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« Reply #15 on: May 14, 2007, 10:47:26 AM »

The over-sized stage coach when the snotty passengers were belittling Rod Steiger. And Coburn aimlessly wandering the desert exploding mountains. Found that rather surreal.

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« Reply #16 on: May 14, 2007, 05:16:17 PM »

To make this game more interesting, each new player should make certain that his/her list does not contain any of the films already listed. Here's my play:

Au Hasard, Balthazar
Badlands
Coup de Torchon
David Holzman’s Diary
L’Eclisse
Far From the Madding Crowd
Il Gattopardo
Hud
In the Mood for Love
Journal d’un cure de campagne
Kind Hearts and Coronets
The Long Goodbye
Madame de……
Nights of Cabiria
Out of the Past
Providence
Quai des Orfevres
Rear Window
Sansho Dayu
Two Lane Blacktop
Umberto D
Vivre sa vie
Wise Blood
X (the final film of the Dekalog)
Yama no oto (Sound of the Mountain)
Zentropa


Jill--to better distinguish between Herzog's Nosferatu and Murnau's, you can give the complete title of the former: Nosferatu, Phantom der Nacht.

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« Reply #17 on: July 24, 2007, 07:07:15 PM »

Annie Hall
Belle de Jour
Casablanca
Dr. Strangelove
Edward Sicssorhands
Femme Nikita, La
Great Silence, The
High Noon
Invisible Man, The
Jules and Jim
Kegamusha
Last Tango in Paris
Manhattan
Nosferatu
Once Upon a Time in the West
Pulp Fiction
Quills
Rope
Sanjuro
Thelma and Louise
Unforgiven
Vertigo
Wizard of Oz, the
X, Dr.
Yojimbo
Zorro

I had a hard time with listing just one film for some of the letters, particularly the letter B



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« Reply #18 on: July 24, 2007, 11:02:31 PM »

A. American Beauty
B. Bull Durham
C. Casino
D. Duck, You Sucker
E. Edward Scissorhands
F. Forrest Gump
G. The Godfather
H. Heat
I. Invinsible
J. Jackie Brown
K. Kill Bill
L. L.A. Confidential
M. M
N. Natural, The
O. Once Upon a Time in the West
P. Power of One, The
Q. The Quiet Man
R. Rocky
S. Sand Pebbles, The
T. Tender Mercies
U. Unforgiven
V. Vertigo
W. Wild Bunch, The
X. X Men II
Y. Yojimbo
Z. Zulu

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« Reply #19 on: July 25, 2007, 06:34:56 AM »

A Apocalypse Now
B Brazil/Blade Runner (cannot decide)
C Casino
D Duck You Sucker
E Elephant Man
F Fight Club
G Good, the Bad and the Ugly (the)
H High Noon
I Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
J Jacky Brown
K Kagemusha
L Little Big Man
M Muhloland Drive
N Name is Nobody (my)
O Once Upon a Time in America
P Paris, Texas/Pulp Fiction (cannot decide)
Q
R Reservoir Dogs (the)
S Snake Eyes
T Taxi Driver
U Usual Suspects (the)
V Vertigo
W Wild Wild West (just kiding) Wild Bunch (the)
X
Y
Z

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« Reply #20 on: July 25, 2007, 08:07:24 AM »

A Apocalypse Now
B Brazil/Blade Runner (cannot decide)
C Casino
D Duck You Sucker
E Elephant Man
F Fight Club
G Good, the Bad and the Ugly (the)
H
I Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
J
K Kagemusha
L Little Big Man
M Muhloland Drive
N
O Once Upon a Time in America
P Paris, Texas/Pulp Fiction (cannot decide)
Q
R Reservoir Dogs (the)
S Snake Eyes
T Taxi Driver
U Usual Suspects (the)
V Vertigo
W Wild Wild West (just kiding) Wild Bunch (the)
X
Y
Z

ahh don't be so lazy noodles...

I spent 20 whole minutes coming up with my list.  Finish yours!!!  Tongue

Remember... "MUST-SEES", that part makes it the hardest.

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« Reply #21 on: July 25, 2007, 08:09:53 AM »

Some of these might not be my first choice, but they would have been mentioned several times by now.

A - All the President's Men
B - Bridge on the River Kwai
C - Casino
D - Doctor Zhivago
E - The English Patient
F - For a Few Dollars More
G - The Godfather, Part II
H -
I - Invasion of the Body Snatchers
J - Jaws
K -
L - The Lion King
M - A Man for All Seasons (many great films with "Man" in the title)
N -
O - Once Upon a Time in the West
P - A Passage to India
Q - The Queen
R - Rent
S - Sunset Blvd.
T - Terminator 2: Judgment Day
U - The Untouchables
V - Venus
W - The Wind and the Lion
X - The X-Files Movie (not that great, but in lieu of anything else. . .)
Y - Young Frankenstein
Z - Zulu

Dammit, that's all I can think of for now. . .

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« Reply #22 on: July 25, 2007, 08:11:56 AM »

However, even harder than listing great movies...

List movies YOU OWN for each letter of the alphabet.  With letters such as X or Q, if you don't own one, list one whose title starts with the letter that comes before that.

Example...

P - choose two movies for P
Q - if don't have a movie for Q
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S


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« Reply #23 on: July 25, 2007, 08:13:37 AM »

As you may know (since i told you it something like 458 times), I'm at work, and it's quite boring. So I'm loghgind and unlogging myself the whole day, and while calling these ******* firms that never answer, I'm thinking to it Smiley
What's is strange is that for "U", "M", "O" and some other letters, I have at least 2 or 3 movies and it's hard to pick up just one... and for other letters, impossible to think to a MUST SEE movie.

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What's is strange is that for "U", "M", "O" and some other letters, I have at least 2 or 3 movies and it's hard to pick just one... and for other letters, impossible to think to a MUST SEE movie.

Yeah i know what you mean.  I had a hard time choosing between Breathless, Band a Parte, Belle de Jour, and others.  With P i had trouble choosing between The Piano, Platoon, Pulp Fiction.. etc.
And the Hardest was maybe S, Saving Private Ryan, Singin' in the Rain, Sanjuro, The Seventh Samurai.. 

And... with Q, Quills was the only title i could think of... not that it's bad, it's just not a "must-see" compared to the others.

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« Reply #25 on: July 25, 2007, 08:29:47 AM »

How could i forget high noon and my name is nobody?

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« Reply #26 on: July 25, 2007, 08:37:01 AM »

How could i forget high noon and my name is nobody?

Good question.

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« Reply #27 on: July 25, 2007, 08:38:47 AM »

Good question.

that was a rethorical question (not sure if the word exists in english), Sonny.

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« Reply #28 on: July 25, 2007, 09:17:33 AM »


I had a hard time with listing just one film for some of the letters, particularly the letter B


Butch Cassidy and the sundance kid, brazil, blade runner, barry lyndon, ...

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« Reply #29 on: July 25, 2007, 09:17:59 AM »

blade runner



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