favorite movie of all time

  1. This is in response to the thread "worst movie". What is everybody's favorite movie of all time. Mine is An Officer and a Gentleman.............oh such a good flick.
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  3. by   Tweety
    Gone With The Wind.....overall the best because from all standpoints: direction, costumes, acting, set, and music I love it. It's a bit cheesy when you watch it from today's perspective. And Scarlet said "Oh Ashley..." a bit too much.
  4. by   beckymcrn
    I agree An Officer and a Gentleman is a good flick. Then again any movie with Richard Gere would rank for me.
  5. by   vashka25
    Wizard of OZ.... been watching it faithfully every year with my sister for 27 years now......(have to do it over the puter-tele now that we live on opposite sides of the country!)
  6. by   baseline
    Apollo 13 vs A Few Good Men and the American President
  7. by   delirium
    Miller's Crossing
  8. by   Robin61970
    Also Wizard of Oz fan!!!! I remember waiting the whole year just to watch it......now I own it on VHS.........
  9. by   Heather333
    Must agree w/ Gone with the Wind. A true masterpiece and way ahead of it's time.

  10. by   JonRN
    Casablanca,,,,,,,a true classic in every sense of the word.
  11. by   nursegoodguy
    Wow! There are so many more movies that I like rather than dislike!
    Ok anything by merchant ivory and my all time favorite has to be.... The French Lieutenants WOMAN! Just that part where Meryl Streep walks out on that thing, (what was that thing that just sort of was raised and went into the ocean) and the wind is blowing and the man is calling for her, afraid she'll be swept away, and you can see it in her face as she turns around with that black hooded cape on that she doesn't care if she is swept away. Her heart is broken and so is her reputation... because she is the French Lieutenants WHOR3!
    Okay I actually fast forward through most of the movie til I get to that part then turn it off... LOL
    Anybody else see it or know of the part!
  12. by   shabookitty
    I guess I am a redneck at heart...but I have always loved Urban Cowboy! I think the soundtrack just makes me reminisce.

    Although it is hard to beat An Officer and a Gentleman
  13. by   VivaLasViejas
    Gone With the Wind. Even though the acting is over-wrought and the attitudes sooooo politically incorrect by modern standards, it's still my favorite movie of all time. I've seen it probably a hundred times since I first fell in love with the book as a young girl, and then saw the film version when I was 16. I even named one of my daughters after Melanie, whom I've always considered the movie's real protagonist.

    Of course, I don't agree with the way blacks were treated in the story, but then I don't agree with the way they were treated at that time in our history, or even at the time the movie was made.
    But if you take it for what it is--which is a really good love story set in one of the most turbulent eras in our nation's past--it's a classic!
  14. by   Ted
    . . . . but one that's towards the top of the list is "Apocolypse Now" (sp?) Just a well made movie with a soundtrack that fits the movie like a glove. Appreciate it's exploration into the various depth's of man's "dark side". . . .