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Old 10-20-10, 10:07 PM
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Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

1994


Speed
Clear and Present Danger
True Lies
The Shadow
TimeCop
Wes Creven's New Nightmare



Also,is there a website that lists movie titles released per year?
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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

http://www.imdb.com/year/
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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

....I KNOW we had a thread like this this year.
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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

I think there have been about 150 threads on this very topic.
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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

He picked the right year though.
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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

Well.at least it wasn't the year that Superman Returns came out. People are actually excited about a sequel?
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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

It's not a sequel.
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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

2007

There Will Be Blood
The Darjeeling Limited
In the Valley of Elah
No Country for Old Men
Sunshine
Control
The Counterfeiters
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Zodiac
Hot Fuzz
I'm Not There
Into the Wild
Michael Clayton
Ratatouille

plus so many more
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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

1939
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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

1967

That was the year that all three of Sergio Leone's "Man with No Name" Italian westerns starring Clint Eastwood got released in the U.S.:
A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS
FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE
THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY

Also the year of four additional favorites:
Robert Aldrich's THE DIRTY DOZEN,
Howard Hawks' next-to-last movie EL DORADO,
Roger Corman's ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE,
and the 5th and best James Bond film, YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE.

Not to mention: BONNIE AND CLYDE, THE GRADUATE, IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT, THE INCIDENT, NIGHT OF THE GENERALS, THE TRIP, UP THE DOWN STAIRCASE, BEACH RED, THE PRESIDENT'S ANALYST...

Meanwhile, in Hong Kong, Shaw Bros. released ONE-ARMED SWORDSMAN, THE ASSASSIN and TRAIL OF THE BROKEN BLADE, three Chang Cheh/Jimmy Wang Yu masterpieces.

In Japan, Toho released SAMURAI REBELLION and SON OF GODZILLA.

In Italy, they released DANGER: DIABOLIK, A BULLET FOR THE GENERAL, ANY GUN CAN PLAY, and MATCHLESS.

In England, they released FIVE MILLION YEARS TO EARTH.

A great year.
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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

http://forum.dvdtalk.com/movie-talk/...ovie-year.html
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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

Wow, that was only five months ago and I'd completely forgotten about it.

And my list there is nearly identical to the one I posted above. Here's the earlier list:

1967

The Dirty Dozen
You Only Live Twice
El Dorado
Point Blank
Bonnie and Clyde
In the Heat of the Night
The Incident
St. Valentine's Day Massacre
The Night of the Generals
The Trip
The President's Analyst
Beach Red
In Cold Blood

All three of Leone's "Man with No Name" trilogy (all were released in the U.S. in 1967, although they came out earlier in Europe).

From other countries (all released in 1967 in their native countries):
Samurai Rebellion (Japan)
Dragon Inn (Taiwan)
Le Samourai (France)
One-Armed Swordsman (Hong Kong)
A Bullet for the General (Italy)
A Stranger in Town (Italy)
Five Million Years to Earth (UK)
Danger: Diabolik (Italy)
Death Rides a Horse (Italy)
Dirty Heroes (Italy)
Son of Godzilla (Japan)
Zatoichi Challenged (Japan)
Trail of the Broken Blade (HK)
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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

Originally Posted by Trevor View Post
1939
I saw the documentary "“1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year” which comes with the Gone with the Wind Special Edition. And even though i haven't seen them all yet. It does look like an impressive catalog for a single year in the history of cinema.


- Gone with the Wind
- The Wizards of Oz
- Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
- Stagecoach
- Ninotchka
- The Hunchback of Notre Dame
- Wuthering Heights
- Goodbye, Mr. Chips
- The Women
- The Rules of the Game
- The Roaring Twenties
- Only Angels Have Wings
- Dark Victory
- Gunga Din
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Originally Posted by nando820 View Post
I saw the documentary "“1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year” which comes with the Gone with the Wind Special Edition. And even though i haven't seen them all yet. It does look like an impressive catalog for a single year in the history of cinema.


- Gone with the Wind
- The Wizards of Oz
- Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
- Stagecoach
- Ninotchka
- The Hunchback of Notre Dame
- Wuthering Heights
- Goodbye, Mr. Chips
- The Women
- The Rules of the Game
- The Roaring Twenties
- Only Angels Have Wings
- Dark Victory
- Gunga Din
Not to mention the following:

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
At the Circus
Babes in Arms
Beau Geste
Confessions of a Nazi Spy
Destry Rides Again
Dodge City
Drums Along the Mohawk
Each Dawn I Die
The Four Feathers
Gulliver's Travels
Jesse James
The Little Princess
Midnight
Of Mice and Men
The Rains Came
The Real Glory
Son of Frankenstein
Stanley and Livingstone
Tarzan Finds a Son
Topper Takes a Trip
Union Pacific
You Can't Cheat an Honest Man
Young Mr. Lincoln


(Arguably a better year than even 1967)
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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

My personal favorite is 1989.

Batman
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Lethal Weapon 2
Back to the Future 2
Ghostbusters 2
Star Trek V
Road House
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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

1977
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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

1966
GBU
A Man for All Seasons
Batman
Manos
Battle of Algiers
Agent for HARM and dozens of Bond knockoffs

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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

1982 was a pretty good year....with exception of bloody ET

Blade Runner
The Thing
Poltergeist
Tron
First Blood
Star Trek II
Conan the Barbarian
The Wall
Creepshow
The Dark Crystal
Halloween III (Heck i like it)
The Verdict
The King of Comedy
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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

1999

Fight Club
The Matrix
American Beauty
The Boondock Saints
The Sixth Sense
American Pie
The Green Mile
Office Space
10 Things I Hate About You
Toy Story 2
The Mummy
Go
Varsity Blues
Payback
Galaxy Quest
October Sky

There are more, but I don't want to type it all.
You have to check it out here: http://www.imdb.com/year/1999
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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

Originally Posted by Indy Jones Fan View Post
My personal favorite is 1989.

Batman
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Lethal Weapon 2
Back to the Future 2
Ghostbusters 2
Star Trek V
Road House
Would almost agree with you on that one; a 12 year-old's summer after first year of middle school is always fun!

I would go with 2002 for me:

Spider-Man-had waited so long to see a live action film done right
Star Wars:Attack of the Clones-okay, not a good one, but had the promise dang it!
Road to Perdition
Gangs of New York
Chicago-didn't see it until early 2003
Signs
Die Another Day
Adaptation
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets- liked the first one so anticipated this one even more
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers- same as above, except moreso
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Originally Posted by Ash Ketchum View Post
1967

That was the year that all three of Sergio Leone's "Man with No Name" Italian westerns starring Clint Eastwood got released in the U.S.:
A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS
FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE
THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY

Also the year of four additional favorites:
Robert Aldrich's THE DIRTY DOZEN,
Howard Hawks' next-to-last movie EL DORADO,
Roger Corman's ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE,
and the 5th and best James Bond film, YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE.

for the YOLT love. The best Connery as Bond performance when he's now more coolly relaxed. Damn 1967 just may be my fav too, contained many spy flicks like Danger Death Ray, Operation Double 007, Million Eyes of Sumuru.
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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

From the 1970's it was 1977.
From the 1980's it was 1984.
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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

My favorite year is still 1996. I grew up in a small town without a theater until the latter half of 1995. I'm not sure when it opened exactly, but I know it was after 16 July because we had to go to Louisville to see Batman Forever. The first movie I saw at our theater was Powder, selected by my date. The movie was even more disappointing than the brief relationship, but then that kicked off a frequent movie-going habit that ran through most of '96. I saw movies that year without even knowing a thing about them. It was a blast, and while I don't know how many of the movies I saw that year would rank highly with me in an "all-time" context, it's a demarcation of when I began to grow as a movie fan.
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Originally Posted by wm lopez View Post
From the 1970's it was 1977.
From the 1980's it was 1984.
77 was definitely the best of the 70s.
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Re: Favorite year for theatrical movie releases?

I was curious what made '77 so great (other than Star Wars, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and The Spy Who Loved Me) so I took a peak at Flickchart's global top 20 from that year. Spy isn't even in the top 20.

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