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Added by the giraffe on 11 Nov 2010 12:17
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Best movies of 1993

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People who added this item 1711 Average listal rating (1100 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9
True Romance (1993)

If there's one thing this last week has taught me, it's better to have a gun and not need it than to need a gun and not have it.


I can't find anything to not love about this movie. Even if Christian Slater & Patricia Arquette weren't pitch-perfect in their roles as lovers on the run, the rest of the cast goes above & beyond to help create a memorable, enjoyable film. In fact, sometimes I love the supporting roles more than the leads: Brad Pitt as a stoner, the verbal ballet between Christopher Walken and Dennis Hopper, Gary Oldman as a pimp that thinks he's black, and James Gandolfini being deliciously sadistic. Tarantino's pen guarantees unforgettable dialogue, and the film operates on multiple levels (action, crime, romance, thriller) without missing a beat. Damn right it's my favorite film of 1993.
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People who added this item 5820 Average listal rating (3671 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.9
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People who added this item 341 Average listal rating (227 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9
Ninja Scroll (1993)
Credited here, despite the fact that it didn't hit American theatres until Dec. 6, 1996.
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People who added this item 1466 Average listal rating (858 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6

Maybe along with Rio Bravo the greatest hangout movie ever made. Every time you watch it the characters are like your friends and it's just like you're hanging out with them again.
--Quentin Tarantino
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People who added this item 900 Average listal rating (630 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
Tombstone (1993)
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People who added this item 1444 Average listal rating (1032 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
Falling Down (1993)
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People who added this item 3572 Average listal rating (2450 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8
Groundhog Day (1993)
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People who added this item 5112 Average listal rating (3505 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8
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People who added this item 799 Average listal rating (522 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
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People who added this item 685 Average listal rating (481 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.2
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People who added this item 618 Average listal rating (392 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.7
Kalifornia (1993)

I'll never know why Early Grayce became a killer. I don't know why any of them did. When I looked into his eyes I felt nothing, nothing. That day I learned that any one of us is capable of taking another human life. But I also learned there is a difference between us and them: it's feeling remorse. Dealing with guilt. Confronting a conscience. Early never did.
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Top films listed in the order I like them, though repeat viewings could potentially rearrange said order.

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Had you asked my 1993 self...
1. Schindler's List
2. The Nightmare Before Christmas
3. Jurassic Park
4. Falling Down
5. Mrs. Doubtfire
6. Robin Hood: Men in Tights
7. Hot Shots! Part Deux
8. The Fugitive
9. The Sandlot
10. Loaded Weapon Part 1
11. Wayne's World 2
12. Rising Sun
13. Demolition Man

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