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RECORD AMOUNT OF TIMES YOU'VE SEEN ONE FILM. WHAT FILM. WHY.

Shaun Brown

almost 3 years ago

The only film that I’ve actually kept track of the amount of times that I have watched it is “Inception”, which is ten times. I’ve watched it this many times because I love the film.

Mischa

almost 3 years ago

As a kid I watched Star Wars and Indiana Jones religiously. As such, I regularly fantasised of growing up to be a mystic archaeologist in outer space with a doctorate of adventure.

Glavora​n

almost 3 years ago

Stalker by Andrei Tarkovsky. Every time I watch that movie the sheer power of the visuals just blows me away.

Sunny!

almost 3 years ago

Lost in Translation

35+ times

Such a beautiful film. I was so in love with it at the time I put it on every night!

Francis​co J. Torres

almost 3 years ago

Saw Raiders and Citizen Kane 23 times in theaters.
Bladerunner like 14 times.
Only count theater screenings.

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almost 3 years ago

Woman In The Dunes maybe ten times. I don’t know.

Maybe The Passion of Joan of Arc too.

designerprons

almost 3 years ago

Probably Predator… because of my stupid ex wife. No joke we watched that film atleast 20 or more times together enough that I don’t like it that much any more.

Rich Uncle Skeleton

almost 3 years ago

Um, think I’ve seen A Bug’s Life 5 times because I watched it quite a bit when I was a kid. Also seen Fellowship of the Ring and The Two Towers both something like 5 times because my dad was always watching them.

GOLDENE​YE0001

almost 3 years ago

Clerks. Countless times because it’s so damn funny.

stevnda​l

almost 3 years ago

I, too, like a lot of folks here watch films multiple times, but I’m thinking that probably I’ve watched Bruce Lee’s Chinese Connection, Enter the Dragon and Fist of Fury maybe upwards to a hundred times each ( I know I wore out multiple VHS tapes).

Kim Packard

almost 3 years ago

I’ve seen quite a few films twice but not more than twice with the exception of A Bug’s Life which was included in my iMac purchase eleven years ago when I applied to a graduate school and needed to upgrade to a computer that would allow me to review for the GRE exam using the latest software. I think it’s a sweet inspirational film.

Chandler Swain

almost 3 years ago

“The Damned” (AKA: “These are the Damned”) Joseph Losey’s extraordinary hybrid of Teddy Boy drama/socio-political polemic/SF thriller. I have watched it well over forty times and continue to do so with increased returns. Why? As long as each viewing reveals new rewards, the question might be better asked: Why not?

Nancarr​ow

almost 3 years ago

Critters (1986) 100+, upwards of 200x, possibly
Favorite childhood film. haha

ryan scott

almost 3 years ago

I think the most obvious answer for me, and probably a more common one in general, is ‘The Big Lebowski’. There simply isn’t a time where that movie is inappropriate in my life. Sometimes it’s comforting to have something that you can just go through the motions with, mindlessly quote to death.

Apart from that, I return to a particular batch more often than others that could probably use more face time. ‘Jaws’, ‘Down By Law’, ‘Blue Velvet’, and ‘The Thing’ especially. There are others, but I’m trying to keep this answer as concise as possible.

James Dixon Stewart

almost 3 years ago

Well… I watched 2001: A Space Odyssey 9 times in theaters plus other 21 times in DVD, because I see a different film every time I watch this.

Simon

almost 3 years ago

Antonioni’s “The Passenger”, dozens and dozens of times. It’s like the layers of an onion, they just peel back and back.

Steve

almost 3 years ago

My son and I have watched The Austin Powers trilogy more than a dozen times. It just never gets boring and we see something different and funny each time. It’s also a really great bonding moment for us and we obviously have the exact same sense of humour.

purefau​lt

over 2 years ago

I was obsessed with Sonic the Hedgehog when I was a kid, and since its release in 1999, I’ve seen the Sonic Movie 41 times.

ZED

over 2 years ago

The Big Sleep, probably close to ten times. Bogie and Bacall’s best film together, and some of the most clever dialogue ever.

Claus Harding

over 2 years ago

“King Kong” (1933). The film that opened my heart to the magic of movies when I was 12.
Can’t count the number of screenings, suffice to say I have had it on Super-8, 16mm, DVD and Blu-Ray in addition to seeing it in theatres.

“Glen Garry Glenross” I know the #$%&^^^& dialogue by heart.

“Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” is creeping up the list; just amazing nuggets in that film each time.

“Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” something like 220 times, either full or in part, for different reasons, though.
I was a commercial projectionist during my break between semesters in college, just when “Indy” premiered and got rolled out in wide release. I know every contnuity error, every special effects deficiency, every lab timing problem between reels…..I have not seen the film since, nor do I have any desire to do so….sometimes familiarity is hell.

Frank P. Tomasul​o, Ph.D.

over 2 years ago

No offense but most of you people are pikers, as far as I’m concerned. :_)

I only noticed 2-3 of you listing triple-digit viewings. Here are the films I’ve seen over 50 times (usually because I screen them for classes 2-3 times each year or write about them). The ones in bold I’ve seen over 100 times:

CITIZEN KANE
BICYCLE THIEVES
GRAND ILLUSION
…AND JUSTICE FOR ALL
LAST YEAR AT MARIENBAD
HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR
WEEKEND
PIERROT LE FOU
THE BIRTH OF A NATION
ANNIE HALL
GOODFELLAS
ON THE WATERFRONT
VERTIGO
PSYCHO
NORTH BY NORTHWEST
THE BIRDS
REAR WINDOW
BLOW-UP
L’AVVENTURA
THE PASSENGER
A MOVIE (Bruce Conner)
UN CHIEN ANDALOU
MESHES OF THE AFTERNOON
SCORPIO RISING
MODERN TIMES
THE GENERAL
IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT
M
METROPOLIS
EL TOPO
8 1/2
JULIET OF THE SPIRITS
THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI
BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN
TRIUMPH OF THE WILL
RASHOMON
NANOOK OF THE NORTH
HEARTS AND MINDS
DO THE RIGHT THING
CASABLANCA
THE MALTESE FALCON
MOBY DICK
TAXI DRIVER
RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (and NOT because I like it!)
E.T. (and NOT because I like it!)
THE 400 BLOWS
JULES ET JIM
THE BLUE ANGEL

pjjrfan

over 2 years ago

Apocolypse Now
Godfather 1 and II
Casablanca
Wizard of Oz
the 10 Commandmants
Wild Bunch
Citizen Kane
if I know they are showing any of these I will see them.
Lately I’ve been watcing Network and Goodfellas a lot.

TRILLAR​Y DUFF

over 2 years ago

in terms of theats viewers, i’ve seen SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD on the big screen five times

all told, as someone else said, probably A CHRISTMAS STORY. i’m sure i’ve seen it at least 30 times. only once in theatres though

Neil Bahadur

over 2 years ago

Fuck, I dunno. Watch some Von Stroheim.

Alex

over 2 years ago

It must be Home Alone or any other similar movie, when i was a child i remember watching it every Christmas the same movie all over again so…

Jack

over 2 years ago

Blade Runner about six times, I guess. I just don’t seem to get bored with it, even though I know it inside out. It works so well for me.

Jaspar Lamar Crabb

over 2 years ago

OVER 50 times:

GUYS & DOLLS (all time favorite musical…and was even lucky enough to see the N. Lane revival a few years ago)

At least 20 times
REDS (all time favorite film…got to see this on this big screen w/Vittorio Storaro presenting it…)

3 movies I’ve watched way too many times!

JAWS
TAKING OF PELHAM 123 (orig)
THE ROAD WARRIOR