Movies you have watched a lot of times.

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Movies you have watched a lot of times.

Post by Simon E. » Fri Aug 12, 2016 6:07 pm

As a degenerate and incorrigible entertainment lover there are a number of movies that I would watch every couple of months, so with complete honesty and no virtue signalling mine would include:

'Grosse Pointe Blank' George Armitage
'Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels' Guy Ritchie
'Snatch' Guy Ritchie
'Rocknrolla' Guy Ritchie.

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Post by Grigoris » Fri Aug 12, 2016 6:47 pm

Ditto on "Lock, Stock..."

The Blues Brothers is another one that I can watch endlessly. Even if just for the music (and the scene with the Illinois Nazis).
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Post by Simon E. » Fri Aug 12, 2016 6:58 pm

Yup good one.
'Lucky Number Slevin' is another.

I've watched 'Predestination' by the Spierig Brothers twice and got the broad-brush plot.
I'm hoping if I watch it a couple more times I might get the subtleties. :smile:
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Post by Johnny Dangerous » Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:39 pm

Lesse..

Blade Runner
Apocalypse Now
STALKER
2001
A Clockwork Orange
Repo Man
The Big Lebowski

Few others I can't think of right off the top of my head
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Post by Simon E. » Fri Aug 12, 2016 8:08 pm

Love The Big Lebowski.. :smile: And most (but not all) Coen brothers films. The Hudsucker Proxy and O Brother Where Art Thou are particular favourites.
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Post by justsit » Fri Aug 12, 2016 9:51 pm

Hands down winner, Blazing Saddles. It played in the back room of the bar where I used to work, I know I've seen it at least 100 times, if not more. So many lines appropriate to social occasions....

Most anything by Mel Brooks, really. And Groundhog Day.

I haven't seen many movies in the past 20 years, so most of my favorites are old classics, Hitchcock, etc. One interesting one I did see on DVD was Cloud Atlas, but I wouldn't say I'd watch that all the time.

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Post by Simon E. » Fri Aug 12, 2016 10:01 pm

I watched Blazing Saddles with my grandkids.They had not seen it before..they wept with laughter, literally.
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Post by boda » Fri Aug 12, 2016 10:19 pm

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never
World of the Dead: The Zombie Diaries 2
Home Alone 4
Jaws: The Revenge
Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child

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Post by Ayu » Fri Aug 12, 2016 10:54 pm

I watched "The Graduate" many times in my life. A great peace of art in my view.
Also I often saw "The Color Purple", "What dreams may come" and "The Sixth Sense" (Good stories),
"Evita" (because I found the music interesting),
"Some like it hot" (wonderful timing)
And I love "The Goofy Movie" - I was the only person in the cinema who laughed about all the jokes. :lol: Goofy's problems and fails as a father remind me very much of my own life as mother.
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Post by Simon E. » Sat Aug 13, 2016 12:13 am

The Sixth Sense is intriguing.
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Post by shaunc » Sat Aug 13, 2016 1:44 am

There really are some great movies mentioned here.
Snatch and lock,stock and 2 smoking barrels.
An Australian movie I'd like to give a mention to is the sapphires. It's set in Australia /Vietnam during the Vietnam War and is based on a true story. It's not your typical shoot 'em up war movie. As a matter of fact there's no shooting at all until right at the end and like the blues brothers there's some great music.

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Post by pueraeternus » Sat Aug 13, 2016 3:24 am

Not a movie, but I watched Sci-fi's Dune series a few times.

Also, Jerome Bixby's "Last Man from Earth".
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Post by dreambow » Sat Aug 13, 2016 3:30 am

Pulp fiction 'Ezekiel 25:17. "The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he who, in the name of charity and good will, shepherds the weak through the valley of the darkness. For he is truly his brother's keeper and the finder of lost children........I never really questioned what it meant. Now I'm thinkin': it could mean you're the evil man. And I'm the righteous man. And Mr. .45 here, he's the shepherd protecting my righteous ass in the valley of darkness. Or it could be you're the righteous man and I'm the shepherd and it's the world that's evil and selfish. I'd like that. But that shit ain't the truth. The truth is you're the weak. And I'm the tyranny of evil men. But I'm tryin, Ringo. I'm tryin' real hard to be the shepherd"

And of course the Blues brothers, fabulous music from beginning to end.

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Post by Norwegian » Sat Aug 13, 2016 5:18 am

In no particular order, various movies over the years that I can recall right now as being very entertaining (for various reasons), that I have watched multiple times, and can still watch again in the future:

The Matrix, Kagemusha, Ugetsu Monogatari, Django Unchained, Sicario, The Big Short, Coherence, Tasogare Seibei, Edge of Tomorrow, Vampyros Lesbos, Tropic Thunder, Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo, Paprika, Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi

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Post by Sādhaka » Sat Aug 13, 2016 6:17 am

boda wrote:Justin Bieber: Never Say Never
World of the Dead: The Zombie Diaries 2
Home Alone 4
Jaws: The Revenge
Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child
Don't know what Zombie Diaries and Gottfried are, but lol at your list. Surely you jest (?)

Anyway, my list:

Fist of Legend
Hero
Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
Fearless
Iron Monkey

Ninja Scroll
Rurouni Kenshin (series)
Naruto
Shura no Toki (series)
An number of Hayao Miyazaki films

American Ninja one and two

Justsit mentioned Groundhog Day; a classic for sure that I've seen at least three or four times.

A Christmas Story, unfortunately.

I use to watch Point Break and the first three Karate Kids a lot as a kid.
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Post by Meggo » Sat Aug 13, 2016 6:46 am

Sofia Coppola: Lost in Translation

Gaspard Noé: Enter the Void

Luc Besson: Angel-A

Wong Kar Wai: Chungking Express

David Lynch: Mulholland Drive

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Post by Lobsang Chojor » Sat Aug 13, 2016 8:53 am

Sādhaka wrote: Fist of Legend
Hero
Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
Fearless
Iron Monkey
.
Not to go OT but have you watched Ip Man? Another good kung fu film
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Post by Simon E. » Sat Aug 13, 2016 9:02 am

Meggo wrote:Sofia Coppola: Lost in Translation

Gaspard Noé: Enter the Void

Luc Besson: Angel-A

Wong Kar Wai: Chungking Express

David Lynch: Mulholland Drive

Lost in Translation is wonderful. Haven't seen the others.
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Post by Meggo » Sat Aug 13, 2016 10:13 am

Simon E. wrote:
Meggo wrote:Sofia Coppola: Lost in Translation

Gaspard Noé: Enter the Void

Luc Besson: Angel-A

Wong Kar Wai: Chungking Express

David Lynch: Mulholland Drive

Lost in Translation is wonderful. Haven't seen the others.
:)

These are all similar in that they have a distinct continouus background atmosphere which builds the basis out of which the more discrete anticipation generating actions emerge. This interplay makes those movies simultanously unreal and hyperreal.
Lost in Translation is my favourite because of the mixture of existentialist-innocence. Chungking express is similar in this regard.

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Post by Kim O'Hara » Sat Aug 13, 2016 12:03 pm

Sādhaka wrote:Justsit mentioned Groundhog Day; a classic for sure that I've seen at least three or four times.
And it was Groundhog Day every single time, right?

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