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Absolute Classic/Awesome/Cult Movies

Postby D3AKUs » January 23rd, 2018, 7:38 am

So working in a Cinema i was shocked that most of my younger colleagues dont know , what i consider , some of the most classic movies ever.
Talking to some i felt really old with my close to 33 years now hahaha ( and i know that i still havent watched a lot of good movies too )

So i gave them all homework to watch some good movies instead of the stuff like new "Jumanji" or "Baywatch" ... :lol:

So help me complete the List of absolute Classic Movies every younger person should have watched at least once and maybe help me to by adding some that i havent watched and need to in the process :D

Pulp Fiction
The Gonnies ( i was shocked when no one of the younger workers knew this one as its one of the best movies of my childhood memory )
Alien and Aliens
Predator 1-2
Escape from New York and maybe L.A ( even tho its way cheesier then the first and kinda sucks :lol: it still has super Bad A** Kurt Russel in it )
Big Trouble in Little China
Tango & Cash
Demolition Man
Terminator 1-2
Schindlers List
The Pianist
American Beauty
Waynes World
Ted and Bills excellent Adventure
Beverly Hills Cop Series ( except the last one, that one blows in my oppinion )
Grave of the Fireflies
They Live
The Thing
Die Hard 1-3
He Man - the one with Dolph Lundgren ( its absolute trash - but its a masterpiece in that category )
Evil Dead ( Original and/or Remake )
Army of Darkness
Gran Torino
Old Clint Eastwood Western Movies - no particular - mostly all of them are awesome
Literally Everything with Bud Spencer and Terence Hill for obvious reasons :D
Hook
Nightmare before Christmas
Pans Labyrinth
2001 a Space Odyssey
Clockwork Orange
Catch me if u can
Gremlins
Dawn of the Dead
Night of the living Dead
Braveheart
Lethal Weapon 1-2
Forrest Gump
Point Break
Heat
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Re: Absolute Classic/Awesome/Cult Movies

Postby kahuamp » January 23rd, 2018, 8:20 am

Soylent Green
most of the H. Bogart movies
most of Hitchcock' s movies( "the birds"comes to mind)
Blade Runner
one flight over a cuckoos nest
The shining + many other S.King movies
HeMan is actually called Masters of the Universe :)
Many, if not all Sergio Leone movies(not only westerns)
Sven Hassel's wheels of terror
The dirty dozen
Maniac cop
Child's play
etc
I/m gonna stop here cause my lunchbreak is almost over....anyway the list would be humongousely huge....I suggest take a look on IMDB, there are many pre-made lists there. good luck!
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Re: Absolute Classic/Awesome/Cult Movies

Postby Radamus » January 23rd, 2018, 10:26 am

@D3AKUs ~ with that list, if you were baking a cake, without Scarface it's like you forgot to add the flour :P

#A fun one - Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man
#3000 miles to Graceland
#Vanishing Point
and on and on and on.....
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Re: Absolute Classic/Awesome/Cult Movies

Postby DYEUZ » January 23rd, 2018, 12:01 pm

Once upon a time in the West
The good , the bad and the ugly
Pink Floyd, The Wall
King Kong . the 1933 movie and 2005 .
Invasion of the body snatchers ( 1956 )
Gone with the wind ( 1939 )
E.T.
Jaws
The Godfather
A Streetcar named desire (1951)
Misery
Deliverance
Titanic
Scream
Fight Club
9 1/2 weeks
Psycho
Rosemary's baby
The Exorcist
Easy Rider
2001: A space odyssey
Duel . (1971) W/ Dennis Weaver

All great classic imo , but so many more . Nice thread .

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Re: Absolute Classic/Awesome/Cult Movies

Postby SoftShoe » January 23rd, 2018, 12:24 pm

Y'all going to hell on a Bobsled no one has mentioned the Duke.

All John Wayne movies post 1955 except Quiet Man 1952 which IMO while not a western was one of his best movies of all time.

War of the roses
Scarface
Predator
Terminator

Nice thread, allot of great movies posted.

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Re: Absolute Classic/Awesome/Cult Movies

Postby mapache01 » January 23rd, 2018, 12:34 pm

My God I'm with Radamus you forgot Al Pacino Scarface and The Godfather Saga what about: Serpico, Dog day afternoon!!

Also 1980s "brat pack" Movies: Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy, Andrew McCarthy, Sean Penn, Judd Nelson, Demi Moore and Rob Lowe, here's some:
Youngblood
The Breakfast Club
Prety In Pink
St Elmo's Fire
Weird Science
Mannequin
Weekend at Bernie's
Less than Zero
The Outsiders
Oxford Blues,
Sixteen Candles and this movie include another not "brat pack" but funny 80's movies Actor, John Cusack 80's and his dummy/looser character:
Say Anything
The Shure Thing
Better of Dead
One Crazy Summer
Hot Pursuit and he acts on another classical Stand By Me

Not Brat pack but also classical cult 80's movies:
Top Gun
Ferries Bueller's Day Off
Wall Street (1987 James Spader, Charlie Sheen)
Can't Buy my Love and Loverboy from a funny young Patrick Dempsey.

Rocky 1, 2 and 3 so so

DRAMA and Robert De Niro (apart from Heat and Pacino U all ready include)
The Deer Hunter!!
Ragging Bull
Taxi Driver
The Untouchables

Science Fiction Cult: Tron, Blade Runner

War/Vietnam:
Platoon
Hamburger Hill
First Blood,
all ready above The Deer Hunter
Full Metal Jacket
the first 45 initial minutes of Apocalypse Now
Saving Private Ryan
Bat 21

MOB: All ready The Godfather then
GoodFellas
The Departed
The Untouchables
Pulp Fiction

Great thread
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Re: Absolute Classic/Awesome/Cult Movies

Postby Grizdude » January 23rd, 2018, 12:46 pm

Here's just a few that I think are outstanding. These are in no particular order as far as how good they are.

Apocalypse Now- Redux
American Graffiti
Star Wars- A New Hope- The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi
Dazed and Confused
The Graduate
National Lampoon's Animal House- Vacation and Christmas Vacation
Full Metal Jacket
I think most of John Wayne's movies were true American Classics
American Werewolf in London... if you like good special effects movies.
It's A Wonderful Life
The Shawshank Redemption
Goodfellas
Reservoir Dogs
Taxi Driver
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Die Hard

These are just a few I could think of, off of the top of my head.... I'm sure there's many more.
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Re: Absolute Classic/Awesome/Cult Movies

Postby D3AKUs » January 23rd, 2018, 5:15 pm

Ah so many good ones i forgot on my list !

Bladerunner,Apocalypse Now,Goodfellas,FullMetalJacket,Scarface ... Shawshank Redemption (!!!!) and a lot more. Even saw some i dont know and have to look up now.

Thanks guys. Think i need to update my list !

Radamus wrote:@D3AKUs ~ with that list, if you were baking a cake, without Scarface it's like you forgot to add the flour :P


Always hated Toni Montana in Scarface , first time watching i was so glad when he finally died at the end :lol: still one of the best movies in this genre
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Re: Absolute Classic/Awesome/Cult Movies

Postby Seifer » January 23rd, 2018, 9:13 pm

There's a lot of really great movies listed here. One of my faves growing up, see if anyone knows it.

Jim Henson's "Labyrinth" w/ the late David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly (1986) - Great movie imo ;)

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Re: Absolute Classic/Awesome/Cult Movies

Postby stancomputerhunter » January 24th, 2018, 12:25 am

Casablanca, Dial M for Murder, The Apartment, Double Indemnity, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Long Hot Summer, The Misfits, The Seven Year Itch, Cool Hand Luke, West Side Story, The Flight of the Phoenix, Anatomy of a Murder, North by Northwest, It's a Wonderful Life, A Christmas Story. The Silence of the Lambs, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Amadeus, Full Metal Jacket.

When movies were movies. ;)


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