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TBOT's top 10 favorite movies?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by paste, Feb 16, 2014.

  1. paste


    Oct 3, 2011
    I've been on a bad movie slump lately. What's your top 10?

    In no particular order off the top of my head:

    1. Y tu mamá también
    2. Forrest Gump
    3. Children of Men
    4. Oldboy
    5. Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind
    6. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
    7. American History X
    8. City of God
    9. Princess Mononoke
    10. Spirited Away
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  2. GlennW


    Sep 6, 2006
    1 The Edge
    2 The Getaway
    3 City of Industry
    4 Vertigo
    5 The Big Lebowski
    6 The Italian Job
    7 Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll
    8 Pulp Fiction
    9 No Country for Old Men
    10 Blazing Saddles
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  3. 6jase5

    6jase5 Mammogram is down but I'm working manually Supporting Member

    Dec 17, 2007
    San Diego/LA
    In no order...

    Big Lebowski
    Lair of the White Worm
    Animal House
    Blues Brothers
    Spinal Tap
    Best in Show
    Kinky Boots
    Raiders of the Lost Ark
    Headhunters (Norwegian....amazing)
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  4. Not even gonna try it...
  5. Milk


    Sep 16, 2013
    Montreal, Canada
    Impossible to answer.

    A few favorites though, Rosemary's Baby, original SW trilogy, Blade Runner, Withnail and I, Taxi Driver, Let the right one in, The Terminator, The Hunger, Sweet smell of success, Lawman, The Outlaw Josey Wales.

    There i named like ten off the top of my head. Ask me tomorrow half the list will probably be different. As it should be. Half of these at least i know almost every single quote. Especially Rosemary's baby and the SW films and Blade Runner. Ok and Terminator since it's on cable about every half hour and its hard to spend a week without accidentally coming across a scene of that film (same for Die hard, which i love but come on...does anyone in north america right now feel like they need to watch Die Hard again within the next five years?)
  6. JennySuzuki


    Dec 18, 2013
    In no particularly order, including some great films Americans have often not seen:

    Star Wars: A New Hope
    Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan
    My Neighbor Totoro
    Seven Samurai
    Man, Woman, and the Wall
    Fish Story (フィッシュストーリー)
    Local Hero
    Wings of Desire
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  7. oh, lord....i like to reply to these fun threads but sorry....i can't really think of my favorite ten....i'm sure i will, now that this tread's in my head....but

    i will answer (i hope this isn't too off topic) with my absolute favorite western....

    The Outlaw Josie Wales....it had all the great western standards and more....Jayhawks & Redlegs?....got 'em...Indians, Bounty Hunters, Saloon Keepers, Cavalry, Gatling guns....on and on

    alright....over to you


    ps-edit....still not sure where i am on my 10, but i also know Clockwork Orange and Fiddler on the Roof have to be in there somewhere....also a Mel Brooks....how about The Producers?
  8. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man

    Oct 19, 2011
    mellowinman's Top Ten Movies Ever Made

    10. Star Wars
    9. Monty Python & the Holy Grail
    8. Duck Soup
    7. Casablanca
    6. Sling Blade
    5. Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    4. Taxi Driver
    3. Deliverance
    2. Apocalypse Now

    and mellowinman's Number One Movie Ever Made:

    1. Schindler's List
  9. In no particular order, and incomplete...
    The Cowboys
    For who the bell tolls
    The Apartment
    The wizard of Oz
    Snow White
  10. elgecko


    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    In no particular order:

    The Godfather
    Carlito's Way
    American Beauty
    Fight Club
    Planet of the Apes (1968)
    Monty Python & the Holy Grail

    In all likelihood, I'll remember something and have to edit this list.
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  11. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    The Godfather
    Smokey and the Bandit
    The Muppet Movie
    Napoleon Dynamite
    The Shining

    I am as disappointed with myself over this dated, uninspired list as you are. I apparently need to watch some new movies.
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  12. Bassisgood4U

    Bassisgood4U Banned

    Jan 30, 2014
    No order:

    'Some Kind of Monster'
    'The Empire Strikes Back'
    'The Shawshank Redemption'
    'Quick Change'
    'Hannibal Rising'
    'Revenge of the Nerds'
    'Superman II'
    'Batman' 1989
    'The World According to Garp'
    'The Godfather part II'
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  13. Milk


    Sep 16, 2013
    Montreal, Canada
    See that was supposed to be one i name. How could i not. Like i said, any other day. HOW DID YOU FEEL ABOUT CITY OF ANGELS?!?!? Jesus effin wept....

    I just saw Moon yesterday and really liked it. And i don't like either Sam Rockwell or Kevin Spacey, so you know it means something. I wish David Bowie's son would keep on writing his films. He wrote it, that was good. He didnt write but directed Source Code, and that was a retardedly stupid movie.

    And Outland, wow, that's out of left field. Havent seen that in a long time. That's like a High Noon remake....in space.
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  14. JennySuzuki


    Dec 18, 2013
    ... and my father. We lived in Southern Arizona, and my father was an aspiring actor. He always thought he was right on the edge of making it big. He had one or two lines in Josey Wales (depending on which cut you see) but it never turned into anything more.

    He plays the Union Sergeant who says "let's go" after Josey shoots the three soldiers on the boardwalk... which scene was filmed at Old Tucson.
  15. Milk


    Sep 16, 2013
    Montreal, Canada
    Thats really cool. I've seen this movie many times but havent in a while. I remember the scene but can't recall his face. I'll be paying attention next time!
  16. Confessions (Japanese movie)
    Y tu mama tambien
    Cinema Paradiso
    Forrest Gump
    The Shawshank Redemption
    American History X
    Pasiyam (Filipino movie)
    Apocalypse Now
    The unforgiven
    The Godfather Trilogy
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  17. jamersonburton


    Jul 22, 2011
    1. Inception (absolutely love the soundtrack on this as well)
    2. Reservoir Dogs
    3. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
    4. Pulp Fiction
    5. Apocalypse Now
    6. Fight Club
    7. Batman: The Dark Knight
    8. The Shining
    9. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
    10. Ocean's 11

    If I could have a #11 it would be 12 Angry Men.
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  18. 2.6kHz


    Jul 9, 2014
    Stow, MA
    The Deer Hunter
    Ben Hur
    Citizen Kane
    Easy Rider
    It's A Wonderful Life
    Terminator 2
    Apocalypse Now
    Blazing Saddles
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  19. dozicusmaximus


    Mar 18, 2009
    Austin, TX
    The Thing (1982)
    The Shining
    Total Recall (1990)
    36th Chamber of Shaolin
    Outlaw Josey Wales
    Dawn of the Dead (1978)
    Deep Red
    Evil Dead 2
    Duck Soup

    Tomorrow will be totally different. Well not totally. A few of these will never leave.
    Top 10 for every decade and every genre may make me feel better. As I didn't even touch animated movies. Yeah, I already want to change the list. Either way that's my answer for that particular moment in time.
    Last edited: Aug 21, 2014
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  20. BassyBill

    BassyBill The smooth moderator... Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 12, 2005
    West Midlands UK
    In no particular order and certainly not a permanent top ten - just 10 movies I have really enjoyed watching or rewatching recently...

    Dumb and Dumber
    The Avengers
    Apocalypse Now
    Die Hard
    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
    The Silence of the Lambs
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