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#16    schizoidwoman

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Posted 16 June 2012 - 06:07 PM

I will also add Singing in the Rain!


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Posted 17 June 2012 - 12:37 AM

View Postrimbaudelaire, on 15 June 2012 - 07:59 PM, said:

Given that this listing is a personal preference thing, there is a criteria I'd like all responders to follow. 1) Originality (no remakes, no book adaptations, no 'based on a true story'); 2) Intensity of Effect (includes "suspension of disbelief"); 3) Cohesion (logical progression though not necessarily linear); and 4) Complexity (no cliches, etc).

My choices:

Philadelphia
Sling Blade
Do The Right Thing
Pulp Fiction
The Empire Strikes Back
Seven
Psycho
Das Boot
Memento
Casablanca
Taxi Driver
Dog Day Afternoon
The Deer Hunter
Alien
Chinatown
2001: A Space Odyssey
Brother From Another Planet
Not for nothing dude but you broke your first rule with alot of these movies. That being said I have to agree with you list particularly Pulp Fiction and Seven. Also I would add...

Serenity
Forrest Gump
Reservoir Dogs
Inglorious b*******

Edited by Javid86, 17 June 2012 - 12:39 AM.

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 04:53 AM

3 Women '77
Apocalypse Now '79
The Battle Of Algiers '66
Casablanca '42
Cat People '42
Chinatown '74
The Conversation '74
Diabolique '55
Eyes Without A Face '60
Easy Rider '69
Freaks '32
Gettysburg '93
The Last Emperor '87
Le Samourai '67
M '31
Once Upon A Time In The West '68
Paths Of Glory '57
Peeping Tom '60
Psycho '60
Ran '85
The Red Shoes '48
Ride The High Country '62
The Searchers '56
Seven Samurai '54
Singin' In The Rain '52
Sunset Blvd. '50
Taxi Driver '76
Vertigo '58
The Wages Of Fear '53
Wait Until Dark '67
The Wicker Man '73
The Wild Bunch '69

Oh heck, I broke some of the rules with these titles. But that's all for now til I think up more.

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