Favorite Secular Movie

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  1. Weston Stoler

    Weston Stoler Puritan Board Sophomore

  2. Zach

    Zach Puritan Board Junior

    I'm fond of A Few Good Men. "YOU CAN'T HANDLE THE TRUTH!"
  3. Rufus

    Rufus Puritan Board Junior

    My number one is Platoon, my second is Forrest Gump.
  4. Wayne

    Wayne Tempus faciendi, Domine.

    Of the more recent movies, O, Brother Where Art Thou?

    Old movies: It Happened One Night; The Quiet Man;
  5. Rufus

    Rufus Puritan Board Junior

  6. Rich Koster

    Rich Koster Puritan Board Post-Graduate

    The Producers (with Zero & Gene).
  7. GulfCoast Presbyterian

    GulfCoast Presbyterian Puritan Board Junior

  8. he beholds

    he beholds Puritan Board Doctor

    The Man Who Knew Too Little with Bill Murray, HILARIOUS but pretty clean!
  9. Weston Stoler

    Weston Stoler Puritan Board Sophomore

    I have been watching Gone With The Wind today and I find it to be an exceptional movie.
  10. Zach

    Zach Puritan Board Junior

    That movie had me rolling on the floor with laughter. GREAT movie!
  11. Goodcheer68

    Goodcheer68 Puritan Board Freshman

    What About Bob.
  12. Philip

    Philip Puritan Board Graduate

    The Third Man
  13. mvdm

    mvdm Puritan Board Junior

    North by Northwest

    Last of the Mohicans

    High Plains Drifter

    My Cousin Vinny
  14. Edward

    Edward Puritanboard Commissioner

    I enjoy good propaganda films (but aren't they all, these days, if you leave off the qualifier 'good').

    Soldier of Orange is worth the time. Wake Island. Lady Jane. Triumph of the Will (ending is a bit cheesy). Movies that everyone should see at least once would include Olympia 2 (Olympia 1 only for sports fans and cinema fans) and Birth of a Nation.
  15. Backwoods Presbyterian

    Backwoods Presbyterian Puritanboard Amanuensis

    Bridge Over the River Kwai
  16. Loopie

    Loopie Puritan Board Freshman

    Lord of the Rings: Return of the King is tied with Gettysburg for #1

    But on the lighter side: Groundhog's Day
  17. Southern Presbyterian

    Southern Presbyterian Puritan Board Doctor

    I just happen to have a list...

    The Top 26 Greatest Movies Ever Made are:

    1. Ride With The Devil
    2. The Princess Bride
    3. Serenity
    4. O Brother, Where Art Thou?
    5. A Christmas Story
    6. Signs
    7. The Shawshank Redemption
    8. The Lord of The Rings Trilogy
    9. Gods and Generals
    10. The Green Mile
    11. Tangled
    12. Ella Enchanted
    13. District 9
    14. Master And Commander
    15. Rustlers Rhapsody
    16. How to Train Your Dragon
    17. Aladdin
    18. Die Hard Series
    19. True Grit (1969)
    20. True Grit (2011)
    21. The Fifth Element
    22. Christmas Vacation
    23. Bicentennial Man
    24. Robin Hood: Men in Tights
    25. The Matrix Trilogy
    26. Groundhog Day
  18. Philip

    Philip Puritan Board Graduate

    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
  19. RobertPGH1981

    RobertPGH1981 Puritan Board Freshman

    For me it would be the LOTR Trilogy (you can't separate them in my opinion). I also really like Saving Private Ryan, Gladiator, Troy & Braveheart.
  20. gordo

    gordo Puritan Board Freshman

    So many good movies mentioned! In fact my top 3 were already named....

    Last of the Mohicans (the last 10 minutes of that movie alone are worth the price of admission!)
  21. KMK

    KMK Administrator Staff Member

    Recently I have really enjoyed The King's Speech, Hugo, and The Muppet Movie which almost brought me to tears when the Muppet Show Theme Song came on. (I grew up on the Muppets)
  22. CalvinandHodges

    CalvinandHodges Puritan Board Junior


    My Top Five:

    5) The Princess Bride
    4) Pride and Prejudice (BBC version)
    3) Le Miserables (Liam Neeson)
    2) Nicholas Nickleby (2002)
    1) The Matrix (Original)


  23. baron

    baron Puritan Board Graduate

    Two of my favorites are:


    The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Ok some might not like this one.
  24. Unoriginalname

    Unoriginalname Puritan Board Junior

    The Good the Bad and the Ugly, Doctor Strangelove (most likely an unpopular choice), Unforgiven, and the Brave Little Toaster
  25. littlepeople

    littlepeople Puritan Board Freshman

    Lawrence of Arabia
  26. Miss Marple

    Miss Marple Puritan Board Junior

    I had "Last of the Mohicans" in mind before I even read any responses. I am glad to see I am in good company.

    "Hoodwinked," "Napoleon Dynamite," "Nacho Libre," "Elf," and the Pink Panther movies are all good funny movies.

    I also loved "O Brother" and purchased the soundtrack, which is dynamite.
  27. Zenas

    Zenas Snow Miser

    I'm a big fan of the Shawshank Redemption. Tim Robbins' best movie in my opinion. The Green Mile is also excellent. 10 points to the person who knows who the author of these two gems is off the top of their head. ;)

    The LOTR trilogy is obviously up there. I enjoy the Two Towers the most, with The Return of the King in second and The Fellowship of the Ring in third.

    I enjoy the Matrix trilogy, but they got successively worse over time. The last one was watchable, but not great. The first one was outstanding and set the bar high for science fiction films for me. Since that time, few sci-fi films have really done it for me.

    I'm happy to see Serenity on someone's list. Really enjoyed that movie. Highly underrated. I'd like to see further films made based on the Firefly storyline.

    The Star Trek re-make. Top notch, and I'm not a Trekkie in the least. Maybe that's why I loved the movie.

    Amistad is an outstanding movie. I didn't see it until a few years ago and I've gotta say it's great.

    Going to catch flak for this but one of my favorite movies is The Watchmen. Should you watch this film though, get the edited version and be prepared to fast forward. Hollywood took an otherwise intriguing movie and made sure to add in completely unnecessary sexual garbage that literally adds nothing to the story line.

    Dr. Strangelove is most certainly not an unpopular choice. A pristine example of black comedy.

    There are others. Can't think of them right now.
  28. Southern Presbyterian

    Southern Presbyterian Puritan Board Doctor

    Stephen King. Please deposit my 10 points. :D
  29. Danny

    Danny Puritan Board Freshman

    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly ftw
  30. Weston Stoler

    Weston Stoler Puritan Board Sophomore

    Wow, Rocky Horror Picture Show? Explain this one lol
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