Movies I Watched In July 2012

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1.
Roman Holiday (1953)
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A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome. (118 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
“ Good movie. Audrey Hepburn is very beautiful. 7/10 ” - djypamba
 
2.
50/50 (2011)
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Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease. (100 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Levine
“ Nice fusion of comedy and drama. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen are very good together on the screen 8/10 ” - djypamba
 
3.
The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
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A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later. (129 mins.)
“ good plot but too long and boring movie 5.5/10 ” - djypamba
 
4.
The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)
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A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions. (94 mins.)
Director: Grant Heslov
“ Great cast but that's all 6/10 ” - djypamba
 
5.
Lady Vengeance (2005)
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After a thirteen-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a six-year-old boy, Guem-Ja Lee seeks... (115 mins.)
Director: Park Chan Wook
“ Good but far from Oldboy 7/10 ” - djypamba
 
6.
Bon shans, inspektore! (1983)
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A country town gets excited because of a bank robbery - eight million levs have been stolen from the local bank... (94 mins.)
Director: Peter Donev
“ I expected more but it was entertaining 7/10 ” - djypamba
 
7.
The Machinist (2004)
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An industrial worker who hasn't slept in a year begins to doubt his own sanity. (101 mins.)
Director: Brad Anderson
“ Very dark atmosphere and very good mystery. Wow Bale is so skinny 8/10 ” - djypamba
 
8.
The Illusionist (2006)
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In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing. (110 mins.)
Director: Neil Burger
“ Amazing movie 8.5/10 ” - djypamba
 
9.
Taken (2008)
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A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris. (93 mins.)
Director: Pierre Morel
“ Great action/thriller. It's very sad that there are people who are in this kind of business... in what F^%# world we live... 8/10 ” - djypamba
 
10.
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
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A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus. (125 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
“ Great movie. Brilliant Pacino 8.5/10 ” - djypamba
 
11.
Ed Wood (1994)
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An ambitious but troubled movie director tries his best to fulfill his dream, despite his lack of support. (127 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Pretty good and entertaining movie about the worst director 8/10.
Next movie: 'Plan 9 from Outer Space' :D, just kidding. But maybe one day... who knows
"And cut! Print. We're moving on. That was perfect." ” - djypamba
 
12.
Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
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A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal. (109 mins.)
Director: F. Gary Gray
“ Great movie, great script but the ending little disappoint me. justice system... another joke...
Butler is good 8.5/10 ” - djypamba
 
13.
Opasen char (1984)
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He is well educated, charming, and gallant - a dream for each lonely lady. In reality he is a skillful swindler... (90 mins.)
Director: Ivan Andonov
“ 8.5/10 ” - djypamba
 
14.
The Others (2001)
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A woman who lives in a darkened old house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her family home is haunted. (101 mins.)
“ Average movie but with very good twist 7.5/10 ” - djypamba
 
15.
Eagle Eye (2008)
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Jerry and Rachel are two strangers thrown together by a mysterious phone call from a woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, she pushes Jerry and Rachel into a series of increasingly dangerous situations, using the technology of everyday life to track and control their every move. (118 mins.)
Director: D.J. Caruso
“ Underrated. Entertaining thriller with big dose of suspense but (Spoiler maybe) very Hollywood ending. Remind me of 'Enemy of the State' 8/10 ” - djypamba
 
16.
Warrior (2011)
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The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother. (140 mins.)
Director: Gavin O'Connor
“ Great movie. Strong performance by Nick Nolte. It was funny to see again Kurt Angle. 9/10 ” - djypamba
 
17.
Unstoppable (2010)
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With an unmanned, half-mile-long freight train barreling toward a city, a veteran engineer and a young conductor race against the clock to prevent a catastrophe. (98 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
“ Not the best from Tony Scott but enjoyable 7.5/10 ” - djypamba
 
18.
Terminator Salvation (2009)
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In 2018, a mysterious new weapon in the war against the machines, half-human and half-machine, comes to John Connor on the eve of a resistance attack on Skynet. But whose side is he on, and can he be trusted? (115 mins.)
Director: McG
“ Surprisingly bad... some kind of fusion between War of the Worlds, Matrix:Revolution and other movies + awful copy/paste scenes from Terminator 2 = very bad result. Worst movie with Bale till now 3/10.
Why i watched this instead of T2 (for around Tenth time or more) or another classic movie... ” - djypamba
 
19.
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
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A murder mystery brings together a private eye, a struggling actress, and a thief masquerading as an actor. (103 mins.)
Director: Shane Black
“ Nice movie. Some very funny scenes. Michelle Monaghan is really charming 7.5/10 ” - djypamba
 
20.
Exam (2009)
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The final eight candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test with one question. It seems simple yet confusing that soon, tensions begin to unravel. (101 mins.)
“ Interesting psychological thriller 7.5/10 ” - djypamba
 
21.
Wall Street (1987)
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A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider who takes the youth under his wing. (126 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ Good movie 7/10 ” - djypamba
 
22.
The Damned United (2009)
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The story of the controversial Brian Clough's 44-day reign as the coach of the English football club Leeds United. (98 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
“ Nice movie. I love English football. Michael Sheen is great. the rating fit perfect 7.5/10 ” - djypamba
 
23.
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
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Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of 3 people with the culprit being the legendary apparition, the Headless Horseman. (105 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Good movie with dark atmosphere. But something missing - Helena Bonham Carter :D. 7/10 ” - djypamba
 
24.
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
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Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home in Kansas and help her friends as well. (102 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
“ Very well made. Great colors, stunning effects(for 30s-40s). Judy Garland looks good in the ruby shoes. But this is not my movie. 7/10 PS. The Theme when the Evil Witch's soldiers moving around the castle's gate ("oh-wee-oh-e-ooo-oh") - is used by Metallica as intro of 'Frayed Ends of Sanity' - \m/ ” - djypamba
 
25.
Drive (2011)
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A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor. (100 mins.)
“ Nice movie. little boring first part but good second 7/10 ” - djypamba
 
26.
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
“ Pretty good and funny.Tom Cruise and Robert Downey Jr. are hilarious. 8/10 . Kirk Lazarus (RDJ): 'I know who I am. I'm the dude playin' the dude, disguised as another dude! ' ” - djypamba
 
27.
Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
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A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home. (96 mins.)
Director: Jared Hess
“ Slow, boring and overrated. Few not that bad jokes. Typical Hollywood happy ending... 2/10. PS. Only one thing is right - 'never go full retard' Kirk Lazarus, Tropic Thunder :D ” - djypamba
 
28.
Some Like It Hot (1959)
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When two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in. (121 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ Clever and surprisingly funny. Much better than the most of new comedies. It is interesting to see the legendary Merilyn 8.5/10 ” - djypamba
 
29.
Super (2010)
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After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, but lacking in heroic skills. (96 mins.)
Director: James Gunn
“ 'Shut up, crime!' Little strange combination of violence,blood and comedy in some parts, but very good movie. And also without typical Hollywood ending 7.5/10 ” - djypamba
 
30.
Misery (1990)
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After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse. (107 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ Good adaptation but the book is much better. In the movie you can't feel the pain and the suffering of Paul Sheldon as like in the book. Kathy Bates fit pretty good in the skin of Annie 7.5/10 ” - djypamba
 
31.
Hard Boiled (1992)
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A tough-as-nails cop teams up with an undercover agent to shut down a sinister mobster and his crew. (128 mins.)
Director: John Woo
“ One of the best action movies ever. Classic action journey with guns, bullets, flying, exploding, bullets. I'll quote a friend of mine ' this is the movie with most bullets per second'. Tequila Yuen is really bad-ass.
9/10. "Give the guy a gun and he's superman, give him two and he's God." ” - djypamba
 
32.
Inside Man (2006)
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A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation. (129 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
“ Original and exciting thriller with clever robbery. And also a good cast 8/10 ” - djypamba
 
33.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
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Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home cause confusion. (76 mins.)
Director: Henry Selick
“ Welcome to Top 250. Visually superb with not a bad story. Nothing spectacular but interesting to watch 7.5/10 ” - djypamba
 
34.
Hellraiser (1987)
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An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover; demons are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld. (94 mins.)
Director: Clive Barker
“ Great Horror. Good story and stunning make-up effects. The cenobites look very good and freaky 8/10 ” - djypamba
 
35.
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
“ Not very interesting either funny. Poor acting. Few good scenes 5/10 ” - djypamba
 
36.
Duck Soup (1933)
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Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale. (68 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
“ Hilarious comedy. Funny and clever jokes. A lot of word play. Max Brothers were awesome, especially Harpo Marx (Pinky) and Chico Marx (Chicolini). Scene with the 'mirror' - classic. 9/10 ” - djypamba
 
37.
The Raid: Redemption (2011)
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A S.W.A.T. team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs. (101 mins.)
“ Pure action journey. Gunfights, martial arts, knives fights, machete... Action all the way. One of the best actions in a while 8.5/10 ” - djypamba
 
38.
Machete (2010)
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After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss. (105 mins.)
“ Finally, Danny Trejo with a lead role. Funny to watch but full of ridiculous scenes. Machete is on Mod: Immortal. 6/10
"Machete don't text" :D ” - djypamba
 
39.
Stalag 17 (1953)
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When two escaping American World War II prisoners are killed, the German POW camp barracks black marketeer, J.J. Sefton, is suspected of being an informer. (120 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ Funny and suspenseful. Billy Wilder never disappoint 7.5/10 ” - djypamba
 
40.
The Shaolin Temple (1982)
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The Tang emperor is betrayed by one of his generals, who installs himself as emperor in the East Capital... (95 mins.)
Director: Hsin-Yen Chang
“ Great MA movie. It's wonderful to watch Young Jet Li and other Shaolin monks. Love the sound effects in the MA movies 8/10 ” - djypamba
 
41.
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
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Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight, with the help of the enigmatic Selina, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane. (164 mins.)
“ Astonishing. Great job by Team Nolan. Probably the best third movie (in a trilogy) 9/10 ” - djypamba
 
42.
Role Models (2008)
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Wild behavior forces a pair of energy drink reps to enroll in a Big Brother program. (99 mins.)
Director: David Wain
“ Good movie. Sean William Scott and his boy are good team. The role game that the nerd boy played in looks very interesting and funny 7/10 ” - djypamba
 
43.
Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker (1999 Documentary)
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Chris Rock brings his critically acclaimed brand of social commentary-themed humor to this 1999 standup comedy presentation from HBO... (65 mins.)
Director: Keith Truesdell
“ Not bad. Some very good jokes, but Eddie Murphy's Raw and Delirious are much better. 7/10 ” - djypamba
 
44.
Clerks (1994)
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A day in the lives of two convenience clerks named Dante and Randal as they annoy customers, discuss movies, and play hockey on the store roof. (92 mins.)
Director: Kevin Smith
“ Good movie. Funny, unusual and full of crazy customers 7/10
'Do you have that one with that guy who was in that movie that was out last year? ' ” - djypamba
 
45.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
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A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down. (129 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
“ I want my 129 minutes back... very Boring movie. I like Frank Capra's 'It's a Wonderful Life' and 'It Happened One Night' but this was boooring 1/10 ” - djypamba
 
46.
The Green Mile (1999)
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The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift. (189 mins.)
Director: Frank Darabont
“ "The Green Mile" is one of my favorite books and fortunately adapted by Frank Darabont. I can't imagine better adaptation. Absolutely amazing movie with perfect cast. Every actor is perfectly suited for his role and does an excellent job 10/10 ” - djypamba
 
47.
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
“ Very interesting documentary about street art. It's funny that a guy like Mr. Brainwash or Banksy put a eye patch or moustache on Mona Lisa and this thing costs 10 000+$
8/10 ” - djypamba
 
48.
La Grande Illusion (1937)
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During the First World War, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German P.O.W. camp. Several escape attempts follow until they are sent to a seemingly impenetrable fortress which seems impossible to escape from. (113 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
“ Not bad but not very interesting too 6.5/10 ” - djypamba