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Old 10-11-2013, 09:42
Gusto Brunt
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There are a few films I can't stand, like The Shawshank Redemption.

Everybody else seemingly loves it, but for me, it's a cliched-ridden, over-acted, far-fetched, boring, tale with an unconvincing plot/story and conclusion.

And they're just its good points.

Any other movies you do not get the love for. Can be any film that's hailed as a great.

Thanks for your input.
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Old 10-11-2013, 10:13
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There are a few films I can't stand, like The Shawshank Redemption.

Everybody else seemingly loves it, but for me, it's a cliched-ridden, over-acted, far-fetched, boring, tale with an unconvincing plot/story and conclusion.

And they're just its good points.

Any other movies you do not get the love for. Can be any film that's hailed as a great.

Thanks for your input.
Mamma Mia- loved by all women everywhere... 'cept me! Its just a Massive cringe!!
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Old 10-11-2013, 10:14
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Disliked 2001 most boring film I found and it wins most sci fi polls
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Old 10-11-2013, 11:54
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Mamma Mia- loved by all women everywhere... 'cept me! Its just a Massive cringe!!
That doesn't appeal to me whatsoever.


Disliked 2001 most boring film I found and it wins most sci fi polls
Yeah, I know what you mean. I think its popularity rose because it came out at a time when men were going to the Moon for the first time, and its cult appeal just stuck.

But as you say, there is nothing really spectacular about it.
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Old 10-11-2013, 11:57
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All Harry Potter movies!

can't stand kids with power!!!
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Old 10-11-2013, 13:45
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Mamma Mia for me too I lasted 20mins
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Old 10-11-2013, 16:00
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Put the hard hat on for these but Pulp Fiction, Fight Club, Citizen Kane, Casablanca, American Beauty, Memento, Raiders of the Lost Arc, Sixth Sense, most Disney Pixar, all Harry Potter and most Superhero, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Comic book, James Bond and Summer Blockbuster films. All teen comedies too.

Cant stand any of them. I would have the very first three I mentioned though as the ones I really couldn't stand the most.
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Old 10-11-2013, 16:10
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Inception, It was sooo boring
I wasn't too faffed with the Godfather either.

I also hated mamma mia
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Old 10-11-2013, 16:18
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I hated all the Jurassic Parks.

I just can't get into dinosaur related stuff at all.
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Old 10-11-2013, 16:18
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Lost in Translation
Forrest Gump
Audition
Ringu
Seven Samurai
Battle Royale
Silence of the Lambs
Once Upon a Time in America
Gone With the Wind
13 Assassins
The Exorcist
Halloween
Casablanca
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

I don't hate them, though. They just simply didn't work for me. Enough to irritate me deeply when people recommend them to me.

There are only six films I truly hate, but most people haven't heard of those films, thank god.
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Old 10-11-2013, 16:31
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IM on a roll now:

Apocalypse now ( Brando is hammy IMO)
The English Patient (Dont give a rats ass about any of the relationships)
Forrest Gump (too much of a underlying conservative philosophy, not for me)
Avatar (nice CGI, shame about the plot)
Lost in Translation (Slightly racist & nothing happens in it)
Grease ( again, no plot, dont find the characters interesting)
Twilight (all of em- cringy tweeny "romantic" series for women who seem to want controlling boyfriends!)
The Exorist (maybe its cos I dont believe in evil spirits, but this did NOTHING for me, didnt find in the remotest bit scary)
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Old 10-11-2013, 16:49
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Grease I remember it being shown on video at school as some sort of treat and everyone bar me wetting themselves in delight. I liked Grease 2 much more.
Dirty Dancing I also hate with a passion prefered Patrick Swayze in Point Break,what narks me is as a girl/woman im meant to love this shite.
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Old 10-11-2013, 16:55
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Inception
Duck Soup
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Reservoir Dogs
Groundhog Day
Batman Begins and the Dark Knight
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Old 10-11-2013, 18:46
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The Matrix
Inception
Lost in Translation
Lords of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
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Old 10-11-2013, 19:08
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Gone with the Wind , can't stand it , why this is so popular I'll never know .

Mama Mia - I love Abba , and I like a lot of the actors in this , but its just terrible , baffling !
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Old 10-11-2013, 19:54
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Silence Of The Lambs - it was ok, but I think Manhunter was much better.

Moulin Rouge.
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Old 10-11-2013, 20:00
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I congratulate this thread for its ruthless exposure of some of the people with the most dreadful taste. Obviously some are merely trolling though, so feel sorry for them.
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Old 10-11-2013, 20:07
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Titanic. Avatar, Blade Runner, Gladiator, 300.
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Old 10-11-2013, 20:34
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I congratulate this thread for its ruthless exposure of some of the people with the most dreadful taste. Obviously some are merely trolling though, so feel sorry for them.
Trolling? Dreadful taste?

Seriously?
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Old 10-11-2013, 20:41
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Silence Of The Lambs - it was ok, but I think Manhunter was much better.

Moulin Rouge.
I'd forgotten about Moulin Rouge. I thought that was pretty awful too!
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Old 10-11-2013, 20:47
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Lord of the Rings movies
The Matrix
Natural Born Killers
Gladiator
IronMan 2&3 (1st one was good)
Lethal Weapon movies
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Old 10-11-2013, 21:05
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I congratulate this thread for its ruthless exposure of some of the people with the most dreadful taste. Obviously some are merely trolling though, so feel sorry for them.
Another poster who doesn't realise tastes and opinions are subjective.
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Old 10-11-2013, 21:06
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Casablanca
Home Alone
Ghostbusters
Citizen Kane
Transformers
Bridget Jones
Iron Man
Four Weddings and a Funeral
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
The Full Monty
Field of Dreams
Scream
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Old 10-11-2013, 21:14
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I congratulate this thread for its ruthless exposure of some of the people with the most dreadful taste. Obviously some are merely trolling though, so feel sorry for them.
I congratulate you.
Because given the nature of this thread, what it's about, and what it asks of people....it is you who looks like the troll.
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Old 10-11-2013, 21:17
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The Avengers
Iron Man 3 I would say 2 as well but don't think that was well liked.
Captain America
Return of the Jedi
Mamma Mia (though not seen it, but as I cannot stand ABBA, don't really think I need to)
Titanic
The Wizard of Oz
Kill Bill 1 & 2
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