What's new

Name 10 movies you never get tired of watching.

emwolf

Contributor
some great selections
My list
Die Hard
Singin' In The Rain
Napoleon Dynamite
Planet of the Apes (68)
Love Actually
It's A Wonderful Life
The Third Man
From Russia With Love
Hound of the Baskervilles (39)
Bride of Frankenstein
 

emwolf

Contributor
This is Spïnal Tap
Cul de Sac
The Producers
The Fearless Vampire Killers
Blazing Saddles
Farewell My Lovely
Casablanca
Pierrot le Fou
Ran
A Fish Called Wanda
saw Cul de Sac recently (one of the few Polanski's I hadn't seen)--reminded me of Harold Pinter mixed with Quentin Tarantino.
 
Here's my baker's dozen:

Shawshank Redemption
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
Brazil
The Searchers
Scrooge (1951)
Blade Runner
Lawrence of Arabia
Monty Python's Holy Grail
Madness of King George
North by Northwest
Bull Durham
Patton
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
 
saw Cul de Sac recently (one of the few Polanski's I hadn't seen)--reminded me of Harold Pinter mixed with Quentin Tarantino.
Some of my favourite actors of all time - Donald Pleasance, Jack McGowan, Lionel Stander and the wonderful and sadly missed Françoise Dorléac. I can quite see the Pinter connection - Pleasance was marvellous in The Caretaker and has exactly that "noir" mix of powerlessness and undertones of threat that Pinter and Polanski shared.

francoise-looking-deneuve.jpg
 

Doc4

Moderator Emeritus
Good movie, but I thought Life of Brian was funnier.
I go back and forth on which I think funnier, but usually it's Grail with a nod over Brian. But ... I mention it for this thread in particular as a film I don't tire of watching. Key point that ... lots of films I love watching and are on my desert island list but ... big but .... which I like and cannot lie ... I can only watch them once or twice before I need a break.
 
North by Northwest
Heat
Night People
L.A. Confidential
The Third Man
Great Expectations
Dr. Zhivago
Hannibal
Someone to Watch Over Me
The Counsellor
 
Smokey and the Bandit
Roadhouse
Outlaw Josey Wales (any Clint Eastwood western...)
Almost any of the Marvel superhero movies
Man on Fire
Original Star Wars trilogy
Act of Valor
American Sniper
Saving Private Ryan
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
First Blood
Rambo: First Blood part 2
Die Hard 1 & 3
War of the Arrows
The Jazz Singer (Neil Diamond)
Independence Day
Shooter
Sneakers
The Shawshank Redemption
The Green Mile
Excalibur
etc...
etc...
etc...

Honorable mention: Heavy Metal
 
What great films are referenced here! I could be convinced to include almost all of them on my list. However the OP asked for 10 so here they are (I cheated a bit)...
Godfather (1&2)
The Great Escape
Once Upon a Time in the West
It's a Wonderful Life
The Wizard of OZ
The Razor's Edge (Murray & Power)
Streetcar Named Desire
The Bicycle Thief
East of Eden
On the Waterfront

I feel ok about including Godfather 1&2 as one selection. They could easily be one movie. As for the Razor's Edge, I really couldn't decide.
 
2001: A Space Odyssey
Night Of The Iguana
Duck You Sucker
Bullitt
The French Connection
The Burglars
The Cowboys
On The Beach
Tommy
All The Pretty Horses
 
Great thread, I'm looking forward to sampling many of those mentioned.

Caddyshack
Young Frankenstein
History of the World part 1
Godfather, the original
Hobbit and LOTR
The Mission
First Blood
Star Wars Original 3
Private Ryan
A Christmas Story

Others:
Scarface
Terminator
Usual Suspects
Blazing Saddles
 

emwolf

Contributor
2001: A Space Odyssey
Night Of The Iguana
Duck You Sucker
Bullitt
The French Connection
The Burglars
The Cowboys
On The Beach
Tommy
All The Pretty Horses
Tommy? You must be one of those rabid Wholigans (like myself) since your other selections don't come close to that level of weird.
 

The Knize

Moderator Emeritus
I love movies, but I have to say there are very few I have watched repeatedly, and none I would say I would never tire of. I have probably seen Pulp Fiction more than any other film. It took me at least twice to begin to figure it out. I have seen Godfather I and II more than once in various forms. Apocalypse Now and Alien, the same. I do not think I need to see any of those three again.
 
Top