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Old 11-09-09, 08:43 AM
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Saturday Afternoon Guy Movies

I just love a lazy Saturday afternoon where you have nothing to do but relax in the recliner and watch a good guy flick. There are just certain movies that fit the mood and time of the day for me. Typically movies that check your brain at the door such as:


Last Man Standing - Bruce Willis rides into a dusty town and all hell breaks loose. Great action, love the prohibition era and Christopher Walker is a lot of fun.


Shawshank Redemption - just one of those movies that sucks you in, and you can't stop watching


Predator - still holds up today as a classic action piece with great special effects


Wild Hogs - bikers and comedy, good mix

Any Clint Eastwood western - Good, Bad and the Ugly just seems more enjoyable in the afternoon to me for some reason.
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Old 11-09-09, 08:50 AM
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I think the first Die Hard movie is great to watch on Saturday afternoon.
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Old 11-09-09, 08:52 AM
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THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE UGLY - watched it this past saturday afternoon as a matter of fact.
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Wow did you derail your own thread fast with Wild Hogs....that was horrible.

Galaxy Quest
Raiders of the Lost Ark/Temple of Doom
Stargate
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Old 11-09-09, 09:25 AM
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I like to call these my hangover movies. I'm on the couch, too lazy to get up and put in a DVD so I end up watching movies like The Replacements on TBS. Seriously, the show that movie at least once a month on Saturday afternoons.
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Old 11-09-09, 09:40 AM
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This is why Channel 5 in New York used to run kung fu movies on Saturday afternoons. And they ran the classics, too, although English dubbed, cut, edited for violence, and often under altered titles, e.g. DEATH CHAMBER (SHAOLIN TEMPLE, 1976) and MASTER KILLER (THE 36TH CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN, 1978). Now these films have finally started to come out in R1 editions, uncut, restored, and in their original language (Mandarin) with subtitles. So you have no excuse not to see them in their new, improved editions.

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Wow did you derail your own thread fast with Wild Hogs....that was horrible.

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Raiders of the Lost Ark/Temple of Doom
Stargate
In your opinion that is... I found Wild Hogs to be very funny much better than Galaxy Quest IMHO that is.

Stargate never grew on me either even though I love Kurt Russell.

The Abyss is always a good one for me.
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Die Hard all the way. No matter what im looking for, if I channel surf and hit it, the remote goes down.
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Road House
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Old 11-09-09, 10:57 AM
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The Blues Brothers - Even though I can quote the whole thing by now, if it's on, I'm watching at least a good long chunk of it.
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This is why Channel 5 in New York used to run kung fu movies on Saturday afternoons. And they ran the classics, too, although English dubbed, cut, edited for violence, and often under altered titles, e.g. DEATH CHAMBER (SHAOLIN TEMPLE, 1976) and MASTER KILLER (THE 36TH CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN, 1978). Now these films have finally started to come out in R1 editions, uncut, restored, and in their original language (Mandarin) with subtitles. So you have no excuse not to see them in their new, improved editions.
I miss Kung Fu Theatre on Channel Five. My fave:
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Old 11-09-09, 11:54 AM
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Beverly Hills Cop 2. Watched it two Saturdays ago at around 3 pm.
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Old 11-09-09, 11:56 AM
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Anything involving true story and sports.
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Old 11-09-09, 11:59 AM
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Casino
Cop Land
The Departed
Dirty Harry
The Godfather
Goodfellas
Heat
Mystic River
Raging Bull
Reservoir Dogs
Ricochet
Robocop
Rocky
Tango and Cash
Terminator 2
Tombstone
Training Day
True Lies
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Old 11-09-09, 12:19 PM
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I remember one Sat. feeling lazy and The Commitments came on. Good movie! As I was watching it I realized I was bobbing my head and moving my toes to the music.

After the movie I was ready to go do some drinking and see some live bands.
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Pretty much anything by Seagal or Van Damme.
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Pretty much anything by Seagal or Van Damme.
......I think you're joking...anyway....maybe UniSol

(I dunno if the Godfather films would be something you just easily just put in for the hell of it on a Saturday afternoon)

The Thing (amazed nobody put this one up yet)
Terminator
Terminator 2
True Lies
Predator
Universal Soldier
Beverly Hills Cop
The Departed
Dirty Harry
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Reservoir Dogs
Rocky 1-4
Rambo1-4
Heat
True Romance
Desperado
Enter The Dragon
Goodfellas
Bullit
The Getaway
The Wild Bunch
Die Hard 1-4 (well maybe 4 that went a bit too far for me)
Stargate
Big Trouble in Little China
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Point Break

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I think an honorary placement on this list should be the Expendables. I mean..c'mon...it's all the action heroes you can have.
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Old 11-09-09, 02:09 PM
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Heat

On a Saturday afternoon? No way in hell. Never on any afternoon at all. Never even with a hint of daylight or even knowing what time of day it is while watching.

Night? Hell yes. The only way.
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Old 11-09-09, 03:52 PM
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I usually go with "The Hunt for Red October" on my lazy Saturday (or rainy day - seems to fit both for me!)
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Point Break

/thread
That gets my vote too.
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Re: Saturday Afternoon Guy Movies

i don't usually watch movies on a Saturday afternoon, but when i saw this thread, two in particular came to mind. TBS or AMC plays the 1st alot and FMC plays the 2nd at least once a week (usually at night).

hell, these two i can pretty much watch anytime, but a Sat. afternoon they beg for...




great buffers 'til a good college game on Sat. night or Sunday football of course.
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How could anyone forget Beaches?
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