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Old 03-25-08, 10:39 PM
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Originally Posted by DeputyDave
The funny thing is there's not a single movie listed yet that I haven't seen. And I never considered myself a "movie nut".
You're probably older than many of us.

(I'm 9).
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ID4. Yawn.
Old 03-25-08, 10:44 PM
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Originally Posted by The Bus
You're probably older than many of us.

(I'm 9).
Old 03-25-08, 10:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Jeffy Pop
This thread is almost painful to read.
almost?

It hurts my heart to see all the great movies people are missing out on experiencing. Whether by omission or commision.

Not to mention all the movie references these people are in the dark about...or only know through pop culture and not the movies they originate from.

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Old 03-25-08, 11:15 PM
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Does it really matter that everyone see all the "great" movies. I mean, it's our unique perspectives that make us who we are. I dunno, I'd love to see every movie ever made, and would in a perfect world. but that's never going to happen.
Old 03-26-08, 02:30 AM
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Not seeing Mary Poppins is 'borderline child abuse', really?

I would never want to sit through that film, as hearing bits and pieces of that 'spoonful of sugar' song in various clips on TV over the years was, well, if I can't say anything nice...

Even the Simpsons parody was hard to take in.

As for not seeing most of these memorable films, well I'm with Brack on this one. It's all about personal taste, and I'm sure everyone has valid reasons for not seeing these films.
Old 03-26-08, 03:41 AM
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I've never seen:

-Any Star Wars movie
-Any Lord of the Rings movie
-Any Harry Potter movie
-Any Indiana Jones movie
-Fight Club
-Titanic
-Back to the Future
-Jurassic Park
-Pulp Fiction
-Godfather
-The Goonies
-Forrest Gump
-Jaws
-Kill Bill
-Dumb and Dumber
-The Big Lebowski
-Solarbabies
Old 03-26-08, 07:50 AM
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A Christmas Story
Old 03-26-08, 08:26 AM
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Originally Posted by JPRaup
Lawrence Of Arabia
Gone With The Wind
The Shining (Only bits and pieces)
Schindler's List
Seven Samurai (only made it like 30 mins in)
The Silence of the Lambs
Halloween (1)
Rocky or Rambo (the first one for both)
Leon the Professional
Bridge Over River Kwai
On The Waterfront
Paths of Glory
The Graduate
400 Blows
Treasure of Sierre Madre
Touch of Evil
Das Boot
All About Eve
Some Like it Hot

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and I'm a film major
These are all required. get thee to the video store, stat.

Going by Time's Top 100 Movies of All Time (a somewhat strange and debatable list, but one I'm particularly deficient in), I haven't seen:
Aguirre- Wrath of God
The Apu Trilogy
The Awful Truth
Baby Face
Bande a Part
Berlin Alexanderplatz
Bonnie and Clyde
Bride of Frankenstein
Camille
Charade
Children of Paradise
City Lights
City of God
Closely Watched Trains
The Crime of Monsieur Lange
The Crowd
Day for Night
The Decalogue
Detour
Descreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
Dodsworth
Double Indemnity
Drunken Master 2
Farewell my Concubine
His Girl Friday
Ikiru
In a Lonely Place
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
It's a Gift
Kandahar
King Kong (the original)
The Lady Eve
The Last Command
Leolo
The Man with a Camera
Meet me in Saint Louis
Metropolis
Mon Oncle d'Amerique
Mouchette
Nayakan
Ninotchka
Notorious
Olympia
On the Waterfront
Out of the Past
Persona
The Purple Rose of Cairo
Pyaasa
Sherlock, Jr.
The Shop Around the Corner
The Singing Detective
Smiles of a Summer Night
A Streetcar named Desire
Sunrise
Sweet Smell of Success
Swing Time
Talk to Her
Tokyo Story
A Touch of Zen
Ugetsu
Ulysses' Gaze
Umberto D
White Heat


That's pretty bad. Some of those I haven't even heard of.
Old 03-26-08, 09:04 AM
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The 3 newest Star Wars - no interest

Matrix sequels - no interest

Any of the Austin Powers (maybe 10 mins of 1st)

Man with No Name trilogy (and Clint Eastwood is my alltime favorite actor!)

Citizen Kane
Old 03-26-08, 10:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Nick Martin
Not seeing Mary Poppins is 'borderline child abuse', really?
it was one of my favorite movies as a child, and it's still a great movie. up there with The Wizard of Oz and Willy Wonka. His childhood was robbed IMO.
Old 03-26-08, 12:34 PM
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You said popular so I went right off of the imdb box office numbers. I just scanned through the top 200 USA box office. Here is the list of titles I haven't seen from the top 200.


Shrek the Third
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
X-Men: The Last Stand
Night at the Museum
Rush Hour 2
The Da Vinci Code
Alvin and the Chipmunks
Ice Age: The Meltdown
The Simpsons Movie
Grease
Shark Tale
The Longest Yard
Scary Movie
Rambo: First Blood Part II
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
Animal House
Rush Hour 3
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Bad Boys II


I haven't seen about 10% of the top 200 at the box office. The only three that I may watch:

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
X-Men: The Last Stand
Night at the Museum

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Old 03-26-08, 12:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Charlie Goose

Man with No Name trilogy (and Clint Eastwood is my alltime favorite actor!)
How is this even remotely possible? I order you to pick up the Sergio Leone Collection posthaste!

I cannot believe some of the movies that are being listed as unseen. I envy everyone in this thread. When you get around to watching these films, you're in for such a treat.
Old 03-26-08, 01:25 PM
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Jaws
No Terminators
No Pirates of the Caribbean
No Harry Potter
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Old 03-26-08, 01:50 PM
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Originally Posted by PopcornTreeCt
None of your teachers showed Citizen Kane?
I always happened to be "absent." Tho I did watch Metropolis and Birth of a Nation.
Old 03-26-08, 01:52 PM
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I can understand not having gotten around to some of the classics (I myself am still working my way through AFI's Top 100).

But how in the name of God can people be missing out on so many popular recent movies? Is it even possible to have never seen a Star Wars movie?! Have people made conscious efforts to avoid Forrest Gump? I just don't get it. And I know nobody would be listing certain movies just to be "that guy"
Old 03-26-08, 04:24 PM
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Haven't seen, but want to and probably own the DVD:

The African Queen
All About Eve
Barry Lyndon
Blazing Saddles
Bonnie and Clyde
Das Boot
Casablanca (maybe as a kid)
Chinatown
Citizen Kane
The Color Purple
The Crying Game
The English Patient
400 Blows
Gone With The Wind
Heaven Can Wait
He Got Game
High Noon
The Hustler
Lawrence Of Arabia
Lolita
The Maltese Falcon
Metropolis
Once Upon a Time in the West
On Golden Pond
On The Waterfront
The Pianist
Paths of Glory
The Quiet Man
Raging Bull
Ran
Rosemary's Baby
Schindler's List
The Searchers
Seven Samurai
Some Like it Hot
Sophie's Choice
Sunset Blvd
The Third Man
Touch of Evil
Treasure of Sierre Madre (maybe as a kid)
12 Angry Men (pieces)


And until a few months ago I had never seen The Godfather films, Rocky Horror, or The Goonies.


Movies that are popular but I don't plan to see:

almost anything with Adam Sandler
some of the Harry Potter films
Old 03-26-08, 04:27 PM
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Originally Posted by amplified
Bad Boys II
"You haven't seen Bad Boys II?"
Old 03-26-08, 06:09 PM
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I honestly find some of these posts hard to believe considering that if you are an active member that posts in this forum, you are a pretty big film nut. I mean how as anyone not seen Casablanca or at least part of it? Call me a dick but I honestly don't believe someone has never seen Jaws or the Terminator films, at the least you've seen parts of it, & to me that counts. There is just no way a man has never seen Jaws or at least some of it.

That said, I was looking at the list of the Top grossing films of all-time in the US & I've never seen. . .

Spider-man 2 or 3 (& only about 15 minuts of 1)
Fantastic Four
Any of the Harry Potters
Jerry Maguire
Shreks, Finding Nemo, any non-Brad Bird computer animated stuff
Mrs, Doubtfire
I've never seen a single movie Tom Hanks starred in except for a little more than half of Forrest Gump & Saving Private Ryan.
Men in Black 2
Oceans franchise
I've never seen any Jim Carrey movie other than Eternal Sunshine. . . & about half of the first Ace Ventura
Tootsie
National Treasures
Chicago
Any Adam Sandler starring movie except the one with the hot-ass chick from Sex & Lucia & parts of Happy Gilmore.
Scary Movies
Fast & Furious franchise
Santa Clause films
Gone with the Wind
An Officer & A Gentleman

And probably the one people are most shocked by is Spinal Tap
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Originally Posted by Brack
"You haven't seen Bad Boys II?"

Isn't it sad that it's one of the top 200 grossing films of all time.

I'm almost embarrassed to admit I watched the first film.
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Using the AFI list, the Top 100 of the They Shoot Pictures Don't They list, and whatever else came to mine:

Aliens
Andrei Rublev
Ben-Hur
The Best Years of Our Lives
Children of Paradise
The Color Purple
The Conformist
Contempt
Doctor Zhivago
Eyes Wide Shut
The French Connection
Gertrud
Giant
Greed
The Godfather, Part II
Intolerance
Last Year at Marienbad
L'age d'or
L'avventura
Letter from an Unknown Woman
The Man with a Movie Camera
MASH
The Mirror
Nashville
Pather Panchali
Persona
Pierrot le Fou
Platoon
Playtime
Sansho the Bailiff
Sherlock Jr.
Spartacus
Stagecoach
The Terminator
The Terminator 2: Judgment Day
To Be or Not To Be
Viridiana
Voyage to Italy
White Heat

I own about half of them on DVD, and I have plans to see them all eventually.

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Old 03-26-08, 07:38 PM
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Originally Posted by amplified
Isn't it sad that it's one of the top 200 grossing films of all time.

I'm almost embarrassed to admit I watched the first film.
the first one is a lot better than the second one IMO.
Old 03-26-08, 07:54 PM
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Originally Posted by caiman
I've never seen:

-Any Star Wars movie
-Any Lord of the Rings movie
-Any Harry Potter movie
-Any Indiana Jones movie
-Fight Club
-Titanic
-Back to the Future
-Jurassic Park
-Pulp Fiction
-Godfather
-The Goonies
-Forrest Gump
-Jaws
-Kill Bill
-Dumb and Dumber
-The Big Lebowski
-Solarbabies
There's some must see movies on that list!!!

As for myself, the ones I really need to see are
Gone With The Wind
The Maltese Falcon
Seven Samurai
Lawrence of Arabia
African Queen
Midnight Cowboy
Hoosiers
The Power of One
Touch of Evil

and more.......
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Godfather 1-3
Lawerence of Arabia
Citizen Kane
Boondock Saints
Silence of the Lambs
Gone with the Wind
Its a Wonderful Life

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