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on 2 Jul 2012 02:19

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Movies Watched in 2012

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People who added this item 445  Average listal rating (279 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.4 
1. Swingers (1996)
Absolutely loved this movie. The writing, characters and pacing were all spot on. Naturally it quickly became one of my all time favorites, Id definitely recommend it.
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People who added this item 2048  Average listal rating (1302 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.9 
2. Clerks (1994)
Some sh*t in this movie is just nasty, but the dialogue between Randal and Dante is some of the best and funniest Ive seen in a long time.
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People who added this item 3441  Average listal rating (2183 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.5 
3. Gangs of New York (2002)
Daniel Day Lewis took the spotlight as Butcher Bill in this one. Every little nuance is perfectly executed to create a truly despicable character. I also loved the time period and sets. Overall, a bit too long, but still great.
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People who added this item 677  Average listal rating (447 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.1 
4. Papillon (1973)
Two of my favorite actors in one of my least favorite movies. This one just didnt click with me. However McQueens incredible portrayal of solitary confinement was both captivating and heart-breaking.
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People who added this item 2575  Average listal rating (1739 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 7.1 
5. Phone Booth (2002)
Really under-appreciated film. Great performances all around from Farrell, Whitaker and Sutherland.
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People who added this item 98  Average listal rating (70 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 6.8 
6. Saints and Soldiers (2003)
Great independent WWII action/drama.
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People who added this item 1162  Average listal rating (765 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.4 
7. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
A great return to form for Cruise. Ethan Hunt is back and better than ever... especially during that Dubai tower sequence.
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People who added this item 339  Average listal rating (247 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
8. Death Wish (1974)
The original everyday Joe turned vigilante classic. Actually a lot more disturbing than I thought.
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People who added this item 3826  Average listal rating (2594 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.9 
9. The Bourne Identity (2002)
Couldnt say anything that hasnt already been said.
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People who added this item 435  Average listal rating (301 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.9 
10. Frantic (1988)
I kinda stopped caring about everyone halfway through the movie. Not my favorite.
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People who added this item 1349  Average listal rating (828 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
11. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Original and still the best.
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People who added this item 1585  Average listal rating (990 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.7 
12. Traffic (2000)
If you liked Pulp Fiction youll probably like Traffic.
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People who added this item 2975  Average listal rating (2031 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.3 
13. Face/Off (1997)
I want to take his face...... off.
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People who added this item 5286  Average listal rating (3334 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating 9.2 
14. The Godfather (1972)
Yeah I know... never seen it until now. Every bit as awesome as I had expected. Truly a masterpiece.
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People who added this item 405  Average listal rating (268 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.3 
15. Harry Brown (2009)
Existential Michael Caine drama/action. From what I remember (saw it awhile ago) it was pretty depressing.
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People who added this item 471  Average listal rating (284 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 7.7 
16. Deep Red (1975)
Thought Id check out a giallo on Netflix. First one Ive ever seen and I can say now that it really is different from American horror.
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People who added this item 924  Average listal rating (593 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
17. The Host (2006)
Some of the best CGI Ive EVER seen. A terrifying, hilarious and touching movie. What more could you want.
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People who added this item 1136  Average listal rating (647 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.7 
18. Barton Fink (1991)
Truly surreal, but in an approachable Coens sort-of-way.
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People who added this item 240  Average listal rating (137 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 6.9 
19. The Debt (2010)
Very good build-up to a pretty lame conclusion.
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People who added this item 950  Average listal rating (613 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.6 
20. Moneyball (2011)
Well done movie about man beating the system.
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People who added this item 255  Average listal rating (177 ratings) 4.8  IMDB Rating 5.3 
21. Trespass (2011)
Hilariously terrible. Definitely worth seeing for how stupid it is. Get a few friends and laugh your way to the ending.
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People who added this item 181  Average listal rating (119 ratings) 5.9  IMDB Rating 6.5 
22. Act of Valor (2012)
Visceral and gritty military action. US Navy SEALS are awesome in every way. Actings obviously not perfect but see it for what it is. A manly f**kin' movie.
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People who added this item 175  Average listal rating (104 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.4 
23. Thief (1981)
Forgotten James Caan neo-noir. Solid movie all around. If you liked Drive you may like this.
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People who added this item 539  Average listal rating (372 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 6.6 
24. Attack the Block (2011)
On par with Hot Fuzz and Shaun of the Dead.
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People who added this item 573  Average listal rating (396 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
25. Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2010)
One of the funniest movies Ive seen in a long time. The characters are genuinely hilarious and the plot is as purposely contrived as the teen cast. If you love horror movies, youll love this one.
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People who added this item 446  Average listal rating (225 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.8 
26. Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)
I dont watch much anime at all but my friend recommended this one since I like Miyazaki. I will also recommend it to anyone looking for a timeless adventure movie.
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People who added this item 4565  Average listal rating (3075 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating
27. American Pie (1999)
The one that started it all. Its ridiculous but in a "Oh YOU..." sort-of-way.
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People who added this item 3223  Average listal rating (2019 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
28. Rain Man (1988)
Hoffman and Cruise at the top of their game. Ok mostly Hoffman.
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People who added this item 226  Average listal rating (151 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.7 
29. Pontypool (2008)
Interesting conceptual virus movie. See it if youre tired of the same old zombie fare.
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People who added this item 2148  Average listal rating (1437 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.3 
30. The Hunger Games (2012)
Havent read the books but the film was surprisingly well done. I found the cannons to be especially unnerving.
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People who added this item 726  Average listal rating (507 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.3 
31. They Live (1988)
The amount of 80s everything in this movie is incredible. It actually has a fantastic message about consumerism too. See it.
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People who added this item 1787  Average listal rating (1138 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.5 
32. The Fly (1986)
Cronenberg has this tendency to gross me out. And yeah this ones no slouch. But its still a classic sci-fi horror.
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People who added this item 1384  Average listal rating (936 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
33. Army of Darkness (1992)
Groovy.
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People who added this item 1965  Average listal rating (1303 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
34. The Thing (1982)
Instantly became one of my favorite horror movies. A fantastic sense of isolation is created that modern day movies just cant match.
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People who added this item 1797  Average listal rating (1236 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.8 
35. The Fugitive (1993)
Timeless action thriller. Tommy Lee Jones' performance is very dickish. But in a good way. Wait, what?
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People who added this item 1238  Average listal rating (843 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.1 
36. The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
Turns horror on its head. See this and you wont see other horror movies the same way.
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People who added this item 706  Average listal rating (491 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.3 
37. Warrior (2011)
Kinda just felt bad for Nick Nolte the whole time.
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People who added this item 452  Average listal rating (289 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
38. Troll Hunter (2010)
I need to buy this on DVD. One of the quirkiest movies of recent memory. I absolutely adored it.
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People who added this item 16  Average listal rating (11 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 6.6 
39. Duel (2004)
Spielberg bein' Spielberg. That is, talented as he usually is. The first time I was scared the vehicle and not the driver.
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People who added this item 326  Average listal rating (199 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.7 
40. Transsiberian (2008)
It needed to be longer. It had a fantastic build up but fell apart in the second half. Very unmemorable.
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People who added this item 1505  Average listal rating (991 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.1 
41. Super 8 (2011)
Cloverfields one of my favorite movies and seeing Abrams doing something similar again WITH Spielberg made me brofist... well my self. Sadly it was a let down. It couldve probably been rated PG and made by Disney with some minor editing. Just meh.
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People who added this item 2674  Average listal rating (1722 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
42. The Avengers (2012)
Not like you can really, but dont miss this one. Action's awesome and the characters are all given roughly equal screen time. I wouldnt expect anything less from Mr. Whedon.
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People who added this item 2597  Average listal rating (1636 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
43. Mystic River (2003)
Probably the most depressing movie Ive ever seen. Well made but dont watch if before going to bed.
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People who added this item 913  Average listal rating (614 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.6 
44. Animal House (1978)
The first REAL party movie. Hilarious and memorable in just about every way. Rest in peace Mr. Belushi.
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People who added this item 548  Average listal rating (372 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 6.7 
45. Project X (2012)
Ok after seeing this I wanted to throw an absolute Rager. Yup with a capital r.

Dont let the media fool you into thinking this is the devils work or something. Its a freakin party movie for high school/college kids. The soundtrack, characters and party itself are all kick ass.

Till the break of dawn.

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People who added this item 793  Average listal rating (521 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.7 
46. Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)
I dont know what prompted me to watch this as I never really watch B&B on TV. But Im glad I did. It was hilarious in that slow deadpan Mike Judge way.
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People who added this item 616  Average listal rating (419 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 6.7 
47. Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)
My buddy bought this for me on DVD expecting it to be a steaming pile, but instead we got a surreal drama about the downfall and addictions of a New Orleans lieutenant. A BAD lieutenant if you will.

Overall. Interesting, at times wtf-worthy, movie.
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People who added this item 85  Average listal rating (51 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 6.8 
48. Sleepwalk with Me (2012)
Saw an early screening at a film festival and loved it. If youre a Birbiglia fan or any fan of confessional comedy, you will too.


Also got to meet Mike! Hes such a nice guy!
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People who added this item 215  Average listal rating (113 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 5.8 
49. Footloose (2011)
I facepalmed when I saw this was being remade. but to be honest? It was not as bad as I thought it would be. For me however, Miles Teller made the movie.
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People who added this item 6437  Average listal rating (4273 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.5 
50. Back to the Future (1985)
I know... I know... Ive never seen it. I had a deprived childhood apparently. But now I can now understand why it is so legendary after seeing it. It truly is as awesome as everyone says it is. Now I just have to see the rest...
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