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Comfort Movies, Anyone Else?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by RodeoTex, May 18, 2017.

  1. fatcat

    fatcat Tele-Afflicted

    Jul 6, 2010
    Very Deep South
    We get into old sitcoms like

    All in the family
    Sanford and son
    Cheers
    MASH (always a favorite)


    I have also been watching a lot of BBC comedies like

    Chewing the fat
    Still Game
    Burnistoun
    Green wing
    Black Books
     
  2. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Telefied Ad Free Member

    Age:
    59
    Nov 15, 2009
    Austin, Tx
    Saw them all, I'm a loyal fan of the brothers', but my list includes all the "hits" , I suppose.
    As I age, I get harder to please, cinematically.
    I long for clever simplicity, and great plot twists with unique, quirky, and unforgettable characters.
    I'm a dilettante with regards to films.
     
  3. Flakey

    Flakey Friend of Leo's

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian, Good Fellows comes to mind.

    This scene is probably my most favorite sequence in any film.

     
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  5. RoyBGood

    RoyBGood Friend of Leo's

    Back To The Future ticks all my Comfort boxes.
     
  6. Bones

    Bones Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Dec 31, 2005
    Luddite Island, NY
    Miller's Crossing is great, just watched it the other night, definitely on my list, even though it wasn't on my list.

    I would probably add Fast Times at Ridgemont High as well, I can watch that movie every day.
     
  7. Rokatt88

    Rokatt88 Tele-Holic

    527
    Jan 10, 2006
    Vista, CA
  8. raito

    raito Friend of Leo's

    Nov 22, 2010
    Madison, WI
    Seven Samurai.
    Blood of Heroes.
    Rollerball.
     
  9. Recce

    Recce Tele-Meister

    192
    May 3, 2016
    Northern Alabama
    From another Rick. What is the name of the bar in Casablanca? Well, what is my first name? Great movie.
     
  10. soulgeezer

    soulgeezer Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    52
    Nov 5, 2006
    Sinatra's World
    "The Major and the Minor" with Ginger Rogers and Ray Milland. If you've never seen it, seek it out; it is easily the funniest movie ever made!

    When I travel to countries where English is not spoken, I take my DVD sets of Big Bang Theory. Some people love it, some people hate, I enjoy it and it's easy to watch over and over again.

    There are many, many others, but those are the two that immediately came to mind.
     
  11. uriah1

    uriah1 Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Feb 12, 2011
    Around
    Miss Marple, Thin Man and early Basil Rathbone Sherlock Holmes
     
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  12. flathd

    flathd Friend of Leo's

    Jan 29, 2008
    Twin Cities,MN
    The Road Warrior (original)
    Glengarry Glen Ross
    Uncle Buck
     
  13. Krex1010

    Krex1010 TDPRI Member

    74
    Dec 16, 2011
    Philadelphia
    Lord of the rings, die hard, jaws, Jeremiah Johnson, Slapshot, Almost Famous....just a few of my go to flicks when I want something on that I love but don't have to pay too much attention to.
     
  14. tery

    tery Friend of Leo's

    Sep 21, 2012
    Tennessee
    I like the Anthony Bourdain DVD's ... he is pretty laid back .
     
  15. GeorgiaHonk

    GeorgiaHonk Tele-Meister

    498
    Mar 19, 2003
    Auburn, Georgia
    Just about any 50s, 60s or 70s sci-fi/horror movie does it for me, usually the cheesier the better. I love it when channels run marathons of Godzilla movies or old Twilight Zone episodes.
     
  16. blowtorch

    blowtorch Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    May 2, 2003
    Wisco
    House of 1000 Corpses
     
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  17. Reverb

    Reverb TDPRI Member

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    Mar 27, 2003
    Orcutt, Ca.
  18. TMMC

    TMMC Tele-Afflicted

    Apr 3, 2013
    SLC
    I have at least two dozen go tos, but mostly it's:

    Star Wars IV-VII
    Aliens
    Terminator 2
    Heat
    Fletch
    Heist
    Bottle Rocket
    Rebelt
    Surviving the Game
    Judgement Night
     
  19. moosie

    moosie Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    60
    Jul 18, 2010
    Western Connecticut
    OK, you guys are gonna cringe with all the manly suggestions I read on the first page. But you said "comfort".

    Love Actually. No, I don't normally like that kind of thing. I remember watching it with my wife, probably around the holidays, when it was relatively new. The cast just kept coming. So many good people. So many interlinked stories. I was surprised that I liked it at all, and am stunned that I think it's become one of my favorite movies. I NEVER watch movies more than once, unless it's the Godfather, Clint spaghettis and High Plains Drifter, and used to watch Braveheart (a few too many times). But every time my wife has Love Actually playing, around the holidays, I just give up, sit down, and enjoy the heck out of it.

    My other comfort flicks:

    Godfather
    Clint
    Braveheart

    :D
     
  20. BorderRadio

    BorderRadio Friend of Leo's

    Apr 2, 2014
    Phoenix, AZ
    Dr. Strangelove
    Kill Bill Vol. I
    Eraserhead
    Blazing Saddles
    Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas
    Alien series
     
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