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Top 5 films of all time (series included)

  • 30-04-2022 8:40pm
    Registered Users Posts: 1,325 ✭✭✭

    go to films

    1. Die Hard
    2. Indiana Jones
    3. james Bond
    4. great escape
    5. black hawk down


  • Registered Users Posts: 576 ✭✭✭CrookedJack

    So your Top five films contains 34... 36? movies?


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,325 ✭✭✭cuttingtimber22

  • Registered Users Posts: 932 ✭✭✭fatbhoy

    Top 3 crappiest threads:

    1. This one.
    2. One of Brid's ones
    3. One of Mr Faugheen's ones (or whatever he's called)
    4. This one.

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,325 ✭✭✭cuttingtimber22

    You are clearly an interesting and positive person. Thank you.

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,685 ✭✭✭growleaves

    1. The Godfather films

    2. The Leopard

    3. Duck Soup

    4. Taxi Driver

    5. Star Wars films

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  • Registered Users Posts: 15,522 ✭✭✭✭AMKC

    Star Trek films

    excluding the JJ rubbish ones,

    The Lord of The Rings films

    just the first 3 the were out I have no idea about the prequels.

    James bond films,

    Mission Impossibe films.

    And All the Alien films.

    Live long and Prosper

    Peace and long life.

  • Registered Users Posts: 932 ✭✭✭fatbhoy

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,325 ✭✭✭cuttingtimber22

    Thanks. Really good suggestions there. Genuinely - many I agree with (the wire is definitely up there as my number one with west wing) and some I will watch over the coming weeks. And the queens gambit was worth a few months Netflix subscription.

  • Registered Users Posts: 4,426 ✭✭✭maestroamado


  • Registered Users Posts: 221 ✭✭put_the_kettle_on

    I'll preface this with I'M OLD ok ? ☺️

    1 Kind Hearts and Coronets.

    This was a complete tour de force by Alec Guinness but he was well supported by the rest of the cast too. It's hands down my favourite of the Ealing comedies. Also, I have a soft spot for it because Guinness was the very spit of my Da, so much so that his cronies used call him Sir Alec :)

    2 The 39 Steps. 1935 with Robert Donat.

    A rollicking good story that absolutely captivated me when I first saw it 50 years or so ago.

    3 The Searchers.

    John Wayne was a difficult watch in this as our attitudes have changed so much since then but he was so compelling. As is the theme of redemption.

    4 Some Like It Hot.

    I've mentioned this one on another thread. It was Jack Lemmon being hysterically funny next to Marilyn being utterly mesmerising.

    5 Spirited Away.

    Superb animation by Studio Ghibli. It blew me away on the first viewing; visually stunning and totally unforgettable.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 665 ✭✭✭goldenmick

    1. Alien (the first)
    2. The Thing
    3. One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest
    4. Predator (the first)
    5. Every Laurel & Hardy movie and short

  • Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 11,057 Mod ✭✭✭✭igCorcaigh

    So hard to say...

    Children of Men

    One flew over the cuckoos' nest


    We Need to Talk about Kevin

    ... Just some random brain output there, probably not my favourites.

  • Registered Users Posts: 6,778 ✭✭✭sporina

    The Holy Grail...

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,453 ✭✭✭sam t smith

    Where Eagles Dare.

  • Registered Users Posts: 52 ✭✭livingdgx


  • Registered Users Posts: 83 ✭✭whomadewho

    I am watching the Sopranos again for the 6th time, best series ever made but the best films are.



    Pulp Fiction

    Good Will Hunting


    I could watch those films over and over

  • Registered Users Posts: 637 ✭✭✭rtron

    Glad no-one mentioned Shawshank 👍

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,453 ✭✭✭sam t smith

  • Registered Users Posts: 4,426 ✭✭✭maestroamado

    Nicholon my favourite actor... the lunatic... i had to google director... what did he do...

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,453 ✭✭✭sam t smith

    He pleaded guilty and was convicted of ‘unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor’ for drugging and raping a 13 year old in the late 70’s, then he fled the US before sentencing as he learnt that the judge had decided the sentence in the plea deal was too lenient.

    He has been a fugitive from justice ever since.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 54,562 ✭✭✭✭walshb

    Good bad ugly


    One flew over cuckoos nest

    The Godfather


  • Registered Users Posts: 54,562 ✭✭✭✭walshb

    Best tv series? Mad Men!

  • Registered Users Posts: 3,720 ✭✭✭Greyfox

    Best film series, Terminator films, after the amazing first 2 films I see the rest of the series as fan made films

    Best tv series, Game of thrones. The high points of the series are still a tier above all other tv shows. The ending though deserves all the hate it gets.

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,325 ✭✭✭cuttingtimber22

    Best Bond

    Casino royale

    Best Indiana Jones

    Last Crusade

    Best Christmas films

    Die Hard

    Home Alone

    Best quirky comedies

    Little Miss Sunshine



    As good as it gets

    Best war films

    black hawk down

    great escape



    The Firm

    Runaway Jury

    pelican Brief

    A few good men

    The Judge

    Erin Brockovich

    Best TV series

    west wing

    the wire

    best mini series

    queens gambit


    best Christmas TV

    Only fools and horses specials

    Royle Family specials

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  • Registered Users Posts: 700 ✭✭✭Ljmscooter

    1. An officer and a Gentleman
    2. Top Gun
    3. Aliens
    4. Die Hard
    5. Darby O'Gill and the Little People

  • Registered Users Posts: 4,340 ✭✭✭Homelander

    For me personally, it would be Star Wars, The Terminator, Starship Troopers, Platoon, and Saving Private Ryan.

    Honorable mentions to Alien, Aliens, Gladiator, Schlinders List.

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,325 ✭✭✭cuttingtimber22

    Good call on Saving Private Ryan. One to watch over coming weeks.

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,800 ✭✭✭Relikk

    For a Few Dollars More & The Good, The Bad And The Ugly from the Dollars trilogy.

    Episode IV & Episode V from the Star Wars original trilogy.


    Apocalypse Now.

    2001: A Space Odyssey.

  • Registered Users Posts: 3,337 ✭✭✭Wombatman

    Top Movie: Blade Runner

    Top Series: Mad Men

    That much I know. Could be debating with myself for a thousand years over the rest of the line up.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 10 ash97

    Home alone.