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Post by Rebecca Peck » Mon Aug 15, 2005 11:12 am

I watch Grease at least once a week. One time at school, we were in music. Ms Smith our teacher said, next lesson we could have a free lesson and watch a video. She said "What do you want to watch?" Everyone started shouting out random movies so I waited until it had calmed down a bit and I shouted "Grease!!" Everyone went mad!! They were like: "Oh my god Grease yes. Grease yes definately. Oh wow I wanna watch Grease!!" I was like calm down it's only a movie.

But it's a really good one at that /smile.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":)" border="0" alt="smile.gif" />
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Post by Isabella Kettleburn » Tue Aug 16, 2005 1:51 pm

I love old musicals, especially Cover Girl with Rita Hayworth and Gene Kelley and West Side Story. Some other old movies I love are The Quiet Man and It's a Mad, mad, mad, mad world and of course To Kill a Mockingbibrd (Gregory Peck is incredible).

Oh, and I agree with whoever said Jaws. Awesome movie and definitely a classic.
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Post by Sieryn Atwater » Tue Aug 16, 2005 3:35 pm

Ah, Greece. My Muggle school did that play this last year, and it was awesome. I watched the movie just so I could compare it to the play... and I actually liked the play better. XD; No offense to anyone.

The Neverending Story was a good movie, although that little kid reading the book annoyed me to no end, heh. But I really liked the movie overall... as a matter of fact, I kind of want to watch it now. /biggrin.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":D" border="0" alt="biggrin.gif" />
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Post by Sharlie Danger » Fri Aug 19, 2005 12:41 am

"It's a Wonderful Life", "My Cousin Vinny", "10 Things I Hate About You", "To Catch a Theif", and "The Road to Eldorado" are all some of my favorites. I know there's more, but I can't think of them right now...
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Post by Kris Weasley » Fri Aug 19, 2005 5:12 am

I love old movies. Ghost is a good romantic movie. It's really good. But some where really boring parts.
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Post by Steph Rowe » Fri Aug 19, 2005 7:52 am

Most old movies are really good, but I don't get to see a lot (and I would love to see more). One of my favourite movies of all time would have to be Grease - it's simply a classic in my opinion!
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Post by Sonne Lindemann » Fri Aug 19, 2005 8:10 am

I only remember Men in Black, Independence Day, The Goonies, Lost Boys, and La Bamba (a movie about Richie Valenz).
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Post by Andrea Caroline » Fri Aug 19, 2005 10:32 am

I like Independence day, Jumanji (the first 'scary' movie i have seen when I was young), Dragonheart, the phantom, the mask of zorro, James bond and Jaws!!!

Oh, and also the old classical movie the sound of music and Charlie and the chocolate factory (this movie makes me really hungry) /tongue.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":P" border="0" alt="tongue.gif" /> !!!!!
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Post by Amethyst Heartwhich » Sat Aug 20, 2005 6:33 pm

I have lots of favorites, especially since i don't watch movies much but mine are (prepare for a list)
1. Labyrinth
2. Dark Crystal
3. Grease
4. Muppets Christmas Carol (Im no sure if it's counted as a classic but it's great!)
5. The Princes Bride

They aren't in order of how much i like them because they are all my favorites. /biggrin.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":D" border="0" alt="biggrin.gif" />

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Post by Amanda Patel » Sat Aug 20, 2005 6:54 pm

I have a lot of favorite old movies. Some of them are musicals, though, like Singin' in the Rain, Mary Poppins, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Pirates of Penzance. The others aren't that old: My Cousin Vinny, Lethal Weapon, Die Hard, and some others. Like I said, I have a lot of favorite old movies /smile.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":)" border="0" alt="smile.gif" />

And now I have to add The Pink Panther movies, the originals, the classics, the one with Peter Sellers in them.
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Post by Elganorus Oakbark » Mon Aug 29, 2005 4:00 pm

Lawrence of Arabia, that was a good one, and I like Casino, Kramer vs. Kramer, Taxi driver, the one with Nicholson based on Ken Kesey's novel, Hair, and a dozen more...
Labyrinth was my favourite as a kid.
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Post by Cristy Perez » Mon Aug 29, 2005 7:54 pm

I don't know why, But I've alway liked the Back to the Future Trilogy, and also Jurassic Park, Indepence Day, Star Wars. I can't remember the rest
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Post by Bev Grey » Sat Oct 01, 2005 12:00 pm

Everyone should see the 10th kingdom. It's a great story, long but worth it!!
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Post by Elyna Moonveil » Tue Oct 04, 2005 8:01 pm

Elganorus Oakbark wrote:Lawrence of Arabia, that was a good one, and I like Casino, Kramer vs. Kramer, Taxi driver, the one with Nicholson based on Ken Kesey's novel, Hair, and a dozen more...
Labyrinth was my favourite as a kid.
The movie with Jack Nicholson is called "One flew over the coocoo's nest" and i also liked a lot /smile.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":)" border="0" alt="smile.gif" />
I remember i saw a great many movies but can't really remember all of them.So in short a list of my favourites :
1.Schindler's List
2.Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
3.Age of Innocence
4.The Last of the Mohicans
5.Liassons Dangereux (with Glenn Close and John Malcowich-i know I messed up his name...sorry bout that)
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Post by Moni Kess » Wed Oct 05, 2005 6:07 am

I recently saw "An Affair to Remember" the original version and I can't help to agree every other hopeless romantic out there, that is one best romantic movies of the genre, that movie being in the top 3 of that particular list.

Other good movies,

The Rear Window,
North by Northwest,
Gone with the Wind,
The Matrix,
Willy Wonka and Chocolate Factory,
Robin Hood - Men in Tights and
History of the World, Part 1.

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Post by Lillian Diem » Wed Oct 05, 2005 4:58 pm

[quote=Shelly McCall,Aug 14 2005, 03:06 PM]
So many favorites for me. Mostly historical, with war and all that goes with it, but a few that aren't. I LOVE Titanic (Ioan Gruffudd as an officer... hehe),

Have you seen any of the Horatio Hornblower series that was on television. If you like historical and Ioan Gruffudd you'd probably like them as well.
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Post by Krystal Jester » Wed Oct 05, 2005 8:04 pm

My "old"favorites would have to be Gone With the Wind, Ben Hur, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Mary Poppins, 101 Dalmatians, Ever After and The Princess Bride.
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Post by Ciaran Drea » Wed Oct 05, 2005 8:23 pm

My favourit old time favourits would be Sister act you have got to see it!! /smile.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":)" border="0" alt="smile.gif" /> Home alone LOVE it and my last would be Mary Poppins I dont think I have to say how good that is! /laugh.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":lol:" border="0" alt="laugh.gif" />
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Post by Avery Brookshire » Mon Oct 10, 2005 6:48 pm

Oh wow....Grease (pretty much the greatest), Labyrinth, The Goonies, The Princess Bride, Neverending Story, Dragonheart, Jumangi, Braveheart, A Little Princess(not with Shirley Temple), Captain Ron, Big Wednesday, Hocus Pocus.....
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Post by Prof. Rachel Selenia » Wed Oct 12, 2005 6:40 pm

Oh, there are many old films I like!!
Titanic, Star Wars (if that counts, as those are "new" again now /wink.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=";)" border="0" alt="wink.gif" /> ), West Side Story, Grease, Dead Poets' Society, Dirty Dancing, Singin' In The Rain, Gladiator, My Best Friend's Wedding, Notting Hill, Pretty Woman, Gilbert Grape, Vanishing Point, Flipper, Runaway Bride... I could go on and on! /wink.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=";)" border="0" alt="wink.gif" />
I have actually not seen Braveheart yet, even though I own it. But I will see it, as soon as I have enough time! /smile.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":)" border="0" alt="smile.gif" />
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