) HitBliss
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