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    Re: Have you ever walked out of a movie?

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    You didn't like Joe? That's classic Hanks man.
    I think it was Meg Ryan that ruined it for me, but not sure. It was a tragically LONG movie, and I remember that not a single person in the sold out theater laughed throughout the entire movie. Just bizarre. I wanted to like it. But it was just...bad.



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    Re: Have you ever walked out of a movie?

    "The Fisher King" -- horrible movie. A good friend and I walked out after about 25 minutes or so and then snuck into Robin Hood:Prince of Thieves which was showing at the same time. That movie was better, but that's not saying much.


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    Re: Have you ever walked out of a movie?

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    * I did watch it a second time and enjoyed it. Teh first 30 minutes of that movie are just terribad.



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    Re: Have you ever walked out of a movie?

    Quote Originally Posted by TXCyclones View Post
    I think it was Meg Ryan that ruined it for me, but not sure. It was a tragically LONG movie, and I remember that not a single person in the sold out theater laughed throughout the entire movie. Just bizarre. I wanted to like it. But it was just...bad.
    To be fair, that movie was made to be watched from your couch, hung over on a Saturday morning/afternoon, not in the theater.



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    Re: Have you ever walked out of a movie?

    No.


    But then again I don't see anything and everything at the theater. I pick and choose what I feel is worth watching on the big screen (aided by reviews).


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    Re: Have you ever walked out of a movie?

    Nick Cage in Snake Eyes... walked out 30 minutes in. Also walked out of Halloween H2O, though that was encouraged as the projector broke and was going to take 20 minutes to replace.


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    Re: Have you ever walked out of a movie?

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    The only time I've walked out on a movie was not by choice. My wife made us walk out of Contagion because she legitimately thought that the white trash mom who brought her little kids to the movie and then proceeded to talk loudly through the whole thing was going to try to fight her in theater after my wife shushed her.

    Otherwise, if I was able to sit all the way through Crossroads in high school, I can sit all the way through anything.
    This made me laugh because I can visualize what this would have taken for her to feel that way and the resulting deep concern.



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    Re: Have you ever walked out of a movie?

    Seven Psychopaths. Only movie I have ever walked out of. Probably would have stayed if it wasn't for the look on my wife's face. But the movie was beyond gore.



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    Re: Have you ever walked out of a movie?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclones_R_GR8 View Post
    Once, "Kung Fu Hustle"
    About 30 minutes in, there was an older woman wandering about the theater for about 5 minutes. So I got up and asked her if she needed any assistance. She said she was trying to figure out how to get out. So I showed her out. I then decided there was really no reason to go back in and left. I have since tried to watch it on cable and I just can't do it.
    Should have stayed. I thought it was a very fun movie.

    I walked out of "Bridges of Madison County." What a bunch of tripe.


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    Re: Have you ever walked out of a movie?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclones_R_GR8 View Post
    Once, "Kung Fu Hustle"
    About 30 minutes in, there was an older woman wandering about the theater for about 5 minutes. So I got up and asked her if she needed any assistance. She said she was trying to figure out how to get out. So I showed her out. I then decided there was really no reason to go back in and left. I have since tried to watch it on cable and I just can't do it.

    Just goes to show that there's no accounting for taste. Kung Fu Hustle is one of my favorites.

    The only movie I've walked out of was Bicentennial Man, starring Robin Williams.



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    Re: Have you ever walked out of a movie?

    Wanted to leave "White Chicks" early but I was with others that didn't want to leave...not because they liked it but didn't want to be rude! That is the worst movie I have seen in a theater! Terrible!



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    Re: Have you ever walked out of a movie?

    Never walked out on a movie. I have an exceptionally strong stomach for terrible movies. Heck, I never even get up to use the rest room or get snacks during a movie.



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    Re: Have you ever walked out of a movie?

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    Backwards man, backwards man...
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    Re: Have you ever walked out of a movie?

    Oh, and I walked out in the middle of a Broadway production of Chicago... Tickets were cheap for a reason, the show was cheap and terrible (just looking to cash in on the name still). I was falling asleep it was so boring, got sick of it and walked out 1/3 of the way in... Tourists were aghast and mumbling as I walked out, but it was by far the worst live production I have ever seen. Still irritated that we opted to see that instead of American Idiot.


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    Re: Have you ever walked out of a movie?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonetrombone View Post
    This made me laugh because I can visualize what this would have taken for her to feel that way and the resulting deep concern.
    Oh yea, it was ridiculous. Waterloo at its finest.



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