Movies you watch again and again?

Monocrom

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Exposure (1991)

The knife-fighting scenes are pure fantasy, but ironically the training is not. Hard to explain. Still, it's a good film. Despite the fact that our Protagonist (Peter Coyote) should have gotten killed several times over.
 

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Goodfellas
Casino
Bram Stoker's Dracula (Gary Oldman)
Anything James Bond
Sopranos
Total Recall
Moon 44
Das Boot
 

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+1 for Das Boot.

Speaking on that type of genre:
Downfall (Der Untergang) was quite good.
Das Leben der Anderen (The Lives of Others) is fantastic and I should have included it in my earlier list.
 

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Agreed... have you watched Greyhound?
I've never heard of it actually. Too bad that it's not available on a better platform.

War-type movies aren't normally my preference, but Das Boot was so well done that I enjoyed it.
 

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When I was a teenager, my mother dragged me to the theatre to see das Boot when it first came out. I didn't want to go. German language with subtitles. A number of years later I bought the director's cut version. Amazing film.
Another I'll watch once every few years is " a fish called Wanda" hilarious.
 

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Well I don't watch it again & again, but last night I rewatched 'Downfall' with my wife.
Wow... what a powerful film. I can't believe Bruno Ganz wasn't even nominated for a best actor academy award for his amazing performance.
 

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Well I don't watch it again & again, but last night I rewatched 'Downfall' with my wife.
Wow... what a powerful film. I can't believe Bruno Ganz wasn't even nominated for a best actor academy award for his amazing performance.
That's one of the best war movies I've ever seen. Haunting.
 

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I've never heard of it actually. Too bad that it's not available on a better platform.

War-type movies aren't normally my preference, but Das Boot was so well done that I enjoyed it.

C. S. Forester tells great Naval stories, like Patrick O'Brian, & Douglas Reeman (Alexander Kent), I'll track down a DVD because Greyhound it is definitely worth keeping in your video library 👍


Danger Close is another recent military release centred around the Battle of Long Tan...


For a change of pace, Evil Dead Army of Darkness is pretty entertaining 🤣

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Took Mrs Fixer to a dinner and a movie to see "Ferrari". The only person I recognized was the wife of the coke dealer in blow (Penelope Cruz). The actors were good at their roles in my view. Even the children.

The year was 1957. A guy named Enso Ferrari had been building cars for 10 years. He was married to an angry woman. His son had recently died. He had a mistress. They had a child together. His cars were really fast. His car won a big race.
End credits.

There was one cool scene where modern technology dun good. A Ferrari hit a spike in the road going real fast and popped a tire. The car went airborne, clipping the top of a telephone pole then veering into a crowd watching from beside the road. It knocked 19 people down like bowling pins. The special effects were spot on without being gorey. It looked pretty freakin' real though.

Back then drivers smoked cigarettes in the cockpit, wore plastic baseball hats for helmets and no seatbelts. You crash, you die. It showed some really cool old hot rods from the 1950's. And the camera work was awesome. You felt like you were going 130mph down the straightaway from your seat in the theatre.

I'll watch it again and again, just for the racing scenes but unless you like a movie where it was about 50/50 love story vs race car movie wait for it to come out on video. It had just enough emotional stuff for the ladies and just enough action for the fellows.
 

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Got 1000+ movies on my homeserver, but for me it's (in this order):
- Aliens (1986)
- The Martian (2015)
- Unstoppable (2010)
- 13 Hours The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
- Deepwater Horizon (2016)

Honorable mentions (hard to limit this one to just 5...):
- The Man from U.N.C.L.E (2015)
- Passengers (2016)
- The Rock (1996)
- Shaolin Soccer (2001)
- Hunter Killer (2018)

EDIT:
I see war movies be mentioned here, so to drop some names:
- Midway
- Greyhound
- Downfall
- Fury
- Kelly's Heroes
- The Monuments Men
- Thin Red Line
- Saving Private Ryan
- Enemy at The Gates
 
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Saw a movie I'd never think I'd like I hate the guys movie but saw death proff and liked it. When they got there revenge was pretty cool. It gets a bit graphic and had to close my eyes for a bit but it's was a good flick I'll watch again. Next movie I wanna watch is equalizer 3. . But I will wait to it's on free tv
 

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I tend to revisit 1980s movies, one such inescapable movie from the 80s was The Last Starfighter, these were bundled with blank BASF VHS tapes here in Australia, so much so you'd get the tapes on sale and use the tape to record something else (because you already had a copy), the special effects are quite dated and don't hold up overly well but still an enjoyable time capsule of life in the 80s 👍

I have a small collection of movies in a portable HDD attached to our flat screen but prefer the permanence of a tangible DVD collection.

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