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Weekend with Movies

Postby Adriorn Darkcloak » Tue Nov 22, 2005 8:05 pm

My wife and I plan to relax and watch a few movies this long weekend at home and I was wondering if anyone had some good recommendations for movies that are available on DVD. Recent movies or oldies, I don't care. Movies that you feel are worth seeing. We don't go out to the movies much now after we had our first child, so recent movies are also highly possible. Thanks.
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Postby Arilin Nydelahar » Tue Nov 22, 2005 9:17 pm

Good Movies..

Momento, Dark City, Shawshank Redemption, Equalibrium.

Spaceballs, Little Shop of Horrors(original or new, though I always prefer steve martin and rick morranis)

All time favorite - Blazing Saddles.

If you like the style, could watch Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon or Hero.

Scarface, Pulp Fiction, Bubba Ho-tep.

There's a ton but that's a few to name.
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Postby Corth » Tue Nov 22, 2005 9:39 pm

Not sure if its out yet on DVD but Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy was a pretty decent move that came out recently. Million Dollar Baby was excellent. I second Arilin's Scarface. I liked Ray also...
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Postby Dalar » Tue Nov 22, 2005 10:08 pm

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Postby Vigis » Tue Nov 22, 2005 10:31 pm

The Boondock Saints.

So long as you don't mind the F-bomb and like a good action flick.
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Postby Duna » Tue Nov 22, 2005 11:13 pm

Kingdom of heaven was a good one.. as well as pacifier, timeline, stepford wives, the aviator, master and commander.. all good movies, just depends on what kind of movies you like :)
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Postby Eza » Tue Nov 22, 2005 11:22 pm

American History X, The Village, Alien Vs. Predator, The Game, 28 Days Later, Shaun of the Dead... I could go on for ages
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Postby Kallinar » Tue Nov 22, 2005 11:42 pm

Seven Years in Tibet, Event Horizon, Bruce Almighty, Alien Vs. Predator, TOMMY BOY!
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Postby Yasden » Wed Nov 23, 2005 12:23 am

LOTR Extended Edition Box Set.

Donnie Darko.

The Big Lebowski.

Army of Darkness.

Napoleon Dynamite.

Team America: World Police.

Sin City.

Kill Bill (Volume 1 and 2).

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.

Hellboy.
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Postby Vaprak » Wed Nov 23, 2005 12:24 am

Newer: Devil's Rejects, Stewie Griffon: The Untold Story


My all time favorites that I can watch repeatedly: Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Natural Born Killers, Pulp Fiction, Conspiracy Theory, Matrix Trilogy, any Star Wars episode, Full Metal Jacket, Dazed and Confused, The Green Mile, 12 Monkies, Jackie Brown, 4 Rooms, Reservoir Dogs, Anything Monty Python, Trainspotting

Movies I watched recently that weren't too bad: Opposite of Sex, The Straight Story
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Postby Tanji Smanji » Wed Nov 23, 2005 12:54 am

Rent a porno!
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Postby Osheara » Wed Nov 23, 2005 1:55 am

The Butterfly Effect was fun to watch :) or something along that style was a more recent movie called 'The Jacket' With Arien Brody and Keira Knightley. It was a GREAT movie.
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Postby Kifle » Wed Nov 23, 2005 2:16 am

Osheara wrote:...more recent movie called 'The Jacket' With Arien Brody and Keira Knightley. It was a GREAT movie.


I'll second this one.

Also: the machinist, blackhawk down, we were soldiers, the longest yard (new version), dirty work, screwed, tons of others that people have already mentioned.

I feel your pain though. I haven't seen a movie in the theaters in around two years :(

Also, I think I saw the pacifier mentioned...Vin Disel + kid premis = bloody anus. Watch with caution.
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Postby Lilira » Wed Nov 23, 2005 4:46 am

Pacifier was cute.

Hmm.. The new Batman was Okay.. they REALLY messed with alot of the background.

LOTR extended is a weekend by itself...

This was seriously the year of the remakes.. it would be nice if people would like get creative again.

Cheaper by the Dozen was cute, and *sigh* They just HAD to make a sequel.

I think my all time fave family movie for the year (2004) was "The Incredibles." New Storyline, enough adult humor to entertain, and GREAT taglines. *grin*
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Postby Shevarash » Wed Nov 23, 2005 9:06 pm

While travelling and staying in a hotel, I saw a movie on on one of the premium channels about a failing team of vacuum salesmen who decided to re-cast their product as a sex toy for woman, by reversing the air flow of the curtain suction tube...

I don't know what it was called.

But please...don't watch it. Ever.

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