Your Favorite Movies.

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Re: Your Favorite Movies.

Postby TyrantGojira » Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:50 pm

Jurassic Park
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
How to Train Your Dragon
Ed Wood
The Green Mile
Grand Torino
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
The Thing (1982)
Robocop (1987)
Tarzan (1999)
Pee Wee’s Big Adventure
American Werewolf in London
King Kong (1933)
Godzilla 2000
Blazing Saddels
The Princess Bride
Blues Brothers
Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe
Coming to America
Hardcore Henry
Freddy vs. Jason
Pacific Rim
Toy Story 2
Shrek 2
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Guardians of the Galaxy
Gamera 3 Revenge of Iris
Spiderman (2002)
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
Tommy Boy
Raiders of the Lost Arc
Pulp Fiction
The Sound of Music
Return of the Jedi
The Lion King
Evil Dead 2
Sweeney Todd
Terminator 2
Ghostbusters (1984)
The Producers (2005)
Frankenstein (1931)
Clash of the Titans
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Re: Your Favorite Movies.

Postby Desghidorah » Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:12 am

In terms of specific category, Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith is my favorite of the franchise. Part of it might be nostalgia as I went to see it with my best friend for his birthday, but I still think it has splendid effects and pretty good acting with only a few hiccups. I don't feel like it's talking down to me like some of the new films or grubbing for nostalgia, using some familiar stuff while still using a lot of new locations and appearances.

The Lost World is my favorite of the JP franchise. Yes, the gymnastics kick is silly, but I seriously think people nitpicked the heck out of this movie while ignoring the weird parts of the first film. Why is it okay to harp on Nick Van Owen (a womanizing liar) disarming Roland's gun (and only that gun) in TLW but completely ignore the aimless subplot of dinosaur breeding (given content cut from the novels), the Tyrannosaurus being loud at times and stealthy others, or the miraculous skeleton breaks in the first film? The effects were improved by an extra four years of refinement by the same teams, there's lots more creature action, the setting is a nice change; and I really got a kick out of the dinosaur media tributes at play. Is it flawless, heck no. But when I want to enjoy myself with a dinosaur movie, it's my Go-To.
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Re: Your Favorite Movies.

Postby Titanoterror98 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 3:01 pm

I'm sure that I'll be revising this till my time on this world comes to an end, but I've always wanted to do this so here goes!
    20. Jesus Christ Superstar
    18. The Nightmare Before Christmas
    17. The LEGO Movie
    16. Spirited Away
    15. Kiki's Delivery Service
    14. Lu Over the Wall
    13. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 & 2
    12. Star Wars: The Original Trilogy
    11. Castle in the Sky
    10. The Iron Giant
    9. Whisper of the Heart
    8. Princess Mononoke
    7. GMK: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack
    6. The Gamera Trilogy
    5. Gojira/Godzilla: King of the Monsters ('54)
    4. How to Train Your Dragon (1,2, and hopefully 3)
    3. Big Fish
    2. Lilo & Stich
    1. Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
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Re: Your Favorite Movies.

Postby Gojirawars 03 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:58 am

Well overall, for most of my favorite films:
1. Star Wars (all 6 original films, prequels included)
2. Jaws
3. Jurassic Park
4. Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla 2
5. The Princess Bride
6. Godzilla vs Destroyah
7. Monty Python and the Holy Grail
8. Godzilla vs King Ghidorah
9. The Lost World: Jurassic Park
10: Transformers (2007)

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Re: Your Favorite Movies.

Postby Grievous » Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:25 pm

Well...I tend to keep my kaiju films separate from the other
genres I this list will not feature any kaiju films.

Them! (1954)
Alien (1979)
Kagemusha (1980)
Blade Runner(1982)
Gremlins (1984)
Ghostbusters (1984)
The Terminator 1984)
Robocop (1987)
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Total Recall (1990)
Tremors (1990)
Jurassic Park (1993)
Ed Wood (1994)
Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Snatch (2000)
Unbreakable (2000)
Death Note (2006)
Death Note 2: The Last Name (2006)
Zodiac (2007)
Split (2016)

And I'm sure there is more...but that will do for now.
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Re: Your Favorite Movies.

Postby Bane » Sat Dec 22, 2018 2:28 pm

Taxi Driver, American Psycho, and Eyes Wide Shut have solidified their place as some of my favorite movies of all time.
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