Movie Recommendations

  1. I joined the "Rewards" system at our nearby Blockbuster. We're fortunate to have a good store with excellent service.

    Anyway, I can get free movies, just not new releases.

    Any not new releases anyone cares to recommend, preferably from the 80s and 90s?

    I think I'll get Flashdance for one and The Piano for another

    Any other movies you guys would recommend?
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  2. 38 Comments

  3. by   nowplayingEDRN
    I loved Philidelphia with Tom Hanks.....it was sooo touching, so real and the subject matter was so current. I also liked Forrest Gump and Space Cowboys
  4. by   nowplayingEDRN
    Oh and then there was You've Got Mail....that was cute. and there was the one with Richard Gere and Wynnona Rider.....November something-or-other.....that was a good one. And The Color Purple with Ciely Tyson and Oprah Winphrey. Sleepless in Seattle was also a good one. Hope these suggestions help.
  5. by   funnygirl_rn
    Love You Got Mail and Sleepless in Seattle. Like Meg Ryan & Tom Hanks together...they are great! I also like the movies (it is more for kids...but who cares...), Andre (about the onery seal!) and the Babe (pig) movies.
  6. by   monkijr
    The movie "Return to Me" is not a new release, but I don't think it is as old as 90's. I love this movie, and list it as a suggestion to watch. I also like the music.
  7. by   adrienurse
    10 things I hate about you, man! I love that movie!
  8. by   FROGGYLEGS
    A friend of mine recommended I watch "Vampire's Kiss" with Nicholas Cage (80's comedy), but I haven't found anyone that has it yet.

    I like Grease, Always, Peggy Sue Got Married, Officer and a Gentleman. Chances Are, Stand By Me, Lost Boys, Goonies, Heathers.... Goodfellas

    The movie with Wynona Rider and Richard Gere is called"Autumn in NY". Keanu Reaves and Charlene Theron are in "Sweet November"
  9. by   Tweety
    Ooohhh Babe and Stand By Me are movies I haven't seen. Keep the recommendations coming!

    Loved 10 Things I Hate About You
    Loved Philadelphia as well
  10. by   gizzy76
    How about shows such as Forrest Gump, Wayne's World, Top Gun, The Breakfast Club, Fast Times @ Ridgemont High, Ghost, Bull Durham, The Wedding Singer, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (featuring Helen Hunt & Sarah Jessica Parker when they were young), Volcano, Independence Day, Twister...

    There's a few...hope they help!
  11. by   redwinggirlie
    My absolute faves:
    1.The Hunt For Red October
    2. Shawshank Redemption
    3. Usual Suspects -( pay attention during this one!)
    4. Glory
    5. Rob Roy
    6. Cool Hand Luke - ok, it's older, but still great
    7. The Shining
    8. Apocolypse Now!
    9. Did I say hunt for red october?
    10. Legend - early Tom Cruise, but a cool flick fantasy
    11. The Princess Bride
    12. Dog Fight - chick flick, but cool
    13. cocoon
    14. How could I forget? Jaws... guess that is late 70's.
  12. by   Whisper
    Beaches, is a fantastic film, I love Flashdance, footloose, and dirty dancing, oh and girls just want to have fun, but most of my favourite films are sci fi, such as the stargate film, not in the same league as the series but well worth watching
  13. by   adrienurse
    Oh I was gonna write something, but I'm suffering from brain failure. You know that Japanese animation movie that won the Oscar? Something spirit or spirit something? I liked that. Very trippy, but beautiful.
  14. by   nursenoelle
    Originally posted by 3rdShiftGuy
    Ooohhh Babe and Stand By Me are movies I haven't seen. Keep the recommendations coming!

    Loved 10 Things I Hate About You
    Loved Philadelphia as well

    You must get Stand By Me ! That is one of my all time faves. And Babe is really cute too.

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