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Old 04-09-06, 04:17 AM
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Originally Posted by flyboy
Call me crazy but I just like to see other peoples lists and reasons they liked a certain film. Ill post mine after some thought......
No order;

Dumb & Dumber
Wayne's World
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Raiders Of The Lost Ark
They Live
Beverly Hills Cop
Lethal Weapon
Back To The Future Part 1-3
Men In Black
Ghostbusters
Austin Powers 1 & 2
T2
Total Recall
The Naked Gun
Star Wars
Rocky 1 & 2
The Terminator
Old 06-14-06, 02:13 AM
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I just updated my ymdb:

1. Léon (The Professional)
2. Anchorman
3. Underworld
4. Bad Santa
5. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
6. Ocean's Eleven
7. The Matrix
8. The Italian Job
9. Shallow Hal
10. Old School
11. Fallen
12. Grumpy Old Men
13. The Score
14. Training Day
15. Rounders
16. Shaun of the Dead
17. Heist
18. Confidence
19. Black Hawk Down
20. Running Scared
Old 06-14-06, 04:46 AM
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I'll only give my Top 10 because i only recently began seriously delving into film and DVD.

1. The Godfather (1972)
2. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
3. Pulp Fiction (1994)
4. The Godfather, Part II (1974)
5. Almost Famous (2000)
6. Raging Bull (1980)
7. The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
8. Mystic River (2003)
9. The Incredibles (2004)
10. King Kong (2005)
Old 06-14-06, 06:12 AM
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I don't know if I should even bother trying to order these:

Memento
Schindler's List
The Shawshank Redemption
The Sixth Sense
Pulp Fiction
LA Confidential
The Usual Suspects
Adaptation
Casablanca
Dr Strangelove
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring
The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Magnolia
Crash
The Matrix
Silence of the Lambs
Old 06-14-06, 10:32 AM
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1. Brazil - Cool to see this on a bunch of lists
2. The Godfather Part II
3. Goodfellas
4. Jaws
5. Star Wars (1977)
6. Fight Club
7. Raiders of the Lost Ark
8. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
9. Pulp Fiction
10. The Big Lebowski
11. The Blues Brothers
12. The Fly (1986)
13. Escape From New York
14. The Thin Man
15. Leaving Las Vegas
16. The Natural
17. Cool Hand Luke
18. The Lord of the Rings
19. Die Hard
20. Five Easy Pieces

Way too difficult. I'm looking at the list and already thinking about all the stuff I left off.
Old 06-14-06, 11:19 AM
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I can only do top 5, anything after 5 is over 100 films and too difficult to pick from. No particular order (NPO)

Wizard of Oz
It Happened One Night
The Birds
Memento
Lawrence of Arabia
Old 06-14-06, 11:57 AM
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01. Accidental Tourist
02. Manhattan
03. Double Life of Veronique
04. Cries and Whispers
05. City Lights
06. Bicycle Thief
07. Pinocchio
08. Persona
09. Empire Strikes Back
10. Battleship Potemkin
11. Anne of Green Gables ('85)
12. His Girl Friday
13. L' Atalante
14. Umberto D
15. Last Picture Show
16. Sullivan's Travels
17. Piano, The
18. Red Shoes, The
19. Wizard of Oz
20. Napoléon
Old 06-14-06, 02:09 PM
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1.The Godfather
2.Casablanca
3.Raiders of the Lost Ark
4.Unforgiven
5.LOTR: Return of the King
6.Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back
7.Se7en
8.Pulp Fiction
9.North by Northwest
10.Saving Private Ryan
11.Ed Wood
12.Shawshank Redemption
13.Tombstone
14.True Romance
15.The Matrix
16.The Graduate
17.Jerry Maguire
18.High Noon
19.Braveheart
20.Fight Club

Honorable mention - Crash, Schindler's List, Goodfellas, Its a Wonderful Life, The Shining, Elephant Man, Collateral
Old 06-14-06, 03:56 PM
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I don't think you guys are understanding the intent of this thread. It says "What were your 20 favorite films"...as in...they were, but now are no longer your favorites.
Old 06-14-06, 04:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Aphex Twin
I don't think you guys are understanding the intent of this thread. It says "What were your 20 favorite films"...as in...they were, but now are no longer your favorites.
Yeah but as that post is 2 years old, it makes more sense to just go with the flow. Also I'm not so sure you are right about his intent look at the start of his own list = Citizen Kane / 8 1/2 / Casablanca / Tokyo Story/ The Godfather

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Old 06-14-06, 04:25 PM
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these WERE and still ARE:
Dawn of the Dead's Top 20
1. Schindler's List
2. Die Hard
3. The Abyss
4. True Lies
5. It's a Wondeful Life
6. Red Dawn
7. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
8. Forrest Gump
9. Star Wars
10. Shawshank Redemption, The
11. Braveheart
12. Wo hu zang long Tigre et Dragon (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)
13. The Firm
14. Almost Famous
15. The Lion King
16. Midnight Sting (Diggstown)
17. Platoon
18. Goodfellas
19. The Matrix
20. Batman Begins
Old 06-14-06, 05:25 PM
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Mine:

1) Close Encounters of the Third Kind
2) Leon : The Professional
3) Donnie Darko
4) About A Boy
5) Elizabeth
6) The Rapture
7) Blade Runner
8) The Shawshank Redemption
9) Pulp Fiction
10) The X-Men
11) L.A. Confidental
12) Hedwig and the Angry Inch
13) Kill Bill Vol. 1
14) In America
15) Ghost World
16) The Grifters
17) Gattaca
18) Election
19) The Ice Storm
20) The Exorcist
Old 06-19-06, 11:18 AM
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1. Léon: The Professional
2. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
3. The Godfather
4. Lawrence of Arabia
5. Casablanca
6. The Last Emperor
7. Amadeus
8. Apocalypse Now
9. 2001: A Space Oddysey
10. The Bridge on the River Kwai
11. Casablana
12. Memento
13. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
14. Seven Samurai
15. Jackie Brown
16. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
17. Chinatown
18. The Silence of the Lambs
19. Dances With Wolves
20. Hero
Old 09-22-06, 05:07 AM
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1.ghostbuster
2.back to the furture
3.maximum overdrive
4.ferris bueller's day off
5.valley girl
6.top gun
7.menace to society
8.splash
9.last american virgin
10.the wizard
11.the matrix
12.friday
13.explorers
14.revenge of the nerds
15.stand by me
16.bachelor party
17.superman
18.D.A.R.Y.L
19.national lampoons vacation
20.nightmare on elm street

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Old 09-22-06, 06:50 AM
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Eraserhead
El Topo
The Thing
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Au Revoir Les Enfants
Miracle Mile
Grave of the Fireflies
Irreversible
Lilya 4-Ever
Return of the Living Dead
Pickup on South Street
Pink Flamingos
Curious Dr Humpp
The Warriors
Vixen!
The Wanderers
Suspiria
A Clockwork Orange
Story of Ricky
Mind Game
Old 09-22-06, 08:37 AM
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In alphabetical order:

Angel Heart
Brazil
Blues Brothers
Breaking Away
El Mariachi
Fail-Safe
Fargo
Fight Club
Groundhog Day
Henry V (Branagh)
Hero
Hudson Hawk
The Hudsucker Proxy
Moulin Rouge
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington
North By Northwest
Papillon
The Princess Bride
Singin' In The Rain
Stripes
Old 09-22-06, 12:11 PM
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1. Vertigo
2. Magnolia
3. Psycho
4. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
5. Almost Famous
6. Titanic
7. Mulholland Drive
8. The 400 Blows
9. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
10. Moulin Rouge!
11. Back to the Future
12. Lost in Translation
13. My Fair Lady
14. Beauty and the Beast(1991)
15. Eyes Wide Shut
16. Sideways
17.The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
18. 21 Grams
19. Roman Holiday
20. Taxi Driver
Old 09-22-06, 04:17 PM
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hmmm?

Top 20 in no real special order ...

1. Amadeus
2. Patton
3. Legend of 1900
4. The Last Emporer
5. Saving Private Ryan
6. The 10th Kingdom
7. Moulin Rouge
8. Kiss Me Quick
9. Full Metal Jacket
10. Rocky Horror Picture Show
11. Duck Soup
12. Gold Diggers of 1933
13. Stalag 17
14. Jerimah Johnson
15. Ferinelli
16. Tae Guk Gi
17. Bruce Almighty
18. Stagedoor Canteen
19. Ben Hur
20. Gladiator

I could go on but that would be the top 20 off the top of my head, if I give it serirous thought I think I could make a better list.
Old 09-22-06, 04:24 PM
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I'll take it a step furthur. Here's my top 100 movies of all time.


1. Seven - 1995 - David Fincher
2. The Shawshank Redemption - 1994 - Frank Darabont
3. The Game - 1997 - David Fincher
4. Fight Club - 1999 - David Fincher
5. Boogie Nights - 1997 - Paul Thomas Anderson
6. Trainspotting - 1996 - Danny Boyle
7. Requiem For A Dream - 2000 - Darren Aronofsky
8. Saving Private Ryan - 1998 - Steven Spielberg
9. North By Northwest - 1959 - Alfred Hitchcock
10. City Lights - 1931 - Charles Chaplin
11. Pulp Fiction - 1994 - Quentin Tarantino
12. JFK - 1991 - Oliver Stone
13. Magnolia - 1999 - Paul Thomas Anderson
14. Basquiat - 1996 - Julian Schnabel
15. Out of Sight - 1998 - Steven Soderbergh
16. True Romance - 1993 - Tony Scott
17. The Big Lebowski - 1998 - Joel Coen
18. Chinatown - 1974 - Roman Polanski
19. Leon: The Professional - 1994 - Luc Besson
20. Fargo - 1996 - Joel Coen
21. American Beauty - 1999 - Sam Mendes
22. Reservoir Dogs - 1992 - Quentin Tarantino
23. American Psycho - 2000 - Mary Harron
24. The Sting - 1973 - George Roy Hill
25. GoodFellas - 1990 - Martin Scorsese
26. Heat - 1995 - Michael Mann
27. Road To Perdition - 2002 - Sam Mendes
28. Star Wars - Episode 5: The Empire Strikes Back - 1980 - Irvin Kershner
29. Good Will Hunting - 1997 - Gus Van Sant
30. Gattaca - 1997 - Andrew Niccol
31. The Talented Mister Ripley - 1999 - Anthony Minghella
32. Swingers - 1996 - Doug Liman
33. American History X - 1998 - Tony Kaye
34. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest - 1975 - Milos Forman
35. Twelve Monkeys - 1995 - Terry Gilliam
36. Glengarry Glen Ross - 1992 - James Foley
37. Psycho - 1960 - Alfred Hitchcock
38. Sherlock Junior - 1924 - Buster Keaton
39. The Usual Suspects - 1995 - Bryan Singer
40. Snatch - 2000 - Guy Ritchie
41. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels - 1998 - Guy Ritchie
42. A.I.-Artificial Intelligence - 2001 - Steven Spielberg
43. Three Kings - 1999 - David O. Russell
44. Modern Times - 1936 - Charles Chaplin
45. Mission: Impossible - 1996 - Brian DePalma
46. Schindler’s List - 1993 - Steven Spielberg
47. Minority Report - 2002 - Steven Spielberg
48. Cold Mountain - 2003 - Anthony Minghella
49. The Shining - 1980 - Stanley Kubrick
50. Training Day - 2001 - Antoine Fuqua
51. Desperado - 1995 - Robert Rodriguez
52. The Elephant Man - 1980 - David Lynch
53. L.A. Confidential - 1997 - Curtis Hanson
54. Taxi Driver - 1976 - Martin Scorsese
55. The Gold Rush - 1925 - Charles Chaplin
56. Rope - 1948 - Alfred Hitchcock
57. Raising Arizona - 1987 - Joel Coen
58. Giant - 1955 - George Stevens
59. Star Wars - Episode 4: A New Hope - 1977 - George Lucas
60. Star Wars - Episode 6: Return of the Jedi - 1983 - Richard Marquand
61. Batman - 1989 - Tim Burton
62. The Spanish Prisoner - 1997 - David Mamet
63. The Fifth Element - 1997 - Luc Besson
64. Raging Bull - 1980 - Martin Scorsese
65. The Hudsucker Proxy - 1994 - Joel Coen
66. Annie Hall - 1977 - Woody Allen
67. Citizen Kane - 1941 - Orson Welles
68. The Man Who Wasn’t There - 2001 - Joel Coen
69. Gangs of New York - 2002 - Martin Scorsese
70. Batman Begins - 2005 - Christopher Nolan
71. Jerry Maguire - 1996 - Cameron Crowe
72. Casino - 1995 - Martin Scorsese
73. The Aviator - 2004 - Martin Scorsese
74. Hard Eight - 1997 - Paul Thomas Anderson
75. Vertigo - 1958 - Alfred Hitchcock
76. Eyes Wide Shut - 1999 - Stanley Kubrick
77. Suspicion - 1941 - Alfred Hitchcock
78. Strangers on A Train - 1951 - Alfred Hitchcock
79. It Happened One Night - 1934 - Frank Capra
80. The Score - 2001 - Frank Oz
81. Boiler Room - 2000 - Ben Younger
82. Romeo is Bleeding - 1993 - Peter Medak
83. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid - 1969 - George Roy Hill
84. The Thin Red Line - 1998 - Terrence Malick
85. Amelie - 2001 - Jean-Pierre Jeunet
86. The Godfather, Part 2 - 1974 - Francis Ford Coppola
87. The Color of Money - 1987 - Martin Scorsese
88. Awakenings - 1990 - Penny Marshall
89. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory - 1971 - Mel Stuart
90. The Breakfast Club - 1985 - John Hughes
91. Rear Window - 1954 - Alfred Hitchcock
92. Traffic - 2000 - Steven Soderbergh
93. Blade Runner - 1982 - Ridley Scott
94. Wonder Boys - 2000 - Curtis Hanson
95. Paper Moon - 1973 - Peter Bogdanovich
96. Reds - 1981 - Warren Beatty
97. Rebel Without A Cause - 1955 - Nicholas Ray
98. State of Grace - 1990 - Phil Joanou
99. The Parallax View - 1974 - Alan J. Pakula
100. Goldfinger - 1964 - Guy Hamilton
Old 09-22-06, 08:02 PM
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From my YMDB List:

1. Shawshank Redemption, The
2. Schindler's List
3. Saving Private Ryan
4. The Godfather
5. The Godfather : Part II
6. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
7. American Beauty
8. The Matrix Trilogy
9. Back to the Future
10. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
11. Raiders of the Lost Ark
12. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
13. Jaws
14. Memento
15. Minority Report
16. Citizen Kane
17. Apocalypse Now
18. Goodfellas
19. 2001 : A Space Odyssey
20. Almost Famous

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