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My personal top 10 in no order is:

The Wolf Man
The Time Machine (original version)
The Maltese Falcon
The Omega Man
Soylent Green
The Thing (John Carpenter version)
The Robe
Ben-Hur
Dracula Prince of Darkness
Treasure Of The Sierra Madre

It was very difficult narrowing it all down to that, I've got so many favourite movies. Others that almost made the list are Blade Runner, Planet Of The Apes, Laura, The Big Sleep, Ginger Snaps, the Dollars trilogy and the Back to the Future trilogy.


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STAR WARS EPISODE II: ATTACK of the CLONES
STAR WARS EPISODE III: REVENGE of the SITH
RETURN of the JEDI
SUPERMAN II
GREASE

those 5 are definitley there. the last five would likely consist of:
PLANET of the APES
CONQUEST of the PLANET of the APES
SUPERMAN
COCOON
COCOON II

i love all 5 of the 'Apes movies. but i seen to lean very hard to CONQUEST over the rest. just right at or slightly above the first one...i also love both COCOON movies. i bet i have seen GREASE a zillion times and will still watch it if it came on right now.

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Yes I love all 5 apes movies too, the original just stands out that little bit more for me because it stars Charlton Heston, but they're all excellent, although Burton's remake was dire, the only one I'm not too keen on in your list is Grease Bobby but the rest are all great movies :) .


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These don't change much, but occasionally I change my mind on one or two of them:

My 10 Favorite Movies:

Aliens
Caddyshack
2001: A Space Odyssey
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope
King Kong (1933)
The Iron Giant
National Lampoon's Vacation
The Andromeda Strain
The War of the Worlds (1953)

(this really proves that I'm NOT a movie snob, a movie critic would cut this up).

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Yes I love all 5 apes movies too, the original just stands out that little bit more for me because it stars Charlton Heston, but they're all excellent, although Burton's remake was dire, the only one I'm not too keen on in your list is Grease Bobby but the rest are all great movies :) .

I'm the only person on Earth who likes Tim Burton's "Planet of the Apes". In fact, I really like the ending <gulp!> (please don't flame me)

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Yes I love all 5 apes movies too, the original just stands out that little bit more for me because it stars Charlton Heston, but they're all excellent, although Burton's remake was dire, the only one I'm not too keen on in your list is Grease Bobby but the rest are all great movies :) .

I'm the only person on Earth who likes Tim Burton's "Planet of the Apes". In fact, I really like the ending <gulp!> (please don't flame me)


Well I liked it first time I saw it atleast, and the ending isn't that bad, it just the film seems worse on repeated viewings. Do you think it's as good as the original whitbrain? I think your top 10 list is decent by the way.


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I'm the only person on Earth who likes Tim Burton's "Planet of the Apes". In fact, I really like the ending <gulp!> (please don't flame me)


Now, I wouldn't say that. I liked the remake - not as much as the original - but it held up very true to the original movie concept and the ending actually moves into the book style world. A nice mix.

In No Particular Order:

Laurence of Arabia
Phantasm (1979)
Halloween (1978)
Big Trouble In Little China
Bringing Up Baby
Arsenic and Old Lace
Psycho
The Man Who Would Be King
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Hmmm...kind of tough for me. I'll have to think about this one. I can list a few for sure...

The Usual Suspects
Memento
Swingers
An American Werewolf In London
Seven

These may not be exceptional films, but they fall in my "favorites" category.

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Very, very difficult to confine myself to 10 choices. In no particular order:

MYSTERIOUS ISLAND (Harryhausen)
FIRST MEN IN THE MOON (Harryhausen)
JASON & THE ARGONAUTS (Harryhausen)
BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN
BLADE RUNNER
ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK
PLANET OF THE APES (Heston)
APOCALYPSE NOW
SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
THE SCARLET CLAW (Sherlock Holmes)


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Very, very difficult to confine myself to 10 choices. In no particular order:

MYSTERIOUS ISLAND (Harryhausen)
FIRST MEN IN THE MOON (Harryhausen)
JASON & THE ARGONAUTS (Harryhausen)
BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN
BLADE RUNNER
ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK
PLANET OF THE APES (Heston)
APOCALYPSE NOW
SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
THE SCARLET CLAW (Sherlock Holmes)


I know what u mean, I have lots of favourites, half of your list are films I really like :)


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BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN
ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK


James Whales & John Carpenter - gotta love those choices :D


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Reservoir Dogs, American History X, and The Shawshank Redemption have all crossed my mind as well, but I haven't decided on solidifying them in my top ten just yet.

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Yes I love all 5 apes movies too, the original just stands out that little bit more for me because it stars Charlton Heston, but they're all excellent, although Burton's remake was dire, the only one I'm not too keen on in your list is Grease Bobby but the rest are all great movies :) .

I'm the only person on Earth who likes Tim Burton's "Planet of the Apes". In fact, I really like the ending <gulp!> (please don't flame me)


Well I liked it first time I saw it atleast, and the ending isn't that bad, it just the film seems worse on repeated viewings. Do you think it's as good as the original whitbrain? I think your top 10 list is decent by the way.

No, the original is better.

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Thats fair enough then, surely Marky Mark could never surpass Chuck Heston 8)


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Thats fair enough then, surely Marky Mark could never surpass Chuck Heston 8)

Never. Not even in "The Omega Man". I liked Charlie in that, I just couldn't stand all of the smelly hippie vampires.

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Thats fair enough then, surely Marky Mark could never surpass Chuck Heston 8)

Never. Not even in "The Omega Man". I liked Charlie in that, I just couldn't stand all of the smelly hippie vampires.


The first time I watched The Omega Man, I didn't like it for the same reason, after rewatching it a few times it soon became one of my favourite films :D Have you seen Soylent Green Whit and if so what do you think of it? I consider it and The Omega Man companion films because Heston made them both within a couple of years and they both deal with opposite dystopian ideas, being the last man on earth and the other living in an over populated world.


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Marky Mark



Yet another candidate for the "worst of the worst" in the music section. :dance:



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Thats fair enough then, surely Marky Mark could never surpass Chuck Heston 8)

Never. Not even in "The Omega Man". I liked Charlie in that, I just couldn't stand all of the smelly hippie vampires.


The first time I watched The Omega Man, I didn't like it for the same reason, after rewatching it a few times it soon became one of my favourite films :D Have you seen Soylent Green Whit and if so what do you think of it? I consider it and The Omega Man companion films because Heston made them both within a couple of years and they both deal with opposite dystopian ideas, being the last man on earth and the other living in an over populated world.

I have never seen "Soylent Green" because I already know the damned ending! I can't bring myself to watch it because of that.

I don't know if I could ever get over the head hippie vampire in "Omega Man". Totally turned me off, as did Charlie gettin' it on with Sista Sledge or who ever she was.

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Thats fair enough then, surely Marky Mark could never surpass Chuck Heston 8)

Never. Not even in "The Omega Man". I liked Charlie in that, I just couldn't stand all of the smelly hippie vampires.


The first time I watched The Omega Man, I didn't like it for the same reason, after rewatching it a few times it soon became one of my favourite films :D Have you seen Soylent Green Whit and if so what do you think of it? I consider it and The Omega Man companion films because Heston made them both within a couple of years and they both deal with opposite dystopian ideas, being the last man on earth and the other living in an over populated world.

I have never seen "Soylent Green" because I already know the damned ending! I can't bring myself to watch it because of that.

I don't know if I could ever get over the head hippie vampire in "Omega Man". Totally turned me off, as did Charlie gettin' it on with Sista Sledge or who ever she was.


I can't quite remember now because it was years ago, but I think maybe i knew the ending of Soylent Green before I watched it, but its worth watching never the less, it has a good solid storyline and great atmosphere, like the world it shows is so overpopulated that entire families live and sleep on stair cases and Heston has to hop through them just to climb them, and there's great riot scenes where everyone gets crushed and scooped up by riot police in trucks. It also has great perfomances by Heston and Edward G Robinson in his final film, plus there's no hippie vampires so there's a bonus for you whit :)


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I'd probably add Fight Club in my top ten favorites - I can always watch it and love it, because Chuck Palahniuk's mind is so twisted and Fincher did a great job relaying it to film.

FYI - keep an eye out this year for Palahniuk's next adaptation to film, Choke, starring Sam Rockwell. Fincher wasn't associated with this project so I don't know if it will hold up to Fight Club's status, but I look forward to the insanity.

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How come this one didn't make anyone's list?!? :lol:

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I have never seen "Soylent Green" because I already know the damned ending! I can't bring myself to watch it because of that.


I, too, concur, with dear PTE friend, Rorschach, in regards to Soylent Green: If not for Heston, at least for Edward G. Robinson's final film appearance just 10 days before he died! They actually filmed his death scene 10 days before he died. TCM just replayed the Charleton Heston interview with Robert Osbourne and he said no one knew Edward G. was dying and it was so real and Chuck said it made his scene even better and then after he died 10 days later he realized why it was so powerful and profound a scene. Edward G. Robinson is one of my very favorite actors anyway and he never gets the credit, IMHO.

So, on that not, in no particular order (some of these have been on my list since boyhood!):

The Wizard of Oz
Citizen Kane (even more so after visiting William Randolph Hearst's Castle in the sky)
The Woman in the Window
The Searchers
Our Vines Have Tender Grapes
White Heat
Casablanca
Old Acquaintance
Star Trek I-VI (I can't help it, i went to every single opening night of those with the original cast and loved every one and they did save the best for last!)
The Grapes of Wrath
High Noon

Plus damn near every other movie everyone else has posted....I tried to list some odd ball ones that maybe no one else has heard or seen. I have been such an old movie buff my entire life and it is so hard to pick out just 10---shite! :roll:

I mean, I love Hitchcock and I didn't mention him, Billy Wilder, on and on......this will do for starters....

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1- The Godfather (1972)
2- The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
3- The Good The Bad And The Ugly (1966)
4- The Sting (1973)
5- Strangers On A Train (1954)
6- 12 Angry Men (1957)
7- The Maltese Falcon (1941)
8- Once Upon A Time In The West (1968)
9- Shadow Of A Doubt (1943)
10- No Country For Old Men (2007)


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Just sittin' on top 'o da page here beatches!!!!!!!! :P

You know I forgot to add some comedies!
The General,
Limelight,
City Lights,
The Gold Rush,
Modern Times,
Sherlock Jr.,
College
The Great Dictator,

Monsieur Verdoux,
The Navigator,

pretty much any Chaplin or Keaton comedies....the list goes on and on....

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Nice lists everyone.

I don't go as far back as some members here but one post caught my attention.

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How come this one didn't make anyone's list?!? :lol:

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OMG that brought back deeply recessed and forgotten memories, Beware The Creeper. I remember being about eight years old and seeing that very movie and a boat load of others at my best friends house. It was summer, his parents were at work, and we found his parents Beta-Max and tapes in the garage. We hooked it up on an old television and would watch them in his garage daring not to get caught watching them in the house. Good times ... good times. :evil:

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Mine have changes a bit upon recent viewings:

My 10 (okay 11) Favorite Movies:

Aliens
Caddyshack
2001: A Space Odyssey
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope
King Kong (1933)
National Lampoon's Vacation
The Andromeda Strain
The War of the Worlds (1953)
John Carpenter's The Thing
Signs

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John Carpenter's The Thing


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Finally another Night Shyamalan fan!!!!! I think "The Happening" (which I have a thread on, and the trailer is included - has some potential also.) But my favorite is probably Signs as well.



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Finally another Night Shyamalan fan!!!!! I think "The Happening" (which I have a thread on, and the trailer is included - has some potential also.) But my favorite is probably Signs as well.



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Yeah, I am a Shyamalan fan. But I was bummed after "The Village" and "Lady In The Water" (although, I've only seen each of them once).

I hope "The Happening" scores (despite Marky Mark).

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Yeah - the Village was a serious cheat. However, and I'm sure I'm in the minority, I liked Lady in the Water.


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Yeah - the Village was a serious cheat. However, and I'm sure I'm in the minority, I liked Lady in the Water.


Well, the problem with "The Village" was that everyone had heard about the ending, or so I figured. I managed to keep away from any spoilers though, and enjoyed it immensely.
The ending could have been a bit stronger, but the journey was great. The score, the cues, and the "final chase" in the woods were great in my opinion.
"Those we don't speak of" was a great idea.

I too liked "Lady in the Water", but I was in the minority too, because I knew in advance what Shyamalan was going for, and unfortunately, it wasn't marketed that way.
The world was expecting another action/thriller, and he wasn't shooting for that right from the onset.
He and "his camp" are very secretive about his projects, and the actors themselves are told to keep everything under wraps, and are sworn to secrecy.
In this case, it may have hurt the public's acceptance of this movie, as they were expecting something totally different.
When one realizes that he truly was trying for a "modern day fairy tale/bedtime story for kids", then you see it in a different light altogether. (he mentions this in his commentaries and extras on the DVD)

I remember leaving the theater and hearing more than one person going "WTF?". :wtf:


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Yeah - the Village was a serious cheat. However, and I'm sure I'm in the minority, I liked Lady in the Water.


Well, the problem with "The Village" was that everyone had heard about the ending, or so I figured. I managed to keep away from any spoilers though, and enjoyed it immensely.
The ending could have been a bit stronger, but the journey was great. The score, the cues, and the "final chase" in the woods were great in my opinion.
"Those we don't speak of" was a great idea.

I too liked "Lady in the Water", but I was in the minority too, because I knew in advance what Shyamalan was going for, and unfortunately, it wasn't marketed that way.
The world was expecting another action/thriller, and he wasn't shooting for that right from the onset.
He and "his camp" are very secretive about his projects, and the actors themselves are told to keep everything under wraps, and are sworn to secrecy.
In this case, it may have hurt the public's acceptance of this movie, as they were expecting something totally different.
When one realizes that he truly was trying for a "modern day fairy tale/bedtime story for kids", then you see it in a different light altogether. (he mentions this in his commentaries and extras on the DVD)

I remember leaving the theater and hearing more than one person going "WTF?". :wtf:


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But you have got to give credit to Shyamalan for taking chances.

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BTW, I'm getting sick of people bitching about his "twist" endings. You've probably heard the complaints - "oh gee...another Shyamalan twist ending" - it's really tired. I, for one, and I think a lot of other people here, don't need to have an ending dropped in their lap. Do people really watch movies wanting to know the ending before they even see it?!? I sure don't.

For example, did you guys see "The Mist"? That ending came out of nowhere. And although I didn't care for it too much, it certainly made you think and discuss it. Can you imagine how dull that movie would have been if they had just driven the truck down the freeway, cleared the mist, and lived happily ever after? How frickin' boring! But you know, I think most people would have rather seen that ending. "Oh gee, isn't it nice that they reached safety." :yack: I have to hand it to Frank Darabont for straying from the actual ending of the book (although that was good, too). He could have tacked on a happy ending; a safe ending. But he didn't and that takes imagination and balls to do. You risk alienating your work from the predictable ending drones that make up the majority of the movie-going public.

Give me something to think about, give me something surprising or out of the ordinary.

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Well said, Whit.

My only complaint about the village was he - or the studio - slapped "1878 Pennsylvania" in the opening scene. Had that not appeared, I for one, would not state anything bad about the movie. It was tense and frightening. I see that as a cheat. Had those words never appeared and people were left to believe whatever time they wanted, it would have been truly shocking. But you can't tell the audience a lie and expect them to be happy with the twist.

The Mist, on the other hand, has that unexpected reality check ending. I have argued its merit with my wife several times. As stated, it brave and takes a chance that some people could never bring themselves to where other may have made. In any case, it is a thought provoking piece of cinema.

As with both directors, Shyamalan and Darabont, are two of the best directors working today. The continuously bring something new and imaginative to each of their projects. They take chances that in todays world is justified and desperately needed. Too many people are wanting just vanilla ice cream in every aspect of their daily lives. When people offer them the occasional scoop of chocolate they don't know how to react and generally do so negatively. Damn shame when the sheep try to control the Shepard.


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My only complaint about the village was he - or the studio - slapped "1878 Pennsylvania" in the opening scene.


Wow! I can't remember seeing that, or maybe I did and forgot. That is a problem. I'll look for it when I watch it again.

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My only complaint about the village was he - or the studio - slapped "1878 Pennsylvania" in the opening scene.


Wow! I can't remember seeing that, or maybe I did and forgot. That is a problem. I'll look for it when I watch it again.



I assume you guys are referring to the marked tombstone in the opening few scenes???????
I understand you guys point about that, really.
But what you may be overlooking is that the village elders were bent on keeping things secret,(such as the box), and this is just another easy way to be consistent with the time frame. (and their cover-up)
If you notice, the guy whose kid had been laid to rest, was an elder, and knew full well what year it was. NOT TO MENTION HE KNEW BETTER THAN TO TRY AND HELP HIS KID OUT THE "MODERN WAY"!!!!
And you should also note he basically let his kid die, thereby protecting the integrity of the community.
Only when Bryce Dallas Howards character made her trip, that was the first inkling that anyone other than the elders knew something was "amiss".

They really and truly were living in that time period...... at least to the kids and next generation.


Anyhow, I distinctly remember seeing that in the theater, and that point never bothered me in the least.
At least to me, not everything has to be so damn cut and dry where every little clue has to be perfect, and in this case, its more of a gray area in my mind.

Just my opinion boys. Hey, I'm wrong several times a year, and this might be one of them. :dance:

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I'm with you TZ DZ, I'm a fan of The Village. As for Lady In The Water, I wasn't ecstatic with it but appreciated it for what it was, as you mentioned, a fairy tale. I'm looking forward to The Happening because when I see "M. Night" on a film, I'm interested in what he will put out there. I agree with whit, too, regarding twist or surprise endings. Damn the short-attention-span, one-dimensional minds who enjoy "the same old shite"!

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At the risk of repeating a post elsewhere, I'll list my top ten (in no order other than date) at the moment here. This is pretty hard to do.

Double Indemnity (1944)
Out Of The Past (1947)
Key Largo (1948)
The Third Man (1949)
Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1956)
Touch Of Evil (1959)
The Hustler (1961)
Planet of The Apes (1968)
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Double Indemnity (1944)
Out Of The Past (1947)
Key Largo (1948)
The Third Man (1949)
Touch Of Evil (1959)


Wow, great to see a film noir fan 8), I love all those movies too and was close to including them on my top 10 too, other noirs I really like are The Maltese Falcon, The Big sleep, Laura and Murder My Sweet.


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count me in as well Rorschach! I love old Dick Powell in Murder My Sweet (plus he played Richard Diamond on radio, if you get a chance check those out!)
Don't forget Alan Ladd with Veronica Lake in The Glass Key and This Gun For Hire
and then there is always Cagney, Bogie, Edward G., they never disappoint,
White Heat, Each Dawn I Die (with Cagney & George Raft!)
The Roaring Twenties and Angels with Dirty Faces both have Cagney and Bogart......
there are endless movies and genres I love as well.....you can slap all of Meatbags and then the ones you mention Rorschach and we are over 10 already and that doesn't even hit the tip of my iceberg! I love French films, British, all kinds....
the French films Jean de Florette and its companion film Manon of the Spring still pack a wallop after all these years and viewings....a good lesson about life and having compassion for all and does it have a shocker at the end! WOW!
The Shawshank Redemption
The Sixth Sense
Citizen Kane
The Wizard of Oz
Jean Cocteau's masterpiece, La Belle et la bête aka Beauty and the Beast
Our Vines Have Tender Grapes beautifully acted by Edward G. Robinson at his best,
The Uninvited
hell I could sit here all day and just go on and on and I haven't even listed anything by Astaire & Rogers, Ginger Rogers alone, Bachelor Mother for one, Cary Grant, Jimmy Stewart, Fonda, etc....

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count me in as well Rorschach!


It goes without saying that you've got great taste Woodrow :D, we'll have to start a film noir thread some time.


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Why thank you! Yes, we should do that, but I am not sure how to go about it??
Lots of good old film noir flicks out there.....

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Couldn't agree more with the noir. It's my favorite genre. I like anything with Sterling Hayden (Asphalt Jungle, The Killing, Crime Wave), Burt Lancaster (Criss Cross, Brute Force) , Mitchum (Where Danger Lives, His Kind of Woman, Crossfire), Robert Ryan (The Set-Up, Clash By Night, On Dangerous Ground), and those dames! Gloria Grahame, Jane Greer, Ida Lupino, Yvonne DeCarlo (pre-Lily Munster), Faith Domergue...

Someone had 'Shadow of a Doubt' on his list and that's awesome too. Anything with Joseph Cotten is good. I really like 'The Stranger' with Orson & Edward G. too. Needless to say, I like Bogart & Bacall a lot but I have a little trouble with 'Big Sleep'. But I can watch 'Key Largo' on a continuous loop.


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I'm the only person on Earth who likes Tim Burton's "Planet of the Apes". In fact, I really like the ending <gulp> (please don't flame me)


Now, I wouldn't say that. I liked the remake - not as much as the original - but it held up very true to the original movie concept and the ending actually moves into the book style world. A nice mix.

In No Particular Order:

Laurence of Arabia
Phantasm (1979)
Halloween (1978)
Big Trouble In Little China
Bringing Up Baby
Arsenic and Old Lace
Psycho
The Man Who Would Be King
Highlander (1985)
The Quiet Man



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whitsbrain wrote:
I'm the only person on Earth who likes Tim Burton's "Planet of the Apes". In fact, I really like the ending <gulp> (please don't flame me)


Now, I wouldn't say that. I liked the remake - not as much as the original - but it held up very true to the original movie concept and the ending actually moves into the book style world. A nice mix.

In No Particular Order:

Laurence of Arabia
Phantasm (1979)
Halloween (1978)
Big Trouble In Little China
Bringing Up Baby
Arsenic and Old Lace
Psycho
The Man Who Would Be King
Highlander (1985)
The Quiet Man



You are the man DrM.......I love this movie....The soundtrack kicks ass also....


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Alien
Leon
The Thing (John Carpenter)
Psycho (original Hitchcock)
Blade Runner
Aliens
Dawn of the Dead (Original Romero)
Star Wars IV: A New Hope
Ringu (Original Japanese)
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