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People who added this item 3069 Average listal rating (1934 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.6
"Buon giorno, Principessa!"



I only watched this recently but fell in love with the characters, the story is moving but very funny too.
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People who added this item 1791 Average listal rating (1145 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.4
Labyrinth (1986)
"I ask for so little.. Just fear me, love me, do as I say and I will be your slave."



Great concept from Jim Henson ~ David Bowie as the Goblin King!! & an amazing soundtrack to boot.
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People who added this item 4703 Average listal rating (2996 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.2
"You're getting older, and you'll see that life isn't like your fairy tales. The world is a cruel place. And you'll learn that, even if it hurts."



Beautiful yet haunting at the same time.
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People who added this item 2446 Average listal rating (1588 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
The Goonies (1985)
"Hey, you guys!"



Classic kid's 80's movie - as much fun to watch today as it was back then.
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People who added this item 6263 Average listal rating (4249 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.6
"Well, Clarice - have the lambs stopped screaming?"



One of the great psychological thrillers - I've seen this so many times.
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People who added this item 3197 Average listal rating (1875 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.3
"I know what it's like to want to die. How it hurts to smile. How you try to fit in but you can't. How you hurt yourself on the outside to try to kill the thing on the inside."



Deals with a serious subject but has some funny & touching moments too.
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People who added this item 147 Average listal rating (95 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.9
East is East (1999)
"Our Peter knows how far he can go before I knock him to Kingdom Come. And that's just my husband Mrs. Shah."



I think this film is hilarious (..sums up the Mancunian sense of humour!), it addresses some culture clashes aswell and I love the characters.
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People who added this item 3028 Average listal rating (1877 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.7
City of God (2002)
"Where do you want to take the shot? In the hand or in the foot?"



Fantastic story with some brilliant acting, loved the filming style too.
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People who added this item 8982 Average listal rating (5675 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.8
Forrest Gump (1994)
"Life's a box of chocolates, Forrest. You never know what you're gonna get."



This is such a cleverly done story. Brilliant movie.
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People who added this item 119 Average listal rating (67 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.6
"He's right. I'm stupid and I like it."



Recently watched due to my new obsession with 'Old Hollywood'.
Judy Holliday is adorable as the charismatic Billie Dawn, she has some great scenes with the other characters. A simple but excellent comedy.
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People who added this item 5652 Average listal rating (3741 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 9.3
"Get busy living, or get busy dying."



A compelling story & the 2 main actors have great on-screen chemistry.
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People who added this item 4860 Average listal rating (3188 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8
♪ "What's this? What's this? There's color everywhere! What's this? There's white things in the air! What's this? I can't believe my eyes, I must be dreaming; wake up, Jack, this isn't fair! What's this?"



I wasn't keen on this movie when I first saw it but it grew on me - the concept of an animated, dark, musical. I think it's brilliant now.
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People who added this item 2575 Average listal rating (1600 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.9
Dirty Dancing (1987)
"I'm gonna do my kind of dancin' with a great partner, who's not only a terrific dancer; somebody who's taught me that there are people willing to stand up for other people no matter what it costs them; somebody who's taught me about the kind of person I wanna be."



I think this is the ultimate chick-flick - has a great soundtrack too.
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People who added this item 8295 Average listal rating (5258 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.9
-"Hold me"
-"I can't."




80's classic & a Tim Burton masterpiece.
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People who added this item 3521 Average listal rating (2249 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.1
"I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too!"



This is just one of the greatest family films ever.
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People who added this item 2176 Average listal rating (1363 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8
-"Are you... Dead?"
-"No. Can't you tell?"




A 'first-love' story & vampire tale. Beautiful visually & story-wise.
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People who added this item 691 Average listal rating (447 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8
"You mean *this* is your car? *Your* golf ball? *Your* car? Is there anything in the world that doesn't belong to you?"



I love Hepburn & Grant together in this film!
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People who added this item 1229 Average listal rating (756 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.5
Doubt (2008)
-"I can fight you."
-"You will lose."




A riveting drama and incredible performance from Meryl Streep.
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People who added this item 466 Average listal rating (223 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.7
Cracks (2009)
"The most important thing in life is desire.."



Another good drama, a dark story with well-acted memorable characters ~ particularly Eva Green's 'Miss G'.
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People who added this item 2650 Average listal rating (1821 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.3
"Everybody be cool.
YOU - be cool."




I liked the way this movies twists - you think you're watching a crime film & it turns into something else ~ excellent.
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People who added this item 3435 Average listal rating (2092 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9
The Notebook (2004)
"So it's not gonna be easy. It's going to be really hard; we're gonna have to work at this everyday, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, everyday. You and me... everyday."



This film has a classic romance feel and is very affecting!!
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People who added this item 1000 Average listal rating (597 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8
Notorious (1946)
"There's nothing like a love song to give you a good laugh."

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People who added this item 1342 Average listal rating (845 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.9
Carlito's Way (1993)
"You think you're big time? You gonna fuckin' die - big time."



Al Pacino stars as Carlito 'Charlie' Brigante. A great character and an entertaining crime/gangster movie.
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People who added this item 356 Average listal rating (200 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
"I'd commit any sin, mortal or otherwise, to get the hell out of here."



Based on fact, this drama tells the story of 3 "sinful" girls sent to a Magdalene Sisters Asylum in 60's Ireland.
A compelling watch from the start ~ a well-made & acted, poignant movie.
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People who added this item 6339 Average listal rating (4322 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.5
Gladiator (2000)
"What we do in life echoes in eternity."



I refused to watch this movie for the longest time, thinking I wouldn't like it - How wrong was I... It's absolutely brilliant!
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People who added this item 2053 Average listal rating (1277 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.6
"You've been given a great gift, George: A chance to see what the world would be like without you."



A classic movie & lovely story.
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People who added this item 3617 Average listal rating (2258 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.2
Grease (1978)
-"What do you guys think of Sandy? Do you think we can let her into the Pink Ladies?"
-"Nah, she looks to pure to be pink!"




Another brilliant chick-flick with a great soundtrack.
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People who added this item 2810 Average listal rating (1765 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8
Mystic River (2003)
"Admit what you did."



Great casting & directing plus an engrossing well-executed story. A movie that stays with you well after it ends.

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People who added this item 3855 Average listal rating (2467 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
The Exorcist (1973)
"The Power of Christ compels you!"



A horror classic that I seem to appreciate more each time I watch it. Still quite risky (language content) compared with modern horrors too.
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People who added this item 2309 Average listal rating (1463 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.6
The Beach (2000)
"I just feel like everyone tries to do something different, but you always wind up doing the same damn thing."



Loved the soundtrack & the location in this movie looks stunning.
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People who added this item 6429 Average listal rating (4180 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.4
"... Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in."



This is one of those movies full of strong characters, each with their own story to tell. Beautiful film.
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People who added this item 338 Average listal rating (191 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8
"Personally, Veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young."

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People who added this item 1231 Average listal rating (804 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.8
Hanna (2011)
"I just missed your heart."



Another movie I enjoyed for the visuals, soundtrack & memorable characters/performances!
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People who added this item 89 Average listal rating (43 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.6
Baby Face (1933)
"What chance has a woman got?"

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People who added this item 263 Average listal rating (149 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Tsotsi (2005)
This movie just stays with me - the ending leaves you wanting to know what happens next.

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People who added this item 2645 Average listal rating (1747 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
Collateral (2004)
"Guy gets on the subway and dies. Think anybody'll notice?"



Tom Cruise plays a convincing 'bad guy' and bounces off 'good guy' Jamie Foxx in this engrossing movie.
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People who added this item 5220 Average listal rating (3498 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.5
"I've done some things in my life I'm not proud of, but this is the first time I've ever felt in real danger of hell."



This movie draws you right into the story... & I admit I shed a tear at this!
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People who added this item 1339 Average listal rating (841 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7
"A whole human life is just a heartbeat here in Heaven. Then we'll all be together forever."



Visually quite beautiful - interesting idea for a movie even though there are religious elements to it.
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People who added this item 128 Average listal rating (80 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.4
"You are not a funny man, Captain Pringle. But you are quite a dancer. What a waltz we had. Good night."

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People who added this item 4468 Average listal rating (2954 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.5
".. It's wrong and it was eating me up, it was going to kill me. And I kept asking myself all the time, how did I buy into this shit? It was because I was pissed off, and nothing I ever did ever took that feeling away."



I found this very evocative, full of powerful scenes.
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People who added this item 1944 Average listal rating (1303 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.7
Training Day (2001)
"King Kong ain't got shit on me!"



Solid story, tense drama & a fine performance from Denzel Washington.
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People who added this item 1228 Average listal rating (710 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.2
Mary and Max (2009)
"You are my best friend. You are my only friend."



Quirky, funny, touching, great story, excellent characters & dialogue.. and animated! A little gem of a movie.
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People who added this item 4021 Average listal rating (2689 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.2
Die Hard (1988)
"Nine million terrorists in the world and I gotta kill one with feet smaller than my sister."



Cool action movie - highly entertaining.
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People who added this item 2346 Average listal rating (1610 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.8
Drive (2011)
"I give you five minutes when we get there. Anything happens in that five minutes and I'm yours. No matter what. Anything a minute on either side of that and you're on your own. I don't sit in while you're running it down. I don't carry a gun. I drive."



This has it all - story, ambience, visuals & soundtrack!
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People who added this item 112 Average listal rating (60 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
Stage Door (1937)
"The calla lilies are in bloom again. Such a strange flower .."

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People who added this item 2325 Average listal rating (1419 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.4
"You've always been crazy. This is just the first chance you've ever had to really express yourself."



This has to have one of the most memorable endings of all time! Fantastic performances from the lead roles too.
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People who added this item 1431 Average listal rating (741 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
"I think it pisses God off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it."



An epic drama, this film is just timeless.
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People who added this item 6983 Average listal rating (4592 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.1
"I want to tell you my secret now."



This is quite a unique psychological film, very scary in parts. The storyline is chilling & the ending has a great twist to it.
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People who added this item 2497 Average listal rating (1538 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.8
Mary Poppins (1964)
"In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun, and - SNAP - the job's a game!"



Another great family movie ~ "practically perfect in every way".
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People who added this item 4509 Average listal rating (3014 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
Beetlejuice (1988)
"I'm a ghost with the most, babe."



Very funny & entertaining - another cool Tim Burton movie.
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