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Barbara
06-22-2004, 06:45 PM
Hey All!!

I'm building up a DVD list I want to buy just so that when the movie comes on tv and I want to watch it, I'll watch the uncut version I can stop any time and not watch commercials.

Now granted, the hubby is looking into a satelite system (Dish Net) so we're off of Comcast's f-me list, so that may expand my horizon. But anyway....

What DVD would you like to have? I like comedy so first off:

Already have:

Young Frankenstein
Blazing Saddles
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Animal House
Caddyshack

Plus:
Wind (a must if you love to sail)
Seabiscuit
Pool Hall Junkies - didn't get through the first half hour
The Hustler
The Color Of Money
(Santa went nuts on the last three)

So other than that, what else in in your catalog of DVDs? What do you recommend?

Barbara

Kato
06-22-2004, 07:26 PM
I have a million video tapes but I really have just started to get serious about my DVD's.

I just started about 6 months ago. Here's what I've got so far:

Kill Bill
Reservoir Dogs
Terminator
T3
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
The Pink Panther Boxed Set
Charlies Angels
Charlies Angels Full Throttle
The Italian Job
Freddy vs Jason (worst movie I've ever seen) /ccboard/images/graemlins/frown.gif
Fast & Furious
2 Fast 2 Furious
SWAT
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Goldmember
Tomb Raider
Tomb Raider The Cradle of Life (I really like Angelina) /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
X2
Tomcats
Caddyshack
Armageddon
Ocean's Eleven
Minority Report
Gone in 60 Seconds
Coyote Ugly (cleverly disguised chick flick) /ccboard/images/graemlins/crazy.gif
The Usual Suspects
Monsters Inc.

Kato~~~Rounders is next on the list /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

nAz
06-22-2004, 07:34 PM
Sherlock, Jr.* * * *
The Man with a Movie Camera
Something about marry* * * * *
Just a few in no real order just what i would liek to see right now i guess...
Rashomon* * * *
Scorpio Rising* * * *
Persona* * * *
Weekend* * * *
McCabe & Mrs. Miller* * * *
Nostalghia* * * *
Amadeus

highsea
06-23-2004, 02:23 AM
I'll go with Kato on Reservoir Dogs and the Charlies Angels movies, no doubt. Also with you on all Monty Python's.

I'm a fan of the Matrix movies, so I would want them in there, and of course you can never go wrong with a few episodes of that HBO "G-String Divas". /ccboard/images/graemlins/blush.gif

-CM

Almost forgot: Captain Ron. That's a must have! Lol, I could watch that every day. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Boss: "So you sank your boat, Captain Ron?"
Captain Ron: "Naww, it was the boss's boat!"

highsea
06-23-2004, 02:42 AM
I'll add two more.
"Tin Men" with Richard Dreyfuss and Danny DeVito. Funny as hell, and "Willow". Those brownies are just hilarious. (Willow should be watched in an altered state, if you know what I mean)
"Rats!... Rats!"
"Wake up! You're having your Rat Dream again!"

-CM

PQQLK9
06-23-2004, 03:19 AM
I was going to send you my Pool Hall Junhkies DVD. (seriously /ccboard/images/graemlins/laugh.gif)

catscradle
06-23-2004, 06:14 AM
"Cool Hand Luke" - a classic.

9 Ball Girl
06-23-2004, 06:45 AM
I've got waaaaayyy too many DVDs and even more VHS. Anyway, some of the DVDs that I have that I can think of off the top of my head in no particular order are:

all Stephen King movies
every episode of The Twilight Zone
Kill Bill
Wrong Turn
The Warriors
13 Ghosts
Rush Hour 1 and 2
Friday, Next Friday, and Friday After Next
Basic Instinct
Show Girls
all Sex and The City
The Simpsons Seasons 1-4
Fear of the Dark
Campfire Stories
Sleepaway Camp 1-3
all Friday the 13th
Stickmen, Poolhall Junkies, Color of Money, The Hustler
Fatal Attraction
Hell Night
Scarface
The Goodfellas
Casino
The Godfather (all parts)

I have tons more but for some reason or other these stuck out in my head. The extras are great!

Wally_in_Cincy
06-23-2004, 06:50 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote highsea:</font><hr> ... Captain Ron. That's a must have! Lol, I could watch that every day. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif<hr /></blockquote>

I second that. That is freaking hilarious.

Barbara,

Office Space is a great comedy.

Mel Brooks "High Anxiety"

Outlaw Josey Wales

Meet the Parents

I second 9BG's suggestion of Sex and the City

Barbara
06-23-2004, 09:12 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote highsea:</font><hr>Almost forgot: Captain Ron. That's a must have! Lol, I could watch that every day. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Boss: "So you sank your boat, Captain Ron?"
Captain Ron: "Naww, it was the boss's boat!" <hr /></blockquote>

That's a good one!! I always watch it when it comes on tv.

Have you seen "Wind" with Matthew Modine and Jennifer Grey? It's excellent.

Barbara

Barbara
06-23-2004, 09:15 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote 9 Ball Girl:</font><hr> Scarface
The Goodfellas
Casino
<hr /></blockquote>

Sorry, but I have to turn away during some of the scenes in these movies. /ccboard/images/graemlins/tongue.gif

Barbara

Barbara
06-23-2004, 09:17 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote catscradle:</font><hr>
"Cool Hand Luke" - a classic.
<hr /></blockquote>

"Feels like a ripe watermelon ready to burst open". /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

This is one of my hubby's fav-o-rites!!

Barbara

Barbara
06-23-2004, 09:18 AM
Seriously, I could not get through the first half hour of that movie.

Maybe I'll give it another try. NOT!

Barbara

Barbara
06-23-2004, 09:19 AM
Kato,

I've heard of "Reservior Dogs". What's it about?

Barbara

Barbara
06-23-2004, 09:23 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote Wally_in_Cincy:</font><hr>
Meet the Parents

<hr /></blockquote>

I am so sick of Ben Stiller. And yeah, it was a funny movie, but I'm just not impressed with his acting.

Barbara

Barbara
06-23-2004, 11:33 AM
"Running Scared" - love Billy Crystal and the late, great Gregory Hines

"Midnight Run" - Grodin and DeNiro were awesome in this movie!! And I can still hear Dennis Farina syaing, "Is this Dummy #1? Put Dummy #2 on the phone."

Barbara

Eric.
06-23-2004, 01:05 PM
I don't know where to start. Here's a few comedies that popped up:

Blues Brothers
History of the World Part I
The Princess Bride


Eric &gt;"Inconceivable!"

dg-in-centralpa
06-23-2004, 03:27 PM
Definitely The Blues Brothers and any Monty Python or Mel Brooks. How about Heavy Metal and the second one FAKK as well. Great sci-fi fantasy. Don't forget the old classic horror movies like King Kong, Frankenstein, Dracula, etc. One of my favorites but I'm not sure if it's on DVD is, Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex But Were Afraid to Ask.

DG

DG

catscradle
06-23-2004, 04:22 PM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote Barbara:</font><hr> <blockquote><font class="small">Quote catscradle:</font><hr>
"Cool Hand Luke" - a classic.
<hr /></blockquote>

"Feels like a ripe watermelon ready to burst open". /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

This is one of my hubby's fav-o-rites!!

Barbara <hr /></blockquote>

Everybody likes the egg eating scene, even my sons.

My favorite line, and I might be paraphrasing:

"What we have here, is a failure to communicate." Struther Martin.

Kato
06-23-2004, 04:34 PM
I loved 13 Ghosts. Gotta get that one.

Kato

woody_968
06-23-2004, 04:35 PM
I would be here all night listing all the ones I might want, so I will just list a few that I have and some I will be getting.

Pirates of the Carabean.
Men of Honor (great movie)
Caddyshack
Color of money
Rounders
Hustler
A few good men
School of Rock (kids got it, I liked it)
American Pie
Debbie does D---- oops, sorry, was getting into the wrong list so Ill stop now /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Kato
06-23-2004, 04:36 PM
It's Tarentino. You know it's crazy.

For about 3 days a few weeks ago everyone I ran into was "Mr. Pink" /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

It's about a robbery Barbara, then there was a great deal of blood. Mike Madsen is in it, he's about my favorite actor out there.

Kato

Barbara
06-23-2004, 05:04 PM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote catscradle:</font><hr>
My favorite line, and I might be paraphrasing:

"What we have here, is a failure to communicate." Struther Martin. <hr /></blockquote>

This would be something I say a lot to the cue ball when it doesn't end up where I want it to end up.

But if they had ears, they'd roll funny. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Barbara

Barbara
06-23-2004, 05:06 PM
Kato,

I am not into a lot of violence in a movie unless there is a scripted reason for it. I might rent it, though.

Barbara

Barbara
06-23-2004, 05:46 PM
woody,

Put down the "Pirates", hubby probably has the "Debbie". /ccboard/images/graemlins/blush.gif

Barbara /ccboard/images/graemlins/wink.gif

Barbara
06-23-2004, 05:48 PM
Duane,

I think this year "Santa's" going to buy the hubby the complete Monty Python collection. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Barbara~~~~spam spam spam spam wonderful spam...

Barbara
06-23-2004, 05:51 PM
Eric,

I could do the "Blues Brothers", but don't recall "History" and "The Princess Bride" is great, but not a "keeper" to me.

Barbara

woody_968
06-23-2004, 05:52 PM
Barbara, if you havent seen the Pirates you should get it. I had no interest in seeing it but my wife rented it, I liked it so much I went and bought it and have watched it at least five times.

Barbara
06-23-2004, 05:56 PM
woody,

We rented it, but I fell asleep before it was over (which is typical about us renting movies). But I do remember much of it and want to have a "keeper" because Johnny Depp is hilarious with his *affected* character.

"They're putting HOLES in MY SHIP!". HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

Barbara

woody_968
06-23-2004, 05:58 PM
LOL, Depp was awsome in that movie! Now Im gonna have to go home and watch it again tonight /ccboard/images/graemlins/tongue.gif

dg-in-centralpa
06-23-2004, 06:48 PM
If you can find a bootleg copy, grab Fawlty Towers with John Cleese from Python. This show was an absolute riot. Very Pythonish. Any early Marx Brothers, Abbott and Costello, Martin and Lewis, and the ultimate, any Hitchcock.

DG - nudge nudge say no more say no more

Barbara
06-23-2004, 06:58 PM
Duane,

How do you find the *bootleg* copy when you're ordering from Amazon?

What resources are we talking, eBay?

Barbara

Rod
06-23-2004, 07:59 PM
A lot of good suggestions but if it hasn't been named, I'd add Saving Private Ryan, The Forth of July, most with Tom Hanks and or Meg Ryan. Bar fly was another and Buffalo 66. 66 is a crack up but it's quite the movie, I liked the ending as well.

Rod

dg-in-centralpa
06-23-2004, 08:09 PM
I would check Ebay. Also do a search on Google or any other search engine. Someone will have it. I don't think it ever came out legitimately. If you get to NY, check some of the small movie shops, not a franchise, but mom and pop type of shops. They will have bootlegs and other unusual stuff. Do you know anyone in the UK? It was produced there.

DG-lost all my bootleg contacts years ago

dg-in-centralpa
06-23-2004, 08:13 PM
Barbara- I should have checked first. Amazon does have Fawlty Towers as a box set for $44.99.

Duane

Wally_in_Cincy
06-24-2004, 06:00 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote woody_968:</font><hr> ...Debbie does D---- oops, sorry, was getting into the wrong list so Ill stop now /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif <hr /></blockquote>

hence the name "woody"

Wally_in_Cincy
06-24-2004, 06:02 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote Barbara:</font><hr> Kato,

I am not into a lot of violence in a movie unless there is a scripted reason for it. I might rent it, though.

Barbara <hr /></blockquote>

The only "reason" Tarentino has for gratuitous violence is because he's a weirdo.

Wally_in_Cincy
06-24-2004, 06:06 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote woody_968:</font><hr> Barbara, if you havent seen the Pirates you should get it. I had no interest in seeing it but my wife rented it, I liked it so much I went and bought it and have watched it at least five times. <hr /></blockquote>

That exact scenario played out at the Wally_in_Cincy household as well. Johnny Depp is great in that.

Sorta reminds me of Val Kilmer's Doc Holiday charachter in "Tombstone". There's a must-see movie if there ever was one.

Wally_in_Cincy
06-24-2004, 06:09 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote Rod:</font><hr> ... Bar fly...<hr /></blockquote>

Good movie. A bit offbeat but good. "Drinks...for my friends..." /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif

If you want to see a really offbeat movie rent "Leaving Las Vegas". I liked it in a strange sort of way.

Rod
06-24-2004, 08:51 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote Wally_in_Cincy:</font><hr> <blockquote><font class="small">Quote Rod:</font><hr> ... Bar fly...<hr /></blockquote>

Good movie. A bit offbeat but good. "Drinks...for my friends..." /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif

If you want to see a really offbeat movie rent "Leaving Las Vegas". I liked it in a strange sort of way. <hr /></blockquote>

I liked it, Nick was good, and so was Liz, she was my honey of the month a few months ago. I should have mentioned, Paper Moon. Black and white was really good for that film.

Predator314
06-24-2004, 01:53 PM
Any Kevin Smith flicks are must haves: Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay &amp; Silent Bob Strike Back.

Some of my other favorites:

American History X
8 Seconds
Good Will Hunting
Rounders
Shrek
Family Guy Seasons
The Sopranos Seasons
Bull Durham

Also, if you like music there are some great music DVDs. My favorite is Zakk Wylde's Black Label Society - Boozed Broozed &amp; Broken-Boned. You probably won't like this one unless you like heavy metal.

Fasteddy7
06-26-2004, 01:49 PM
My favorite is "brain candy" by The Kids in the Hall

Harold Acosta
06-26-2004, 02:50 PM
Movies:

Apollo 13
Backdraft
Silence of the Lambs
When Harry met Sally

Music Videos:

Eagles: Hell Freezes Over

wolfdancer
06-28-2004, 03:14 PM
Barbawa, forget all the other replies....that's the kind of pap, Columbia DVD club will send you, if you forget to opt out for that month's selection.
"Rocky 1 to 100"...only if you watch WWW, and believe the matches are real...instead buy "The Rocky Horror Show"...Susan Sarandon's greatest role, and hearing Boris Karloff sing...worth the price of the disk.
And before Boris made the switch from just plain horror to rocky horror...you've got to buy "Comedy of Terrors" Four, count em, four superstars in one movie; Boris, Peter Lorre, Basil(Sherlock Holmes) Rathbone..and (my cousin Vinnie) Vincent Price. Compare that to modern movies where you maybe get just two superstars, like Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan....Tom Cruise and Nicole...or Tommy Lee and Pamala jones....anyway you can see this is a bargain. Then there's "Fahrenheit 911" which is almost twice as hot as the original "Fahrenheit 451"
"Shrek" ?? not if you're over 11 yrs old...Get "The Sheik" every women's fantasy...making love in a tent, on a hot, sweltering, summer night, flies everywhere, ...It's "CAMELot"in the desert,
"Get Shorty"??? get real!!! Why settle for one small star, when you can buy "Terror in Tinytown"..the entire cast of this unforgetable western are midgets and dwarfs.
And....the alien/space movie. genre??..the grandaddy of them all!!!
"The Day The Earth Stood Still"...
"Klaatu Barada Nikto!"...still sends shivers down my spine. And:
HELEN "I thought you were"
KLAATU "I was"
TOM "you'll feel different when you read about me in the papers"
HELEN "I feel different now"
they just don't write good dialogue like that anymore
Normally I wouldn't recommend "Chalk", but there's a sale going on, and you can get both "Chalk" and "Powder"...
2 fer 1 lo price.
No collection would be complete without "Cat Balou"...my personal favorite, although I have never seen the ending, and don't remember much about the movie...BUT...I got "stoned" for the first time in my life, and while watching this movie on TV...all of a sudden I was in it, it was really happening...I may still be in it, but I'm afraid that if I see the movie again, I may be disappointed...this way, it remains a "classic".
And of course, getting stoned for the first time was also a classic...picked up a nice young lady in a bar, and she suggested drinks at her place, lucky me!!! A few drinks later,while waiting for the movie to start,she claimed she was a former "Mouseketeer"...AND...had undergone gender reassignment surgery...( that's what the call it now )
JACK "I thought you were.."
HER "I was"
HER "I feel different now!"
JACK "so do I"
Anyway I thought it prudent to accept the kind offer of some opium-laced hash, even though I have never smoked anything. Actually, I don't remember the ending of that incident either, but I'm sure it was also a classic (might be in the movie)

Barbara
06-28-2004, 03:22 PM
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

Let's see.... It's almost 6 here on the East Coast, so that makes it not quite Happy Hour on the West Coast.

Unless you've started early.

All your base are belong to me. (sorry highsea, I need to borrow that for now)

Barbara~~~gender "reassignment"???

dg-in-centralpa
06-28-2004, 03:54 PM
Definitely Rocky Horror! Day the Earth Stood Still is one of my all time favorites. Cat Ballou absolutely. How about Barbarella? People evolved that sex is done with a pill. Interesting movie.

DG

wolfdancer
06-28-2004, 04:17 PM
Barbarella....you want Barbara to get Barbarella? Absolute trash...which made it a great movie......and sex is still done with a pill...Viagra, Cialis, Vipra.
But I contend, if you got E.D..."if the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak", forget about pills, drugs, etc.
You gots E.D. what you need is a CO-ED....these 19 yr old,lusty,busty beauties will get your elevator to the top floor, the all-natural way

landshark77
06-28-2004, 07:34 PM
I am not a big DVD collector, I own one, E.T. but, If I was I would surely have the following:

Fried Green Tomatoes
Frailty
Identity
Gattaca
Goonies
Brewsters Millions
King of the Hill (all of the seasons they have available)
Pretty in Pink
Something About Mary
American Pie 1-3
The Breakfast Club
The Wall
Blue Collar Comedy Tour
Ellen Degeneres
First and 2nd season of South Park (they tend to suck afterwards)
Mad About You (All seasons especially the seasons before the baby was born)
ALL seasons of Chappelles Show (or you could just download the funniest clips from the net)
Penn &amp; Teller's Bullshit

Plus several that were previously mentioned by others.