Explore
 Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
Categories
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »
Listal logo
Avatar
Added by the giraffe on 9 Jul 2011 07:04
5575 Views 20 Comments
95
vote

Few things the giraffe loves about cinema

Sort by: Showing 41 items
Decade: Rating: List Type:
Add items to section

With regard to specific people

People who added this item 5476 Average listal rating (3801 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.4
Tarantino's writing and direction and love of cinema


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 202 Average listal rating (128 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.5
The Marx Bros. doing what they do best
Harpo and his harp

Chico and his piano

Groucho's wit
the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 2298 Average listal rating (1373 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9
Brazil (1985)
Terry Gilliam's odes to imagination (and his refusal to compromise his vision to suit others)



the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 4723 Average listal rating (3267 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
Beetlejuice (1988)
Tim Burton's dark humor


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 693 Average listal rating (401 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
Jim Henson's muppets


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 292 Average listal rating (162 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.5
Maniac (1980)
Tom Savini's special effects


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 2636 Average listal rating (1732 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.1
Life of Brian (1979)
The Pythons...then and now


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 9305 Average listal rating (6840 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.8
Fight Club (1999)
Grevious bodily harm to Jared Leto



Thanks to drugs for the inspiration
the giraffe's rating:
Add items to section

Generally speaking

Laughing (especially when it brings tears)


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 5551 Average listal rating (3657 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8
Great stories


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 582 Average listal rating (389 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.9
Original ideas


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 1838 Average listal rating (1072 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
Grindhouse (2007)
Having fun


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 120 Average listal rating (50 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.7
Finding a movie that few people know about & sharing it with others



(See also: Great underappreciated films)
the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 8623 Average listal rating (6212 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.9
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Dialogue that sticks in my head forever

(I could easily perform ALL of the dialogue with the film running on mute.)


(Coens' dialogue is always awesome)
the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 1107 Average listal rating (666 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8
Frankenstein (1931)
Horror in all its forms


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 1775 Average listal rating (1158 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 7.9
Zombies


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 1265 Average listal rating (805 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9
King Kong (1933)
Giant monsters


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 846 Average listal rating (560 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7
Pandorum (2009)
Space madness

the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 1845 Average listal rating (1137 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.1
Being left to make my own conclusions about what I watched



the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 3545 Average listal rating (2451 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.7
Realistic romances




the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 4012 Average listal rating (2737 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.2
Toy Story 3 (2010)
Animation with soul


the giraffe's rating:
Realizing that strangers aren't as strange as they seem

the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 563 Average listal rating (407 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.7
Movies that refuse to take themselves seriously


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 3258 Average listal rating (2111 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.6
Finding joy in tragedy

the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 2505 Average listal rating (1665 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
Stardust (2007)
Adaptations that are as good or better than the source material

(Much better than the book IMO.)

the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 2127 Average listal rating (1259 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 8.6
Seven Samurai (1954)
Epic films that don't feel as long as they are


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 4144 Average listal rating (2766 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.2
When the bad guys win

the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 1690 Average listal rating (1166 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8
A great spoof


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 2396 Average listal rating (1543 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.3
Framed narratives


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 7297 Average listal rating (5114 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.2
Dystopian goodness


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 581 Average listal rating (296 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.8
Mirrormask (2005)
Seeing new worlds


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 255 Average listal rating (182 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.6
Breaking the 4th wall


(For more examples, see Breaking The 4th Wall list by C!pH3r)
the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 7956 Average listal rating (5772 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.2
Arterial blood sprays

the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 81 Average listal rating (46 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.2
Actors disappearing into their characters


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 2602 Average listal rating (1736 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
The Goonies (1985)
Making my inner child happy


the giraffe's rating:
Mocking a bad film (at home, not in theatres)
the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 1243 Average listal rating (808 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.2
Great suspense/twists/turns


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 892 Average listal rating (613 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 7.1
Payback (1999)
Seeing good and evil in the same character


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 6255 Average listal rating (4252 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.3
A great soundtrack


the giraffe's rating:
People who added this item 2647 Average listal rating (1785 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7
Wanted (2008)
Expectations being surpassed

(I expected to HATE Wanted & hadn't even planned on seeing it. Glad I did.)

(I typically hate sports movies)

(Rare that I like musicals too)
the giraffe's rating:
The feeling I get when I've just watched something Great




the giraffe's rating:

Like many of us I enjoyed eleonora's Few things I love about cinema list so much I had to create my own. Be sure to check out all other versions of this list too!

Added to

30 votes
the giraffe's movie lists guide (195 lists)
list by the giraffe
Published 12 years, 1 month ago 2 comments



Related lists

My trips to the cinema 2017
164 item list by Max the Movie Guy
8 votes
My trips to the cinema 2018
200 item list by Max the Movie Guy
12 votes 2 comments
My earliest trips to the cinema
107 item list by Max the Movie Guy
5 votes 2 comments
My trips to the cinema 2019
200 item list by Max the Movie Guy
14 votes
Dear Cinema Diary - Vol 3 E8 - August 2012
33 item list by jaytoast
15 votes 10 comments
My trips to the cinema 2016
162 item list by Max the Movie Guy
7 votes 1 comment
My trips to the cinema 2020
93 item list by Max the Movie Guy
13 votes 1 comment
My trips to the theatre
16 item list by Max the Movie Guy
3 votes 1 comment
My trips to the cinema 2023
410 item list by Max the Movie Guy
14 votes
My trips to the cinema: The shorts
138 item list by Max the Movie Guy
4 votes 1 comment

View more top voted lists