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What's your most re-watchable movie?

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Watercooler time!

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Andy Zhao (he/him)

Right now, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse. Just finished my fourth/fifth watch 😅

Of all time? That's much harder for me to choose... Kung Fu Hustle is definitely very easy to rewatch. Highly recommend if you haven't watched it.

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Ben Halpern Author

Same! I've seen Spider-verse thrice now since the first time a few weeks ago!

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Andy Zhao (he/him)

I still tear up at the final Peter Parker/ Miles Morales moment 😭

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Thomas H Jones II • Edited

Of all the Spiderman movies, it's the most "mature". So little of that "golly gee I'm new" BS that plagues the other ones ...And they even make a running joke of the whole "how we got here" thing.

And that's without factoring in the absolute artistry of the animation.

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Jacob Evans

SAME! Me and the GF can't get enough of it!!

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Thomas H Jones II

Twice in the theatres, once, so far, since it came to NetFlix. Also bought it on BD, but have yet to crack the wrapper on it.

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Kevin McGinn

This movie is one of the few where if I scroll over it on Netflix, I will always watch the little clip of it that auto-plays. Love love love this movie!

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Ben Halpern Author

I know that feeling

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Ken Kelly

Just rewatched Kung Fu Hustle! Shaolin Soccer is pretty good too

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Ryan Palo

Italian Job! Love me a good heist movie!

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Ben Halpern Author

Heist movies are amazingly re-watchable. Ocean’s 11 all day.

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Philip Hallstrom

If you haven't... watch The Inside Man.

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Ryan Palo

Oh man that’s another one of my all time favorites. I will watch basically any Denzel movie without getting tired of them.

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Philip Hallstrom

Heh. I'm that way, but with Clive Owen.

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Cécile Lebleu

I know what I'm watching tonight :D

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Andrew Harpin

Original only, not the dodgy remake

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Ryan Palo

Respectful disagree. I’ve probably seen the remake at least 10 times, and I liked it quite a bit better. However, I will say that the car chase in the original is spectacular.

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Thomas H Jones II

I actually think Fury Road (and Mad Max II) is a better heist/chase movie (though definitely less whimsical).

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Jason Ormes

Office space whenever my work annoys me.

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Jonathan Kuhl

PC Load Letter? What the f**k does that even mean?

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Travis Werbelow

Such a great movie!

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Michiel Hendriks

It's such a good movie to wind down from work, as it presents you a more relaxed work place. Kind of :)

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Peter Witham

I think still has to be the original Blade Runner (Director's cut).

Every time I watch it I'm in awe at how it really makes you feel like it's a glimpse into a World rather than just a story that comes and goes.

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Thomas H Jones II

Yup. One of the ones on my top-5.

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Ben Halpern Author

Jurassic Park comes to mind for me. I swear it never gets old.

Iron Man, the first MCU movie, is also incredibly re-watchable. Especially after Endgame made so many callbacks to it towards the end.

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Jesse M. Holmes

Oh, Ben. I watched this movie on VHS every day after school for years, and two times or more on the weekend. The soundtrack was taken off Spotify, and on the way home from rehearsal this week, I discovered it's been put back up. I've been listening to it nonstop this week.

I don't rewatch it now as much, but I don't know when anything recent will surpass my childhood obsession with it.

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Dana Ottaviani

I love Jurassic Park. I listen to the theme music on youtube when I work.

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Jamie Ferrugiaro

Ugh. I want to just go back now after Endgame and rewatch every MCU movie in chronological order. Problem is, I have so little time to do that and there are so many hahaha.

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Syed Faraaz Ahmad

Iron Man (1) is still my fav MCU movie

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briwa

KungFu Hustle. No matter how many times I've watched it, it's always still funny. But only if you're into cheap slapstick jokes.

Also Christoper Nolan's Batman series. The dark heroic vibe of Batman and the enemies in those movies somehow just sticks, they don't go away after many viewings.

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Jean-Christophe Helary

Kung Fu Hustle is excellent :)

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Molly Struve (she/her)

Wedding Crashers!

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Dhanushka madushan

Martial art fan here

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Jason C. McDonald

"You've Got Mail"

It's not about romance, it's about communication. I watch it several times a year.

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Ben Halpern Author

Kind of makes me want to re-watch it. Never would have occurred to me.

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Jason C. McDonald

It's even better if you've read Pride and Prejudice (or watched the version with Colin Firth). There are a number of parallels.

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Jean-Christophe Helary

A Fish Called Wanda

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Giuseppe Frau

This is easy: Back To The Future

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Conlin Durbin

Either Scott Pilgrim vs the World or Hackers. Both are masterpieces.

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Ben Halpern Author

Here's some trivia for you:

Scott Pilgrim is based on the Plumtree song entitled "Scott Pilgrim". Plumtree is an indie rock band from my hometown of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

And not just any indie rock band from Halifax, Nova Scotia, they were my sister's friends! My sister was even their "manager" or something. (Nothing official, just helped out early on, and I might be misremembering)

Anyway, I have never even seen the movie but I very much remember Plumtree as my sister's friends' band.

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Conlin Durbin

Whoa! That is super cool! You should check out the movie - it's really good!

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SyntaxSeed (Sherri W)

The graphic novel series is pretty great too.

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Nick Taylor (he/him) • Edited

Lately, I'd have to say Thor Ragnarok (probably one of the best entrances ever of a super hero and just a hilarious and great action movie), The Lonely Island's Bash Brothers and Kung Fury.

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Thomas H Jones II

Ragnarok is, perhaps, the best of the mainline Avengers movies. Really hoping Taika's second crack at Thor is even better.

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Jonathan Kuhl

Ragnarok is definitely the funniest movie in the MCU.

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Antanas Končius

Kung fury is a masterpiece!

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Levi Velázquez

v for vendetta and pirate of caribbean

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Pascal Maniraho

The Godfather

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Andrew Harpin

I have loads:

Shawshank redemption
Forest Gump
Blues Brothers
Iron Man
Fifth Element
Goodfellas
Pulp fiction
Iron Giant
Akira
Despicable me
Toy Story 1,2,3 (4 is utter rubbish, don't watch it!)
The original 3 Star Wars
Star Trek 2: the wrath of khan
Star Trek: First contact
Big hero 6
Lego movie
Matilda

Not exhaustive but what I can think of off the top of my head

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Manindu Wijewickrama

Forest Gump. I have watched it so many times. One of the best movies I have ever seen.

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Casey Brooks

Anything Tim Burton. My favorites:

  • Corpse Bride
  • Big Fish

Also, anything Christopher Nolan. My favorites here:

  • Inception
  • The Prestige
  • Batman Begins
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Michael Tharrington (he/him)

Currently rewatching The Hobbit right now. But hmmm... 🤔

As a kid, I watched Hook loads. Robin Williams is awesome and totally re-watchable.

In high school, I definitely used to watch Sleepy Hollow, the Tim Burton version, loads... had that one on DVD and it always stuck with me.

I don't replay movies as much now but was rewatching lots of Atlanta recently until the new Stranger Things season came out! And The Office is like comfort food for re-watching. I know it all so well, but it's still so great.

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kurisutofu

it's hard as I have a few that I can rewatch any time and still enjoying my time ... Depending on the mood: Matrix, Jurassic Park and Back To The Future 3 (yeah, I know it's not the most liked one in the trilogy).

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Jesse M. Holmes

Jurassic Park and Twister are always in the lead for number of times watched, thanks to my obsession as a youngster, but more recently I've found myself re-watching:

  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • About Time
  • Forest Gump
  • 50 First Dates
  • Avatar
  • Shawshank Redemption
  • Flight of the Navigator
  • Once
  • Like Water for Chocolate
  • Ever After
  • Most of the MCU movies I'd rewatch, wit Ragnarok and Endgame at the top.

I don't watch movies like most people watch movies, and I'm sure many of you are the same. I'm in awe of the process and the details, from the most technical aspects to plain good acting, like Tom Hanks being able to pull off all that solo work in Castaway.

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Wernich ️

"just visiting" is fun. my wife and i like to watch that every now and then.

but every december, it's not Christmas without watching "elf". every year. :)

also, we watch all the harry potter movies at the end of the year, but since our son popped out, it's been difficult to get all the movies in over november/december.

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Ryan Palo

Elf for christmas every year is tradition at our house too. And white Christmas.

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Mohammed Ismail Ansari

Terminator 2: Judgement Day, cause he will probably keep coming back, forever.

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Joel

Goonies.

100% every day could watch most, of not all of, the Goonies.

As a child who grew up in the 80s that movie is woven into the fabric of my upbringing.

(Fun fact: I've been to the Goonie house in Astoria OR 😁)

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Tony Orozco • Edited

Michael Bay's The rock, with Sir Sean Connery and Nicolas Cage.

I have never known why, but it's the kind of movie that helps me doing a mental reboot

Edit: I forgot to say Die Hard 1 and 2 (the others are awful).

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Riccardo Bernardini • Edited

Smetto Quando Voglio (I can quit whenever I want), an Italian movie trilogy about a group of researchers who reinvent themselves as drug dealers. The secondary title was "Meglio ricercati che ricercatori" that means "Better to be wanted (in a bounty sense) than researchers," but in English the world play is lost...

It was not born as a trilogy. The first movie is from 2014 and it was thought as a stand-alone movie. Then, because of the huge success, they shoot other two movies: "Masterclass" and "Ad Honorem"

imdb.com/title/tt3438354/?ref_=nv_...

Also Io c'è, another comedy Italian movie, this time about a bed-and-breakfast owner that invents a new religion for not paying taxes. Too late he will discover that he created a monster... Very funny and subtle too...

imdb.com/title/tt7648416/?ref_=fn_...

BTW, the main character in both movies is played by Edoardo Di Leo

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Médéric Burlet
  • Princess Mononoke (probably watched over 20 times)
  • Cloud Atlas (the makeup work alwasy gets me)
  • Lord Of The Rings (do the marathon once every 2-3 months)
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Aschwin Wesselius

From my list one can tell I like heist movies, so name any good ones not on the list.

  • Oceans (all including 8)
  • Entrapment
  • The Italian Job remake
  • Chaos
  • Thomas Crown Affair
  • Swordfish
  • Heat
  • The Score (Edward Norton aces this)
  • The Bourne Identity and sequels

So many more that are worth to mention but then the list becomes endless.

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Tyler V. (he/him)

Currently I just want to watch Into the Spider-verse on repeat.

Other contenders are:

  • Frozen
  • Ralph breaks the internet
  • Fantastic Beasts & where to find them
  • Beauty & the Beasts

I don't watch a lot of movies, but I will watch the same movie over and over again 😅

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Mehmood

For me it's La La Land