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Rd. 1: Jaws vs. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
« on: May 08, 2012, 03:33:06 AM »
Jaws vs. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest


the battle of 1975 fought anew! both nominated for best picture, with cuckoo's nest victorious...

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Re: Rd. 1: Jaws vs. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2012, 05:23:43 AM »
Despite the fact that it changed so much of the story from the book, I choose Cuckoo's nest.
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Re: Rd. 1: Jaws vs. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2012, 01:05:21 PM »
Lets go Jaws!!!!!!

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Re: Rd. 1: Jaws vs. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2012, 01:11:52 PM »
you're gonna a need a bigger boat
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Re: Rd. 1: Jaws vs. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2012, 06:56:26 PM »
tough call.

to this day i still can't enter any body of water without somewhere in the back of my mind thinking, i wonder if a shark will eat me?

but i'm going with Cuckoo's Nest. it's not the book, but it does a great job regardless, and that ending slays me.

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Re: Rd. 1: Jaws vs. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2012, 07:46:02 PM »

but i'm going with Cuckoo's Nest. it's not the book, but it does a great job regardless, and that ending slays me.

yeah, its great.


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Re: Rd. 1: Jaws vs. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2012, 07:53:57 PM »
I took an english class my freshman year at college about novels made into movies. It was my formal introduction to One Flew Over, and it impacted me in a big way.

I failed that class.
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Re: Rd. 1: Jaws vs. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2012, 09:11:31 PM »
Cuckoo's. Jaws was great for it's time, but I was never that big on it.
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Re: Rd. 1: Jaws vs. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2012, 09:30:13 PM »
This is the toughest one in the first round for me.  Jaws is the one that I'd prefer to watch at any given moment, but I think One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is the better film. 

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Re: Rd. 1: Jaws vs. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
« Reply #9 on: May 10, 2012, 10:05:42 PM »
one of my nicknames in college was taken from this guy



either way, have to go with Cuckoo's nest
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