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      11-16-2019, 10:08 PM   #45
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I saw this last night, and IMO it was fantastic, a must see. I've come to hate how trailers are made nowdays, they give away the best parts of the movie all too often, and the same is true here, but there were a few parts that were really cool that they kept out of the trailer.

Overall it's like a RUSH type of movie, which I loved as well, and I think I'll be able to watch this one over and over again because it's so character-driven. Watching the movie is really getting to know Carroll and Ken, which is really great.
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I saw this last night, and IMO it was fantastic, a must see. I've come to hate how trailers are made nowdays, they give away the best parts of the movie all too often, and the same is true here, but there were a few parts that were really cool that they kept out of the trailer.
But since it's based on a "true story", wouldn't it be not a surprise and don't we already know the ending?
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Saw it today, two thumbs up for sure, Very well done
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Haven't seen the movie yet but it will be interesting how it will be compared to Ron Howard Rush which I really like. I like a movie with a subtext. Something real to think about at night on a trip to the refrigerator.

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I saw this last night, and IMO it was fantastic, a must see. I've come to hate how trailers are made nowdays, they give away the best parts of the movie all too often, and the same is true here, but there were a few parts that were really cool that they kept out of the trailer.

Overall it's like a RUSH type of movie, which I loved as well, and I think I'll be able to watch this one over and over again because it's so character-driven. Watching the movie is really getting to know Carroll and Ken, which is really great.
Thanks for this, my wife watched the trailer the other night and she wants to go see it.
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Ford vs Ferrari, rocks!
So well done, it made a car person like me tear up with the emotion of the connection with the machine!

Also I MUST GET A MANUAL BACK after seeing this film!
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yep watched it friday morning. really enjoyed it! defo worth a watch
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But since it's based on a "true story", wouldn't it be not a surprise and don't we already know the ending?
They could give this whole movie away and you'd still like it because it's so character-driven. It's the exact same with RUSH. 5 stars from me, both films.
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Thanks for this, my wife watched the trailer the other night and she wants to go see it.
My GF took me to see it Friday night. One of the best movies I've seen in a long time. Great characters, great car action. Matt Damon gets Shelby's voice perfect. Christian Bale is brilliant as Ken Miles. The scene where Shelby takes Henry Ford II for a ride in the GT40 is priceless.
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If you have about a half hour to kill this morning then get a cup of coffee and check this out.
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I'm sure it will have great racing scenes and good acting from Bourne and Batman but it seems like a predictable typical american flag worshiping film against the smug evil italians. Tell me if I'm wrong.
You're wrong. Excellent movie. Xenophobes like yourself can stay home.
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I'm sure it will have great racing scenes and good acting from Bourne and Batman but it seems like a predictable typical american flag worshiping film against the smug evil italians. Tell me if I'm wrong.
If you're so worried about it, go see something else. Pretty much any movie you pick will be loaded with anti-American sentiment - especially ones made in America - that'll make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

Or just stay home and hate America quietly for free.
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Watched it last night, definitely going to be a favorite. The theatrics were spectacular.
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The best sports movies are more than just about the sport itself, but about character. This movie, to me, nailed both. I hesitate to compare it to The Art Of Racing In The Rain since they are totally different movies, but it's hard not to being a car enthusiast. Ford v Ferrari delivers where Art Of Racing didn't. Both the actual racing and car scenes and characters are much more engaging here. Ford v Ferrari touched on the more technical details of racing a bit more, but still threw in some creative license to keep the racing scenes exciting for the audience. Art of Racing got a few details but avoided racing as much as it could. Overall I loved the movie. I think it's up there with Rush and probably succeeds to be a bit better in terms of the acting and racing sequences. Ford v Ferrari does dip into the politics of the Ford Ferrari merger and the operating a team racing team, which might not be as popcorn friendly as Rush. Rush is a little more accessible and that might be a factor for some of us.
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I thought Christian Bale was outstanding! Oscar worthy even.
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They could give this whole movie away and you'd still like it because it's so character-driven. It's the exact same with RUSH. 5 stars from me, both films.
Cool! Probably on my late Sunday afternoon to-do list.
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If you have about a half hour to kill this morning then get a cup of coffee and check this out.
I enjoyed that, thank you.
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Not sure about the guys in America, but Netflix just released "The 24 Hour War" in Canada which is the documentary side of this. Very well done as well.
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The film seemed more about the characters of Ken Miles & Carroll Shelby than anything else. The Ford MoCo were portrayed as bad guys, constantly interfering where they had no business being.
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Movie was awesome. Despite knowing how it ends, they did a fantastic job of telling the story that got it there. My only gripe was how long it was, 2 hours & 32 min!. I saw it in IMAX 2D which I highly recommend for the auditory experience.

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I thought Christian Bale was outstanding! Oscar worthy even.
I agree, I wouldn't be surprised to see him win Best Supporting Actor. He absolutely killed it in that role!
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I am going to try and see this tomorrow! Great to hear some solid reviews
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Great movie, and as said above, the audio experience is awesome.
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