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Fight Club
29.74%
The Sixth Sense
4.74%
The Matrix
16.81%
American Beauty
12.93%
Magnolia
8.62%
The Cider House Rules
0.86%
Toy Story 2
6.90%
Eyes Wide Shut
5.17%
The Insider
8.62%
Other (Say what it is)
5.60%
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Best Movie of 1999

Old 07-03-08, 02:23 AM
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Best Movie of 1999

Which one of these movies would you consider the best or your favorite movie of 1999?
Old 07-03-08, 02:31 AM
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The Insider blew me away, so I went for that. Loved American Beauty, Toy Story 2, Fight Club, Megnolia as well. '99 was a terrific year for film.
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Fight Club is my favorite movie of all-time, and clearly, that year. Magnolia would've been my runner-up (#4 on my all-time list) with The Matrix not too far behind. I own and enjoy all of these movies, although I'm surprised someone actually picked Eyes Wide Shut as the best of 1999.

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Honestly, I enjoyed the Matrix the most.
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Fight Club. The Matrix was mindblowing, but not like Fight Club. I recently rewatched it after three or four years and it still hooks me from start to finish. It's themes, I believe, will always be relevant and important.
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'The Limey'... far and away my pick for the best that year... a damn near perfect film... i can't say enough good things about this movie...

'Ride With The Devil'... is probably #2... what a great film...

also 'The Iron Giant' is worth a mention... and 'The Minus Man' which i really like... 'Being John Malkovich' was an amazing film... 'The Cider House Rules'... 'The Green Mile'... 'Bringing Out The Dead'...

these would be my favorites from that year

1999 was a good year...
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This was an awesome year for movies. I went with the Sixth Sense as it's still one of my absolute favorite films. Fight Club, American Beauty, and the Matrix all rank high in my book too.
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Old 07-03-08, 06:40 AM
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Office Space
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What a great year for movies.

The answer is "The Insider".
Old 07-03-08, 07:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Dr Mabuse
'The Limey'... far and away my pick for the best that year... a damn near perfect film... i can't say enough good things about this movie...


I voted for Eyes Wide Shut. It's a masterpiece.
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Originally Posted by PopcornTreeCt

I voted for Eyes Wide Shut. It's a masterpiece.
I agree



Some others that were not included:

The Straight Story

eXistenZ
Old 07-03-08, 08:54 AM
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Fight Club for me.

A solid year no doubt. Never quite got the huge appeal of The Matrix (movie dragged for me, despite some cool effects also had a generic vibe to it (my own fault having seen all its "inspirations" long beforehand)) but that really took off. No love for Episode 1? .
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My favorite was The Cider House Rules. I loved that movie. Saw it twice in the theater.

The Insider was great as well. In fact, that's aged about as well as any movie I saw that year.

It's hard to narrow it down though since there were so many excellent flicks released that year. One that hasn't been mentioned yet is South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut.
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Originally Posted by Dr Mabuse
also 'The Iron Giant' is worth a mention...
Yes it is. Not the best of the year but always worth a mention.
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Although I do love The Limey I'm going to have to go with Rosetta.
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Great movie year.

My #1 is Magnolia and #2 is Fight Club.

But I don't think American Beauty was even "good."
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I loved both American Beauty and The Insider but I will go with American Beauty because it's more enjoyable to watch. Funny and moving.
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My vote was for American Beauty, followed closely by the Insider. Fight Club just never worked for me.
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I went with The Insider. Russell Crowe should've won best actor for this, absolutely stunning performances all around.
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The first one from 1999 that sticks out in my mind (in a good way) is:

The World is Not Enough
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