Die Hard

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  1. horsespatoot

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    Haven't seen this movie since it was originally released. Besides all the action there are some pretty funny subtle lines mixed in. For a 25 year old flick this movie holds up pretty well. It's a freebie on NetFlix.
    Any other oldie movies you might wanna recommend?

     
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    "Welcome to the party, pal!"

    One of the best movies ever -certainly in my top 5. I've watched it over 30 times, I think.

    Another of my favorites (though not as old as Die Hard) is Ground Hogs Day. A lot of great lines there as well.
     
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    Groundhog Day is GENIUS ! Agreed ! How about True Romance ? Disappointed at the Box Office but became a cult classic. My #1 movie of all time.
     
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    Terminator

    We have an intern at work that's 19, I was just asking him about movies. He's never seen Terminator, Die Hard, Star Wars, Lethal Weapon, etc...

    I'm going to need to put together a box of movies for him.
     
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    Ground hog day- in my top 5 all time...
     
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    Stripes, my favourite movie ever!
     
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    Lethal Weapon. Just the first one.

    That said, Die Hard was the best action movie ever.
     
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    I highly recommend the criminally overlooked "Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang."

    Also "Boondock Saints," "Layer Cake," "The Last Boy Scout."



    Murray
     
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    "Where Eagles Dare" one of my alltime faves! Clint at his best!
     
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    For some great one-liners, check out Streets of Fire. It was a box office flop, but it's one of my favorites featuring such great lines as, "You boys really know how to come through a door."

    Also in the vein of Ferris Bueler's day off, is Better Off Dead. I think it was a much better movie than Ferris Bueler, but I may be all alone in that feeling. It featured the great one-liner (and I'm just paraphrasing), "Look at that! Someone threw away a perfectly good white boy."
     
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    +1 On Where Eagles Dare, also
    Murder By Death
    Animal House
     
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    Arsenic and old lace is pretty fun .

    Carey Grant was great in it also Peter Lorre .
     
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    +1 on ...True Romance...

    Shawshank Redemption, Forrest Gump & Braveheart come to mind...but those are pretty obvious ones...

    less obvious, to me anyway...;

    Midnight Run
    Jeremiah Johnson
    Sideways
    Y tu Mama Tambien
     
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    Always watch it a Christmas time. "Yippie kai yah m.........r!"
     
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    Like morty76 I had a "Hey Nineteen-Steely Dan" moment talking to two twenty-somethings that worked in a city just outside Detroit called Romulus. I teasingly called them Romulans and neither of them had ever seen or heard of Star Trek.
     
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    "So, you're God?"

    "No, not THE God. A God."
     
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    Nope, you're not alone, Better off Dead is not only funnier, but somehow more realistic.
    Have not seen "Meatballs" in years but "It just doesn't matter" has recently become my catch phrase.
    To the "Hey Nineteen" moment, there is a TV show that takes place at John Hughes High School, the kids didn't get it.
     
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