First off, happy birthday to the king of not giving a FUCK himself, Harrison Ford. He's a former carpenter-turned-action hero, heartthrob, ᵛᵉʳʸ ᵇᵃᵈ ᵖᶦˡᵒᵗ, and overall legend. The epitome of that old-timey "Men want to be him and women want to be with him" saying. Also, the star of iconic franchise as well as some movies that sort of blend together.
Naturally, I have to syphon some engagement out of this wonderful day. Here are my picks:
Column A: 'The Fugitive' is arguably the best movie out of this trio, but I outright refuse to touch Raiders or ESB. Beyond being perfect movies in my eyes, they're two of the most iconic movies in history.
Column B: 'Blade Runner 2049' is a fucking incredible movie that was not given a fair shake by the public. It's one of the best Sci Fi movies I've ever seen and it only made $259 mil worldwide! I know that seems like a lot, but consider the following movies that outperformed it in that same year: 'xXx: The Return of Xander Cage', '50 Shades Darker' and 'THE BOSS BABY'. Not only did 'The Boss Baby' outperform 'Blade Runner 2049', it fucking DOUBLED its box office earnings! Fuck you, Nate.
And yes, the original is also amazing and a benchmark for the genre, but 2049 is simply a better overall movie. Anyway, I can't get rid of The Last Crusade. Raiders is better, but I like The Last Crusade more. The father-son dynamic is so pure and the nazi-slaughtering goodness of it is just too much for me to part with. A New Hope may have kicked off the most iconic franchise of all time, but it will always be second to ESB for me. God help me for choosing it.
Column C: 'Air Force One' and 'Clear and Present Danger' are both good, but 'Witness' is on a whole other level than both of them. I'll go with 'Clear and Present Danger' here because Gary Oldman is a fantastic villian in AF1 and I refuse to lose the line "Get off my plane!". Also, that movie inspired a great line of sneakers.
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