Twelve Truly Great Movies

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The Wild Bunch - The Original Director's Cut
1.  The Wild Bunch - The Original Director's Cut DVD ~ William Holden
The list author says:
  "Best western ever made.  Period.  Gritty, nasty, violent, sometimes funny, and very poetic at times.  Peckinpah's use of children is astonishing."
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The Big Sleep (Snap case)
2.  The Big Sleep (Snap case) DVD ~ Humphrey Bogart
The list author says:
  "Bogart and Bacall, an impossibly complex story line, and great direction.  A masterpiece."
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Chinatown
3.  Chinatown DVD ~ Jack Nicholson
The list author says:
  "Nicholson, Dunaway, and John Huston doing their best in this classic detective story with a twisted ending"
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Aliens (Special Edition)
4.  Aliens (Special Edition) DVD ~ Sigourney Weaver
The list author says:
  "!st sequel to Alien, and it may be even better film than the original.  But it's more of an action flick than horror or sci-fi."
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The Ballad of Cable Hogue
5.  The Ballad of Cable Hogue DVD ~ Jason Robards
The list author says:
  "Peckinpah's lilting tale of love and revenge in the desert.  An antidote to The Wild Bunch"
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Singin' in the Rain (Classic Collection Box Set)
6.  Singin' in the Rain (Classic Collection Box Set) DVD ~ Cyd Charisse
The list author says:
  "Singin', Dancin', Laughin' ... Kelly and O'Connor at their absolute best"
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Bringing Up Baby (Two-Disc Special Edition)
7.  Bringing Up Baby (Two-Disc Special Edition) DVD ~ Katharine Hepburn
The list author says:
  "Hepburn, Grant, and a black leopard cub having merry fun!"
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Blade Runner (The Director's Cut)
8.  Blade Runner (The Director's Cut) DVD ~ Harrison Ford
The list author says:
  "A sci-fi classic.  Dark, dreary, weary, a vision of future hell."
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A Fish Called Wanda (Collector's Edition)
9.  A Fish Called Wanda (Collector's Edition) DVD ~ John Cleese
The list author says:
  "Best comedy of the last 20 years, bar none. Jamie Lee Curtis is HOT!!"
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Heat (Two-Disc Special Edition)
10.  Heat (Two-Disc Special Edition) DVD ~ Al Pacino
The list author says:
  "Pacino and DeNiro in a first rate cops & robbers flick.  Fine story and great acting."
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My Fair Lady (Two-Disc Special Edition)
11.  My Fair Lady (Two-Disc Special Edition) DVD ~ Audrey Hepburn
The list author says:
  "99% as good as the stage play. And all those wonderful tunes too."
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Alien
12.  Alien DVD ~ Sigourney Weaver
The list author says:
  "Best horror/sci fi move ever.  If the exploding chest scene doesn't get you, nothing ever will."
$9.59   Used & New from: $0.25
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (834 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

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Does this 2009 re-release have close-captioning ? 3 Jun 26, 2014
My Fair Lady DVD 0 Jun 26, 2014
Which is better, Alien or Aliens? 46 Apr 8, 2013
Blu-Ray transfer? 4 Mar 10, 2013
original version 0 Feb 5, 2013
Aliens Director's Cut... what are your thoughts? 3 Jul 7, 2012
Where is the REAL, ORIGINAL Edition? 0 May 11, 2012
My Fair Lady 0 Dec 26, 2011
Would "Chinatown" be nefit from Blu-Ray ? 2 Sep 9, 2011
"My Fair Lady" on Blu-ray? 3 Sep 2, 2011
Backbiting cast interviews? 0 Aug 8, 2011
help with streamlining t o tivo 0 Jul 10, 2011
 
   

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