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Movies I've Seen A Million Times

Jun 29, 2013 — Writer-director Paul Feig could watch the James Bond film Casino Royale a million times. "Daniel Craig really embodies Ian Fleming's James Bond," he says.
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Jun 22, 2013 — Actor and singer Matthew Morrison could watch Richard Donner's cult classic The Goonies a million times. "You know, it was kind of that adventure that every kid wants to have," he says.
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Jun 15, 2013 — Actor Jesse Eisenberg could watch the British film Submarine a million times. "The movie as a whole is really wonderful but what I love about it even more is that each individual moment seems so special," he says.
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Jun 8, 2013 — Actor Nick Offerman could watch the John Wayne film The Quiet Man a million times. "It was my dad's favorite, and it quickly became mine," he says.
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May 26, 2013 — Actor Gillian Anderson could watch the animated movie Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa a million times. "I cannot stop laughing when I see this film," she says.
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May 19, 2013 — Actor-director Katie Aselton could watch Kathryn Bigelow's Point Break a million times. "It totally scoops you up and takes you for a ride," she says.
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May 12, 2013 — Writer-comedian Mark McKinney could watch Hayao Miyazaki's anime film My Neighbor Totoro a million times. "It still makes me laugh, it still makes me smile," he says.
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May 5, 2013 — Writer-director Derek Cianfrance could watch Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas a million times. "It was just a perfect movie, and I returned to see it about 30 times in the theater that year," he says.
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May 3, 2013 — Actress Paula Patton could watch Adam McKay's comedy Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby a million times. "I can't tell you how much I use quotes from it in my daily life," she says.
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Mar 26, 2013 — Actor Saoirse Ronan could watch Amy Heckerling's teen comedy Clueless a million times. "There are so many great moments and I literally love every single moment from start to finish of that film," she says.
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