Top 10 Movies

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  1. The_Blindside

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    In no particular order:

    The Godfather
    The Godfather part 2
    Back to the Future
    The Shawshank Redemption
    Heat
    Forrest Gump
    Se7en
    LA Confidential
    Inception
    Cinema Paradiso

    But there are so many. 10 is very difficult. I have chosen 10 that have stood the test of time for me and I can watch on numerous occasions and get something different from it.
     
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    Yeah seen all usuals. The Goon is good too.
    Coach Carter and The Fighter are exceptional. Yeah looking for sort of true story type stuff. Huge in to the documentaries too. Where on trip here to SA Ive discovered 24/7 College Football. Anyone who likes hard knocks I'd say will love this.

    But back on topic yeah I'm guessing there will be alot of hidden gems
     
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    1. Goodfellas
    And then in no particular order:
    Se7en; the Usual Suspects; Gran Torino; Pulp Fiction; Inglorious Basterds; Back to the Future 2; The Lord of the Rings 2; Black Dynamite; Blue Mountain State: The rise of Thadland

    The last two are great and hilarious but very much personal choices, BMS is not, and ought not to be critically acclaimed.
     
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    Some of my favs in that list too. My head is bad for remembering but other favourites of mine.

    Aliens
    North by Northwest (love Hitchcock films)
    The Empire Strikes Back
    First Blood (Rambo)
    Waking Ned
    Withnail and I
    True Romance
    Mad Max Fury Road
    The Dark Knight
    Snatch
     
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    There are some greats on there Bruce, The Game Millers Crossing and Night Crawler are prob in my top 20 tbh (well there’s the next thread ;)).
     
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    1) The Shawshank Redemption
    2) Pans Labyrinth
    3) Inception
    4) Arrival
    5) Lord of the Rings [Extended Cut] - It's one movie.
    6) Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind
    7) Blade Runner 2049
    8) The Dark Knight
    9) The Matrix
    10) Gone Girl

    Probably a tough estimation right now only the top 5 are solid choices I'd always make space for.

    Sorry Bushytop I am going to have to object to Green Book. It's good but outside of some excellent central performances it's very average and very middle of the road. If you wanted a film about race and racism in America came out last year BlacKkKlansman was a vastly superior film.
     
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    It’s all good ncurd, it really surprised me as I never fancied it but when I watched it... both it and in particular Viggo just blew me away.
     
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    Boxing movies are always good. I planned to watch Raging Bull and Southpaw, but haven't gotten to it yet.
     
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    No particular order, and trying to think of a blend.

    Grosse Pointe Blank (Cusack, Ackroyd, 80's music, black comedy. What more can you ask for?)
    Snatch (Brad Pitt shows he's not just a pretty boy, and also like dags)
    Event Horizon (this movie gave me both the Heebies and the Jeebies)
    Game Night (Absolutely hilarious. A rare funny modern comedy.)
    Coyote Ugly (Yeah, it's supposed to be a chick flick, but I love that movie)
    Blair Witch (scared the crap out of me, mainly because I first watched in on VHS)
    Thor - Ragnarok (By far my favourite of all the MCU movies. Joke a minute stuff)
    Greatest Showman (ridiculously catchy songs)

    Someone mentioned sport movies, so will throw a couple in to finish
    Remember the Titans
    The Blind Side
     
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    Forgot about Ragnarok, easily fits in to mine somewhere too. Korg and Miek my favourite MCU characters by some distance.
     
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    Yeah, Korg and Miek are the best... that scene set in New Asgard in Avengers: Endgame was such a lovely surprise. I kinda thought they might’ve been killed off between Ragnarok and Infinity War.

    #noobmaster
     
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    Used to have a Collection of his movies... I watched his Zatoichi and loved it (must watch that again actually) and bought all his films but never got around to watching any of them. I have a problem building up a motivation to watch foreign language movies... I know, I’m not proud of it okay, I’m just super lazy.

    Will watch Zatoichi again and if I enjoy it as much as I remember I’ll make a concerted effort to at least watch Hana-Bi too.
     
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    It’s hard for me to make a top 10 as you all mentioned all my favourites, but let me add some more to the list.

    Saving Private Ryan
    Kill Bill (both films)
    Seven Psychopaths
    Face/off
    The Hangover
    The Millers
    LOTR: The Return of the King
    Deadpool
    Bohemian Raphsody
    Hacksaw Ridge
    Good Morning Vietnam
     
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    1. Wanted

    2. Fight club

    3.Star Wars revenge of the sith

    4.Django Unchained

    5. Pulp Fiction

    6. The Skin I live in (This movie is too hectic)

    7.Kill Bill

    8.The Wolf of wall street

    9.Inglorius basterds


    10.Swiss army man

    11. Idiocracy

    12. Warm bodies

    13. Thor ragnarok

    14. Team America

    15. Kingsman The golden circle

    16.The boy in the striped pajamas

    17. Pain and gain

    18. Neverending Story (Because Velkor, my heart still bleeds for that flying dog)
     
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    All great but so glad you reminded me about 6. and 10. ... and I love anything by Stone and Parker.
     
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    Now I wasn't man enough to put that 24 carat children's classic in my list, I salute you. So many memorable scenes, tragedy (and I dont even like horses) and a terrifying enemy (if you dont like dogs).

    Best film of my childhood along with The Dark Crystal.
     
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    And an unforgettable song:

     
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    Really struggling to narrow this down further:

    The Matrix
    Shawshank Redemption
    Baby Driver
    Inception
    Guardians of the Galaxy
    Deadpool
    Fight Club
    Pulp Fiction
    Back to the Future
    Inglorious Basterds
    Zombieland
    V for Vendetta
    The Prestige
    Blade Runner
    300
    Shaun of the Dead
    Sin City
    Bad Boys
     
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    That scene at the end of Stranger Things season 3... ooooh the nostalgia!
     
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    Personally I'd say the best movie ever is probably Pulp Fiction.

    After that I'm not sure, off the top of my head I'd mention Inception, the Dark Knight, Raiders of the Lost Ark (I love Star Wars but Indiana Jones is the better Lucas franchise for me), Se7en, the Godfather part 2 (much prefer it to the original).

    All the Toy Story movies are up there as well, shows that Animation/Children's movies can be just as good as 'proper' films really.

    Tie between In Bruges and Monthy Python and the Holy Grail for funniest movie as well, they're both incredibly good.

    Special mention for The Princess Bride, it isn't the best movie ever but is a favourite for me.
     
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