My favorite three from every Genre

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1.
Super Size Me (2004 Documentary)
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While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month. (100 mins.)
Director: Morgan Spurlock
“ As documetaries go, thsi packed one hell of a message. And it had some humor too. ” - kitfox30
 
2.
March of the Penguins (2005 Documentary)
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In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family. (80 mins.)
Director: Luc Jacquet
“ Beautifully shot, and heartwarming to watch. ” - kitfox30
 
3.
“ You have to like true crime to watch this one. Chilling, but very well done. ” - kitfox30
 
4.
The Lost Boys (1987)
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After moving to a new town, two brothers discover that the area is a haven for vampires. (97 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
“ One of my all time favorite horror movies, though I think I enjoy the eye-candy far more thean the movies itself. Also liked the soundtrack. ” - kitfox30
 
5.
Bride of Chucky (1998)
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Chucky, the doll possessed by a serial killer, discovers the perfect mate to kill and revive into the body of another doll. (89 mins.)
Director: Ronny Yu
“ As horror movies go, it' s not really scary or disturbing, but enjoyed it more than the other four "Chucky" movies. ” - kitfox30
 
6.
My Bloody Valentine (2009)
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Tom returns to his hometown on the tenth anniversary of the Valentine's night massacre that claimed the lives of 22 people. Instead of a homecoming, Tom finds himself suspected of committing the murders, and it seems like his old flame is the only one that believes he's innocent. (101 mins.)
Director: Patrick Lussier
“ Was an update on the original, and i found the story more appealing than the whole #D experience, But, I do like the ending. Left room for a sequel that'll never get made. ” - kitfox30
 
7.
Summer School (1987)
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A high-school gym teacher has big plans for the summer, but is forced to cancel them to teach a "bonehead" English class for misfit goof-off students... (97 mins.)
Director: Carl Reiner
“ This is seriously an 80's movie at it's best. The soundtrack is uplifting and it had a feeling of realism. Mostly from people who attended Summer School and never found it this enjoyable or people who identified with the people in class. ” - kitfox30
 
8.
There's Something About Mary (1998)
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A man gets a chance to meet up with his dream girl from high school, even though his date with her back then was a complete disaster. (119 mins.)
“ Always got a huge kick out of this movie.I've always liked Matt Dillion and cameron Diaz, so seeing them together was a bonus. And who could forget the "gel" that she put in her hair?? ” - kitfox30
 
9.
Top Secret! (1984)
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Parody of WWII spy movies in which an American rock and roll singer becomes involved in a Resistance plot to rescue a scientist imprisoned in East Germany. (90 mins.)
“ Was a movie I have seen many times over the years and it still makes me laugh. And Val Kilmer looks so good... ” - kitfox30
 
10.
Road to Perdition (2002)
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Bonds of loyalty are put to the test when a hitman's son witnesses what his father does for a living. (117 mins.)
Director: Sam Mendes
“ I was stunned to realize how many people had never heard of this movie. ” - kitfox30
 
11.
What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)
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The story of singer Tina Turner's rise to stardom and how she gained the courage to break free from her abusive husband, Ike Turner. (118 mins.)
Director: Brian Gibson
“ Even though it's based on Tina Turners book, I still classify it a dram rather than a musical. Was powerful and well done. Angela and Lawrence were both nominated for Oscars for their portrayal of Ike and Tina. ” - kitfox30
 
12.
With Honors (1994)
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Convinced his thesis will have him graduate with honors from Harvard University, a stuffy student finds himself at the mercy of a homeless man's demands when he holds the papers hostage. (103 mins.)
Director: Alek Keshishian
“ A great movie about college kids who get involved with a homeless man who can teach them all a thing or two about life. ” - kitfox30
 
13.
A Chorus Line (1985)
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Hopefuls try out before a demanding director for a part in a new musical. (113 mins.)
“ If you like a musical with a lot of dancing, this one's for you! ” - kitfox30
 
14.
Victor Victoria (1982)
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A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life. (132 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
“ One of the best movies I have ever seen. Robert Preston gives an excellant performance as gay carol Todd, James Garner as a Chicago night club owner, his airhead girlfriend played my Lelie-Anne Waren, and Julie Andrews as Victoria Grant who masquerades as a man.
Very beautiful story, and a hit in theatre's and on Broadway. ” - kitfox30
 
15.
Pillow Talk (1959)
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A man and a woman who share a party line cannot stand each other, but he has fun romancing her with his voice disguised. (102 mins.)
Director: Michael Gordon
“ It kind of a musical with Doris day as a interior desogner, Tony Randall as the wealthy man who hires her to do his office and Rock Hudson as Brad Allen, a songwriter who shares a party line with Doris, but tricks her into believing he's a tourist from Texas and then falls in love with her. ” - kitfox30
 
16.
The African Queen (1951)
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In Africa during World War I, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship. (105 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ A must have on any list of classic films. This was alwaysa standout movie for me, and I watch it whenever I get a chance. ” - kitfox30
 
17.
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
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A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building, but her past threatens to get in the way. (115 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
“ Out of all of Audrey Hepburns movies, this is the one that stands out. Must be the cat. ” - kitfox30
 
18.
Mother Wore Tights (1947)
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In this chronicle of a vaudeville family, Myrtle McKinley (class of 1900) goes to San Francisco to attend business school... (107 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
“ One of the very best musicals I ever saw. Unfortunately, it's now out of print. But it's lighthearted, funny and endlessly enjoyable. ” - kitfox30