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OMLandshark
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re: Movies We Agree Don't Suck: 1970's Edition

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2 votes.



Looks like I was the other vote. The only one of mine that didn't make the Top 50. Only 4 didn't make the top 20, so all in all good list guys.


iwyLSUiwy
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re: Movies We Agree Don't Suck: 1970's Edition
Thanks man I appreciate it.

Most of the time I've had two write ups. I spent a little more time on this one given I only had one. Though I was ready to write a solid one on The Muppet Movie.


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H-Town Tiger
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re: Movies We Agree Don't Suck: 1970's Edition
Great write ups Baloo and Iwy on Chinatown


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iwyLSUiwy
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It’s hard to overstate the importance of Star Wars and please note its STAR WARS, not Episode IV, especially for a 70’s list. It’s amazing to me how many friends of mine now have kids that are big Star Wars fanatics. This is mostly due to the toys and extended universe, which is really the enduring legacy of Star Wars, merchandising. Before Star Wars, that didn’t exist. Christmas 1977 the one right after Star Wars was released; the toys weren’t ready by Christmas. We got basically a coming soon package, with stickers, but it didn’t matter. Now the movie tie-ins are ready well before the movie is released, and sometimes drive the movie rather than the other way around.



A young buck I know, 21, I call him young buck bc I'm 26 and he's an idiot. But we were talking movies a while back and he talks a little bit about how he's a big star wars guy and they are his favorite movies. So I'm like o yeah which is your favorite one. Guy says #6. Smh. So he tells me he's not really into the older ones and likes the newer ones better. My buddy was taking him home while we were having this conversation, I'm pretty sure I didn't say anything to him of the next 15 minutes of the ride. And I'm not even a huge star wars guy.


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Guy says #6. Smh. So he tells me he's not really into the older ones and likes the newer ones better


This is all kinds of fail



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Jalbow3
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The Deer Hunter



I was thinking the same thing. How does this not make it? Deliverance? The Exorcist?


iwyLSUiwy
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“I believe in America.”


Short and sweet, one of my favorite movie quotes of all time. Or one of the best intros in movie history.


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H-Town Tiger
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I was thinking the same thing. How does this not make it? Deliverance? The Exorcist?


Loaded decade. I think the only one of those i voted for was Deliverance.


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OMLandshark
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I was thinking the same thing. How does this not make it? Deliverance? The Exorcist?



Deliverance: I don't see why this would be anyone's favorite. Its just disturbing and fricked up. Its a good film, but its not a film you enjoy.

Exorcist: Without question the biggest snub on the list. Should have probably made the top 15. I don't like the horror genre, but even I can acknowledge that this film is special.


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chinese58
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re: Movies We Agree Don't Suck: 1970's Edition
Great job Freauxen, Baloo, iwyLSUiwy and H-Town Tiger!

Found my list.

Movies I missed with some(not top 20)

2. 34 Close Encounters of the Third Kind
3. 26 Papillon
11. 42 The Last Picture Show
19. 28 Alien
20. 49 All the Presidents Men
16. 50 Network

Movies I missed with completely(unranked)

12. NR The Last Detail (1973)
14. NR Paper Moon (1973)
15. NR The Last Waltz (1978)
17. NR Heaven Can Wait (1978)

Any of you guys like any of these last four?

Still haven't seen 10. Aguirre: Wrath of God
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chinese58
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i had 4 movies overall not make it


The Poseidan Adventure


You'll always have this.

ETA:

More classic late night Nicholson on TCM. Two from the decade we are discussing.

11:45 p.m. Carnal Knowledge (1971) One time college friends cope with the sexual revolution of the '60s.
Dir: Mike Nichols Cast: Jack Nicholson , Ann Margret , Candice Bergen , Arthur Garfunkel

1:30 a.m. Five Easy Pieces (1970) A classical pianist who's dropped out of society returns to the family he deserted.
Dir: Bob Rafelson Cast: Jack Nicholson , Karen Black , Lois Smith

3:15 a.m. Easy Rider (1969) A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.
Dir: Dennis Hopper Cast: Peter Fonda , Dennis Hopper , Antonio Mendoza

Times listed are Central.



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etm512
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re: Movies We Agree Don't Suck: 1970's Edition
I had several from mine miss out:

13) Brian's Song
14) And Justice for All
15) Dirty Harry
16) The Exorcist
18) Superman
19) Rocky II
20) The Deer Hunter

Thanks as always, Freaux. Now let's do the Sports Movies WADS....


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re: Movies We Agree Don't Suck: 1970's Edition
Reading the write ups right now, good stuff guys!


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iwyLSUiwy
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re: Movies We Agree Don't Suck: 1970's Edition
Now your 17th ranked movie is all lonely and stuff. Can't sleep at night.


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H-Town Tiger
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re: Movies We Agree Don't Suck: 1970's Edition
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Any of you guys like any of these last four?


I had Heaven Can Wait and the Last Waltz in my top 20.

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13) Brian's Song


This was a made for TV movie fwiw.
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cigsmcgee
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re: Movies We Agree Don't Suck: 1970's Edition
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14. NR Paper Moon (1973)


Love it. Great movie. Def top 50 material, but the 70s, as stated, are loaded.


iwyLSUiwy
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re: Movies We Agree Don't Suck: 1970's Edition
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as stated, are loaded.



IMO

50-60's > 90-00's > 70-80's

Ive seen a decent amount from the 30's and 40's, but not enough to rank them against the others just because of volume.


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joe4funn69
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re: Movies We Agree Don't Suck: 1970's Edition
What, no Rocky Horror Picture Show?


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Indiana Tiger
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re: Movies We Agree Don't Suck: 1970's Edition
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13) Brian's Song




This was a made for TV movie fwiw.

FWIW, because it was so successful, it did have a theatrical release. It didn't do too well in theaters, but that shouldn't be too big of a surprise given the number of people who had already seen it on TV.


H-Town Tiger
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re: Movies We Agree Don't Suck: 1970's Edition
That's interesting, never heard that. But it was made as an ABC movie of the week. It was a big deal and re run for years.

ETA: But it had Sonny Corleone and Lando Calrissian, how cna you go wrong
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