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More seriously ... I've enjoyed movies very much but I don't think I've seen any single movie more than three or four times, even over a 20-year span.
Blues Brothers, Crouching Tiger and Howl's Moving Castle would be up around that number. Maybe 2001 and Neverwhere, too. (Yes, Simon, it's Gaiman's story. He made it as a brilliant TV series before it became a novel, although I came across the novel first.)

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Funny nobody has mentioned The Lord Of The Rings yet... when the movies were new, I've watched them several times a year, now it's down to once a year.

But I'm not really that much into movies anymore. I'm more addicted to tv-shows now. Movies are just too short. Imnsho anything shorter than three hours is hardly worth watching. :shrug: I've watched The West Wing six or seven times by now (which means by TWW standards I'm an absolute rookie), though the last two times I've only watched the first five seasons. And, of course, Game of Thrones, also several times. Also read the books btw. Then, of course, Sherlock a couple of times. And the first season of Fargo, only once until now, but it won't stay that way. And recently Line of Duty, watched all three seasons several times, one of the best tv shows I know.

Obviously I have a lot of time on my hands :emb:

P.S. I think I should add The Hollow Crown to the list, am still watching it for the first time, but I'm sure I'll have to watch it again.
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Donnie darko
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The ice storm
The Bourne identity
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"I think I should add The Hollow Crown to the list..."

Second this. Richard II was superb, Ben Whishaw absolutely nailed it.
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justsit wrote:"I think I should add The Hollow Crown to the list..."

Second this. Richard II was superb, Ben Whishaw absolutely nailed it.
He did.
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justsit wrote: Richard II was superb, Ben Whishaw absolutely nailed it.
Yes, absolutely. And Jeremy Irons as Henry IV. And the list could go on and on and on... so many wonderful actors. Even the tiniest supporting roles are perfectly played.
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You have all the best actors there in the UK, the classical training really shows.

I'm jealous, can no longer get the iPlayer over here. We keep hoping for a subscription service, but the outlook is dim apparently the Beeb wants to sell DVD's. BBC America and PBS have some of the good shows but not the full scope. Sigh.
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Goodfellas.
Wizard of Oz.
Dawn of the Dead.
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If we are including TV series ( and why not indeed) then I strongly recommend the adaptation of Hilary Mantell's 'Wolfe Hall' featuring the superb Mark Rylance, one of the best of our current crop of actors, as Thomas Cromwell.
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Barry Lyndon
Fight Club
Amadeus
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Amadeus is superb.
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Simon E. wrote:Amadeus is superb.
And unfortunately made too many people get an irrational dislike for Salieri... Mentioning Salieri, I do recommend Cecilia Bartoli's "The Salieri Album" for some wonderful opera!
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Yes, clearly there is little evidence for the accuracy of its historicity.
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Scarface
Goodfellas
Godfather series
A Bronx Tale
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Rakz wrote:Scarface
Goodfellas
Godfather series
A Bronx Tale
Yes, A Bronx Tale is superb. It seems a pity that De Niro has directed no further films, as far as I know.
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12 Angry Men is my all-time favorite.
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Yes, a career-defining performance from Henry Fonda.
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Simon E. wrote:It seems a pity that De Niro has directed no further films, as far as I know.
Afaik he directed another movie, The Good Shepherd from 2006. Haven't seen it yet, though.
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