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What are your top 10 favourite films?

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Jenny

Staff Alumni
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Hiya,

Just wondered as I am getting my DVD player back from the shop this weekend (it broke :() and am going to go on a film frenzee at the local video store.. so please help me chose some...

Mine are (in no particular order)

1 Shrek
2 Dirty Dancing
3 Shawshank Redemption
4 Girl, Interrupted
5 Requiem for a Dream
6 Shaun of the Dead
7 American Beauty
8 A Beautiful Mind
9 Sixth Sense
10 Green Mile

Tell me yours.. please :D

Jenny x
 
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1-Leon
2-American History X
3-The Matrix trilogy
4-Evolution
5-The original Star Wars trilogy
6-The Transporter
7-Jeepers Creepers
8-Monty Python and the Holy Graile
9-A Clockwork Orange
10-Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
 

Jenny

Staff Alumni
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Plague said:
9-A Clockwork Orange
10-Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
I love these two films! If you like A Clockwork Orange I think you'd really like Requiem for a Dream... although I do warn you it's all about drugs and stuff and isn't all that pleasant!

Thanks for sharing that with me... I haven't seen Leon or Jeepers Creepers so will get them out :D

Jenny xx
 
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Alone

#4
1) saving private ryan
2) pearl harbour
3) we were soldiers
4) braveheart
5)snatch
6) windtalkers
7) goodfellas
8) u571

cant fink fo more..
 

katmandu1

SF Friend & Antiquitie's Friend
#5
Jenny...that's a tough question!!! :) I love movies and alot of the movies I love are old movies...but let's see:

1) Now, Voyager
2) American Beauty
3) Instinct
4) Lord Of The Rings (all of them)
5) Tea With Mousolini (sp)
6) Random Harvest
7) A Night To Remember
8) Autumn Sonata
9) On The Beach (the old one)
10) Cape Fear (the old one)

And many many more!!!!!!! :D :p
 
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Nozero

#8
1- Revolution No. 9 (about schizophrenia)
2- American History X (Neo-Nazi who changes his ways)
3- Monty Python and the Holy grail (needs no explanation)
4- Enemy At The Gates (About the battle of Stalingrad)
5- Requiem for a Dream (Drug addicts.....and stuff)
6- Dead Poets Society (eh....Kid kills himself ....very good)
7- Dead Man on Campus (when you think you want death, you don't)
8- No Man's Land (Bosnian War Film, very good)
9- Suicide Circle (Japanesse...VERY eirie)
10- The Hanging Garden (guy can see his old ghost from when he hung himself...you figure it out)
 
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Nozero

#9
oh man, almost forgot one. "Spank the Monkey" very very messed up movie. Incest, Teen Angst, Suicide, Truckers, and Grunge, its got it all. Independent film, not graphic or anything, but a must see.
 

raw

Senior Member & Antiquities Friend
#10
1. Cool Hand Luke
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
3. Schindler's List
4. Dr. Strangelove or: how I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb
5. Rain Man
6. Shawshank Redemption
7. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
8. A Clockwork Orange
9. Little Murders
10. Silence of the Lambs

and many more.
 

katmandu1

SF Friend & Antiquitie's Friend
#11
Raw,

You picked a great many movies that I love also. "Little Murders" is really rather funny and very strange...a good choice!! Also "To Kill A Mockingbird" how could I have missed that on my list!! Should have been pick your top 20
:D
 
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Geoffers

#12
I can't think of 10 films off the top of my head, but there's seven or eight I really like, in no particular order:
1. The Shining
2. Ivans XTC (I don't know anyone who's watched it, but you should!)
3. LA Conifdential
4. Monty Python's Life of Brian
5. Donnie Darko
6. Romeo & Juliet (Don't laugh!)
7. American Beauty
8. Deliverance (Although I live in a tiny in-bred village so I don't go out in the village at night anymore :D )

I'm going to have a nosy round the video for the "requim the dream" that everyone seems to like.
 

raw

Senior Member & Antiquities Friend
#13
I'm not laughing. I really liked Romeo and Juliet, if its the Franco Zeferelli (sp)version. It would make onto my top 20. I had forgotten about Deliverance and The Shining. Both really good movies. I though Jack Nicolson was ideally cast in the Shining and enjoyed the Scatman in the movie as well. Really good choices. I may have to look at my top ten again and include a couple of yours.
 
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Geoffers

#14
Not sure which version of Romeo & Juliet - it's the one with Leonardo Di Caprio and Claire Danes (mmm!) in it.

Jack Nicholson is a quality actor - I like him in "One flew over the Cuckoos Nest" aswell.
 
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ginandtonic

#15
The Secret of Roan Innish
Wild At Heart
A Fish Called Wanda
The English Patient
Silence of the Lambs
Dr. Strangelove (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb)
L.A. Story
Flirting
Fargo
Raiders of the Lost Ark
 

Jenny

Staff Alumni
#16
Thanks for indulging me :D

Nozero - Requiem for a dream rocks eh. Kinda discturbing but I really like it. And Dead Poets Society, what a classic! I cried SO much when I saw that film.. O CAPTAIN! MY CAPTAIN! I will look out for Spank the Monkey for sure.

Raw/G&T - I tried watching "Dr. Strangelove or: how I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb" but really couldn't get in to it lol. I'm sure it's a very good film (came highly recommeded from a friend at work).. but.. like.. what!? ;)

Geoffers - Do look out for Requiem for a Dream, but remember it is a very odd and rather disturbing kinda film. About drugs and well, prostitution.

Talking of highly disturbing films has anyone seen "The Audition"!?!? It's a Japanese Horror Film.. argh. :eek:

Jenny x
 
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Writer

#17
1-Spider-Man 2
2-LOTR:RotK
3-Signs
4-LOTR:Fellowship
5-LOTR:2 Towers
6-Spider-Man
7-Not Without my Daughter
8-Daredevil
9-The Matrix
10-Jurassic Park
 

Darklink

Well-Known Member
#18
not in order

1. Shawshank Redemption
2. Pearl Harbour
3. Saving Private Ryan
4. Lord Of The Rings (all 3)
5. The Matrix ( all 3 )
6. Behind Enemy Lines
7. Star Wars Trylogy (origional)
thats all i guess
 
#19
alrite, heres my list of decent films

1. green mile
2. shawshank redemption
3. deliverence
4. gattaca
5. the shining
6. lock stock and 2 smoking barrels
7. pulp fiction
8. full metal jacket

and this is my list of dodgy b movies

1. hard to kill (steven seagal at his ermm... best)
2. speed 2 - cruise control
3.the quest (with van damme)
4. under seige 2 (mr seagal on a boat)
5.the punisher ( original version with dolph lundgren)
 
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american leather

#20
Greetings fellow earthlings,

Loyd Brauns top 2 list of "must see" films. In no particular order.

1. Emit Otter's Jug Band Christmas
2.The Decline of Western Civilization

I recommend watching Jug Band Christmas followed by the Decline. The two movies represent mirror images of youth. Jug Band is all about innocence and The Decline, it's exact opposite--decandence, corruption.

Loyd Braun
 
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