Good to Great movies

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  1. Tenacious D

    Tenacious D The law is of supreme importance, or no importance

    This is a more appropriate title, IMO.
     
  2. Tenacious D

    Tenacious D The law is of supreme importance, or no importance

    You’re going to whip my ass, whenever I next see you.

    Tommy Boy isn’t a great movie, by any cinematic standard, but you’re the first person who I’ve ever heard say that they didn’t like it.

    And Chris Farley? You don’t dig Chris Farley - I’m not sure how that’s possible to do.
     
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  3. Tenacious D

    Tenacious D The law is of supreme importance, or no importance

  4. lylsmorr

    lylsmorr Super Moderator

    A Few Good Men
     
  5. Ssmiff

    Ssmiff More fragile than Mr. Glass

    Any not popular ones? Boondock Saints is one I'll rewatch.
    Equalizer too.
     
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  6. NorrisAlan

    NorrisAlan Super Moderator

    Last Action Hero is criminally underrated and is one I will watch anytime, anywhere.
     
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  7. Ssmiff

    Ssmiff More fragile than Mr. Glass

    True Romance
     
  8. NorrisAlan

    NorrisAlan Super Moderator

    True Lies is another of Schwarzenegger's movies that is underrated. Great movie and I laugh my ass off at it.

    NOTE: Great in the sense that I love it, it is not a 'great' movie as in ground breaking or having any deep meaning of the time it was made.
     
  9. bostonvol

    bostonvol Chieftain

    I can watch Die Hard anytime. Same for Christmas Vacation
     
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  10. bostonvol

    bostonvol Chieftain

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  11. kptvol

    kptvol Super Moderator

    I've probably seen Christmas Vacation more than any other movie.
     
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  12. JohnnyQuickkick

    JohnnyQuickkick Great Man

    Ghostbusters. The original.
     
  13. warhammer

    warhammer Chieftain

    The concept for the movie is actually better than the final product. It is a great movie though. I just don't think people at the time knew how to take it.
     
  14. bostonvol

    bostonvol Chieftain

    How about movies that were good but should have or could have been great? I’ll nominate V for Vendetta and The Adjustment Bureau.
     
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  15. kptvol

    kptvol Super Moderator

    RIPD. Best movie ever made.
     
  16. bostonvol

    bostonvol Chieftain

    Thirteen Days is really good, if you can ignore Costner’s attempt at a Boston accent.
     
  17. NorrisAlan

    NorrisAlan Super Moderator

    Had to google that puppy.
     
  18. chavisut

    chavisut Dan Mullen Fan Club President

    I watched the one scene a lot as a young man.
     
  19. A-Smith

    A-Smith Wes Rucker Fan Club President and Chief Fellator

    The original 3 Indiana Jones's will get DVR-ed in the Smith house every time (and watched if I can get to them before the woman deletes them).

    Old movies I like: True Grit, Big Jake, The Man who Shot Liberty Valance, North By Northwest, Dial M for Murder, Ben Hur

    Some more recent ones for me:
    Interstellar
    Inception
    Django
    Moneyball
    Zero Dark Thirty (Yeah I know it's not super accurate, which has ruined it a little for me because when I originally watched I thought it was the greatest thing ever.)
    Fellowship of the Ring
    The Prestige
    The Big Short

    and of course the goat, Happy Gilmore.
     
  20. NorrisAlan

    NorrisAlan Super Moderator

    The Cowboys (John Wayne movie) is a fantastic movie as well.

    I like Rio Bravo better than El Dorado.

    And I will also watch The Quiet Man anywhere, anytime.
     

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