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    Favorite Movies

    What are your favorite movies of all time?

    My top 10:

    1. Casablanca
    2. A Clockwork Orange
    3. Waking Life (it's brilliant)
    4. Exit Smiling (silent)
    5. Le Corbeau (The Raven)
    6. Rear Window
    7. The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    8. Gaslight
    9. Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
    10. The Three Faces of Eve

    Honorable mention to : Dawn of the Dead, and Strictly Ballroom.

    What movies would you recommend?

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    And my top ten:

    1. The Lord of the Rings (gotta be extended)
    2. Timeline
    3. National Treasure
    4. The Phantom of the Opera
    5. The Cutting Edge
    6. Cool Runnings
    7. Anastasia
    8. Ever After
    9. Grease
    10. Beauty and the Beast

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    Hmmm...I've done this so many times, and it always changes. But, it is still fun.
    So, as of right now, I'll go with this (in no particular order):

    1. "Moulin Rouge"
    2. "Aliens"
    3. "Elizabeth"
    4. "The Sixth Sense"
    5. "The Color Purple"
    6. "Glory"
    7. "Forrest Gump"
    8. "Cold Mountain"
    9. "Kill Bill Vol. 1"
    10. "Like Water for Chocolate"

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    The Big Chill
    Steele Magnolias
    The Contender
    Grease
    Howard's End
    Enchanted April
    Four Weddings and a Funeral
    Love Actually
    Sense and Sensibility
    Ocean's Eleven
    Bull Durham
    American Grafitti
    Bram Stoker's Dracula
    The Joy Luck Club
    The Age of Innocence
    The Last Emperor
    Raise the Red Lantern
    West Side Story
    Sophie's Choice

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    I love all the old Musicals. Also Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly movies.



    Newer movies:
    Billy Elliot
    Cast Away
    Chocolat
    Cold Mountain
    Forrest Gump
    Pirates of the Caribbean
    Almost Famous
    Mr Holland's Opus
    A Beautiful Mind
    Chicago

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    My favorites:

    Fantasia (the original)
    The Sound of Music
    Mr. Holland's Opus
    The American President
    The 10 Commandments
    The Wizard of Oz
    Gone With the Wind
    Apollo 13
    The Princess Diaries (the first one)
    Oklahoma

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    This is always so stupidly hard it's not even funny!!!

    1. Big Fish
    2. Arsenic & Old Lace
    3. The Three Amigos
    4. Star Wars (Epis 3-6)
    5. The Philidelphia Story
    6. Jurassic Park (all three)
    7. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
    8. Pirates of the Carribean
    9. Miracle
    10. Father of the Bride 1 & 2

    honorable mentions go to
    It's A Wonderful Life, Home Alone (1 & 2), Remember the Titans, The Terminal, All of the Muppet Films.... I could go on for days!

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    Wow ,it's hard to pick just 10 Not in any particular order...

    Sesame Street Presents-Follow that Bird

    L.O.T.R. (all three)

    The Cutting Edge

    Oliver!

    A Muppet Christmas Carol

    Anastasia (Animator, Don Bluth rocks!)

    Pride & Predjudice (1995 A&E version)

    Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

    Joan of Arc (Leelee Sobieski)

    Princess Diaries2:A Royal Engagement (have you SEEN Chris Pine?! )
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    My top 10. I'm keeping it at 1 per director.
    1. 8 1/2 by Fellini
    2. Stalker by Tarkovsky
    3. Seventh Seal by Bergman
    4. Conformist by Bertolucci
    5. Blow Up by Antonioni
    6. Double Life of Veronique by Kislowsky
    7. Last Metro by Truffault
    8. One Flew over the Cookoo's nest by Forman
    9. Ashes and Diamonds by Wajda
    10. Cabaret by Fosse

    Top 10 of the last decade (or so)
    1 My Favorite Season (1993, French)
    2 Window to Paris (1994, Russia/French)
    3 Cookie's Fortune (1999)
    4 Dinner Game (1998, French)
    5 Dreamlife of Angles (1998, French)
    6 Shrek
    7 Maria Full of Grace
    8 American Beauty
    9 Mulholland Drive
    10 Farewell My Concubine (1993, China)

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    American Grafitti
    ET
    Dirty Dancing
    The Notebook
    Forest Gump
    Jaws 1,2 & 3
    Back To The Future (all 3)
    My Dog Skip
    The Sixth Sense
    Green Fried Tomatoes

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    oooh, I love your list Ptichka! I love that you have all the sophisticated films and then Shrek. LOL.

    Finding Nemo is my fave cartoon movie. So sweet. I cried

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    I love movies!! Especially foreign films or independents...not really in any particular order:

    Elling (Norwegian), The Road Home (Chinese), The Chorus (French), Bread & Tulips (Italian as I recall), Italian for Beginners (Scandinavian, but can't remember), Antonia's Line (Dutch I think), Babette's Feast (maybe Danish), Cinema Paradisio, Comrades-Almost a Love Story(Chinese), God is Brazilian (Brazil), In July (German), Man on the Train (French) Mostly Martha (German), Truly, Madly, Deeply (British),

    and from my own country: Defending Your Life, High Fidelity, Little Big Man, Bubba Ho-Tep, Baghdad Cafe, Smoke Signals, Bringing Up Baby, and Harold & Maude

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    Some of my favorite movies:

    1. Phantom of the Opera
    2. Cold Mountain - did any one else read the book? Was the ending the same, I read the book and don't think it was. Did Iman die in the book? Way I read it he didn't.
    3. Steel Magnolias
    4. Original Parent Trap
    5. Lady and the Tramp
    That's just a few

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    I could never pick just 10 movies, not when I am 36


    White Squall

    Terminator 2

    Taps

    Ordinary People

    Lord of the Rings

    Lolita

    Billy Elliott

    Day of the Dolphins

    What about Bob?

    The Black Stallion

    Saving Private Ryan

    Stand By Me

    Caddyshack

    Titanic

    Sunset Boulevard

    Damien: Omen II
    Last edited by Johar; 09-25-2005 at 02:18 PM.

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