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Weekly Poll (5/16/04): BEST John Huston film?

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View Poll Results: BEST John Huston directed film?
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
20
41.67%
Key Largo (1948)
1
2.08%
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
18
37.50%
The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
3
6.25%
The African Queen (1951)
3
6.25%
Moulin Rouge (1952)
0
0%
Moby Dick (1956)
1
2.08%
The Misfits (1961)
0
0%
The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
1
2.08%
Other (please specify)
1
2.08%
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Weekly Poll (5/16/04): BEST John Huston film?

Old 05-16-04, 01:02 AM
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Weekly Poll (5/16/04): BEST John Huston film?

BEST John Huston directed film?

Films to consider for 'Other':


In This Our Life (1942)
Across the Pacific (1942)
We Were Strangers (1949)
The Red Badge of Courage (1951)
Beat the Devil (1953)
Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)
A Farewell to Arms (1957)
The Barbarian and the Geisha (1958)
The Roots of Heaven (1958)
The Unforgiven (1960)
Freud (1962)
The List of Adrian Messenger (1963)
The Night of the Iguana (1964)
La Bibbia (1966)
Casino Royale (1967)
Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967)
Sinful Davey (1969)
A Walk With Love and Death (1969)
The Kremlin Letter (1970)
The Last Run (1971)
Fat City (1972)
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972)
The Mackintosh Man (1973)
Love and Bullets (1979)
Wise Blood (1979)
Phobia (1980)
Victory (1981)
Annie (1982)
Under the Volcano (1984)
Prizzi's Honor (1985)
The Dead (1987)




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I voted for The Asphalt Jungle.

* Have not seen Moby Dick, The Misfits and The Man Who Would be King
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A toss-up betwwen The Maltese Falcon & Treasure of the Sierra Madre.

The African Queen is his most overrated film.

Fat City, Wiseblood and The Man Who Would Be King are his most underrated.
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The Maltese Falcon is about as perfectly directed a film as I can imagine. There isn't a wasted shot or scene in the whole movie. Not bad for a guy who had never made a movie before. It really is "the stuff that dreams are made of."
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I just really enjoy The Treasure of the Sierra Madre.
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The Maltese Falcon - the stuff that good movies are made of.
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TSM, by far - though Houston's made a lot of great films.

I'd say Fat City is his second best.
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The Maltese Falcon got my vote.
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The Maltese Falcon, one of the most influential movies of all-time.
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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
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Another hard one. The Maltese Falcon, but ask me again I might pick Treasure of the Sierra Madre
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Hmm.....too many worthy choices......I'll go with Moby Dick as the one I enjoy the most.
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