Five Star Movies

A Listmania! list by Robert Beveridge "xterminal" (Brunswick, OH)
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Before Night Falls
1.  Before Night Falls DVD ~ Javier Bardem
The list author says:
  "Best. Flick. Ever."
$12.28   Used & New from: $2.96
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (117 customer reviews)

Gardens of the Moon
2.  Gardens of the Moon by Steven Erikson
The list author says:
  "Getting recommendations, and I really want to see why a mass market papaerback should cost this much."
Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (755 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

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Grave of the Fireflies (Two-Disc Collector's Edition)
3.  Grave of the Fireflies (Two-Disc Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Tsutomu Tatsumi
The list author says:
  "When was the last time animation made you cry?"
Used & New from: $10.36
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (875 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

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Closet Land [VHS]
4.  Closet Land [VHS] VHS Madeleine Stowe
The list author says:
  "That this film is not yet on DVD is living proof of the bad taste of the moviegoing public. Write Universal an angry letter. Now."
Used & New from: $4.90
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Seven (New Line Platinum Series)
5.  Seven (New Line Platinum Series) DVD ~ Brad Pitt
The list author says:
  "Some folks just didn't get it."
$10.44   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (988 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

Night of the Living Dead (Special Collector's Edition)
6.  Night of the Living Dead (Special Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Bill 'Chilly Billy' Cardille
The list author says:
  "The most recent movie to change the face of filmmaking."
$19.69   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (699 customer reviews) | 10 customer discussions

The Maltese Falcon
7.  The Maltese Falcon DVD ~ Humphrey Bogart
The list author says:
  "If you ignore Bogart's overly sappy last line, it's the perfect thriller."
$7.75   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (573 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Passion of the Christ (Widescreen Edition)
8.  The Passion of the Christ (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Jim Caviezel
The list author says:
  "Who knew Mel Gibson liked extreme gore flicks? No one, until he made one!"
$5.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,822 customer reviews) | 13 customer discussions

The Return of the Living Dead
9.  The Return of the Living Dead DVD ~ Clu Gulager
The list author says:
  ""What IS that?" "It's dead people screamin'!""
$6.59   Used & New from: $1.85
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (448 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

The Manchurian Candidate (Special Edition)
10.  The Manchurian Candidate (Special Edition) DVD ~ Frank Sinatra
The list author says:
  "Definitely better than passing the time by playing a nice game of solitaire."
$10.48   Used & New from: $0.48
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (296 customer reviews)

Scanners
11.  Scanners DVD ~ Jennifer O'Neill
The list author says:
  "The best piece of low-tech high-tech sci-fi cheese ever made. The pinnacle of Cronenberg's career."
$9.44   Used & New from: $2.98
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (154 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Fisher King
12.  The Fisher King DVD ~ Jeff Bridges
The list author says:
  "The last time either Robin Williams OR Jeff Bridges was funny on the big screen."
Used & New from: $1.45
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (275 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Phantasm (Special Edition)
13.  Phantasm (Special Edition) DVD ~ A. Michael Baldwin
The list author says:
  "Thirty-two pages of script. Ninety minutes of pure, undiluted suspense."
$29.90   Used & New from: $11.84
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (295 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

A Christmas Story (Two-Disc Special Edition)
14.  A Christmas Story (Two-Disc Special Edition) DVD ~ Peter Billingsley
The list author says:
  "Me... I shot my eye out. Not all dreams should come true."
$15.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,322 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

River's Edge
15.  River's Edge DVD ~ Crispin Glover
The list author says:
  "It's true, folks. There WAS a time when Keanu Reeves was a gifted dramatic actor (and Roxana Zal had a career)!"
$18.70   Used & New from: $1.29
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews)

Begotten
16.  Begotten DVD ~ Brian Salzberg
The list author says:
  "A nightmare on celluloid. The perfect blend of avant-garde filmmaking and clinical insanity."
Used & New from: $249.99
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (97 customer reviews)

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Iris
17.  Iris DVD ~ Judi Dench
The list author says:
  "Dame Judi gives the best performance of her career. It will hurt you."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (145 customer reviews)

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Short 5 - Diversity
18.  Short 5 - Diversity DVD ~ Vin Diesel
The list author says:
  "Multi-Facial is the film Vin Diesel has been trying to make ever since. Silent Rain in the Ninth is heartbreaking."
Used & New from: $4.43
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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Apocalypse Now
19.  Apocalypse Now DVD ~ Sam Bottoms
The list author says:
  "The original, not the bloated, useless Redux."
Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,328 customer reviews) | 33 customer discussions

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Psycho (Collector's Edition)
20.  Psycho (Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam and John McIntire Anthony Perkins
The list author says:
  "Peeping Tom? What's Peeping Tom?"
Used & New from: $0.86
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,049 customer reviews) | 11 customer discussions

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Suspiria (Three Disc Limited Edition)
21.  Suspiria (Three Disc Limited Edition) DVD ~ Jessica Harper
The list author says:
  "Argento: the only director to have made TWO of the twenty-six best films ever."
Used & New from: $21.21
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (484 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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The Last Temptation of Christ (The Criterion Collection)
22.  The Last Temptation of Christ (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Willem Dafoe
The list author says:
  "(insert Un Chien Andalou between Suspiria and this; Amazon no longer carries it.)"
$24.99   Used & New from: $7.10
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (389 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Discreet Charm Of The Bourgeoisie (The Criterion Collection)
23.  The Discreet Charm Of The Bourgeoisie (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Fernando Rey
The list author says:
  "Bunuel's famed romp following a bunch of people who JUST WANT TO EAT, DAMMIT!"
Used & New from: $65.74
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

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The Dogs of War
24.  The Dogs of War DVD ~ Christopher Walken
The list author says:
  "John Irvin's most underrated film. The fact that it's his only good film is meaningless in the context of the discussion."
$39.49   Used & New from: $4.90
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (112 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Fantasia (Special 60th Anniversary Edition)
25.  Fantasia (Special 60th Anniversary Edition) DVD ~ Leopold Stokowski
The list author says:
  "A pure delight for the senses."
Used & New from: $37.51
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (511 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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