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Best Movies Ever (no particular order)

A Listmania! list by "outpost31"
 
John Carpenter's The Thing [DVD] [1982]
1.  John Carpenter's The Thing [DVD] [1982] DVD ~ Kurt Russell
The list author says:
  "Probably the best movie ever made. Great story, great acting, great gore. Class"
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Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn [1987] [DVD]
2.  Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn [1987] [DVD] DVD ~ Bruce Campbell
The list author says:
  "How the original would have looked if Raimi had the money. Gore, style and atmosphere. Ace movie"
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Dawn Of The Dead (Director's Cut) [DVD] [1980]
3.  Dawn Of The Dead (Director's Cut) [DVD] [1980] DVD ~ David Emge
The list author says:
  "Romero was born to give us this series of movies. Best of the trilogy. Haunting atmosphere in this movie is often copied but never equalled. Best head shots ever."
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The Hitcher [1986] (Special Edition) [DVD]
4.  The Hitcher [1986] (Special Edition) [DVD] DVD ~ Rutger Hauer
The list author says:
  "John Ryder is one of the most interesting bad guys ever. Great foreboding atmosphere. Musical score is so unique and totally apt."
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Alien [DVD] [1979]
5.  Alien [DVD] [1979] DVD ~ Sigourney Weaver
The list author says:
  "Where would we be without Alien? Height of originality. Stellar cast. The greatest monster design ever."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (139 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (Two Disc Ultimate Edition) [DVD] [1991]
6.  Terminator 2: Judgment Day (Two Disc Ultimate Edition) [DVD] [1991] DVD ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger
The list author says:
  "Cameron's fantastic original was just that - 'fantastic & original'. Sequel topped it though. Best action movie ever along with Hard Boiled."
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Hard Boiled [DVD] [1993]
7.  Hard Boiled [DVD] [1993] DVD ~ Yun-Fat Chow
The list author says:
  "Best action movie ever along with T2. John Woo's best montage of style. About 400 people get killed in this. Classic"
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Berserk: God Hand [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
8.  Berserk: God Hand [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Nobutoshi Kanna
The list author says:
  "Anime TV series. Better than anything Hollywood can come up with these days. Immense depth of character. Heroic storyline. Great music and stylised violence. Fockin brilliant."
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Pulp Fiction (2 Disc Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1994]
9.  Pulp Fiction (2 Disc Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1994] DVD ~ John Travolta
The list author says:
  "Tarantino modernised gangster movies. Nobody does dialogue like him. Trademark non-linear timeline is inspired (Kubrick's the Killing). Note: I do not like QT anymore. Shown up for what he is-a hack."
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American Beauty [DVD] [2000]
10.  American Beauty [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Kevin Spacey
The list author says:
  "The movie that portrayed movies to me as an art form and not just a form of entertainment, This is how you do drama."
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Day of Dead [DVD] [1986] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
11.  Day of Dead [DVD] [1986] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Lori Cardille
The list author says:
  "Romero's third in the series is still an excellent piece of cinema. Atmosphere is still held. Gore is top drawer. Nobody does zombie movies better."
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Aliens - Special Edition [1986] [DVD]
12.  Aliens - Special Edition [1986] [DVD] DVD ~ Sigourney Weaver
The list author says:
  "Superb sequel. Tense, action packed and the sets are awesome. Best action-sci-fi movie along with the following movie:"
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Predator (2 Disc Special Edition ) [1988] [DVD]
13.  Predator (2 Disc Special Edition ) [1988] [DVD] DVD ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger
The list author says:
  "Along with T2, Arnies best movie. Predator design is simply class. Excellent, excellent action movie."
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Taxi Driver [DVD] [1976] [1999]
14.  Taxi Driver [DVD] [1976] [1999] DVD ~ Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "De Niro was born to play this role. His only real great performance. Pity about the blood colour being saturated."
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The Matrix [1999] [DVD]
15.  The Matrix [1999] [DVD] DVD ~ Matrix / Movie
The list author says:
  "Important movie. Highly influenced by anime (in particular Ghost in the Shell and Cowboy Bebop) and comic books. Best stylised fight sequnces ever."
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Fight Club - 2 Disc Edition
16.  Fight Club - 2 Disc Edition DVD ~ Brad Pitt
The list author says:
  "Societal satire at its best. Excellent script and realistic violence. Fincher won't do better."
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Saving Private Ryan (DTS) [DVD] [1998]
17.  Saving Private Ryan (DTS) [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Tom Hanks
The list author says:
  "We had to wait so long for a proper WW2 movie. Captures the reality of the battlefront perfectly. Spielberg needs to answer for crypto fascism that appears in this movie however."
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JFK [DVD] [1992] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
18.  JFK [DVD] [1992] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Kevin Costner
The list author says:
  "Oliver Stone's proposed counter-myth might have some factual flaws but somebody had to make this movie. And as movies go - this is one of the best. Style heaven."
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The Big Lebowski [DVD] [1998]
19.  The Big Lebowski [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Jeff Bridges
The list author says:
  "Best comedy ever. John Goodman's character Walter Solchek is just too funny. Great soundtrack too."
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Halloween (25th Anniversary Edition) [DVD]
20.  Halloween (25th Anniversary Edition) [DVD] DVD ~ Donald Pleasence
The list author says:
  "Best horror movie ever. One of the most haunting and memorable theme tunes. What ever happened to John Carpenter? He's totally lost it."
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Braindead [DVD] [1993]
21.  Braindead [DVD] [1993] DVD ~ Timothy Balme
The list author says:
  "Goriest movie ever. Although I have yet to see Faces of Gore and its sequel."
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Magnolia (2 Disc Box Set) [1999] [DVD]
22.  Magnolia (2 Disc Box Set) [1999] [DVD] DVD ~ Tom Cruise
The list author says:
  "Anderson ensemble is cinematic brilliance. This is how you tell a story about ordinary people. Flawless movie."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (139 customer reviews)

Carlito's Way [DVD] [1994] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
23.  Carlito's Way [DVD] [1994] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Al Pacino
The list author says:
  "De Palma's best and Pacino's second best performance after Scarface. Tension at the end goes beyond edge of the seat."
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Braveheart (2 Disc Special Edition) [1995] [DVD]
24.  Braveheart (2 Disc Special Edition) [1995] [DVD] DVD ~ Mel Gibson
The list author says:
  "Classic. Moving and great performances. The first real epic battle sequences. Excellent soundtrack."
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Heat [DVD] [1995]
25.  Heat [DVD] [1995] DVD ~ Al Pacino
The list author says:
  "Best heist movie ever. Overacting by Pacino though."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (169 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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subtitles please.. 11 17 days ago
are there dutch subtiles ? 3 28 Jan 2014
Argento's Euopean cut of Dawn of the Dead - Zombi 0 14 Jan 2014
Why is this so extremly expensive? 1 8 Sep 2013
4:3 or 16:9? 1 29 Aug 2013
what about subtitles... please? 2 5 Jul 2013
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brazilian or euro portuguese subs? 8 6 Mar 2013
Language and subtitles? 2 6 Mar 2013
spanish language? 1 6 Mar 2013
Subs? 4 6 Mar 2013
 
   

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