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Worst of The Best Movies

  1. Jan 16, 2006 #1

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    Worst of "The Best Movies"

    What movies have you invested time or money to see, and wished you'd stayed home to clean the litterbox, tuned in to reruns of Bert Parks and Miss America, gone to a baseball game, watched golf, or anything else?

    Paid perfectly good money to see in a theatre: 2001

    Saw for free and still wanted my money back: Easy Rider

    Rented: What Dreams May Come

    Stayed up late to watch: War of the Roses
     
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    Dumb and Dumberer
     
  4. Jan 16, 2006 #3
    :eek: I think you're going to hell for such blasphemy.



    I went and saw the remake of the Honeymooners. It blew chunks. Ofcourse it wasn't my idea which made me even more mad.
     
  5. Jan 16, 2006 #4
    any film that's a remake of a classic not for the film, often good, but for the tired idea of making a great movie again to sell seats, having said that though if they make it original in that they change it to suit a modern audience kudos: Oceans Elven a case in point.

    Nightmare on Elm Street: any movie after the first one.

    C'mon watch Candyamn/Candyman 2 now that's how to do a sequel:rolleyes:
     
  6. Jan 16, 2006 #5

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    Nighmare on Elm street 4 was okay, better than 2&3
     
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    the skulls. Im still trying to erase that movie from my memories.

    pearl Harbor was the biggest load of **** I have ever rented.
     
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    Totally forgot about that --- and Truman still catches hell for the bomb he dropped.
     
  9. Jan 16, 2006 #8
    No- the worst movie by and far is the Scorpian King- I have have never watched a guy die in more ways then that- and thats including every single time james Bond died in any movie.
     
  10. Jan 17, 2006 #9

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    Dearly Missed

    Citizen Kane&Godfather 1,2,3

    Totally worthless movies.
     
  11. Jan 17, 2006 #10

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    The Matrix.

    Some of the new Star Wars stuff. I think the second recent release is the one that completely lost me.

    Loved 2001, once you past the monkeys.
     
  12. Jan 17, 2006 #11

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    There were a crap load of inaccuracies in that movie too. The absolute most hilarious inaccuracy i saw was a building in a shot before the attack that said "Built: 1947". There was also something increddibly inaccurate about that whats his faces airplane being shot down when he was with the RAF that i can't remember
     
  13. Jan 17, 2006 #12

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    :surprised :surprised :surprised :surprised

    Go to your room.
     
  14. Jan 17, 2006 #13

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    I thought the third was freaken awesometastic. Thats right, AWESOMETASTIC!!!!!! It was so awesome that it needed another incredible word such as fantastic to be rammed into it so that it could correctly describe how good the movie was. Anyone who disagrees with me is un-american.
     
  15. Jan 17, 2006 #14

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    Well...I have been visiting NSA websites...so I'll agree.
     
  16. Jan 17, 2006 #15

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    Amen: John Boy Walton in AQOTWF was a travesty; Patrick Stewart in Moby Dick (doesn't count for me --- I quit watching the ads before they ever ran the actual show), likewise.

    AQOTWF brings up the stinging memory that I paid money for VHS copies of Apocolypse Now and Deerhunter --- why'd I start this thread? I didn't need to remind myself of that.
     
  17. Jan 17, 2006 #16
    :surprised

    :surprised

    For me :

    The Lord of the Rings trilogy
    All of the Starwars movies (except the POD racing scene)
    All the Matrix sequels (ok, not the first Matrix movie)

    marlon
     
  18. Jan 17, 2006 #17

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    Out of curiosity, what about The Matrix didn't you like? I know it was a bit out there, but I have to like it if not for the fact that it was original. In this day and age, originality deserves it's own award when it comes to movies.

    I think I am the only person on the planet that thinks that the second Matrix was the best of the trilogy.
     
  19. Jan 17, 2006 #18
    that makes us 2.
    The second took everything that was good in the first one and made it better:approve:
     
  20. Jan 17, 2006 #19
    Believe it or not, I thought all 3 Godfather movies were completely useless, as well as Citizen Kane. More notable piles of garbage include:

    Battlefield Earth - What good things are there to say about it?
    Mafia! - Only movie from which I ever walked out
    What the $&^$&* Do We Know? - Um.......NO!!!!!!!
    Volcano - As a (former) LA Native, I find it difficult to believe anyone would want to sav that stinkhole.

    and last but not least....

    Batman 3 and 4 - Thank god for Batman Begins, or else I would have lost all hope for the franchise.
     
  21. Jan 17, 2006 #20

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    Yes you are the only person who thinks that :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

    I think it is true that one just has to admit that the Matrix was absolutely original. All these slow motion or futuristic crap movies that come out today alllllllll stem from the Matrix but you can't realistically go anywhere before it.
     
  22. Jan 17, 2006 #21

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    I didn't see Tron, nor have I seen Matrix, nor am I all that interested in either. The question is, how can Matrix be "original" if Tron preceded it in testing its hero in a computer generated world? Strikes me there were predecessors to Tron in this plot idea, but prolly not worth discussing.

    This brings up the idea of the missing thread in the movie category, "Great movies you've never seen and will continue going to great lengths to avoid seeing." Someone else want to start it?
     
  23. Jan 17, 2006 #22
    Titanic - there is nothing like watching a movie you already know the ending to
     
  24. Jan 17, 2006 #23

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    Well you need to draw a line as to where a movie can "officially" be original. Technically, the Matrix drew inspiration from.... ugh, i forget what the name of the movies are but there a genre of japanese movies and concepts that you can indeed draw its "lineage", if you want to call it that, to. Using a definition that broad though means originality only comes up once a decade maybe.

    Titanic sucks though. I have never seen it, I will kill anyone who tries to make me see it, and anyone who mentions the movie will recieve a quick jab to the heart. Even seeing Leonardo Dicarpio or whatever makes me want to puke. Hollywood in general makes me want to puke actually. In what other career do you have a yearly season of televised awards shows where you recieve recognition ontop of your $20,000,000 paycheck.
     
  25. Jan 17, 2006 #24
    Matrix 1 was good. Matrix 2&3 SUCK. End of discussion.
     
  26. Jan 17, 2006 #25

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    It wouldn't surprise me if Matrix drew from foreign films already out there. It amazes me when I see a Hollywood movie come out only to find that the Japanese or someone else had done it years before.

    I think there is a relationship between Tron and the Matrix. I hadn't really thought about it before. I think that The Matrix put a lot more thought into the story line. But Tron never brought you the classic "I know Kung-Fu." I think Matrix did go quite a bit deeper than Tron, but good call on the parallel.
     
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