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post Jan 25 2015, 01:42 PM
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Hey dudes, so I know album of the week/movie of the week sort of fell apart a few months back, but I've kind of kept up on both of them independently. Given the ease and relative success of the "Oscar Club" thread, I thought I would get a similar one going for movies.

Here's the list,

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1.CITIZEN KANE (1941)
2.CASABLANCA (1942)
3.GODFATHER, THE (1972)
4.GONE WITH THE WIND (1939)
5.LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (1962)
6.WIZARD OF OZ, THE (1939)
7.GRADUATE, THE (1967)
8.ON THE WATERFRONT (1954)
9.SCHINDLER'S LIST (1993)
10.SINGIN' IN THE RAIN (1952)
11.IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946)
12.SUNSET BOULEVARD (1950)
13.BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI, THE (1957)
14.SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959)
15.STAR WARS (1977)
16.ALL ABOUT EVE (1950)
17.AFRICAN QUEEN, THE (1951)
18.PSYCHO (1960)
19.CHINATOWN (1974)
20.ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST (1975)
21.GRAPES OF WRATH, THE (1940)
22.2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968)
23.MALTESE FALCON, THE (1941)
24.RAGING BULL (1980)
25.E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL (1982)
26.DR. STRANGELOVE (1964)
27.BONNIE & CLYDE (1967)
28.APOCALYPSE NOW (1979)
29.MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON (1939)
30.TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE (1948)
31.ANNIE HALL (1977)
32.GODFATHER PART II, THE (1974)
33.HIGH NOON (1952)
34.TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (1962)
35.IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT (1934)
36.MIDNIGHT COWBOY (1969)
37.BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES, THE (1946)
38.DOUBLE INDEMNITY (1944)
39.DOCTOR ZHIVAGO (1965)
40.NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959)
41.WEST SIDE STORY (1961)
42.REAR WINDOW (1954)
43.KING KONG (1933)
44.BIRTH OF A NATION, THE (1915)
45.STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, A (1951)
46.CLOCKWORK ORANGE, A (1971)
47.TAXI DRIVER (1976)
48.JAWS (1975)
49.SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DWARFS (1937)
50.BUTCH CASSIDY & THE SUNDANCE KID (1969)
51.PHILADELPHIA STORY, THE(1940)
52.FROM HERE TO ETERNITY (1953)
53.AMADEUS (1984)
54.ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (1930)
55.SOUND OF MUSIC, THE (1965)
56.M*A*S*H(1970)
57.THIRD MAN, THE (1949)
58.FANTASIA (1940)
59.REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE (1955)
60.RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (1981)
61.VERTIGO (1958)
62.TOOTSIE (1982)
63.STAGECOACH (1939)
64.CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND (1977)
65.SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, THE (1991)
66.NETWORK (1976)
67.MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE, THE (1962)
68.AMERICAN IN PARIS, AN (1951)
69.SHANE (1953)
70.FRENCH CONNECTION, THE (1971)
71.FORREST GUMP (1994)
72.BEN-HUR (1959)
73.WUTHERING HEIGHTS (1939)
74.GOLD RUSH, THE (1925)
75.DANCES WITH WOLVES (1990)
76.CITY LIGHTS (1931)
77.AMERICAN GRAFFITI (1973)
78.ROCKY (1976)
79.DEER HUNTER, THE (1978)
80.WILD BUNCH, THE (1969)
81.MODERN TIMES (1936)
82.GIANT (1956)
83.PLATOON (1986)
84.FARGO (1996)
85.DUCK SOUP (1933)
86.MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY (1935)
87.FRANKENSTEIN (1931)
88.EASY RIDER (1969)
89.PATTON (1970)
90.JAZZ SINGER, THE (1927)
91.MY FAIR LADY (1964)
92.PLACE IN THE SUN, A(1951)
93.APARTMENT, THE (1960)
94.GOODFELLAS (1990)
95.PULP FICTION (1994)
96.SEARCHERS, THE (1956)
97.BRINGING UP BABY (1938)
98.UNFORGIVEN (1992)
99.GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER (1967)
100. YANKEE DOODLE DANDY (1942)


Basically just, if you dudes feel like trying to watch all of these with me, watch whatever you want and post about it here. I'm thinking a lot of the time, someone else will have seen whichever you choose to check out, we can spark a little conversation. Other times, maybe an oldie will surprise you, you'll share how much you loved it and we'll all decide to give it a watch.

Super casual. Let's see how it goes.


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post Jan 25 2015, 02:27 PM
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post Jan 25 2015, 02:29 PM
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Not to poo all over that list, but how are those ranked? Some of those were good for their time, yeah, but there's probably better ways of making the same film today. It's like with video games. People will put Super Mario Bros for the NES at the top of the list every time for it being a classic, but the SNES All-Stars version was better in every way. Either way, I'm definitely down. I've got the next month to sit around and do nothing. Is there an easy way to stream some of these? I could torrent them too in a few days if they come packed together.
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post Jan 25 2015, 02:59 PM
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QUOTE (SkankinLibrarian @ Jan 25 2015, 01:27 PM) *
We did this once. It fell apart.


It has fallen apart more than once.

QUOTE (sellout @ Jan 25 2015, 01:29 PM) *
Not to poo all over that list, but how are those ranked? Some of those were good for their time, yeah, but there's probably better ways of making the same film today. It's like with video games. People will put Super Mario Bros for the NES at the top of the list every time for it being a classic, but the SNES All-Stars version was better in every way. Either way, I'm definitely down. I've got the next month to sit around and do nothing. Is there an easy way to stream some of these? I could torrent them too in a few days if they come packed together.


They aren't necessarily the "best movies" or "most fun to watch", but they were selected and voted on by the American Film Institute as the most important/greatest achievements in film history. It's like studying US history. The constitutional convention might not be as fun and sexy to learn about as WWII, but it's still super important.

I've been trying to watch them all for like 5 or 6 years now. I usually get really serious about for a month or two after new years, watch 6 or 7 movies, then kind of forget about it. This time though I went on kickass.to and downloaded every movie I haven't seen, then tossed it on my plex account. It took me less than half an hour and then maybe a little less than a week for them all to download. Whenever my girlfriend has to work and I don't, I've been throwing one on and making some pretty steady headway on the list.

But like I said, ultimately I'm just going to do it and if you guys want to play along that's cool. If not, I'll more or less just use it as a blog about the movies I've been watching.


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post Jan 25 2015, 03:16 PM
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Hey, yeah, this seems cool. There's a bunch of classics I've never watched (The Godfather, most shamefully).


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post Jan 25 2015, 03:52 PM
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QUOTE (Spelster @ Jan 25 2015, 02:16 PM) *
Hey, yeah, this seems cool. There's a bunch of classics I've never watched (The Godfather, most shamefully).

I, too, have never seen it.


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post Jan 25 2015, 04:30 PM
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Yesterday I watched It Happened One Night and this morning I watched Double Indemnity.

Honestly, none of the movies on this list have ever really let me down. I was surprised by just how funny It Happened One Night was at parts (the fake argument when the detective enters the house they're renting seriously cracked me up) and Double Indemnity was 100% that wild and crazy black and white murder mystery you've always expected (in a really good way).

My list at this point is,

CODE
2.CASABLANCA (1942)
4.GONE WITH THE WIND (1939)
8.ON THE WATERFRONT (1954)
10.SINGIN' IN THE RAIN (1952)
11.IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946)
16.ALL ABOUT EVE (1950)
17.AFRICAN QUEEN, THE (1951)
18.PSYCHO (1960)
21.GRAPES OF WRATH, THE (1940)
23.MALTESE FALCON, THE (1941)
27.BONNIE & CLYDE (1967)
29.MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON (1939)
30.TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE (1948)
33.HIGH NOON (1952)
34.TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (1962)
36.MIDNIGHT COWBOY (1969)
37.BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES, THE (1946)
39.DOCTOR ZHIVAGO (1965)
40.NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959)
41.WEST SIDE STORY (1961)
43.KING KONG (1933)
44.BIRTH OF A NATION, THE (1915)
52.FROM HERE TO ETERNITY (1953)
53.AMADEUS (1984)
54.ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (1930)
57.THIRD MAN, THE (1949)
59.REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE (1955)
61.VERTIGO (1958)
62.TOOTSIE (1982)
63.STAGECOACH (1939)
64.CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND (1977)
66.NETWORK (1976)
67.MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE, THE (1962)
68.AMERICAN IN PARIS, AN (1951)
69.SHANE (1953)
70.FRENCH CONNECTION, THE (1971)
73.WUTHERING HEIGHTS (1939)
74.GOLD RUSH, THE (1925)
76.CITY LIGHTS (1931)
77.AMERICAN GRAFFITI (1973)
80.WILD BUNCH, THE (1969)
81.MODERN TIMES (1936)
82.GIANT (1956)
83.PLATOON (1986)
85.DUCK SOUP (1933)
86.MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY (1935)
87.FRANKENSTEIN (1931)
89.PATTON (1970)
90.JAZZ SINGER, THE (1927)
92.PLACE IN THE SUN, A(1951)
93.APARTMENT, THE (1960)
96.SEARCHERS, THE (1956)
98.UNFORGIVEN (1992)
99.GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER (1967)
100. YANKEE DOODLE DANDY (1942)


There are a few on there that I'm like 80% sure I've seen, but I don't remember them well enough to have an opinion on them so I'm going to watch them again.

I also just realized that I posted the original list from like 1997 and not the revised one from 2007, but there's only like a dozen or so movie difference. Once I finish this list, I plan on rolling on the changes as well.


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post Jan 25 2015, 05:25 PM
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The thing about deciding to knock out this list is, the more times I make a goal to do it, there are fewer movies that I'm actually interested in. The ratio of movies I want to see and movies I feel like I should watch gets smaller every time, which makes it harder to stick to watching it.

Sometimes I'll get surprised by a movie I didn't think I'd like and end up really enjoying, but more often I think it's going to be boring, and it is.


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Also, while European women aren't usually fat, most smoke, which is a huge turnoff for me personally. But really, what the fuck...it's just a one night stand anyways, so who cares at that point.


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post Jan 25 2015, 07:00 PM
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honestly, the biggest disappointments for me are always the old action/dude movies. the comedies i think hold up pretty well and just feel like im watching a really old play, but like when i watched benhur...holy fuck.

that shit did not age well and was an absolute chore to get through.

i totally get what you mean though. i always try to keep a few that i want to watch and just havent yet. whenever im forcing myself to sit down and do one, i try to make it the oldest most boring flick i can find, so theres always bonnie and clyde or american graffiti to look forward to.

im gonna do it you guys. im going to finish this fucking list.


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post Jan 25 2015, 07:55 PM
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Here's the ones I've seen (as per your standard, meaning can recall enough to have a solid opinion on). I'll try and get through a couple more soon.


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2.CASABLANCA (1942)
3.GODFATHER, THE (1972)
4.GONE WITH THE WIND (1939)
5.LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (1962)
6.WIZARD OF OZ, THE (1939)
7.GRADUATE, THE (1967)
9.SCHINDLER'S LIST (1993)
10.SINGIN' IN THE RAIN (1952)
12.SUNSET BOULEVARD (1950)
14.SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959)
15.STAR WARS (1977)
19.CHINATOWN (1974)
20.ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST (1975)
22.2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968)
23.MALTESE FALCON, THE (1941)
24.RAGING BULL (1980)
25.E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL (1982)
27.BONNIE & CLYDE (1967)
31.ANNIE HALL (1977)
32.GODFATHER PART II, THE (1974)
40.NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959)
41.WEST SIDE STORY (1961)
46.CLOCKWORK ORANGE, A (1971)
47.TAXI DRIVER (1976)
48.JAWS (1975)
49.SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DWARFS (1937)
50.BUTCH CASSIDY & THE SUNDANCE KID (1969)
55.SOUND OF MUSIC, THE (1965)
58.FANTASIA (1940)
59.REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE (1955)
60.RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (1981)
62.TOOTSIE (1982)
64.CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND (1977)
65.SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, THE (1991)
66.NETWORK (1976)
71.FORREST GUMP (1994)
77.AMERICAN GRAFFITI (1973)
78.ROCKY (1976)
79.DEER HUNTER, THE (1978)
83.PLATOON (1986)
84.FARGO (1996)
94.GOODFELLAS (1990)
95.PULP FICTION (1994)
98.UNFORGIVEN (1992)


There's only like a dozen left that I think I'm actually really interested in/excited to watch.

That total is 44 btw. It's more on the updated list, but that's probably true for most people (btw, the updated list doesn't just add newer movies, it adds some really old ones too)


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Also, while European women aren't usually fat, most smoke, which is a huge turnoff for me personally. But really, what the fuck...it's just a one night stand anyways, so who cares at that point.


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post Jan 25 2015, 08:00 PM
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to be clear, we did our lists backwards. mine is "still have to watch" yours is "what i have watched"


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post Jan 25 2015, 09:13 PM
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...i guess I just looked at casablanca and assumed yours was the "I've seen it" list.


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Also, while European women aren't usually fat, most smoke, which is a huge turnoff for me personally. But really, what the fuck...it's just a one night stand anyways, so who cares at that point.


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post Jan 25 2015, 10:08 PM
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It Happened One Night is reallllly good. The hitchhiking scene is an absolute classic. I remember renting that from the classics section of Family Video a couple of years ago and it's still one of the better old screwball comedies I've seen. Will have to check out Double Indemnity. Does it have a Maltese Falcon vibe?


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post Feb 11 2015, 08:20 PM
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It's not on this list, but I just rewatched Paper Moon last night. Such a perfect movie.


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post Feb 11 2015, 08:43 PM
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I went through and spent like a week downloading all the AFI movies I had never seen...

...then 3 days ago my hard drive crashed and now its like my computer is brand new.

I'm bummed.


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post Feb 11 2015, 09:56 PM
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post Feb 11 2015, 11:13 PM
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I'm pretty confident in saying Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid is my favorite movie on this list.


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Also, while European women aren't usually fat, most smoke, which is a huge turnoff for me personally. But really, what the fuck...it's just a one night stand anyways, so who cares at that point.


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post Feb 11 2015, 11:20 PM
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Unforgiven.


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post Feb 11 2015, 11:57 PM
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I've seen the majority of these and I'd put only the Kubrick flicks and Fargo in my top 100

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post Feb 12 2015, 07:04 PM
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QUOTE (sonofaresiii @ Feb 11 2015, 11:13 PM) *
I'm pretty confident in saying Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid is my favorite movie on this list.

Oh man, I love that movie. My first time watching it, though, I thought the 'music video' at the end was the credits.


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