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Oh, another list of classic must-see films? I bet I haven't seen most of these.


Seen it, love it:
District 9 (2009)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Galaxy Quest (1999)
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
The Matrix (1999)
The Martian (2015)
Moon (2009)
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
Star Wars (1977)
Terminator 2 (1991)

Just okay, or didn't care for it:
Blade Runner (1982)
Brazil (1985)
Planet of the Apes (1968)
THX-1138 (1971)
WALL*E (2008)

Hated it:
Pacific Rim (2013)

I think I've seen this, but can't remember it:
WarGames (1983)

Never seen any of these:
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
28 Days Later (2003)
Alien (1979)
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
Children of Men (2006)
A Clockwork Orange (1972)
Computer Chess (2013)
CSA: The Confederate States of America (2004)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
Dune (1984)
Enemy Mine (1985)
Forbidden Planet (1956)
Frankenstein (1931)
Ghost in the Shell (1995)
Ghosts with Shit Jobs (2012)
Godzilla (1954)
Her (2013)
Metropolis (1927)
Primer (2004)
Robocop (1987)
Stalker (1979)
They Live (1988)
The Thing (1982)
Tron (1982)
Videodrome (1983)

Date: 2016-11-04 03:55 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kosamiargi.livejournal.com
Of the "Haven't seen" list, the two that stand out most to me are Tron (And I happen to like the sequel from years later, as well) and 2001: A Space Odyssey. Opposite ends of the "How eye-pleasing perfect are they" spectrum, but both incredibly interesting movies!

Date: 2016-11-07 10:19 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
I'm jealous of how much awesome is still in your future. :)

Date: 2016-11-07 10:22 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sebkha.livejournal.com
I'm jealous of how much awesome is still in your future.

I've also not seen: Computer Chess, CSA, Frankenstein, Ghost in the Shell, Her, Stalker. Shortlist for the next video binge weekend?

Date: 2016-11-07 11:03 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] whyrl.livejournal.com
Sounds like a plan!

Date: 2016-11-09 01:42 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] hastka.livejournal.com
Man, how can you not see Robocop, Tron, 2001, etc. :) You definitely should do so. :)

Metropolis is one of my favorites, too. The current DVD/Blu-Ray does a pretty good job of piecing the story back together.

There's also of course a huge bubble of modern-day "B" movies... a couple of my favorites are Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter (which is not as bad as it sounds...) and Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies which is actually surprisingly good.

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