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  1. KontradictioN

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    1. Heat


    2. The Departed
    3. Goodfellas
    4. Forrest Gump
    5. Inception
    6. Raging Bull
    7. The Last of the Mohicans
    8. Saving Private Ryan
    9. Memento
    10. Gone Baby Gone


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    #1 is undisputed, for me. I have probably watched that movie hundreds of times (at a 3 hour running time, I shudder to think of how many hours of my life I've spent on the couch watching that). The rest are in no particular order. Lots of Scorcese up there. I can probably expand this list to 25-30, but those are the ones that always stand out for me.
     
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    this is hard. ok in no particular order. these are my fav ten.
    1 Donnie Brasco
    collateral[i love Michael Mann movies]
    black hawk down
    cop land
    blood diamond
    falling down
    platoon
    bram stokers dracula
    unbreakable [i love m. night Shyamalan movies]
    heat[michael mann]. honorable mention. at close range. true romance. last of the Mohicans. saving private ryan. the departed. training day. office space[hillarious]. i could go on and on. picking just ten isn't right.
    casino
    rob roy
    the grey
    the god father 1 and 2
    all of the lord of the rings and hobbit movies.
    and on and on lol.
     
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    Most of those would be in my top 25. Good call on Collateral. Very good but under mentioned movie.
     
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    In no real order:

    Die Hard (supreme watchability for me)
    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
    Heat
    Hunt for Red October
    Seven Samurai
    Godfather II
    Goodfellas
    Terminator II
    Interstellar
    Aliens
    Inglourious Basterds
    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
    Black Hawk Down
    Lord of the Rings (trilogy)
    Predator (another one high on watchability)
    Collateral (watched this maybe 50 times)
    Dark Knight Rises
    The Big Lebowski

    I could probably keep going...and who knows? Maybe some of my "honorable mentions" would belong on this list. It is ever changing, with a few exceptions.
     
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    No Shawshank Redemption?
     
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    Makes my top 20.
     
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    It would be an honorable mention for me. I think all those years of seeing it over and over on TBS and the like has kinda left me burned out.
     
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    I don't see a lot of movies and my favorites can change, but I'll list a few that weren't mentioned.

    The Professional
    The Ref
    The 6th Sense
    Road to Perdition
    Groundhog Day
    The Game
    The Breakfast Club
    Fifty First Dates
    Friday
    Man on Fire
    Tombstone
    Last King of Scotland
    Blood Diamond
    Fight Club
    Pay it Forward
    Sam I Am
    Empire Strikes Back
    AI
     
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    i feel the same way.
     
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    the professional. great movie. gary oldman at his best. man on fire. the 6th sense also great movies. excellent list.
     
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    I forgot about The Professional, to be honest. I'm not sure it would crack the top for me but it would be honorable mention for sure. It really was Gary Oldman at his crazy best.
     
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    In no particular order...

    11. Children of Men
    12. Apocalypse Now
    13. Braveheart
    14. Road to Perdition
    15. The Dark Knight
    16. Taxi Driver
    17. American Beauty
    18. The Shawshank Redemption
    19. Gladiator
    20. Insomnia
     
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    Another favorite of mine that I haven't seen mentioned is L.A. Confidential.
     
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    Good call. Long time, no see for me. I'll have to give it a watch again. One of the better shootouts I've seen on film.
     
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    midnight express
    Carlitos way
    thin red line
    we were soldiers
    bat 21
    flight of the intruder
    the Mothman prophecies
    internal affairs
    sleepers
    the town
    we own the night
    killer elite
    the wrestler
     
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    insomnia. I forgot about that one. great movie. robin William's was excellent in that. as was al Pacino.
     
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    Damn, Sleepers is another one I forgot. EXCELLENT movie.
     
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    Yeah Memento and Insomnia were a couple of Nolan's first major movies. If you haven't seen Memento yet, check it out. That movie is a mind****.
     
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    No particular order

    - Braveheart
    - BvS
    - Casino
    - Goodfellas
    - Dumb and Dumber
    - Top Gun
    - Rambo (first blood)
     
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    Casino is another one that should be mentioned as well. I've seen that probably just as many times as I've seen Goodfellas.
     

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