On the Run: The Road Movies Tournament

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  1. ErikG

    ErikG Cinematographer

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    Hi everyone, welcome to my Road Movies Tournament.

    I've always enjoyed movies where a large portion of the action takes place on the road. Let's shoot for 32 movies. Everyone gets 4 nominations, 5 Seconds, and 5 Thirds.


    The Master List
    Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
    Bonnie and Clyde***
    Breakdown
    Death Race 2000
    Duel****
    Easy Rider
    Five Easy Pieces
    It Happened One Night***
    It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
    Lost in America*
    Mad Max**
    Midnight Run****
    National Lampoons Vacation*
    Natural Born Killers
    O Brother Where Art Thou?*
    Perfect World, A
    Planes, Trains, and Automobiles**
    Rain Man*
    Road to Perdition*
    Road Warrior, The**
    Seventh Seal, The**
    Sullivans Travels****--WINNER
    Smokey and the Bandit*
    Speed
    Straight Story, The
    Sugerland Express, The**
    Sure Thing, The
    Thelma and Louise
    Tommy Boy
    Wild Strawberries*
    Wizard of Oz, The
    Y Tu Mama Tambien**


    Wild Cards
    Badlands****
    Cannonball Run*
    Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry*
    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
    Getaway, The (1972)
    Hitcher, The*
    Joyride
    Kiss or Kill
    Muppet Movie, The*
    Near Dark*
    Pee-Wees Big Adventure
    Rat Race
    Thunder Road
    Two-Lane Blacktop
    Wild at Heart
    Wraith, The
     
  2. Travis Olson

    Travis Olson Supporting Actor

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    Good Idea.

    Noms:

    Breakdown
    Days of Thunder
    The Road Warrior
    Speed
     
  3. Dome Vongvises

    Dome Vongvises Lead Actor

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    Nominate
    Tommy Boy
    O Brother Where Art Thou?
    National Lampoon's Vacation
    Road to Perdition
    [​IMG] saw your sig Travis

    Second
    The Road Warrior
    Speed
     
  4. Rain

    Rain Producer

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    Nominate:

    Thelma and Louise
    The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
    Bonnie and Clyde
    A Perfect World



    Second:

    O Brother, Where Art Thou?
     
  5. Ric Bagoly

    Ric Bagoly Producer

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    Nominate-

    The Cannonball Run

    Smokey And The Bandit

    Death Race 2000

    Natural Born Killers
     
  6. Rain

    Rain Producer

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    Second:

    Natural Born Killers
     
  7. Travis Olson

    Travis Olson Supporting Actor

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    Real Name:
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    Second:

    Road to Perdition
    A Perfect World
    Tommy Boy

    Third:

    O Brother, Where Art Thou?
     
  8. Vickie_M

    Vickie_M Producer

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    Nominate:


    One False Move

    The Getaway
    (1972 with Steve McQueen)

    The Straight Story [​IMG]

    Kalifornia



    Second:

    Thelma and Louise
    The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
    Bonnie and Clyde
    Smokey And The Bandit



    Third:

    Road to Perdition
    Natural Born Killers
     
  9. george kaplan

    george kaplan Executive Producer

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    I'll nominate:

    It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
    The Great Race

    I'll second:

    National Lampoon's Vacation

    I'll third:

    Smokey & the Bandit
    Speed
     
  10. SteveGon

    SteveGon Executive Producer

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    I'll nominate:

    Highway 61
    It Happened One Night


    I'd nominate Cold Fever, but what would be the point? [​IMG]

    I'll second:

    Death Race 2000
    The Straight Story


    I'll third:

    The Road Warrior
     
  11. Walter Kittel

    Walter Kittel Producer

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    Nominate:
    Duel
    Easy Rider
    Five Easy Pieces
    Vanishing Point

    Second:
    It Happened One Night

    Third:
    The Straight Story

    - Walter.
     
  12. LukeB

    LukeB Cinematographer

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    Nominate
    Planes, Trains & Automobiles
    Midnight Run
    Speed
     
  13. george kaplan

    george kaplan Executive Producer

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    I'll second:

    Planes, Trains & Automobiles
    Duel

    I'll third:

    It Happened One Night
     
  14. ChuckDeLa

    ChuckDeLa Cinematographer

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    Tempted to nominate Aguirre... does a river count as a road? [​IMG]

    Nominate:
    Lost in America
    Wild Strawberries
    The Seventh Seal
    My Own Private Idaho

    Second:
    Easy Rider
    Midnight Run

    Third:
    Duel
    Planes, Trains, and Automobiles


    other suggestions:
    The Hidden Fortress
    Lolita
    Deconstructing Harry
    The Lady Vanishes (do trains count?)
    The Wizard of Oz?
     
  15. Rob Tomlin

    Rob Tomlin Producer

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    Third: Midnight Run
     
  16. ErikG

    ErikG Cinematographer

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    Luke, Speed had already been nominated, so you get that nom back.

    Chuck, I'd prefer we kept to the pavement. [​IMG]
     
  17. Lew Crippen

    Lew Crippen Executive Producer

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    Nominate:

    La Strada
    Thunder Road
    The Samurai Trioligy



    Second:

    Wild Strawberries
    The Seventh Seal



    Third
    The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
     
  18. SteveGon

    SteveGon Executive Producer

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    I'll second La Strada and Thunder Road. Need to rewatch the Samurai trilogy.

    I'll third Wild Strawberries and The Seventh Seal.
     
  19. ChuckDeLa

    ChuckDeLa Cinematographer

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    another suggestion: The Muppet Movie
     
  20. Brook K

    Brook K Lead Actor

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    3rd Easy Rider

    2nd Five Easy Pieces

    Nominate
    Sullivan's Travels
    Y Tu Mama Tambien
    Ballad Of A Soldier
     

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