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Old 12-31-2017, 08:46 PM   #16
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Snob critics ,when they list their top movies ,always seem to pick a lot of foreign films and movies that no one ever saw but themselves and other snob critics.
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Jimmy Stewart made some of my favorite westerns. The Naked Spur, Two Rode Together, Winchester '73 and Bend of the River to name a few. Every once in a while a western is still made and I look forward to seeing them. No special effects, just a good old "morality play".
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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.
Those lists are always fun and I didn't mind that one. Kane, African Queen, Maltese Falcon would all be top 20 in my book. For sci-fi Blade Runner, Alien, 2001 are in the top 25 or 30.
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Snob critics ,when they list their top movies ,always seem to pick a lot of foreign films and movies that no one ever saw but themselves and other snob critics.
Agree. However go see Three Billboards.
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Snob critics ,when they list their top movies ,always seem to pick a lot of foreign films and movies that no one ever saw but themselves and other snob critics.
Every credible list is good fodder for discussion. This one is limited to American films, and with a list that long, obscure little films that the mass media missed can be a good thing. I just let the guy make his case and decide whether or not to give take a chance and watch something I have never heard of.
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Waiting for "Its a wonderful life", you folks need to watch every year.
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Tough but in terms of genres...simple

War Movie: 3 way tie: Fury, Saving Private Ryan/ Bridge on the River Kwai
Comedy: Dr. Strangelove and How I grew to love the bomb The Party
Drama: tie.. Ordinary People, All the Presidents Men, Dr. Shivago.
Musical: Chicago
Biographical: Che
Animated: Toy Story
Crime Drama: The Godfather
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shout outs to Bull Durham, Seabiscuit, Slapshot, The Natural, Platoon, Bang the Drum Slowly, Terms of Endearment, Dumb and Dumber, Sophies Choice and Ghandi.
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no order, my rough 25...

Rear Window, Casablanca, Robin Hood (Errol), Flight of the Phoenix (orig), Shawshank, Wait Until Dark, North by Northwest, Natural, Sting, Cool Hand Luke, Hoosiers, Educating Rita, Pirates (I), Remember the Titans, 12 Angry Men, Red October, Heat of the Night, Blackboard Jungle, Out of Towners, National Velvet, Sound of Music, Field of Dreams, Quiet Man, Dirty Dozen, Rio Bravo.
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no order, my rough 25...

Rear Window, Casablanca, Robin Hood (Errol), Flight of the Phoenix (orig), Shawshank, Wait Until Dark, North by Northwest, Natural, Sting, Cool Hand Luke, Hoosiers, Educating Rita, Pirates (I), Remember the Titans, 12 Angry Men, Red October, Heat of the Night, Blackboard Jungle, Out of Towners, National Velvet, Sound of Music, Field of Dreams, Quiet Man, Dirty Dozen, Rio Bravo.
Last but not least...Shane.
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Did not read the list but agree with a mix of others who posted but for me I have to include To Kill A Mockingbird on my list of favorites. Didn't see it mentioned by anyone else yet.
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Here's my top 10 favorite movies. I am a big movie mark and when asked I often say that I have a hundred top 10 favorites.

Enjoyed the others lists and movies too:

1-Out of the Past

2-Some Came Running

3-A Touch of Evil

4-Casablanca

5-The Thin Man

6-Elmer Gantry

7-His Girl Friday

8-The Apartment

9-Man With the Golden Arm

10-Annie Hall
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The person who wrote that article must be rather old, how else do you see movies made before 1960? At the bottom of the page are the 351 films considered for their list - I am guessing I have seen less than half of them.

http://www.breitbart.com/big-hollywo...ver-made-1-15/
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The person who wrote that article must be rather old, how else do you see movies made before 1960?
They have this new thing called DVDs now where you can watch old movies.

He says at the end of the article that he is 52.
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My top flicks-

Arsenic and Old Lace (Cary Grant version! )
Man Who Shot Liberty Valence
Silence of the Lambs
Return of the King (Lord of the Rings)
Dr. Strangelove
The Godfather
Unforgiven
Casablanca
Frankenstein (original)
From Russia With Love
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