Litmus Test Movies ~ Or, How To Know If We're Gonna Be Friends

Saw a great question come across twitter:

@kerrizor - Do you have films that are litmus tests for you?

Super fun! I went through my list to pick out a few… Ended up being more than a few.

So, here’s my test. If you don’t dig, say, 50% of these that you’ve seen, I wonder if we’d get along.

(Caveat: This list is based off when I saw the films. I haven’t seen most of in years. Lots probably don’t hold up and I’m sure some have become problematic. )

  • A Beautiful Mind
  • Amadeus
  • Amélie
  • American History X
  • The Animatrix
  • Atomic Blonde
  • Blade
  • Blade Runner
  • The Bourne Identity
  • Bram Stoker’s Dracula
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Casablanca
  • The City of Lost Children
  • Clash of the Titans
  • Code 46
  • Contact
  • Cube
  • Dark City
  • Dark Knight, The
  • Dead Poets Society
  • The Departed
  • Die Hard
  • Enemy Mine
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Ex Machina
  • Exit through the Gift Shop
  • Fantastic Mr Fox
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • The Fifth Element
  • Firefly
  • Galaxy Quest
  • The Game
  • Gangs of New York
  • Get Shorty
  • Ghost in the Shell
  • Ghostbusters (1984)
  • Ghostbusters (2016)
  • Glory
  • Go
  • The Green Mile
  • Groundhog Day
  • Hackers
  • Halloween
  • Hero
  • High Fidelity
  • Highlander
  • The Hudsucker Proxy
  • The Hunt for Red October
  • Interstellar
  • The Iron Giant
  • Iron Man
  • John Wick
  • Jumpin’ Jack Flash
  • Justice League Unlimited
  • The Karate Kid
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 1
  • Kodachrome
  • L.A. Confidential
  • La La Land
  • La Femme Nikita
  • Labyrinth
  • Ladyhawke
  • The Last Starfighter
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Lean on Me
  • Legend
  • The Lego Movie
  • Lethal Weapon
  • Life of Pi
  • The Lion King
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • Logan’s Run
  • Looper
  • Léon: The Professional
  • The Machinist
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Major League
  • The Manchurian Candidate
  • The Mask
  • The Matrix
  • Maverick
  • Memento
  • Men in Black
  • Monsters, Inc.
  • Moon
  • Natural Born Killers: Director’s Cut
  • Ninja Scroll
  • Ocean’s Eleven
  • Pi
  • Pink Floyd: The Wall
  • Pitch Perfect
  • Police Academy
  • Predator
  • The Princess Bride
  • Princess Mononoke
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Quills
  • Real Genius
  • Requiem for a Dream
  • Ricochet
  • Robin Hood: Men in Tights
  • RoboCop
  • Romancing the Stone
  • Romeo + Juliet
  • Run Lola Run
  • Rushmore
  • The Saint
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  • Seabiscuit
  • Serenity
  • Seven
  • Shaun of the Dead
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • Short Circuit
  • Shrek
  • Silence of the Lambs
  • Sixth Sense, The
  • Sling Blade
  • Snatch
  • Solaris (2002)
  • Source Code
  • South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut
  • Spaceballs
  • Speed Racer
  • Spiderman Homecoming
  • Stand by Me
  • Star Trek (2009)
  • Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope
  • Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
  • Star Wars: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
  • Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens
  • Star Wars: Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker
  • Stargate
  • Starship Troopers
  • Superbad
  • Superman The Movie (1978)
  • Tank Girl
  • Teen Wolf
  • Terminator
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • They Live
  • Thomas Crown Affair, The
  • Three Amigos
  • Tombstone
  • Top Gun
  • Toy Story
  • Toy Story 3
  • Trainspotting
  • Tron
  • The Truman Show
  • V for Vendetta
  • Vanilla Sky
  • Wall-E
  • War Games
  • West Side Story
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit
  • Whole Nine Yards, The
  • Willow
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Wonder Woman
  • The Wrestler
  • X-Men
  • Zombieland

If you passed the test and want to hang out, I’m at @TheIdOfAlan. And, if you have different taste, we should probably still hang out to compare notes.

2021-02-04T00:00:00.000Z

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