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Casablanca

Some Like it Hot

The Shootist

Cool Hand Luke

The Graduate

An American in Paris

McCabe and Mrs. Miller

Touch of Evil

Days of Heaven

Some Like it Hot

Marty

Laurence of Arabia

Blade Runner

The Passion of the Christ

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Anything by Tarkovsky.

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Wayne's World.

Fast Times at Ridgemont High.

Any Bill & Ted movie.

Any Friday movie.

Any Will Farrell movie (as a leading character).

Any Three Stooges movie.

Any Charlie Chaplin movie.

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I've never seen an Estonian film, and I've been to Estonia ten times (years ago).

-s.

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Darrel Manson wrote:

: The Apartment

I was at a party last night where someone mentioned seeing this film recently, and I had to admit that I had not. Then another friend asked me what I thought of Paris, Texas and they were shocked when I said I had not seen that, either.

Until recently, I was embarrassed to admit that I had never seen The Birth of a Nation. But I recently solved THAT problem.

The list of films I haven't seen that I probably SHOULD see is so long I don't know where to begin, really.

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I hadn't seen any of the Star Wars films until 2 years ago (aged 23).

About 90% of the A&F top 100 list

The Godfather

Pinnochio

Very many Westerns (I think the list of those I have seen reaches 5 but can't really remember)

A Bollywood movie

Shane (I once lied to someone about having seen this. I still don't quite know why.)

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Ben-Hur

Gone With the Wind

Ghandi

The Godfather

Casablanca

Chariots of Fire

The Deer Hunter

And I've never seen a Woody Allen film

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E.T.

Titanic

Any of the Godfather movies

Saving Private Ryan

You'd think I was a communist or something... wink.gif

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Wow.

Hmmm. I just glanced at the IMDb Top 250 and the one's in the TOP 100 that I haven't seen are Once Upon A Time In The West (which I actually bought, but still haven't watched blushing.gif ), Double Indemnity, L

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Jeff Rioux wrote:

: The Deer Hunter

Oh, yeah, that's another one I haven't seen -- though I did see Cimino's follow-up, the infamous flop Heaven's Gate!

Taking a tip from Anders, here are the ones from the IMDB's Top 250 that I have not yet seen:

23. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

40. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) -- but I read the book!

47. M (1931) -- but I have the comic-book!

72. Mr Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

78. The Apartment (1960)

90. Cinema Paradiso (1989)

95. Strangers on a Train (1951)

96. High Noon (1952)

97. Oldboy (2003)

116. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) -- but I've got the DVD sitting here!

120. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

123. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

127. Patton (1970)

128. Cool Hand Luke (1967)

132. The Deer Hunter (1978)

134. Amores Perros (2000)

146. Stalag 17 (1953)

148. A Christmas Story (1983)

149. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

151. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

158. The 400 Blows (1959)

159. The Hustler (1961)

161. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

169. Roman Holiday (1953)

170. Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

175. Young Frankenstein (1974)

180. Charade (1963)

185. La Strada (1954)

188. Harvey (1950)

204. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

210. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

211. To Be or Not to Be (1942)

230. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

234. Miller's Crossing (1990)

237. The Battle of Algiers (1965)

240. The Best of Youth (2003)

244. The Thin Man (1934)

246. In the Mood for Love (2000)

248. Midnight Cowboy (1969)

And just for the hey of it, here are the Bottom 100 films I HAVE seen:

9. The Honeymooners (2005)

30. You Got Served (2004)

42. Alone in the Dark (2005)

49. Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000 (2000)

56. 2001: A Space Travesty (2000)

73. Captain America (1991) -- at least, I THINK I saw this one

89. Crossroads (2002)

92. Street Fighter (1994)

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Oh Peter! Miller's Crossing should really float to the top of your list. A stripped down mafia flick. The Coehns at their least pretentious. Good stuff.

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Also Peter, Roman Holiday is a far better film than it should be. I enjoyed it immensely.

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I've not seen Willy Wonka, so I won't be comparing Depp to Wilder when I get around to seeing Charlie & the Chocolate Factory.

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E.T.

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Bambi

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I've never seen anything by Carl Theodor Dreyer.

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Diane, you must rectify this as soon as possible. I can virtually guarantee you will love his work!

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I know! Diane, considering your willingness to engage Bergman's Scandinavian ponderings, I'd bet that Dreyer would leave footprints all over your Top Ten. It's like a lot of those same conflicts between the personal and spiritual realms writ large, but with something you can grab onto tightly.

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Oscar Winners I

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Ah yes, Oscar winners. Here are the ones I have not seen:

1928/29: The Broadway Melody

1930/31: Cimarron

1931/32: Grand Hotel

1932/33: Cavalcade

1935: Mutiny on the Bounty

1936: The Great Ziegfield

1937: The Life of Emile Zola

1938: You Can't Take It with You

1941: How Green Was My Valley

1942: Mrs. Miniver

1944: Going My Way

1945: The Lost Weekend

1946: The Best Years of Our Lives

1948: Hamlet -- but I've seen other adaptations!

1949: All the King's Men

1951: An American in Paris

1955: Marty

1956: Around the World in 80 Days -- but I saw the remake (blecch)!

1958: Gigi

1960: The Apartment

1966: A Man for All Seasons

1967: In the Heat of the Night

1969: Midnight Cowboy

1970: Patton

1976: Rocky

1978: The Deer Hunter

1979: Kramer Vs. Kramer -- but I read the book!

1983: Terms of Endearment

So ... combining the IMDB Top 250 and the Oscar-winners list ... the films I should prioritize, perhaps, would be The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), The Apartment (1960), Midnight Cowboy (1969), Patton (1970) and The Deer Hunter (1978).

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I have not seen any of the Rambo movies.

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