If You Could Only Watch One Movie For The Rest Of Your Life....

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  1. Megavitamin profile image79
    Megavitaminposted 8 years ago

    If you could only watch one movie for the rest of your life, but got to choose how often you watched it (like you don't have to watch it every day) what would it be?

    1. thirdmillenium profile image60
      thirdmilleniumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Where Eagles Dare.
      I do  not mean it is the best of movies but the excitement and shert acting..... and the magnetic personality of Richard Burton

    2. profile image50
      qqq1501741364posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      "Terms of Endearment"

  2. fucsia profile image58
    fucsiaposted 8 years ago

    "Terms of Endearment"
    an old movie, inside there are stories of real life with their humor, joy, sadness, love, trouble, death. Is one of my favorite movies,  one that I never get tired of looking

  3. Megavitamin profile image79
    Megavitaminposted 8 years ago

    That's interesting that more than one person would choose Terms of Endearment.  That movie makes me cry!!

  4. Cagsil profile image81
    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

    I'd give up watching television, sell my TV, get rid of my 3 dvd players, eliminate my entertainment center and turn my living room into a Pool room instead, with a regulation size 8' table, so I could better entertain myself, whenever not on computer working. lol

    1. Megavitamin profile image79
      Megavitaminposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That doesn't sound like a bad plan at all!

      1. Cagsil profile image81
        Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        At least my pool game would get some work in versus watching some of the 400 titles I have on dvd presently(including tv series(ghost whisperer, leverage, the mentalist, bones, angel, beauty and the beast(on vhs) and about another 400 titles on vhs. You were asking to choose only one.

        I have yet to find a movie I could watch that much, and feel my time could be better spent. lol

    2. earnestshub profile image90
      earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      With you on this too Cags! lol

  5. izettl profile image95
    izettlposted 8 years ago

    The only movie I watch repeatedly, or more than others is RV with Robin Williams. It's not my favorite movie but it makes me laugh every time I see it so if I was stuck with one movie, it would have to be humorous.

  6. MayG profile image92
    MayGposted 8 years ago

    I love When Harry Met Sally.  I never get sick of watching that.

    1. jaymelee23 profile image74
      jaymelee23posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah, When Harry Met Sally! Greaaaaaaaaaaat movie.

  7. Denise K Zimmerma profile image55
    Denise K Zimmermaposted 8 years ago

    The movie I would love to continue to watch would be Disney Anesthesia. Heart warming movie that I love the songs that were played on it.

  8. Flowerbee profile image41
    Flowerbeeposted 8 years ago

    Oh what a nightmare to live without my movie collection! I would probably choose The Matrix, as science fiction movies are my first love.

  9. Skaditch profile image73
    Skaditchposted 8 years ago

    I would have to choose between Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring or Raiders of the Lost Ark. Please don't make me do that. :-)

    1. Megavitamin profile image79
      Megavitaminposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      At least with Lord of the Rings, you'd have 3 hours worth of movie!

      1. Skaditch profile image73
        Skaditchposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        4 actually, I have the directors cut. I loved this question!

  10. shsaad profile image60
    shsaadposted 8 years ago

    The Italian Job original version starring Michael Caine.

  11. mega1 profile image76
    mega1posted 8 years ago

    It used to be "What About Bob"  we watched that one I don't know how many times and I still totally love it, but now I am in love with "Alice In Wonderland" and its lovely colors and funny-ness.

  12. C.A. Johnson profile image67
    C.A. Johnsonposted 8 years ago

    My Favorite Wife with Cary Grant and Irene Dunne. But if I were allowed a couple extra they would be Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House and The Philadelphia Story. Something about Cary Grant just does it for me .

    1. profile image45
      Myloloposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      As korny as this may be - It would be Mama Mia....It's light, happy, loving, romantic, stars actually doing their singing. I'm a Streep fan as well as Brosnon - admiration to them for just "letting it go" - Would love to be part of the group dancing their way to the dock during "Dancing Queen"

  13. Paradise7 profile image82
    Paradise7posted 8 years ago

    I love this post!!!  I love ALL the answers here, but you know what, I think I'd go with... (little drum roll please!)

    PHANTOM OF THE OPERA.

    1. Lisa HW profile image65
      Lisa HWposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That one isn't bad, but it bothered me because it wasn't anything at all like the book.  The moral to that story is, "Don't read books and then see the movie."  Either read or see - don't do both.   smile

  14. LeahPutz profile image55
    LeahPutzposted 8 years ago

    Ahh that's a hard question!! I would choose The Lord of the Rings... but I could just read the book for that and be content with never watching the movies cause I like the books so much more (they're my absolute favorite).

    So I think I'm gonna have to go with The Crow. I could NEVER get sick of that movie. Soooo many great lines!!

  15. Lisa HW profile image65
    Lisa HWposted 8 years ago

    Believe it or not, Disney's "Enchanted".  I love that movie and have already watched it several times (with my ex-husband, who also laughs about the fact that loves a movie "aimed at six-year-old girls"  lol ).  It's harmless. It's funny.  It's got some cute songs and the one romantic song.  The scenery is either pretty or uplifting.  It's got a nice message.  (I have to admit I'm kind of sick of it at this point, but if I had to choose one for the rest of my life, that would it.)  I guess because it's just entertaining, and I'd be sick of watching the same serious story over and over.

    1. Wendy Krick profile image74
      Wendy Krickposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Enchanted is my pick too! I love it. I own it and could watch it again and again!
      "I Think she might be a REAL Princess!"  smile

      1. Lisa HW profile image65
        Lisa HWposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Glad to know my over-50 ex-husband and I aren't the only ones.   smile

  16. Mighty Mom profile image80
    Mighty Momposted 8 years ago

    Gosh. Only 1 movie is really hard! Can we have 1 movie in each genre, at least?

  17. Bibowen profile image95
    Bibowenposted 8 years ago

    I'm "shocked, shocked" that none of you have said Casablanca, my pick.

  18. Mighty Mom profile image80
    Mighty Momposted 8 years ago

    Ha ha, Bibowen. That was on just the other night. Claude Raines' line "I'm shocked, shocked to see there's GAMBLING going on here!" has been stuck in my brain!

  19. tony0724 profile image58
    tony0724posted 8 years ago

    Dumb and Dumber , no particular reason ! smile

  20. profile image0
    klarawieckposted 8 years ago

    "Taxi" featuring Jimmy Fallon and Queen Latifah. Awesome together!

  21. Patsybell profile image87
    Patsybellposted 8 years ago

    Wizard of Oz because it marks the change from B&W to color, Shows Judy Garland at her best, has a happily ever after story, is one of the most quoted films.

  22. Disturbia profile image61
    Disturbiaposted 8 years ago

    Why "GONE WITH THE WIND" of course.

  23. ExpandYourMind profile image71
    ExpandYourMindposted 8 years ago

    Forest Gump --- life is like a box of chocolates -- you never know what you are going to get.

  24. utahjohn profile image54
    utahjohnposted 8 years ago

    Although American Grafitti is my favorite film, I think my answer would be Forrest Gump.  The story is great

 
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