I am serious - and dont call me Shirley

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  1. Pecker

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    Your favorite movies will be the ones you can sit through over and over and over....

    Comedy - Airplane

    Drama - The Godfather (Parts I & II only)

    Musical - Some Like It Hot

    Animation - The Lion King, Shrek

    Fantasy - The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

    Sci/Fi - Star Wars (Episodes IV, V, VI only)

    Horror - Alien

    Western - The Magnificent Seven
     
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    OK, I'll play:

    Comedy - Animal House, American Pie, Princess Bride

    Drama - The Color Purple, Elizabeth, Gladiator

    Musical - not really into musicals, but if I have to pick one - Evita

    Animation - Nightmare Before Christmas, Finding Nemo

    Fantasy - The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

    Sci/Fi - Star Wars (Episodes IV, V, VI only)

    Horror - Dracula (with Gary Oldman)

    Western - Lonesome Dove, Tombstone, Young Guns 1 & 2
     
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    This is my current list off the top of my head. It is likely to change when I hear some other people's suggestions of titles that did not immediately come to mind.

    Comedy - Monty Python and the Holy Grail ("Ni!")

    Drama - Citizen Kane

    Musical - The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Victor/Victoria, West Side Story (Sorry; I couldn't limit myself to one musical ... I am gay, after all! :D)

    Animation - Fantasia (Though I do like Shrek a lot)

    Fantasy - The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Has to be)

    Sci/Fi - Return of the Jedi

    Horror - Nosferatu, Psycho

    Western - Hmmm ... Does Blazing Saddles count? Or Lust In the Dust?
     
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    oh yeah - Holy Grail has to be moved to the front of my comedy list!

    and i'll except Lust in the Dust as a western :lol:

    "The legend of Chile Verde tells of men and women who became slaves to their passions. They paid the price here under the blistering, burning, blazing, scorching, roasting, toasting, baking, boiling, broiling, steaming, searing, sizzling, grilling, smoldering, VERY HOT New Mexico sun. For there is a saying in these parts: those who lust in the dust shall die in the dust."
     
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    Comedy -- Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (Now, every time I think of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, I'm reminded of the Coalition to Liberate Itinerant Tree-dwellers.)

    Drama -- The Color Purple

    Musical -- Grease

    Animation -- Akira

    Fantasy -- The Neverending Story (Okay, I was a little kid when I saw it.)

    Sci-fi -- The Empire Strikes Back (Gotta let the bad guys win occasionally.)

    Horror -- The Birds (Only Alfred Hitchcock could make birds scary.)
     
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    I could also mention my least favorite.

    Romance -- Gigli

    Musical -- CATS (Of course, who did like it?)

    Comedy -- Ishtar

    SF -- I, Robot (I could maintain all the content with a mere four minutes of Will Smith just playing "Will2K" and dancing on Asimov's grave.)

    Animation -- Pocahontas (She's quite developed for an eleven-year-old.)

    Western -- Dances with Wolves (The movie that launched a thousand wannabes.)
     
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    Ok you got it, here goes:

    Comedy-- Smokey And The Bandit, 9-5, Tootsie, M*A*S*H*[/I
     
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    I'll could play over and over and over.....


    Thriller: In the name of the Rose (Umberto Eco's great story)
    The Untouchables (De Palma is the true son of Hitchcock)
    The Silence of the Lambs (Hopkins & "Clarice" Foster are superb)
    Se7en (David Fincher is the other true son of Hitchcock)

    Drama - Out of Africa (The sad life of Karen von Blixen, outstanding
    photography of the African landscape together with the sweeping John
    Barry soundtrack. One of the Best Movies I have ever seen)
    American Beauty (also great soundtrack!!),
    The Piano (beautiful piano playing / soundtrack)

    Animation - Jungle Book, Nemo, Ice Age.

    Fantasy - Neverending Story, (the song still makes me happy)

    Sci/Fi - Aliens, ET, The Matrix 1 (Keanu Reeves was cute)

    Horror - Psycho, The Exorcist, Spoorloos (Dutch original, the US remake
    calls The Vanishing.

    Western - Once upon a time in the West (Sergio Leone the best "spaghetti"
    western creator & Ennio Morricone's haunting beautiful music !!)
     
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    Oh here we go! :D

    Comedy - Amelie, Airplane!, Spaceballs, The Silent Movie

    Drama - Before Night Falls, Fat Man and Little Boy (does it fit here?)

    Musical - The Sound of Music, Chicago

    Animation - Shrek, Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

    Fantasy - The Lord of the Rings!

    Sci/Fi - The Fifth Element, Encounters of the 3rd kind, Star Wars/Aliens/Star Trek

    Horror - What Lies Beneath, The Birds (yeah, I'm not much into horror films)

    Western - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    Movie I won't ever watch again - Dancer In The Dark. It's a great movie, but it's too damn sad! :blink:
     
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    Comedy - Caddyshack, Sixteen Candles, tons more.

    Drama - tons (incl any Kevin Spacey)

    Musical - Singin' in the Rain, An American in PAris

    Animation - Nemo, Lion King

    Fantasy - The Lord of the Rings!

    Sci/Fi - Close Encounters 3rd, 2001, Clockwork Orange

    Horror - zzzzzz,

    Western - Fistful of Dollars

    FOREIGN - Il Postino, Cinema Paradiso

    Movie I won't ever watch again - The Tuxedo... well, I'll forward to Jennifer Love Hewitt's parts (pathetic, yes)
     
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    Comedy - Dumb & Dumber? Anything by Jackie Chan pre round the world in 80 days I havent watched it and dont intend to just not my thing I dont know many comedies

    Drama - Leon, Goodfellas, Full Metal Jacket

    Musical - Man Of La Mancha

    Animation - Vampire Hunter D, Hellsing, The Incredibles :p

    Fantasy - Labyrinth/Never Ending Story, Final Fantasy Advent Children, I'm anticipating.

    Sci/Fi - If Quantum Leap were a film...

    Horror - Lord of Illusions (starring Scott Bakula), The Exorcist

    Western - Not sure...

    That's about all I can come up with
     
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    Comedy - Tank Girl, Bringin' Down the House

    Drama - Rebecca, Dangerous Liasons, Elizabeth

    Romance - Shakespear In Love, The Princess Bride

    Action/Adventure - Tomb Raider, The Mummy, Charlies Angels, Ballistic

    Musical - Blah .. have yet to find one I like unless Moulin Rouge counts that was pretty good.

    Foregin - Amalie

    Animation - Princess Mononoke, The Slayers, both Shrek Movies

    Fantasy - Legend, Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

    Sci/Fi - One the star trek movies I actually liked ... I forget which one I just remember this beautiful scene with a hummingbird and everything was moving super slow.

    Horror - Hellraiser, The Exorcist (Which maybe should be under comedy), the Alien movies.

    Western - I have a western gay porno flick ... does that count? :p
     
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    Are you sure you're gay? :eek: Maybe you're just high-strung!
     
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    Okay, I wanna play, but this is hard for me because I like a lot of movies for different reasons, so it's hard to pick favorites.

    Dramas: Leon, American Beauty, Dangerous Liasons, Ghandi, The Usual Suspects

    Thrillers: The Cube, Angel Heart, American Psycho, Mulholland Drive, Blue Velvet, Lord of Illusion

    Comedies: Southpark- Bigger, Longer and Uncut (surely an lpsg fav!)

    Musicals: Fiddler on the Roof, Lost Horizons (sorry, I've always been fascinated with Tibet), Caberet, Miss Saigon (if you didn't cry your tear ducts must be clogged) Romeo and Juliet (both new and old) Porghy and Bess. See, I told you I was a gay man at heart!

    Weird cult movies: A Clockwork Orange, Liquid Sky, Freeway 2- Confessions of a Trickbaby, Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead, Paperhouse, Eraserhead, oh I'll shut up now before I just list the majority of my video library!

    Foriegn: Amorres Perros

    Fantasy: Lord of the Rings

    Animation: The Jungle Book, Cool World, Roger Rabbit


    Movie I'll never see again: Orlando! That was the longest, most boring time spent in my existance. Some days, just knowing I'll never have to watch that again gives me a reason to live.
     
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    Are you sure you're gay? :eek: Maybe you're just high-strung!
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    Would you like to find out Double?

    :p :lol:
     
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    Zora if you liked american beauty, and you havent yet seen this movie, check out "Pay It Foward" It also stars Kevin Spacey and is on the same sort of existential lines as "American Beauty"
     
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    Pay it Forward was sad. :( Good, but sad. I think people paid it too little attention b/c they took the 3 big recent Oscar winners and it looked like they were trying too hard to be the Oscar winner for that year. IMO.
     
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    I wouldnt know myself .. I rarely pay attention to those awards things and critics. I trust in my friends judgement and usually see what they reccomend. Or I just get something because i saw a preview or read the back and it seemed intresting. I often end up disagreeing with awards stuff and critics.
     
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    Are you sure you're gay? :eek: Maybe you're just high-strung!
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    Oh, there's a musical version of the Monty Python spam sketch coming out.

    Now, if it were about spam, I can think of a few songs like "Blame Anatolia" (TTTO "Blame Canada") and "San Wallace" (TTTO "Maria"). And just to make sure I get a Tony, I'll send it 128 times to everyone in the merican Theater Wing.
     
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    Zora if you liked american beauty, and you havent yet seen this movie, check out "Pay It Foward" It also stars Kevin Spacey and is on the same sort of existential lines as "American Beauty"
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    Thanks, with a recommendation like that, I'll have to check it out. I think I originally avoided it because it looked so darned, well, wholesome or something, but I felt that way about American Beauty from the previews too. I frequently choose movies by the actors or directors. Some actors I like seem to appear together from time to time, which is always nice. I like a well-chosen offbeat script and there are several actors who seem to be drawn to those more than just big box office hits. I rarely agree with critics!
     
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