Recommended by strangersby gggm-96800 | created - 08 Sep 2018 | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public
Movies and TV Shows recommended to me, or to someone else in real life, in Youtube comment sections, or in sites I can’t remember the name’s of.
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1. Frailty (2001)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A mysterious man arrives at the offices of an FBI agent and recounts his childhood: how his religious fanatic father received visions telling him to destroy people who were in fact "demons."
Votes: 72,523 | Gross: $13.10M
? (I can’t remember who recommended it)
2. Friends (1994–2004)
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance
Follows the personal and professional lives of six twenty to thirty-something-year-old friends living in Manhattan.
My sister recommended it.
3. McQueen (2018)
R | 111 min | Documentary, Biography
The life and career of fashion designer Lee Alexander McQueen: from his start as a tailor, to launching and overseeing his eponymous line and his untimely death.
Votes: 5,408 | Gross: $1.26M
Felix Kejilberg’s fashion video’s comments
4. Hetalia: Axis Powers (2009– )
TV-MA | 5 min | Animation, Comedy
An anime in which personified countries show history in a humorous fashion.
a friend of mine...and from fan art
5. Pose (2018– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama
Pose is set in the world of 1987 and "looks at the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York: the rise of the luxury universe, the downtown social and literary scene and the ball culture world."
Gabriel Zamora’s 2018 lookbook (aaahh we love an artsy sister!)
6. Cowboy Bebop (1998–1999)
TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The futuristic misadventures and tragedies of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners.
the Simpsons’ steamed ham meme(‘but it’s a different artist every 13 seconds’)
7. Abstract: The Art of Design (2017– )
TV-14 | 45 min | Documentary
A look beyond blueprints and computers into the art and science of design, showcasing great designers from every discipline whose work shapes our world.
Chris Neiman’s ted talk’s comments
8. Best in Show (2000)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy
A colorful array of characters compete at a national dog show.
Votes: 51,952 | Gross: $18.62M
Jason Nash’s and Trisha Paytas’ costume inspirations for Halloween. But not really, they were joking :P
9. A Mighty Wind (2003)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Music
Mockumentary captures the reunion of 1960s folk trio the Folksmen as they prepare for a show at The Town Hall to memorialize a recently deceased concert promoter.
Votes: 24,583 | Gross: $17.51M
10. For Your Consideration (2006)
PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy
Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.
Votes: 13,294 | Gross: $5.54M
11. Waiting for Guffman (1996)
R | 84 min | Comedy
An aspiring director and the marginally talented amateur cast of a hokey small-town Missouri musical production go overboard when they learn that someone from Broadway will be in attendance.
Votes: 25,196 | Gross: $2.92M
12. The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012)
Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Elise and Didier fall in love at first sight, in spite of their differences. He talks, she listens. He's a romantic atheist, she's a religious realist. When their daughter becomes seriously ill, their love is put on trial.
Votes: 37,118 | Gross: $0.18M
Timothee chalamet on “Actors on actors” w/Emma stone
13. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)
R | 114 min | Comedy, Musical
A town's Sheriff and regular patron of a historical whorehouse fights to keep it running when a television reporter targets it as the Devil's playhouse.
Votes: 9,265 | Gross: $69.70M
Trisha Paytas’ 16th vlogmas 2018
14. World on a Wire (1973– )
Not Rated | 212 min | Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Somewhere in the future there is a computer project called Simulacron one of which is able to simulate a full featured reality, when suddenly project leader Henry Vollmer dies. His ... See full summary »
Alex turner’s “four out of five” Genius lyrics https://genius.com/14478243
15. Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (2004)
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
This parody series is an unearthed 80s horror/drama, complete with poor production values, awful dialogue and hilarious violence. The series is set in a Hospital in Romford, which is situated over the gates of Hell.
Noel Fielding’s conan interview(comments)https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_D3UaxvPzW4
16. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
R | 82 min | Comedy, Music
Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DiBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.
Votes: 122,429 | Gross: $0.19M
Liam G documentary in Lollapalooza’s office cmnt reply
17. Sky High (2005)
PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Set in an era where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young William Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.
Votes: 73,750 | Gross: $63.95M
Instagram’s explore page (pic in Meme folder)
18. Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Romance
A college grad lands a job as a financial journalist in New York City to support where she nurtures her shopping addiction and falls for a wealthy entrepreneur.
Votes: 71,752 | Gross: $44.28M
19. Perfect Strangers (1986–1993)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family
A high strung and cynical man's life is never the same when his naive but good-natured cousin comes to America to live with him.
Referenced in a tweet about N. Dakota’s recent snow storm, 31 Jan.
20. Office Space (1999)
R | 89 min | Comedy
Three company workers who hate their jobs decide to rebel against their greedy boss.
Votes: 230,725 | Gross: $10.82M
Printer/bat scene..saw an imgur post about IT vs tech junkies.
21. Broadchurch (2013–2017)
TV-MA | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.
Adaptational Attractiveness video’s comments..comparing British vs American actors (who’s more average looking)
22. Paris, je t'aime (2006)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Through the neighborhoods of Paris, love is veiled, revealed, imitated, sucked dry, reinvented and awakened.
Directors: Olivier Assayas, Frédéric Auburtin, Emmanuel Benbihy, Gurinder Chadha, Sylvain Chomet, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Isabel Coixet, Wes Craven, Alfonso Cuarón, Gérard Depardieu, Christopher Doyle, Richard LaGravenese, Vincenzo Natali, Alexander Payne, Bruno Podalydès, Walter Salles, Oliver Schmitz, Nobuhiro Suwa, Daniela Thomas, Tom Tykwer, Gus Van Sant | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Leonor Watling, Ludivine Sagnier, Fanny Ardant
Votes: 68,572 | Gross: $4.86M
Saw that it’s directed by Coen brothers and ‘Children of men’ director.
23. We Were Soldiers (2002)
R | 138 min | Action, Drama, History
The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War, and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and anxiously at home for the good news or the bad news.
Votes: 123,336 | Gross: $78.12M
A comment’s reply from a video call “Tropic Thunder ‘i’m a dude!’ ”, the comment was saying how Hollywood can’t make good historical films.
24. Don Giovanni (1979)
176 min | Drama, Music
Screen adapatation of Mozart's greatest opera. Don Giovanni, the infamous womanizer, makes one conquest after another until the ghost of Donna Anna's father, the Commendatore, (whom ... See full summary »
A classical play that was mentioned in “Either/or”, a book that Felix Kejilberg reviewed recently in a ‘book review’! 25 Feb.
25. About Time (I) (2013)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think.
Votes: 274,193 | Gross: $15.32M
David Dobrik’s favorite movie (or at least one of his favorites).
26. American Pie (1999)
R | 95 min | Comedy
Four teenage boys enter a pact to lose their virginity by prom night.
Votes: 358,099 | Gross: $102.56M
A comment on Steve Harvey's “is it weird to sign his p****?” compared the lady to Steve Stifler’s mom.
27. True Stories (1986)
PG | 89 min | Musical, Comedy
A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show.
Votes: 5,116 | Gross: $2.55M
A reply to a comment comparing a David Byrne interview, that’s actually titled “David Byrne interview” lol, to David Lynch’s style of directing. The reply says it has the same “small town weirdness vibe” that Twin Peaks has.
28. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.
Votes: 135,976 | Gross: $71.32M
It’s the most quotable movie..right after The Big Lebowski, or at least that’s what someone said in the comments of Bing Crosby’s song, Mele Kalikimaka (it’s a good song btw)
29. The Fundamentals of Caring (2016)
TV-MA | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
A man suffering a family loss enrolls in a class about care-giving that changes his perspective on life.
Leon lush’s video comments in a collab with imalexx, they compared Alex to and Leon to a British emo child that was adopted by an American family...which is the story of this movie.
30. Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
G | 181 min | Drama, Family, Musical
In prerevolutionary Russia, a Jewish peasant contends with marrying off three of his daughters while growing anti-Semitic sentiment threatens his village.
Votes: 36,046 | Gross: $80.50M
31. Waco (2018)
TV-14 | 47 min | Crime, Drama, History
The FBI and ATF seize religious leader David Koresh's Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas in the spring of 1993.
Ear Biscuits: Opposite Vacations 1:07:53
32. Friday Night Lights (2006–2011)
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Sport
In the small town of Dillon, Texas, one night matters: Friday Night. Eric Taylor has recently been hired as the head football coach for the Dillon High School Panthers, the town's pride and... See full summary »
Ear Biscuits: Opposite Vacations 1:09:00
33. Long Way Down (2007– )
519 min | Documentary
Two guys take a trip of several months on motorcycles. They travel from the North of Scotland, down through Europe, into Africa, finally winding up in Cape Town, South Africa.
A comment on a reddit page said that they think Ewan McGregor didn’t really love his (now) ex wife and referenced this miniseries. (https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.reddit.com/r/FargoTV/comments/789ob2/ewan_mcgregor_splits_from_wife_dating_fargo/)
34. Marjorie Prime (2017)
99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A service that provides holographic recreations of deceased loved ones allows a woman to come face-to-face with the younger version of her late husband.
Votes: 4,972 | Gross: $0.18M
Ear biscuits: “Can we be friends with robots?” at 43:03 they compared the backstory to a chat bot called “Replika” to this movie.
35. Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989–1993)
Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A teenage genius deals with the usual problems of growing up, on top of being a licensed physician in a difficult residency program.
The indoor kids w/Jordan Morris. There was a joke about meat boy’s (game) villain, that Dr.fetus is the prequel to Doogie Howser. 1:15:00
36. Hotel Rwanda (2004)
PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History
Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.
Votes: 318,604 | Gross: $23.53M
The Hollywood Reporter’s Comedy Actors Roundtable: Sacha Baron Cohen, Jim Carrey, Jon Cheadle & more. At 1:03:45 Sacha notes how good Don was at getting the audience to love his character, and then subjecting them to the tragedies in his story.(?) Sort of like the ‘comedy tragedies’ that Sacha loved reading about and re-enacting in college.
37. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
R | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.
Votes: 246,409 | Gross: $10.68M
https://youtu.be/bNisFXh7h9M In the video, Matthias, Tanner and a third guy–I don’t know the name of– try weird candy. One comment on the video said “it's like Willy Wonka was smoking crack and then started creating the weirdest things he could dream up”, and a someone compared the candy to a mix of Willy Wonka and Fear & Loathing.
38. The Lost Boys (1987)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Horror
After moving to a new town, two brothers discover that the area is a haven for vampires.
Votes: 114,928 | Gross: $32.22M
A comment on Dacre Montgomery’s Audition tape on GQ’s YouTube channel ...(half-done description) (?) Someone wrote a comment about wanting to see Dacre taking the role of Michael in the movie if there ever was a remake.
39. Bronson (2008)
R | 92 min | Action, Biography, Crime
A young man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter-ego, Charles Bronson.
Votes: 112,500 | Gross: $0.10M
In a video called ‘Brad and Claire make doughnuts part 1’ at 12 mins into the video Brad starts talking about Tom Brady’s role in this movie to try and remember the name, and it seemed like a cool movie :)
40. Opportunity Knocks (1990)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy
Two con men hide out in a house while the owner is away; one of them assumes the identity of the absent house sitter when the owner's relatives come to visit, only for further complications to set in.
Votes: 2,705 | Gross: $11.36M
In Tom Scott’s Turra Coo and Four-Legged Juggling at 3:25 ..(half done..)
41. Kick-Heart (2013)
Not Rated | 12 min | Animation, Short, Action
A love story between two people that each have a secret to hide. One a pro-wrestler, the other a Nun. Losing never felt so good.
This movie was used by a fan of Jack Stauber to make a music video for his song: Buttercup. BTW it’s not an official music video, but since jack won’t post a video for it on his channel, then this makes up for that.
42. Quadrophenia (1979)
R | 120 min | Drama, Music
Jimmy loathes his job and parents. He seeks solace with his mod clique, scooter riding and drugs, only to be disappointed.
In ‘73 Questions with Liam Gallagher’ He said his favorite film of all time is this.
43. Breakfast on Pluto (2005)
R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama
In the 1970s, a young trans woman, Patrick "Kitten" Braden, comes of age by leaving her Irish town for London, in part to look for her mother and in part because her gender identity is beyond the town's understanding.
Votes: 19,955 | Gross: $0.83M
In a reddit AMA for(by?) Liam Gallagher. Someone asked him “Any god tv shows or movies there Liam?”, and he answered Breakfast on Pluto.
44. After Life (2019– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama
After Tony's wife dies unexpectedly, his nice-guy persona is altered into an impulsive, devil-may-care attitude taking his old world by storm.
In the same reddit AMA question for BoP^
45. 50 First Dates (2004)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the next day.
Votes: 309,384 | Gross: $120.91M
Views podcast: Giving my penis for science, 11:24. The best movie for group hangouts when nobody has any specific movie they wanna watch, and it’s on David’s made-up “top 200 best movies” list.
46. Just Go with It (2011)
PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Romance
On a weekend trip to Hawaii, a plastic surgeon convinces his loyal assistant to pose as his soon-to-be-divorced wife in order to cover up a careless lie he told to his much-younger girlfriend.
Votes: 206,497 | Gross: $103.03M
Views podcast: Giving my...,11:47. Also one of David’s favorite movies.