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How many movies do you think you have you seen?

 Post subject: How many movies do you think you have you seen?
PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:40 pm 
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Got thinking about this a while back and decided to try and figure it out.

After thinking awhile, I came to the realization that pulling a number out of a hat would probably be as accurate as my thinking hard and coming up with a figure.

With this mind, I collected a number of lists consisting of movies from Canada, Australia, Great Britain and the US; these being the countries which supply the greatest number of English language movies.

I placed them in an Excel spreadsheet, sorted by nation and by year from 1911 to the present. There were a few dating back to 1896 but nothing I viewed.

The list had a total of about 32,600 movies. I say 'about' as there were a number of repeats and lines that are not actual movies but some comment. I was not about to go through the entire list to weed these out.

I was, however, willing to go through the entire list and remove movies which I had not seen. As you can imagine, it was most time consuming. Ho boy, was it ever time consuming.

I reckoned that I started watching movies on television at the age of 11, give or take. This means that I have had 50 years of viewing. I did not have the nicety of VCR's or DVR's. Watching meant being glued to the set and not saving to watch later.

I was living in Montreal when I first started seeing movies in theaters and the law for seeing anything worthwhile said you needed to be 14. I know the first movies I saw in a theater were M*A*S*H, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Catch-22 and Ryan's Daughter.

I was going to list the totals here, but I would like to hear from anyone as to what they believe their own totals are. Once I have a fair sampling, I will give out my totals and I can see how they relate to other totals.

If you care to play, list the number you think you have viewed and the number of years you think you have been watching.

Your figures should reflect movies you have watched in their entirety.

I thank you for your time.


 Post subject: Re: How many movies do you think you have you seen?
PostPosted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:55 pm 
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For the number of years I've been watching movies, I'll start counting from the point where I remember having watched movies--- around age 5. I'm certain I watched movies before that, but I have no memory of having done so.

That gives me 50 years of watching movies.

Doing some quick math based on how many movies I've watched on a regular basis, I'd estimate I've seen somewhere around 6,000 movies (+ or - 500). That includes in a theater and on TV, as well as later, home video.

I don't count multiple viewing in that estimate. If I did, the original Star Wars would count for 100+, some 40 to 50 of that in a theater.


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 Post subject: Re: How many movies do you think you have you seen?
PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:51 am 
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Thanks for responding. I, too, thought that the number would be considerable but I was surprised at the final tally.

Movies seen: 1258 (give or take)
Seen in theaters: 534

In theaters by year:

1969 1
1970 2
1971 5
1972 2
1973 10
1974 12
1975 10
1976 23
1977 23
1978 19
1979 17
1980 22
1981 19
1982 13
1983 25
1984 21
1985 15
1986 21
1987 18
1988 17
1989 14
1990 15
1991 6
1992 9
1993 4
1994 11
1995 9
1996 5
1997 7
1998 7
1999 9
2000 10
2001 5
2002 17
2003 8
2004 13
2005 8
2006 9
2007 7
2008 8
2009 8
2010 5
2011 7
2012 5
2013 6
2014 6
2015 9
2016 8
2017 6

By Movie:

* batteries not included
10 Cloverfield Lane
12 Angry Men
12 Monkeys
13 Going on 30
20 Million Miles to Earth
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
2001: A Space Odyssey
28 Days
28 Days Later
42nd Street
48 Hrs.
7 Faces of Dr. Lao
8 Mile

9 to 5
9½ Weeks
A Beautiful Mind
A Bridge Too Far
A Bug's Life
A Chorus Line
A Christmas Story
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
A Day at the Races
A Few Good Men
A Fish Called Wanda
A Hard Day's Night
A League of Their Own
A Night at the Opera
A Night in Casablanca
A Night in Heaven
A Night to Remember
A Star is Born
A View to a Kill
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
Across the Universe
Adam's Rib
Adventures in Babysitting
After the Thin Man
Air America
Air Force One
Airplane II: The Sequel
Airport 1975
Airport '77
Alice in Wonderland
Alien 3
Alien: Covenant
Alien: Resurrection
All of Me
All That Jazz
Almost Famous
Altered States
Amazon Women on the Moon
American Beauty
American Graffiti
An American in Paris
An American Werewolf in London
An Officer and a Gentleman
Anchors Aweigh
And Now For Something Completely Different
Angels & Demons
Angels in the Outfield
Animal Crackers
Annie Hall
Another Thin Man
Apollo 13
Arthur 2: On the Rocks
Attack of the 50 Foot Woman
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes
Audrey Rose
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Baby Boom
Back to the Beach
Back to the Future
Back to the Future Part II
Back to the Future Part III
Bad News Bears
Bang the Drum Slowly
Bank Shot
Barry Lyndon
Basic Instinct
Batman Begins
Batman Forever
Batman Returns
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
Battle Beyond the Stars
Battle for the Planet of the Apes
Beach Blanket Bingo
Beach Party
Beauty and the Beast
Being There
Ben Hur
Bend It Like Beckham
Beneath the Planet of the Apes
Benny & Joon
Beverly Hills Cop
Beverly Hills Cop II
Beverly Hills Cop III
Beyond the Sea
Beyond the Time Barrier
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Billy Jack
Biloxi Blues
Bird on a Wire
Black Christmas
Black Rain
Black Sunday
Blackboard Jungle
Blast From the Past
Blazing Saddles
Blue Hawaii
Blue Thunder
Blue Velvet
Bonnie and Clyde
Boogie Nights
Breakheart Pass
Breaking Away
Brian's Song
Bride of Frankenstein
Brighton Beach Memoirs
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
Broadcast News
Broadway Melody of 1936
Broadway Melody of 1940
Brokeback Mountain
Bruce Almighty
Bull Durham
Burnt Offerings
Bye Bye Birdie
Call Me Bwana
Cannonball Run II
Can't Buy Me Love
Capricorn One
Captain America: Civil War
Captain America: The First Avenger
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain Ron
Car Wash
Carnal Knowledge
Carry On Abroad
Carry on Admiral
Carry On Again Doctor
Carry On at Your Convenience
Carry On Behind
Carry On Cabby
Carry On Camping
Carry On Cleo
Carry On Constable
Carry On Cruising
Carry On Dick
Carry On Doctor
Carry On Emmannuelle
Carry On England
Carry On Girls
Carry On Henry
Carry On Jack
Carry On Loving
Carry On Matron
Carry On Nurse
Carry On Regardless
Carry On Sergeant
Carry On Spying
Carry On Teacher
Carry On Up the Jungle
Carry On... Up the Khyber
Cars 2
Casanova's Big Night
Casino Royale
Cast Away
Catch Me If You Can
Chariots of Fire
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Children of the Damned
Cinderella Man
Citizen Kane
City Slickers
City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold
Clara's Heart
Clear and Present Danger
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Cocoon: The Return
Colossus: The Forbin Project
Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean
Coming to America
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes
Corrina, Corrina
Creature from the Black Lagoon
Crimson Tide
Crocodile Dundee
Crocodile Dundee II
Cry of the Werewolf
Curse of the Fly
Curse of the Pink Panther
Cutthroat Island
Damien: Omen II
Damnation Alley
Dances with Wolves
Dante's Peak
Dark Shadows
Dark Star
Das Boot
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Day of the Triffids
Day the World Ended
Days of Thunder
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
Dead Poets Society
Dead Ringers
Death Becomes Her
Death on the Nile
Death Ship
Deep Impact
DeepStar Six
Demon Seed
Despicable Me
Despicable Me 2
Despicable Me 3
Destination Moon
Diamonds Are Forever
Dick Tracy
Die Another Day
Die Hard
Die Hard 2: Die Harder
Dirty Dancing
Dirty Harry
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
District 9
Dog Day Afternoon
Donovan's Reef
Double Impact
Down and Out in Beverly Hills
Dr. Cyclops
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Dr. No
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors
Dracula: Prince of Darkness
Dressed to Kill
Duck Soup
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Earth vs. the Flying Saucers
Easter Parade
Easy Rider
Ed Wood
Edge of Tomorrow
Edward Scissorhands
Eight Days a Week
Eight Legged Freaks
Electra Glide in Blue
Elmer Gantry
Emmanuelle in Space
Empire of the Ants
Empire of the Sun
Enemy Mine
Erin Brockovich
Ernest Goes to Camp
Escape from New York
Escape from the Planet of the Apes
Escape to Witch Mountain
Event Horizon
Exorcist II: The Heretic
Eyes of Laura Mars
Eyes Without a Face
Fade to Black
Family Plot
Fantastic Planet
Fantastic Voyage
Fat Man and Little Boy
Fatal Attraction
Father Goose
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Fear Strikes Out
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Field of Dreams
Finding Dory
Finding Nemo
Fire in the Sky
First Blood
First Man into Space
Five Easy Pieces
Five Million Years to Earth
Flight of the Navigator
Flight to Mars
For Your Eyes Only
Forbidden Planet
Forrest Gump
Foul Play
Four Weddings and a Funeral
Friday the 13th
Friday the 13th Part 2
From Russia with Love
From the Earth to the Moon
Full Metal Jacket
Fun with Dick and Jane
Funny Face
Galaxy Quest
Get Shorty
Get Smart
Ghost Ship
Ghost Story
Ghostbusters II
Girls! Girls! Girls!
Go Tell the Spartans
Go West
Godzilla vs. Mothra
Golden Eye
Gone with the Wind
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
Good Morning, Vietnam
Goodbye, Columbus
Gorky Park
Gosford Park
Grand Prix
Gray Lady Down
Gremlins 2: The New Batch
Greystoke The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes
Groundhog Day
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Gung Ho
Halloween II
Hamburger Hill
Happy Feet
Happy Feet Two
Happy Gilmore
Harold and Maude
Harry and the Hendersons
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Haunted Honeymoon
Heart Like a Wheel
Heartbreak Ridge
Hearts of the West
Heaven Can Wait
Hellcats of the Navy
Here Comes Mr. Jordan
High Anxiety
History of the World, Part I
Home Alone
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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
Honeymoon in Vegas
Horse Feathers
Hot Shots!
House of Dracula
House of Frankenstein
House of Usher
House of Wax
House on Haunted Hill
How to Marry a Millionaire
How to Stuff a Wild Bikini
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Howard the Duck
I Am Legend
I Can Get It for You Wholesale
I Married a Monster from Outer Space
I Wanna Hold Your Hand
I, Robot
Ice Station Zebra
I'll Take Sweden
Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS
In Cold Blood
In Like Flint
Independence Day
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Inside Out
Invaders from Mars
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Iron Man
Iron Man 2
Iron Man 3
It Came From Beneath the Sea
It Came from Outer Space
It Conquered the World
It! The Terror from Beyond Space
It's a Wonderful Life
It's Alive
Jacob's Ladder
Jailhouse Rock
Jaws 2
Jaws 3-D
Jesus Christ Superstar
Johnny Belinda
Journey to the Center of the Earth
Journey to the Center of the Earth
Judgment at Nuremberg
Jurassic Park
Jurassic Park II: The Lost World: Jurassic Park
Jurassic Park III
Jurassic World
Kansas City Bomber
Key Largo
Kill Bill: Volume 1
Kill Bill: Volume 2
Kindergarten Cop
King Kong
King Kong
King Kong
Kingdom of the Spiders
Kingsman: The Secret Service
Kong: Skull Island
La Bamba
La Florida
La La Land
Lady Sings the Blues
Ladybug Ladybug
Lake Placid
Last Action Hero
Last Woman on Earth
Lawrence of Arabia
Le Mans
Leaving Las Vegas
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
Lethal Weapon
Lethal Weapon 2
Liar Liar
Licence to Kill
Life With Father
Live and Let Die
Logan's Run
Look Who's Talking
Looking for Mr. Goodbar
Lost In Space
Lost in Translation
Love and Death
Love Me Tender
Love Story
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
Magnum Force
Major League
Major League II
Man of Steel
Manhattan Project
Manos: The Hands of Fate
Man's Favorite Sport?
Marathon Man
March of the Penguins
Mars Attacks!
Master and Commander
Max Dugan Returns
Mean Girls
Meet Me in St. Louis
Meet the Parents
Men in Black
Men in Black 3
Men in Black II
Midnight Cowboy
Mighty Joe Young
Miracle on 34th Street
Miss Congeniality
Mission to Mars
Mission: Impossible
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation
Mission: Impossible 2
Mister Roberts
Monkey Business
Monsters University
Monsters, Inc.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Moon Over Parador
Moscow on the Hudson
Mother, Jugs & Speed
Mothra vs. Godzilla
Mr. Baseball
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House
Mr. Holland's Opus
Mr. Mom
Mrs. Doubtfire
Mulholland Drive
Munster, Go Home!
Murder by Death
Murder on the Orient Express
Murders in the Rue Morgue
Muscle Beach Party
Mutiny on the Bounty
My American Cousin
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
My Bodyguard
My Cousin Vinny
My Favorite Brunette
My Science Project
Napoleon Dynamite
National Lampoon's Vacation
National Treasure
National Treasure: Book of Secrets
Never Say Never Again
New York, New York
Night and Day
Night of the Comet
Night of the Lepus
Night Shift
Norma Rae
North Dallas Forty
North to Alaska
October Sky
Odd Couple
Ode to Billy Joe
Office Space
Oh, God!
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Olympus Has Fallen
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On Her Majesty's Secret Service
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
One Hour Photo
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Our Man Flint
Pajama Party
Panic in Year Zero!
Paper Moon
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Pardon My Sarong
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Peggy Sue Got Married
Pennies from Heaven
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Robin and the 7 Hoods
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Rock Around the Clock
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Rocky II
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Romancing the Stone
Rosemary's Baby
Run Silent, Run Deep
Ruthless People
Ryan's Daughter
San Andreas
San Francisco
Saturday Night Fever
Saturday the 14th
Saturn 3
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Scary Movie
School of Rock
Sea of Love
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Sergeant York
Seven Days in May
sex, lies, and videotape
Shadow of the Thin Man
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death
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Sixteen Candles
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Slap Shot
Sleepless in Seattle
Smokey and the Bandit
Smokey and the Bandit II
Smokey and the Bandit Part 3
Some Like It Hot
Something Wicked This Way Comes
Song of the Thin Man
South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut
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Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
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Sweet Home Alabama
Swing Shift
Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Tarzan, the Ape Man
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Ten Little Indians
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That Thing You Do!
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The American President
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The Andromeda Strain
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The Asphyx
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The Bad News Bears
The Bad News Bears Go to Japan
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The Banger Sisters
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The Black Hole
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What's Up, Doc?
When Harry Met Sally...
When Worlds Collide
Where Eagles Dare
Where the Wild Things Are
White Christmas
Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
Wild Hogs
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?
Wise Guys
Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood
Wonder Woman
Working Girl
World War Z
X the Unknown
X2: X-Men United
X-Men: Apocalypse
X-Men: Days of Future Past
X-Men: First Class
X-Men: The Last Stand
Yankee Doodle Dandy
You Only Live Twice
Young Frankenstein
Young Guns
Young Sherlock Holmes
Yours, Mine and Ours
Zombies of the Stratosphere

I should send you the list of all movies and you could go through that!


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I can say that I have seen about 90% of the movies you have listed...plus since you don't seem to like musicals, film noir or much of anything made before the 1970s..I'm sure I've got you beat. *L* Not that it matters. I was an odd kid and rather than watching Saturday morning cartoons I tuned in to whatever was playing on local tv for old movies. Lancaster, Wiessmuller, Astaire and Kelly, Wayne and Coburn... yeah.... Adventure and singing, good against evil.

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I have seen about half of your list. But there is a lot I've seen that's not on there. For example there was a very popular series of western movies based on the novels of a German author (Karl May) or those of an Italian buddy couple (Terence Hill and Bud Spencer) or a list of Czech fairy tale movies made for kids. These were all done by the same people but still standalones. Oh yeah the famous "Tatort" movies, direct-to-TV German crime films with a completely different flavour than the American stuff... Let's see those alone make up at least 200 films not on your list. You know one every Sunday night for many many years... I estimated 200 because I have not seen all of them and they are repeated, but in a way that it's nice. Let's see... a bunch of Swedish kids movies... I bet if I put my mind to it I'll find more.

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Quoshara wrote:
I can say that I have seen about 90% of the movies you have listed...plus since you don't seem to like musicals, film noir or much of anything made before the 1970s..I'm sure I've got you beat. *L* Not that it matters. I was an odd kid and rather than watching Saturday morning cartoons I tuned in to whatever was playing on local tv for old movies. Lancaster, Wiessmuller, Astaire and Kelly, Wayne and Coburn... yeah.... Adventure and singing, good against evil.

Tropes... I love them.

I have seen 15 of AFI's top 25 musicals. What else can I do?

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lafr wrote:
I have seen 15 of AFI's top 25 musicals. What else can I do?

Watch the ones that aren't "top". *L*

Looking back, I very quickly will admit that a lot of what I watched was garbage. *L* But hey, 7 and 8 year olds are not known for critical discernment.

(Also, you watched "7 Faces of Dr Lao"? Although dated and admittedly gets no points for things that are now considered stereotyping, if not down-right racist... I always loved this movie. It's one of the first things I think I ever saw with stop-motion animation.)


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i saw a list on facebook, and i saw 68 of them......i'm guess there are about 30-50 more that were not on the list.

and there are movies that i've seen dozens of times.

if i added it all the hours i've spent watching movies, it would probably be over a decade

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