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    awardskel
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    For me, the year was 1988:

    1. A Fish Called Wanda
    2. Rain Man
    3. Who Framed Roger Rabbit
    4. Bull Durham
    5. Big
    6. Dangerous Liaisons
    7. Married to the Mob
    8. The Accidental Tourist
    9. The Last Temptation of Christ
    10. Beaches (yes, Beaches)
    HM: Die Hard 

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    In no particular order

    The Quiet Man (John FORD)
    Singin’ in the Rain (Stanley DONEN, Gene KELLY)
    The Golden Coach (Jean RENOIR)
    Europa ’51 (Roberto ROSSELLINI)
    Angel Face (Otto PREMINGER)
    The Bad and the Beautiful (VIncente MINNELLI)
    Monkey Business (Howard HAWKS)
    Limelight (Charles CHAPLIN)
    The Life of Oharu (MIZOGUCHI Kenji)
    The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice (OZU Yasujiro)   

     

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    Ethel Charles
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    What a ridiculously cheeky question!

    Roundhay Garden Scene by Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince. 

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    Logan
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    I love this thread idea (1993):

    Jurassic Park (Steven Spielberg)
    Mrs. Doubtfire (Chris Columbus)
    Schindler’s List (Steven Spielberg)
    The Secret Garden (Agnieszka Holland)
    The Piano (Jane Campion)
    Three Colors: Blue (Krzysztof Kieslowski)
    M. Butterfly (David Lynch)
    A Perfect World (Clint Eastwood)
    Ruby in Paradise (Victor Nunez)
    The Puppetmaster (Hou Hsiao-Hsien)  
        

                       

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    1973

    The Sting
    The Exorcist
    Paper Moon
    Bang The Drum Slowly
    American Grafitti
    The Last Tango in Paris
    Mean Streets
    The Way We Were
    Serpico
    Paper Chase

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    I love this thread idea (1993):

    Jurassic Park (Steven Spielberg)
    Mrs. Doubtfire (Chris Columbus)
    Schindler’s List (Steven Spielberg)
    The Secret Garden (Agnieszka Holland)
    The Piano (Jane Campion)
    Three Colors: Blue (Krzysztof Kieslowski)
    M. Butterfly (David Lynch)
    A Perfect World (Clint Eastwood)
    Ruby in Paradise (Victor Nunez)
    The Puppetmaster (Hou Hsiao-Hsien)  
        

                       

    UMM, David Cronenberg directed M. BUTTERFLY…

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    What a ridiculously cheeky question!

    Roundhay Garden Scene by Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince. 

    Indeed. Cinema hadn’t even been invented when I was born. Now, if you want a list of the most memorable cave paintings from that year…

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    Logan
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    [quote=”LoganKM”]I love this thread idea (1993):

    Jurassic Park (Steven Spielberg)
    Mrs. Doubtfire (Chris Columbus)
    Schindler’s List (Steven Spielberg)
    The Secret Garden (Agnieszka Holland)
    The Piano (Jane Campion)
    Three Colors: Blue (Krzysztof Kieslowski)
    M. Butterfly (David Lynch)
    A Perfect World (Clint Eastwood)
    Ruby in Paradise (Victor Nunez)
    The Puppetmaster (Hou Hsiao-Hsien)  
        

                       

    UMM, David Cronenberg directed M. BUTTERFLY…[/quote]Sorry. Wrong director.

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    eastwest
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    Yikes and I am ashamed to call myself a film major lol. I’ll cheat and name one; “Edward Scissorhands” a all time fave of mine.

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    Okay, I’m game.

    Here are 10 films of 1981 that most people would consider “Memorable”.   Granted I haven’t seen many of these myself.

    1. Body Heat
    2. Clash of the Titans
    3. Endless Love
    4. Mommie Dearest
    5. On Golden Pond
    6. Reds
    7.Raiders of the lost ark
    8. Ragtime
    9. An American Werewolf in London
    10. Absence of Malice

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    Memorable ones from 1970:

    Airport
    Catch-22
    Claire’s Knee
    Five Easy Pieces
    Gimme Shelter
    The Garden of the Finzi-Continis
    (my favorite)
    Little Big Man
    Love Story
    MASH
    Patton

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    Like awardskel, mine is also 1988 so I will probably have repeats:

    In no particular order:
    A Fish Called Wanda
    Rain Man
    Coming to America
    Dangerous Liasions
    Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
    Die Hard
    A Cry in the Dark
    Big
    Bull Durham
    Dead Ringers
    HM: The Accidental Tourist

    “The art of making art is putting it together...”

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    In no particular order

    GREASE
    DEATH ON THE NILE
    LE CAGE AUX FOLLes
    THE LORD OF TE RINGS
    AUTUMN SONATA
    LAS TRUCHAS
    SUPERMAN
    THE CAT FROM OUTER SPACE
    DAYS OF HEAVEN 
    THE BOYS FROM BRASIL 

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    In no particular order

    GREASE
    DEATH ON THE NILE
    LE CAGE AUX FOLLes
    THE LORD OF TE RINGS
    AUTUMN SONATA
    LAS TRUCHAS
    SUPERMAN
    THE CAT FROM OUTER SPACE
    DAYS OF HEAVEN 
    THE BOYS FROM BRASIL 

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    Leo Grant Logan
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    Mine is 1992 and my picks would be:

    Basic Instinct
    Batman Returns
    The Bodyguard
    A Few Good Men
    The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
    A League of Their Own
    Reservoir Dogs
    Single White Female
    Unforgiven
    Wayne’s World 

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