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Old 03-15-07, 08:40 AM
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Here we go, had to narrow it down a lot.

Akira
Apocalypse Now
Aliens
Casino
A Clockwork Orange
Conan the Barbarian
Cool Hand Luke
Godfather
Godfather II
Goodfellas
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
Last Night
Last Temptation of Christ
Naked Lunch
Pi
The Pianist
The Poseidon Adventure
Quest For Fire
Scarface
Schindler's List
Shawshank Redemption
Sid and Nancy
Soylent Green
Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan
Star Wars: Episode 5 - The Empire Strikes Back
THX-1138
Taxi Driver
The Towering Inferno
Tron
Videodrome
What the Bleep Do We Know!?

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Old 03-15-07, 11:18 AM
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The last time someone started a thread like this I posted a joke list. Here's something a bit more genuine.

La Regle du Jeu
Paris, Texas
Au Hasard Balthazar
Satantango
Sunrise
Chungking Express
Late Spring
The Double Life of Veronique
Persona
Modern Times
Werkmeister Harmonies
Wings of Desire
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Old 03-15-07, 11:41 AM
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#1 is always Miller's Crossing.

The rest in no real order

Yojimbo
Fight Club
Wings of Desire
The Searchers
The Big Lebowski
Evil Dead 2
Key Largo
Big Trouble in Little China
For a Few Dollars More
Sanjuro
The Longest Day
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

& the Indiana Jones trilogy
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Old 03-15-07, 12:44 PM
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Best that I've seen, not necessarily favorites to watch repeatedly:

(not really in order)
1. Citizen Kane
2. Casablanca
3. Sunset Boulevard
4. Apocalypse Now
5. 2001 A Space Odyssey
6. The Passion of Joan of Arc
7. Psycho
8. Seven Samurai
9. The Wizard of Oz
10. Lawrence of Arabia
11. Dr. Strangelove
12. Vertigo
13. Rashomon
14. Jaws
15. Star Wars
16. Raiders of the Lost Ark
17. The Third Man
18. Grand Illusion
19. The Seventh Seal
20. The Godfather
21. L'Atalante
22. Chinatown
23. Double Indemnity
24. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
25. The Shining
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Old 03-15-07, 05:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Mano
I'm sorry but your list is curious to me, and I don't mean to criticize, but have you seen any movies that are more than 12 years old?
I was just being a smart ass as the question comes up so often. I actually have my Top 100 Listed here if it matters.
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Old 03-16-07, 01:29 AM
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Ah, good. I had hoped it was only a joke. I mean who puts Lord of the Rings in their top movies of all time list?
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Old 03-16-07, 01:51 AM
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1. Fast Times at Ridgemont High
2. Valley Girl
3. The Last American Virgin
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Old 03-16-07, 11:12 AM
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Brazil
The Godfather Parts I and II
Jaws
Goodfellas
Star Wars (1977)
Pulp Fiction
The Wild Bunch
Fight Club
The Lord of the Rings
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Raiders of the Lost Ark
A Clockwork Orange
The Thin Man
Escape From New York
The Blues Brothers
The Fly (1986)
Taxi Driver
Mulholland Drive
Leaving Las Vegas
From Dusk 'til Dawn
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Old 03-16-07, 12:11 PM
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1) Planet of the Apes (1968) - Is and always will be my all-time favorite movie.
2) Speed
3) The Last Samurai
4) Gladiator
5) Scarface
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Old 03-16-07, 12:14 PM
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1. The Usual Suspects
2. Shawshank Redemption
3. A Bronx Tale
4. Goodfellas
5. Dazed and Confused
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Old 03-16-07, 12:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Mano
Ah, good. I had hoped it was only a joke. I mean who puts Lord of the Rings in their top movies of all time list?
Couldn't agree more. It's like the people who put The Matrix in their top movies of all time list.
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Old 03-16-07, 12:38 PM
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Old 03-16-07, 05:54 PM
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My top 5 never changes, doubt it ever will, it's been the same since I was a kid.

1. Big Trouble in Little China

2. Once Upon A Time In The West

3. Jaws

4. 13th Warrior

5. The Lost Boys
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Old 03-16-07, 09:43 PM
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I won't list my fav movies instead I shall list the movies that effected me emotionally more than all the others. In no particular order:

The Passion of Joan of Arc
Nights of Cabiria
21 Grams
Seven Samurai
The Vanishing
Taxi Driver
8 1/2
Red Beard
Au Hasard Balthazar
The Virgin Spring
Picnic at Hanging Rock
Pan's Labyrinth
The Bicycle Thieves
Umberto D.
City of God
Lord of the Rings Return of the King
Casablanca
Memento
Eyes Wide Shut
Rashomon
Blue
Paris, Texas
The Maltese Falcon

-I'm sure there are quite a few more I can't think of.
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Old 03-17-07, 01:17 AM
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10 of my favorite

Taxi Driver
Sword of Doom
Once Upon a Time In the West
Godfather I and II
Ghost In The Shell
Videodrome
Apocalypse Now
City of God
Pixote
Enter The Dragon
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Old 03-17-07, 06:17 AM
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Magnolia
Lost in Translation
Boogie Nights
Punch-Drunk Love
Dawn of the Dead
The Big Lebowski
Miller's Crossing
V for Vendetta
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Old 03-18-07, 08:14 AM
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Here are a my top 25:

1. The Godfather
2. The Shawshank Redemption
3. Pulp Fiction
4. Goodfellas
5. The Empire Strikes Back
6. Braveheart
7. Saving Private Ryan
8. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
9. Kill Bill, Volume 1
10. Gladiator
11. Jaws
12. Fargo
13. E.T.
14. Se7en
15. Raiders Of The Lost Ark
16. Silence Of The Lambs
17. Halloween
18. Schindler's List
19. Psycho
20. Sin City
21. Superman: The Movie
22. Alien
23. Gone With The Wind
24. Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade
25. The Wizard of Oz
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Old 03-18-07, 09:06 PM
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Trust (Hal Hartley)
Faces (John Cassavetes)
George Washington (David Gordon Green)
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (Robert Altman)
Vernon, Florida (Errol Morris)
Medium Cool (Haskell Wexler)
Stranger Than Paradise (Jim Jarmusch)
The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (John Cassavetes)
Gates of Heaven (Errol Morris)
The Cameraman (Buster Keaton)
Dead Man (Jim Jarmusch)
Rushmore (Wes Anderson)
Bottle Rocket (Wes Anderson)
Amarillo by Morning (Spike Jonze)
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (Sam Peckinpah)
Shock Corridor (Samuel Fuller)
Mean Streets (Martin Scorsese)

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Old 03-18-07, 09:42 PM
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Originally Posted by cfloyd3
Trust (Hal Hartley)
Faces (John Cassavetes)
George Washington (David Gordon Green)
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (Robert Altman)
Vernon, Florida (Errol Morris)
Medium Cool (Haskell Wexler)
Stranger Than Paradise (Jim Jarmusch)
The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (John Cassavetes)
Gates of Heaven (Errol Morris)
The Cameraman (Buster Keaton)
Dead Man (Jim Jarmusch)
Rushmore (Wes Anderson)
Bottle Rocket (Wes Anderson)
Amarillo by Morning (Spike Jonze)
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (Sam Peckinpah)
Shock Corridor (Samuel Fuller)
Mean Streets (Martin Scorsese)
That is one badass list. I can't remember the last time I saw someone mention how great a film Medium Cool is.
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Old 03-19-07, 01:17 AM
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Top 3:

1. The Godfather
2. Brokeback Mountain
3. Pulp Fiction

Then 4-10 in no particular order: The Departed, Almost Famous, 21 Grams, Memento, The Godfather: Part II, Raging Bull, Goodfellas, Reservoir Dogs
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Old 03-19-07, 03:33 AM
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Just a few that seem unmentioned so far:
Touch Of Evil
Kwaidan
Dead Of Night
Blow up
Purple Noon
Blade Runner
The Birds
Ghost In The Shell
I Walked With A Zombie
Seven
Invasion of The Body Snatchers
Darling
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Old 03-19-07, 12:31 PM
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- American Beauty
Absolutely profound!

- Con Air
Nic Cage is our greatest living actor.

- The Fast and the Furious
$10 buys you the whole seat, but you'll only need the edge.

- The Bodyguard
Costner and Huston - what's not to love?

- Dances With Wolves
Costner is brilliant.

- Pretty Woman
Julia Roberts can do no wrong.

- Titanic
The most epic romantic movie ever made.

- Armageddon
An action movie that's also an emotional powerhouse.

- Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace
Science fiction done right

- Sixth Sense
Absolutely brilliant.


Spoiler:
Here's my real list:

- Chimes at Midnight (Welles)

- Aguirre, Wrath of God (Herzog)

- Big Lebowski (Cohen)

- if... (Anderson)

- Fallen Angels (Wong)

- Seven Samurai (Kurosawa)

- Raiders of the Lost Ark (Spielberg)

- Stalker (Tarkovski)

- Treasure of Sierra Madre (Huston)

- Brazil (Gilliam)

- Blow Up (Antonioni)

- Viridiana/Descreet Charm (Bunuel)
Or, heck, ANY film by Bunuel - he's easily my favorite filmmaker.
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Old 03-19-07, 12:34 PM
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- The Fast and the Furious
$10 buys you the whole seat, but you'll only need the edge.
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Old 03-19-07, 01:06 PM
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1. Before Sunrise
2. Infernal Affairs

after that in random order:

Casablanca
L.A. Confidential
The Usual Suspects
Gladiator
Braveheart
Dances With Wolves
My Sassy Girl
Wedding Crashers
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haha, Slop101 nearly got me!!
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