It’s day 13 of #Blogtober, and today’s prompt is ” Movies I have watched a thousand times”. First things first… I never EVER say Movies. I say Films. Movies seems like such an Americanism. I’m sharing my favourite films today – here goes!
My favourite films:
I love Grease as much as the next person, but Grease 2 was always my favourite. The motorbikes always seemed so cool to me plus the Talent Show was fab! I must have seen it 500 times, and still know it word for word now!
Come on – Stephanie Zinone is so much cooler than Sandy was! I love that she was breaking all the stereotypes even back then…. a girl working in her Dad’s garage is pretty cool in my book! If you haven’t seen Grease 2, definitely go give it a whirl – you’ll realise why it’s one of my favourite films!
Annie (The original)
I know every single word of Annie – it’s one of the films I watched over and over and over again as a kid. Literally 3 times a day some days. My daughter and I regularly belt out the soundtrack in the car. I am basically Miss Hannigan now. Every mum of girls will surely relate a little to this….
I only have one daughter and I can relate. My mum had four daughters – no wonder she liked a good drink haha!
When I was a teenager, I was in a performing arts group. We spent well over a year planning and rehearsing a production of Bugsy Malone, only for it to be cancelled before we performed! While I was gutted we didn’t get to perform, I found a huge love of the show and all of the songs in it. I regularly inflict this album on the kids in the car.
Fat Sam’s Grand Slam and Tomorrow are my personal favourite songs from the film. Have you seen it?
The first time I remember watching the first Rocky film with my Dad, and I was about 8. I loved it. I found it so inspiring, watching someone come from nothing and fight so hard for his dreams. In all seriousness, I have seen them all at least 20 times each, but I and IV are by far my favourite films from the series.
I could watch them all again now – It’s been a good 10 years since I have seen them. Let’s not forget the song too – come on…. We’ve all blasted it while cleaning… Haven’t we??
I remember watching this film for the first time in my teens and crying like my own Dad had died. I had never before, and have never since got so emotional about a film. Also… BEN AFFLECK! (Need I say more)? I also developed a bit of Liv Tyler envy, it has to be said. She did redeem herself once she popped up on Lord of the Rings though – loved her in that too!
I am a big fan of films with amazing soundtracks (As you’ve probably guessed). Armageddon has one of those too! I became a bit of an Aerosmith fangirl after this film was released. If I had to choose one winner, this would be top of the list of my favourite films.
Don’t even get me started on Disney. I’d be here all day if I listed all the films I love, so I will stop here. What’s your favourite film? Does it have a brilliant soundtrack too?
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