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A Listmania! list by O Wilde (IOS)
 
American Psycho [DVD] [2000]
1.  American Psycho [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Christian Bale
The list author says:
  "dark, twisted, funny, hip.  Jesus, christian bale is an ace psycho, I put off seeing this for a while and now all I do is look for the cheapest place to buy it.  SEE IT"
£3.75   Used & New from: £0.10
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (161 customer reviews)

Class Of 1999 [DVD]
2.  Class Of 1999 [DVD] DVD ~ Bradley Gregg
The list author says:
  "grrrr, teachers eh.  God almighty, I never received a beating, got good grades, what's my gripe?  Anyway, cyborg teachers rip into school pupils in troubled city, COOL"
£14.49   Used & New from: £3.53
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

A Beautiful Mind [DVD] [2002]
3.  A Beautiful Mind [DVD] [2002] DVD ~ Russell Crowe
The list author says:
  "I'm not a soft man, but I've watched this film many times and it still moves me to tears, even though I try not to cry each time.  Fantastic acting, horrible affliction, true story"
£3.99   Used & New from: £0.30
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (128 customer reviews)

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (2 Disc Special Edition) [1975] [DVD]
4.  One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (2 Disc Special Edition) [1975] [DVD] DVD ~ Jack Nicholson
The list author says:
  "The best possible introduction to Jack Nicholas.  The shining is overrated.  This is class"
£4.41   Used & New from: £0.81
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (262 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Amadeus -- Director's Cut 2-Disc Special Edition [DVD] [1985]
5.  Amadeus -- Director's Cut 2-Disc Special Edition [DVD] [1985] DVD ~ F. Murray Abraham
The list author says:
  "sometimes you have to jump in at the deepend.  This is all about mozart, and is set in beautiful cities.  You'll either love it or hate it, but I adore it, a real lesson in filmaking"
£16.95   Used & New from: £1.30
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (207 customer reviews)

Robocop (Special Edition)[DVD] [1988]
6.  Robocop (Special Edition)[DVD] [1988] DVD ~ Peter Weller
The list author says:
  "ha ha ha, this is top class, its the way that I want all movies to be made"
£4.49   Used & New from: £1.34
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (215 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Boogie Nights [DVD] [1998]
7.  Boogie Nights [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Luis Guzmán
The list author says:
  "first class acting, great story, dark, witty, scary, sad, one of the best films ever made"
£2.74   Used & New from: £0.59
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Gandhi [DVD] [1982]
8.  Gandhi [DVD] [1982] DVD ~ Ben Kingsley
The list author says:
  "umpteen oscars, easy to see why.  If you have heard of gandhi but not ever looked into what he was about then you have no excuses, buy or rent it tomorrow if you have a couple of hundred minutes spare"
£4.45   Used & New from: £2.73
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (185 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Complete Naked Gun Collection [DVD]
9.  The Complete Naked Gun Collection [DVD] DVD ~ Kathleen Freeman
The list author says:
  "forget chaplin and the greats, Leslie Nielson is the king of comedy delivery and timing.  This film should be shown on tv every week"
£15.13   Used & New from: £1.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (103 customer reviews)

Conan the Barbarian [1981] [DVD]
10.  Conan the Barbarian [1981] [DVD] DVD ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger
The list author says:
  "arnie's muscles are huge, that's all you need to know.  The best action adventure film in memory"
£3.62   Used & New from: £0.42
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (133 customer reviews)

Rocky Anthology (5 Disk Box Set) - Region 2 [DVD]
11.  Rocky Anthology (5 Disk Box Set) - Region 2 [DVD] DVD ~ Sylvester Stallone
The list author says:
  "they are all fantastic.  The first one is not given enough credit as a serious film, abuse, despair, triumph in modern america.  The rest are fun, Mr T is a beauty, and also Dolph Lundgren is evil"
Used & New from: £1.03
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

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Wonderland [2003] [DVD]
12.  Wonderland [2003] [DVD] DVD ~ Val Kilmer
The list author says:
  "best film i've seen in the last 18 months, really shocking stuff, all based on true events, Kilmer gives a masterclass in acting"
£6.92   Used & New from: £0.22
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

The Doors - Special Edition [DVD] [1991]
13.  The Doors - Special Edition [DVD] [1991] DVD ~ Val Kilmer
The list author says:
  "Oliver stone film about the band.  Kilmer IS Morisson.  Trippy stuff, but also hauntingly shot, very akin to apocalypse now in style"
£14.99   Used & New from: £0.56
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews)

Gladiator (2000) - Two Disc Set [DVD]
14.  Gladiator (2000) - Two Disc Set [DVD] DVD ~ Russell Crowe
The list author says:
  "the kind of film that makes you wonder about how much work goes into producing something like this.  Blows all other epics away, fight sequences are amazing"
£2.37   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (698 customer reviews) | 16 customer discussions

Toy Soldiers [DVD] [1991] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
15.  Toy Soldiers [DVD] [1991] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Sean Astin
The list author says:
  "sit down, diet coke, ciggies, enjoy.  Proper 80's action adventure set in a public school that is taken over by terrorists. What more can i say"
£3.65   Used & New from: £3.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Region Code? 4 17 Nov 2011
Subtitles 3 29 Sep 2011
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subtitles 1 24 Jun 2011
Extras... 0 18 May 2011
why is region 2: robocop still censored?? 1 24 Jun 2010
Subtitles and languages 2 20 Jan 2010
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