the best movies never made

Discussion in 'Alternate History Discussion: After 1900' started by Scarecrow, Feb 25, 2005.

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    bowling for columbine(2002): a comedy about two men both trying to win the affections of a woman named jenny columbine, who in the end turns out to be a lesbian to the shock of the two men (dispite all the hints drop thoughout the film that she is, in fact a lesbian) the title comes from the fact that both try to impress her by entering a bowling competion after they discover she loves the sport, however, niether are good at bowling, and the fact that they sabotage each other's games distorys any chance either of them had. in the end another lesbian ends up winning the competion, and jenny. tom green, jack black, lucy lu.
     
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    the longest yard(1999): the life story of the fammed california olympian tupac shakur, from his turbulent childhood in small town of compton, to his proudest moment winning the gold metal for california in the hiroshima olympics. truly stirring drama.
     
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    kingdom of heaven(1955):imperial chinese propaganda film.
     
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    goldmember(1975): a disco movie following on the coat tails of saturday night fever, about a club that only "goldmembers" can get into.
     
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    the ring(1995): an adaption of the Tolken classic: the lord of the rings. together with the ring 2, the ring 3, and the ring 4, it's the highest grossing movie serris in history.
     
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    Canadian Bacon - a shocking, often panned as 'gross' documentary of the canadian pork meat industry.
     
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    waterboy(1987) the first movie to talk frankly about teenaged sex, it covers the explots of john henderson, (called "the waterboy" because of a less than favorable insodint in the bathroom) as he "meets with" various girls from his school. the movie was a success, mainly because then president martin luther king condemed the movie, resulting in it becoming a box office smash.
     
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    debie does dalas(2001) a story about former president debra jones, and her victory after the texas recount.
     
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    Last Exit Brooklyn (USA, 1989)
    An emotional retelling of the lives of two Jewish American boys as they grow up through the 19030s in New York and serve together in World War II. The poignant final scene in which the older of the two meets the younger's parents to tell them of his death has become an icon of modern cinema.

    The Chronicles of Narnia (Italy, 2005)
    This made-for-TV miniseries was eventually released ion the United states in a shortened cinema version, it traces the story of three families from the Northern Italian town of Narnia from the Social War to the age of Nero. The considerable budget required to make it was mostly provided by the Ministry of culture in a controversial subsidy arrangement. Padanian activists claimed the film was 'Centralist Propaganda'.

    Black Hole (Japan, 1981)
    The story of a young man suffering from amnesia after a traffic accident. The movie traces his attempts at piecing together his life and his alienation at finding himself inhabiting a niche that goes contrary to his personality in every respect. An overnight cult classic, this film is credited with having sparked the 'Ginza Riots' of 1984 and the birth of the Japanese 'drop-out' movement.
     
  10. Max Sinister Retired Myriad Club Member

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    Hey r_n, those ideas are the best you have posted so far, but you don't have to post everyone of them in a single post just to boost your post count.
     
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    Dr.Strangelove--a ribald biography of Beverly Hills' notorious plastic surgeon
     
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    sorry my bad.
     
  13. luakel All You Need Is Cash

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    Planet of the Apes (2002): Michael Moore's leftist documentary about how President Robertson's enviromental policies are leading us to destruction, and how his numerous followers are "no better than monkeys".

    Farenheit 9/11 (2004): A film often called "right-wing trash", it is another documentary (the first one by Mel Gibson) about the 9/11 2002 Nuclear attacks on Manhattan and London,and their aftermaths. It only touches lightly on the rise of the agressive BNP government in Britain after the almost total destruction of Parliament, and instead focuses on Al Gore's actions on the other side of the pond. It examines his invasions of Afghanistan and North Korea in response to the attacks, and how the former is still simmering and the latter went down in a last blaze of Götterdämmerung. Despite it's mentioning of the relatively successful recovery efforts, the film is cited as a cause for President Giuliani's huge landslide sweep to the Oval Office that year.
     
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    I'd be curious to know your POD.
     
  15. luakel All You Need Is Cash

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    They're from different TL's. The first is just an idea that popped into my head, and the second isn't what I think would result from a Gore presidency, but my attempt to show how it could actually end up worse than Bush if things play out right...

    As for your question, I have no idea. :eek:
     
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    M (1993):
    German movie by Michael Verhoeven about the attacks of the terrorist group "Black September" against the Israelis in the Olympic village in Munich

    Modern Times (1994):
    A webmovie about the hackers overthrowing the Technocratic world government and taking the power for themselves.

    Alien (1976):
    Long (4 hours!) movie by Stanley Kubrick about Louis-Philippe, a French prisoner lost among the other (mostly Spanish) prisoners in the penal colony of Brazil, and his later rise to the first king of it.

    All About Eve (1996):
    Critical movie about Argentine dictatress Evita Peron and her scandalous earlier life, by disputed filmmaker Miguel Moro.

    Some Like It Hot (1959):
    WW2 movie about the German occupation troops of Texas, fleeing through the desert to secure Kalifornien.
     
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    Enemy at the Gates (2001)- story of two snipers one German, one Russian in the Battle for Moscow.

    Platoon (1986) - The story of a new recruit's baptism of fire in the ruins of Moscow.

    Cross of Iron (1976) - Gripping account of a doomed German platoon facing annihilation at Russian hands during 1943, who discover their instinct for war is greater than their instinct for survival.

    POD for all three is German summer offensive of 1942 goes for Moscow rather than Stalingrad, with "oddly" identical results.
     
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    Red Dragon---Based on Indira Gandhi's best-selling book about the Chinese occupation of northern India in 1963.
     
  19. BrianP Blood, Toil, Tears, & Sweat

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    The Russians Are Coming! (1966) - The story of one platoon of Russian soldiers in Massachusetts during the 1963 Soviet invasion of the United States. Starring Comrade Carl Reiner as the American general who surrenders Boston, and Comrade Theodore Bikel as Colonel Yebenov, a Hero of the Soviet Union.

    (The real movie The Russians Are Coming! is actually quite funny.)


    Red Dawn (In Production - Release 2007) - A historical account of the famed "Wolverines" resistance group formed in Colorado during World War III. Starring Jim Carrey as Jed Eckart and Arnold Schwarzenegger as that bad-ass Russian colonel.
     
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    Apocalypse Now- The docuementary

    The Producers- The story of Mel Brooks, famous Minister of propaganda, chronicling his rise from an SS platoon leader to his time as Minister in Berlin, to the famous Watergate scandal, in which he was exposed as a non-Aryan, and sentenced to death, and escape.

    Blazing Saddles- the story of Mel brooks escape to the American Reichcomissarats southwest.