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[–] [email protected] 162 points 2 months ago (13 children)

The Princess Bride

If you have seen it. You are happy to watch again. If you haven't, you will love it.

[–] [email protected] 53 points 2 months ago (1 children)
[–] themeatbridge 52 points 2 months ago

Some day you may not mind so much.

[–] [email protected] 27 points 2 months ago

It's got romance, action, comedy, fantasy, safe for kids and families... Covers most groups

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[–] [email protected] 83 points 2 months ago (5 children)
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[–] Ultragigagigantic 64 points 2 months ago (3 children)
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[–] [email protected] 62 points 2 months ago (4 children)

If kids are around, probably Howl’s Moving Castle or another Studio Ghibli movie.

If I am gearing for adults, a comedy like Chef where the premise is lighthearted but not a total snooze fest.

[–] [email protected] 42 points 2 months ago

another Studio Ghibli

Grave of the Fireflies it is!

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[–] [email protected] 57 points 2 months ago (5 children)

Human centipede.

You just said "vibes", not "good vibes".

[–] [email protected] 15 points 2 months ago (3 children)

Costume design was a highlight

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[–] [email protected] 50 points 2 months ago (8 children)
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[–] [email protected] 45 points 2 months ago* (last edited 2 months ago) (3 children)

The Incredibles or Megamind

Got Superheros? Check.

Got Supervillain? Check.

For kids? Check.

Fun for adult as well? Check.

Non-marvel/DC? Check.

It's perfect.

[–] [email protected] 16 points 2 months ago (3 children)

Megamind. Just Megamind. The Incredibles is good, but Megamind is first class.

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[–] KISSmyOSFeddit 42 points 2 months ago (1 children)

Monty Python's Life of Brian.
Whoever doesn't like it can leave.

[–] meekah 15 points 2 months ago (1 children)

I prefer the holy grail but life of Brian is also a top movie

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[–] [email protected] 36 points 2 months ago (2 children)

Clue - it's got a little bit for everyone.

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[–] [email protected] 33 points 2 months ago (5 children)
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[–] [email protected] 33 points 2 months ago (2 children)

Where tf are all my The Mummy (1999) stans???

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[–] [email protected] 32 points 2 months ago (5 children)

Hook. It’s always Hook.

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[–] JackDark 31 points 2 months ago (6 children)

Recently had a movie night where we watched Oscar. Only one person (the person that wanted to watch it) had seen it before, but it was their birthday, so we all sat down to watch. It is a fantastic comedy of errors movie with Sylvester Stallone. None of us could believe that we had never even heard of it before, because we all loved it so much, and laughed so frequently. Fantastic movie night movie. I can't recommend it enough.

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[–] [email protected] 31 points 2 months ago (2 children)
[–] slazer2au 12 points 2 months ago (1 children)
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[–] [email protected] 29 points 2 months ago (2 children)
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[–] ShittyBeatlesFCPres 27 points 2 months ago (4 children)
[–] AnIntenseMoist 17 points 2 months ago (4 children)

I know quite a few people who can't stand that movie. Now, that's just, like, their opinion, man.

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[–] Viking_Hippie 23 points 2 months ago* (last edited 2 months ago) (5 children)

Shawshank Redemption, for sure. It's not just a masterpiece, it's a masterpiece that has incredibly broad appeal compared to most other great movies.

That's probably the reason why it has been the top rated movie on IMDb for decades even as trends, opinions, and tastes have changed dramatically over the years.

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[–] AtariDump 21 points 2 months ago (2 children)

The Emperor’s New Groove.

Airplane!

12 Angry Men.

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[–] kuneho 21 points 2 months ago* (last edited 2 months ago) (3 children)

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

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[–] [email protected] 20 points 2 months ago (4 children)

I'll be damned, nobody mentioned Lord of the Rings.

[–] [email protected] 17 points 2 months ago (4 children)

Lock the doors and show them the Extended edition, followed by The Hobbit extended edition.

It's only 20 hours and 18 minutes.

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[–] [email protected] 20 points 2 months ago (1 children)
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[–] [email protected] 19 points 2 months ago

The Trueman Show is super fun and seems pretty widely likable

[–] [email protected] 18 points 2 months ago (6 children)
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[–] [email protected] 18 points 2 months ago (1 children)

21 Jump Street. Lighthearted, don't need to worry about how deep it is or not, but it's well-written, well-executed comedy, and I've already seen it a couple times and know that's not just nostalgia talking.

I think a general group of adults would get a kick out of it.

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[–] [email protected] 14 points 2 months ago (1 children)

Brandt can't watch, though, or he has to pay a hundred.

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[–] Axle182 17 points 2 months ago (5 children)

Rocky Horror Picture Show β€” If they've seen it before they'll still love it, if they hate it they can leave

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[–] slumlordthanatos 16 points 2 months ago (4 children)

I amar prestar aen.

The world is changed.

Han matho ne nen.

I feel it in the water.

Han mathon ned cae.

I feel it in the earth.

A han noston ned gwilith.

I smell it in the air.

Much that once was is lost, for none now live who remember it.

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[–] LaunchesKayaks 16 points 2 months ago (3 children)

Evolution.

Haven't met anyone yet who hasn't loved that film.

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[–] Zahille7 16 points 2 months ago

Raiders of The Lost Ark.

It's a timelessly classic action/adventure movie that anyone can enjoy. It has memorable characters, great set pieces, an interesting story, an incredible score, and Harrison Ford.

I'm surprised I scrolled a decent way through the list and hadn't seen it posted yet.

[–] [email protected] 16 points 2 months ago* (last edited 2 months ago)

LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring (Directors Cut)

should be good in filtering out some of the people I wouldn't want to interact with anyway

[–] [email protected] 15 points 2 months ago (2 children)

Road to El Dorado, Emperors New Groove, Megamind. Those are pretty damn reliable.

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[–] whotookkarl 15 points 2 months ago (2 children)

Duck Soup, a comedy from about 100 years ago about a selfish clown who fails upward to political leader and ruins the country.

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[–] [email protected] 14 points 2 months ago

Forrest Gump

[–] [email protected] 14 points 2 months ago (2 children)

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Great for kids, and the dry sarcastic humor is great for adults. All around great movie.

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[–] NONE_dc 14 points 2 months ago (4 children)

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of The King Extended Edition.

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[–] [email protected] 13 points 2 months ago (1 children)

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery -- because everyone loves a good whodunnit.

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