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    Default TGDT - Round 2 - Sidney Lumet vs Francis Ford Coppola

    Sidney Lumet's IMDB Page

    Notable fims : Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, Network, 12 Angry Men, Running on Empty


    Francis Ford Coppola's IMDB Page

    Notable Films: The Godfather Part I, II, III, Apocalypse Now, The Outsiders, Bram Stoker's Dracula
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    Lumet

    he must have at least one vote, right?

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    While I am in love with Dracula, I can't vote for Lumet.

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    yes, bears always vote for the underdog.......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jean View Post
    yes, bears always vote for the underdog.......
    And Sidney Lumet usually does, too...

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    Lumet.
    Just went with my gut on this one.
    Both are incredibly talented and Coppola is one of my favs ( Godfather I and II ) but Lumet has a deeper catalog.
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    What she said. Lumet
    Margaret Emmie Mackey Catoe, you are, have been, and always will be my soulmate, and I love you.
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    Both are incredibly talented film makers, but like Pam I went with my heart and voted Lumet.
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    why does it happen all the time? people keep saying they voted Lumet, and then I scroll up to see the results, and it's 4 to 11

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    Lumet. Because Coppola is wildly inconsistent.
    Big town's got its losers, small town's got its vices...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seymour_Glass View Post
    Lumet. Because Coppola is wildly inconsistent.
    This.
    It does pain me to vote against him, but yes. Good point.

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    Gotta go with Lumet. I just love his films, plus I nominated him.

    Obviously, The Godfather trilogy is a masterpiece, but Coppola's resume is not nearly as lengthy or as diverse as Lumet's.

    Even at his age, Lumet is still putting out great films. See 2007's Before the Devil Knows You're Dead.

    Coppola on the other hand hasn't made a "real" movie since 1997's The Rainmaker.

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    Coppola made The Outsiders, Rumble Fish, Jack and Peggy Sue Got Married.

    Sometimes I get the feeling he's overrated.
    Big town's got its losers, small town's got its vices...

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    Five more votes for Lumet, anyone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seymour_Glass View Post
    Coppola made The Outsiders, Rumble Fish, Jack and Peggy Sue Got Married.

    Sometimes I get the feeling he's overrated.
    But then again, he also made The Godfather 1 and 2 (3 never happened) , Apocalypse Now, and Dracula , certainly nothing to scoff at...

    Disclaimer : I voted for Lumet.
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    I scoff at Coppola's Dracula.

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    What don't you scoff at ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Girlystevedave View Post
    I'm just nodding my head the whole time thinking "ok, stop now, please."

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    How dare you scoff at my scoffing!

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    bears were unimpressed by Dracula, too

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jean View Post
    bears were unimpressed by Dracula, too
    Add me to that list, as well.

    But I will say, it's one of my girlfriends favorite movies.

    Go figure.
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    because the Godfather movies are in my top 10 fave movies, Coppola
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    I liked Dracula.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jean View Post
    bears were unimpressed by Dracula, too
    I was overly impressed by any Dracula movie. So, I know this shouldn't be the criteria here, but I just can't help it. Coppola's Dracula isn't my favorite of them but it is still Dracula.

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    I loved his Dracula.
    The Awesomest fled across the desert and The Awesomer followed.

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