Most Stylish Movies

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  1. ROT

    ROT Senior member

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    Did a search and didn't see this topic. So I hope that it isn't redundant.

    I thought it might be fun to mine the past and present offerings on the Silver Screen to select the most stylish (and stylishly influential) movies/miniseries/shows.

    In no particular order and leaving out a thousand or so, I would say:

    The Thin Man Series
    To Catch a Thief
    The Object of Beauty
    Metropolitan
    Wall Street
    The Thomas Crown Affair (Brosnen's version)
    Brideshead Revisited
    American Gigilo
    ... and the list goes on.
     


  2. DSKent

    DSKent Well-Known Member

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    Bond. James Bond.

    Sorry, had to be done, but really, most of the Bond films are very stylish.  So far as recent movies go, I would have to say Lost in Translation -- I'm a big fan of Helmut Lang suits.
     


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    Mike Senior member

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    Ocean's 11 (both versions)
    Goodfellas
    Reservoir Dogs
    The Big Sleep (Bogart wears a wonderful double breasted, chalk stripe suit)
    Citizen Kane (nice wardrobe throughout)

    I have to agree with the majority here- Cary Grant in most every movie

    I'll rack my brain and post some more later
     


  4. Brian SD

    Brian SD Moderator

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    Lots of nice suits in Snatch.
     


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    norcaltransplant Senior member

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    -The English Patient--the scenes in Cairo are pretty nice IMMSC.

    Personal all-time favorite: Jude Law's wardrobe in Gattaca.
     


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    petescolari Senior member

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    Great calls on Gattaca and Snatch. I was thinking of those two in particular.

    I'll add The Talented Mr. Ripley and L.A. Confidential to this list as well.
     


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    PeterMetro Senior member

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    I'll add Chinatown and the original Thomas Crown Affair. In the former, Jack's suits were unbelievable. In the latter, Steve McQueen was a stud. And I'd take Faye Dunaway over Renee Russo any day.
     


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    globetrotter Senior member

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    the godfather. the best suit I have ever seen, in terms of cut (I don't love the pattern of the fabric) is the double breasted 3 piece suit that michael corleone wears.
     


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    aarghh Senior member

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    Here are a few more:

    Laura
    The Return of the Pink Panther
    The Third Man

    The End of the Affair
    Sweet and Lowdown
    The Lavender Hill Mob
    Kind Hearts and Coronets

    The Talented Mr. Ripley
     


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    imageWIS Senior member

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    Funny you mention that since whilst I'm reading this they are showing the movie on TV (I own the DVD anyhow). Gattaca is a good call indeed. I also throw my hat towards Chariots of Fire and Gangster No. 1.

    Jon.
     


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    LabelKing Senior member

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    Death in Venice

    8 1/2

    The Night Porter
     


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    Alex_O Well-Known Member

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    Blow - Up Basically one outfit the whole movie [​IMG] But the white pants black boots everything english cut with that dark rich looking blazer gives me chills and make me wish I was a tall like the english I'd even throw in funny looking like the english La'Vventura Great rich Italian ennui clothing --- > Also see La Dolce Vita Um I like Antonioni what can I say
     


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    drizzt3117 Senior member

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    I'm watching Thomas Crown Affair right now (new one) This movie has such great outfits for Brosnan... Russo's wardrobe is just ridiculous too.
     


  14. ROT

    ROT Senior member

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    Nice work, Mack. I did indeed. Someone once said "it's a sad day in a young man's life when he wakes to discover he'll never be Cary Grant." Gotta love on-line. Personal favourite is still To Catch a Thief, but it's always difficult to choose among his pictures.

    ROT
     


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    Any Cary Grant movie
    Any Sinatra Movie (The best is Robin and the 7 hoods)
    Ocean's Eleven (both)
     


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