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#1 of 137 Jim_K

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Posted March 18 2003 - 10:54 AM

Triple F Tournament (Fun Foreign Films)

The usual rules apply.

Qualifying films must be a non-US production, feature length & theatrical films only.

Silents (Foreign) & English language films are eligible.

As for what defines fun I'll let everyone else decide. Posted Image

5 Noms, seconds & thirds for everyone.

MASTER LIST

Brotherhood of the Wolf
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
The Devil's Backbone
Drunken Master 2
Duck, You Sucker!
Goldfinger
The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
Iron Monkey
Kiki's Delivery Service
The Killer
La Femme Nikita
The Man in the White Suit
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Once Upon a Time in China
Seven Samurai
Shall We Dance?
Spirited Away
The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse
Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Yojimbo

ROUND 1 Winners

The Adventures of Pirscilla, Queen of the Desert
Band of Outsiders
The Bride With White Hair
A Chinese Ghost Story
Chungking Express
Cinema Paradiso
Deep Red
Diabolique
A Fistful of Dollars
Gojira (aka - Godzilla) 1954
Hard-Boiled
A Hard Day's Night
The Hidden Fortress
Kind Hearts & Coronets
The Ladykillers
The Lady Vanishes
Mon Oncle
Road Warrior
Run Lola Run
Sanjuro
Shoot the Piano Player
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown




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#2 of 137 george kaplan

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Posted March 18 2003 - 11:00 AM

I'll nominate

Mr. Hulot's Holiday
Kind Hearts & Coronets
Mon Oncle
The Man in the White Suit
The Ladykillers
"Movies should be like amusement parks. People should go to them to have fun." - Billy Wilder

"Subtitles good. Hollywood bad." - Tarzan, Sight & Sound 2012 voter.

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#3 of 137 Steeve Bergeron

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Posted March 18 2003 - 11:07 AM

Amelie !!!

#4 of 137 JenB

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Posted March 18 2003 - 11:12 AM

Second:

Kind Heart and Coronets

#5 of 137 Jim_K

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Posted March 18 2003 - 11:13 AM


Amelie !!!

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! Posted Image

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#6 of 137 SteveGon

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Posted March 18 2003 - 11:17 AM

I'll second:

Amelie
The Ladykillers
The Man in the White Suit



I'll third:

Kind Hearts and Coronets


I'll nominate:

Contraband
Day for Night
Johnny Stecchino
Tampopo



One nom and two seconds left, plus four thirds.

Edit: Jen beat me in seconding Kind Hearts and Coronets.

#7 of 137 Jim_K

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Posted March 18 2003 - 11:20 AM

I'll throw out 5 noms myself


From Russia With Love
Metropolis (1927)
Mad Max
The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
Yojimbo

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#8 of 137 JenB

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Posted March 18 2003 - 11:22 AM

Second:

From Russia With Love
Metropolis (1927)
Mad Max

#9 of 137 SteveGon

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Posted March 18 2003 - 11:22 AM

Duh! I should have thought of this one right away...

I'll nominate:

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown


Two seconds and four thirds left.

#10 of 137 Steeve Bergeron

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Posted March 18 2003 - 11:27 AM

Quote:
Amelie !!!
Quote:
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!
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Bad Jim! Bad!

#11 of 137 JenB

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Posted March 18 2003 - 11:29 AM

Nominate:

Vampire Hunter D
Gojira (also known as Godzilla) 1954 Japan/1956 US (In other words, The Original Godzilla)
Tenchi Muyo! in Love (also known as Tenchi Muyo the Movie)

#12 of 137 Jim_K

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Posted March 18 2003 - 11:32 AM


Bad Jim! Bad!

Sorry Posted Image

I'm debating about giving out some automatics.

Um.... let me ponder on this a while.

I'll be back later & hand some out if I have enough beers. Posted Image
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#13 of 137 JenB

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Posted March 18 2003 - 11:32 AM

Nominate:

Ranma ½: Chûgoku Nekonron daikessen! Okite yaburi no gekitô hen (also known as Ranma 1/2: Big Trouble in Nekonron, China)

#14 of 137 Dome Vongvises

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Posted March 18 2003 - 11:47 AM

Nomination
Cinema Paradiso
Sanjuro


Second
Vampire Hunter D
Godzilla
Yojimbo
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Third
Amelie

I'll think of some more later.

#15 of 137 Andrew_Sch

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Posted March 18 2003 - 12:02 PM

Nominate Seven Samurai
"Old theatres are irreplaceable. They could never be duplicated at today's costs - but more importantly, their spirit could not be duplicated because they remind us of a day when going to the show was a more glorious and escapist experience. I think a town's old theatres are the sanctuary of...

#16 of 137 SteveGon

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Posted March 18 2003 - 12:46 PM

I'll third:

Yojimbo



Two seconds and three thirds left.

#17 of 137 george kaplan

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Posted March 18 2003 - 12:53 PM

Third:

From Russia With Love
Metropolis (1927)
Mad Max
The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
"Movies should be like amusement parks. People should go to them to have fun." - Billy Wilder

"Subtitles good. Hollywood bad." - Tarzan, Sight & Sound 2012 voter.

"My films are not slices of life, they are pieces of cake." - Alfred Hitchcock"My great humility is just one of the many reasons that I...

#18 of 137 Jim_K

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Posted March 18 2003 - 01:39 PM

I'll second

Sanjuro
Seven Samurai

and I'll third

Gojira 1954
The Ladykillers

3 of each left for me.

list updated
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#19 of 137 Rain

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Posted March 18 2003 - 01:54 PM

Nominate:

Shoot the Piano Player
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
The Phantom of Liberty
Play Time
8 1/2


Second:

Mon Oncle
M. Hulot's Holiday
Day for Night
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown


Third:

Seven Samurai

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#20 of 137 Richard Kim

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Posted March 18 2003 - 02:16 PM

I'd like to nominate The Hidden Fortress(the inspiration for the ultimate fun film, Star Wars) as well as Run Lola Run, and The Full Monty.





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