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    03-26-2013, 09:31 PM
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Which is your favorite True Grit?

Which is your favorite True Grit? The original John Wayne version or the newer version?
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    03-26-2013, 09:51 PM
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That is one of the few movies where the original and the remake are BOTH excellent movies.

I loved the John Wayne character so much. But I like the Maddie (was that her name) character on the new one better.

All in all, it's a toss up.

YOU?
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    03-26-2013, 10:02 PM
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Originally Posted by tinyliny    
that is one of the few movies where the original and the remake are BOTH excellent movies.

I loved the John Wayne character so much. But I like the Maddie (was that her name) character on the new one better.

All in all, it's a toss up.

YOU?
I agree a toss up, John Wayne is The American Cowboy, but the remake is awesome too. I also liked the new Maddie better.

Both covers were supposed to be in the first post, here they are sorry.
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    03-26-2013, 10:25 PM
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I had a hard time hearing what the new version Rooster was saying . He mumbles too much. And, there was so little humor in him, whereas JW had humor.

I love the last scene in the original, at the graveyard, when he says something like: "Well , honey, come see a fat man ride!" and jumps his horse over the three rail fence.
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    03-26-2013, 10:33 PM
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My favorite is with John Wayne when Lucky Ned Pepper says, " That is mighty bold talk for a one eyed, fat man."

John Wayne looks at him insulted and says, " Fill your hands you son of a bitch."

That is classic.
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    03-26-2013, 10:36 PM
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I have to go with the original. Great childhood memories watching it with my grandpa.
     
    03-26-2013, 10:38 PM
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The great part is how loyally both of them followed the book, even the dialogue style. I count "True Grit " right up there with "To Kill a Mockingbird" as great American modern novels.
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    03-26-2013, 10:56 PM
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I haven't seen the old one, but I loved the new one!

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    03-26-2013, 11:28 PM
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Originally Posted by tinyliny    
the great part is how loyally both of them followed the book, even the dialogue style. I count "True Grit " right up there with "To Kill a Mockingbird" as great American modern novels.
I think it may be the best western or cowboy novel ever.
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    03-26-2013, 11:30 PM
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I have to go with the original. Great childhood memories watching it with my grandpa.
I can relate, it was my Dad's all time favorite movie. So it has always had a special place in my heart.
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