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Old 12-10-03, 09:02 PM
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Is there a movie you hated at first...

...but now its one of your favs? Sorry if this has been asked or beat to death already...didn't see anything on the search.

I hated Cable Guy at first now I love the movie.
Old 12-10-03, 09:04 PM
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I don't think I've had one go from one extreme to the other but there are a couple I hated at first but now like/will watch on a regular basis. Gladiator and Alien3 come to mind right off hand.
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Fifth Element. I initially saw it in the theater and had anticipated a movie very different than this. Someone in the family picked it up and it made its rounds in the player.

Well, not only did I begin to love it, I had to pick up the SB version.

Great popcorn movie.
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I detested Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery when I first saw it. I thought it was dumb, and stupid.

I still think it's dumb, but now I think it's funny.
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Yes...I'm afraid I do this alot and let my expectations get the better of me when I first see a movie.

A few that come to mind, that I hated on first view, but have come to be worthy (in my eyes anyway) to own:

Zoolander
Death to Smoochy
The Perfect Storm
Three Kings
O Brother Where Art Thou?
Little Nicky
Get Shorty
Austin Powers:IMM
Old 12-10-03, 09:24 PM
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This should be in Movie Talk.
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Moulin Rouge. The first time I saw it I violently hated it. The second time I saw it I loved it and never looked back.
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The Big Lebowski.
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Matrix Reloaded. Saw it at the midnight showing. Hated it. Next day and several months afterwards, I warned everyone how crappy it was. Bought the dvd on Black Friday because it was cheap. Watched it again. Read about the movie and the meaning. Now I like it and defend it.
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Blade Runner. I didn't hate it when I first saw it, but I didn't like it all. I watched it a second time through and completely loved it. I don't know what changed, but Blade Runner is one of my favorite movies now.
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Blue Velvet. I tried watching it two or three times back in 86 and just couldn't get into it. Right after watching Twin Peaks in reruns on Bravo back in 1992 or 1993 (I can't remember exactly), I tried it again and found it fascinating...
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The first time I saw Se7en I didn't like it that much, but every time I watch it I like it more and now it's one of my favorites.
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collating.......


no.
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Originally posted by shizawn
I detested Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery when I first saw it. I thought it was dumb, and stupid.

I still think it's dumb, but now I think it's funny.
Same here I thought it was so stupid. It eventually grew on me and is one of my favorite comedies. (The part where he is trying to back up the cart in the hallway cracks me up).
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totally on the Big lebowski

also on High Fidelity

Fargo too
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pulp fiction
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Pulp Fiction

I remember watching it like eight years ago (okay, so that makes me 11, big deal), and I didn't like it one bit.

Gave it a whirl at 16, and it's been one of my favorites ever since.
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BIG LEBOWSKI

That movie can not be viewed one time only.

Also, Pulp Fiction, Ocean's 11 (2001) and Snatch (kinda liked it at first, now love it)
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I'm not actually hating it, but Almot Famous doesn't get me the first time I saw it. Also some other classics such as Casablanca and The Third Man. But now, the more I watched them, the more I loved those movie.
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Originally posted by Sparrow
Fifth Element. I initially saw it in the theater and had anticipated a movie very different than this. Someone in the family picked it up and it made its rounds in the player.

Well, not only did I begin to love it, I had to pick up the SB version.

Great popcorn movie.
My pick exactly.

I went and saw it in the theater with my bro-in-law and father-in-law. Hated it.

Saw it with my kid brother ('cause I said I would). Still didn't like it.

Saw it a third time in the theater with friends... and it started to grow on me.

This was the third DVD I bought with my original player back in Aug of '99 and its still one of my Top 10.
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The Thin Red Line
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None.

Why would I see I movie I hated again?
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Originally posted by Groucho
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Why would I see I movie I hated again?
Because I'd never have gotten into 2001 otherwise.
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My biggest "turn around" movie was What About Bob?. I didn't find it funny at all when I first saw it . . . now it's one of my favorites.

I'm also currently in the middle of this process with Meet The Parents.
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I didn't really care for Rushmore the first time I saw it. Then I saw Bottle Rocket and enjoyed it so I decide to give Rushmore another try and liked it a lot more. I've now seen the film many times and love it a bit more with each viewing.

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