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Movies, Movies, Movies

This thread is for movies. Duh!

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  1. Mystery Men

    Or some junk. --Patrick
    • Tagline: We're not your classic heroes, we're the other guys.
    • Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Comedy, Science Fiction
    • Director: Kinka Usher
    • Runtime: 121
    • Release Date: 1999-08-06
    • Cheesy1, Sep 2, 2017
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    361
  2. The Last Starfighter

    One of my favorite movies as a kid. And yeah, some of the deaths were pretty gruesome.
    • Tagline: He didn't find his dreams... his dreams found him.
    • Genre: Adventure, Science Fiction, Action
    • Director: Nick Castle
    • Runtime: 101
    • Release Date: 1984-07-13
    • Cheesy1, Aug 2, 2016
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    9
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    1,104
  3. The LEGO Movie

    Well I'm a bit late to the party, but I finally saw this. Unsurprisingly, I loved it. [spoiler]
    • Genre: Action, Animation, Comedy
    • Director: Phil Lord, Chris Miller
    • Runtime: 100
    • Release Date: 2014-02-07
    • Gryfter, Feb 7, 2014 ... 2 3
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  4. The Usual Suspects

    I loved the ending. :D It was just one of those things that's just so silly and yet so insanely clever. I keep thinking of this movie every time I work on my series, it's something my character...
    • Tagline: Five Criminals . One Line Up . No Coincidence.
    • Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
    • Director: Bryan Singer
    • Runtime: 106
    • Release Date: 1995-08-16
    • Covar, Aug 7, 2014
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    1,769
  5. A League of Their Own

    Saw this with my softball team when it first came out. Great bonding movie. Also, sound advice: "Avoid the clap. -Jimmy Dugan" :D
    • Tagline: To achieve the incredible, you have to attempt the impossible.
    • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
    • Director: Penny Marshall
    • Runtime: 128
    • Release Date: 1992-07-01
    • Covar, Jul 28, 2014
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    4
    Views:
    785
  6. Galaxy Quest

    Tony Shaloub as a failed Scientologist...:rofl:
    • Tagline: A comedy of Galactic Proportions
    • Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction, Family
    • Director: Dean Parisot
    • Runtime: 102
    • Release Date: 1999-12-23
    • Cheesy1, Feb 6, 2014
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    937
  7. Strange Brew

    To be fair, it's just lager, it probably didn't change the taste any.
    • Tagline: Something funny is brewing at Elsinore Castle...
    • Genre: Comedy, Indie
    • Director: Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas
    • Runtime: 90
    • Release Date: 1983-08-26
    • Bones, Jul 22, 2014
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    862
  8. Much Ado About Nothing

    Just saw it yesterday and it's worthy of all the praise it got. I had a great time watching it, and the b/w probably helped a lot, along with great acting and of course a great text to cover up...
    • Tagline: Shakespeare Knew How to Throw a Party
    • Genre: Comedy
    • Director: Joss Whedon
    • Runtime: 107
    • Release Date: 2012-09-08
    • Covar, Jul 20, 2014
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    1
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    802
  9. Deep Rising

    One of my favorite parts is when they use a shotgun to push elevator buttons by shooting them.
    • Tagline: Full Scream Ahead
    • Genre: Action, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
    • Director: Stephen Sommers
    • Runtime: 106
    • Release Date: 1998-01-30
    • Shawnacy, Jul 16, 2014
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    9
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    1,042
  10. Odd Thomas

    Title: Odd Thomas Tagline: I might see dead people... But then, by God, I do something about it. Genre: Mystery, Thriller Director: Stephen Sommers Cast: Anton Yelchin, Willem Dafoe,...
    • Tagline: I might see dead people... But then, by God, I do something about it.
    • Genre: Mystery, Thriller
    • Director: Stephen Sommers
    • Runtime: 100
    • Release Date: 2013-04-16
    • Shawnacy, Jul 16, 2014
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    1
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    777
  11. Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    And they tied up the story very well. At the end of it all, it was a nice little, Sci-Fi bow. And it ruled out sequels, so I do not recognize the other stories as being in the same universe.
    • Tagline: It's nothing personal.
    • Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
    • Director: James Cameron
    • Runtime: 137
    • Release Date: 1991-07-01
    • Covar, Jun 11, 2014
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    6
    Views:
    884
  12. The Terminator

    Stilla thrilla. --Patrick
    • Tagline: Your future is in his hands.
    • Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
    • Director: James Cameron
    • Runtime: 108
    • Release Date: 1984-10-26
    • Covar, Jun 11, 2014
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    1
    Views:
    791
  13. Taxi Driver

    Travis Bickle is basically Rorschach from Watchmen. Ok, the comparison falls apart if you really examine it, but I still think it fits
    • Tagline: On every street in every city, there's a nobody who dreams of being a somebody.
    • Genre: Crime, Drama
    • Director: Martin Scorsese
    • Runtime: 113
    • Release Date: 1976-02-08
    • ThatNickGuy, May 25, 2014
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    Views:
    895
  14. EuroTrip

    Title: EuroTrip Tagline: No actual Europeans were harmed in the making of this film. Genre: Comedy Director: Jeff Schaffer Cast: Scott Mechlowicz, Jacob Pitts, Kristin Kreuk, Cathy...
    • Tagline: No actual Europeans were harmed in the making of this film.
    • Genre: Comedy
    • Director: Jeff Schaffer
    • Runtime: 93
    • Release Date: 2004-02-20
    • Covar, Jun 10, 2014
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    0
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    947
  15. Top Gun

    Yes, I've never seen this movie. I have seen Iron Eagle, though. Does that count as mindless propaganda/jingoism? --Patrick
    • Tagline: Up there with the best of the best.
    • Genre: Action, Romance, War
    • Director: Tony Scott
    • Runtime: 110
    • Release Date: 1986-05-16
    • Just Me, May 29, 2014
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    945
  16. The Shining

    That's exactly right. I just read The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson for the first time, and I'm kind of amazed how much of The Shining (the book) comes from that, including the main...
    • Tagline: A masterpiece of modern horror.
    • Genre: Horror, Thriller
    • Director: Stanley Kubrick
    • Runtime: 142
    • Release Date: 1980-05-22
    • WasabiPoptart, Mar 28, 2014
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    9
    Views:
    1,018
  17. Godzilla vs. Monster Zero

    This is one of those Godzilla movies that was begging for MST3k, but it never happened (though they did reference King Ghidorah in a different movie's riff). I didn't love this one as a kid, but...
    • Genre: Science Fiction, Foreign
    • Director: IshirĂ´ Honda
    • Runtime: 96
    • Release Date: 1965-12-19
    • Covar, Jun 5, 2014
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    1
    Views:
    826
  18. Mothra vs. Godzilla

    Godzilla: Monster of Monsters. You had to lead Godzilla and Mothra through alien bases on all the planets of the solar system, fighting more and more boss monsters at each world. It was a messy...
    • Tagline: Nothing Like This Ever On the Screen!
    • Genre: Horror, Science Fiction, Foreign
    • Director: IshirĂ´ Honda
    • Runtime: 89
    • Release Date: 1964-04-29
    • Covar, May 19, 2014
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    Views:
    896
  19. Flubber

    I think this is part of what Williams has called the "contract from Hell" with Disney. His contract for Aladdin included a mandatory three other movies that I don't think he had much say in. On...
    • Tagline: Catch it if you can!
    • Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction, Family
    • Director: Les Mayfield
    • Runtime: 93
    • Release Date: 1997-11-26
    • Covar, May 14, 2014
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    5
    Views:
    917
  20. The Absent-Minded Professor

    Oh, Fred MacMurray, you gave us so many classic Disney films. --Patrick
    • Tagline: THIS UNIDENTIFIED FLYING OBJECT THREW A PENTAGON INTO A PANIC!
    • Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction, Family
    • Director: Robert Stevenson
    • Runtime: 96
    • Release Date: 1961-03-16
    • Cheesy1, May 13, 2014
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    1
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    807
  21. Godzilla Raids Again

    Godzilla vs Mothra is one of my favorites from the Showa movies. I also have a soft spot for King Kong vs Godzilla, but that one never seems to be on Netflix.
    • Genre: Action, Disaster, Horror, Science Fiction, Foreign
    • Director: Motoyoshi Oda
    • Runtime: 82
    • Release Date: 1955-04-24
    • Covar, May 13, 2014
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    3
    Views:
    782
  22. Rise of the Planet of the Apes

    I need to watch this at some point, I've always enjoyed the Ape films probably more than I should.
    • Tagline: Evolution Becomes Revolution.
    • Genre: Science Fiction
    • Director: Rupert Wyatt
    • Runtime: 105
    • Release Date: 2011-08-04
    • ThatNickGuy, May 11, 2014
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    834
  23. Night of the Creeps

    When I went to link to this movie, I had forgotten its exact name, so I had to Google it. I searched for it by typing "thrill me" zombies into Google. True story. --Patrick
    • Tagline: The good news is your date is here. The bad news is.. he's dead.
    • Genre: Horror, Science Fiction
    • Director: Fred Dekker
    • Runtime: 88
    • Release Date: 1986-08-21
    • PatrThom, May 10, 2014
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    3
    Views:
    830
  24. Blazing Saddles

    The hard part was inventing the candygram.
    • Tagline: Never give a saga an even break!
    • Genre: Comedy, Western
    • Director: Mel Brooks
    • Runtime: 93
    • Release Date: 1974-02-07
    • Gryfter, Feb 13, 2014
    Replies:
    23
    Views:
    1,559
  25. Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    Brave, brave, Dave, Da-ha-vid Nihsen. --Patrick
    • Tagline: And now! At Last! Another film completely different from some of the other films which aren't quite the same as this one is.
    • Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
    • Director: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
    • Runtime: 91
    • Release Date: 1975-03-13
    • Covar, Apr 29, 2014
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    9
    Views:
    909
  26. The Shop Around the Corner

    It's You've Got Mail with out AOL.
    • Genre: Comedy, Holiday, Romance
    • Director: Ernst Lubitsch
    • Runtime: 99
    • Release Date: 1940-01-11
    • Covar, Apr 28, 2014
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    800
  27. jwhouk

    Mr. 3000

    Heehee I remember when that happened. I imagined you sitting alone in a room stacked high with Mr 3000 DVDs, just typing the title over and over.
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  28. Mr. Baseball

    Title: Mr. Baseball Tagline: He's the biggest thing to hit Japan since Godzilla! Genre: Comedy, Romance Director: Fred Schepisi Cast: Tom Selleck, Ken Takakura, Aya Takanashi, Toshi...
    • Tagline: He's the biggest thing to hit Japan since Godzilla!
    • Genre: Comedy, Romance
    • Director: Fred Schepisi
    • Runtime: 108
    • Release Date: 1992-10-02
    • Covar, Apr 21, 2014
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    0
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    770
  29. Cloak & Dagger

    Oh man. I ever so barely remember this one. It was bad-ass to 6 year old me.
    • Tagline: You can cry 'wolf' once too often!
    • Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
    • Director: Richard Franklin
    • Runtime: 101
    • Release Date: 1984-08-10
    • Cheesy1, Feb 24, 2014
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    889
  30. 61*

    :oops: Honest, it was telling me "An error has occurred." I thought I didn't put the right code in.
    • Genre: Drama, History, Sport
    • Director: Billy Crystal
    • Runtime: 129
    • Release Date: 2001-04-28
    • Covar, Mar 27, 2014
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    5
    Views:
    926
  31. The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    I don't think it's that great either, but going to see it is so much fun! And Tim Curry in drag is a wondrous thing.
    • Tagline: A Different Set Of Jaws.
    • Genre: Comedy, Musical, Science Fiction
    • Director: Jim Sharman
    • Runtime: 100
    • Release Date: 1975-09-29
    • WasabiPoptart, Mar 28, 2014
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    919
  32. Rocky III

    Mr. T actually got some fame from doing the reality shows of the late 70's. Like Real People's coverage of the Bar Bouncer Games. What I can remember from all those years ago, you had to jump over...
    • Tagline: His life is happy, his fights have seemed easy. Now a young upstart is going to make him prove just how far he can still go...
    • Genre: Drama, Sports Film
    • Director: Sylvester Stallone
    • Runtime: 99
    • Release Date: 1982-05-28
    • Covar, Mar 27, 2014
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    3
    Views:
    747
  33. Major League

    Yes, I know. I'm agreeing with you. :D
    • Tagline: A comedy with bats and balls.
    • Genre: Comedy, Sport
    • Director: David S. Ward
    • Runtime: 107
    • Release Date: 1989-04-06
    • Covar, Mar 27, 2014
    Replies:
    12
    Views:
    884
  34. The Sandlot

    I saw a great couples costume for Halloween that was Squints and the lifeguard. lol
    • Tagline: A piece of paradise a half block wide and a whole summer long.
    • Genre: Comedy, Family, Sports Film
    • Director: David M. Evans
    • Runtime: 101
    • Release Date: 1993-04-07
    • Covar, Mar 27, 2014
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    2
    Views:
    856
  35. Rocky IV

    Like I said in the other thread, IV is like a WWF/Superfriends show. It's very cinematic, very action-packed, has a primo training montage, but it more resembles something like Trigun or a Kung-Fu...
    • Tagline: He's facing the ultimate challenge. And fighting for his life.
    • Genre: Drama, Sports Film
    • Director: Sylvester Stallone
    • Runtime: 91
    • Release Date: 1985-11-21
    • Covar, Mar 27, 2014
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    802

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