Movies you liked better 2nd+ time around

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  1. Sundancer Cynicist

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    Ever see something in the theater that disappointed you, but you liked it better on DVD, TV etc? I've seen several that that didn't meet my expectations, but when I saw them again, I enjoyed them more.

    Maybe it's because I don't always watch in one sitting like in theaters, or because I know what to expect. Here's a couple I didn't like at first but now think are at least fairly fun to watch.


    Hulk

    Tomb Raider

    Dumb and Dumber

    Zoolander

    Wonder Boys (why isn't this on DVD anymore?)

    Death to Smoochy
     
  2. green fear is the mind killer

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    I hated The Matrix (first one) when I saw it in the theatre. I thought it was an over rated piece of garbage.


    I have since completely changed my mind.
     
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    Chronicles of Riddick. I hated it in the theater...but the more I've watched it the more I like it.
     
  4. WorthyStevens Green Man

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    Napoleon Dynamite
     
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    X men. Hated it the first time. or at least felt a little cheated. I now love it.
     
  6. Wilhelm-Scream Registered

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    definitely Land of the Dead.

    If you're a Romero-Freak who was disappointed, I suggest you buy it and watch it again. Now it's one of my favorites.
    One reason it felt off in the theater is that it seemed like an 80's movie, which I percieved as the short-comings of an out-of-touch old George Romero.
    Now that's why I love it.
     
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    Serenity. I thought it was a decent sci-fi flick, but nothing special the first time around. Then I watched Firefly, the series it's based on, on DVD, since then Serenity is one of my favorite films.
     
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    Anchorman.
     
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    haha me too! i must have been in a bad mood the first time. birdy birdy birdy TIGER!
     
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    Batman Begins (thought it was ok first time)
    Hellboy
    Collateral
    Ocean's 12
    Constantine
    KIll Bill 2
    V for Vendetta
     
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    Seven
    Fight Club
     
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    Scary Movie 1. Couldn't laugh for even a second when I watched it the first time in theaters.

    A year later when It aired on TV suddely I thought it was funny.
     
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    Matrix Reloaded
    Matrix Revolutions
    Underworld
    Daredevil
     
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    The Machinist
     
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    Anchorman and Zoolander.

    Conversley, I loved Van Helsing at the cinema, bought it on DVD and realised how much it sucked.
     
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    daredevil (although it was the director's cut) and the hulk are the real growers that stick out.

    saying this, T2 gets better with every viewing, so do thomas crown affair, the big lebowski and meet joe black.

    top gun is just always on top no matter what
     
  20. Carmine Falcone So it goes.

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    The first time I didn't like Goodfellas that much (I'm not kidding)
     
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    Hey, is there a thread for movies you thought were worse the second time? Because I know the answer to that question.
     
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    i didnt like the matrix 2 and 3, becasue i didnt understand what they wree talking about, then when i watched it again i completely changed my mind, I love the movies now and understand how smart it actually is once you understand everything,

    I also liked ET better the second time i saw it
     
  23. Stringer CHAMPS AGAIN!

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    Batman Begins
    Aliens (at first I didnt think there was enough action)
    Predator 2 (liked it after I realized it was not as good as the first)


    X2 (didnt like it as much second time I saw it)
     
  24. Johnny Drama Sex Panther

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    The first time I saw The 40 Year Old Virgin it was such a depressing movie. Now I watch it like once a week.
     
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    Batman Begins.

    I saw it first day, and was like wow good movie.

    Then I saw it the second time, and....why can't all comicbook movies be that good?? :(
     

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