Your Top 10 Guilty Pleasure Movies

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4. The Legend of Boggy Creek -Actually one of my all-time favorites. Only on the list because nobody agrees with me except Death Proof I think.

10.The Mysterious Monsters


Boggy Creek is excellent - it was also the #10 highest grossing movie of 1972 - it made $20 million on a $160,000 budget.


What's The Mysterious Monsters?

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What's The Mysterious Monsters?

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My favorite line: "I don't know what the breasts of a sasquatch ought to look like..."
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4. The Legend of Boggy Creek -Actually one of my all-time favorites. Only on the list because nobody agrees with me except Death Proof I think.

10.The Mysterious Monsters


Boggy Creek is excellent - it was also the #10 highest grossing movie of 1972 - it made $20 million on a $160,000 budget.


What's The Mysterious Monsters?

Behold

Neat - watch that when I get home. There was a whole slew of 70's documentaries about monsters... I remember seeing Sasquatch when I was a kid and it scared the holy bejeezus out of me.
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What's The Mysterious Monsters?

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Neat - watch that when I get home.

It's a fun one. Lots of colorful characters and hosted with utmost earnestness by Peter Graves. Spoiler alert: His conclusion is that all of the monsters are real.
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What's The Mysterious Monsters?

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Neat - watch that when I get home.

It's a fun one. Lots of colorful characters and hosted with utmost earnestness by Peter Graves. Spoiler alert: His conclusion is that all of the monsters are real.

What the heck, man?! Are we just not using spoiler text anymore?!?!
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Apex PredatorTakoma, The Watcher? Really? You remember anything about that one?

I don't, actually. And I own it. And I've watched it several times. And I know I've enjoyed watching it several times. But I don't remember a darn thing about it. Keanu Reeves is the bad guy. James Spader is the good guy. Someone ends up on fire, maybe? Allegedly a friend of Keanu Reeves forged the actor's signature on the contract to star in it.

I saw it in a theater and the only thing I remember was Keanu was playing against type.
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6. KISS Meets the Phantom

Saw this one time with a friend who was trying to get me into KISS. The music was alright, but I couldn't get into this film at all.
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Axterix5) The New Guy - silly fun with a Vanilla Ice cameo.
9) Waterworld - It's a fun post-Apocalypse action movie, that wouldn't have as bad of a rep as it does if not for cost overruns due to a storm.

The New Guy was enjoyable. Too bad DJ Qualls never went anywhere as an actor.

Will vouch for Waterworld as the not-nearly as bad as its reputation film. Dennis Hopper provides the ham, Kevin Costner brings the grit and the film works as escapist fare.
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In no particular order:

Con Air
Independence Day
Twister
National Treasure

Once you look past some ooky elements, Con Air is good fun. John Malkovich makes for a good villain and Nicolas Cage has probably not been more easy to root for outside of maybe The Rock.

Independence Day: You had me at speech. Also, Will Smith and the unlikely team of Judd Hirsch and Jeff Goldblum.

Twister: There's something about 1990s action films that 2010s ones can't replicate. Perhaps it's because they cared about the characters in the film? Anyway, this is the best I've seen of Helen Hunt (sorry, As Good As It Gets).

National Treasure: There's something about this cross between The Da Vinci Code and Raiders of the Lost Ark that just works. I think it's the references to national monuments and treasures. Or maybe that something they find close to the end...
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Axterix7) The Man Who Knew Too Little - One of my favorite Bill Murray movies, up there with Life Aquatic and Groundhog Day.

The movie is actually kind of brilliant. If this was a Peter Sellers film we would probably be praising it.
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Takoma1For my purposes, guilty pleasures are the ones where if someone asks me why I own them I'm like "Umm . . ."

Sleepaway Camp--Again, this is a movie I could defend, and not just as so-bad-it's-good. I think that it's a genuinely smart, progressive, and interesting horror movie if you can look past the short-shorts and one unfortunate subplot.

The 13th Warrior--This one gets a really bad rap (and reportedly was the reason Omar Sharif quit acting), but I really like it. I think it's a neat spin on the Beuwolf legend and has some innovative things happening as well as some really good action.

I will agree with others that Sleepaway Camp shouldn't be a guilty pleasure. It's a fairly good horror in its own right. That just wouldn't do.
The 13th Warrior wasn't that bad as far as escapist films go. It certainly doesn't deserve its rap.
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WooleyI always liked movies with motorcycles.

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Axterix7) The Man Who Knew Too Little - One of my favorite Bill Murray movies, up there with Life Aquatic and Groundhog Day.

The movie is actually kind of brilliant. If this was a Peter Sellers film we would probably be praising it.

Yeah, it's actually got quite a healthy cult following among Murray fans. I wouldn't call it brilliant or anything, not based on the screenplay, but Murray is effortlessly hilarious in it.
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In no particular order

1.) POTC 4
2.) Alien 3
3.) Dark Shadows
4.) Dracula '92
5.) A Cure for Wellness
6.) Hook
7.) Mars Attacks!
8.) Into the Woods
9.) Suicide Squad
10.) Scream 4
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Brett StilesIn no particular order

1.) POTC 4
2.) Alien 3
3.) Dark Shadows
4.) Dracula '92
5.) A Cure for Wellness
6.) Hook
7.) Mars Attacks!
8.) Into the Woods
9.) Suicide Squad
10.) Scream 4

I was with you until Suicide Squad. ?That movie was a pile.
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Axterix5) The New Guy - silly fun with a Vanilla Ice cameo.
9) Waterworld - It's a fun post-Apocalypse action movie, that wouldn't have as bad of a rep as it does if not for cost overruns due to a storm.

The New Guy was enjoyable. Too bad DJ Qualls never went anywhere as an actor.

Will vouch for Waterworld as the not-nearly as bad as its reputation film. Dennis Hopper provides the ham, Kevin Costner brings the grit and the film works as escapist fare.

DJ Qualls was in the most recent season of Fargo where he was brutally decapitated.
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5.) A Cure for Wellness

What the hell!!!
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5.) A Cure for Wellness

What the hell!!!

I was also a bit confused by this. I'm pretty sure that the movie got generally mixed reviews, but it wasn't panned.
And having watched it, I'm a bit surprised by its low tomatometer score. Yeah, it's kind of a mess and the last act/final reveals are a bit dumb, but it's a fun ride with neat imagery.
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1. Bad Girls (1994)
2. Teen Wolf (1985)
3. Paradise (1982)
4. Mischief (1985)
5. Grease 2 (1982)
6. Can't Hardly Wait (1998)
7. The Notebook (2004)
8. tbc....
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Axterix5) The New Guy - silly fun with a Vanilla Ice cameo.
9) Waterworld - It's a fun post-Apocalypse action movie, that wouldn't have as bad of a rep as it does if not for cost overruns due to a storm.

The New Guy was enjoyable. Too bad DJ Qualls never went anywhere as an actor.

Will vouch for Waterworld as the not-nearly as bad as its reputation film. Dennis Hopper provides the ham, Kevin Costner brings the grit and the film works as escapist fare.

DJ Qualls was in the most recent season of Fargo where he was brutally decapitated.

Really? That's good to know.

Last I had heard, he was doing a zombie series for Syfy?
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