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What Movies Should Be In Every Collection?

  1. WaffleCheese profile image76
    WaffleCheeseposted 6 years ago

    I'm not much of a movie person, but I do appreciate the art form.

    I was wondering which movies should be in every collection so that I may start to become more well rounded.


    Just listing the movie is fine, but if you gave a reason as well, I'll give more clout to that.


    Thank you again!

    WaffleCheese

    1. John B Badd profile image61
      John B Baddposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      some real good ones, gona list some i havent seen here.
      Tombstone
      Blade Runner
      Unforgivin
      Transformers
      Airplane
      Star Trek (new one)
      The Doors
      GI Joe
      Dragon:the Bruce Lee Story
      The Rock
      Executive Decision
      Exorcist 3
      Nighmare on Elm Street (original)
      National Lampoons Vacation
      Maltese Falcon
      The Big Sleep
      Silence of the Lambs
      The Profesional
      True Romance
      Police Acadamy 1
      Deep Cover
      Friday
      Caddyshack
      ill shut up now

    2. Stevennix2001 profile image83
      Stevennix2001posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      well that's kind of a tough question to answer, as not everyone is going to like to watch the same movie.  like I have met a few people that thought "Lord of the Rings trilogy" sucked but they loved "transformers:  revenge of the fallen" or vice versa.  therefore, it's really up to your own personal tastes though.  like if you were into anime movies, then I'd recommend films like "Ghost In the Shell" or "Akira" for instance. 

      Or if you were into crime based films, then I'd recommend "the Godfather trilogy", "Good Fellas", "Gangs of New York" and many others. 

      therefore, it's kind of hard to say with very little to go on.  first tell me, what kind of movies do you usually enjoy when you do watch them?  What do you usually look for in a movie?  you like stuff that scares you?  makes you cry?  laugh?  or what?  please tell me, as it'll help me get a general idea of what kind of films you might like and should add to your collection.

      1. MojoJojo49 profile image60
        MojoJojo49posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I couldn't agree more with Stevennix here. It depends entirely on the person. I happen to love world cinema so most of the movies I love alot of people wouldn't even bother with 'cos they've got subtitles. I just feel it important to get a grander image of the world we live in rather than just of western society and in particular Hollywood.

        If your willing to watch subtitled movies then I'd start with Amelie and then take it from there if I was you smile

        Plus, I'd say I watch at least a movie a day so if you refine your search let me know and I'm sure I can think of something to suit your viewing needs!

    3. lilian_sg profile image82
      lilian_sgposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I like Lord of the Rings. Great story, some humour here and there, and really beautiful scenery.

    4. profile image60
      HOLLYWOODHYPEposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      THE GODFATHER, I,II and III (Al Pacino, Robert DeNiro)
      The first 2 won Best Oscar and the 3rd was nominated and rounded out the story

      REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE (James Dean, Natalie Wood)
      It's the classic teenage angst story and it was one of only 3 movies Dean was in

      ROCKY (Sylvester Stallone)
      It surprised everyone by winning Best Picture over TAXI DRIVER
      The quintessential underdog movie.  Great theme too

      TAXI DRIVER  (Robert DeNiro, Jodie Foster)
      Martin Scorsese's masterpiece and arguably DeNiro's best work.

      TRUE GRIT  (John Wayne, Glen Campbell)
      Forget the remake. This is the one to watch.  Wayne got his only Oscar for this

      SCHINDLER'S LIST (Liamm Neeson, Ben Kingsley)
      Everyone should sit through this once if only to remind ourselves of exactly what humans are capable of.  If we don't examine history we are doomed to repeat it !

      KRAMER VERSUS KRAMER (Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep)
      They both won Oscars for this drama of a custody war.  You have to have Streep somewhere in your list

      TIGERLAND  (Colin Farrell)
      An Anti-Vietnam movie where they never actually reach Nam and the ending of the main character is left for you to interpret

      GLADIATOR (Russell Crowe)
      An amazing movie.  Crowe was perfect, but the Oscars snubbed Jaoquim Phoenix who was fantastic as the bad Caeser

      SEVEN (Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt)
      Introduced us to John Doe as a psychopath unequalled

      AVATAR (Sam Worthington)
      What can I say about this that you havn't already heard!

      DEATH AT A FUNERAL (The U.K. movie)
      This was just one of the best laugh out loud movies I've ever been to.  The audience was clapping at the end of it.  They tried to americanise it but it wasn't the same

      SILENCE OF THE LAMBS (Anthony Hopkins, Jodie Foster)
      Another unique psychopath playing mindgames with a rookie FBI
      agent.  Foster and Hopkins both won oscars and we got a lot of great one-liners from it.

      Hope that's enough to start you with

  2. watchya profile image60
    watchyaposted 6 years ago

    Matrix

    A Room with a View

    Death in Venice

    Psychosis

    Everything by Tim Burton

    Everything by Peter Greenway

    Midnight cowboy

    Zabriski Point

    Dr Zhivago

    Apocalypsis Now



    You can begin with those

    lol

    1. climberjames profile image60
      climberjamesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Apocalypsis Now = Awesome "I like the smell of napalm in the morning . . . Smells like victory!"

  3. timorous profile image91
    timorousposted 6 years ago

    Casablanca
    Wizard of Oz
    Cinema Paradiso
    Psycho (the original Hitchcock version)
    Eraserhead (if you like really weird)
    2001: A Space Odyssey
    A Night at the Opera (Marx Bros.)
    The Great Escape
    A Hard Day's Night

    just to name a few...

  4. leeberttea profile image61
    leebertteaposted 6 years ago

    Hangover

    I watched it last night damn funny!

  5. WaffleCheese profile image76
    WaffleCheeseposted 6 years ago

    Some of my favorites that I have seen are

    Truman Show
    Behind Enemy Lines
    UHF
    Signs


    etc.

  6. Arthur Fontes profile image89
    Arthur Fontesposted 6 years ago

    Pulp Fiction

  7. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    So far, every Marvel Comic made movie. wink

    1. Arthur Fontes profile image89
      Arthur Fontesposted 6 years ago in reply to this



      Good choice except, well Ben Affleck Daredevil?

      1. Cagsil profile image60
        Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I enjoyed it. Didn't see much of a problem with it.

        At first, I didn't think Tobey Maguire was right for Spiderman, either.

        1. Arthur Fontes profile image89
          Arthur Fontesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Well, I think we missed a lot in that movie,” Affleck told MTV News during the recent Sundance Film Festival, “before they really kind of figured out how to do [superhero movies] right.”   

          Ben was disappointed.  They want to remake the movie.

          Spiderman rules. All the rest are awesome. I just could not get through Daredevil.

          Oh I should add the Godfather Trilogy is a movie library must.

  8. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    However, if you are money motivated and a movie buff, then I would recommend finding/locating a copy of every Disney film ever made. lol

  9. mod2vint profile image67
    mod2vintposted 6 years ago

    All the Harry Potter movies.

  10. Origin profile image60
    Originposted 6 years ago

    Equilibrium
    Lord of the Rings (Special Edition)
    Rear Window
    Indiana Jones
    Avatar

  11. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    Never watched the Godfather Trilogy. Never wanted to. lol  Therefore, it is not in my collection. lol

    1. Arthur Fontes profile image89
      Arthur Fontesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Scarface?  Goodfellas?

      1. Cagsil profile image60
        Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Scarface was an excellent movie. I did not care for Goodfellas.

        Just like Casino? Did not care for that either. hmm

        1. Arthur Fontes profile image89
          Arthur Fontesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Why have you never had a desire to watch Godfather.  I mean part three I can understand.  The first two are part of cinematic history.

  12. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    With digging to American history for a few things I needed to learn about citizenship(personal stuff), then researching the history of currency, which includes drug running, mobs, casinos, printing of money, and other things, it just turned me off to it. Like Prohibition- and what the "black market" was like long time ago, who it was controlled by- mob boss and the like.

    It really never interested me.

    1. Arthur Fontes profile image89
      Arthur Fontesposted 6 years ago in reply to this



      If you look at it from an artistic perspective you will find some of the best acting in the history of movies.

      Since I grew up in a city with an abundance of mob activity I took an interest in organized crime.  I actually read the book before I was old enough to see the movie. When I did see the movie I had nightmares about one of the scenes.

  13. optimus grimlock profile image61
    optimus grimlockposted 6 years ago

    Armagedon, lethal weapon,diehard,cool hand luke, the hustler, state property,face off,Any given sunday, the program, major league, con air, the rock,major payne, any john wayne movie, I got the hook up. im gunna stop before i'm here for an hour lol.

  14. TheGlassSpider profile image80
    TheGlassSpiderposted 6 years ago

    Alfred Hitchcock was a cinematic genius; if you want to experience dry wit and excellent direction, try any of his films.

    The Silence of the Lambs is perhaps one of the most compelling movies ever made - the chemistry between Anthony Hopkins and Jodi Foster is sizzling; it's a shame she didn't return for the sequel, Hannibal, although that other lady did a good job too

    What Dreams May Come is a visually stunning love story on multiple levels that calls to mind Dante's Divine Comedy (I love just about anything with Robin Williams in it)

    Anything with Kevin Spacey - he's a consummate actor and he always tackles heart-felt roles.

    Tim Burton's films are always immediately identifiable - he creates a new, dark universe and leaves you wanting more.

    The Toy (with Richard Pryor) is one of my favorite comedies, if it doesn't make you crack up, you've got no sense of humor.

    I could go on and on, but those are just a few off the top of my head.



    ETA: Oh yeah....The Stand (which is actually a tv series, although it's been released on DVD) and Misery....Do I REALLY even need to explain those? lol

  15. rebekahELLE profile image92
    rebekahELLEposted 6 years ago

    many already listed:

    Gladiator

    Saving Private Ryan

    Shawshank Redemption

    Schindler's List

    Unforgiven

    Body Heat

    Finding Nemo

    The Last Samurai

    Top Gun

    some of my favorites..

    1. Moonchild60 profile image85
      Moonchild60posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Wow, I also would Say: Shindler's List, Shawshank Redemption, and Body Heat.

      In addition I would add:

      Like Water for Chocolate,
      Forrest Gump,
      The Original 'Rear Window',
      It's A Wonderful Life,
      The Cutting Edge,
      Godfathers I and II,
      Pride & Prejudice (PBS version)
      Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
      The Best Years of Our Lives

      I totally dated myself. I love old movies, ok??!!

  16. Mike Lickteig profile image88
    Mike Lickteigposted 6 years ago

    Godfather I and II: (Godfather III optional)  Riveting movie that isn't just blood and gore.  Amazing performances by Al Pacino, Marlon Brando and James Caan.   

    High Plains Drifter:  The definitive Clint Eastwood mystery man cowboy movie

    Animal House:  Good comedy with John Belushi

    Matrix:  The first movie raised some interesting questions about the nature of reality

    2001:  A Space Odyssey:  Science fiction without phasers or Death Stars

    Hoosiers:  Nearly the only movie about sports worth watching

    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid:  Classic cowboy flick that appeals on a lot of different levels--it is funny and suspenseful and touching

    Karate Kid: (only the first movie--forget any sequel...) A touching, feel good movie

    Silence of the Lambs:  Creepy movie with outstanding performances by Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins

    The Hustler:  Paul Newman as Fast Eddie Felson and Jackie Gleason in a superb portrayal of Minnesota Fats

    Islands in the Stream: (most people find this movie dull... I loved it.)  George C. Scott portrays an Ernest Hemingway type character with great sensitivity

    Superman: (with Chris Reeves)  This movie proved that comics could be adapted to the big screen

    Rocky Horror Picture Show: It's hard to explain, but everyone should see this movie

    Pulp Fiction:  Must be seen several times to appreciate it.



    That is my "short" list

  17. ediggity profile image61
    ediggityposted 6 years ago

    Super Troopers

    Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

    300

    Terminator Series

    Meet The Parents

    Beverly Hills Cop

    Die Hard

  18. steffer profile image55
    stefferposted 6 years ago

    Saving Private Ryan

    The complete band of brothers collection

    Gladiator

    88 minutes

    Eyes wide shut

    Next

    Inglorious Bastards

  19. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 6 years ago

    All people are different and what fits OP tastes and cultural background most likely will not fit mine. Therefore the question as asked is stupid, as are the answers...

    1. Cagsil profile image60
      Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      lol lol lol

    2. rebekahELLE profile image92
      rebekahELLEposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      oh misha, roll it's not stupid if someone wants to hear other peoples opinion of good movies. it may give him ideas of movies he wants to see.

      1. Misha profile image75
        Mishaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Absolutely smile

        Yet as asked - what movies SHOULD BE in EVERY collection - the question is stupid smile

    3. mega1 profile image80
      mega1posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      most likely you come on the forums to let us all know what is stupid!  what a great service you give from the goodness of your heart!

      1. Misha profile image75
        Mishaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Thank you for your kind words smile

        1. mega1 profile image80
          mega1posted 6 years ago in reply to this

          sharkasm!

    4. JulesGerome profile image60
      JulesGeromeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      More stupid is to think others are stupid.


      Metopolis by Fritz Lang is my choice.

      1. Misha profile image75
        Mishaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Don't put the words in my mouth please. I did not say others are stupid. What I said was the question is stupid, and therefore serious answers to it. Even wisest of us do stupid things time to time. Feel the difference? smile

  20. N. Ramius profile image81
    N. Ramiusposted 6 years ago

    Star Wars 4, 5 and 6 - Scifi
    Lord of the Rings - Fantasy
    Batman Begins - Comics

  21. mega1 profile image80
    mega1posted 6 years ago

    all the Alice in Wonderlands

    Grapes of Wrath

    Vertigo

    all the Robin Hoods

    Breakfast at Tiffany's

    My Fair Lady

    Moulin Rouge

    Nine

    Chicago

    A Serious Man

  22. SpanStar profile image61
    SpanStarposted 6 years ago

    There are some good movie picks here and some are telling one's age-(smile) still I want to plug a move that I keep hearing isn't very good and whenever I hear that I keeping what movie were they watch??

    The Quick & The Dead with Sharon Stone and Gene Hackman.
    I've seen a lot of westerns in my life and I'm not a western person but the drama in this movie is strong and compelling.  The actor and actress are first rate.  I can't help but be drawed into this movie everytime I view it and that for me is something that rarely happens.  Even though I know the out come of the movie I'm still on the edge of my seat.

    The Quick & The Dead is and has always been first rate with me.

  23. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    I liked the movie. I am not drawn into like that, but I have no problem re-watching it. lol

  24. SoftCornHippo profile image60
    SoftCornHippoposted 6 years ago

    that one about the little crab and the fishes?  Nemo something?

  25. blondepoet profile image78
    blondepoetposted 6 years ago

    Grand Torino

  26. habee profile image89
    habeeposted 6 years ago

    Citizen Kane

    Gone with the Wind

    Ben Hur

    Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

    To Kill a Mockingbird (black & white version)

    Fried Green Tomatoes

    South Pacific

    Sound of Music

    Animal House

    Young Frankenstein

  27. Glimmer515 profile image83
    Glimmer515posted 6 years ago

    JAWS
    Aliens
    Indiana Jones
    Star Wars (original trio)
    Jerry Maguire
    Gone With the Wind
    Notebook

  28. Stevennix2001 profile image83
    Stevennix2001posted 6 years ago

    however, if your not into any particular genre period, then I guess I can recommend the following in each film category I can think of to get you started.

    sci-fi:

    1. terminator 1 & 2 (the rest suck, so i would just stick with the first two)
    2. ORIGINAL star wars trilogy  (not the crappy prequels)
    3. predator
    4. aliens
    5. avatar
    6. any of the planet of the apes movies

    super hero genre:

    1. superman:  the movie
    2. superman II
    3. Spider-Man 1 & 2
    4. The Dark Knight and Batman Begins
    5. Kick-Ass (still in theaters, but definitely worth adding once it comes out if your into the super hero genre)
    6. Iron Man

    comedies:

    1. Animal House
    2. Trading Places
    3. Coming to America
    4. Hot Tub Time Machine (still in theaters, but it's worth getting once it comes out on dvd)
    5. The Jerk
    6. the hangover
    7. Caddy Shack 1 & 2

    romantic comedy:

    1. Can't buy me love
    2. she's out of my league (again still in theaters, but so worth getting)
    3. It's a Wonderful Life
    4. It happened one night
    5. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (the original and not that piece of s*** remake with Adam Sandler)

    action:

    1. Any of the Indiana Jones movies
    2. true lies
    3. rambo: first blood 1 & 2 and the new rambo back in 2008
    4. Lethal Weapon
    5. Mr. and Mrs. Smith

    Foreign films:

    1. Seven Samurai
    2. Rashomon
    3. 8 1/2
    4. ran
    5. talk to her
    6. city of god

    Romance:

    1. Brokeback Mountain (don't laugh as this is actually a damn good love story if your not homophobic)
    2. Gone With The Wind
    3. Casablanca
    4. ghost
    5. eternal sunshine of the spotless mind

    fantasy:

    1. the lord of the rings trilogy
    2. jason and the argonauts
    3. the original clash of the titans
    4. witches

    war movies:

    1. the hurt locker
    2. platoon
    3. inglourious basterds
    4. saving private ryan

    documentaries:

    1. tyson
    2. fahrenheit 9/11 (avoid if your a republican or bush lover but if you hate the guy and happen to be a democrat, then you'll love this)
    3. winged migration

    crime:

    1. Scareface (the al pacino version)
    2. Godfather 1 & 2
    3. Gangs of New York
    4. Pulp Fiction
    5. Good Fellas

    drama:

    1. far from heaven
    2. forrest gump
    3. jerry maguire
    4. Rocky I, II, and III.  (i would recommend the others, but it kind of goes down hill from there.  although "Rocky Balboa" is fairly decent too.)
    5. Network
    6. Taxi Driver (controversial yes, but it's really good)
    7. Ben Hur
    8. Citizen Kane

    anime:

    1. akira
    2. ghost in the shell
    3. cowboy bebop the movie
    4. spirited away
    5. princess mononoke

    cartoon movies:

    1. Any classic disney film going all the way to the animated Tarzan movie, as the rest of the films go down hill from there until "Princess and the frog" recaptures the magic of the original films.
    2. shrek trilogy
    3. toy story 1 & 2
    4. the incredibles
    5. Up

    musicals: 

    1. wizard of oz
    2. west side story
    3. singing in the rain
    4. sound of music

    mystery & film noir:

    1. shutter island
    2. sherlock holmes (2009)
    3. china town
    4. sunset boulevard
    5. l.a. confidential

    horror & monster movies:

    1. paranormal activity
    2. the exorcist
    3. jaws
    4. the original 1941 king kong and the peter jackson remake is good too.
    5. the original nightmare on elm street

    films based off real life stories:

    1. hotel rwanda
    2. schindler's list

    family films:

    1. christmas vacation
    2. national lampoons vacation
    3. home alone 1 & 2 (the rest stink, so just stick with these two)
    4. Uncle Buck
    5. Adventures in Babysitting

    okay, that's all i can think of right now for each film category i could conceive.  although im sure i missed a lot of them, and a few film categories.  however, i hope this will be enough to get you started.

    1. Glimmer515 profile image83
      Glimmer515posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      wow bravo stevie, u put alot of time into that list and your list is great i must say! smile

      1. Stevennix2001 profile image83
        Stevennix2001posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        thanks glimmer.  i appreciate you saying that.  i liked your list as well. i guess it's true what they say, great minds think alike.  lollollol

        1. Glimmer515 profile image83
          Glimmer515posted 6 years ago in reply to this

          haha I couldnt agree more!! tongue

  29. Stevennix2001 profile image83
    Stevennix2001posted 6 years ago

    oh and if your into silent movies, then here's a few you can check out.

    1. birth of a nation (although it's highly controversial and i don't agree with it's subject matter and story content.  it's interesting to see how far humanity has come from those days, and to see all the new camera techniques that were invented in that film.  i know you probably won't like it but if your a movie geek like me that loves learning about it's history, then you'll love it. By the way, im half asian, one quarter hispanic and one quarter native american, so NOBODY here can say im a racist for recommending that film.)

    2. Any Charlie Chaplin movie

    3. The Shiek
    4. Son of the Shiek


    anyway, i doubt seriously, you were looking for silent films too.  however, i thought i'd mention them just in case you are.

    1. TheGlassSpider profile image80
      TheGlassSpiderposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Don't forget Metropolis...A great silent film that also happens to be science fiction

      1. Stevennix2001 profile image83
        Stevennix2001posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        oh yeah, i forgot all about that movie.  thanks for reminding me gs.  i knew i must've forgot a few other good ones too.  thanks again for reminding me my pretty spider friend.  smile


        oh by the way, if your looking for western movies then here's a few to consider also.

        1. Unforgiven (any other clint eastwood western is good too)
        2. tombstone
        3. any john wayne western is good

        1. MojoJojo49 profile image60
          MojoJojo49posted 6 years ago in reply to this

          For what it's worth I think The General with Buster Keaton is the best silent movie ever made. Just thought I'd through that in there.

  30. Nera Woods profile image82
    Nera Woodsposted 6 years ago

    Shawshank Redemption... you'll feel good at the end of the movie
                        Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman

    Jane Eyre... the versions of William Hurt and George C. Scott

  31. trish1048 profile image80
    trish1048posted 6 years ago

    Shawshank Redemption

    The Bucket List

    Blind Side

    Marley and Me

    Mystic Pizza

    Forrest Gump

    Bridges of Madison County

  32. Pearldiver profile image88
    Pearldiverposted 6 years ago

    One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest.

  33. rebekahELLE profile image92
    rebekahELLEposted 6 years ago

    a few more~

    Dead Poets Society

    Good Will Hunting

    A Beautiful Mind

    Out of Africa

  34. leeberttea profile image61
    leebertteaposted 6 years ago

    You MUST have "Hurt Locker"!

    1. rebekahELLE profile image92
      rebekahELLEposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      yes! how could I forget this one!

  35. timorous profile image91
    timorousposted 6 years ago

    Double Indemnity (Fred McMurray, Barbara Stanwick)
    Strangers on a Train (Hitchcock)
    The Day the Earth Stood Still (original version)
    A Christmas Carol (1951 version with Alistair Sim)
    Monty Python and the Holy Grail
    The Meaning of Life (same bunch)
    Blast from the Past (hilarious little movie)
    When Harry Met Sally
    On The Waterfront
    Misery (Kathy Bates, James Caan)

  36. premierkj profile image77
    premierkjposted 6 years ago

    The original post seems to want a list of films that are artistic and are the pride of film making history.

    Any film with the genre tag romcom is to be avoided in this case, as are most 'box office' hits. While these can be entertaining, they are garbage nonetheless.

    I really do recommend the internet movie database website as a resource to selecting appropriate films because the ratings there are normally about right.

    If I was told I could only ever watch three films for the rest of my life I would choose:

    1) A Clockwork Orange
    2) Twelve Angry Men
    3) Witnail and I

  37. leeberttea profile image61
    leebertteaposted 6 years ago

    Not sure if anyone mentioned this one yet:

    Slumdog Millionaire!

    A great feel good movie that will make you smile!

  38. Stevennix2001 profile image83
    Stevennix2001posted 6 years ago

    oh yeah, here's a few other movies of other genres i forgot to mention sorry.

    sports:

    1. blue chips
    2. major league 1 & 2
    3. white men can't jump
    4. wildcats
    5. hoosiers

    independent movies:

    1. american splendor
    2. ghost world
    3. an education
    4. memento
    5. swingers
    6. do the right thing
    7. Clerks
    8. chasing amy


    parodies:

    1. airplane 1 & 2
    2. any mel brooks parody is pretty good
    3. scary movie 1 & 2 (the rest stink from there)

    1. Glimmer515 profile image83
      Glimmer515posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      love mel brooks!!

      Men in Tights
      Dracula Dead and Loving It
      Young Frankenstein

  39. eli grey profile image60
    eli greyposted 6 years ago

    There are so many great movies. There are also 100s if not 1000s of lists of movies out there. Many of the ones mentioned are good calls.

    This year so far, I've seen quite a few that I believe to be standouts in their genre. 

    Double Indemnity is a true hollywood classic
    Gilda is also a classic film
    Slumdog Millionaire
    Triangle (Dont judge this one by its cover)
    Deep Impact
    Green Street Hooligans
    Eastern Promises
    The Others
    In Bruges
    Glory
    The Hurricane was good up until a certain part.
    Elizabeth
    Titanic with Barbara Stanwyick and James Cameron's
    American Gangster
    Ned Kelly with Heath Ledger (underrated film)
    Dolores Claiborne
    The Aviator
    The Prestige
    Charolete Gray
    Children of Men
    Avatar

    Sorry, not all were movies I watched this year. Enjoy!

  40. Stevennix2001 profile image83
    Stevennix2001posted 6 years ago

    oh and if your into martial arts style movies:

    1. Enter the dragon
    2. heck any bruce lee film for that matter
    3. dragon
    4. Meng long guo jiang (retitled in the usa as revenge of the dragon and/or return of the dragon.  i highly recommend it as it shows both bruce lee AND chuck norris fighting each other)
    5. Rumble in the bronx
    6. romeo must die
    7. crouching tiger, hidden dragon

  41. fastfreta profile image82
    fastfretaposted 6 years ago

    Okay  I have a couple

    1. Imitation Of Life  with Lana Turner

    2. Gone With The Wind

  42. samboiam profile image61
    samboiamposted 6 years ago

    Fiddler On The Roof

  43. Onusonus profile image86
    Onusonusposted 6 years ago

    Texas chainsaw massacre.
    http://www.orble.com/images/texas-chainsaw-massacre-leatherface-horror1.jpg

  44. Beth100 profile image82
    Beth100posted 6 years ago

    All the Disney movies lol
    Water
    David Copperfield: Illusions
    Matrix
    Wizard of Oz
    Fantasia  (oops, that's a Disney one)
    Slumdog Millionaire
    City of Gods
    A Beautiful Life
    Bill Crosby as Himself
    We Are Marshall
    Coach Carter

    1. tony0724 profile image59
      tony0724posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Oh God yes ! I loved fantasia !

  45. Glimmer515 profile image83
    Glimmer515posted 6 years ago

    Just read this! Should about cover it!!
    http://i733.photobucket.com/albums/ww333/coltamoore/1001Movies.jpg

  46. Beth100 profile image82
    Beth100posted 6 years ago

    The titles are trickling into my head ever so slowly, but here's a couple more:

    The Notebook
    The Life of Sam Porter
    Star Wars Saga
    The Horse Whisperer
    Hachiko - A Dog's Story (if you're lover of all living creatures)
    Perfect Storm

  47. brandyBachmann profile image62
    brandyBachmannposted 6 years ago

    I suggest the Lord of the Rings Trilogy, aside from the usual wizard thing it has a lot of good things about it. The movie symbolizes with what is happening in our world today. The different races found in the LOTR such as the hobbits, wizards, elves, dwarves, and men symbolizes the different races and religion today. Like those in the LOTR everyone is fighting to get the ring (w/c symbolizes power, fame, wealth) in order to get hold of it and use it either for good or evil. So far that's all i can suggest. big_smile i hope i made sense

  48. WaffleCheese profile image76
    WaffleCheeseposted 6 years ago

    NO one for Bevis and Butthead do America?

  49. optimus grimlock profile image61
    optimus grimlockposted 6 years ago

    huhuhuh firrrrre firrrre

  50. WaffleCheese profile image76
    WaffleCheeseposted 6 years ago

    I must admit, I am excited for the new Karate Kid to come out as well.... As the first one was awesome, I'm looking to see Will Smith's son act in this one.

    The Pursuit of Happyness was really, really good. He did a phenomenal job..


    Oh, and has anyone said ET yet?

 
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