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My Favorite movies: 1. - Twelve Angry Men 2. - The Godfather 3. - The Magnificent Seven 4.- The Great Escape 5.- East of Eden 6.- It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World 7.- White Heat 8. - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 9. - Treasure of Sierra Madre 10. - Elmer Gantry

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Western " Fort Apache "


Noir " Nightmare Alley "


Romantic Comedy " The Quite Man "


Gangster " The Roaring Twenties "


Musical Anyone that shows Cyd Charisse's Legs.


Civil War "Shenandoah "


Prison Film "The Shawshank Redemption "----- "Brute Force" a close second


Hitchock "North by Northwest "


Ford "The Quite man ", "How Green Was My Valley ", and " Fort Apache "


Wyler "Detective Story"


Curtiz "The Sea Wolf"


Walsh "White Heat "

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Here's a more updated version of my list:


Seven Samurai

Rear Window

Dazed & Confused

King Kong



The Third Man

The Roaring Twenties

Godzilla '54

Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas



Raging Bull

Key Largo

Twelve Angry Men

Dracula (1931)

The Godfather

The Aviator

The Thing From Another World

Rebel Without A Cause

The Unknown

The Black Cat (1934)

Finding Neverland


Angels With Dirty Faces

The Doors



...seriously, I could go on, and on, and on!

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I'm new at this too so bear with me!! My all time favorite movie is 'CASABLANCA', followed by: Roman Holiday, Now, Voyager, To Kill a Mockingbird, Dark Victory, Duck Soup/Marx Bros, An Affair to Remember, The Uninvited, Enchanted Cottage and Since You Went Away, plus tons more, the list goes on and on...

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> Our Grapes Have Tender Leaves


Do you mean "Our Vines Have Tender Grapes"? It is a lovely movie. One of the first movies I saw that Edward G. Robinson wasn't a gangster. It sure gave me a whole new perspective on him. It's certainly a film the whole family can enjoy.

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Slime People, The Mole People, Hercules VS. the Aztec Mummy, Gamera..Battle for the Planets( I find the deep morales of this film and wonderous FX always enthralling) UltraMan the movie. SpiderBaby, with Lon Chaney jr.(another beautiful fairy tale done with loving care...well until the milkmans ear gets cut off). Dracula vs. Billy the Kid, what could be better, westerns mixed with gothic horror, always a winner in my book. My list is infinite, so I had better quit while I am ahead.

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Some common favorites would also be at the top of my list:

Casablanca (great dialogue!)

Singin' In The Rain (it's just fun to watch)

The Godfather

any movie with William Powell and Myrna Loy tossing one-liners.


And maybe a few of guilty pleasure favorites:

The Magnificent Seven (incredible score)

The Dirty Dozen (Lee Marvin rocks)

Goldfinger (nothing defined cool like James Bond if you were a boy in the 60's)


And maybe about 500 more films (conservatively).

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I really can't narrow it down to one movie. Here's a list of just a few of the many movies I consider my "favorites."


Citizen Kane (1941)

Mrs. Miniver (1942)

Rear Window (1954)

On Golden Pond (1981)

A Christmas Story (1983)

Out of Africa (1985)

Dances With Wolves (1990)

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It is very tough to nail down one or two movies as your absolute favorites, particularly for me, because I love so many great films.Vertigo is Hitchcock's artistic masterpiece, It's A Wonderful Life is Capra-corn with a twist and Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas is ridiculously good filmmaking. However, there are, in fact, two films that I am extremely fond of. Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai, and Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window, to me, are complete mastery of the craft. The former, an epic of spiritual, as well as visual qualities, the latter, the perfect example of "film-as-art," and "film-as-entertainment." It's only fitting, considering the fact that Hitchcock and Kurosawa are my two favorite directors.

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I agree, Steve McQueen was definitely cool. But to me he was more of a rebel cool. Sean Connery was suave cool. I guess you need exposure to both to have a well rounded coolness!


"No, Mr. Bond, I want you to die." For myself, I'll take the Austin Martin over the Mustang (though I love and have owned Mustangs).


Happy holidays!

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My First Post!! A Movie-newbie

My favorites:


Jane Eyre

All About Eve

Rebecca (my user name)

The Ghost & Mrs Muir

Now, Voyager

Mrs Miniver

Great Expectations


Adventures of Robin Hood

Captain Blood


My list is endless when it comes to "old movies". There simply is nothing like them.

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I could never pick just one favorite so here are the movies I can watch over and over and never get tired of.


The Parent Trap (Hayley Mills version)

The Sound of Music

Singin' in the Rain

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Ball of Fire

Meet John Doe

Pride of the Yankees

Just about any of the Hammer films

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