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Favorite John Carpenter film?

Discussion in 'Mayberry Lounge' started by Kick Strickland, Feb 10, 2016.

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Pick one, bitches

  1. The Thing

    42.5%
  2. Halloween

    20.1%
  3. Big Trouble in Little China

    20.9%
  4. They Live

    4.5%
  5. Escape From New York

    9.7%
  6. Christine

    0.7%
  7. The Fog

    0.7%
  8. Starman

    0.7%
  1. Kick Strickland Banned Banned

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    I caught They Live the other night on tv, and it got me thinking how much Hollywood ass John Carpenter kicked. The guy is a legend. Nobody today makes movies that have the same feel to them.

    Which one's your favorite?


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    Christine

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  2. Chesten_Hesten Sling'n Lead & Slapp'n Pussies, Ya Dig?

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    Like them all.

    Best?

    The Thing, by a mile.
     
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    Ranked

    1. The Thing
    2. Prince of Darkness
    3. Big Trouble in Little China
    4. They Live
    5. In the Mouth of Madness
    6. Escape from New York
    7. The Fog
    8. Assult on Precinct 13
    9. Halloween
    10. Christine
    11. Starman
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    12. Ghosts of Mars
    13. Vampires
    14. Village of the Damned
    15. Escape from LA (great ending though).
     
  4. Dalarna3 Purple Belt

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    The Thing hands down. Probably my favorite movie.
     
  5. TrainInVain Swangin an Bangin Belt

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    The Thing.
    "Hey Sweden!"
    "There not Swedes Mac they're Norwegian."
     
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    I have come here to chew bubble gum and kickass. and im all out of bubble gum.
     
  7. sickc0d3r Silver Belt

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    "You know what ol' Jack Burton always says at a time like this?"
     
  8. thebluerider caelgender ftw

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    had to go Big Trouble
     
  9. Bobby Boulders My Lovin' Is Digi Platinum Member

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    Halloween is the best movie he made, and it isn't even close.

    Anyone who disagrees touches pee pees, and not female ones.
     
  10. Law Talkin’ Guy The Worm

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    Like They Live the most. Objectively, the Thing or Halloween are probably the best.
     
  11. El Chimpo Cruel Man Platinum Member

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    The Thing hands down

    They Live is second
     
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    Halloween is perfectly made. I constantly go back and forth between it, The Exorcist, and The Shining for best horror picture. Zulawski's Possession is the dark horse for sure.

    For runner-up, I like Carpenter's guilty pleasures over The Thing. Big Trouble in Little China is a 90 minute fever dream.
     
  13. Kick Strickland Banned Banned

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    Yeah I'm talking about favorites. Big Trouble probably isn't technically his best movie, but it's the one I enjoy the most so that was my vote. It doesn't get cooler than Jack Burton, man. They shoulda had Jack Burton team up with Roddy Piper from They Live years ago. That woulda made a badass Big Trouble sequel. Or Jack Burton in the They Live universe woulda been awesome too.
     
  14. Bobby Boulders My Lovin' Is Digi Platinum Member

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    I see what you did. Not funny.
     
  15. Medical Marijuana Man Buddah Buddah Buddah Banned

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    I've never seen The Thing, is it really that good?

    I voted Halloween.
     
  16. Kick Strickland Banned Banned

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    lol I was serious man
     
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    no it's not good............it's great!

    I love Christine, I think it was it's an incredible movie, but I'm going with The Thing too, perfectly executed
     
  18. Kick Strickland Banned Banned

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    Believe it or not I only saw it all the way through earlier this year. And yeah, it lives up to the hype. The best thing about it for me besides the insane special effects, was the creepy ass atmosphere of it. Reminded me of a really well done, fucked up version of a Twilight Zone episode.
     
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    Escape From New York
     
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