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Post by Jennifer Steadman » Thu May 26, 2016 8:08 pm

List is here.

How many have you seen? Also: what are your favourites? least favourites? ones you think are most overrated (without being least favourites)? Which one have you watched most recently? What's the most obscure one you've seen? What's the most obvious one you haven't?

- 70/250
- Goodfellas, Amelie, the Star Warses
- Sin City, Eternal Sunshine, Fight Club, Blade Runner (so boring I fell asleep during it)
- Inside Out, Big Lebowski, Scarface
- Rear Window
- The Bicycle Thieves
- Jurassic Park or the Indiana Joneses

I'll do a running chart of the number. Want to try and get to 100 by the end of the year.

1. Mark M - 168
2. Lav - 115
3. Conor - 105
4. Mark D - 102
4. Paul - 102
6. Sean F - 100
7. Mark J - 95
8. Sean D - 86
9. Jono - 83
10. Matt - 80
11. Jen - 71 [this number will probably increase quite a bit in coming weeks as I'm watching lots of films at the moment]
12. Jim - 57
13. Ben - 39
14. Graeme - 31
15. Jack - 11
16. Innis - 6
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Post by Jon O'Neill » Thu May 26, 2016 8:42 pm

I've seen 83.

My most obvious misses are probably:

The Usual Suspects
Back to the Future
Gladiator
Memento
Die Hard
Star Wars
Lord of the Rings

Probably the most obscure one (at least from a Western perspective) I've seen is Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India which currently sits at 247.

Favourites are just my favourite films.. Pulp Fiction, Fight Club, The Shining

Inception is my least favourite.

The Harry Potters are the most overrated.

Can't remember the most recent. It's been a while whatever it was. Probably The Wolf of Wall Street.

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Post by JimBentley » Thu May 26, 2016 9:09 pm

Just 57 for me, but I'm not a big film watcher (insufficient attention span probably).

I don't think I've seen anything especially obscure (from that list), maybe 12 Angry Men, what with it being quite old and for some reason little-shown these days. The most obvious miss for me is Inception, as it covers all the stuff I'm interested in and has been out for fucking ages now.

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Post by Jennifer Steadman » Thu May 26, 2016 9:12 pm

JimBentley wrote:Just 57 for me, but I'm not a big film watcher (insufficient attention span probably).

I don't think I've seen anything especially obscure (from that list), maybe 12 Angry Men, what with it being quite old and for some reason little-shown these days. The most obvious miss for me is Inception, as it covers all the stuff I'm interested in and has been out for fucking ages now.
I watched 12 Angry Men the other day! It's on Netflix - probably wouldn't have seen/heard of it without properly searching for it otherwise (title doesn't make it sound interesting, but Netflix summary did).
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Post by Mark Deeks » Thu May 26, 2016 9:34 pm

Surprisingly high 102. Haven't seen Jurassic Park, Sixth Sense (doesn't seem much point now), Dark Knight or any Harry Potters. Probably never will either.
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Post by Gavin Chipper » Thu May 26, 2016 9:36 pm

Jennifer Steadman wrote:List is here.

How many have you seen? Also: what are your favourites/least favourites/ones you think are most overrated (without being least favourites)? Which one have you watched most recently? What's the most obscure one you've seen? What's the most obvious one you haven't?

- 70/250
- Goodfellas, Amelie, the Star Warses
- Sin City, Eternal Sunshine, Fight Club, Blade Runner (so boring I fell asleep during it)
- Inside Out, Big Lebowski, Scarface
- Rear Window
- The Bicycle Thieves
- Jurassic Park or the Indiana Joneses
Are they your answers to the questions you posed above? I mean, I don't want to accuse you of lack of clarity, but couldn't you match up the questions with the answers?

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Post by Jennifer Steadman » Thu May 26, 2016 9:37 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Jennifer Steadman wrote:List is here.

How many have you seen? Also: what are your favourites/least favourites/ones you think are most overrated (without being least favourites)? Which one have you watched most recently? What's the most obscure one you've seen? What's the most obvious one you haven't?

- 70/250
- Goodfellas, Amelie, the Star Warses
- Sin City, Eternal Sunshine, Fight Club, Blade Runner (so boring I fell asleep during it)
- Inside Out, Big Lebowski, Scarface
- Rear Window
- The Bicycle Thieves
- Jurassic Park or the Indiana Joneses
Are they your answers to the questions you posed above? I mean, I don't want to accuse you of lack of clarity, but couldn't you match up the questions with the answers?
Yes. Would you like me to separate the slashes into separate questions to appease your pedantry? ;)
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Re: IMDB top 250

Post by Gavin Chipper » Thu May 26, 2016 9:42 pm

Jennifer Steadman wrote:
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Jennifer Steadman wrote:List is here.

How many have you seen? Also: what are your favourites/least favourites/ones you think are most overrated (without being least favourites)? Which one have you watched most recently? What's the most obscure one you've seen? What's the most obvious one you haven't?

- 70/250
- Goodfellas, Amelie, the Star Warses
- Sin City, Eternal Sunshine, Fight Club, Blade Runner (so boring I fell asleep during it)
- Inside Out, Big Lebowski, Scarface
- Rear Window
- The Bicycle Thieves
- Jurassic Park or the Indiana Joneses
Are they your answers to the questions you posed above? I mean, I don't want to accuse you of lack of clarity, but couldn't you match up the questions with the answers?
Yes. Would you like me to separate the slashes into separate questions to appease your pedantry? ;)
Nothing to do with pedantry! I just want to be able to see the answers to your questions without sitting there working it out for ages! :evil:

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Post by Jennifer Steadman » Thu May 26, 2016 10:09 pm

High Maintenance Chipper wrote:Nothing to do with pedantry! I just want to be able to see the answers to your questions without sitting there working it out for ages! :evil:
Done.
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Post by Gavin Chipper » Thu May 26, 2016 10:52 pm

Jennifer Steadman wrote:
High Maintenance Chipper wrote:Nothing to do with pedantry! I just want to be able to see the answers to your questions without sitting there working it out for ages! :evil:
Done.
Geez, I'll just do it for you!
How many have you seen? - 70/250
what are your favourites? - Goodfellas, Amelie, the Star Warses
least favourites? - Sin City, Eternal Sunshine, Fight Club, Blade Runner (so boring I fell asleep during it)
ones you think are most overrated (without being least favourites)? - Inside Out, Big Lebowski, Scarface
Which one have you watched most recently? - Rear Window
What's the most obscure one you've seen? - The Bicycle Thieves
What's the most obvious one you haven't? - Jurassic Park or the Indiana Joneses

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Post by Gavin Chipper » Thu May 26, 2016 10:53 pm

Jon O'Neill wrote:Inception is my least favourite.
Good. Awful film.

I've never watched as many films as I feel I should have, so my numbers will be very low. Plus I tend to find almost all films overrated.

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Post by Jennifer Steadman » Thu May 26, 2016 11:18 pm

Fuck's Sake Chipper wrote:
Jennifer Steadman wrote:
High Maintenance Chipper wrote:Nothing to do with pedantry! I just want to be able to see the answers to your questions without sitting there working it out for ages! :evil:
Done.
Geez, I'll just do it for you!
How many have you seen? - 70/250
what are your favourites? - Goodfellas, Amelie, the Star Warses
least favourites? - Sin City, Eternal Sunshine, Fight Club, Blade Runner (so boring I fell asleep during it)
ones you think are most overrated (without being least favourites)? - Inside Out, Big Lebowski, Scarface
Which one have you watched most recently? - Rear Window
What's the most obscure one you've seen? - The Bicycle Thieves
What's the most obvious one you haven't? - Jurassic Park or the Indiana Joneses
Just give us your answers already.
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Post by James Laverty » Fri May 27, 2016 12:02 am

How Many Have You Seen- 115/250

Favourites- Shawshank Redemption, Empire Strikes Back, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Beauty and the Beast, Requiem for a Dream

Least Favourites- For a Few Dollars More, The Pianist,

Overrated- Braveheart, The Bourne Ultimatum, Se7en

Watched Most Recently- Fargo

Obscure You've Seen- Downfall or Wild Strawberries

Obvious You Haven't- 12 Angry Men or Goodfellas
Definitely not Jamie McNeill or Schrodinger's Cat....

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Post by James Laverty » Fri May 27, 2016 12:03 am

Just wondering, which list are you using? I found about 3 different versions when searching for the list.
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Post by Conor » Fri May 27, 2016 12:04 am

I have seen 105. A surprising increase on the last time I counted given that I no longer watch many films.

what are your favourites? - Aww, too many. So I'll just say American Beauty, Fight club, The Lion King and Leon.
least favourites? - Star Warz, Deadpool
ones you think are most overrated (without being least favourites)? - I agree with Harry Potter. And Pirates of the Caribbean too.
Which one have you watched most recently? - The Princess Bride
What's the most obscure one you've seen? - Not sure anything counts as obscure, but perhaps La Haine, Infernal Affairs, Twelve Monkeys
What's the most obvious one you haven't? - Quite a big one in Schindler's List. Also all the other Star Warz apart from the one I did see.

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Post by Jennifer Steadman » Fri May 27, 2016 12:17 am

James Laverty wrote:Just wondering, which list are you using? I found about 3 different versions when searching for the list.
The one that came up when I looked for it. I'm assuming it's relatively up to date as it has quite a few films from 2015.
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Post by Matt Morrison » Fri May 27, 2016 8:54 am

Fuck I think 80. It was pretty hard to count, I've had three hours sleep.

I care so little about the Star Wars films I don't even know which ones I've watched and which ones I haven't.

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Post by Innis Carson » Fri May 27, 2016 10:29 am

I'll put a flag down for any fellow complete non-enthusiasts that may be lurking: 6, and for 4 of them my memory is too faint to make any meaningful comment on them.

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Post by Jennifer Steadman » Fri May 27, 2016 10:45 am

Innis Carson wrote:I'll put a flag down for any fellow complete non-enthusiasts that may be lurking: 6, and for 4 of them my memory is too faint to make any meaningful comment on them.
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Post by Ben Wilson » Fri May 27, 2016 10:58 am

Thank god for Innis. My total: 39, some of them not watched the full way through. If you include DVDs I bought in a sale and have meant to watch but not got around to yet, then it goes up to 55.

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Post by Jennifer Steadman » Fri May 27, 2016 11:02 am

Ben Wilson wrote:Thank god for Innis. My total: 39, some of them not watched the full way through. If you include DVDs I bought in a sale and have meant to watch but not got around to yet, then it goes up to 55.
If you've watched most of it, it counts. Obviously DVDs you haven't seen don't count.
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Post by Mark James » Fri May 27, 2016 2:58 pm

How Many Have You Seen- 95/250

Favourites- So many to choose from but I'll say Die Hard, The Sting and Usual Suspects as they tend to crop up the most when I discuss favourite films.

Least Favourites- Kill Bill, Dark Knight, The Matrix.

Overrated- 2001 A Space Odyssey, Snatch was way too high on the list, no way is it better than Lock Stock and Wolf of Wall Street.

Watched Most Recently- Inside Out (loved it).

Obscure You've Seen- Not sure how to judge this. Probably Before Sunset as I don't think I've ever heard anyone ever talk about that movie ever (it's alright I guess, wouldn't put it in a list of greatest movies ever though).

Obvious You Haven't- Any of the Godfathers.

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Post by Mark James » Fri May 27, 2016 3:03 pm

By the way, I think Wolf of Wall Street is overrated. I'm not upset that it's lower down than Snatch. It should be even lower.

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Post by Sean Fletcher » Fri May 27, 2016 7:24 pm

How Many Have You Seen- 100/250

Favourites- Shawshank Redemption, Pulp Fiction, The Usual Suspects, To Kill a Mockingbird, Imitation Game

Least Favourites- Sin City

Overrated- The Matrix, Inception

Watched Most Recently- Imitation Game

Obscure You've Seen- Not sure I'd class any as obscure - To Kill a Mockingbird, maybe.

Obvious You Haven't- 12 Angry Men, Taxi Driver, Wolf of Wall Street, 12 years a Slave

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Post by Marc Meakin » Sat May 28, 2016 7:38 am

168
Favourites are
LA Confidential
Blade runner ( can't believe anyone could sleep through it )
The Prestige
Memento
The Godfather
The life of Brian

Most obscure ( for me ) Howls Moving Castle

Most Over rated 2001 a Space Oddity

Although I haven't seen the original Japanese classics ( like Johimbo and the Seventh Samurai ) I have seen countless copies.
Film not on the list that should be is Starman
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Post by Marc Meakin » Sat May 28, 2016 7:41 am

Watched most either Inception or Blade runner.

Next on my list to watch....Avengers Assemble and The Room
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Post by Paul Worsley » Sat May 28, 2016 9:52 pm

102
Favourites The Godfather Part I and II (I think of them as one film), Shawshank Redemption.

Most disappointed: Citizen Kane.

Most obscure seen: Spirited Away

Most disliked/overrated: The Matrix or anything with Superheroes

Most obvious not seen: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Recommended if you've not seen them: Hotel Rwanda, Das Boot

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Post by sean d » Mon May 30, 2016 9:49 am

Surprised to see it's as high as 86 (or so) when I've literally watched about 2 films a year for the past decade. But then I suppose that's not true.... I've sat down with the kids and Toy Story and the like are contributing 15-20 of my 86. I've seen at least one of the Star Wars and one of the Lord of Rings ones and a couple of Batman ones, but I honestly couldn't tell you which ones.

Favourites: Life is Beautiful, Life of Brian, Godfathers, Pulp Fiction, Casablanca, Inside Out, Casino
least favourite: Star Wars and the like, Pirates of the Caribbean
overrated: Star Wars and the like, Truman Show, Up, Zootropolis
recent: Inside Out
obscure: none really, Chinatown and I guess some of the westerns don't get much of a run out these days
obvious unseen: some of the Star Warses, Matrix, Green Mile, Gladiator, Lion King, one or two of the Batman ones, practically anything since about 2006

And I'll follow Paul's lead with recommended ones that not everyone might have seen: Life is Beautiful, Leon, Memento, North by Northwest

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Concur on Life Is Beautiful.
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Post by Ian Volante » Tue May 31, 2016 12:42 pm

70 - also a number of partials, e.g. got utterly bored of The Shining. I think I've seen The Big Lebowski all the way through (possibly twice!), but it's so unmemorable that I'm not sure. And why is The Dark Knight so highly rated? Just for Ledger's performance? Pretty perfunctory genre film otherwise. Also, given that I live in Edinburgh and work in Leith, I really should see Trainspotting, if only so I can equate the characters to the people I see lying in the road and shouting at lampposts round here.
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Post by Graeme Cole » Tue May 31, 2016 5:02 pm

31.

I'm guessing the most well-known one I haven't seen is The Shawshank Redemption, since that's listed first.

Do I have to have seen the whole film to count it? What if I've only seen, say, half of it? What about the last 20 minutes?

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Post by Graeme Cole » Tue May 31, 2016 5:05 pm

Wait wait wait.
Jennifer Steadman wrote:Blade Runner (so boring I fell asleep during it)
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Post by Jennifer Steadman » Tue May 31, 2016 6:55 pm

Graeme Cole wrote:31.

I'm guessing the most well-known one I haven't seen is The Shawshank Redemption, since that's listed first.

Do I have to have seen the whole film to count it? What if I've only seen, say, half of it? What about the last 20 minutes?
75%.

Also, recommend if you haven't seen: Goodfellas, Hotel Rwanda, Rebecca
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Post by Jack Worsley » Tue May 31, 2016 7:02 pm

Only 11 for me as I hardly ever watch films. I've included Schindler's List, even though I'm not absolutely sure I've seen 75% of it. My favourite would be The Life of Brian, while I couldn't call a least favourite.

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Post by Ryan Taylor » Tue May 31, 2016 8:40 pm

I always say that I'm not much of a film person and that I would rather read the wikipedia plot to find out about a film than watch it.

It was surprising therefore that I notched up (what I think) is an impressive 67/250.

Favourites: Shawshank Redemption, Pulp Fiction, Dark Knight, Forrest Gump, Up, Inglourious Basterds, Harry Potter Deathly allows: Part 2
Overrated: The Matrix, Star Wars,
Most recently: Captain America: Civil War (fell asleep)
Most obscure: Untouchable or Oldboy (still pretty mainstream)
Obvious one I haven't seen: The Lion King

I also half-watched Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind but fell asleep to it so I've not counted that.

Despite knowing I've watched 67 of the 250 films, I would be troubled to actually recount what happens in them or even who the main actors/actresses are.

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Post by Conor » Sat Jun 04, 2016 10:15 am

There is also a list of the Bottom 100 rated films: http://www.imdb.com/chart/bottom

I have only seen one - Epic Movie - at it remains the only film where I have walked out of the cinema.

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Post by Mark James » Sat Jun 04, 2016 1:46 pm

Conor wrote:There is also a list of the Bottom 100 rated films: http://www.imdb.com/chart/bottom

I have only seen one - Epic Movie - at it remains the only film where I have walked out of the cinema.
I actually haven't seen any of them which I found surprising considering I have a penchant for those terrible cheesy things like Sharknado and such. I think I instinctively knew never to watch any of those ______ Movie movies. I may have seen a few minutes of Ed while flicking through stations but that's the closest I've come to watching any of the films on that list.

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Post by Gavin Chipper » Sat Jun 04, 2016 3:28 pm

Ian Volante wrote:And why is The Dark Knight so highly rated? Just for Ledger's performance?.
His performance? I'd say more likely his death.

The media did a really good job of making this guy famous after he'd died by pretending he was that famous all along.

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218.

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And your favourite etc.....
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Post by Ryan Taylor » Sun Jun 05, 2016 10:13 am

Charlie Reams wrote:218.
I did wonder if you would have seen most of them as I seem to recall you going through a phase when you were chipping away at IMDB's top 100.

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Post by Andy McGurn » Sun Jun 05, 2016 11:47 am

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Faves: Life is Beautiful, Life of Brian, The Lives of Others, Pan's Labyrinth, A Separation, Room, It's a wonderful life.

Echo what people are saying about Life is Beautiful, would also recommend Room to anyone who likes Life is Beautiful as both essentially have the same theme (that of a parent experiencing pure hell, protecting their child from that hell).

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Ryan Taylor wrote:
Charlie Reams wrote:218.
I did wonder if you would have seen most of them as I seem to recall you going through a phase when you were chipping away at IMDB's top 100.
Yep, about five years ago I'd seen all 250, but they turn over quite rapidly and I haven't kept up. I think Dinos is on 200+ as well.

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Post by Marc Meakin » Sun Jun 05, 2016 2:04 pm

Of the more recent ones....ie ones Charlie hasn't seen I recommend Whiplash and the Revenant....most of the others are probably based on comic books
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Re: IMDB top 250

Post by Gavin Chipper » Sun Jun 05, 2016 9:08 pm

How many have you seen? - I'll say 59, but it's a bit hazy around the edges.
What are your favourites? - Dunno. I'm disappointed by most films, and I'm not sure I can be bothered to go through the list again. I quite liked Back to the Future and the Toy Story films though.
Least favourites? - Well I don't want to over-commit because of the next question. I'll say any Harry Potter ones, just because once you've read the books, the films are pretty rubbish.
Ones you think are most overrated (without being least favourites)? - Shawshank Redemption. Because it's fucking top. The Dark Knight, any Lord of the Rings, Inception, Fight Club, any Star Wars, Taxi Driver, LA Confidential. And I have to say it - Life of Brian. I actually think it's quite good, but I think people hype it way too much. "Ooh, it got banned so we have to say it's brilliant."
Which one have you watched most recently? - Dunno. The recent Star Wars one?
What's the most obscure one you've seen? - Tough to judge. Rush.
What's the most obvious one you haven't? - Loads of them. The Godfather? Schindler's List? Lion King?

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Re: IMDB top 250

Post by Gavin Chipper » Sun Jun 05, 2016 9:26 pm

By the way I think a good alternative list would be one that uses some sort of proportional representation. The current list is presumably going to favour films that largely appeal to everyone rather than polarise opinion. A proportional list would be very interesting and the top films of more obscure genres would make the list.

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Re: IMDB top 250

Post by Charlie Reams » Sun Jun 05, 2016 10:08 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:By the way I think a good alternative list would be one that uses some sort of proportional representation. The current list is presumably going to favour films that largely appeal to everyone rather than polarise opinion. A proportional list would be very interesting and the top films of more obscure genres would make the list.
Proportional to what?

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Re: IMDB top 250

Post by Gavin Chipper » Mon Jun 06, 2016 9:33 am

Charlie Reams wrote:
Gavin Chipper wrote:By the way I think a good alternative list would be one that uses some sort of proportional representation. The current list is presumably going to favour films that largely appeal to everyone rather than polarise opinion. A proportional list would be very interesting and the top films of more obscure genres would make the list.
Proportional to what?
Well, it would be the same principle as PR in elections. Normally, when people think of PR, they think in terms of parties and that each party should get seats in proportion to the number of votes they get, but it doesn't have to be defined in terms of parties. Single Transferable Vote doesn't have parties built into the system at all, and works for independent candidates, so would also work for films. But that works on a ranked ballot, where as IMDB uses scores. But there are systems that can use a score ballot including this and this.

So in answer to your question "Proportional to what?" - fans of a particular type of film should expect to get their type of film represented in the list in proportion to the number of fans.

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Re: IMDB top 250

Post by Ian Volante » Mon Jun 06, 2016 9:48 am

Conor wrote:There is also a list of the Bottom 100 rated films: http://www.imdb.com/chart/bottom

I have only seen one - Epic Movie - at it remains the only film where I have walked out of the cinema.
Sadly I've not seen any of these. The worst film I've seen is actually rated reasonably highly - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0116783/?ref_=nv_sr_2

I suppose it's probably well made etc, but by god, what a terrible premise.
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Re: IMDB top 250

Post by Marc Meakin » Mon Jun 06, 2016 11:45 am

worst films I have seen
Raise the Titanic
the Swarm
The hills have eyes part two. (only horror film with a dogs flashback )
Eraserhead.
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Re: IMDB top 250

Post by Thomas Cappleman » Mon Jun 06, 2016 1:14 pm

Conor wrote:There is also a list of the Bottom 100 rated films: http://www.imdb.com/chart/bottom

I have only seen one - Epic Movie - at it remains the only film where I have walked out of the cinema.
Only seen Troll 2 of those, which was bottom for a while until that made it gain in popularity.

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Re: IMDB top 250

Post by Matt Morrison » Mon Jun 06, 2016 7:34 pm

0/100 for the bottoms

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Re: IMDB top 250

Post by Fred Mumford » Mon Jun 06, 2016 8:44 pm

Marc Meakin wrote:worst films I have seen
Raise the Titanic
Not only a shit film, but went so far over budget that producer Lew Grade famously remarked that it would have been cheaper to lower the Atlantic.

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Re: IMDB top 250

Post by Andy McGurn » Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:36 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote: Life of Brian. but I think people hype it way too much. "Ooh, it got banned so we have to say it's
If this were really true, it would be ironic when you consider that the central message of Life of Brian is that people should think for themselves and not blindly follow others opinions. Anyone who gets it would surely see that?

Also, It absolutely should not have been banned. It is not anti-religion in any way, and frankly even films that are anti-religion shouldn't be banned given that free speech and thinking for yourself are basic human rights.

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Re: IMDB top 250

Post by Marc Meakin » Wed Jun 08, 2016 1:24 pm

i know but Buddah, You fat Bastard or Mohammed is a Paedo are unlikely to be made , however.
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Re: IMDB top 250

Post by Ian Volante » Thu Jun 09, 2016 11:49 am

Marc Meakin wrote:i know but Buddah, You fat Bastard or Mohammed is a Paedo are unlikely to be made , however.
I think your grasp of the plot of Life of Brian needs a bit of work.
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Re: IMDB top 250

Post by Marc Meakin » Thu Jun 09, 2016 11:53 am

I think your grasp of my sense of humour needs some work :)
Are you looking forward to the Tour De France then
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Re: IMDB top 250

Post by Gavin Chipper » Fri Jun 17, 2016 3:24 pm

If you click on the individual genres down the side, you'll find under comedy and drama The Chaos Class, which has a whopping score of 9.5/10 - higher than anything in the main list. Maybe it's something to do with needing a certain number of scores to make the main list. But anyway, maybe this film is actually the greatest of all time, not the Shawshank Redemption with its meagre 9.2/10.

And here it is (in Turkish with English subtitles), under its Turkish name of Hababam Sınıfı.

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