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  1.  (108.61)
    @immaterial - awesome list, I love my darling clementine; however, neither of us mentioned the wild bunch or the searchers and they are both mighty, mighty fine.
  2.  (108.62)
    My films top ten plus one (no particular order):
    - The General (Buster Keaton)
    - Ugetsu Monogatari (Mizoguchi)
    - The Passion of Joan of Arc (Dreyer)
    - The Emperor and the Nightingale (Trnka)
    - The Birds (Hitchcock)
    - Akira (Otomo)
    - Playtime (Tati)
    - Peeping Tom (Powell)
    - The Servant (Losey)
    - The Damned (Visconti)
    - Hamlet (Kozintsev)
    • CommentTimeDec 4th 2007
    Top Ten That I Can Think of at The Moment [Not In Order]

    1. Requiem for a Dream
    2. Nightmare Before Christmas
    3. Rocky Horror Picture Show
    4. Fight Club
    5. Edward Scissorhands
    6. Babes in Toyland
    7. Snatch
    8. Party Monster
    9. Clockwork Orange
    10. SIlence of the Lambs
    • CommentTimeDec 4th 2007
    My favorites in no particular order (and sorry, I haven't seen enough to give you ten in several different genres...I guess I'm boring that way)

    The Hunting Party
    Italian Job
    The Transporter (the first one)
    Series of Unfortunate Events
    Harold and Maude
    Gods and Monsters
    The Secret Garden
    Ever After
    All three Jason Bourne movies (is that cheating?)
    • CommentTimeDec 4th 2007
    Boogie Nights
    Fight Club
    Twelve Monkeys
    Mulholland Drive
    • CommentTimeDec 4th 2007
    No particular order: Evil Dead II, Suspiria, Inferno (by the way, why did Argento direct that "The Mother of Tears" crap? one of the worst movies ever), Snatch, Cannibal Holocaust, Audition, Tetsuo the Iron Man, Seven, Johnny Got His Gun, and most of Fulci's stuff. And tons of others.
  3.  (108.67)
    A Top Ten Movie List is it? Very well then.
    The Wild Bunch
    The Royal Tenenbaums
    The Maltese Falcon
    Cool Hand Luke
    The Big Sleep
    Ride the High Country
    Raiders of the Lost Ark
    Lawrence of Arabia
    Once Upon a Time in the West
  4.  (108.68)
    My top Thriller/horror/sci-fi, in no particular order:

    Donnie Darko
    Fight Club
    The Wolf-Man
    A Scanner Darkly
    Blade Runner
    Evil Dead 2
      CommentAuthorCorey Waits
    • CommentTimeDec 6th 2007 edited
    I'm doing a Desert Island list, so these are going to be movies that I've seen multiple times before and don't think I could ever get sick of.

    No particular order:

    Life Aquatic
    Children of Men
    Blade Runner
    Bring it On (that one's the guilty pleasure... I said Brrrr it's cold in here!)
    Fight Club
    Pulp Fiction
    Shaun of the Dead
    Terminator 2
    Napoleon Dynamite
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    I forgot Adaptation. Dang. Good show.
    • CommentAuthorjona
    • CommentTimeDec 7th 2007
    no particular order:

    High Society
    Death in Venice
    Duck Soup
    Apocalypse Now
    Princess Bride
    Roadhouse (so bad it's good)
    Robin Hood (animation version)
    True Romance
    • CommentAuthorPooka
    • CommentTimeDec 7th 2007
    No particular order
    Pan's Labyrinth
    Lonesome Dove
    Watership Down (where else can you see animated rabbits cursing and ripping each other apart)
    Shadow of the Vampire
    But I'm a Cheerleader (as sappy as the pooka gets)
    Batman (while it's got issues, I can't get enough of Jack Nicholson as the Joker...)
    American Pop
    Rocky Horror Picture Show
    Hellraiser 3 (can't get enough pinhead either...)
    • CommentTimeDec 7th 2007
    The Shining
    Midnight Cowboy
    The Big Lebowski
    Blazing Saddles
    2001: A Space Odyssey
    A Clockwork Orange
    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    I could come up with 20 more I love just as much.
  6.  (108.74)
    Uh.. top 10 movies I can re-watch over and over again:

    1. Pulp Fiction
    2. Terminator
    3. Terminator 2
    4. Total Recall
    5. First Blood
    6. Planet of the Apes (original)
    7. Conquest of the Planet of the Apes
    8. X-Men 2
    9. Hellboy
    10. The Incredibles

    And yes, I know there are much better movies out there.
    • CommentTimeDec 7th 2007
    1] Kamikaze Girls
    2] Millennium Actress
    3] Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
    4] Kill Bill parts 1 & 2
    5] Night on the Galactic Railroad
    6] Tokyo Godfathers
    7] Vampire Hunter D
    8] Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Adolescence of Utena
    9] Blade Runner
    10] The Ring

    I tried to pick stuff that I never get tired of watching or titles hold a lot of meaning to me at some point or another.
    • CommentAuthorpi8you
    • CommentTimeDec 7th 2007
    1) Blade Runner Director's/Final Cut
    2) Ghost in the Shell(the whole lot of it)
    3) The Usual Suspects
    4) Snatch / Lock Stock & Two Smoking Barrels
    5) Fight Club
    6) The Fifth Element
    7) Se7en
    8) Donnie Darko
    9) Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back
    10) and.... any Mel Brooks film to round things out, I suppose, or The Princess Bride.

    At least, that's my story today... like everyone else, I'm sure there's a few dozen I could name.
    • CommentAuthorDuck
    • CommentTimeDec 7th 2007
    1) Only Yesterday
    2) Gone With the Wind
    3) The Little Mermaid
    4) Spirited Away
    5) Evil Dead (1 & 2)
    6) Transformers
    7) The Butterfly Effect
    8) Donnie Darko
    9) Star Wars (the majority of)
    10) The Shining

    So hard to order them all, espcially as one film leads to another
    (Yay for the blade runner fans btw :D)
      CommentAuthorAlan Tyson
    • CommentTimeDec 7th 2007
    In more or less correct order...Many of these I've seen at a second-run theater at midnight, which is the best way to see most of them, I believe.

    1) Donnie Darko - no movie has affected me in quite the same way, and at the same time immediately put Mary McDonnel and Jake Gyllenhaal on my favorite actors list
    2) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - Jim Carey is, I think, one of the best actors in Hollywood, but unfortunately you don't see him do this very often. Simon Birch is the other one I can think of off the top of my head.
    3) Brazil - The art design, the writing, the sheer silliness at parts, and the fragility of the movie blends into an extremely touching film
    4) Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - I must have watched this movie at least ten times my first year at college. I've come to realize I spend an awful lot of time in Bat Country, and I've never done drugs in my life.
    5) Clerks - One of the most quotable films of all time, and the first movie that I really sat down to analyze. It was great fun then, and it still is whenever I watch it.
    6) The Empire Strikes Back - The definition of the 1980s, as far as I'm concerned.
    7) The Boondock Saints - The first time I saw this movie it set my Irish blood boiling. It is still simmering.
    8) Serenity - I'm a browncoat through and through, so this movie was candy for me. Bitter, sour candy with at least three razor blades hidden in it, but candy nonetheless.
    9) Once Upon a Time in the West - Singlehandedly made me fall in love with westerns.
    10) Ghost in the Shell - Singlehandedly made me fall in love with cyberpunk.

    I'm seeing a lot of overlap on these lists. Great minds, I guess.
    • CommentTimeDec 7th 2007
    Gah, I really should have included The Boondock Saints. Not without its flaws, but a damn amazing movie.
    • CommentTimeDec 7th 2007 edited
    Far too many favorites to rank in a top ten, so here are a few favorites that apparently haven't made it to anyone else's lists yet (no particular order):

    Bad Boy Bubby (definitely my favorite of all time, I simply cannot recommend it enough)
    Street Trash
    The Wicker Man (1973)
    Come and See
    Falling Down
    The Peanut-Butter Solution (OMFG CREEPY)
    Dead Ringers

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