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I saw a double feature last night @ the Castro theater here in SF of Boogie Nights & Pulp Fiction. What an amazing pairing.

If you could pick any two movies to put together for a double feature, what would they be?

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    Well, my two favorite movies, first:

    "Pete's Dragon" and "Aliens" (theatrical release, not the director's cut.)

    For themed double features, I think ...

    "Silverado" and "Tombstone"

    "The Haunting" (original) and "The Uninvited" (1944)

    Jean Cocteau's "Beauty and the Beast" and "Edward Scissorhands"

    "Akira" and "Nausicaa"

    "Idyllwild" and "The Cotton Club"

    That's all I can think of off the top of my head.

    EDIT: "The Best Years of Our Lives" and "Grave of the Fireflies" though I don't know anyone tough enough to watch them back-to-back, including me.




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    Robynne wrote: Well, my two favorite movies, first: "Pete's Dragon" and "Aliens" (theatrical release, not the director's cut.) For themed double features, I think ... "Silverado" and "Tombstone" "The Haunting" (original) and "The Uninvited" (1944) Jean Cocteau's "Beauty and the Beast" and "Edward Scissorhands" "Akira" and "Nausicaa" "Idyllwild" and "The Cotton Club" That's all I can think of off the top of my head. EDIT: "The Best Years of Our Lives" and "Grave of the Fireflies" though I don't know anyone tough enough to watch them back-to-back, including me.

    Wow, some terrific choices. Love Akira, The Haunting (old school), Tombstone, Aliens, and Pete's Dragon.


    I recently watched a little end of the world 3-fer, so I wanted to recommend three Doomsday movies that I adore but not many people have seen:

    1) Night of the Comet
    2) Last Night
    3) Miracle Mile

    Ok, so that's not a double feature, but I really love those movies.

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    Jaws and Rocky.

    the Godfather and the Godfather part 2

    any 2 Farrelly Brothers movies

    Zoolander and the September Issue

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    One of my little quirks is that I simply cannot watch two feature-length movies back-to-back -- one movie a day is my absolute limit. So no double features for me....

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    Kal wrote: One of my little quirks is that I simply cannot watch two feature-length movies back-to-back -- one movie a day is my absolute limit. So no double features for me....

    Hmmm, we'll have to find something else for you to do when my daughter and her friends come over for "Lord of the Rings" or "Star Wars" marathons.

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    I love double features. Two movies for one. Can't beat it.

    Last Month I saw a cool San Francisco Double Feature:

    Bullitt & What's Up, Doc?

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    Ervin wrote: I love double features. Two movies for one. Can't beat it. Last Month I saw a cool San Francisco Double Feature: Bullitt & What's Up, Doc?

    When I first moved to LA, we'd park off of Hollywood Blvd. in the early morning and just go from theater to theater, watching four or five movies in a day, and ending with ice cream at C.C. Brown's.

    They offered cheap matinees back then, so we could see the first three movies or so for less than the price of one night-time ticket.

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    Lady Sauce wrote: Jaws and Rocky. the Godfather and the Godfather part 2 any 2 Farrelly Brothers movies Zoolander and the September Issue

    Jaws & Rocky would be perfect.


    I would put Saturday Night Fever together with Grease. That'd be fun.

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    Robynne wrote: When I first moved to LA, we'd park off of Hollywood Blvd. in the early morning and just go from theater to theater, watching four or five movies in a day, and ending with ice cream at C.C. Brown's. They offered cheap matinees back then, so we could see the first three movies or so for less than the price of one night-time ticket.

    I remember Mom throwing us all in the station wagon and going to see double features at the drive-in.

    Mom would always pick the most inappropriate movie. I was, like, 5 years old when she took me to the drive-in to see The Incredible Melting Man and Cannibal Holocaust. I'm scarred for life.

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    I love british new wave of the 1960s, I'd pick "Blow-Up" and "Bedazzled." They portray how london was back in the mid 60s.

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