Shawshanked again - movies you always watch whenever they're on

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  1. gpasq

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    What the heck is it with Die Hard? Everyone I know watches it over and over again, including me!

    Princess Bride
    Jaws
    And of course... Shawshank.
     
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    Godfather II
    Vertigo
     
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    No, but it does seem my life has lately been like the last half hour of a Quinton Tarrentino movie.
     
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    Yes I am very surprised you like Office Space.

    Seriously though, that is one of them for me, and it seems to be on a lot, though now that I no longer have cable I almost never see it.

    I always watched it though when it was on.
     
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    Great thread...So, So, many choices....

    Ok..The Outlaw Josey Wales......Just Perfect, I can't stop when it's on

    I like WWII flicks.....Hell is for Heroes..(1962)....Steve McQueen...James Coburn....Bob Newhart????....B/W ...I think it's the best movie on the subject at that time....BUT... I also love, and watch....The Longest Day....The Battle of Britain...Saving Private Ryan...more, but those top the list

    I'm pretty much a movie junkie....series just don't grab me so much...

    I don't care that I've seen "it" 40 times......I also re-read Good books..several times....spaced out over time......

    Just Re-read Catch-22 ( the book, also love the movie, they are a brilliant couple), and really was amazed at the new levels of "depth" I discovered...because I was older, maybe wiser??.....Ok... Shoot me now.......willhowl
     
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    The Godfather I and II and The Blues Brothers. In Chicago they run that one at least once a month.
     
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    Any Clint Eastwood western, also his Gran Torino. Pulp Fiction, No Country for Old Men, Saving Private Ryan, the From Dusk Till Dawn series, the Mariarchi trilogy and Toy Story.
     
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    The Incredibles
    The Princess Bride
    All the Bond films, except Roger Moore...I can only stand a couple of those...
    All the X-Men movies
    All the Marvel superhero movies
    Batman Begins
    The Dark Knight
    Anything with Bogart
    Anything Hitchcock
    Fandango (1980's Kevin Costner flick--one of my faves of all time)
    Crossroads (Ralph Machio flick)
     
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    I just got Shawshanked again tonight. I was flicking through the channels and saw that Twister was on, so I just had to sit and watch the thing the whole way through.
     
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    Life of Brian & Chevy Chase movies.
     
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    Young Frankenstein
     
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    Just watched Aliens again. We noticed it while scrolling through channels, and we just stopped and watched it. Again. For about the 20th time.
     
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    I caught the start of Coneheads the other night... I watched it for a while waiting for the Rio broadcast to start...

    chuckle...:)
     
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    I can get Shawshanked by any of the Rocky franchise also (except for Creed. What a godawful movie with the exception of Stallone's performance), as long as the wife isn't sitting with me that is.
     
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    I always get sucked into The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.
     
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    Rule of Three: There are three movies that, if I'm channel surfing and I see that they're on and I start watching them, I cannot turn them off until they're over. And, they are...

    1) Fail Safe
    2) Patton
    3) Dude, Where's My Car?

    The tension in Fail Safe is enough to inspire shudders and chills even after the fifteenth time you've seen the movie.

    The outsize personality that was George Patton is matched quite nicely by the storytelling in the movie "Patton." And, George C. Scott's performance is, in a word, mesmerizing.

    "Dude, Where's My Car?" is silly, but not stupid, clever without being pretentious or cloying, and actually a very intelligent flick. And, the years of "Dude!" "Sweet!" exchanges that my best friend have gotten out of it have been nothing but fun.

    Honorable mention: They Live! -- Part of the triumvirate of 80s Canadian horror flicks that also includes Scanners and Videodrome. But, They Live! is the only one that can't be turned off, even after multiple viewings!
     
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    glad no one has mentioned Titanic
     
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