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    Default Oscar for Best Picture Ever

    I was thinking about my old crew the other day....I remember one slow day at the firehouse we thought if they ever gave an Oscar for the best picture of all time...what would it be???

    We thought of some great flicks, but all agreed none we mentioned were worthy of this title.

    If you were able to vote for ONE movie that would be deemed "Greatest Picture of ALL Time"....

    What would your pick be??


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    While I agree "the Saints" is a great movie, but not an all time great,.

    I would have to go with Lawerence of Arabia or The Quite man

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    I'll say Equilibrium or any of Kevin Smith's movies

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    Any "Dirty Harry" movie.

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    "Heat"...........Ok, maybe not a classic........
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    here are a few

    The Godfather
    Taxi Driver
    African Queen
    Bridge on the River Kwai
    Jaws
    MASH
    The Graduate
    PSYCHO
    The Great Escape
    Saving Private Ryan
    The Deer Hunter
    Rocky
    Citizen Kane
    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's nest
    Ben-Hur
    The 10 Commandments
    American Graffiti
    Lawrence Of Arabia
    The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
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    I could go on and on....I'm still having trouble naming what I would deem the best of all time...
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    No contest, "The Blues Brothers".
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    Blazing Saddles and History of the World Part 1 come to mind.


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    The Blues Brothers
    Blazing Saddles
    History of the World Part 1


    Good ones....

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    Backdraft!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JHawkins23
    Backdraft!!!

    IMOP....Towering Inferno was better! lol

    Not sure either one would be in the running....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave1983
    No contest, "The Blues Brothers".
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    Kelly's Heros. Love that movie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by arhaney
    "Heat"...........Ok, maybe not a classic........
    It's a classic in my book! Good Choice!

    And as an alternate, any Deniro/Pacino combo, or at least half of thier individuals works too.

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    Young Frankenstein

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    Quote Originally Posted by E229Lt
    Young Frankenstein
    "That's Fronk-en-steen!"
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainGonzo
    "That's Fronk-en-steen!"

    Whose name was it that always upset the horses ?
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    There was one of the Pink Panther movies that is a favorite of mine.

    favorite line: " Does your dog bite? ... No my dog does not bite" Inspector Clouseu reaches to pet the dog, the dog growls and tries to bite him "I thought you said you dog did not bite! ...That's not my dog."

    (all done in cheesy French accent)

    love that movie
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    Once Upon a Time in America
    Once Upon a Time in The West (both by Sergio Leone)
    Goodfellas
    Gangs of New York
    The Hunt For Red October
    Frequency
    The Matrix trilogy
    The Lord of the Rings trilogy


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