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Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
13
17.57%
Gallipoli (1981)
7
9.46%
The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)
2
2.70%
Witness (1985)
11
14.86%
The Mosquito Coast (1986)
6
8.11%
Dead Poet's Society (1989)
8
10.81%
Fearless (1993)
4
5.41%
The Truman Show (1998)
12
16.22%
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
11
14.86%
Other
0
0%
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best Peter Weir movie

Old 01-28-04, 11:22 PM
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best Peter Weir movie

Which is Weir's best movie?
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Witness is one of my favorites of all time. But I like them all in varying degrees except The Mosquito Coast.
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Of the 6 on the list that I have seen, I liked Witness the best.
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IMO, it's either The Truman Show or Picnic at Hanging Rock.
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Dead Poets Society hands down. Carpe Diem.
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Last Wave or Master and Commander
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The exclusion of The Last Wave, one of his best, is perplexing.
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Peter Weir is one of my favorite directors, right up their with Terry Gilliam, I love almost all of his films, but I have to say Fearless is one of the most emotional films I have ever seen, and therefore, that is where my vote will go.
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Easy one for me: Witness. (Also Harrison Ford's Best Movie, IMHO)
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Im goin with Witness...
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The Truman Show is very good. Haven't seen Witness yet.
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"Witness." One of the finest films of the 1980s. Weir's masterpiece, IMHO.
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Dead Poets Society. It is one of the most uplifting movies I've ever seen, and at the same time one of the saddest I've ever seen as well. Excellent performances all around, especially Ethan Hawke and Robin Williams. I'm still hoping there will be a SE dvd one day of this great movie.
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I'm not exactly a fan, but of the ones I've seen, I'd say Gallipoli was his best. I did enjoy Witness as well.
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The Year of Living Dangerously
Old 01-29-04, 02:55 PM
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Picnic at Hanging Rock.
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I voted for Picnic. Truman would be my second choice.

There's one film of his I just loathe - but I don't even want to get started.
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Just watched Picnic last night. But I have to go with Master & Commander.
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Witness, followed closely by Dead Poet's Society and the Truman Show. Very talented director, my least favorite (ie. I really didn't like it at all), Master & Commander.
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Witness is a great movie.

I also really enjoyed Mosquito Coast.
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I picked The Year of Living Dangerously, but I like all of them very much (except Dead Poets Society).

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