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#1 of 476 OFFLINE   Mike Hutman

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Posted January 16 2003 - 12:57 PM

Hello all, and welcome to my first Tournament. The Fairy Tale Tournament I just got done watching Legend, and thought that this would make a cool tournament. I would like to try and get 32 movies for this tournament. Everyone will get Four nominations, and four seconds. Once a movie has been seconded, it's in. I will not be voting, and will flip a coin for any and all tie breakers. Well I am going to get things started and put in my Four movies(They will automatically be in) The Never Ending Story Legend The Fellowship of the rings The Princess Bride Master List Movies that are in: ***1)The Princess Bride *2)The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Rings 3)Legend **4)The Never Ending Story *5)Something Wicked This Way Comes *6)Cinderella ***7)The Company of Wolves **8)Pinocchio 9) Ladyhawke 10)10)Beauty and the Beast (Disney) *11)Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 12)Time Bandits 13)The Crow *14)Sleepy Hollow 15)The Dark Crystal 16)The Wizard of Oz **17)Labyrinth 18) The Iron Giant 19)Shrek **20)Snow White *21)The Secret Garden 22) Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 23)The Thief of Bagdad ***24)Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory *25)Princess Mononoke ***26)Beauty and the Beast (1946) 27)The Hobbit 28)Petes Dragon 29)Willow 30)Edward Scissorhands *31) Clash of the Titans 32)Dragonslayer

#2 of 476 OFFLINE   Brian Kissinger

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Posted January 16 2003 - 01:28 PM

Well pal, I'm not real sure what you would consider a fairy tale and not, but if it is acceptable, I'd like to nominate the following: Labyrinth Time Bandits The Crow Sleepy Hollow I know The Crow is pushing it, so if that isn't what you had in mind, replace it with Willow.
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#3 of 476 OFFLINE   Mike Hutman

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Posted January 16 2003 - 01:37 PM

I would say The Crow is alright. I would say it's more of a comic book movie, that has a Fairy tale feel to it(all be it a strange one) So I let it go. Besides I might need it trying to get to 32 movies.

#4 of 476 OFFLINE   ChuckDeLa

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Posted January 16 2003 - 02:04 PM

Nominate: Ladyhawke The Dark Crystal The Wizard of Oz

#5 of 476 OFFLINE   Dome Vongvises

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Posted January 16 2003 - 02:07 PM

Nominate Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back Beauty and the Beast (Disney) Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Second The Dark Crystal The Wizard of Oz Labyrinth

#6 of 476 OFFLINE   Vickie_M

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Posted January 16 2003 - 02:34 PM

Nominate:

Return to Oz

A Little Princess (1995)

The Company of Wolves

The Secret Garden (1949)


Would A.I. qualify? Posted Image
I assume someone will nominate Spirited Away?


Second:


Labyrinth
Time Bandits
The Crow
Sleepy Hollow

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#7 of 476 OFFLINE   ChuckDeLa

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Posted January 16 2003 - 02:56 PM

[quote] Star Wars
The Empire Strikes Back [quote]

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Now someone just has to nominate Raiders of the Lost Ark, 2001, Back to the Future, and The Apartment.

#8 of 476 OFFLINE   JenB

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Posted January 16 2003 - 03:34 PM

Nominate the Disney versions of Snow White Cinderella Pinocchio When I think of fairy tale movies, I can't help but think of these. Second: Ladyhawke Beauty and the Beast (Disney) Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers I want to think a bit more on my other nom and second for now.

#9 of 476 OFFLINE   ErikG

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Posted January 16 2003 - 03:37 PM

I'll second: The Company of Wolves Pinocchio
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#10 of 476 OFFLINE   Rob Tomlin

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Posted January 16 2003 - 05:18 PM

Nominate: Shrek
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#11 of 476 OFFLINE   Dome Vongvises

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Posted January 16 2003 - 05:30 PM

ChuckDeLa said:
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Take a gander at the Master list. Posted Image

Oh, I have one second left.

Seconding
Cinderella

#12 of 476 OFFLINE   ChuckDeLa

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Posted January 16 2003 - 06:21 PM

I share the increasingly common annoyance with seeing the same titles over and over again. In fact, as much as I love the Lord of the Rings movies, I must admit I wish they weren't in this tourney. Who said I was angry, though? Where did you get "anger" from? Heart attack... huh?

#13 of 476 OFFLINE   Dome Vongvises

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Posted January 16 2003 - 07:04 PM

ChuckDeLa said:
[quote] Who said I was angry, though? Where did you get "anger" from? Heart attack... huh? [quote]

Take it easy, Chuck. I was being light-hearted about things. You're taking this poll stuff a little too seriously.

#14 of 476 OFFLINE   Henry Gale

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Posted January 16 2003 - 07:58 PM

FairyTale: A True Story The Iron Giant Something Wicked This Way Comes
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#15 of 476 OFFLINE   Brian Kissinger

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Posted January 16 2003 - 09:29 PM

I'll second: Something Wicked This Way Comes
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#16 of 476 OFFLINE   Mike Hutman

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Posted January 16 2003 - 10:08 PM

Vickie m, Labyrinth was already second. So you can have that one back.

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Posted January 17 2003 - 01:28 AM

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Now someone just has to nominate Raiders of the Lost Ark, 2001, Back to the Future, and The Apartment. [quote]
Chuck, if you really want to give your eye-rolling abilities a workout, check out the latest developments in my noir tourney. Posted Image

Must calm down...

Anyway, I'll second The Iron Giant.

Nominate: The Thief of Bagdad (1940)

I'll try to come up with some more noms later. Posted Image

#18 of 476 OFFLINE   Rob Tomlin

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Posted January 17 2003 - 02:03 AM

Dome- I edited my post almost immediately after submitting it. You caught my mistake anyway! :b
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#19 of 476 OFFLINE   ChuckDeLa

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Posted January 17 2003 - 02:33 AM

[quote] Chuck, if you really want to give your eye-rolling abilities a workout, check out the latest developments in my noir tourney. [quote]
I saw that. The Big Lebowski? Ridiculous. Anyone think Lebowski also makes a nifty fairy tale?

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Posted January 17 2003 - 02:39 AM

Anyhoo, I've been thinking about how to use my 4th nomination. I'm not sure if this will fly, but I'll put it out there and let you guys judge... Nominate: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon




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