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Top DVDs that stand up to repeated viewings.

A. GASKELL "agaskell9"
 
Band Of Brothers - Complete HBO Series Commemorative Gift Set (6 Disc Box Set) [2001] [DVD]
Band Of Brothers - Complete HBO Series Commemorative Gift Set (6 Disc Box Set) [2001] [DVD]
"If you only buy one thing from this list, make it this. Perfect in every way possible. That's coming from someone who doesn't especially enjoy the War movie genre."
City Of God (Cidade De Deus) [DVD] [2003]
City Of God (Cidade De Deus) [DVD] [2003]
"Forget Goodfellas, this takes everything to a much higher level in terms of energy, emotional attachment, violence, dazzling imagery. Compelling viewing."
The Departed (2006) [DVD]
The Departed (2006) [DVD]
"My favourite Scorsese film so far. A well acted, slick mob movie that grips you early on and doesn't let go until the very end. Excellent."
The Prestige [DVD] [2006]
The Prestige [DVD] [2006]
"Big fan of the Nolan's work (Insomnia, Batman Begins, Memento). This is probably my favourite so far. Beautifully shot, well acted with many a twist and turn to keep you guessing 'till the very end."
The Incredibles (2-disc Collector's Edition) [DVD] [2004]
The Incredibles (2-disc Collector's Edition) [DVD] [2004]
"My favourite CGI Animated movie. Combines eye poppingly good  action sequences with comedy and drama."
Mulholland Drive - Special Edition [DVD]
Mulholland Drive - Special Edition [DVD]
"I must say the big twist left me baffled the first time I saw it. Once you figure it out though you can watch it all over again with new eyes."
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Theatrical Edition Box Set) [DVD]
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Theatrical Edition Box Set) [DVD]
"I resisted buying this set for the longest time as it just looked like a bunch of dudes running around the countryside in fancy dress but once it grabs you, you have to see it through to the end."
Kung Fu Hustle [DVD] [2005]
Kung Fu Hustle [DVD] [2005]
"Love this film. Great characters, funny and the most amazing fantasy fight sequences. Superb."
Hot Fuzz (2 Disc Special Edition) [2007] [DVD]
Hot Fuzz (2 Disc Special Edition) [2007] [DVD]
"Better than Shaun of the Dead? Maybe, it's close. Get both, but I prefer this one. Again a great set of characters, slick action sequences as well as being funny."
Fight Club - 2 Disc Edition
Fight Club - 2 Disc Edition
"Just a stunning masterpiece. An intelligent, stlylish and thought provoking look at our current generation."
The Adventures of Indiana Jones: The Complete Movie Collection [DVD]
The Adventures of Indiana Jones: The Complete Movie Collection [DVD]
"Star Wars Schmar Wars, I want to thank George Lucas for giving us Indiana Jones. They really don't make them like this anymore. Action/Adventure movies at their best."
Barton Fink [DVD]
Barton Fink [DVD]
"My favourite Coen brothers movie & the only film on this list that I rewatched as soon as it had ended. Still don't fully understand everything but it's fun forming new theories on repeated viewings."
Casino Royale (2 Disc Collector's Edition) [2006] [DVD]
Casino Royale (2 Disc Collector's Edition) [2006] [DVD]
"Favourite Bond Film since Goldeneye. I like the new, more grit less cheese, direction they've taken the franchise."
Collateral - 2 Disc Collectors Edition [DVD]
Collateral - 2 Disc Collectors Edition [DVD]
"Maybe not considered a great movie by many, but I love to watch this in the early hours. The scenes in the taxi are beautifully shot and it has the best gun fight action scene I've seen in a film."
There's Something About Mary -- Special Edition (2 discs) [DVD] [1998]
There's Something About Mary -- Special Edition (2 discs) [DVD] [1998]
"Very funny film which would be enough on it's own but couple that with the fact that the luminous Cameron Diaz is in it and you have a movie that can be enjoyed again and again."
Donnie Darko [2002] [DVD]
Donnie Darko [2002] [DVD]
"The poster boy / child prodigy of the Cult film genre. Either way it's an outstanding, thought provoking movie that still has you thinking long after the credits roll."
Alias 1-5 The Complete Set [DVD]
Alias 1-5 The Complete Set [DVD]
"Got a lot of love for this series. Maybe slightly lacking in humour, but is very well made and the end of each episode ends in such a way that you need to immediately watch the next."
Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Complete Seasons 1-7 [DVD]
Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Complete Seasons 1-7 [DVD]
"This series does nail the humour and also keeps a consistantly high level of storylines throughout. Maybe the special effects and overall cheap look of the bad guys is a minus but it's still great."
Anchorman - The Legend Of Ron Burgundy [DVD]
Anchorman - The Legend Of Ron Burgundy [DVD]
"A little bit hit and miss due to Ferrell self indulgance, but when it hits it really makes you laugh. Watch out for the scene with Jack Black. Brilliant."
Lost in Translation [DVD] [2004]
Lost in Translation [DVD] [2004]
"Beautiful and atmospheric film with an even more beautiful Scarlett Johansson being effortlessly captivating throughout. And Bill Murray's pretty funny too. One to relax to and enjoy."
Serenity [DVD] [2005]
Serenity [DVD] [2005]
"Not really a sci-fi fan but this is great. As always Whedon gives us something that's full of action, great characters, smart and funny dialogue and an engrossing storyline that zips by at great pace."