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Who else has a weird taste in movies?


#1

I was looking at my DVD collection and noticed I probably have one of weirdest taste in movies. I have everything from all of the Tarantino movies to the Coen brothers The Big Lebowski, No Country For Old Me, Fargo, etc. to Rocky… then I look and I see I have Adventures in Babysitting (I loved that movie as a kid), Heavyweights (the kids movie from the '90s, again I loved it as a kid), Little Monsters, Drillbit Taylor, Nightmare on Elm Street, Halloween, Friday the 13th, etc.



I mean it’s not so much weird it’s just… that some of the movies are so different. I really don’t have a “favorite” anything.



Anyone else have a weird interest in movies?


#2

Totally. I have Ichii the Killer seeting next to The Secret of Nimh



I really great collection will range far and wide.


#3

I am unrivaled in my diverse taste in movies.



I like



Arthouse

B-Movies

bizzare/experimental

80s action

musicals

kids movies

Frank Capra Movies

lotsa asian movies



and soooooooooooo much more…



let me just copy/paste my favourite movies list for you:


  1. Kill Bill: Vol.2
  2. Kill Bill: Vol.1
  3. Chung Hing sam lam (Chungking Express)
  4. Kikujiro no natsu (Kikujiro’s Summer)
  5. Sonatine
  6. Hana-bi
  7. Jackie Brown
  8. Death Proof
  9. Pulp Fiction
  10. Kaze no tani no Naushika (Nausicaä from the Valley of the Winds)


  11. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  12. The Delta Force
  13. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze
  14. Le fabuleux destin d’ Amélie Poulain (Amélie)
  15. Ghost Busters
  16. Batman Begins
  17. Ghostbusters II
  18. About Schmidt
  19. Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi (Spirited Away)
  20. Lost Horizon
  21. Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem
  22. It’s a Wonderful Life
  23. The Wizard of Oz
  24. RoboCop
  25. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
  26. Reservoir Dogs
  27. Lost in Translation
  28. Lone Wolf McQuade
  29. Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  30. The Royal Tenenbaums
  31. BMX Bandits
  32. Vamos a matar, companeros
  33. You Can’t Take it With You
  34. Arsenic and Old Lace
  35. Brother
  36. Dawn of the Dead [1978]
  37. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
  38. Fallen Angels
  39. Ying xiong (Hero)
  40. Invasion U.S.A.
  41. The Terminator
  42. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  43. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
  44. Dolls [2002]
  45. Puppet Master
  46. Mononoke-hime (Princess Mononoke)
  47. Starship Troopers
  48. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
  49. American Beauty
  50. Smokey and the Bandit


  51. Shao Lin san shi liu fang (Die 36 Chambers of Shaolin)
  52. Cheng shi lie ren (City Hunter)
  53. American Psycho
  54. From Dusk Till Dawn
  55. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
  56. Spider-Man
  57. Tonari no totoro (My Neighbor Totoro)
  58. Napoleon Dynamite
  59. South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut
  60. Rio Bravo
  61. Spider-Man 2
  62. Four Rooms
  63. Kurenai no buta (Pòrco Rósso)
  64. Carrie
  65. The Sound of Music
  66. Death Wish
  67. Rushmore
  68. Sideways
  69. Cheung fo (The Mission)
  70. Rolling Thunder
  71. The Apple

#4

Haha, add me to the list. Although I have a very limited number of favourites, my taste is all over the board.



My Top 5 is as follows:


  1. The Karate Kid
  2. Pulp Fiction
  3. Scream
  4. Reservoir Dogs
  5. Dazed and Confused



    Followen by other favourites like Halloween, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, GoodFellas, True Romance, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Taxi Driver, Stand By Me, Big Lebowski, The River Wild, Donnie Darko, Fight Club, Nightmare on Elm Street, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles…

#5

So, I’m not the only one!!



My favourite movies:



1)The Tenant (Roman Polanski)

2)Pulp Fiction

3)Through a Glass Darkly (Ingmar Bergman)



I also love Pier Paolo Pasolini, Jean-Luc Godard, Alfred Hitchcock and Tim Burton!


#6

Guys guys guys…



Don’t pull off the “I am so special for my “weird” taste in movies” card in here. Save that shit for the tourists or post on imdb. Which is basically the same activity :wink:


#7

Yeah I think everyone here has the same taste in movies somewhat. It’s a Tarantino board. What else would you expect.


#8

[quote=“GRINDHOUSE”]
Yeah I think everyone here has the same taste in movies somewhat. It’s a Tarantino board. What else would you expect.
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Though I ask myself sometimes how many people do have “The Sound of Music”, “Smokey and the Bandit”, Nazisploitation and Arthouse together in their DVD collection, like I do? Mondo Cannibale standing next to “Le Mepris”, “Missing in Action” next to Jim Jarmusch?



I’ve been called crazy and stupid over my taste in movies many times on this board. Not all Tarantino Fans are the same. They have a great variety from puberty-riddled insecure teen all the way to full-blown film snob.


#9

[quote=“Crazy Kenneth”]
Though I ask myself sometimes how many people do have “The Sound of Music”, “Smokey and the Bandit”, Nazisploitation and Arthouse together in their DVD collection, like I do? Mondo Cannibale standing next to “Le Mepris”, “Missing in Action” next to Jim Jarmusch?



I’ve been called crazy and stupid over my taste in movies many times on this board. Not all Tarantino Fans are the same. They have a great variety from puberty-riddled insecure teen all the way to full-blown film snob.
[/quote]

You so craaaazyyyyy.


#10

[quote=“Ify”]
You so craaaazyyyyy.
[/quote]

maybe, and I wish I’d know more people who dig all kinds of stuff, and not just 2 or 3 genres. Most women I know hate action and horror, for example.


#11

[quote=“Ify”]
You so craaaazyyyyy.
[/quote]

Haha!

I say this line like 5 times a day, so it made me laugh to see someone else use it for some reason.

I say it to one of my roommates all the time, but she’s actually crazy.


#12

[quote=“Seth_Gecko”]
Guys guys guys…



Don’t pull off the “I am so special for my “weird” taste in movies” card in here. Save that shit for the tourists or post on imdb. Which is basically the same activity :wink:


[/quote]

I completely agree. I have Ernest Scared Stupid next to 2001: A Space Odyssey, and I’m not gloating about it.


#13

You guys are so… :o



If it ain’t Disney/Pixar, it ain’t me.


#14

[quote=“pantsman”]
You guys are so… :o



If it ain’t Disney/Pixar, it ain’t me.
[/quote]

Well i have a fondness for Don Bluths stuff…

This topic will probably either go dead or turn into a pissing competition…


#15

[quote=“Snake Eyes”]
Well i have a fondness for Don Bluths stuff…

This topic will probably either go dead or turn into a pissing competition…
[/quote]Well, I liked a song that was featured on the Titan A.E. soundtrack. Cosmic Castaway by Electrasy. A shame that band never seemed to catch on with people.



Truth be told, I haven’t seen one of those new-fangled 3D cartoon movies since the original Toy Story. Not even Shrek. Was goofing in that last post. I figure if you’re a devoted Tarantino fan, your tastes in film ought to be pretty eclectic. I know I originally signed up here because it was so interesting finding someone who shared my tastes in film (Quinton)… well, that and the Kill Bill script was floating around here back in those days ;D


#16

My taste in movies could vary from Kids to Exploitation and everything in between. So do I have a weird taste in movies? Yeah sure, who doesn’t.


#17

I can watch Kung Fu Hustle over and over…but can’t explain why


#18

It’s a Quentin Tarantino board. A director who is famous for his low- and highculture mixture in his movies. Besides aren’t we all children of the postmodern age where high and low culture go hand in hand? So none of the lists in this topic surprised me really…



And I think that nobody on this board hates the movies that Crazy Kenneth loves. I think most people don’t agree with the rating he gives in comparison to other movies he rates. Objectivity is something that isn’t in his ratingrange, which is cool with me. Gives some new views to discuss the movies :stuck_out_tongue:


#19

[quote=“Seth_Gecko”]
It’s a Quentin Tarantino board. A director who is famous for his low- and highculture mixture in his movies. Besides aren’t we all children of the postmodern age where high and low culture go hand in hand? So none of the lists in this topic surprised me really…



And I think that nobody on this board hates the movies that Crazy Kenneth loves. I think most people don’t agree with the rating he gives in comparison to other movies he rates. Objectivity is something that isn’t in his ratingrange, which is cool with me. Gives some new views to discuss the movies :stuck_out_tongue:
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Crazy Kenneth hates classics before he even watches them, so that he can give a negative rating afterwards and everyone would think “Holy god, this guy is so avant garde. He’s like the Che Guevara of movie critics!” It’s called reverse psychology.


#20

[quote=“Scarface”]
Crazy Kenneth hates classics before he even watches them, so that he can give a negative rating afterwards and everyone would think “Holy god, this guy is so avant garde. He’s like the Che Guevara of movie critics!” It’s called reverse psychology.
[/quote]

haha, great analysis Dr. Freud. I rate a film soley by how much I enjoy it. That’s it. So sometimes a piece that is considered a classic may get a low rating, yes. But I love many many classics, and certainly do NOT hate them before I see them. I am not rating movies to draw attention to myelf, appear superior, or any other shit like that.