Overrated classic films?

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  1. B C

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    She was incredible back in the day, especially in Taxi Driver.

    I hate Tarantino and think Pulp Fiction is the most over rated movie out there. Every cinephile gushes over it. I like the parts with Uma Thurman, but the rest is just SLJ yelling and he's been playing that same character in every movie since then.

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a Tarantino movie I like. It also happens to be the least Tarantino-esque of his movies. The characters, lines, acting, soundtrack, sets are all great. I hated it the first time watching it, but I've watched it at least 10 times since.
     
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  2. Glockalong

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    I will check it out, but I gave it more than an hour and a half to get to the point.

    Thanks, I will give it a chance.
     

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    +1

    It took a 4 pack of tall boys to watch it once...tried a second time and couldn't do it
     
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    Warriors. Great movie that just didn't age well.
     
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    It had many redeeming qualities.

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    The Karate Kid. Daniel Larusso was an impulsive smart ass, and I didn't care about whether he actually succeeded.

    Miyagi and John Kreese were the only interesting people in the movie.
     
  7. Glockalong

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    What are you talking about. The Karate Kid was a classic :)


    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_Gz_iTuRMM
     
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  9. walkinguf61

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    I think his best was reservoir dogs.
     
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    Come on.It still holds up. “Can you digggg it”
     
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    "Citizen Kane"

    Maybe it was great in its time, but it doesn't hold up well, IMHO.
     
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    I grew up watching azlot of Tom Cruise movies. Most of his movies I’ve seen a few times.

    Mission Impossible was just horrible! Even with Budweiser to help me out, I couldn’t do it.
     
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    All a matter of opinion.

    I find Scarface unwatchable and despise Tarintino.

    I can watch most anything with John Wayne, William Powell or Cary Grant.
     
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    The Indiana Jones series.
     
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    Star Wars was OK in the theater when first released, but not worth seeing again.
    None of the Star Wars or even Star Trek sequels or remakes are worthwhile.
    2001 was a yawnfest.
    Love Story
    Carlito's Way


    That's what she said.
     
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    I try to watch a lot of theses "classics" just to say I've seen them. The only one that I thought was pretty good was "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" (1939). I couldn't make it through Citizen Kane. I just recorded The Godfather 1,2 & 3. I already watched the 1st one. Are 2 & 3 any better?
     
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    2 is comparable to 1, definitely watch it if you liked the 1st one. 3 is... well, if you skipped it, no one would fault you for it, and you wouldn't miss anything. It's a decent film, but for the story, unnecessary.
     
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    I agree. His first movie and still the only true classic he's ever made. Jackie Brown comes in second, in my opinion. After that, all his movies are comic book silliness, although Pulp Fiction had some entertainment value even if it was just a weak imitation of Reservoir Dogs.
     
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    2 is best IMHO.
     
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    In her time, Cybil Shepard was smoking hot. For 70 years old, she has aged well. As a 70 year old myself, I would still give her a go.
     
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