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Do You Watch The End Credits On DVDs?

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Do You Watch The End Credits On DVDs?

 
Old 02-20-04, 02:14 PM
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Do You Watch The End Credits On DVDs?

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Nope.
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Old 02-20-04, 02:30 PM
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Almost always. It gives a nice denoument to the movie. Just enough time to reflect on the movies before its time to go back into the real world.
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At the theatre, yes, to make sure we are getting our money's worth...there have been a few movies recently adding material during or after the credits are finished.

We always fast forward through them at home to see if there if there is any of the above...unless we have time to listen to the music. I love the scores!
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I always watch the end credits. It is part of the experience of watching the film.
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in the theaters, sometimes, the same with on DVD. I'll usually watch the credits on a DVD if I'm curious what actor played _____.
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I like to watch the credits. It is a nice time to sort of float back to reality and contemplate the film.

Unfortunately my wife usually grabs the remote as soon as the movie is over and switches back to cable
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Only if the music is really good or there's an easter egg at the very end.
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Always, here. I like to hear the music, it wraps up the movie, there are more and more easter eggs, I like seeing the cast (the major ones, anyway,) etc.
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Nearly always. I have a few friends in the industry and I try to catch their names onscreen. Also, films by Zucker, Abrahms and Zucker have hilarious end credits.
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One my last date my girlfriend and I sat through the all pf the ROTK credits just watching the great art work listening to the song (her favorite). But honestly, no not really.
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Nope. Although I usually fast forward through them to see if there's anything special at the end.
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Nope. Although I usually fast forward through them to see if there's anything special at the end.
Same here.

I was particularly annoyed at how much I had to FF to get to the end of FOTR and TTT. A completely ridiculous amount of end credits.
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I only watch the end credits if I like the music that plays during it. Namely:

Saving Private Ryan
The Patriot(2000)
Forrest Gump
Field of Dreams
The Empire Strikes Back
We Were Soldiers
Glory
The Rock
Star Trek II Wrath of Khan
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Old 02-20-04, 06:00 PM
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In the theater, I always watch the credits. By biggest pet peeve are those disrespectful enough to leave. At home, if I have not seen the film before, then I will watch the credits. If seen before, I may or may not.
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Originally posted by Scorpio
In the theater, I always watch the credits. By biggest pet peeve are those disrespectful enough to leave. At home, if I have not seen the film before, then I will watch the credits. If seen before, I may or may not.
Hey, that's what I was gonna say!

But seriously, that is exactly my philosophy. The first time I see a movie, be it on DVD or at the theater, I always, always stay for the credits. The entire credits. It's just part of the experience, and I do really resent people who rudely get up right in front of me, see that I am still seated, and make no move to get the heck out of the way (especially when that happens in my living room ).

Once I have seen the credits all the way through, I may or may not do so again, depending on the movie. For example when watching Indiana Jones, Star Wars, LOTR, BTTF, and other similar classics, I always let 'em roll. I enjoy the music enough to make it worth my while.

Besides, by staying through the credits, I virtually never encounter anything remotely resembling a traffic jam getting out of the theater parking lot. I leave that "experience" for the disrespectful, gotta-get-outta-here-quick crowd.

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Besides, by staying through the credits, I virtually never encounter anything remotely resembling a traffic jam getting out of the theater parking lot. I leave that "experience" for the disrespectful, gotta-get-outta-her-quick crowd.
You can still avoid the traffic by leaving 5 minutes before the credits start rolling.
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Old 02-20-04, 06:52 PM
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Sometimes. If I liked the movie, then I'll watch the end credits.
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Never, no need to see people's contractual obligations fulfilled unless:

a) I like the songs playing over the credits, in which case I'm not reading them anyway.

b) there are bloopers playing in little windows, in which case I'm not reading them anyway.

c) I need to know the name of a song that was in the movie, in which case I fast forward to the end to get to them.

I liked the system from the "old" days when there were about one minutes worth of credits total in a movie. Now we have to read "Third assistant to the ASPCA monitor." No thanks.
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Very rarely do I watch the credits and only if it seems that it might have a little clip of something after the credits.
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Almost never, unless there's a specific name or song I'm looking for.
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Sometimes on the DVD and always at the movie theater.
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Always. The experience isn't complete until I know the Transportation Coordinator, Best Boy Electric, Lamp Operator, and Property Master.
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Always...and I'm serious. On theatre and on video, I'll always watch the credits... it is PART OF THE MOVIE as far as I'm concerned... that and one day I hope to be listed somewhere in those credits...so I'd hope some people may at least watch to see my damn name....

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I always watch the end credits. I will watch it if the scenes are still on, I will watch it to check the cast, I will watch it if I like the music or songs, I will fast forward the DVD/VHS if the background is black or music is not my type, but most importantly, I want to see if there's a surprise scene at the end of the credits.

One of my recent favorite surprise scenes at the end of the credits is Finding Nemo (little fish eats big fish), have you guys seen it?

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