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Favorite Movies

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by supergreg, Feb 3, 2003.


  1. supergreg

    supergreg

    Jan 20, 2002
    Everybody post your five favorite movies!

    1.Spinal Tap
    2.Bowling for Colubine
    3.Clerks
    4.Saving Grace
    5.Cheech and Chong-Up in smoke.
     
  2. old_skool

    old_skool

    Aug 17, 2000
    Milwaukee, WI
    1. Blues Brothers
    2. The Crow
    3. The Matrix
    4. Death to Smoochie
    5. Saving Silverman

    These are changing so much all the time so its never the same. O Brother Wher art Thou, Fight Club, Nightmare Before Christmas, American History X, 7, and so many others are always up there. Ahhh now this is driving me crazy. I need to go buy more movies now.
     
  3. I know you wanted 5, but I can't rank 'em!
    The Godfather
    The Godfather Pt. II
    Scarface
    Goodfellas
    Star Wars
    The Empire Strikes Back
    Return of the Jedi
    Casino
    Blade Runner
    Jackie Brown
    Taxi Driver
    The Fugitive
    Heat
    The Shawshank Redemption
    Chinatown
    The Deer Hunter
    Donnie Brasco
    The Graduate
    Glengarry Glen Ross
    Being John Malkovich
    High Fidelity
    Pulp Fiction
    Reservoir Dogs
    This is Spinal Tap!
    Amadeus
    Dog Day Afternoon
    Once Upon a Time in America
    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
    etc. etc.
     
  4. David Watts

    David Watts

    Aug 12, 2002
    seattle
    withnail and I
    How to get ahead in advertising
     
  5. tyson

    tyson

    Feb 9, 2000
    Dallas, TX
    01. Ghostbusters
    02. Airplane
    03. Blues Brothers
    04. The Matrix
    05. The Crow
    06. Lawrence of Arabia
    07. The Empire Strikes Back
    08. The Last Emperor
    09. Dumb and Dumber
    10. Enter the Dragon
     
  6. temp5897

    temp5897 Guest

    I like a lot of stuff but for truly great movies you need to check out kurosawa...
     
  7. tyson

    tyson

    Feb 9, 2000
    Dallas, TX
    11. Big Trouble in Little China
    12. Back to the Future II
     
  8. Erlendur Már

    Erlendur Már

    May 24, 2000
    I'm not sure about favourite, but I'll list 5 great movies..
    1.Up In Smoke
    2.Life Of Brian
    3.Blues Brothers
    4.Fargo
    5.Stigmata
     
  9. It's a Wonderful Life
    Wild at Heart
    American Beauty
    3 Colours: White
     
  10. "The Hunt for Red October"

    (I used to be a Sonar Technician in the Navy, and... Sean Connery just plain rules !!)

    "The Wrong Trousers"
    "A Grand Day Out"
    "A Close Shave"

    (Wallace and Gromit ... my heroes)

    b
     
  11. 1. Duel
    2. Reservoir dogs
    3. Office space
    4. Beavis and Butthead do America
    5. Pulp fiction
     
  12. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    Dr. Strangelove
    Alien 1 & 2
    God Fathers 1 & 2
    Office Space
    Paths of Glory
    Dirty Harry (the first one)
    Monty Python:
    The Holy Grail
    The Meaning of Life
    And now for Something Completely Different
    Take the Money and Run
    The Star Wars 4 & 5 & 6
    Ben Hur
    The Omega Man
    Soylent Green
    The Little Shop of Horrors (the Original)
    The Seven Samari
    TV movies: the "Night Stalker" movies with Darren Mc Gavin
    The Good The Bad, and The Ugly
    High Plains Drifter
    I'll think up more, too many to list.

    Bassline's gotta a few of my favorites too.
     
  13. 1. Waynes World 2
    2. Spinal Tap
    3. Hellraiser (any)
    4. Spinal Tap 2
    5. Waynes World 1

    hehehe

    :D:D

    Merls
     
  14. I can't rank 'em, but here goes;
    The Godfather 1 & 2
    Casablanca
    Meet Joe Black
    Apocalypse Now Redux
    Casino
    Goodfellas
    Moulin Rouge
    About Schmidt
    As Good as it Gets
    American Beauty
    The Marx Brothers movies
    Tool videos (I know they don't count but I'm still saying them)
     
  15. temp5897

    temp5897 Guest

    Yes P. Aaron! At least there is ONE person who knows about Seven Samurai (not THE seven samurai...yeah Im being anal but it's important! :) )

    I see very few foreign movies and very few movies not made in "recent" history...very upsetting.
    :oops:
     
  16. It's really hard to make a list of favorites, but the five that spring to mind directly are:

    1: Pulp Fiction
    2: Enemy at the Gates
    3: Seven Samurai
    4: The Life of Brian
    5: Derzu Uzala

    Other ones include:

    Spinal Tap
    Quest for the Holy Grail
    American Psycho
    Gladiator
    The Matrix
    All the Star Wars movies
    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
    Friday
    We Were Soldiers
    Blackhawk Down
    The Fellowship of the Ring
    The Two Towers

    and so many more...I'm a real moviefreak, i have hundreds of VHS's and DivX's, and I used to run the machines at the local cinema!
     
  17. Johnalex

    Johnalex

    Jul 20, 2001
    South Carolina
    The Matrix
    Office Space
    The Godfather
    FIght Club
    Boondock SAints
     
  18. Dumfish

    Dumfish

    Oct 6, 2001
    Santa Rosa, Ca
    RIKI-OH!!!


    Everyone must experience the awesome hilarity of this movie. And do it with a large highly critical group to enhance the experience.


    Others: Bill and Ted
    The Matrix
    History of the World
    YES!