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View Poll Results: What is your favorite Robert Altman film?
M*A*S*H
25.45%
Brewster McCloud
0
0%
McCabe & Mrs. Miller
9.09%
The Long Goodbye
10.91%
Nashville
12.73%
Popeye
10.91%
The Player
3.64%
Short Cuts
18.18%
Gosford Park
1.82%
Other - please specify
7.27%
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Favorite Altman film?

Old 08-24-08, 09:23 PM
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Favorite Altman film?

M*A*S*H*
Brewster McCloud
McCabe & Mrs. Miller
The Long Goodbye
Nashville
Popeye
The Player
Short Cuts
Gosford Park

Other - please specify

Quite a few worthwhile films I didn't have room to include - 3 Women, Images, California Split, A Wedding, Secret Honor, Thieves Like Us, etc.

My vote went to Nashville - a sprawling, ambitious near masterpiece that qualifies as one of the key films of the 1970s. Hopefully we'll get Brewster McCloud, H.E.A.L.T.H., That Cold Day in the Park and Jimmy Dean on dvd someday. If someone has seen fit to issue O.C. and Stiggs, than surely his other films deserve a release as well.
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Mash.
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3 Women followed by McCabe & Mrs. Miller and Nashville
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It appears that I've never seen a Robert Altman film.

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Short Cuts
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M*A*S*H (followed by short cuts)
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So many great films, it's difficult to choose my favorite. Depending on the day, it could be Short Cuts, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, or The Long Goodbye.
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I would watch Popeye before any of the other choices. I watched it every time it was on television in the 90's.
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M*A*S*H was a good movie that spawned one of the best ever tv series.
That's my pick.
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Popeye!
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I can't decide between The Long Goodbye, Nashville, or McCabe and Mrs Miller.
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Popeye wins by default, the only other Altman film I've seen is The Player...

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I think anyone would agree 'McCabe & Mrs. Miller' is his best work.

It's also my favorite.

'The Long Goodbye' would be second.
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Nashville by a mile. One of my favorite films of all time.

The Player second.
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Definitely MASH.

The worst on that list is Popeye. What an piece of crap that was. Even watching it as a kid I knew it was terrible.
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I may be the only person who'll ever claim this, but I absolutely adore Quintet. Very fond of 3 Women and the Long Goodbye, too.
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Lots of greats but MASH at #1 for me.
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I really liked Short Cuts
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Short Cuts
Player
California Split
Long Goodbye
McCabe
Mash
Nashville
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Popeye wins by default since i've only seen that and Gosford Park, and I thought Gosford Park was terrible.
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"Ready to Wear" pretty much sucks, but the end is great.
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The Long Goodbye, no question, followed closely by the trifecta of MASH, Short Cuts, and California Split.
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I am by no means an Altman completist, but Images is a near-masterpiece of unnerving psychological suspense.

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