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Movies You Hate But Everyone Else Seems To Like...

#1 Post by Ze » 27 Apr 2003, 11:44

AND I MEAN EVERYONE!!!

Hopefully I've just created a thread in which we'll have lots of :o , :rant: , :balrog: , :argue: and specially lots of friendly :bash:

I'll start it off...


One Flew Over A Cuckoo's Nest
Blade Runner
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#2 Post by Sheila1313 » 27 Apr 2003, 12:14

Titanic :evil:
Forrest Gump

I get shit about hating these movies all the time... :roll:
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#3 Post by Dappucino » 27 Apr 2003, 12:32

Ditto on Titanic :-?
2001: A Space Odyssey (I don't hate it, I just don't see why everyone likes it)

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#4 Post by Ze » 27 Apr 2003, 12:43

Dappucino wrote:Ditto on Titanic :-?
2001: A Space Odyssey (I don't hate it, I just don't see why everyone likes it)
I hate those two too so you're not alone...
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#5 Post by NobodysFool » 27 Apr 2003, 12:55

Hmmm....let's see...

Magnolia
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Gladiator
Titanic
Unbreakable
A Simple Plan

That ought to be enough to get things thrown at me :D
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#6 Post by Ze » 27 Apr 2003, 13:00

NobodysFool wrote:Hmmm....let's see...

Magnolia
A Simple Plan

That ought to be enough to get things thrown at me :D
Those are two movies I like but I understand people not liking them...wait, no I don't, so...

:bash:

:argue: you're not going to say they're boring, are you? :argue:
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#7 Post by lttletimmy » 27 Apr 2003, 13:02

I think the majority doesn't like Titanic (myself included)

I also didn't like Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and It's a Wonderful Life

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#8 Post by NobodysFool » 27 Apr 2003, 13:03

ze424 wrote:
NobodysFool wrote:Hmmm....let's see...

Magnolia
A Simple Plan

That ought to be enough to get things thrown at me :D
Those are two movies I like but I understand people not liking them...wait, no I don't, so...

:bash:

:argue: you're not going to say they're boring, are you? :argue:
Abso-friggen-lutely! :D Was all I could do to not snore during them.
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#9 Post by alan smithee » 27 Apr 2003, 13:06

NobodysFool wrote:Magnolia
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Gladiator
Unbreakable
Magnolia was OK (I didn't "hate" it), but I definitely don't agree with all those people who are soooooooo into it. This, however, is a somewhat common view (though I know a lot of people who loved Magnolia, I know several who share my viewpoint).

[Repeat previous paragraph, replacing Magnolia with Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon]

Gladiator had ... ummm ... neat fight scenes. One of the worst movies to win Best Picture in a long time.

I liked Unbreakable, but almost everyone I've talked to hated it.



In addition to Gladiator, let me suggest Psycho.

I'm convinced that, had I seen it in 1960 (so it wouldn't be such a meme already, what with all the references and rip-offs) and had I not known the key plot spoilers, I might have liked it ... I rented it right before the Gus Van Sant remake came out.

And, oh, I should mention that I love a lot of Hitchcock movies: Dial M for Murder, North by Northwest, Rope, The Man who Knew Too Much ('56), and To Catch a Thief are all great movies.

Oh yeah, The Birds sucked, too. What the hell?
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#10 Post by Toto le Héros » 27 Apr 2003, 13:06

Wow...I think this is gonna be the most constructive thread ever. :-?

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#11 Post by Ze » 27 Apr 2003, 13:08

NobodysFool wrote:
ze424 wrote:
NobodysFool wrote:Hmmm....let's see...

Magnolia
A Simple Plan

That ought to be enough to get things thrown at me :D
Those are two movies I like but I understand people not liking them...wait, no I don't, so...

:bash:

:argue: you're not going to say they're boring, are you? :argue:
Abso-friggen-lutely! :D Was all I could do to not snore during them.
Magnolia is one of the most frantic movies I've ever seen, I doesn't gives you time to think !! A Simple Plan has some slow parts but there are enough thrills to keep you awake...
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#12 Post by alan smithee » 27 Apr 2003, 13:09

Toto le Héros wrote:Wow...I think this is gonna be the most constructive thread ever. :-?
Psycho having just come up in a tournament, I was about to start a similar thread -- I was a little trepidatious about starting all-out flame wars but, well, here we go ...
It's such a fine line between stupid and clever.

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#13 Post by Ze » 27 Apr 2003, 13:10

alan smithee wrote:
Toto le Héros wrote:Wow...I think this is gonna be the most constructive thread ever. :-?
Psycho having just come up in a tournament, I was about to start a similar thread -- I was a little trepidatious about starting all-out flame wars but, well, here we go ...
I didn't hate Psycho but I think it was a bad movie too...
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#14 Post by NobodysFool » 27 Apr 2003, 13:11

ze424 wrote:Magnolia is one of the most frantic movies I've ever seen, I doesn't gives you time to think !! A Simple Plan has some slow parts but there are enough thrills to keep you awake...
*stifles a series of huge yawns* I guess we're going to have to agree to disagree... :D
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#15 Post by Toto le Héros » 27 Apr 2003, 13:11

I'm outta here...too......much..........pain.................. :balrog:

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#16 Post by Antoine Doinel » 27 Apr 2003, 13:50

Well, maybe we Frenchmen are too sensitive... It hurst me too to see that some of my favorite films (2001, Psycho, Gladiator, The Birds, to name a few) are hated by some of you...
Des goûts et des couleurs, as we say... (it takes all kind)

It"s tough to find a really popular film I hate. Maybe The Wall...
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#17 Post by Sheila1313 » 27 Apr 2003, 15:00

OH LORD, how could I possibly forget Gone With the Wind... :balrog:
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#18 Post by » 27 Apr 2003, 15:24

lttletimmy wrote:I think the majority doesn't like Titanic (myself included)
Maybe the majority around here doesn't care for it, but there is that box office record it set that speaks otherwise. Don't underestimate the lowest common denominator.
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#19 Post by NobodysFool » 27 Apr 2003, 15:34

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lttletimmy wrote:I think the majority doesn't like Titanic (myself included)
Maybe the majority around here doesn't care for it, but there is that box office record it set that speaks otherwise. Don't underestimate the lowest common denominator.
A T-shirt I saw once summed it up perfectly for me..."The Boat Sank, Get Over It" :lol: :lol: :lol: :wink:
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#20 Post by alan smithee » 27 Apr 2003, 15:36

There's Something about Mary. Ugh.

I know people who liked Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and hated Last Crusade. (For the record, I feel the exact opposite. And I loved Raiders.)

Billy Madison and Happy Gilmore (I liked Punch-Drunk Love and The Wedding Singer; I hated The Waterboy, but I doubt too many people will rush to make a case for that movie ...)
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#21 Post by Odd Todd » 27 Apr 2003, 16:08

Anything by PT Anderson...

And most everything by Quentin Tarantino... I like him better as an actor... which is why (Although I have not watched it yet cuz I am afraid) Reservoir Dogs looks OK to me.
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#22 Post by kitsagirl » 27 Apr 2003, 16:45

I hafta say Moulin Rouge...it's not that I didn't like it...I just don't see how it would be nominated for Best Picture.
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American Pie(annoyed me)
The Truman Show
Chicago (was okay, but not done justice compared to the BRaodway show)
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#23 Post by fishn4 » 27 Apr 2003, 17:39

OH LORD, how could I possibly forget Gone With the Wind...
Watch it Sheila or I'll find out where you live :rant: :balrog:

For me it has to be GOOD WILL HUNTING Surely I wasnt the only one who thought this was nothing more than a Lifetime movie on the big screen :demon:

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#24 Post by lttletimmy » 27 Apr 2003, 18:46

kitsagirl wrote:I hafta say Moulin Rouge...it's not that I didn't like it...I just don't see how it would be nominated for Best Picture.
Oh man don't get me started on Moulin Rouge :evil: :balrog: :demon: :rant: :balrog: :rant: :evil: :demon:

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#25 Post by » 27 Apr 2003, 19:08

alan smithee wrote: Billy Madison and Happy Gilmore (I liked Punch-Drunk Love and The Wedding Singer; I hated The Waterboy, but I doubt too many people will rush to make a case for that movie ...)
It did mark the triumphant return of Jerry Reed to the big screen. :D
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