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oldboy @ Mon Jul 12, 2004 1:59 pm

Goodfellas was a great flick, then again just about any mob movie is great! The Untouchables, Casino, Godfather. Scarface was a good one. I noticed Goldeneye mentioned; I love all of the Bond movies - but Sean Connery is the best of the bunch. The Indiana Jones trilogy, the Lord of the Rings trilogy. For comedies, Old School, Caddyshack, Stripes any Monty Python film. Saving Private Ryan, Apocolypse Now, Full Metal Jacket, Platoon...

The list of great films could go on and on. :)


QBC @ Mon Jul 12, 2004 2:06 pm

Ya know, one thing I noticed in this thread, and I'm as guilty of it as anyone, I don't see any Canadian films listed. Yes, many of these films have Canadian actors and actresses, maybe directors, but not a real made in Canada movie.(and I just don't mean filmed here) Sad how our own media get drowned out by outside sources. I've seen Canuck films that were very good, but I can't even think of a title of one. Kind of sad really.


oldboy @ Mon Jul 12, 2004 2:11 pm

For Canadian films how about Men With Brooms, Duct Tape Forever or Strange Brew?? I'm pretty sure that all three should fit as Made in Canada films!



polemarch1 @ Mon Jul 12, 2004 8:18 pm

Men With Brooms was pretty funny. Not really a movie but I thought The Last Chapter and The Last Chapter 2 where good. About a week ago I watched "Escape From Iran: The Canadian Caper" was well done. Wasn't to thrilled about "October". Saw that a couple days ago. Then again any film made by a man simpathetic to the FLQ probably isn't going to do much for me.


iplysccr11 @ Thu Jul 29, 2004 9:25 pm

Favourite movies at present:

Lord of the Rings
A Knights Tale
Star Wars
Indiana Jones
Harry Potter
Shawshank Redemption
Strange Brew
The Musketeer
The Fifth Element
The 13th Warrior
The Bond Movies (Sean Connery and Pierce Brosnan)
Saving Private Ryan
Highlander Movies
Young Guns (both)
Tears of the Sun
The Passion of the Christ
Monty Python
The Bridge on the River Kwai
Schindlers List

That's all i can think of right now...
As for Candian movies, like a lot of you, sadly i can only name very few and have watched very few...
Anyone recommend any Canadian Movies to watch or for that matter any foreign films?


polemarch1 @ Fri Jul 30, 2004 6:25 am

If your looking for a good Canadian movie may I suggest you check out....

The Assignment one of the best Canadian films out there IMO.


DevonGrey @ Thu Sep 09, 2004 6:30 am

figfarmer figfarmer:
Shock Treatment.

this wouldn't be THE Shock Treatment would it? the sequel to RHPS? I saw it once a few years ago and I've always wondered why nobody ever knew about it! :)


DevonGrey @ Thu Sep 09, 2004 6:35 am

These are just off the top of my head.. hehe..

The Changeling
Grosse Pointe Blank
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Evil Dead Trilogy
Any Terry Gilliam Film
Any Tim Burton Film (with the exception of Big Fish... wtf was that?)
Russian Ark
The Iron Giant
The Truman Show
American Spendor
Strange Brew


Gonzo @ Thu Sep 09, 2004 9:47 am

Good Canadian film? Brain Candy by Kids in the Hall. Most films from Hollywood are filmed in Canada, so we can say that almost every movie made today is Canadian. What about the Score with Robert DiNero. It took place in Montreal.
My favourite move is probably Braveheart. I just saw The Big Lebowski and it was great.


iamca1977 @ Thu Sep 09, 2004 10:59 am

I have so many but my all time favorite is the "Lethal Weapon" movies. I have the whole set and never get bored of watching them :lol:


Ralph @ Thu Sep 09, 2004 11:27 am

Privet Ryan
Conspiracy Theory
Lord Of The Rings
Titan AE
Pulp fiction
Rain Man
Any carry on movie
Dead Poets Society
Out Of Africa
Thr rockey Horror Picture Show
Shawshank Redemption
Finding Nemo
Full metal jacket
The Emperors New Grove
Band Of Brothers


Gonzo @ Thu Sep 09, 2004 2:19 pm

Possibly the best movie ever made is Dr Strangelove.


karra @ Thu Sep 09, 2004 5:33 pm

Possibly the best movie ever made is Dr Strangelove.

mmm, President Merklin Muffley - US right? Careful now, you know who might read this and go off on another anti-US President rant.


WestieLee @ Tue Sep 14, 2004 1:04 am

right when i was getting ready to list all my favorite movies, my damn computer froze :evil: but anyway here's a few of my fav. movies in no particular order of course

Lord of the Rings
Full Metal Jacket
Dream keepers (TV mini-series)
Star Wars
Smoke Signals
The Fifth Element

There's so many different kinds of movies that i like, i probably can keep going on and on, but the movies i listed are movies that I can watch all the time. I like a lot of the native movies that have legends and stuff in them and native history.

oh and someone mentioned strange brew..LOL that movie kicks ass! :rock:


-Mario- @ Tue Sep 14, 2004 5:22 am

in no particuliar order

Das Boot
Old School
Forest Gump
Lord Of The Rings
Monsters Inc.
Pulp Fiction
Without a Paddle



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