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Movies "Tommy" and "Quadrophenia"?


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#1 Texas King

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Posted 30 November 2017 - 07:06 PM

Did you watch these two movies based on concept albums by The Who and do you like them?

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Posted 30 November 2017 - 07:10 PM

I have not seen em yet but I plan to check em out when I can!!

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Posted 30 November 2017 - 07:52 PM

Yes.

Tommy was too kookie for me.  I couldn't get through the entire movie.



Quadrophenia was ok.

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Posted 30 November 2017 - 09:07 PM

Yep. Saw both when they originally came to the theater. Probably saw Tommy at least a dozen times and Quadrophenia a handful of times. Love Tommy a bit more because of its craziness. My mom even went to see it with me a few times.

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Posted 30 November 2017 - 11:25 PM

Tommy is better, for me anyway. There's more memorable moments and the scenes fit the songs perfectly like Pinball Wizard and Fiddle About, I'm Free, Acid Queen and Tommy Can You Hear Me.

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 09:48 AM

I think they both suck for the most part, though Tommy sucks a little bit less.

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 05:15 PM

"Tommy" had Ann Margret!

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Although they covered her with beans. :wtf:

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Posted 03 December 2017 - 10:00 PM

I've seen Tommy, never Quadrophenia.

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Posted 05 December 2017 - 10:37 AM

Eyesight to the Blind - Love the Clapton, Townsend, Entwistle stroll...:heart:

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Posted 05 December 2017 - 11:35 AM

Quadrophenia is a great movie

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Posted 05 December 2017 - 12:59 PM

View PostTexas King, on 30 November 2017 - 07:06 PM, said:

Did you watch these two movies based on concept albums by The Who and do you like them?

I've seen Tommy and while it has interesting moments, like seeing Clapton, Tina Turner and Elton John, the film overall is like a mad drug fueled nightmare. Cheesy! And Jack Nicholson singing is ... wow. I haven't seen Quadrophenia.

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Posted 20 December 2017 - 07:39 AM

I saw both in college and don’t remember a thing about them other than I thought they both sucked.  Tommy gets the nod because the music is good, while I don’t like the music in Quadroohenia at all.

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Posted 23 December 2017 - 05:56 PM

Quadrophenia is by far the better movie although Tommy has better songs.




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