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Old February 12, 2019, 11:23   #1
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My Favorite Alltime Movie

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Old February 12, 2019, 11:27   #2
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Old February 12, 2019, 11:39   #3
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Old February 12, 2019, 12:17   #4
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Toss up for me, but BOTH John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara.

"The Quiet Man" and "McClintock"
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Old February 12, 2019, 12:18   #5
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Old February 12, 2019, 12:42   #6
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Platoon was the greatest for me. Not so much for the action (which was superb), but for the story line narrated by Sheen himself as the scenes evolve. It really put a very human feel into the movie that demonstrated fear, rage, loathe, and a full range of emotions that a man would experience under those conditions. Special effects alone cannot do that.

Much in the same way as in Apocalypse Now, Jeremiah Johnson, or many other classics that live on. Some movies will live on forever.
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Old February 12, 2019, 13:10   #7
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Old February 12, 2019, 13:15   #8
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Old February 12, 2019, 13:28   #9
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Heat.

It was my favorite before I even knew what a FAL was, so finding one in it just sets it in concrete.
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Old February 12, 2019, 13:51   #10
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the movies some of you site are hate america movies
leftist prog bs
u seeum what they are. .
in 53 americans still loved our country
hollywood has hated our country from the 60s on..
if u dont see that ur blind..
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Old February 12, 2019, 14:19   #11
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Scarface.
Do yourself a favor and find the original (from the 1930s).

You'll be amazed at how close the Al Pacino version is to the original.

If you pay attention to the opening, you'll see that it was a shameless piece designed to change public attitude and make the NFA possible. Still a good flick.
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Old February 12, 2019, 14:20   #12
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The last of the Mohicans. it had everything. fighting, scenery, acting and story line. it had it all!





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Old February 12, 2019, 15:43   #14
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Old February 12, 2019, 16:14   #16
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The last of the Mohicans. it had everything. fighting, scenery, acting and story line. it had it all!





You forgot the awesome soundtrack.

Favorite? That’s tough. Lots of great movies out there.
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Old February 12, 2019, 17:07   #19
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You forgot the awesome soundtrack.

Favorite? That’s tough. Lots of great movies out there.
listen to it practically everyday... heres a metal version. i also like the remix versions as well as all of the originals of course.




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Old February 12, 2019, 19:12   #20
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Old February 12, 2019, 19:47   #21
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Apocalypse Now Redux.
It's funny how movies move us...

I much prefer the original Apocalypse Now. I thought that the additional scenes in 'Redux' considerably reduced the movie. And I really like the movie...

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And, by the way, I mean the original version with the Harrison Ford voice overlay narration, just to be clear. Later versions lost much of the meaning...

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Old February 12, 2019, 19:51   #23
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Old February 12, 2019, 20:40   #24
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Toss up between Blazing Saddles, Top Secret, or Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The first Hangover movie was pretty awesome. Saving Private Ryan and some old movie I forgot the name of from when I was a kid with Raquel Welsh in a skimpy buckskin outfit was very memorable as well.

Yeah, that how my mind works. Scary huh????

FWIW - The last time I was actually in a movie theater was in 1977 when Star Wars came out. Not impressed. Have never gone back to a movie theater. Ever. Seriously.
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Old February 12, 2019, 20:54   #26
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Strictly from a perspective of Life Changing, as a youth it would be The Good The Bad The Ugly & all the others (For a Few dollars More. etc.). I sought out all the LP soundtracks, posters etc...Even made my own Man with no Name wrist band, Holster & Pancho.
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Old February 12, 2019, 21:11   #28
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For it's teachings of life's important lessons: Animal House.

"Face it Flounder, you F'd up, you trusted us."

Should be watched at least once a year, or more often if you forget some of it's teachings.
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Toss up between Blazing Saddles, Top Secret, or Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The first Hangover movie was pretty awesome. Saving Private Ryan and some old movie I forgot the name of from when I was a kid with Raquel Welsh in a skimpy buckskin outfit was very memorable as well.

Yeah, that how my mind works. Scary huh????

FWIW - The last time I was actually in a movie theater was in 1977 when Star Wars came out. Not impressed. Have never gone back to a movie theater. Ever. Seriously.
Are you thinking of Hannie Caulder ?

That was one of the great Westerns of the period
Welch plays a frontier wife who ends up gang raped by a bunch of dirtballs after husband is murdered
Gun man finds her, nurses her back to health ends up teaching her his trade
Gal murders up the gang
Great movie

Might be one other where she's in skin tight Buckskins but Hannie Caulder should have won multiple awards
Girl did several sexploitation westerns, one other was Bandelero
She always ends up molested

Seem to recall seeing her on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson nearly falling out of her Buckskins when the movie was released.

Other tremendous Westerns were the already mention Josey Wales which kind of jump started cowbow action shooting back in the 70s
John Wayne's last movie, The Shootist
The Wild Bunch
Eastwood in Joe Kidd and The Unforgiven, couple others
even some Lee Van Cleef movies

I really don't have any such thing as a "favorite" movie
There are a bunch though that were damn cool in my racks of DVDs, VHS and Disc
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Old February 12, 2019, 22:06   #34
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Dark of the Sun. Rod Taylor, Jim Brown, and Yvette Mimieux.

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Old February 12, 2019, 22:17   #35
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Dark of the Sun. Rod Taylor, Jim Brown, and Yvette Mimieux.

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Yvette Mimieux was quite good looking in her younger days.
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For me, great movies can be watched time and time again without loss of enjoyment. Outlaw Josey Wales, The Quiet Man, McClintock, The Shootist, The Hunter, The Thomas Crown Affair, Bullit, The Getaway, Heat, The Blues Brothers, Who Dares Wins (aka The Final Option for the US market) and many more fall into that category.

However, my absolute favorite movie is First Blood. The rest of the Rambo movies were trash but I rented FB when it came out on video tape then watched it 7 times in the weekend I had it. Even today, I can still narrate every scene and just recorded it on the DVR couple nights ago. Jimmy Lile's knife spawned millions of cheap ChiCom copies, "Rambo" became a byword for gung ho, weapons enthusiasts while the movie exposed to a wider audience the enduring problems of PTSD and feelings of abandonment of a generation of Vietnam Vets.

Sure, there are a bunch of cheesy lines in it but the whole movie adds up to more than those distract from it. The final scenes in the police station were pretty moving to a teenage punk kid living in the UK. 37 years later, after service in the military, including tours in Northern Ireland, which has become Britain's forgotten counter insurgency conflict, Rambo's railings against society and his loss of camaraderie experienced in the military ring true for me. Who knew?
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Some great ones mentioned.

Not my favorite ever of all time (not even sure what that would be) but,
Death Hunt with Charles Bronson, Lee Marvin, Angela Dickinson, etc. is a great flick.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082247/

I also like most of the Hitchcock films.

And most of the stuff John Milius directed.
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0587518/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1
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Princess Diaries, The Sound of Music, and the latest Disney remake of Cinderella. As much as I like Rio Bravo and McClintock, neither of those movies ever get me laid. Just sayin'
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