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Marc Peabody
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I have Blockbuster online (it's like Netflix) and my queue of movies is bottoming out! If you mention a movie and I haven't seen it (and I don't find any moral objections against it), it will get added to my queue.

I will update this post with my queue's contents as I add your suggestions. Please help me reach 30 movies!

My list was removed... as 2 long lists were provided for me. Thanks! I've only seen a few of the films/series listed, so this is great.

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PS - I could still use some more chick flick suggestions so my wife will have plenty of "not-scary" stuff to watch with me. I find the older of such films more palatable, so long as they aren't musicals. Any help there?
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[ July 26, 2006: Message edited by: Marc Peabody ]

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Jim Yingst
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Dude, up to 30? I periodically delete things I've listed in a futile attempt to get my queue under 100. You need to get into some good TV series - those will fill up your queue in no time. In no particular order (at least, not one that should matter to anyone else):

Firefly (+ Serenity)
Doctor Who (particularly the new series, but older ones are fun too)
Battlestar Galactica (only the new series, of course)
Farscape
Babylon 5
Ghost in the Shell
Cowboy Bebop
Buffy
Angel the Vampire Slayer
The Sopranos
Six Feet Under
Arrested Development

I could find some movies to recommend too, but if you just want to fill up an empty queue, this is the faster route.
[ July 25, 2006: Message edited by: Jim Yingst ]

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marc weber
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Here are 30 must-see films, many of which aren't well known (compared to titles like Fight Club, Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, Taxi Driver, etc.).


21 Grams
(2003 - Alejandro Gonz�lez I��rritu - USA - Color - 125 min)

After Hours
(1985 - Martin Scorsese - USA - Color - 97 min)

American Astronaut, The
(2001 - Cory McAbee - USA - B&W - 94 min)

Book of Life, The
(1999 - Hal Hartley - France - Color - 63 min)

Bubble
(2005 - Steven Soderbergh - USA - Color - 73 min)

Coffee and Cigarettes
(2004 - Jim Jarmusch - USA - B&W - 97 min)

Conversation, The
(1974 - Francis Ford Coppola - USA - Color - 113 min)

Cowards Bend the Knee
(2004 - Guy Maddin - Canada - B&W w/ tints - 64 min)

Dark City
(1998 - Alex Proyas - USA - Color - 101 min)

Doctor Strangelove
(1964 - Stanley Kubrick - USA, UK - B&W - 93 min)

Eraserhead
(1977 - David Lynch - USA - B&W - 100 min)

Full Frontal
(2000 - Steven Soderbergh - USA - Color - 101 min)

Henry Fool
(1997 - Hal Hartley - USA - Color - 140 min)

Institute Benjamenta
(1995 - Stephen Quay & Timothy Quay - UK - B&W - 104 min)

Limey, The
(1999 - Steven Soderbergh - USA - Color - 90 min)

Lords of Flatbush, The
(1974 - Martin Davidson, Stephen Verona - USA - Color - 86 min)

Milk + Honey
(2003 - Joe Maggio - USA - Color - 91 min)

Mulholland Drive
(2001 - David Lynch - USA - Color - 146 min)

My Dinner with Andre
(1981 - Louis Malle - USA - Color - 110 min)

Naked Lunch
(1991 - David Cronenberg - Canada, UK - Color - 117 min)

Requiem for a Dream
(2000 - Darren Aronofsky - USA - Color - 102 min)

Reservoir Dogs
(1992 - Quentin Tarantino - USA - Color - 100 min)

Saddest Music in the World, The
(2004 - Guy Maddin - Canada - B&W & Color - 101 min)

Schizopolis
(1996 - Steven Soderbergh - USA - Color - 99 min)

Sin City
(2005 - Robert Rodriguez - USA - Color - 147 min)

Slaughterhouse-Five
(1972 - George Roy Hill - USA - Color - 104 min)

Solaris
(2002 - Steven Soderbergh - USA - Color - 99 min)

Tales from the Gimli Hospital
(1988 - Guy Maddin - Canada - B&W - 72 min)

True Romance
(1993 - Tony Scott - USA - Color - 116 min)

Videodrome
(1982 - David Cronenberg - Canada - Color - 88 min)
[ July 25, 2006: Message edited by: marc weber ]

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If you like Ghosts like I do:
3 disc set: Ghost Hunters (Season 1) from sci fi

My favorite movie from 1989 with stars before they were stars: UHF

Eric
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Originally posted by Eric Pascarello:
My favorite movie from 1989 with stars before they were stars: UHF

Eric


There are stars in that movie?


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Marc Peabody
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Originally posted by Gregg Bolinger:
There are stars in that movie?

Kramer and The Nanny.

UHF is one of my favorite movies of all-time. It was one of only a few movies I owned on VHS and I very well may have seen it 100 times. I own it on DVD now but I haven't seen it in over a year. I think I'll put it on this weekend and see if I can still quote the entire thing word-for-word.
Eric Pascarello
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Girl Movie that is sort of a guy movie
In The Mix

It is an advertisment of Usher since it is him, has all of his songs, etc. But my wife loves his body and it is a mob story and a love story. I would rate it as "Will not see again" but it was not bad.

I have a bunch of chick flicks up next in our queue, so I will suffer through them and tell you what are okay to suffer through!

Eric
[ July 26, 2006: Message edited by: Eric Pascarello ]
marc weber
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These aren't exactly "chick flicks," but from my list above, Henry Fool and The Lords of Flatbush have a good chance of passing. Maybe even The Saddest Music in the World, which actually is a musical. (Kind of. Well, not really. Okay, maybe not.)

For more info, see AllMusic.com.
Marc Peabody
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Originally posted by Eric Pascarello:
I would rate it as "Will not see again" but it was not bad.

Hmm... is that a Million Dollar Baby kind of "Will not see again" or an Along Came Polly sort of "Will not see again"? :roll:
 
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