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Old 09-11-2019, 02:41 PM   #1
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What's your all-time favorite movie?

The one you've watched at least 2, 3, or more times ?

You may think this is a strange choice, but mine is "A Few Good Men" - with Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson - I think I've watched it 4, maybe 5 times.

Quote, from Tom Cruise to Jack Nicholson near the end of the movie, remember ? :

" Don't call me son, I'm a lawyer and an officer in the United States Navy, and you're under arrest, you son of a b....."

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Old 09-11-2019, 02:47 PM   #2
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Hard to pick just one. These movies are at the top of my list.

The Great Escape
Das Boot
Shawshank Redemption
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Old 09-11-2019, 03:22 PM   #3
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Hard to pick just one. These movies are at the top of my list.

The Great Escape
Das Boot
Shawshank Redemption
Exactly

The ones at the top of my list are:

Labyrinth
Tampopo
Shirley Valentine
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Old 09-11-2019, 04:14 PM   #4
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I seldom watch a movie more than once.. I know that I have but, the only one I can think of as a constant is Pulp Fiction.. I can and do watch that 3 or 4 times a year..

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Old 09-11-2019, 04:47 PM   #5
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I can't pick just one either. The ones that really stand out in my mind are:


African Queen
Somewhere in Time
Out of Africa
Driving Miss Daisy


Good subject!
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Old 09-11-2019, 05:11 PM   #6
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Yes, for Out of Africa, African Queen, and Driving Miss Daisy !!


Ah, nostalgia returns..... I especially liked these movies:


- The Godfather-
- Lawrence of Arabia
- The Silence of the Lambs
- Braveheart
- Shindler's List
- Bridge on the River Kwai
- The Sting
- Rain Man -
- The Dirty Dozen-
- The Magnificent Seven


but there are many others too - too many to name
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Old 09-11-2019, 05:24 PM   #7
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That's a tough one, but the top ones are all comedies. Blazing Saddles is up there, and Cat Ballou I'm sure I watched more than any other, because it was on all the time when I was growing up. And The Odd Couple was another classic that came to mind, with that scene that I'll never forget, when Oscar makes the mistake of calling the pasta spaghetti, and Felix gets that snooty look on his face, and replies "It's not spaghetti, it's linguini." And Oscar throws it against the wall in the kitchen and replies "It's garbage now!" I started laughing just thinking about that scene!
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Old 09-11-2019, 05:35 PM   #8
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Although I don't generally care for Westerns 'Tombstone' is on my list of top 25 movies of all time.
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Old 09-11-2019, 07:03 PM   #9
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Godfather 1 & 2
Apocalypse Now
The Maltese Falcon -- all 3 versions luckily came on one dvd
Chinatown
Young Frankenstein
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Yeah, The Maltese Falcon, & Casablanca too - even though I was quite young, I truly enjoyed Bogie in all his first films !
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Old 09-11-2019, 10:04 PM   #11
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Gosh....hard to pick just one as well, so I'll choose 5.

The ones that come to mind are:
Gone With The Wind (because it was controversial for it's time, and I love the period costumes...I have the DVD)
Somewhere In Time (love that one too and also have it on DVD)
Shawshank Redemption (love to see a good guy win)
Dances With Wolves (have always been fascinated with the Native American culture)
Tombstone (I love westerns)
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A hard question to answer! I can't think of every one, but among my favorites (I know they're favorites because I have watched them over and over):


Continental Divide
All That Jazz
Please Don't Eat the Daisies
The In-Laws (1979)
Clue
The Importance of Being Earnest (1952)
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Old 09-11-2019, 11:55 PM   #13
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My favorite in 3 genres
Romance-Casablanca
Musical-Showboat
Techno thriller- Hunt for Red October- I even know the Russian dialog LOL
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The one you've watched at least 2, 3, or more times ?...
I'm not much of a movie watcher, so just watching one once is a big deal! However, my all-time, multi-watched, I-practically-can-read-lines-right-along-with-the-character movies is the original "The Wizard of Oz". I want to be Glinda when I grow up. That is a movie I've re-watched purposefully. I've also sat through several viewings of "Chicago". I'm a sucker for theatre.

Then there are the movies I've like the first time, and if they come around again and I'm feeling lazy I'll watch them again. "Chef" is one. Another is "Dave". Of course "Casablanca" and "Gone With the Wind" fall into this category. I'm sure there are a few others, but I can't remember them right now.
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Old 09-12-2019, 07:27 AM   #15
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Casablanca, hands down.
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Old 09-12-2019, 08:34 AM   #16
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I don't usually watch movies multiple times. The exception are concert films.

My favorites:
Led Zeppelin - The Song Remains The Same
Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense
Woodstock
The Band - The Last Waltz
Pink Floyd - Live at Pompeii
Nirvana - Unplugged
White Strips - Under Great White Northern Lights
Amy Winehouse - London 2007
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Ohmygosh, how could I have left out "Chicago" CG?
Love love love that movie!!
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I forgot to include Babette's Feast and Little Big Man.
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Anyone else ever see Tampopo?
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Old 09-12-2019, 02:28 PM   #20
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Anyone else ever see Tampopo?
I've seen it twice. Good film, not in my top 25, but definitely in my top 50.
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