The End-All, Be-All to Movie Tournaments

Discussion in 'Misc. Films' started by QueerMike, Jan 10, 2008.

  1. QueerMike Registered

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    I, for one, want closure to movie tournaments and polls. This is the first step:

    Declaring the Best Movie of the 21st Century
    I have taken the most awarded, most grossing, and some fan favorites of the past 7 years and placed them head-to-head in Phase 1 of the tournament. There are 128 movies, 64 match-ups. I'm sure everyone will find their favorite somewhere in the tournament but....

    IS YOUR PERSONAL FAVORITE THE BEST MOVIE OF THE 21st CENTURY?

    There's only one way to find out.
     
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    Here we go...


    The Lord of the Rings:
    The Return of the King

    Released: Dec. 17, 2003
    Director: Peter Jackson
    Starring: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen
    Total Gross: $1,119,263,306
    Awards: 34
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    vs.

    Bubba Ho-Tep

    [SIZE=+0]Released: Sept. 19, 2003 [/SIZE]
    Director: Don Coscarelli
    Starring: Bruce Campbell
    Total Gross: $1,239,183
    Awards: 3
    [​IMG]
     
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    I have to go with The King...

    The Return of the King....

    The Lord of the Rings Return of the King
     
  4. Mr. Credible jukebox hero

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    return of the king was the worst of the 'ring' movies... and that's saying a lot, because all of those movies sucked.
     
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    The Lord of the Rings trilogy is a pinnacle of the entertainment business. It is a must have for any collection.
     
  6. SuperFerret King of the Urban Jungle

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    It's also a trilogy that caters to a very well-defined cult crowd, even among those who consider themselves geeks.

    I am a huge fan of the Lord of the Rings, but I've long ago accepted that not everyone will enjoy them as much as they deserve to be.
     
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    Bubba Ho-Tep had more charm. I vote for BH-T.
     
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    So I take it your vote is for LOTR:ROTK?
     
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  10. SuperFerret King of the Urban Jungle

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    Yes.


    BTW, this is my favorite out of the three. Hell, I even liked the Frodo parts. (Mostly due to Samwise.)
     
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    The only thing I didn't like about ROTK is the way too gay ending.
     
  12. SuperFerret King of the Urban Jungle

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    Gay as in homosexual? Because that can be explained with the old-fashionedness of the film and the relationship between the hobbits were those of very close friends portrayed in the way such friendships were in the middle ages (which may seem very homoerotic from a modern viewpoint).

    -OR-

    Gay as in bad? That's a matter of opinion, and I for one liked the endings.
     
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    Not queer gay. Ha-ha gay.
     
  14. Drizzle Yesferatu

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    You suck! :cmad:

    I vote for "Return of the King".
     
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    No surprise, ROTK is up 4-1. Although I thought the fan boy God, Bruce Campbell, might pull out an upset.
     
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    ROTK. Sorry Mr. Campbell.
     
  17. SuperFerret King of the Urban Jungle

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    Not with Bubba, try one of the Evil Deads and then you'll see magic.
     
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    Well, were doing 21st century movies right now but I'm sure the Evil Dead's will be in the 80's branch of the tourny.
     
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    I was too hyped for Bubba Ho-tep and it didn't deliver. Still liked it though. Gotta go with RotK.
     
  20. strikezone89 Smarks Chat CM PUNK :-/

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    ROTK is up 7-1.
     
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King WINS 8-1
     
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    X-Men
    Released: July 14, 2000
    Director: Brian Singer
    Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrik Stewart, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, Rebecca Romjin
    Total Gross: $296,250,053
    Awards: 0
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    The Departed
    Released: Oct. 6, 2006
    Director: Martin Scorsese
    Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Matt Damon, Mark Wahlberg
    Total Gross: $289,847,354
    Awards: 23
    [​IMG]
     
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    The Departed is my vote
     

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