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Added by the giraffe on 9 Jul 2011 07:04
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Few things the giraffe loves about cinema

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Tarantino's writing and direction and love of cinema


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People who added this item 199 Average listal rating (126 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
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People who added this item 2241 Average listal rating (1340 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)



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People who added this item 4646 Average listal rating (3201 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
Beetlejuice (1988)
Tim Burton's dark humor


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People who added this item 672 Average listal rating (388 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
Jim Henson's muppets


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People who added this item 279 Average listal rating (155 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.5
Maniac (1980)
Tom Savini's special effects


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People who added this item 2560 Average listal rating (1676 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.1
Life of Brian (1979)
The Pythons...then and now


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People who added this item 9111 Average listal rating (6688 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.8
Fight Club (1999)
Grevious bodily harm to Jared Leto



Thanks to drugs for the inspiration
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Generally speaking

People who added this item 3539 Average listal rating (2407 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 7.3
Borat (2006)
Laughing (especially when it brings tears)


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People who added this item 5497 Average listal rating (3627 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8
Big Fish (2004)
Great stories


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People who added this item 568 Average listal rating (382 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7
Original ideas


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People who added this item 1818 Average listal rating (1056 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
Grindhouse (2007)
Having fun


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People who added this item 115 Average listal rating (47 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.7
Finding a movie that few people know about & sharing it with others



(See also: Great underappreciated films)
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People who added this item 8428 Average listal rating (6067 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)
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People who added this item 1047 Average listal rating (622 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8
Frankenstein (1931)
Horror in all its forms


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People who added this item 1717 Average listal rating (1114 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 7.9
Zombies


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People who added this item 1209 Average listal rating (765 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.9
King Kong (1933)
Giant monsters


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People who added this item 826 Average listal rating (552 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.7
Pandorum (2009)
Space madness

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People who added this item 1815 Average listal rating (1122 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.1
Being left to make my own conclusions about what I watched



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People who added this item 3474 Average listal rating (2398 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.7
Realistic romances




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People who added this item 3875 Average listal rating (2620 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.3
Toy Story 3 (2010)
Animation with soul


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People who added this item 6448 Average listal rating (4426 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.8
Realizing that strangers aren't as strange as they seem

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People who added this item 556 Average listal rating (401 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.8
Hudson Hawk (1991)
Movies that refuse to take themselves seriously


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People who added this item 3202 Average listal rating (2064 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.6
Finding joy in tragedy

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People who added this item 2477 Average listal rating (1644 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.)

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People who added this item 2017 Average listal rating (1170 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 8.6
Seven Samurai (1954)
Epic films that don't feel as long as they are


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People who added this item 4051 Average listal rating (2700 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.1
When the bad guys win

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People who added this item 1654 Average listal rating (1141 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8
A great spoof


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People who added this item 2355 Average listal rating (1517 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.4
Framed narratives


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People who added this item 7194 Average listal rating (5038 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.2
Dystopian goodness


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People who added this item 568 Average listal rating (291 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.8
Mirrormask (2005)
Seeing new worlds


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People who added this item 234 Average listal rating (171 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.6
Duck Amuck (1953)
Breaking the 4th wall


(For more examples, see Breaking The 4th Wall list by C!pH3r)
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People who added this item 7834 Average listal rating (5679 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.1
Arterial blood sprays

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People who added this item 75 Average listal rating (45 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.3
Actors disappearing into their characters


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People who added this item 2533 Average listal rating (1675 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
The Goonies (1985)
Making my inner child happy


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Mocking a bad film (at home, not in theatres)
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People who added this item 1209 Average listal rating (783 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.2
Great suspense/twists/turns


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People who added this item 880 Average listal rating (601 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 7.1
Payback (1999)
Seeing good and evil in the same character


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People who added this item 6092 Average listal rating (4125 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.3
A great soundtrack


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People who added this item 2606 Average listal rating (1750 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)
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The feeling I get when I've just watched something Great




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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!

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