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Here's a fun challenge: Make a list of the films that define you as a person and a film viewer. It can be any length and you only have to explain if you want to. They are not necessarily your favorites, just films that define you in some way.

Films to Know Me By

Star Wars: A New Hope
The African Queen
The Wizard of Oz
Amelie
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Angel Heart
American Psycho
The Awful Truth
Lost
Oldboy
Blade Runner
25th Hour
Clerks
Citizen Kane
Fight Club
Gone with the Wind
Grindhouse
Life Is Beautiful
Raiders of the Lost Ark
House of Flying Daggers
Robot Chicken
Inland Empire

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Murder Party is pretty much identical to my life.
lol
The Great Outdoors
National Lampoons Vacation
Pump up the Volume
True Romance
S.F.W.
Foxfire
Thelma & Louise
Clue
PipiLongstockings
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Dude, Where's my Car
The Crow

Interpret that however ;)
Great topic, UpC! This is a lot harder than it seems. Here's a start.

Suburbia
Jesus' Son
American Beauty
Fight Club
The Big Lebowski
Man Bites Dog is so terrifying. That's quite a statement putting it on this list.

Although I am pretty fascinated with the line between the real and the unreal, especially when it comes to horrific stuff like that... interesting.
You know, if you can hunt it down, you should really check out this documentary called S&Man by J.T. Petty. It's a documentary on the underground horror scene, and it's really interesting and different (also shot on HD!). I recommend not reading too much about it before you see it though, it's so much better when you go into it unbiased, and it's managed to stir up quite a bit of controversy in the small groups who have been lucky enough to see it so far.

From what you said, I think you'd really really appreciate this one.
I saw it at a festival.. it was made by HDNet films, and they have it listed as a "coming soon" title on their page... I hope it will get a DVD release in the near future.
Film Geek was hilarious! I'm adding Cinemania to my queue.
Pro Bum, along the lines of "Film Geek," have you seen Cinema Paradiso? A Sicilian boy grows up immersed in the cinema. Portrays life as a movie .....
I love that film also! It's just beautiful on all fronts including sentiment!
1. The Little Mermaid (my all time favorite movie, I still cry when King Triton waves goodbye to Ariel at the end)
2. The Wizard of Oz (what child is not defined by this movie? it is a quintessential part of being a child, watching is more than mere entertainment is an integral part of growing up)
3. All About My Mother (although I have always liked Almodóvar, this film made me obssessed with his movies)
4. The Bodyguard (I don't know why, maybe it is just the music)
5. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (introduced me to Buffy the series)
6. Gone with the Wind (the first classic I saw)
7. Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (introduced me to Asian films)
8. E.T. (one of the most depressing and amazing films I have seen)
9. Independence Day (I saw this movie every day one summer)
10. Ferris Bueller's Day Off

11. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (shocking, amazing and truly genious)
12. Dawn of the Dead, the remake (started my obsession with zombie movies)
13. Night of the Living Dead (Romero)
14. Notting Hill
15. Pretty Woman
16. The American President
17. Thesis (the only movie that has truly scared me)
18. Sexo, Pudor y Lagrimas (I saw Mexican Cinema in a new light)
19. Dangerous Beauty
20. Incredibles (love it)

21.Requiem for a Dream (traumatized me, depressed me and made me cry for a long time)
22. Kill Bill
23. Diary of a Cannibal and Zombie Nation (because they are the worst movies ever made and I still cannot believe I lost hours of my life to them)
Defining films:

Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters
Night of the Lepus
Barbarella
Tron
Star Wars: A New Hope
Beastmaster
Krull
Conan the Barbarian
An American Werewolf in London
John Carpentar's The Thing
The Unnameable
The Toxic Avenger
The Evil Dead II
Army of Darkness
Night of the Living Dead
Dawn of the Dead
Day of the Dead
Dead Alive
Meet the Feebles
Bad Taste
Severed Ties
The Crow
Bram Stoker's Dracula
Cannibal Ferox
Ministry: Incase You Didn't Feel Like Showing Up Live
Susperia
The Sixth Sense
The Fifth Element
Spiderman 1
Spiderman 2
X-Men 2
Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals
Emanuelle Around the World
42nd Street Forever Vol. 1
All Ladies Do It
Children of Men

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