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what are the best and worst(most overrated) movies you have ever seen

Hritik Roy
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What is the best movie you have ever seen?

What is the worst movie you have ever seen?(worst would be hard to decide,so in your opinion which one is the most overrated one?)

be honest..if you liked peter pan or striptease, just say it, don't say citizen cane

also, if you like you can name your most favourite actor/ actress
Hritik Roy
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i start with mine-

Best movie i have ever seen - Life is Beautiful

Worst(by that i meant overrated) - Dark knight

Favorite Actor - Tom Hanks Actress- Judie Foster

most underrated movie - Everything is illuminated ( should be in imdb top 250)
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hritik roy wrote:What is the best movie you have ever seen?

Hard2decide, I have3such movies, "God Father" and "The Breakfast Club", "Terminator2Judgement Day"
hritik roy wrote:
What is the worst movie you have ever seen?

Tons, where2start...

hritik roy wrote:
if you like you can name your most favourite actor/ actress

actor: You'd guess , Marlon Brando, couple others Stallone, Arnold "wouldn't try"
actress: Tons where2start
Mark Spritzler
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Worst, and definitely overrated "Get Shorty" Not only is it the worst film ever, but everyone else really really aid it was good.

Actually I would also include "Sideways" as the second worst that was overrated.

Best film is "Philadelphia Story" and "Shindler's List"

Favorite actor: Kevin Spacey

Favorite Actress: Jennifer Connelly


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Pat Farrell
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Among the best:

Casablanca
Tall Blond Man with one Red Shoe (french original)
My dinner with Andre
Marc Wentink
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hritik roy wrote:
What is the worst movie you have ever seen?(worst would be hard to decide,so in your opinion which one is the most overrated one?)


Oceans 12! Incredible bad movie. Rented it from the video store and it was one of the few movies I started fast forwarding at the end, and then finally not even waiting for it to end. How in earth's name this movie got those good credits from other people I am mystified.
Jesper de Jong
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I don't look at movies a lot, but one movie that I found really good was Das Leben der Anderen. It's about eastern Germany in the time before the wall fell, and an officer of the secret police that's spying on some writers and artists. Slowly, his life starts to change as he gets more and more emotionally involved, without the writers knowing about him.


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chris webster
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Oh boy, there's so many to choose from!

Most over-rated movies:
Pretty much anything by Krzysztof Kieslowski (except the excellent "Three Colors: Blue"), and absoutely anything by Lars von Trier. Also "Sideways" and anything by Neil LaBute. And "The Unbearable Lightness of Being", one of the only movies I've seen that was so bad I walked out of the cinema before my brain melted with tedium.

Favourite movies:
Too many to list here, but most of Martin Scorsese's films, Nicolas Roeg's "Don't Look Now" (the most profoundly chilling movie I ever saw), most films by the Cohen brothers (especially "Fargo", "The Big Lebowski" and "Raising Arizona"), lots of Hitchcock (e.g. The Birds, North By Northwest), "The Usual Suspects", "Heat", "Lost in Translation", "Dog Day Afternoon", "Little Miss Sunshine"...

Favourite actors:
Today it might be Al Pacino and Holly Hunter, tomorrow it might be somebody else, depending which films I've seen recently.

Oh, and here's another recommendation for "The Lives of Others" (Das Leben der Anderen).


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worst movies: anything by Uwe Boll


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Over rated movie : Buffalo '66 (this is the worst movie I ever saw)

Another favorite movie of mine : "Amores Perros" (multiple story lines connected with one incident, and how they turn out parallelly)

Controversial movies: "eyes wide shut" and "Go" (second half of the movie "go")

Didn't mean to hijack the topic by adding "Controversial" genre.

Eduardo Bueno
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Worst movie: Autumn (yeah, the 2009 one)

Best movie: Lord of the Rings trilogy, maybe.
 
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