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#31 KendrickPanther

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 09:44 AM

Captain America. I had kind of grown accustomed to the paper thin plots and cheesy jokes in Marvel movies. They were basically all flash and no substance. However I was surprised with how much I enjoyed Captain America.

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 09:47 AM

Blood of Heroes (The Salute of the Jugger) 1989 movie about a brutal blood sport set in a post apocalyptic setting. Amazing.

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 09:57 AM

Movies that were surprisingly better than I expected:

Children of Men
Gone Baby Gone
Bridesmaids
Boy with the Striped Pajamas

#34 Zaximus

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 09:58 AM

They Live. Underated sci-fi film, and could be even more relevant nowadays. Plus, Rowdy Roddy Piper...

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 10:00 AM

Event Horizon.

#36 KendrickPanther

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 10:08 AM

Vanilla sky was interesting, until the last 5 minutes.

#37 Irv

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 12:13 PM

fire with fire with josh duhamal and bruce willis

#38 Sapper

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 07:05 PM

'This Means War' of this past year REALLY surprised me. I turned it on for noise but ended up going credits to credits. Not a great movie, but a lot better than I expected.

#39 Bronn

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 08:12 PM

Beasts of the Southern Wild isn't underrated though. Considering how small it was originally, it really blew up. And it got the critical success it deserved.


I think I was more surprised with that one than thinking it was underrated.

I'd never heard of it really, until this chick at work that I talk movies/tv with was telling me about it. It sounded crazy, but interesting.

I had tears in my eyes at one point.

Beautifully shot, and very surprising film for me.

#40 pstall

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 10:59 PM

i'lll toss out a couple of pearls for now.

Session 9 and Buddy Boy.both WAY under the radar and both knocked me over. BB really stayed with me for some time.

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 04:14 AM

Boondock Saints- one of my favorite movies

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 06:39 AM

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 07:27 AM

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 08:12 AM

Life is beautiful. The Italian movie with Roberto benigni. Surprised the hell out of me. I watched it first in English class in high school. Also little miss sunshine surprised me too.

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 08:25 AM

Life is beautiful. The Italian movie with Roberto benigni. Surprised the hell out of me. I watched it first in English class in high school. Also little miss sunshine surprised me too.


I was also blown away by Life If Beautiful in 10th grade English class


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