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#1 of 12 stewart borland

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Posted January 04 2004 - 09:16 AM

It's now three years since I got my DVD player and I'm about to buy my 200th disc. When I was approaching my 100th I asked the forum to have a look at my collection and tell me what I was missing.

I was fortunate enough for a few of you guys to take the time to scan the list and put forward some great suggestions - I'd like to try again for my 200th!

The last 8 purchases have all been from TV, and the two on pre-order just now are Season 3 for Ever Decreasing Circles and The Brittas Empire - so that's 10,and I'm trying hard to resist Frasier too, so lets make it a film pleasePosted Image

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#2 of 12 Stephen_J_H

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Posted January 04 2004 - 09:21 AM

I'm insanely jealous that you have Wallace & Gromit's Cracking Contraptions on DVD. That being said, I see that we have similar tastes, so I must recommend Run Lola Run.
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#3 of 12 Josh Steinberg

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Posted January 04 2004 - 09:26 AM

The Extended versions of Fellowship Of The Ring and The Two Towers.

Wonder Boys

Sleeping Beauty

#4 of 12 Craig Beam

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Posted January 04 2004 - 09:44 AM

Alfred Hitchcock's VERTIGO.

#5 of 12 John Swarce

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Posted January 04 2004 - 11:08 AM

Seabiscuit.

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#6 of 12 Andre Barros

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Posted January 04 2004 - 11:20 AM

Well, from looking at your list I can tell we have different taste in movies so it makes any sugestions harder.

In general I can feel the absence of Al Pacino movies in your list, maybe you could consider one of those for your 200th.

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#7 of 12 WillKTaylor

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Posted January 04 2004 - 11:35 AM

Band of Brothers set

#8 of 12 Michael K Hill

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Posted January 04 2004 - 12:29 PM

Stewart,
You have an excellent collection.
I noticed though that you're a little light on "classic films" - so perhaps I could recommend a few.

Citizen Kane
The Godfather
Casablanca
Chinatown
Sunset Blvd.

If you prefer something more modern...

Aliens
Jaws
Pulp Fiction
Toy Story
The Usual Suspects

-Mike

#9 of 12 Jake Johnson

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Posted January 04 2004 - 02:26 PM

Traffic: Criterion Collection would be my main suggestion
I noticed an absence of Evil Dead films
2-Disc of Unforgiven?
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McCloud!
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#10 of 12 Glenn Overholt

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Posted January 04 2004 - 06:25 PM

Yep, really nice! How about any of the following?

Demolition Man
The 5th Element
Shawshank Redemption
True Lies

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#11 of 12 stewart borland

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Posted January 05 2004 - 09:06 AM

No point in asking and having people take the time to reply if you don't listen!

I'm thinking of Run Lola Run (gets great reviews from DVD Empire's customers tooPosted Image

Or Toy Story - maybe a box set of both 1&2?

Is the 2 disc Unforgiven really worth the upgrade - great film but it's on my list already??

Stephen - W&G Cracking Contraptions not out over there? If you have a multi region player I can get you a Region 2Posted Image

Mike - TRUE! TOTALLY light on classics - just never got into them. It's the same with classical music - I know I'm missing out but just can't get started:b

Thanks to everyone who replied.

#12 of 12 Todd_Brown

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Posted January 05 2004 - 10:23 AM

Hey Stewart,
How about the first and second season of Coupling? A little more T.V., and frankly the funniest show on T.V.
Todd
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