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Quezzy Scrapple Level: 114 Posts: 372/3497 EXP: 15952126 For next: 357491 Since: 6.1.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 9 hours # 1 Posted on 22.2.02 2147.46 Reposted on: 22.2.09 2159.04 Out of these series of movies which one had the best first movie in the series.
Indiana Jones (Raiders of the Lost Ark)
Personally I'd say Die Hard slightly ahead of Raiders of the Lost Ark. Promote this thread!
lmo911 Italian Level: 36 Posts: 116/238 EXP: 283321 For next: 24792 Since: 2.1.02 From: A ways past Parts Unknown and to the left of Dudleyville Since last post: 4812 days Last activity: 2561 days
AIM: # 2 Posted on 22.2.02 2157.23 Reposted on: 22.2.09 2159.07 For me, it has to be Raiders of the Lost Ark! -4 eyed Nazis who get horribly burned! -Meltings Nazis! -Nazis getting the crap knocked out of them! It's pretty much a Nazis getting their asses kicked, shot, melted thing. Well that and it was just a fun adventure movie.
MoeGates Boudin blanc Level: 94 Posts: 271/2272 EXP: 8353848 For next: 2840 Since: 6.1.02 From: Brooklyn, NY Since last post: 26 days Last activity: 9 hours # 3 Posted on 22.2.02 2217.33 Reposted on: 22.2.09 2229.03 Star Wars by far. Star Wars is the best of that trilogy, and I'm a huge Temple of Doom mark. The other three are outclassed in my opinion. What about Jaws? Moe
Challer Tocino Level: 19 Posts: 12/58 EXP: 33944 For next: 1833 Since: 20.2.02 From: Djibouti Since last post: 5856 days Last activity: 5654 days # 4 Posted on 22.2.02 2251.31 Reposted on: 22.2.09 2252.05 Star Wars dude. You can't resist the power of the dark side.
Quezzy Scrapple Level: 114 Posts: 374/3497 EXP: 15952126 For next: 357491 Since: 6.1.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 9 hours # 5 Posted on 22.2.02 2306.23 Reposted on: 22.2.09 2322.52 You liked Star Wars best out of the Star Wars trilogy? That's surprising I think like 95% of the people I know like Empire Strikes Back the best. But I personally like Star Wars better also. As for Jaws, eh, i don't like Jaws, so i left it off. But then again I also don't like Terminator and put it on there so I guess I have no good reason for leaving off Jaws.
spf Scrapple Level: 137 Posts: 348/5410 EXP: 30705437 For next: 167496 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 903 days Last activity: 323 days
AIM: # 6 Posted on 23.2.02 0148.15 Reposted on: 23.2.09 0149.26 Man that's tough. I'd have to take Star Wars narrowly over Die Hard and Terminator. Personally I thought Last Crusade and Lethal Weapon 2 were the best in their respective series.
Addy Bauerwurst Level: 25 Posts: 29/105 EXP: 82874 For next: 6747 Since: 24.1.02 From: Melbourne, Aussie Land Since last post: 5858 days Last activity: 5854 days # 7 Posted on 23.2.02 0421.13 Reposted on: 23.2.09 0429.01 THE TERMINATOR Arnie as the bad guy is sooooooooooooooooo cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'll be back! Star Wars is a great movie, but the Empire Strikes Back is better.
Jobberman Kishke Level: 46 Posts: 78/426 EXP: 678506 For next: 33273 Since: 2.1.02 From: West Palm Beach, FL Since last post: 1359 days Last activity: 11 days # 8 Posted on 23.2.02 0722.38 Reposted on: 23.2.09 0729.02 Star Wars then Raiders. What about Back to the Future? I like that one too.
Slestak Salami Level: 33 Posts: 50/201 EXP: 219902 For next: 9280 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oklahoma City Since last post: 5707 days Last activity: 5641 days # 9 Posted on 25.2.02 0958.18 Reposted on: 25.2.09 0959.05 Originally posted by Quezzy Out of these series of movies which one had the best first movie in the series. Star Wars Indiana Jones (Raiders of the Lost Ark) Die Hard Lethal Weapon Terminator If you are measuring the quality of each first movie, then I'd have to say Star Wars (Episode IV, not Episode I) and Raiders are neck-in-neck for me. However, if you compare how much better the first movie is than the rest in the series, then I have to give the nod to Terminator. T2 had cool effects, but was pretty lame. There are other movie franchises that should be in this list. The Alien movies immediately spring to mind.
Net Hack Slasher Banger Level: 103 Posts: 51/2805 EXP: 11459824 For next: 11621 Since: 6.1.02 From: Outer reaches of your mind Since last post: 4867 days Last activity: 3287 days # 10 Posted on 25.2.02 1816.54 Reposted on: 25.2.09 1821.44 I'm an Indiana Jones mark, best series ever..
ScreamingHeadGuy Frankfurter Level: 58 Posts: 13/743 EXP: 1558877 For next: 18678 Since: 1.2.02 From: Appleton, WI Since last post: 2026 days Last activity: 2026 days # 11 Posted on 25.2.02 1944.10 Reposted on: 25.2.09 1957.43 It's gotta be Indiana Jones, by far. As to which StarWars movie was best, I think that Empire, by itself, isn't much. I mean, it's just character development between StarWars and Return. But that's me. And it doesn't really matter, because Indiana Jones is the better movie anyway.
SerWolfe Landjager Level: 65 Posts: 405/955 EXP: 2275665 For next: 59975 Since: 11.1.02 From: st louis Since last post: 5491 days Last activity: 5491 days
AIM: # 12 Posted on 25.2.02 1951.24 Reposted on: 25.2.09 1959.02 indiana jones.... but it's close... because i still stop and watch star wars whenever its on.. i dont do that for any other movie i've seen before...
Jaguar Knackwurst Level: 111 Posts: 276/3282 EXP: 14483258 For next: 385148 Since: 23.1.02 From: In a Blue State finally Since last post: 445 days Last activity: 248 days # 13 Posted on 25.2.02 2108.29 Reposted on: 25.2.09 2121.26 Die Hard all the way, baby. YIPPIEE KAY YAY! -Jag
The Big Kat Kishke Level: 44 Posts: 165/396 EXP: 607640 For next: 3649 Since: 11.1.02 From: Austin, TX Since last post: 1738 days Last activity: 13 days # 14 Posted on 25.2.02 2135.39 Reposted on: 25.2.09 2159.03 Talk about 5 great movies! This is a tough decision. I'm gonna go with Star Wars. I love Raiders, I love Die Hard. Lethal Weapon and Terminator are great, but don't rank up there with the others.
Bullitt Shot in the dark Level: 88 Posts: 45/1933 EXP: 6553325 For next: 97365 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 600 days Last activity: 600 days # 15 Posted on 27.2.02 0637.59 Reposted on: 27.2.09 0640.23 I'll take Terminator over the others, and I still think it's superior to T2.
Ffej Boudin rouge Level: 50 Posts: 48/513 EXP: 895652 For next: 51672 Since: 15.1.02 From: Flatwoods, KY Since last post: 3600 days Last activity: 1909 days
Y!: # 16 Posted on 27.2.02 0752.15 Reposted on: 27.2.09 0759.01 Star Wars Episode 4: A New Hope. Its a classic, timeless story. The original could stand by itself without the sequels. BTW most people I know hate Empire, but for a transitional film it was great. As for Jedi well to quote Dante form Clerks: "All Jedi had was a bunch of Muppets."
JayJayDean Scrapple Level: 130 Posts: 54/4750 EXP: 25262568 For next: 468078 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 818 days Last activity: 396 days
Y!: # 17 Posted on 27.2.02 0905.53 Reposted on: 27.2.09 0929.02 Die Hard is my favorite movie of all-time, bar none. If you put all five of these movies in front of me this is the order I would watch them: 1. Die Hard 2. Lethal Weapon 3. The Terminator 4. Raiders of the Lost Ark 5. Star Wars Although, thinking about it further, the list would actually be more like this: 1. Die Hard 2. Lethal Weapon 3. Die Hard (again) 4. The Terminator 5. Raiders of the Lost Ark 6. Die Hard (yet again) 7. Lethal Weapon 8. Star Wars
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