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Quentin Tarantino ranks this as 11th on his best movies of 2011


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You guys agree? People didn't get why this is included while, for example Drive was in the "Nice Try" list. :D

http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/quentin-tarantino-gives-drive-rampart-meeks-cutoff-slots-on-his-worst-nice-try-2011-film-lists

Quentin Tarantino’s official Top 11 of 2011

1. Midnight in Paris
2. Rise of the Planet of the Apes
3. Moneyball
4. The Skin I Live In
5. X-Men: First Class
6. Young Adult
7. Attack the Block
8. Red State
9. Warrior
10. The Artist / Our Idiot Brother (tie)
11. The Three Musketeers

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Well, it's strange that the list includes 11 movies and not 10 what would be normal? I think that he mentioned The Three Musketeers as number 11 because Christoph Waltz is in it.

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Christoph Waltz was in both Carnage and The Green Hornet and he did not put either of those films in top 11.

Perhaps he genuinely liked it. Or quite possibly was incredibly high while watching.

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^ Haha, probably the latter. :)

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Not in the top 11 but both films are mentioned in the list "Others considered in no particular order".

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Correct. But not in the top 11.
He probably saw all three b/c CW was in them. He happened to put 3M in top 11 and not the others.

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Its 11 not top 10, since the year is 2011?

But off course it still his opinion/list, but I'm glad he liked this because I kinda liked it. err

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The man has taste.

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Don´t get why we should care about his opinion....but he probably both supported Waltz and saw it as a´pretty enjoyable guilty pleasure B-movie.

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9.Rise of the planet of the apes.
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This film isn't a B-movie. Not sure where you saw that.

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And I have not read that it´s not. Where I saw it? One assumable location might´ve been the screen...there are different forms of B-movies. Here you have a director who is king of B and basically concidered worst and least talented in the world behind Uwe Boll.

You have Milla Jovovich in a role turned big since she is Andersons wife,still trying to look sexy at 48.SHE pushing the film is a pretty big sign its B. In You have 4 musketeers in the shape of what money could buy;Luke Evans,McFayden who turned the Sheriff of Nottingham to a joke, okay TV-actor Ray Stevenson and Lehrman. That is not what one wished.

The script is a simple and often silly remake,sort of parody really with ninjas and zeppelins.The famous actors flash by fast and they are two. Mikkelsen is in a hell of his own making,though enjoyable.....

Rest of the cast is anonymous,cinematography awful as always with Anderson. You can be of the opinion that a film is B-movie,for some it means directly bad,which it doesn´t have to....but too many components are weak in every sense.

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Jovovich 'trying to look sexy'? did you watch something different? she completely succeeded in being sexy.

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She was doing what she does in Resident Evil,killing people in slow-motion. She and Lehrman were the weak links as I see it,Milady got way too much space and we know why...The director COULD make it so Rochefort returns,since we didn´t see how far he fell...Mikkelsen returning would be cool. But that will probably not happen,instead we get Jovovich in the last scene....this ruined the overall experience a bit.

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I enjoyed a lot Milla in this movie because she basically played "The Milla" to the hilt - the half-scheming/half-high as a kite seductress; almost a conscious parody of herself :^D

And I found her incredibly sexy - which is strange because I usually am not really attracted by her (except by her spectacular eyes).

But overall I enjoyed the movie a lot: crisply edited, full of fun moments, over the top in a good way (funny yet fabulous costumes included), and, most importantly, with a cast that looked having a lot of fun while doing it. It reminded me of ye good Disney movies of olde.

Speaking of which, I liked it MUCH more than the last three Pirates of the Caribbean flicks, just to put things in contest.

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i think you should look again her birth date is 75 which (as of this post in 2012) is 37 so she is not trying to look sexy at 48 but at 36 when the movie was put out and in fact it was most likely filmed in 2010 so shes trying to look sexy at 35 so you should maybe try doing half a second of research before you spout falsities as if they were fact making you look stupid, especially when you notice that the info is right here on this site just 2 or 3 clicks away.

also she is sexy and i have loved her in every movie i've seen her in (5th element, resident evil 1-4, and ultraviolet) not just because she's hot but because i find her performances to be very good and i love the fight scenes with her, she is amazing at the choreography for those fights.

also i find this movie to be a very good movie with lots of action and a bit of an oceans eleven feel to it, though i can say i hope to see a sequel i can't say this is my favorite movie of 2011 but i can say at least it's not utter garbage like jackass and other movies or tv shows that have been showing for the past several years and i, for one, am glad for it

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I loved her since she appeared on Parker Louise Can't Lose. ^_^

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Wow...of course she´s not 48. Joke. But I feel we could´ve done without her ninja moves and there was too much focus on Milady,even introduced as one of the 5 main characters...she´s always Milla,we´re not talking character actor here...but she didn´t embarass herself,just that a little less of her and more of Aramis and Rochefort would´ve gained the movie.

Adapt or die....I think the changes made were good. Silly or not,the story can´t be told over and over in an identical way...rewatched it and it sort of is a guilty pleasure. Lehrman doesn´t seem likely to be able to defeat someone of Rocheforts caliber though and is weak but that´s nitpicking. Andersons best but that might not say much...an enjoyable B-movie. Or enjoyable nonsense....

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If you think Ultraviolet was good and she´s good in it,then of course you´re a hardcore fan and we shouldn´t discuss her...cause that is really an awful film.

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If you think Ultraviolet is an awful movie, you haven't seen really awful movies. (Halloween remake, Shark Night [3D, I believe], etc.) But really movie taste is a very subjective discipline. What's one person's niche, is not another's. I love horror and thriller movies, but I know several people who find most of the ones I liked, boring.

Milla is a decent actress. She's no Academy Award winning actress, but she holds her own. Especially against the likes of Blake Lively, Hayden Panettiere, and several other B-level actresses.

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You're full on retarded!




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What are you getting at? Are you 14 years old,did I hurt it´s feelings. I´m a full on retard,you´re half on my penis. No,insulting people wasn´t as fun as you made it out to be.

If youré gonna be a punk or play badass....at least have a point.

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What are you getting at? Are you 14 years old,did I hurt it´s feelings? Your half on my dick. No,insulting people wasn´t as fun as you made it out to be.

If youré gonna be a punk or play badass....at least have a point.

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The definition of "B-movie" is a movie made for commercial reasons but with low budget. This movie had a budget of 75 million.

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The definition of B-movie is not really one but several. One actual star and a great supporting cast with an extremely clichéd script we´ve seen 100 times can be a B-movie. Like Things to do in Denver when you´re dead,a masterpiece to me but I have to realize that it still is sort of a B-movie,parody/homage to "Gang of criminals brought together for last job that goes bad"genre.

The lineup in TTT screams B-movie. At times extreme sillyness. Alot of the cinematography looks too artificial,bad angles,awful editing,not an A-team behind the camera or working the music...no respectable names there. Obvious shots of a ship not really being in the sky but dangling on a set.

The money went into the CGI,Bloom and Walz. T productionwisehe budget officially makes it far from a B-movie,the films content makes it one.like Contraband I find it one,amusing as it may be. Battlefield Earth is actually a B-movie,despite the budget.

This is a pretty good B-movie to me and I take that over crappy A-films anyday.

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I counted more than one star, sorry. This is a film funded by a german company and written and made by mostly europeans, it is NOT a Hollywood production. Actors like Christoph Waltz are as huge here as Orlando is in the states. Mads Mikkelsen is a superstar in scandinavia. Til Schweiger is a superstar in germany. Just because the movie has Orlando Bloom while you don't know the other actors doesn't mean is the only one. In fact, from a european point of view, Orlando is just one among many very famous actors.

And for the script, it's actually pretty close to books if you take away the flying ships and ninja style fights. You might not realize this but the three/four musketeers are a staple of european cinema and literature for countless years.

This isn't a B-movie by any standards. It may give you the feeling of a b-movie, yes, I thought the same. But the actual production value disqualifies it for being one.

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Yes,from that perspective you will and can find stars in most films. My fellow swedes Skarsgård and Stormare are famous actors,stars here but in the states or just the world they´re respected supporting actors,not stars.

I´gave an example of what a B-movie can be,since you usually hear"That was such a B-movie!",always referring to the film as bad,when that´s not the case.

Schweiger is a joke(Accent in King Arthur..or always?His role here was 2 awkward seconds) and should go to hell with that accent,it´s awful,to call him a star cause he´s known in germany makes being famous or a star very relative.

Mikkelsen is only one of the 8 important actors who aren´t billed,a bit insulting. He is awesome but his resume is poor outside scandinavia,the three musketeers...no comment. But we´re reaching when we get into being stars in their respective countries,of course they will be,are they gonna get a decent role in a big film and be unknown in their own country? Unlikely. It´s a decent B-cast,most of them wouldn´t get billed in a film with top A-actors,of course....that doesn´t make them less gifted but cheaper and less famous.

Walz and Bloom are the biggest names here,since the world is the audience and Walz is pushing it,with having done two good roles and been famous for 8 minutes. He has something to prove,as far as the world goes to show Landa wasn´t a fluke. Here,he was good at times and at times impersonated Malkovich speech pattern.

The script is pretty close,yes. Closer then most other adaptations and since I don´t want to watch the same film over and over with the only difference being the actors,I liked the airships and that part of the film.

As for B and referring only to low budget,no. How many Paul Walker,Adam Sandler,McCounaughey etc films are B? Taken is a B-movie,a very entertaining one. One star,not one other known actor or important role,cliche plot....so guess most things are about point of view. TTT might be international but the director is as far from that as possible.

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Yes, Schweiger is laughable and yet he is one of the biggest stars in germany. And that DOES count because this is NOT a Hollywood movie! It's a mostly german production, funded by a german movie company, so if they cast one of their most popular actors, then this isn't the choice you would make for a b-movie!

All I am saying is that this movie isn't a b-movie by the very definition of a b-movie because of it's budget, high production value and number of high profile stars (high profile for the countries that produced this film). All the things you you mentioned like the silly plot are traits of b-movies that may result from the fact that they had a low budget but they are not part of the definition. Simply put, if a person born in france by french parents happens to look like an italian person, then he is still french, by definition, no matter how dark his hair and how short he is.

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Guilty pleasure: couldn't agree more.
enjoyable: i doubt it.

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If it´s a guilty pleasure then you know...that expression suggests it was enjoyable despite ones reservations or complaints.

It´s 5.9 is due to lack of big stars and an Otherwise awful director,just like the worst thriller of 2007 has 5.8 cause Al Pacino has the lead role. People had already decided they were gonna hate it even before they saw it...that´s also a little narrowminded. The version from 1993 had the most embarrassing cast imaginable so it´s a step forward anyhow.

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Mr Tarantino knows good entertainment when he sees it.

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Really? Interesting. I don't bother making a list and ranking the movies I see, but I'm glad Quentin enjoyed it. :)

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Very strange. In What part of Universe he thinks that. This movie is bellow average.

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I wouldn't say The Three Musketeers was a bad movie. It was entertaining, despite its obvious flaws. In a review I read on here it was mentioned that there was no character development, but I don't necessarily think the main cast needs an introduction, or at least not a big one. All in all I'd say this movie is a 'guilty pleasure', as previously said by ChristopherJenzen.

There were obviously better movies in 2011, but there is no accounting for taste.

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Milla must show off her sexy feet then?

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His 'Inglorious Bastards' and 'The Three Musketeers' look alike in terms of Reality.No surprise for me.

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This movie is crap and Tarantino is a has been.



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