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If you could only keep 5 DVDs, which ones?


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#1 of 33 OFFLINE   Scott-C

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Posted October 21 2001 - 06:56 PM

For some reason I was thinking about this today. Which 5 DVDs would you keep if you had to pick only 5? This is harder than you might think! Here are mine: 1. Gladiator 2. The Matrix 3. Toy Story Ultimate Toy Box (might be considered 2 or 3 DVDs but what the heck - it's a hypothetical question anyway) 4. Notting Hill 5. The Rock - Criterion Collection 3 of my 5 were easy for me, the last two spots could have gone to about 30 movies! ------------------ Scott

#2 of 33 OFFLINE   Alex Spindler

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Posted October 21 2001 - 07:33 PM

Gotta be the ones I'd watch the most:
Big Lebowski
Rushmore
Big Trouble in Little China
Memento
Embrace of the Vampire Posted Image

[Edited last by Alex Spindler on October 21, 2001 at 10:33 PM]

#3 of 33 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted October 21 2001 - 07:43 PM

The Third Man CC
Sullivan's Travels CC
Chicken Run
Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould
Seven Samurai CC

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#4 of 33 OFFLINE   PhilipG

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Posted October 21 2001 - 09:59 PM

Good choices, Alex. Posted Image

Rushmore CC
Big Trouble in Little China
The Wicker Man
Brazil CC
The 39 Steps CC

#5 of 33 OFFLINE   Ricky f

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Posted October 22 2001 - 05:47 AM

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Scream Trilogy
Heathers : LE
The Breakfast Club
Stand By Me
Ferris Bueller's Day Off

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#6 of 33 OFFLINE   Neil Joseph

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Posted October 22 2001 - 11:40 AM

- Episode 1
- Shrek (yeah yeah, it comes next week and I don't have it yet!)
- MIB
- The Matrix
- Toy Story UTB

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#7 of 33 OFFLINE   Jason Seaver

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Posted October 22 2001 - 11:48 AM

* North By Northwest * The Toy Story box. * Mousehunt (go ahead, laugh - it's one of the most rewatchable comedies I have) * The Phantom Menace * Breakfast At Tiffany's What's surprising isn't really how hard the last one was, but how easy the previous four were.
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#8 of 33 OFFLINE   Scott Weinberg

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Posted October 22 2001 - 09:42 PM

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#9 of 33 OFFLINE   Ben Reierson

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Posted October 22 2001 - 10:08 PM

American Beauty Almost Famous Dark City Brazil CC Gattaca God that's hard.
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#10 of 33 OFFLINE   Sean Conklin

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Posted October 22 2001 - 10:39 PM

Very tough to pick just 5, and just to make this clear, the "Back to the Future" trilogy and "Real Genius" would TOP my list if they were out on DVD, but their not out yet so: Toy Story 1/2 Heathers Oh Brother where art thou? Fletch Happy Gilmore( I had to choose between Happy Gilmore, The Wedding Singer, and Christine, and chose Happy even though it's 1.33 open-matte, Hey the *&%$#@s didn't give me a choice, and it's a must!!! ) ------------------ Sean "I was thinking of the immortal words of Socrates who said.......I drank what?"

#11 of 33 OFFLINE   Jason Whyte

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Posted October 22 2001 - 10:46 PM

Most likely the box sets:

Toy Story UTB
Godfather Collection
Stanley Kubrick Collection
Woody Allen Collection
Woody Allen Collection #2

Ok, that's a lot of DVD's, but hey, five box sets!

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#12 of 33 OFFLINE   Chuck Mayer

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Posted October 23 2001 - 06:22 AM

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#13 of 33 OFFLINE   Jim_C

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Posted October 23 2001 - 05:54 PM

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#14 of 33 OFFLINE   Scott-C

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Posted October 23 2001 - 08:04 PM

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Ok, that's a lot of DVD's, but hey, five box sets!

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Yes, I believe that you can count a box set as one DVD (heck, I did!). Why not - it gets you a lot more DVDs!

I'm anxious to hear from some of the HTF'ers who have thousands of DVDs, as their choices must be really tough(RAF, are you listening?)

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#15 of 33 OFFLINE   Joseph S

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Posted October 23 2001 - 08:58 PM

Matrix
Fifth Element Superbit
Animal House CE
The Killer: Criterion
Ghostbusters

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Posted October 24 2001 - 06:25 AM

Fight Club Se7en Saving Private Ryan The Matrix Apocalypse Now

#17 of 33 OFFLINE   BryanZ

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Posted October 24 2001 - 07:18 AM

Matrix
Simpsons Complete first season (actually all ten or eleven if they were in single box set on dvd Posted Image )
Shrek
Stanley Kubrik Collection
TPM



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#18 of 33 OFFLINE   Andy_A

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Posted October 24 2001 - 07:20 AM

Patton Seven Samurai CC Rushmore CC Braveheart The Apostle

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Posted October 25 2001 - 05:31 PM

Nixon Saving Private Ryan Monty Python TV Series (If I had to pick one, it'd be the disc with the "The Buzz Aldrin Show" episode Gandhi TPM

#20 of 33 OFFLINE   Rob Tomlin

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Posted October 25 2001 - 06:17 PM

Taxi Driver The Matrix Lawrence of Arabia Toy Story The Fifth Element I wish there was room for Memento, but it just barely missed displacing any of the above!
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