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    Mar 26, 2009, 9:35 PM - Favorite Non-SW Movies? #1

    Okay fellow Fett-heads and Mandos, thought I'd throw something out here. I like films and am always looking for some good flick to watch so I was wondering what some of you liked. Films you'd say "Oh, you HAVE GOT to watch this!"

    Here's a few of my Non-Star Wars favorites, in no particular order:

    The Seven Samurai by Akira Kurosawa
    Zulu starring Michael Caine
    Saving Private Ryan
    The Godfather

    Alien & Aliens
    Witchboard

    The Outlaw Josey Wales
    Young Frankenstein
    Hamlet
    - Mel Gibson
    The Terminator
    Lord of the Rings
    Henry V -
    Kenneth Branaugh
    Christmas Vacation

    What are some of your favorites? Off the beaten path or mainstream favorites, either way, let's hear 'em.
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    Mar 26, 2009, 9:45 PM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #2

    In no order :

    LOTR
    POTC
    TDK
    I, Robot
    The big Red *devil* Boy
    Riddick
    Serinity
    Black Hawk Down

    And for TV...Deffintly BSG and Firefly.
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    Mar 26, 2009, 9:52 PM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #3

    Lol too many to name them all, but a few of my favorites.

    The man who would be king, With Sean Connery and Michael Caine.
    Six String Samurai.
    Soylent Green.
    Clockwork Orange.
    Runaway, with Gene Simmons and Tom Selleck.
    Monty Python and the holy grail well any python movie.
    Freejack.
    Johnny Neumonic.
    The Crow.
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    Mar 26, 2009, 9:53 PM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #4

    I'm playing catch-up on Firefly. What is BSG?

    Oh, I forgot one.

    Farewell to the King - with Nick Nolte.

    For TV I'd have to say Terminator - Sarah Connor Chronicles. Cameron is awesome!
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    Mar 26, 2009, 9:53 PM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #5

    Oh, man this hard!

    No order:

    Goodfellas
    Iron Man
    TDK
    Godfather 1 and 2
    Rocky 1, 2, and 3
    Red Dawn
    Full Metal Jacket
    V for Vendetta
    The Count of Monte Cristo
    Pulp Fiction
    Gladiator
    Saving Pvt. Ryan
    Enemy at the Gates
    Resevoir Dogs
    LOTR
    Boondock Saints
    Office Space
    My Cousin Vinny
    300
    The Departed
    Indiana Jones trilogy
    Outlaw Josey Wales
    The Long Riders
    Young Guns
    Tombstone
    Bloodsport
    Fight Club

    .....to name a few

    TV:
    LOST for sure!!!
    Law and Order: SVU
    Jay Leno
    Conan O'Brien
    Craig Ferguson

    don't have cable soooo I can't watch the good stuff like G4 or food network. Who doesn't love Paula Dean!
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    Mar 26, 2009, 10:20 PM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #6

    In no order

    -Lord of the Rings
    -Last Samurai
    -Ong Bok
    -Bruce Lee films
    -Predator and AVP films
    -300
    -I guess any martial arts/medieval/action movie

    haha

    El1te
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    Mar 26, 2009, 10:28 PM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #7

    Movies

    Jurassic Park
    Matrix Trilogy
    POTC Trilogy
    Ghostbusters
    V for Vendetta
    Van Wilder
    Happy Gilmore
    Apollo 13
    Iron Man
    Slumdog Millionare
    jack*** 1, 2 and 2.5


    TV:
    The Daily Show
    The Colbert Report
    Tonight Show with Jay Leno
    Total Drama Island
    Mythbusters
    Superjail
    America's Best Dance Crew
    Pimp my Ride
    Jack***
  8. DarkeSword2020 is offline DarkeSword2020
    Mar 26, 2009, 10:39 PM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #8

    Most of you guys have said some of my time old favorites, so I'll just add one to the pot.

    Australia man, that movie was awesome. Hugh Jackman and his crew, loved their performances.

    Nicole did a great job as well!
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    Mar 26, 2009, 10:50 PM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #9

    Quote DarkeSword2020 said: View Post
    Most of you guys have said some of my time old favorites, so I'll just add one to the pot.

    Australia man, that movie was awesome. Hugh Jackman and his crew, loved their performances.

    Nicole did a great job as well!
    That is good to know. I have been wondering about this film and thought it looked good.
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    Mar 26, 2009, 11:38 PM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #10

    Movies:
    Snatch
    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
    Pink Panther series (Peter Sellers)
    300
    Saving Pvt. Ryan
    Hellboy
    Goodfellas
    The Piano
    all Bond movies
    Lord of the Rings series
    The Great Escape
    Guns of Navarone
    A Bridge Too Far
    Good will Hunting
    Young Frankenstien

    TV:
    Cops
    2 1/2 men
    Pinks
    English Premier Football (Tottenham)
    BBC
    30 Rock
    Man v. wild
    Cash Cab
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    Mar 27, 2009, 6:20 AM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #11

    Wait. . . there are movies other than Star Wars???? When did this happen?!?!



    Lots of good ones listed already.
    Caddyshack
    Meatballs
    Airplane
    Blazing Saddles
    Young Frankenstein (well, anything by Mel Brooks)
    Juno (yeah, yeah. . . don't snicker at me )
    Alien and Aliens (they're the only 2 that exist)
    Raiders/Temple/Crusade/Skull
    Blade Runner
    LOTR

    Just to name a few.
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    Mar 27, 2009, 8:25 AM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #12

    Quote Southern hunter said: View Post
    I'm playing catch-up on Firefly. What is BSG?

    Oh, I forgot one.

    Farewell to the King - with Nick Nolte.

    For TV I'd have to say Terminator - Sarah Connor Chronicles. Cameron is awesome!

    BSG is Battlestar Galactica. TV show on Sci-Fi. It actually just wrapped up last Friday. Kinda like a Star Trek type show.

    Most of my favorite movies have already been listed.

    Iron Man
    Hulk
    Batman (Returns and Dark Knight)
    300
    V for Vendetta
    Sin City
    ...See a patern...they all seem to be comic book movies.
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    Mar 27, 2009, 8:47 AM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #13

    It's NOT like Star Trek. If you can get through the first few parts of it, you'll love it. I like it much more than SW,etc. I started whatching at the very start of Season 2, and I've loved it ever sence.

    Looking at you guy's lists, I forgot some movies.

    (more) Movies :

    V for Vendetta
    Jurassic Park
    Indiana Jones
    James Bond

    and then other TV shows I watch on a regular basis :

    Chelsea Handler
    Jay Leno
    Sarah Conner
    Clone Wars
    My Name is Earl
    The Office
    Kath and Kim
    30 Rock
    Graham Norton
    Coulping
    Gavin and Stacy
    Not Going Out
    Prison Break (depending on what the season is about)
    Myth Busters

    I'm sure there's other stuff...But I only have so much time.
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    Mar 27, 2009, 9:18 AM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #14

    LOTR
    The Dark Knight
    300
    The Crow
    Dawn of the Dead
    Aliens
    Alien Ressurection
    Gladiator
    Blade
    Army of Darkness
    Quarantine
    IRobot
    Matrix 1, & 3
    Terminator 2
    Revenge of the Ninja
    Final Fantasy (Advent Children)
    Tropic Thunder
    Shaun of the Dead
    Borat
    Tommy Boy
    Black Sheep
    Old School
    Weird Science
    The Breakfast Club
    16 Candles
    Dutch
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    Mar 27, 2009, 9:23 AM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #15

    Quote Kwally89 said: View Post
    That is good to know. I have been wondering about this film and thought it looked good.

    It definitely has some parts that are highly stylized (CGI and whatnot) but it's definitely worth the time spent watching it
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    Mar 27, 2009, 10:07 AM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #16

    good movies listed already i guess my favorite movies beside starwars are


    fullmetaljacket
    guy ritchie films
    the big labowski
    saving private ryan/band of brothers. tom hanks produced BOB for hbo.
    dawn of the dead
    house of a thousand corpses/devil's rejects
    ghostbusters
    from hell
    the new batman movies
    gangs of new york
    mr. brooks
    the outlaw josie wells
    and the list goes on............

    tv

    deadwood cancelled way to soon. greatest western type show ever. not for the kiddies!!!
    sopranos ending sucked, hbo writers should have been shot for that.
    dexter coming back for a fourth season.
    breaking bad
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    Mar 27, 2009, 10:19 AM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #17

    What, no Love for Revenge of the Nerds(the original)???
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    Mar 27, 2009, 11:30 AM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #18

    Movies:

    Super Troopers (Meow, I am surprized no one put this one.)
    Office Space
    LotR
    Harry Potter
    A Knights Tale
    Robin Hood (The real English accent Mel Brooks one and the other )
    Training Day
    Twilight wasn't bad either
    Godfather
    Goodfellas
    Scarface
    American Gangster

    TV:

    Simpsons
    Family Guy
    Ghosthunters
    Two and a Half Men
    Sex in the City (Semi-nude women, always good )
    Sopranos
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    Mar 27, 2009, 11:34 AM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #19

    Wow! Some of these I've seen others I haven't, which was the goal of this thread: find some cool movies to watch.

    I'd say Australia is good, too. I like the X-men films as well.
    Dead Again is a suspense film that I enjoyed, and forgot about it last time.

    The Seven Samurai is still one of my top 5 recommendations. Over three hours long, black and white in Japanese, with sub-titles, but after a few minutes, you get used to reading and the film just draws you in.
    Of course there's the American Western adaptation of it: The Magnificent Seven. In color, in English, made several years later, but I just like the sword-swinging Samurai version better.
    OK, I'm showing my ignorance. What is POTC?
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    Mar 27, 2009, 12:29 PM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #20

    There is a ton but I really love Time Bandits!
  21. Mar 27, 2009, 12:38 PM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #21

    Blade Runner
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    Mar 27, 2009, 2:06 PM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #22

    Here's a few of mine, not in order

    Das Boot
    Conan the barb (not destroyer!!!!)
    Last Saumurai
    seven Samurai
    Murder on Orient Express
    Gosford park
    Dark Knight
    Josey Wales
    Unforgiven
    Jeremiah Johnson
    Underworld
    jaws
    Alien/Aliens
    Dragon Slayer
    Interview with Vampire
    Superman
    ladyhawke
    Predator
    Raiders
    Patton
    Platoon
    Ben hur
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    Mar 27, 2009, 4:01 PM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #23

    aliens
    the princess bride
    willow
    labyrinth
    the lost boys
    raiders of the lost ark
    ferris beullers day off
    austin powers trilogy
    scream trilogy
    and i'm a sucker for kevin smith (but i still need to see zach and miri make a porno)

    t.v.
    greatest american hero
    heroes
    30 rock
    firefly
    and i think i like chuck
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    Mar 27, 2009, 4:24 PM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #24

    Not in order:

    -300
    -IronMan
    -Batman Begins & TDK
    -LotR
    -Indiana Jones I, II & III
    -All the war themed movies

    TV:

    -Lost
    -Heores
    -Band of Brothers
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    Mar 27, 2009, 4:58 PM - Re: Favorite Non-SW Movies? #25

    lotr all
    matrix 1
    dumb and dumer
    saving silverman
    300
    TDK
    Last Saumurai
    spiderman 1&2
    wanted
    , awhhh, you ever started to type and suddenly draw a blank? theres tons more, but theres a handful

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