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Dorkandproudofit
12-14-2011, 10:26 AM
I've noticed that when I really like a movie, I can watch it over and over again and it never gets old (Personally, I think I may have watched Home Alone 2 more times than any other person on the planet).

Anyone here have movies you like to watch repeatedly?

TheKeck
12-14-2011, 10:29 AM
The Princess Bride
Groundhog Day

muddi900
12-14-2011, 10:34 AM
Casablanca
Stranger Than Fiction
Fight Club
Memento
Andaz Apna Apna

Reverant
12-14-2011, 10:37 AM
Christmas Story and Groundhogs Day... both which coincidentally have day long marathons on their corresponding holiday.

muddi900
12-14-2011, 10:52 AM
I think Groundhog Day is a given. Not doing so is missing the joke.

By the way, Stephen Tobolowsky says that 'Hi I'm Ned Ryerson' was shot multiple times for different shots and tjere was a draft of the script that explained why it was happening to Phil.

Entropy
12-14-2011, 10:58 AM
There's a few movies that I can watched over and over...if I'm flipping channels and they are on I almost always sit and watch the rest of it. Strangely enough most of these aren't in my top 10 favorite movies. For some reason I can watch them endlessly where as if I was flipping channels and saw that Empire Strikes Back was on I would probably continue flipping despite it being in my top 10.

Good Will Hunting
Rudy
Office Space
Shawshank Redemption
Zodiac
The Breakfast Club
Gattaca
Training Day
Casino
No Country For Old Men

Khrymsyn
12-14-2011, 11:04 AM
Big Trouble in Little China
The Wrath of Khan
Evil Dead 2
Super Troopers
Groundhog's Day

Those would probably be the worst culprits. =)

VerseD
12-14-2011, 11:13 AM
And what of Star Wars?

MalReynolds
12-14-2011, 11:15 AM
AVATAR
Sahara

fitbabits
12-14-2011, 11:25 AM
Predator
The Dark Knight
Airplane
Die Hard Trilogy (not 4)
LotR Trilogy (Extended Cut)

Vandabo
12-14-2011, 11:28 AM
Back in high school I had a VHS of The Big Lebowski that I had playing continuously on a little TV in my room that would automatically rewind and restart. I obviously wasn't actively watching it the whole time, but it was constantly on in the background for weeks at a time. I've probably seen it hundreds of times.

I also had recorded MST3ks that I've watched dozens of times each.

Superman's Dead
12-14-2011, 11:37 AM
I put movies on a little combo TV/VHS player to fall asleep. My rotation has included: Night at the Roxbury, Casablanca, A New Hope, and Empire Strikes Back. If I ever wake up at any point I know exactly what's going on and how long I've been asleep, and if I can't sleep I just enjoy the movie.

Blue
12-14-2011, 12:00 PM
Matrix Trilogy
LOTR Trilogy
The Breakfast Club
Say Anything
Big Trouble in Little China

civil_dead
12-14-2011, 12:02 PM
When I was younger I used to keep track of how many times I watched Star Wars. I can't remember exactly, but I gave up around 50 or so and that was a while back. The only other film In my 20+ club is Wings of Desire. There are tons I've seen ~10 times or so, but the one that most surprises me is Terminator 2. I'm surprised at how often I've seen it.

TrackZero
12-14-2011, 12:18 PM
National Lampoons Christmas Vacation
Gattaca
Half-Baked
Hackers
Who Am I
The Big Lebowski

Kelegacy
12-14-2011, 12:18 PM
The original Grinch
Home Alone 1
Dawn of the Dead original

TheKeck
12-14-2011, 12:24 PM
The original Grinch
Home Alone 1
I've watched both of these in the last week. I was thinking of mentioning The Grinch as well for this thread. I also must watch It's a Wonderful Life at least once every year, if that counts.

Widgetcraft
12-14-2011, 12:35 PM
I'm very good about being able to watch movies over and over again without losing interest. I particularly enjoy rewatching all of my Friday the 13th movies. Star Wars used to get many viewings from me. Generally, any movie I like once, is a movie that I'm going to be able to watch dozens of times, hence the reason my Netflix Instant queue never gets cleared out...

Kelegacy
12-14-2011, 12:51 PM
I've watched both of these in the last week. I was thinking of mentioning The Grinch as well for this thread. I also must watch It's a Wonderful Life at least once every year, if that counts.

My son and I have seen the Grinch about 15 times this year together. He has seen it a few more times than I since he sometimes watches it in the car too.

We picked up the bluray and it almost looks TOO good. I miss the grainy vhs quality or sd tv image from my childhood. :)

TheKeck
12-14-2011, 01:17 PM
My son and I have seen the Grinch about 15 times this year together. He has seen it a few more times than I since he sometimes watches it in the car too.

We picked up the bluray and it almost looks TOO good. I miss the grainy vhs quality or sd tv image from my childhood. :)

It's the DVD that I wrote a thread about that we just acquired but it stopped working and I had to burn a copy of it to get to work again. :) I forsee us watching is much more as time goes on.

digitalErich
12-14-2011, 01:21 PM
Most of the time I need months between viewing of even my most favorite movies, not sure why. The only way I can watch a movie within weeks of seeing it previously is if I'm watching it with someone who hasn't seen it.

It's kind of nice in that as much as I like movies, I haven't really built a giant collection that I need to lug around or that will be completely obsolete in 5 or 6 years.

menage
12-14-2011, 01:32 PM
I'll second Gatacca.

Ink Asylum
12-14-2011, 01:53 PM
Groundhog Day
The Fifth Element
Ghostbusters
Fight Club
Memento

muddi900
12-14-2011, 02:18 PM
I came in here to add the Matrix, but T2 and Office Space. Man I love Office Space. And Before Sunrise. There's also face/off and Con-Air but they are more like, 'oh hey con-air's on, I have time to kill...'

evilgoodwin
12-14-2011, 06:27 PM
Ghostbusters
Shawshank Redemption
Bad Santa
Big Trouble in Little China
The Empire Strikes Back

Karak
12-14-2011, 06:39 PM
Big Trouble in Little CHina
The Thing
Predator...all of them
Fifth Element
The Rock
Christmas Vacation
Wrath of Khan

Lance Uppercut
12-14-2011, 06:58 PM
Godfather I and II. I will never get tired of those movies, ever.

Shieldmaiden
12-14-2011, 07:05 PM
When I was younger, I went through a phase of always having a video on in the background which would get played repeatedly until I got bored and then changed it for another one. The four that I remember cycling constantly were The Matrix, Phantom Menace, Street Fighter 2: The Animated Movie and Hackers.

LordDon
12-14-2011, 07:21 PM
National Lampoons Christmas Vacation
Gattaca
Half-Baked
Hackers
Who Am I
The Big Lebowski

"Joey! One more 'dude' and I'll slap the shit out of you."

pomeroy
12-14-2011, 07:57 PM
I've seen a few in here that I rewatch (Godfather, Matrix, Jurassic Park, etc.), but I thought I'd add Scott Pilgrim VS The World. I've rewatched that one a lot since it came out.

Karak
12-14-2011, 08:17 PM
Oh also...Sneakers. For some god damn reason no matter when or how that movie is playing...I have to watch it.

violent
12-14-2011, 08:36 PM
Starship Troopers
Revenge of the Nerds

Ludoc
12-14-2011, 08:42 PM
The Princess Bride

You, sir, are a king among men.

Dukefrukem
12-14-2011, 08:48 PM
Once Upon a Time in the West

Wasson_
12-14-2011, 09:14 PM
these movies...contribute heavily to my vocabulary...

Army of Darkness
Die Hard
The Fifth Element
Original Starwars Trilogy
Predator
Aliens
Hot Fuzz & Shaun of the Dead

LongStepMantis
12-14-2011, 11:13 PM
Ahh, the old go-to movies. They're the comfort food of film.

Big Trouble In Little China
Heavy Metal
Hot Fuzz
Kung Fu Hustle
Shaolin Soccer
Shoot 'Em Up
Half of Jackie Chan's filmography
Any of Bruce Lee's films
Big Lebowski
Princess Bride
Stardust
Aliens
Predator

Half of the movies I own are for this purpose. I tend to only buy films that I know I can watch relentlessly. I'm stopping now because I thought of a dozen more as I was typing this.

evilgoodwin
12-14-2011, 11:21 PM
Ahh, the old go-to movies. They're the comfort food of film.

Big Trouble In Little China
Heavy Metal
Hot Fuzz
Kung Fu Hustle
Shaolin Soccer
Shoot 'Em Up
Half of Jackie Chan's filmography
Any of Bruce Lee's films
Big Lebowski
Princess Bride
Stardust
Aliens
Predator

Half of the movies I own are for this purpose. I tend to only buy films that I know I can watch relentlessly. I'm stopping now because I thought of a dozen more as I was typing this.

Woot, Heavy Metal!

Hard rock and boobs forever!

TheKeck
12-14-2011, 11:22 PM
Oh also...Sneakers. For some god damn reason no matter when or how that movie is playing...I have to watch it.

Watched Sneakers on Monday and still absolutely loved it so I thought about mentioning it, but I don't really have all that much occasion to see it. (If I owned it, though...)

LordDon
12-14-2011, 11:28 PM
Oh man, I love Sneakers. I'm a sucker for caper movies.

TheKeck
12-14-2011, 11:41 PM
Did I mention that we had a team coding competition at work this week and our team name was Setec Astronomy? :D

Urizen
12-15-2011, 02:04 AM
Mulan (No other Disney movie has come close)
Spirited Away
Three Amigos
Matrix
Shawshank Redemption
Samurai X: Trust & Betrayal

MalReynolds
12-15-2011, 04:51 AM
first 3 Indiana Jones

fitbabits
12-15-2011, 07:07 AM
Wait, I'll also add The Thing (Kurt Russell version).

MalReynolds
12-15-2011, 10:33 AM
Wait, I'll also add The Thing (Kurt Russell version).

2nd also i loved the remake/prequel

Khrymsyn
12-15-2011, 12:45 PM
Dangit, this list just makes me realize that there's a lot of movies I'll watch over and over again.
lol

LongStepMantis
12-15-2011, 02:54 PM
Dammit. Half of the posts here have me saying "Oh yeah! That one should be on my list too!"

I have far too many movies that fall into this category.

Specifically though, I included BTiLC (my all-time favorite movie) and left out the rest of Carpenter's Kurt Russell series.

Escape from (All)
The Thing
Prince of Darkness (no Russell, but Wang and Egg Shen are there!)
Overboard (no Carpenter, except for perhaps Russell's occupation in the film, and it's sappy, but I still love it. Call it a guilty pleasure if you must.)

And I can't believe I didn't mention Showdown in Little Tokyo. Brandon Lee with Samurai Dolph Lundgren? Yes please!

Karak
12-15-2011, 03:03 PM
Dammit. Half of the posts here have me saying "Oh yeah! That one should be on my list too!"

I have far too many movies that fall into this category.

Specifically though, I included BTiLC (my all-time favorite movie) and left out the rest of Carpenter's Kurt Russell series.

Escape from (All)
The Thing
Prince of Darkness (no Russell, but Wang and Egg Shen are there!)
Overboard (no Carpenter, except for perhaps Russell's occupation in the film, and it's sappy, but I still love it. Call it a guilty pleasure if you must.)

And I can't believe I didn't mention Showdown in Little Tokyo. Brandon Lee with Samurai Dolph Lundgren? Yes please!

All these should have been on my list!

SilentScreams
12-15-2011, 03:34 PM
V For Vendetta
Scott Pilgrim
Starship Troopers
The Fifth Element
Die Hard series (excluding 3)
Resident Evil series (excluding the last one)
Zombieland
The Bourne Identity (not 2 or 3)
Serenity
Equilibrium
Gran Torino
In Bruges

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evilgoodwin
12-15-2011, 04:38 PM
Fuckin' Bruges.

Hyperglide
12-15-2011, 06:35 PM
The Matrix
Alien
Aliens
Lord of the Rings Trilogy
Star Wars IV, V, VI
Dumb and Dumber
Back to the Future
Shawshank Redemption
Lethal Weapon movies
Die Hard movies (except for the last one)
The Terminator
Fight Club
Das Boot
Last Samurai (only Cruise movie I really like, the MI movies are okayish)


I could do this all day. I guess that's fine for now.

roboninja
12-15-2011, 07:30 PM
Dazed & Confused
Pulp Fiction
Alien(s)
Saving Private Ryan
Many more, to be sure.

fitbabits
12-15-2011, 07:38 PM
Wait. Heat.

Widgetcraft
12-15-2011, 08:03 PM
When I was younger, I went through a phase of always having a video on in the background which would get played repeatedly until I got bored and then changed it for another one. The four that I remember cycling constantly were The Matrix, Phantom Menace, Street Fighter 2: The Animated Movie and Hackers.

I still kind of do that, but I do it with large playlists. I often have The Angry Video Game Nerd playing as background noise. My AVGN playlist currently has about 21 hours of video in it, so it can take a while to cycle. I also have some Spoony videos, but his stuff has gone down the shitter so that no longer gets added to.

I wish I could find a massive torrent of Nostalgia Critic episodes, as I don't feel like downloading them individually.

SilentScreams
12-15-2011, 09:15 PM
When I was younger, I went through a phase of always having a video on in the background which would get played repeatedly until I got bored and then changed it for another one. The four that I remember cycling constantly were The Matrix, Phantom Menace, Street Fighter 2: The Animated Movie and Hackers.

I used to do that too. I still do every now and again. Scott Pilgrim is good for this because the DVD automatically loops at the end and just plays again.

I also like the NFL season because of the show they have late nights on channel 5. It's great for background noise, and like cricket, you don't have to pay a lot of attention to keep up with the game.

Wasson_
12-16-2011, 01:11 AM
die hard series (excluding 3)

^
OBVIOUS RACIST

...you make me sick.

violent
12-16-2011, 02:21 AM
Best in Show
A Mighty Wind

AntonThaGreat
12-16-2011, 06:01 AM
I actually rarely if ever rewatch even good movies. Maybe a decade later I'd rewatch a movie on purpose when I've forgotten most of the plot and the exciting sequences.

For example: Matrix 1, Lord of the Rings, Godfather, 12 Angry Men, Rocky... all movies worth watching over again, just not yearly or anything like that.

civil_dead
12-16-2011, 07:05 AM
Best in Show
A Mighty Wind
And coming up to New York is an option? Fuck no man, make it happen.

TrackZero
12-16-2011, 08:17 AM
Oh also...Sneakers. For some god damn reason no matter when or how that movie is playing...I have to watch it.

Hah! Totally, just watched that again the other night. Classic.

fitbabits
12-16-2011, 08:19 AM
LA Confidential

Narradisall
12-16-2011, 08:22 AM
Many of my films I can happily rewatch have already been listed.

Although some I end up seeing even though I don't particularly like the film, they just air all the time (I'm looking at you Sahara).

I'll add Serenity in too.

"I am a leaf on the wind"

SilentScreams
12-16-2011, 08:28 AM
"...watch how I OH MY GOD THEY'RE TRYING TO SCRATCH MY BACK FROM THE FRONT!"

Wasson_
12-16-2011, 04:22 PM
fuck! I almost forgot about a huge favorite of mine..

Tremors.

violent
12-16-2011, 07:20 PM
And coming up to New York is an option? Fuck no man, make it happen.

Monetarily I can make it happen. It's schedule. I won't know my availability until shortly before the trip. If you see me at the bar, I made it.