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Wombat's Official Silverado Appreciation Thread


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#1 Wombat

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Posted 21 November 2008 - 04:27 PM

In my vain attempt to make this movie relevent again, I figured I'd start a thread about it.

So has anyone else seen it?

If you took my recommendation, what did you think?

Lets see if we can get this thread past 1 post :)

#2 LiK

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Posted 21 November 2008 - 05:24 PM

not yet, i will check it out soon tho since i signed up for netflix now ;)

edit: in my queue :)

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#3 Jest

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Posted 21 November 2008 - 05:54 PM

Its one of my favourite movies of all time. I have 3 copies. I'm hoping they release it on blu-ray.

#4 Javery

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Posted 21 November 2008 - 06:07 PM

I saw one the other day. Idiot cut me off.

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I thought the movie was just OK. I haven't seen it in years though...

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#5 Machine

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Posted 21 November 2008 - 06:12 PM

I saw it twice the year it came out. Once in the theater and once at a drive-in. Great, great movie.

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Posted 21 November 2008 - 08:06 PM

Can anyone give a small summary or heads up about the movie?

Sure we can Google it but without even a small bit of enticement how do you expect people to just give up a few hours of precious time?

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#7 Wombat

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Posted 21 November 2008 - 09:02 PM

Can anyone give a small summary or heads up about the movie?

Sure we can Google it but without even a small bit of enticement how do you expect people to just give up a few hours of precious time?


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Posted 21 November 2008 - 10:48 PM

i've put it in my Netflix Queue.
looking forward to it in 1-2 months lol

#9 pelf21

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Posted 22 November 2008 - 05:48 AM

I havent seen this movie in ages, but....I have seen it about 20 times, and its a great movie. My favorite western for sure....

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Posted 22 November 2008 - 11:49 PM

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#11 Wolfkin

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Posted 28 November 2008 - 07:18 AM

it's on the way...

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#12 ratzombie

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Posted 28 November 2008 - 09:22 AM

Never seen it... send me a copy Wombat.

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Posted 28 November 2008 - 09:32 AM

someone came into gamestop tuesday and was talking about silverado.... strangly, not a CAG. anyway still havnt seen it but will.... give me til the end of the year.

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Posted 30 November 2008 - 03:13 AM

I have never watched Silverado but I don't think it would pass Unforgiven and Tombstone as my favorite Westerns of all-time. But I will watch it sometime to make sure.
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Posted 30 November 2008 - 03:33 AM

I was gonna rent it from work tonight but its checked out so ill wait till Monday and see if we get it back in stock.
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Posted 30 November 2008 - 03:43 PM

I have not seen it yet unfortunately Wombat, but I put it in my queue in Netflix AND it's also in my long list in my Amazon cart.
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#17 XTommyDonX

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Posted 01 December 2008 - 12:36 AM

Hey Wombat, looks like Silverado is airing this Friday night (Dec. 5) and Saturday (Dec. 6) on AMC for my local area. Check your local listings everyone!

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#18 Tybee

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Posted 02 December 2008 - 05:37 PM

Seen it many times. It's a good movie, not a great movie (even among westerns), but a lot of fun and a nice cast. It's mostly remembered as being Kevin Costner's breakout film, the role that really made him a star. It makes me miss Kevin Kline in the 80s. He was so great in everything he was in. Also love the score by Bruce Broughton, which is very memorable.

It's going to be on AMC again on Dec. 5 at 11:00 pm EST and Dec. 6 at 5:00 pm EST.

#19 Wolfkin

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Posted 02 December 2008 - 11:17 PM

It's going to be on AMC again on Dec. 5 at 11:00 pm EST and Dec. 6 at 5:00 pm EST.

dude I misread that as

I'm going to be on AMC

dude. Tybee on cable. awesome.

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#20 Tybee

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Posted 03 December 2008 - 10:27 PM

dude I misread that as Tybee on cable.


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#21 Wolfkin

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Posted 03 December 2008 - 11:03 PM

well that's pretty sweet in it's own right.

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#22 LonelyController

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Posted 03 December 2008 - 11:12 PM

Just got the movie in the mail. I put in in my queue based solely on Wombat's recommendation. I'll post my impressions after I watch it.

#23 bebop

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Posted 16 December 2008 - 05:10 PM

Well I got this based off Wombats recomendation and watched it a couple of weeks ago. It was alright. I wouldn't give it the same praise Wombat has, but it wasn't bad either. It had its moments, but like a lot of westerns (at least to me) it became kind of dragy.

I recomend people watch Misery. I just watched it on netlflix instant. Was surpirsed how good it was.

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Posted 17 December 2008 - 05:36 AM

i used to call it one of my favorite movies of all time. up until i saw once upon a time in mexico which is its sequel. my god that just made me hate the original for even allowing that monstocity to be made.

#25 Wombat

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Posted 17 December 2008 - 11:17 AM

i used to call it one of my favorite movies of all time. up until i saw once upon a time in mexico which is its sequel. my god that just made me hate the original for even allowing that monstocity to be made.


Once Upon a Time in Mexico is the sequel to Desperado, not Silverado