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Top 10 movies I could watch over and over again

I am not much of a TV watcher, but I love a good movie.  My favorites tend to be ones that I can watch over and over again.  If I have tons of laundry to fold and want to watch a movie, I can guarantee that one of the movies listed below will be the first to be chosen.  Go to the library to pick a movie?  If one of the movies on this list is in, it will come home with me.

So here are the top 10 movies I can watch again and again:

1. Pride and Prejudice (BBC Version)  Who cannot love Darcy and Elizabeth?  And even though I have seen this movie more times that I want to admit, and I obviously know how it ends, I cannot wait to see if Darcy and Elizabeth get together!

2. Persuasion (The newer BBC version).  Also a Jane Austen book.  And it may actually me my FAVORITE Jane Austen book.  Other than the scene near the end where Ann is running through the streets, I love, love, love, this movie.

3. Emma (BBC version).  I,love the scenes between Knightly and Emma.  Their relationship is so much fun and Knightly has some of the wittiest dialogue.

4. North and South (The BBC movie, not the cheesy John Jakes mini-series)  One of my husband's co-workers recommended this.  It is based on the book by Elizabeth Gaskell.  We got it from the library.  It is 4 hours long.  It took us 3 nights to finish it.  Once done, I promptly started it back over and watched it 2 more times!  The final scene in the train station is wonderful and well done. So well acted.  My heart even flutters! (Do Not watch the video if you want to be surprised!!)

5. Sense and Sensibility (BBC version).  Emma Thompson's version is good, but this one is incredible.

6. Return to Me.  It is good story.  Embodies good values and is fairly clean (with the exception of minor language).  It makes me laugh. Every. Time.

7. Ever After.  I love a good fairy tale.

8. Music and Lyrics. Hugh Grant plays a "washed up" 80's singer who is asked to write a song for a current chart topping artist.   Drew Barrymore won me over in Ever After and she is so funny opposite Hugh Grant.  This movie makes me laugh.  Hugh Grant's character has some of the best one liners.  And the opening song reminds me of Duran Duran and their music and videos that I loved in the 80's!!

9. Miss Congeniality.  I am a Sandra Bullock fan. Funny and cute!
10. Sweet Home Alabama

So, what are some of your favorite movies?


  1. Totally CRACKING up. #1 Pride & Prejudice - the Keira Knightly one. #2 Sense & Sensibility - the Emma Thomson one ... That said, I haven't seen the BBC versions, but my library & I can resolve this shortly. And then, Emma - knightly is... possibly my favorite Austen guy... and Music & Lyrics - I quote it ALL THE TIME! We often sing the POP song in this house.
    anyway, it just made me laugh. If I made a list, they're almost all here.
    I also like Clueless - Austen re-done, You've Got Mail - so much chemistry, and Greg K. is fab too... and The Princess Bride, because I am not left handed either....

  2. I loveallyour movie picks, even the more contemporary ones!

    I would add: Family Man, Wives and Daughters, Little Women, Bleak House, Our Mutual Friend, and Howard's End.

  3. Great list, I've seen (and like) the 1995 Persuasion, but will check out the more recent one, ditto Sense and Sensibility.

    Other faves; Undercover Blues, Bride & Prejudice (Bollywood does Austen), and Two Weeks Notice

  4. I think I need to own some BBC movies now. i just love Jane Austin! I can't do Library movies- I just end up paying large fines!

  5. Joy- I am embarassed to admit it, but I LOVE Bride and Prejudice too!

  6. Maurisa- I forgot about Family Man . . . that is a great one too!


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