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2018-01-02 10:14:05 AM  
Some of these I've seen (and some of those many many times), some I haven't (but would like to), and the vast majority I'd pay good money never to be forced to see.
 
2018-01-02 10:18:28 AM  
Is the popcorn to get me through 100 slides?

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2018-01-02 10:29:20 AM  

scottydoesntknow: Is the popcorn to get me through 100 slides?

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Jesus. Thank you. I was not about to click through 100 slides

I've seen 34 out of 100. And I've seen Forrest Gump about 100 times. It's just a damn good movie. It's at least one of the top three movies ever made.
 
2018-01-02 10:37:42 AM  
Meh. Have seem a bunch of them. The ones I haven't was because I don't care about them. Why would I watch a bunch of movies I don't want to see?
 
2018-01-02 10:46:58 AM  
It's not every day you find a movie list that contains both John Wick and The Parent Trap.
 
2018-01-02 10:53:36 AM  

scottydoesntknow: Is the popcorn to get me through 100 slides?

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You're starting the year off with a nice BIG bunch of karma there scotty....

/100 slides?
//seriously?
///I'm sure that they track it somehow but I'd love to see which slide the average person says 'fark it' & closes the damn window
/V 20ish would be my multi-slashie guess
 
2018-01-02 10:58:38 AM  
51/100. That's higher than I usually get on these things.

Couldn't help but notice, though, that a few of the movies on this list aren't even out yet.
 
2018-01-02 11:03:00 AM  

naughtyrev: It's not every day you find a movie list that contains both John Wick and The Parent Trap.


The inclusion of JW made me like the list a lot more. That will always be in my top 5 action movies (probably top 3, it's hard to beat).
 
2018-01-02 11:06:23 AM  
Some good choices and some head-scratching WTF? choices.
 
2018-01-02 11:08:22 AM  
Any list maker who neglects to include The Searchers on a list of ten movies you should watch before you die, much less 100, needs to have his list making credentials taken away from him.
 
2018-01-02 11:10:58 AM  
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2018-01-02 11:12:08 AM  
Today I learned seven of the top 100 essential movies were released in the past two years
 
2018-01-02 11:13:59 AM  
El Topo and Dr. Strangelove are the two movies I like introducing people to...
 
2018-01-02 11:32:03 AM  
Ben-Hur
Spartacus
Gone With the Wind

I could go on, this list is really, really horrible.
 
2018-01-02 11:34:49 AM  

Bovine Diarrhea Virus: scottydoesntknow: Is the popcorn to get me through 100 slides?

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Jesus. Thank you. I was not about to click through 100 slides

I've seen 34 out of 100. And

I've seen Forrest Gump about 100 times. It's just a damn good movie. It's at least one of the top three movies ever made.

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2018-01-02 11:39:42 AM  

Prey4reign: Any list maker who neglects to include The Searchers on a list of ten movies you should watch before you die, much less 100, needs to have his list making credentials taken away from him.


Near as I could tell there was only one Western on the list. One of the Eastwood spaghettis. Shameful.
 
2018-01-02 11:40:05 AM  
23. "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" (2004)

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2018-01-02 11:43:24 AM  
No Princess Bride?


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2018-01-02 11:44:41 AM  
"41. "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" (1977)"

Oh, you mean STAR WARS?

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/grinds my gears
//lawn off
 
2018-01-02 11:44:50 AM  
No Coming Home in a Body Bag? List is a load of crap. That's a good f*cking movie.
 
2018-01-02 11:51:39 AM  

Bovine Diarrhea Virus: scottydoesntknow: Is the popcorn to get me through 100 slides?

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Jesus. Thank you. I was not about to click through 100 slides

I've seen 34 out of 100. And I've seen Forrest Gump about 100 times. It's just a damn good movie. It's at least one of the top three movies ever made.


34/100 as well. Some of those are never gonna happen while I can still make my own decisions.

About 12 of those 34 I've seen more than a few times. A bunch more easily over 10 (shawshank, die hard, groundhogs day, dark knight, pulp fiction, American psycho, apocalypse now - though I like the longer redux version more) then a couple more that are easily 25 times - jaws, matrix, blazing saddles, terminator, silence of the lambs.
 
2018-01-02 11:55:12 AM  
Cool! I just opted for a second free trial of Netflix. Imma go build me a watchlist!

...aaaand I'm already 0-3 on finding any of the ones I want to see. This is why I dumped your ass after the first free trial, Netflix.

/searched for 28 movies yesterday
//found 2
 
2018-01-02 11:58:18 AM  

I Have An Unsponsored GIF For That: 23. "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" (2004)

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Exactly my thought.

"Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" combines the best elements of a mind-bending psychological thriller and an epic, unforgettable romance.

It wasn't mind-bending.  There was nothing thrilling about it.  And the romance was dreadful.  Who could love either of those characters?   They were alternately terrible and pathetic.
 
2018-01-02 11:58:19 AM  
2001 is my favorite movie but damn they are missing a bunch (to name a *few*):

North by Northwest
Stalag 17
Bridge Over the River Kwai
Dr. Strangelove (yes...I'm sure they didn't want to over-Kubrick it)
Grave of the Fireflies
Runaway Train
Fandango
John Carpenters The Thing
The Naked Prey
Raising Arizona
...


Ok, and why they had "13 Going on 30", I'll never know - not that it is bad...it's a good Saturday afternoon movie but it doens't belong in that list.
 
2018-01-02 11:58:28 AM  

Bovine Diarrhea Virus: I've seen 34 out of 100.


68/100.
 
2018-01-02 11:59:33 AM  
I would have added "Repo Man", but that's a personal choice.  Gol darn melon farmers.
 
2018-01-02 11:59:43 AM  

John Buck 41: Near as I could tell there was only one Western on the list.


Blazing Saddles was a western

Arguably, so was Fievel Goes West. (An American Tail was better)
 
2018-01-02 12:01:27 PM  
Terminator 2 had "Hasta La Vista baby." Entire list is fraudulent now.
 
2018-01-02 12:02:21 PM  
"Titanic" (1997)
You can't go your entire life without seeing one of the highest-grossing movies of all time.

Yes I can. Being one of the highest-grossing movies of all time isn't, in and of itself, a reason to see any movie.
 
2018-01-02 12:03:19 PM  
95. "Grizzly Man" (2005)
Werner Herzog's documentary tries to answer a seldom-asked but essential question: Why would someone try to befriend grizzly bears?
The more the movie looks into the life and soul of Timothy Treadwell - a man who did just that, before he was eaten by a bear - the more fascinating and horrifying the answers become.


No, it wasn't fascinating.  He was emotionally manipulative because he had delusions of grandeur.  I was happy when the bear ate him.
 
2018-01-02 12:03:25 PM  
It cites two 2017 films, Get Out and Coco. Get Out will probably maintain a cult staple, but Coco hasn't been around long enough or impactful to tell if it's going to be important.

Why do I bring this up? Avatar. Billion dollar movie, nobody mentions it or makes reference to it.
 
2018-01-02 12:06:48 PM  

Jim from Saint Paul: Terminator 2 had "Hasta La Vista baby." Entire list is fraudulent now.


Oh and it's not the first 15 minutes of "UP" that makes everyone cry. It's the first 7 or 8.

... The list has Parent Trap (the original). List revalidated.
 
2018-01-02 12:08:41 PM  
"Here's a list of movies I've seen. I've narrowed it down to 100."
 
2018-01-02 12:09:06 PM  
It's tough to pick just one "Lord of the Rings" movie to watch. You should really invest in the entire trilogy about the young hobbit embarking on a perilous journey to destroy an all-powerful ring. If you only have time to watch one, go with the second movie that won two Oscars and is the best-reviewed of the trilogy.

Yeah, watch the one that won two Oscars instead of the one that won 11 Oscars, just because some internet randos gave it a 1% lower review.

MSN is really content for idiots.
 
2018-01-02 12:11:58 PM  

Tyrosine: "Titanic" (1997)
You can't go your entire life without seeing one of the highest-grossing movies of all time.

Yes I can. Being one of the highest-grossing movies of all time isn't, in and of itself, a reason to see any movie.


It's not a great one, but it's a reason.
 
2018-01-02 12:11:59 PM  

wildcardjack: It cites two 2017 films, Get Out and Coco. Get Out will probably maintain a cult staple, but Coco hasn't been around long enough or impactful to tell if it's going to be important.

Why do I bring this up? Avatar. Billion dollar movie, nobody mentions it or makes reference to it.


Avatar is The Demo Movie.

Everyone owns it because it's a great movie to show how pretty your new TV is. Turn it on for 5 minutes, everyone goes "oooh" and "ahh" and then it's shut off. I've seen the entire movie once, and little bits of it over a dozen times, usually during the holidays.
 
2018-01-02 12:13:18 PM  

scottydoesntknow: wildcardjack: It cites two 2017 films, Get Out and Coco. Get Out will probably maintain a cult staple, but Coco hasn't been around long enough or impactful to tell if it's going to be important.

Why do I bring this up? Avatar. Billion dollar movie, nobody mentions it or makes reference to it.

Avatar is The Demo Movie.

Everyone owns it because it's a great movie to show how pretty your new TV is. Turn it on for 5 minutes, everyone goes "oooh" and "ahh" and then it's shut off. I've seen the entire movie once, and little bits of it over a dozen times, usually during the holidays.


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2018-01-02 12:14:29 PM  
I've seen about 2/3 of them, including several in the past week.  Also ate some popcorn yesterday.

Glad to see Coco on the list, definitely a must-see movie.  Bring a box of tissues.  I would have dropped another superhero movie in there.  Candidates:

Iron Man - grounded origin story
Avengers - well executed team movie
Guardians of the Galaxy - launched a team of barely-knowns into stardom
 
2018-01-02 12:15:33 PM  

This text is now purple: scottydoesntknow: wildcardjack: It cites two 2017 films, Get Out and Coco. Get Out will probably maintain a cult staple, but Coco hasn't been around long enough or impactful to tell if it's going to be important.

Why do I bring this up? Avatar. Billion dollar movie, nobody mentions it or makes reference to it.

Avatar is The Demo Movie.

Everyone owns it because it's a great movie to show how pretty your new TV is. Turn it on for 5 minutes, everyone goes "oooh" and "ahh" and then it's shut off. I've seen the entire movie once, and little bits of it over a dozen times, usually during the holidays.

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/NEuZgK6​6​9zY]


That was my experience. Every single person I knew bought the Matrix because it was the prettiest movie to play on our fancy new $200 DVD system.
 
2018-01-02 12:15:41 PM  

Sailing Starflower: "41. "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" (1977)"

Oh, you mean STAR WARS?

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/grinds my gears
//lawn off


Is that really a must see movie? I tried to watch it a few years ago. Found myself wondering "was Luke always this much of a whiny little b*tch?".

Goodfellas, great movie ruined by Joe Pesci's over the top schtick. Like most things Pesci is in, the highlight is him getting killed.

And honestly, does anyone ever need to see anything by Spike Lee or Michael Moore?
 
2018-01-02 12:15:44 PM  

Tyrosine: "Titanic" (1997)
You can't go your entire life without seeing one of the highest-grossing movies of all time.

Yes I can. Being one of the highest-grossing movies of all time isn't, in and of itself, a reason to see any movie.


I cant recall if it was NatGeo, history, discovery,  or what not.  But there is a special on Cameron (I think that was the director of titanic) recently on the 20th anniversary of the film, and basically it was some look back on things they got right and wrong in the film since we now know more and also on a lot of the research and what not they did in order to try to be accurate where they could.

It was worth watching even without ever watching the movie (I saw it bootlegged on two VHS tapes my freshman semester in college and that was the only time I saw it)

/off my lawn
 
2018-01-02 12:19:33 PM  

This text is now purple: scottydoesntknow: wildcardjack: It cites two 2017 films, Get Out and Coco. Get Out will probably maintain a cult staple, but Coco hasn't been around long enough or impactful to tell if it's going to be important.

Why do I bring this up? Avatar. Billion dollar movie, nobody mentions it or makes reference to it.

Avatar is The Demo Movie.

Everyone owns it because it's a great movie to show how pretty your new TV is. Turn it on for 5 minutes, everyone goes "oooh" and "ahh" and then it's shut off. I've seen the entire movie once, and little bits of it over a dozen times, usually during the holidays.

[YouTube video: The Matrix Lobby Scene High Quality]


This is actually the first thing I watched when I moved my stuff into their ultimate positions. But while the video was great, but my display wasn't what I was trying out, it was my audio setup. Then I watched a similar scene from Heat. Then I watched the Matrix in it's entirety.
 
2018-01-02 12:19:48 PM  
I never understood the praise for this:

Boyhood" (2014)
"Boyhood," another Linklater film, was filmed over a period of 11 years to capture the life of a character growing up.


So what?  TV shows and the Harry Potter films did the same thing.
 
2018-01-02 12:19:54 PM  
I would suggest The Seven Samurai and Tampopo for the list. And a little surprised that a little surprised that Kelly's Heroes and The Magnificent Seven didn't make the list either. Also gratified that The Graduate didn't make it, because while a fine enough film...it's hardly a MUST see.

Obviously though, this list needs more Ant Man...
 
2018-01-02 12:20:43 PM  
Surely you can't be serious.
 
2018-01-02 12:21:10 PM  
26. "Blazing Saddles" (1974)
"Blazing Saddles" is Mel Brooks' boldest work, a searing satire of racism in America and the western genre starring Gene Wilder.

Does anyone else see a glaring irony in this description?
 
2018-01-02 12:21:16 PM  

Madison_Smiled: Cool! I just opted for a second free trial of Netflix. Imma go build me a watchlist!

...aaaand I'm already 0-3 on finding any of the ones I want to see. This is why I dumped your ass after the first free trial, Netflix.

/searched for 28 movies yesterday
//found 2


Here's a list for you:
A Man Called Ove (I think it won best foreign film Oscar--feel good movie. I really enjoyed it.)
Peaky Blinders (series about a gangster family in England. Each season has 6 episodes, season 3 was weak in my opinion, but it returns to form in season 4.)
Narcos (again, a tv series about real life drug crime. I'm not a fan of violence but I loved this.)
The African Doctor (another feel-good foreign film.)
Planet Earth and Planet Earth 2 (nature documentary series).

You can also search by category in a really specific way "quirky romantic comedy," "crime movies based on real life," "critically-acclaimed psychological thrillers" etc.
 
2018-01-02 12:21:57 PM  

gunsmack: And honestly, does anyone ever need to see anything by Spike Lee or Michael Moore?


I liked white men can't jump better than do the right thing.

/white guy
//can't jump
///ice hockey goalie
 
2018-01-02 12:23:36 PM  

hubiestubert: I would suggest The Seven Samurai and Tampopo for the list. And a little surprised that a little surprised that Kelly's Heroes and The Magnificent Seven didn't make the list either. Also gratified that The Graduate didn't make it, because while a fine enough film...it's hardly a MUST see.

Obviously though, this list needs more Ant Man...


Seven Samurai is #11 on the list. I'd throw Rocky Horror on there, too.
 
2018-01-02 12:24:27 PM  

Rapmaster2000: I Have An Unsponsored GIF For That: 23. "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" (2004)

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Exactly my thought.

"Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" combines the best elements of a mind-bending psychological thriller and an epic, unforgettable romance.

It wasn't mind-bending.  There was nothing thrilling about it.  And the romance was dreadful.  Who could love either of those characters?   They were alternately terrible and pathetic.


The point was that they were terrible for eachother but kept coming back together after having the procedure done numerous times.

It's not a happy movie, and is saying we block out the bad in order to be happy.
 
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