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Thread: The Great Movie Tournament - 1980s: Round 3 - Group 31 of 32

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    Default The Great Movie Tournament - 1980s: Round 3 - Group 31 of 32

    During the third round of The Great Movie Tournament, please vote for up to two films you would like to move onto the next round. The top two films will be moving on. Keep in mind that the percentage of the vote a given film receives will determine its standing going forward.

    The poll will run for seven days. Discussion is greatly encouraged!

    The nominees are (please let me know if any video doesn't play for you):


    Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
    Directed by Robert Zemeckis

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    Scarface (1983)
    Directed by Brian De Palma

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    Stripes (1981)
    Directed by Ivan Reitman

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    Steel Magnolias (1989)
    Directed by Herbert Ross

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    Pretty much any British girl named Felicity, really.

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    Sad day for Magnolias - what a great film
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    Is the love for Scarface a nostalgia thing? I don't think I saw it until maybe the 2000's and I don't think it really holds up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DoctorZaius View Post
    Sad day for Magnolias - what a great film
    I know! I really wish I could have voted for it as well. It deserves to move forward but too many unique memories with Roger Rabbit and I love Scarface.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DanHocker View Post
    Is the love for Scarface a nostalgia thing? I don't think I saw it until maybe the 2000's and I don't think it really holds up.
    Ever seen the original one from the 30s? It's a nearly identical story except replace coke with alcohol cause it's set during prohibition. I love both of them.

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    Scarface was the best gangster movie since the Godfathers, in my mind.
    And I loved Steel Magnolias before I moved to the South, and I have a deeper appreciation of that movie as time goes on.
    I rarely rewatch it, though. I blubber thru the last half everytime.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ladysai View Post
    Scarface was the best gangster movie since the Godfathers, in my mind.
    And I loved Steel Magnolias before I moved to the South, and I have a deeper appreciation of that movie as time goes on.
    I rarely rewatch it, though. I blubber thru the last half everytime.
    God, after the first watch (and I have seen it several times) when THAT scene is coming I have to prepare myself emotionally.

    Shirley Maclaine is a riot! I love her scene in the locker room.

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    Scarface is good, but I just can't buy Pacino's accent.

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    Yeah his accent is a little iffy, although tbf Cuban accents are a whoooole different trip.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fernandito View Post
    Yeah his accent is a little iffy, although tbf Cuban accents are a whoooole different trip.
    I suspect he was trying to put that "Godfather Don" type of speaking into a Cuban accent.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mae View Post
    Aww I just want to give huggles to you both!
    Huggles!

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    The poll has closed. The following two titles are moving on to the next round:
    1. Scarface (58.62%)
    2. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (58.62%)

    And the following two titles have been eliminated:
    1. Stripes (37.93%)
    2. Steel Magnolias (13.79%)

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    Steel Magnolias deserved better.
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    So does Stripes
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