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Offline JoeS

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What's your favorite killer machine(s) movie?
« on: Mar 24, 2008, 01:09 PM »
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Re: What's your favorite killer machine(s) movie?
« Reply #1 on: Mar 24, 2008, 01:36 PM »
Hey JoeS; this is Ace(s).  I'm off this week, but that sounded like an interesting review so thought I'd offer my thoughts on killing machine movies.

I guess my favorite was the news footage of Scuzzy's car upside down; that's a killer machine, as Queen would sing.  I liked the Wood Chipper in Fargo.  Also, the giant big eye blaster thingies in War of the Worlds.  And, Tom Cruise's Mustang in that.

The Elevator in "The Omen."  If a big ship is a "machine" then Titanic.  If it isn't, then the ice cube maker they used in the Atlantic. 

For a simple machine, like this forum, the well from "The Ring."  I forget what the killer truck movie was with Dennis Weaver, too.  That guy sure did tailgate.

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Re: What's your favorite killer machine(s) movie?
« Reply #2 on: Mar 24, 2008, 07:01 PM »
Sometimes Linda thinks my 1995 Ford Taurus is a killing machine, especially when I'm driving it.

There's absolutely nothing wrong with this car, except for the hole in the right front floor (from her stepping on the imaginary brake pedal).

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Re: What's your favorite killer machine(s) movie?
« Reply #3 on: Mar 25, 2008, 05:12 AM »
Hey; just came to me.  Killer Machines = Terminator movies.  And RoboCop.  At least the first one; the second was so laughably bad they should burn it to disk.  Then throw those away.

With a 94 Sable and a 99 Taurus, we've got those covered.  Good thing is the Sable only has 7,000 miles on it.

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Re: What's your favorite killer machine(s) movie?
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Re: What's your favorite killer machine(s) movie?
« Reply #5 on: Mar 26, 2008, 05:48 AM »
It's not..?  Shoot, then I have no idea what it was.

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Re: What's your favorite killer machine(s) movie?
« Reply #6 on: Mar 26, 2008, 07:49 PM »
Ace, you have a 14 year-old Sable with only 7,000 miles on it?  How did you manage that?  Has the speedometer cable been disconnected for 13 years?

It must be in nice shape.  Keep it clean and the milage low and it'll begin appreciating in 10 - 15 years.  I have a '57 Chevy that was purchased by my grandfather.  It was left to my father, and when he passed, it went to me.  Joe has already claimed it, although if I have my way, it'll be a l-o-n-g time before he gets it.
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Re: What's your favorite killer machine(s) movie?
« Reply #7 on: Mar 27, 2008, 04:19 AM »
Well, yes.  Now. When I look at it, it reads "7,000" some miles.  I wish my odometer would turn over.

It had 64,000 when we bought it, in 2001.  Traded in (gave away) a Topaz that I had Bondo-ed into solid form.  Had to rev it up in Neutral, at lights, to keep it from dying...  Should have let it.

If I would've videotaped it, that could have been another Killer Machine movie.  "War Games" was another Killer Machine movie; anything with computers running amok scares me.

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Re: What's your favorite killer machine(s) movie?
« Reply #8 on: Mar 27, 2008, 05:40 AM »
I think Yul Brynner was my favourite killer machine.  In Westworld.  Those freaky eyes did it for me.  He was the original terminator.

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Re: What's your favorite killer machine(s) movie?
« Reply #9 on: Mar 28, 2008, 06:31 AM »
I forgot all about "Westworld."  That was a'ight.  Anthony Hopkins' dummy in "Magic" was bothersome, too. 

I've actually never watched "Christine" or "Cujo" so I can't comment on the machinery in those.  I don't much like the tanks in Call of Duty 2 or 4, just since it's hard to run up and plant C4 and not get run over yourself, and it's hard to find an RPG when you need one. 

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Re: What's your favorite killer machine(s) movie?
« Reply #10 on: Feb 28, 2009, 10:10 AM »
Killer machine movies are awesome.

I like "I, Robot" and Star Wars (Darth Vader is a machine). The Terminator movies are good as well, but I always liked "Christine" by Steven King.

Mark H; The deathstar was a killer machine too.
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