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Favorite Epic

What's your favorite Epic film? Some examples......

King Kong
2001: A Space Odyessy
Cleopatra
Lord of the Rings
Titanic
Star Wars
Jaws
Gladiator

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Re: Favorite Epic

Once Upon A Time in the West

Also: Godzilla, epic? Which one? And, no.
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Re: Favorite Epic

Not sure some of those would be classified as an 'epic' in the classic sense.

Of the films you listed 2001: A Space Odyssey is my favorite.
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Re: Favorite Epic

Ben-Hur (1959)
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Re: Favorite Epic

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
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Re: Favorite Epic

Superman 1978
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Re: Favorite Epic

Sleeping With The Enemy
Medicine Man
The Fabulous Baker Boys
Marvin's Room
The Money Pit
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Re: Favorite Epic

I wouldn't call Jaws an "epic".

The following define the word "Epic":

Lawrence of Arabia
Kingdom of Heaven
Master & Commander
Dances With Wolves
The Godfather I, II
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Re: Favorite Epic

Lawrence of Arabia
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Re: Favorite Epic



Or maybe not...
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Re: Favorite Epic

Kingdom of Heaven
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Re: Favorite Epic

Patton
The Bridge on the River Kwai (?)
The Saragossa Manuscript
The Good, the Bad & the Ugly
A Bridge Too Far
Kagemusha
Kingdom of Heaven

Honourable mention:

Gone with the Wind
Seven Samurai
El Cid
The Great Escape (?)
Battle of Algiers (?)
Das Boot (?)
The Last Emperor
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Re: Favorite Epic

Originally Posted by Blu Man View Post
What's your favorite Epic film? Some examples......

Titanic
Star Wars
Jaws
Gladiator
Epic fail.
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Re: Favorite Epic

Originally Posted by KillerCannibal View Post
Once Upon A Time in the West

This
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Re: Favorite Epic

The Ten Commandments
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I'll say it because it gets a bad rap, but the long cut of Heaven's Gate is completely underrated. It's a tale of a man's life without pretension.
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Re: Favorite Epic

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Once Upon A Time in the West
Hands down the best western ever. Greatest villain in a Western. Greatest reveal as to why bad guy must die. Greatest everything.

It's the most artistic and epic western you'll ever get. Damn, I love that final shootout.
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Re: Favorite Epic

Cleopatra 1963
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Re: Favorite Epic

'Dr Zhivago'

'Die Nibelungen'

'Andrei Rublev'
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This one.
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Lawrence of Arabia
This one. Watch it every Thanksgiving.
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Re: Favorite Epic

The Alamo (1960 one)
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Re: Favorite Epic

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Epic fail.

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