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#38141 - 04/27/10 09:45 PM Re: Top 5 movies [Re: Nightmare]
Shadow Dragon Offline

Registered: 01/18/10
Posts: 95
Let's see, for me it would be:

V for Vendetta
Clerks (and it's sequal, Clerks 2)
Thank You for Smoking
The Brave one
Dark Knight
"There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance." - Socrates
Cogito ergo sum.

#38143 - 04/27/10 10:40 PM Re: Top 5 movies [Re: Shadow Dragon]
Mardi Gras Offline

Registered: 04/14/10
Posts: 26
Loc: Louisiana
doubled to ten, I can never get tired of these...
In no specific order:

(Rob Zombie's) The haunted world of El Superbeasto
(Quentin Tarantino) Hell Ride
(Rob Zombie's) Devil's Rejects (and it's prequel House of 1000 Corpses)
(Quentin Tarantino) Natural Born Killers
SLC Punk
Steel Toes
Jennifer's Body
Zombieland (with Woody Harrelson)

Some say the devil is dead and buried in Killarney
More say he rose again And joined the British army

#38144 - 04/27/10 11:00 PM Re: Top 5 movies [Re: Mardi Gras]
Severed Soul Offline

Registered: 04/04/10
Posts: 32
Loc: USA
Cant think of just my top 5 but here are 5 of my favorites:
Fight Club
Rambo (the newest one)
“It's too bad that stupidity isn't painful.”- Anton LaVey

#38184 - 04/29/10 01:09 PM Re: Top 5 movies [Re: Severed Soul]
Joshua Sprenkle Offline

Registered: 04/13/10
Posts: 6
Loc: US
I love horror, and in no in no specific order are 5 of my favorites.

The Host
From Within
The strong will embrace the approach of death as an opportunity to indulge in survival.

#38240 - 05/03/10 04:40 PM Re: Top 5 movies [Re: Joshua Sprenkle]
Veles Offline

Registered: 04/19/10
Posts: 4
Loc: US
Rosemary's Baby
Fight Club
The Wizard of Oz
Pink Flamingos
American Psycho

#38465 - 05/12/10 02:23 PM Re: Top 5 movies [Re: Veles]
Gareth Offline

Registered: 05/02/10
Posts: 6
the ebola syndrome
cannibal holocaust
from hell
the birds
the omen

#38559 - 05/15/10 01:56 AM Re: Top 5 movies [Re: Nightmare]
Disabuse Offline

Registered: 09/19/07
Posts: 220
I can’t believe I never posted in this thread. It has been around for ages.

Hackers (1995)
Cult classic in my industry. Purely fictional in what they do, but it is still a movie I can watch any day of the week.

The Way of the Gun (2000)
Nothing beats the opening lines in this movie. Brings me back to so many nights when I was out with my friends causing trouble.

Running Scared (2006)
Once this movie gets rolling, it takes you on a ride. A valuable lesson is learned from this movie too; never let your kids see where you put your guns.

Seven Samurai (1954)
Absolutely brilliant movie. The anime series off-shoot of this film is pretty good too.

Half-Baked (1998)
Still my all time favorite comedy film. It really shouldn’t need any kind of introduction. If you haven’t seen this movie by now, jump off a very tall bridge.

There are a lot more I love, but those 5 are definitely my top choices.
-Disabuse Conformity-
"Cu č surdu, orbu e taci, campa cent'anni 'mpaci."

#39035 - 06/03/10 05:13 AM Re: Top 5 movies [Re: Disabuse]
Gavin Offline

Registered: 05/17/10
Posts: 6
Loc: South Wales , UK
Well I have a large film collection, so naming a top 5 is not something I can do easily - but off the top of my head:

Halloween (the original John Carpenter version).

Wonderful camera work makes you feel as if the events are happening to you personally. Excellent use of sound and silence. Donald Pleasance puts in a stellar performance. Jamie Lee Curtis screams her lungs out. And last but not least - THAT music. A faultless fright machine from start to finish. My DVD of this comes off the shelf towards the end of every October without fail.

The Matrix

A cracking action film packed with philosophical ideas. The ultimate comic book film – pause it at any time and the frame you stop on can be a comic illustration.

The Thing (Mr. Carpenter again)

This is in my opinion the best base under siege film ever made. Fantastic claustrophobic tension and some truly mortifying practical effects. Dum Dum. Dum Dum. Dum Dum…

The Shining

One of the creepiest films I have ever seen. Kubrick’s floating camera, Jack Nicholsons performance, the ominous music and the slow pace all combine to create a film that seeps into your subconscious and stays there. Fancy a nice bath anyone?

Paranormal Activity

A lot of people trashed this film when it came out, but I lapped it up.
This film gave me insomnia the evening after watching it, and for someone who has watched a lot of horror, that is quite some achievement.
This film scares you using methods that have almost been forgotten about – suggestion, suspense, and through very effective use of sound. The monster that makes the noise in the dark off screen is always much more frightening than the monster on screen.
Truly chilling - blows all the recent splatter gore horror films out of the water.

#39360 - 06/16/10 07:45 PM Re: Top 5 movies [Re: Nightmare]
Knievel74 Offline

Registered: 05/18/10
Posts: 149
Loc: NY
In no particular order:

The Quiet Man
The Wizard Of Oz
2001: A Space Odyssey
The Empire Strikes Back
The Big Lebowski

I have a helluva lot more than five. But these will do.
"Man was meant to live, not just to exist". - Evel Knievel

#39818 - 07/02/10 04:38 PM Re: Top 5 movies [Re: Saligia]
NeoZombie Offline

Registered: 06/21/10
Posts: 60
Loc: Minnesota, USA
1. Apocalypto and/or T2

2. The Fifth Element

3. Leaving Las Vegas

4. Braveheart

5. Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas

#40129 - 07/11/10 08:06 AM Re: Top 5 movies [Re: NeoZombie]
BaronVonShankly Offline

Registered: 03/23/09
Posts: 170
Loc: London
1. Halloween
2. Get Carter
3. Night In Manchester Morgue
4. Witchfinder General
5. The Wicker Man

#40135 - 07/11/10 08:10 PM Re: Top 5 movies [Re: Mardi Gras]
TV is God Moderator Offline

Registered: 08/11/08
Posts: 273
Loc: The Cornhole
 Originally Posted By: Mardi Gras

(Quentin Tarantino) Hell Ride

(Quentin Tarantino) Natural Born Killers

Not to nitpick but neither of those films were by Quentin Tarantino. Hell Ride was sold under the "presented by Quentin Tarantino" banner just like Hostel but it was pretty much just paid for by Tarantino. Hell ride was written and directed by Larry Bishop.

And Oliver Stone directed Natural Born Killers. Tarantino did write the original script but Stone rewrote it and Tarantino states very little of what he wrote was perserved.

Again not to nitpick, I'm just a big Tarantino fan.

#40139 - 07/12/10 05:33 AM Re: Top 5 movies [Re: TV is God]
GillesdeRais Offline

Registered: 09/08/09
Posts: 141
SF - Blade Runner, 2001
Horror - Alien, The Exorcist, Poltergeist
Drama - Rashomon
Comedy - Dr. Strangelove, Animal House
Suspense - Jaws, Carnival of Souls (original)
Action - Conan 1
Foreign - Amelie
Love Story - Somewhere in Time
Shitty - Plan 9 from Outer Space, Piranha 2: The Spawning
Animated - Heavy Metal
Book Adaptation - The Right Stuff
Anime - Ninja Scrolls
Disney - Fantasia
As of late - The Road
Philosophy, n. A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.

#41947 - 08/14/10 05:23 PM Re: Top 5 movies [Re: GillesdeRais]
Duende Offline

Registered: 03/25/10
Posts: 75
Loc: USA
In no particular order.

The Empire Strikes Back
Dances with Wolves
Apocalypse Now
Saving Private Ryan
Interview with the Vampire
seeker of the mysteries ......

#41956 - 08/15/10 04:30 PM Re: Top 5 movies [Re: Duende]
Syn_Holliday Offline

Registered: 07/18/10
Posts: 25
Loc: West Covina, CA
- The Loved One (1965)
- The Wicker Man (1973, original, not the remake)
- A Little Princess (1995 w/Liesel Matthews)
- Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
- Bagdad Cafe (1987)

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