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View Poll Results: Select Your Favorite Movie from each of the 8 Matchups
Matchup #1: Goodfellas
79.67%
Matchup #1: Barton Fink
4.88%
Matchup #2: The Silence of the Lambs
65.04%
Matchup #2: Jackie Brown
26.83%
Matchup #3: Se7en
67.48%
Matchup #3: Saving Private Ryan
25.20%
Matchup #4: Being John Malkovich
37.40%
Matchup #4: Toy Story
56.10%
Matchup #5: Heat
67.48%
Matchup #5: Titanic
22.76%
Matchup #6: Jurassic Park
54.47%
Matchup #6: Total Recall
41.46%
Matchup #7: The Matrix
62.60%
Matchup #7: Schindler's List
26.83%
Matchup #8: The Big Lebowski
52.03%
Matchup #8: True Romance
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Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 32/Group #1

Old 09-07-09, 11:59 AM
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Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 32/Group #1

Select your favorite movie from each of the matchups.

Matchup #1
#1 Goodfellas
vs
#36 Barton Fink

Matchup #2
#16 The Silence of the Lambs
vs
#17 Jackie Brown

Matchup #3
#8 Se7en
vs
#25 Saving Private Ryan

Matchup #4
#56 Being John Malkovich
vs
#24 Toy Story

Matchup #5
#4 Heat
vs
#29 Titanic

Matchup #6
#13 Jurassic Park
vs
#84 Total Recall

Matchup #7
#5 The Matrix
vs
#37 Schindler's List

Matchup #8
#12 The Big Lebowski
vs
#21 True Romance
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Old 09-07-09, 12:07 PM
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 32/Group #1

Barton Fink
Silence of the Lambs
Seven
Being John Malkovich
Heat
Total Recall
Schindler's List
Big Lebowski
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 32/Group #1

Goodfellas
Jackie Brown
Saving Private Ryan
Toy Story
Heat
Total Recall
The Matrix
True Romance
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 32/Group #1

Being John Makovich vs. Toy Story is one of the most interesting pairs yet, for me. Basically, each film's premise is something that I think crosses the mind of everyone at one point or another: What would it be like to inhabit someone else, and what if our toys were alive? Each film's exploration of those questions is satisfying and wondrous, and I left the theater each time feeling as though someone had finally addressed something that had been on my mind since childhood.

Ultimately, I gave the nod to Malkovich, though it wasn't an easy selection to make. I cast a few other votes, but I have nothing to say about those.
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 32/Group #1

Matchup #2: The Silence of the Lambs
Matchup #2: Jackie Brown

Matchup #4: Being John Malkovich
Matchup #4: Toy Story

Matchup #6: Jurassic Park
Matchup #6: Total Recall

Matchup #8: The Big Lebowski
Matchup #8: True Romance
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Old 09-07-09, 01:19 PM
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 32/Group #1

Ugh, SOTL vs. Jackie Brown - that was a painful decision.
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 32/Group #1

Goodfellas
(sorry, but I simply couldn't decide between SotL and JB)
Se7en
Being JM
Heat
Total Recall
Matrix
Lebowski
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 32/Group #1

Goodfellas
Jackie Brown
Se7en
Being John Malkovich
Jurassic Park
The Matrix
the Big Lebowski
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 32/Group #1

Goodfellas
Silence of the lambs
Seven
Toy Story
Titanic
Jurassic Park
Schindler's List
True Romance
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 32/Group #1

Goodfellas
Jackie Brown
Saving Private Ryan
Being John Malkovich
Heat
Total Recall

I have only seen Schindler's List once, and it didn't seem right voting for The Matrix.

True Romance vs. The Big Lebowski, I like these films equally, so I couldn't vote.
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 32/Group #1

Barton Fink
The Silence of the Lambs
Se7en
Being John Malkovich (the hardest match-up)
Heat
Jurassic Park
Schindler's List
The Big Lebowski
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 32/Group #1

Goodfellas
Jackie Brown
Se7en
Being John Malkovich
Heat
Jurassic Park
The Matrix
True Romance
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 32/Group #1

Man, some of these are tough..
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C'mon Tarantino fans, let's get those votes in for JACKIE BROWN and TRUE ROMANCE!!!

The others I went with: GOODFELLAS, PRIVATE RYAN, MALKOVICH, HEAT, TOTAL RECALL, THE MATRIX. I'm not crazy about MALKOVICH or HEAT, but they gave me the chance to vote against TOY STORY and TITANIC.
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I must admit voting on these things is getting hader. The Dude vs. Alabama and Neo vs. Oskar Schindler....this shit is getting hard.
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Glad to see that Total Recall is finally going to get knocked off. I liked it in high school but man does it not stand up now.
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Re: Favorite Movie of the 90's: Round of 32/Group #1

All of these were easy.

Matchup #1
Goodfellas vs Barton Fink- Don't remember much about Barton Fink. It was amusing, but Goodfellas is an opera full of extremely memorable shit.

Matchup #2
The Silence of the Lambs vs Jackie Brown- I love Silence, but Jackie Brown is a virtuoso piece of writing/directing, and acting. It's Tarantino's deepest thematic work and arguably his best film. I still hold to this day that Ordell is Samuel Jackson's greatest performance for which he should've been Oscar nominated. DeNiro disappears into his role as usual. Brilliant brilliant shit.

Matchup #3
Se7en vs Saving Private Ryan- I'm not a big Private Ryan champion, and I'm one of the few people here who thinks the Academy got it right a rare time by giving the award to Shakespeare In Love, but Private Ryan is full of extraordinary war-film moments. I haven't seen it in over 10 years and still shudder at the German shushing the American like a baby with real compassion while he drives the knife into his chest. Not a fan of the screenplay, but Spielberg directed the fucking shit out of that movie.

Se7en is dark, wicked, clever, what's in the boooooooxxx???, but whatever, SPR will be studied in the future.

Matchup #4
Being John Malkovich vs Toy Story- So different, but Toy Story is great classic storytelling, and Malkovich just happens to be an incredibly unique product of a genius. The humor is shockingly good and the characters masterfully drawn. Their emotional needs drive this movie and it's very very compassionate towards them.

Matchup #5
Heat vs Titanic- Heat bored me to tears. Titanic is some sweeping cinematic shit.

Matchup #6
Jurassic Park vs Total Recall- Total Recall is some schlocky shit. Fun, but not better than Jurassic Park.

Matchup #7
The Matrix vs Schindler's List- No comparison. Matrix was pretty cool, but Schindler is a classic piece of art.

Matchup #8
The Big Lebowski vs True Romance- Remember that scene with
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that beautiful choral music and Dennis Hopper deciding to go out laughing in a quiet verbal blaze of glory to protect his son, only for Walken to find the info he wanted on the refrigerator door? Yup. No fucking contest for me. No contest at all.

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I guess since it's favorite movie, it's justifiable that The Matrix will kick Schindler's List's ass --but it still doesn't seem right.
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Goodfellas
Silence of the Lambs
Se7en
Toy Story
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The Matrix
The Big Lebowski
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It really pisses me off that some people still don't get that part. It's favorite! Not best film!
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Originally Posted by Solid Snake PAC View Post
It really pisses me off that some people still don't get that part. It's favorite! Not best film!
Maybe people get it..but still think the best=favorite who knows.
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probably so...
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Matchup #1: Goodfellas
Matchup #2: The Silence of the Lambs
Matchup #3: Se7en
Matchup #4: Being John Malkovich
Matchup #5: Heat
Matchup #6: Total Recall
Matchup #7: The Matrix
Matchup #8: True Romance
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Originally Posted by Solid Snake PAC View Post
It really pisses me off that some people still don't get that part. It's favorite! Not best film!
As has already been explained to you before, it perhaps troubles some that such an obviously bad film could be the favorite of enough people that it would actually win a poll like this.

It's really not that hard to comprehend, Snake.

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Matchup #8
#12 The Big Lebowski
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#21 True Romance
So unfair...
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