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    Quote Originally Posted by mae View Post
    The Abyss is my #1 film of 1989 and at the very top for the '80s as a whole. And I love T2, I really do. But I feel like personally I find Speed is a better action movie.
    SPEED?!!! LOL Now.. I love Keanu.. but really? Better than T2???????? no way
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    As far as Keanu Reeves goes, both The Matrix and John Wick are better action movies than Speed.

    The idea that Speed is a better action movie than T2, is at best, deluded.

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    It's just an opinion, feel free to disagree. I personally think that the non-stop action in Speed is a lot more exciting than the sporadic sequences in T2. Speed is essentially nothing but action, there are very few pauses or quiet moments. We are almost never not on the bus and the bus is almost never not in motion. That kind of action is not what T2 has, which is also great but in a different way. For pure action I just like Speed more.

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    Speed?! Yeah you're talking outta your ass now
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    I'm not allowed to like Speed? Is that a written or unwritten rule somewhere?

    I guess we should go and edit Wikipedia quickly before someone finds out: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speed_...tical_response

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    I'm allowed to call em like I see em
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    Quote Originally Posted by mae View Post
    I'm not allowed to like Speed? Is that a written or unwritten rule somewhere?

    I guess we should go and edit Wikipedia quickly before someone finds out: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speed_...tical_response
    Of course your allowed to like Speed over T2. People are wrong all the time

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    Quote Originally Posted by mae View Post
    The Abyss is my #1 film of 1989 and at the very top for the '80s as a whole. And I love T2, I really do. But I feel like personally I find Speed is a better action movie.
    Really? Great flick up until
    Spoiler:
    Ed Harris descends into the chasm
    . Have you watching the final 15 minutes lately,
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    with that fiberglass miniature spaceship
    . You gotta be kidding.
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    The abyss part of The Abyss is amazing, one of my favorite scenes or sequences of all time.

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    YES! T2 IS BACK. JUST LIKE ARNIE!
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    No, tied at 12. Not good.

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    I drove by a Liquid Nitrogen truck on my way to work this morning, and the only thing I could think of was

    Slaughter is the best medicine.

    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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    Quote Originally Posted by fernandito View Post
    I drove by a Liquid Nitrogen truck on my way to work this morning, and the only thing I could think of was

    What a scene...
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    Quote Originally Posted by webstar1000 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by fernandito View Post
    I drove by a Liquid Nitrogen truck on my way to work this morning, and the only thing I could think of was

    What a scene...
    You know, obviously I like all the big set pieces and explosions and action and stuff, but what I also admire about T2 is that it's all enhanced by amazing sound design. The T-1000 slowly cracking to bits, the metallic shells of the grenades clanging on the floor, the -blob!- sound when T1K removes the spear from his abdomen. James Cameron is a genius.
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    Tied at 13 now.

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    Crazy. Gonna come down to the wire again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Girlystevedave View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by mae View Post
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    T2 to break the tie. It's the pinnacle of everything a 90's film should be.
    Honestly, I think Pulp Fiction has had a larger cultural impact on the 1990s (and beyond) than T2 ever did.
    Yes, tons of filmmakers tried to mimic what Tarantino did in Pulp Fiction. What I mean is the larger than life action hero in the big budget popcorn flick. When I think of the 90's, that's what I think about.

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    hey pulp fiction

    Slaughter is the best medicine.

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    The poll has closed. Terminator 2: Judgment Day moves on and Pulp Fiction is eliminated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mae View Post
    ...Pulp Fiction is eliminated.
    How I have been waiting to read these words.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fernandito View Post
    hey pulp fiction

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