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Old 09-27-2013, 10:53 AM   #126
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When Harry Met Sally
Silence of The Lambs

Neither of them miss a beat IMO

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Old 11-24-2013, 11:14 PM   #127
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Titanic
Schindler's List
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Old 11-24-2013, 11:48 PM   #128
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Strangelove
A Clockwork Orange


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Old 11-24-2013, 11:58 PM   #129
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Strangelove
A Clockwork Orange


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Barry Lyndon
The Shining
The Night of the Hunter
John Carpenter's The Thing
Grand Illusion
Alien
Goodfellas
Dog Day Afternoon
Deliverance
Taxi Driver

Etc...

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Old 11-25-2013, 01:19 AM   #130
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I would also say Fargo is a good example of a modern film that's about as close to perfect as you can get. When the Coen brothers are on, they're really on.

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Old 11-25-2013, 01:18 PM   #131
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The Dark Knight
All Akira Kurosawa films but especially RAN and Dersu Uzala
The Godfather trilogy
Breaking Bad (it is not a movie but i seriously cannot find a flaw, perfect crime drama, a seminar in acting, screenwriting and directing)
Rear Window
As far as hollywood blockbusters based on overrated material go Catching Fire is nearly a perfect movie. I don't know how they did but bravo.

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Old 11-25-2013, 10:32 PM   #132
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TDK
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
The Big Lebowski
The Magnificent Seven
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Old 11-25-2013, 10:40 PM   #133
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The Shining
2001: A Space Odyssey
Inception
Eyes Wide Shut
The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight Rises
Alien
Gravity
Leon: The Professional
Se7en
Fight Club
The Incredibles
Toy Story 3
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Old 11-25-2013, 11:54 PM   #134
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Rashomon
Seven Samurai

Kurosawa needs some love here too.

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Old 11-26-2013, 12:00 AM   #135
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Rashomon
Seven Samurai

Kurosawa needs some love here too.


I believe I mentioned Seven Samurai earlier in this thread; an amazing achievement indeed.

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Old 11-26-2013, 08:38 AM   #136
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Godfather I % II
Casablanca
Braveheart
Gladiator
Lion King
Men of Honor
Clockwork Orange
LOTR Trilogy
Memento
Inception
The Departed
Alien
Toy Story Trilogy
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Old 11-28-2013, 04:30 PM   #137
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I don't always give movies a 5/5 rating but I watched Flight with Denzel W last night and didn't have a single problem with it. It's a damn good look at the problems one faces being an alcoholic.

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Old 11-28-2013, 04:54 PM   #138
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Perfect? i dont know. But as far as movies i consider as close to it as they can get, these come to mind:
The Godfather
The Godfather 2
Gone with the Wind
Lawrence of Arabia
The Sound of Music
The Wizard of Oz
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Ben-Hur
It's a Wonderful Life
Schindler's List
Raging Bull
Silence of the Lambs
2001: A Space Odyssey
Taxi Driver
Apocalypse Now
Alien
The Exorcist
Psycho
The Shinning
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
A Clockwork Orange
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Se7en
The Lion King
E.T.
Jaws

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Old 11-28-2013, 05:28 PM   #139
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The Silence of the Lambs.
Taxi Driver
The Devil's Backbone

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Old 11-29-2013, 08:22 PM   #140
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I don't believe there's a perfect movie, but these are pretty close to the mark for me:

The Dark Knight Rises
The Dark Knight
Batman Begins
The Prestige
Conan the Barbarian (Not quite Howard's stories, but a well done film regardless)
Solomon Kane
The Mist
Silent Hill
Apocalypse Now
The Shining
A Game of Thrones (Closest thing to a perfect fantasy flick)
John Carpenter's The Thing
The Curse of/Night of the Demon (I get the titles confused for the US release. Among the horror films I've listed it is the most perfect).
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt 1&2

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Old 11-30-2013, 01:11 AM   #141
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I see a lot of John Carpenter's 'The Thing' mentioned here (), but for me it has to be 'Halloween'.

In my opinion, it is the greatest horror movie ever made.

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Old 11-30-2013, 03:17 AM   #142
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I can't really think of any film I'd reward with a "perfect 10" score; there's always something that bugs me in every one of them.

That said, there's many films I think are expertly crafted, and definitely worth watching repeatedly. Some which come to mind are "Back to the Future", "The Lord of the Rings", and the recent "Narnia" films, among many others.

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Old 11-30-2013, 02:53 PM   #143
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Die Hard
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Inception
Schindler's List
The Raid
A Clockwork Orange
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
The Empire Strikes Back
Dr. Strangelove
The Big Lebowski
Fight Club
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Wall-E
Up
Fox and the Hound
The Lion King

..no particular order, they're all prett much 1a-d in my favorite films, live action just can't match what these animated films do for me haha. These four are no doubt in my eyes perfection, the rest are fantastic but these are the cream of my crop.

I'd also throw in
The Departed,
The Big Lebowski,
Shawshank Redemption,
Pineapple Express,
TDK and TDKR,
Troy,
The Usual Suspects,
Inception,
Beauty and the Beast,
March of the Penguins (Doumentary),
and Discovery Channels version of Planet Earth narrated by Sigourney Weaver (not a movie, but sue me I love it!

As all near perfect, or at least my favorites of films.

I don't know that they're perfect, but they're movies I can watch time after time and never get sick of, hard thing for a movie to achieve with me.

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Old 03-05-2014, 05:11 AM   #146
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Old 03-05-2014, 07:39 AM   #147
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Ooh!

Apocalypse Now
2001: a Space Odyssey
Moon
Alien
Wall-E
Deliverance
Shutter Island
Rain Man
Collateral
The Thing
X2
Serenity
Big Lebowski
Passion of the Christ
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Dancer in the Dark
Blade Runner
Tess
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Requiem for a Dream
The Shining
JFK
Unforgiven

I wanted to include "Of Mice and Men", so let's make it an honorary mention. With the other 3000 films I forgot but should include here.


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Pan's Labyrinth - I can't believe I forgot this one.

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Pan's Labyrinth - I can't believe I forgot this one.
Great one. I got a blu-ray collector's box, including Pan's labyrinth, Devil's backbone and Cronos. Very, very cool stuff.

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Great one. I got a blu-ray collector's box, including Pan's labyrinth, Devil's backbone and Cronos. Very, very cool stuff.
I'll have to see if it is available on amazon. I haven't seen Cronos or Devil's backbone yet but if I enjoy both then this box-set will be an easy purchase for me.

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