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Perris070711 Sep 2021 8:25 p.m. PST

Can you watch over and over? I don't care about critical acclaim, Rotten Tomatoes, etc. What is your favorite? Call it a Cult Classic or whatever. What movie or movies have you watched MANY times? The top three for me would be The 13th Warrior, The Mummy (Brendan Frasier), and Serenity. I have no idea why, but I just can't get sick of them.

Chimpy Supporting Member of TMP11 Sep 2021 8:34 p.m. PST

Top three for me and my wife are: Galaxy Quest, Paul and Fanboys. We watch them every holidays. I'm sure that you can see the common theme here.

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP11 Sep 2021 8:45 p.m. PST

Keeping to wargaming, Run Silent Run Deep.
I just finished it now. Splendid.

Personal logo PaulCollins Supporting Member of TMP11 Sep 2021 8:56 p.m. PST

Maltese Falcon and Christmas Story.

bandit86 Supporting Member of TMP11 Sep 2021 9:01 p.m. PST

I watch all of those, but also the Godfather, Seventh son, Master of the world, Assassination bureau, Hawk the slayer the Gentlemen or most anything by Guy Ritchie and most all of Quintin Tarantino stuff, coming up for Halloween Trick R Treat. and so many many more

Zephyr111 Sep 2021 9:20 p.m. PST

The Fifth Element, Cutthroat Island, the Riddick movies, PotC

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian11 Sep 2021 10:12 p.m. PST

Hunt for Red October
Star Wars (original)
It's a Wonderful Life
Wrath of Khan

rmaker11 Sep 2021 10:16 p.m. PST

The Adventures of Robin Hood
Beau Geste
Gunga Din
Charge of the Light Brigade (Errol Flynn version)
Casablanca
The Maltese Falcon
The Big Sleep (Bogart version)
My Neighbor Totoro
The Ladykillers (Alec Guiness version)
White Christmas

Huscarle12 Sep 2021 2:01 a.m. PST

The Searchers
School for Scoundrels (Terry-Thomas version)
Sons of the Desert
Blade Runner
The Fellowship of the Ring
Casablanca
The Battle of Britain
The Dambusters
Vera Cruz
The Wanderers
The 3 Musketeers
The Maltese Falcon
Harvey

well, just too many to mention really…grin

Personal logo Florida Tory Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 3:05 a.m. PST

Waterloo
Zulu
Zulu Dawn
Casablanca
Key Largo
To Have and Have Not
The Horse Soldiers
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
Fort Apache
Rio Grande

Cerdic12 Sep 2021 3:09 a.m. PST

Two Lane Blacktop
Blues Brothers
Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Life of Brian
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Kelly's Heroes

Personal logo Murphy Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 3:35 a.m. PST

The Quiet Man
The John Ford Cavalry Trilogy
Waterloo
Casablanca
Darby O'Gill and The Little People
The Blues Brothers
White Christmas

15th Hussar Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 3:57 a.m. PST

The Lady Vanishes
El Dorado (John Wayne) & just WHY is beyond me some times
Charge of the Light Bde
The John Wayne/Ford Cavalry Quadrology
Gunga Din
Christmas Story/White Xmass
A Christmas Carol (1938 version)
Wizard of Oz
Zulu/Dawn
Shout at the Devil
Casablanca
Merrily We Live (1930's Screwball Comedy)
Casablanca
Just about ANY Mel Brooks or Hitchcock movie
All of the BIG PRODUCTION 1970's WW2 movies (and BoB)
Howl's Moving Castle (and most other Myazaki movies)
Ulzana's Raid/Duel at Diablo

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 4:46 a.m. PST

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Die Hard
Nad Dog
Young Frankenstein
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 5:18 a.m. PST

Big Jake
The Searchers
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
Fort Apache
Rio Grande
El Dorado
Rio Bravo
The Professionals

JMcCarroll In the TMP Dawghouse12 Sep 2021 6:03 a.m. PST

Any movie with Clint Eastwood, any movie with Harrison Ford.
Incredibles.

Raynman Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 6:15 a.m. PST

John Wayne movies
Clint Eastwood movies
Buckaroo Banzai and the Adventures in the Eight Dimension
Princess Bride
Monty Python movies
Errol Flynn movies

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 6:43 a.m. PST

Battle of the Bulge
Ever After
Princess Bride
The Big Sleep
Midway (the Charlton Heston one)
Charge of the Light Brigade

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 6:59 a.m. PST

WAY too many to list….

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 7:16 a.m. PST

Zulu
The Longest Day
The Searchers
Pale Rider
The Unforgiven
Big Jake
The Patriot
We were Soldiers
The Horse Soldiers
Commando
and lots more

rustymusket Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 7:32 a.m. PST

Hello Dolly and Midway (new one).

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 8:11 a.m. PST

The Outlaw Josey Wales is on my list.

Deucey Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 8:21 a.m. PST

Hawk the Slayer

Deucey Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 8:21 a.m. PST

Flash Gordon

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 8:27 a.m. PST

Maltese Falcon
Casablanca
The Lion in Winter
The Wind and the Lion
El Dorado
My Man Godfrey
The Kennel Murder Case
Star Wars (The original)
The Mummy (Brendan Frasier)
The Mummy II
Raiders of the Lost Ark
All I Want for Christmas
The Truth about Spring

skipper John12 Sep 2021 8:42 a.m. PST

Kingdom of Heaven.

Jeffers12 Sep 2021 9:00 a.m. PST

Lawrence of Arabia
The Great Escape
Ice Cold in Alex
The Dam Busters
Tommy Cooper's Dancing Spoon trick.

15th Hussar Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 9:15 a.m. PST

Jeffers…my list was long enough, but most of yours areon it also.

14Bore12 Sep 2021 9:19 a.m. PST

A list of at least 2 dozen war movies if I catch them at any point I'm stuck fast until the end.

Perris070712 Sep 2021 10:04 a.m. PST

Thanks for all the great info and reminding me of the movies that I had forgotten how much I enjoyed. My winter's list is now populated with some great flicks to watch! I had totally forgotten Darby O'Gill and the Little People. Sean Connery sings!!!

pzivh43 Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 10:40 a.m. PST

My top ten list:
Aliens
Live, Die, Repeat
Goonies
Big Trouble in Little China
The Mummy
The Wind and The Lion
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Buckaroo Banzai
Outlaw Jose Wales
Predator

Dukewilliam Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 10:56 a.m. PST

The Lion in Winter
The Wind and the Lion
Robin and Marian
Ben Hur
Debbie Does Dallas

Gorgrat Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 11:40 a.m. PST

Zulu
Waterloo
Hogfather
Rome(HBO)

And my all-time favorite:

The Assassination Bureau.

You just have to love Oliver Reed (crazy old drunk or not).

dBerczerk12 Sep 2021 12:34 p.m. PST

The Seven Samurai
Sahara (Humphrey Bogart)
Casablanca

FusilierDan12 Sep 2021 2:03 p.m. PST

Glory
The Untouchables
Legally Blond
27 Dresses
Unforgiven
To Kill a Mocking Bird.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 3:37 p.m. PST

Is every year "over and over"? SWMBO wasnts The Muppet Christmas Carol on the ilst. We watch it every year. We also watch WALL-E every Valentine's Day.

… or is that more like a tradition rather than a movie you can watch over and over?

Wargamer Blue12 Sep 2021 3:56 p.m. PST

Star Wars original trilogy
The Lighthorsemen
Saving Private Ryan
Once We're Soldiers
Dances with Wolves
Waterloo
Gettysburg

BVTraders Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 4:10 p.m. PST

A Bridge to Far

KSmyth12 Sep 2021 4:40 p.m. PST

Zulu
13 Days
Field of Dreams
The Natural
Avalon
Khartoum
The Wind and the Lion
Henry V (Branagh)
Michael Collins
Guardians of the Galaxy

That's a top ten. Or at least a top ten for today. Could be different tomorrow.

khanscom12 Sep 2021 5:44 p.m. PST

Casablanca
Zulu
A Mighty Wind
Red Dawn (original version only)

Personal logo Grelber Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 7:54 p.m. PST

Over Christmas break, I try to do a one day Viking movie festival. This usually includes:
The Vikings
The Longships
How to Train Your Dragon
Eric the Viking

Other movies (in no order):
Casablanca
Ninotchka
The Mummy (yes, the Brendan Fraser version)
Zulu
Tangled
Frozen
The Wind and the Lion
Young Winston
Mr. Chips (the Peter O'Toole version, first date movie)
The Princess Bride
Gunga Din
The Indiana Jones movies

Grelber

CeruLucifus12 Sep 2021 9:43 p.m. PST

10 Things I Hate About You

Lots of wargaming related films posted by others above.

cj177612 Sep 2021 10:08 p.m. PST

The Godfather 1&2

Star Wars & The Empire strikes back

The Thing (original and John Carpenter's remake)

Last of the Mohicans Daniel Day Lewis version

Alien & Aliens

You Only Live Twice

Lifeforce strictly for Patrick Stewart of course

Deucey Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2021 8:06 a.m. PST

Excalibur

Jeffers13 Sep 2021 10:36 a.m. PST

I need to add…

The Wild Geese
The Way to the Stars
The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2021 2:28 p.m. PST

The Cruel Sea
The Phantom Menace (SW1)
Sink the Bismarck

KimRYoung Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2021 6:41 p.m. PST

Almost everything listed previously is either in my movie collection or DVR, but number one for me is Dr. Strangelove. I could watch it every week (and sometimes have!)

Kim

USAFpilot Supporting Member of TMP14 Sep 2021 5:41 p.m. PST

Trying to stay honest with myself and only list movies I have intentionally watched repeated times. Not necessarily the best, but fun to watch over again.

Conan the Barbarian
The 13th Warrior
Excalibur
The Lord of the Rings (actually the cartoon movie)
Jesus Christ Superstar (the music is really good)

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP15 Sep 2021 8:12 p.m. PST

I don't watch movies over and over. That being said, however:

I have seen Aliens at least 4 times and Blade Runner at least 3, both in various versions.

I've probably seen The Great Escape at least 3 times.

I have intentionally watched The Seventh Seal, Stalker, and The Seven Samurai at least 3 times each.

So that's a list:
Aliens
Blade Runner
Great Escape
The Seventh Seal
Stalker
The Seven Samurai

kcabai16 Sep 2021 1:07 p.m. PST

Aliens

Close seconds: Lawrence of Arabia, Casablanca, Zulu

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