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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 1 9:52 -
What is everybody's favorite movie? It doesn't necessarily have to be the BEST movie you've ever seen... just you're favorite.

Mine's Moulin Rouge.
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 1 11:09 -
My favorites are almost never considered the 'best' by anyone reading my faves list, so my favorite film, one that I can sit and watch over and over, again would actually be; Island of Terror starring Peter Cushing, Edward Judd and Carole Gray. I have so many off-the-wall favorites, but that probably tops my list.
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 1 11:20 -
Hmm... that's a toughie. I've gotta say "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" with Zero Mostel. NO, not the best movie ever made - not by a long shot! But its like my family's cult movie. We all love it.
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 1 17:11 -
My all time favorite is Shawshank Redemption, I can watch it over and over
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 2 18:01 -
I know this is pretty lame to some of you, but my all time favorite would have to be Dirty Dancing. I could watch this over and over.
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 2 20:37 -
Hmmm... there are too many...

One of my all-time faves is 'That Darn Cat', the old one.
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 2 20:43 -
Batman begins is my recent favorite, of all time it's hard to give a single movie :)
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 3 15:37 -
I love Donnie Darko. It's one of those movies where you discover something new about it with every viewing. Fantastic overall.
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 3 17:14 -
Braveheart would probably be my #1... with Shawshank as a close second.
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 3 17:35 -
Donnie Darko, like Agaric, although I can't watch it repeatedly. I can, however, set Cruel Intentions on repeat and watch it all day and night, without getting tired of it. I also cry a little bit everytime Bitter Sweet Symphony starts playing.
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 3 21:13 -
This is really going to call me out as a bit odd with my favorites, but the animated Christmas classic, Santa and the Three Bears is one disc I often put on repeat and watch it and listen to it all evening. I don't know what there is about this holiday classic, it may simply be the animation and the fact that it is a holiday themed story, of which I can never tire of watching holiday themed films and specials, but this is a fun little effort.
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 9 21:15 -
I am with jfrost - Braveheart has it all. I always heard there was going to be a 4 hour cut of the movie - wonder what happened to it.
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 9 21:38 -
Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo is my hands-down favorite. I've seen it over a dozen times, but whenever I come across it on TV I still *always* watch the whole thing, and I still get really excited by it. In fact, the only reason I haven't watched it more even though I own it on DVD is because I know I won't be able to do anything else for the full 2 hour running time once I turn it on.

Terry Gilliam's Brazil is a close second.
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 9 22:53 -
Kill Bill Volume 2
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 10 17:38 -
Persuasion is my favorite. BBC knows how to make a good chick flick.
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 10 23:17 -
Oh goodness.
My favorite is 'Voices of a Distant Star'
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 11 13:27 -
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy - can't just watch one of 'em you know. :)
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 12 3:13 -
Right now I'll say Forrest Gump is my favorite. I may think of something else another day that I feel is my favorite. It depends on my mood when I'm asked. :)
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 15 22:17 -
It's gone from:

Jerry Maguire to Dead Poets Society to Cruel Intentions to Garden State

...just in the past 3 years
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 17 22:01 -
When I was about 10 years old, I would voluntarily get up at 6am every morning and watch Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. I did this almost every day for a year.

And I still love that movie. So I guess that's my favourite.
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 18 3:44 -
The Birdcage. I could watch Hank Azaria's Agadore Spartacus the rest of my life and never stop laughing.
Also, Roxanne, with Steve Martin.
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 19 2:25 -
Ping Pong, without question.
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 19 16:40 -
Nosferatu or Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari.
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 25 13:38 -
Strait Jacket off the top of my head.
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 26 2:16 -
Bonnie and Clyde
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 26 18:04 -
I just saw "Caligari" a few weeks ago and really liked it. Very stylish and creepy. I watched the Kino release with the weird experimental electronic soundtrack which made it feel very modern.
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 26 19:40 -
It'd be really difficult - nay, impossible! - to pick an all-time favourite. Simply because there's a lot of really good films that are really good for completely different reasons. Even my favourite films list is fairly arbitary, both in terms of the films that made the list and, to extent, their order. But, if I'm forced to pick one, at the moment I'll go for V For Vendetta. Just because I recently saw it, and I'm loving it! Not the all-time fave, but the one presently getting the most of my love.
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Posted : 7 years, 6 months ago at Oct 26 19:42 -
Speaking of The Temple of Doom, I remember watching that as a kid and laughing at the guy being lowered into a volcano in a metal cage. And of being sternly told by my mother that it wasn't a very nice thing to be laughing at. I *think* that's the film, anway; haven't seen it in YEARS!
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Posted : 7 years, 5 months ago at Oct 28 12:20 -
Impossible to pick just one, so I'll say Koyaanisqatsi. If you haven't seen it, check it out.
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Posted : 7 years, 5 months ago at Oct 28 14:37 -
What's it about?
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Posted : 7 years, 5 months ago at Oct 28 14:45 -
I'll warn you, it is an art film. No dialogue or traditional plot, but it features the music of Philip Glass and it is the first of 3 "Qatsi" films. Stick out the first 20 minutes which are a bit slow (but necessary) and the rest is really cool. I saw all 3 scores performed live by the Philip Glass Ensemble in New York a couple of summers ago and they projected the films behind them and they played to it. It was a great experience.
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Posted : 7 years, 5 months ago at Oct 28 15:46 -
I'm not necessarily averse to artfilms, so I'll give it a go if I come across it, since it comes recommended :-)
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Posted : 7 years, 5 months ago at Oct 29 4:08 -
oh man, I don't know if this question is possible to be answered. One single absolute favorite movie of all time? wow.

See, a lot of it has to do with how long ago i've seen a particular film, and some movies hit me more at certain parts of my life differently than they do now. For example, I had to admit it now, but when Titanic first came out, I would've said that was my favorite. I loved it. But now, I don't think i'd waste 3 hrs on it anytime soon.

Right now, the movie most stuck in my head is V for Vendetta in 'all-around-best-movie', and 'Big Lebowski' as top comedy.
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Posted : 7 years, 5 months ago at Oct 29 6:48 -
I have to agree with most of the other people who've replied -- this is hard. I don't think I could even really choose a favourite based upon emotional response, but I'd say that my favourite movie, if measured by volume, is ... Clue. If only because I've watched it nearly 100 times in the past year at least. (I'm not obsessed. Really, I'm not.)
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Posted : 7 years, 5 months ago at Oct 29 14:56 -
YES! Clue is amazing. Has it ever been adapted into a stage play? Every time I watch it, I get inspired to adapt it, and then I forget.
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Posted : 7 years, 5 months ago at Oct 31 17:56 -
Out of Africa I guess!
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Posted : 7 years, 3 months ago at Jan 10 0:05 -
I love Chicago, Moulin Rouge, The Beauty And The Beast and Dirty Dancing \o\
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Posted : 7 years, 3 months ago at Jan 10 23:39 -
Shawshank Redemption and From Hell, I don't know why I love From Hell as much as I do, but oh well.
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Posted : 7 years, 3 months ago at Jan 11 17:50 -
My favorite movie of all time has too be Mallrats. I absolutely love that movie. Never get tired of it

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Posted : 7 years, 3 months ago at Jan 11 20:59 -
Right now, all have to say DR.STRANGELOVE from Stanley Kubrick.
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Posted : 7 years, 3 months ago at Jan 13 21:00 -
The Fifth Element and Ichi the Killer
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Posted : 7 years, 3 months ago at Jan 15 21:57 -
Hmmm... At the top of my favourites list at the moment is Me Without You, but plenty of others on that list come close, such as Amelie and 10 Things I Hate About You. It depends on my mood really. :)
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Posted : 7 years, 1 month ago at Mar 20 20:28 -
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Little Shop of Horrors
Donnie Darko
Clue

(also, I used to watch Dirty Dancing a LOT when I was younger...someone gave it to me on VHS when I was 11 or 12?. It saw a lot of use).
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Posted : 7 years, 1 month ago at Mar 23 16:55 -
While I doubt I have one favorite movie, I always try to fool myself and others by saying that it is The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. I mean it is a flawless film and incredibly rewatchable, but is it my Absolute favorite?
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Posted : 7 years ago at Apr 24 8:48 -
The Shawshank Redemption
Princess Mononoke
War Games
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Posted : 7 years ago at Apr 24 9:36 -
The original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory with Gene Wilder. I think it's twisted. Just how I like it ;) lol

And Donnie Darko

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Posted : 7 years ago at Apr 24 20:39 -
V for vendetta..! Amazing movie for me. :)
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Posted : 7 years ago at Apr 24 22:04 -
I really cannot say....

When I was a kid, we used to rent "Space Jam", and watch it every night before we returned it. lol.
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Posted : 6 years, 12 months ago at Apr 25 16:47 -
ForgivenForSure---is there not a movie you could say you have watched many times now?

I have lost count of the number of times I have seen my favourites:)
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Posted : 6 years, 12 months ago at Apr 25 17:04 -
Still a huge fan of Dazed and Confused. I cannot even ebgin to count the number of times I've seen it.
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