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#1 of 41 OFFLINE   John Randolph

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Posted March 09 2003 - 03:01 AM

I've never seen any of these 4 movies, but have been planning on picking them up. Now that Best Buy is having a sale, it makes it much easier.

Which two of these, in terms of the quality of the movie, and in terms of replay value should I get?:

True Romance
Unforgiven
The Color Purple
Citizen Kane

#2 of 41 OFFLINE   MichaelPe

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Posted March 09 2003 - 03:51 AM

This might get moved to Software...
...but in terms of quality and replay value, I'd recommend "True Romance" (Special Edition).

#3 of 41 OFFLINE   Joshua_Y

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Posted March 09 2003 - 03:54 AM

I own all of those discs and their all just stellar discs...and its like pickin your favorite kid or somethin...amazing discs...but if I had to pick 2 I'd go for Citizen Kane and True Romance...

#4 of 41 OFFLINE   Seth_S

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Posted March 09 2003 - 04:17 AM

I'd put Citizen Kane on the top of that list. Superb film, very fine transfer (especially for being 60+ years old), 2 audio commentaries (one great, one good), and a great 2 hour PBS doc (few docs on DVD are this good - mostly because this one was produced for PBS). Lots of replay value all-around.

The rest are up to your personal tastes.

#5 of 41 OFFLINE   Adam_S

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Posted March 09 2003 - 04:35 AM

I have none of these discs but want all of them. I'd take Citizen Kane and Unforgiven because they're two damn incredible movies (with very good dvds).

True Romance was written by Quentin Tarrentino, so if you like his films you'll probably like it. Color Purple is a Spielberg film that's supposed to be damn good. Unforgiven's one of the best western's ever. and you probably know ABOUT Citizen Kane (considered greatest movie ever etc...)

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#6 of 41 OFFLINE   Arman

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Posted March 09 2003 - 04:41 AM

No brainer. Get the Citizen Kane & Unforgiven.

#7 of 41 OFFLINE   Carl Johnson

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Posted March 09 2003 - 04:52 AM

The Color Purple is one of those films that i'd watch once every ten years, certainly not enough replay value for my collection.

#8 of 41 OFFLINE   Patrick McCart

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Posted March 09 2003 - 05:07 AM

Citizen Kane.

#9 of 41 OFFLINE   Paul_D

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Posted March 09 2003 - 05:07 AM

True Romance
Citizen Kane

The better films IMO.
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#10 of 41 OFFLINE   Andrew_Sch

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Posted March 09 2003 - 05:09 AM

Unforgiven and Citizen Kane are both in my top 20 (probably even top 10) all-time and both are quality DVD's, so those two are my reccomendations. True Romance is good, but I wouldn't put it on the same level as Pulp Fiction or Reservoir Dogs, and I haven't seen The Color Purple.
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#11 of 41 OFFLINE   Tom Ryan

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Posted March 09 2003 - 05:34 AM

Unforgiven and Kane.

#12 of 41 OFFLINE   Bill J

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Posted March 09 2003 - 06:36 AM

I'd definitely get Unforgiven, it has the best replay value of the four, in my opinion.

Citizen Kane would be the best film of the four, but I don't find myself watching it that often.

#13 of 41 OFFLINE   James Miranda

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Posted March 09 2003 - 06:53 AM

It always depends on what you like and what you want to purchase for. If you want one of the greatest movies of all time, then Citizen Kane has to be one of them.

The others you can take your pick of an award winning Steven Spielberg drama, a good Quentin Tarantino action flick or a western that is the antithesis of all previous Eastwood westerns. You just can lose.

My preference would be for Unforgiven and True Romance, because I love action flicks.

#14 of 41 OFFLINE   Reginald Trent

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Posted March 09 2003 - 07:18 AM

I have the first version of Unforgiven. Is this the same? if not, what is the difference? Better transfer, added commentary, corrected aspect ratio?

#15 of 41 OFFLINE   Travis Olson

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Posted March 09 2003 - 08:34 AM

The difference between the new and old Unforgiven is night and day. The transfer is miles better and the features are worth it alone. If your a fan of the movie it's a no-brainer to upgrade.

#16 of 41 OFFLINE   Tino

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Posted March 09 2003 - 08:59 AM

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#17 of 41 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted March 09 2003 - 12:54 PM

Citizen Kane and Unforgiven all the way.
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#18 of 41 OFFLINE   Tommy G

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Posted March 09 2003 - 12:57 PM

I echo most everybody else. Go for Citizen Kane and Unforgiven. I'll be doing the Unforgiven/A Clockwork Orange deal from Best Buy.
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#19 of 41 OFFLINE   Michael D. Bunting

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Posted March 09 2003 - 02:15 PM

Get all 4! Posted Image

If you don't like 2 of them...ebay em' or sell them here on the HTF...you shouldn't be out any $$$ if you do that either....

#20 of 41 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted March 09 2003 - 03:36 PM

Citizen Kane and Unforgiven. Posted Image