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You know, for a "movie snob", I sure haven't seen many "classics" [Jul. 9th, 2004|05:40 pm]
Kurt Onstad
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To be honest, I don't enjoy the acting style of most older movies. It's far too over the top and theatrical. I like the more muted style of today. Anyways, here's the movies I've seen on IMDB's Top 100:

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IMDB's Top 100 Best Movies of All Time
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Rank

Movie

Didn't See It/
Started It/
Finished It/
Hated It!

1

Godfather, The (1972)

2

Shawshank Redemption, The (1994)

Finished It

3

Godfather: Part II, The (1974)

4

Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The (2003)

Finished It

5

Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The (2002)

Finished It

6

Casablanca (1942)

Started It

7

Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The (2001)

Finished It

8

Schindler's List (1993)

9

Shichinin no samurai (1954)

10

Star Wars (1977)

Finished It

11

Citizen Kane (1941)

Started It

12

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

Started It

13

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

14

Rear Window (1954)

15

Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Finished It

16

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Finished It

17

Memento (2000)

Finished It

18

Usual Suspects, The (1995)

Finished It

19

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Finished It

20

North by Northwest (1959)

21

12 Angry Men (1957)

Finished It

22

Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain, Le (2001)

23

Psycho (1960)

Started It

24

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

25

Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il (1966)

26

Silence of the Lambs, The (1991)

Finished It

27

It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

Finished It

28

Goodfellas (1990)

29

American Beauty (1999)

Finished It

30

Vertigo (1958)

31

Sunset Blvd. (1950)

32

Matrix, The (1999)

Finished It

33

Apocalypse Now (1979)

34

Pianist, The (2002)

35

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Finished It

36

C'era una volta il West (1968)

37

Some Like It Hot (1959)

38

Third Man, The (1949)

39

Taxi Driver (1976)

40

Paths of Glory (1957)

41

Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi (2001)

42

Fight Club (1999)

Finished It

43

Boot, Das (1981)

44

Double Indemnity (1944)

45

L.A. Confidential (1997)

46

Chinatown (1974)

47

Singin' in the Rain (1952)

48

Maltese Falcon, The (1941)

49

M (1931)

50

Requiem for a Dream (2000)

51

Bridge on the River Kwai, The (1957)

52

All About Eve (1950)

53

Se7en (1995)

Finished It

54

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

Finished It

55

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Finished It

56

Cidade de Deus (2002)

57

Raging Bull (1980)

58

Rashômon (1950)

59

Wizard of Oz, The (1939)

Finished It

60

Sting, The (1973)

61

Alien (1979)

Started It

62

American History X (1998)

63

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

Started It

64

Léon (1994)

Finished It

65

Vita è bella, La (1997)

66

Touch of Evil (1958)

Finished It

67

Manchurian Candidate, The (1962)

68

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Finished It

69

Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The (1948)

70

Great Escape, The (1963)

71

Wo hu cang long (2000)

72

Reservoir Dogs (1992)

73

Clockwork Orange, A (1971)

74

Amadeus (1984)

75

Modern Times (1936)

76

Ran (1985)

77

Annie Hall (1977)

78

Jaws (1975)

Finished It

79

On the Waterfront (1954)

80

Braveheart (1995)

Finished It

81

High Noon (1952)

82

Apartment, The (1960)

83

Fargo (1996)

Finished It

84

Sixth Sense, The (1999)

Finished It

85

Aliens (1986)

Started It

86

Shining, The (1980)

Started It

87

Strangers on a Train (1951)

88

Blade Runner (1982)

Started It

89

Metropolis (1927)

90

Duck Soup (1933)

91

Finding Nemo (2003)

Finished It

92

Donnie Darko (2001)

93

General, The (1927)

94

City Lights (1931)

95

Princess Bride, The (1987)

Finished It

96

Toy Story 2 (1999)

Finished It

97

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)

Finished It

98

Great Dictator, The (1940)

99

Sjunde inseglet, Det (1957)

100

Lola rennt (1998)


Which movies have you seen?

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Comments:
[User Picture]From: gbone
2004-07-10 01:15 am (UTC)
I got the same result essentially. Although I don't recognize all the foreign names with the exception of the japanese [seven samurai].
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[User Picture]From: shironiku
2004-07-10 01:37 am (UTC)
You never saw The Seven Samurai (shichinin no samurai)?
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[User Picture]From: speedball
2004-07-10 01:17 pm (UTC)
Nope. There's bunches of movies I haven't seen that I know I ought to...That's one of them.
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[User Picture]From: fuzzygondol
2004-07-10 01:34 pm (UTC)
you never saw amalie? or life is beautiful? those are both excellent movies. you should see them. they are two of my favorites
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[User Picture]From: speedball
2004-07-10 03:34 pm (UTC)

Oops.

I did see "Life is Beautiful". Yes, wonderful movie.

And the acceptance speech at the Oscars...hilarious.
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