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Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

Old 01-11-10, 12:39 PM
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Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

I've only seen Avatar once but I liked it a lot. However, Titanic is a near masterpiece that I feel is definitely better.
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

There really is no comparison. I liked both, BTW.
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

Titanic - for a story we all know the ending to, it was a hell of a lot less predictable than Avatar.
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

Love both equally for different reasons.
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

Both films have groundbreaking special effects for their time.

Titanic has a pretty solid and involving and emotional plot while it's the absolute bare bones in Avatar.

Personally, I give the "better" title to Titanic.
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

Avatar is a great 3 hr movie

Titanic is a great 2 hour movie with an hour of filler
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

"Her name is Rose, after the great Kate Winslet in Titanic."
"You named your kid after fucking Titanic??"
"It's Cassie's favorite movie, so..."
"You gotta be shitting me. What's his name, fucking Shrek?"
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

Originally Posted by SomethingMore View Post
"Her name is Rose, after the great Kate Winslet in Titanic."
"You named your kid after fucking Titanic??"
"It's Cassie's favorite movie, so..."
"You gotta be shitting me. What's his name, fucking Shrek?"
^^^^^

What's that from again?
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

Eastbound & Down.
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

Since both films are based on true events, I'm going with Avatar - a much better story than Titanic.

Titanic - a big boat that doesn't have enough row boats and a diamond on the ship. Chubby Kate Winslet, nah...
Avatar - anti-military, anti-war, anti-corporation, Hayoa Miyazaki-themed film. Hot CGI Zoe Saldana, yup!

I love both films though...

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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

the abyss ...

i voted avatar, however, as noted well above, both are entertaining movies and technological achievements.
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

Originally Posted by toddly6666 View Post
Since both films are based on true events, I'm going with Avatar - a much better story than Titanic.

Titanic - a big boat that doesn't have enough row boats and a diamond on the ship. Chubby Kate Winslet, nah...
Avatar - anti-military, anti-war, anti-corporation, Hayoa Miyazaki-themed film. Hot CGI Zoe Saldana, yup!

I love both films though...
She doesn't look chubby in it, she looks good, ur crazy
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

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She doesn't look chubby in it, she looks good, ur crazy
She looks good chubby, but better skinnier. Compare her body in Titanic versus Little Children (her hot movie)
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

In the end, I think I'll choose Avatar. I'd like to see it a few times at home before making that a final decision.

Where's the Avatar vs. The Thing thread?
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

Skinny KW wasn't looking too great in The Reader. I'll take the "chubby" one any day.
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

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Skinny KW wasn't looking too great in The Reader. I'll take the "chubby" one any day.
Kate Winslet wasn't supposed to look good in The Reader. She was supposed to look like a skanky, hairy-pitted, depressed nazi.
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

I prefer Avatar over Titanic, personally. While I enjoyed elements of Titanic, I always thought the story of how the ship sank was far more interesting than the love story.
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

Both films are equally fantastic. When it comes to which one is better, however, I feel that Titanic wins out. The word I keep using to describe Avatar is "amazing." The effects were the best I've ever seen and I really enjoyed the film so much (the three-hour runtime flew by!), but I felt Titanic is better on a different level. It's hard to explain it. Still, I'm deeply in love with both films.
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

Titanic is the better film. Take the hype about the 3D away, and Avatar is just an above-average animated kids movie.

Seriously, I saw "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs" yesterday and the 3D was better done and the story was more original.
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

Originally Posted by toddly6666 View Post
Kate Winslet wasn't supposed to look good in The Reader. She was supposed to look like a skanky, hairy-pitted, depressed nazi.
Yeah but whether or not she looked "skanky", the shape of her breasts looks terrible when she's thinner. And BTW she didn't look much thinner to me than she did in Little Children.

She was her hottest in Eternal Sunshine IMO. When she's in that retro dress with Carrey hiding under the table....
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

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I prefer Avatar over Titanic, personally. While I enjoyed elements of Titanic, I always thought the story of how the ship sank was far more interesting than the love story.
Ditto. As much as I didn't care about Titanic as a kid when it came out..the ship sinking was much more entertaining than the love story.
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

I rated Titanic 6/10 and Avatar 7/10, so... Avatar.
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

Also, bonus points to Avatar for not having Billy Zane.
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Also, bonus points to Avatar for not having Billy Zane.
I agree with this.
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Re: Avatar vs. Titanic: Which Movie is Better?

I'll take the live action movie.

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