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27 August 2014 @ 09:57 am
10 movies  

I’ve been working on this list for a while, and in the past few days an actual meme of it seems to have popped up on Facebook, so I don’t know, maybe it’s in the gestalt. It was surprisingly difficult to come up with the list.

Ten movies I will watch over and over again, in no particular order:

1. While You Were Sleeping
2. The Cutting Edge
3. The Replacement Killers
4. The Hunt for Red October
5. A Knight’s Tale
6. Sliding Doors
7. Maverick
8. Robin Hood (Disney)
9. The Princess Bride
10. Much Ado About Nothing (Branagh, tho possibly Whedon too)

(x-posted from The Essential Kit)

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Deborah Blakedeborahblakehps on August 27th, 2014 12:32 pm (UTC)
Interesting. Princess Bride is definitely on mine, as is A Knight's Tale. I love The Cutting Edge and Much Ado, but haven't watched them in a while.

My list would have to include Monty Python's Holy Grail, some Mel Brooks (Blazing Saddles, at the very least), Under the Tuscan Sun, Notting Hill, About a Boy, and an obscure little Indy film starring Rufus Sewell and Minnie Driver called Uncorked (it's about wine and family and spirituality, with amazing music).

Edited at 2014-08-27 12:33 pm (UTC)
Geek of Weird Shit: sensualgows on August 27th, 2014 12:54 pm (UTC)
Mine apparently fall into three major categories:
"favorite fantasy movies from childhood"
"comedy"
"visually commanding and violent"
All of which I have watched over and over and over.

Ladyhawke
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Labyrinth
Princess Bride
The Dark Crystal
The Sword and the Rose*
Natural Born Killers
Pulp Fiction
Reservoir Dogs
History of the World Part I

*The only one of these I haven't watched about a billion times, but fits nicely between fantasy and violence.
martianmooncrabmartianmooncrab on August 27th, 2014 07:46 pm (UTC)
I want to throw one liners from each, but, will settle for

*toe pick*

because its a metaphor for life at times.
kitmizkit on August 27th, 2014 07:53 pm (UTC)
♥!
closefm: TV Catclosefm on August 30th, 2014 10:51 pm (UTC)
What do you like so much in The Hunt For Red October?