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Brian Floyd
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Posted: 06 August 2017 at 1:40am | IP Logged | 1 post reply

For me it would have to be THE APARTMENT.



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Anthony J Lombardi
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The Lost Weekend
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Mario Ribeiro
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ACE IN THE HOLE.
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John Byrne

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STALAG 17.
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Rick Senger
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SUNSET BOULEVARD
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Rick Senger
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First five answers, five different moves.  And there are many other highly popular, highly influential BW movies as yet unnamed.  One reason for me he's the greatest writer/director of all time.
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Jonathan A. Dowdell
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Some Like it Hot
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Doug Centers
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DOUBLE INDEMNITY
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Shaun Barry
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STALAG 17 (1953)

For one simple reason, above all other of Wilder's films...

...one of the most satisfying resolutions and endings of any movie I've ever seen!





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Pete York
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Posted: 06 August 2017 at 9:59pm | IP Logged | 10 post reply

SUNSET BLVD by a nose, but I treasure everything mentioned already. 

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Eric Smearman
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Posted: 06 August 2017 at 11:13pm | IP Logged | 11 post reply

SUNSET BOULEVARD.
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Brian Floyd
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Regarding Rick's comment, I knew this choice would be tough for people. Which is exactly why I picked Billy Wilder. I didn't want to drop something easy on people.





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Michael Hogan
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Posted: 08 August 2017 at 5:25am | IP Logged | 13 post reply

STALAG 17
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Petter Myhr Ness
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SOME LIKE IT HOT. 
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Mark Waldman
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Posted: 09 August 2017 at 9:37pm | IP Logged | 15 post reply

Another hard one. The Apartment is pretty near flawless, so that's mine.
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Jeff Scott
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SUNSET BOULEVARD
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