What movie(s) can you watch 1,000+ times, and it never gets old?

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  1. Origin profile image59
    Originposted 8 years ago

    What movie(s) can you watch 1,000+ times, and it never gets old?

    Offhand I can name a few...

    Lord of the Rings
    Star Wars (IV, V, VI)
    Memoirs of a Geisha
    Avatar
    Pride & Prejudice

    1. goldenpath profile image71
      goldenpathposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Dune

    2. lilian_sg profile image73
      lilian_sgposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      There are many movies I love particularly animation bags. So I can watch them many times and still love them like Beauty and the Beast and Up. Also, I loved Sound of Music too and all the songs in them smile

    3. pinkboxer profile image58
      pinkboxerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Wizard of Oz
      Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan
      War of the Worlds ( Original Film )
      King Kong   
      Driving Ms. Daisy

  2. mrpopo profile image73
    mrpopoposted 8 years ago

    Agree with all of those - except I haven't watched both Memoirs of a Geisha and Pride & Prejudice, so I guess I'm missing out.

    I'd add Gladiator in there, The Dark Knight, Watchmen... I'm forgetting a few but I'll get back to you.

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    LegendaryHeroposted 8 years ago

    Hmmmm....

    Secondhand Lions
    Tango and Cash
    Just about any Disney movie
    Kung-Fu Hustle
    Fight Club
    Red Dawn
    Any Miyazaki movie

    And that's all I can think of for now.

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    pinkyleeposted 8 years ago

    Dirty dancing
    Grease
    The Little mermaid

    and so many more but thats my top 3

  5. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 8 years ago

    Steel Magnolias
    Lonesome Dove
    Legends of the Fall
    Braveheart
    Rob Roy

  6. Cagsil profile image81
    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

    I'll only name one movie- I do have some other favorites, but only one I would classify in this manner.

    My Fair Lady! smile wink

    This movie seems to be an ageless wonder. smile

  7. vanchen profile image81
    vanchenposted 8 years ago

    Love this question.

    Jurassic Park
    Gladiator
    Forest Gump
    Contact

    T

  8. ediggity profile image61
    ediggityposted 8 years ago

    Die Hard

    The Hangover

    Lethal Weapon

    Rush Hour

  9. blondepoet profile image68
    blondepoetposted 8 years ago

    Braveheart

  10. Christene profile image71
    Christeneposted 8 years ago

    Labyrinth
    Heathers

  11. girly_girl09 profile image75
    girly_girl09posted 8 years ago

    Ocean's Eleven
    Ransom
    One Fine Day
    Air Force One
    Charlie's Angels (the late 90's version)
    Mission Impossible 2
    (Charlie's Angels and MI 2 were the first DVDs I ever owned; I watched them so much growing up and still love them just as much!)

    Any of the series:
    Star Wars
    Jurassic Park
    Jaws

    That is all I can think of for now...

  12. Shadesbreath profile image83
    Shadesbreathposted 8 years ago

    The 13th Warrior (I probably HAVE watched it 1,000 times)
    Princess Bride
    Gladiator
    Braveheart
    Last of the Mohicans
    Monty Python's The Holy Grail

  13. classicalgeek profile image86
    classicalgeekposted 8 years ago

    Wide Awake
    The Mirror Has Two Faces
    The Truth about Cats and Dogs
    Sense and Sensibility (or any Jane Austen novel)
    Almost any Alfred Hitchcock movie but Under Capricorn springs to mind

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    Kathryn LJposted 8 years ago

    A really old David Niven film called 'A matter of life and death.'  It one loads of awards including best musical score.  Check it out, although its old, its' concepts and cinematography are exceptional.

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    Kathryn LJposted 8 years ago

    Oh and the Chronicles of Riddick but for much less lofty reasons than the last film I recommended.

  16. wesleycox profile image84
    wesleycoxposted 8 years ago

    I could watch and have watched the following movies 1000 times:
    YesMan
    We Were Soldiers
    The Hangover
    Full Metal Jacket
    The One
    National Lampoons Christmas Vacation

    What can I say? There's little else to do in Iraq on our down time.

  17. sunforged profile image73
    sunforgedposted 8 years ago

    clerks

    gladiator

    any monty python

    any bruce lee

    any Kubrick

    felix the cat

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      Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this
    2. ediggity profile image61
      ediggityposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I knew I forgot something.  I'll add:

      Clerks

      and

      Office Space

  18. Rafini profile image86
    Rafiniposted 8 years ago

    I have several I can watch repeatedly.

    Gone With The Wind
    The Wizard of Oz
    Harry Potter (all of them)
    Grease
    almost any animated Disney movie

  19. KFlippin profile image60
    KFlippinposted 8 years ago

    Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf

    Elephant Walk

    Vertigo

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      Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      oooooo, vertigo!!! rear window

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    Justine76posted 8 years ago

    Labyrinth, Princess Bride, Star Wars(the originals), Resevoir Dogs, The Big Lebowski, Pan's Labyrinth, American History X, American Beauty, Donnie Darko, Spiral Staircase, Diabolique(the original..not Demi Moore...)The watchmen....oh man, I love movies!

    1. Mrvoodoo profile image61
      Mrvoodooposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I've not seen Spiral Staircase or Diabolique but the rest of those are all great movies.

      I'm adding them to my list too. smile

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        Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this
        1. Mrvoodoo profile image61
          Mrvoodooposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          I'll add them to my to-watch list if I can find anywhere to get them from without actually having to pay money for them, lol.  Old creepy horrors are good.

          All this talk of good movies has put me in the mood to go watch something.  But what shall it be. smile

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            Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Nosferatu?   

            can you get netflix?

            1. Mrvoodoo profile image61
              Mrvoodooposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              No to Netlix, I'm using mobile broadband which means I have download limits, so streaming is out.  But I have a friend who downloads pretty much everything new that comes out and burns them off for me.

              Don't have Nosferatu either.

              I've just stumbled across Brewsters Millions though which I haven't seen in a while, could be good for a cheeky pre-sleep giggle. smile

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                Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Have fun then. I get my old movies fix from Netflix, not free, but not as expensive as TV. hmmmm...you should jsut suck it up and buy some moveis Mr V.  smile I would send you some, but I dont really know how...

                never seen brewsters millions..

                1. Mrvoodoo profile image61
                  Mrvoodooposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  Maybe I should, lol.  But I'll try and get my friend on the case first before parting with any cold hard cash.

                  Have a great night. smile

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                    Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    good luck. You too.  smile

  21. Mrvoodoo profile image61
    Mrvoodooposted 8 years ago

    Pulp Fiction, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Fight Club, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, Catch-22, The Life Aquatic, V for Vendetta, I'm a Cyborg But That's OK, The Shining, Aliens...

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    Justine76posted 8 years ago

    The Wall

  23. optimus grimlock profile image58
    optimus grimlockposted 8 years ago

    Armagedon,faceoff,the rock,rounders,class action,class act,gladiator,the messenger,braveheart,transformer and gijoe(cartoon version). im stoppin there.

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      Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      oh yeah, gladiator, braveheart...

  24. IzzyM profile image87
    IzzyMposted 8 years ago

    Nobody really like 'Finding Nemo'?

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      Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      HAHAHA!! and also Up. "squirrel"...and Flushed Away, Aladdin, Nightmare Before Christmas, Dumbo

    2. Mrvoodoo profile image61
      Mrvoodooposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      One of my favourite family-friendly animations, although UP has given it a run for its money for the title of best in that category.

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        Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        like I said..."it is funny cuz squirrel is dead" HAAHAHAHHA

        whoa, I think I just publicly admitted all I do is watch movies?
        and hang out here...

    3. Seakay profile image59
      Seakayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I loved Finding Nemo!  That's my kind of movie.  Non-threatening, non-violent and entertaining with a happy ending!

  25. bill yon profile image72
    bill yonposted 8 years ago

    Pulp Fiction                                                         Kick-ass                                                             forrest gump                                                            risky-business                                                         A clockwork orange and the hangover

  26. IzzyM profile image87
    IzzyMposted 8 years ago

    Everybody has mentioned the names of a lot of great films, but how many can you REALLY watch over and over? I don't believe there can be that many that folk want to repeat watch, although there are ones worth going back to.
    I've seen UP - great film, I will watch it again. Memories of a Geisha? Great film, but the book was better IMO.
    Kick Ass, still to see it, but got it on my laptop.
    There's been loads of great movies, but how many can you watch 1,000 times? I tried my best with the Harry Potter films. Managed to see several of them maybe 6 times, then got fed up.
    Watched Avatar 3 times.
    Finding Nemo? About 20 times then I got fed up with it. Boy in Striped Pyjamas? Twice so far, but I'll watch it again.
    Why not just ask which films are worth watching more than once? lol

  27. Mutiny92 profile image77
    Mutiny92posted 8 years ago

    Memento
    Fight Club

    and my #1 - ALL TIME - ever and ever favorite is:

    Shawshank Redemption

    I love that show!

  28. retrobandit profile image83
    retrobanditposted 8 years ago

    Children of Men
    Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid
    Westworld
    A Hard Day's Night

  29. donotfear profile image87
    donotfearposted 8 years ago

    1) Aliens
    2) War of the Worlds
    3) Westward the Women
    4) Last of the Mohicans
    5) To Kill a Mockingbird

  30. Wendi M profile image79
    Wendi Mposted 8 years ago

    HOPE FLOATS...it's my fairy tale love story!!

  31. DevLin profile image60
    DevLinposted 8 years ago

    Pump up the volume
    Braveheart
    Town called Alice
    Eureka Stockade
    Pay it Forward

  32. mega1 profile image78
    mega1posted 8 years ago

    What About Bob?

  33. theirishobserver. profile image59
    theirishobserver.posted 8 years ago

    Last night I watched the new Sherlock Homes movie - excellent - will probably watch it many times - if you like that Vitorian Sluth period with a hint of modernism then this is the movie for you - it really was great smile

  34. MsFran profile image59
    MsFranposted 8 years ago

    Avatar!
    Lord of the Rings!

  35. LeanMan profile image87
    LeanManposted 8 years ago

    My friend used to have only one DVD (apart from the ones he could not tell his GF about), so we used to watch it every friday night after a night out, we got to the point where we watched it with the sound down and we used to do all the dialog..

    Bladerunner

    1. TheGlassSpider profile image70
      TheGlassSpiderposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That's an excellent one! Have you read the book on which it's based: P. K. Dick's _Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep_? As great as the movie is, I think the book is better.


      As far as movies I can watch over and over again: Silence of the Lambs, Interview with a Vampire, Misery, and Pink Floyd's Live at Pompeii are on the top of my list.

      1. LeanMan profile image87
        LeanManposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I read the book years ago when I first saw the film...

        I am waiting for them to do a film of the Hobbit after watching the Lord of The Rings films...

        I can't normally watch films over and over again as it annoys me too much as I know what is going to happen... I like to watch new films, but there are no cinemas out here, illegal! So have to buy dvds,

        1. TheGlassSpider profile image70
          TheGlassSpiderposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Where are you? Hell? Why on earth are cinemas illegal??

          1. LeanMan profile image87
            LeanManposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Saudi Arabia.... from the UK but work here....

            Everything is illegal here........... why do you think I have nothing better to do in the evenings than be on here...

            The DVDs are illegal also so bought on th eblack market... even the TV has the womens cleavage and legs shaded over if they show too much flesh as if they are the victims on some crime show that can't be identified..

            Lovely place... some guy has just started a saudi thread I am so looking forward to joining in.... lol

            1. TheGlassSpider profile image70
              TheGlassSpiderposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              LOL...I thought you came on here in the evenings to hang out with me! yikes wink


              Honestly, I don't know how you stand it if that's how it is there. I really can't imagine living in a place where government/religion controls so much of what I consider to be "normal" life. Are you planning on staying there??

              1. LeanMan profile image87
                LeanManposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                wages too good to turn down, I need another 3-4 years then I can consider early retirement...

                To be honest, even with the rules, you make of the place what ever you want.. rules are only a problem if you are caught breaking them...

                1. TheGlassSpider profile image70
                  TheGlassSpiderposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  I see. I bet it's not the same (wage-wise) for women, is it?

                  Yeah, but if you ARE caught breaking the rules, then what happens?

                  1. LeanMan profile image87
                    LeanManposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    Depends which rules you break.... the offending bits could be chopped off..

                    Adultery still has a death penalty associated with it...

                    Best not to get caught doing anything, or being in a position that you can be accused of doing something as proof is not necessarily required from what I have seen..

                    I have known people here who claim that they have been raped and robbed by the police here ....

                    Wages for women are not an issue here, few work! In the company that I work in the women are actually paid the same as the men, but our company is not a pure saudi company...

                    However the wage scale has more to do with nationality than sex, saudis get good wages (and do no work), then westerners and other arabs get reasonable wages, professional Pakistanis then make "ok" money, moving down through Filipinos, Indians, Indonesians, to Bangladeshis who may only earn $150 per month....

  36. profile image0
    kimberlyslyricsposted 8 years ago

    Traffic

    or


    Heat


    or Blow

  37. myownworld profile image78
    myownworldposted 8 years ago

    - Awakenings
    - Legends of the Fall
    - Brave Heart
    - Forest Gump
    - Shaw shank Redemption
    - Thin Red Line
    - Scent of A Woman

  38. ambikac09 profile image56
    ambikac09posted 8 years ago

    The Lake House

  39. EpicNoob profile image45
    EpicNoobposted 8 years ago

    2 Fast 2 Furious. That film is just so unintentionally hilarious.

    Also, a lot of French horror such as Inside, Martyrs and Frontiers. I like to appreciate the amount of time spent on prosthetics.

  40. europewalker profile image75
    europewalkerposted 8 years ago

    The Departed
    Cinderella Man
    Fatal Attraction

  41. torimari profile image66
    torimariposted 8 years ago

    Interview With A Vampire
    Spirited Away
    Repo! The Genetic Opera
    Il Postino

  42. andromida profile image60
    andromidaposted 8 years ago

    The perfect storm
    Gladiator
    Brave heart
    Forest Gump
    Matrix-part I

  43. optimus grimlock profile image58
    optimus grimlockposted 8 years ago

    I gotta find bubbaaaaaaaaaaa!!!

  44. NathanSyckel profile image54
    NathanSyckelposted 8 years ago

    Here's a few that haven't been mentioned that are definitely AWESOME:

    Pursuit of Happiness
    Lock Stock & Two Smoking Barrels
    Snatch
    Knocked Up
    Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas

    And I second Legends of the Fall, Shawshank Redemption, and Braveheart for sure.

  45. profile image46
    michaeljordanposted 8 years ago

    The Matrix

 
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