Best Movies No One's Seen...

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  1. #46

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    Quote Originally Posted by MNCM View Post
    Fat Man and Little Boy with Paul Newman was a great movie that didn't really get a lot of press.
    It's history was a little off but like you I liked it a lot.

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    Here's a few:

    Matewan (about the Coal Field Wars around 1920)

    Danton (french film about the "Reign of Terror")

    The Wild Bunch (Sam Peckinpaugh)

    Autofocus (tough to watch the fall of Bob Crane like that but what a lesson about un-checked lust and destruction)

    If I think of some others I'll list them.

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    Anybody else taking notes? You can request a lot of movies from the library. They send it to your local one in less than a week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HT721 View Post
    Thank you for smoking

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    "Super High Me"

    It's a spin of the documentary "Super Size Me" but instead of eating McDonalds it is comedian Doug Benson and well I'm sure you can guess by the title. It's actually very good though. Shows him taking medical tests before and after the 30 days, both physical and mental. As well as some other stuff.

    When I saw the recommendations for "Thank You For Smoking" it reminded me of it.

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    "Last night when we were young"

    "The Lady In White"
    "Once Upon A Time In America"
    "Blood Simple"
    "After Hours"
    "La Grande Illusion"
    "The Conversation"

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    I'm not sure how many have seen it but its one of my favorites, Toy Soldiers starring Sean Astin, not to be confused with Small Soldiers.

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    In the snow, laying there like a slug

    Quote Originally Posted by MJAlltheWay24 View Post
    I'm not sure how many have seen it but its one of my favorites, Toy Soldiers starring Sean Astin, not to be confused with Small Soldiers.

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    I will add a great movie that some of the younger posters may not have seen ... Dangerous Liaisons.

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    5 Miles from nowhere

    Straw Dogs was an interesting movie.

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    Les Choristes (The Chorus) - (2004)

    French w/ subtitles

    The new teacher at a severely administered boys' boarding school works to positively effect the students' lives through music. Takes place in 1949 France. Touching movie with a different kind of 'Sound of Music' feel to it. The music finds its way into your soul.

    Perfume: The story of a murderer (2006)
    Young man in 18th century France kills virgins to extract their scent to create a mind blowing fragrance. Dustin Hoffman plays a supporting role.

    Twin Falls Idoho (1999)
    Siamese twins set out to the city looking for a hooker to celebrate their 25th birthday. Garrett Morris from the first SNL cast plays a taxi cab driver name Jesus.

    Saved (2004)
    When a girl attending a Christian high school becomes pregnant, she finds herself ostracized and demonized, as all of her former friends turn on her. Starring MacCaulay Culkin & Mandy Moore.

    Party Monster (2003)
    This is the true story of Michael Alig , a Club Kid party organizer whose life was sent spiraling down when he bragged on television about killing his drug dealer and roommate. MacCaulay Culkin & Seth Green

    Harold and Maude (1971)
    Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral.

    Blast from the Past (1999)
    A romantic comedy about a naive man who comes out into the world after being in a nuclear fallout shelter for 35 years. Brendan Fraser, Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken.

    Basketball Diaries (1995)
    Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction...
    Leonardo Dicaprio

    Trainspotting (1996)
    Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends. Ewan Mcgregor

    Velvet Goldmine (1998)
    In 1984, British newspaper reporter Arthur Stuart is investigating the career of 1970s glam rock star Brian Slade... Think David Bowie, Iggy Pop -
    Ewan Mcgregor, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Danny Deckchair (2003)
    An Aussie becomes a national sensation when he lifts off in his deck chair tied to balloons.

    The Red Balloon (Le ballon rouge) (1956)
    A red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris.

    Bandwagon (1996)
    Indie band hits the road with high hopes in a broken down van.

    Sunday (1997)

    This film concerns two mysterious characters who meet on a Sunday in Queens. Madeleine is a middle-aged, moderately successful actress. Oliver/Matthew is either a homeless man or a famous film director or both. Madeleine hails him on the street as the latter.

    Network (1976)

    A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit. Interestingly current.

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    I'm ftom the Other Side of the Tracks ....where your momma warned you about.

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    If a man says something in the forest and his wife's not there to hear it, is he still wrong?
    and the answer is yes. Should you do not believe me then just ask Mrs. Rambler, she will be happy to tell you and she reminds me every day.

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    Colonel Country

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    Hound Dog with Dakota Fanning.

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