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MORE DIRECTORS CHECKLIST SERIES - Volume #290 - THE FILMS OF JAMES BRIDGES


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#1 of 10 OFFLINE   Bill McA

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Posted August 17 2005 - 10:02 AM

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Volume #290 - James Bridges

Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
Perfect (1985)
Mike's Murder (1984)
Urban Cowboy (1980)
The China Syndrome (1979)
9/30/55 (1977)
The Paper Chase (1973)
The Baby Maker (1970)

       

#2 of 10 OFFLINE   Bill McA

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Posted August 17 2005 - 10:02 AM

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Titles in RED are theatrical screenings

James Bridges
Feb 3, 1936 - Jun 6, 1993

Bright Lights, Big City (1988) Posted Image Posted Image
Perfect (1985) Posted Image
Mike's Murder (1984) Posted Image Posted Image
Urban Cowboy (1980) Posted Image Posted Image
The China Syndrome (1979) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
9/30/55 (1977) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Paper Chase (1973) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Baby Maker (1970)

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#3 of 10 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted August 17 2005 - 11:17 AM

Seen: 3
Like: 0
Own: 0

Rank order:

The China Syndrome (1979)
The Paper Chase (1973)
Perfect (1985)

"Movies should be like amusement parks. People should go to them to have fun." - Billy Wilder

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#4 of 10 OFFLINE   Elizabeth S

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Posted August 17 2005 - 12:16 PM

The China Syndrome (1979) Urban Cowboy (1980) Mike's Murder (1984) Perfect (1985) Seen the above, in order of ranking.

#5 of 10 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted August 17 2005 - 04:20 PM

Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
Perfect (1985)
Mike's Murder (1984)
Urban Cowboy (1980)
The China Syndrome (1979)

9/30/55 (1977)
The Paper Chase (1973)
The Baby Maker (1970)


Bolded films I've seen.

#6 of 10 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted August 17 2005 - 06:24 PM

1. Urban Cowboy - A-
2. The China Syndrome - B


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I caught the beginning of The Paper Chase flipping channels a few months ago and ended up watching 30-40 minutes. Would like to see it all sometime.
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#7 of 10 OFFLINE   Jim_K

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Posted August 17 2005 - 11:39 PM

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JAMES BRIDGES (1936 - 1993)


Bright Lights, Big City (1988) Posted Image Posted Image
Perfect (1985) Posted Image
Mike's Murder (1984) Posted Image Posted Image
Urban Cowboy (1980) Posted Image Posted Image
The China Syndrome (1979) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

9/30/55 (1977)
The Paper Chase (1973) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Baby Maker (1970)





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#8 of 10 OFFLINE   Martin Teller

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Posted October 19 2006 - 03:53 AM

Bright Lights, Big City (1988) - 6/10

I had an inexplicable love for this movie in college, but it seems kinda dumb now.

#9 of 10 OFFLINE   Michael Elliott

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Posted August 03 2007 - 02:31 PM

Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
Perfect (1985)
Mike's Murder (1984)
Urban Cowboy (1980) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
The China Syndrome (1979) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
9/30/55 (1977) Posted ImagePosted Image
The Paper Chase (1973)
The Baby Maker (1970)

#10 of 10 OFFLINE   Mario Gauci

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Posted June 22 2008 - 10:28 AM

Just THE CHINA SYNDROME (1979; ***1/2) so far.




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