Movies I have Watched Again and Again

The Devil's Advocate. In the whole movie, Keanu Reeves never lied in his conversations with anyone.

The Ten Commandments

A magnificent production.

Lord of the Rings. Great story telling, fantastic cast.

Dune, the Mini Series. The director did a great job with limited money. Brian Tyler the composer did a superb job for the sound track in the whole series. I bow to him.

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creativeone59 6 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

Thank you msorensson, for agreat story hub, on the mives you watched again and again. thank you for sharing. Godspeed. creativeone59

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Thank you Creativeone59.

I hope you will get to watch some of the movies.

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A M Werner 6 years ago from West Allis

Now 'The Devil's Advocate' was sensational mostly throughout. I think Pacino's version of the Devil may very well be the most accurate potrayl I've ever seen - always powerful, yet always seducing, always twisting words and meanings while appealing to the bases things in us. I just hate the ending - suicide, even in the mindset, just doesn't sit well with me. 'The Ten Commandments' I've also seen a hundred times over although having studied more, I can now separate a lot of the truth from the Hollywood in it. You got me on Dune. I didn't care for the film and never saw the mini-series. Perhaps the mini-series is better and I'll have to check it out. 'Lord of the Rings' I sat through each probably once or twice and really liked them all, but they are so long, I just can't sit through the whole things over and over again. My family might have them on sometimes and I'll watch parts here and there, but just too much to watch at one sitting. Peace.

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tim-tim 6 years ago from Normal, Illinois

I heard of some but I don't watch much movies. I am sure that they are great! I am so hook onto the Chinese Dramas online, LOL. Thanks for sharing the list of great movies, Melinda:)

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tony0724 6 years ago from san diego calif

You have some very Interesting taste.I liked the Devils Advocate too.

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

A.M. Werner, so true...about Devil's Advocate

I kept watching it and watching it because I was trying to see if I made the mistake..He never lied! Keeanu Reeves had memorized the Bible! I agree about the end, but the point is that his mother raised him well. In great faith.

Dune the Movie was bad.

Dune the miniseries was filmed in was done superbly for the money.

Thank you.

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Tim tim, I have not gone to the theater in 5 yrs..

I have not turned on the television for so many months, I don't even remember.

I have a friend who has a giant screen tv and tells me when he gets the new movies that's how I come to watch.

Thank you for stopping by.

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Tony, some movies move me so much I remember them and then I watch them again for clarification of my thoughts.

Thank you.

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BkCreative 6 years ago from Brooklyn, New York City

Certainly the Devil's Advocate because I like the weird! It used to be books that I reread but now it's films - and I always notice something different.

Thanks for the hub!

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Thank you, BkCreative for stopping by, and leaving a comment.

I will post the Matrix Trilogy on the next hub, as well as What Dreams May Come.

The Matrix, I thought interesting until I met an old friend in Florida while attending a class and he told me flat out, "Why are you spending ten thousand dollars to attend this class when you can just watch The Matrix ?"

That was a wake up call and funny too.

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Clark Kent 6 years ago from Europe

Both "the Lord of the Rings" and "Dune"(the miniseries)are indeed great movies that can be watched again and again and again!!!! I loved them!!!! Few are the movies that can be watched more times!!!!

So thank you Msorensson!!!! and also the soundtracks of these movies, as you have said, are very beautiful!!!!

About the Movie "Dune"(1984), have you watched the "Extended Edition"?

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Thank you Clark Kent.

No I have not watched the extended edition of Dune 1984.

I was disappointed with the movie even if I like both Sean Young and Kyle McLachlan so I saw a part of it and then did not watch it again.

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Clark Kent 6 years ago from Europe

I can understand you very well. Dune 1984, in both the versions, is really strange and "crazy", his director being D.Lynch.... however, the differences between the two (the miniseries and Dune 1984)makes possible to watch both of them as a very different movie, but who takes place in the same environment and in the same world.

But are not two several stories: only two different manner of telling the same story. And this for me is very interesting and curious: I love the variations, thanks to them one is able to better understand the story itself.

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Hello, Clark Kent from Europe. Thank you for stopping by, again. I am honored.

We perceive the material world through our filters, created by imprints, memory patterns from our karma, present life conditioning, both ancestral and cultural. As soon as we are born, these perceptions, a pattern of consciousness is there.

This is the reason the same event seen through different eyes are related differently.

I attended a tea ceremony, very formal, with a Zen Master in Japan, many years ago.

If I were to sit with him again, the experience would be entirely different.

Oh, I am curious. Why Clark Kent? Superman. I love the theme song there:

"Can you read my mind..."

I have memorized it by heart.

I wish you a great rest of the weekend and a fabulous week ahead.

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Missi Darnell 6 years ago from Southern California

Ten Commandments was miraculous!! Loved Lord of the Rings... all of them. Great selection.

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Thank you, Missi

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James A Watkins 6 years ago from Chicago

Thank you for a fine Hub. I have not seen Children of Dune but the others are fabulous favorites of mine, too.

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Thank you James. How is the book coming along?

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Clark Kent 6 years ago from Europe

Hi Msorensson, I completely agreed with you regarding the karma.

Why Clark Kent? Clark Kent with the image of Lex Luthor, I love them both, they are in fact like brothers.

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Hello, Clark,

Lex Luthor..hmnn..mischievous..a spoiled child with so many toys he does not know what to do with them and so he gets bored and dreams of fighting the world to get the attention of Superman..a game, no more..ha ha ha.. touche'

Thank you. I enjoy chess.

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James A Watkins 6 years ago from Chicago

I haven't worked on it much lately. But I work on the concept in my mind every day and I am constantly collecting notes and bookmarks that are relevant. I think next month I'll cut my Hubs back to one per week so I can work on it every day and get it wrapped up by summertime. Thanks for asking.

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Dearest James,

Magic, I was thinking of emailing you and here you are.

Thank you. I will email.

On the book, me too...on my second book.

I have finished it in my head but not quite sure how to put it all together.

I need more discipline [smiles]

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digitalexplorer 6 years ago from United Kingdom

I love the Lord of the Rings series!!! I also collected old editions of the books as well... It might be informative if you could provide some highlights of these films and why you really loved them! One liner is enough to convince other people to find out why these films are worth watching...again and again! For example, why the Lord of the Rings have a good storytelling - in what sense? Doesis it more effective than the book itself?

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Great suggestion, digital explorer, thank you!!

All of the movies that I watch over and over are superbly done, a tribute to the ingenuity of man.

They also have a common theme, a spiritual message.

Most of all, they tell of the triumph of love, not necessarily romantic love, but love of the heroes for other human beings.

Thank you for your comments!! I appreciate.

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digitalexplorer 6 years ago from United Kingdom

Hello, thanks for being part of my hub's followers. Yes, Im a fanatic of films because of the themes that these productions wanted to tell us! For instance, the Lord of the Rings is about determination, loyalty and friendship! It is about teamwork. I remembered that there was a documentary about the film and how it is being compared to the stories of our prominent polital leaders around the world - every leader's success is influence by his loyal advisers!

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

digitalexplorer, I have a request. Please write about "The Matrix"

Oh, another request. Please convince Steven Spielberg to make a film about King David.

Thank, you!!

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Michael Shane 6 years ago from Gadsden, Alabama

I have seen the 1st two quite a few times....Good hub!

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Thank you, Michael,

The ones that I tend to watch again and again, even now, are those that touch me in some way, like they were trying to teach me something, so I go back in case I missed the lesson.

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Nellieanna 6 years ago from TEXAS

Fascinating. I'm most impressed by your personal interest in these films and your reasons for being interested in them.

The Ten Commandments" has been a favorite since it first was released. If it's being shown on network TV, which it usually is during religious holidays and observations, I always watch it again. It's a most heroic story, whether or not it's true to the story told in the O.T.- plus it's gorgeous & well cast.

Haven't become caught up in "Lord of The Rings", although I guess I can understand its appeal. I don't know "The Dunes", movie or series.

I hadn't thought about "The Devil's Advocate" for ages, but your reminder brought it back to mind quite vividly. Perhaps I'll get it to watch again.

I, too, have limited my movie-watching almost exclusively to DVDs, which I collect of movies I particularly like & want to re-view - sometimes repeatedly. Of course - some of them turn out to be one-timers or very seldom selected to watch. But those I really like, come to mind frequently - & it's good to be able to go get them & see them right then.

When the satellite movie channels - & at one time we subscribed to all of them - became so repetitive, with so many movies which held no appeal, or those which did were in my growing DVD collection, I canceled those subscriptions.

I alphabetized my titles for 2 reasons - to prevent buying duplicates & for ease of access. haha.

I have to admit that I dearly love "Jane Eyre", "Pride & Prejudice","Age Of Innocence", "Gone With The Wind", "The Notebook", "The Portrait of Dorian Gray", "Elizabeth I" (the 2-part series), especially much. A couple of Keanu Reeves' movies are among my favs, too - "A Walk In The Clouds" * "Sweet November". "Somewhere In Time" with Christopher Reeve & Jane Seymour is a lovely movie too.

Others crowd to mind but enough is enough! After all - most I have are there because I do love them!

Thank you for a delightful glimpse into your mind.

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

I love that film too, Pride and Prejudice, and I have watched it more than once.

I have not watched the others that you mentioned, like you too little time, Nellieanna :-)

Thank you for that list and thank you for posting your comments. I now know what to look for.

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Sky321 6 years ago from Canada

Hi great selection of movies. I think you will enjoy this site- (just copy and paste into the browser)

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Thank you, Sky321 and shkarkomp3

Much appreciated. I have a stack of unopened DVDs...of the movies that I would like to watch some day.

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Ladybird33 6 years ago from Georgia USA

I have not seen a lot of these but they are on my list. Thanks for sharing!

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Thank you Ladybird33 for stopping by. Yes, I hope you will enjoy them.

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Nell Rose 6 years ago from England

Hiya, The Devils advocate! thank goodness for that! I have been trying to figure out the name of the film for nearly a week! lol I watched Keanu in the film Constantine, which is brilliant, it is about Angels and devils, and I kept getting it muddled with The Devils advocate, but I couldn't remember the name! thanks, I can sleep nights now! ha ha. If you like the Devils advocate, you will love Constantine. Thanks nell

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Oh, I have not watched Constantine..

I will !!

Thank you, Nell!

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drbj 6 years ago from south Florida

Hello, msorensson. Interesting choice of favorite films.

I enjoyed watching Keanu in "The Devil's Advocate," but was continually put off by Pacino's over-the-top rants. Which is unusual because usually I enjoy watching Al. But not in this film.

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

I love this film. The cast is superb. I did not mind Al Pacino and his rants, he was supposed to be the devil, lol.

Thank you for dropping by!!

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Peggy W 6 years ago from Houston, Texas

Some good choices! I had forgotten about the Devil's Advocate but the video you inserted brought it back to life in my mind. I had read Dune but don't think that I ever saw the movie. Sound of Music comes to my mind as having enjoyed it numerous times.

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Oh, yes, The Sound of Music, We see it every Christmas Season as I recall like a tradition. Yes I loved that film too, Peggy, as much as I love "What a Wonderful Life"

I have watched "The Devi's Advocate" numerous times just as a test and true enough, there are so many layers in that movie that one sees with each watching.

Please do watch Dune when you have time. It is long...but you might enjoy it. I hope you will. It was beautifully done for the television.

Thanks for stopping by, Peggy.

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habee 6 years ago from Georgia

Some of my faves here! I also love Steel Magnolias, Fried Green Tomatoes, and To Kill a Mockingbird.

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Oh, I have all those thanks. I have them in a stack of unopened DVDs.

Thanks, habee.

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Shawn Scarborough 6 years ago from The Lone Star State

This is a great movie selection and a great hub. I love Lord of the Rings and the Ten Commandments.

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Thank you Shawn :-)

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katiem2 6 years ago from I'm outta here

Great taste in movies I too have enjoyed them all several times except Children of the Dunes I will be looking for that. Enjoyed movies I have watched again and again. Peace :)

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Oh that is really a great production, Children of Dune. I hope you will get to see it "with popcorn" :-)

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akirchner 6 years ago from Central Oregon

Cool picks on the movies. I had to come check out your hubs since you were so kind to visit mine!

La Jolla, oh sigh - that is my stomping ground. I worked at Scripps Memorial and that is where I got my start as a medical transcription when I was 20 years old. I also spent as much time as I possibly could in La Jolla at the beach. Seems like another lifetime ago.

Thanks again for visiting - and hope to see you on the hubs!

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Thank you akirchner..oh yes..

I love La is where I am most at home :-) [Not including The Grand Canyon and Tuscany, Italy and Egypt in the past... way past]

In La Jolla, I can walk everywhere which I did..I love to just walk...

I am glad you enjoyed it there and that you were reminded of it...

Thank you.

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Springboard 6 years ago from Wisconsin

The Devil's Advocate was a fantastic movie and I had plum forgotten about it. Thanks for reminding me of it. I'm going to pop on over to my Netflix account at once and add it to my queue. I usually don't like to watch movies more than once, but there are a few. This one is worth watching again for sure.

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

These are the points I had learned...

Kevin never the whole movie...

His wife had perception, she was not insane, and he ignored it...that is so sad.

But then again, his saving grace and it is true.

There is no power in this universe greater than love. I hope you enjoy it the second time around.

Thank you Springboard.

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DeBorrah K. Ogans 6 years ago

Morensson, Thank you for the recommendations. The devils’ advocate is a great choice, I think it gives a great illustration of how the devil tries to assimilate himself into your life and brings division. Attempting to control and manipulate situations around you… Keanu’s wife was as you say very “perceptive’ not insane but he was blinded by his ambition. Great observation about "His saving Grace" A lot to learn from this movie about spiritual warfare…

The Ten Commandments remains a favorite of mine since I was a child….

I must say I have only seen tidbits of “Lord Of The Rings” but I think perhaps I will give the series a try along with the Dune series…. You have piqued my interest! Thank you for sharing, Peace & Blessings!

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

On many layers it is a great movie. The cast was phenomenal and if one really, really looks, one would see that in the whole movie, Keanu Reeves never lied...a great tribute to his mother's upbringing.

Thank you, DeBorrah. Many blessings.

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CMCastro 6 years ago from Baltimore,MD USA

You definitely have a wide variety of favorites!!!

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

I do. I learn from the movies that I watch over and over. Thank you, CMCastro.

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N.E. Wright 6 years ago from Bronx, NY

Hello Msorensson,

I really was surprised by your choices. Thank God. LOL.

I love The Lord Of The Rings. I watched the triology way too many times, and I just love them more each time. You are correct the story telling is Great, and cast? Wow. I loved them. Talented people.

Okay, I really am stunned by the Devils Advocate as a choice, but to be honest I seen it myself at least three times. So why am I stunned? LOL.

I frst saw Dune, the movie, almost thirty years ago. It was hard to get into for the first hour.

I never saw the cable version, my baby brother had, and like you he is a doctor so Scifi maybe ingrained into each of you more than most of us. LOL. My baby brother talks about the production, even the audio books on Dune. That is one story he is crazy about. LOL.

You are right, the music is great. I am listening to it as I write my comments to you. My son likes it too.

I will be reading more of your work, but this title really caught my attention. I love movies, and I was curious to your choices.

Nice Hub.

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Thank you N.E. Wright :-)

Yes, please do watch the PBS series of Dune. It is fantastic and very spiritual in many many levels. The author of the book was trying to teach us and the director did a superb job.

The Devil's Advocate is spiritual too as well as The Lord of the Rings.

If we open our minds, we will find the lessons.

Thank you for coming!!

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Micky Dee 6 years ago

My favorites aren't up there. Oh well. I guess I'll watch "Blazing Saddles" alone again! Great hub my Dear!

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

Thank you , Micky!!

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stephanieculkins 6 years ago from El Cajon CA

Devil's advocate is the movie I would watch 300 times a year LOL!!

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msorensson 6 years ago Author

lol..I have watched many times. Each time I find something new, so I understand perfectly. Thank you stephanie.

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