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Top 12 Films

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Mercgirl, May 31, 2017.


  1. Mercgirl

    Mercgirl PetForums Member

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    So if you could only ever watch the same 12 films for the rest of your life, which 12 would you choose?

    Mine, in no particular order, are

    1 The Usual Suspects
    2 The Shawshank Redemption
    3 Reservoir Dogs
    4 Transformers
    5 Close Encounters of the Third Kind
    6 300
    7 Saving Private Ryan
    8 Gladiator
    9 Ronin
    10 The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (it is, after all, one long film cut into 3 parts[​IMG])
    11 Bladerunner
    12 John Wick

    Well, that's my list for now..............it may change when I see what others have chosen[​IMG]
     
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  2. Zaros

    Zaros Pet Forums, P/resident Evil

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    1. The Hunger
    2. The Man Who Fell To Earth.
    3. Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence
    4. American History X
    5. Trains, Planes and Automobiles.
    6. Uncle Buck.
    7. The Big White.
    8. Out Of Africa.
    9. A Perfect World
    10. Shawshank Redemption.
    11. Million Dollar Bay
    12. Fried Green Tomatoes At The Whistle Stop Cafe
     
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  3. Creativecat

    Creativecat PetForums Senior

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    I think mine would be
    The mission
    Good fellers
    Casino
    Heat
    Starman
    Aliens
    The hobbit trilogy
    Dances with wolves
    Indiana jones trilogy
    The lavender hill mob
    The day the earth stood still
    Blade2
     
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  4. kimthecat

    kimthecat PetForums VIP

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    I like to watch light happy films from the 80s and 90s , like the flight of the Navigator , Bill and teds excellent adventure , Goldie hawn in Overboard and Housesitter and adventure films with Michael douglas Romancing the stone and the Indiana jones films
     
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  5. CollieSlave

    CollieSlave PetForums Member

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    Room with a view
    Dr Zhivago (David Lean)
    Lawrence of Arabia
    Withnail & I
    Out of Africa
    Schindler's List
    Shadowlands
    Cry Freedom
    Chariots of Fire
    A Fish Called Wanda
    Regeneration
    The Full Monty
     
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  6. BlueJay

    BlueJay Pack of Losers

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    LOTR trilogy
    Interview with the Vampire
    Jurassic Park
    Ginger Snaps
    The Lion King
    Watchmen
    About Time
    Shaun of the Dead
    Happy Feet
    The Dark Knight
    Hairspray
    Hercules
     
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  7. Happy Paws2

    Happy Paws2 PetForums VIP

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    in no particular order

    High Society
    Now Voyager
    Cleopatra
    Dirty Dancing
    Pretty Woman
    Runaway Bride
    Gone with the Wind
    Gladiator
    Lawrence of Arabia
    The Nuns Story
    Anne of the Thousand Days
    Miracle on 34th Street... Richard Attenborough
     
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  8. ForestWomble

    ForestWomble PetForums VIP

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    In no particular order:

    1. Flight of the Navigator
    2. A dog named Christmas
    3. Goodnight Mister Tom
    4. Dinotopia
    5. Uncle Buck
    6. Lion King
    7. Basil the great mouse detective
    8. National Treasure

    If I think of more I'll add them on.
     
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  9. Dr Pepper

    Dr Pepper Banned

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    It changes for me, but for today:-

    1. Con Air
    2. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (watch it every year without fail)
    3. National Treasure (both)
    4. Top Gun
    5. Django unchained (Quentin Tarrentino version)
    6. Predestination
    7. Mannequin (original)
    8. Can't pick so any Star Trek (bar the first one with the original cast).
    9. Dirty Dancing
    10. Love Actually
    11. Tango & Cash
    12. The Breakfast Club
     
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  10. simplysardonic

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    So many films I could list!

    But in no particular order & off the top of my head:

    Mad Max Trilogy (The Road Warrior being slightly in the lead)
    The Princess Bride
    The Cornetto Trilogy (Hot Fuzz being my fave by a very small margin)
    Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
    Laputa Castle in the Sky
    Akira
    Blade Runner
    Constantine
    The Indiana Jones trilogy (Last Crusade is my fave, we don't talk about Crystal Skull!)
    Turner & Hooch
    Conan the Destroyer
    Willow
     
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    Elles PetForums VIP

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    Camille
    Leon
    Blade Runner
    Another Country
    Metropolis
    Schindler's List
    Despicable Me,
    The Matrix
    Time Bandits
    The Black Stallion
    Pan's Labyrinth
    Man on Fire

    Loads more, I like most Bourne films, most Liam Neeson films, most Denzel films, Inception, most Johnny Depp films, The original Planes, trains and automobiles is the first film I watched where I had to pause it, because I was laughing too much. The car hire at the airport was just too much. The first film to terrify me was and old black and white horror called Homicidal. There's too many to list only 12. :)
     
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  12. grumpy goby

    grumpy goby Grumpy wench.

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    Mine is made of films I generally watch on a lazy Sunday, or when I am sick. (no particular order, except Blade Runner at No. 1 ;) )

    1 - Blade Runner
    2 - Metropolis (the 1927 film not the anime...also v good)
    3 - Grave of the fireflies (although I couldnt watch it again)
    4 - Princess Bride
    5 - Princess Mononoke
    6 - Terminator
    7 - LOTR Trilogy
    8 - Fight Club
    9 - Planes, Trains and Automobiles
    10 -The good, the bad & the ugly
    11 - Pulp Fiction
    12 - Ghost in The Shell

    (Anime that didnt quite make the list but easily could... Akira, The wind rises, Neon Genesis, Metropolis...)
     
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