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Date: 03/28/13 04:02 PM

53 Responses to 245 Essential Movies [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of kitteh9lives
    kitteh9lives Female 70 & Over
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    March 28, 2013 at 4:06 pm
    Link: 245 Essential Movies - Must see movies. Netflix here I come.
  2. Profile photo of Darkalen
    Darkalen Male 40-49
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    March 28, 2013 at 4:16 pm
    FaceOff, yes? Amedeus and Akira, no? I`ll stop there.
  3. Profile photo of Dad4Life
    Dad4Life Male 50-59
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    March 28, 2013 at 4:19 pm
    Drop Face Off and pick up True Grit.
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    brangberg Male 18-29
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    March 28, 2013 at 4:19 pm
    you need to get Dumb and Dumber as well as Anchorman on there.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    March 28, 2013 at 4:28 pm

    Not an "Essential List" at all just a random list of movies.
    Out of 245 you`re bound to get a couple right.
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    malikymoo Female 18-29
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    March 28, 2013 at 4:32 pm
    emperors new groove is such an under rated disney film. its my favourite.
  7. Profile photo of korahn
    korahn Male 30-39
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    March 28, 2013 at 4:42 pm
    Whose "essential" list? Also, very few of these are even on Netflix, so there`s that.
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    yackedyyack Male 30-39
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    March 28, 2013 at 4:47 pm
    I stopped at Face Off
  9. Profile photo of mykunter
    mykunter Male 40-49
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    March 28, 2013 at 4:54 pm
    I counted 212. Is that right? I`m not counting again.

    I`ve seen 117.
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    robthelurker Male 18-29
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    March 28, 2013 at 4:55 pm
    wizard of oz.
  11. Profile photo of PotatoSalad
    PotatoSalad Male 18-29
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    March 28, 2013 at 5:10 pm
    Seems like I wasn`t the only one to give up as soon as I saw Face Off. Utter garbage.
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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
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    March 28, 2013 at 5:15 pm
    Wheres fat grannies nail virgin midgets 3 ?
    a must see for all
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    aroc91 Male 18-29
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    March 28, 2013 at 5:20 pm
    @korahn

    "Whose "essential" list?"

    Read the top left of the picture, under where it says "Essential films".
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    Geogypsy Female 18-29
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    March 28, 2013 at 5:27 pm
    @Korahn...I was thinking that as The African Queen was the first thing I searched on netflix...Maltese Falcon the second; Citizen Kane the third...I didn`t find any. Canadian Netflix is cheap as fcuk.
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    5Cats Male 50-59
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    March 28, 2013 at 5:39 pm
    There`s a few I`d object to, since they were crap.
    But there`s several I`m glad to see make the list, since they were terrific!

    And it`s nice to see 3 films based on PK Dick`s stories :-)

    @robthelurker: Totally correct! Wizard of Oz ought to be on any "top 245" list.
    Gone With The Wind?
    Apocalypse Now?
    Koyaanisqatsi?
    Rocky Horror Picture Show?
    West Side Story?

    This list could use a few fewer "westerns" IMHO...
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    SephirothA83 Male 18-29
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    March 28, 2013 at 5:49 pm
    no boondock saints? list not good
  17. Profile photo of HolyGod
    HolyGod Male 30-39
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    March 28, 2013 at 5:55 pm
    mykunter

    "I counted 212. Is that right? I`m not counting again."

    Is that right that is what you counted? Perhaps. Is that how many movies are pictured? I don`t believe so.

    16 columns, 19 rows, 59 empty spots
    16 x 19 - 59 = 245
  18. Profile photo of HolyGod
    HolyGod Male 30-39
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    March 28, 2013 at 5:57 pm
    No Fight Club, Requiem for a Dream, or American Psycho? Plus Spiderman over The Dark Knight? And no Nightmare Before Christmas in animation?

    Boo, hiss, etc.
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    whodat6484 Male 30-39
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    March 28, 2013 at 5:57 pm
    The only section on this list I have no problems with is the Westerns.
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    darkmagic14n Male 18-29
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    March 28, 2013 at 6:05 pm
    this was made by a single anon, yet he put the `board` on the title like it was a collaboration

    I assure, most of the movies mentioned in OUR comments were mentioned on that board`s comments
  21. Profile photo of honkeylips
    honkeylips Male 30-39
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    March 28, 2013 at 6:12 pm
    List may not be good, but I`ve still seen about 99% of these movies.
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    LemonCurry Male 40-49
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    March 28, 2013 at 7:46 pm
    sayat nova isn`t on there, so .. meh.
  23. Profile photo of emmettyville
    emmettyville Female 40-49
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    March 28, 2013 at 8:10 pm
    meh, too much old people crap, not enough horror.
  24. Profile photo of Beaux66
    Beaux66 Male 40-49
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    March 28, 2013 at 8:52 pm
    Momento is one of the best movies ever made. It should definitely be on a list of 245.
  25. Profile photo of OldOllie
    OldOllie Male 60-69
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    March 28, 2013 at 9:14 pm
    Of the one`s I`ve seen, I take exception to District 9. That sucked road-killed putrefied `possum pecker.
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    SarahofBorg Female 18-29
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    March 28, 2013 at 9:31 pm
    Need a larger version so I can read that damn tiny print.
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    todd0630 Male 18-29
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    March 28, 2013 at 9:36 pm
    As a horror fan i am mildly upset that the paranormal activity poster is shown for Blair Witch Project. Also if you are going to have halloween and friday the 13th include nightmare on elmstreet.Not really impressed by the entire list in general.
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    5Cats Male 50-59
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    March 28, 2013 at 9:57 pm
    Memento is one of the best movies ever made.
    @Beaux66: You mean "Memento" with 2 "e" right? Not the Portugese film "Momento" (2002).
    It was good, there`s a few it could replace. I`d put Mothman Prophecies in there too. However, a lot of people like their films "fully explained" and things like this which force the viewer to figure it out are often frowned upon.

    Also: Primer. Just because it`s awesome.
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    lauriloo Female 40-49
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    March 28, 2013 at 10:38 pm
    Essential horror films have to include "The Descent".
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    lauriloo Female 40-49
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    March 28, 2013 at 10:42 pm
    Also don`t see "Forrest Gump"
  31. Profile photo of HolyGod
    HolyGod Male 30-39
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    March 28, 2013 at 10:47 pm
    Beaux66 & 5Cats

    Memento is on here. So....
  32. Profile photo of DinVen
    DinVen Male 30-39
    390 posts
    March 28, 2013 at 10:48 pm
    "Ghost In The Shell", not on the animated list!

    "Alien" not on the sci-fi list... but in the horror section, ridiculous. First and foremost a sci-fi movie and an absolutely essential one.

    Layer Cake.. lol
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    MrPeabody Male 30-39
    1920 posts
    March 28, 2013 at 11:07 pm
    Army of Darkness is a comedy and Evil Dead a is a horror movie?
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    madduck Female 50-59
    7555 posts
    March 29, 2013 at 12:37 am
    I have seen about 20 of these- all quite modern, no blade Runner for example, as someone said- no Forrest Gump ( tosh - but good tosh) - seems to be missing quite a few seminal films.
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    som-tam Male 18-29
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    March 29, 2013 at 2:52 am
    No Akira? what a joke.
  36. Profile photo of thubanstar
    thubanstar Female 50-59
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    March 29, 2013 at 3:29 am
    No "Gone With the Wind" or "Fantasia"? Eh.
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    chalket Male 50-59
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    March 29, 2013 at 4:30 am
    I`m with the "Face Off blew it for me" crowd, but the vast majority are great suggestions. I estimate I own about 180 of these.

    @mykunter Nope, there are 245 (12 rows of 16, plus 53 others).
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    chalket Male 50-59
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    March 29, 2013 at 4:37 am
    @todd0630
    Looks like you found a typo. Blair Witch is listed twice, the second one with the Paranormal Activity box. Good catch.
  39. Profile photo of Draculya
    Draculya Male 40-49
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    March 29, 2013 at 5:59 am
    No porn?
  40. Profile photo of Keggar
    Keggar Male 50-59
    54 posts
    March 29, 2013 at 6:00 am
    No Beauty and the Beast or Dumb and Dummer???
  41. Profile photo of dm2754
    dm2754 Male 40-49
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    March 29, 2013 at 6:32 am
    some are good but most of them suck
    who ever made this list has a boner for clint eastwood
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    dm2754 Male 40-49
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    March 29, 2013 at 6:36 am
    "old boy" would be the best movie on this list
  43. Profile photo of sariel
    sariel Male 18-29
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    March 29, 2013 at 7:13 am
    Princess Mononoke! Yes! Best fantasy film ever made
  44. Profile photo of SnapsForMe
    SnapsForMe Female 18-29
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    March 29, 2013 at 7:43 am
    Who made this list? I didn`t see Vertigo!
  45. Profile photo of shaustin
    shaustin Male 18-29
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    March 29, 2013 at 8:56 am
    list fail
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    starzokc Female 18-29
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    March 29, 2013 at 9:44 am
    I don`t think fargo is a comedy.
  47. Profile photo of DecoyOctopus
    DecoyOctopus Male 18-29
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    March 29, 2013 at 9:52 am
    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid should totes be under western!!!!
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    bacon_pie Male 30-39
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    March 29, 2013 at 10:05 am
    Netflix should make a category called "Guilty Pleasures" or "Awful Movies That You Love".

    This one is mine

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    cityncolour Male 30-39
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    March 29, 2013 at 11:15 am
    face/off??? f*ckin gross.
  50. Profile photo of OldOllie
    OldOllie Male 60-69
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    March 29, 2013 at 9:59 pm
    I don`t think fargo is a comedy.
    Are you kidding me? Aw, gee...I laughed my ass off all the way through that. But then I guess I`m kinda warped.
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    Ani187 Female 30-39
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    March 29, 2013 at 10:28 pm
    I agree with bacon_pie.
  52. Profile photo of OldOllie
    OldOllie Male 60-69
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    March 29, 2013 at 11:24 pm
    Netflix should make a category called "Guilty Pleasures" or "Awful Movies That You Love"
    Here`s mine:

  53. Profile photo of CrakrJak
    CrakrJak Male 40-49
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    March 30, 2013 at 6:10 am
    Netflix should make a category called "Guilty Pleasures" or "Awful Movies That You Love"

    Mine:

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