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Old 12-15-2006, 01:52 PM   #1
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Your Top Ten Movies Of 06

What are your top ten favorite/best movies of 06? Yes there is still time, but so far and leaving some room if you wish. And some picks for your favorite/best performances. I saw so many movies this year that it's all a blur..and too many crappy ones. Maybe we should list the 10 worst too..

Some of mine in no particular order would be

The Departed

Little Miss Sunshine

The Prestige

United 93

The Queen

Babel

Casino Royale
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1. Borat
2. United 93
3. The Departed
4. Crank
5. Miami Vice
6. Casino Royal
7. Apocolypto
8. The Hills Have Eyes
9. Talledega Nights
10. The Prestige
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Old 12-15-2006, 08:47 PM   #4
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I still need to see For Your Consideration, The Departed, Borat and Little Miss Sunshine, but here's my list:

1. V for Vendetta
2. The Prestige
3. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
4. The Illusionist
5. Casino Royale
6. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
7. Nacho Libre
8. Stranger Than Fiction
9. Snakes a on Muthafuckin' Plane
10. The Fountain

Worst Movie of the Year: Date Movie
Biggest Disappointment: The Da Vinci Code

Overall, I've loved this year and actually got to see many of movies first in the theater.
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borAT
v for vendetta
casino royale
miami vice
the departed
thankyou for smoking
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Old 12-16-2006, 01:28 AM   #6
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Well, I've still got several that are out already that I haven't made it to yet, and there are a bunch coming out in the next couple weeks, so I'd expect this to change, but for now (in alphabetical order)

-Babel
-Casino Royale
-The Departed
-The Illusionist
-Little Miss Sunshine
-The Prestige
-The Queen
-The Science of Sleep
-Thank You For Smoking
-Volver

On the cusp (movies that didn't meet my expectations, but were still decent enough: Flushed Away, For Your Consideration, Last King of Scotland, Little Children, V for Vendetta)

Biggest Disappointment: Borat (did not think it lived up to the hype AT ALL...sure the character is funny in 10 minute increments on Da Ali G show, but I found that a little goes a long way.)

Worst...well, this probably isn't the "worst," as I didn't dole out the cash to see junk like Date Movie, but Happy Feet has the honor of being the first movie I've ever walked out on. Can somebody PLEASE tell Nicole Kidman to stop with the whispery-acting? It makes me want to scratch my eyes out! Hugh Jackman's bizarre Jimmy Stuart meets Catherine Hepburn voiceover wasn't much better...Tack on the uber-schmaltziness of those little fuzzy-wuzzies getting all giddy about finding their "heartsong," and that was just about enough for me. Blech!
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1) Pirates Of The Caribbean- Dead Man's Chest
2) Talladega Nights
3) Over The Hedge
4) United 93
5) Stranger Than Fiction
6) Borat

The top 3 are VERY close
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Old 12-16-2006, 02:42 AM   #8
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Out of all the movies I saw, these were probably my favorites (in no particular order):

The Prestige
Superman Returns
Casino Royale
Little Miss Sunshine
Wordplay
Strangers With Candy
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I only saw one.
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I think United 93, Capote, and The History Boys are the only ones I've really liked this year. Syriana , Goodnight and Good Luck, and Little Miss Sunshine were okay, but I didn't like Borat or Babel at all.
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DaVinci Code
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Have I seen ten new movies?

Loved....

Lady in the Water
United 93
V for Vendetta
The Prestige


Hated Happy Feet


On my Must-See list: The Departed, Stranger Than Fiction, Apocolypto, Babel
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I still need to see For Your Consideration, The Departed, Borat and Little Miss Sunshine, but here's my list:
FYC was a major disappointment, but still worth seeing.

The other three are definitely in my top 5.
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Da Vinci Code
Pirates of the Carribean- Dead Man's Chest
Casino Royale

(have i actually seen more?? )
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1. The Departed (Best film of the year for me)

2. Casino Royale (Bond is back, baby!)

3. The Prestige

4. Borat

5. mmmm, yeah, I think that's it.
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