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Year
1999
Runtime
122 min.
Director
Sam Mendes
Genre
Drama
Rating *
8.3
Votes *
677,592
Checks
98,171
Favs
10,216
Dislikes
610
Favs/checks
10.4% (1:10)
Favs/dislikes
17:1
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  1. Timec's avatar

    Timec

    Jonathan - I'm not a fan of this movie either, but the "people only pretend to like [insert popular movie] to look cool" argument gets really old really fast. First, because most anyone you're accusing of having such a mindset would be able to name you plenty of really well-loved movies that they didn't like. Second, because it's arrogant and narcissistic to believe that because you hated a movie everyone else must secretly agree with you but they're too afraid to admit it. That's not a mature thought process.

    A vast majority of those claiming to like the film actually do like it, because they enjoy it and because it connects with them.

    With that said, it's clear that you're only pretending to dislike the film. You secretly love it but claim otherwise so that you can look cool to all your hipster contrarian friends.
    9 years ago
  2. Mudskipper's avatar

    Mudskipper

    SOMEONE PASS THE GODDAMN ASPARAGUS 7 years 7 months ago
  3. phoenixrising's avatar

    phoenixrising

    At first I thought this film was pretentious and stupid, but by the end it completely won me over and now I love it. It's one of the only films I've ever seen which made me think about the way I live my life and how I should change it. 9 years 4 months ago
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  7. This movie ranks #54 in BAFTA Award - Best Film
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  9. This movie ranks #73 in Academy Award - Best Picture
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  11. This movie ranks #96 in Empire's The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time
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  14. This movie ranks #104 in Reddit Top 250
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  18. This movie ranks #379 in Box Office Mojo's All Time Worldwide Box Office
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