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Old 01-01-2018, 12:41 PM   #31
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I have a hard time watching old movies for some reason, so I've never seen Casablanca and a number of others that everyone says are so good.

I have a peculiar reason for not being enamored with The Godfather: I couldn't make out much of the dialogue.
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It really is hard to get a list like this down to 5 or even 50. The best thing about these lists is to get us remembering the movies and the memories they evoke.

For me, in no particular order

One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest
Cool hand Luke
Blade Runner
Chinatown
Treasure of the Sierra Madre

I'll think of 5 new ones as soon as I post this.

A Happy and Healthy New Year to all.
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Hard for me to pick just a few. Many were very good. Gone with the Wind would have to rank high with classics, as with Frankenstein, Casablanca, and several war classics. Patton and Bridge on River Kwai. Saving Private Ryan was excellent. Loved Scarface and Full Metal Jacket. Comedies never did anything for me. Mash was okay. The Exorcist scared the fk out of me, so its up there. There are far too many. The Shining.
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Casablanca, Godfather, Godfather II, Goodfellas, The Hustler, Unforgiven, Angels with Dirty Faces (the hidden value play), Wizard of Oz, Shawshank Redemptionm, White Heat....
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Well then have to add... History of the World.

Sadly neither of those movies could be made today.

Not the greatest... but better the Pulp Fiction. Fight Club.
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Well then have to add... History of the World.

Sadly neither of those movies could be made today.

Not the greatest... but better the Pulp Fiction. Fight Club.
Fight Club is good.

I stopped at 100 on the list but American History X should be on there too.
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Well then have to add... History of the World.

Sadly neither of those movies could be made today.
Why? That's all Hollywood does these days. Remakes, sequels. They can re-make anything. I'm sure we agree it would suck but they could re-make it.

I didn't list any movies when I was a kid in my top five. Two movies back then really helped me fall in love with movies. Those were Willie Wonka and Jaws. Two entirely different movies but I really enjoyed them as a kidfor different reasons.

I'm guessing there's a movie or two everyone likes that will never make the top of any list. Some might even see them as lousy. One of those movies for me is Law Abiding Citizen. If I see it on TV I always check back in on it.
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