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    Back to the Future is the best damned film ever made.

    The original, not the two sequels (which were also damn good films tho).

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    It's pretty good. That reminds me, I need to watch some more 80's movies.
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    I was still in my teens when that movie came out. I remember I had a crush on Lea Thomson, but other than that the movie was good but not the best film ever made.

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    I could not agree more.

    I saw it when I was about ten, liked it, forgot about it. Then my freshman year of college, I wanted to watch it again, so I rented it. I was blown away. So fantastic.

    While in truth it isn't at the very top of my list, it's in the top ten for sure.

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    Not at the top of mine either, but definitely top 5
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    nope. not even close. i mean, have you seen Rashomon or Throne of Blood? Schindler's List? Battleship Potempkin? Bridge On The River Kwai? City Lights?

    does have some of the best soundbites/quotes/whatever, though.

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    The Godfather #1 and 2. "leave the ***, take the canoli".
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    That movie was a lot of fun and I like it a lot. But... even if we are ignoring the 'classics' it's not on my greatest hits list.

    I think it has as much to do with you as the movie. 3 of my favorites came from 1977
    when I badly need diversion... Apocalypse Now, The Blues Brothers, and the first Muppet Movie.

    They all seem dated now, just as Back to the Future is beginning to look dated. Great for their time, but tide and time wait for no man...
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    Good movie and we just watched all of them recently, but "The Gladiator" with Russell Crowe makes my top movie so far. I cried at the end, man what a movie.

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    Braveheart FTW
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    Quote Originally Posted by coffeecake View Post
    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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    I just bought the trilogy last month. I got around to watching the 1st one so far and it's as good as i remember.

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    They don't call it 'Down Under' for nothing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glenng View Post
    Braveheart FTW
    i was lucky enough to watch a lot of that movie being made

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    In the same time-traveling, fun movie category, I present for your consideration Encino Man and Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure.
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    Any Pee Wee Herman movie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cal_gundert05 View Post
    In the same time-traveling, fun movie category, I present for your consideration Encino Man and Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure.
    A big +1 for you

    I love that film, and the sequel is every bit as good.
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    +1 Highlander

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    Gonna have to watch it again now.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UymJaMOEpAs

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    Quote Originally Posted by elgalad View Post
    Back to the Future is the best damned film ever made.
    I travelled back in time once. I hopped in my car and drove to Adelaide.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glenng View Post
    Braveheart FTW
    please, please tell me you're kidding.

    Braveheart is awful. corny "acting," a near-complete disconnect from historical fact, and just general all-round awfulness. heck, The Patriot was a better movie.

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    Back to the Future is good, but I'm gonna have to give The Incredibles the win.

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    Fletch, Animal House, Caddyshack are all far superior to Back to the Future.

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