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Mega-Tornament Blow-out: The Best Film of the Last 35 Years.


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#41 of 2583 OFFLINE   Ric Bagoly

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Posted September 23 2002 - 06:45 PM

I'll Nominate-

Easy Rider
Die Hard
The Doors
Batman ('89)
Armageddon
Pink Floyd The Wall
Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas
The Untouchables
True Romance

I'll Second-

American Beauty
Robocop
Full Metal Jacket
The Big Lebowski
A Fish Called Wanda
Monty Python And The Holy Grail
The Dead Zone

I'll Third-

Heat
The Breakfast Club
Halloween
Ghostbusters
Fast Times At Ridgemont High
The Evil Dead
The Shining

This tourney is gonna f'n ROCK!
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#42 of 2583 OFFLINE   Vickie_M

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Posted September 23 2002 - 06:55 PM

Ric, Halloween is already in. You get another.
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#43 of 2583 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted September 23 2002 - 07:07 PM

Vickie, then there must be an imposter running around posing as me, I didn't third Animal House, Moulin Rouge, PTA, or EWS. I nominated EWS, the other 3 I would never vote for in this kind of tournament.

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#44 of 2583 OFFLINE   Ric Bagoly

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Posted September 23 2002 - 07:09 PM

Ok, I'll Third

Aliens
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#45 of 2583 OFFLINE   Walt Riarson

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Posted September 23 2002 - 10:41 PM

I'll nominate...
The Game
Assault on Precinct 13
A Nightmare on Elm Street
Predator
Rocky
Rocky 4
Blazing Saddles
In the Mouth of Madness
Starman

I'll second...
Die Hard
Night of the Living Dead
Dawn of the Dead
Young Frankenstein
Unbreakable

I'll third...
Black Christmas
Robocop
A Fish Called Wanda
Braveheart
Rosemary's Baby

I am saving my final 2 seconds and 2 thirds for a bit.

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#46 of 2583 OFFLINE   Vickie_M

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Posted September 23 2002 - 11:00 PM

I apologise Brook, I meant Matthew Chmiel. Not that you look alike or anything...

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#47 of 2583 OFFLINE   Iain Jackson

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Posted September 23 2002 - 11:52 PM

I'll second The Game and third Die Hard.
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#48 of 2583 OFFLINE   John Randolph

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Posted September 24 2002 - 01:58 AM

I'm surprised no one has seconded The Last Picture Show. No big deal though.

#49 of 2583 OFFLINE   Gabe D

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Posted September 24 2002 - 02:49 AM

I nominate:

1. Army of Darkness
2. A Christmas Story
3. Eraserhead
4. Heaven Can Wait
5. The Jerk
6. The Odd Couple
7. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
8. Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills
9. Welcome to the Dollhouse

I second:

1. Chinatown
2. The Graduate
3. L.A. Confidential
4. Midnight Cowboy
5. Reservoir Dogs

I third:

1. The Big Lebowski
2. Fargo
3. Lawrence of Arabia
4. Young Frankenstein

#50 of 2583 OFFLINE   Lew Crippen

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Posted September 24 2002 - 03:56 AM

Second:
Heaven Can Wait

Third:
Chinatown
The Graduate

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#51 of 2583 OFFLINE   Justin_S

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Posted September 24 2002 - 08:01 AM

I second IN THE MOUTH OF MADNESS and ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13. I would second ERASERHEAD and ARMY OF DARKNESS, but I'm out of seconds. Posted Image

#52 of 2583 OFFLINE   Andrew_Sch

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Posted September 24 2002 - 10:07 AM

Apparently this was missed the first time I said it, but Lawrence of Arabia is ineligible for this tourney.
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#53 of 2583 OFFLINE   John Randolph

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Posted September 24 2002 - 10:17 AM

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#54 of 2583 OFFLINE   Lowell_B

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Posted September 24 2002 - 11:21 AM

I'll Nominate:

Princess Mononoke
Jackie Brown
The Royal Tenenbaums
Harry Potter & The Sorcerer's Stone
You Can Count on Me
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels

I'll second:

Contact
The Shawshank Redemption
Donnie Darko
Close Encounters of the Third Kind

I'll third:

Good Will Hunting
Run Lola Run
American Beauty


That leaves me with 2 noms, 3 seconds, 4 thirds.

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#55 of 2583 OFFLINE   Ryan Donovan

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Posted September 24 2002 - 12:45 PM

I'll second:
Toy Story
The Untouchables
Princess Mononoke
Ferris Bueller's Day Off


And third:
The Conversation
Donnie Darko
Patton
Star Wars
Night of the Living Dead
Close Encounters of the Third Kind


#56 of 2583 OFFLINE   ErikG

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Posted September 24 2002 - 01:40 PM

I'll third:

Assault on Precient 13
The Dead Zone
Full Metal Jacket.

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#57 of 2583 OFFLINE   John Randolph

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Posted September 24 2002 - 02:16 PM

I'll second One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

#58 of 2583 OFFLINE   John Randolph

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Posted September 24 2002 - 02:21 PM

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Say John, think you could hand out a few more 2nd's and 3rd's for those who have participated?


If the number of films that make it in starts to run short, then it will definately be a possibility.

#59 of 2583 OFFLINE   Cary T

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Posted September 24 2002 - 06:19 PM

Second:

Blazing Saddles

Third:

Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Princess Mononoke


#60 of 2583 OFFLINE   Ric Bagoly

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Posted September 24 2002 - 06:21 PM

Please sir, I want

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