Movies for Mammoth

Movies to watch while at Mammoth Mountain
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1.
Collateral (2004)
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A cab driver finds himself the hostage of an engaging contract killer as he makes his rounds from hit to hit during one night in Los Angeles. (120 mins.)
Director: Michael Mann
 
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3:10 to Yuma (2007)
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A small-time rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw who's awaiting a train to go to court in Yuma. A battle of wills ensues as the outlaw tries to psych out the rancher. (122 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
 
3.
Meet Monica Velour (2010)
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When an awkward teen meets his favorite porn star, whose career peaked in the '80s, an unexpected friendship follows as the young man gets a glimpse inside Monica Velour's current life as a single mom struggling to make ends meet. (98 mins.)
Director: Keith Bearden
 
4.
El Mariachi (1992)
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A traveling mariachi is mistaken for a murderous criminal and must hide from a gang bent on killing him. (81 mins.)
 
5.
Desperado (1995)
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A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner. (104 mins.)
“ Sequel to El Mariachi. ” - Chris Gulla
 
6.
Touching the Void (2003 Documentary)
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The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. (106 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
 
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Lost Highway (1997)
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After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life. (134 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
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Everything Is Illuminated (2005)
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A young Jewish American man endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village, that was ultimately razed by the Nazis, with the help of an eccentric local. (106 mins.)
Director: Liev Schreiber
 
9.
House of Games (1987)
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A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men. (102 mins.)
Director: David Mamet
 
10.
Lessons of Darkness (1992 Documentary)
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This film shows the disaster of the Kuwaitian oil fields in flames, with few interviews and no explanatory narration. Hell itself is presented in such beautiful sights and music that one has to be fascinated by it. (54 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
11.
Illicit: The Dark Trade (2008 Documentary)
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“ A National Geographic documentary. From Netflix: "Venture deep inside the dangerous world of international smugglers in this fascinating look at one of the world's largest unmonitored industries, based on a best-selling book by narrator Moises Naim, the editor of Foreign Policy magazine. As Naim explains in this National Geographic documentary, globalization has transformed the ways that everything from counterfeit designer handbags and fake drugs to weapons and even people are bought and sold." ” - Chris Gulla
 
12.
Strange Days (1995)
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A former cop turned street-hustler accidentally uncovers a conspiracy in Los Angeles in 1999. (145 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
 
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Steep (2007 Documentary)
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Steep traces the legacy of extreme skiing from its early pioneers to the daredevils of today. (92 mins.)
Director: Mark Obenhaus
 
14.
Raging Bull (1980)
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An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it. (129 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
15.
Surveillance (2008)
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Two FBI agents attempt to clarify the murders occurring in a desolate region. They approach the witnesses of the latest incident with the help of the local police. All of them hide something and all have wildly different stories to tell. (97 mins.)
Director: Jennifer Lynch
“ Intense, disturbing and mysterious. David Lynch's daughter directed it, and inherited much of the same style, but it's more accessible and less bizarre. Great performances by the entire cast. Fantastic. ” - Chris Gulla
 
16.
The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
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Mick Haller is a defense lawyer who works out of his Lincoln. When a wealthy Realtor is accused of assaulting a prostitute... (118 mins.)
Director: Brad Furman
“ Fun with never a dull moment. Great dialog, very LA-stylistic in a good way, a good story, and good performances. Entirely enjoyable. ” - Chris Gulla
 
17.
Tropic Thunder (2008)
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Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying. (107 mins.)
Director: Ben Stiller
“ An original comedy, with Stiller, Downey, Black and the others at their best. Bizarre and hilarious. A top comedy. ” - Chris Gulla
 
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The Last Seduction (1994)
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A devious sexpot steals her husband's drug money and hides out in a small town where she meets the perfect dupe for her next scheme. (110 mins.)
Director: John Dahl
“ Creepy weird mystery with ambitious, backstabbing vamp. Great plot and good pacing for such a dark story. Good performances. Could pass for a Coen bros. film. ” - Chris Gulla
 
19.
Clay Pigeons (1998)
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Clay (as in the title) is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend kill himself because... (104 mins.)
Director: David Dobkin
“ Happy fun mysterious craziness with bloodshed. One film where Vince Vaughn is great but does not dominate. Great story. ” - Chris Gulla
 
20.
Go (1999)
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Go! tells the story of the events after a drug deal, told from three different points of view. (102 mins.)
Director: Doug Liman
“ Great fun with youngsters acquiring and getting wasted on all manner of chemical substances. Three parallel drugs-and-partying plot lines are followed in sequence. Weird things really do happen when you are on drugs. ” - Chris Gulla
 
21.
Star Trek (2009)
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The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Commander Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful, time-traveling Romulan creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time. (127 mins.)
Director: J.J. Abrams
“ The young James T. Kirk becomes captain as the Enterprise crew comes together. Fantastic visuals, a truly great, original sci-fi story, and good performances. A must see for any sci-fi fan. The best Star Trek movie (sorry Shatner). ” - Chris Gulla
 
22.
Barton Fink (1991)
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A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood. (116 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
“ It's a brooding Coen brothers film with terrific performances by John Goodman and John Turturro as the naive filmmaker in a dank and corrupt Hollywood. Compelling and mysterious to the end. ” - Chris Gulla
 
23.
Iron Man (2008)
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After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil. (126 mins.)
Director: Jon Favreau
“ Action packed Hollywood sci-fi comic book adventure. The re-born Robert Downey Jr. is perfect as the arrogant but heroic SOB who's just the best thing that ever happened to humanity. ” - Chris Gulla
 
24.
Trollhunter (2010)
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A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter. (103 mins.)
Director: André Øvredal
“ Horror/ mockumentary. What Blair Witch Project could have been. Thoroughly enjoyable, sometimes terrifying and sometimes absurdly hilarious. ” - Chris Gulla
 
25.
The Jacket (2005)
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A Gulf war veteran is wrongly sent to a mental institution for insane criminals, where he becomes the object of a Doctor's experiments, and his life is completely affected by them. (103 mins.)
Director: John Maybury
“ Creepy, weird, dark, and gory. Brody is perfect in a good sci-fi horror creepfest. ” - Chris Gulla
 
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Bubble (2005)
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Set against the backdrop of a decaying Midwestern town, a murder becomes the focal point of three people who work in a doll factory. (73 mins.)
“ Murder mystery in poverty stricken Appalachia factory town. Great performances. ” - Chris Gulla
 
27.
The Other Guys (2010)
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Two mismatched New York City detectives seize an opportunity to step up like the city's top cops whom they idolize -- only things don't quite go as planned. (107 mins.)
Director: Adam McKay
“ Will Ferrell is amazing as the quiet nerdy pseudo-cop with a hilarious alter ego that gets revealed in the smallest doses as the sidekick (Wahlberg) becomes closer. Great chemistry with Wahlberg and more perfection from Mr. Ferrell. ” - Chris Gulla
 
28.
Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010 Documentary)
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The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy... (87 mins.)
Director: Banksy
“ The enigmatic Banksy, creator of cutting edge "street" art, takes over the production of a street art documentary from a manic imitator. It's a fascinating glimpse into this globally-viral art scene born from graffiti. ” - Chris Gulla
 
29.
Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)
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A film set in a strange afterlife way station that has been reserved for people who have committed suicide. (88 mins.)
Director: Goran Dukic
 
30.
Jesus Camp (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary on kids who attend a summer camp hoping to become the next Billy Graham. (84 mins.)
“ Kids get indoctrinated into bizarre religious beliefs. Happens all the time but gets a little scary sometimes, especially from an objective point of view. ” - Chris Gulla
 
31.
The Cruise (1998 Documentary)
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Affectionate portrait of Tim "Speed" Levitch, a tour guide for Manhattan's Gray Line double-decker buses... (76 mins.)
Director: Bennett Miller
“ Quirky but genius-freak Levitch guides tourists on double-decker buses through NYC and waxes philosophical. He's bipolar and just barely hanging on but you just have to love him. The world needs more of these people, and we have to figure out how to reward them. ” - Chris Gulla
 
32.
Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary that investigates the birth and death of the electric car, as well as the role of renewable energy and sustainable living in the future. (92 mins.)
Director: Chris Paine
“ Chronicle of GM's experiment on the electric car. People loved these cars, but they were all taken away and destroyed. We'll never know why. ” - Chris Gulla
 
33.
9 (2009)
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A rag doll that awakens in a postapocalyptic future holds the key to humanity's salvation. (79 mins.)
Director: Shane Acker
“ Fantastic animated film that was extended from a film school short. The story is a dark and mysterious fantasy, completely original. ” - Chris Gulla
 
34.
Cedar Rapids (2011)
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Tim Lippe has no idea what he's in for when he's sent to Cedar Rapids, Iowa to represent his company at an annual insurance convention, where he soon finds himself under the "guidance" of three convention veterans. (87 mins.)
Director: Miguel Arteta
“ In the style of The Office, the comedy stems from regular people thrown into everyday creepy, uncomfortable and embarrassing situations. Ed Helms plays the lovable loser perfectly. Good story and good performances. ” - Chris Gulla
 
35.
Snatch (2000)
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Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond. (104 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
“ I had a lot of trouble following this one. The dialog is confusing and the Brit accents are pretty heavy. There are multiple subplots whose relevance to each other are unclear. I think I'll have to see it a few times or get the cliff notes. ” - Chris Gulla
 
36.
Sexy Beast (2000)
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Brutal gangster Don Logan recruits "retired" safecracker Gal for one last job, but it goes badly for both of them. (89 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Glazer