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Old 03-14-04, 09:20 PM
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click my link below, and go to the drama section.
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Giant
Lawrence of Arabia (get the Superbit)
The longest Day
The Manchurian Candidate
The natural
Night of the Hunter
The Right Stuff
Old 03-17-04, 06:05 PM
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thanks for the replies guys

im gonna check out the right stuff for sure

any recommendations on good psychological dramas/thrillers

I own: Memento LE, Jacob's Ladder, Fight Club,
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You can't get more psychological than The Manchurian Candidate
Old 03-18-04, 04:40 PM
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Vanilla Sky, really good psychological drama
Old 03-19-04, 02:52 AM
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Originally posted by BigDogg
Hey guys, i'm new to dvd collecting and havent seen some of the old flicks so i was wondering if

Seven Samurai: Criterion Collection

is a good blind buy?

Seven Samurai, while certainly dramatic, is more of an action flick than a drama. I recently watched Kurosawa's Thone of Blood, his adaption of Hamlet, and was blown away by it. I also consider Red Beard to be a masterpeice but some find it a bit slow as it runs over 3 hours. Be sure to listen to the commentary track on the Criterion DVD of Red Beard. It is one of the best I've ever heard.
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I resurrect thee....

While it's not directly about sports, I think Raging Bull is one of the greatest movies ever, and shows very well the kinds of strain a career in sports will put on you and the way the aggressive lifestyle affects you and those around you.
Old 05-14-04, 12:25 PM
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War Dramas:

Dirty Dozen
Great Escape
Sayonara

Sentimental Tearjerkers:

Imitation of Life
Terms of Endearment
Beaches
Philadelphia


Other Dramas:

In the Heat of the Night
The Rose
Color Purple
The Apartment
The Verdict
Old 05-14-04, 12:57 PM
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None of these are "dramas," but all are dramatic films:

Requiem for a Dream
The Silence of the Lambs
Rear Window
Vertigo
The Usual Suspects
Old 05-14-04, 02:22 PM
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Red Beard by Akira Kurosawa


I win! thread is over...
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if you choose to see it, not only is this movie an incredible drama, but also an amazing romance...

"Leaving Las Vegas" Crying Into Tissue
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Empire of the Sun
Cool Hand Luke
The Hustler
Heat
Miller's Crossing
The Limey
Bloody Sunday
In America

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