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Best DVD in your collection beginning with the letter "A"


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#1 of 49 OFFLINE   Nick Senger

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Posted July 10 2004 - 06:35 PM

I got this idea from listening to a sports talk show--they started by asking who was the best athlete to wear the number "1" then went on to number "2" etc. I thought it would be fun to change it slightly for dvds. If it catches on, we'll go on to do the rest of the alphabet, maybe on a weekly basis. So, what's the best dvd in your collection that begins with the letter "A"? Let's stick to normal alphabetizing conventions, so A Beautiful Mind would count as a "B" not as an "A", and numbers will be alphabetized by the first letter of the number's name. Just to stay consistent, how about using original theatrical titles (for instance, Raiders of the Lost Ark instead of Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark). You can treat box sets as one title, or you can break them into their separate components. And just to add a little more fun, what if we pick the dvd beginning with the letter "A" that we don't own, but would like to. For me, I would have to say that All About Eve is the best "A" movie in my collection. Almost Famous: Untitled is a great movie and has better extras, but All About Eve is just too fantastic a movie to get second place. There are several movies that begin with "A" that I would like to own, but I'll go with Apollo 13. What about you?

#2 of 49 OFFLINE   Alex K.

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Posted July 10 2004 - 06:44 PM

Alien Quadrilogy all the way! Best DVD in my collection Posted Image
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#3 of 49 OFFLINE   Patrick McCart

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Posted July 10 2004 - 06:53 PM

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#4 of 49 OFFLINE   svenge

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Posted July 10 2004 - 07:08 PM

Best movie: Avalon (2001) Best DVD: Apollo 13

#5 of 49 OFFLINE   JohnRice

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Posted July 10 2004 - 07:29 PM

1: A Room with a View SE, though it is filed under "R" it starts with an "A" and off to Polls we go...

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#6 of 49 OFFLINE   Tim Ke

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Posted July 10 2004 - 08:17 PM

It took me all of three seconds to come up with Alien Quad...

#7 of 49 OFFLINE   Kai Zas

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Posted July 10 2004 - 09:13 PM

Amelie. (And I also love my 4 seasons of Angel.)

#8 of 49 OFFLINE   jason:g

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Posted July 10 2004 - 09:15 PM

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#9 of 49 OFFLINE   Carl Johnson

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Posted July 10 2004 - 09:21 PM

Off the top of my head I don't know if I have any 'A' titles left...... 'ebayed away about half of my collection six months ago' nope, not a single A

#10 of 49 OFFLINE   Michael DeKlerk

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Posted July 10 2004 - 10:19 PM

Amadeus Director’s Cut.

#11 of 49 OFFLINE   Nick Sievers

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Posted July 10 2004 - 10:36 PM

Best Film: The Apartment (Runner-Up: Ali: Fear Eats the Soul)
Best DVD: Alien Quadrilogy
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#12 of 49 OFFLINE   PatW

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Posted July 10 2004 - 11:43 PM

I would have to say the Abyss followed closely by the Alien Quad.

#13 of 49 OFFLINE   Joe Bernardi

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Posted July 10 2004 - 11:59 PM

Either Alfie or Atlantic City.

#14 of 49 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted July 11 2004 - 12:21 AM

Aguirre: The Wrath of God Tough call.

#15 of 49 OFFLINE   Kim Donald

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Posted July 11 2004 - 01:21 AM

Amelie with Andrei Rublev a very close 2nd

#16 of 49 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted July 11 2004 - 02:10 AM

Best movie: The Apartment

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#17 of 49 OFFLINE   Kristian

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Posted July 11 2004 - 02:48 AM

The Adventures of Indiana Jones, followed by A.I. Artificial Intelligence.
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#18 of 49 OFFLINE   Michael Flynn

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Posted July 11 2004 - 03:22 AM

DVD-wise, it's obviously the Alien Quadrilogy. Movie-wise, it's a toss-up between Adaptation, American History X, American Splendor, and Apocalypse Now.

#19 of 49 OFFLINE   Nate Anderson

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Posted July 11 2004 - 03:35 AM

Almost Famous - Untitled Director's Bootleg Edition.
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#20 of 49 OFFLINE   Sean Moon

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Posted July 11 2004 - 04:30 AM

Almost Famous-untitled or Abyss Special Edition
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