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That Autotrader magazine crack hit a little too close to home eh??
Apr 22, 2017 5:53 AM
Black Philip
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Black PhilipSo fucking what. They're fun movies and the overseas take doesn't surprise me in the least. Fucking snob.

You don't have to be a snob to look down on a movie who's average viewer only reads Autotrader magazine. I mean the Transformer movies are pitiful shit too but being as they feature giant robots you can attribute a big chunk of their success to children who don't know any better. The F&F movies on the other hand are all on the adults. If all F&F fan houses burned down tonight there wouldn't be a velvet depiction of Elvis left hanging in a bathroom anywhere in America. Ford vs chevy bar room fist fights would taper off to zero as well. LOL!?

Most of that money didn't come from America. It came from overseas. Only $96 million in America on opening weekend. Read the stats before posting your bullshit.

I'll post whatever bullshit I want. Don't like it? Don't read it. Seems simple to me but for a Fast and Furious fan I guess that's a hard concept to grasp.?
Apr 22, 2017 5:46 AM
Black PhilipSo fucking what. They're fun movies and the overseas take doesn't surprise me in the least. Fucking snob.

You don't have to be a snob to look down on a movie who's average viewer only reads Autotrader magazine. I mean the Transformer movies are pitiful shit too but being as they feature giant robots you can attribute a big chunk of their success to children who don't know any better. The F&F movies on the other hand are all on the adults. If all F&F fan houses burned down tonight there wouldn't be a velvet depiction of Elvis left hanging in a bathroom anywhere in America. Ford vs chevy bar room fist fights would taper off to zero as well. LOL!?
Apr 21, 2017 9:20 AM
MaxRennSmokey and the Bandit was the second-highest grossing movie of 1977, so don't jump out the window just yet.

Ever watched Smokey and the Bandit? It's like Shakespeare compared to these movies.
Apr 20, 2017 5:11 PM
so far. Thus ends the mystery of why Trump is president and the whole world is slowly sliding into shit.

One of the top five quotes from this movie at IMDB is,

"Is that a torpedo" "Take the wheel" "What"

I'm serious. That is one of the best exchanges they could list.

25 years ago 90 percent of the cast of this movie would have had their acting careers peak with a guest appearance on Baywatch.

Now despite the above facts these movies are the biggest things on the planet.

Some people say they weep for the future. Screw that. I weep for the present.
Apr 20, 2017 3:24 PM
I'm old enough to remember the old Dean Martin roasts that he used to take part in. Good times. I have always wondered what it would have been like to spend a weekend hanging out, drinking, and partying with that crowd in Vegas back in their prime.?
Apr 7, 2017 3:25 AM
Eurotrip. 46% rating here.

It's the kind of stupid, crude, vulgar movie that snobby critics love to rip apart but I swear this movie makes me laugh out loud every time I see it. Some good cameo appearences as well by Matt Damon, Lucy Lawless, and Fred Armisen. Love the running gag with the song "Scottie Doesn't Know". Hell, just the train scene with Fred Armisen's character made me laugh more than most comedies that are held in much higher regard.

The Survivors. 9% rating here.

But that's with only 11 reviews. I love this comedy. I do not get the hatred. Funniest performance in any movie by Robin Williams bar none in my opinion. Also stars the great Walter Matthau.
Apr 7, 2017 3:04 AM
Do any of the fight sequences in the DC world happen during daylight hours? Every time I watch one of these things the screen stays dark so much I feel like I have glaucoma.?
Mar 27, 2017 4:20 AM
Frankly I wish he would skip doing any sequels to Avatar. The first one was a hugely overated, big ole bowl, of lukewarm meh. I left the theater with absolutely no desire to ever see it again. I'd rather see him focus his talents on better projects.?
Mar 12, 2017 5:29 AM
Doug Stanhope No Refunds

One of his best. I love this guy.
Mar 10, 2017 4:12 PM
Rocky IV shouldn't even be on the list much less ranked higher than movies like Rocky or Raging Bull. In fact that is so utterly indefensible it may well be a deliberate attempt to troll for a reaction and therefore get people to talk about the list. That's the nicest thing I can say about that. I hope the creator of that list doesn't really believe that ranking order.?
Mar 1, 2017 9:10 AM
The Guy?Every movie was automatically better for having him in it.

Well said. I don't know if I could say that every movie he appeared in was a good movie but I sure can't think of any that were bad because of him. Lots of memerable roles. Near Dark, Aliens, Apollo 13, Tombstone, Frailty, and Weird Science are some of my favorite movies. RIP.
Feb 28, 2017 7:19 AM
Caught this movie on cable TV yesterday. How in the hell does this movie have a fresh rating? This is the most ridiculous shark related movie to run in movie theaters since Jaws 4 which was universally panned as one of the worst movies ever made. A criticism it well deserved. But this movie is almost as bad.

"MILD SPOILERS AHEAD"

The behavior of the shark in this movie is laughable. A huge whale carcass floating offshore is offered as an explanation as to why the great white is hanging around this stretch of beach. The only problem is that it totally abandons the whale carcass to constantly circle a girl sitting on a rock. Yep, a ton of blubber rich whale meat just floating there all nice and still for the taking with minimal exertion of energy. But no this 16 foot great white totally abandons this treasure trove of food to obsessively stalk a 120 pound white girl with 2% body fat. So obsessed that he eventually eats a 18 foot tall 2000 pound metal buoy just to try and get at her.


The ending? Holy crap. Remember Jaws 4? The shark at the end of that movie jumped out of the water trying to get Mrs Brody and gets impaled on the mast of the yacht she is steering, then explodes for some reason. Well if the shark in this movie had exploded after what happened to it then the end of the this movie would be just as bad as the ending to Jaws 4. I literally wanted to throw a boot at the TV.
Feb 27, 2017 10:13 AM
I don't know Margo!
Feb 5, 2017 8:35 PM
I will miss the IMDB forums for specific movies. You could occasionally have a serious conversation at a forum for a specific movie. Never fooled with any of the others. But one thing is for sure. IMDB forums are the most troll infested on the web. And not even inventive, funny trolls either. Sad, unimaginative, humorless, trolls. I swear at times it seems like 50% or more of the posts over there are just people trolling.
Feb 5, 2017 6:42 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmM-XX8atlQ

Tame by todays standards but Maleficent of the old animated Sleeping Beauty scared the crap out of me as a kid. Also freaked us little ones out back then to hear the word hell used in a Disney cartoon. "Now you shall you deal with me oh prince and all the powers of hell"
Jan 2, 2017 7:32 AM
Bladerunner---------------------------- Tears in rain
Shawshank Redemption------------ Red Retrives the Box Andy left for him.
Star Trek 2------------------------------ Battle of the Mutara Nebula, Spocks Death and Funeral
Return of the Jedi -------------------- Luke vs Vader
A River Runs Through It------------ Ending narration
Conan the Barbarian ---------------- Palace battle scene
Excaliber ------------------------------- Uryens knights Authur
Saving Private Ryan ---------------- Omaha Beach
The Godfather ------------------------ Opening scene with Don Corleone and Bonasera and Michael kills Sollozzo
The Thing ------------------------------ Blood test scene
Last of the Mohicans ---------------- Running battle on the mountainside
Lawrence of Arabia ------------------ Omar approaches the well
Zulu -------------------------------------- Final battle sequence
True Romance ------------------------ Christopher Walken and Dennis Hopper "Eggplant scene"
Jaws ------------------------------------- Quint talks about the USS Indianapolis
Aliens ------------------------------------ Ripley vs the alien Queen
Fellowship of the Ring --------------- Gandalf vs the balrog
The Good the Bad and the Ugly -- Final gunfight
Once Upon a Time in the West --- Train station gunfight
The Two Towers ---------------------- Battle of Helms Deep
Return of the King -------------------- Battle of Minas Tirith
The Deer Hunter ---------------------- Russia roulette scene as P.O.Ws



Jan 1, 2017 8:35 AM
Wow, tough call. Both movies have a great premise that has all the characters basically trapped with a deadly alien being. Most horror films become unrealistic because at some point as the death toll rises the people who could haul ass surely would. Or at the very least the deaths would attract a hell of a lot more widespread attention than just being looked into by the local sheriff and his deputies. But the set up in these two movies solve those issues. In one people are isolated on a ship in space with a creature and in the other they are trapped on a base in Antarctica. They can't leave and no one can get to them.

I love both but to me the nod goes slightly to The Thing because the creature they are dealing with can mimic anything it consumes. That factor adds to the atmosphere of paranoia that eventually sets in.?
Dec 30, 2016 5:30 AM
Never liked the idea of Deckard as a replicant. First of all it creates some problems.

1. Deckard seems to posssess none of the physical attributes of the replicants he is pursuing. Hand to hand even the female replicants stomp his ass pretty badly. Why design a replicant to hunt replicants that is no match for them physically? And don't hand me the "he's the 6th escaped replicant reprogramed" nonsense because as stated before Roy and the others would recognize him.

2. If Deckard is a replicant he sure seems oblivious to that fact. The only way that is possible is if they had implanted false memories in him just as they did Rachael. Certainly possible but then why implant all this bullshit about being an "Ex" blade runner which requires them to go pick him up and strong arm him into becoming active again? Why not just implant the memory that he is currently a cop in a blade runner unit? Wouldn't that be much simpler and make way more sense?

3. Replicants aren't even allowed on earth under penalty of death yet Deckard is allowed to live alone and carry a firearm? Seems a tad inconsistent. What makes him any more trustworthy than the replicants he is hunting? If he can be trusted to roam about on his own then fuck it, why not just leave the others alone as well.?

And secondly as some one else stated before in this thread, Deckard being a replicant sort of diminishes Roy Batty's character arc. With a human Deckard Roy has come to love life so much by the end of his short life that he saves and spares the life of a human that has been trying to kill him. A human that has killed several of his friends. Pretty powerful stuff. With a replicant Deckard he's just saving one of his own kind.
Dec 21, 2016 8:00 AM
("[font="Source Sans Pro", "Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]As a lifelong Kong fan, I'm just looking forward to a movie that isn't a retelling of the original for once.")[/font]




[font="Source Sans Pro", "Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]Me too. I mean this may flop hard for all I know but the idea of a Kong related movie that isn't yet another rehash of the same old story does appeal to me as well. Also has a pretty interesting cast.?[/font]
Nov 22, 2016 8:51 AM