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Old 06-07-2013, 19:13
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I've decided to work my way through the IMDB Top 250 after watching a couple of old classics this week, at present I've seen 132 , curious to hear what percentage other people seem to have seen.
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Old 06-07-2013, 19:36
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Just went through them all and I've seen 80 out of the 250
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Old 06-07-2013, 19:52
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139 - I miss out on a lot of the oldies, Japanese and the Tolkien films. I do well on euro, blockbusters and Hitchcock.
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Old 06-07-2013, 19:52
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I think the imdb ranking process is flawed, but in keeping with the spirit of the thread I've seen 157 out of those 250
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Old 06-07-2013, 20:04
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121 for me - mind you are are a few I've no intention of ever watching
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Old 06-07-2013, 20:46
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Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Forrest Gump
Terminator 2
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Alien
Back to the Future
Aliens
The Lion King
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
2001: A Space Odyssey So boring to me
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Die Hard
Jaws
The Thing
The Wizard of Oz
Groundhog Day
Twelve Monkeys
Donnie Darko
Star Trek Into Darkness
Star Trek
Jurassic Park
District 9

Read To Go when I get time

Inception (2010)
The Shining
The Green Mile
Matrix
Lawrence of Arabia
Batman Begins
The Sixth Sense
Into the Wild
Ben-Hur
Stand by Me
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
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Old 06-07-2013, 22:37
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Just counted and I've seen 28!
Not one for the 'classic' films though.
And a few of them I've only seen because I did film studies and had to watch them for my coursework (the older ones from the 20's)
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Old 07-07-2013, 16:09
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I've seen 199 on that list if I counted correctly.
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Old 07-07-2013, 16:19
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I have seen 63 of them and I think about 12 of them were ones I actually liked

I am very weird when it comes to films. I normally like the films that were flops, or hated or not very well known ones.
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Old 07-07-2013, 16:39
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damn, i consider myself a movie buff and surprised that I have only seen 97 movies from the top 250

most of the unseen are the old ones 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s.. unable to find the mood to seem.
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Old 07-07-2013, 17:51
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I'm surprised at how many of my favourite movies are not in that list. I just checked one of my favourites, 'The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp', and that has a rating of 8.0, which is higher thatn some on that list. It says that only votes from regular voters are considered, though.

I've seen 162 of them. Looking at the 88 films I haven't seen, there aren't many that I'd want to try.

Highest positioned film that I haven't seen is Fight Club, at 10.
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Old 07-07-2013, 18:35
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I have seen 126 of them
I need to see some more of the classics
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Old 07-07-2013, 19:15
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Ive seen 123. Mostly the B&W classics I haven't seen.
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Old 07-07-2013, 21:38
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They really need to start being more strict about the weighting of films and what constitutes a fair score. The likes of Star Trek Into Darkness should not be in there. It'll drop out within a year once the fanboy ratings are balanced out by more level-headed ones.
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Old 07-07-2013, 22:30
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Old 07-07-2013, 23:39
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Seen 204 give or take a couple as lost count couple times
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Old 08-07-2013, 00:00
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I think the imdb ranking process is flawed, but in keeping with the spirit of the thread I've seen 157 out of those 250
It has to be when Manhattan is at 247 and Terminator 2 at 36!

I think I've seen about a third from the list.
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Old 08-07-2013, 07:04
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No slight intended on the OP (good on you for expanding your tastes there are many wonderful films on that list)

IMDB tends to be popular Hollywood/English speaking films and very little beyond.



A far better and definitive guide IMO (not necessarily for ranking but movies included)
http://www.theyshootpictures.com/gf1...l1000films.htm
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Old 08-07-2013, 08:32
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oops.. As for how many...196.

Would be much higher if there was more 'world' cinema on the list.
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Old 08-07-2013, 13:31
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Old 08-07-2013, 14:05
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No slight intended on the OP (good on you for expanding your tastes there are many wonderful films on that list)

IMDB tends to be popular Hollywood/English speaking films and very little beyond.



A far better and definitive guide IMO (not necessarily for ranking but movies included)
http://www.theyshootpictures.com/gf1...l1000films.htm
So (as far as I can see) nothing post 2001 has made it onto the list? Interesting...
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Old 08-07-2013, 17:50
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So (as far as I can see) nothing post 2001 has made it onto the list? Interesting...
There are a few options, just above where the list actually starts, if you click on 'by year' there are around 40 movies from 2001 onwards.

Thankfully Inception is nowhere to be found.
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Old 08-07-2013, 18:21
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There are a few options, just above where the list actually starts, if you click on 'by year' there are around 40 movies from 2001 onwards.

Thankfully Inception is nowhere to be found.
I did a bit more in depth searching later on, and discovered a few.

Always disappoints me slightly that Pan's Labyrinth doesn't place higher in lists like this. But then I suppose other people's opinions of films don't really matter...
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Old 08-07-2013, 18:33
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I did a bit more in depth searching later on, and discovered a few.

Always disappoints me slightly that Pan's Labyrinth doesn't place higher in lists like this. But then I suppose other people's opinions of films don't really matter...
Aye.
Personally I don't tend to worry about rankings in lists like this but more what is included. So, for me the IMDB list, whilst is has many many great films in it, is on the the whole mainly Hollywood/English speaking safe. Nothing wrong with that but it is limited in its scope considering it is supposed to be a 'of all time list'.

Anyway, apologies OP didn't mean to divert the thread.
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Old 10-07-2013, 09:25
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damn, i consider myself a movie buff and surprised that I have only seen 97 movies from the top 250

most of the unseen are the old ones 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s.. unable to find the mood to seem.


I counted 97 too!!
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