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Quezzy Knackwurst Level: 109 Posts: 372/3312 EXP: 13861784 For next: 97906 Since: 6.1.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 12 days Last activity: 2 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: 35 Posts: 116/238 EXP: 267119 For next: 12819 Since: 2.1.02 From: A ways past Parts Unknown and to the left of Dudleyville Since last post: 4150 days Last activity: 1899 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: 271/2179 EXP: 7397216 For next: 71725 Since: 6.1.02 From: Brooklyn, NY Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 23 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: 31986 For next: 3791 Since: 20.2.02 From: Djibouti Since last post: 5194 days Last activity: 4992 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: 374/3312 EXP: 13861784 For next: 97906 Since: 6.1.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 12 days Last activity: 2 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: 135 Posts: 348/5410 EXP: 28949550 For next: 385531 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 242 days Last activity: 67 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: 78118 For next: 8 Since: 24.1.02 From: Melbourne, Aussie Land Since last post: 5196 days Last activity: 5193 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: 639710 For next: 20459 Since: 2.1.02 From: West Palm Beach, FL Since last post: 698 days Last activity: 16 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: 207328 For next: 21854 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oklahoma City Since last post: 5046 days Last activity: 4980 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: 102 Posts: 51/2805 EXP: 10804057 For next: 285948 Since: 6.1.02 From: Outer reaches of your mind Since last post: 4206 days Last activity: 2626 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: 1469271 For next: 16666 Since: 1.2.02 From: Appleton, WI Since last post: 1365 days Last activity: 1365 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: 2145336 For next: 68773 Since: 11.1.02 From: st louis Since last post: 4829 days Last activity: 4829 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: 109 Posts: 276/3273 EXP: 13595921 For next: 363769 Since: 23.1.02 From: Phoenix, AZ Since last post: 815 days Last activity: 616 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: 572840 For next: 38449 Since: 11.1.02 From: Austin, TX Since last post: 1077 days Last activity: 6 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: 87 Posts: 45/1932 EXP: 6173237 For next: 219562 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 336 days Last activity: 92 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: 844324 For next: 39565 Since: 15.1.02 From: Flatwoods, KY Since last post: 2939 days Last activity: 1248 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: 128 Posts: 54/4750 EXP: 23818052 For next: 563714 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 157 days Last activity: 2 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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