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Old 07-31-03, 02:51 PM
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Is ronin a good blind buy?

I'm a fan of car chases and Deniro (which this movie I hear has both), hows the sound and video?
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For the usual $10 price, yes, a very good blind buy.
Old 07-31-03, 04:41 PM
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Don't wait, just buy it. Best car chases since "Grand Prix" but not on racetracks!
Old 07-31-03, 06:48 PM
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If you have a region free player buy the Region 2, 2-Disc Ultimate Editon from Japan. It's 16:9 and has a DTS soundtrack. Hurry, cause it's Limited.
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Get it.
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For the $10 price tag at most retailers, you can't go wrong. It is certainly not the best film ever made, but it is fairly entertaining and the chase scenes are justifiably famous. It makes great demo material.
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If you are a De Niro fan, this movie is really, really great. If you like car chases too, what are you waiting for?
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I was not expecting to much from this movie when I got it as some sort of "free" deal by buying a certain Sony (3000) DVD player, but I find myself watching it again and again. This is a really good movie. I was surprised that I had not heard more about it when it came out in the movie houses.
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I liked it except for the fact that Boromir is a big sissy in it.
Old 08-05-03, 10:22 PM
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Picked up Ronin as part of the B1G1 $10 deal at Circuit City - good way to get in cheap if you're still on the fence about the title.
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Ronin Rocks.
Old 08-06-03, 03:49 AM
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ronin is the only movie i own that i've watched (the dvd, from beginning to end) more than twice, as well as listened to the whole commentary. not to mention it's $10 .. hey it's $10 here in Canada too
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A little overrated.

Definitely NOT the best car chase ever like many others have said. I've seen way better.

Movie-wise it's pretty damn good. Not great but definitely good. Jean Reno isn't too shabby either.
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I bought it blind and was glad I did. Best filmed car chase since Bullitt.
Old 08-11-03, 02:46 PM
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I saw it in the theater and thought the story was little more than superficial glue for the chases. But, I did pick it up for $5 via the current circuit city B1G1F promo.

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