Beefer From United States of America, joined Jun 2003, 390 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 1749 times:
I have to agree with a couple of other posts here that the "The Shawshank Redemption" is a great movie.
One of my other choices would be "Dances With Wolves".
I don't know why, but that movie affected me in a way that not many movies have. It could very well be because I live in Western Minnesota in an area that used to be all prairie. I have read accounts from the settlers in this area who told similar accounts of the immense amount of Buffalo which were found here. Stories of settlers hearing a low rumbling sound 5-10 minutes before a huge herd of Buffalo would come running by. Also, stories of the beaten down trail they would leave behind.
The movie did a nice job of showing this, and it made me feel like I was standing in the rolling fields of my homeland and experiencing it firsthand.
Stirling From Italy, joined Jun 2004, 3943 posts, RR: 21
Reply 24, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1673 times:
"Band Of Brothers" is technically a mini-series, but still a masterpiece.
Much of Hitchcock's work is priceless. Can't go wrong there.
Best movie I've ever seen?
Hardest question on earth to ask me.....There are so many to love!
Here are the movies I've given a "10" rating to: (copied from IMDd.com "My Movies/Vote History)
Band of Brothers" (2001) (mini) 10
American Splendor (2003) 10
Back to the Future (1985) 10
A Beautiful Mind (2001) 10
Ben-Hur (1959) 10
Braveheart (1995) 10
City of Angels (1998) 10
Film d'amore e d'anarchia, ovvero 'stamattina alle 10 in via dei Fiori nella nota casa di tolleranza...' (1973) 10
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963) 10
Jane Monheit: Live at the Rainbow Room (2003) (V) 10
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) 10
Ray (2004/I) 10
Rope (1948) 10
Sling Blade (1996) 10
This Is Spinal Tap (1984) 10
The Train (1964) 10
Ultimo bacio, L' (2001) 10
Young Frankenstein (1974) 10
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: Here are a few I think are great: Platoon The Fifth Elemnet Band of Brothers Kill Bill 1 and 2 Batman Begins Indian Jones (not Temple) just to many to
: Just watched Crash after your suggestion. Didn't think it was that good, almost a cross between; Pulp Fiction and Boyz in the Hood. All time favourit