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John Travolta's movies

 
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Which movies you like most (best movies) starring 'John Travolta'?

 
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Pulp Fiction and Get Shorty.

Broken Arrow was predictable but pretty good.

Grease was ok. (mmmm... Olivia Newton-John)

Look Who's Talking was way too predictable.

Saturday Night Fever was ok for its time.
 
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Face off was one of the best movies of John Travolta, IMHO.
 
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Pulp Fiction is the only film of his that I like, although Carrie was a good horror film in its day.

(Note: Mr. Travolta is a goof. And you can quote me on that.)
 
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I enjoyed Get Shorty too.
 
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Not to be bashed or to change your opinions of it. But I found Get Shorty to be my #1 worst film of all time. I don't blame the actors, but the director, Barry Sonnenfeld. He had some great ideas for movies, but just can't get a good script or know how to direct. I have found the same for all his other movies, even though I sort of enjoyed Men In Black, but still felt like it was agreat premise that could have been spectacular in another Director's hands.

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Ah, what do you know, anyway?

Just to clarify, I meant "too" as "in addition to Pulp Fiction", which seemed like the popular choice already. I overlooked that Ryan had already mentioned Get Shorty, or I would have just said that I agreed with him.
 
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Grease. I watched that movie countless times.
 
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Me too, Joyce. I was in Junior high, & I have to say that John Travolta was my first love!
 
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A Civil Action.
 
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Pulp Fiction, Be Cool, and of course Ladder 49.
 
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Travolta how you people tolerate him see Tom Hanks movies you will love those
 
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Face Off is really very good. The way he portrays the two different characters Shawn Archer and Castor Troy
 
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Originally posted by Reghu Ram T:
Face Off is really very good. The way he portrays the two different characters Shawn Archer and Castor Troy







 
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Originally posted by rathi ji:
Which movies you like most (best movies) starring 'John Travolta'?



Which of his movies did you prefer?


I'd have to say Face off and Pulp Fiction.

/Svend Rost
 
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Originally posted by Svend Rost:


Which of his movies did you prefer?

Svend Rost



I haven't watched any.

But I want to watch his movies because of one reason.


[ June 20, 2006: Message edited by: rathi ji ]
 
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Pulp Fiction, Face Off and Swordfish in that order!
 
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Originally posted by rathi ji:


...because of one reason...



... and what is that reason??
 
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Originally posted by Mark Spritzler:
#1 worst film of all time.

Oooh, now that's another interesting topic. I saw a good contender this week: Monster In Law. It was terrible, just a dire collections of clich�s strung out one after another. The only film I've ever seen which was worse was Guest House Paradiso, but that was so bad that I'm sure it must have been released by accident.
 
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Originally posted by Elaine Micheals:
Me too, Joyce. I was in Junior high, & I have to say that John Travolta was my first love!



The first time I watched the movie was on the TV rather than on big screen. I guess I was around 10 - 11 years old. Its dancing and singing fascinated me. In 1998, the movie was shown in cinema again for its 20th anniversary.
 
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Originally posted by Elaine Micheals:


... and what is that reason??



Sorry Elaine, but any other time.

 
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1. The General's Daughter
1. Face Off
2. Be Cool

- Ramy..
 
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What nobody picked... Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000???
 
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Originally posted by Reghu Ram T:
Face Off is really very good. The way he portrays the two different characters Shawn Archer and Castor Troy



I think the credit goes to the characterization of Castor Troy. Both Nicolas Cage & John Travolta did a pretty good job as Troy than as Archer.
 
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Originally posted by Mani Ram:


I think the credit goes to the characterization of Castor Troy. Both Nicolas Cage & John Travolta did a pretty good job as Troy than as Archer.



I disagree. John Travolta excels in negative shade roles(broken arrow) while Nic Cage is good at playing down on his luck sobby character(leaving los vegas). Travolta played that part better than Cage.
 
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Nobody liked Phenomenon? Or Michael? Or Welcome Back Kotter?
 
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Originally posted by Stan James:
Nobody liked Phenomenon? Or Michael? Or Welcome Back Kotter?




Yes, I enjoyed them, not great movies but entertaining. Whereas Pulp Fiction and Face Off were great movies.

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My Ratings are

1. Face Off (The Best)
2. Broken Arrow
3. The Generals Daughter
4. Phenomenon
5. Greese
 
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Originally posted by Stan James:
Nobody liked Phenomenon? Or Michael? Or Welcome Back Kotter?


Phenomenon seemed to me to be one of those films which has a good idea, but doesn't know where to go with it. I liked most of the film, but found the end slightly dissatisfying. I can see that the character needed to... well, I won't say what happens unless anyone hasn't seen it, but somehow it wasn't the meaningful ending I thought it would be.
 
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Originally posted by Stan James:
Nobody liked Phenomenon? Or Michael? Or Welcome Back Kotter?



Ooh, forgot about Phenomenon. It was pretty good. In that movie his goofiness was an asset. I agree with Dave about the ending.


WORST MOVIE EVER: I would put "My Dinner with Andre" at the top of the boring category. It's the first movie I walked out of. Luckily it only cost a buck fifty to get in. It starred Wallace Shawn (aka Vizzini in The Princess Bride) listening to Andre Gregory (as himself) just rambling on and on and on about all these new agey things he's done. Shawn would ocaassionally nod or interject a "really?" or a "wow". At least that's my recollection of it.
[ June 22, 2006: Message edited by: Ryan McGuire ]
 
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Pulp Fiction
Basic

anything with him and Samuel L Jackson is a good watch...
 
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Whereas Pulp Fiction and Face Off were great movies.



Pulp Fiction really pushed the envelope on movie making, taking it to some new places. I admire someone who can do that from vision to completion with internal consistency and pull it off completely. Great stuff. Face Off was more of the same action schmaction to me, just louder and more violent. The only thing that grabbed me was Cage's character growing some backbone. And Travolta's very creepy scenes with the daughter. Shudder.
 
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Originally posted by Ryan McGuire:
...WORST MOVIE EVER: I would put "My Dinner with Andre" at the top of the boring category...


Hmmm... That's one of my favorites. I think it's hysterical. And at the same time, very sad.
[ June 22, 2006: Message edited by: marc weber ]
 
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