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Even Tarrantino doesn't have the huevos to mess with an Elmore Leonard story. I agree about the rewatch potential, although True Romance is close. Does that qualify as a Tarantino film?

That depends on who you ask. It can be a touchy subject with some. I pretty much love his whole catalog. The older I get, the higher Jackie Brown climbs on my favorites list.
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'True Romance' is Tony Scott's film.

'Jackie's Quentin Tarantino's flick.

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That depends on who you ask. It can be a touchy subject with some. I pretty much love his whole catalog. The older I get, the higher Jackie Brown climbs on my favorites list.
Agreed, its a great story well told.
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I didn't even recognize her in that screenshot.
I swear I thought it was Lena Olin. So I was really scouring my brain for the wrong titles. lol.
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I swear I thought it was Lena Olin. So I was really scouring my brain for the wrong titles. lol.
I thought she was some Diane Ladd/Faye Dunaway mutation.
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Sometimes I feel we watch too many movies....

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Heretic! Burn him at the stake!
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Wicker man. Better for roasting weenies and marshmellows on. :P

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The Longest Day?
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It's Lewis Milestone's Pork Chop Hill, and there's Woody Strode. It's not quite All Quiet on the Western Front, but hey, what is...
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It's Lewis Milestone's Pork Chop Hill, and there's Woody Strode. It's not quite All Quiet on the Western Front, but hey, what is...
Both James Edwards and Woody Strode had busy supporting character careers in the 1950s-60s. Strode was pals with John Ford and appears in several of his films.

For a while I don't think you could have a Korean War film without James Edwards. It was a law or something. He was featured by some of the great directors of the time, including:

  • Robert Wise
  • Samuel Fuller
  • Stanley Kubrick
  • Anthony Mann
  • John Frankenheimer

... a list that I think many actors would envy.

The Pork Chop Hill (1959) Blu-ray from Olive Films has a fine image. No review this time; just nothing to say.



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It's Lewis Milestone's Pork Chop Hill, and there's Woody Strode. It's not quite All Quiet on the Western Front, but hey, what is...
I was thinking it was Sgt Rut-- um, no, wait, wrong century.

That poster's great. Yeah. Whenever I'm eating a pork chop, I think of heroism and greatness.....
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Name that movie.

Spoiler!




Here's one for the fans.
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I'm not remembering the scene... how about WAR OF THE WORLDS?

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Here's one for the fans.
Jack Reacher?
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Minority Report?
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Maybe much earlier. All The Right Moves?


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Rain Man?

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Here's one for the fans.
Days of Thunder
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At this rate we are going to go through the whole Tom cruise catalogue. Lol
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I guess we're all fans. ...Of Tom.

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I think laugsbach is correct.
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Gentlemen, thanks for your guesses so far. But...

Hint: In spite of an apparent resemblance - it is not Tom Cruise.

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here's one for the fans.
... U-571 ?

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Wait a minute... ICE STATION ZEBRA?

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