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Post your all-time 10 favourite films

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Go.

Also I'm low-key looking for recommendations.

1. Claire's Knee (1970)
2. Five Easy Pieces (1970)
3. Badlands (1973)
4. The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)
5. My Girlfriend's Boyfriend (1987)
6. La Belle Noiseuse (1991)
7. A Heart in Winter (1992)
8. Before Sunrise (1995)
9. Y tu Mama Tambien (2001)
10. Star Wars: Attack of the Clones (2002)



 
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OP thinks people won't label him a tryhard because he put a Stah Wahs film in there.

This is what I came up with earlier today for Twitter.
  1. Ghostbusters
  2. Big Trouble in Little China
  3. Predator
  4. Aliens
  5. Dazed and Confused
  6. LA Confidential
  7. Dumb and Dumber
  8. Office Space
  9. Snatch
  10. Deadpool
Now THIS is a personal list.
 
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Here's mine. Had to divide it up though.

CINÉMA:
1: 夢 (1990, Kurosawa)
2: This Night (1965, Fassbinder)
3: La morte d'Isotta (1968, Schröter)
4: Reassemblage (1982, Minh Hà)
5: Кpaдeцът нa пpacкoви (1964, Radev)
6: โรงแรมนรก (1957, Pestonji)
7: قمران وزيتونة (2001, Abdelhamid)
8: 九月 (1984, Zhuangzhuang)
9: Ocъдeни Дyши (1975, Radev)
10: Lost River (2014, Gosling)

FILMS:
1. Пиcьмa мёpтвoгo чeлoвeкa (1986, Lopushansky)
2. Un condamné à mort s'est échappé (1956, Bresson)
3. Guns of The Trees (1961, Mekas)
4. Love Streams (1984, Cassavetes)
5. 牯嶺街少年殺人事件 (1991, Yang)
6. Duelle (1976, Rivette)
7. Alice in den Städten (1974, Wenders)
8. Le Rayon Vert (1986, Rohmer)
9. Սայաթ-Նովա (1968, Parajanov)
10. Mauvais Sang (1986, Carax)

MOVIES:
1. Barry Lyndon(1975, Kubrick)
2. 天国と地獄 (1963, Kurosawa)
3. Blue (1993, Jarman)
4. Fanny och Alexander (1982, Bergman)
5. The Long Day Closes (1992, Davies)
6. 天国と地獄 (1963, Kurosawa)
7. Le Révélateur (2002, Philippe Garrel)
8. Providence (1977, Resnais)
9. แสงศตวรรษ (2006, Weerasethakul)
10. Punishment Park (1971, Watkins)

OVERALL:
Sommaren med Monika (1953, Bergman)
牯嶺街少年殺人事件 (1991, 楊)
চারুলতা (1964, রায়)
Ordet (1955, Dreyer)
Les Moissons du Ciell (1978, Malick)
Oктябpь «Дecять днeй, кoтopыe пoтpяcли миp (1927, Эйзeнштeйн)
红高粱 (1987, 张艺谋)
Fear and Desire (1953, Kubrick)
Зepкaлo (1975, Tapкóвcкий)
01010101 01101110 00100000 0100001101101000 01101001 01100101 0110111000100000 01000001 01101110 0110010001100001 01101100 01101111 01110101(1928, Luis Buñuel)
浪華悲歌 (1936, 溝口)
Le Révélateur (2002, Philippe Garrel)
 

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Here's mine. Had to divide it up though.

CINÉMA:
1: 夢 (1990, Kurosawa)
2: This Night (1965, Fassbinder)
3: La morte d'Isotta (1968, Schröter)
4: Reassemblage (1982, Minh Hà)
5: Кpaдeцът нa пpacкoви (1964, Radev)
6: โรงแรมนรก (1957, Pestonji)
7: قمران وزيتونة (2001, Abdelhamid)
8: 九月 (1984, Zhuangzhuang)
9: Ocъдeни Дyши (1975, Radev)
10: Lost River (2014, Gosling)

FILMS:
1. Пиcьмa мёpтвoгo чeлoвeкa (1986, Lopushansky)
2. Un condamné à mort s'est échappé (1956, Bresson)
3. Guns of The Trees (1961, Mekas)
4. Love Streams (1984, Cassavetes)
5. 牯嶺街少年殺人事件 (1991, Yang)
6. Duelle (1976, Rivette)
7. Alice in den Städten (1974, Wenders)
8. Le Rayon Vert (1986, Rohmer)
9. Սայաթ-Նովա (1968, Parajanov)
10. Mauvais Sang (1986, Carax)

MOVIES:
1. Barry Lyndon(1975, Kubrick)
2. 天国と地獄 (1963, Kurosawa)
3. Blue (1993, Jarman)
4. Fanny och Alexander (1982, Bergman)
5. The Long Day Closes (1992, Davies)
6. 天国と地獄 (1963, Kurosawa)
7. Le Révélateur (2002, Philippe Garrel)
8. Providence (1977, Resnais)
9. แสงศตวรรษ (2006, Weerasethakul)
10. Punishment Park (1971, Watkins)

OVERALL:
Sommaren med Monika (1953, Bergman)
牯嶺街少年殺人事件 (1991, 楊)
চারুলতা (1964, রায়)
Ordet (1955, Dreyer)
Les Moissons du Ciell (1978, Malick)
Oктябpь «Дecять днeй, кoтopыe пoтpяcли миp (1927, Эйзeнштeйн)
红高粱 (1987, 张艺谋)
Fear and Desire (1953, Kubrick)
Зepкaлo (1975, Tapкóвcкий)
01010101 01101110 00100000 0100001101101000 01101001 01100101 0110111000100000 01000001 01101110 0110010001100001 01101100 01101111 01110101(1928, Luis Buñuel)
浪華悲歌 (1936, 溝口)
Le Révélateur (2002, Philippe Garrel)
You forget to list your favorite foreign films.
 

bender

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How about 13 instead? Just a quick list of some of my favorites.
  • Shawshank Redemption
  • Jackie Brown
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Lost in Translation
  • Druken Master 2/Legend of the Drunken Master
  • Princess Mononoke
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • Vengeance Trilogy (yes, I'm cheating this bullet point by including three movies)
  • Predator
  • Goodfellas
  • Battle Royale
  • Seven Samurai
  • Fist of Legend
 

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How about 13 instead? Just a quick list of some of my favorites.
  • Shawshank Redemption
  • Jackie Brown
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Lost in Translation
  • Druken Master 2/Legend of the Drunken Master
  • Princess Mononoke
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • Vengeance Trilogy (yes, I'm cheating this bullet point by including three movies)
  • Predator
  • Goodfellas
  • Battle Royale
  • Seven Samurai
  • Fist of Legend
Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance is a fantastic film. Darkly hilarious.

The US remake of Oldboy is actually good too I thought, if you haven't seen that.
 
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Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance is a fantastic film. Darkly hilarious.

The US remake of Oldboy is actually good too I thought, if you haven't seen that.
I'll have to check it out. I admit that I wrote it off as Spike Lee's movies have never clicked with me.

Can I add more? I've gravely wronged Chow Yun-fat

  • The Killer (Possibly the worst suit in cinema history)
  • Hard Boiled
  • Replacement Killers
 
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bender

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It's been asked before and my answer largely remains the same

The Deer Hunter
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
Sicario
No Country For Old Men
La La Land
Forrest Gump
Goodfellas
Spirited Away
Ghostbusters
Terminator 2
No Country for Old Men is amazing and I usually hate movies or stories that leave you feeling hollow.

For some blasphemy, Spirited away ranks up there with movies like Blade Runner that have heaps of praise and that I've tried to sit down and watch countless times and just can't bring myself to finish.
 
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I'll have to check it out. I admit that I wrote it off as Spike Lee's movies have never clicked with me.

Can I add more? I've gravely wronged Chow Yun-fat

  • The Killer (Possibly the worst suit in cinema history)
  • Hard Boiled
  • Replacement Killers
I didn't even realise Spike Lee directed it. Doesn't really feel like the Spike Lee joints that I've seen - which tend to have be drama or comedies with a prominent political message. Oldboy and Inside Man are pretty straight thrillers and are good films, in my opinion.

No Country for Old Men is amazing and I usually hate movies or stories that leave you feeling hollow.

For some blasphemy, Spirited away ranks up there with movies like Blade Runner that have heaps of praise and that I've tried to sit down and watch countless times and just can't bring myself to finish.
Blade Runner literally put me to sleep a handful of times before I could finish. I actually kind of enjoy it as a very late night comfort movie now lol . But it does have this detached, non-invovled feel about it that makes it easy to lose engagement.
 
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Blade Runner literally put me to sleep a handful of times before I could finish. I actually kind of enjoy it as a very late night comfort movie now lol . But it does have this detached, non-invovled feel about it that makes it easy to lose engagement.
I kind of hate science fiction so that doesn't help. Oddly enough I made it through the sequel with no problems. Thank you, Moviepass. lol
 

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tastes change with time but for now some of my favorites are
Snatch
Lock Stock and 2 smocking barrels
Pulp fiction
Alien and Aliens
inglorious basterds
Blade Runner (both of them)
Mad max (the new one)
oldboy
Train to Busan
John Wick trilogy
Matrix 1
Blade ( really underrated imo )
 
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My Top 10 -
  • Vertigo (1958)
  • The Thing (1982)
  • Harakiri (1962)
  • Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
  • Alien (1979)
  • Psycho (1960)
  • The Searchers (1956)
  • The Shootist (1976)
  • Once Upon a Time in the West (1966)
  • The Duelists (1977)
The rest that I can recall off the top of my head.
  • The Birds (1963)
  • The Terminator (1984)
  • Predator (1987)
  • The Good the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
  • Legend (1986)
  • 12 Monkeys (1995)
  • Rebecca (1940)
  • The Shining (1980)
  • Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
  • Chinatown (1974)
  • The Passion of the Christ (2004)
  • The Vanishing (1988)
  • Vampire Hunter D. Bloodlust (2000)
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
  • Candyman (1992)
  • Aliens (1986)
  • The Seven Samurai (1954)
  • House of Flying Daggers (2004)
  • Stagecoach (1939)
  • The Wages of Fear (1953)
 

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1. American Psycho
2. Hot Fuzz
3. Donnie Darko
4. Léon
5. Drive
6. Shaun of the Dead
7. Hacksaw Ridge
8. Crank
9. Upgrade
10. Blade Runner (both)
 
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I don't even know where to begin. i'm just looking at some of my blu rays...and in no order:

Titanic
Alien
Eternal Sunshine
Midsommar
The Witch
The Blackcoat's Daughter
Mad Max Fury Road
Pulp Fiction
LOTR Trilogy
Blade Runner 2049

Another 10 in no order:

The Cable Guy
Let The Right One In
The Lighthouse
Hereditary
2001 A Space Odyssey
Baby Driver
Rosemary's Baby
The Shining
Turbo Kid
Blade Runner
 
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Poland
The Departed
Saving Private Ryan
Interstellar
Memento
Rush Hour 2
Blade Runner 2049
Inception
Goodfellas
Shutter Island
Spaceballs
Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo
Spiderman into the Spider verse

I'd throw my favourite comedy a Serbian Movie somewhere too Kappa
 
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In no order, except Twin Peaks is number one.

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
I must've seen it over 50 times already and it still feels everytime I see it there's something new to think about. If some movie tells something real about human experience it's this one.

Uuno Turhapuro
Finnish comedy from the 70's. A bit of plot in the beginning and in the end of the movie but everything in between is plotless fun stuff about a guy who avoids work as much as he can.

City of the Living Dead
Lucio Fulci's best film. Zombie Flesh Eaters is better as a zombie movie, but this has a mood like nothing else.

Casualties of War
The first movie I remember crying when I saw it. I was 12 then and it's still just as great.

Cube
The ultimate high concept movie.

Prince of Darkness
John Carpenter's best film. Insane and semi-stupid idea made with full confidence which changes the semi-stupid idea into something amazing and believable. Haunting mood with a great sense of space and amazing soundtrack.

Back to the Future 1-3
I lump these all together. My favorite changes constantly. The best time travel movies that have made in such a way that makes them always entertaining to watch no matter how many times I've seen them.

The Incident / El Incidente
Fantastic movie where one group of people find themselves going through endlessly looping stairs and another group going through endlessly looping road. It turns into a movie that has a view into psychology and philosophy no other movie quite has.

Through the Looking Glass
A porn film where the point is not really to titillate the viewers. It was funded by a Christian church in the 70's. It's about the dangers of incest, and it has one of the most interesting depictions of Hell in it with people fucking dry sandhills. In one of the movie's scenes we see a ghost of the main character's father inserting fingers in her vagina and we see the POV of those fingers entering deeper and deeper into her shot with some gyno camera. Very haunting and disturbing stuff.

It Follows
I had a similar idea for a script and started to write it. I don't have to do that anymore since it has now been made and it's much better I ever would've been able to do.
No other movie makes you look at the distance in the shots and see if there's anything creeping towards the characters as much as this one does.
 
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My list, in no order except #1:

1: Aliens (1986)
2: Star Wars (1977) / The Empire Strikes Back (1980) / Return Of The Jedi (1983)
3: The Terminator (1984) / Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
4: Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1981) / The Last Crusade (1989)
5: Predator (1987)
6: Top Gun (1986)
7: The Rock (1996)
8: The 'burbs (1989)
9: Starship Troopers (1997)
10: Navy SEALs (1990)
 
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Jesus 10? I could do a top 100 easier than narrowing it down to just 10. So I'll just randomly pick some of my favorites that come to mind.

Return of the living dead.

Raiders of the lost ark.

Switchblade sisters.

Master of the flying guillotine.

Dressed to kill.

The empire strikes back.

Arsenic and old lace.

Revenge of the ninja.

Ilsa the she wolf of the ss.

Murder by death.
 
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1. Who framed Roger Rabbit
2. Children of Men
3. The Exorcist
4. Silence of the Lambs
5. Schindler's List
6. Toy Story
7. Seven (it could only be at this spot in the list)
8. Ghostbusters
9. Contact
10. The Pianist
 
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in no particular order:

2001: A Space Odyssey
Hausu
Magical Mystery Tour
The Empire Strikes Back
Predator
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
This is Spinal Tap
Wayne's World
The Holy Mountain
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
 
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Joon

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The title on the poster picture in the OP says "The friend (male) of my friend (female)". Unless something funky happens in that movie, I don't know how the hell someone thought that was an appropriate translation.
Yeah I've read before about the title being buthered. Apparently it's happened to a few of Rohmer's films.

There seem to be two English translated titles for the film, "Boyfriends & Girlfriends", & "My Girlfriend's Boyfriend", and the latter is more specific to what happens in the film so I tend to use that.


 

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Alien
The Thing
Forrest Gump
The Shawshank Redemption
Star Wars A New Hope
Terminator 2
No Country For Old Men
Drive Angry
Dawn of the Dead
Hot Fuzz
 
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1. Spider-Man
2. The Matrix
3. Jurassic Park
4. Donnie Darko
5. Silent Hill
6. Jeepers Creepers
7. Tombstone
8. Terminator 2: Judgement Day
9. Cloverfield
10. Napoleon Dynamite
 
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In no particular order:
Terminator 2: Judgement Day
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Original live action movie)
Batman (1989)
Predator
Alien
The Ninth Gate
Dawn of the Dead (original)
Brotherhood of the Wolf
Highlander
Me, Myself, and Irene
 
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In no particular order:
Barfly (1987)
Naked (1993)
Bad Boy Bubby (1993)
Braindead / Dead Alive (1992)
Office Space (1999)
Robocop (1987)
Predator (1987)
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Aliens (1986)
12 Monkeys (1995)
I'd throw 12 Monkeys into my honorable mentions. It took me a few rewatches to grasp some of the subtext that was happening in that flick.
 
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No real positions; just coming as I remember them;

Blade Runner + 2049
5th Element
Leon the Professional
The Prestige
American Psycho
Alien / Aliens / Prometheus / Covenant (screw you haters)
Predestination
Gattaca
Edge of Tomorrow
Better Off Dead

........fuck it can't limit it to 10 and some others have mentioned I really enjoy

Gremlins / 2
Brainscan
Robocop / 2
Predator / 2
The Thing / Thing 2011
Sunshine
Arrival
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Lost Boys
The Crow / CIty of Angel / Salvation
Lock Stock & Two Smoking Barrels
Snatch
Fight Club
Point Break
Human Traffic
 
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Actually just ironed out my top 100

My Top 10 list is kind of weird since a good chunk of them are movies I can watch endlessly or movies that my circle of friends quote on the regular. So they aren't necessarily the best movies of the 100.

The original six Star Wars movies are exempt from my top 100 since they would just end up taking all the top spots.

Not in any order:

Gorgeous
Black Belt Jones
Jawbreaker
Suspiria
Rocky II
My Girl
Spirited Away
The Blues Brothers
12 Angry Men
Dawn of the Dead
 
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Here's mine. Had to divide it up though.

CINÉMA:
1: 夢 (1990, Kurosawa)
2: This Night (1965, Fassbinder)
3: La morte d'Isotta (1968, Schröter)
4: Reassemblage (1982, Minh Hà)
5: Кpaдeцът нa пpacкoви (1964, Radev)
6: โรงแรมนรก (1957, Pestonji)
7: قمران وزيتونة (2001, Abdelhamid)
8: 九月 (1984, Zhuangzhuang)
9: Ocъдeни Дyши (1975, Radev)
10: Lost River (2014, Gosling)

FILMS:
1. Пиcьмa мёpтвoгo чeлoвeкa (1986, Lopushansky)
2. Un condamné à mort s'est échappé (1956, Bresson)
3. Guns of The Trees (1961, Mekas)
4. Love Streams (1984, Cassavetes)
5. 牯嶺街少年殺人事件 (1991, Yang)
6. Duelle (1976, Rivette)
7. Alice in den Städten (1974, Wenders)
8. Le Rayon Vert (1986, Rohmer)
9. Սայաթ-Նովա (1968, Parajanov)
10. Mauvais Sang (1986, Carax)

MOVIES:
1. Barry Lyndon(1975, Kubrick)
2. 天国と地獄 (1963, Kurosawa)
3. Blue (1993, Jarman)
4. Fanny och Alexander (1982, Bergman)
5. The Long Day Closes (1992, Davies)
6. 天国と地獄 (1963, Kurosawa)
7. Le Révélateur (2002, Philippe Garrel)
8. Providence (1977, Resnais)
9. แสงศตวรรษ (2006, Weerasethakul)
10. Punishment Park (1971, Watkins)

OVERALL:
Sommaren med Monika (1953, Bergman)
牯嶺街少年殺人事件 (1991, 楊)
চারুলতা (1964, রায়)
Ordet (1955, Dreyer)
Les Moissons du Ciell (1978, Malick)
Oктябpь «Дecять днeй, кoтopыe пoтpяcли миp (1927, Эйзeнштeйн)
红高粱 (1987, 张艺谋)
Fear and Desire (1953, Kubrick)
Зepкaлo (1975, Tapкóвcкий)
01010101 01101110 00100000 0100001101101000 01101001 01100101 0110111000100000 01000001 01101110 0110010001100001 01101100 01101111 01110101(1928, Luis Buñuel)
浪華悲歌 (1936, 溝口)
Le Révélateur (2002, Philippe Garrel)
You copypasta mutha fucka.
 
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alien (masterpiece, timeless)
blade runner (masterpiece, timeless)
commando (arnieathisbest)
videodrome (VHS with)
the thing (masterpiece, timeless)
hard to be a god (insanity 9,000, hard to watch&follow)
brazil (masterpiece, timeless)
Blue Brothers (best comedy)
The Big Lebowski (classic)
Planes, Trains & Automobiles (silly-fun)
H.E.A.T (masterpiece, a perfect dichotomy)
Come & See (best antiwar film)
Leon The Professional theatrical release
RAN
Lone Wolf and Cub
Bone Tomahawk
True Grit 2010
The Killer
Hard Boiled
64% of Jackie Chan´s Film
VERTIGO
Dr. Strangelove

A chinese ghost story 1, 2, 3
Play Time 67
Mon Oncle 58

10 and a few more ;D
 
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Mulholland Drive
The Thing
Triangle
Big Trouble in Little China
Gremlins 2
Jaws
Jacob’s Ladder
Rear Window
Evil Dead 2
The Double Life of Veronique

*ask me again in a month and it will probably be different. Apocalypse Now, The Shining, The Witch, The Goonies, Big Lebowski...so many to choose from.
 

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11 more movies I love cuz I'm super fucking bored.


Terminator
Back to the Future
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Platoon
Major League
A League of their Own
Jurassic Park
Ace Ventura Pet Dick
South Park BLU
Black Hawk Down
Dodgeball
 
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