Conversation Starters

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Created by Rywaba.

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If you want to have something to talk about with a friend, watch one of these movies together and you should be set for conversation for a while. I didn't select each of these movies individually; rather, I used a stupidly complicated "discussability" formula that I devised to generate this list. I have another list called "Discussable Movies" with a better formula, but I lost that formula and couldn't recreate it, so this here is my best attempt.

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  1. 7 +2

    Fight Club

    1999, in 16 top lists Check
  2. 22 -

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 35 top lists Check
  3. 13 +3

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 23 top lists Check
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    The Shawshank Redemption

    1994, in 21 top lists Check
  5. 96 +19

    Inception

    2010, in 17 top lists Check
  6. 317 +53

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    2004, in 25 top lists Check
  7. 108 +9

    Inglourious Basterds

    2009, in 13 top lists Check
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    The Godfather

    1972, in 38 top lists Check
  9. 37 +1

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    2003, in 25 top lists Check
  10. 28 +1

    The Matrix

    1999, in 26 top lists Check
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    2001, in 26 top lists Check
  12. 42 +2

    Forrest Gump

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  13. 4 -

    Se7en

    1995, in 23 top lists Check
  14. 23 -

    Memento

    2000, in 24 top lists Check
  15. 497 +93

    Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain

    2001 — a.k.a. Amélie, in 24 top lists Check
  16. 29 -1

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    2002, in 22 top lists Check
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    Back to the Future

    1985, in 23 top lists Check
  18. 51 +9

    American Beauty

    1999, in 22 top lists Check
  19. 260 +11

    The Big Lebowski

    1998, in 22 top lists Check
  20. 344 +53

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 33 top lists Check
  21. 39 -

    WALL·E

    2008, in 22 top lists Check
  22. 19 -

    Star Wars

    1977 — a.k.a. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, in 36 top lists Check
  23. 21 -

    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

    1980, in 23 top lists Check
  24. 107 +6

    V for Vendetta

    2005, in 9 top lists Check
  25. 17 +3

    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 24 top lists Check
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    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 32 top lists Check
  27. 20 -6

    Up

    2009, in 16 top lists Check
  28. 27 -1

    The Shining

    1980, in 25 top lists Check
  29. 105 +1

    Kill Bill: Vol. 1

    2003, in 13 top lists Check
  30. 38 -3

    Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

    2001 — a.k.a. Spirited Away, in 36 top lists Check
  31. 30 -

    The Prestige

    2006, in 13 top lists Check
  32. 18 -3

    The Lion King

    1994, in 22 top lists Check
  33. 9 -1

    Léon

    1994 — a.k.a. Léon: The Professional, in 20 top lists Check
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    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    1975, in 33 top lists Check
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    Goodfellas

    1990, in 28 top lists Check
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    The Departed

    2006, in 16 top lists Check
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    12 Angry Men

    1957, in 28 top lists Check
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    The Truman Show

    1998, in 12 top lists Check
  39. 143 +13

    El laberinto del fauno

    2006 — a.k.a. Pan's Labyrinth, in 29 top lists Check
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    The Godfather: Part II

    1974, in 27 top lists Check
  41. 356 +35

    Requiem for a Dream

    2000, in 18 top lists Check
  42. 15 +3

    Schindler's List

    1993, in 31 top lists Check
  43. 16 +1

    American History X

    1998, in 10 top lists Check
  44. 68 +5

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    1975, in 21 top lists Check
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    Toy Story

    1995, in 24 top lists Check
  46. 35 +1

    The Usual Suspects

    1995, in 21 top lists Check
  47. 242 +15

    No Country for Old Men

    2007, in 21 top lists Check
  48. 100 -4

    Gladiator

    2000, in 23 top lists Check
  49. 439 +76

    Blade Runner

    1982, in 30 top lists Check
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    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 32 top lists Check