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Weekly Poll 3-21-04: BEST film directed by Ridley Scott?

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View Poll Results: BEST Ridley Scott directed film?
The Deullists (1977)
5
2.81%
Alien (1979)
66
37.08%
Blade Runner (1982)
51
28.65%
Thelma & Louise (1991)
0
0%
1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
3
1.69%
White Squall (1996)
0
0%
Gladiator (2000)
21
11.80%
Black Hawk Down (2001)
27
15.17%
Matchstick Men (2003)
1
0.56%
Other (please specify)
4
2.25%
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Weekly Poll 3-21-04: BEST film directed by Ridley Scott?

Old 03-22-04, 04:29 AM
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I voted 1492 Conquest of Paradise. I wonder who the other voter is.

Kingdom of Heaven looks promising.
Old 03-22-04, 09:06 AM
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Originally posted by joeydaninja
I voted 1492 Conquest of Paradise. I wonder who the other voter is.

I don't know, but you two MUST get together......

I went with ALIEN.

(Sorry to see there's no respect for Thelma & Louise)
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Alien, no question. Blade Runner comes in a very close second, though. Both movies were landmarks in motion picture history and he has yet to top either films brilliance.
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I'm going to vote for an underdog:
The Duellists - a stunning film; Blade Runner and Alien had fantastic atmosphere, but were a little slow to me.
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Nice to see Alien and Blade Runner neck and neck, but with a sizeable lead over the others.
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I picked Alien, but Blade Runner was very close, so glad to see them tied.
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I'll break that tie and pick Alien.
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Blade Runner, followed closely by Alien.
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Black Hawk Down got my vote but Gladiator was a close second.
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Gotta go with Blade Runner on this one, probably the most directly influential science-fiction film ever. Alien is a very, very close second. Two classic films back when Scott was a real filmmaker making challenging and cutting-edge works and not derivative pap like Gladiator and Black Hawk Down.
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Alien and Black Hawk Down, though it's really tough, because I really like all his films..
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I have to go with Gladiator.
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Tie between Blade Runner and Alien.
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Tough one.
Had to go with BHD, it's a movie I have no problem watching over and over.
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Black Hawk Down
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Top 5:

Black Hawk Down
Alien
White Squall
Black Rain
Someone to Watch Over Me
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Alien by a hair over Gladiator
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My favorites:
1. Gladiator
2. Alien
3. Matchstick Men
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Re: Weekly Poll 3-21-04: BEST film directed by Ridley Scott?

1. Alien
2. Bladerunner
3. Legend
4. The Duellists
5. Matchstick Men

He really just seems to be going through the motions in recent years. He's definitely lost his fire, though at his age that's a bit understandable. Here's hoping his Alien prequel will bring about a return to form. Though I'm not holding out much hope.
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Re: Weekly Poll 3-21-04: BEST film directed by Ridley Scott?

Originally Posted by Maxflier
I have to go with Gladiator.
Make that Kingdom of Heaven (DC), now.
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Re: Weekly Poll 3-21-04: BEST film directed by Ridley Scott?

1. Alien
2. Kingdom of Heaven (DC)
3. Black Hawk Down
4. Blade Runner
5. Robin Hood
Old 09-09-10, 12:33 AM
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Re: Weekly Poll 3-21-04: BEST film directed by Ridley Scott?

Alien
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Re: Weekly Poll 3-21-04: BEST film directed by Ridley Scott?

Where's BLACK RAIN (1989) on that list???
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Re: Weekly Poll 3-21-04: BEST film directed by Ridley Scott?

Originally Posted by Ash Ketchum
Where's BLACK RAIN (1989) on that list???

Other (please specify)
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Re: Weekly Poll 3-21-04: BEST film directed by Ridley Scott?

Originally Posted by Maxflier
Make that Kingdom of Heaven (DC), now.
I was ready to complain about the lack of Kingdom of Heaven: DC in the poll until I realized the date of the OP.

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