Lord of War

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  1. SquallRm

    SquallRm New Member

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    Such a good movie i wonder why it got a bad rating.
    What is supposed to be a funny catchy movie turns out to be a strong message.

    discuss.
     
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    SS109 3100 FPS OT Supporter

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    I liked it, but I am really into guns. My friends i saw it with were less impressed.

    I thought Nicholas Cage was much better in this movie than National Treasure.
     
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    cool movie. i liked it alot.
     
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    awesome movie, and its true too, bad rating because people are ignorant and stupid
     
  5. shadowoperative

    shadowoperative Rawest asian alive, so raw they call me sashimi.

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    I really liked it too but got pissed at his brother for the stupid shit he did.
     
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    StrikerX Ride It Like You Stole It! OT Supporter

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    "One out of 12 Families owns a gun, my job is to figure out how to get guns to the other 11"

    Good movie.
     
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    :ugh:
     
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    its really good story telling, i really have no clue as to why it got a bad rating.

     
  10. Mitchum

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    I liked it.

    It's basically one of those love it or hate it films. If you can't connect with Cage's character, then you are definitely going to hate it.

    One thing I thought was ridiculous was the fact that Cage's character always went out and did his own work. This guy is a multi-millionaire, he could've gotten people to do his work for him!
     
  11. Defiance

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    Yeah this was a good movie, I enjoyed it.
     
  12. imhipyournot

    imhipyournot LPC id: 34280

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    watched it last week for the first time and i loved the shit out of it. got it on my netflix queue so i can get myself a nicer copy soon.
     
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    I think the begining of the movie is awesome... showing the bullet falling through the barrels etc etc....

    Very good acting IMO, I like Cage though!!
     
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    i enjoyed it alot.....i have some friends that said they did not like it dont know why......
     
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    mindtrix FrozynFyre sponsored me

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    According to Andrew Niccol, the filmmakers worked with actual gunrunners in the making of the film. The tanks lined up for sale were owned by a gunrunner who had to have them back to sell to another country. They used a real stockpile of over 3,000 AK-47s because it was cheaper than getting prop guns. The gunrunners were more cooperative and efficient than the studio or the crew.


    This film is based on actual events.


    Yuri Orlov is a composite of five real arms dealers.


    No US studios would back the film. Foreign finances were secured instead.


    The tanks seen in the movie were real and belonged to a Czech arms-dealer.


    Before shooting the scene where tanks were lined up for sale, the filmmaker had to warn NATO, lest they think a real war was being started when they see satellite images of the set.
     
  16. Heir_Of_Isildur

    Heir_Of_Isildur New Member

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    Jared Leto is the best at acting like a total junkie flop!

    Very good movie. I've always liked movies that are narrated by the main character.

    "Bring me the gun of Rambo!"
     
  17. matrix243

    matrix243 My body, is ready.

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    didn't show enough of Bridget Moynahan for the shower scene.
     
  18. Vailripper

    Vailripper Daywalkers have feelings too.

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    Yeah, I was shocked this movie got such bad reviews, very provocative. Anyone who is interested in the gunnrunners the movie is based on should check out the PBS show frontline, they had a very cool show about 3 different gun runners, was very interesting.

    Screenplay was very well done as well, tons of memorable quotes;

    "I sell guns to every army but the Salvation Army."
    "You know who's going to inherit the world? Arms dealers. Because everyone else is too busy killing each other."
    and my favorite quote from the whole movie..."They say, "Evil prevails when good men fail to act." What they ought to say is, "Evil prevails.""
     
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    I thought the movie was good. A nice real eye opener for sure about the Gun running bus.
     
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    I loved that opening scene. There were a lot of points in the movie that were just like wow. Ethan Hawk just seems to annoy me. Nicholas Cage on the other hand, is bad ass. He is just a fun actor to watch. He seems to bring a very "everyman" persona to his roles.
     
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    shadowoperative Rawest asian alive, so raw they call me sashimi.

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    I watched it for the second time, this time i bought the dvd. I honestly fell asleep because at times the movie would beslow and boring.
     
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    Zeromancer Pampita's Love Slave

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    7.5/10 is the rating on www.imdb.com
    that is a pretty good rating
     
  23. SquallRm

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    i think reason most people dont like it is because it is 'propoganda'
    but im looking past the whole gun running thing.

    to me its a movie about a guy who is so involved with doing something that he is so good at, he is willin to lose his family over it. im sure he considers himself a monster, a bad trait to the society.
     
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    blow with guns
     
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    Good God you guys suck at reading the public.
    It looks like a decent movie where shit blows up. Why should everyone flock to it?
     

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