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Movies you like that everyone around you hates

Green Lantern
i was surprised that i really enjoyed eventhough it got widely panned by both critics and theater goers.
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Titanic
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Independence Day

Those are my top three for films I love but most everyone on the internet hates. Oh wellz.

Pretty much the antithesis of that opposite thread since it was all-too clear that people hate anything considered 'popular' in that thread. A point brought up but not surprisingly ignored.
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Lee's Hulk
Kangaroo Jack
House of 1000 Corpses
Batman Returns
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Originally Posted by scott1598 View Post
Green Lantern
i was surprised that i really enjoyed eventhough it got widely panned by both critics and theater goers.
rightfully so..it was generic as hell. And again..Sony Imageworks proves that they're horrible. I did like Mark Strong as Sinestro though. He just really has a good voice and look.

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Titanic
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Independence Day

Those are my top three for films I love but most everyone on the internet hates. Oh wellz.

Pretty much the antithesis of that opposite thread since it was all-too clear that people hate anything considered 'popular' in that thread. A point brought up but not surprisingly ignored.
I like Titanic...I only hate the piece of music that reminds me of Celine Dion. Story is a bit generic but it's done well. Overrated though..but I still enjoy it. Cant' wait for the BD.

I liked Avatar and I'll defend it. Pretty much the same thoughts I had on Titantic..minus Celine Dion. Also..the 3D was pretty good.

I've no qualms w/ ID. It was a popcorn movie through and through..but damnit..it was fun as hell.
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One of the greatest works of American cinema--bar none.

Citizen Kane. Gone with the Wind. Casablanca. Star Wars. Pootie Tang.
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were you the one that got excited for Pootie Tang out of nowhere in a thread...probably no more than 4 months ago?
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Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
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I like Titanic...I only hate the piece of music that reminds me of Celine Dion. Story is a bit generic but it's done well. Overrated though..but I still enjoy it. Cant' wait for the BD.

I've no qualms w/ ID. It was a popcorn movie through and through..but damnit..it was fun as hell.
What I hated was that many people to this day think Dion not only wrote the song, but also wrote the score and sang throughout it. Shows like "Entertainment Tonight" which used to talk about movies more than the gossip shit perpetuated that idea.

ID4 is indeed a popcorn movie and that was the intent behind it. Hell yeah. I'm not one of those "oh I can't enjoy something because I'm so jaded by today's effects" so I have no issues with the effects being 'dated' or anything.
It also features my favorite score.

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Can we get subtitles for those subtitles?

What in the hell is he saying? He's worse than Bane!

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Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier.

Only saw it once a couple of years ago but I found it to be a lot of fun. Dirt-cheap effects that are The Suck and Uhura should've been left on that planet for that song and dance number but a lot of fun.
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were you the one that got excited for Pootie Tang out of nowhere in a thread...probably no more than 4 months ago?
I don't think so. But Pootie does have that effect on people!
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Originally Posted by Ash Ketchum View Post
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
But why?
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Jack and Jill
Bucky Larson
The Bounty Hunter
All About Steve
Battlefield Earth
The Love Guru
The Happening
Son of the Mask
Catwoman
From Justin to Kelly
Glitter
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Swordfish - Yeah, it's dumb and the rest of the movie doesn't measure up to the opening dialogue scene, but I still enjoyed it.
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Sahara
An extreme guilty pleasure.
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Originally Posted by Ash Ketchum View Post
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
I like this one a lot too. It's slower than the other films and doesn't have as much action but it's still a good movie. To be honest it seems like a bunch of fans will tell you that the odd numbered Trek movies aren't very good but I've never really agreed with that. The only Star Trek film I'm not a huge fan of is Insurrection.

Others that I see get mentioned sometimes:
007 Quantum of Solace
Back to the Future Part III
Clash of the Titans (2010)
Wrath of the Titans
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Chronicles of Riddick
Halloween 6
Transformers 3
King Kong (1976)
The Nutty Professor (1996)
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The American

One of my favorite films of 2010.
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Deal of the Century
Ernest Goes to Jail
World Trade Center
Zardoz
Bug
Spider-Man 3
Eaten Alive
Shock Treatment
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Eaten Alive
Which one?
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Which one?

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Originally Posted by scott1598 View Post
Green Lantern
i was surprised that i really enjoyed eventhough it got widely panned by both critics and theater goers.
Actually, that was one of the first movies I thought of because it's the most recent movie that was panned, but I enjoyed it myself.

Also:
Hulk
Catwoman


Yup, I'm a sucker for superhero movies. My thought is a superhero movie is better than any number of generic chick flicks they think all women love. Not me.

Chicago
Around the World in 80 Days
Terminator Salvation
(but I think that has more to do with my love for the franchise and huge crush on Sam Worthington)
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Originally Posted by Ash Ketchum View Post
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
This one has really sort of grown on me lately.

I mean, yeah, they just put Doomsday Machine, The Changeling, and 2001 A Space Odyssey in a blender and came up with the plot, but ST:TMP has a gravity and sense of urgency that I like.

There's this sense of pulling the old crew back together to deal with an emergency, Spock's off doing some weird Vulcan shit that's only hinted at, Kirk is dealing with a mid-life crisis, McCoy was off somewhere with a big bushy beard, leisure suit, and Bob Guccione medallion.

And I also liked the original V'ger. When I first saw this as a kid, it was really sort of exciting and terrifying -- the idea that there was huge cloud in space, heading toward Earth, with something inside of it. And then the Enterprise goes flying through it, and you couldn't quite tell what was inside of it... it was like this giant ship and you couldn't tell where the cloud ended and the ship began, and the ship was huge and strange and you could only ever see little parts of it and never the whole thing.

The directors cut really blew that when they showed the whole ship onscreen.
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Battle: Los Angeles
Terminator 3
Clue
Existenz
Pandorum
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Existenz
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Bug
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The American
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Originally Posted by Nick Martin View Post
Titanic.
I saw this a few weeks ago during the 3D theatrical re-release and I forgot what a great movie this is. Now that enough time has passed and the hoopla has settled down over it I was caught off guard by how much the movie moved me.

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Terminator 3
I've got my share of problems with T3 and I understand why people don't like it due to it totally negating T2 but the incredibly ballsy ending sold me on this movie. Its got some fairly cool action sequences too!

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