Favorite Movies in Different Genres.

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  1. DallasFanSince86

    DallasFanSince86 Pessimism Sucks

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    Since we have had a couple of different threads on movies lately, I thought I would ask what are some of your favorite movies in the different movie genres.

    My favorites:

    Sci-Fi: Star Wars

    Action/Adventure: The Indiana Jones movies

    Western: El Dorado

    War: The Longest Day

    Comedy: Animal House and Airplane! (Love watching both equally)

    Drama: The Presidio

    Horror: Don't care for the genre. Never found a movie that was any good.

    That is all I can think of right now. If I forgot any genre(s) please add it to the list. Thanks.
  2. vta

    vta The Proletariat

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    War: Paths To Glory/Full Metal jacket share top spot, since I love everything Kubrick and both are just great.

    Sci-Fi: 2001: A Space Odyssey. (I know I'll probably get killed for this.)

    Period Piece/Western: The Proposition. Not really sure if it's "Western", but, close.

    Period Piece: Barry Lyndon.

    Horror: The Shining.

    Thriller: Silence of the Lambs.

    Suspense: Memento.

    Comedy: Probably far too many to name, but I love classic Mel Brooks movies, like Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein. Old School kicked *** too.

    Drama: To Kill A Mockingbird.

    Sport: Raging Bull
  3. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    Western: Lonesome Dove

    War: The Great Escape

    Sports: Slapshot

    Horror: Psycho

    Thriller: Jaws

    Travel/Voyage: American Graffiti

    Comedy: Holy Grail

    Sci Fi: Frequency

    Drama: Forrest Gump

    Animated: Shrek

    Family Movie: The Apple Dumpling Gang

    Biographical: Brian's Song

    Period Piece: American Graffiti

    Super Hero: Spider Man

    Documentary: Hoop Dreams
  4. tomson75

    tomson75 Brain Dead Shill

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    All time favorite: True Romance

    War: Saving Private Ryan

    Sci-Fi: Empire Strikes Back

    Western: They Call Me Trinity/Tombstone/Open Range

    Adventure: Indiana Jones Trilogy

    Musical: Chicago

    Drama: Forrest Gump

    Period: American Graffiti

    Comedy: Too many to choose

    Sports: The Sandlot

    Biographical: The World's Fastest Indian
  5. the kid 05

    the kid 05 Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds

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    All time favorite: Scarface

    War: Saving Private Ryan / Full Metal Jacket

    Sci-Fi: Aliens / Preditor / A.V.P.

    Western: City Slickers?

    Adventure: National treasure 2

    Musical: KoRn Live / Slipknot : Disasterpieces

    Drama: ?

    Period: Gladiator

    Comedy: Too many to choose

    Sports: Gone in 60 seconds / Friday Night lights

    Horror: Halloween or House of a 1000 Corpses

    Comic Book transition: Spawn or Punisher

    Trilogy : Riddick Trilogy
  6. FloridaRob

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    War-SAving Private Ryan

    Drama-One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest

    Comedy-Planes Trains and Automobiles

    Western-Dances with Wolves

    Sports-Rocky (1976) movie

    Adventure-Raiders of the Lost Ark


    Horror-none won't watch it


    Biography-Walk the line

    Family-Wizard of Oz

    Animation-Lion King

    History-Gone with the Wind

    TV Mini Series-Roots

    Chick Flick-Love Actually

    WAtch it whenever I see it on TV-A Time to Kill
  7. theebs

    theebs Believe!!!!

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    war- Saving Private Ryan

    western - unforgiven

    Sci-Fi - Star wars

    family- back to the future

    Comedy - Office space/weird science and many many many more

    Sports - Major league. Saw it 5 times in one week when I was 13!

    Horror- nightmare on elm street

    just off the top of my head.
  8. Nors

    Nors Benched

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    Animal House
    Planet of the Apes
    Apoc Now
    Leaving Vegas
    Field of Dreams
    The Shining
    Wall Street
    Groundhog Day
    Close Encounters
    Star Wars
  9. the kid 05

    the kid 05 Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds

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    thats when movies cost 10 cents ;):p:
  10. ZeroClub

    ZeroClub just trying to get better

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    Horror: The Exorcist (1973)

    Western: Unforgiven (1992)

    Science Fiction: Total Recall (1990)

    Dark Horror Thriller: Seven (1995); 8MM (1999)

    Animated Movie: The Incredibles (2004)

    Anti-hero epic: Cool Hand Luke (1967): One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

    Drama: The Godfather: Part II (1974)

    Musical: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1960)

    Comedy: Groundhog Day (1993)

    Musical comedy: O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

    Comedy about a musical: The Producers (1968)

    Comedy about musicians: This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

    Comical musicians: A Hard Day's Night (1964)

    Sports: The Pride of the Yankees (1942)

    PsuedoSports: Heaven Can Wait (1978)

    Post apocalyptic movies involving robots: Cherry 2000 (1987)

    Post apocalyptic movies involving infertility: Children of Men (2006)

    Post apocalyptic movies involving plague: Twelve Monkeys (1995)

    Post apocalyptic movies involving plague and zombies: The Omega Man (1971)

    Post apocalyptic movies involving plagues, zombies, and a mall: Dawn of the Dead (1978)

    Psycho Women from France: "La Femme Nikita" (1990); He Loves Me... He Loves Me Not (2002)
  11. tomson75

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  12. theebs

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    actually I saw it at a small theater called the paris cinema and I think it was 2.50 for the matinee.
  13. DallasFanSince86

    DallasFanSince86 Pessimism Sucks

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    I added a few more categories to my original list. And thanks for adding more categories to the list.
  14. the kid 05

    the kid 05 Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds

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    i was bustin your chops, i know your young enough to not have the "10cent movie story"
  15. theebs

    theebs Believe!!!!

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    Yeah I know, I didnt respond for that reason.

    I just thought about it and remembered it was 2.50 or 2 bucks for the matinee, still pretty cheap. I think it was 89 or 90.
  16. Chief

    Chief "Friggin Joke Monkey"

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    Great pick. A lot of people don't know about those gems.

    Here are mine:

    Western: Dances With Wolves

    Mini-Series: Lonesome Dove

    Thriller: Jaws

    Action: Braveheart

    War: Midway

    Drama: The Untouchables

    Fantasy: Field of Dreams

    Comedy: McLintock!

    Sports: The Natural
  17. DemonBlood

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    My favorite films of all time: Leon, Halloween, The Burbs, The Fifth Element, Se7en, Oldboy, Reservoir Dogs and the first TMNT.

    I was trying to make a list of genres like you guys have done but those movies just kept coming to my mind :(

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    While it is hard to watch(put me to sleep the first 2x lol)... you cannot deny its significance. It was ahead of its time and had much foresight. Therefore anyone who kills you for it just doesnt "get it".
  19. theebs

    theebs Believe!!!!

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    Dude I love the burbs. It is a an all timer in my book...

    "Back in nam we called this bad karma!!!"

    Hillarious movie.
  20. VietCowboy

    VietCowboy Be Realistic. Demand the Impossible.

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    I really just like psychological thriller like Identity and Derailed and Sixth Sense (not Hide and Seek, what a dumb movie, I figured it out in the first 10 mins).


    Sci-Fi: Stardust

    Adventure: National treasure, The Goonies,

    Comedy: anything with Cameron Diaz in it (also Non-Comedy)

    Sports: Shaolin Soccer

    Horror: Silence of the Lamb

    Okay, so I like watching chick flicks and psychological thrillers and comedy. Not really into action unless it involves hunting for treasures.

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