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Old 04-23-08, 01:57 AM
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Your top 5

Time to lay it out there, what're your top 5 favorite movies? It can range from this past year to all time, feel free to give reasons why.
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Princess Mononoke (1997)
Apollo 13 (1995)
Monty Python and the Holy Grain (1975)
Princess Bride (1987)
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)
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I actually haven't thought about it for years. The top five I have kept in my head hasn't changed since the 1980's. If I gave it some thought now (20 years later,there might be several changes). Since this is the DVD forum I'll post dvd covers in no particular order:







Do I think these are the best movies ever? No, just my all time favorites.
If the list was udated each of these would at least fall in the top 10 with maybe: Lord of the Rings, Exorcist (I didn't see this until 1990, believe it or not), Glengary Glen Ross, Blues Brothers, Fight Club, Pan's Labyrinth, and maybe Texas Chainsaw Masacre
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Passion of Joan of Arc (Dreyer, 1928)
Ordet (Dreyer, 1955)
Bicycle Thieves (De Sica, 1948)
L'Atlante (Vigo, 1934)
Woman Under the Influence (Cassavetes, 1974)


BTW, this should be in the movie forum, not DVD forum.
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1. Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
2. Raiders of the Lost Ark
3. Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
4. Gladiator
5. Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Old 04-23-08, 07:13 AM
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This isn't the order I would rank my top five, just putting 'em in alphabetical order for the hell of it...

Clerks
Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind
Little Miss Sunshine
Punch-Drunk Love
V For Vendetta

Honourable Mentions: The Brave Little Toaster, Cool Runnings, Dumb & Dumber, The Many Adventures Of Winnie The Pooh, Pan's Labyrinth, Pulp Fiction, The Weather Man
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Ben Hur
Jaws
Monty Python and the Holy Grail


The other 2 change daily between about 50 other films.
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Good thing these threads get asked all the time, that way I can change up my answers.

My Top 5 Chiwetel Ejiofor movies are:

1. Children of Men
2. Inside Man
3. Serenity
4. American Gangster
5. Four Brothers
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1) Planet of the Apes (1968)
2) Speed
3) The Time Machine (1960)
4) Gladiator
5) Kingdom of Heaven
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1) Braveheart
2) Titanic
3) Superman
4) Rudy
5) A Few Good Men
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1. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
2. Goldfinger (James Bond)
3. The Gold Rush (Charlie Chaplin)
4. Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock)
5. Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
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My top ten, and it is always subject to change...

1. The Original Star Wars Trilogy
2. Fight Club
3. Seven
4. Lord of the Rings Trilogy
5. Jaws
6. Toy Story 1&2
7. Clerks
8. The Matrix
9. Peter Pan (disney)
10. Spider-man 2
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To be honest there're too many of them, not just 5. Well not TOO many, but... OK, here's five in no particular order:

Se7en
Arizona Dream
Living in Oblivion
The Big Lebowski
Ravenous
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Wrong Forum.

The proper title for this forum would be...

What are your top 5 favorite DVDs.


Your topic should be posted in the movie forum.

Top 5 (in no order):

Stand By Me
Almost Famous
The Usual Suspects
Pulp Fiction
Boogie Nights

Honorable Mentions:
Clerks
Goonies
American Beauty
A New Hope
Some Kind of Wonderful

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1 - Good Burger
2 - Good Burger
3 - Good Burger
4 - Good Burger
5 - Ishtar
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1. Private Eyes (Don Knotts and Tim Conway)
2. Clue
3. Ten Little Indians (1960s version)
4. General's Daughter
5. From Russia With Love
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My top 10 all time favorites list is made up of movies that I pretty much love equally. I don't have a first favorite, second favorite, etc. Because of this narrowing it down to 5 is hard to do

Silence of the Lambs
GoodFellas
Double Indemnity
North By Northwest
The French Connection

I could easily substitute any of the above with

Fargo
The Royal Tennenbaums
Leaving Las Vegas
Traffic
The Godfather
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Top 10 in no order...

Star Wars
Raiders
BTTF
Citizen Kane
Moulin Rouge
Swingers
Little Mermaid
Wizard Of OZ
Close Encounters
(Reserved for future/changing choice)
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Three Colors Trilogy (Kieslowski)
La Dolce Vita (Fellini)
Belle de Jour (Bunuel)
L'eclisse (Antonioni)
Les Amants du Pont-Neuf (Carax)

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My top 5 in no particular order:

Star Wars Trilogy
2001
Titanic
Rocky
Pulp Fiction
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dawn of the dead ('78)
blue velvet
the shining
the royal tenenbaums
jaws
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Scorsese - Taxi Driver
Lynch - Eraserhead
Tarantino - Pulp Fiction
Altman - Short Cuts
Godard - Weekend
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Miller's Crossing
Yojimbo
Raiders of the Lost Ark
The Big Lebowski
Key Largo
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Only 4 so far...but I find I can watch these films repeatedly:
Fallen Angels
The Taste of Tea
Lost in Translation
Yojimbo
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Brief Encounter (Lean)
Red Desert (Antonioni)
Alien (Scott)
Fanny and Alexander (Bergman)
Predator (McTiernan)

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