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[Movies] I'm Supposedly Uncultured, Help Me Be Enlightened. [Edit 2]

[EDIT: Bump.]

One of my coworkers has the opinion that I'm uncultured, because I don't sit down to watch movies that often. This is a man with hundreds of DVDs and never any money, which leads me to believe that his priority is skewed and his outlook on life thusly tweaked. However, with contact with one of my friends, also a movie junkie, I am finding myself reeling under two waves of cinema references that I am not getting.

Thus, I am enlisting help.

Starting with a base list of DVDs I own yet have not watched yet (many still shrinkwrapped), I request that anyone with interest post up to five any movies they think my "uncultured" ass needs to watch. If I own it or have at least seen it, I'll make mention, but if I haven't, then I'll add it to the list.

Anyone got any more?


Ready? Here we go. Now with edits! Again!

Starting Five SIX:

  • Hero
  • A Low Down Dirty Shame
  • The Thomas Crowne Affair
  • This is Spinal Tap
  • Out of Time
  • Assault on Precinct 13 (original)

Suggested List (this includes RL influence):

  • Million Dollar Baby
  • Gattaca
  • A Bronx Tale
  • Sin City
  • Pulp Fiction (Even if I have been strictly avoiding it.)
  • Killing Zoe
  • The Breakfast Club
  • Legally Blonde
  • Memento
  • Scarface
  • Pope of Greenwich Village
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Kill Bill volume 2
  • Road to Perdition
  • The Piano
  • King of New York
  • Brighton Beach Memoirs
  • Life Is Beautiful
  • My Fair Lady
  • A Beautiful Mind
  • Legends Of The Fall
  • Good Will Hunting
  • Broken Down Palace
  • The Whole Nine Yards
  • Romy & Michelle's High School Reunion
  • Gladiator
  • As Good As It Gets
  • Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
  • I, Robot
  • Monster
  • The Pianist
  • American History X
  • Romeo Must Die
  • Clerks
  • Mallrats
  • Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back
  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
  • Chinatown
  • Some Like It Hot
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • The Apartment
  • Once Upon A Time In The West
  • Ghost World
  • The Others
  • Forbidden Planet
  • Godfather II
  • The Producers
  • Citizen Kane
  • Eurotrip
  • Dark City

  • City of Lost Children (Foreign)
  • Farewell My Concubine (Foreign)
  • Sitcom (Foreign)
  • Delicatassen (Foreign)
  • The Cook, the Thief, his Wife, her Lover (Foreign)
  • Baxter (Foreign)
  • Seven Samurai (Foreign)
  • Diabolique (Foreign)
  • La Jetee (Foreign)
  • La Femme Nikita (Foreign)
  • Ran (Foreign)
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