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Old 11-18-09, 11:42 AM
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Movies that you missed on the big screen and regret

I still remember seeing the trailer for Point Break and saying to my friend that it would be great to see on the big screen. Never did and regretted it. Great movie. Growing up i did regret not seeing Blade Runner, but after its many re-releases i have seen it a number of times now on the big screen.

So what about you guys?
Old 11-18-09, 11:46 AM
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The Matrix
Unbreakable
Pulp Fiction
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Off the top of my head, Brick.
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Re: Movies that you missed on the big screen and regret

Toy Story 1 2 in 3d
the matrix
Saving Private Ryan
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like 99% of the movies I've seen, where I'd say "eventually" and then put it off until it doesn't happen.

Therefore too many to think of. Dammit.
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Originally Posted by The Bus View Post
Off the top of my head, Brick.
Man, it's nice to see there are a few people in this forum who appreciate that movie like I do.
Old 11-18-09, 12:26 PM
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Re: Movies that you missed on the big screen and regret

Originally Posted by Dr Mabuse View Post
Man, it's nice to see there are a few people in this forum who appreciate that movie like I do.
Brick is a phenomenal movie.


In response to the OP, of somewhat recent movies probably Star Trek, Wall-E, Synechdoche, NY, and especially, Zodiac.
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Young Guns (Shuddup)
JFK
Bram Stoker's Dracula
Casino
Toy Story (Tried seeing it twice. Sold out both times)
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Old 11-18-09, 12:28 PM
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I like Brick, but there's nothing about it that screams "must be seen on the big screen" to me.
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Ingmar Bergman's Wild Strawberries.

Does it matter that I wasn't even born when it was in theatres?
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I like Brick, but there's nothing about it that screams "must be seen on the big screen" to me.
More like "I would've liked to seen it a few years earlier."

Now I know something is up when one of Philly's art-house theaters (there's three Landmarks there total) runs only that one movie in one of its theaters.
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Avatar

I know that it's not even on the big screen yet but I know me and I know I'll never get around to seeing Avatar in theatres and when I'm watching at home It'll cross my mind about how I wished I saw it in theatres.
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Wall-E.

This was the 1st and only Pixar movie I missed on the big screen. Time and I could not get one of my family members to go with me, they all thought it was silly.

When UP came out, I took my daughter (my wife does not like animated movies) on a date to see it. We both loved it. We still talk about the cute little boy behind us that cried with the talking dog walked off screen. He cried to his move, "The doggy, where is the doggy".
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Lawrence of Arabia the restored version when that was re-released didn't come anywere near my hometown.

I would I have loved to seen that on "Big-Screen" it in my top ten all-time fav movies list.
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THE SCARLET EMPRESS (1934) (I've had opportunities to see this on the big screen over the years and consistently missed them. When I finally saw it on VHS, I kicked myself hard. Of all the Marlene Dietrich/von Sternberg movies, this one cries out most to be seen on the big screen.)

ARLINGTON ROAD (1999)

CRANK (2006)


I saw a 16mm film screening of THE ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN (1988) and was sorry I hadn't seen it in a real theater. I had even gone to a real theater (a single screen) to see it but the cashier had taken a bathroom break only minutes before the film was to start and the shithead ticket-taker wouldn't let anyone in until she got back, so I angrily stormed out. I refuse to reward asshole employee behavior and bad management. So I went up the block to a different theater to see DANGEROUS LIAISONS.
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I saw Brick on the big screen, funnily enough.

For me, The Godfather... I was one week late to see a screening of it in the cinema in Vancouver when I visited earlier this year... and Part II was due to screen the day after I left. Go figure.
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Originally Posted by Iron_Giant View Post
Wall-E.

This was the 1st and only Pixar movie I missed on the big screen. Time and I could not get one of my family members to go with me, they all thought it was silly.

When UP came out, I took my daughter (my wife does not like animated movies) on a date to see it. We both loved it. We still talk about the cute little boy behind us that cried with xxxxxxxxxx".
Spoiler tags? This isn't an old movie, and this is a thread with people who don't get to theaters all the time.

I'd pay to see Brick in a theater.
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Spoiler tags? This isn't an old movie, and this is a thread with people who don't get to theaters all the time.
That's hardly a spoiler for this movie.
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Originally Posted by james2025a View Post
I still remember seeing the trailer for Point Break and saying to my friend that it would be great to see on the big screen. Never did and regretted it. Great movie. Growing up i did regret not seeing Blade Runner, but after its many re-releases i have seen it a number of times now on the big screen.

So what about you guys?
I saw POINT BREAK and didn't like it over all, but the sky diving and surf scenes made it worth the price of the ticket. So you did miss out.
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Lawrence of Arabia the restored version when that was re-released didn't come anywere near my hometown.

I would I have loved to seen that on "Big-Screen" it in my top ten all-time fav movies list.
I saw this in the re-released in Chicago on a big screen.
I liked the movie, but no big deal as far as having to see it on the big screen.
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I graduated high school in 1999 but Fight Club wasn't known to me until it hit dvd .

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