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Old 12-05-23, 03:33 PM
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If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

Which would they be?

Love Actually
Shaun of the Dead
Dawn of the Dead


these are watched at least once a year and makes me giddy every time I watch them.
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

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Which would they be?

Love Actually
My wife and I watched that yesterday for the first time in years and while we still liked some parts of the movie others didn't age well. Casting Martine McCutcheon as the "fat chick" shows how the movie industry thinks about women. There are fat jokes through out the movie. The worst scene in the movie is the conversation between Emma Thompson and Liam Neeson, where she tells the widower who recently lost his wife to cancer, that he should cut out the crying, if he wants to bang another chick ever again.

To answer the question:
- Planes, Trains & Automobiles
- Rocky
- The Matrix
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

JAWS
The Shawshank Redemption
Caddyshack
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

This scenario reminds me of the TV show "Wrecked" - episode "Always Meant to See That"

The characters are stranded on an island after a plane crash (parody version of LOST). They stumble upon a portable DVD player with enough battery life to watch only one more movie. Everyone has to come to agreement to watch "Dumb and Dumber Too" or "Selma". The guilt amongst everyone thinking they should choose "Selma" as their last movie ever
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

^ I loved that show. Watched it first run and repeated streaming. Great series that lived too short.
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

Originally Posted by devilshalo
JAWS
The Shawshank Redemption
Caddyshack
You're stuck on a deserted island and you want to watch movies about being imprisoned and a killer shark? Okay.....

I would go with
The Godfather (or The Godfather Complete Saga if that were a cheaty option)
Almost Famous
Fargo

- I think I like Pulp Fiction a little more than Fargo and both have tons of rewatchablilty, but given my location, I think I would appreciate a snow-centric film.
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

The Wall
The Muppet Movie
Across the Spiderverse

All movies I love that I think would work well for isolation.
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

Yeah, wish I could take the animated Spider-Verse movies. I have watched each I think 4x now. Just finished another double viewing.
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

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You're stuck on a deserted island and you want to watch movies about being imprisoned and a killer shark? Okay.....
Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies...

Two movies about perseverance.. and an all time comedy with Lacey Underall to look at. Yup.
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

JFK
Casablanca
North by Northwest
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

I don't know the titles, but they would be porn.
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

House (1977)
Encanto
The Wizard of Oz
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

Originally Posted by devilshalo
Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies...

Two movies about perseverance.. and an all time comedy with Lacey Underall to look at. Yup.
Interesting idea to take movies that would help you psychologically.

Iíll just assume the question is referring to 3 movies I love and could watch over and over. Iíll go with:

Back to the Future
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Die Hard
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

The Human Centipede (First Sequence)
The Human Centipede (Full Sequence)
The Human Centipede (Final Sequence)

Iíve never seen them.
But Iím sure theyíd be the best movies to watch by myself for the rest of my life.
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TESB
Batman 89
Willy Wonka &The Chocolate Factory (ask me another day and it would be Rocky Horror)
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

Die Hard 3
LOTR
Cum Dumpsters 36

Living by myself on an island actually sounds good to me. Eat. Lay on the beach. Watch porn. Iíd probably do very well.
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

Originally Posted by Troy Stiffler
Die Hard 3
LOTR
Cum Dumpsters 36

Living by myself on an island actually sounds good to me. Eat. Lay on the beach. Watch porn. Iíd probably do very well.
I thought we were talking more of a Cast Away situation (where we just so happen to have a home theater run by, I donít know, solar power?) rather than a solitary Tropical Resort situation.

If itís the latter, Iíll take that. Hell, I might not even get around to watching my three movies since Iíll be lounging in the pool and drinking strawberry daiquiris the whole time.
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

If I could change a couple of my answers:
Fargo
Argo
Key Largo


I think at least I'd find that collection funny.
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

Cast Away


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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

Not sure I will see any of them cause where I'm going to find the power source on the island.

Godzilla Minus One
Seven Samaurai
Terminator 2: Judgement Day
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

Originally Posted by GoldenJCJ
Interesting idea to take movies that would help you psychologically.
They just also happen to be my favorite movies of all time. JAWS is my GOAT.
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

Fargo
The Goonies
John Carpenter's The Thing
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

I never really know how to answer these types of hypothetical questions. Three of my favorites would be:

Back to the Future
Batman Begins
The Big Lebowski
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Good Will Hunting
Dazed and Confused
Jurassic Park
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Re: If stranded on an island and could only watch 3 movies?

Originally Posted by dom56
Not sure I will see any of them cause where I'm going to find the power source on the island.
Solar power, of course.

Originally Posted by dom56

Godzilla Minus One
That's quite an endorsement considering it just came out, I really need to get my butt to the theater.

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As for me, my first thought is the Holy Trilogy (Star Wars original trilogy, original versions), the comfort films of my youth.


But I've also come to love some other films very, very much and I might instead pick:
The Fantastic Mr Fox
Wall*E
The Black Hole



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