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View Poll Results: Which is Lynch's best movie?
Eraserhead (1977)
3
3.16%
The Elephant Man (1980)
8
8.42%
Dune (1984)
8
8.42%
Blue Velvet (1986)
19
20.00%
Wild at Heart (1990)
6
6.32%
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
3
3.16%
Lost Highway (1997)
8
8.42%
The Straight Story (1999)
5
5.26%
Mulholland Drive (2001)
34
35.79%
Other
1
1.05%
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best David Lynch movie

Old 01-18-04, 06:59 PM
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best David Lynch movie

Which is his best movie?

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I love em all...cept for Dune...but Mulholland Dr. is my fave of his...
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Definitely Mulholland Drive for me, followed by Wild at Heart and Blue Velvet.

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I'm pretty sure I've seen everything David Lynch has released, including television commercials and the content on his website, and I go with Blue Velvet. After that, there are so many excellent movies, I can't really choose between Eraserhead, The Elephant Man, Fire Walk With Me, Lost Highway, or Mulholland Drive.
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I know others will disagree, but Mullholland drive edges out Blue Velvet in my book
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Tough one for me, because I thought Blue Velvet was so good...but I think The Straight Story proved that Lynch just wasn't about R-Rated surrealism.
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I'm going to go with Mulholland Dr., also.
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Blue Velvet, though they're all great (except for Dune, which is still pretty good).
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I love David Lynch and held Blue Velvet as his masterpiece for many years. Until Mulholland Drive. I have never seen a movie that had me at complete attention for days after I saw it. Just amazing.
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No one mentioned Eraserhead. Is it because no one has seen it yet?
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I went with Lost Highway. Actually, I don't think there is a bad one in the bunch, so it's really hard to choose (I've seen them all, multiple times each). I might put Dune or Twin Peaks in the top spot on another day, depending on my mood.
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Originally posted by jayson1017
No one mentioned Eraserhead. Is it because no one has seen it yet?
I've seen it. I prefer Mulholland Dr., though.
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I've seen Eraserhead as well, and prefer Blue Velvet.
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The best for David Lynch being David Lynch would be Eraserhead and Lost Highway. The best in terms of 'real' movies would be The Elephant Man.
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Lost Highway
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Mulholland Drive... I am still baffled two years later...
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Lost Highway; it's also one of my favorite movies ever.
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Allright fess up, who voted for Dune?

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I voted for Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, but it was a close call between that and Blue Velvet for me. When all is said and done though, I can not deny FWWM. It is brilliant.
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Originally posted by jayson1017
No one mentioned Eraserhead. Is it because no one has seen it yet?
If you haven't seen Eraserhead, you are not a true Lynch fan.

Voted Lost Highway, though it was hard to choose.
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Originally posted by caiman
If you haven't seen Eraserhead, you are not a true Lynch fan.
Okay, how about this . . . what are you if you have seen Eraserhead (probably 5+ times), but have never seen any of his other movies (well, I have seen a good bit of Dune)?
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Mulholland Drive is my fav too.
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1) Blue Velvet
2) Wild at Heart
3) Mulholland Drive
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I voted for Wild At Heart, which makes me just weird at heart I suppose. I just love Nic Cage's character in that movie.

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