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View Poll Results: Best Movie of 1982
Blade Runner
31.36%
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
22.88%
Gandhi
3.39%
Tootsie
5.93%
First Blood
5.93%
The Thing
21.19%
Poltergeist
0
0%
The Verdict
0
0%
Das Boot
3.39%
Other (Say what it is)
5.93%
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Best Movie of 1982

Old 09-12-08, 09:54 PM
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Best Movie of 1982

What movie would you consider the best or your favorite from 1982?
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Where's the poll and/or choices?

Although I've never considered it one of my favorites of all-time (and I'm not entirely sure what even came out that year besides it), I'll have to go with the obvious: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.

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From the US? The Thing. Overall, Fanny & Alexander.
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Originally Posted by Cornelius1047 View Post
Where's the poll and/or choices?

Although I've never considered it one of my favorites of all-time (and I'm not entirely sure what even came out that year besides it), I'll have to go with the obvious: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.

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i think we've officially run out of poll ideas. it was bound to happen.

and Tootsie.
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From that list, I chose The Thing, though Fitzcarraldo is my overall pick as best film of 1982.

Top 10:

1. Fitzcarraldo
2. Missing
3. Hammett
4. Fanny and Alexander
5. The Thing
6. Vernon, Florida
7. Blade Runner
8. Poltergeist
9. Diner
10. The Loveless

Apologies to Atomic Cafe, La Truite, Sans Soleil and The Killing of America.
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Of those listed, Tootsie.

Of those not listed, Victor/Victoria.
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Fast Times at Ridgemont High

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When you look at the movies mentionedin the above posts, 1982 was a pretty good year for movies.
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Blade Runner
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Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial back then, now between Blade Runner and First Blood
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Originally Posted by B5Erik View Post
Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan
Hahahaha....just what type of person are you to want to bring that up? It's a fun choice for sure, but...just saying that is like making a fucking statement. I don't know why but I found just reading that title to be fucking hilarious, good film and all though..
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Originally Posted by Solid Snake PAC View Post
Hahahaha....just what type of person are you to want to bring that up? It's a fun choice for sure, but...just saying that is like making a fucking statement. I don't know why but I found just reading that title to be fucking hilarious, good film and all though..
Well, it's certainly the best Star Trek film.
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E.T. but damn this was a good year...Blade Runner, The Thing, Tootsie, Das Boot and First Blood easily could have been my pick...
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The Thing > all.
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Fast Times at Ridgemont is my all-time fave, but from the poll list it would be The Thing
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1. The Thing
2. The Verdict
3. Fanny And Alexander
4. Tootsie
5. Blade Runner
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Originally Posted by Solid Snake PAC View Post
Hahahaha....just what type of person are you to want to bring that up?
Just what type of person are you to ask a stupid question like that?

It's a fun choice for sure, but...just saying that is like making a fucking statement. I don't know why but I found just reading that title to be fucking hilarious, good film and all though..
It's a nearly flawless movie. It covers a lot of bases that you probably don't even understand (aging, consequences for actions in our past, loss, etc), and it does so in a tautly scripted and directed film that is entertaining as hell.

There were a lot of great movies in 1982, but this one was a massive success on all levels and still resonates with me in a way that the other movies from that year don't. I can personally understand and relate to some of what the characters are going through in a way that I couldn't when I was 14 (when the movie came out), or 24, or even 34. Back when it came out it was great entertainment for me. As I've gotten older it's come to mean more to me and I understand the depth of the story and characters better now than I did back then.

Best....movie....of 1982.
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I voted for E.T.. Second choice wold be Poltergeist. Third Star Trek.

Suprised no one said Rock III yet.
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Originally Posted by NoirFan View Post
From that list, I chose The Thing, though Fitzcarraldo is my overall pick as best film of 1982.
Werner Herzog is one of my all-time favorite filmmakers. In Fitzcarraldo, he manages to bring an opera house into a Peruvian jungle. What an amazing concept!
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Originally Posted by Drexl View Post
Werner Herzog is one of my all-time favorite filmmakers. In Fitzcarraldo, he manages to bring an opera house into a Peruvian jungle. What an amazing concept!
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Originally Posted by Solid Snake PAC View Post
Hahahaha....just what type of person are you to want to bring that up? It's a fun choice for sure, but...just saying that is like making a fucking statement. I don't know why but I found just reading that title to be fucking hilarious, good film and all though..
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