List/Rank the 2003 Films You've Seen

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  1. DoctorJones24

    DoctorJones24 Member

    Aug 26, 1999
    Go here
    and scroll through the 2003 releases you've actually seen.

    Rank em.

    In doing this, I realized that I've only seen 19 "new" movies this year, and almost all of them are Hollywood big budget fluff. I guess that's because I'm so cheap that my wife and I usually go only to the $2.00 theater, which tends only to get big name flicks. Anyway, here goes:

    1 Whale Rider
    2 Finding Nemo
    3 Bend it Like Beckham
    4 Swimming Pool
    5 Pirate of the Caribbean
    6 School of Rock
    7 Terminator 3
    8 X-Men 2
    9 Old School
    10 Matrix Reloaded
    11 Kill Bill: Vol 1
    12 A Mighty Wind
    13 Hulk
    14 American Wedding
    15 Holes
    16 Shanghai Knights
    17 Lara Croft: Cradle of Life
    18 The Guru
    19 Bruce Almighty

    God, I've seen a lot of crappy movies this year. Embarrassing...
  2. sch2383

    sch2383 New Member

    Feb 14, 2003
    Northern Virginia
    Mystic River

    Kill Bill
    Once Upon a Time in Mexico

    Matrix 2
    Matrix 3

    Mystic River was so much better than everything else and the Matrix movies were much worse than everything else.
  3. Ghost

    Ghost Member+

    Sep 5, 2001
    I love film but don't watch enough. I would say

    1) Mystic River
    2) Lost in Translation
    3) All the Real Girls

    would be the ones that stood out. I'm not sure I can order them.
  4. cosmosRIP

    cosmosRIP Member

    Jul 22, 2000
    Brooklyn NY
    Best Movies I saw this year (too hard to rank):
    Lost in Translation
    American Splendor
    Finding Nemo

    5. 28 Days Later
    6. Matchstick Men
    7. Whale Rider
    8. Down with Love
    9. A Mighty Wind

    Not good:
    Shanghai Knights
    Old School (sucked)
  5. riverplate

    riverplate Member+

    Jan 1, 2003
    Corona, Queens
    CA River Plate
    Only saw "28 Days Later" this year. I was talked into it. It wasn't such a big deal. I gave it a chance because I've always loved the horror genre and this seemed to be appealing to people that ordinarily wouldn't go to a horror picture. Certainly not an all-time great.
  6. nicodemus

    nicodemus Member+

    Sep 3, 2001
    Cidade Mágica
    PAOK Saloniki
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    I saw 20 2003 movies, although two of them (Amandala! and The Backyard) I saw at film festivals in late 2002, but since their theatrical release dates were '03 I put them in anyway. There's quite a few that I missed this year that I was really ticked off about: Pretty Dirty Things, Whale Rider, Flight, etc., but that's just because of confused plans with my friends.

    Here they are ranked:

    01. Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony
    02. All the Real Girls
    03. City of God
    04. Kill Bill Vol. 1
    05. Bend It Like Beckham
    06. A Mighty Wind
    07. The Backyard
    08. Old School
    09. The Matrix: Reloaded
    10. Phone Booth
    11. The Recruit
    12. Raising Victor Vargas
    13. Bruce Almighty
    14. The Guru
    15. Man on the Train
    16. Shanghai Knights
    17. Bulletproof Monk
    18. Dysfunktional Family
    19. Irreversible
    20. The Real Cancun
  7. obie

    obie New Member

    Nov 18, 1998
    NY, NY
    New York Red Bulls
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    I have not seen a lot yet this year.

    1. Lost In Translation
    2. Spellbound (actually 2002, but...)
    3. American Splendor
    4. Winged Migration
    5. 8 Femmes
    6. A Mighty Wind
    7. Swimming Pool
    8. L'Auberge Espagnol
    9. Bend It Like Beckham
    10. Dirty Pretty Things

    ... and the bottom two, The Matrix Reloaded and School of Rock, both of which were more just damn disappointing rather than bad.
  8. DoctorJones24

    DoctorJones24 Member

    Aug 26, 1999
    Bonus points for honesty...
  9. Dolemite

    Dolemite Member+

    Apr 2, 2001
    East Bay, Ca
    Lost in Translation is the best film i've seen this year.
  10. BadAzzSnowboarder

    BadAzzSnowboarder New Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Malibu, CA
    1 Mystic River
    2 Open Range
    3 Intolerable Cruelty
    4 Matchstick Men
    5 Under the Tuscan Sun
    6 Lost in Translation
    7 Kill Bill
    8 School of Rock
    9 The Rundown
    10 Out of Time
    11 Pirates of the Carribean
    12 Terminator 2
    13 Xmen 2
    14 Bruce Almighty
    15 Anger Management

    Also, isn't City of God a 2002 release? I saw that last year. What the heck who gives a shlt.
  11. Belgian guy

    Belgian guy Member+

    Club Brugge
    Aug 19, 2002
    Club Brugge KV
    I hardly remember half of the movies I've seen.

    Here goes anyway:

    1) Cidade De Deus
    2) The man without a past
    3) Punch Drunk Love
    4) Kill Bill Vol. 1
    5) Adaptation
    6) Finding Nemo
    7) The Recruit
    8) Confessions of a dangerous mind
    9) Swimming pool (not bad, but still overrated)
    10) X-Men II

    Crap-fest of the year: Matrix Reloaded. As great as the first installment was, this movie proved how bad of an idea sequels can be...

    Older movies I only watched for the first time this year, to my own shame, in no perticular order, but all great:

    - The 39 steps
    - Shrek
    - Casablanca (I know, very late with this one)
    - The pianist
    - Requiem for a dream
    - On the waterfront
    - The Searchers
    - Hable Con Ella
    - Mulholland Drive
    - The sweet Hereafter
  12. GringoTex

    GringoTex Member

    Aug 22, 2001
    1301 miles de Texas
    Tottenham Hotspur FC
    Nat'l Team:
    My top 10

    1) Once Upon a Time in Mexico
    2) Mystic River
    3) Russian Ark
    4) In Praise of Love
    5) Kill Bill
    6) Assasination Tango
    7) Finding Nemo
    8) City of God
    9) Stone Reader
    10) Lost in Translation
  13. nicodemus

    nicodemus Member+

    Sep 3, 2001
    Cidade Mágica
    PAOK Saloniki
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    We got it from Netflix. It was one of those thing where we wanted to see if it was as bad as everyone was saying. Incredibly, it was much worse than the horrible reviews it received. Possibly the worst thing I've ever seen.
  14. bojendyk

    bojendyk New Member

    Jan 4, 2002
    South Loop, Chicago
    Mystic River (brilliant)
    American Splendor
    Dirty Pretty Things
    Lost in Translation
  15. YanksFC

    YanksFC Member

    Feb 3, 2000
    Liverpool FC
    1. Lost In Translation
    2. L'Auberge Espagnol (hey obie - glad someone else besides me has seen and likes this movie)
    3. Bend It Like Beckham
    4. X2

    Will likely make the list once I see them:

    Kill Bill
    The Station Agent
    Dirty Pretty Things
    Return of the King

    It all goes downhill from there. 2003 was probably one of the worst years in movie history.
  16. TheSlipperyOne

    TheSlipperyOne Member+

    Feb 29, 2000
    Arsenal FC
    This is the list of movies I've seen. Some good ones, but God I've seen alot of crap this year.

    Just Married
    A Guy Thing
    City of God (limited)
    The Recruit
    The Guru (limited)
    Lost in La Mancha (limited)
    Shanghai Knights
    Old School
    Bend It Like Beckham (limited)
    The Core
    The Man Without a Past (limited)
    Bulletproof Monk
    X2: X-Men United
    The Matrix: Reloaded
    The In-Laws
    The Italian Job
    28 Days Later
    Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
    Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
    Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
    The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
    American Wedding
    The Magdalene Sisters (limited)
    Open Range
    American Splendor (limited)
    The Order
    Once Upon a Time in Mexico
    Lost in Translation (limited)
    The Rundown
    The School of Rock
    The Station Agent (limited)
    Mystic River (limited)
    Intolerable Cruelty
    Kill Bill Vol. 1
    Alien (limited)
    The Matrix: Revolutions
    Love Actually (limited)

    Movies that I want to see during the remainder of the year:

    21 Grams (limited)
    The Last Samurai
    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
    Cold Mountain

    Although I'm sure I'll end up seeing some more crap also.
  17. obie

    obie New Member

    Nov 18, 1998
    NY, NY
    New York Red Bulls
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Not only are you & I likely the only people who enjoyed it, we are likely the only people who even saw it. It was lighthearted and fun, in an isn't-the-EU-wacky sort of way.
  18. skipshady

    skipshady New Member

    Apr 26, 2001
    Orchard St, NYC
    I could've sworn I've seen more, but I guess that's it. Some good, some bad, some really really bad (I'm looking at you, S.W.A.T.)

    Lost in Translation
    Bend It Like Beckham
    Matchstick Men
    The Station Agent
    Old School
    The Matrix: Reloaded
    X2: X-Men United
    The Matrix: Revolutions
  19. TheSlipperyOne

    TheSlipperyOne Member+

    Feb 29, 2000
    Arsenal FC
    I wanted to see that along with Spellbound and Capturing the Friedmans but wasn't able to make the trip to see them.
  20. whirlwind

    whirlwind New Member

    Apr 4, 2000
    Plymouth, MI, USA
    Finding Nemo
    A Mighty Wind

    The Hulk
    Matrix: Reloaded
    Shanghai Knights

    Anxiously awaiting:
    Return of the King

    Others I finally saw this year but which came out in previous years:

    Charlie's Angels I
    Ocean's Eleven
    Bourne Identity
    The Fast and the Furious
    A Beautiful Mind
    Crimson Tide
    Minority Report
    8 Mile
    Star Trek: Nemesis
    My Big Fat Greek Wedding
    Behind Enemy Lines
  21. GringoTex

    GringoTex Member

    Aug 22, 2001
    1301 miles de Texas
    Tottenham Hotspur FC
    Nat'l Team:
    So NOBODY went to go see "Once Upon a Time in Mexico" after I came on here and raved about it being the first grounbreaking American masterpiece of the 21st cebtury?
  22. billyireland

    billyireland Member+

    May 4, 2003
    Sydney, Australia
    This is more movies I saw this year than ones that came out

    Kill Bill
    Veronica Guerin

    Oceans 11

    Matrix Reloaded
    Anger Management
    Old School

    Matrix Revolutions
  23. TheSlipperyOne

    TheSlipperyOne Member+

    Feb 29, 2000
    Arsenal FC
    It's on the list of movies I've seen this year. And I saw it before your rave. :p And it's one of the few good movies I've seen.
  24. spejic

    spejic Cautionary example

    Mar 1, 1999
    San Rafael, CA
    San Jose Earthquakes
    I saw two movies in theatres this year (Matrix 2 and Matrix 3) which is about average for me. They were both kick-ass.
  25. raza_rebel

    raza_rebel Member+

    Dec 11, 2000
    Univ de Chile
    City of God
    Lost in Translation
    Kill Bill
    Finding Nemo
    Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
    Pirates of the Carribean
    Finding Nemo

    Terminator III
    Bruce Almighty

    The Recruit
    UNder the Tuscan Sun
    Charlie's Angels II -- was it released this year?

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