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AFI Challenge; Official : September 2012
Topic Started: Aug 28 2012, 10:10:25 AM (2,955 Views)
jeroeno
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AFI CHALLENGE

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Goal:

Watch as many movies from AFI lists as possible

Rules:

- A feature film (Anything over 40 minutes) counts as one entry
- A total of 90 minutes of short films count as one entry
- For Mini-Series (40 minute episodes or longer) each episode counts as an entry.
- For Mini-Series with shorter episodes (25 minutes or so), the 90 minute rule applies.
- Re-watches not allowed.

Challenge runs from 1 September 2012 - 30 September 2012.

Official ICM Lists:

AFI 100 Years...100 Movies
AFI 100 Years...100 Thrills
AFI 100 Years...100 Laughs
AFI 100 Years...100 Passions
AFI 100 Years...100 Cheers

Unofficial iCM lists: (if you find lists that are not in this post, please let me know)

AFI Greatest Movie Musicals
AFI's 100 Years of Film Scores
AFI 100 Years...100 Heroes & Villains
AFI 100 Years...100 Movies (The Original List)
AFIís 100 Years Ö 100 Movies 10th Anniversary Edition: The Nominations
AFI's 100 Years...100 Movie Quotes
AFI Awards
AFIís 100 Years Ö 100 Songs
AFIís 100 Years of Film Scores: The Nominations
AFI Top 180 Musical Nominations

AFI's 10 Top 10
AFIís Top 10 Sci-Fi The Nominations
AFIís Top 10 Animated: The Nominations
AFIís Top 10 Romantic Comedy: The Nominations
AFIís Top 10 Sports: The Nominations
AFIís Top 10 Western: The Nominations
AFIís Top 10 Mystery: The Nominations
AFIís Top 10 Gangster: The Nominations
AFIís Top 10 Fantasy: The Nominations
AFIís Top 10 Epic: The Nominations
AFIís Top 10 Courtroom Drama: The Nominations

AFIís 100 Years Ö 100 Movies: The Original Nominations
AFIís 100 Years Ö 100 Thrills: The Nominations
AFIís 100 Years Ö 100 Laughs: The Nominations
AFIís 100 Years Ö 100 Passions: The Nominations
AFIís 100 Years Ö 100 Cheers: The Nominations
AFIís 100 Years Ö 100 Heroes & Villains: The Nominations
AFIís 100 Years Ö 100 Movie Quotes: The Nominations
AFIís 100 Years Ö 100 Songs: The Nominations


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moviefreak 56
Prat 45
sushantv10 36
esiersdale 27
Gregmnewman 23
clemmetarey 17
Daviddoes 16
allisoncm 15
Cippenham 11
sheikofhyrule 9
WalterNeff 8
tommy_leazaq 7
Timec 5
VincentPrice 5
themagician 4
Nuclearplanet 4


Edited by jeroeno, Oct 1 2012, 08:26:02 AM.
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Nuclearplanet
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So In, So Much Selection.
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esiersdale
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I've been waiting for this. Challenge debut here we come
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Timec
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I'm going to try to watch a few of the comedies next month, so I'm in.
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I'm in
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I only need 7 for Platinums on the remaining two official AFI lists I don't already have, so I am in, at least for that.
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Sign me up. I don't have many AFI films left, but I can always watch a couple.
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I'm in
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I AM IN
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I will take part, just need 9 to get Platinum for the 100 Cheers, having completed the other official AFI lists so may just try to see as many of these as I can. Cheers! :)
Edited by Cippenham, Aug 30 2012, 09:24:20 AM.
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Count me in. Will try to get gold in thriller.
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I'm in. I'm close to a few awards on these lists, so will try for 30
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1. Stir Crazy-1980: 8/10 (AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Laughs: The Nominations)

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01. Fiddler on the Roof (1971) 8/10
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01. Cape Fear (1962) 7/10 (AFI's 100 years...100 thrills)
02. The Poseidon Adventure (1972) 7/10 (AFI's 100 years...100 thrills)
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02. Norma Rae (1979) 8/10
03. Topkapi (1964) 7/10
04. Cabin in the Sky (1943) 7/10
05. The Wolf Man (1941) 5/10
06. Manhunter (1986) 8/10
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2. The Right Stuff-1983: 8/10 (AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Cheers, AFIís 100 Years of Film Scores: The Nominations, AFIís 100 Years Ö 100 Cheers: The Nominations, AFIís 100 Years Ö 100 Heroes & Villains: The Nominations, AFIís 100 Years Ö 100 Thrills: The Nominations, AFIís 100 Years Ö 100 Movies 10th Anniversary Edition: The Nominations, AFIís 100 Years Ö 100 Movies: The Original Nominations)

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03. The Nutty Professor (1963) 5/10 (AFI's 100 years...100 laughs)

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1. Twelve o'clock high (1949) - 7/10

This movie is in couple of AFI nomination list
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I will be in for the nomination lists since I have completed all of the top lists. I want to get below 700 movies nominated for their lists by the end of the year and I am currently at 764.

01. The Marriage Circle (1924) Laughs Nominations, Passions Nominations
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07. Bob Roberts (1992) 8/10
08. The Jazz Singer (1927) 6/10
09. National Velvet (1944) 5/10
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Finally got under way:

1 The Black Stallion 1979

A magical family film about a boy and a horse, the film even has Mickey Rooney as a horse trainer! Great especially the first part.
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10. Places in the Heart (1984) 7/10

This actually earns me a platinum award for the Top 100 Spiritually Significant Films list. *Woot*
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02. The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976) Top 10 Sports Nominations

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1. North by Northwest (1959) - 100 Thrills, 100 Movies
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04. The Philadelphia Story (1940) 8/10 (AFI's 100 years...100 laughs, movies, passions)

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11. American Pop (1981) 7/10
12. Guys and Dolls (1955) 6/10

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Watched a bunch this weekend without internet

1. Green Mile (1999)
2. Reckless Moment (1949)
3. Happy Feet (2006)
4. Jezebel (1938)
5. Gunga Din (1939)

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1. Shampoo (1975)
2. The Omen (1976)
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05. Sons of the Desert (1933) 7/10 (AFI's 100 years...100 laughs)

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2. The Last Picture Show (1971) - 100 Movies
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I'm in too (if it's still possible).

1. Strangers on a train (1951) - 100 movies
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03. Mildred Pierce (1945) 10th Anniversary Nominations, Hero & Villains Nominations, Quotes Nominations

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2. All the President's men (1976) - 100 movies
3. The grapes of wrath (1940) - 100 movies

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06. Take the Money and Run (1969) 7/10 (AFI's 100 years...100 laughs)

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4. High Noon (1952) - 100 movies

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2. Innocent Moves or Searching for Bobby Fischer 1993
100 Years 100 Cheers

Decent film biography of a boy chess genius, not Bobby Fischer, who though is referred to throughout the film.

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6. Shadows (1959)

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1. What's Love Got to Do with It (1993) (Platinum on AFI's 100 years...100 cheers)
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04. Lady Killer (1933) Laughs Nominations

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