Overrated classic films?

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  1. hogfish

    hogfish Señor Member

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    Just want to throw in that anyone who doesn't like Nicholas Cage hates America.

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  2. Valmet

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    I used to despise him and while I still think his aching as mediocre at best, he’s grown on me.
     

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    Oh man.....that's another movie my wife loves and I can't get through either.
     
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    Ummm...no...wrong again.

    Like a fungus...
     
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  5. Lazy R

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    Same formula every time. So predictable they have that Geico commercial making fun of it. (I laugh every time at it)


    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fs5FWIUqu20
     
  6. tallTexasdude

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    Nick Cage’s first role was a stoner in Fast Times. His acting has improved considerably since then. He’s been in some amazing films and made more than a respectable living at being a movie star. My favorite role of his is the desk jockey FBI dude in The Rock. He wasn’t too arrogant in that one. Another good one is Kiss of Death, where he plays a psychopathic street hustler who lets his emotions get in the way of business. But I can certainly see why some people hate Cage - his arrogance can be overwhelmingly annoying at times.
     
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  8. hogfish

    hogfish Señor Member

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    One could make a thread about him alone. He's been in lots of fair to good movies.
     
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  9. Valmet

    Valmet M62/76 Silver Member

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    I thought he did a good job in the film “Joe,” but the producers butchered it compared to the book (which is how it goes for most book-to-movie stories).
     
  10. IvanVic

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    I forgot Halloween - one of of my favorites. I never got into The Godfather.

    Jaws is brilliant and timeless - it's a testament to the magic of film that is often attributable to pure chance. The shark robot not working correctly was the only reason the shark's appearance was delayed until the infamous chum scene. If the shark had been revealed in the beginning of the movie as intended, it would have been a different film. Then there's the cast. I think people often falsely attribute the success of a film to the cast, and because they're attached to those actors in those roles, they couldn't imagine anyone else playing the characters...but in this case I think they nailed it. They also had the greatest director in a generation or more and the best/most infamous cinema musical score all time.
     
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    You can't be serious. That's my all-time fave.
     
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    Jeez...ny ex made me sit through hours of it...all for "after all..."
    Our divorce soon followed.