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Old 05-22-08, 01:13 PM
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What are some movies you own, but can't bring yourself to watch again?

I'm talkin about movies that you KNOW are classics, but feature scenes that make you so uncomfortable that you can't watch them again?

I'll name one:

Saving Private Ryan. I own it, but I can't bring myself to watch it. TOO PAINFUL.


Any others?
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Old 05-22-08, 01:46 PM
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i'll stick with Spielburg and say Schindler's List
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Old 05-22-08, 01:48 PM
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I'm not exactly sure why you would own a movie if you don't plan on watching it.
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Old 05-22-08, 01:57 PM
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It's Memorial Day weekend.. SPR will find it's way into my dvd player.

I own United 93. It doesn't get much replay, very rarely.
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Requiem for a Dream.

Makes me want to kill myself for a week after watching it.
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I can't seem to get back into watching Sin City. I was great in the theatre setting, but on home video something gets lost.
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Old 05-22-08, 02:58 PM
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Combat Shock
But that might not count since it was a VHS purchase.
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Old 05-22-08, 04:31 PM
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Pulp Fiction, even though I think I sold it recently. I watched it way too many times in the 5-years following it, but don't know if I'll ever visit it again.
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Originally Posted by devilshalo
I own United 93. It doesn't get much replay, very rarely.
Agreed. I can't really imagine ever watching this again.
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Old 05-22-08, 04:49 PM
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See you in hell, Altered States.
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Old 05-22-08, 04:52 PM
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None. There are movies I have that I don't watch very often, like say, Schindler's List, but there isn't anything I have I'd never watch again.
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Old 05-22-08, 05:14 PM
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American History X - So downright depressing from beginning to end; not a single uplifting or funny moment.

I love Schindler's List and watch it once a year. Its brutality is balanced with Spielberg's masterful directon and Liam Neeson's towering portrayal of Schindler.

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See you in hell, Altered States.
Even a nekkid Blair Brown ain't worth another look?
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Old 05-22-08, 05:55 PM
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Requiem for a Dream.

Makes me want to kill myself for a week after watching it.
Absolutely agree. Saw it in the theater and thought it was a great movie, but once I bought it on DVD I watched it I realized that I would never watch it again. Just too damn depressing and makes me miserable.
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Old 05-22-08, 06:15 PM
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I own a few already mentioned, Saving Private Ryan and Schindler's List get a viewing about once a year. I've only seenUnited 93 once since I Blind bought it but I'll probably end up watching again eventually.

A few not mentioned:
I blind bought Eraserhead cause I was in a crazy David Lynch kinda mood. It was so odd that I'm not sure I'll watch it again (unless of course I get in the "lynchian" spirit again)

Another Blind buy is Oldboy. I picked it up when I saw the 3 disc tin go OOP; I was so depressed after watching I'm not sure I'll spin it again any time soon.
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Old 05-22-08, 06:18 PM
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Irreversible. I only still have it to loan to unsuspecting friends.
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Old 05-23-08, 02:33 AM
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Irreversible. I only still have it to loan to unsuspecting friends.
Same. Only bought becuase there was no where to rent it. Really a disturbing film on so many levels. A good film in it's way, but not something I would ever want to see again.
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Even a nekkid Blair Brown ain't worth another look?
Only if it's at the very beginning of a chapter so I don't have to go searching.
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i watch this movie at least once a year
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Old 05-23-08, 08:43 AM
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Se7en. It's just not the same the second time through.
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Daredevil.

I'm huge fan of Daredevil (during Frank Miller's era) comic book and Elektra is one of my favorite comic book character. The movie have ruined the whole thing and they degraded Elektra's true power. I swore I will never watch it again.
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If there's one film I own that I wll not ever watch again (and that I can't get rid of). It's Audition.

United 93 serves more as a documentary that I may pull out once in a blue moon, but I view it as a reference film.
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Q:What are some movies you own, but can't bring yourself to watch again?
A:The ones I did not like which I am working to get rid of.



To me if a movie is good, no matter how sad or disturbing the content, I can always bring myself to watch it.
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Old 05-23-08, 01:55 PM
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99.9% of my movies. I have a 100-200 movie backlog, nevermind re-watching movies ive already seen.
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