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Want a GREAT Movie to Watch? My all time best Movie List (video-books)

by AC @, Saturday, November 05, 2016, 20:42
edited by AC, Friday, June 23, 2017, 20:33

Want a GREAT Movie to Watch? My all time best Movie List
(BEWARE: Some are violent and Un-Christian - you have to decide for yourself)

I learned two things from my ex-cheating wife. That is the love for movies, and the love for the ocean (we were divers). Below is my list of favorite movies in no particular order. Some may have some of these movies curse words. They are not entirely Christian in that way. Beware/Enjoy!

COLD WAR'S BEST
- The Hunt for Red October - starring Sean Connery
- Crimson Tide
- Broken Arrow
- K-19: The Widowmaker
- Child 44 (2015) - a glimpse at the totalitarian Soviet Union Vladimer Putin grew up in, was part of, and thrived in - and why he is so dangerous.
- Phantom (2013) about a Soviet 'rogue' ballistic submarine

BEST WAR MOVIES (expect violence):
- DOWNFALL - about Hitler's last days
- After the Wedding
- Hamburger Hill (Vietnam)
- Platoon Leader (Vietnam)
- The Siege of Jadotville (2016)
- The Desert Fox ( WWII)
- Glory (American Civil War)
- Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison
- Naked Among Wolves 2015 (WWII Prison Camp-Beukanwald)
- Lincoln
- The Hurt Locker
- Crimson Tide
- Enemy at the Gates
- The Enemy Below (Robert Mitchem & Kurt Jurgens/US Destroyer Vs. Uboat)
- The Sea Wolves (1981 - Gregory Peck & Roger Moore)
- The Void
- Das Boot
- Buffalo Soldiers (1997)
- Lone Survivor
- Rough Riders (1997)(about Teddy Roosevelt & charge up San Juan Hill in 1898)
- The Longest Day
- Jarhead 3: The Siege (Saudi Embassy)
- Master and Commander: Far Side of The World
- Saving Private Ryan
- Band of Brothers
- Hyena Road (Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan)
- Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan
- Thirteen Days
- War Pigs (2015)
- Swing Kids
- Days of Glory (2006-French)
- U-571
- Behind Enemy Lines
- The Lost Battalion
- USS Poseidon: Phantom Below (2005)
- Letters from Iwo Jima
- Schindler’s List
- American Sniper
- Fury (2014) Brad Pitt
- Glory - Civil War - Morgan Freeman & Denzel Washington
- Diplomacy (2014) - WWII (Subtitles

BEST CHRISTIAN TEAR JERKERS:
- Letters to God
- The Trail
- The Encounter
- The Lost and Found Family
- To Save a Life
- A Mile in His Shoes (Baseball/Asperger's disease/Christian tear jerker)(2011)
- The Masked Saint (Christian Wrestler)
- The Confessor (2004/1 hr 27 min -Christian Slater - Thriller)
- Finding Normal
- Heart of the Country (2013)
- Still Mine
- Hoovey (2015)
- Elsa & Fred
- The Mark (2012) (thriller)
- The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry
- The Grace Card (2010) Louis Gosset, Jr.
- Secret of the Cave
- What would Jesus do?
- The Shunning (2011) (An Amish tear Jerker)
- Unconditional (Christian)
- The Case for Christ (2007)
- Lost and Found in Armenia
- Cross in the Road (Crossroad) (2012)
- My Big Fat Greek Wedding
- Holiday Engagement (2011)
- Camp (2013)
- Knucklehead (2010)
- Love Comes Softly (2003)
- Soul Surfer (2011) - Bethany Hamilton returns to competitive surfing after losing an arm in a shark attack
- Courageous
- Amreeka
- Doubts
- Cyberbully (2011)
- Resting Place
- The Least of These
- Fireproof
- Luther
- The Homesman (Tommy Lee Jones, Hillary Swank & Meryl Streep)

THRILLERS:
- Open Water
- Open Water 2 (BEWARE: some bad language)
- Good People
- All is Lost - Robert Redford
- The Game - starring Michael Douglas
- The Shawsheen Redemption, with Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman
- The Perfect Storm - about Gloucester fishing boats - with George Clooney & Mark Wahlberg,
- Cloverfield
- 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
- Pacific Heights - starring Melanie Griffith, Matthew Modine, and Michael Keaton
- Phone Booth
- The Island
- Rear Window
- Eden (2014)
- Fargo
- No Escape (2015) SE Asia
- The Illusionist
- Home Invasion
- The Devil's Teardrop (2010) - Natasha Henstridge (favorite actress lately)
- Arlington Road
- Pelham 123 (1974)(Robert Shaw & Walter Matthau)
- Level Up (2016) (Beware - very violent)
- Preservation
- The Bank (2001)
- The Others
- Shutter Island
- Septimo
- I.T. (2016) (violence)
- Lost City Raiders. Good movie!
- Delete
- Stolen
- The Call (about 911)
- Missionary (about a whacko Mormon)
- Lila&Eve (2015)
- Wall Street
- The Perfect Game (2009) 1957 Mexican Little League Champs
- The Last Castle
- One Hour Photo (Robin Williams)
- Taking Lives (2004) Angelina Jolie & Kifer Sutherland
- Apollo 13
- The making of a lady
- War Horse (2011)
- Deep Impact (1998)
- Welcome to the Punch
-Walking Tall

ALL TIME FUNNIEST and/or DRAMADIC MOVIES:
- There’s Something About Mary
- Planes, Trains and Automobiles
- Bridesmaids
- Clueless
- The Blues Brothers
- The Hangover
- Lost in America
- Groundhog Day
- The Angriest Man in Brooklyn -- Robin Williams. But the female actor who played the Doctor should have gotten an Academy Award.
- Napoleon Dynamite
- Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
- Office Space
- Caddyshack

ISRAEL/Palestinian Usurper Conflict:
Zaytoun

EVIL ISLAM:
- The Stoning of Soraya M.
- Not Without My Daughter (starring Sally Fields)
- Osama (about a young Muslim girl - not about Osama bin Ladin)
- Behind the Sun
- Bliss
- Kandahar
- Daughter of Keltoum
- Septembers of Shiraz (2016) - A Jewish family flees Iran after the evil Iranian Revolution
- London Has Fallen (one of the best action movies ever)(2016)

OTHER:
- Eight Below (2006) Tear jerker about Antarctic sled dogs left behind (Disney)
- The Guardian (Kevin Costner), 2006 - Coast Guard Rescue Swimmers
- Pompeii (2014) - best last days of Pompeii I've seen - special effects are fantastic. (beware: typical Roman era brutality, blood & gore, however)
- Strange Voices (1987)
- The Revenant (2015)(BEWARE: lots of violance)
- Chef (2014)
- In the Heart of the Sea (whaleship Essex)
- The Apartment with Jack Lemmon & Shirley Mclane (1959)
- Cassandra's Dream (2007)
- Frozen (Walt Disney 2013)
- A Walk in the Woods (Appalation Trail - Redford & Nolte) (2015)
- Steal (2002)
- Black Sea (2015) great submarine treasure hunting movie
- First Response (EMT's) (2015)
- Working Girl (1988) Melanie Griffin, Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver
- A Few Best Men (2011)
- A Night To Remember (Titanic sinking
- The Lion in Winter
- Wild (2014) Reese Witherspoon
- Pay the Ghost (Nicholas Cage/Scary/Halloween)
- Common (2014)
- True Grit (2010) with Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Hailee Steinfeld (Western)
- Abandoned (2015) stranded in a capsized boat at sea
- Promised Land (Matt Damon)
- There is something about Kevin
- We own the Night (2007) with Robert Duval & Mark Wahlberg
- Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
- MUD (2012)
- Chinatown
- The Shallows (2016) A fantastic thrilling true grit/triumph of the spirit by a young Texas woman
- One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
- Raging Bull
- The Heat (Sandra Bullock) (Melissa McCarthy) (2013)
- The Call (2013)
- Dutch (1991) with Ed O'Neill
- Edge of Winter (2016)
- The Internship (2013)
- An Unfinished Life (Redford/Freeman/Lopez)
- Counter Investigation (French)
- The River Wild (1994) Meryl Streep
- A Brooklyn State of Mind (1998)
- The Pilot's Wife (2002)
- The Good Neighbor (2016) w/James Caan - some violence
- Battleship (scifi) 2012 - great action
- Morning Glory (2010)(Diane Keaton, Rachel McAdams & Harrison Ford)
- The Conjuring (2013)
- Of Gods and Men - about evil Muslim's Vs. holy Christians (French w/Subtitles) (2010) (123 min)
- The Pope of Greenwich Village
- Blood Simple (1984) (Coen brothers)
- Short Term 12 (2013)
- Backcountry (2014)
- Far and Away (1992)
- Trust (2010) (Guard your children from Internet perverts/predators)
- I Am Wrath (2016) John Travolta (BEWARE: much violence)
- Descent (2005) (beware: scary & violent)
- The Cobbler (2104) Adam Sandler & Dustin Hoffman
- Korkoro (European Gypsies in WWII)
- The Disappeared (lost at sea)
- Eye of the Storm (1991) (Dennis Hopper)
- The Finest Hours - (2016) It's about the greatest Coast Guard small boat rescue off Wellfleet/Chatham, Mass in 1952.
Two tankers break in half during a gigantic winter storm.
- The Drop (2014) - look out - violence
- The Gambler (2014) Mark Wahlberg
- The Matchmaker (1997) (Boston & Ireland)
- The Shawshank Redemption
- One for the Money (2012)
- The Debt (2016)
- Yes Man (Jim Carrie/Come- The Debt (2016)dy/2008)
- Broken City (2013) Mark Wahlberg
- Bad Hurt (2015)
- Apollo 13
- Cut Bank (2015) - Beware: lots of violence
- Standoff (2015) (Fishburne & geat acting from others)
- What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) Very young Johnny Depp & Leon Decaprio
- 247 Degrees Fahrenheit (2011)
- The Yards (2000) Mark Wahlberg
- The Boy Next Door (2015) thriller w/Jennifer Lopez
- A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014) Liam Neeson
- We Own the Night Mark Wahlberg
- Life of Crime
- Blood Crime (2002) James Caan
- 2 Guns - Denzel Washington & Mark Wahlberg
- A Matter of Sex (about womens' rights)
- 12 Years a Slave (2013) director: Steve Mcqueen W/ Brad Pitt
- The Guest
- Manglehorn (2015) Al Pacino
- Criminal (2016) Kevin Costner
- St. Vincent (Bill Murray)
- The Gunman (2015) Sean Penn
- He Loves Me He Loves Me Not (2003) (French-English subtitles)
- Southpaw (2015) Warning: Extreme violence. The Crucifix hanging in his trainer's Gym Office negates all the unneeded cuss words I think...
- Umrika (2015) (Indian in subtitles/Umrika means America)
- The Way Way Back (2013)
- Hush (2016)

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