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    Movies Held In High Regard

    That you just can't get into. Let's hear 'em. For me its the Godfather movies. Never a fan of them. A couple friends/coworkers have told me ones for them in the past were Memento, American Beauty, and Animal House. All of which I responded "How can you NOT like that movie?"


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    Re: Movies Held In High Regard

    same for me for The Deer Hunter and Raging Bull



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    Re: Movies Held In High Regard

    The Matrix is unwatcheable to me, mainly because Keanu Reeves' acting is just to brutal for anything but Ted Logan. Also any movie with Jake Gyllenhall (sp) or Shia Lebouf (sp), its more about the actors than the movies I guess to me.



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    Re: Movies Held In High Regard

    the Godfather insists upon itself


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    Re: Movies Held In High Regard

    Twilight/New Moon



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    Re: Movies Held In High Regard

    The Rock.

    Also any of the recent Will Farrell movies. I guess I am just into more intellectual comedy rather than sheer stupidity for the sake of laughs.

    And yes, I laughed when he put his beanbag on the drum set, but it just goes so far over the top it turns me off after the initial laugh.



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    Re: Movies Held In High Regard

    The only Scorcese movie I really like is the Departed. I kinda like Gangs of New York but even that gets a little long at times for me.

    The others I've seen just seem really long and honestly I get really bored.




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    Re: Movies Held In High Regard

    Quote Originally Posted by Erik4Cy View Post
    That you just can't get into. Let's hear 'em. For me its the Godfather movies. Never a fan of them. A couple friends/coworkers have told me ones for them in the past were Memento, American Beauty, and Animal House. All of which I responded "How can you NOT like that movie?"
    I agree with you on The Godfather, and virtually any mob movie. They tend to just bore me. Especially The Departed.



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    Re: Movies Held In High Regard

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyched View Post
    Twilight/New Moon
    Who holds this in high regard?


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    Re: Movies Held In High Regard

    The Accidental Tourist, and Lost In Translation. Boorrrinnggg.


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    Re: Movies Held In High Regard

    I actually very much appreciate old movies, but I never understood the love for Citizen Kane.


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    Re: Movies Held In High Regard

    Held in high regard by whom?

    The American public or film critics?

    There are just as many box office success stories that are trite and unwatchable as there are just as many critically acclaimed movies that are pretentious and boring.

    The one that pops into my head is The Boondock Saints...derivative dreck. It's only redeeming quality is the scene chewing that Defoe does every time he's on screen but even that can't save the dribble that surrounds it.

    BS(lol) is probably the one movie that people gasp at when I tell them that I think its drivel. Admittedly, most of those people have quite the collection of Tapout/Affliction gear so I guess it's to be expected a little.


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    Re: Movies Held In High Regard

    I don't understand how people cannot like the Godfather movies.



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    Re: Movies Held In High Regard

    According to the IMDB

    1.9.1The Shawshank Redemption (1994)485,9142.9.1The Godfather (1972)390,2533.9.0The Godfather: Part II (1974)230,8704.8.9Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo. (1966)147,8075.8.9Pulp Fiction (1994)394,4776.8.9Schindler's List (1993)261,0637.8.812 Angry Men (1957)108,8978.8.8One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)201,4499.8.8Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)264,26510.8.8The Dark Knight (2008)433,462IMO

    Never saw 4 or 7

    Godfather 1and 2, pulp fiction, and schindlers list are great

    The rest are just good. I think Dark Knight is just on there because it's so recent. In 10 years it won't be in the top 10.



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    Re: Movies Held In High Regard

    This thread makes my head hurt.


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