Directors What Are Your Favorite Movies...?

Discussion in 'Movies' started by Richard Meadows, Jun 25, 2005.

  1. Richard Meadows

    Richard Meadows Auditioning

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    For me it has to be the Universal Horror classics.

    From Dracula (1931), Frankenstein (1931), The Mummy (1932), The Invisible Man (1933) The Wolf Man (1941) and all the related sequels.

    I grew up watching these movies with my Dad as a kid Friday nights on "Creature Features" from the mid 70s to the early 80s.

    They showed these classics as well as the 50s SciFi films and other stuff like the Godzilla films.

    I can still vividly recall staying up late, since it wasn't a school night, on the living room floor with a pillow and blanket and all the lights turned off watching the black and white monster classics with a giant bowl of popcorn.

    They usually showed 2 movies and ended around 2 am. Sometimes I would wake up Saturday morning still in the living room.

    As a little kid I used to look forward to "Creature Features" every weekend.

    Still love these movies.
     
  2. Joseph DeMartino

    Joseph DeMartino Lead Actor

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    Wouldn't this one more appropriately be in the "Movies" section than in "After Hours"? [​IMG]

    I'm fond of the Universal horrors as well, though less so of most of the sequels. (Bride of Frankenstein being the exception.) When I was very young I was badly scared by The Mummy and developed a genuine horror of the creatures (and of skeletons, which I somehow came to associate with mummies), so I never had much affection for the original film. (My sister delighted in tormenting me with Mummy pictures and the like when she was left to watch me.)

    But I'm not sure that I have a single "favorite movie" - and if I did it would probably be something like Casablanca or The Philadelphia Story or His Girl Friday. Similar period, but more mainstream storytelling.

    Regards,

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  3. Inspector Hammer!

    Inspector Hammer! Executive Producer

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    Titanic

    E.T. The Extra Terrestrial

    Die Hard

    Before Sunrise

    Field of Dreams

    Toy Story

    Gremlins

    Halloween

    Jurassic Park

    Jaws

    The entire Star Wars saga I-VI

    Terminator 2 Judgement Day

    Back to the Future

    Robocop

    Predator

    Sin City

    Lord of the Rings trilogy Extended Editions

    Three O'Clock High

    The Exorcist

    Sneakers

    Air Force One

    Speed

    Psycho

    Beverly Hills Cop

    The Hunt for Red October

    Lethal Weapon 1 & 2

    Dawn of the Dead 2004 Directors Cut

    Return of the Living Dead

    Plains, Trains & Automobiles

    Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    The Matrix

    Top Secret!

    Kill Bill Vol 1 & 2

    Clue

    Duel

    Moulin Rouge

    Goodfella's

    Judgement Night

    Forrest Gump

    The Burbs

    Apollo 13

    The Green Mile

    The Shawshank Redemption

    In the Line of Fire

    Unlawful Entry

    The Hidden

    The Saint of Fort Washington

    Harry and the Hendersons

    The Changling

    Breakdown

    The Incredibles

    Collateral

    Saving Private Ryan

    Say Anything

    Independance Day

    American Psycho

    Dead Again

    Phonebooth

    Braveheart

    A Beautiful Mind

    Good Will Hunting

    L.A. Confidential

    Swimming with Sharks

    The Ref

    The Dream Team

    Total Recall

    Twins

    The Fly 1986

    A Nightmare on Elm Street

    Child's Play 1 & 2

    Election

    Sleepy Hollow

    Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

    Silver Streak

    Stir Crazy

    See No Evil, Hear No Evil

    In Country

    Falling Down

    Passion of the Christ

    Rebel Without a Cause

    Shindler's List

    Ghostbusters

    What About Bob?

    Quick Change

    Groundhog Day

    Pacific Heights

    Evil Dead 2

    The Naked Gun

    Airplane! 1 & 2

    Superman The Movie

    The Goonies

    Rudy

    The Lost Boys

    Fright Night

    The Crow

    The Big Lebowski

    Raising Arizona

    The Breakfast Club

    Phantasm 1 & 2

    The Hitcher

    The Relic

    The Negotiator

    Lean on Me

    Pulp Fiction

    A Christmas Story

    A Christmas Carol (George C Scott)

    Point Break

    Ghost

    Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

    Transformers The Movie

    Lilo & Stitch

    My Girl

    The Prince of Egypt

    The Iron Giant

    The Lion King

    The Karate Kid

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Cast Away

    What's Eating Gilbert Grape

    Bowfinger

    Father of the Bride (Steve Martin)

    The Three Amigo's

    Innerspace

    Only the Lonely

    Short Circuit

    Adventures in Babysitting

    Rain Man

    Hot Shots 1 & Deux

    A Walk to Remember

    A Few Good Men

    The Shining

    Pleasantville

    Spider-man 1 & 2

    Interview with the Vampire

    The Firm

    Das Boot Directors Cut

    Poltergeist

    The Frightners

    The Re-animator

    Creepshow

    The Amityville Horror (original)

    The Entity

    Arachnophobia

    Fly Away Home

    Welcome Home Roxy Carmichael

    Somewhere in Time

    The Time Machine

    A Perfect World

    Tombstone

    Young Guns 1 & 2

    Heat

    Nick of Time

    Minority Report

    Ben-Hur

    Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    Black Hawk Down

    Boyz in the Hood

    Mulholland Dr.

    Chicago

    A Fish Called Wanda

    Throw Mamma from the Train

    The War of the Roses

    Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

    Men at Work

    Short Time

    Starman

    Arlington Rd.

    Dogma

    Clerks

    Office Space

    Scarface

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    Galaxy Quest

    Aliens

    True Lies

    The Terminator

    The Abyss

    The Sixth Sense
     
  4. brentl

    brentl Cinematographer

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    Is that all John?? I was expecting more[​IMG]

    Brent
     
  5. Inspector Hammer!

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    Actually, I did leave off...

    Training Day

    My Cousin Vinny

    The Super

    Big

    Enemy of the State

    The Last Boyscout

    Girlfight

    Tommyboy

    The Apostle

    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

    White Men Can't Jump

    The Rock

    There's Something About Mary

    Dumb and Dumber

    Liar Liar

    Under Siege

    Monster's Inc.

    Finding Nemo

    Pump Up the Volume

    Killer Klowns from Outer Space

    The Exorcist III

    Out of Time

    The Score
     
  6. george kaplan

    george kaplan Executive Producer

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    Actually, look for it to get moved to polls as soon as a mod finds it.
     

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