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films generally considered great that people still hate

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posted on Jan, 20 2018 @ 02:25 PM
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any come to mind.

off the top of my head for me i say Glengarry Glen Ross.

that is one of my top 10 films of all time and usually considered a great film with one of the greatest casts ever assembled. based off a play.

i bring this up because while i love it my wife absolutely hates it. i usually watch it once a year or so and last night was that night. she will not even sit in the room with me because she hates it so much.
i dont understand it because it is a #ing amazing film.
heavy on the dialogue. no sex. no explosions. no action scenes.
the biggest part of the budget came in for the effects of rain. lots of scenes with rain.

cool ass jazz soundtrack.

what are some that come to mind?

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posted on Jan, 20 2018 @ 02:34 PM
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Waterworld



I love love love this movie. Everyone else hates it.



posted on Jan, 20 2018 @ 02:34 PM
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a reply to: TinySickTears

Last week I bought Citizen Kane.
Now, I've seen bits of it or its been on while I've been in the room but doing other things or just distracted. So I may have to return at a later date to let you know but that's considered to be one of the all time greats. I just don't know.

I prefer weird stuff anyway. Eraserhead is brilliant but I've not met many who agree with that.
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posted on Jan, 20 2018 @ 02:37 PM
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There are a decent number of Oscar winners that fall in that category.



posted on Jan, 20 2018 @ 02:44 PM
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Cutthroat Island. Widely considered a flop, but the best pirate movie of all time. Gina Davis, what more could you want? Surely not Pirates of the Caribbean! Yeah, Depp is funny, but without him the story is just stupid. My favorite line?

Bad dog!


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posted on Jan, 20 2018 @ 02:52 PM
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a reply to: SgtHamsandwich

dude waterworld is great.
my wife and i both love that one

i might watch that tonight

the captain joe hazelwwod pic. dude from the exxon valdeze spill

i love that movie



posted on Jan, 20 2018 @ 02:53 PM
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Mary Poppins. I had to watch that when I was a kid and hated it. One of the worst movies of all time.



posted on Jan, 20 2018 @ 02:58 PM
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Great movie people like to hate.



posted on Jan, 20 2018 @ 03:01 PM
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originally posted by: SgtHamsandwich
Waterworld



I love love love this movie. Everyone else hates it.


I liked it, maybe it has to do with people's visionary expectations of the future and what survival may look like.



posted on Jan, 20 2018 @ 03:03 PM
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a reply to: TinySickTears

I reckon 2001 Space odyssey probably fits the description. Considered a classic by many (including me), but I know a fair few folk that think its incredibly boring. Go figure!



a reply to: schuyler

That movie also has the Dread Pirate Roberts in it! It gets my vote!



posted on Jan, 20 2018 @ 03:04 PM
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a reply to: AbdulAlhazred

Well, I saw it when it first came out and never watched it again, so, yes, boring.



posted on Jan, 20 2018 @ 03:08 PM
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a reply to: TinySickTears

My movie came from a galaxy far, far away...

I can't believe people hate Star Wars because many of their favorite movies would not be possible if it wasn't for George Lucas-Industrial Light and Magic, THX, the dude changed the game. What was believed to be a flop turned out to be one of the biggest franchises in movie history.


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posted on Jan, 20 2018 @ 03:08 PM
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I have always love The Replacements.




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posted on Jan, 20 2018 @ 03:09 PM
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a reply to: InTheLight

Yep, my folks have pretty much the same opinion, and they also went to the cinema to see it when it first came out.

I guess each to their own, horses for courses, yada yada.

Still fits the OP's title request though.
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posted on Jan, 20 2018 @ 03:09 PM
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a reply to: TinySickTears

Here are just a few:-

Million Dollar baby
The Matrix
Avatar
It's A Wonderful Life
The Deer Hunter
The Silence Of The Lambs

All total dross.



posted on Jan, 20 2018 @ 03:14 PM
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Prometheus to me is a great movie. Same with alien: covenant.

People seem to hate things they don’t understand.



posted on Jan, 20 2018 @ 03:21 PM
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originally posted by: AbdulAlhazred
a reply to: InTheLight

Yep, my folks have pretty much the same opinion, and they also went to the cinema to see it when it first came out.

I guess each to their own, horses for courses, yada yada.

Still fits the OP's title request though.


Not really, hate is such a strong word/emotion. I don't hate it, and if some time in the future I feel like sitting back and judging AI (Hal), I might do it.



posted on Jan, 20 2018 @ 03:22 PM
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originally posted by: alldaylong
a reply to: TinySickTears

Here are just a few:-

Million Dollar baby
The Matrix
Avatar
It's A Wonderful Life
The Deer Hunter
The Silence Of The Lambs

All total dross.





I agree.

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posted on Jan, 20 2018 @ 03:33 PM
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Willow



Highly entertaining and way underrated.



posted on Jan, 20 2018 @ 03:34 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

I would interject that Willow may be appealing to those with imagination, a fantasy-quest and fairy tale desire. Others may not get it.



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