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Mega-Tornament Blow-out: The Best Film of the Last 35 Years.

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by John Randolph, Sep 21, 2002.

  1. Vickie_M

    Vickie_M Well-Known Member

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  2. ErikG

    ErikG Well-Known Member

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    I'll second:
    Black Christmas
    The Hitcher
    The Fly
    Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
    Nominate:
    The Shawshank Redemption
    The Road Warrior
    Casino
     
  3. Andrew_Sch

    Andrew_Sch Well-Known Member

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    I'll second Patton , but wouldn't it be easier to save ourselves the trouble and just declare 2001 the winner now?[​IMG]
     
  4. george kaplan

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    Considering that there are 5 films eligible for this tournament that are better* than 2001, I'd say no. [​IMG]
    * - In my humble opinion as always.
     
  5. Steeve Bergeron

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    I don't think 2001: A Space Odyssey will win this tournament.
     
  6. Matthew Chmiel

    Matthew Chmiel Well-Known Member

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    Nominate:
    - Almost Famous
    - Boogie Nights
    - Donnie Darko
    - Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    - Magnolia
    - Minority Report
    - The Princess and the Warrior
    - Reservoir Dogs
    - Run Lola Run

    Second:
    - Twelve Monkeys
    - Memento
    - Mulholland Dr.
    - Lost Highway
    - Brazil
    - Raising Arizona
    - Do The Right Thing

    Third:
    - Animal House
    - Eyes Wide Shut
    - Moulin Rouge
    - Planes, Trains & Automobiles
     
  7. Vickie_M

    Vickie_M Well-Known Member

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    I'll SECOND Almost Famous and Magnolia.
    I'll THIRD Twelve Monkeys and Mulholland Drive.
    (that's it for my noms, 2nds & 3rds [​IMG] )
     
  8. Vickie_M

    Vickie_M Well-Known Member

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  10. Stephen L

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    Nominations
    Unforgiven
    Fargo
    L.A. Confidential
    The Usual Suspects
    E.T.the Extra-Terrestrial
    Glory
    Mad Max
    Close Encounters of the Third Kind
    Ghost Busters
     
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    Third
    Raising Arizona

    2nd
    Three Colors: Blue
    Run Lola Run
     
  12. Andrew_Sch

    Andrew_Sch Well-Known Member

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    I'll second:
    Unforgiven
    Memento
    Braveheart
    Third:
    LOTR:FOTR
    Nominate:
    The Big Lebowski
    Trainspotting
    A Simple Plan
    BTW, Lawrence of Arabia is ineligible, as the tourney only goes back to 1967 and it was released in 1962.[​IMG]
     
  13. Lew Crippen

    Lew Crippen Well-Known Member

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    Nominate:
    Eyes Wide Shut
    Monty Python and the Holy Grail
    The Ruling Class
    The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

    Second:
    The Princess Bride
    Fargo

    Third:
    Do the Right Thing
     
  14. John Randolph

    John Randolph Well-Known Member

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    Everything's been updated - let me know if I made any mistakes.
     
  15. Vickie_M

    Vickie_M Well-Known Member

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    I'll third:
    Moulin Rouge
    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
    Brazil
    Almost Famous
     
  18. Cary T

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    Second:
    Ghostbusters
    Fast Times at Ridgemont High
    Third:
    Magnolia
    The Princess Bride
    Remaining:
    2 seconds and 5 thirds
    Need for Update: Halloween was seconded twice by Scott Weinberg and ErikG, so Halloween should be in and ErikG gains a second and looses a third.
     
  19. Vickie_M

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    Scott, Matthew Chmiel thirded Moulin Rouge, so pick another.

    Cary T, Scott Weinberg thirded Almost Famous, so you get that one back.
     
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