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Old 03-13-05, 06:05 PM
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Exactly 90. Pretty proud of meself!
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103 here.
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I have 35 of them (including The Incredibles and Eternal Sunshine... which are en route), of the 105 (film) titles I have (0 from the bottom 100).
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Ive got 35 of em'
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I have 38 of them.
But some of the films on there list are not that great what gives?
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Originally Posted by ROBERTCOP34
I have 38 of them.
But some of the films on there list are not that great what gives?
What 'gives' is that great is subjective. There are a few films on there that I absolutely detest, but evidently many others love.
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I don't know, I think they're all quality films...at least in respect to cinema on the whole. Place any title from the top-250 alongside a title from the bottom-100 for confirmation of this. But like "natevines" said, it's all subjective. The titles are voted on by guys and gals like you and I. Most people are fans of Mystic River and Million Dollar Baby. I wasn't too blown away by either. However, I can understand and accept their placement on the list because I'm well aware that I'm in the minority with my unfavorable impression of them.

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I have 31 of the DVDs, but I find the list to be silly. To many current movies, not enough classics nearer the top.
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I have 2
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Originally Posted by Iron Giant
but I find the list to be silly. To many current movies, not enough classics nearer the top.
By my count, close to 60% of the films on the list were made before 1980.

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I don't have 54 of them, plus or minus a couple from eyeballing the list.

Several aren't out yet so it's kind of hard to own them.
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81...with some on order.
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91/250 = 36%

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shichinin no samurai (1954)
Casablanca (1942)
Schindler's List (1993)
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Citizen Kane (1941)
Star Wars (1977)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Rear Window (1954)
Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il (1966)
The Usual Suspects (1995)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Memento (2000)
North by Northwest (1959)
C'era una volta il West (1968)
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain, Le (2001)
Goodfellas (1990)
American Beauty (1999)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
The Matrix (1999)
Fight Club (1999)
Vertigo (1958)
The Third Man (1949)
Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi (2001)
Boot, Das (1981)
Se7en (1995)
All About Eve (1950)
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Léon (1994)
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Alien (1979)
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Ran (1985)
Amadeus (1984)
The Great Escape (1963)
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Jaws (1975)
Aliens (1986)
Finding Nemo (2003)
Braveheart (1995)
Wo hu cang long (2000)
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Yojimbo (1961)
Strangers on a Train (1951)
Donnie Darko (2001)
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Forrest Gump (1994)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Mononoke-hime (1997)
Rebecca (1940)
Notorious (1946)
Unforgiven (1992)
Toy Story 2 (1999)
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Back to the Future (1985)
Shrek (2001)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Mystic River (2003)
Die Hard (1988)
Hotaru no haka (1988)
Big Fish (2003)
Gladiator (2000)
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
Lost in Translation (2003)
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Ed Wood (1994)
The Terminator (1984)
Toy Story (1995)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
Almost Famous (2000)
The 39 Steps (1935)
Rain Man (1988)
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
The Big Lebowski (1998)
Snatch. (2000)
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Garden State (2004)
Miller's Crossing (1990)
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Heat (1995)
Tenkû no shiro Rapyuta (1986)
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I like the idea of averaging the collection, Quake!

As for me… I have 100 out of 217, giving me an average of 46%, and I never consciously sought IMDB for advice as to what title to get, unlike some people I know.
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Originally Posted by slowcloud
I like the idea of averaging the collection, Quake!

As for me… I have 100 out of 217, giving me an average of 46%, and I never consciously sought IMDB for advice as to what title to get, unlike some people I know.
217? do u mean out of 250?
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out of 217 is the 46% that he mentioned
only 40% out of 250 (assuming he stopped counting at #217, because he didnt have any of the final 33)... cant really manipulate the percentages by stopping counting at the last one you have.. Otherwise, someone that only had the first one.. could say 100%
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Originally Posted by me12321
Could you give some examples of some of these "really horrible" movies. Because as far as I can tell most of the films on the list got quite a bit of critical acclaim, even if it may be a stretch to call them one of the greatest movies of all time.
OK, maybe "really horrible" was overstating it a bit, but below is a list of movies from the IMDb top 250 that IMO range from terrible to mediocre:

Memento
The Matrix
Requiem For a Dream
Kill Bill Vol 1
Kill Bill Vol 2
The Sixth Sense
Cinema Paradiso
Terminator 2
Run Lola Run
Return of the Jedi
Talk To Her
Lost in Translation
Being John Malkovich
21 Grams
Garden State
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I was suprised to find that I have 49 of them. Several are on my to get list. Not a bad list if you like arbitrary lists developed by someone else.

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202 I had no idea i had that many
All the top 50
93 out of the top 100
Only own 1 in bottom 100

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Old 03-14-05, 08:44 AM
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Wow - I have 148 of those! (It would be a bit higher, but there are a few titles that haven't appeared on DVD yet!)

59%
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Terrible to Mediocre? The Sixth Sense was a rare Hollywood "intelligent" suspense/horror film (though Unbreakable has more rewatch value IMO) T2 is a superb action blockbuster, Matrix is also a very good intelligent action film (much better than the sequels).
I agree I was also scratching my head at KB1 and 2 but even they were good fun.

"I disapprove of what you say but I defend to the death your right to say it"
(Voltaire).

The chart works better if you take it as a snapshot of movies people find entertaining in the here and now. I don't agree with some of the choices but resepct them
As you said wendersfan its just your opinion which is OK

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Old 03-14-05, 08:56 AM
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69 and I saw about 15-20 others that I will probably get at some point.

I currently only have one from the bottom 100 (Robocop 3), but may up that number soon with the addition of Superman IV. I'm a sucker for completing series.

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137 for me of the Top 250. Pretty good list.
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84 if i've counted correctly...

1. The Godfather (1972)
2. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
3. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
4. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
5. Shichinin no samurai (1954)
6. Casablanca (1942)
8. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
9. Citizen Kane (1941)
10. Star Wars (1977)
11. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
12. Pulp Fiction (1994)
13. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
14. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
15. Rear Window (1954)
16. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
17. Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il (1966)
18. The Usual Suspects (1995)
19. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
23. Psycho (1960)
24. North by Northwest (1959)
25. C'era una volta il West (1968)
27. Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain, Le (2001)
28. Goodfellas (1990)
34. Apocalypse Now (1979)
35. The Matrix (1999)
36. Paths of Glory (1957)
38. Vertigo (1958)
45. Taxi Driver (1976)
48. Rashômon (1950)
55. Chinatown (1974)
57. L.A. Confidential (1997)
58. Léon (1994)
70. Raging Bull (1980)
71. Ran (1985)
74. Touch of Evil (1958)
76. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
79. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
80. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
82. The Shining (1980)
83. Jaws (1975)
88. Braveheart (1995)
90. Wo hu cang long (2000)
91. Fargo (1996)
94. Yojimbo (1961)
96. Strangers on a Train (1951)
100. The Princess Bride (1987)
101. Sjunde inseglet, Det (1957)
104. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
106. Nuovo cinema Paradiso (1989)
107. Before Sunset (2004)
109. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
115. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
119. Smultronstället (1957)
121. Ying xiong (2002)
124. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
131. The Elephant Man (1980)
132. Cool Hand Luke (1967)
133. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
139. Quatre cents coups, Les (1959)
143. Platoon (1986)
147. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
171. The Straight Story (1999)
174. The Killing (1956)
180. Lost in Translation (2003)
181. Spartacus (1960)
182. Magnolia (1999)
186. Ed Wood (1994)
197. Festen (1998)
198. Twelve Monkeys (1995)
201. Brazil (1985)
203. The Conversation (1974)
205. Trois couleurs: Rouge (1994)
211. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
213. Persona (1966)
215. Fanny och Alexander (1982)
219. Mulholland Dr. (2001)
220. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
223. The Big Lebowski (1998)
234. Per qualche dollaro in più (1965)
239. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
240. Barry Lyndon (1975)
242. Miller's Crossing (1990)
245. Spider-Man 2 (2004)

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