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post #1 of 50
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i honestly have no idea, and therefore dont have an opinion on the matter.
but what do u think is the greatest movie ever made?
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post #2 of 50
greatest? can't say... my favorites?
Ghostbusters
The Blues Brothers
Toy Story, Toy Story 2, A Bug's Life, Monsters, Inc.
Yellow Submarine
Almost Famous
etc....
post #3 of 50
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The Godfather
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post #4 of 50
I haven't made it yet.
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post #5 of 50
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[quote]Originally posted by ac2c:
<strong>I haven't made it yet. </strong><hr></blockquote>

well get yer ass moving
til then im stuck watching the crap hollywood throws out these days, and its disguisting--just look at pearl harbor...what a joke that was...............
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post #6 of 50
Hmm...let's see...a Stanley Kubrick...

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post #7 of 50
It's impossible to say what the greatest movie ever made is. A list of the top 20, perhaps, but how would we judge? By how entertaining they are? How technically excellent? How realistic?

If we're going with Kubrick, MacAddict, let's at least say Dr. Strangelove or 2001: A Space Odyssey. They're got it all over Full Metal Jacket, man.

Mind you, Ghostbusters is tough to beat. (In all seriousness!)
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post #8 of 50
7 posts and no one has said Star Wars yet!?

Actually I think you have to have been born before 1980 and after 1960 to truly appreciate it
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post #9 of 50
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Spice World?
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post #10 of 50
The Big Lebowski
post #11 of 50
Lost Highway
post #12 of 50
How bout worst movie ever?

Summer School
post #13 of 50
Best movie? I dont really have one but...
Fightclub
Pi
American History X

Saddest movie:
Requiem for a Dream

Best CG:
Fight Club (quoth my friend: "But Fightclub didnt have an special effects...")

Funniest Movie:
The Big Lebowski

Best Message:
American History X

Coolest Plot (not story, not script, PLOT):
12 Monkeys
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post #14 of 50
fast times at ridgemount high..
goodfellas
dude wheres my car (one of the funnest i have seen in a while)
Terminator
Heathers
any Christina Ricci movie

cheers
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post #15 of 50
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[quote]Originally posted by spicoli:
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dude wheres my car (one of the funnest i have seen in a while)
</strong><hr></blockquote>

really??
i thought it was terrible--a couple funny parts, but overall, pretty lame...
im just happy my friend got free tickets, or id have been upset that i payed money for that.................
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post #16 of 50
Citizen Kane
post #17 of 50
Ferris Buller's (sp?) Day Off
Baseketball
Office Space
The Godfather
Dirty Work

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post #18 of 50
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[quote]Originally posted by G4Dude:
<strong>Ferris Buller's (sp?) Day Off
Baseketball
Office Space
The Godfather
Dirty Work

[ 12-08-2001: Message edited by: G4Dude ]</strong><hr></blockquote>

ahh hell yeah
G4Dude, yer my new best friend
also add:

Tommy Boy
Mallrats
Dogma
Spaceballs
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post #19 of 50
Fast Times is the only movie that directly changed my life so I'll go with it as the greatest movie of all time.
post #20 of 50
this week it's...

"the third man"
wallace & gromit in "the wrong trousers"
"in like flint"
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post #21 of 50
hmmm This is a long limb..

The Lord of the Rings!!!!

I may verify this after I see it..... <img src="graemlins/hmmm.gif" border="0" alt="[Hmmm]" />
post #22 of 50
Long list, here goes...

2001: A Space Odyssey
Princess Mononoke
First Blood (Rambo)
The Sixth Sense
The Blair Witch Project
The Abyss
The Godfather
The Godfather II
Star Trek II
Trainspotting
Footloose
Cool Hand Luke
To Kill a Mocking Bird
The Shining
Fried Green Tomatoes
Scent of a Woman
Silence of the Lambs
Groundhog Day
Billy Elliot
Die Hard
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Forrest Gump
The Fly (remake)
War Games
Shawshank Redemption
Raising Arizona
Ghost
Unbreakable
An American Werewolf in London
A Clockwork Orange
What's Eating Gilbert Grape
post #23 of 50
Oh yeah,

Star Wars
post #24 of 50
The Godfather part I and II
post #25 of 50
Unbreakable

You mean that some one out there actually liked this movie?
I think that it could have been good, but Shaiman (or whever his name is) forgot about the plot half way through the movie.
Funniest part? The gratuitist Bruse Willis ass shot. They zoom in on it, then zoom back out. Why? No reason.

Tommy Boy
Mallrats
Dogma
Spaceballs

Throw in Clerks and Chasing Amy. Hell anything by Kevin Smith (except Jay and Silent Bob Strikes Back) is going to kick ass.
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post #26 of 50
Of All Time? Like I said in a similar thread, I have a hard time just picking the best 5 or 6 (in the last 20 years even)...but if you're going to pick only one movie, it by definition has to mirror life in the sense of playing to a range of emotions (humor, fear, sadness, etc).

Taking that into account, I'd have to say...

Saving Private Ryan

...ranks way up there as a movie that has a healthy dose of reality, but at the same time good special effects and cinematography, good storyline and script, and a good mix of emotions. Though not much humor can be found in such a drastic plot, there still is some, and it's memorable. The other, less easily dealt with emotions (sadness, fear, anger) are there in spades for anyone with a pulse.

A great movie, and one which furthermore showed Tom Hanks has more range than a lot of people once thought, myself included. Own it today on DVD.

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post #27 of 50
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[quote]Originally posted by The Toolboi:
<strong>[i]
Tommy Boy
Mallrats
Dogma
Spaceballs

Throw in Clerks and Chasing Amy. Hell anything by Kevin Smith (except Jay and Silent Bob Strikes Back) is going to kick ass.</strong><hr></blockquote>

yeah, i was gonna list em all, but didnt want to put too many on here at once. btw, the newest movie was incredible--i havent laughed so hard in a long time...
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post #28 of 50
I'm going to define "Best Movie Evar" as the one that I feel has enriched my life (in any way) the most. By that token, the chinzy plastic/gold statuette goes to The Princess Bride
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post #29 of 50
[quote]Originally posted by _ alliance _:
<strong>

ahh hell yeah
G4Dude, yer my new best friend
also add:

Tommy Boy
Mallrats
Dogma
Spaceballs</strong><hr></blockquote>

yay, a new friend! woo hoo!!
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post #30 of 50
btw, the newest movie was incredible--i havent laughed so hard in a long time...


Really? I couldnt stand it. Mind you comparing it to Dogma really isnt fair (damn that was one of the smartest comedies Ive seen since Fightclub).
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post #31 of 50
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[quote]Originally posted by The Toolboi:
<strong>btw, the newest movie was incredible--i havent laughed so hard in a long time...


Really? I couldnt stand it. Mind you comparing it to Dogma really isnt fair (damn that was one of the smartest comedies Ive seen since Fightclub).</strong><hr></blockquote>

thats true--it didnt have the smartness that the other movies had, but it had the ordinary, good old fashioned, easy to understand humor. sometimes u just gotta relax and laugh at how stupid people can be.


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post #32 of 50
Don't mean to sound like the elitist pig that I probably am... but man, y'all need to take some film history classes, or just get out and see something besides Hollywood.

CItizen Kane and Touch Of Evil always rank high in my book,

Fanny And Alexander

Mephisto

Koyaanaasqatsi (hmmm?! well its pretty good)
Histoire Du Cinema (Godard's multi-part epic)

And his: Ici Et Ailleur

others but its late
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post #33 of 50
Best movie of all time: Aelita Queen of Mars. Absolutely indisputable, see it and you'll agree.
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post #34 of 50
no question about it

Bottle Rocket is the greatest movie ever,

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post #35 of 50
South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut

(This, I believe, is the definition of "trolling"...)

In all serious, I'd have to go with Citizen Kane, although I worship Kevin Smith.
post #36 of 50
ooops, just realized it's a new week...
this weeks favorites are

man bites dog
alphaville
the seventh seal
the day of the jackal (1973) version
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post #37 of 50
but then again
"amazon women on the moon"
just has something to it...
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post #38 of 50
Depends on the context:

Personal favorite:
The Matrix

Best movies for a group of [my] friends:
Woo
The Player's Club
"To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything" -- Julie Newmar

Best movie with a serious subject matter:
The Color Purple

Best animated films:
Chicken Run
The Lion King
post #39 of 50
lol, i'll be the only one who's seen it, but "Killer Klowns from Outer Space" ruled.
post #40 of 50
but then again
"army of darkness"
&
"evil dead"
are always cool for me...
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