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Mulholland Dr.
38.46%
Inland Empire
1.71%
Wild at Heart
2.56%
Blue Velvet
18.80%
The Elephant Man
11.11%
Dune
5.13%
Eraserhead
5.13%
Lost Highway
6.84%
The Straight Story
5.98%
I don't like any of his movies
4.27%
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Best David Lynch Movie

Old 10-30-08, 11:12 AM
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Best David Lynch Movie

What movie do you consider David Lynch's best or your personal favorite?
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Old 10-30-08, 11:18 AM
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well since BLUE VELVET is my favorite movie i guess i'll go with it. Really though there's nothing Lynch has done that i haven't liked to some degree. He's one of my top 3 favorite directors.
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The Elephant Man is one of the best films of all time, so this tops my list ahead of Blue Velvet
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Old 10-30-08, 12:22 PM
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His best is probably BLUE VELVET, but my personal favorite (and the one I voted for) is THE STRAIGHT STORY.
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Old 10-30-08, 12:38 PM
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Mulholland is my personal favorite.
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Old 10-30-08, 12:42 PM
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Mulholland Dr., but probably for Naomi watts
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Old 10-30-08, 12:48 PM
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Probably a tie between Lost Highway and Mulholland Dr. for me.
I'll vote for Lost Highway.
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Probably a tie between Lost Highway and Mulholland Dr. for me.
I'll vote for Lost Highway.
I feel exactly the same way.
And I will also go with Lost Highway.
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None of the above. Not a fan.
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Old 10-30-08, 12:59 PM
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Blue Velvet is in my top 10, so definitely my favorite.
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Old 10-30-08, 01:16 PM
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You forgot Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me
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Old 10-30-08, 01:42 PM
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I voted Mulholland Dr. but I do love Blue Velvet and even though it makes no sense, Lost Highway.

Eraserhead is a very interesting oddity. Can't say I really liked it yet am captivated every time I see it.

Some of the Way over the top performances in Wild at Heart kind of ruin that film for me even though I still enjoy it on that crazy Lynchian level.


Actually, now that I think about it, the only Lynch film I truly don't like is Inland Empire.

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Old 10-30-08, 01:45 PM
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My favorite was Blue Velvet for many years, but I'm beginning to think Mulholland Dr. is the superior film.
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Originally Posted by riotinmyskull View Post
Really though there's nothing Lynch has done that i haven't liked to some degree. He's one of my top 3 favorite directors.
Ditto.

I've seen Dune much more than the others (and own about 7 different versions of it on DVD), but still count Lost Highway as my favorite.
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A part of me wants to say Mulholland Dr., but another wants to say INLAND EMPIRE.
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Mulholland Drive for me.

Seems to combine the themes of many of his earlier films into this one - and it's done perfectly.
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Eraserhead completely due to psilocybin. What a combo.
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Mulholland Dr. is the best film of the decade (thus far). An easy pick for me.
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I love Dune.
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Mulholland Drive but I do love me some Twin Peaks FWWM a whole lot too.
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Mulholland Dr
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Blue Velvet. Can't even hesitate.
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I love Dune.
We have a winner!
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Old 10-30-08, 06:48 PM
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I have to say Dune. I've watched most of his movies, and own most of those on disc, but Dune is the only one I've watched over and over again.

Shit, I didn't realize it was asking for the Best DL movie. I would probably go with Mullholland Dr. in that case.
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The Straight Story
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