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Posher778
02-23-2007, 09:31 PM
Light hearted as in, you can watch these ANY time, no matter what. Just light, no point good movies. Mine would be:

John Tucker Must Die (own it, can watch it no matter what)
Austin Powers
Airplane!
Baron Manchausen
Secondhand Lions (Easily the best family movie ever made IMO, everyone should see this. Its a 12/10 on my scale.)

pinkerton
02-23-2007, 09:47 PM
Walk The Line and Big Fish always make me fight the tears.So does Johnny Cash's video for Hurt.

pinkerton
02-23-2007, 09:51 PM
Also:


Pay It Forward
Cold Mountain

Posher778
02-23-2007, 09:55 PM
Also:



Cold Mountain


For light movies? you serious?

alkytrio666
02-23-2007, 09:58 PM
3 words: Field of Dreams

pinkerton
02-23-2007, 09:58 PM
For light movies? you serious?



Is that bad?I know it ends on a sad note but is a beautiful love movie.Jack Whites songs aren't to shabby in my book either!

Posher778
02-23-2007, 10:00 PM
Well, I disagree, never was a fan of Cold Mountain. Have you seen Second Hand Lions though?

pinkerton
02-23-2007, 10:01 PM
3 words: Field of Dreams






Outstanding film.I am a grown man and fight the tears every time I see the long line of headlights.





61* is also moving.I feel so bad for Roger Marris and his family for not getting the recognition he deserves.

Posher778
02-23-2007, 10:09 PM
Just remembered one.


The Parent Trap, with lohan. I always love this movie, and it has a great ending.

Unaboner3000
02-24-2007, 06:47 AM
Schindler's List
Amistad
The Killing Fields

Posher778
02-24-2007, 07:33 AM
I agree on secondhand lions... very very very good movie.




The ending! Not the very end (when he's older) but when he's still a kid (you probably know what i'm talking about) is the BEST ending I have ever seen.

alkytrio666
02-24-2007, 07:53 AM
Schindler's List
Amistad
The Killing Fields
Schindler's List, light hearted?!

The_Return
02-24-2007, 07:54 AM
Schindler's List, light hearted? What're you, a nazi?!

Look at the other ones man - he's obviously joking (or just really fucked in the head, haha)

crabapple
02-24-2007, 08:10 AM
My Favorite Year

And I also do recommend Secondhand Lions, marvelous film.

swiss tony
02-24-2007, 10:29 AM
Schindler's List
Amistad
The Killing Fields

i think you left out the passion. i know its not light hearted but saving private ryan, braveheart and unforgiven are very rewatchable. light hearted wise oldschool

Unaboner3000
02-24-2007, 01:27 PM
he's obviously joking (or just really fucked in the head, haha)

Or Option C...I was joking AND really fucked in the head. :p

Posher778
02-24-2007, 03:33 PM
i think you left out the passion. i know its not light hearted but saving private ryan, braveheart and unforgiven are very rewatchable. light hearted wise oldschool

That isn't what light hearted really is.

swiss tony
02-24-2007, 03:41 PM
That isn't what light hearted really is.

well, as there isn't a movie genre specified as 'light hearted' i just put in oldschool as i thought anything that wasn't intense would qualify, but as it's your ball let me know the rules.

Roderick Usher
02-25-2007, 10:26 AM
Have you seen Second Hand Lions though?

Hated it. It's the worst kind of sappy Hollywood sentimentality. 3/10 and that's just because of Duval and Caine - two fantstic actors who must've been given the old bait-and-switch on this one.

Posher778
02-25-2007, 10:28 AM
Hated it. It's the worst kind of sappy Hollywood sentimentality. 3/10 and that's just because of Duval and Caine - two fantstic actors who must've been given the old bait-and-switch on this one.

You hated it because it was sentimental? At least this one was original though...

Rob Bottin
02-25-2007, 10:33 AM
Oh, lots, Forrest Gump and Airplane! is 2 VERY good examples.

Roderick Usher
02-25-2007, 10:39 AM
You hated it because it was sentimental? At least this one was original though...

Sentimentality means unearned emotion...of course that's a bad thing.

But don't take my word for it:

"The whole thing's just not funny enough for children. And it's far too sad for adults."- Stephen WhittyNewark Star-Ledger

"The kind of pandering family entertainment that would make even Walt Disney roll in his grave."Jan Stuart, Newsday

"Michael Caine is badly miscast in this movie. I didn't believe him for one second in that role."Richard Roeper, Ebert & Roeper

"Lions' iron whimsy is a jackhammer on the heart." Carrie Rickey, Philadelphia Inquirer

"There are too many leaden moments and odd shifts in tone to keep Lions from winning us over." Claudia Puig, USA Today

"A thirdhand lark." Ed Park, Village Voice

"Of little interest to anyone except those who thought Air Bud was too smutty."
Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post

Despare
02-25-2007, 10:42 AM
Father Goose

Posher778
02-25-2007, 10:50 AM
Sentimentality means unearned emotion...of course that's a bad thing.

But don't take my word for it:

"The whole thing's just not funny enough for children. And it's far too sad for adults."- Stephen WhittyNewark Star-Ledger

"The kind of pandering family entertainment that would make even Walt Disney roll in his grave."Jan Stuart, Newsday

"Michael Caine is badly miscast in this movie. I didn't believe him for one second in that role."Richard Roeper, Ebert & Roeper

"Lions' iron whimsy is a jackhammer on the heart." Carrie Rickey, Philadelphia Inquirer

"There are too many leaden moments and odd shifts in tone to keep Lions from winning us over." Claudia Puig, USA Today

"A thirdhand lark." Ed Park, Village Voice

"Of little interest to anyone except those who thought Air Bud was too smutty."
Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post


I didn't know there was so much hate. Even so, its one of the best movies i've seen. Meh, opinions are everywhere.

crabapple
02-25-2007, 11:19 AM
Ahhhh, all those reviews were written by sissies.

joshaube
02-25-2007, 02:16 PM
I guess I'm not the only one who loves John Tucker Must Die for the simple fact it can make you smile no matter what. Last Holiday as well.

The Mothman
02-25-2007, 08:07 PM
Cold Mountain

light hearted my ass.

Anyways, I'd say Friday. it has that relaxing feel-good atmosphere throughout.