Movie Survey

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A few weeks ago I did a little survey on books.  Since people seem so fascinated with my opinions on movies I thought I would do a similar post on movies.

Here goes:

Your favorite movie: Up

The last movie you watched : Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Your favorite action/adventure movie(s) : Inception
Your favorite horror movie : The Shining/Wait Until Dark
Your favorite drama movie :  Tough call.  Slumdog Millionaire
Favorite Comic book movie:  The Avengers or possibly X-Men
Your favorite comedy movie:  Clueless, Office Space, Monty Python Holy Grail, Better Off Dead
Your favorite romance: Breakfast at Tiffanys, 500 Days of Summer
Your favorite romantic comedy:  When Harry Met Sally, You’ve Got Mail
Movie you are looking forward to:  Book Thief, Enders Game, Hobbit 2
Favorite based on a true story: (favorite genre of mine) Beautiful Mind, Rudy, Apollo 13, Walk the Line, Kings Speech
A movie that makes you happy:  You’ve Got Mail, The Artist, Silver Linings Playbook
A movie that makes you sad: Bright Star, Schindler’s List, Amistad, Les Miserables
A movie that makes you happy and sad: Perks of Being a Wallflower
A movie that you know practically the whole script of: Breakfast at Tiffanys, You’ve Got Mail
Your favorite director: Norah Ephron, Hiyao Miyazaki
Your favorite movie from your childhood: Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast
Your favorite animated movie: Up
A movie that you used to hate but now love: Pinocchio maybe?
Favorite movie in high school: Clueless
If Someone were to play you in a movie?: Melissa McCarthy
Best Adaptation:  Harry Potter movies except 7th part 1 which bored me.
Your favorite quote from any movie:  I love Nora Ephron.  Rom coms haven’t been the same (or even produced) since she left us. Some favorites:
         Sometimes I wonder about my life. I lead a small life – well, valuable, but small – and sometimes I wonder, do I do it because I like it,  or because I haven’t been brave? So much of what I see reminds me of something I read in a book, when shouldn’t it be the other way around?
         People are always telling you that change is a good thing. But all they’re really saying is that something you didn’t want to happen at all… has happened.
         Well, I’m gonna get out of bed every morning… breathe in and out all day long. Then, after a while I won’t have to remind myself to get out of bed every morning and breathe in and out… and, then after a while, I won’t have to think about how I had it great and perfect for a while.
          The odd thing about this form of communication is that you’re more likely to talk about nothing than something. But I just want to say that all this nothing has meant more to me than so many somethings.  (how I totally feel about this blog.  Thanks everyone!)
I could go on…(love her movies and writing). See https://smilingldsgirl.com/2012/07/12/nora-ephron/
The first movie you saw in theaters: The first one I remember was Little Mermaid.  Also Home Alone sticks out.
The last movie you saw in theaters: Wizard of Oz (so amazing)
Favorite score of movie: The Mission
Favorite song in movie:  Over the Rainbow.  (Also my favorite song period)
The best movie you saw during the last year: Les Miserables
A movie that disappointed you the most:  Star Wars: Phantom Menace
Your favorite actor(s): Carey Grant, Jimmy Stewart
Your favorite actress(es): Emma Thompson, Audrey Hepburn, Meg Ryan
The most overrated movie:  What a can of worms to open again… (see post on this topic)  Terms of Endearment isn’t on my earlier post so I will go with that.  Also, hate to say it but I thought Rushmore was overrated. Just didn’t make me laugh. (send the hate mail 🙂 )
The most underrated movie: See my post on this topic Again I’ll bring up a movie I didn’t put on this list.  Stranger than Fiction.  Love it
Your favorite character from any movie: Holly Golightly
Favorite documentary: My Kid Could Paint That, Civil War (Ken Burns but not really a movie)
A movie that no one would expect you to love: Warrior if they didn’t know I was into MMA
A movie that is a guilty pleasure: Rom coms in general.  Cheesy Christmas movies. Love Comes Softly series
Favorite classic movie: His Girl Friday, Bringing Up Baby, Notorious
Movie with the best soundtrack: The Chorus is wonderful, modern day soundtrack- When Harry Met Sally (love all the Harry Conick Jr)
A movie that changed your opinion about something: Slumdog Millionaire made me decide R rated movies might be ok and to focus on screenit reviews, content rather than ratings
Your least favorite movie: Armageddon, Contact, Drop Dead Gorgeous (only movie I’ve left theater crying in a bad way).  See Movies I Hate

9 thoughts on “Movie Survey

  1. This is a huge list! Here’s mine:
    Your favorite movie: Lord of the Rings… 1 or 3.
    The last movie you watched : V for Vendetta
    Your favorite action/adventure movie(s): Lord of the Rings
    Your favorite horror movie : Idk. I really enjoy Dial M for Murder. That isn’t horror really though. It’s considered crime/thriller. I don’t watch too many horror movies- maybe Insidious?
    Your favorite drama movie : 127 hours
    Favorite Comic book movie: V for Vendetta
    Your favorite comedy movie: Bringing Up Baby, Bridesmaids
    Your favorite romance: 500 Days of Summer, Silver Linings Playbook
    Your favorite romantic comedy: Same as above
    Movie you are looking forward to: Don Jon
    Favorite based on a true story: Catch Me if you Can
    A movie that makes you happy: Silver Linings Playbook as well
    A movie that makes you sad: The Impossible
    A movie that makes you happy and sad: 50/50
    A movie that you know practically the whole script of: The Scarlet Pimpernel
    Your favorite director: Hiyao Miyazaki, Danny Boyle,
    Your favorite movie from your childhood: Five Children and It
    Your favorite animated movie: Maybe Tangled?
    A movie that you used to hate but now love: 10 Things I Hate About You
    Favorite movie in high school: Lord of the Rings
    If Someone were to play you in a movie?: According to my friends Christina Hendricks (with boob reduction surgery, no makeup and dyed hair. Also braces and glasses haha.)
    Best Adaptation: Sense and Sensibility
    Your favorite quote from any movie: I’m not a big quote person, I never remember them.
    The first movie you saw in theaters: The first one I remember is Star Wars Return of the Jedi. No one was in the theater so we sat on the ground cause we could. It was rad.
    The last movie you saw in theaters: The Spectacular Now
    Favorite score of movie: Beasts of the Southern Wild
    Favorite song in movie: Probably something from Les Mis
    The best movie you saw during the last year: I don’t remember. Maybe Hot Fuzz?
    A movie that disappointed you the most: Harry Potter 4?
    Your favorite actor(s): Benedict Cumberbatch, Joseph Gordon Levitt, James Stewart,
    Your favorite actress(es): Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Chastain, Emma Thompson
    The most overrated movie: He’s Just not that into You
    The most underrated movie: The Scarlet Pimpernel of course! 😉
    Your favorite character from any movie: Maybe Jean Val Jean, or however you spell it.
    Favorite documentary: Searching for Sugarman
    A movie that no one would expect you to love: Zombie stuff and Quentin Tarintino
    A movie that is a guilty pleasure: Sweet Home Alabama
    Favorite classic movie: Bringing Up Baby
    Movie with the best soundtrack: BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD, BEST SOUNDTRACK EVER.
    A movie that changed your opinion about something: haha Rach Slumdog Millionaire was also my first rated R movie!
    Your least favorite movie: Orange County

  2. Those are really funny and interesting Anna. Thanks for sharing. I forgot about Waiting for Superman on the best documentary list. That would have to be on there. I can’t believe your friends would pick Christina Hendricks. That makes no sense. I would be more likely to pick Michelle Williams or Emma stone. You should think about these friends of yours…. 😉

    1. Oh I’m extremely flattered that they would think of Hendricks- I just know I don’t look that good!! Haha. I don’t look like her but I look even less like stone or Williams! I don’t really have a good doppelgänger. Probably some no name actress somewhere haha

      1. What about that girl from fine frenzy. I think she looks like you when blonde. I think Michelle Williams would be good doppelganger. The girl on tangled reminded me of you so maybe animated doppelganger? Young Reese Witherspoon would have been good for you. Its hard to find nonfloosy blondes in Hollywood

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