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#1 of 67 OFFLINE   Eric Eash

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Posted November 04 2003 - 11:24 PM

If you could only take one dvd to a deserted island, to heaven, to hell, anywhere, what DVD would you choose and why? For me, The Big Lebowski. I love that movie like no other. Coming in a close second though: -Fight Club -The Shawshank Redemption -Pulp Fiction Let's just hope this scenario never happens. Eric
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#2 of 67 OFFLINE   Nick T Robot

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Posted November 04 2003 - 11:38 PM

You would get so sick of that one DVD. I couldn't make that choice, if I were forced to it would depend on my mood at that moment. Possibilities: LOTR:FOTR:EE Fight Club Matrix Matrix Revisited (I'd argue it's really the second half of the Matrix 2 Disc set, released late, I want to take both!) The Godfather Trilogy (I had to buy them all together, so I'm taking them all!) Indiana Jones Trilogy (Ditto)

#3 of 67 OFFLINE   John Watson

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Posted November 04 2003 - 11:47 PM

hmmm, a trilogy... That's the ticket..

Wait a mo, how about a TV program season...


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#4 of 67 OFFLINE   Eric Eash

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Posted November 04 2003 - 11:53 PM

now that's a good one. while deployed to saudi arabia during operation iraqi freedom, many jokes abounded that it was a real life groundhog day. i spent 6 months there, man did it feel like groundhog day. eric
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Posted November 05 2003 - 12:12 AM

If I had to choose one from TV it would be Shogun and one movie, Once Upon A Time in the West

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#6 of 67 OFFLINE   Scott Shanks

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Posted November 05 2003 - 12:48 AM

Casablanca: SE. Did not even have to think about it.
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#7 of 67 OFFLINE   Bolivar G

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Posted November 05 2003 - 01:07 AM

Sopranos season 1Posted Image or Band of Brothers
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#8 of 67 OFFLINE   Michael Boyd

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Posted November 05 2003 - 01:24 AM

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#9 of 67 OFFLINE   Voon Jiet

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Posted November 05 2003 - 01:32 AM

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#10 of 67 OFFLINE   Chad A Wright

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Posted November 05 2003 - 03:24 AM

For TV, I'd pick the Sports Night set. For film it would either be LOTR: EE or Jaws. I'd never be able to pick, though.

#11 of 67 OFFLINE   Joe Bernardi

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Posted November 05 2003 - 03:33 AM

The Godfather I'd also try to hide under my shirt: Fargo Welcome to the Dollhouse Malena

#12 of 67 OFFLINE   Jeff Kuykendall

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Posted November 05 2003 - 03:33 AM

I've thought about this, I don't know why.
I would probably take The Saragossa Manuscript. For one thing, it's long (3 hours), it's full of many different stories and wonderful characters, it's a comedy, a horror film, a romance, and an adventure, and it's one of my favorite movies.

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#13 of 67 OFFLINE   Charlie Essmeier

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Posted November 05 2003 - 04:31 AM

Video Essentials. Charlie

#14 of 67 OFFLINE   EdwardKarlinski


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Posted November 05 2003 - 04:33 AM

Casablanca Special Edition is my choice. This is the best film ever made. I must watch it about half a dozen times every year. I never get tired of it. The special edition just makes a great film even better.

#15 of 67 OFFLINE   Arnie G

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Posted November 05 2003 - 04:36 AM

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? I've probably watched it more times than any other movie, except maybe Wizard of Oz.Posted Image

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#16 of 67 OFFLINE   Aaron Cooke

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Posted November 05 2003 - 04:39 AM

For now i'd pick Family Guy (probably vol. 2) but once it's released i'd definitely go with Newsradio on DVD.

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Posted November 05 2003 - 05:16 AM

Minority Report. I never get tired of it.

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#18 of 67 OFFLINE   Jeffrey Wiffen

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Posted November 05 2003 - 05:18 AM

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#19 of 67 OFFLINE   Johnny Angell

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Posted November 05 2003 - 05:50 AM

To Kill a Mockingbird. Wonderful book, great adaption of the book, terrific acting. A no-brainer for me.
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#20 of 67 OFFLINE   Casey Trowbridg

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Posted November 05 2003 - 06:06 AM

Well, I'd hope I'd never have to make this choice, but if I did. If I chose television, it would either be Sports Night, or Simpsons S. 3, although probably Simpsons S. 3 because I never get tired of Homer at the Bat. For movie, probably Shrek its the 1 I watch the most anyway.

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