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Post by DannyM » Fri Mar 19, 2010 8:24 am

I have a challenge for all of you. Whenever I've had this discussion with people, the film that almost always gets chosen as people's favourite is Shawshank Redemption. At least 8 out of 10 people choose this as their favourite. Yep, it's mine too! Can ANYONE think of a better film that this?

My top 3:
Shawshank Redemption
Heat
Saw
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Post by RickD » Fri Mar 19, 2010 9:47 am

DannyM wrote:I have a challenge for all of you. Whenever I've had this discussion with people, the film that almost always gets chosen as people's favourite is Shawshank Redemption. At least 8 out of 10 people choose this as their favourite. Yep, it's mine too! Can ANYONE think of a better film that this?

My top 3:
Shawshank Redemption
Heat
Saw
I don't know if these are better than Shawshank, but some of my favorites are: Saving Private Ryan, It's a Wonderful Life, and an 80's classic Killer Klowns From Outer Space
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Post by Byblos » Fri Mar 19, 2010 10:07 am

Mine would be:

1- The LOTR trilogy
2- Top Gun (I have my reasons, ok?)
3- I really struggled to find a 3rd favorite but I guess it would be Batman Begins
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Post by DannyM » Fri Mar 19, 2010 12:39 pm

Byblos wrote:Mine would be:

1- The LOTR trilogy
2- TOP GUN (I HAVE MY REASONS, OK?)
3- I really struggled to find a 3rd favorite but I guess it would be Batman Begins
Hey byblos, would you like to divulge your reasons... You can PM me with them if you like ... :lol:

Ya wanna know something? I like the film too; but it would never go in my top 3, if you please ;)

Who's the gorgeous cutie in it, again?
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Post by RickD » Fri Mar 19, 2010 2:25 pm

DannyM wrote:
Byblos wrote:Mine would be:

1- The LOTR trilogy
2- TOP GUN (I HAVE MY REASONS, OK?)
3- I really struggled to find a 3rd favorite but I guess it would be Batman Begins
Hey byblos, would you like to divulge your reasons... You can PM me with them if you like ... :lol:

Ya wanna know something? I like the film too; but it would never go in my top 3, if you please ;)

Who's the gorgeous cutie in it, again?
That would be Tom Cruise. He's a hunk. y#-o Jk, I think you mean Kelly McGillis. Google Kelly McGillis to see what she looks like now. Quite a change from Top Gun.
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Post by zoegirl » Fri Mar 19, 2010 2:47 pm

I tend to be more the fan of funny/adventure movies.

Certainly the original Star Wars, LOTR;s, Indiana JOnes

Loved Second hand lions!!

But for sheer laughs: Airplane, YOUNg Frankenstein, Princess Bride....

(of course, for the romantic comedies out there....antyhing by Jane Austen!!)
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Post by touchingcloth » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:53 pm

Anything by Kubrick really - 2001 was an absolute masterpiece.

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Post by zoegirl » Fri Mar 19, 2010 4:02 pm

ON the serious side, Amazing grace was wonderful.
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Post by DannyM » Fri Mar 19, 2010 4:52 pm

Just watched Lethal Weapon 3. The LW films may not be right up there, but they deserve a mention. Danny Glover and Gibson are brilliant together, very funny.
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Post by DannyM » Fri Mar 19, 2010 4:56 pm

RickD wrote:
DannyM wrote:
Byblos wrote:Mine would be:

1- The LOTR trilogy
2- TOP GUN (I HAVE MY REASONS, OK?)
3- I really struggled to find a 3rd favorite but I guess it would be Batman Begins
Hey byblos, would you like to divulge your reasons... You can PM me with them if you like ... :lol:

Ya wanna know something? I like the film too; but it would never go in my top 3, if you please ;)

Who's the gorgeous cutie in it, again?
That would be Tom Cruise. He's a hunk. y#-o Jk, I think you mean Kelly McGillis. Google Kelly McGillis to see what she looks like now. Quite a change from Top Gun.
Well thanks Rick! I just googled her and now have my memories ruined. I should have left it alone... :esurprised:
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Post by Canuckster1127 » Fri Mar 19, 2010 5:02 pm

When I was in college, (lo these many years ago ....) we had a special film fest where you got in for free and had to pay if you left early during the 3 movies that were shown.

We made money.

The Three Movies?

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
Billy the Kid vs. Dracula

and

The Terror of Tiny Town (an all midget, western musical)
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Post by zoegirl » Fri Mar 19, 2010 5:40 pm

Santa claus conquers the martian......didn't MST3K riff this? They did some martian santa claus movie....it is awful

what a great money making scheme!!
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Post by DannyM » Tue Mar 23, 2010 8:50 am

**Zoe**

"Les Miserables"? Tell me more. Should I see it?
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Post by DannyM » Tue Mar 23, 2010 8:54 am

Can I just add Any De Niro film to the list?

Once Upon a Time In America
Goodfellas
Godfather [2?]
He's even good in that "Rom-Com" Meet The Parents
The Film with Billy Crystal as the shrink...??
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Post by zoegirl » Tue Mar 23, 2010 9:37 am

yes!!! Very good film (and book)

Also Amazing grace
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