What is your favorite movie?

By Patrickrock · 19 replies
Jun 29, 2013
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  1. What is your favorite movie?
  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    Probably Inception.
  3. GhostRyder

    GhostRyder This guy again... Posts: 2,198   +593

    Favorite Movie?

    Hard to choose, seen so many good ones, Terminator 2
  4. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 7,671   +413

    Seen alot, difficult to say.
  5. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,005   +2,532

    The movies that impacted me the most were probably, "A Clockwork Orange", "Blade Runner", and "Forbidden Planet".

    Obviously the FX business has come a long, long way since then, but these movies set the tone, flavor, and depth of plot, of what would become my future expectations.

    If you'd like to have some fun watching the Sci-Fi genre evolve, dig up a copy of the original, "War of the Worlds", and afterwards, watch the Tom Cruise remake.
  6. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,224   +164

    Slaughterhouse 5, Dark Victory, What dreams May Come, A Clockwork Orange, Cool Hand Luke, Requiem for a Dream, Black Swan. Star Wars (1977) M.A.S.H.
    Yikes, I think I have a top 200.
    NOT Gone With the Wind! Don't get it, never will...possibly because I don't give a damn. Guffaw, guffaw.
  7. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,005   +2,532

    I notice you didn't mention that "Rosebud" s*** either. "Citizen Kane" or something like that.. So for GWTW, you're vote is, "Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn".? Black Swan was very dark, even by my standards. But, it's nice to see Natalie Portman getting work, (and half undressed no less), since her "Queen Amidala" heydays. I always consider her the Jewish Keira Knightly. Although that's a wild guess based on the "man" suffix in her surnane. At one point they looked like twin sisters. You could tell Keira by her slight overbite, and yeah well, the British accent. For a great Keira Knightley flick, try, "King Arthur" with Clive Owen. Oh, and "Sucker Punch", an off the wall FX multi-layered VR extravaganza that, (IMHO of course), was vastly underrated. It would mesh well with a video gamer's sensibilities.
  8. 300 is my favorite movie.
  9. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Grand Inquisitor Posts: 4,737   +3,757

    Blazing Saddles.
  10. Benethi

    Benethi TS Rookie

    Mine favorite is Man of steel..
  11. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,276   +461

    Blazing Saddles is such a good movie. Not my fav but definitely up there.
  12. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,264

    Mainstream? I've probably watched "Once Upon a Time in America" and "Cool Hand Luke" for entertainment value many times.
    As far as movies that stuck in the memory: Oldboy (not looking forward to the Hollywood remake this year) , Léon, and Blade Runner.
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  13. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,276   +461

    They're remaking Oldboy? Wow... not sure America can handle that one if it's anything like the original. I made my father-in-law watch it and he was in shock.
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  14. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,005   +2,532

    "Time for a bit of the old ultra violence"?
  15. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,264

    Oh yes. Hollywood's well known love of originality also extends to probably mangling another in the trilogy- Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (apparently in development )
  16. slh28

    slh28 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,706   +172

    You definitely get a like for mentioning those movies!

    Some of my favourites are: Pulp Fiction, The Matrix, Fight Club, City of God and more recently The Dark Knight and Kick ***.
  17. TheDreams

    TheDreams TS Addict Posts: 631   +68

    My absolute favorite movie is Black Hawk Down, great.
  18. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,473   +126

    Time Travel Movie Favorites
    Somewhere in Time
    The Final Countdown
    Time Rider
    Beyond the Time Barrier
    The Philadelphia Experiment
  19. win37

    win37 TS Member

    A person of interest might be awesome to my choise

    LPCOORAY TS Rookie

    Some of my favorite movies:
    Pretty Woman (Richard Gere & Julia Roberts )
    27 dresses (Catherine Heigl & James Marsden)
    The Ten Commandments (Charlton Heston)
    The Horse Whisperer (Robert Redford)
    Karate Kid (Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan)

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