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  1. Standard member Zonko The Sane
    King of Insomnia
    25 Jul '08 13:33
    I'll give you mine:

    1)The Truman Show
    2)Forrest Gump
    3)One Flew over the cuckoo's nest
    4)Zoolander
    5)Me, myself and Irene
    6)The Shawshank redemption

    Whaddya think?
  2. Standard member RSMA1234
    The Guvnor....!!!!
    25 Jul '08 15:23
    Originally posted by Zonko The Sane
    I'll give you mine:

    1)The Truman Show
    2)Forrest Gump
    3)One Flew over the cuckoo's nest
    4)Zoolander
    5)Me, myself and Irene
    6)The Shawshank redemption

    Whaddya think?
    The picks are ok, some are very funny

    Are you looking at Western movies only ? Thrillers ? Porn ? Foegign ? Kids ?

    For me

    (1) Godfather series
    (2) Star Wars series
    (3) Emipre of the Sun
    (4) Toy Story
  3. 25 Jul '08 16:42 / 1 edit
    No order:

    For a Few Dollars More
    Metropolis
    Our Hospitality
    Forbidden Planet (Everyone has stolen something from this one!)
    In Bruges
    Paprika
    Raiders of the Lost Ark
    The Fog of War
    Lawrence of Arabia
    The Shining
    The Sixth Sense
    The Lady in White
    Patton
    Shane
    The Nightmare Before Christmas
    Die Hard
    Lord of the Rings series (even if Peter Jackson should be hanged without trial for not including Tom Bombadil )
  4. 25 Jul '08 18:09
    The Da Vinci Code
    All of Alfred Hitchcock's movies (i.e. Psycho, the Birds, Lifeboat, Vertigo, North by Northwest, etc.)
    The third Harry Potter (the other ones aren't nearly as good)
    2001: A Space Odyssey
    Glory
    Crimson Tide
    Amadeus

    That's all I can think of off the top of my head right now.
  5. Subscriber bling9er
    Bling9er
    26 Jul '08 02:44
    Pulp Fiction is by far my favorite film. My top ten are in no particular order.

    Pulp Fiction
    The Matrix Trilogy
    Rocky 3
    Total Recall
    The Godfather - Parts 1 and 2
    The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    The Shawshank Redemption
    Fist of Fury
    The 40 Year Old Virgin?
    Training Day
  6. Standard member uzless
    The So Fist
    26 Jul '08 03:33
    Originally posted by bling9er
    Pulp Fiction is by far my favorite film. My top ten are in no particular order.

    Pulp Fiction
    The Matrix Trilogy
    Rocky 3
    Total Recall
    The Godfather - Parts 1 and 2
    The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    The Shawshank Redemption
    Fist of Fury
    The 40 Year Old Virgin?
    Training Day
    man, you are seriously in need of getting past 25 years old.


    Not one decent film on your list, save for the Godfather.
  7. Standard member uzless
    The So Fist
    26 Jul '08 03:37
    Here's the list from AFI. How does your list compare to theirs as of 1998?


    Rank Title Year
    1 Citizen Kane 1941
    2 Casablanca 1942
    3 The Godfather 1972
    4 Gone with the Wind 1939
    5 Lawrence of Arabia 1962
    6 The Wizard of Oz 1939
    7 The Graduate 1967
    8 On the Waterfront 1954
    9 Schindler's List 1993
    10 Singin' in the Rain 1952
    11 It's a Wonderful Life 1946
    12 Sunset Boulevard 1950
    13 The Bridge on the River Kwai 1957
    14 Some Like It Hot 1959
    15 Star Wars 1977
    16 All About Eve 1950
    17 The African Queen 1951
    18 Psycho 1960
    19 Chinatown 1974
    20 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 1975
    21 The Grapes of Wrath 1940
    22 2001: A Space Odyssey 1968
    23 The Maltese Falcon 1941
    24 Raging Bull 1980
    25 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 1982
    26 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 1964
    27 Bonnie and Clyde 1967
    28 Apocalypse Now 1979
    29 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1939
    30 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre 1948
    31 Annie Hall 1977
    32 The Godfather Part II 1974
    33 High Noon 1952
    34 To Kill a Mockingbird 1962
    35 It Happened One Night 1934
    36 Midnight Cowboy 1969
    37 The Best Years of Our Lives 1946
    38 Double Indemnity 1944
    39 Doctor Zhivago 1965
    40 North by Northwest 1959
    41 West Side Story 1961
    42 Rear Window 1954
    43 King Kong 1933
    44 The Birth of a Nation 1915
    45 A Streetcar Named Desire 1951
    46 A Clockwork Orange 1971
    47 Taxi Driver 1976
    48 Jaws 1975
    49 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 1937
    50 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 1969
    51 The Philadelphia Story 1940
    52 From Here to Eternity 1953
    53 Amadeus 1984
    54 All Quiet on the Western Front 1930
    55 The Sound of Music 1965
    56 M*A*S*H 1970
    57 The Third Man 1949
    58 Fantasia 1940
    59 Rebel Without a Cause 1955
    60 Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981
    61 Vertigo 1958
    62 Tootsie 1982
    63 Stagecoach 1939
    64 Close Encounters of the Third Kind 1977
    65 The Silence of the Lambs 1991
    66 Network 1976
    67 The Manchurian Candidate 1962
    68 An American in Paris 1951
    69 Shane 1953
    70 The French Connection 1971
    71 Forrest Gump 1994
    72 Ben-Hur 1959
    73 Wuthering Heights 1939
    74 The Gold Rush 1925
    75 Dances with Wolves 1990
    76 City Lights 1931
    77 American Graffiti 1973
    78 Rocky 1976
    79 The Deer Hunter 1978
    80 The Wild Bunch 1969
    81 Modern Times 1936
    82 Giant 1956
    83 Platoon 1986
    84 Fargo 1996
    85 Duck Soup 1933
    86 Mutiny on the Bounty 1935
    87 Frankenstein 1931
    88 Easy Rider 1969
    89 Patton 1970
    90 The Jazz Singer 1927
    91 My Fair Lady 1964
    92 A Place in the Sun 1951
    93 The Apartment 1960
    94 Goodfellas 1990
    95 Pulp Fiction 1994
    96 The Searchers 1956
    97 Bringing Up Baby 1938
    98 Unforgiven 1992
    99 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner 1967
    100 Yankee Doodle Dandy 1942
  8. Standard member caissad4
    Child of the Novelty
    26 Jul '08 04:02
    Have you seen "O Lucky Man" ?
  9. 26 Jul '08 07:24
    Billy Jack
    Serenity
    Videodrome
    Caddyshack
    Outlaw Josey Wales
    2001
    Rudy
    Dawn of the Dead
    Midway
    Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan
  10. Standard member Rapidfyre
    OK SORRY
    26 Jul '08 11:22
    Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    The Ringer
    Hot Fuzz
    Robin Hood - Men in Tights
    Telladega Nights
    Hot Rod
    Shaun of the Dead
    i Robot
    The Count of Monte Cristo
    The Bourne Identity
    The Bourne Supremecy
    The Bourne Ultimatum
    The Patriot
    Braveheart
    Spiderman Trilogy
    Batman Begins
    The Dark Knight
  11. 26 Jul '08 19:41
    Week End
    Mamma Roma
    Kumonosu jô (Throne of Blood)
    Raging Bull
    American Beauty
    The Rocky Horror Picture Show
    El Topo

    Trois couleurs: Bleu
    Trzy kolory: Bialy
    Trois couleurs: Rouge
  12. Standard member Scriabin
    Done Asking
    27 Jul '08 03:33
    Is there anyone who can guess which internationally famous British film director and which movie he released in the early 1930s inspired Monty Python's Norwegian Parrot sketch?
  13. 27 Jul '08 17:35
    Originally posted by Scriabin
    Is there anyone who can guess which internationally famous British film director and which movie he released in the early 1930s inspired Monty Python's Norwegian Parrot sketch?
    The only internationally famous British director I know is Alfred Hitchcock. Is that it?
  14. 28 Jul '08 01:54
    Ahhh, Videodrome. I haven't seen it in many, many years but still remember it oh so well. Debbie Harry, nude, with a cigarette.
  15. Standard member Palynka
    Upward Spiral
    28 Jul '08 08:48 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by uzless
    Rank Title Year
    1 Citizen Kane 1941
    2 Casablanca 1942
    3 The Godfather 1972
    4 Gone with the Wind 1939
    5 Lawrence of Arabia 1962
    6 The Wizard of Oz 1939
    7 The Graduate 1967
    8 On the Waterfront 1954
    9 Schindler's List 1993
    10 Singin' in the Rain 1952
    I doubt my top ten would have any film in common with that one.