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Cachoo
01-20-2013, 05:22 PM
This is NOT a list of the greatest movies made: These are your top ten films that you can watch over and over and over again.

Mine (no particular order)

Casablanca
It's a Wonderful Life
Rear Window
Star Wars (A New Hope)
All the President's Men
Radio Days
When Harry Met Sally
Sense and Sensibility
Minority Report
Love Actually

Buzz
01-20-2013, 05:33 PM
Oh boy, I'll try to name just 10.....


Argo
What Happened to Baby Jane
Pirates of the Caribbean 1
The Sixth Sense
The Bourne Identity
Gladiator
300
Wizard of Oz
To Kill A Mockingbird
Stand By Me

BigB08822
01-20-2013, 05:40 PM
I can watch these over and over again:

Adventures in Babysitting
The Hours
The First Wives Club
War of the Worlds (Tom Cruise version)
Clueless
WaterWorld
The Wizard of Oz
Adaptation

ETA Adaptation. I could probably fill this entire list with Meryl Streep movies but I will attempt to keep it to 2...for now.

skipaway
01-20-2013, 06:07 PM
Notting Hill
Serenity
The King's Speech
Young Victoria
Love Actually (esp. the last 30 min)
The Bourne Supremacy
Field of Dreams
Dances with Wolves
Jeremiah Johnson
Sense and Sensibility

Cyn
01-20-2013, 06:17 PM
Only ten? :drama:

At this moment, in the mood I'm in right now, those ten movies would be (in no particular order):

- A Fish Called Wanda
- Some Kind Of Wonderful (or just about any of the teen movies John Hughes wrote or directed)
- The Matrix
- Animal House
- Amadeus
- Dr. Zhivago
- Anna Karenina (starring Great Garbo -- the others don't compare)
- The Green Mile (if I'm scrolling through the channels and this pops up, I always wind up watching it)
- National Lampoon's Vacation (the original one -- the "sequels" (with the exception of Christmas Vacation) are cringeworthy :scream: )
- Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

**Honorable mentions: Steel Magnolias, Raiders of the Lost Ark, A Christmas Story, This Is Spinal Tap!, The Godfather (I or II, doesn't matter), Contact (with Jodie Foster), Silence of the Lambs, Titanic, The Exorcist, Airplane!, Platoon, Arsenic and Old Lace, The Philadelphia Story, Driving Miss Daisy, Miracle (the story of the 1980 US Olympic Hockey Team), Real Genius, Fried Green Tomatoes, Best In Show, Freaky Friday (the Jodie Foster version), Stand By Me, Jaws....

At this point I guess I should stop as my Honorable Mention list is longer than the one for my Top Ten :rofl: .

AliasJohnDoe
01-20-2013, 06:27 PM
Dramas I've watched over and over:
Sophies Choice
The Color Purple
Last of the Mohicans (w/Daniel Dae Lewis)
Dances With Wolves
Silence of the Lambs

But I love most anything Sci-fi/Fantasy/Horror:
Most Vampire/Werewolf/Witch/Zombie movies: Dawn of the Dead (both)
All Star Trek Movies
All Star Wars movies
All Super Hereo Movies
All Alien Movies
All Spy Movies (MI,Bourne, Bond)

I'm not much into Romance/Comedies.

Zemgirl
01-20-2013, 06:29 PM
The Princess Bride
The Shawshank Redemption
Singin' in the Rain (and the The Duelling Cavalier (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6CuBK0cgX4) preview scene makes me :rofl: every time)
Apollo 13
Field of Freams
Love, Actually
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
LA Confidential
Halfon Hill Doesn't Answer (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giv'at_Halfon_Eina_Ona) (an Israeli cult film).
Dumbo. And if Dumbo's visit with his mother doesn't make you cry, something is seriously wrong with you.

I really can't explain why these movies and not others.

Oh, and Spaceballs. There should have been a sequel when the prequel Star Wars trilogy came out.

grimey
01-20-2013, 06:31 PM
Movies I never get sick of:

The Colour Purple
Back to the Future
The Birdcage
A Hard Days Night
Lord of the Rings Trilogy
Rain Man
The Shawshank Redemption
Pulp Fiction
Vertigo
Kill Bill 1&2

there is probably more ;)

falling_dance
01-20-2013, 06:40 PM
Brazil
The Dark Knight (I bonded with a younger sibling over this one.)
Doctor Zhivago (My family quotes--or else paraphrases--this one constantly. "Your attitude has been noticed. Oh, yes, it's been noticed!" Beholding some wretched vista: "Oh, Yuri! How lovely!")
Heaven's Gate (No joke.)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Disney version)
Michael Clayton (Tom Wilkinson chews the scenery as if it were all made from delicious French bread. The Swinton is, of course, magnificent as the "bad actress, badly cast in her own life.")
No Country for Old Men (Fun, fun, fun!)
The Room
Shadow of a Doubt
The Shining

orbitz
01-20-2013, 06:42 PM
I'm not a big movie watcher, but when I need to put in a dvd to fill background noise, I'll pick one of the followings:

Shakespeare in Love
Moulin Rouge
TRICK
Iron Man (The first 40 minutes anyway).
Bringing Up Baby
Philadelphia Story
Rear Window
Hairspray (the musical version with Zac Effron)
Funny Girl (the first half has some really great songs)

Artemis@BC
01-20-2013, 06:50 PM
Hmm. Hard to pick just 10, and like Cyn I'd probably list different ones on a different day, but for today here are mine:

~ Casablanca
~ The Milagro Beanfield War
~ The Shawshank Redemption
~ Moulin Rouge
~ Love Actually (wouldn't be quite as "rewatchable" if it weren't a Christmasy movie though)
~ De-Lovely
~ My Fair Lady
~ The Life of Brian
~ Gosford Park
~ Ordinary People

my little pony
01-20-2013, 06:50 PM
Doctor Zhivago (My family quotes--or else paraphrases--this one constantly. "Your attitude has been noticed. Oh, yes, it's been noticed!" Beholding some wretched vista: "Oh, Yuri! How lovely!")


my favorite is "can she play the balalaika?" "CAN SHE PLAY!!!" i dont know why but it cracks me up every time. there's an antique balalaika for sale in a store here and i keep thinking i need it.

Zemgirl
01-20-2013, 06:51 PM
Shakespeare in Love

Hairspray (the musical version with Zac Effron)
I've realized that if I just ignore Gwynnie, that's an awesome movie with fun dialogue and so many great actors clearly having fun.

And I love Hairspray, too. It makes me happy.

falling_dance
01-20-2013, 06:55 PM
my favorite is "can she play the balalaika?" "CAN SHE PLAY!!!" i dont know why but it cracks me up every time. there's an antique balalaika for sale in a store here and i keep thinking i need it.

If you think you can make that common little instrument sound like three guitars, then you have the gift. ;)

That's my five-second version of the film.

my little pony
01-20-2013, 06:58 PM
If you think you can make that common little instrument sound like three guitars, then you have the gift. ;)

That's my five-second version of the film.

:lol: