MOVIES To Pass The Time

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Brokor, Jun 7, 2012.


  1. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    I guess we can use this thread for mainstream movies we watched to pass the time and recommend. This is not intended for alternative media conspiracy type movies, but I suppose anything goes.

    "The Veteran", 2011
    The Veteran (2011) - IMDb

    A quote from the movie:
    There are numerous hints in the movie with subtle jabs at the CIA-lQaeda and manufactured terror.

    Recommended.
     
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  2. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    Broker, this is a definite 2 thumbs up. It's available on Netflix. Watched it a week or so ago.
     
  3. gunbunny

    gunbunny Never Trust A Bunny

    Two personal favorites of mine:

    The Red Tent
    The Red Tent (1969) - IMDb

    The Red Tent was a little hard for me to understand when I first watched it as a child. It really got me thinking about the cold and what you need to do to survive in it, eventually to the point of going camping in the cold (and actually liking it). I guess it helped me become the Schneejager I am today.

    Dr Strangelove
    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) - IMDb

    When I watched Dr Strangelove for the first time I was 10 or 11 years old and in the thick of the Regan years of the cold war. The movie intrigued me with all of the flying and action, but at the same time really scared the piss out of me with all of the nuclear warfare.

    Now I just watch it and laugh; it really is a funny movie, and I think Stanly Kubrick really nailed the human nature of all the characters involved, and especially the beurocracy of the military.
     
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  4. RouteClearance

    RouteClearance Monkey+++ Site Supporter

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  6. Redneck Rebel

    Redneck Rebel Monkey++

    One of my favorite movies..
    A Cry in the Wild OFFICIAL Trailer - YouTube

    The book (Hatchet) is even better


    My Side of the Mountain is another good one. That I've enjoyed reading and watching over again since I was probably 12.
     
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  7. Silversnake

    Silversnake Silverback

    The Magnificent Seven may be my favorite movie of all times. Seven Samurai is pretty good too.
     
  8. wrc223

    wrc223 Monkey+

    Gods and Generals, Gettysburg, Tombstone, and Lonesome Dove
     
  9. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    Same here ;)
     
  10. Seacowboys

    Seacowboys Senior Member Founding Member

    Peter Sellers last movie, Being There is my all time favorite followed by To Have or Have Not
     
  11. CATO

    CATO Monkey+++

    A movie that really made an impression on me when I was a kid was called The Earthling (with William Holden and Ricki Schroder).

    It would be a good family/teaching movie.
     
  12. RouteClearance

    RouteClearance Monkey+++ Site Supporter

    Here is another one of my favorites.


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  13. RouteClearance

    RouteClearance Monkey+++ Site Supporter

    You got me on a roll Broker.

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  14. RouteClearance

    RouteClearance Monkey+++ Site Supporter

    Yet another.

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  15. Silversnake

    Silversnake Silverback

    So...

    Of course, the day after I post this, I hear they are doing a remake of The Magnificent Seven with Tom Cruise as Chris, Matt Damon as Vin, with Kevin Costner and Morgan Freeman.

    Ugh.
     
  16. RightHand

    RightHand Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

  17. ISplatU

    ISplatU Monkey+

    Some of my favorite are...

    Grand Tarino

    Princes Bride

    True Lies

    Matrix

    The Patriot

    We Were Soldiers

    Clear and Present Danger

    And ones already mentioned...

    Quigley down under
    Brave heart
    Defiant
     
  18. cdnboy66

    cdnboy66 Monkey++

    Last of the Mohicans
     
  19. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    The Postman I watched it Again, last night..... destine to be a classic.....
     
  20. Redneck Rebel

    Redneck Rebel Monkey++

    Lincoln Lawyer is one of my favorite newish movies.
     
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