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Film Recommendations: 6/24/2014 16:34:59


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Need some films to watch! Preferably post 1990. I like action, war, crime, adventure, mystery and horror. Fire away!
Film Recommendations: 6/24/2014 16:52:54


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New ones or just in general? If you are not talking new ones, that is a HUGE pool to list off from.

I really like the Bourne series (I have read all but the newest book).

The Oceans series (Oceans 11, 12, 13) is pretty good.

Matrix Trilogy is good too.

The newer James Bond movies are good.

Lord of the Rings trilogy (if you are into that stuff).

man, hard to dig back and remember good movies from a while ago though...

Grand Turino was good. Hangover (only first one) and Anchorman are great (not action though). Moneyball was pretty good if you are into sports. Inception was good (you have to really pay attention to get all the meaning though). Gangs of New York, Gladiator, Saving Private Ryan, Pulp Fiction, a Few Good Men are all worth watching.
Film Recommendations: 6/24/2014 16:57:29


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Action, probably Taken is a good movie. It doesn't feel as fake as other contemporary actions movies. Note I said Taken, not Taken 2.
War I don't have many suggestions.
Crime, Monachium, Chinatown, Godfather 1 or 2. Too many to choose from.
Mystery? Does Fight Club count?
From horror I recommend The Conjuring, unless by horror you mean slasher flicks, then you won't like this one.
Adventure? As vague description as it gets, watch Back to The Future trilogy.
Film Recommendations: 6/24/2014 17:02:17


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Oh yeah, Fight Club, forgot about that, gotta see that. I didn't list Godfather because they are pre-1990 (last one might be after 1990). Another crime type one is Unusual Suspects. Lots of people really like it, I think its OK. Also, Reservoir Dogs is another good one. Another action one I liked was Negotiator.
Film Recommendations: 6/24/2014 17:36:53


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The original planet of the apes :p
Film Recommendations: 6/24/2014 17:41:31


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Chris' post contains pretty much all that I was going to recommend, if you haven't seen any of those you should defiantly check them out.
Film Recommendations: 6/24/2014 18:24:01


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the bridge on the river kwai
Film Recommendations: 6/24/2014 18:27:42


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Thanks guys. I've seen all of Tarentinos films, Taken (yeah Taken 2 was disappointing), James Bond, Matrix, Inception (loved that), and a few of the other ones too; I'll check out the others now though. When I say mystery, I mean something like Inception or Da Vinci Code, something more than raw action. Not mystery really at all :D Psychological? Thought provoking? You get the idea.

I said post-1990 because too many action films are disappointing without the cool effects. I have enjoyed a good few older movies too - been intending to watch Godfather for a while.

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Film Recommendations: 6/24/2014 18:54:08


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memento. kiss kiss bang bang.
Film Recommendations: 6/24/2014 19:00:19


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Brick
The Lookout
Layer Cake
Sleepers
Film Recommendations: 6/24/2014 20:05:43


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Shawshank Redemption, Gladiator, Inception, Grand Torino, Wall Street:Money never sleeps, Full metal jacket, saving private Ryan, Slumdog Millionaire, The matrix, Skyfall, hunger games.

Film sets: Band of Brothers, the pacific.

New films: Gravity, The Impossible, 12 years a slave (Hard hitting), Mandela (same^)

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Film Recommendations: 6/24/2014 21:21:04


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Its usual suspects and 12 years a slave. Both are good.


I would say its a big shame to restrict yourself to 1990 onwards by the way.
Film Recommendations: 6/24/2014 21:50:37


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Yeah..I just find that (especially with action) films are more enjoyable post 1990 or so with the better effects. I do watch older films with good plots though.


Thanks for the good-looking suggestions above too!

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Film Recommendations: 6/24/2014 21:54:41


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Yeah, Band of Brothers is a good series. One of my favorites is 24, which is back on.
Film Recommendations: 6/24/2014 22:32:11


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I will do one of each that come to mind

action: Escape Plan expected a horrible film and it was reasonable

war: Braveheart one of my favorites

crime: American Gangster i thought it was underrated

adventure: Life of Pi watched it a few weeks ago and it is still on my mind

mystery: i like The Prestige very interesting movie

horror: Orphan not the typical bloody horror film but i liked it
Film Recommendations: 6/24/2014 22:43:04


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"Hooligans" and "American History X" is good films. And the "Hangover"-movies is something to watch!

But if you need something to watch, i would recommend series!
Like:
Prison Break
The Walking Dead
Breaking Bad
Game of Thrones
Lost (not my favorite, but still entertaining)
ect..
Film Recommendations: 6/24/2014 23:20:39


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A few good ones already mentioned. I'll throw a few more in the pot, hopefuly without repeat. Many are pre 90s. I get it though. I remember having a hard time getting into anything pre 80s once. I assume I am talking to someone younger than me.

I just got a bit obsessed with that list!

Action: Terminator 2, Aliens, The Raid, Speed, Point Break, Top Gun, RoboCop.

War: Platoon, Apocalypse Now, Full Metal Jacket, Schindlers List.

Crime: city of god, heat, goodfellas, scarface, mystic river, dog day afternoon, carlitos way, the fugitive, clockwork orange, in brugges, fargo, Jackie brown, zodiac,

Adventure (a tricky classification): Indiana Jones except the newest one, toy story, Jurassic park. Son of Rambo.

Mystery: Prisoners, the game, shutter island, Donnie Darko, infernal affairs, moon, 12 monkeys,

Horror: Jaws, Alien, Let the right one in, Old Boy, Cabin in the Woods, seven, the mist, the excorcist, the shining, silence of the lambs, Sean of the dead,
Film Recommendations: 6/25/2014 00:23:06


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+1 on Braveheart (my favorite movie, didn't know if it should be put on here as it is half drama/half action), terminator, top gun (again half drama but a classic), Full metal jacket (forgot about that one).

Casino is older but a good crime movie none the less.
Film Recommendations: 6/25/2014 01:07:08


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Ace Ventura
Starship troopers
total recall
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Film Recommendations: 6/25/2014 03:17:19


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"My Way" is my favorite movie. It's South Korean... I don't really like foreign movies, but this movie had me engaged the entire time and attached to the characters, I know it sounds "cheesy" but it's true. It's a World War 2 based movie with ALOT of action, trust me when I say it's not boring.

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Film Recommendations: 6/25/2014 06:29:38


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Film Recommendations: 6/25/2014 14:55:35


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I remember liking braveheart when i was a kid, but i rewatched it not so long ago and i just hated it. This movie is a propaganda for religious bullshit. seriously

Some of my favourite movies: In Bruges (i think this one is my favourite all time) ; Gladiator; Old Boy (the original one, i didn't see the hollywood version); The Bourne trilogy (the 4th one is good too); Seven; Fight Club, Shawshank Redemption; Django Unchained; Tombstone (my favourite movie when i was a kid) ; Pirates of the caribbean;Sweeney Todd; O Brother, Where Art Thou?; the artist; if you are into gore/horror/mystic movies, i recommand Antichrist, i never saw a movie so shocking and i get why people would hate it, but i actually liked it a lot. Also i recently watched Confession (Kokuhaku), i wouldn't say it is one of my favourites but it is a good movie

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Film Recommendations: 6/25/2014 16:24:50


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"The last samurai" is also nice :D
Film Recommendations: 6/25/2014 17:07:53


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anything by the coen brothers really. big lebowski.

you're so funny aranka.
Film Recommendations: 6/25/2014 19:21:49


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Mystery/action/war fits perfectly with Edge of Tomorrow, a movie I really like. It's a human-alien war with time travel (so you know that nerds will see some flawed logic and get angry), but overall a good story and good action.

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Film Recommendations: 6/27/2014 01:37:23


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