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#4489007 - 09/10/19 10:05 PM Some good old movies are awful  
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I am sitting through (trying to sit through) the Richard Burton film Raid on Rommel.

There is a certain affection I have for bad WWII movies. But this film makes Where Eagles Dare look like a documentary.

This movie is a dog. Woof.


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#4489011 - 09/10/19 10:35 PM Re: Some good old movies are awful [Re: 462cid]  
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It just goes to show that even phenomenal actors like Burton had to occasionally take acting roles strictly to pay the bills. smile

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#4489012 - 09/10/19 10:38 PM Re: Some good old movies are awful [Re: 462cid]  
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I forgot to mention “Midway” from 1976. It was a film so terrible that not even an all star cast could save it.

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#4489013 - 09/10/19 10:42 PM Re: Some good old movies are awful [Re: 462cid]  
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I sat through the 1956 Helen of Troy not so long ago, i don't know why i feel the need to subject myself to such pain.


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#4489035 - 09/11/19 01:31 AM Re: Some good old movies are awful [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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Originally Posted by PanzerMeyer
I forgot to mention “Midway” from 1976. It was a film so terrible that not even an all star cast could save it.


I thought it was pretty good when I seen it in the theater. I watch it again years later when I wasn't stoned, uugghh.


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#4489037 - 09/11/19 01:49 AM Re: Some good old movies are awful [Re: 462cid]  
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#4489087 - 09/11/19 12:47 PM Re: Some good old movies are awful [Re: rwatson]  
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Originally Posted by rwatson
I'll mention Valkrye Really bad



I assume you are talking about the film starring Tom Cruise as von Stauffenberg? What did you find so bad about it?


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#4489089 - 09/11/19 12:53 PM Re: Some good old movies are awful [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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Originally Posted by PanzerMeyer
I forgot to mention “Midway” from 1976. It was a film so terrible that not even an all star cast could save it.


I saw it in the theatre as a kid and loved it. I still don;t have a problem with it. Maybe because it was a nice childhood memory.

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#4489094 - 09/11/19 01:22 PM Re: Some good old movies are awful [Re: 462cid]  
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Just thought it was poorley acted over all..But then beauty is in the eye of the beer holder


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Originally Posted by bones
Originally Posted by PanzerMeyer
I forgot to mention “Midway” from 1976. It was a film so terrible that not even an all star cast could save it.


I saw it in the theatre as a kid and loved it. I still don;t have a problem with it. Maybe because it was a nice childhood memory.

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Wow bones, are you older than me? I always thought you were younger. smile

I was 4 years old in 1976 so a movie like Midway would have been totally over my head.


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