Films that you LOVED, but lost interest in.

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  1. coreymb16 Not a Side-Kick

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    I would like to know movies that you liked less and less with repeat viewings. For me, a shining example is The Dark Knight. I thought it was the greatest thing ever when I first saw it, but it just never felt the same afterwards. It's still a decent film but not as great as I though I use to. Maybe it was because I saw it in theatres the first time and I was amped up, I don't know. The scenes with the Joker are still great but the rest of the movie seems to drag a little too long. The constant composition of music in the movie is somber and irritating to hear now. Maybe I'll gain back interest with the next movie.

    What about you?
     
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  2. bullets bang bang

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    Is this a joke?
     
  3. dude stannis Registered

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    You know what? That's a legit question. The more I think about Drive, the less interested I am in it.
     
  4. Immortalfire In the pale moonlight

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    Uh.....none.
     
  5. TheOnlyOmega Registered

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    Thor. I really liked it when I first saw it, but its so bad on repeat viewings.
     
  6. Victarion Iron Captain

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    Spider-Man. My beef is that Goblin has no goals after offing Quest.
     
  7. chaseter Esteemed Member

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    His goal after offing Quest is to take down the person who will try to stop him from doing whatever he wants after extending an offer for the two team up and being rejected.
     
  8. dude stannis Registered

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    Killer Elite. I was so excited to see Jason Statham doing a Munich style political thriller with the likes of Clive Owen and Robert De Niro. But on second viewing it was just slow and plodding, with a total non ending. They should've re-edited the film to suit the cheesy 80's action vibe of the trailers.
     
  9. PWN3R Instagram:@Mannie_Bothans

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    Equilibrium

    In high school I was an apostle for this film telling all who would listen of its glory. Now? That film is a hardly watchable. Goddamn stupid. At least Sean Bean filled his death quota.
     
  10. returntovoid Registered

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    I never liked Drive, it was all just mindless ultra-violent gore.
     
  11. Abudefduf Registered

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    10 years The Lord of the Rings was the bestest thing that ever happened to my life. I used to watch the whole trilogy at least once every month.

    Now... I merely think of them as good, fun movies, and I haven't seen them in years.
     
  12. MadVillainy C'mon Son

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    -Forgetting Sarah Marshall
    -Knocked Up
     
  13. Wesley Dodds He Who Lurks ...

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    The Matrix sequels.

    I defended them for years, but a man can only stay in denial so long. I tried watching Reloaded again a few months ago. Just a charmless, weirdly cheap looking film...
     
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    Reloaded is crap, but is it weird if I actually like Revolutions?
     
  15. Blitzkrieg Bop Fight Owens Fight

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    I guess Inception. :( Last time I tried to watch it, I made it to Saito's offer and took it out and watched something else.
     
  16. enterthemadness The Triumvirate

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    The Die Hard Series.

    BAZINGA! I'm just kidding.

    But no seriously, Star Wars. Thanks Lucas...thanks for killing my CHILD HOOD. :o making Boba Fett a damn clone, the hell.
     
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  18. moviedoors Indeed (P)

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    That happened with me too, just not quite as extreme. I thought it was really good the first time I saw it, but I haven't been able to muster much enthusiasm for it subsequently. I like Bale and a few of the set pieces quite a bit, but it doesn't work as a whole. It has no subtext, just text. The way it deals with the problem of fascism is as obvious as a 14 year old stoner who listens to Alex Jones.

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    I liked Daredevil when I first saw it, but I look at it now and I just can't fathom what I saw in it.

    I liked The Boondock Saints when I was 18. When I watched it again at 24, I thought it was one of the most irritating movies I'd ever seen.

    We need a yin thread to this thread's yang: Films you HATED, but then came around on.
     
  19. Mister H. I Saw A Broken Labyrinth

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    Part of this is my fault, as I watched some of these films too often. Some movies just don't hold up to repeat viewings. These are movies that I thought were exceptional after the first viewing and that I find very average now.

    The Pledge
    Rosemary's Baby
    The Dark Knight
    Natural Born Killers
    Pulp Fiction
    The Prestige
     
  20. Lord All Mighty

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    Kind of, Reloaded is mostly crap because Revolutions didn't answers the question left in the 2nd film.
     
  21. scifiwolf Registered

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    Wow, like Mister H said, some of these sound like your own damn fault. LOTR once a month? Yeah it'll wear out it's welcome. My favorite all time movie is probably Top Gun. Blade Runner and Empire are up there as well. Can't remember the last time I watched any of them. No matter how much I love those movies, I know I can spoil them for myself.

    Now, I am sure there are films out there that I don't like as much as I did at first, but I don't think there are any that I've fully lost interest in. If a film doesn't deserve my long term vested interest, I never had any in the first place. I like to think I have good enough taste that I can judge a movie fairly accurately after first viewing.
     
  22. Abudefduf Registered

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    Well I was a kid and I just loved those movies so much. What was I supposed to do, have a social life? Impossible.
     
  23. El Payaso Registered

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    And there's the paradox: Spider-man will stop him from doing... what? What is this "whatever" that he wants?
     
  24. Thundercrack85 Registered

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    Star Wars, definitely. Not helped by the new trilogy, and the mediocre expanded universe stuff. Though I did like KOTOR.

    Hell, most movies really.

    Only really great movies are timeless, and can be seen again and again.
     
  25. hopefuldreamer Clark Kent > Superman

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    Lord of the Rings triology
    Spiderman 1 and 2
    Kick Ass

    All of those are just a case of having seen them too many times in a row when they first came out. I completely killed it for myself :(
     

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