What's your favorite movie of all time?


(Simon B) #1

I watch a lot of music movies, so the obvious one is Purple Rain. Still the only artist to have the Number 1 movie at the box office, the number 1 album, and the number 1 single all at the same time. Not even Madonna or Michael Jackson ever did that.


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Aside from that I’d probably pick The Godfather. Genre-defining and damn near flawless.

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What are your favourites?


#2

Up. :balloon:

I could watch it over and over. It’s also a massive bonding moment for me and my best friend.

Still a better love story than twilight.

Doug :hot_coral_heart:

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Oh yes! KEVIN.

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#3

Full Metal Jacket


(Dave) #5

The original Point Break - I’m not proud of it.


#6

Airplane!

And I am proud of it :sunglasses:


(Campbell Prosser) #7

What I tell people my favourite film is…

What it actually is…


(Caspar Aremi) #8

I have three.

The Hours
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Which makes me cry like a baby every time I watch it, all three lead actresses are incredible. I once fell out with a colleague for a week because she argued with me about what it meant - she’d decided Meryl was playing a movie of the book adapted by Julianne Moore’s character or some nonsense and I got angry. It’s just three overlapping stories about how Mrs Dalloway affected their lives. Also the novel its based on is incredible, so much happens despite it being such a short book.

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Which I still find hilarious, years after first seeing it, and it feels like there are more jokes every time I watch.

Michael Clayton
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I think this is where I fell in love with George Clooney, and Tilda Swinton. (It’s a running joke with my friends that whenever her name pops up, I have to tell them she lives in my home town in north Scotland) The whole film is intense, it gives me chills, you need to watch it a few times to see all the strands coming together. I love the script, the music, the direction, it’s perfect.


(Colin Robinson) #9

Loved the soundtrack to The Hours!


( surohpotsirhC) #10

Alien

Jurassic Park

Evil Dead

Back to the Future


(Dan) #11

Impossible to isolate to a single movie.

Forrest Gump
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Ocean’s 11
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Home Alone
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Hook
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Liar Liar
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Mrs Doubtfire
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Silence of the Lambs
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(Jorge) #12

That’s an easy question:

The Room (2003)

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(Simon B) #13

I went to a live screening with Tommy and Greg a few months back! So many spoons! Lol


#14

I feel like I need to watch Michael Clayton now.


(Dave) #15

Epic choices


(Daniel Warriner) #16

Definitely The Island with Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson! Ignore Rotten Tomatoes & IMDB, though. :laughing:


#17

There is no shame in Bill and Ted, only excellence.


(Warren J Bottomley) #18

The Abyss. Mr Cameron at his best ( James not David)


#19

The Neverending Story

Entirely nostalgic but I still love it


(Simon B) #20

…and yet you never replied to this thread :angry:


(Aled) #21

Can’t beat the first Police Academy. Such a great film.