5 Things [Movies On Repeat]

Bitmoji watching movies with remote in hand

Dr. Tanya asks us to list 5 movies we love to watch over and over again. Funny, but I love the 5 movies she chose! I’d watch any of them again (and I have, especially The Devil Wears Prada and You’ve Got Mail), but I will choose 5 different ones to make this fun. There are so many good films!

  1. Young Frankenstein. Omg, this film is hilarious! I try to watch it every year around Halloween (though I missed in 2019, so I definitely will have to view it this fall). Such a great flick with a fantastic cast.
  2. Risky Business. This one has a special place in my heart. It’s set in the Chicago area, which is where I saw it the first time. I played hooky from a class and went to see it alone. Absolutely loved it. The entire theater erupted in screams when Joel said, “Looks like… UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS!” The music from Tangerine Dream and Talking Heads is great too.
  3. Chicago. Speaking of Chicago! I adore this musical… and musicals in general (could be my whole list really). Not sure if this is my fave musical of all time, but it’s the one I pick lately when I want to watch/listen again. It’s just so freaking excellent. Who knew Richard Gere could sing? Right? What’s interesting is I can’t stand Renee Zellweger in anything else. Nothing. She’s so annoying. But this I love.
  4. Goodfellas. Got to get my mob props in here somewhere. This is the best mob movie, I think. I’ve seen many and will always stop on a dime and rewatch this if I happen to run across it. Doesn’t matter where it is in progress either. Also, I own it and can simply view the whole thing anytime. Such an excellent flick. A perfectly told story.
  5. When Harry Met Sally. I go back and forth about my favorite love story and ultimately I do believe this is it (at least today anyway!). First, the Harry/Sally love story is far from “perfect,” which, in a way, just makes it that much better. They are imperfect people who behave in cringeworthy ways… like um actual humans. You’re like ugh no don’t say that, don’t do that. But they do and things get more tangled up. Second, while Harry/Sally are messing up their love life, we have the two secondary characters, Jesse and Marie, engaged in a truly perfect love story, so that’s cool. Third, there are so many funny scenes and quotable lines from this movie… it just stays with me. In fact, I want to watch it again soon!


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19 responses to “5 Things [Movies On Repeat]

  1. Young Fronk-in-Steen with eye-gore… Yes!
    Chicago… Yes
    Risky Business… of course
    Goodfellas over Godfather?? 😬…nah
    Can you believe I’ve never seen Harry & Sally?🤷🏼‍♀️ are you shocked? It it your turn to be shocked?😂😂

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  2. (5 of) My Over and Over Movies:
    1. Nausicaa: Valley of the Wind
    2. A Fish Called Wanda
    3. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
    4. Animal House
    5. Inglourious Basterds

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  3. It’s great to know that you love “my” movies too. Btw Fandango said we share them with his wife.
    As for your secondary choices, I have only seen Chicago.

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  4. “Young Frankenstein would definitely be on the top of my list!

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  5. Couldn’t resist, here we go (random order)

    1) The Big Chill
    2) The Shawshank Redemption
    3) Pulp Fiction
    4) Notting Hill (I know, but I love chick flicks … guilty pleasure)
    5) The Big Lebowski

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  6. Dirty Dancing would top the list for me.

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  7. Frau Blücher!


  8. My 5:

    A Hard Day’s Night
    Monty Python & The Holy Grail
    Home Alone
    Uncle Buck
    Liar Liar

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  9. Love Actually
    Mary Poppins (it just makes me happy)
    Sleepless in Seattle
    The Holiday (you should be the heroine in your own life…love that line)
    Field of Dreams

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