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Quezzy Knackwurst Level: 109 Posts: 372/3299 EXP: 13588677 For next: 371013 Since: 6.1.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 54 days Last activity: 44 days # 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: 35 Posts: 116/238 EXP: 263408 For next: 16530 Since: 2.1.02 From: A ways past Parts Unknown and to the left of Dudleyville Since last post: 4004 days Last activity: 1753 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 Andouille Level: 91 Posts: 271/2164 EXP: 7219189 For next: 249752 Since: 6.1.02 From: Brooklyn, NY Since last post: 10 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 31538 For next: 4239 Since: 20.2.02 From: Djibouti Since last post: 5048 days Last activity: 4846 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 Knackwurst Level: 109 Posts: 374/3299 EXP: 13588677 For next: 371013 Since: 6.1.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 54 days Last activity: 44 days # 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: 134 Posts: 348/5410 EXP: 28547397 For next: 39651 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 96 days Last activity: 5 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: 24 Posts: 29/105 EXP: 77028 For next: 1098 Since: 24.1.02 From: Melbourne, Aussie Land Since last post: 5050 days Last activity: 5047 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: 45 Posts: 78/426 EXP: 630824 For next: 29345 Since: 2.1.02 From: West Palm Beach, FL Since last post: 552 days Last activity: 2 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: 32 Posts: 50/201 EXP: 204448 For next: 1996 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oklahoma City Since last post: 4900 days Last activity: 4833 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: 101 Posts: 51/2805 EXP: 10653862 For next: 63850 Since: 6.1.02 From: Outer reaches of your mind Since last post: 4060 days Last activity: 2480 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: 57 Posts: 13/743 EXP: 1448744 For next: 37193 Since: 1.2.02 From: Appleton, WI Since last post: 1219 days Last activity: 1219 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: 64 Posts: 405/955 EXP: 2115484 For next: 98625 Since: 11.1.02 From: st louis Since last post: 4683 days Last activity: 4683 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: 108 Posts: 276/3273 EXP: 13406302 For next: 114241 Since: 23.1.02 From: Phoenix, AZ Since last post: 669 days Last activity: 470 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: 43 Posts: 165/396 EXP: 564869 For next: 182 Since: 11.1.02 From: Austin, TX Since last post: 931 days Last activity: 2 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: 86 Posts: 45/1932 EXP: 6087345 For next: 54786 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 190 days Last activity: 9 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: 49 Posts: 48/513 EXP: 832567 For next: 51322 Since: 15.1.02 From: Flatwoods, KY Since last post: 2793 days Last activity: 1102 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: 127 Posts: 54/4750 EXP: 23487214 For next: 239417 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 11 days Last activity: 23 hours
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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