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« : July 15, 2007, 09:43:28 AM »

Does any member here consider Once Upon a Time in America your favorite Sergio Leone film?




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« #1 : July 15, 2007, 09:51:05 AM »

It's one of my favorites... but to be honest i can't pick ONE Leone film that's the best, cos all the ones i've seen have been great.  OUATIA has a completely different atmosphere to the others (excluding Colossus of Rhodes), so i understand why it would stand out more for some. 

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« #2 : July 15, 2007, 09:54:58 AM »

Does any member here consider Once Upon a Time in America your favorite Sergio Leone film?

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« #3 : July 15, 2007, 09:58:48 AM »

No I prefer the Westerns too


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« #4 : July 15, 2007, 10:06:10 AM »

Typically all Leone fans prefer his westerns. Once Upon a Time in the West is my favorite but I'm pretty sure there's somebody here who considers this their favorite. I'm guessing our fellow member here noodles_slowstir might be a good guess?

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« #5 : July 15, 2007, 10:54:20 AM »

OUATIA is my #3 favorite movie ever just behind GBU/OUATITW tie. Someday it can become my favorite, but not yet. I almost could make a GBU/OUATIA/OUATITW tie. I'm surprised how it is some members' least favorite of Leone's films.


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« #6 : July 15, 2007, 11:54:41 AM »

It sounds as though I'm in a minority but without hesitation I much prefer OUATIA to any other Leone film I have seen.  I have viewed OUATITW recently and will be revisiting fistful of dollars etc once I have seen 1900 and read Frayling's book.  For me Leone got to be a better director as he grew older and his epic masterpiece is as good as any film I have seen from any director.

Anybody noticed that there is a parody of OUATITW in the latest Pirates of the Caribbean film?

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« #7 : July 15, 2007, 12:12:41 PM »

It sounds as though I'm in a minority but without hesitation I much prefer OUATIA to any other Leone film I have seen.  I have viewed OUATITW recently and will be revisiting fistful of dollars etc once I have seen 1900 and read Frayling's book.  For me Leone got to be a better director as he grew older and his epic masterpiece is as good as any film I have seen from any director.

Anybody noticed that there is a parody of OUATITW in the latest Pirates of the Caribbean film?

Yeah we've talked about the Pirates of the Caribbean homage quite a bit here. Some people didn't like the homage, but I loved it. It just shows me that people respect Leone's work.

Anyway, Once Upon a Time in America is a MASTERPIECE. Anybody who considers it his best has a good argument.




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« #8 : July 15, 2007, 02:19:21 PM »

my friend says this is his favorite Leone because he cant stand westerns  ;D

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« #9 : July 15, 2007, 03:01:06 PM »

I think it's a masterpiece, but it's not my favorite.

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« #10 : July 15, 2007, 03:12:45 PM »

I think it's a masterpiece, but it's not my favorite.

This sums it up pretty good for me as well.




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« #11 : July 15, 2007, 03:13:19 PM »

my friend says this is his favorite Leone because he cant stand westerns  ;D

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« #12 : July 15, 2007, 06:18:01 PM »

another minority member here.....OUATIA is my favorite.  I've come to appreciate all of them.  Last few months I've rewatched all the dollars films.  The only Leone film I saw in a theater environment was OUATITW.  I've decided that I like the last three best.  OUATIA remains my favorite.

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« #13 : July 15, 2007, 06:23:11 PM »

another minority member here.....OUATIA is my favorite.  I've come to appreciate all of them.  Last few months I've rewatched all the dollars films.  The only Leone film I saw in a theater environment was OUATITW.  I've decided that I like the last three best.  OUATIA remains my favorite.
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« #14 : July 15, 2007, 06:27:37 PM »

 :)  mal247 got in there first.  I'm with him though.  Like I say I've really come to appreciate all of the films.  Thanks to all the informative people that post here......  It motivated me to check out the older films I hadn't seen in a while or maybe watched on commercial television.  Still need to see COR tho....

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