what are your top five films?

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Post: #156077 MuddyWitch
Thu Jun 04, 2009 4:59 pm

Paul: Not yet...but if funds permit maybe soon.

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Post: #156082 paulbrrtt
Thu Jun 04, 2009 5:50 pm

If theres one film you watch this yr then make it that one. Loved it

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Post: #156136 CyberPaddy66
Fri Jun 05, 2009 8:15 am

I love films and have way too many to pick a top 5 so I'll just make a short list of the one's that I would watch at the drop of a hat ;)

Bladerunner
Harvey
Jean de Florette / Mannon De Source (Yes that's 2 films but the continuation of only 1 story ;))
The Quiet Man
Star Wars (episode 4)

I could list almost all of my DVD collection but I'm not going to :lol:
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Post: #160995 quibble
Wed Jul 15, 2009 10:00 pm

Everyone has listed so many great films that I've made up a really long list of what to watch over the next few weeks. I'm finding it nearly impossible to list just 5 most favorite movies. However, here are five I tend to watch over and over.

The Seven Samurai - I seem to be to only person I know who loves this movie. Everyone else falls asleep while I'm perched on the edge of my seat.
The Searchers - The best and most intensely disturbing western ever made.
Casablanca - In spite of my best attempts I can't root out my very deeply buried romantic streak, but Casablanca brings it out everytime.
My Neighbor Totoro - I smile every time I see it. I'm smiling even now just thinking about it.
Red River - The second best western ever made even with it's silly ending.

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Post: #161002 prison break fan
Thu Jul 16, 2009 4:45 am

All my favourites have been listed already, except
The Great Escape - Wouldn't be Christmas without it!
Tremors - wet Saturday afternoon with the ironing!. pbf.

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Post: #161217 Eigon
Fri Jul 17, 2009 7:21 pm

quibble - I think Seven Samurai is awesome, too! I remember watching it for the first time with a friend, because we both liked The Magnificent Seven, but we were a bit wary of a film that long, with subtitles. We thought we'd see it because of the associations and then move thankfully back to Yul Brynner. Within 20 minutes, we were transfixed. It didn't matter that there were subtitles - it was fantastic!

I think just about all the other films that make it to my top five were made before I was born (though there are many more recent good films, such as Lord of the Rings, and anything with Antonio Banderas or Gerard Butler in them).

So here are some of the ones I keep coming back to again and again:

Casablanca (of course)
The Sea Hawk (magnificent propaganda film with one of the best scenes to introduce the main character ever)
The Vikings (Hail, Ragnar! And Hail Ragnar's Beard!)
And the best ever Robin Hood film, which has to be the one with Errol Flynn.
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Post: #161230 old tree man
Fri Jul 17, 2009 9:12 pm

mmmmm five films
1.... they carved her name in stone (only old people will remember that one :lol: )
2.... silent running .........old sci fi
3.... goodnight mr Tom.... i hold up my hand it made me cry (soft old sod)
4.... first contact (star trek)
5.... lord of the rings trilogy


to be perfectly honest i love films but i get put off with the constant swearing, so i prefer older films with a good story line, but that dosent mean i like some of the new ones the modern techno stuff is thrilling like transformers i really enjoyed that :thumbleft:
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Post: #161366 Eigon
Sat Jul 18, 2009 7:11 pm

It's not so much the swearing for me (though I'm not keen on that either), it's more the way modern American actors in particular seem to mumble so much that I can't tell what they're saying. The accents in Brief Encounter (another old favourite) may be faintly absurd today, but at least you can tell what they're saying!
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Post: #161386 Millymollymandy
Sun Jul 19, 2009 5:25 am

Eigon wrote:It's not so much the swearing for me (though I'm not keen on that either), it's more the way modern American actors in particular seem to mumble so much that I can't tell what they're saying.

I so totally agree, they whisper or mumble incomprehensibly whilst there's loud music going on and I'm forever having to turn the volume up and down. What is wrong with the sound quality on their television/film????
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Re: what are your top five films?

Post: #161406 jenko
Sun Jul 19, 2009 9:39 am

I think mine must be:

Batman Begins
The Dark Knight
Gone in sixty seconds
Ca$ino Royal
Quiantum of solace

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Post: #161407 Annpan
Sun Jul 19, 2009 10:03 am

Hee, hee, I wonder what Jenko's 4th one is? The automated spam buster was activated... was it a dirty word? you'll have to replace o with 0 or something so we know



hang on a minute...
was it
Ca$ino Royale?




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Post: #161408 Millymollymandy
Sun Jul 19, 2009 11:08 am

Annpan, you're a mod so if you click on edit you will see what was posted. Off to edit it now!
boboff wrote:Oh and just for MMM, :hugish: (thanks)


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Re: what are your top five films?

Post: #161409 wolfsong
Sun Jul 19, 2009 11:43 am

Wall-e, the greatest film I have seen in a long while, despite being a kiddy thing.
I'll probably do an edit with others, I just can't remember them
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Post: #161415 Annpan
Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:52 pm

Millymollymandy wrote:Annpan, you're a mod so if you click on edit you will see what was posted. Off to edit it now!

Doh!
sorry MMM :roll: :oops:
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Re: what are your top five films?

Post: #161416 prison break fan
Sun Jul 19, 2009 2:59 pm

Does anyone else get annoyed with todays films being all in the dark? not just films tele progs too! Grumpy old woman!! pbf.


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