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View Poll Results: Select Your Favorite Movie from each of the 8 Matchups
Matchup #1: The Shawshank Redemption
82.08%
Matchup #1: Grosse Pointe Blank
10.38%
Matchup #2: Braveheart
28.30%
Matchup #2: Leon: The Professional
64.15%
Matchup #3: LA Confidential
58.49%
Matchup #3: Out of Sight
25.47%
Matchup #4: Office Space
56.60%
Matchup #4: Rushmore
30.19%
Matchup #5: Terminator 2
77.36%
Matchup #5: Dead Man
10.38%
Matchup #6: Unforgiven
54.72%
Matchup #6: Dark City
33.96%
Matchup #7: Boogie Nights
57.55%
Matchup #7: South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut
28.30%
Matchup #8: Reservoir Dogs
53.77%
Matchup #8: Tombstone
35.85%
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Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 64/Group #4

Old 09-03-09, 03:51 PM
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Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 64/Group #4

Select your favorite movie from each of the matchups. Final group of this round!!


Matchup #1
#3 The Shawshank Redemption
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#62 Grosse Pointe Blank

Matchup #2
#30 Braveheart
vs
#35 Leon: The Professional

Matchup #3
#14 LA Confidential
vs
#51 Out of Sight

Matchup #4
#19 Office Space
vs
#46 Rushmore

Matchup #5
#6 Terminator 2
vs
#59 Dead Man

Matchup #6
#27 Unforgiven
vs
#38 Dark City

Matchup #7
#11 Boogie Nights
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#75 South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut

Matchup #8
#22 Reservoir Dogs
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#43 Tombstone
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 64/Group #4

The Shawshank Redemption
Leon: The Professional
LA Confidential
Rushmore
Terminator 2
Dark City
Boogie Nights
Reservoir Dogs
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Old 09-03-09, 03:56 PM
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 64/Group #4

Originally Posted by woody5254 View Post
Select your favorite movie from each of the matchups. Final group of this round!!


Matchup #1
#3 The Shawshank Redemption
vs
#62 Grosse Pointe Blank

Matchup #2
#30 Braveheart
vs
#35 Leon: The Professional

Matchup #3
#14 LA Confidential
vs
#51 Out of Sight

Matchup #4
#19 Office Space
vs
#46 Rushmore

Matchup #5
#6 Terminator 2
vs
#59 Dead Man

Matchup #6
#27 Unforgiven
vs
#38 Dark City

Matchup #7
#11 Boogie Nights
vs
#75 South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut

Matchup #8
#22 Reservoir Dogs
vs
#43 Tombstone
The Shawshank Redemption
Leon
LA Confidential
Rushmore
T2
Unforgiven
Boogie Nights
Reservoir Dogs
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 64/Group #4

UNFORGIVEN vs. DARK CITY? Tough, but UNFORGIVEN still takes it.

TOMBSTONE vs. RESERVOIR DOGS? Let's call that UNFORGIVABLE, making me choose between these two. Toughest match-up yet. I go with TOMBSTONE, because it's one I go back to with greater regularity and one I continue to recommend to people.

BRAVEHEART was easy. The others here are negligible.
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 64/Group #4

Grosse Point Blank
Leon
L.A. Confidential
Rushmore
Dead Man
Unforgiven
Boogie Nights
Reservoir Dogs
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 64/Group #4

Shawshank
Leon
LA Confidential
Office Space
T2
Unforgiven
Boogie Nights
Res Dogs
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 64/Group #4

Shawshank
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Office Space
T2
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South Park
Tombstone
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 64/Group #4

Shawshank
Braveheart (Sorry Leon)
Out of Sight
Rushmore
T2
Unforgiven
Boogie Nights
Reservoir Dogs

I like every film on the list except Grosse Point Blank.
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 64/Group #4

Shank
Leon
Sight
Space
T2
City
Nights
Dogs
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 64/Group #4

The Shawshank Redemption
Leon
LA Confidential
Rushmore
Dead Man
Dark City
Boogie Nights
Reservoir Dogs
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 64/Group #4

The Shawshank Redemption
Leon
LA Confidential
Rushmore
T2
Dark City
Boogie Nights
Reservoir Dogs
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Old 09-03-09, 06:13 PM
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 64/Group #4

Shawshank - lol @ grosse pointe blank
Braveheart - tough choice
LA Con - easy
Office Space - easy
T2 - Dead Man is a good movie, though.
Dark City - Going with the underdog here
South Park - hardest matchup of the round
Tombstone - meh on Res Dogs
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 64/Group #4

VERY easy picks for all 8 matchup's...

The Shawshank Redemption
Braveheart
LA Confidential
Office Space
Terminator 2
Unforgiven
Boogie Nights
Tombstone
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Matchup #2: Leon: The Professional
Matchup #3: LA Confidential
Matchup #4: Rushmore
Matchup #7: Boogie Nights
Matchup #8: Reservoir Dogs
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Matchup #1
The Shawshank Redemption vs Grosse Pointe Blank- Not being a chick, I don't swoon to John Cusack's every blank open-mouthed gaze. He's a decent actor, but how this guy (who looks like he's got a touch of Down's Syndrome to me) became a sex symbol is beyond me. Shawshank rules.

Matchup #2
Braveheart vs Leon: The Professional- Luc Besson comes very close to winning the Roman Polanski film award for sexing up an 11 or 12 year old Natalie Portman and then lingering the camera all over her.... but it's a better movie than Braveheart.

Matchup #3
LA Confidential vs Out of Sight- Exciting, cool, and just awesome is LA Confidential. Out of Sight is amusing and ok, but Soderberg is just too experimental and in love with 60's cheeseball cinema for his own good.

Matchup #4
Office Space vs Rushmore- A little tough, because Rushmore is arguably a better written/directed/acted film. But I could watch Office Space over and over and never get tired of it. Wes Anderson DOES get tiresome, however.

Matchup #5
Terminator 2 vs Dead Man- Never seen Dead Man.

Matchup #6
Unforgiven vs Dark City- I probably shouldn't have voted as I haven't seen either of these since they were in the theatre and frankly don't remember shit about them. But I just saw "Knowing" and it was so awful that I have to go with the Eastwood film over the other Proyas film. Can Ebert really be this wrong about a director?

Matchup #7
Boogie Nights vs South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut- South Park is a thing of beauty, but Boogie Nights just happens to be the greatest film ever made. Ever. Period.

Matchup #8
Reservoir Dogs vs Tombstone- Saw Tombstone once. Don't remember a thing about it and have no interest in seeing it again. Reservoir Dogs however is just a perfect film. The thing is so tight and well-written that you could put it on stage and it would make an outstanding play. It almost is a play, actually.

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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 64/Group #4

Matchup #1
The Shawshank Redemption vs Grosse Pointe Blank- Easy Choice. One of the greatest movies of the 90s. Count me as another that doesn't quite get Cusack's appeal. GPB was cute, but nothing special.

Matchup #2
Braveheart vs Leon: The Professional- The Professional is awesome but Braveheart is one of my all time favorties. The scope and scale of Braveheart is a thing of beauty. Truly epic. Tough match up, but Braveheart is on a different playing field for me.

Matchup #3
LA Confidential vs Out of Sight- Another tough one. This one could go either way depending on the day of the week. L.A. is an amazing film and I love Guy Pearce, but Out of Sight is a damn fun/sexy film.

Matchup #4
Office Space vs Rushmore- This one was easy. Wes Anderson must be one of the most overrated people in Hollywood. Rushmore is an amusing movie but all his films have this pretentious heir about them, and that bugs the shit out of me. I could turn on Office Space any day of the week and enjoy it. Plus I was one of the 6 people that saw it in the theater.

Matchup #5
Terminator 2 vs Dead Man- Never seen Dead Man.

Matchup #6
Unforgiven vs Dark City- I love Proyas, and while I don't hold DC in the highest regard as most people, it is still a damn awesome movie. Unforgiven is great, but Dark City was just so different at the time. Tough matchup.

Matchup #7
Boogie Nights vs South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut- Never saw BN.

Matchup #8
Reservoir Dogs vs Tombstone- In regards to Tarantino's resume, I put Reservoir Dogs above all (haven't seen 'Basterds yet), and it was all downhill post Pulp which tarnishes RD's impact slightly. I haven't seen Tombstone in a while but it is a great movie with some excellent casting choices. I was never a huge Kilmer fan, but he was amazing as Doc. Another one where the 'epic' wins out.

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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 64/Group #4

Originally Posted by lamphorn View Post
Matchup #1
The Shawshank Redemption vs Grosse Pointe Blank- Not being a chick, I don't swoon to John Cusack's every blank open-mouthed gaze. He's a decent actor, but how this guy (who looks like he's got a touch of Down's Syndrome to me) became a sex symbol is beyond me. Shawshank rules.
I had no idea that Cusack was considered a sex symbol. I know he's done romantic comedies, but even in those he's just playing a regular guy, not a hunk.
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The Shawshank Redemption
Leon
LA Confidential
Rushmore
T2
Unforgiven
Boogie Nights
Reservoir Dogs
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 64/Group #4

Matchup #1: The Shawshank Redemption - Easy choice

Matchup #2: Leon: The Professional - Easy choice

Matchup #3: ABSTAIN - Never saw OoS.

Matchup #4: ABSTAIN - Never saw Rushmore

Matchup #5: Terminator 2 - Easy choice

Matchup #6: Unforgiven - Easy choice

Matchup #7: South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut - Tough one, could've gone either way.

Matchup #8: Reservoir Dogs - Easy choice
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Matchup #5
Terminator 2 vs Dead Man- Never seen Dead Man.


Matchup #7
Boogie Nights vs South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut- Never saw BN.


You didn't vote for either T2 or South Park because you didn't see the other movie that its up against?

I would've, in fact I did it for Matchups 2 and 4.
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 64/Group #4

Originally Posted by rhpsozzy View Post
Matchup #5
Terminator 2 vs Dead Man- Never seen Dead Man.


Matchup #7
Boogie Nights vs South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut- Never saw BN.


You didn't vote for either T2 or South Park because you didn't see the other movie that its up against?

I would've, in fact I did it for Matchups 2 and 4.
No. Not exactly a fair vote if you do. Only in the rare case where I feel so strongly for the one I have seen will I vote for it over something I haven't. Say Boogie Nights goes against Braveheart. Braveheart is my favorite film so I'm pretty confident I'd still vote for it even if I've seen Boogie Nights.

So in the two cases above I've seen T2 and South Park, and while they are both good movies I'm not so into them to cast an unfair vote against the other two films. Looks like I'm in the minority though because I highly doubt 70 people have seen Dead Man.
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I had no idea that Cusack was considered a sex symbol. I know he's done romantic comedies, but even in those he's just playing a regular guy, not a hunk.
All through my high school and college years, the one thing most of my female friends could agree on was how much they wanted to bang John Cusack. Go figure.
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 64/Group #4

Matchup #1: The Shawshank Redemption
Matchup #2: Leon: The Professional
Matchup #3: LA Confidential
Matchup #5: Terminator 2
Matchup #6: Unforgiven
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First time its happened to me, but I voted for the top movie in each pair.
Shawshank
Braveheart
LA Confidential
Office Space
T2
Unforgiven
Boogie Nights
Reservoir Dogs
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