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Your Favorite Classic Movies - 60s, 70s, 80s & 90s

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Thursday, April 7, 2016 5:20 AM

SHINYGOODGUY


JSF made a good point, there are classics just about in every decade, so I
told him I would start one for the above-named decades. I'm going to spitball
here, so I may get some out of sequence.

The Day the Earth Stood Still
Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid
They Shoot Horses Don't They?
Chinatown
Days of Heaven
Die Hard
Poltergeist
Superman, The Movie
Batman
E.T.
Going Places (French movie)
The Birdcage
Cat Ballou
Lillies of the Field
The Dirty Dozen
True Lies
Paint Your Wagon - Eastwood sings
Willie Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Donovan's Reef

Just to get things rolling!



SGG

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Thursday, April 7, 2016 11:02 AM

MUTT999



Easy Rider (1969)

The French Connection (1971)

Aliens (1986) and Die Hard (1988)

Reservoir Dogs (1992)

Added: Braveheart (1995) What a great movie!







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Thursday, April 7, 2016 6:56 PM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


Fate is the Hunter (1964)
The Wild Bunch
Dr No
Once Upon a Time in the West - banned from most theaters upon release.
True Grit
A Fistful of Dollars
The Dirty Dozen

Texas Chain Saw Massacre
Smokey and the Bandit - fun to hear how Gleason loved this role.
Heaven Can Wait
Star Wars
Blow Out
Jaws
Superman
Dirty Harry
The Shootist
The Final Countdown
Caddyshack

Aliens
Bladerunner
Highlander
Hunt For Red October
The Right Stuff
Platoon
Ferris Beuhler's Day Off
Red Dawn
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Uncle Buck
Pale Rider
The Firm
Top Gun
Road Warrior
Lethal Weapon
Predator
Terminator
Field of Dreams
Eight Men Out
Thin Blue Line

Hero (1992) the best film uncredited Chevy Chase was in. My Favorite Dustin Hoffman film, and his second with Geena Davis (Tootsie), and her second with Chevy (Fletch).

Lorenzo's Oil - true story I can rewatch despite Sarandon
Mulholland Falls - amazing cast,

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and Ed Lauter's shortest appearance


Canadian Bacon - Candy's last completed film, eh?
City of Lost Children - wonderful cinematography
Braveheart
Blackhawk Down
Galaxy Quest
The Matrix
Happy Gilmore
Pulp Fiction
Absolute Power
Apollo 13
Dangerous Beauty - Cinematography
Armageddon
Awakenings
Speed
Forrest Gump
The Sixth Sense
12 Monkeys
Color of Night
Saving Private Ryan
Waterworld
The Postman
Dances With Wolves
Conspiracy Theory
The Man Who Knew Too Little - my favorite Bill Murray film.


Fruitful years. Of the above, the top 5 I would say:
Hero
Mulholland Falls
Highlander
12 Monkeys
Galaxy Quest


The other recent threads regarding favorite past films are:
http://fireflyfans.net/mthread.aspx?bid=36&tid=60448&p=1#10096
67


http://fireflyfans.net/mthread.aspx?bid=36&tid=60472&mid=10096
39#1009639

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Saturday, April 9, 2016 5:53 PM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


While trying to think of some for this category, I was surprised to see that the Era Of Keira Knightly had not yet dawned, she barely got credit for Star Wars I.

After thinking more, here are ones I should have thought of:
Fargo
Adventures of Ford Fairlane
Transporter
Signs
A Time To Kill
My Cousin Vinny
Crocodile Dundee
The Thing
The Commitments
Independence Day
Patton
Rocky
Pitch Black
Little Princess (Liesel Matthews)
JFK
Schindler"s List
Amadeus
Children of a Lesser God
The English Patient
Last Action Hero
Demolition Man
Total Recall
Trekkies
And Justice For All
The Abyss
Ace Ventura
Omen
Phenomenon
First Blood
Beverly Hills Cop
So I Married an Axe Murderer
The Conversation
Sling Blade
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Airport
Austin Powers


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Sunday, April 10, 2016 1:06 PM

ECGORDON

There's no place I can be since I found Serenity.


I've been busy again this week and haven't really had time to think much about this, so here are just a few, based mainly on my DVD shelf. Hopefully I'll put them in the proper decade. You'll note that I am a big fan of Altman, the Coens, Gilliam, Kubrick, Linklater & Malick.

The 60s,
2001: A Space Odyssey

A Hard Day's Night
The Apartment
Bonnie and Clyde
Dr. Strangelove
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Lawrence of Arabia
L'Avventura
Lolita
Once Upon a Time in the West
Planet of the Apes
Psycho
The Time Machine
To Kill a Mockingbird
The Wild Bunch
Yojimbo

The 70s,
3 Women
All That Jazz
Apocalypse Now
Badlands
Clockwork Orange
The Conversation
Days of Heaven
The Godfather 1 & 2
The Long Goodbye
MASH
McCabe and Mrs. Miller
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Nashville
Network
Walkabout
A Wedding

The 80s,
Blade Runner
Brazil
Cinema Paradiso
Raising Arizona
Ran (Kurosawa)
Reds
The Shining
Tempest (Mazursky)
The Thing
Time Bandits
The Unbearable Lightness of Being

The 90s,
12 Monkeys
Barton Fink
Before Sunrise
The Big Lebowski
Dazed and Confused
Fargo
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
The Fisher King
Heavenly Creatures
Miller's Crossing
The Player
Princess Mononoke
Short Cuts
Slacker
The Thin Red Line



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Sunday, April 10, 2016 4:46 PM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


And I'll add
War Games
Pretty Woman

Fruitful period. If a limit is announced, I'll have to whittle away. But I consider my picks to be far better than the dreck that was nominated for Awards during this period.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016 6:59 PM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


Quote:

Originally posted by JEWELSTAITEFAN:
And I'll add
War Games
Pretty Woman

Fruitful period. If a limit is announced, I'll have to whittle away. But I consider my picks to be far better than the dreck that was nominated for Awards during this period.


I just remembered The Crying Game for this category.

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016 9:16 PM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


Quote:

Originally posted by JEWELSTAITEFAN:
Quote:

Originally posted by JEWELSTAITEFAN:
And I'll add
War Games
Pretty Woman

Fruitful period. If a limit is announced, I'll have to whittle away. But I consider my picks to be far better than the dreck that was nominated for Awards during this period.


I just remembered The Crying Game for this category.


And

Against All Odds - I found the foreshadowing easy and somewhat obvious, but all others have told me it was a mystery.
Silkwood
Eddie And The Cruisers
Walking Tall (Joe Don Baker)
Gorky Park
A History of Violence
Mute Witness
Usual Suspects
The Fugitive

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