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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 83%

The Mambo Kings (1992)

"Fun, flashy musical with Banderas in early role."

Posted Feb 17, 2008

Steve Crum

2 57%

Free Willy (1993)

"Save the whale! Still a good family film with a great Michael Jackson title song."

Posted Feb 17, 2008

Steve Crum

3 ——

The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959)

"Offbeat, compelling adventure-mystery tale featuring Cooper and Heston."

Posted Feb 17, 2008

Steve Crum

4 100%

The Big Trail (1930)

"More historical than anything, but a must for Wayne fans."

Posted Feb 17, 2008

Steve Crum

5 ——

Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978)

"Disney fun circa 1978, and so typical of its time."

Posted Feb 17, 2008

Steve Crum

6 67%

Highlander (1986)

"OK fantasy adventure film that has achieved cult status to many."

Posted Feb 17, 2008

Steve Crum

7 ——

Monster Legacy Gift Set (2004)

"Must have for Universal monster fans, particularly the Lugosi and Karloff legion."

Posted Feb 17, 2008

Steve Crum

8 ——

A Gunfight (1971)

"Great names (Douglas and Cash) do not a great western necessarily make. This is definitely not a great oater."

Posted Apr 20, 2007

Steve Crum

9 88%

Anastasia (1956)

"Still fascinating speculation/drama with compelling Bergman and Brynner in title roles."

Posted Apr 20, 2007

Steve Crum

10 41%

The Four Feathers (2002)

"Michael Schiffe and Hossein Amini's screenplay adaptation (is) as full of holes as the tracks of a camel herd. [published 9-19-02]"

Posted Feb 18, 2006

Steve Crum

11 91%

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

"THE best of Abbott and Costello's zany films, this time with Lugosi and Chaney playing their monsters seriously, which makes A&C's reactions hilarious."

Posted Feb 16, 2006

Steve Crum

12 59%

UHF (1989)

"Forgettable Weird Al starrer...enUHF, please!"

Posted Dec 24, 2005

Steve Crum

13 65%

Viva Zapata! (1952)

"Fine Kazan "western" w/strong Quinn and Brando turns."

Posted Dec 24, 2005

Steve Crum

14 33%

Windtalkers (2002)

"What we get is a surprisingly entertaining film, corny as it is at times, that could have suited John Wayne. [Published 5-13-02]"

Posted Dec 19, 2005

Steve Crum

15 76%

Black Hawk Down (2001)

"'Black Hawk Down' jerks you around, slaps the side of your head, and kicks your butt back up to keep moving on. [Published 1-26-02]"

Posted Dec 11, 2005

Steve Crum

16 92%

Gabriel Over the White House (1933)

"Fascinating, original, definitely ahead of its time fantasy."

Posted Jul 13, 2005

Steve Crum

17 79%

Crossroads (1986)

"Meandering story with Ralph Macchio, mediocre Walter Hill."

Posted Jun 29, 2005

Steve Crum

18 20%

The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies (2004)

"A film to see/own only because of its title."

Posted Jun 29, 2005

Steve Crum

19 95%

The Cocoanuts (1929)

"Creaky production is the Marx Brothers' first...and has its hilarious moments."

Posted Jun 29, 2005

Steve Crum

20 71%

Breakheart Pass (1975)

"A curiosity: a murder mystery western starring Bronson."

Posted Jun 26, 2005

Steve Crum

21 14%

Armed and Dangerous (1986)

"Silly doings with Candy and Levy as inept security guards."

Posted Jun 26, 2005

Steve Crum

22 100%

Executive Suite (1954)

"Glossy, star packed drama with Holden in top form."

Posted Jun 12, 2005

Steve Crum

23 100%

Blood and Sand (1941)

"Bullish action + Linda Darnell marks this Ty Power starrer."

Posted Jun 12, 2005

Steve Crum

24 45%

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1993)

"Jim Carrey's first hit is physical shtick all the way."

Posted Jun 12, 2005

Steve Crum

25 50%

Gidget (1959)

"Look her, she's Sandra Dee! Innocent enough '50s romantic comedy doings."

Posted Jun 12, 2005

Steve Crum

26 87%

Private Benjamin (1980)

"Funny, popular Goldie Hawn comedy set in army boot camp."

Posted Jun 12, 2005

Steve Crum

27 91%

A Child Is Waiting (1963)

"Garland is moving in rare dramatic role."

Posted Jun 12, 2005

Steve Crum

28 78%

The Enforcer (1976)

"Dirty Harry has a female partner...briefly. Blasting action."

Posted Jun 12, 2005

Steve Crum

29 90%

Band of Brothers (MINI-SERIES) (2002)

"Terrific, wrenching WWII TV-movie telling."

Posted Jun 12, 2005

Steve Crum

30 87%

Love in the Afternoon (1957)

"Charming, romantic comedy with Coop and Audrey Hepburn."

Posted Jun 12, 2005

Steve Crum

31 86%

My Friend Flicka (1944)

"Great family film with McDowall in top form."

Posted Jun 7, 2005

Steve Crum

32 88%

The Glenn Miller Story (1953)

"Miller's great music is THE thing in this romanticized bio of the band leader."

Posted Jun 7, 2005

Steve Crum

33 21%

House Party 2 (1991)

"Vulgar, racially insulting laugh getter."

Posted Jun 7, 2005

Steve Crum

34 100%

The Mummy (1959)

"Superior Hammer horror classic."

Posted Jun 7, 2005

Steve Crum

35 100%

Nanook of the North (1922)

"Flaherty's classic, influential documentary still fascinates."

Posted Jun 7, 2005

Steve Crum

36 ——

Amityville IV: The Evil Escapes (1989)

"Why does this series keep passing building codes?"

Posted Jun 7, 2005

Steve Crum

37 44%

The Black Hole (1979)

"For-its-time state of the art effects help flat story and acting."

Posted Jun 2, 2005

Steve Crum

38 20%

Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (Gojira tai Kingu GidorÔ) (2003)

"Rubber Suit City once again. For 'Zillians only."

Posted Jun 2, 2005

Steve Crum

39 97%

All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

"Classic early talkie is still anti-war effective."

Posted Jun 2, 2005

Steve Crum

40 83%

The Naked Jungle (1954)

"Those blasted ants! Fill the moat! Pretty creepy critters here."

Posted Jun 2, 2005

Steve Crum

41 20%

Hercules in New York (1975)

"Early (dubbed) Arnold is a low budget oddity."

Posted Jun 1, 2005

Steve Crum

42 96%

Double Indemnity (1944)

"Stanwyck, MacMurray and Robinson are superb in classic murder for profit story."

Posted Jun 1, 2005

Steve Crum

43 63%

Guncrazy (1992)

"Doesn't even touch the original classic, but still edgy."

Posted Jun 1, 2005

Steve Crum

44 ——

Godzilla Vs. Biollante (1989)

"Are these guys in rubber suits really necessary...again?"

Posted Jun 1, 2005

Steve Crum

45 33%

Macon County Line (1974)

"Good ol' boys 'n' fast cars. Eehah!"

Posted Jun 1, 2005

Steve Crum

46 57%

Hanover Street (1979)

"Pedestrian, brooding WWII period film features stoic Harrison Ford."

Posted Jun 1, 2005

Steve Crum

47 100%

The Big Heat (2001)

"In-your-face tough cop-gangster noir yarn features gritty Glenn Ford and great Gloria Grahame."

Posted May 28, 2005

Steve Crum

48 ——

Helen of Troy (1956)

"Bring on the wooden horse! Good spectacle directed by Robert Wise."

Posted May 28, 2005

Steve Crum

49 97%

The Young Girls of Rochefort (Les Demoiselles de Rochefort) (1968)

"Elaborate, romantic French musical, follow-up to "Umbrellas of Cherbourg"

Posted May 28, 2005

Steve Crum

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