Stephen King offers his top 20 movie rentals

by: GATW Guest Writer
August 25th, 2009

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Anyone who follows Stephen King's columns in Entertainment Weekly knows that the man has good taste. He likes Lost, Veronica Mars, 24, and Battlestar Galactica. In my book, that makes him awesome, so when he has something to say, I listen.

This time he's compiled a list of some his favorite movies, which he's titled, "20 Movie Rentals That Never Let Me Down." What I like about the list is the large number of movies I've never heard of, such as 1948's MR. PEABODY AND THE MERMAID, because I'm always down for discovering a great new film. Though I am put off a bit by some of his other choices, like TITANIC. Apparently the master of horror is a big softy. So ready your Netflix queue and check out the full list after the jump. Then you can tell us your favorite rentals in the comments!

20.) WHITE HEAT (1949)
19.) MR. PEABODY AND THE MERMAID (1948)
18.) POINT BLANK (1967)
17.) TITANIC (1996)
16.) SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (1977)
15.) CURSE OF THE DEMON (1958)
14.) 1941 (1979)
13.) CUJO (1983)
12.) THE CAINE MUTINY (1954)
11.) THE THING (1982)
10.) DR. STRANGELOVE (1964)
9.) BRING ME THE HEAD OF ALFREDO GARCIA (1974)
8.) KISS OF DEATH (1947)
7.) DIE HARD (1988)
6.) THE BLUES BROTHERS (1980)
5.) THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT (1999)
4.) THE WILD BUNCH (1969)
3.) SLING BLADE (1996)
2.) WAGES OF FEAR (1953)
1.) SORCERER (1977)

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  • http://www.psgifford.com/ PS Gifford

    a very honest list i think. We all have a few guilty pleasures when it comes to movies- I certainly do!

    Paul

  • http://www.psgifford.com/ PS Gifford

    a very honest list i think. We all have a few guilty pleasures when it comes to movies- I certainly do!

    Paul

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