View Poll Results: What movie should I see this weekend?

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  • Slumdog Millionaire

    14 31.82%
  • The Wrestler

    11 25.00%
  • Gran Torino

    19 43.18%
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    Pick the movie

    What should I see this weekend?

    Slumdog Millionaire
    The Wrestler
    Gran Torino



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    Re: Pick the movie

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    What should I see this weekend?

    Slumdog Millionaire
    The Wrestler
    Gran Torino
    I don't know much about "The Wrestler". But, I was down to the other two a few weeks ago. I hear that Slumdog is pretty good, just incredibly long. Gran Torino was rather long as well, but very good. I think it's about an hour shorter than Slumdog though. Slumdog would be a movie that I would watch at home, with a few breaks. I really just can't sit down and stay intense in a movie for 3+ hours at once...

    I really liked Gran Torino, though, and will definitely see it again, though probably not in the theater...



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    Re: Pick the movie

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    What should I see this weekend?

    Slumdog Millionaire
    The Wrestler
    Gran Torino
    Seen all three... All are decent, but I thought Slumdog Millionaire was the most creative and interesting of them.



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    Re: Pick the movie

    Quote Originally Posted by AnkenyCy24 View Post
    I don't know much about "The Wrestler". But, I was down to the other two a few weeks ago. I hear that Slumdog is pretty good, just incredibly long. Gran Torino was rather long as well, but very good. I think it's about an hour shorter than Slumdog though. Slumdog would be a movie that I would watch at home, with a few breaks. I really just can't sit down and stay intense in a movie for 3+ hours at once...
    Slumdog must just seem really log. I just read that it's 2 hours long.



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    Re: Pick the movie

    Where is the Friday The 13th option?



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    Re: Pick the movie

    Slumdog flew by for me, I don't know if it was long or short time wise.



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    Re: Pick the movie

    Quote Originally Posted by superman_101680 View Post
    Where is the Friday The 13th option?
    Winner!



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    Re: Pick the movie

    If you see Friday the 13th in a group, does everybody have to split up?


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    Re: Pick the movie

    Stay at home and rent Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.



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    Re: Pick the movie

    Quote Originally Posted by superman_101680 View Post
    Where is the Friday The 13th option?
    +1



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    Re: Pick the movie

    Slumdog or the Wrestler...both are very good.


    stay away from Friday the 13th (unless you are 13!)


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    Re: Pick the movie

    Friday the 13th ftw!


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    Re: Pick the movie

    Slumdog didn't seem long to me at all....and it was very good.



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    Re: Pick the movie

    The Wrestler is very good and Mickey Rourke is sabsolutely outstanding in that role.



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    Re: Pick the movie

    Quote Originally Posted by Palmer View Post
    Slumdog or the Wrestler...both are very good.

    Good advice here. Both are also playing at the Fleur theatre.


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