I gotta get away from watching football tonight. Anyone have a good movie recommendation?
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I really enjoy:
saving private Ryan
American history x
requiem for a dream
silence of the lambs
of Sawshank Redemption? Doesn't it have its own cable channel?
Also, since Requiem For A Dream makes the list, where is Pi?
Paranormal Activity, probably the scariest movie I have ever seen
I laughed my ass off during that waste of $13.50. Do people really believe this fake crap? OMG a shadow moving on a door! AAAAAHHHHHH! Exorcist was scary. If you want a great funny movie, Grandma's Boy is gut busting and the series from HBO, East Bound and Down, is great as well.
I agree that I laughed a good amount during the movie in the theatre. However, I would say that it would be a TON scarier if you were watching it at home all by yourself. It might still not be that bad, but it would be worse guaranteed. I still thought it was an interesting/good/well done movie and I'm not upset that I went to see it. I enjoyed it even if I wasn't extremely scared. I would recommend it. Grandma's Boy is a great movie and I recently watched Strange Wilderness and that was pretty good as well.
Kenny Powers is a legend. "It's not the ecstasy, it's the eggrolls."
I also buy all my cars at Ashley Schaeffer BMW.
Why? Is it that bad?
What types of movies do you like? I mean, a genre at least would be good to work with.
I am open to anything but leaning towards a comedy to lighten the mood.
Like Blazing Saddles or Caddyshack are always solid options. Another more recent solid comedy is the Hangover.
Death to Smoochy.
That movie was terrible. TERRible.
was a pretty good Dark Comedy - the rocketship cookies were hilarious.
But to each his own.
I think it just depends on your taste in humor. I am one of the only people that I know that didn't think Anchorman was funny. But, it's a movie most people haven't seen and one of my favorites, so I usually try to kick it out there.
Super Troopers My housemates and I communicated solely in Super Trooper quotes senior year.
Yes - King of Belch Strikes Back, starring Steve Buscemi as KOB and Dwayne Johnson as the 'moderator with muscles' who finally brings him down. Also, Janeane Garofalo as KOB's cousin/girlfriend, and Elisha Cuthbert as the moderator's intern/sidekick/fuck buddy. Rated R for extreme violence and nudity.
The Big Lebowski
Any Mel Brooks film.
Is The Producers. The original version, not the musical which was Mel Brooks sad ripoff of himself.
Do you like apples?
And ask yourself what you'd do with a million dollars, besides two chicks at the same time.
Rent/buy "The Office." Any season. They're all fuckin' hilarious.
if you want to rent one, watch pineapple express, it is really funny but not appropriate for kids (don't know if you have any)
pineapple express was less than funny. I would expect it might be funnier if you were high when you watched it, but only because everything would be funny at that point.
Agreed. It was quite underwelming.
All the suggestions have been good thus far. A few more:
-The BBC (original) version of The Office. You'll need to pay close attention to catch everything though.
-Adventureland. Surprisingly entertaining.
-Snakes on a Plane if you're looking to just shut your brain off and laugh for a while.
I really liked Adventureland.
Snakes on a Plane is on the money!!!!
"I have HAD IT with these motherfuckin snakes, on this motherfuckin plane!!!!"
a want a good little under the radar comedy - see Screwed with Norm McDonald and Dave Chappell.
but I did in fact enjoy PS I Love You. I initially thought it was a stupid chick flick, however everyone I asked said it was a really good movie. I figured what the hell do I have lose by watching this? The respect of my fellow men? Maybe. So I watched alone because I didn't want to be caught with it. I soon realized that it was one of the few well written and original films I had seen in a while (especially with the comic books and remakes). Yes it is sad at times and dammit I do cry, but it is now one of my favorite movies. I highly recommend it.
Can't go wrong with a classic like that one. Ever.
Funny, action-packed, with some supernatural elements. The perfect movie really. Or, you could watch a newer movie...Trick'r'Treat came out last month and it was pretty awesome, its an horror anthology that takes place on Halloween night...and thats all i'm going to say. Its pretty cool though so defenitly check it out.
Go with Snatch, one of my favorites.
One of my favorite quotes from the movie that kind of sums up mGoBoard lately too: "You should never underestimate the predictability of stupidity."
I know it's a few days after Halloween, but if you can find a copy of Trick R Treat I think you might enjoy it. It's a horror anthology, which recreates some of the Halloween myths in a series of linked stories. It's spooky, not scary, and in my opinion is quite humorous at times.
If you want straight comedy, you should look into a British TV series called Black Books. They only made 18 episodes across six years, but it's absolutely hilarious. You can probably find quite a few of the episodes on places like YouTube (hint hint wink wink) if don't mind watching on your computer.
Those are my two, non-mainstream suggestions.
For what it's worth, I ended up renting The Answer Man. It was more or less a chick flick but it was quite good. Jeff Daniels is excellent.
Shaun of the Dead.
Also, you could pick up season one of Damages on DVD. The acting is really good, and the plot is ... engrossing, to say the least. I don't think season two is out on DVD yet, but I could be wrong.
Comedies, since that's what you mentioned:
40 Year Old Virgin
Juno (Not really a comedy per se, but has funny parts and witty dialogue)
Dumb & Dumber
The Hot Chick
...Pretty much anything with Will Ferrell in it, or Vince Vaugh, or Adam Sandler you can't really go wrong with.
Best movie I've seen in a long long long long time.....Black Dynamite.
I found it on torrents and it's so good I'm thinking of driving down to Colorado to pay money and see it again.
Since odds are no one else has heard of it....
I only watched the trailer, but this is now my favorite movie of all time. It isn't even close. This has been a life changing moment, and I can't thank you enough for it. I will try to pass along the message to as many people as possible.
"But Black Dynamite, I sell drugs in the community."
The movie is 1000X awesome'er
LOL is this for real??
If so, I might end my movie theatre hiatus and go see it... I haven't seen a movie in the theatre in like a year because it seems like everything they're putting out is crappy.
This, though, looks *awesome*!!!
There Will Be Blood is pretty funny
but srsly...watch it. It's my favorite movie.
Live Hard Sell Hard" was a pretty funny flick! And the girl from "My Boys" is pretty amazing to look at!
check out Outlander with Jim Caviezal. It seems like a low budget sci/fantasy Flick, but once you get into it it's actually really good. Alot like The 13th Warrior with Antonio Banderas.
Comedy, any Cohen Brothers movie, and The Goods is really good.
Also in sci-fi, I recommend Danny Boyle's Sunshine. I feel like no one over here saw that, but it was really popular in Europe, and for good reason.