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Old 12-31-2017, 06:09 PM   #1
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Greatest Movies Ever

There is an interesting series of articles at Breitbart listing one man's opinion of the 165 greatest American movies ever. Such a list is always very subjective and debatable, but the discussion of the films is good and may lead you to a hidden gem you missed.

http://www.breitbart.com/
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Old 12-31-2017, 07:48 PM   #2
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None of my top five made their top 15. All good. MY top five.

1. Pulp Fiction

2. Die Hard

3. Chinatown

4. Before The Devil Knows You're Dead

5. Three Days of the Condor.


The best movie I've seen in years is playing right now. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri.
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#12 Manhattan was the most boring movie I ever saw
Goodfellas and the Searchers are really good movies .The Searchers and Red River with Wayne as an anti hero are 2 of my favorites but not top 5 or maybe 10
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#12 Manhattan was the most boring movie I ever saw
I think that you had to be of a certain age at a particular time in history to enjoy Allen's films. I liked some of them when they came out, but never thought they were the greatest. I doubt I would watch any of them today if someone gave them to me.
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1.) The Godfather. Brando's Don Corleone is American cinema's most iconic character.

2.) Pulp Fiction. The only movie that I have payed to see back-to-back.

3.) Unforgiven. Hats off to Clint Eastwood for the best western ever made.

4.) The Usual Suspects
. Great performances all around in a very underrated movie.

5.) Raging Bull. I hated boxing movies...until I saw this one.
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http://www.breitbart.com/big-hollywo...ver-made-1-15/

The direct link. 1 to 15
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I enjoy best movies lists, in the top 15 there were a couple I didn't know about, will check them out.

Can't believe the love for Tarantino's Pulp Fiction, it ain't all that.

I'll think about it, so far, at least these should be up there:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midnight_Cowboy

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073486/
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Interesting to see some films like Citizen Kane and The African Queen not in the top 100. Clearly likes Woody Allen films.

Not a bad list though. Interesting.
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None of my top five made their top 15. All good. MY top five.

1. Pulp Fiction

2. Die Hard

3. Chinatown

4. Before The Devil Knows You're Dead

5. Three Days of the Condor.


The best movie I've seen in years is playing right now. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri.
I'm not a big fan of Pulp Fiction, its Aight but no great shakes.

Die HardI just watched recently, its good, not top 14 imho.

The other 3 I've never seen and will check out. *I have seen Chinatown and it is a great movie*

I have a copy of three billboards and will watch soon.

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Glad that a lot of the old movies were included. The 10 Commandments better than Ben-Hur ? No way ! The Bandwagon better than Singing in the Rain ? Almost as good. And no Citizen Kane? C'mon !
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I just finished watching Mother!, I didn't hate it, but wtf was it about.
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3.) Unforgiven. Hats off to Clint Eastwood for the best western ever made.
I can't name a best ever here without cheating. Certainly "The Unforgiven" and "The Searchers" are in the top 5.

If I may cheat a bit, the best western ever is not a movie, it's the mini-series "Lonesome Dove".
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Glad that a lot of the old movies were included. The 10 Commandments better than Ben-Hur ? No way ! The Bandwagon better than Singing in the Rain ? Almost as good. And no Citizen Kane? C'mon !
I was surprised to see Kane left off. Also 2001 Space Oddyssey?
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I was surprised to see Kane left off. Also 2001 Space Oddyssey?
Kane is on the list, way down around 120 or so. He doesn't seem to care much for Sci-Fi. Star Wars and Planet of the Apes were the only ones I saw, and they were way down on the list also. Certainly 2001 and Blade Runner were better than Planet.
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Most OVERRATED Movie ever. Forrest Gump. Ty.
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