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so you're on a desert island

Postby molly1216 » Sat Jan 28, 2012 9:09 pm

i don't think we've done this for a while

you're on a desert island and you just happen to have a solar chargable portable dvd player
which 12 movies do you wish you had packed?

mine:
Seven Samurai
Adventures of Prince Achmed
The Professionals
Thing From Another World
King Kong
His Girl Friday
Forbidden Planet
Blazing Saddles
Das Boot extended cut
Duck Soup
Disney' Jungle Book
M Hulots Holiday
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Re: so you're on a desert island

Postby Steve T Power » Sun Jan 29, 2012 11:48 am

Master and Commander
Blade Runner: Final Cut
Kingdom of Heaven: Director's Cut
The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
Sword of the Stranger
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Collateral
The Lord of the Rings
Lawrence of Arabia
The Outlaw Josey Wales
Twister
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
As the ancient Tibetan philosophy states:"Don't start none... won't be none...".
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Re: so you're on a desert island

Postby BenShultz » Sun Jan 29, 2012 2:51 pm

The Big Lebowski
Seven Samurai
Videodrome
Office Space
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Berlin Alexanderplatz
The Thing (82)
Dr. Strangelove
Groundhog Day
Vertigo
Blazing Saddles
The Maltese Falcon
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Re: so you're on a desert island

Postby Bryan Pope » Mon Jan 30, 2012 7:41 am

This actually happened to me once, believe it or not. Fortunately, I was prepared. I had packed, in no particular order:

Nashville
Jaws
Rear Window
Tin Cup
Lone Star
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Gosford Park
Fiddler on the Roof
Tootsie
Fanny & Alexander
The Shining
The Godfather
Agnes, it's me...Billy.
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Re: so you're on a desert island

Postby mavrach » Mon Jan 30, 2012 7:55 am

The Big Lebowski
Being John Malkovich
Predator
Seven Samurai
Raiders of the Lost Ark
The Thing
The Last Starfighter
Alien
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
The Last Dragon
Wall-E
Robocop
+1. this is very interesting.
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Re: so you're on a desert island

Postby Andrew Forbes » Mon Jan 30, 2012 9:09 am

Excalibur
Ghost in the Shell
Sanjuro
Rio Bravo
Alien
Aliens
The Terminator
T2
The Thing
Videodrome
101 Dalmatians
The Brood
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Re: so you're on a desert island

Postby J.M. Vargas » Mon Jan 30, 2012 11:19 am

In no particular order:

The Complete Metropolis
The Fly (1986)
Airplane!
The Dirty Dozen
Late Spring
Apocalypse New Redux!
(I prefer the original cut but, if I'm stuck in an island, I want the extra-long version... can fast-forward through the boring parts if I want to)
2001: A Space Odyssey
Casablanca
Melancholia
That's Entertainment!
The Living Daylights
Goodfellas
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Re: so you're on a desert island

Postby Gabriel Girard » Mon Jan 30, 2012 12:35 pm

First 12 films I love that came to mind.

Santa Sangre
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
Berlin Alexanderplatz
Videodrome
Network
Blade Runner (the version with all the alternate cuts)
Brazil
Chinatown
After Hours
Seconds
Night Moves
Manhattan
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Re: so you're on a desert island

Postby mavrach » Mon Jan 30, 2012 12:43 pm

With all these DVD cases, we can build a raft.
+1. this is very interesting.
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Re: so you're on a desert island

Postby Mach6 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 3:34 pm

In no particular order except for Die Hard which will always be #1 to me:

Die Hard
War of the Worlds (1953)
Superman (1978)
Schindler’s List
Team America: World Police
The Dark Knight
John Carpenter’s The Thing
Ghostbusters
Mel Gibson’s Apocalypto
Robocop
Starship Troopers
The Usual Suspects
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Re: so you're on a desert island

Postby JoshRode » Mon Jan 30, 2012 4:57 pm

Firefly complete series (hey, if Steve can claim all of LotR as one disc, I can cheat too)
Serenity
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Star Wars (er...A New Hope)
What the hell, throw Empire and RotJ in there as well
Oh Brother Where Art Thou?
Ratatouille
Dr. Strangeglove
Shakespeare in Love
The Simpsons Movie - just because it would remind me of Anna.
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Re: so you're on a desert island

Postby JoshRode » Tue Jan 31, 2012 9:18 am

Was thinking about this last night instead of sleeping. Scratch "Shakespeare" and put in "Scott Pilgrim".
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Re: so you're on a desert island

Postby Superfly » Thu Feb 02, 2012 3:58 pm

Can I bring along 12 CD's as well? ;-)

Hmm...12 I simply can't live without:

Animal House
Fast Times At Ridgemont High
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Die Hard
Dirty Harry
Jaws
Halloween
Blade Runner
A Clockwork Orange
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Woodstock: The Directors Cut


...all selections subject to change without notice.
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