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Amritsar
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recommend some of the best of, in your opinion, this genre



-French Connection
-Godfather 1, 2
-Serpico
-Dog Day Afternoon

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Straight Time!
Jun 04th 2010
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RE: 70's crime film post
Jun 05th 2010
2
finally caught Friends of Eddie Coyle yesterday
Jun 29th 2010
12
      yeah that film made me wanna check out more of Mitchum's work
Jun 30th 2010
18
      Out of the Past, Night of the Hunter, Angel Face
Jun 30th 2010
22
           haha exact ones I would have recommended.
Jun 30th 2010
24
      Yeah, not a masterpiece or anything but notable
Jun 30th 2010
21
thx for the recs guys
Jun 06th 2010
3
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
Jun 06th 2010
4
just saw it on Hulu. awesome
Jun 29th 2010
13
re: subversive
Jun 29th 2010
15
whoa thats a big statement
Jul 05th 2010
27
The Anderson Tapes
Jun 06th 2010
5
get carter is magnificent. it's in my all-time top 10.
Jun 06th 2010
6
Get Carter and Point Blank are great
Jun 30th 2010
19
      marvin in the steel-gray sharkskin suit waving the .357 bulldog.
Jun 30th 2010
23
The Seven Ups
Jun 15th 2010
7
It gets tons of hate
Jun 15th 2010
8
only part i didn't care for was the ending
Jun 28th 2010
9
a few I didnt see mentioned already:
Jun 28th 2010
10
^^^great choices
Jun 29th 2010
11
thx bomb ... you upped this just in time
Jun 30th 2010
17
Don't let this post go down like the french film post
Jun 29th 2010
14
dirty harry should count.
Jun 29th 2010
16
outside the box
Jun 30th 2010
20
i need to see chinese bookie again
Jul 01st 2010
25
      yeah, the title sets very different expectations
Jul 01st 2010
26

Mynoriti
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1. "Straight Time!"
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can't recommend it highly enough
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0078326/

The Seven Ups is another gem
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0070672/

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2. "RE: 70's crime film post "
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Whatever order you feel like with these:

Across 110th Street (worth it just for the location shooting alone)
Charley Varrick
The Friends of Eddie Coyle
The Laughing Policeman
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three


If we're not limiting it to U.S. films, then check out:

Dirty Money (Un Flic)
Le cercle Rouge
Get Carter

  

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12. "finally caught Friends of Eddie Coyle yesterday"
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really dug it. Mitchum is that dude

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Amritsar
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18. "yeah that film made me wanna check out more of Mitchum's work "
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>really dug it. Mitchum is that dude

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22. "Out of the Past, Night of the Hunter, Angel Face"
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^^ my favorite Mitchum performances. I still get kind of mad whenever I think about Katherine Hepburn saying Mitchum couldn't really act.

  

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24. "haha exact ones I would have recommended."
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the first two anyway. I have to watch Angel Face again because I don't remember it very well.

and wow, I had no idea she said that

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21. "Yeah, not a masterpiece or anything but notable"
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Feels like something that'll grow on me. And yeah, Mitchum certainly is.

  

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Amritsar
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3. "thx for the recs guys "
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they've all been added to my que

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4. "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)"
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Jeff Bridges gives one of my all-time favorite performances.

Up there with Repo Man and Scarface as far as having memorable dialogue.

Surreal / subversive touches that work.

The Deer Hunter? No, this is Cimino's matserpiece.

  

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13. "just saw it on Hulu. awesome "
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dunno about masterpiece, but it's really good

what did you consider subversive about it? whatever it was i think i missed it

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15. "re: subversive"
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Particularly with Bridges' encounter with the nude housewife and his conversation with Red about it afterwards, the movie seemed to be flipping conventional expectations of masculinity / heterosexuality on its head. There are other borderline moments that toy with mainstream masculinity, but that sequence of the film always stood out to me.

I remember seeing the film years back, hopping over to imdb, and mostly agreeing with this post : http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072288/board/nest/31834225 . . . I don't think the whole film is as heavily coded as people in that thread tend to believe, but it feels more right than wrong to me.

Couple all that with Cimino's own ambiguous sexuality and "gay" subtext in The Deer Hunter*, and I think you've got something.




*It's been a decade since I've last seen The Deer Hunter, so I'm mostly trusting what I've read about the film in the years since. Yeah . . .

  

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27. "whoa thats a big statement "
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>The Deer Hunter? No, this is Cimino's matserpiece.


imma have to check it out off the strength

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5. "The Anderson Tapes"
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"Hi"-(c)Joker

  

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6. "get carter is magnificent. it's in my all-time top 10."
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also, technically late 60s, but if you haven't seen point blank w/ lee marvin, do yourself a favor asap.

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19. "Get Carter and Point Blank are great"
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Lee Marvin is maybe the toughest man ever to live.

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23. "marvin in the steel-gray sharkskin suit waving the .357 bulldog."
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iconic. the definition of badass.

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7. "The Seven Ups"
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8. "It gets tons of hate"
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But I loved the concept, The French Connection II I thought was worth a watch. Not as great as the first but again great concept and Gene Hackman in the 70's was always great.

I also recommend
Mean Streets
McCabe & Ms. Miller (Godfather was on your list so I figure other period pieces were cool)
Thief (Came out 1981 but has a more 70's feel to it)
Gambling City (Italian)
Rabid Dogs (Italian)

  

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9. "only part i didn't care for was the ending"
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>But I loved the concept, The French Connection II I thought
>was worth a watch. Not as great as the first but again great
>concept and Gene Hackman in the 70's was always great.




they tried to re-create the chase scene in the first, and it just feels forced.

And the final shot of the film with Popeye shooting Alain doesn't really give any sense of closure imo.




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>I also recommend
>Mean Streets
>McCabe & Ms. Miller (Godfather was on your list so I figure
>other period pieces were cool)
>Thief (Came out 1981 but has a more 70's feel to it)
>Gambling City (Italian)
>Rabid Dogs (Italian)


^added to the que, thx

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10. "a few I didnt see mentioned already:"
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The Last Detail (more of a 'road movie' than crime flick but considering a crime and the orders given by a military court sets the whole thing in motion I'm counting it, maybe Jack Nicholson's most underrated 70s flick plus I believe the film debut of a shockingly young Randy Quaid)
The Conversation (Hackman, Coppola, wire-tapping, more head trip than action flick but classic)
The Getaway (Steve McQueen at his anti-hero, ho-slapping best......sidenote: Bullit is late 60s but also essential if you're a fan of the man's work)

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https://twitter.com/nostrabombus

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11. "^^^great choices"
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not all crime flicks, but all great movies

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17. "thx bomb ... you upped this just in time "
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my que is running low

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14. "Don't let this post go down like the french film post"
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that was worth anchoring so folks could do their course work on french films. This one should be anchored so folks can do their course work on a great period/genre of film.

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16. "dirty harry should count."
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sympathy for the underdog
across 110th street
super fly
the yakuza
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20. "outside the box"
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Consider:

The Killing of a Chinese Bookie - Cassavettes

The Long Goodbye - Altman

The latter is more of a noir film than crime pic. The former is really its own genre. They are both solid.

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25. "i need to see chinese bookie again"
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I don't remember much. i didn't dislike it but it definitely wasn't what I expected. still one of the best movie titles ever

The Long Goodbye is great. any film that can make a classic scene out of something as mundane as a guy feeding his cat deserves a ton of credit.

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26. "yeah, the title sets very different expectations"
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Like all Cassevettes it's really just a weird, messy character piece. With some genre elements thrown in. Ben Gazarra is always excellent.

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