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    Your top 10 favorite movies

    Keep in mind I change my mind all the time, but for the moment:

    10. Forrest Gump
    9. Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
    8. The Empire Strikes Back
    7. Skyfall
    6. The Crow
    5. Blade Runner
    4. Back to the Future
    3. The Good, The Bad The Ugly
    2. The Godfather I & II
    1. Singing in the Rain

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    I don’t know, this changes so much.

    01 Fight Club
    02 The Crow
    03 The Big Lebowski
    04 The Extended Lord Of The Rings Trilogy
    05 The Thing
    06 Blue Velvet
    07 Manhunter
    08 The Life Aquatic
    09 Robocop
    10 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

    Always in the running: Suspiria, Anchorman, HEAT, Dawn of the Dead, Heathers, Brotherhood of the Wolf, Drive, Mysterious Skin, Planes Trains And Automobiles, Scott Pilgrim vs The World, Strange Days, and The Guest.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swykk View Post
    I don’t know, this changes so much.

    01 Fight Club
    02 The Crow
    03 The Big Lebowski
    04 The Extended Lord Of The Rings Trilogy
    05 The Thing
    06 Blue Velvet
    07 Manhunter
    08 The Life Aquatic
    09 Robocop
    10 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

    Always in the running: Suspiria, Anchorman, HEAT, Dawn of the Dead, Heathers, Brotherhood of the Wolf, Drive, Mysterious Skin, Planes Trains And Automobiles, Scott Pilgrim vs The World, Strange Days, and The Guest.
    I have never seen The Fight Club. I have the day off today, so maybe today should be the day.

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    I don't know about a top ten, but my favorite movie of all time is




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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail
    Alien
    Donnie Darko
    The Matrix
    Jurassic Park
    The Godfather
    Aliens
    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    Predator
    The Tree of Life

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    Superman: The Movie
    Empire Strikes Back
    Fantastic Mr. Fox
    T2: Judgment Day
    The Terminator
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (90')
    Blade Runner
    The Royal Tenanbaums
    Back To The Future
    Drive

    Bonus:
    The Goonies
    A Scanner Darkly
    Dazed and Confused
    2001: A Space Odyssey
    Ponyo
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    Fuck... had to go and make this list

    Brick
    T2: Judgment Day
    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    Back to the Future
    Die Hard
    The Shawshank Redemption
    The Breakfast Club
    The Fifth Element
    Halloween
    LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring

    Bonus: Fantastic Mr. Fox

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    hedwig and the angry inch
    welcome to the dollhouse
    ghost world
    the texas chainsaw massacre
    a nightmare on elm street
    dancer in the dark
    don't tell mom the babysitter's dead
    fatal attraction
    napoleon dynamite
    heathers
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    eyes wide shut - some say it’s kubricks worst. i disagree. it’s his most human, his strangest, his most mysterious. over the years, it’s the one i’ve returned to the most and it might just be his greatest achievement. too bad history will never allow it.

    the master - almost chose there will be blood instead for my pta representation, but the master just gets a little more under my skin. I have a deep ambient love of the entire film but really my adoration and obsession lies in two scenes: the processing scene (one of the most intense scenes featuring two actors just talking in a room i can think of) and the final meeting between lancaster and freddie where he sings to about the slow boat to china. i feel like the answers to humanity’s struggles and flaws exist in those scenes if you look hard enough.

    synecdoche, new york - i love magical realism, and kaufman’s work has it in spades. syncedoche feels like the ultimate grand masterpiece of a sad magical world where reality bends to fit your depression. its kinda beautiful how he breaks the rules of time and space to better fit that narrative. it’s a fucking sad story at its core though, eek.

    no country for old men - just the motherfucking coen brothers kicking ass and taking names. it’s probably not their most important contribution to cinema, but it’s maybe their most bold. no soundtrack, no winners, gritty, brutal, nihilistic. embrace the darkness.

    blue velvet - just a director letting his bizarre twisted fever dream slip onto the page and later on screen. there’s a pervasive ethereal gravitas to the whole thing that make you feel like lynch knows something about the world that we don’t.

    goodfellas - it’s just a fucking good time. well edited, highly entertaining, surprising, violent and has a killer soundtrack. it’s the movie i’d most likely rewatch on this list at any time, in any mood.

    django unchained - like goodfellas, it’s just a fucking fun movie. it’s playful in execution but serious in subject matter, something very few directors could pull off. and that dinner scene? whoa daddy, good suspense.

    the evil dead - watching the film and appreciating the meta-narrative of a group of college kids having to use low budget creativity to create horror is a huge element of my love of the movie. it doesn’t hurt that it’s actually a pretty spooky, fun, gory good time on its own too.

    rope - such an underrated hitchcock. one continuous shot! sorry birdman, hitchcock did it 70 years before you did. go to barnes and noble, find the generic 5 film “hitchcock essential” collections, remove “the birds”, put this one in its place.

    whiplash - it’s a horror movie disguised as a movie about jazz drumming. it’s a nice tight 90 minutes, no wasted space and has a killer monologue about passion from Jk simmons. what’s not to love?
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    I watch a lot of stuff, so it's hard for me to pick an all-encompassing top ten. Fuck it. Here's a list of movies I love:

    28 Days Later
    Alien
    Assault On Precinct 13
    Batman Begins
    Black Swan
    Blow Out
    Chasing Amy
    Children Of Men
    Creepshow
    Dawn Of The Dead '78
    Drive
    Escape From New York
    Evil Dead II
    Ex Machina
    Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    Fight Club
    From Dusk 'Till Dawn
    Godzilla '54
    Good Time
    Grindhouse
    Halloween '78
    Halloween II '09
    Halloween III
    Hard Candy
    Her
    Hot Fuzz
    In The Mouth Of Madness
    Ils
    Jackie Brown
    Kill Bill
    Memento
    Mystery Science Theater 3000
    No Country For Old Men
    One Hour Photo
    Only God Forgives
    Pulp Fiction
    Requiem For A Dream
    Se7en
    Session 9
    Sunshine
    The Blair Witch Project
    The Blues Brothers
    The Breakfast Club
    The Dark Knight
    The Descent
    The Devil's Rejects
    The Evil Dead
    The Exorcist III
    The Fog '80
    The Game
    The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
    The Prestige
    The Proposition
    The Shining
    The Social Network
    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre '74
    The Thing '82
    The World's End
    This Is Spinal Tap
    Wet Hot American Summer
    Whiplash
    Zodiac

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    1. Jurassic Park
    2. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
    3. Ghostbusters (1984)
    4. Reservoir Dogs
    5. Aliens
    6. Saw
    7. Cabin in the Woods
    8. Good Will Hunting
    9. Terminator 2
    10. Gran Torino

    That was hard and left off so many great movies. Here are some honorable mentions:

    11. Clerks
    12. Hesher
    13. Groundhog Day
    14. Office Space
    15. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

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    Oh goddamn this is fucking impossible. I'm damn sure not saying these are the BEST movies ever made; a lot of this has to do with age and timing and different associations. But just off the dome. Not in order except the first two and I had to do 12 (ok SIXTEEN now,) and it will wind up being 50 of i keep fucking with it.
    These are all movies I've seen at LEAST ten times.

    1.Oh Brother Where Art Thou
    2.Adaptation
    3.Donnie Darko
    4.Forest Gump
    5.Fight Club
    6.Event Horizon


    What Dreams May Come
    The Blair Witch Project
    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me


    Moon
    Dark City
    The Karate Kid
    Enter the Dragon
    The Neverending Story
    The Conjuring

    Also up there: Paranormal Activity, Insidious, Hellraiser 2, Flight of the Navigator

    Edit: I've gone from 12 to 16. This is the last edit for me, especially seeing as how it's just a post on a message board and doesn't matter AT ALL. But it seems important. Humans are strange.
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    Unbreakable
    What Dreams May Come
    The Truman Show
    Office Space
    The Empire Strikes Back
    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
    Predator
    The Descent
    The Dark Knight
    Enemy Of The State

    +DLC: Moon, Sunshine, Oblivion

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    For me it differs depending on my mood. So these aren't in order:


    Blade Runner
    Alien
    Terminator 2
    Conan the Barbarian (Arnold)
    Ex Machina
    Bloodsport
    Watchmen
    The Matrix
    Mad Max: Fury Road
    The Fifth Element

    Honorable Mentions:

    Leon: The Professional
    Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory
    Gangs of New York
    Blade 2
    Pumpkinhead
    Hellraiser

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    Quote Originally Posted by RhettButler View Post
    I have never seen The Fight Club. I have the day off today, so maybe today should be the day.
    Jesus dude, did you watch it yet? It's fucking great.

    I feel like most NIN fans would like it, for some reason, and especially men. I feel like it kind of had undertones about what it means to be male and what's expected of us as men and such.
    I'm certainly not saying it can't be meaningful for women, however.
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    Shit.... there's too many at the moment. I'm going to give it a shot although my mind is likely to change all the time with the exception of my top 4 films.

    1. Lost in Translation
    2. The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly
    3. Breaking the Waves
    4. Morvern Callar
    5. Chungking Express
    6. Secretary
    7. Days of Heaven
    8. Trainspotting
    9. WALL-E
    10. Three Colors Trilogy

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    1. the sting
    2. fight club
    3,oh brother were art thou
    4 the matrix
    5. good bad and ugly
    6. fear and loathing in Las vegas
    7. up in smoke
    8. kill bill vol 2
    9. were eagles dare
    10. kelly's heros
    -louie

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    (checks if The Crow is mentioned)
    (checks if What Dreams May Come is mentioned)
    (checks Neverending Story)

    Yep, all good here, you're doing fine. :-)

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    No particular order.

    The Godfather
    The Empire Strikes Back
    The Dark Knight
    The Two Towers
    No Country for Old Men
    Blade Runner
    Alien
    Gladiator
    The Revenant
    The Silence of the Lambs

    Lots of hard cuts to this list.

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    Quote Originally Posted by elevenism View Post
    Jesus dude, did you watch it yet? It's fucking great.

    I feel like most NIN fans would like it, for some reason, and especially men. I feel like it kind of had undertones about what it means to be male and what's expected of us as men and such.
    I'm certainly not saying it can't be meaningful for women, however.
    Chuck Palahniuk listened to either fixed or spiral on repeat while he wrote it - I may be wrong, but I believe he wanted TR to do the soundtrack (although the dust brothers soundtrack is amazing)

    1. Four lions
    2. withnail and I
    3. Terminator 2
    4. Eyes wide shut
    5. Twins of evil
    6. Antonia's line
    7. Evil dead 2
    8. Jurassic park
    9. The wicker man (original)
    10. Ed wood

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    Pulp Fiction
    Die Hard
    Back to the Future
    Rocky I-IV
    T2
    Goodfellas
    Predator
    Halloween
    Full Metal Jacket
    Slap Shot

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    Blade Runner
    L.A. Confidential
    Heat
    Fury Road
    Zodiac
    The Big Lebowski
    Starship Troopers
    Kill Bill
    Eyes Wide Shut
    Before The Devil Knows You're Dead

    Honorable mentions: A Scanner Darkly / Body Double / Children of Men / There Will Be Blood / No Country For Old Men / Cure / Election / Out of Sight / Pulp Fiction / And The Band Played On / Clean & Sober / The Fly / Escape From New York / The Man From Earth / The General / Vertigo / The WHole Nine Yards / The Apartment / Wonder Boys / Platoon / Jackie Brown / True Romance / Blade Runner 2049 / Carlito's Way / The Shining / Alien(s) / The Killer / Matrix / 12 Monkeys / ...
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    I think about this a bit, i can't put into an defiant 1st to 10th but i can list 10 films i love...

    Jurassic Park
    The Matrix
    Scott pilgrim vs The World
    Pacific Rim
    Neon Genesis Evangelion 2.22 You can (Not) Advance*
    Ghost in the Shell (1995)
    Airplane!
    Aliens
    Your Name
    Robocop

    Obviously this can change at any given week but this is probably the list that'll be most of the time.
    *Still one of the only films that got a standing ovation when i saw it at the cinema!

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    1. All the President'sMen
    2. The Fight Club
    3. The Matrix
    4. Drag Me to Hell
    5. White Oleander
    6. The Glass Castle
    7. Love Actually
    8. The Lovely Bones
    9. Atonement
    10. Brooklyn

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