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Taverner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-10-07 02:34 PM
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95. LA Story, Crash, Short Cuts, The Graduate
Yeah I know I dissed Crash in an earlier thread, but it wasn't a bad movie, and it captured LA's tribalism pretty well. I just don't think it lived up to expectations.
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  -Best movie about your home town or home state. jobycom  Aug-09-07 08:44 AM   #0 
  - I know my hometown has no movies about it - and I can't think of any for Wisconsin  Rabrrrrrr   Aug-09-07 08:52 AM   #1 
  - Hehe. How about Rodney Dangerfield's "Back to School?"  jobycom   Aug-09-07 09:12 AM   #6 
  - It was indeed filmed in Madison, but in the film it was elsewhere - New England, I think  Rabrrrrrr   Aug-09-07 09:23 AM   #10 
  - "The Godfather of Green Bay"  Jimbo S   Aug-09-07 09:28 AM   #11 
  - self delete  Rambis   Aug-09-07 12:50 PM   #40 
  - For Keeps - set in Kenosha  AllegroRondo   Aug-10-07 12:58 PM   #82 
  - I would venture maybe  PRETZEL   Aug-09-07 08:57 AM   #2 
  - Rocky Horror Picture Show  Dragonbreathp9d   Aug-09-07 08:57 AM   #3 
  - too many to name  MissMillie   Aug-09-07 09:05 AM   #4 
  - Once again, the singularity of the concept of "best" is disposed of.  jobycom   Aug-09-07 09:14 AM   #8 
  - ok then  MissMillie   Aug-09-07 09:21 AM   #9 
     - I'll have to get back to you on that.  jobycom   Aug-09-07 09:34 AM   #13 
  - I thought Amistad takes place in New Haven  SouthoftheBorderPaul   Aug-09-07 10:38 AM   #20 
  - That was a really great movie..  likesmountains 52   Aug-09-07 09:10 AM   #5 
  - Which one?  jobycom   Aug-09-07 12:00 PM   #29 
     - Lone Star..don't know why it never got much play...  likesmountains 52   Aug-09-07 12:18 PM   #31 
  - Not a movie, but a cable TV show  BarenakedLady   Aug-09-07 09:14 AM   #7 
  - Yeah, but if you lived in Providence ....  kwassa   Aug-09-07 09:34 AM   #12 
     - Oh, I know.  BarenakedLady   Aug-09-07 09:54 AM   #16 
        - Buddy was like mayor for life  kwassa   Aug-09-07 12:44 PM   #35 
  - Nothing, outside of Baltimore, which has many films and shows  kwassa   Aug-09-07 09:41 AM   #14 
  - Rocky  BOSSHOG   Aug-09-07 09:44 AM   #15 
  - Also "Stealing Home"  Patiod   Aug-09-07 10:39 AM   #21 
     - Heh. My dad has a full face close up in that movie.  MrSlayer   Aug-09-07 09:37 PM   #48 
        - That is so cool!  Patiod   Aug-10-07 08:46 AM   #73 
           - When they are in the diner.  MrSlayer   Aug-10-07 02:32 PM   #94 
  - My home state now is Georgia  RebelOne   Aug-09-07 09:59 AM   #17 
  - OMFG, I cannot believe that The Color Purple did not make that list!  racaulk   Aug-09-07 12:43 PM   #34 
  - Goonies  northzax   Aug-09-07 10:00 AM   #18 
  - i have a pic of me in front of haystack rock  kagehime   Aug-10-07 01:44 AM   #66 
  - Grosse Pointe Blank, because it's all true. Every minute of it.  Peake   Aug-09-07 10:32 AM   #19 
  - Good movie.  jobycom   Aug-09-07 10:50 AM   #23 
  - Not many movies about my state  skygazer   Aug-09-07 10:43 AM   #22 
  - skygazer --- "Man With a Plan" is charming and funny.  Gormy Cuss   Aug-10-07 12:54 PM   #81 
  - The Wizard of Oz  Seashell Eyes   Aug-09-07 10:53 AM   #24 
  - "Heat of the Night" is great.  Sequoia   Aug-09-07 10:53 AM   #25 
  - Deliverance  onager   Aug-09-07 11:01 AM   #26 
  - Speaking of George Clooney, I just thought of another one for Mississippi  jobycom   Aug-09-07 11:04 AM   #28 
  - I think every state has 'Banjo-land'  Twillig   Aug-10-07 01:43 PM   #89 
  - "One Flew Over The Cuck-Coo's Nest." nt  BlueIris   Aug-09-07 11:02 AM   #27 
  - The Shining.  jtg33   Aug-09-07 12:04 PM   #30 
  - None about my hometown, but many were made there  ceile   Aug-09-07 12:24 PM   #32 
  - I didn't like Dazed and Confused much.  jobycom   Aug-09-07 12:45 PM   #36 
     - Slacker is.....well, odd.  ceile   Aug-09-07 03:28 PM   #42 
  - Pink Flamingos and Diner offer diverse views of Maryland  new_beawr   Aug-09-07 12:34 PM   #33 
  - Hey...I'm not boring!  bluethruandthru   Aug-09-07 09:35 PM   #47 
  - I wouldn't live anywhere else.....  new_beawr   Aug-10-07 01:43 PM   #90 
  - Nice list..I don't think we are boring...  turtlensue   Aug-10-07 12:46 PM   #79 
     - Well, OK, maybe not so boring. We were living in NY during the sniper spree  new_beawr   Aug-10-07 01:41 PM   #88 
  - The Blues Brothers  Bjornsdotter   Aug-09-07 12:47 PM   #37 
  - Altman's "Nashville" n/t  volstork   Aug-09-07 12:48 PM   #38 
  - 10 Things I Hate About You  philosophie_en_rose   Aug-09-07 12:49 PM   #39 
  - Sleepless in Seattle  NancyBreen   Aug-10-07 01:40 AM   #65 
     - I didn't like that one, though.  philosophie_en_rose   Aug-10-07 09:20 AM   #76 
  - Arachnophobia  XemaSab   Aug-09-07 12:56 PM   #41 
  - "Fargo" was a pretty good deal for us.  MnFats   Aug-09-07 03:32 PM   #43 
  - I believe it is ...Heckuva Deal...  SaveElmer   Aug-09-07 03:36 PM   #44 
  - I prefer "Grumpy Old Men," myself  Love Bug   Aug-10-07 01:40 PM   #87 
  - Come on, the best movie with Austin in it is "Nadine".  GOPisEvil   Aug-09-07 08:28 PM   #45 
  - Never saw it, but maybe you can remember another film I was trying to recall.  jobycom   Aug-10-07 01:22 AM   #61 
  - Detroit 9000  PassingFair   Aug-09-07 09:01 PM   #46 
  - "Steel Magnolias" by far in Louisiana!  Blue_Roses   Aug-09-07 11:43 PM   #49 
  - Texas Chainsaw Massacre!!!  ikhor   Aug-10-07 12:17 AM   #50 
  - Indiana:  Contrary1   Aug-10-07 12:21 AM   #51 
  - "Picnic" was shot (parts of it) in my hometown..  SoCalDem   Aug-10-07 12:23 AM   #52 
  - Grapes of Wrath...  cynatnite   Aug-10-07 12:38 AM   #53 
  - bad movie, EXCELLENT book  Dragonbreathp9d   Aug-10-07 07:19 AM   #70 
  - "Stranger Than Paradise"  enigmatic   Aug-10-07 12:44 AM   #54 
  - Vision Quest and Benny & Joon  pokerfan   Aug-10-07 12:49 AM   #55 
  - Grumpy Old Men!  KitchenWitch   Aug-10-07 12:49 AM   #56 
  - You know now someone will start another thread...  jobycom   Aug-10-07 01:19 AM   #59 
     - *snerk*  KitchenWitch   Aug-10-07 01:20 AM   #60 
        - Or  jobycom   Aug-10-07 01:23 AM   #62 
           - Just as long as there are no "skin boat to tuna town" comments!  KitchenWitch   Aug-10-07 01:25 AM   #63 
  - I'm a Texassippian, too. MS: "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" TX: "Giant"  Maddy McCall   Aug-10-07 12:55 AM   #57 
  - Have you seen "Lone Star?"  jobycom   Aug-10-07 01:18 AM   #58 
     - Born in San Antonio, raised in Janis Joplin's back yard (Port Arthur).  Maddy McCall   Aug-10-07 02:13 AM   #68 
        - I'm adding to netflix as soon as a post this.  jobycom   Aug-10-07 12:30 PM   #77 
  - "Cannery Row"  sfexpat2000   Aug-10-07 01:26 AM   #64 
  - cannibal: the musical  kagehime   Aug-10-07 01:47 AM   #67 
  - For Colorado? Probably "Cannibal: The Musical"  Bryan   Aug-10-07 05:25 AM   #69 
  - I used to live in VA so:  Dragonbreathp9d   Aug-10-07 07:19 AM   #71 
  - Is this heaven?......  kernelfarmer   Aug-10-07 07:20 AM   #72 
  - Ohio: "Silence of the Lambs" or "Gummo"... both filmed elsewhere,  formerrepuke   Aug-10-07 09:00 AM   #74 
  - "Blue Velvet"  stuntcat   Aug-10-07 09:08 AM   #75 
  - Raising Arizona  azmouse   Aug-10-07 12:35 PM   #78 
  - Well technically the city I was born in doesn't have a great  turtlensue   Aug-10-07 12:48 PM   #80 
  - Mystic Pizza  buddhamama   Aug-10-07 01:00 PM   #83 
  - Clerks  DS1   Aug-10-07 01:01 PM   #84 
  - "Empire Falls" is a pretty good depiction of small town Maine.  Gormy Cuss   Aug-10-07 01:12 PM   #85 
  - What film has done a California film?  sakabatou   Aug-10-07 01:16 PM   #86 
  - The Shipping News, I guess.  primate1   Aug-10-07 01:44 PM   #91 
  - 'Centennial' for Colorado, hands down  momophile   Aug-10-07 01:48 PM   #92 
  - The Big Lebowski  EOO   Aug-10-07 01:53 PM   #93 
  - Hell, that movie captures CALIFORNIA  Taverner   Aug-10-07 02:35 PM   #96 
     - It not only stars Jeff Bridges but another L.A. icon...  EOO   Aug-10-07 03:15 PM   #98 
  - LA Story, Crash, Short Cuts, The Graduate  Taverner   Aug-10-07 02:34 PM   #95 
  - "Singles" is a terrific movie set in Seattle. "I Love You To Death"  Aristus   Aug-10-07 02:47 PM   #97 
  - Hoosiers - (Although I'm in the race crowd in Breaking Away...)  Feles Mala   Aug-10-07 03:18 PM   #99 
  - Atlantic City  soleft   Aug-10-07 03:29 PM   #100 
  - I liked Zebrahead (Detroit)  Strawman   Aug-10-07 03:33 PM   #101 
 

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